1932 ~ Eskestrand-Janowsky ~ 2016

Posted: December 1st, 2016

Mrs. Eva Janowsky, beloved wife of the late Keith Janowsky, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. She was 84 years old and suffered complications following a fractured hip. Eva leaves to cherish her memory two precious children: one son, Lyle (Debbie) Eskestrand of Medicine Hat; one daughter, Charlene (Rob) Graham of Gibsons, British Columbia; five amazing grandchildren, Koby Eskestrand, Adam Zeller, Kristen Zeller (Tyler), Danielle (Chris) Merilees and Cameron Graham; one special great granddaughter, Dylan Merilees. She was waiting to welcome twin great grandchildren in January of 2017 (Merilees twins). Eva also leaves to cherish her memory her loving siblings: one brother, Frank (Eve) Welfl of Stoney Plain; one sister, Anne (Albert) Braun of Airdrie; son-in-law, Darrell Zeller; numerous nieces and nephews; and two step-children, Dawn and Darren Janowsky of British Columbia. Every member of her family meant the world to her. Eva was predeceased by her parents, Margaret and Joseph Welfl; her brother, Nick Welfl; her sister, Mary Young (who passed away just a few weeks ago). Also predeceased by her beautiful grandson, Connor Eskestrand; and her precious daughter, Mary Zeller. Eva was born on February 25th, 1932 in Medicine Hat. She grew up on the farm in the Granlee area. She married Keith Janowsky on October 18th, 1980, created many memories for us to cherish and has resided in Medicine Hat until her passing. She enjoyed company, cooking, baking, gardening, dancing, music and spending time with family, friends and grandchildren. Eva loved hockey (especially the Calgary Flames), enjoyed curling and attended all sporting events to cheer on her grandchildren. She also enjoyed travelling and entertaining for many different occasions. One of her favorite activities was her Sunday morning breakfast with her niece, Carole Werre. Her loving heart, wisdom and sense of humor will live on forever. Special thanks to Dr. Doug Mastel, all physicians and staff of 5 West, 2 North and Palliative Care. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Father Francis Tran officiating. A private interment will take place at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Eva’s memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, c/o Medicine Hat and District Health Foundation, 666 – 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Eva Janowsky. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Memorial gifts in Eva’s

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