Sept. 16, 1928 - Jan. 5, 2020
It is with heavy hearts the family of Iva Wilda Hogg announce her passing at Bonnyville Extendicare at the age of 91 years.
She was born in Kincardine, Ontario to William and Ruby Smith and grew up at their tile yard in Kingarf, Ontario, with two brothers Charles and Bruce. When she
moved West to work she met and married Harold Hogg. They were blessed with a large family of 12 children. Raising them for a number of years on Harold’s Dad’s homestead in Kegworth, Saskatchewan until they moved to Bonnyville in 1969.
She enjoyed a life well lived as a domestic engineer, chef, baker, birder, gardener, nurse, wife and mother extraordinaire! Birds, African Violets and other house plants, quiet grace, love of humour, kindness, strength, dedication to her husband’s health, beauty, straight forwardness, pride - these words speak of the beautiful person she was inside and out. She was loved by many and admired by all.We were blessed to know her, she was such a grand lady.
She lived her last few years at Bonnyville Extendicare were she received such quality caring and friendship, we will be forever grateful. Thank you Dr. Defreitas,
Kim and staff of Bonnyville Extendicare.
Wilda will be lovingly remembered by her children: Eldon (Lorna) Hogg of Spruce Grove; Elaine Hogg (daughter-in-law); Susanne (George) Klein of Maidstone,
SK; Herbert (Shelley) Hogg of Princeton, BC; Nora (Ronnie) Chachula of Wolf Lake; David (Cathern) Hogg of Onoway; Daniel Hogg of Wolf Lake; Charles Hogg
of Vegreville; James (Kathy) Hogg of Edmonton; Gayleen Chachula of Lacorey; and special daughter Linda Hogg of Wainwright; and her brother Charles (Edith) Smith of Ripley Twp, Ontario. She was blessed with 42 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, who are her diamonds.
Wilda was predeceased by her husband Harold G. Hogg; three sons - Harold Jr., Eric and Robert; four grandsons - Eric Jr., Sheldon Hogg, Tanner Hogg and Lorne Klein; one great grandson - James D. Chachula; son-in-law Brian Chachula; her parents William and Ruby Smith; and one brother Bruce Smith.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Bonnyville Baptist Church, 4111 43 Ave., Bonnyville, AB. at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bonnyville Extendicare Recreation Program.
Northern Lights Funeral Chapel
Cold Lake 780-594-6083
& Bonnyville 780-826-6083