Jan. 12, 1938 ~ Jan. 22, 2013
Glenda passed away peacefully in her home at the Bethany Care Center in Sylvan Lake, AB on Tuesday, January 22, with her three daughters at her side.
Glenda was born on January 12, 1938 in Bentley, Alberta and raised on the family farm (Pierson) 1/2 mile east of Bentley.
Glenda attended and graduated from Reeves Business College in Red Deer, Alberta in 1957.
Glenda married Edward Pogadl on October 28, 1961, and together raised 3 daughters, Marlis, Marcine, and Monica while residing in Red Deer, Tees and Sylvan Lake.
Ed and Glenda celebrated 50 years of marriage before Ed’s passing in 2012.
Glenda always enjoyed working and spent her early years at the Red Deer Court House, Sylvan Lake News, and the UFA in Sylvan Lake. Glenda loved people and enjoyed any work that involved interaction with people.
Glenda loved music and played in the Ray Ferguson Band for many years. She was also a choir member and pianist at the Sylvan Lake Presbyterian Church for decades.
Glenda was very involved with all her daughter’s activities including Brownies, Girl Guides, and the Sylvan Lake Figure Skating Club.
Glenda was predeceased by her parents Donald and Allie Pierson; step father Nick Morris, and her husband Edward Pogadl.
She is survived by her three daughters Marlis (Brian) Hansen, Marcine (Thomas) Woyke, Monica (Scott) Sylvester; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sister Mavis (Calvin) Huhtala and brother Donald (Doreen) Pierson.
Glenda’s life will be celebrated at the Sylvan Lake Alliance Church on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 1:00 P.M.
As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made in Glenda’s name to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada or the Bethany Care Society.
SYLVAN LAKE AND ROCKY FUNERAL HOMES
your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements.