SANDERSON EdwardPosted: January 8th, 2013
MR. EDWARD “Ed” SANDERSON of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Erla Sanderson, peacefully passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the age of 92 years at Edith Cavell.
Ed will be greatly missed by his children Ed (Peggy), Richard (Wilda), and Cheryl (Trevor), his grandchildren Chris (Darcie), Steve (Helen), Robin (Aaron), Melanie, Amber (Stephen), Darcen (Susan), and Allison, his great grandchildren Cade and Chase, his half-brothers Bruce (Joan) and Orville (Frances), and his brother-in-law Leonard.
Ed was born and raised on farms by Maple Creek, Sask. He proudly served with the Canadian Armed Forces in World War Two. Upon his return, Ed married his sweetheart, Erla Keays in 1948. After farming a short time, they moved to Nobleford, AB and Ed was employed at Noble Cultivators as a welder, salesman, and sales manager until he retired in 1982. Ed was an active member of the Legion, Freemasons, Eastern Star, and Nobleford Seniors Organization. He enjoyed family holidays, sports including curling, golf, pool, and baseball, and working in his yard. Ed and Erla moved to Lethbridge in 2000 to River Ridge Condominiums.
A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations will be gratefully accepted in Ed’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Society: Lethbridge Chapter, 740 4th Ave. S., #402, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 0N9.
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