KROSCHEL, Marjorie Eleanor

Kroschel, Marjorie Eleanor - August 7, 1928 - February 15, 2011 - Marj, beloved wife of Herman Kroschel of Acme, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary after a long illness. Marj was born and raised in Beiseker, Alberta. She and Herman were married in Trochu, Alberta in 1947 and celebrated their 63rd anniversary on November 12, 2010. During their marriage, Marj was a supportive farm wife and volunteered for and participated in many community groups such as Royal Purple and the Royal Canadian Legion Women's Auxiliary. She loved growing flowers and won awards for her beautiful sweet peas. Marj loved to sing and had a talent for playing the piano by ear. Besides Herman, she is survived by 3 children: Lynn (Walter) of Fort McMurray, Barry (Brenda) of Acme and Kelly (Murray) of Calgary; 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. A Funeral Service was held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made in Marj's name directly to the Canadian Cancer Society (Unit 200, 325 Manning Road NE, Calgary AB T2E 2P5) or the S.T.A.R.S Air Ambulance (Box 570 - 1441 Aviation Park NE, Calgary AB, T2E 8M7). To email expressions of sympathy: Subject heading: Marjorie Kroschel . Arrangements entrusted to Mountain View Funeral Home, Calgary.