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In Loving Memory Of

Edith Alva Badger


Edith Alva Badger, longtime resident of Sexsmith, AB, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at The Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, at the age of 87 years.

Alva was born on March 13, 1930 and raised in the Bear Lake area where she resided until she met and married Norman Badger in 1950. In 1958, her and Norman moved to the Cooksley homestead, north of Sexsmith, where they raised their 4 children and 2 nephews.  Alva lived on the family farm until 2014 when she moved into a villa at Wild Rose Manor.

Alva was a women of many talents. She loved to sew, do woodworking, ceramics, paint and leather work to name a few.  She also loved to camp, go on horse and wagon trips, play card games, garden and be outside.  Her ability to fix anything, recreate a design and use any tool available was an amazing trait she utilized daily.

She will be sadly missed by her children: Wayne (Kerri) Badger, Ferne Lacey-Short, Ivy Martin, Clay Badger, David (Karen) Badger and Bryan (Julie) Badger; grandchildren: Tyler (Nyssa) Badger, Corey (Bobbie) Lacey, Erin Lacey, Cordell (Pam) Badger, Shana (Brent) Lambert, Cal (Ashley) Lacey, Adeena (Thomas) Badger, Nolan Badger, Saylor Badger, Rachael Badger and Lloyd Badger; great-grandchildren: Landen Badger, Kesstyn Lambert, Kohen Badger, Khai Lacey, Kashlen Badger, Rhylo Lambert, Sawyer Lacey, Clark Lacey, Logan Lacey, Kessler Lacey, Zoey Badger and Austin Eastwood.

Alva was predeceased by her husband Norman, and her two sisters Rheta and Eloise.

A Viewing will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017, at 7:00pm at Oliver's Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.).

A Funeral Service will be on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11:00am, at the Sexsmith Civic Center.

Memorial donations may be made to PARDS (Peace Area Riding for the Disabled) (8202 84 St., Grande Prairie, AB, T8X 0L6), or to a charity of one’s choice.

In Loving Memory of

Edith Alva Badger


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Friday, April 28, 2017
7:00 PM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie
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Funeral Service Details

Funeral Service
Saturday, April 29, 2017
11:00 AM
Sexsmith Civic Center
Sexsmith, Alberta
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