KELLY, Gardis (nee FROM) April 25, 1931 – January 5, 2017 On January 5, 2017, Gardis Kelly passed away suddenly at the age of 85 years. Gardis will be lovingly remembered and missed by her three sons, Dave (Shirley), Russ (Loraine) and Keith; two daughters, Elaine (Harold) and Lenore (Dale); eight grandchildren, Mike, Shane, Selena, Karen, Chris, Sean, Jen and Ryan; four great- grandchildren, Riley, Kennedy, Tayler and Brady. She also leaves to treasure her memories, two sisters, Judy and Doris, as well as many friends and relatives. Gardis was predeceased by her husband Ken; daughter Annette; parents Erhard and Bertha; her brother, Frank and sisters Margot, Joy and Ina. She will be fondly remembered for her great strength, positive attitude, sense of humour and commitment to her family. Gardis was most proud of being the valedictorian for her graduating class. She enjoyed being independent and working outside of the home. She loved sewing, crocheting, knitting, needlework, completing crossword puzzles and playing scrabble. At her request, she will be cremated and there will be no funeral service. A private family interment will be at Westlawn Cemetery. The family will honour her privately at a later date. Donations in Gardis's memory may be made to the Alberta Lung Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta.
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