She was born in Hungary and came to Canada on July 26, 1929 and farmed at Tilley from 1929 to 1964.
She resided with her son Steve and his wife Bertha for 33 years and entered Newbrook Lodge in 1990 where she has resided since.
She was predeceased by her husband Imre in 1955, two sons Emery in 1977, and Steve in 1982 and a daughter Mae in 1987.
Surviving are a son John in Australia, a daughter-in-law, Bertha Figeczki of Brooks, a son-in-law, Bill Adam, three grandchildren, Barry Adam (Elaine) of California, Bill Figeczki (Marita) Calgary, Teresa Frieman (Larry) Wetaskiwin, six grandchildren, Brent, Elyse, Steven, James, Bobby and Cathy.
Prayer service was held on Monday, April 1 at 7 p.m. at Smith Funeral Chapel and funeral mass was celebrated on Tuesday, April 2 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Reverend Keith Sorge celebrant. Interment followed in the Brooks Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were Duncan Hargrave, Joe Kalman, Barry Adam, Bert Orliczki, Bonifacy Zabski and Bill Figeczki. Active pallbearers were Joe Sima, Mike Miklos, Bill Adam, Larry Frieman, Tony Sickel and John Voroney.
If friends desire memorial donations may be made to the charity of their choice.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.