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SOETAERT, Norma Lois (nee Rigney)

November 9, 1949-March 20, 2019

It is with wonderful memories and heartfelt sadness that the family of Norma Lois Soetaert (Rigney) of Riveire Qui Barre announces that she passed away at the age of 69 years on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. She will be missed by her loving husband Phil; her children, Sheila (Brian) Reed, Neil (Marina) Clark, Chris (Amber Segarac) Soetaert, Tom (Darla) Soetaert, Craig (Jacqueline) Clark, Ron (Amy) Soetaert; the jewels of her heart, her 16 grandchildren, with whom she shared her many passions by making quilts, stitching and scrap-booking; her siblings, Donald (Heather) Rigney, Joyce (Bob) Anderson, Marsha (Rob) Paradis; as well as numerous extended family and friends.

Norma was predeceased by her parents, Ray and Dorothy (nee Cummings) Rigney of Bon Accord, Alberta. The celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the Sturgeon Alliance Church, 4910-52 Street, Gibbons, AB. The family extends many thanks to the staff at the Cross Cancer Institute for the care and compassion they provided.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in memory of Norma to the Alberta Cancer Foundation,, 710-10123 99 Street NW Edmonton, AB T5J 3H1 or the Alzheimer Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories,, 14925 – 111 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 2P6.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of STURGEON MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL (780) 921-3900.

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