Mrs. Merle Annette Rowland of Red Deer, Alberta passed away August 5, 2016 at the Red Deer Hospice at the age of 61 years. Merle was born February 14, 1955 in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan to parents Luella and Belford Rushka. Merle is survived by her husband Mitch Rowland; daughters Jessica (Jason) Lueck and Brianne Rowland; her brother Blair (Michelle) Rushka and sisters Carol (Terry) Haug and Janet Rushka; other relatives and many dear friends. Mass of Christian burial will take place on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 6 MacMillan Ave, Red Deer, Alberta. Memorial donations may be made to the Red Deer Hospice c/o Stettler Funeral Home, Box 1780, Stettler, AB, T0C 2L0. Sympathies may be forwarded to the family by signing the guestbook at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com.
STETTLER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM, 403-742-3422, entrusted with the care
and funeral arrangements.