It is with tremendous heartbreak that the family of Louise Urkevich announce her passing on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the age of 81 years. Born at Moon Lake, Louise remained in the area for her entire life. Louise was an integral fabric of her community and will be fondly remembered for her involvement in the Drayton Valley Farmer’s Markets. Louise’s Ukrainian cuisine, especially her perogies, will be greatly missed. Louise will forever be lovingly remembered by her children, Donna Urkevich, Shirley (Doug) Westlund, Marjorie (Larry) Westlund, Roland (Shirley-Ann) Urkevich and Jeffrey (Jennifer) Urkevich; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; uncle, Julian Lang; brothers, Frank Lang and Edward (Doris) Lang; sisters-in-law, Mary Edwards and Annadean Lang; several extended family and many special life-long friends. Louise is predeceased by her parents, Eva and Rudolf Lang; husband, Nick Urkevich; granddaughter, Brittany Urkevich; sister, Marjorie Ecker and brother, Richard Lang. A celebration of Louise’s life will be held at the MacKenzie Conference Centre, 5745 45 Avenue, Drayton Valley, on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Dwayne Henley officiating. Interment will be held at Brightwood Cemetery. For those who so desire, memorial donations in Louise’s honour may be made directly to Beehive Support Services Association, 5056 50 Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1R6.