Irmgard Trude Schroeder, 81, a long-time resident of Nelson, passed away peacefully, Monday the 17th of September, 2012 at Jubilee Manor. Born in 1931 in Gros-Rambin, Pommen, Germany, she came to Canada in 1952. She married Karl Schroeder on January 17, 1953, at the St. Johns Lutheran Church in Nelson. Irma loved going to Church, singing, walking , gardening and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She had a wonderful smile that could light up a room.
Irma is survived by her children Paul Schroeder of Cranbrook, Margaret (John) Gamble of Cranbrook, Lisa (Jeff) Murray of Ymir, Gerhard (Pauline) Schroeder of Cranbrook and Robert Schroeder of Cranbrook, her sister Margaret (Ted) Domke of Creston and siblings in Germany, niece Edith (Dick) Wilson of Kimberly, five grandchildren, three great grandchildren and various nieces and nephews in Germany. She is predeceased by her husband, Karl.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, 20 Eglinton Avenue West, 16th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M4R 1K8 or at http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/DonateNow
The Thompson Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. The funeral was held on Saturday, September 22, 2012, at St. Johns Lutheran Church.