The family of Myrtle Sophie Matist of Lac la Biche, Alberta announces her passing on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the age of 75 years.
Myrtle is lovingly survived by her two children: Mildred Davies of Bonnyville, AB, Dwayne Whitford of Edmonton, AB; numerous grandchildren & great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces & nephews & other relatives; two brothers: Henry (Angie) Whitford, Arnold Whitford; three sisters: Dehlia Steinhauer, Virginia Whitford, Mary Brertton; two brothers-in-law: Edward Desjarlais, Louis Cardinal; two sisters-in-law: Suzy Whitford, Delia Memnook-Whitford; uncle: William (Clara) Whitford.
Myrtle was predeceased by her husband: Edmond Matist; father: Roy Whitford; mothers: Charlotte Houle & Edna Whitford; three brothers: Allan Whitford, Gordon Steinhauer, George Whitford; sister: Kathy Whitford; two nieces Kathy Tremblay, Tania Steinhauer.
Going Home & Wake, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. – leaving from Memento Funeral Chapel, St. Paul, AB to Goodfish Lake Cultural Centre, Goodfish Lake, AB.
Funeral Service, Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Goodfish Lake Cultural Centre, Goodfish Lake, AB with Reverend Robert Wright officiating. Honorary pallbearers are all of Myrtle’s family and friends that loved her. Pallbearers: Darren Whitford, Dwayne Whitford, Vince Whitford, Tony Whitford, Bruce Whitford, Orval Memnook. Final resting place, Willow Park Cemetery, Lac la Biche, AB.
Memorial tributes in memory of Myrtle may be sent to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200-325 Manning Road, NE, Calgary, AB T2E 2P5