VERLA GRACE WILDE passed away peacefully on December 10, 2021 at the age of 85 to join her eternal companion, David Allen Wilde.
She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew and loved her. She was born on March 4th, 1936 in Cardston, the oldest daughter of Foyal and Thelma Smith. She had fond memories of her growing up years with friends and family there. She married David in January, 1958 after both serving missions for the church and together they raised a family on the farm in Welling, Alberta. Verla was known for her selfless service to her family and community. She gave of her time in the most loving, unselfish way to anyone who needed it.
She will be remembered for being a faithful supporter of her family and extended family in their many pursuits. She cherished time with her family and made her home a welcome place where everybody loved to visit She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many positions with the Cub Scout program, Relief Society, Primary and the Young Womens program. David and Verla also served a mission in their retirement years in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Verla is predeceased by her loving husband, David Allen Wilde and her sons, Allen Bruce Wilde and Phillip David Wilde and her parents Foyal and Thelma Smith Surviving Verla are her children, Sandy Hinman, Nerida Reichman and James Milner and her sister Joann Broadhead.
Friends may meet the family at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints WELLING CHALPEL, on Saturday, December 18th, 2021 from 9:30 to 10:45am prior to the Service. Covid exemption program will be in effect, proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test (within 72 hours) is required.
The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am following the viewing with Bishop Danny Balderson officiating.