Gertrude (Trudie) Minchau (nee Neiman) passed away peacefully at the age of 88 in the early hours of Jan 21st, 2020, with family at her side.
Trudie was born July 12th, 1931 in Edmonton, growing up in the Leduc area. After graduating nursing school in 1952, Trudie married Walter Minchau in 1953 and moved to the farm west of Edmonton. Trudie and Walter were active partners in raising a family and managing the family farm until their move off the farm into Edmonton, in 1992.
Trudie is survived by her four children; Michael (Margaret) of Calgary, David (Beth) of Naramata, Tim (Kathleen), of Ft. Saskatchewan and Cathy (Randy) of Mission. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Trudie was predeceased by Walter, her loving husband of 59 years in 2012.
Funeral to take place on Saturday, Feb. 15th, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10815 76 Ave NW Edmonton, AB T6E 1M1. Public viewing prior to the service.
A luncheon to follow immediately after the service. Interment will take place at Westlawn Memorial Gardens at 2:30pm.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Trudie’s memory to:
Samaritan’s Purse, 20 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary AB T3J 5H5
World Mission Prayer League, 5408 49 Ave, Camrose AB T4V 0N7
Services provided by Serenity Funeral Service – Fort Saskatchewan, AB 780-998-1422