Obituary of Carolina "Carol" Theresa Blatz
Carolina "Carol" Theresa Blatz
(May 29, 1926 - March 22, 2019)
Caroline "Carol" Theresa Blatz, daughter of Wilhelm and Mary Lorenz was born on a farm near Bodo, Alberta on May 29, 1926. On November 16, 1948, she married the love of her life, Ethelbert (Bert) and together they raised their six children, two sons and four daughters. Angels took her to her heavenly home on March 22, 2019.
Caroline will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by Lila (Merlin) Staszko, Sheldon, Marni Fedeyko; Gordon (Ardis), Natasha, TaraLynn Kruger; Rodney (Denise), Joshua, Shantelle; Maureen (Pat) Ryan, Colleen (Ross) Campbell, Wesley, Curtis; Denise (Luc) Vincent, Jillian, Lauren; three step-grandchildren Jason Campbell, Lynsay Mariuz and Derek Ryan; eleven great-grandchildren; sister Matilda; brother George; eight sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews and special family friends Gail Robbins, Rod Thirsk and Sid Van Petten.
Some of Caroline’s greatest joys were spending time with family and friends playing cards, bingo and travelling. She loved to garden and was especially proud of yearly cucumber crops.
Caroline was predeceased by her dear husband Bert in October of 1996, parents Wilhelm and Mary, six brothers and five sisters.
A Prayer Vigil was held at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, March 31, 2019 from the Burgar Memorial Chapel. A Funeral Mass was held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2019 from St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church. Interment has taken place in the Camrose Cemetery.
The Family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Morrow and the staff at the Louise Jensen Care Centre.
If family and friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to STARS, or to the Louise Jensen Care Centre.