Laura Poulsen (Whiteman)
June 14, 1929 – April 5, 2018
It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of our mother, Laura Mae Poulsen at Rimbey, Alberta on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the age of 88 years. Laura was born, along with a twin sister, Lila, to Archie and Alberta Whiteman in Nottingham, Saskatchewan. Lila passed away at six weeks of age. A brother, Adrian and sister, Edna completed their family. In 1949, mom married our dad, Henry Poulsen, and they lived and raised their family in Alida, Saskatchewan. Dad passed away in 1988. After son, Ralph's passing in 1993, mom moved to Alberta to be closer to daughter, Brenda and family. Her final years were spent at the Long Term Care Home in Rimbey. Mom was predeceased by her parents, Archie and Alberta, sisters, Lila and Edna, husband, Henry, sons, Ralph and Irwin, granddaughter, Jennifer and son-in-law, Armand. Laura is survived by her brother, Adrian, son, Paul (Marina), daughter, Carolyn (Daniel George), daughter, Brenda McGillis, daughter-in-law, Wanda, grandchildren, Ross, Tracy, Nicole, John, Charlene, Aaron, Laurianne, Amanda, Henry and their families. Cremation has taken place, and a Graveside Service will be held in the summer at the Dannevirke Cemetery in Redvers, Saskatchewan. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com. Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040 or 1.800.481.7421.