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SCHNEIDER – Augustine (Gus) Albert

June 29, 1932 – July 29, 2010

Augustine Albert Schneider, beloved husband of Anne Marie, passed away on July 29, 2010, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Gus leaves to mourn his passing his wife of fifty years; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gregory (Teresa) and Geofrey (Kelly); three grandchildren, Branson, Brookelyn and Clay; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. He is also survived by three sisters, Angeline, Maria and Marcella; and his brother Edward. He was predeceased by his parents Theresia and Johannes; sister Antonia; brothers, Nicholas, Peter, Bernard, Jacob, John, and Paul.

Gus was born in Saskatchewan on a farm near Cactus Lake where he learned the values of frugality and hard work at an early age. He was a tireless worker, never one to be idle. His greatest passions were his children and especially his grandchildren. He made every effort to stay involved in their lives whenever possible and especially enjoyed spending time outdoors. Gus had many hobbies – gardening, growing roses, carpentry, making wine and a love for sports and fishing.

We love you and we’ll miss you! You taught us never to quit.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke’s Catholic Church (1566 Northmount Drive N.W. – Corner of Northmount Drive & Northland Drive N.W.) on Friday, August 6, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. You may forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email The family wishes to thank all his health care providers who touched our lives with kindness, compassion and caring, helping to ease his struggle with cancer. Special thanks to the doctors and staff at Preventous, Tom Baker Cancer Clinic, Carewest – Sarcee Hospice, Home Care and Comcare Health.

In living memory of Gus 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. Erik & Lilly Ann Christensen :

    Dear Anne and all of your family.

    Erik and I extend our sympathies to all of you. We are so sad that such a wonderful man is not with you anymore to share your lives.

    You are in our thoughts and prayer’s.

    Take care. We are thinking of you!

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  2. Terry Herbert, Adam, Sarah, Bryan & Claudia, Baby Bella :

    We are all so saddened by the passing of your beloved Gus – husband, father and grandfather. Our fondest memories of Gus were when we came down to Calgary for a weekend visit, and he took us all to Calloway Park, the backyard BBQ’s, & helping us skateboard out in front of your house! We cherish his memory forever, and extend our deepest sympathy to you Anne, Greg, Geof and your families. Take care all of you. With love, Terry and family.

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  3. Phil & Dianne Delainey :

    Dear Anne and family,

    Sorry to hear about your loss.

    We’ll keep you in our prayers.

    Phil & Dianne

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