Kimber Michelle Heard (nee Smeland) passed away suddenly March 22, 2011, surrounded by her family at the tender age of forty years. She is survived by her loving soulmate, Christopher Ryan Heard; along with her four children, Aleia, Nila, Xien and baby George of Fort Saskatchewan; parents, Wayne and Jean Smeland of Lethbridge; brother, Sean (Cory) Smeland and children of Calgary; mother-in-law, Helen (Bunny) Heard of Edmonton; and her large and caring extended family.
Born, raised and educated in Lethbridge, Kimber spent the remaining eighteen years of her life in the Edmonton area. She loved her family, life\'s adventures and the opera. She will be remembered always for her unmistakable laugh, her never ending thoughtfulness and her enduring compassion for others.
A Celebration of Kimber\'s Life will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Connelly-McKinley Sherwood Park – Millwoods Funeral Home, 4820 Meridian Street, Edmonton (Must be heading South on Hwy 216, the access is 1 km South of the Sherwood Park Fwy).
Iin lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kimber\'s name to the Edmonton Opera, 9720 - 102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4B2.