With tremendous sadness, the family of Mrs. Vera Brzus announces her passing at University of Alberta Hospital on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the age of 78 years. Vera was born in Ponoka, Alberta to parents, Clara and Donald Eastwood, shared her childhood with four sisters. She met the love of her life and on April 10, 1959 Vera and Rudy were united in marriage. Together, they worked very well and very hard on their farm. In their nearly 56 years of marriage, their beautiful memories would be developed by their remarkable love for one another and the family they raised. Vera will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by her loving husband, Rudy; children, Cathy (Wade) Matkea, Karen (Melvin) Becker and Doug (Janey); grandchildren, Kylie (Marius) Nerland, Kevin (Katie) Becker, Amanda (Paul) White, Angela (Jim) Brzus and Donnie Brzus and great-grandchildren, Layne and Shalyn White. Memories of Vera will also be cherished by her three sisters, Ethel, Connie and Hazel; daughter-in-law, Heather Brzus, numerous extended family and friends. Vera was predeceased by her son, Wayne; parents, Clara and Donald and sister, Evelyn. Vera’s life will be celebrated and honoured at Buck Lake Community Centre on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Siegel Hill Cemetery. Vera’s family would like to extend their gratitude to the incredible medical team on Unit 5E3 at University of Alberta Hospital for the exceptional care of their wife, mother and grandmother. Memorial donations in Mrs. Vera Brzus’ name may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. or to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada.