Gladys Juvernia Taranger passed away after a lengthy illness on Feb. 28, 2019 at the age of 89 years at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton. She leaves to mourn her passing brother Lawrence (Ruth), sister-in-law Angela, nieces Brenda (Tim) and Leah (Michael) and nephews Philip (Nimi) and Bruce (Lisa) as well as numerous grand nieces and nephews and extended family. She was predeceased by her mother Agda, father Alfred and brother Milton.
She served as a missionary in Ethiopia for 17 years, working both as a nurse and in literature translation. Since 1976 she lived in Camrose and worked at Rose Haven Home as a nurse for a number of years.
The celebration of her life will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Wetaskiwin (4730- 51st Ave.) on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev.Doug Gordon officiating. Interment at Fridhem cemetery in Ferintosh, AB at 2:00 p.m. for family.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Baptist General Conference Canada, Canadian Heart and Stroke Association , Friends of Fridhem Association or the charity of your choice.