Velma Schwabe passed away suddenly in Edmonton at the U of A Hospital at the age of 63.
She will be lovingly remembered by her brother Clark, sisters Myrna (Leonard) Lipman, Dulce Forrest and Carla (Ken Hamelin), as well as her nieces Amanda Adams and Amber Forrest and nephews Jason Schwabe, Matthew Hamelin and Job (Andrea) Forrest as well as their children and many family and friends. Velma is predeceased by her niece Marion Forrest, brother Orson, father Howard and mother Clara.
Thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at the U of A that cared for Velma. Also, special thanks to her friends and the staff at Kiwanis Place.
Velma loved yoga, drawing, watercolour painting, children and supporting animal rights and the homeless.
Cremation has taken place. A private family service will be held.
Please help support those who need grievance support and those who suffer from depression and mental illness by making a donation to The Support Network in Edmonton in Velma’s name in lieu of flowers.