1930 – 2016
Mrs. Ada Elizabeth Barg (nee Burkholder) of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away at Harmony Care Home, Red Deer on Monday, April 11, 2016 at the age of 85 years. Ada was born on June 20, 1930 at Markham, Ontario, the daughter of Amos and Fanny Burkholder. She moved out west; and taught school in Northern Alberta. After marrying her husband, Philip, she moved to British Columbia where they farmed at Chilliwack and also at Vanderhoof. After finally moving to Red Deer in 1999, Ada kept busy volunteering at the Golden Circle, Potter’s Hands, the Red Deer Food Bank and sewing baby blankets for Ronald McDonald House. Ada will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Katherine Barg and her favorite son-in-law, Jeff Pennington. She will also be sadly missed by her sisters-in-law, Edna Barg, Anna Barg, and Evelyn Burkholder; as well as several nieces and nephews. Ada was predeceased by her beloved husband, Philip in 1997.
A Celebration of Ada’s Life will be held at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67A St. (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations in Ada’s honor may be made directly to the Potter’s Hands Ministry at PO Box 27093, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 6X8 or to the Red Deer Food Bank Society 7429 – 49 Ave, Red Deer, AB, T4P 1N2.
Condolences may be sent or viewed at
www.parklandfuneralhome.com. Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A St (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403-340-4040 or 1-800-481-7421.