Posted: June 27th, 2017


MRS. SELMA MOHRMANN of Shaughnessy, beloved wife of Willy, passed away surrounded by family on June 23, 2017 at the age of 87 years.

Selma was born in Emiluwke, Ukraine on August 11, 1929 and immigrated to Canada in 1953. She resided near Picture Butte upon arriving in Canada. Selma worked hard all her life. She began hoeing sugar beets when she arrived and continued to work for farmers to help get her family established in their new home. Once she and Willy settled their own homestead, Selma helped with farm work, attended to her children and did whatever else needed to be done. She was always working. Selma enjoyed gardening and, in particular, was known for the large potato fields she tended by hand; she was not afraid to get her hands dirty. She was known for her baking and seemed to enjoy her time in the kitchen. Selma also enjoyed German music, sewing and crocheting, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Everything Selma did showed her strength and determination. In her life, Selma overcame many adversities and, in her later years, she endured numerous difficult back surgeries.

Selma leaves to mourn her sisters Adena (Walter) Ernst, Mary (Otto) Richert and her brother Leo Kirsch and nephew Reinhold; her children Ursula (Glen) Jacklin, Ingrid (Ron) Wolodchenko, Walter (Joanne) Mohrmann, Erika (Bill) Kirsch, Rudy Mohrmann, Monika Mohrmann and Mike (Amy) Mohrmann. She is also survived her grandchildren Samantha Tillet, Kim Fink, Shane (Elaina) Mohrmann, Shantel (Chris) Mohrmann, Nicole Wolodchenko, Austin Mohrmann, Scott Mohrmann, Nicholas Mohrmann, Cohen Mohrmann, Alexis Mohrmann and Makayla Mohrmann, and her great-grandchildren Emily Todd-Healey and Kashton Wolodchenko, as well as numerous neices and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, daughter Christel, sister-in-law Elsa, granddaughter Candace and her beloved husband Willy.

Visitation for family & friends will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Tuesday, June 27th from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

The Funeral Service will be held at the CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 416 – 12th Street South, Lethbridge, on Wednesday, June 28th, at 12:00 P.M., with Pastor Olivier Ravelojaona officiating.

Interment will follow at the Mountain View Cemetery, Lethbridge.

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2 Condolences for “MOHRMANN, Selma”

  1. Eleanor Orser says:

    Deepest sympathy and my condolences Erika and family on the passing of your mother!

  2. Janet Skretting says:

    Your mother and my father have passed. Selma’s children and grandchildren helped me and mine get through the final days in palliative and for that I thank you all. Cheers to coffee and watermelon sharing. Hugs to all the loved ones she left behind xox !!

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