PETA, Kathleen

Posted: November 23rd, 2017


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, KATHLEEN ELLEN PETA, on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017, at the Edith Cavell Care Centre at the inspiring age of 98 years. Kay will be greatly missed by her two sons, Harry (Joe) & Norman, her step-daughter, Simone, their respective spouses, Marg, Marie & Mark, eleven grandchildren & thirteen great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her two husbands, Oscar (Toby) Woodhouse in 1980 after 38 years of marriage and Steve Peta in 2008 after nearly 25 years of marriage. Kay was also predeceased by her parents, Harry & Leone Haney of Picture Butte, brother Leonard (Velva), sisters, Vera, Francis, Alice (Gordon) & Ruth (Bruce). Kay is survived by her younger brother, Howard (Georgia). She also leaves behind her many nieces & nephews and her many friends in the Lethbridge area. A special thanks to the management & staff at Sunny South Lodge in Coaldale and Edith Cavell Care Centre in Lethbridge, all of whom made Kay’s past couple of years so pleasant. Joe & Norm want to say thank you to Kay’s longtime friend, Joan Todd, who called on Kay on a regular basis, offering her love, care & assistance these past couple of years. Kay will be remembered for her love of people of all ages. She made friends very easily wherever she worked & played. Kay taught school for 30 years in the Calgary Public School System teaching mainly Grade 5 students. She loved the elementary grade school children and they loved her in return. She loved her family members as well, always interested in what they were doing in school and in life in general.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta on Saturday, November 25th at 1:00 P.M., with Reverend Glenda Wert officiating. A time of fellowship & refreshments will follow. Kay will be laid to rest in a private ceremony prior to the service in Iron Springs, Alberta. Flowers are gratefully declined. Please donate to the Sunny South Lodge, 1112 – 20 Ave., Coaldale, Alberta, T1M 1L4 or the Edith Cavell Care Centre, 1255 – 5 Ave. S., Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 0V6.

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