Ellard, Lena September 7th, 1932 - to May 3rd 2021.
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our mom Lena
Ellard on May 3rd, 2021 at the Biggar Long Term Care Home at the age
of 88. Lena was born in Unity SK, on Sept 7th, 1932 to Balzar and
Rosalia Lang. She moved to Biggar in 1956 where she met the love of
her life Royden Ellard and were married in 1961. Family was very
important to mom. She especially enjoyed her precious grandchildren.
She loved to have her family come home to cook and bake their
favourite goodies. Mom was an excellent cook, especially her buns and
her pear pies. She was a faithful member of the St Gabriel's Roman
Catholic Church and had been a member of the Catholic Women's League
since 1951 where she was very active until she became visually
impaired. She was also a member of the Biggar and District Food Bank
for 13 years. For many years mom followed all her boys to watch them
in all the sports they were involved in. She enjoyed watching all
sports, especially curling unless she had a hair appointment.
Mom is survived by her three sons, Kevin (Diane) grand daughter
Madeline, step son Noah (Liz), Duane (Joanne) grand sons Michael and
Stephen, Brian (Cathy) step daughters Jamie (Ray) and Margaret. And
numerous great grandchildren.. Sister Fran (Stan), Brother Pius,
Sister in Law Kay, Brother in Law Elmer and many nieces and nephews.
Mom was predeceased by her husband Royden, Parents Balzar and Rosalia
, Sister Helen and Brother in Law Edmund, Sister Betty and Brother in
Law Irvin. Brother Edward and Sister Evelyn.
There will be a private family service.
Interment will take place at Biggar Cemetery.
Gerein Funeral Service entrusted with arrangements
In lieu of flowers donations in Lena's memory may be sent to:
Biggar Majestic Theater, Box 384, Biggar, SK S0K 0M0
Attention: Sheila Itterman - 306-951-7987
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