1942 – 2013
Mrs. Lorriane Sylvia Coulthard a much loved resident of Stettler, passed away following a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, December 23, 2013 at the age of 71 years. Lorraine was born in Calgary Alberta on April 13, 1942 to parents Bill and Hazel Park. She attended Bankview Elementary, Queen Elizabeth High, and then went on to earn a Medical Secretarial degree from Robertson College. She worked at the Calgary General Hospital and then the University of Calgary. Lorraine met Allen Coulthard and they were married in Calgary on August 3 1962. While living in Calgary Lorraine was very involved with her children. She participated with them in Brownies, Girl Guides, Beavers and also somehow found the time to teach Sunday School. In 1976, they moved to the farm near Endiang where the family spent so many happy times. Lorraine true to form, became very involved in the Endiang community. Here she taught piano and made so many lifelong friends. She always loved to play the piano, to teach the piano, knit, cake decorate and perform for the seniors in the community. When they moved to Stettler in 1984, Lorriane could not sit still! She dove in head first into the social scene her new community. She attended the Stettler United Church and was organist there since 1995, she was a member of the Heartland Belles, the Red Hat Ladies, the Happy Gang, the Royal Canadian Legion and helped out in so many other groups or committees who needed a hand. Lorraine was an outgoing and social person who enjoyed working with others and being an active member of the community. She loved spending time with her family and friends as her family was a very important part of her life. Lorraine leaves her loving children; Terri Simpson (Marty Brooker) of Endiang, Trevor Coulthard of Stettler and Robyn (Shawn) Foesier of Red Deer; grandchildren Mark Straub (Lianna Hung) and Tevin Straub all of Calgary; sisters Dianna (Russ) Fountain and Brenda (Dave) Park-Hansen all of Calgary. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and so very many dear friends. Lorraine was predeceased by her father Bill, her mother Hazel and by her beloved husband Allen. A memorial service to commemorate Lorraine’s life will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. with the Rev. Jan Richardson officiating. As an expression of sympathy and in loving memory of Lorrraine, memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Stettler United Church or to a charity of your choice in care of Brennen Funeral Home and Cremation Services P.O. Box 193 Stettler, Alberta TOC 2LO who have been entrusted with the care and arrangements. 403.742.3315. Condolences can be forwarded to the family by visiting our website at www.brennenfuneralhome.com.