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Ilo (Reed) Edbom

August 17, 1916 ~ January 25, 2019 (age 102)


August 17, 1916 - January 25, 2019

Ilo May Edbom was born on August 17, 1916.  Her parents were Alfred and Gertrude Reed.

Ilo married Brue Edbom in June 1936.  They had four children, James Alfred (Elsie) of Prince George, B.C., Doreen Lewis (Robert) of Regina, Saskatchewan, Linda Yaremchuk (Bill) of Sundown, Manitoba & Susan McLean (Doug) of Piney, Manitoba.

Brue & Ilo farmed in Piney, Manitoba until Brue’s passing in December 1975.

Ilo was predeceased by her loving husband, Brue, her children James Edbom & Susan McLean; her mother Gertrude Skokstad in 1920 and her father, Alfred Reed in December 1961 as well as her sisters, Hazel Johnson, Irene Fitzpatrick, Nina Crosland, Vernoa Anderson and brother Rennel Reed.  Ilo is also predeceased by her grandson Terry Yaramchuck and son in law, Robert James Lewis.  Ilo is survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, family and friends and staff of the Vita Personal Care Home where she resided in her last years.

Ilo was an avid reader and Winnipeg Jets fan for many years.

Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at the Menisino Cemetery in Menisino, MB at 1:00 p.m., followed by a luncheon at the Vita Friendship Centre.  Chase Stewart and Scott McChesney Officiating.

Anyone wishing to make a donation, please feel free to send it to the Vita Personal Care Home.  Alternatively, volunteering your time with clients at the Care Home would be much appreciated. 

Our sincere gratitude to the staff at Vita Personal Care Home for their love and time spent with Grama!



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