Posted: April 23rd, 2019

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Melba Rath announce her peaceful passing in Calgary, AB on Sunday, April 14 at the age of 93.

Melba is lovingly remembered by her children Delphine, Joyce, Terry (Carol), Leslie (Karen); grandchildren Nathan (Kelly), Cindy (Joel), Darren (Angela), Amber (Chris), Christa; great-grandchildren Lily, Sophie, Carson, Malcolm, Eric, Lexus; brother Leonard (Lorraine), and many nieces and nephews. Melba was pre-deceased by her husband Emil, of 53 years, her parents Fred and Mary Schwabe, and brother John.

Melba farmed south of Medicine Hat for many years before retiring and moving into Medicine Hat. Melba will be remembered for her love of her family, farming, gardening, music and nature.

There will be a private Celebration of Life held in Calgary, AB for the immediate family.

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