It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a wonderful mother, sister and grandmother, Gale Kathyrn Radley (née Litz).
Gale was the third child born to Bill and Hilda Litz in Hanna on August 1, 1947. She passed away on Saturday August 12, 2023, at her home with family at her side. Gale was predeceased by her parents.
After graduating J.C Charyk High School in 1966, Gale attended St. Michael's Hospital in Lethbridge, where she received her Diploma in Radiology in 1968. She then ventured west and found employment at the Burns Lake District hospital in B.C., where she built a life, career and many lasting friendships over the next 37 years. It's also where she raised her two sons, Michael and Stephen.
Upon retirement, Gale moved back to Hanna to reside with her sister Cheryl. Throughout her life she enjoyed curling, fishing, boating, snowmobiling, and cooking. She loved riding around on her lawnmower at her acreage in Burns Lake. Gale was an avid reader and loved to take her beloved dog Zoe for walks.
Gale is survived by her sons, Michael (Trena); Stephen (Tennille); grandchildren Thomas, Erik, Nash and Suri; sisters Cheryl, Joan (Ed), and Vickie; brothers Wayne (Frieda), Bill (Wendy), Chris (Angie) and Rick; and many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held at St. George's Catholic Church on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. Luncheon to follow in the church basement.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Harvest Sky Animal Rescue, Box 2126, Hanna, AB, T0J1P0.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.hannafuneral.ca. Hanna Funeral Services Ltd. has been entrusted with the care and arrangements, 403-854-5956.