NOLAN Theodora

Posted: April 17th, 2015


1923 – 2015

Mrs. Theodora (Dora) Nolan passed away Friday, April 10, 2015 at the age of 91 years.

Dora was born and educated in Lethbridge. After high school she took a commercial course and obtained a job as a secretary- receptionist for the optical firm Wilkins & Nuttall. After a three year courtship, she married Bernard (Bub) Nolan on April 23, 1943 and they raised their family in the Picture Butte area. Dora was very involved in church and leadership in her community. In their earlier years, Dora and Bernard enjoyed dancing, camping, which continued into their retirement years, travelling throughout North America and parts of Europe.

Dora is surived by her daughter Linda (Bill) Moedt of Cleardale, AB; son Larry (Mary Ellen) Nolan of Picture Butte, AB; grandchildren Connie Sobolewski of St. Albert, AB, Rick Moedt of Grand Prairie, AB, Gary (Diane) Moedt of Cleardale, AB, Shawn (Teresa) Nolan of Calgary, AB, Jennifer (Todd) Quinn of Picture Butte, AB, Travis Nolan of Picture Butte, AB; great-grandchildren Ryan and Serena (Connie), Dutch, Camden, Austin and Sydney (Rick), Tian and Caisa (Shawn), Jordan, Tyler, Tanner and Jayden (Jennifer); sister Frieda Allsop of Lethbridge, AB; and sister in law Flossie Erno of Picture Butte, AB.

Dora was predeceased by her husband Bernard; her son Lloyd; daughter in law Mary (Larry) Nolan, brothers Bobby, Dick (Pat) Erno, Doug Erno; sisters Lil (Jake) Dunn, Eva (Ed) Miller; and brother in law Al Allsop.

Family and friends are invited to pay their final respects between 6:00pm and 8:00pm on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 Street South, Lethbridge.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30pm on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the TRINITY UNITED CHURCH, 528 Maple Crescent, Picture Butte, AB.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Canada, 2345 Yonge Street, Suite 900, Toronto, Ontario M4P 2E5.


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