Posted: October 11th, 2017


TECKLA BIRKEDAL passed away peacefully at the Sunnysouth Lodge in Coaldale, AB on October 4, 2017 at the age of 93 years.

She is survived by her daughters Marjorie (Bob) Wiens, Isabel (Joe) Lubin, Lorna (Joe) Lavorato, Betty Grant and Lucy Stang, her nine grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren, as well her sisters Annamary Anwender and Theresa Bouvier and numerous nieces and nephews.

Teckla was predeceased by her husband Pete, her sons-in-law David Grant and Tom Stang, brothers Cosmos, William, Max and Adam and her sister Emma.

Mom was born August 17, 1924 in Hazenmore, SK. She was married to Pete on May 2, 1944 and lived in Mankota, SK before moving to Lethbridge in 1958. Teckla worked at various jobs and made many friends. She liked flowers, gardening and preserving what she grew. Mom was a self-taught musician and played the piano, guitar and banjo. Mom and Dad also loved to dance. She looked forward to her many travels.

Teckla will be laid to rest at a Private Graveside Service in Mountain View Cemetery.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. with Deacon Cliff Bogdan officiating.

A time of fellowship and refreshments to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation – PO Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K7.

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