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Mary Schwingenschloegl

Mary SchwingenschloeglOctober 22, 1916 - October 8, 2011The death of Mrs. Mary Schwingenschloegl (nee Stauber) occurred at her residence, Bethany Pioneer Village, on Saturday, October 8, 2011. She was 94 years of age.

Mary SchwingenschloeglOctober 22, 1916 - October 8, 2011The death of Mrs. Mary Schwingenschloegl (nee Stauber) occurred at her residence, Bethany Pioneer Village, on Saturday, October 8, 2011. She was 94 years of age. Mary was born to Joseph and Dorothy (nee Gruber) Stauber on the family farm in the St. Bernard's district, west of the church. She attended St. Bernard's Country School and attained her grade 8. Following her education, Mary stayed home to help her family on the farm. A great part of her responsibility became caring for her infant niece, Geri, whose mother died at an early age. On September 7, 1936, she married Andrew Schwingenschloegl. With this union, Geri became part of the family. In the spring of 1937, Mary's new family moved to a homestead in the Crystal Springs area where they began their mixed farming operation. Mary and Andrew were blessed with six more children. In 1949, they moved to a farm northeast of Middle Lake, and then in 1960 they moved into town and continued to farm. Mary was the janitor for Middle Lake School from 1969 until her retirement in 1976. The Harry Ford Center in Humboldt became Mary's new home in 1997. In 2005, she moved to Birch Manor at Bethany Pioneer Village and eventually, Aspen Manor, until her death. Mary was a very social person who enjoyed time spent playing cards, bingo and visiting with family and friends. Mary was most proud of the simple life she lived, her family and took an active interest in their lives. When asked what made her most happy she replied in reference to her family "when we are all together." Mary will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her children and their families: daughter GERI (Per) Lykkemark of Calgary, AB, and family, DEBRA (Michael) Harries, CONNIE House and children, Jody, Katie and Kyle, DONNA (Bryan) Lawther and children, Erik and Chelsea, PETER Lykkemark, CAROLYN (Jim) Darley and son, Jack, and VALERIE (Russ)Dale and their son, Torsen; daughter PAT (Al) Ziebart of Turner Valley, AB, and family, RUTH (Mike) Obyrne and children, Diane, Marilyn, Jessica and Linda, EDEL (Jason) Sangster and children, Danielle (Paul) Marchand and their family, Abe, Isaac and Tenley, James and Justin, LAURA (Jim) Conlin and family, Ty and Blare; son DELMER (Leah) Swing of Calgary, AB, and daughter, LIELA (Kim) Lowen and daughter, Breanna and Heather (Trevor) Truhn and family Eve and Kyleigh; daughter ERNA (Marcel) Paydli of Saskatoon and family, GARY (Terri) Paydli and children, Anthony, Derek, Dylan and Tasia, WAYNE (Theresa) Paydli and their daughter, Alyssa; son DALE (Shirley) Schwingenschloegl of Calgary, AB, and their son, WES (Liz) Bell and their sons, Eric and Max; daughter GLORIA (Don) Schlitz of Fulda and family, DARA Schlitz and children, Trinity, Tyrell and their mother Lorrie, MELANIE (Jason) Zimmerman and children, Isiah, Liam and Sophia and MARK Schlitz; Fran's family, Norbert Kaiser (Carol Thirsk) and his family, DARYLE (Mary) Kaiser and children, Ryan and Erin, BLAIR (Pat) Kaiser and children, Jordan and Allison, CHARLENE (Guy) Jarvis and sons, Andrew, Matthew and Greg, JARVIS (Lisa) Kaiser and son, Jack; and one sister-in-law, Annie Stauber of Middle Lake. Mary was predeceased by her husband, Andrew Schwingenschloegl; her parents, Joseph and Dorothy (nee Gruber) Stauber; two daughters, Frances Kaiser and Mary (in infancy); one grandson, Glenn Ziebart; three sisters and three brothers: Sarah Ruff; Olivia (John) Lange; Frank Stauber; Martin (Lizzie) Stauber; Katie (Norbert) Struck; and Joseph (Veronica) Stauber. The Prayer Service for Mary was held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at 7:30 p.m., presided by Luella Bregenser. Others taking part were: Mary Kaiser and Al Ziebart, scripture readers; Rhonda Baker, music ministry; and the eulogy was delivered by Melanie Zimmerman. The Funeral Mass was offered on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., celebrated by Fr. Joseph Thangaraj. Both services took place at the Canadian Martyrs R.C. Church, Middle Lake. Others taking part were: Mark Schlitz, cross bearer; Kathleen Dube and Lyle Ecker, music ministry; Edel Sangster and Charlene Jarvis scripture readers; Laura Conlin, intentions; Trinity Schlitz and Tasia Paydli, giftbearers; and Jarvis Kaiser, Blair Kaiser, Daryle Kaiser, Dara Schlitz, Gary Paydli and Wayne Paydli, active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were "all who knew and loved Mary." Interment followed at the Canadian Martyrs R.C. Cemetery, Middle Lake. Memorial donations may be directed to Bethany Pioneer Village or the General Equipment Fund c/o Humboldt District Hospital. Schuler-Lefebvre Funeral Chapel, Humboldt, SK