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Edith Sabine Kreissl (Gross)

March 30, 1930 - January 7, 2019


Edith Sabine Kreissl left us peacefully on Monday, January 7, 2019.  She was born on March 30, 1930 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. 
Edith was a joyful, compassionate, and loving mother and mother-in-law, Oma, sister, spouse, aunt and friend. She would strike up conversations with strangers wherever she went and within a short time become long-term friends. Her laughter lit up the room and she always appreciated when people spoke from their heart.  Edith had a life-long passion for music and an astounding singing voice. She enjoyed gardening and was a lover of nature, especially flowers and the Rocky Mountains.  She was highly skilled at cooking mouth watering dishes, both traditional German meals and new recipes she had taught herself.
At the center of her life were her friends and family. Edith cherished Werner, the “love of her life”, and all the adventures they shared together. She was a fiercely proud mother and adoring Oma, always willing to sing an evening lullaby or play that extra round of Uno. She was able to rise above her own situation and spread sunshine wherever she went.
Edith will be deeply missed by her beloved son Vaughn, daughter-in-law Sarah, grandsons Arlo and Izen, sister Edeltraut, brother-in-law Hans-jurgen, niece Sonja, nephew Andrew, as well as her extended family and friends who loved her dearly.  She will be forever in our hearts.  She was predeceased by her parents, Anchen and Franz Gross, sisters Martha and Karla, and loving husband Werner.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Diabetes Canada:



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

From: Julia Young
Relation: special friend

Edith…..a wonderful lady who will always hold a special place in my heart…..we laughed, we danced….we had a lot of fun….remembered with love always….I’ll see you in my dreams my special one.

From: Vi Fodor
Relation: Acquaintance

Edith was a very caring, friendly person; and yes at first she was a stranger to me, but we got to talking in a store one day & just as it is written in her obituary we got to know each other just talking about life’s trials & tribulations. Edith said, “whenever we see each other; let’s give each other a hug” and for years that is exactly what we did. It has been awhile since I’ve ran into her at a store or around town & I’ve missed her hugs! Such a kind, wonderful lady you’ve all lost. Now I extend my “hug” to you all, and please accept my deepest sympathy.

From: Marie and Patricia Allen
Relation: Friends

My mom and I loved Edith. She liked to laugh and liked hugs.
We will miss you.

From: Margaret and Larry Gwaltney
Relation: Friend

Edith was a special friend to us for many years. She will be missed greatly missed.

From: Debra Morris (The Foisy family)
Relation: Met her through my in laws

I met Edith many years ago through my in laws. She was always so cheerful and happy to see you. When my son was little she would often buy him easter treats and other surprises. She was very kind and it was always appreciated. She was a joyful person and I was happy to know her.

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