nee Poe and Smith
June 8, 1925
March 18, 2006
In the quiet evening of March 18, 2006, Norma passed away at the age of 80 years old.
Norma will be sadly and lovingly missed by her children, Wendy Sawatzkey of Sask., Heather Mohr of B.C., William Jr. Young of AB., Colleen McDames of B.C., Peter Smith of B.C., Debbie Young of Ont., foster son Ed Schlosser.
Cherished by brothers Arthur Smith of Red Deer, Bill Wangsness of Westlock and stepbrother Jack Simmon of AB.
Sadly missed by 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She will be lovingly missed by many nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.
She was pre-deceased by her first husband Roy Smith and second husband Bill Young; son Orrin (Chipper) Smith.
A memorial was held March 24, 2006, followed by a celebration to Capt. Norma Young’s service to God, March 25, 2006. At the service the Frog/Raven’s from Canyon City (Kitwinksilhkw) took back her adopted name “Ba-ak” (White Caps on the Water) to hand down to the next generation.
A special thank you to Dr. Strydom, Heather Austin, Mills Memorial Hospital and all the friends who were always there for Mom. You know who you are and may God bless you for your kindness.