HERTER, Evelyn Victoria
Family of Evelyn Herter is sad to announce her passing at the age of 86. Born September 20, 1932 in Coalhurst Alberta. Attending Rolling Hills School up to grade 9, when she started working at Purity Dairy. Evelyn enjoyed attending local dances and this is where she met the love of her life Ben, who was the banjo player in the band. Evelyn and Ben married October 4, 1952 and went on to have 5 children. They were married for 66 years and retired in the town of Coaldale. The last few years of Evelyn’s life she spent in care at the Coaldale Health Center where she passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on September 12, 2019.
Evelyn is survived by her adoring husband Benjamin, her son Gerald Herter from Calgary, daughters Colleen Knorr (Joe) from Edmonton, Karen Trites (Barry) from Leduc, and son David Herter (Debbie) from New Mexico. She will also be fondly remembered by her sister Beth Walker and brother Walter Travalia, both in Lethbridge. She is proud grandmother to 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and aunt to numerous nieces and nephews.
Evelyn is predeceased by her parents Florence and Pietro Travalia, brother Bill Travalia, and daughter Sharon Morland.
A Funeral Service will be held at Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home, 703 - 13 St N, Lethbridge, AB, on Thursday September 19, 2019 at 11:00 am. Directly following the service, we invite friends and family to gather for continued fellowship and a lunch at the Italian Canadian Cultural Centre, 1511 St. Edward Blvd N, Lethbridge, AB