It is with great sadness that the family of Edith Heim (Hellawell) announces her passing on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
Edith was born in Vancouver B.C., the eldest daughter of John and Lynette Hellawell. With her father in the RCAF she attended many elementary schools. Finally settling in Lethbridge, she attended Lethbridge Municipal Hospital School of Laboratory Technology. While attending school, she helped her dad in his garage as a mechanics assistant.
After retiring from being Lab Coordinator of district laboratory services at Lethbridge Regional Hospital, she led a full life. Watching her grandkids at sporting events and music recitals, volunteering for L’Arche Society, MS Society, Alberta Community Art Club Association, camping, dirt biking, scrap booking, painting, photography, bridge and golf. She loved to travel, from dancing on the beaches of the Mediterranean Sea on her birthday, visiting her sister, Judith on the Island, to local parks of recreation. Above all of that her family and friends came first.
Besides her loving husband, Ralph, Edith is survived by her daughter, Lauren Fourrier (Marc), son Reese Klaiber (Carla); grandchildren Natalie Fourrier, Jocelyn Fourrier, Morgan Klaiber, Hayden Klaiber and Autunm Klaiber; her sister Judith Sheane (Garth); a great granddaughter Kinsley Marie Fourrier as well as a very special nephew Doug Raffin (Lisa) and their two children Emily and Tyson.
She was predeceased by her parents John and Lynette Hellawell; brother Stanley Hellawell and son Neil Klaiber.
Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, donations may be made to Streets Alive in Lethbridge, Alberta, 323 4 St S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1Z9. Condolences may be sent to 2911 32 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7J3.
As requested by Edith, she will be remembered privately by her family and her friends.
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