Yvonne Cécile (Doucette) Forestier, age 98, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital in Edmonton on August 12th. Left to treasure her precious memory are her children Mercedes Courchesne of Montana, Henri (Marianne), Dolorès (Bernard Wiart), Gérald (Pauline) and Marcelline (Rod Gorda), all of Edmonton. She also leaves her daughter-in-law Marcelle Forestier of Toronto. Also left to mourn her loss is her loving sister Desilda Doucette of Penticton B.C.; 18 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and other family and friends.
Yvonne was predeceased by her husband Marcien in 1991 and by her son Lionel in 1999.
Yvonne was born on August 15th, 1912 in Duck Lake, Saskatchewan. She received her education at Stobart School in Duck Lake and obtained her teaching certificate at Normal School in Saskatoon. She taught in numerous schools in Saskatchewan and Alberta.