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Adeline ("Adele") Donald (Skihar)

December 11, 1938 - March 3, 2020


Adeline Donald (nee Skihar) passed away peacefully on March 3, 2020 at the
age of 81.

Adele was born on December 11, 1938 at Insinger SK in a farm house to Nick
and Mary Skihar.

Adele is survived by her loving husband of 60 years Malcolm, daughter Debbie
(Gord Campbell), son Daryl (Jo-Ann) and granddaughters Chelsea (Trevor),
Karli (Oliver), Courtney (Brad) and Erica. Also sisters Cathy Bilawchuk and
Joyce Skihar and many nieces and nephews and friends. She was predeceased
by her parents Nick and Mary.

She married Malcolm on February 19, 1960 in Kelvington SK then moved to
Cranbrook to start their lives together and raise their family. She worked
at Miller & Brown, Department of Highways and finished her career at BC
Hydro retiring in 1997. Adeline enjoyed camping, fishing, curling, golf,
travelling, family dinners and a few trips to various casinos.

Please join us in celebrating her life on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2:00
at the United Church in Cranbrook.

The family would like to thank the Doctors and Nurses for the wonderful care
she received.


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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Kim and Greg
Relation: Friends

So sorry to hear about the passing of such a beautiful person.
Our condolences

From: Don and Isabell Waselenko
Relation: Our Cousin

Dear Malcolm and Family
We are saddened to hear of Adele’s Passing. Our Thoughts & Hearts are with you at this sad time. Cherish the “Memories”. We still remember our coffee time together in Cranbrook a few years ago with Wes & Vivian.
Don and Isabell Waselenko
Rimbey, Alberta

From: Cheryl Riedel
Relation: Family friend

Thoughts and prayers to Adeline’s family. I feel so blessed to have known such an amazing woman. Rest in peace beautiful lady.♥️

From: Howard and Willa-Mae
Relation: Sister in law to Willa-Mae and friend to Howard

Condolences Malcohm and family . I graduated with Adelle in Kelvington in 1957. Many memories of visits and Mexico rest in peace old friend.

From: Joyce Skihar
Relation: Sister

My Sincerest and heartfelt Sympathy to all the family .Am sending a note from Adele that I hope will ease the burden you are carrying . ” There are some things I would like to say , But first ….I want to let you know that I’ve arrived okay .I’m writing this from Heaven where I dwell with God above , Where there’s no more tears or sadness. just eternal love. Please do not be unhappy just because I’m out of sight. Remember…. I’m with you every morning , noon and night ! Blessings and Hugs to All of you .

From: Marlene Bogart
Relation: Friend

Enjoyed our Chats this last few years. RIP Adele xoxo

From: Donna L Grainger
Relation: Friend and work

Very sad to hear of Adele’s passing. We had many wonderful times at BC Hydro as well as get together’s at her home. Our thoughts are with your family during this difficult time.

From: Nikki & Gerry Rorick
Relation: Great Aunt

Dear Uncle Malcolm and family.
We are so sorry for your loss of Auntie Adele. I have so many fond memories of her from family gatherings growing up. She was such a loving, remarkable woman. I’m thankful for the visit we were able to have the last time we were through Cranbrook. Hugs to all of you.

From: terry minnis
Relation: friend

For Malcohm, Debbie and Daryl. My thoughts are with you in the passing of Adele. I enjoyed my time spent with her and Malcohm.

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Service Schedule

  Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
March 14, 2020
Beginning at 2:00pm

Cranbrook United Church
2 - 12th Ave. S.
Cranbrook, BC Canada

2 - 12th Ave. S.
Cranbrook, BC Canada

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