Posted: March 9th, 2021


ANNA VIVIEN KRUSZEWSKI, beloved wife of Louis Kruszewski, passed peacefully at home in her sleep on Friday, March 5, 2021 at the age of 85 years.

Besides her husband Louis, Vivien is survived by her children: Louis (Sarah), Lee (Maria), Les (Sue), Loren (Vickie) and Lynn, 13 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter as well as her brothers Roswell (Huguette) and Lloyd (Sue) and sister Anne Brown.

She was predeceased by her sisters Jackie Guyette and Judy Smith.

Vivien came out west from Nova Scotia to work at the Banff Springs hotel in 1958, later meeting Louis in Lethbridge. She worked as a Home-Ec teacher and they farmed for a living, raising their five children and enjoyed many vacations, gardening, and gathering with family and friends. Vivien loved visits from her children and their families and always welcomed everyone with open loving arms. She will be remembered for her big heart, love of cooking, beautiful smile, and caring nature.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM with Father Kevin Tumback celebrating. The Mass will be live streamed and may be accessed via Vivien’s obituary on the Cornerstone website.

Vivien will be laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Vivien, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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