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Annie Schmidt

September 25, 1950 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 70)


Annie Schmidt passed away on February 12, 2021 at the age of 70. She was born in Germany on September 25, 1950. Four years later in 1954 she emmigrated to Canada with her mother Maria so that they could be reunited with Wasyl Iwanski.  Annie is survived by her son, Frank Schmidt Jr. (Alana), her brother Mike Iwanski (Lana); as well as nieces and nephew: Christina and Mike (Giana), Trina and David (Liam and Megan), Daniel and Jaime. Annie joins her husband, Frank Sr. who passed away in 1978 along with her parents who died just four months apart from each other in 1984.

Annie graduated from St. Francis Senior High School. She worked in dietary at the Colonel Belcher Hospital where she met her husband Frank Schmidt. They were married in 1977 and Annie gave birth to Frank Schmidt Jr. on July 17, 1978. Annie transferred to the Bow Crest Nursing home where after many years of service, she was saddened to leave due to her health complications.

Annie had a real love for dogs and had many throughout her life. She was a dedicated member of the Ukrainian Church and took pleasure in cooking traditional Ukrainian dishes throughout the years. She also had a love for gardening and growing various plants. Annie will be dearly missed by those who loved her. 

May she rest in peace.


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