Mrs. Ann Lindsay of Somerset, Manitoba passed away peacefully at Salem Home in Winkler, Manitoba, on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at the age of 86 years.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband Garf Lindsay; children, Kathy Lindsay, Donna-Lynn (Norman) Lafreniere, Mary-Ann Lindsay, Brad (Lisele) Lindsay and Nadine (Dan) Laliberté; eight grandchildren, Stacey (Chris), Parker, Thomas, Kelsey, Garrett, Logan, Amber and Avery. She also leaves to mourn her brothers, Gerald Knievel, Leo Knievel, Robert (Carol) Knievel, Edward (Marlene) Knievel and Ken (Barb) Knievel; her in-laws, Joyce Knievel, Angela Knievel, Carol Knievel, Mona Swanson, Gwen Lindsay and Mary Lindsay and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Ann was predeceased by her parents Anton and Ena Knievel; her brothers, sister and in-laws, Francis (Annette) Knievel, George (Phyllis) Knievel, Don Knievel, Mary Bates, Sylvester Knievel, Karen Knievel, Janet Knievel, Eleanor Lindsay, Blair Lindsay, Robert Lindsay, Sheila Lindsay and Clayte Swanson.
Ann was born in Trochu, Alberta on February 8, 1935, daughter of the late Anton and Ena Knievel. Ann was raised on a farm with 9 brothers and her sister Mary. In 1956, Ann graduated from Nursing School in Vegreville, Alberta and launched a life-long career of caring for others. From her first nursing job in Swift Current, she nursed in Rossburn and Erickson, Manitoba. She met the love of her life, Garf, when he asked her to curl in a bonspiel in Rossburn, Manitoba. They were married in 1960 in Trochu, Alberta. Together they raised their 5 children in Brandon and Somerset. Garf worked with Manitoba Hydro in Somerset while Mom worked at the Lorne Memorial Swan Lake Hospital, then continued caring for others through homecare for the area. She retired in 1997 after 50 years in nursing.
Ann’s priorities were family, community, church and caring. Ann was very involved in all her childrens’ activities, including ringette, hockey, band, 4-H, school sports, choir. She had many creative hobbies including sewing, knitting, crafting. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends who were important to her.
A Private Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at Adam’s Funeral Home. Memorial Service to begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by Funeral Mass at 11 a.m with Father Armand LeGal officiating.
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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, 10-120 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 4G2 www.alzheimer.mb.ca
The family would like to thank Dayna, Dr. Brett and their staff at Salem Home and Swan Lake Memorial Hospital for the excellent care Mom received over the years.
Adam’s Funeral Home of Notre Dame de Lourdes, Manitoba in care of arrangements. Phone 204-248-2201. To view the service details and leave condolences, please visit www.afh.ca
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