Peacefully on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in her 91st year. Predeceased by her husband Dr. Jim Stanners and sister Margaret Mollison, she leaves to mourn her son Martin Stanners (Colleen), daughter Jean Rittenhouse (Bryan), grandchildren Ryan Stanners (Lianne), Darren Stanners (Jenni), Lindsay Stanners, Neil Rittenhouse (Karen), Allison Rittenhouse and five great grandchildren.
Betty was born in Grangemouth, Scotland. Upon completion of school she trained as a physical education teacher which included qualifying as a Scottish Country dance teacher. After her marriage to Jim in 1950 they moved to northeast England where she devoted her time to raising her children. In 1966 Jim and Betty emigrated to Canada, settling in Daysland, Alberta. Once Jim retired they moved to Edmonton where she joined Jim on the golf course. Betty enjoyed knitting and needlework, winning several awards for her meticulous work.
The family is grateful for the excellent care Betty received at Devonshire Care Centre over the past six years.
Cremation has taken place.
A Celebration of Betty’s Life will take place on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Chateau Lacombe, 10111 Bellamy Hill, Edmonton, Alberta.
If desired, donations to Women’s Brain Health Initiative through CanadaHelps.org would be appreciated by the family.
“ the road we have travelled has come to an end”