It is with profound sadness that the family of Orma Faye Thompson, announce her quiet passing on February 12th, 2012 in St. Albert, Alberta at the age of 90 years.
Orma will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by her children–semicolon– sons Wayne (Ann), Dayle (Gayle), Gary (Marlene) and daughter Wendy (Dale)–semicolon– grandchildren Darcy, Lesli, Susan, Darla, Jeff, Lori, and great-grandchild Gavin.
Orma was predeceased by her husband Robert “Bob” Thompson in 1977, parents Harold and Eva Lockhart (nee James), sister Ora and brother, Ronald.
Orma grew up on a farm outside Semens, Saskatchewan and spent 30 years teaching primary school at various communities in Saskatchewan. In July, 1987 she moved to St. Albert, Alberta to be closer to her family.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 2 p.m. at St. Albert United Church, 20 Green Grove Drive, St. Albert.
Internment of the urn will follow at a later date in Semans, Saskatchewan.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Down Syndrome Society.