Katherine (Kay) Tourney
December 10, 1926 – June 27, 2015
On June 27, 2015, Katherine (Kay) Tourney passed away at the age of 88 years. She is survived by her children: Loretta (Larry) Moore, Carol Kowalchuk, Larry Tourney and Carmen Tourney; grandchildren: Laura (Dan) Williams, Larissa Moore, Larry (Jin) Moore, Kristine Kowalchuk, Kelly Kowalchuk and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Magdalena Gritzfeld of Southey, SK and Ruth Nelson of Edmonton. Kay was predeceased by her husband, Armin (1981) and long-time friend, Bill Spring (2014), son-in-law Bernie Kowalchuk (2010), her parents, two brothers and two sisters.
Kay was a kind and generous person who loved gardening, playing bridge and Yahtzee. She was loved by everyone who knew her.
A Celebration of Kay’s life will be held on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Beverly United Church, 11910 – 40 Street NW, Edmonton.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to “Edmonton Public School Board, Food for Thought”, ATTN: Colleen O’Brien, 1 Kingsway Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T6H 4G9; or the Canadian Mental Health Association or any other charity of one’s choice.