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Bourne, Elizabeth

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5226-46 Street
Olds, AB T4H 1B8
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Elizabeth Bourne

Elizabeth Emily "Bessie" Bourne

Tuesday, March 28th, 1916 - Saturday, September 28th, 2019
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Mrs. Elizabeth ‘Bessie’ Emily Bourne, passed away peacefully at Villa Marie, Red Deer, Alberta on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the age of 103 years. Bessie was born in Springdale, Saskatchewan on March 28, 1916, the sixth of seven children born to Frederick and Emily Gale. Bessie moved to Vancouver, where she and her mother ran a boarding house. In 1959, she married Jesse Bourne, and moved to the farm near Innisfail. There, she helped raise Jesse’s three children and became a typical farm wife. She particularly enjoyed making harvest suppers and eating in the field. She was an excellent cook, loved writing and receiving letters, and was an avid gardener. After retirement, Bessie enjoyed living at Victoria Park until health issues required her to enjoy her last years at Villa Marie in Red Deer. Bessie loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Bessie will be lovingly remembered by her children, Gary (Judy) Bourne of Red Deer, Alberta, Barbara Williams of Calgary, Alberta and Jennell (Mike) Saindon of Squamish, British Columbia; seven grandchildren, Sheri, Darrell, Garth, Heather, Danielle, Laren, and Derek and fifteen great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Bessie was predeceased by her husband, Jesse Bourne; her parents, Frederick and Emily Gale, and a son-in-law, Dave Williams. A Graveside Service celebrating Bessie’s Life will be held at the Alto Reste Cemetery, 26575 Highway 11, Red Deer County, Alberta on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. If desired, Memorial Donations in Elizabeth’s honor may be made directly to Villa Marie, Red Deer, Alberta at www.covenantcare.ca, or the Lending Cupboard at www.lendingcupboard.ca. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.heartlandfuneralservices.ca. Arrangements in care of Heartland Funeral Services Ltd., Innisfail, Alberta.
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Milford (Phyllis) OLSON

Posted at 07:20pm
I would never be able to fully express my appreciation for the life of Bessie, together with her mother. siblings and families.
When John and Harley Gale purchased a little house at 5261 Sherbrooke, to ca5e for Bessie and her "Ma Gale", it was decided to "take in a boarder" to help make expenses, choring, etc. So I was chosen and received their kindness for three years, 1947 to 1950, while I worked for a contractor in the city. A most wonderful privilege for me to stay at their house and learn a few things needful in life, and I treasure the fellowship in the things of God, with them, and with their dearest friends who came to visit them. Precious memories all.
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