Tateson – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Valerie Jean Tateson of Brooks, beloved wife of Syl Tateson, Val passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at the age of 72 years. Val was born in Lucky Lake, Saskatchewan on May 16th, 1945, the fourth child of the late Margaret and Clifford Hislop. She was predeceased by brothers Craig and Stewart Hislop and an infant grandson, Matthew Tateson. Val is survived by her husband of 54 years, Syl; and four children, Christine (Brian) of Calgary, Scott (Julie) of Brooks, Kim (Scott) of Calgary and Ben (Candace) of Cereal, Alberta; twelve adored grandchildren; sisters, Beverley (Ed) Henderson of Devon and Jenifer Hislop of Edmonton; sister-in-law Mary Hislop of Nanaimo, B.C. and numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, February 9th at 2:00 PM from the Brooks United Church. Rev. Esther Baerends officiating. A reception to follow at the Brooks EID Legion. In memory of Val, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to Prairie Rose Hospice Palliative Care Society, 24 Coultis Court, Brooks, Alberta T1R 0J8.
Cremation is entrusted to Smith Funeral Home Ltd. and Crematorium, Brooks.