Opal Spelrem was born on March 5, 1915 east of Ponoka and passed away on June 8, 2016 at the age of 101 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Sylvia (Murray) Bystedt, Janet (Bob) Van Housen, Gary (Darlene) Spelrem, Deryl Spelrem, and Roger (Norma) Spelrem; grandchildren Janelle (Chris) Wakaruk, Sharla (Sheldon) Piecowye, Anne Spelrem, Tonya (Neil) Wettlaufer, Lara (Al) Balog, James (Kerry) Spelrem, Sarah (Keith) Spelrem, Mica (Kim) Spelrem, Byron Spelrem, Lisa Spelrem, Kurt Spelrem, Brandon (fiancé Jenna) Spelrem, and Brock Spelrem; 17 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; her brother Roy (Enid) Vold and brother-in-law Roy (Shirley) Spelrem; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service to celebrate Opal’s life will be held at the Ponoka Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2016. The Interment Service will follow at the Asker Cemetery with a Memorial Reception following at the Asker Lutheran Church. Memorial donations are gratefully accepted to the Asker Lutheran Church, The Gideons, or any charity of your choice.
June 16, 2016
Ponoka Funeral Home
Ponoka, Alberta T4J 1R5