Peacefully with family by her side, Margaret, passed away at Victoria General Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia on Saturday, November 3 at the age of 85.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, Roland, parents, Rudolf and Lydia Redmann, and her brothers Sigismund and Erich Redmann.
Margaret is survived by her daughter Anita Motyer (Schmidtke) husband John Motyer and grandsons Ryan (Natasha) & James Motyer, son Ralph Schmidtke (Heather McBean), granddaughters Megan & Holly Schmidtke. Her sisters, Elsie Knoblauch (Guenter), Erika Schmidt (Fred) and several loving nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Margaret was born on March 17, 1933 in Wladyslawow, Poland and immigrated to Canada in 1951. She married the love of her life, Roland, in Winnipeg on May 21, 1955. Margaret’s passion was to spend time with her children and grandchildren. She loved to tend to her vegetable garden and flowers and always boasted about her tomatoes or whatever else she was growing.
The Schmidtke Family wishes to thank the many Doctors and nurses who attended to her in the Intensive Care Unit at Victoria General Hospital.
A celebration of Margaret’s life will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Neil Bardal Funeral Centre, 3030 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, followed by interment at Brookside Cemetery.
If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Memory of Margaret Schmidtke to the Children’s Wish Foundations, Manitoba Chapter, 350 St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3J2
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Margaret
Schmidtke 1933 2018..