KUSMIRE L. Evelyn Isabel (nee Muirhead) March 19, 1924 – February 3, 2008 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Evelyn Kusmire at the age of 83 years. Mum was born and raised in Estevan, SK and lived in the Estevan area, B.C., Weyburn and Red Deer.  She was educated in Estevan and graduated from the Grey Nuns nursing school, Regina in 1945.  She worked in the nursing profession all her working life. Mum married our dad, Robert Kusmire on November 13, 1945.  We, her four children, Lyn (Jerry Carter) Fleming, Paul (Pat) Kusmire, Bev (Wayne) Loustel, Roberta (Allen Thomas) Tollefson, will truly miss her, as will her eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Mum was always active with her family and friends.  She loved macramé, needle point, petite point, knitting and one of her biggest loves was playing cards.  She loved camping, boating and swimming with her children and grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Bob (Robert) Kusmire, her parents, William and Isabel Muirhead, six brothers and three sisters and is survived by one brother, Jack (Joyce) Muirhead. A special thanks goes out to all the hospital staff in units 31, 33 and 35, also to Dr. Hovan, Nannies for grannies and the staff at Red Deer Valley Park Manor.  A Memorial Service will be held in celebration of Evelyn's life at Sunnybrook United Church (12 Stanton Street, Red Deer) on Friday, February 8, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Salvation Army are appreciated. Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.reddeerfuneralhome.com.

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