Posted: June 30th, 2015

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Margaret (Peggy) Elizabeth Ulland, resident of Peace River, formerly of Eaglesham, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015 in Grande Prairie at the age of 91 years.

Peggy was born November 7, 1923, in Medicine Hat, AB, and was raised at Burstall, SK on her parent’s farm. Peggy was home-schooled by her mom, then went to county school and then to Maple Creek to finish grade 12. Peggy went to University of Saskatchewan and was a school teacher, farmer, wife, mother, and friend. She had a vivid memory which was often used as a resource to family and friends. She had a sense of humour, was a story teller, like playing games and had an interest in genealogy and history.

Peggy loved gardening and flowers, visiting with friends, was an avid reader, keeping in touch with relatives and friends by email and phone, and she also enjoyed doing committee work. She was well known for her memory of dates and details of events and telling stories of her memorable life, well known for her strong faith and church community.

Peggy was a World War II veteran as a Meteorologist Technician in Saskatoon. As a School Teacher in Eaglesham, and then in her retirement she wrote short stories, some of which were published.

Her fondest memories were of her parents and family, life on the prairies, her family life in Eaglesham on the farm and in town, travel and family and community gatherings.

Peggy loved getting to know people one on one, she had compassion and gifts towards needs in developing countries.

She will be sadly missed by her three children: Robert (Susan) Gartly, Charles (Shirley) Ulland, Margaret (Hugh) Seaton; grandchildren: Karl (Katreena) Gartly, Rosemary (Christian) Whelpdale, Barbara (Ryan) Bauman, Mitchell Bosley, Alison Bosley, Elliott Ulland, Geneva Seaton, Gabe Seaton and Julianne Seaton; great-grandchildren Turner and Ayla Gartly; sisters Mary Chapman of Saskatoon and Anne (Jack) McCracken of Edmonton and their families; as well as the Gartly extended families.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 50 years Gilbert Ulland, first husband George Gartly, parents Lucy and Jack Morgan, brother and sister-in- law John (Marge) Morgan and brother-in-law Rev. Bill Chapman, and infant granddaughter Cheryl Gartly.

Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:00pm at Eaglesham Community Church, in Eaglesham.

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