Ida Schmoland

Ida was born June 27, 1916 at her parents’ farm in the Brightview district. She entered into rest October 3, 2010 at the age of 94. She resided in Ponoka for approximately 60 years.

Ida is survived by her sister Anne Jacobi; her nieces and nephews Marj and Don Haller, Ron and Edline Jacobi, Maxine Mudry, Jennie and Sandy Nauroth, Randy Holmlund and Gwen Wilson and Marvin Tabler.

She was predeceased by her husband (Ben) Bernard Schmoland; her parents Ernestine and Karl Felsch; brothers, Edmund and Alfred; sisters, Alma Risto and Lydia Holmlund and niece Lorna Tabler.

A Funeral Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Ponoka, Alberta on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Ted Hill officiating. Interment will follow at the Forest Home Cemetery.

Donations arte gratefully accepted to the Trinity Lutheran Church or the Rimoka Foundation.

Active Pallbearers

Ron Jacobi, Randy Holmlund, Don Haller, Marvin Tabler, Christopher Jacobi, Derick Holmlund.

Honorary Pallbearers

Brian Haller, Heather Holland, Robbin Nikiforuk, Ryan Tabler, Tonie Nernberg, Heidi Nauroth, Dana Nauroth, Claudine Pflug, Lannie Mudry, Jacinda Mudry.

Sincere Thanks

A special thanks to one and all; to all the staff at the Golden Leisure Lodge for their daily care of Auntie Ida for the past 10 years; to Dr. Halse of Ponoka and all the nursing staff at the Ponoka General Hospital; and all those who went above and beyond to make her life more manageable.

Don’t Say Goodbye

Don’t say goodbye for we will meet again

Once more to share a memory or then

Perhaps to hold each others hand

And feel the warmth of being a friend

Don’t say goodbye for that would be untrue

Each day will bring a memory of you

And with the memory will come a smile

And we can talk again just for a while

Don’t say goodbye for I need only close my eyes

To see your face and feel our love that ties

So only say “until we meet again”

And know we are together till the end

Auf Wiedersehen – Ida

I love you all

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