Ada Mae Opheim


ADA MAE (nee Hackett) OPHEIM passed away peacefully at the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre on July 24, 2005 at the age of 90 years. Ada was born on September 12, 1914 in Asquith, Saskatchewan. She married Ben Opheim in 1933 and they raised their two sons in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. After running a successful green house business in Saskatoon, Ada and Ben retired to Vernon BC where they enjoyed many ears. Ada moved to Lacombe in 2001 to be closer to her family. Predeceased by her daughter Sylvia, husband Ben, son Ron and special friend Fred Bork, she is survived by her son Terry (Ginny) of Pincher Creek, her grandsons Bob (Wendy) Opheim of Blackfalds, Brian (Joan) Opheim of Saskatoon, Kirk Opheim of Red Deer, her granddaughters Kim (Kevin Tober) Opheim of Calgary and Tracy (Jade) Verishine of Langham, Saskatchewan, her great grandchildren Dawn, Kelly, Ben, Sara, Shelby, Austin and Kennedy. The family would like to express their thanks to Darlene Sargeant for being such a dear friend to Ada and for all the care and love she gave to her. Ada will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered and forever cherished in the hearts of her family and friends. Funeral services will be held from Wilson’s Funeral Chapel Lacombe on Wednesday July 27th, 2005 at 10:30am. Cremation has been entrusted to Central Alberta Crematorium. If friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association #6 5015-48St. Red Deer, AB T4N 1S9. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to (subject Opheim) WILSON’S FUNERAL CHAPEL serving Central Alberta with locations in Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of the arrangements 403-781-3366 or 403-843-3388

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