KROETSCH, Josephine Ann


Josephine (Jo) Kroetsch went to be with her Heavenly Father at the age of 84. Jo will be remembered for her sweet spirit, her fierce defense of children, her commitment to prayer, and her immeasurable love for her family.

Jo was predeceased by her loving husband of 25 years, Robert Phillips, and by her loving husband of 32 years, Ralph Kroetsch. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Rod (Sheryle) Phillips, Chuck Phillips, Laurie Paradis, and Janie (Patrick) Mullen; and by Ralph’s children Gary Kroetsch, Don (Gwen) Kroetsch, Valerie (Scott) Bodnarchuk, and Corinne (Todd) Watson. Jo will also be missed by her 21 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will take place on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 11:00 am at Crestwood Presbyterian Church, 14304 96 Ave NW, Edmonton.

In light of the Covid-19 restrictions, if you plan to attend, please RSVP to: [email protected] by Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 9:00 am.

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Celebration of Life
Crestwood Presbyterian Church

14304-96 Avenue Edmonton AB CA

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Jean & Sandy Sucloy

Jean and I wish to send you all our deepest sympathies on the loss of Aunty Jo. She was a warm and caring soul who will be truly missed. May she rest in peace.
Jean & Sandy Sucloy, Vancouver, B.C.


So sorry to hear of Aunty Jo’s passing. Such fond memories of her. I am sure she was a light in the life of all her grandchildren , I know she was for her own children. I so wish I could come and pay my respects and see you all.
All my love Corliss.

Liz Gahan

Oh I am so sorry to see this news and my heart breaks for those who have lost such a loving souls as Auntie Jo. May she Rest In Peace . Deepest condolences to all her family and loved ones❣️
Lizzy Phillips-Gahan

Patricia McNaughton

My condolences to you all. Praying for your comfort from the Lord as you feel the void left behind. For the joy you have as she is with her Lord.

Terry & Joan Kroetsch

Our condolences to your family…..May she rest in peace in the loving arms of the Good Lord.

H-R Kolthammer

Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother and Grandmother.
Remember the many wonderful family times and cherish her memory.
She was often at her Grand Daughters school , McLeod , and I had the pleasure of talking to her and her daughter, Laurie.
I have many fond memories of teaching three of her four
Grand Daughters.

With Deepest Sympathy ,
H-R Kolthammer

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