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Eva Findlay

Eva Findlay

January 26th, 1921 November 9th, 2020

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Obituary for Eva Findlay (Schafer)

Eva Findlay of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Telford Findlay, passed away on Monday, November 9th, 2020 at the age of 99 years. Eva leaves to cherish her memory her children, Colleen (Clarence) Haaf, Colette (Murray) Mayer, and Merlin (Pat) Findlay; grandchildren, Matt (Laura) Haaf, Jessica (Clay) Montoya and Kristopher Mayer; great-grandchildren, Kingston and Grayson Haaf and Nova and Clove Motoya; brother, Otto Schäfer; sister, Alma Zerr; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Eva was predeceased by her husband, Telford, parents, Christian and Ludwica Schäfer; four brothers; and two sisters. A private family graveside will take place on Monday, November 16th, 2020 at Hillside Cemetery with Deacon Terry Olson officiating. Mom was very devoted to her family. Her Grandchildren and later Great grandchildren brought her special joy. She spent countless hours in her garden tending her flowers and raspberries. She was an exceptional cook and her cabbage rolls and buns were family favorites. Mom also enjoyed sewing and we all cherish the beautiful quilts she made. For the past few years Mom was a resident at Riverview care center. She was often found roaming the halls in her wheelchair checking on everyone. Mom was well cared for there. She loved all her "girls" and they loved her back. Mom your bright blue eyes, feisty spirit and beautiful smile will be missed by all. Memorial gifts in Eva's memory may be made to Alberta Pound and Rescue Centre (APARC), 1002 South Railway Street SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 2W2 or to the S.P.C.A., 55 Southview Drive SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Eva Findlay.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Hillside Cemetery
    Gershaw Dr SW & 10 Ave SW
    MEDICINE HAT, AB
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    Officiant
    Deacon Terry Olson
  • Interment

    November 16th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Hillside Cemetery
    Gershaw Drive SW & 10 Avenue SW
    Medicine Hat, Alberta
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    November 16th, 2020
    1:00pm

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Nancy Steinkey

Dear Colleen and Clarence, Collette and Murray, Merlin and Pat and all your family
Sending our thoughts and prayers for you at the passing of your dear Mom and Grandma. I know she will be greatly missed.
Love
Nancy and Bob Steinkey and our family
Comment | Posted at 01:27pm via Condolence
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shirley dreger

Collette, Colleen, Merlin & families. Sorry for your loss. She was a good person. full of life, slays doing something. All those time I spent over there I don't recall her just sitting and doing nothing. My condolences to all. Hugs and prays.
Comment | Posted at 11:10am via Condolence
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Merle L Davies

Eva's Family
She was such a beautiful woman & well liked - hard for me to she was 99 years - my deepest sympathy to all of the family - I'm sure you will miss her
Comment | Posted at 08:10pm via Condolence
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Gord and Joan Pollock

Dear Colette, Colleen, Merlin and families,
We are saddened to hear your mom passed away. She was a lovely lady and it was a pleasure to spend time and visit with her. May the memories you hold in your hearts bring you comfort and peace.
Our thoughts and prayers,
Gord and Joan Pollock
Comment | Posted at 01:35pm via Condolence

Monica Weishaar

Our deepest condolences Colleen, Collette, Merlin & families. Your mom was the sweetest lady I have ever met. I loved always going over to their house in Redcliff . She always had such good baked treats & was always so warm & welcoming. I also always loved their cat Tiny & their dog Red. She’ll be sadly missed. Much love, healing & prayers to all of you.
Xoxoxo
Love,
Monica Weishaar (Wutzke)
Comment | Posted at 12:30pm via Condolence
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