Nellie Mae Rouse was born on May 2, 1922 at Stettler, Alberta to parents Nellie and Jacob Rouse. Mae passed away on March 30, 2015 at her home in Heritage House, Stettler, Alberta at the age of 92 years.
Mae will be lovingly remembered by her family: daughters Shirley MacRae of Calgary and Carol (Tom) Streit of Stettler; sons: Bill (Valerie) Hallett of Big Valley, Don (Faye) Hallett of De Winton and Brian (Sandra) Hallett of Stettler; grandchildren: Josh (Lacy), Bill (Yvonne), Ron (Shelley), Lisa (Tim), Dean, Lee (Lee), Lonnie (Tara), Mike (Kristi), Patricia (Ryan), Cheryl (Paul), Kristin, Greg (Kate), Dustin (Janelle), Cody (Dara) and Kevin (Jara); 27 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great- grandchildren; sisters Donna Penosky and Bette Lundie; sisters-in-law: Laurel Hallett, Jeanette Rouse and Charlotte Rouse; numerous other family and many dear friends. Mae was predeceased by her husband Willard in 2005.
A celebration of Mae’s life was held on Monday, April 6, 2015 in the Heartland Chapel of Stettler Funeral Home with Pastor Don Wudel officiating. Donations in memory of Mae are gratefully accepted to Liberal Cemetery or S.T.A.R.S. in care of Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium, Box 1780, Stettler, Alberta T0C 2L0, 403-742-3422, who have been entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. To send or view condolences to Mae’s family please visit