January 17, 1917 – May 20, 2010
Elwin (Nick) Robert Schroeder beloved husband of Leonore, passed away on Thursday May 20, 2010 at the age of 93 years.
Elwin was born in Gadsby, Alberta on January 17th, 1917 and was one of seven children of John Frederick and Vesta Viola Schroeder. He will be forever missed by son Bob (Jane), daughter Diane, Grandchildren Kari, David and John (Sheri Lee), and great grandchildren Tessa Lee and Ryder.
Elwin lived in Gadsby until he enlisted in the airforce in 1941. In 1943, dad and mom were married. After the war they farmed in Nanton until 1960 when they moved to Calgary and raised their family.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Sunday, May 23, 2010 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
A Celebration of Elwin’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8M7 Telephone: (403) 295-1811, www.stars.ca. The family would like to thank Dr. Celis, the Palliative care staff at MacKenzie Care Centre & Rocky View Hospital for the support and care they provided.
In living memory of Elwin Schroeder, 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