Elsbett, Marie Magdalene

ELSBETT – Marie Magdalene Elsbett qf Brooks, Alberta died on March 30, 1990 at the age of 78 years.

She was born at Irvine, Alberta and married Otto Elsbett in January 1939. They resided in the Millicent district and later Patricia until moving to Brooks in 1964.

She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Otto in 1982, a daughter Catherine in 1963 and two sisters, Rose in 1930 and Helen in 1982.

Surviving are four sons, Victor and his wife Betty of Patricia, Robert of Edmonton, Bernie and his wife Donna of Brooks and Max and his wife Gerlinda of Brooks, 11 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, a sister, Agena (Anton) Schafer, two brothers, Nat (Tilley) and Joe (Rose) all of Medicine Hat and nieces and nephews.

Following a family service in Calgary this morning funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, April 4 (today) at 3 p.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Reverend Fr. John Petravicius celebrant. Interment will follow in the Brooks Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Tom Elsbett, Brian Elsbett, Darrel Elsbett, Darcy Elsbett, Wayne Elsbett and George Elsbett.

If friends desire memorial donations may be made to the charity of their choice.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.