Lena was born August 2, 1924 in Tofield, AB to Peter and Sarah Hamelin; she was one of 12 children. Places Lena called home were Lac La Biche, Fort McMurray and Leduc, AB where she passed away on May 5, 2018 at the age of 93 years.
Lena met Remi Couture and they married in 1944. Together they were blessed with 8 children, 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In the past, Lena enjoyed cooking and baking, quilting, sewing, knitting, card games and bingo. She loved to dance and visit with those she loved. She was a wonderful Mother and protector of her children.
Lena is predeceased by her husband Remi, her daughter Lorraine, her parents, 2 sisters and 5 brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the St. John ‘s Roman Catholic Parish, 3 Hospital Street, Fort McMurray, AB.