Edythea Inez Coleman passed away at Baker Lodge in Quesnel, B.C. on June 10, 2005.
A memorial service was held for Edythea on Wednesday, June 15 at St. John the Divine with Reverend Canon Trev Whiting officiating. Pallbearers were Hugh Goodman, Mike Rose, Neil Currie, Hector MacLean-Angus, David McGlashan, Tim MacEwan.
Edythea was interred at the Quesnel and District Municipal Cemetery. The eulogy was given by Carol MacLean-Angus.
Edythea was born on the family farm in Bonneybrook, a rural municipality of Prince Albert, Sask. to George and Clara Joyce. She moved to Prince Albert in 1941 and worked at Mid West Hatcheries for five seasons.
Edythea spent six month in Ft. Williams, Ontario during the war at the airplane factory. She was a supervisor for seven years at the All Saints Indian residential school in Prince Albert.
Edythea moved to Quesnel on Sept. 30, 1953 where she wed Gordon Braby Coleman.
Gordon and Edythea moved to Milburn Lake in May of 1964.
Edythea was predeceased by her loving husband Gordon in April 1980, mother (1958), father (1963), one brother and two sisters in infancy.
Those who wish to make a donation in Edythea’s memory may do so to the PWRD Fund or to St. John the Divine Memorial Garden.