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Martha Lorenson (nee Aarbo)

May 1, 1920 - September 1, 2016

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On September 1, 2016, Mrs. Martha Alberta Lorenson of Elk Point passed away with her family by her side, at the age of 96 years. She is survived by her 5 children, 14 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. SON, Richard (Jean) Lorenson and children Darin (Mona) Lorenson and their children Joel & Mya and Heather (Jeff) Lavie and their children Luke & Jase. DAUGHTER, Gloria (Garth) Pickard and children Brandi (Jeff) Pickard -Farmer and their children Bailey, Chelsea & Blair, Brad (Nadine) Pickard. DAUGHTER, Marsha (Ross) Purdy and children Jake (Amanda) Purdy and their children Coral & Jade, Jeffrey (Stacey) Purdy and children Ava & Alexie, Matthew (Michelle) Purdy and children Addison & Odin. DAUGHTER, Darlene (Richard) Hanson and children Matthew Hanson, David (Aimee) Hanson, Andrew (Shalene) Hanson and their children Crystal, Myla & Ava. DAUGHTER, Sandra Lorenson (Holthe) and children Clayton (Janelle) Holthe and their children Ryley, Tyler & Jay, Kristin (Deanne Newkirk) Holthe and their daughter Emily, Bret Holthe and Brandon Holthe; sister, Phyllis Scott. She was predeceased by her parents, Thea & Tarold (Tom) Aarbo; 2 brothers, Jens & Martin Aarbo; 4 sisters, Alfield Hand, Lillian LaGore, Rose Blacklock & Jeanette Dunsmore; & numerous friends & relatives A Celebration of Martha’s Life will be held on Saturday, September 17 at 2:00 p.m. at Elk Point Seniors Centre, Elk Point. Pastor Kelley Sibley will be officiating. Cremation has taken place and a family graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, 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.

 

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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

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

From: Denise Cohen
Relation: Friends with family

I am so sorry for your loss, she will forever be in your hearts

From: Vicki McKague-Seatter
Relation: Friend of Ross, Marsha & Family

Marsha – Hard to say goodbye, but I know you were all blessed with many years of happy times with your Mom. She was a delight and full of spunk! Cherish your memories. Hugs to you and your whole family. Unfortunately I’ll be in Toronto visiting Cameron that weekend but will be thinking of you on the 17th. Love, Vicki

From: Orest and Myrna Fedorus
Relation: friend

Our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother, Martha. She has left many happy memories for her family and friends.

From: Gary/Sharon Algot
Relation: Know the children and extended families

To all the lorenson children and their extended families we want you to know that our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

From: Gary/Sharon Algot
Relation: Know the children and extended families

To all the lorenson children and their extended families we want you to know that our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

From: Gary and Carolyn Fakeley
Relation: family friend

Our condolences to you all. She lived a long full life. Made a lot of good memories for you to cherish.

From: Dale Womacks
Relation: Student and part of community

I will always know her as Mrs. Lorenson as she was my teacher in Grade 4, and she had a big impact on me and I’m sure all of us in that little Heinsburg class!

My condolences to all of her family!

Dale

From: Norma Lorenson
Relation: Friend of family

Martha was a a Mother, Grandma, Great-Grandma, teacher and friend to many.It is said memories are souvenirs our hearts collect through the years. We all have souvenirs to give us comfort and strength at this sad time. Thinking of you all. Hugs

From: Vivian Smereka
Relation: Schoolmate of Gloria

Sending you a hug. Your mother’s smile will always light your memories.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 17, 2016
Beginning at 2:00pm

Location:
Elk Point Seniors Centre

Elk Point, AB Canada


Elk Point, AB Canada

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 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1

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