George, Edna Jane Ann

Edna Jane Ann George of Gem, Alberta passed away in Brooks on June 24th, 1998 at the age of 85  years. Born in Holly, Colorado on February 3rd, 1913 Edna came  with her family and settlers of the Gem district arriving on a train in 1914. She received her education there before marrying William George of Gem. Together they farmed and ranched until William’s death in 1976. She had been a member of the O.E.S Helen Chapter, Bassano and District Citizen of The Year for 1984/85. She will be best remembered for her love of the piano and spoiling her great-grandchildren. Edna was also predeceased by a son Robin in 1983, her parents Jane Ann and Ralph Robson and a sister Ida Johnson. Edna is  survived by a son Randy and his wife Maxine of Drumheller; grandchildren Bill George of Drumheller, Dana (Steve) McLellan of Gem and Denise (Wilford) Harder of Rosemary; great-grand-children Megan, Grace, Robyne, Randy, Lucas and Riley. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm on  Monday, June 29th from the Knox Presbyterian Church, Bassano. Rev. Fiona Wilkinson officiating,  Interment to follow at Bassano Cemetery. In remembrance of Edna memorial tributes may be made to either Knox Presbyterian Church Box 66 Bassano, TOJ-OBO or Bassano Cemetery Fund  Box 229 Bassano. TOJ-OBO. Arrangements in care of Smith Funeral Home Brooks. Telephone (403)  362-4636.