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Elsie Jean (Schnell) Sillak


On July 5, 2022, Elsie Jean (Schnell) Sillak of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away at the age of 81. Elsie is survived by her children Greg (Geri) Sillak and Michele (Paul) Donohue; grandchildren Candace (Ryan) Carroll, Andrew Sillak, Allen Donohue, Micayla Donohue, Brittany (Cam) Wright, Savanna Jendrasheske, Justin Jendrasheske; great-grandson Emmett Wright, and siblings Don, Gerrie, Allan, Terry, Randy, Sandra, Tim and Rob.

She was predeceased by her husband Ken Sillak, daughter Nicole Jendrasheske, parents Jacob and Johanna Schnell and brothers Wayne and Darrell. Elsie was married to Ken for 60 years. She loved socializing, music, camping, collecting antique glassware, crafts and shuffleboard.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Airdrie Town & Country (275 Jensen Dr. NE, Airdrie, AB) on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 11:00 am.

Donations can be made to the Alberta Arthritis Society (phone 1-800-321-1433). Condolences for the family may be emailed to meaningful@telus.net (include "Sillak" in subject line). A more detailed obituary can be found at https://meaningfulmemorials.ca.

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