December 20, 1940 – Dauphin, Manitoba
May 7, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta
Iva Anne Edwards (nee Rutledge) of Calgary, AB, passed away Tuesday May 7, 2019 at the age of 78 years.
She was born December 20, 1940 in Dauphin, MB, to Catarina “Tenie” and Wesley Rutledge. Iva passed away peacefully with her surviving daughter Shelley by her side to help her transition to her new life in the Lord’s many mansions. Iva loved reading and getting lost in a good story. She was always looking out for special cards to send with loving notes to her friends and family.
She is survived by her daughter, Shelley R. Smith of Calgary, AB; and her sisters, Charlotte Bowett of Lacombe, AB, Lois Davis of Victoria, BC, Lavana Gentry of Winnipeg, MB, and Mary Williams of ON.
She was predeceased by her daughter, Cathy Smith-Yaunish on November 4, 1992; husband, Esau Edwards on January 1, 2018; her twin sister, Irene Rutledge on May 9, 2018; and her other brothers and sisters, Edward Rutledge, Clifford Rutledge, and Donalda Lodwick.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB), on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home . While the service is intended for close friends and family of Iva, any friends or colleagues from Encana (previously Pan Canadian Petroleum) are welcome. Interment will follow at the Gleichen Cemetery at a later date with family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Iva Rutledge, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences