ALBERTA (ALTIE) MARGARET LOEWEN
It is with heavy hearts the family of Alberta (Altie) Margaret Loewen of Olds, announces her sudden passing on Monday, February 19, 2018 at the age of 86.
Alberta was born on the family farm in Carstairs on November 25, 1931 to Thomas and Effie Laing. Altie had a very warm, compassionate and kind nature, ensuring everyone was always included. She always tried to see the goodness in people and her great sense of humour always kept people laughing. Altie and Don spent many days travelling to various baseball tournaments in St. George, Utah, Arizona State, California and Western Canada as well as enjoying many winter months in Needles, California. Altie will be deeply missed by her family and numerous friends. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Don, of 62 years, and their 5 children, Rod (Lenora), Myrna Poissant, Lori (Doug) Taylor, Darren (Marilyn), Garth (loving friend, Lianne Schneider); 16 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren; 2 sisters-in-law, Jean Laing and Nell Laing. Alberta was predeceased by one son in-law, John Poissant, 4 brothers and 2 sisters, George (infancy), Elsie (Robert) Stewart, Edgar (Winnie) Laing, Grace (Ozzie) Geehan, Glen Laing and Bob Laing. A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday February 24, 2018 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #105, Olds with Harold Hunter officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Asthma Society or charity of choice. Heartland Funeral Services Ltd., Olds entrusted with arrangements. 403-507-8610 www.heartlandfuneralservices.com