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Betty Whelen

November 15, 1923 - November 3, 2014


On November 3, 2014, Mrs. Betty Whelen of Helina passed away at the age of 90 years. She is survived by her loving children, Denice (Douglas) Palmer of Goodridge, Beatrice (Roger) Knapp of Fort Saskatchewan, Ricky (Val) Whelen of Goodridge, Ron (Helen) Whelen of Helina, Bonnie (Terry) Anderson of Fork Lake & Wade (Diane) Whelen of Fort Saskatchewan; sons-in-law, Norman Ward & Donnie Attfield; 25 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; brother, Joe (Elinor) Bell of Cardiff; brother-in-law, Lester (Gert) Whelen of Ashmont; sister-in-law, Dawnie Pike of Rocky Mountain House; numerous nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Earl; daughter, Darlene; son, Lloyd; granddaughter, Charlotte (Dave); great-granddaughter, Rachel. A Prayer Service will be held on Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul. A Funeral Service will be  held on Saturday, November 8 at 1:00 p.m. at Goodridge Hall, Goodridge. Pastor Kelly Sibley officiating, with interment in Fork Lake Cemetery, Fork Lake. If desired, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Lynda Barber
Relation: Aunt

To all my cousins, so sorry for the loss of your mom /My aunt Betty
There will be open arms waiting for her
Love to all
Lynda & Wayne

From: Sharon Jackson
Relation: Family friend

So sorry to hear about Betty’s passing. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time.

From: Joe and Lynda Michaud
Relation: friend

We are very sorry for your loss and give all of you our deepest sympathy.

From: Elva-Lee Dinter
Relation: Family Friend

It’s hard to believe that you left to join Grandpa. I know I haven’t been home to see you in over 20 years but I will always remember your whit, your laughter and the love in your eyes as you gazed upon all your children and grandchildren even in times of adversity. You are very loved by your family as well as many people that are not kin. RIP Gramma. You will be greatly missed. <3 My Prayers, love and condolences go out to all her family and friends. xoxo

From: Orville & Fran Eby
Relation: Niece

To the family we send our love and to my Auntie – you fought a good fight – say hi to Dad, Gran & Auntie Jean for us!! Fran & Orv xx

From: Laurel Evans
Relation: a community staple

I am truly sorry for your family’s loss! I remember Betty as a spirited firecracker…super funny and she always had a smile to share. Rest in Peace Betty!

From: cheryl Tweten
Relation: Niece

Aunty Betty my deepest sympathy goes out to our family on your passing. Although you will be greatly missed how wonderful it is that you are able to be with the ones that have gone before you. You are truly an inspiration on living life to the fullest right to the end. Hope you and Auntie Jean found a bingo game.

From: Darrell & Christine Whitford
Relation: Aunt

So sorry to hear of your moms passing. She will be missed. Love to you all.

From: Lorraine and Allan Mallock
Relation: Friend

Allan and I send our condolences to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May she rest in peace.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 8, 2014
Beginning at 1:00pm

Goodridge Hall

Goodridge, AB Canada

Goodridge, AB Canada


Date & Time:
November 7, 2014
Beginning at 7:30pm

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel
5626 - 51 Street
St. Paul, AB Canada

5626 - 51 Street
St. Paul, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

A Charity of One's Choice


c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB  T0A 3A1

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