Posted: October 22nd, 2015


Alice Schenk (Nee Wevers)

1932 – 2015

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. – 1 Peter 5: 6-7

On Sunday, October 18, 2015, the Lord welcomed into his arms his devoted servant, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, Alice Schenk, at the age of 83.

Alice was born in the Netherlands to John and Willemina Wevers. When she was 19 years old, Alice immigrated to Canada with her family and has resided in Lethbridge since. She was a devoted member of the Christian Reformed Church. Alice worked as a retail manager at various locations such as Woolco, Stewarts Ladies Wear and Shirley K Maternity. In her retirement she actively volunteered at Bibles for Missions thrift store.

Alice married Joe Schenk in 1954 and they had 3 sons together. She is survived by her children and grandchildren, Rob & Karen (Jeremy & Dawn, Gary, Kevin), Jim (Kirsten, Kerri, Kelsey) and their mother Maggie, Wally (Braeden) and his mother Rhonda, (Tiffany, Kevin) and their mother Margaret. Oma Alice is also survived by her precious great grandchildren, Kayla and Emily Schenk, and Ainsley Schweitzer.

Alice is also survived by her siblings, Rita & Corny Biesbroek, Gerry Wevers, Anne & John Lubbers, Ben Wevers,Sylvia Wevers, Dick Wevers, Lynne & Chuck Haines, Nellie & Elroy Nieboer, John & Brenda Wevers, Martin Wevers, Mike & Helen Wevers, and brother-in-law John Vos. Also thankful for the ongoing friendship of Bill & Elaine (Schenk) Krikke. Alice was a special Auntie to numerous nieces and nephews.

Alice was predeceased by her parents, John & Willemina Wevers, her siblings, Jackie Poole, Berna Vos, Aleida Konynenbelt, and her in-laws, Willy Wevers, Arie Konynenbelt, Alan Poole, Henny Wevers, Peggy Wevers, and nephew Tommy Wevers.

A private family viewing will be held from 6:00pm-7:00pm on Thursday, October 22, 2015. Friends are invited to pay their respects between 7:00pm and 8:00pm on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4TH St. S., Lethbridge.

A Graveside Service for family members will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, October 23, 2015 at Mountain View Cemetery.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, October 23, 2015 at MARANATHA CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 260 McGill Blvd. W. Lethbridge, AB with Pastor Tony Maan officiating.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Rehoboth Christian Ministries, at Rehoboth Christian Association for the Mentally Handicapped, P.O. Box 1312, Coaldale, AB, T1M 1N1

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