After a long and courageous battle, Linda Lou Renkas of Buck Lake, Alberta, formerly of Edmonton, passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Drayton Valley Hospital. Linda will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 44 years, Mike; sons, Cameron (Melanie) and Dain (Erin), step-son Chris Rowles and his daughters, Kylie, Rachelle and Taylor, siblings, Jim (Joanne) Cathrea, Jack (Kathryn) Cathrea, Laurie (Barry) Oscar and Douglas (Brenda) Cathrea. Linda will also be fondly remembered by many extended family and wonderful friends. Linda was predeceased by her parents Kathlyne and Howard, sister Ann and brother Donnie. A memorial service in honour of Linda will be held at Grace United Church, 6215 – 104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta on Friday, November 28, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Linda’s family would appreciate memorial contributions be made directly to the Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation (CT4DV), 4550 Madsen Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1N8. The family of Linda would like to extend their gratitude to Dr. Young and the staff of Drayton Valley Hospital for the special care and attention given to Linda during her illness – you are all very much appreciated!