Jul 3, 1951 - Sep 15, 2022
Saturday, September 24, 2022
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Hespero Hall (Railway Ave, Alberta).
Laura Ann MacDonald
July 3, 1951- September 15,2022
Laura was born to Don and Edna (Polly) Ross of Eckville, Alberta. She attended and graduated from David Thompson High, in 1969. Laura then went on to Red Deer College and the University of Alberta, to get her Nursing Degree. She married Leonard MacDonald in 1971 and resided and worked in the Eckville area until late 1986.
She spent many years working Long Term Care in Calgary and Edmonton. Laura retired in the early part of 2021. She was diagnosed with ALS in December 2021 and lost her battle this September.
Laura is survived by her daughter, Lynne Reimer, son, Scott (Debbie) MacDonald, four grandchildren: Katie (Kyle) Swayn-Shannon, Jasmin Reimer, Morgan and Connor MacDonald, brother Blair (Leora) and sister, Lorna (Chris Stewart)and Alexi Edey, Tiara (Ryan) Forsythe, Shereen Jawad, and Sureal Forsythe.
Laura was predeceased by her husband, Leonard, in 1988, father and mother, Don (2014) and Edna (2017) Ross.
Laura was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by all.
If you so wish, donations may be made to the Red Deer Hospice,#99 Arnot Drive, Red Deer, Alberta T4R 3S6, or the ALS Society,7874-10 St. NE Calgary, Alberta. T2E 8W1.
Cremation entrusted to Rocky Mountain Crematorium, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta.
Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes, Your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements. 403-887-2151
Lynne and Scott:
We are so sorry for your loss and know that you will get through this with the love and support of your family and friends. You are not alone in your grief. We cannot begin to imagine how difficult this time must be for you. Please take time to take care of yourselves physically and emotionally.
Love to you both,
Auntie Jean and Uncle Dave
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