Elfrieda Eichele

Elfrieda Eichele

October 28th, 1939 September 30th, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Elfrieda Eichele, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family of Elfrieda Eichele with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.


Obituary for Elfrieda Eichele (Ferchau)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Elfrieda Eichele on Monday, September 30, 2019. Born in Poland, Elfrieda immigrated at an early age to Canada with her family. She grew up in Redcliff, Alberta. Elfrieda started her secretarial career at Anderson & Desharnais Insurance Company, moved to Weyburn, Saskatchewan where she worked for the Weyburn City Police Department, and finally London Life Insurance Company in Medicine Hat. A life-long learner, Elfrieda spent many hours reading biographies, cookbooks, and world history. Her passions included researching, baking, gardening, and personal finance. She attained a wealth of information and wisdom over her lifetime. Her mentorship, sense of humor, and willingness to listen will be missed by all who relied upon her. Elfrieda will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 59 years, Jakob; daughter, Audrey (Brad) Pavelich; son, Richard (Lorette Dube); grandchildren, Scott, Aaron, and Blake Pavelich; brother, Alfred (Jillian) Ferchau; sisters-in-law, Lilly (William) Seifried, Francis Ferchau, Ellen (Paris Koukis) Ferchau; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Elfrieda was predeceased by her parents, Karl and Selma Ferchau and her brother, Carl. The funeral service will be held at ST. PETER LUTHERAN CHURCH, 758 8th Street S.E. on Friday, October 4th, 2019 at 1:30p.m. with Rev. Pastor Shane Hein officiating. Interment will follow at the Hillside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Medicine Hat Public Library, 414 1st St SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0A8. Condolences may be sent to subject heading Elfrieda Eichele.

To send flowers to the family of Elfrieda Eichele (Ferchau), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Service

    October 4th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    St. Peter Lutheran Church
    758 - 8th Street SE
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    October 4th, 2019
    Pastor Shane Hein
  • Reception

    October 4th, 2019 |
    St. Peter Lutheran Church
    758 - 8th Street SE
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    October 4th, 2019

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Elfrieda. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
Provide comfort for the family of Elfrieda Eichele (Ferchau) by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Provide comfort for the family of Elfrieda Eichele (Ferchau) by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist

Linda Ruetz

Dear Audrey and Brad, we were so sorry to hear about your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time, Audrey.
Linda and Ian Ruetz
Comment | Posted at 09:23am via Condolence

Gabriella Ohlhauser

I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family during this very difficult time.
Comment | Posted at 05:02pm via Condolence

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Share by: