Yukola will be lovingly remembered by her husband Don of 60 years, children Gary (Debbie), Bruce (Debbie), Keith (Cynthia), Craig (Oksana), 5 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents Matthew and Yukola Boyd.
Yukola was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta and grew up in Sexsmith. She studied at the University of Alberta to earn her Education degree. She was an educator for 50 years. Yukola loved being a wife, mother, grandmother and aunt to all of her family.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staff of St. Joseph’s Blue Jay unit, and the staff of Lifestyle Options Whitemud.
Memorial donations may be directed to St. Joseph’s Hospital, 2nd floor dining room project, 10707-29 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, T6J 6W1 or the Alberta Alzheimer’s Society.
A memorial service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church (11526 76 Ave NW, Edmonton) Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm