Webber/Tuttle (Nee Kana), Edna, (formerly of Vulcan) of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, Lethbridge, AB on August 8, 2017 at the age of 89 years.
Edna was born in Medicine Hat, AB on November 29, 1927, the first of three children to Iver and Clara Kana. Edna and her siblings, Irene and Norman, were raised on a sheep ranch in Pendent d’Orielle, southwest of Medicine Hat. Edna married her first husband Vincent Tuttle in 1952 and farmed in the Glasford district near Orion, AB. Together they had five sons. Vincent passed away suddenly in 1967 and Edna raised the boys on her own, moving to Lethbridge, AB in 1969. In 1981, Edna married Clifford Webber of Vulcan. They farmed together until Clifford’s passing in 1995. Edna remained on the farm until moving to Lethbridge in 2004.
Edna is survived by her sister Irene Vesely, five sons – Nestor, Wesley, Otis (Lisa), Keith (Elvia) and Kelly Tuttle, five step children – Warren, Carolyn (Keith) Kirkness, Marilyn Price, Allen and Maureen (Rod) Williamson, 20 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, sister-in-law Isabelle Kana and brother-in-law John Webber. She was predeceased by her parents Iver and Clara, first husband Vincent Tuttle, second husband Clifford Webber, brother-in-law John Vesely, brother Norman Kana, daughters-in-law Mavis Webber and Patricia Webber and granddaughter Anastasia Tuttle.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 1 pm at Central Church of Christ in Vulcan, AB (409-1 St. South), Pastor David Sarsons officiating. Interment Vulcan Cemetery.
Tributes in Edna’s memory can be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331-29 St. NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N2 or S.T.A.R.S., 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, AB T2E 8M7.
Arrangements in care of Vulcan Funeral Home. Telephone 1-403-485-2633. E-mail condolences through www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca.