Sadie Dewar Kroening (Wallace / Rentz) passed away peacefully at the age of 89, surrounded by family on December 8, 2012. Sadie was born October 11, 1923 in Glasgow, Scotland and was one of thirteen children born to James and Jane Wallace. Sadie arrived in Canada as a War Bride on May 12, 1946. She married her first husband Elmer Rentz on December 27, 1945 and they settled in Ponoka. They had two children, Marlynn and Gordon. Sadie was married to Elmer for 21 years before he passed away in May of 1966. In July 1970 Sadie married Withold Kroening who had two children, Charlene (Bunny) and Gerry. They quickly became a close family of 6. Sadie enjoyed her many grandchildren: Cory Griffiths, Marcia Steer (Griffiths), Christy MacDonald (Kennedy), Cathy Jarmain (Kennedy), Bethany Rentz, Amy Rentz, Sarah Rentz, Kelly Rentz, Brant Kroening and Cassandra Kroening. Sadie was also a great grandmother to Jessie and Julie Steer and Matthew MacDonald. Sadie was predeceased by her husband, Withold Kroening who passed away earlier this year in February of 2012. Sadie is survived by her children: Charlene Griffiths (Terry), Marlynn Kennedy (Craig), Gordon Rentz (Sandra) and Gerry Kroening. Sadie will be fondly remembered by all of her family and many friends. A celebration of Sadie’s life will be held at Ponoka United Church (5020- 52nd Avenue, Ponoka Alberta) at 1:00 p.m. Friday December 14, 2012. We invite family and friends to attend a tea at the United Church Hall following the service. If family and friends so desire, tributes can be made to the Alberta Heart and Stoke Foundation of Alberta (Telephone: 403-264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca) or the Palliative Unit of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre (5800-57Avenue, Ponoka Alberta). To express condolences to Sadie’s family, please visit www.womboldfuneralhomes.com.
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