The family of Erna Wester is saddened to announce her passing on January 7, 2015.
She is survived by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Born in Germany, Erna came to Canada in 1953 with her family. After landing in Halifax she trekked overland and ended up in Calgary. After many years in Calgary she came to Edmonton, spending quite a few years there before briefly moving to Kelowna then ending her journey back in Edmonton.
Erna was fluent in three languages and she enjoyed a great retirement participating in all kinds of activities through various seniors clubs.
As per Erna’s wishes there will be no services or funeral.
The family wishes to thank all those involved at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for making her final days as comfortable as possible. Also, thanks to the fabulous direction provided by the staff of Foster & McGarvey Funeral Homes.
Memorial donations in Erna’s name may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 10985–124 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5M 0H9.