Alma Engel originally from Hanna, Alberta passed away peacefully in Calgary at the age of 101 years old.
Alma was born in Leipzig-Romania on September 29, 1918 and came over to Canada with her family in May 1927, and resided in the Hand Hills district.
Mom loved to knit, crochet, bake, garden (especially flowers) and play bingo. She was a long time member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and its ELCW.
Her family will remember her as someone who was always sure that her family was well taken care of and someone who was never idle.
Alma will be dearly missed by her children: Gerald (Armella), Geraldine (Al), Gladys, and Jeannette (Stan); her 12 grandchildren, 22 great grand children, and 2 great great grandchildren. Alma will also be missed by her 2 sisters: Ruby Pahl and Adelia (Harry) Altwasser and her brother Fred Kautz.
She is predeceased by her husband Fred, daughter Eileen (ILeane), son-in-law Walter Fedoruk; 5 siblings, and her parents Fredrick and Mathilda Kautz.
A private grave side service will be held in Hanna, Alberta, with a Celebration of Alma’s life at a later date.
Hanna Funeral Services Ltd., entrusted with the care arrangements; 403-854-5956, www.hannafuneral.ca.