It is with sadness, but also with celebration of a life well lived, that we announce the passing of Irene Laura Lema, at the age of 88, on October 14, 2013.
She leaves her four children–semicolon– Son, Harold and his wife, Frances and son, Trevor (Janis), great grandchildren Brooklyn and Logan, all of St. Albert–semicolon– Son, Phillip and his wife, Izabelle and children, Jeremy (Ashley), Allyse, Ashley and Harry, all of Lethbridge. Daughter, Patricia Klak (Harold) of Villeneuve and their children, Jana Dostie (Marc), grandchildren Alynne, Colin & Greer of Calahoo–semicolon– Harland (Krista) and great granddaughter Grace of Villeneuve–semicolon– Son, Donald (Linda) and their children Audrey Hems (Darcy) and great grandson Ryder, and Samantha, all of Drumheller.
She also leaves her sisters-in-law Laura, Edna, and Marge Kieser, and in-laws Clarice Kremer, Alice Vest, and Katie (Terry) Green.
She was predeceased by her husband Harry in 1998–semicolon– parents, William and Clara Kieser, brothers and sisters, George, Mary (Ricard), Robert, Richard, Alfred, Mildred, Norman and Freddy, and sister-in-law, Olga and brother-in-law Damian Ricard–semicolon– in-laws, Joffre Kremer, Alvain and Theresa Dhoedt and Peter Vest.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 18, 2013 at St Peter Parish, Villeneuve, 55 54200, Range Road 265, Sturgeon County, AB.
Those who wish may make donations to directly to Parkinson Alberta, #102, 11748 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5G 0X5.