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SCHNEIDER – Evelyn Isabel (Kaminski)

October 12, 1930 – March 5, 2011

Evelyn Schneider beloved wife of Arnold of Calgary, passed away on March 5, 2011 at the age of 80 years.

Evelyn was born in Lemberg, SK where she was raised and went to school. Following high school, Evelyn moved to Calgary where she was employed in various clerical positions. She married Graham on October 14, 1961 and raised Doug and Shannon in Calgary and Edmonton. They resided in Edmonton until Graham passed away in 1980. She married Arnold on May 3, 1986 in Edmonton, and they resided in Drumheller, Edmonton, Calgary and Victoria. They returned to Calgary five years ago and enjoyed living in their retirement community. In her youth, Evelyn was an award winning member of the 4H Club and an avid ball player. She was an exceptional seamstress, creating and sewing clothing for herself and family. Evelyn loved music and dancing, and was a devoted member of the Lutheran Church. Her grandchildren were her greatest treasure.

Evelyn is survived by her loving husband Arnold, one son Doug Campbell (Sandy Mah) of Summerland, BC, son-in-law Jonathon Reiter of Victoria, BC, grandchildren Benjamin, Hannah, Nicole, Arnold’s family, Rick (Bernadette) Schneider of Shaunavon, SK, Brent Schneider (Mary Kennedy) of Kingston, ON, Kevin Schneider (Karen Wood) of Saskatoon, SK, Darcy (Susan) Schneider of Regina, SK, grandchildren, Prism, Summer, Lisa, Adrian, Olivia, Oliver, Samuel, Anna, Justin and Samara. She is also survived by a brother Arthur (Louise) Kaminski of Calgary and a sister Emilie Weich of Calgary.

She was predeceased by her first husband Graham Campbell, daughter Shannon Reiter, sister Rose Naimish and brother Leonard Kaminski.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Monday, March 7, 2011 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at ADVENT LUTHERAN CHURCH 11 Scenic Acres Gate N.W.
Calgary, AB on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.    You may forward condolences through

In living memory of Evelyn Schneider, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.  Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Sharon Jessup :

    Evelyn was a wonderful person. Her love for family, kindness, charm, and enthusiasm for life were so appreciated by everyone who knew her. I was blessed to have Evelyn as part of my life for many years, and her memory will always remain very dear to me. My heartfelt condolences to Arnold and the rest of the family.

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  2. Susan Jessup :

    I am thinking of you and your family, Arnold. I remember Evelyn as a gentle kind woman with a wonderful sense of humour.
    Take good care of yourself and please look me up, if you find yourself in Ottawa.

    Susan Jessup
    42 Crichton Fine Foods

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  3. George Findlay :

    We are saddened at Evelyn’s passing. It’s been a long time between visits. Her immediate family won’t know us but they have our condolences. We would like to be remembered by Arthur(Louise) and Emilie. God Bless you all. Donna & George

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