Edna Marie McAusland

16/04/1926 - 05/03/2024


Obituary For Edna Marie McAusland

April 16, 1926 – March 4, 2024

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of the sweetest lady, Edna Marie McAusland, at the age of 97.

Edna was born in Mankota, Saskatchewan, on April 16, 1926, to Ethel Robertson. In 1929, her
family moved to Wembley, Alberta, where Edna and her sisters Elberta, Patricia, and Mona would attend school. In the mid-1930’s, the family moved to Grovedale where Edna would meet and marry William (Bill) McAusland in June of 1942. It was here that they started their own family and lived their entire lives.

Edna will be remembered by her children; Darrel, Dennis, Roy (Linda), Fred (Ellen), Fran (Ralph), and Doug, as well as 9 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. Edna is also remembered by her sisters Patricia Gunter, and Mona Thompson. Edna was loved by many and will be remembered by many more including numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and their families.

Edna is reunited with her husband of 53 years William Robert McAusland, her mother Ethel Larsen, sister Elberta Kvikstad, her aunt Dorothy Winters, and her treasured daughters-in-law Marj and Pat.

A Celebration of Life will be held on March 11, 2024, at 11:00 am, at the Grovedale Community Hall.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Edna’s name to the Pioneers of the Grovedale Area Museum, Box 2, Grovedale AB, T0H 1X0.

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742

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  • 09/03/2024

    Edna will surely be missed by many people. My thoughts are with you, Marilyn Beckett

  • 08/03/2024

    Sincere condolences to Edna's children and families. She was a wonderful and welcoming lady when we stopped in for a visit. The buns and fresh butter were delicious! RIP cousin Edna. Marcia Robertson Forth.

  • 07/03/2024

    Deepest sympathy to Edna's family. A bright new star, her light will shine over all and her warmth and love will be felt in many hearts forever. Jan and Steve Chalus

  • 07/03/2024

    Condolences to all the family. Edna was a bright shining light that was there for everyone who needed her. She was a friend to many and will be remembered fondly. Forever memories of you Auntie Edna. Deepest Sympathy- Ken and Eryn

  • 06/03/2024

    A beautiful life has faded but cherished memories will remain forever. Sincere sympathy to all of Edna's family and loved ones from Raymond and Barb Newman.

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