A life well lived, a life well loved.
Our beautiful Mom Emma Mathilda (Torgerson) Folstad passed away peacefully with her daughter Donna at her side and into the arms of Jesus and her husband Ed on January 4, 2012, at the age of 93 years.
Emma was born at Weldon, SK on August 3, 1918, one of eight children. Emma and Ed married September 23, 1936 and they enjoyed 67 years together before Ed’s passing in 2003. Emma was predeceased by her husband Ed, daughter Elinore (Michael Dumont), parents Knut and Rosella and two grandsons. She is survived by Gerald (Lileah), Marlene (Burt Zacharias), Ken (Joanne) and Donna (Dean Martin), as well as numerous nieces and nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
A Funeral Service for Emma will be held on Thursday, January 12th at 1:00 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, 1162 Hudson Road, West Kelowna, BC, with Pastor Ed Skutshek conducting the Celebration of Life.
Emma’s family wishes to express their gratitude to Pastor Ed and the congregation of Grace Lutheran Church, to Dr. Larry Bobyn and staff at Sun Pointe Village for caring of our Mom for the past two years. Your care and concern will never be forgotten. Blessed be the memory of Emma Folstad, the best Mom and Grandma in the world! In honour of Emma’s memory, donations can be made to the Canadian Lutheran World Relief, Canadian Bible Society and the Christian Blind Mission.
The service for Folstad, Emma is scheduled for Thursday, January 12th at 1:00 pm . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.