Ruth Sigrid Pohl (Fischer) of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Erwin Pohl, passed away peacefully at Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge on March 6, 2020 at the age of 81 years.
Ruth immigrated to Canada with her family in 1953 via Latvia, Poland and Germany. She was employed as a custodian with the Lethbridge School District # 51 from 1975 to 2000. Ruth was a devoted member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, and also had active memberships with the Nord-Bridge Senior Centre and German Canadian Club.
She is survived by her husband Erwin of 61.5 years; sons Reiner and Gary (Patricia) Pohl; grandchildren Candice Pohl (Shane Duff) Corey (Kelsey) Pohl and Logan (Payton) Pohl; great grandchildren Addy, Lyla and Jaxon Pohl; brothers and sisters Harry (Sandy) Fischer, Hilda (Willie) Holz and Heinz Fischer and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ruth is predeceased by her parents Valentin & Olga Fischer; sister in law Angela Fischer; grandson Tyler Pohl and great grandson Mayson Pohl.
She will be sadly missed by the many people whose lives she touched.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610- 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 20 Rocky Mountain Blvd West, Lethbridge, Alberta.
A private family Interment will be held at a later date.
Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 1a St SW, Calgary, AB T2H 0G5.
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