SANDERSON WildaPosted: February 20th, 2013
MRS. WILDA SANDERSON beloved wife of Mr. Richard Sanderson of Lethbridge, passed away at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital on Friday, February 15, 2013 at the age of 57 years.
Besides her loving husband Richard, she is survived by her daughter Melanie Sanderson. She is also survived by her mother, Ann Beers of Lethbridge, her brothers Glen (Rhonda) Beers of Rocky Mountain House and John (Susan) Beers of Taber, and her sisters Terry Beers of Taber, and Mary-Ann (Frank) Isaac of Lethbridge. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, friends, and family.
She was predeceased by her father, James Beers.
Wilda Sanderson was born August 14, 1955 in Lethbridge, Alberta to James and Ann Beers. She grew up on the family farm in Southern Alberta. She moved to Lethbridge in the early 1980s and began to work at Aslan Day Care, where she remained until her passing. She loved working, teaching and playing with the children, and she was considered by the Howell’s as family. In 1986, she met her future husband, Richard Sanderson and they got married in July 1988.
They welcomed their only daughter Melanie in December 1991. She loved and cherished spending time with her husband and daughter. As a family, there were many summer vacations, with her favourite destinations being Seattle, Washington and Cypress Hills Provincial Park, Saskatchewan. She was regarded by everyone who knew her as an amazing woman, who cared and loved everyone she came into contact with. She enjoyed gardening, outdoor activities, watching her daughter curl and most importantly, spending time with family.
A Prayer Vigil Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. with Reverend John Kohler Officiating.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. MARTHA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH – 255 Columbia Blvd. West on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:30 A.M. with Reverend Fernando Genogaling Celebrant.
Graveside service to follow at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY.
In memory of Wilda, donations may be made to The CANADIAN LIVER FOUNDATION – 1500-2235 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 5B5
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