July 14, 1963 – Calgary, Alberta
December 12, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Simone Schroeder passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the age of 54, in the arms of her loving husband, Jonathan Schroeder, and surrounded by family and friends.
She fought a two year battle with cancer with grace, tremendous strength and compassion. She will be remembered for the beautiful light she was in everyone’s lives and will be dearly missed by her husband Jonathan, and three children, Christian, Gabrielle, and Jonathan Junior (JJ). Simone was born in Calgary, where she grew up as the youngest child in a family of eight. She studied business in the U of A, where she met many lifelong friends. After beginning her career at Petro Canada, Simone chose to further her education, receiving her MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. During her career, Simone worked at Petro Canada, Amoco, BP and Husky in accounting, gas marketing, and risk management roles. She enjoyed spending time as a child at the family cabin in Jasper and later in life at the family cabin in Montana where she enjoyed sailing, skiing, golfing and hosting events. Simone will always be remembered for her selfless devotion to family, friends and numerous volunteer organizations.
Simone was predeceased by her father, Jean Louis Lebel, her mother Therese Lebel (nee Barry); and her brother Robert. In addition to her family, Simone is survived by her brothers, Pierre (Sheila) and Charles; her sisters, Margo Lebel and Louise Sheeran; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Relatives and close friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church (8944 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with lunch to follow at the Calgary Golf and Country Club (one block west of Elbow Drive on 50th Avenue S.W.) Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
Her family wishes to thank the medical professionals and caregivers at the Tom Baker Cancer Clinic and the Sarcee Hospice who helped care for Simone over the last two years.
In living memory of Simone Schroeder, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences