SALMON VernaPosted: June 24th, 2014
VERNA FAWNS SALMON passed away on Friday June 20, 2014 at the age of 96. She was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Carl Walker Salmon. She raised eight children: Doug (Diane), Ted (Barbara), Lois, Jack (Kristine), Craig (Marti), Lee (Joanne), Barb (Dave), Joanie (Jim). She has been the proud grandmother of 26 and great grandmother of 72. She was the surviving child of Charles and Verda Fawns, having outlived her siblings Ellis, Grant, Bill and Charlene. Verna was born in Stirling, raised in Raymond and lived there most of her life, except for much appreciated stints in Bow Island, Lethbridge and Coaldale. Memories of time spent with family and with friends that she made along the way have been her life\’s treasure. Her life has been one of selfless service. She has quietly done for others, always putting others first and has found peace and happiness in doing what is right. She lived quietly and privately and slipped into the next life the same way. Friends may meet the family on Wednesday, June 25 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Knight Street Chapel, Raymond, AB or prior to the funeral service on Thursday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KNIGHT STREET CHAPEL, 260 E, 200 N, Raymond, AB, with Bishop Craig Palmer officiating. Interment will follow in the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.