Henry Jesse Valentine Schappert beloved husband of Helen Schappert of Crossfield, AB, passed away on October 16, 2008
at the age of 73 years.
Henry was born September 13, 1935 in Langenburg, Sask. Henry achieved his Bachelor of Science in agriculture and Masters degree in Soils Science from the University of Saskatchewan. He married Helen on December 8, 1962 and they resided in Saskatoon, and later in Regina where Henry worked for the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool; later for the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Board. Henry also farmed in the Langenburg district for many years, before coming to Crossfield to be closer to his children and grandchildren. Henry never could fully retire, pursuing his passion for home design and construction until the very end. He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather, who was faithful to his God and devoted to his family.
Survived by his loving wife Helen, daughter Michele Hollins and her daughters, Kacie and Jessica; son Kurt Schappert and daughter-in law, Kathy Yourth and their children, Jakob and Zoe; sisters, Mildred and Linda, Brother, Richard as well as numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws.
Funeral Services will be held at the Crossfield Baptist Church on Monday, October 20, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588. or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.
Special thanks are extended to the Doctors, nurses and staff at Unit 47 of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the Agape Hospice for the compassion and care shown to Henry and our family.
In living memory of Henry Schappert, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences