On September 25, 2019, Bert Braiden of Edmonton passed away at the age of 94 years.
Born in 1925 in Northern Ireland, Bert settled with his family in Sedgewick as a baby. He left home at 14 to work for the town creamery. Bert joined the Navy at 18 and was 19 when he served in D-Day. After some time working in mining in the Northwest Territories, Bert returned to Edmonton where he met and married Edna, his wife of 66 years. He co-founded Braidnor Construction Inc. in 1956.
Bert will be greatly missed by two daughters, Lorna (Ken) Wiggins and Diane (Dan) Ford; two sons, Jim Braiden and Ross (Tracey) Braiden; daughter-in-law, Shelley Smith; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Sheila; and sister-in-law Anja. He was predeceased by his wife, Edna; parents, Andrew and Mary Ellen; brothers, Andy, Jim and Bill; and sister Clara Mae.
Cremation has taken place in Park Memorial Crematorium. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Bert
Décès pour la Ville: Edmonton, Province: Alberta