1926 – 2016

Mr. Otto John ‘Hap’ Schauerte of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away surrounded by his family, at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the age of 89 years. Hap was born and raised at Pincher Creek, Alberta; where he received his education and also met his beloved wife, Agnes Mary Fitzpatrick. The couple was married on July 6, 1950. Hap had a long standing career with the Alberta Forestry Service; first as a Park Warden and then as a Forest Ranger. His career spanned thirty years with the Forestry Service and took the family to many different communities, and then to Red Deer, where they lived for twenty years. Hap was an active member the Knights of Columbus with both St. Mary’s and Sacred Heart Catholic Churches of Red Deer. Hap will be lovingly remembered by his children; Lois (Dennis) Maciborsky of Alder Flats, Alberta, Vince (Louise) Schauerte of Edmonton, Alberta, Karen (Roger) Bartek of Drayton Valley, Alberta, Brian (Susan) Schauerte of Medicine Hat, Alberta and Wayne (Tammy) Schauerte of Red Deer, Alberta; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He will also be sadly missed by two brothers; as well as numerous other relatives and dear friends. Hap was predeceased by his wife, Agnes Schauerte, a granddaughter, Jocelyn Maciborsky, four brothers, and a sister. Prayers will be held at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 6 McMillan Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. with The Reverend Father Len Cadieux celebrant. Interment will take place at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Hap’s honor may be made to Catholic Social Services of Red Deer at

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