SCHMIDT, Elsie Esther
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Elsie Esther Schmidt (nee Karst) passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the age of 88 years. She was predeceased by her husband (George) Alfred Schmidt (1996); and infant daughter Daphne Darlene (1946). Elsie will be lovingly remembered by her children Maxine (Nicolas) Issa, Gloria (Eugene) Radomsky, and Kevin (Evelyn Gray) Schmidt; grandchildren Nadia (Torrey) Laack, Ramon (Celeste) Issa, Tetiana (David) Appel, Tiffany (Ben) Bartsch, Kelly (Darren) Lambert and Karry Schmidt (Robyn Wallis); great- grandchildren Xavier, Soren and Axel Laack, Chloe, Joshua, Kaidin, Seth and Drew Issa, Zachary and Silas Appel, Caleb Bartsch, Kailey Lambert, and Zoe and Quinn Schmidt. Elsie was born near Cymric, SK to Mary and Sam Karst on April 13, 1926. Elsie attended Ashleaf School until grade 10, and then worked as a telephone operator. On July 23, 1945 she married Alfred. They farmed near Semans and in 1955 moved to a farm in the Qu'Appelle area. Elsie loved horses and usually had at least one on the farm. She also loved playing piano and organ "by ear". In her retirement she took lessons. As a farm wife, she always had a large garden and helped around the farm. In 1995 they retired to Regina. Elsie had a passion for life, family and her church. A CELEBRATION OF LIFE will be held at Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3720 Hill Avenue, Regina, SK on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Elsie may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan, 301, 2550 – 12 Avenue, Regina, SK S4P 3X1 or a charity of your choice. The family would like to express their thanks to the Country Lane Care Home in Pilot Butte for their care and compassion to Elsie. Family and friends are invited to sign the online obituary and tributes page at www.regina-memorial.ca. Arrangements entrusted to
Published in The Regina Leader-Post on June 6, 2014