December 15, 1939 – January 8, 2016
Margaret Alice Bradford (nee French) of Barriere, British Columbia, passed away on January 8, 2016, in Kamloops, B.C. at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home, at the age of 76 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Margaret was born on December 15, 1939 in Manville, Alberta. She is survived by her loving husband Stan, sons Rick (Julie), and Randy, daughter Sam, grandsons Kevin and Dayton, granddaughters Miranda and Alisha, stepdaughter Mona, stepson Darcy (Jana), and of course her unofficial adopted son Geno Loewen. Margaret was predeceased by her mother Margaret, father Edward and half sister Marie.
Margaret achieved her grade 12 in Manville, AB. She had many interests and jobs over the years. She was a scorekeeper for Barriere Minor Ball, an ambulance attendant, a cashier at the Red & White grocery store, she held numerous waitressing jobs and she also found time to look after the Barriere Legion Branch #242.
Mom had a huge love for the farm and her cows. She loved gardening and being outdoors, she loved rodeos and especially the chuckwagon races. She also liked attending auction sales. Mom loved her kids and especially her #1 grandson Kevin. Mom was known for her straight forwardness whether you liked it or not.
There will be a gathering to celebrate the life of Margaret Alice Bradford at the Fall Fair Hall in Barriere, B.C., on February 6, 2016 at 1:00p.m. Donations in memory of Margaret may be made to the British Columbia Cattlemen’s Association, #4 – 10145 Dallas Drive, Kamloops, B.C., V2C 6T4. Arrangements are entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, Barriere, B.C., telephone 250- 672- 1999. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at WWW.NTFuneral.com