November 1, 1923 – March 13, 2011
Vera Bevan of Airdrie, AB peacefully passed away on Sunday, March 13 2011 at the age of 87 years.
Vera was born and raised in High River, AB. While raising her family she also worked at the Airdrie Post Office for twenty-four years. Her passions were sewing, painting and teaching ceramics which led to her creating Vera’s Ceramics which spanned for over thirty years. Vera volunteered with the United Church Woman and together with Gordon they delivered Meals on Wheels for fifteen years. She will be missed by family and friends.
Vera is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Heather and Bob Erickson of Sidney, BC; a son and daughter-in-law Ron and Judy Bevan of Calgary; four grandchildren, Eldon Erickson and his wife Stella, David Erickson and his wife Karin, Christina Erickson and Mathew Bevan; four great-grandchildren, Mia, Oliver, Sylvie and Ashley Erickson. She is also survived by a brother and two sisters-in-law, Bill and Faye Hurst of High River, AB and Ruth Hurst of Calgary as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Gordon in 1992; her sister Margaret and her brother George.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Airdrie Funeral Home (300 Towerlane Drive, Airdrie, Alberta) on Thursday, March 17, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Airdrie United Church (212 – 1st Avenue N.E. Airdrie, AB) on Friday, March 18, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be held at Highwood Cemetery High River, AB on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 2:00. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or directly to the Bethany Care Foundation, Airdrie Centre, #1001 – 17th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 2E5 Telephone: (403) 210-4600, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In living memory of Vera Bevan, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS &
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