Stickel, Lena

Lena Stickel went home to be with her Lord and Saviour on May 1, 2017 at the age of 93 years. Lena was born on October 28, 1923 in Romania, and her family settled in the Spondin area in 1928.
She was the sixth child of 10 born to John and Frieda Motz.
Lena married Fred Stickel on June 1, 1947 and from this union they had three children; Larry (Brenda) Stickel, Leona (Ted) Bond, and Carol (Alvin) Olsen.
They were blessed with six grandchildren; Carrie (Joel) Cavenagh, Lisa (Jeff) Campion, Jill (Brent) Olesen, Crystal (Ryan) Quaschnick, Corry (Robyn) Raugust, and Blair (Jen) Raugust, and 13 great grandchildren. Also five step-grandchildren and 11 step-great grandchildren.
Lena was predeceased by her husband on Feb 1, 2006, and son-in-law Garth Hanlon in 2002, as well as seven brothers and sisters.
Lena’s strong faith, family and friends were her greatest treasures, and she will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
A private family graveside service was held on Friday May 5, 2017, 2 p.m., at the Hanna Cemetery with Pastor Lloyd Kreiser officiating.
Donations in Lena’s memory can be made to: Mission To Children; P.O. Box 51143, RPO Beddington, Calgary, Ab., T3K 3V9, or MSC Canada, Bet Shalom Seniors Home, 16-101 Amber Street, Markham, Ont., L3R 3B2.
Laurie Palmer of Hanna Funeral Services Ltd., entrusted with arrangements, 403-854-5956, hannafuneral@telus.net, www.hannafuneral.ca