Rose Agatha STANG

Rose Agatha STANG


Rose Agatha

Feb. 4, 1922 – April 21, 2014

Rose Stang passed away peacefully at the Ponoka Hospital at the age of 92. Rose was born to Anton and Philomena Rissling in Macklin, Saskatchewan. She was the youngest of five children. Rose married Elmer Stang in 1946 and they farmed in the Ferrybank and Usona districts until 1990 when they retired to Ponoka. Rose is survived by her children Donna (Bob) Smith, Brent  (Debi) and Margo Stang (Gordon), grandchildren Rhonda (Dale) Girard, Colleen (Kevin) Halwa, Tara Smith, Ben Stang and Veronica Stang, and great-grandchildren Emily and Dryden Girard, and Nicholas and Kennedy Halwa. She was predeceased by her husband Elmer in 2004, sisters Ludwina (William) Schlosser, Margaret (Mike) Leibel, and Mary (John) Kudel, brother Mike (Kay) Rissling, and grandson Samuel Stang. A Prayer Vigil will be held at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Ponoka on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Ponoka on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Forest Home Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta or to a charity of your choice.

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