Ivy Kay Schindel-Smith Ivy passed away peacefully on March 21, 2021 at the age of 97 years. She was born at home in Midale, Sk on October 22, 1923, to Edward and Margaret (Fleury) Hacke. Ivy was the youngest of five children. She grew up and received her education at Midale SK. On October 22 1946, Ivy married Alfred Schindel of Macoun, SK, where they raised their family of three sons and one daughter: Bill, Ron, Gary and Myfanwy. They resided in Macoun, SK until 1971. Upon leaving Macoun, they moved to Red Deer, Alberta where Ivy was a nurse's aide at Michener Center. Ivy and Alfred also managed the Willow Apartments in Red Deer for several years. Alfred passed away in Red Deer in 1989. Ivy later married Tom Smith who passed away in Dec, 2002. Ivy enjoyed her time with family, the outdoors, gardening and travelling whenever she was able. Ivy spent her last few years at Westpark Lodge in Red Deer as her eyesight and health started to fail. Ivy is survived by: Daughter in Law: Louise Schindel; Grandchildren: Brent (Arliss) and Brad (Shsse) Great Grandchildren:Keegan (Jenn), Logan, Braidyn, Carson, and Ryder Great great granddaughter Madison. Ron (Bev), Grandchildren: Sherry (Cory), Coralee (Glen) Great grandchildren: Jocylyn, Carley, Renick and Taya. Gary (Joan), Grandchildren: Christina (Kelvin), Kevin, Kenneth (Randi) and great grandchildren: Courtney, Riley, James, Brandon and Elizabeth Daughter: Muff Robinson, Grandchildren Kaileigh, (Roland), Mykel, Mathew, and Ashleigh (Chris)Great Grandchildren: Hanna, Jacob, Cameron and Connor. Sister in law Dorothy Schindel along with many nieces and nephews. Ivy was predeceased by her husband, Alfred Schindel, husband Tom Smith, son, Bill Schindel, great granddaughter Hope Enns, Parents, Edward and Margaret Hacke, Brothers: Myrl (Myrtle), George (Mabel), Lloyd (Margrette) and sister Elaine (Goldie). Cremation has taken place and Ivy will be laid to rest in Macoun, SK at a family graveside service at a later date. The family would like to thank the staff at Westpark Lodge for their care and support of Ivy while she resided there. Also, thank you to the Red Deer Arbor Memorial Funeral Home for their care and services at the time of Ivy's passing.
Published in Estevan Mercury from Apr. 28 to May 28, 2021.