Verna Palechek

Verna Mae (Shantz) Palechek

Verna was born May 17th, 1918 to Christian and Blanche Shantz at the family home on the farm in the Battle River District, northeast of Ponoka. She passed away September 7th, 2013 in Ponoka, Alberta at the age of 95. Verna was pre-deceased by her husband Frank in 1989; parents Christian and Blanche Shantz; brothers Walter (Gertie), Homer (Clarabel), Alton, Leslie (Edithe), Lloyd (Caroline) and Wilfred (Dora); sisters Mary (Vernon) Rix and Joy (Tom) Dorchester; and daughter-in-law Mona Palechek. Left to mourn her passing are her loving family – Ken (Pat) Palechek; K.J (Megan) & Khloe Palechek; Stacy (Trevor) Smith; Bev (Les) Oberst; Michelle (Mike) Maison, Mckalum & Miyah Senft; Kent (Tessa) Oberst; Tracy (Coreen) Palechek; Ange (Cam) Mona & Leyton Fazakas; Chris (Layna) Jakub, Cole & Nikalus Palechek, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. A service of remembrance will be held on Thursday, September 12th, 2013 at 1pm at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Tim Graff officiating. Donations in memory of Verna may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, STARS or the charity of donor’s choice. To express condolences to Verna’s family, please visit www.womboldfuneralhomes.com.


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