Beryl Elizabeth Hotte

April 13, 1941 - March 07, 2023


Obituary For Beryl Elizabeth Hotte

Beryl Elizabeth Hotte, long time resident of Hythe, AB, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, at the age of 81 years.

Beryl was born in Edmonton, AB, on April 13, 1941, and was chosen by Ted and Irene Cook to be their daughter. She was raised on the family farm at Hythe, with her brother Bob.

Beryl married Leo Hotte in 1958. Once Beryl’s parents retired and moved into Hythe, Beryl and Leo took over the family farm and raised their five children there. When Leo passed away in April of 2002, Beryl continued to live on the family farm until her passing. She was more than capable of looking after mowing the big yard, rototilling the garden, and shoveling the snow off the sidewalk. Many thanks to neighbor and good friends, Frank and Trudy Loewen, for making sure the driveway was plowed so Beryl could do her daily trips to town to go for coffee and to get the mail.

Beryl worked at the Hythe Hospital/Care Centre for many years. When she retired, she volunteered her time at the Hythe Community Thrift Shop.

Beryl enjoyed reading, knitting, crosswords, jigsaw puzzles, gardening, and spending time with family, grandkids, and friends.

She will be dearly missed by her children: Richard (Kerry), Fred (Crystal), Barbara (Merlyn) Mayer, and Leslie (Bill) Sherba; grandchildren: Justin (Michelle), Dawn (Cody), Jesse (Darcy), Megan (Cordell), Mackenzie, Madison (Bradley), Shelley (Tyler), Pat (Chantelle), Leonard (Jackie), Edward (Danielle), and Johnathan; 13 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and cousins;

as well as sisters in-law Gloria Lock, Coreen Evaskevich (Paul), and Margaret Blair-Cook.

She was predeceased by her parents; loving husband of 43 years Leo Hotte (April 2002); daughter Cheryl Albert (June 2006); brother Bob Cook (April 2019); as well as grandson Ryan Hotte (January 2022).

Special thanks to the EMS teams, and the staff at the Beaverlodge and Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, for their care and compassion.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 2:00pm, at the Royal Canadian Legion in Hythe (9818 100 Ave.).

Memorial donations may be made to the Beaverlodge Hospital Foundation (P.O. Box 480, Beaverlodge, AB, T0H 0C0), or to a charity of one’s choice.

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  • May 30, 2023

    My sympathy to you Barb and Merlyn and family. I always enjoyed your Mom when I worked in Hythe. I would see her and yes always smiling and happy. Judy and John

  • May 30, 2023

    To the Hotte family my sincere condolences go out to you

  • March 25, 2023

    Thoughts of life and compassion of memories of smiles from Beryl, from school days and on. God bless her family and give you Peace! Love ❤️ Connie Rempel

  • March 19, 2023

    We are so sorry for your loss. Beryl always had a smile and a ready laugh. We will miss her 😢 Take care from Gena, Thora and Jorunn Baker

  • March 15, 2023

    Our sympathies to the Hotte family on the passing of their mother. Condolences to your family from Marvin and Marion Stefan

  • March 13, 2023

    Our hearts go out to all the family of Auntie Beryl. What a lovely lady. Always enjoyed our visits at work at her home and in the store or at family reunions. She will be sadly missed for her easy laugh. Hugs from Colleen and Wayne Alde and family and all of the Ed and Sylvia Hotte family.

  • March 13, 2023

    Dear Barbara , Merlyn and family. Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family on the passing of your Mom. May God give you the peace that you seek. Neil & Debbie Gustavson.

  • March 13, 2023

    She will be so missed. Sincere condolences to Beryl's family. Harley & Cathie Jones

  • March 13, 2023

    My sympathy on the loss of your mom, we had many good visits in town, Orlando was your bus driver for many years as well. Condolences to your family from Dorothea Omlid

  • March 13, 2023

    Beryl was such a wonderful lady. Always smiling, always happy. So kind and compassionate. She will truly be missed. I will personally miss chatting with her at the Thrift Store. RIP


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