Hattie E. Crowder (nee Brown) of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre; Area Three on Monday, September 10, 2012 at the age of 100 years.
Hattie was born in Kelowna, B.C. and lived there until the age of three years, at which time she moved with her family to Rumsey, Alberta. At the age of ten years, they then moved to Buck Lake, Alberta where Hattie lived and attended school. In 1937, she was united in marriage to Ezra W. Clark, a widower with four children. She continued to live in the Buck Lake area until about 1945, at which time she moved to the U.S.A., residing in several states. Before settling in Clarkston, Washington, Hattie went to school and became a hairdresser once her youngest child was in high school. Widowed in 1968, Hattie met and later married A. Ray Crowder in August, 1973. They resided in Clarkston for three more years before relocating to Rimbey in 1976, where she has resided until her passing.
Hattie will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her three daughters, Grace Arthur of Salisbury, California; Ann Coffman of Bend, Oregon; and Katie Ramsey of Rimbey; as well as eleven grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, and numerous other relatives. Hattie was predeceased by her parents, William and Katie; two husbands, Ezra Clark and Ray Crowder; two daughters, Aileen Gordon and Faye Hayes; and two sons, Ezra P. Clark and Ira T. Clark.
A Public Memorial Service in Celebration of Hattie’s Life will be held at the Rimbey Community Centre, Rimbey on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with Mr. Gary Bokstrom officiating. Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer. Interment will take place at a later date in the Maywood Cemetery, Buck Lake. If friend’s desire, memorial tributes in Hattie’s Memory may be made directly to the Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall, RR 1, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by e-mail to: email@example.com
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