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In Loving Memory Of

Ellen Lochhead


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ellen Lochhead neé Brong, long-time resident of Heritage Lodge on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

Ellen was born in Berwyn, AB on February 22, 1921 to Charles and Genevieve Brong. She was raised on a farm and received her education at Berwyn. She met Allan Lochhead, her husband to be, in 1939 and they were married September 14, 1941.

Allan joined the armed forces that year and was stationed across Canada before leaving for overseas January 1, 1943.

When he returned home in 1946, they moved to Manning to manage and finish building a new garage. After the garage was sold in 1949, the family moved to a farm in Deadwood, AB. They had three children: Heather, Alfred, and Marjorie Gail.

Ellen is survived by her daughter Heather (Doug) Slowski and their children: Allison and Aaron of Nanaimo, BC; sisters in-law Vi Brong and family in Fort Assiniboine, AB and Lou Lochhead of Grande Prairie; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her son Alfred; daughter Marjorie Gail; husband Allan; her parents; four brothers: Wesley, Chester, Edward and Alvin; and four sisters: (Blanche, Edith, Alice and Hazel).

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 2:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.)

A Time of Fellowship will be held in Oliver’s Tea Room following the service. Everyone is welcome.

Memorial donations may be made to the Grande Prairie Seventh Day Adventist Church – Voice of Prophecy Discovery Lessons for Prison Ministry or – Worthy Student Fund. Please designate in Memo section of cheque. (711039 RR 55, Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 2Z8).

In Loving Memory of

Ellen Lochhead
(Maiden: Brong)


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Funeral Service Details

Funeral Service
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
2:00 PM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
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