Mrs. Ethel Kate James of Edmonton, beloved wife of the late Mr. Robert Alan James, passed away at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at the age of 98.
Ethel was born in Sussex, England, sole child of Reuben and Nillie Willis, on July 11, 1920. She married Corporal Robert Alan James of the RCAF in England on August 15, 1942 and came to Canada as a war bride in 1943. Ethel lived in Raymond, Alberta for 29 years and in Lethbridge, Alberta from 1972 to 1994 and in Edmonton from 1994 until her passing. She was active in sports and enjoyed camping in the Rocky Mountains.
Ethel was predeceased by her loving husband Robert Alan in September 1993 and son Robert John in July 14, 2015.
She is survived by her son David (Roslyn) of Montreal; daughter in law Fran (James) of Edmonton; two grandchildren Bryan and Jessica and their families.
A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00am, on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY FIELD OF HONOR, 1210 Scenic Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend Eva Stanley, officiating.
Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Ethel’s memory.
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