CHINSKI – Madeline (Madge) Elsie Chinski. beloved wife of Fred Chinski passed away in Brooks, AB on Saturday, August 9th, 2003 at the age of 70 years. Madeline was born in Kayville, Saskatchewan on November 25th, 1932. She was the youngest sister in her family of eleven. Madge moved to Weyburn, Saskatchewan and worked at the SourisValleyHospital as a nurse’s aid. She married Fred Chinski on April 29th, 1955 and they resided in Saskatoon and later in the farming community of Cedoux, Saskatchewan. Madge and Fred have resided in Brooks since 1997. More than anything she loved her family. Her children and grandchildren were a source of inspiration and enjoyment which gave her strength, courage and a strong will to live . She enjoyed; gardening, reading books and long nature walks. Madge will be remembered for her laughter and incredible sense of humour. Her parents and three sisters predeceased her. Madge is also survived by her loving family, husband Fred and six children, Audrey Thackeray and her husband Barry of Brooks, Fred and his wife Faye of Okotoks, Murray and his wife Cheryl of Stoney Plain, Leonard and his wife Sandy of Red Deer, Barbara Paquette of Calgary and Darrald and his wife Jenni of Calgary; 11 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; 7 brothers and numerous nieces and nephews. Prayer services were held at 7:00 PM on Monday, August 11th and Funeral Mass was at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, August 12th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Active Pallbearers were, Fred Chinski, Murray Chinski, Leonard Chinski, Darrald Chinski, Barry Thackeray, and Wade Thackeray. Internment followed at Brooks Cemetery. In memory of Madge, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, #102, 1865 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat T1A 1Z8. Arrangements in care of SMITH FUNERAL HOME. Telephone 362-4636 or 1-866-362-4652.