Ida Catherine BAILEY

Ida Catherine BAILEY


Ida Catherine

Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother passed away in her sleep at the Stettler Heritage House March the 25th 2013 at the age of 96 years. Ida was born at the Island School April 9th 1916. She grew up north of Halkirk at the Old stone house where she met and married Pat Bailey in 1934.

The years until her retirement, were spent at the coal mine, farming, and was the Janitor at the Halkirk School. Ida was always happy to see people come for a visit, an extra plate was always ready, and her door was always open. She enjoyed cooking, going for walks, making quilts and being active in the community.

Pat and Ida enjoyed 69 wonderful years together before Pat’s passing in 2003. Ida then moved from Halkirk and comfortably spent her remaining years at the Paragon Place in Stettler and most recently the Heritage House nursing home.

Ida was preceded in death by husband, Pat, Grandson Jason, Brother Merill, Sister Clemmie, Ida is survived by sons Norman (Pixie) and Bill (Annette), brothers, Lowell (Jeanette) Berry, Warren (Eileen) Berry, Sister, Norma (Ray) Nims and 5 Grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 2:00 PM in the Heartland Chapel of Stettler Funeral Home, Stettler, Alberta. If desired, memorial contributions can be made to STARS or The Halkirk Cemetery.

To the staff at the Heritage House, thank you for your wonderful care of mom.


entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements.


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