On February 15, 2016, surrounded by her family and her faithful cat Tommy, Lydia Wolfe peacefully went home to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, at the age of 102 years and 8 months.
Lydia was born on June 13, 1913 in Rosental, Russia. She immigrated with her family to Canada in 1926. She graduated from the Royal Alexandra School of Nursing in 1937 and continued to nurse until she was 73 years old. Lydia was married to Albert Lake (Layetzke) in 1937 and was married to Robert Wolfe in 1983.
Lydia was predeceased by her father Peter Schroeder in 1975 and her mother Helene Schroeder in 1981; her husband Albert Lake in 1977 and her husband Robert Wolfe in 1995. She was also predeceased by an infant daughter Jean in 1955 and a son Dennis in 2000; as well as her siblings: Marie Klapstein, Cornelius Schroeder and Gary Schroeder and Robert Wolfe’s children: Lorraine Barnbrook and Robert Wolfe Jr.
Lydia is lovingly remembered by all her children: Brian (Sharon) Lake of Sarnia, ON, David (Dorothy) Lake of Post Falls, ID, Barbara-Jean (Deochand) Ramnath of Edmonton, AB; grandchildren: Kevin (Laurel) Lake, Barry (Nicole) Lake, James (Vera) Lake, Deborah (Stephane) Duclos, Troy (Laura) Lake, Shannon (Todd) Weekes, Jason (Kendra) Lake, Isaac Ramnath and Joel Ramnath; Robert Wolfe’s grandchildren: Andrea (Kevin) North and Allison (Tony) Osachoff; 23 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Sharon Lake of Edmonton, AB; siblings Henry Schroeder, Peter (May) Schroeder, Helen Meyer and Louise DiFrancis.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, February 19, 2016 at Central Baptist Church, 9419-95 Street, Edmonton, AB, with viewing one hour prior. Interment to follow in South Haven Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Lydia’s honour may be made to the Outreach for Life Association of Edmonton.