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RAASCH, Lina (nee Brust)

November 3, 1927 – Puchawa, Poland
January 13, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Lina Raasch, age 90, beloved wife of Siegfried Raasch, in her home, surrounded by her family.

Besides Siegfried, her loving husband of 66 years, Lina will be dearly missed and forever loved by her daughters, Ingrid (Harold) Ilgert and Doreen (Harry) Semenjuk; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Hanna Brust; siblings Alice Grobermann, Alma (Tom) McKenzie, and Walter (Susan) Brust.

Lina dearly loved the Lord and her family with a gentle, sweet and serving heart.

She was predeceased by her parents, Hermann and Emma Brust; brother Edmund Brust and brother-in-law Harold Grobermann.

A Celebration of Lina’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Saturday, January 20th at 10:30 am, with viewing one hour prior to the service. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Graveside service will follow in the Queen’s Park Cemetery, 3219 4th Street NW. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Gideons Int’l in Canada, Box 3619 Guelph, ON N1H 7A2 Telephone: (1-888)-482-4253, www.gideons.ca .

In living memory of Lina Baasch, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Sieg & Irma Schuler

    Our sincere condolences to you Br. Raasch, Ingrid and Harold, Doreen and Harry and extended families. It is our prayer that God would comfort your hearts in this time of sorrow and loss. “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?” John 14:1-2. Your family will be in our prayers!

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  2. H.D. und E. Nimz

    Lieber Bruder Raasch, liebe Geschwister Ilgert und Semenjuk!
    Wir möchten euch unser herzliches Beileid wünschen und beten, dass der Gott alles Trostes, unser geliebter Herr Jesus, euch Beistand, Kraft und Gnade verleihen möchte!

    H.D. und E. Nimz

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  3. Philipp, Hertha Goeres and family

    Sincere condolences to the Raasch family. May God comfort you at this time
    Thinking of you at this time………

    Philipp, Hertha Goeres and family

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  4. Hardy & Doris Sonnenberg

    Our heartfelt condolences to Br. Raasch, the Ilgert, the Semenjuk, and the Sonnenberg families. We treasure fond memories of Schw. Raasch.

    Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
    Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us. 2 Co 1:2-4

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