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Gertrude "Trudy" Kohler



With our minds full of memories and our hearts with sadness, we announce the passing of Trudy Kohler, born Gertrude Ella Schalin in Neubruk, Poland on November 11, 1929. Trudy passed surrounded by close family on February 8, 2016.

Immigrating to Canada in 1949, she met and married Hanns J. Kohler of West Prussia. She and Hanns brought two daughters into the world, and remained friends despite their separation, until Hanns’ death in 2009.

Trudy’s career as a registered Nurse for the UofA Renal Unit saw the inauguration of the Renal Transplant Program, and lasted until her retirement in 1993.

She is survived by her daughter Leslee (Sieg), grandsons, Erik and Keath Mueller; Daughter Carolyn (Garth Jensen) and grandchildren Aaron Kohler, Jesse MacLean (Crystal Seniuk) their daughter Keira, Nina Foot (Thom Kuecks), and Simon Jensen (Ashley Bennett).

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Connelly-McKinley Edmonton South Chapel, 4820 Meridian Street, Edmonton. (Meridian Street can only be accessed by heading SOUTH on the Anthony Henday – Hwy 216. The exit ramp is 1 km SOUTH of the Sherwood Park Fwy.)

In Loving Memory of
Gertrude "Trudy" Kohler
(Maiden: Schalin)
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Funeral Service
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:00 AM
Edmonton South Chapel
4820 Meridian Street
Edmonton, AB
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