Alveda Marie Markus beloved wife of the late Karl Markus passed away on Tuesday February 11, 2020, in Lethbridge, Alberta at the age of 89 years.
Alveda was born in, Iron Springs, Alberta to Chris and Bertha Peterson, on January 17, 1931, the second youngest in a family of six children.
Alveda’s life was full of enjoyable activities. Karl and her spent time camping, fishing, travelling to Kootenay Lake, Las Vegas and Wasa Lake. In the early years many weekends were spent at the Peterson farm playing cards, outdoor games and enjoying a great evening family dinner. Alveda had an active circle of friends that loved to play cards and visit the casino. There was always lots of laughs.
Her love for her grandchildren and great grandchildren were exceptional and a special place in her heart for her close nieces. She was always the mother hen to her nieces and nephews that camped with her, making sure everyone was taken care of.
Alveda’s time spent at Good Samaritans Park Meadows brought her comfort as the staff made sure she was well taken care of. She was happy there.
Alveda will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Alveda is survived by her daughter Karen Markus (Jim); son Dwane Markus; granddaughters Candace Marsters (Johannes) and Tianna McInnes; grandson Clinton Marsters (Tamara) and great grandchildren Kannon and Diora Marsters.
She is also survived by her sister and best friend Hazel Markus. She was predeceased by her sisters Doreen Hirt and Evelyn Brady, her brothers Marvin and Stan Peterson and her parents Christ and Bertha Peterson.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00pm, on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE LODGE, 1401 – 5 Avenue North, Lethbridge, Alberta.
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