Joyce Schmautz of the Sandstone Lodge, Okotoks, passed away, after a short battle with COPD at the High River Hospital, on Sunday, March 16, 2008 at the age of 74 years.
Joyce was born in Calgary in 1933 and moved to the High River Area with her Mom and sister Carol. She met the love of her life, Emil Schmautz and they celebrated many happy years together. They were blessed with four sons, Fred, Terry, Randy, and Darrell who worked in their Shell Service station on Heritage and Elbow for years and on the family farm in Aldersyde. Joyce was a strong, determined woman whose family was very important to her.
Joyce is survived by her children, Fred (Brenda), Terry (Nancy), Randy (Nancy), and Darrell (Diane); and eight grandchildren, John and Grant, Tanelle and JJ, Brian and Darren, and Dallas and Dayna; one great-granddaughter Alexis; and family in Ontario and Alberta. She was predeceased by her husband Emil in 1998 and sister Carol Nicholls.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, March 24, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Joyce Schmautz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences