Lois A. Koersvelt Nee Makarra
Lois A. Koersvelt, (nee Julia, Lois Ann Makarra) died at Home, in Winnipeg on January 7th, 2019.
Lois was born in Caruthers Saskatchewan on October 11th, 1940. Lois is predeceased by her daughter, Sherri Lynn Koersvelt,
She is survived by her husband Gerard (Gerry) Koersvelt, daughter Rhonda Koersvelt of Winnipeg Manitoba, and daughter Vanessa Koersvelt and son-in-law Andrew Ross of Calgary Alberta and her beloved granddaughters, Arcee Partridge, and Rebecca Koersvelt of Winnipeg Manitoba and Abagael Ross, of Calgary Alberta, 3 brothers and 4 sisters, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Lois graduated high school in Bruno Saskatchewan in 1958 and then spent a year in the Ursuline Convent in Bruno. Lois then trained and worked as a nurse’s aid in the North Battleford hospital before she moved to Thompson Manitoba and subsequently to, Winnipeg Manitoba, where she worked in several hospitals. She married Gerry October 10th, 1964. Gerry was in the construction industry and they moved to various locations in Canada including Winnipeg, Transcona, and The Pas in Manitoba, Yellowknife N.W.T, Calgary, Lethbridge and Coaldale Alberta, and the Ottawa Ontario region. Gerry and Lois returned to Winnipeg Manitoba in 1990.
Lois loved to spend time at their camp in Camp Neustadt over the past 20+years and made many friends there. Lois is celebrated by those who love her for her vivacious personality, and her ability to make friends wherever she went. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.
A funeral service is 2:00 on Thursday January 17th 2019 with a Celebration of Life to follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Ave. Winnipeg Manitoba, all are welcome to attend, her nephew Deacon Michael Thibert will officiate the Service. In celebration of Lois’s vibrant personality, please feel free to wear colours that remind you of her.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that a donation be made to: Cystic Fibrosis Canada – Prairie Region, 175 Hargrave, Suite 305 Winnipeg, MB R3C 3R8 in memory of Lois and Sherri Lynn Koersvelt.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Lois A Koersvelt 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Winnipeg, Province: Manitoba