Edith Alexandra McLeod (nee Till) Edith Alexandra McLeod (nee Till) passed away Friday, December 1, 2017, at Grande Prairie Care Centre, at the age of 95 years. Edith was born in Tunbridge Wells, England on December 1, 1922. She was the first of seven girls born to Bill and Edith Till. She lived there until she met and married Jack McLeod in 1943, who was stationed in England during WWII. They had two children: Malcolm and Patricia.
After the war was over, in 1946, Mom and her children came to Canada by ship. It was a strange country, and they didn’t know anyone. They travelled by train to Grande Prairie. Dad didn’t come home for 10 months. When he arrived, the settled in Bad Heart. They had four more children: Tommy, Terry, Judy, and Allan. Mom loved her family and gardening.
In 1964, Dad sold the farm and we moved to Grande Prairie. Shortly after, he took up another homestead at Valleyview. They farmed there until 1993, when Dad sold and moved to Wanham to be close to the kids. They resided there until his passing in 2009. Mom moved to Grande Prairie Care Centre to live out the remainder of her years.
Mom will be sadly missed by her 5 children, 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-greatgrandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 66 years Jack, son Tommy, granddaughter Lori, mother Edith, father Bill, as well as 4 sisters.
There will be no service as per the family’s wishes. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.oliversfuneralhome.com.