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Velma Doreen Sturm of Chinook, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre ~ Long Term Care on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the age of 86 years.

Velma will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her two daughters, Katheleen Sturm of Vancouver, B.C.; and Chantelle (Daniel) Dube of Rimbey; as well as six cherished grandchildren: Amanda, Tyler, Pam, Cristen, Bret, and Josh; and one great grandson, Simon. She will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by two brothers, Leonard (Beverly) Stroh; and Jim (Cindy) Stroh, both of Medicine Hat; and one sister, Nina (Melvin) Rath, also of Medicine Hat; in addition to numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Velma was predeceased by her beloved husband, Sam in 1991; her son, Tommy in 1983; her daughter, Debbie in 2009; her son-in-law, Bevin in 1999; and one sister, Dolores Dirk in 1986.

A Family Service in Celebration of Velma’s Life will be held in Chinook, Alberta at a later date. Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer. Interment will take place in the Chinook Cemetery, Chinook. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Velma's Memory may be made directly to the Chinook Cemetery Fund, c/o Chinook Community Club, Box 908, Chinook, Alberta T0J 0R0; or to STARS Air Ambulance, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Box 570, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M7 ( Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by e-mail to:

Cremation Arrangements for the Late Velma Doreen Sturm entrusted to the care of

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