CHIDLEY

CHIDLEY It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our mother Hazel May Chidley on June 4th, 2006. She will be sadly missed by daughters Brenda (Jerry) Knapik of Acadia Valley, Lana (Richard) Rennich of Wetaskiwin, and son Randy (Susan) of Red Deer. Hazel was predeceased by husband Bill in 1979 and parents Christina and Charlie Lohrmann. Also left to mourn her passing are grandchildren Christy (Darcy) Dewalt, Heather (Michael) Guedo, Justin Knapik, Shane (Lisa) Westcott, Vanessa Chidley, Troy Chidley, and great grandchild Niya Dewalt. She is also survived by sister Marie Melary of Stettler, brother Lou (Ria) Lohrmann of Hanna, sister Doris (Orville) Strandquist of Stettler as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many other loving relatives and friends. Hazel was a wonderful mother and grandmother, she always made her children and grandchildren feel like they were the most important people in her life. Hazel May Lohrmann was born on December 26, 1924 in Hanna to parents Christina and Charlie Lohrmann. Hazel attended Crowhill, Scapa, Hanna High School, and Calgary Normal School graduating in 1946. Hazel's teaching career spanned 36 years, including Brown, Beeman, Swalwell, Strathmore, Irricana, Redland, Solon, Scapa, Stettler, Watts schools, and Hanna Elemntary School for 25 years. She was a gifted educator who was devoted to her students. On July 3rd 1948 Hazel and Bill Chidley were married in the Central United Church in Calgary. After the were married her desire was to have a home "where the doors swung in and out with friends and family coming and going." This became a reality over the following years when they lived in Irricana, Scapa, Stettler, and eventually Hanna. After the loss of her husband Bill in 1979, Hazel continued living and teaching in Hanna enjoying the company of family and friends and was a proud member of the Rebekah Lodge #51. She extended her interests to traveling and was able to see many distant places and share her experiences. In 1988 Hazel retired from teaching and in 2000 moved to Victoria Park Retirement Residence in Red Deer. She thoroughly enjoyed her time there and made many new friends. Hazel touched the lives of many people with her loving and giving nature. Funeral Services will be held Thursday June 8th 2006, at 2 p.m. at Hanna First United Church, 808 Centre Street, Hanna Alberta. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire donations may be made in Hazel's name to The Canadian Association for Williams Syndrome (P.O. Box 2115 Vancouver B.C. V6B 3T5), The Children's Services Centre (4826 47th Street Red Deer AB. T4N1R2) or a charity of one's choice. E-mail condolences may be sent courtneywintersfh@alderwoods.com COURTNEY-WINTER’S FUNERAL HOME was entrusted with the arrangements. 403-823-2666


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