1944 ~ 2013
It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the sudden passing of Betty Edkins, beloved mother, daughter, sister and wife on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the age of 69.
Betty was predeceased by her husband, Morris Edkins, March 24, 2004. She will be lovingly remembered by her good friend Joe Maloney and her two daughters: Margie and son-in-law Troy Lycan, and grandchildren Kesslyn and Kinnon Lycan; Tracy and son-in-law David Fahey , and grandchildren Karsyn and Brooke Fahey.
She is survived by her siblings Lois (Waldie) Rankin, Carol (Waldie) McKenzie, and Brian Waldie, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Stuart Waldie.
Betty had a career in nursing and worked for many years at the Lac Du Bonnet Health Centre where she was an amazing care giver and healer of the body and heart. Betty was known for the sparkle in her beautiful eyes, for the kindness in her heart and for her love of a good joke and laugh.
She will be sorely missed, but forever fondly remembered, by many.
A celebration of Betty’s life will be held on Thursday, July 25 in Lac Du Bonnet at the Community Hall from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 27 at the United Church in Cartwright, Manitoba at 1:00 p.m., with procession to Clearwater Cemetery followed by a reception in the Clearwater Community Hall.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 200-6 Donald Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0K6.Print This Obituary & Condolences