Myrtle LoeppkyMarch 3, 1937 ~ October 30, 2017 (age 80)
Myrtle May Loeppky (nee Danielson) was a long time resident of the Pelly area in Saskatchewan and entered Heaven’s gates at the age of 80 years in Regina, Saskatchewan on October 30, 2017.
Myrtle was born on March 3rd, 1937, Myrtle was a loving mother and homemaker. Those who knew Myrtle would say she lived a colourful life and loved having a good time. Her children were her greatest pride and joy.
Myrtle was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends. Over the years she collected a large library of cookbooks and passed on many recipes to those she loved (with high expectations). She also loved to watch food and cooking channels for interesting new tips and tricks.
She was a talented musician who sang and played the guitar, often participating in many “jamming sessions” with friends and family. Myrtle made a significant contribution behind the scenes annually at the Pelly Jamboree and passed her musical talents on to her children.
Myrtle was predeceased by her caring parents; Tina and Oscar Danielson, her brother Bill Danielson, her loving husband Norman Loeppky and her daughter, Sandra Wilson. Myrtle is survived by her 3 sons and 2 daughters; Dexter Gretchen (Patti Whitehead), Arnie Stadnick (Janice Stadnick), Ian Gretchen (Monica Gretchen), Pat Schullman (Terry Schullman), and Karen Brownlee. She is also survived by sixteen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.
Myrtle had an unwavering faith in God and nearing the end of her life she demonstrated great courage in completing the final chapter of her journey.
Myrtle was very independent up until the last days of her life and lived with her youngest son, Ian Gretchen and his family, who lovingly cared for her in the last years of her life. The family gives Ian and everyone else who cared for Myrtle their greatest gratitude. A special thanks to her sister, Alice Danielson, who spent many days by Myrtle’s side before her passing.
Myrtle brought great joy to so many people. She will be missed dearly, but never forgotten.
John 14:27 ~27 My peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
A celebration of life will be held for Myrtle in the summer of 2018.