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Anita Kendze

Anita Louise Kendze

Thursday, May 18th, 1939 - Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Anita Louise Kendze was born May 18, 1939 in Leroy, Saskatchewan to Knud and Louise Knudsen. She was the youngest child of 7 children. Anita passed away January 20, 2020 in Olds at the age of 80. Anita married Herbert Kendze on November 8, 1957. In 1967, Anita and Herb packed up their family of 4 girls (Patti, Debbie, Cheryl, Lori) and moved to Bashaw, Alberta. Nine months later they moved to the Sundre area where they started farming and it was here their son Darren was born. In 1971, they bought a quarter of land near Zella and another son Mark joined the family. Anita was actively involved in the church. She always had a huge garden and loved to bake. There was always the aroma of fresh baking in the kitchen. She loved to read and her nose was often in a book. She was actively involved in community and church events. Anita loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren and was always excited to see them. She will be missed. Anita is lovingly remembered by her husband Herb; daughters Patti (Brian) Gardner, Debbie Kendze, Cheryl (Ed) van de Pypekamp, Lori (Colin) Niemeyer; sons Darren (Trish) Kendze and Mark (Deborah) Kendze. Anita was blessed with 20 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by 2 brothers and 2 sisters and is survived by a brother and sister. Fuenral services were held on Friday January 24, 2020 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Olds with Pastor John Lentz officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society. Heartland Funeral Services Ltd., Olds entrusted with arrangements. 403-507-8610 www.heartlandfuneralservices.com
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    Friday, January 24th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 24th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    St. Paul's Lutheran Church
    Address
    5022 52 St.
    OLDS, AB
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Dianne Rabchak

Posted at 11:03am
Condolences to Herb and family for the loss of a wonderful lady. I remember her kindness and humor from many years ago toward a very young "cousin". Blessings to all.
Dianne Thompson Rabchak
MN

Maxine Nelson

Posted at 06:37pm
To Herb and to Anita's Family:
We are so sorry to hear that Anita has passed away. Anita was a wonderful friend to all of us and Melanie's "second" mom. She was such a special caring lady who welcomed us into her family the first day we met. Take care of each other just as Anita took care of us all.
Maxine, Dawn, Curtis, Melanie and her children
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Ron and Gerri Knudsen

Posted at 04:36pm
Aunt Anita brought so many gifts to our life. We will never forget her.
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Chris Bellamy

Posted at 02:11pm
Herb, you and Anita were like a second set of parents to me growing up! You both were always so welcoming and loving even through those teenage years! All my love to you all! She will always hold a piece of my heart!
Chris “Conrad” Bellamy
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Posted at 01:07pm
We are thinking of you. Anita was a wonderful person. She will always hold a special place in our hearts! Love, Ken & Chris B, Bob & Wendy Royer
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