June 3, 1936 ~ April 15, 2014
It is with great sorrow and sadness that we announce the passing of Arlene Schauerte, on April 15, 2014 after a long illness and much suffering.
Arlene is survived by her loving husband, Paul; sister and best friend, Edna Jeffery; children; stepchildren; grandchildren and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Mary Jo in 2008.
Arlene was active in a variety of sports including curling, badminton, baseball and golf. Arlene had many friends and was a much loved person. She was an active and faithful member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church. She participated in numerous parish activities until her health began to decline.
Prayers were held Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Holy Cross Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass was held Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Holy Cross Catholic Church.
The family wishes to express sincere gratitude to the doctors and hospital staff at Cranbrook and also here in Creston. A special thank you is extended to the staff at the Creston Valley Extended Care for all the kindness and compassion – they are a very special group of people.
Gratitude is also extended to the members of the Hospice Society for their faithful visits and gentle ways. Your ongoing and caring help is appreciated more than you will ever know.