Mae KROGSGAARD

KROGSGAARD, Mae

March 21, 1929 – December 25, 2011

Mae Krogsgaard, the 4th daughter of Helen & James Lindsay-Ewing, was born March 21, 1929 in Regina Saskatchewan. Mae grew up on the family farm with her four sisters in the Kennel District of Craven Saskatchewan.

Mae became a dressmaker and worked in Regina. Mae married Borden Krogsgaard on October 30, 1948 in Regina. They enjoyed 63 years of marriage, residing the last 37 years in North Bend, BC. Mae enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, cooking, cake decorating, gardening and homemaking. Many of these talents she passed on to her grandchildren. Most of all she was a loving and wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. As a devoted Christian woman, Mae led by example and made a difference in every life she touched. Always a lady, kind, gentle, hospitable, fun loving and quick witted.

December 2, 2011 Mae could no longer be cared for in her own home and took up residency at the Fraser Hope Lodge. Mae, surrounded by her family, departed peacefully from this life on Sunday evening, December 25, 2011, at 82 years of age. Mae is survived by her husband Borden Krogsgaard, children; Diane (Howard) Johnson, Brian

(Lorna) Krogsgaard, Lindsay (Roberta) Krogsgaard; 20 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; sister, Muriel

Lindsay-Ewing;numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brother-in-law

Wilbur Dunsmore; sister Daisy (Margaret); grandson Levi; brother-in-law Jack Dench; sister Isabell; sister Jean; great grandson Kael; and brother-in-law Sebastian Zerr.

Luke 1:45 Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!

1John 2:25 And this is what he promised us – eternal life. A Funeral Service was held on Jan. 4 at Henderson’s Funeral Home in Chilliwack. Interment was at Mountainview Cemetry in Hope.