1927 – 2017

Elsie Steinwand (nee Hein) went to be with her Lord and Saviour on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the age of 90 years. Elsie was born in Besserabia, Romania to Reinhold and Christina Hein. In 1928, she immigrated to Canada with her parents and brother Sam. Elsie married Robert Steinwand in 1946 and they farmed at Halkirk for the next 46 years. Bob and Elsie had three children, Lynda (John) Fuller, Ken (Ruth), Randy (Lynel); six grandchildren, Tina (Nathan) Campbell, Nolan Fuller, Cory (Sharla) Steinwand, Nicholas Steinwand, Tara (Josh) Jensen, Ryan (Miranda) Steinwand; ten great grandchildren, Gabe and Cruz Campbell, Hailey, Mya and Geniveve Steinwand, Titus and Jace Jensen, and Felix, Mick and Bo Steinwand. Also to cherish Elsie’s memory are her sister Erma (Ric) Marquart; brother Art (Helen) Hein; sister-in-law Rose High as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. Elsie was predeceased by her father Reinhold (1953); mother Christina (1992); brother Sam (1964); husband Robert (1992); grandson Nolan (1993) and sister Lilly (2017). Elsie loved her family and life on the farm. She enjoyed entertaining and having coffee with the many friends and neighbours God brought into her life. A celebration of Elsie’s life will be held in the main auditorium of the CrossRoads Church, (SW corner of 32 St and highway 2), 38105 Range Road 275, Red Deer County, AB on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the charity close to Elsie’s heart, Samaritan’s Purse, 20 – Hopewell Way NE, Calgary AB T3J 5H5. Condolences to Elsie’s family may be emailed to meaningful@telus.net.


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