Shirley Kriwokon

Shirley Anne Kriwokon (Schmidt)

April 23rd, 1930 - July 6th, 2020
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Shirley Anne Kriwokon of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of Walter Kriwokon, passed away on Monday, July 6th, 2020 at the age of 90 years. Shirley leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 69 years, Walter; sons, Randall Kriwokon and Bradley Kriwokon; daughter, Cheryl Gebhardt; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Wilda Price; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Shirley was predeceased by her brother, Arnold “Bud” Schmidt; sister, Norma Dewald; and one granddaughter. Shirley was born on April 23rd, 1930 in Bracken, SK. Shirley met the love of her life, Walter, and they were married on July 6th, 1951. Shirley lived her life with grace and a big heart, demonstrating love and acceptance for all. She was an avid bowler and baker. She loved her church and her family and was one of the kindest and friendliest women one could ever hope to meet. Shirley will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions a private funeral service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5, on Friday, July 10th, 2020 at 3:00 pm with Reverend Dr. Nancy Cocks officiating. Interment will follow at SAAMIS PRAIRIE VIEW CEMETERY. The service will be live streamed through the Saamis Memorial Funeral Chapel’s website at Memorial gifts in Shirley’s memory may be made to the Alberta Diabetes Foundation, 1 – 020 HRIF-East, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1, the Alzheimer Society, 201, 770 – 6th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4J6, or to St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 504 2 St SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0C6. Condolences may be sent through or to subject heading Shirley Kriwokon.
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  • Service

    July 10th, 2020 |
    July 10th, 2020
    Saamis Memorial Funeral Chapel
    1 Dunmore Road SE
    Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reverend Dr. Nancy Cocks
  • Interment

    July 10th, 2020 |
    July 10th, 2020
    Saamis Prairie View Cemetery
    5160 Gershaw Drive SW
    Medicine Hat, Alberta
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Love, Jodie, Bekki, Marika, Kerri and Trudy sent flowers to the family of Shirley Anne Kriwokon (Schmidt).
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Elizabeth Schritt

Posted at 10:16am
Dear Walter,
My deepest sympathy in the loss of Shirley. We enjoyed square dancing with both of you.
Betty Schritt

Jim Horsman

Posted at 12:15pm
I wish to extend my sincere condolences on Shirley's passing to Walter . She will be missed not only by her family but as well by a host of those whose lives she touched. Her devotion to her church was well noted and recognized and her cheerful presence will be missed. Jim Horsman

Michelle klimosko

Posted at 11:42pm
My thoughts and prayers to Walter and the family. Shirley was a beautiful and caring soul that will be deeply missed and never forgotten. She will forever hold a special place in my heart 💜 .

Trudy Laidlaw

Posted at 09:12am
Shirley was a fantastic Mother-in-Law to me. She was always loving, kind, supportive, willing to teach, helpful and encouraging. She will be truly missed. Love Trudy

Love, Jodie, Bekki, Marika, Kerri and Trudy

Posted at 07:45pm
Grandmas love is the type of love that will stay with us for eternity. She will forever be in our hearts and in our thoughts. Xoxo
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