Mary Scheibler
Mary Scheibler

Obituary of Mary Scheibler

Mary Scheibler passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Health Care Centre on July 13, 2019 at the age of 87.  She was born August 15, 1931, on a small rural farm near Wakaw , Saskatchewan and lived there until 1946 when her family moved to a farm outside Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan.  She completed her high school there and moved to Saskatoon where she obtained her secretarial arts certificate after which time she worked in a doctor's office for a year.  In 1952 she moved to Calgary where she was employed as a book keeper at Alberta Pacific Grain.  It was in Calgary that she met Irwin, a truck driver, and after a few years of courting, were married on June 19, 1954.  They then moved to a farm in Trochu where together they made their home and farmed until Irwin's passing in 2014.  While on the farm Mary would milk cows, feed pigs, and kept the farm running while Irwin worked off the farm to make extra cash. She took much pride in gardening and would supply many friends with produce from her garden.  Up and above her household duties, Mary would assist in all farming activities including seeding, and in the fall driving the combine or truck as needed.  As a young mother and wife, she used her sewing talents to make play clothes and special dress clothes for her children.  She was a very good cook and upon visiting, would always offer freshly baked goods.  She maintained her Ukrainian Heritage with the making of pyrogies and cabbage rolls which were enjoyed by all.  Music and singing gave her pleasure along with the friendships of the "Bean Bag Bunch" and "Happy Hour Gang".  Mary and Irwin, accompanied with friends, would travel to various places which included Germany, Hawaii, Venezuela, the Honduras, Costa Rica, Mexico, and some Canadian and U.S. destinations.  In the fall of 2014 she moved to St. Mary's Lodge in Trochu and enjoyed all the various activities and friendships formed there.  She loved going on crop tours and country drives. Visits from her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, friends and neighbors would brighten her day.  

 

                              Mary's Family:

        Irwin - husband of 60 years (deceased)
    Children:
        Nada and Maurice Frere    
        Troy and Kelly Frere & sons Tyson, Ryan, Owen
        Dara and Maegan Frere & children Hayden, Benjamin, Charlie
        Marnie and Jason Seelen & children Morgan, Kale, Joeli

        Maryanne and Joe Kubinec 
        Dianne and Kyle Boon  & sons Levan and Haines
        Barbara & Greg Krukowski & children James, Taden, Lincoln, Emilia   
        Craig Kubinec

        Wayne and Karen Scheibler
        Jonnell and Tom McVicar & children Carter and Lacey
        Jenna Scheibler and Sid Booth
        Jason and Michael Powel

        Aleta (sister-in-law) and Dave Evans
        Connie and Shelby Reichel & family
        Sandy and Jim Courtney & family
        Jerry and Tina Evans & family 

        Roman (Mary's brother-deceased) and Pat Oleksyn
        Kim and Larry Heddon and family
        Penny (deceased) and Dennis Regehr and family
        Edna and Bert Brander and family
        Lisa and Leonard Timmer and family
 

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