Posted: June 2nd, 2022

September 5, 1934 – January 30, 2022


Reita Ruth Wilson of Redcliff passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at the age of 87 years.

Survived by her seven children; Sheila Bradford of Medicine Hat, Lindy Doyle, Russell Wilson and Jeff (Jeanine) Wilson of Redcliff, Don (Cathie) Snider, Deanne Wilson and Nancy (Jack) Wilson all of Sherwood Park; ten grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mom was predeceased by her parents; one brother; and three sisters.

Mom managed the Redcliff Library for 25 years, retiring at the age of 75, and knew generations of kids. She was a voracious reader, reluctant gardener, a very involved member of her church, Gordon Memorial United Church, and supportive of her community, even Citizen of the Year.

Mom and her three youngest children moved to Redcliff in 1976 and quickly became a valued member of the community. She will be sadly missed by her family and many good friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Gordon Memorial United Church – 401 2 St SE, Redcliff, AB on June 4th, 2022, at 10:30am with lunch to follow. There will be a come and go at Lion’s Park in Redcliff from 1:30pm – 4:30pm.

Condolences may be made at Arrangements are made by


Grace Memorial Affordable Burial & Cremation

1924 10th Ave N.W.

Medicine Hat, Alberta T1C 1T5


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