December 12, 1921 – January 10, 2012
Laura Saunders of Airdrie, AB, passed away on January 10, 2012 at the age of 90 years.
Laura was born in Summerland, BC and was raised on the family farm in Swalwell, AB. In 1940 she moved to Calgary to attend business college and worked for the Canadian Air Force during the war. She married Ralph in 1948, together they raised their family in Calgary. In 1974 they moved to farm near Airdrie.
Laura is survived by daughter and son-in-law Marie and Peter Field; son and daughter-in-law Doug and Sandy Saunders; six granddaughters, Laurie (Jonathan), Carly (Marc), Colleen (Mike), Jennifer ( Jason), Lindsay (Kevin), and Janice (Justin); fourteen great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Laura was predeceased by her parents George and Olive Beattie; her husband Ralph; infant son Ralph; brother Allan; and two sisters, Jessie and Doris .
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Airdrie Funeral Home (300 Towerlane Drive, Airdrie, Alberta) on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Airdrie Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Laura Saunders, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Airdrie Funeral Home, 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE. Telephone: (403) 948-1100.Print This Obituary & Condolences