ROLLAND HildaPosted: November 14th, 2013
(1942 – 2013) HILDA MAE “COOKIE” ROLLAND of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Brian Rolland, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, November 11th, 2013 at the age of 70.
Hilda was born in Selkirk, MB where her and her husband raised their 5 children, then in 1970 moved to Thompson, MB. When her husband retired they moved to Lockport, MB in 1991. They left Manitoba in 1998 and came to the Lethbridge area. She worked as a child care worker for 25 years. She was a wonderful wife and mother. A very caring, gentle and kind lady, she had the patience of a saint. She is predeceased by her parents (Percy and Alice Cooke), one brother, Percy Cooke, one sister Marie McRae (Glen), and her beloved daughter, Cynthia Mae Budden (Barry). Cookie was also predeceased by her beloved dog, Mackie Noodle. She is survived by her husband Brian Rolland, children: Jackie Cole (Kevin), Michael Rolland (Sonja), Shelley Rolland (Victor Monan), Brent Rolland (Tracy); grandchildren Julian Budden (Tasha), Darcy Rolland (Lori), Jesse Cole (Danielle), Michelle Rolland-Halvorson (Wade Fredrick), Bryan Rolland-Monan (Paige Krueger), McKenzie, Connor and Paige Rolland; great-grandchildren Willis and Jack Rolland, Aida and Emma Halvorson. Cookie is also survived by her siblings, Beverly Samborski, Maurice Cooke and Phyllis Hacking (Richard); many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Friday, November 15th, 2013 at 1:00 P.M., with Pastor Glenda Wert officiating. Cremation, with a private interment to be held at a later date.