April 10, 1917 to July 26, 2010
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great great-grandmother, Pauline Merke on Monday, July 26, 2010 at the Beausejour Hospital at the age of 93 years.
Mom is survived by her children: Marge Aitkenhead (friend Elmer Voelpel), Alvin Merke (friend Lucielle), and Iris (Archie) Aitkenhead; grandchildren: Rocky (Christel), Rory (Kim) Aitkenhead, Marlis (Jim) Steinke, Bennett (Marni) Merke, Jayne (Ryan) Watt, Shawn (Sherena) Merke, Melody (Richard) Baronet, Holly (Mark) Selway, Kim (Scott) Zandbergen; great-grandchildren: Jovan, Dezeray, Ramsey, Jared, Conan, Thor, Kya-Lynn, Eric, Tim, Nicholas, Rowan, Tristan, Carter, Ryker, Joshua, Jordan, Kyle, Gavin, Sharon, Emily and Katie; great great-grandchildren: Jayda, Ashton, Seth, Jaden, Lilyanna, Lucy and Sylvia.
Pauline was predeceased by her husband Roy in 1992; parents August, Emma and Olga Schindel; brothers Adolf (Minnie) and William Schindel; son-in-law Norm Aitkenhead and daughter-in-law Diane Merke.
She is survived by brothers Rudolf (Laura) and Fred (Anne) Schindel; sisters-in-law Margaret Schindel, Margaret, Kathleen, Hildegard Merke, Ella Klepatz and also many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 29 at 2:00 p.m. in the Zion Lutheran Church, Gertrude Ave and 1st Street N., Beausejour, with Pastor Bart Coleman officiating. Friends may view at the church prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Zion Lutheran Church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations may be made Pauline’s memory to the Zion Lutheran Memorial Fund.
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