TOEWS, Nancy

March 19, 1916 – September 23, 2015. With great sadness the family of Nancy Toews announces her passing on Wednesday, September 23 in Summerland, BC at the age of 99. She was predeceased by her husband Frank earlier this year. She will be missed by her three sons: Gordon (Donna), Jim (Louise), Dennis (Linda) along with eight grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She will also be missed by sisters Erna Hamm and Helen Wolfe. Nancy was born in the Terek Settlement of Southern Russia on March 19, 1916 and immigrated to Canada with her family in 1924. After a few years in Southern Alberta the family established a homestead in the Peace River Country. In 1937 she married Frank Toews and together they raised three sons. Last year they celebrated their 77th anniversary. In 1954 the family moved to the Springbank area where she was an active member in numerous community organizations. Frank retired from teaching in 1974 and they moved to Summerland BC, again becoming very involved in community life. Nancy’s Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 3 at 10:00 am at the Eden Brook Funeral Home, located at 24223 Township Rd 242, Calgary, Alberta. In Nancy’s memory donations can be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family through


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