Edwina “Tyke” Margaret Mary Martens


It is with tremendous sorrow that we announce the passing of Edwina “Tyke” Margaret Mary Martens. Tyke passed away at Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre during the early hours of Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the age of 60 years. Tyke’s strength and unwavering love and dedication will forever be remembered by her husband, Ron and sons, Ronnie (Sheila) and Randy (CarriAnn). Her legacy of love, dedication and inspiration will continue to grow with her granddaughters, Katarina and AnnaLeigh, whom she lived for. Tyke is also survived by her parents, Ed and Mary Lauer; brothers, Floyd (Vivian), Ed (Diane) and Melvin; sisters, Eileen (Jim) Garman, Lorraine Haggerty (Darrel) and Arlene (Curtis) Krueger, as well as by many, many nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends. Tyke was predeceased by her brother, Roy Schotts. Tyke’s beautiful life will be celebrated at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #269, 5204 51 Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. For those who wish to do so, memorial contributions in Tyke’s name may be made directly to Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation – CT4DV, 4550 Madsen Avenue, Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A 1N8 or Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1Z2.

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Royal Canadian Legion Branch #269 - Drayton Valley

5204 51 Ave, Drayton Valley, AB T7A 1S2

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Lester and Shirley Sondresen

Ron,our thoughts are with you and all of Tyke’s family. We were saddened to hear of your loss and hope it brings you comfort to know we care.

Dale Damberger

So sorry to hear about Tyke. When I took over the restaurant in Taber she was so fiendly and nice to everyone.
She was a special lady and I am glad she touched my life.

Margaret Mikitka (Schotts)

To All of Tyke’s Family Members…My heart if heavy with saddness for all of you. I know Arlene how close you were to your sis, this is a very hard time for you and all the family. Tyke was a very loving and caring lady. I pray for comfort for each one of you, Hugs to all.
Love Marg and son Kevin & daughter Krystal Schotts

Arlene Lauer- Krueger

My heart is broken Tyke, and you are usually the one I would count on to fix it.. I miss you so much- You are my favourite.

Bonnie and Tyler Hoerdt

We are so saddened to hear we have lost another loved one in our precious family. We are thinking of you all and she really was a beautiful person. Your in our hearts and thoughts, she will always be by your side.

Debbie and Allan Baker

Another angel has been sent to heaven the irreplaceable Tyke Love you Ron Boys and Family My thoughts and prayers are with you She is having a great conversation with Judy Mom Dad and Auntie Lorraine we will miss her hugs to you all Debbie and Al Baker

Alex & Barb Jensen

Ron & Family & all the beautiful Cousins…..Uncle Ed & Aunt Mary,
Thinking of all of you through this trying time, may your aching hearts have some comfort in the days to come. We will see you on Friday. Love & hugs to all.
Love Alex & Barb

Bruce Whyte

Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family Ron. We will surely miss the presence of a truly lovable and kind person that Tyke was. Hugs

Vivian Lauer

I loved her like a sister, my forever friend… I am going to miss her so bad. Kisses to the family. Love you guys

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