It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Valerie Joanne Throndson age 62 of Edmonton, Alberta after an extended battle with cancer.
Valerie is lovingly remembered by her husband Don, sons David (Emma) and Michael, daughter Kari (Jeff) Jones, grandchildren Sadie and Liam Jones, sisters Laverne Ramirez and Carol Wahl, nieces and nephews and many dear extended family and friends.
Valerie was predeceased by her parents Henry and Eleanor Geistlinger.
A Memorial Service celebrating Valerie’s life will be held Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Terwillegar Community Church, 1751 Towne Centre Boulevard, Edmonton with Pastor Kim Bauer officiating.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the Cross Cancer Clinic and Dr. Michael Sawyer for shepherding Valerie through her battle with cancer and to the doctors and staff of the Palliative Care Unit at the Grey Nuns Hospital for their extraordinary care and compassion during Valerie’s last days.
In lieu of flowers and in Valerie’s memory donations may be made to: West Edmonton Baptist Church Legacy Fund, 17821 — 98 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5T 4W3; Alberta Cancer Foundation, #710 10123 — 99 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3H1 or the charity of your choice.