1928 - 2021
It is with broken hearts that the family of Blanche Florence McLeod (nee Moline), announce the passing of their mother on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at the age of 93 years. She passed away peacefully with her brothers, daughter Brenda and their spouses by her side.
As a result of the restrictions regarding COVID-19 and the government recommendations, a private burial service was held at the Barnwell Cemetery on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
Due to the fact that in person attendance at the service is limited and by invitation only, those who wish to view the service may do so by visiting this page and choosing the ‘service video recording’ link after 12:00 P.M. on Friday, April 9, 2021.
Blanche will be watching over her family, her three children Gary (Marilyn) McLeod and their family Michael McLeod (Stephen Longe), Bradly McLeod (Donna Medwed) and his daughter Mackenzie, Lindsay Ross (Sean) and their children Liam and Carter, all of Calgary; Terry (Brendan) Woodman of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia; Brenda (George) Wright, their son Jordan Wright and his son Grayson, all of Cardston. She is also survived by two brothers Ernie (Betty) Moline and Keith (Chris) Moline; sister Margaret Schwarz-Clark and by numerous family members and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Lawrence McLeod in 2018 and by numerous other family.
Blanche was a sweetheart baby, born in Farmington, New Mexico on February 14, 1928. Her parents Samuel and Lilla Moline moved the family to Barnwell when she was a child, where they lived the rest of their lives. She was from a family of nine boisterous fun loving children!
Many of you knew Blanche as a dedicated hairstylist. Her passion for doing hair was just one of her many ways of bringing out the best in people. She loved the many friendships with her clients and the fun that was always a buzzin in her salon. She had a very hard time retiring. She loved her nieces and nephews and will be fondly remembered by them for her hair. She embraced life with grace, style and honesty. Her laugh was infectious and her friendship true. Blanche lived with God in her heart every moment and shared with anyone who would listen. Blanche was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and instant friend to everyone she met.
“Mom, we love you and will miss you always. You will leave A large hole in our hearts and the hearts of all who knew you.”