Beatrice Mary Burkard
(November 10, 1923 - June 2, 2020)
Beatrice passed away peacefully at Seasons, Camrose on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the age of 96 years.
Beatrice was born to Reinard and Ida Vos on November 10, 1923. She married Norman Burkard July 18, 1944 and a farming she did go. Milking cows, feeding pigs, chickens and mowing LOTS of grass. Church at Spring Lake every Sunday, card games with close friends, and cooking for CWL events. This union was blessed with children Carol Mack, Linda (Howard) Shannon, Barry (Carol) Burkard; grandchildren Kristopher, Shawnna, Jeffery, Sandi (Paul), Jesse, Renee, Michael; and five great-grandchildren Hunter, Kalan, Owen, Andrew, Lewis, and Oscar.
Bea had the patience of Job with some of our family antics. She enjoyed travel with family and friends. Beatrice and Norman moved from the farm to big city living in Daysland in 1981, still enjoying CWL, cards, bingo, floor curling and church on Sunday. Bea was a CWL member for 50+ years. In 2000 they moved into Providence Place which Bea really enjoyed. Bingo, cards, and Drop-in Centre socializing.
Beatrice was predeceased by her husband Norman, her parents, and all her brothers and sisters Emma, Mary, Francis, Julia, Gladys, Caroline, Clarence, Bernard, Lorraine. Beatrice will be truly missed but her devotion to her family and faith will live on. she was truly a gift from God.
We will miss you Mom. Love you forever
Due to Alberta Health Regulations, a private service was held.
If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Bea's memory may be made to Providence Place Daysland.