June 28, 1921 – March 14, 2012
Emma Beck of Barrhead, AB, passed away peacefully at the Keir Care Centre on March 14th, 2012. She leaves to mourn her passing: her loving husband of 72 years, Jacob Beck; her sons, Harold (Barbara) and Garry (Hattie); daughter, Betty (Dale); six granddaughters, Shannon (Nathan Hewitt), Janine Brown, Faye (Willie Kuric), Jolie (Ian Flewell), Amber (Jamie Sinclair), and Kami Hosack; two grandsons, Jordin (Kristy) Beck and Kelsy (Angie) Hosack; thirteen great-grandchildren, Janaya and Kasiah Hewitt, Shanelle and Kiara Brown, Ashton, Kiran and Logan Flewell, Janelle and Rylee Sinclair, Karyssa, Janessa and Ryder Hosack, and Faith Beck; brother and sister-in-law, Albert and Ilene Lorenz; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Emma was predeceased by her parents, Adolph and Eva Lorenz; sisters, Wanda (Art) Bonik and Katie (Alex) Wagner.
A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 2:00 pm at the Barrhead Church of God with Pastors Harold Stewart and Ryan Sturge officiating. Interment will follow in the Manola Cemetery. Memorial donations are gratefully accepted to the Barrhead Continuing Care Centre (Keir Care Centre), The Gideons, or a Charity of One's Choice. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.rosegardenchapel.com
Rose Garden Chapel, Barrhead, Alberta 780.674.4644.