1928 ~ ELSIE TURKOSZ ~ 2018

Posted: September 11th, 2018

Elisabeth “Elsie” Turkosz passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 6th, 2018 at the age of 90 years. She was born on September 5th, 1928 in Berndorf, Austria. She is survived by her brother, Kurt Staniek of Kapuskasing, Ontario and his son, Shane of Toronto; two sisters-in-law, Helen Knutson of Medicine Hat and Julia Lenfesty of Drumheller; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Turkosz on January 14th, 2014; her parents, Rudy and Helen Staniek; her sister-in-law, Patricia Staniek in 2017; and two brothers-in-law, Harold Knutson and Doug Lenfesty. Elsie immigrated from Berndorf, Austria with her parents and young brothers in 1950, settling in the Brooks and Duchess area. This is where she met Stan and they were married on September 13th, 1958. They farmed at Jenner and after 17 years, Stan and Elsie retired to Medicine Hat. They loved to camp, fish, garden and visit with friends. They also enjoyed traveling places like Austria, Florida, California, Mexico and Barbados, which was Elsie’s favorite place. In the 1990’s they moved to the Wellington and after Stan’s passing, Elsie made her home at River Ridge Senior’s Village where she was lovingly cared for. The family would like to thank all her caretakers at River Ridge. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 10:30 am with Deacon Robert Risling officiating. Interment will follow at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Elsie’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Elisabeth Turkosz. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

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