November 8, 1924 – February 7, 2021
at the age of 96 years
Maria Berta Schnider Brown passed away February 7, 2021 at the age of 96. She was born in Flums, Switzerland November 8, 1924. Maria moved to Canada in 1958 with her two daughters Esther and Ruth. She worked numerous jobs but retired as a correctional officer at the Calgary Remand Centre. Maria loved camping, fishing and needle point.
Maria was predeceased by her parents Johann Anton and Maria Magdalena Schnider, her husband Herald Brown and her six brothers Joseph, Hans, Franz, Meinrad, Peter and Paul Schnider. She is survived by her daughters Esther Kolstad (Deuber) and husband Jerry and Ruth Slater (Deuber) and husband Ronald, her grandchildren Michael and Susanne Cardwell, Kim Racine, Jamie Kolstad, Cindy Buechler (Slater) and husband Robert, Jennifer Piekarczyk (Slater), great grandchildren Eli Buechler, Cassandra and Lucas Piekarczy, three sisters Maria (Leni), Johanna (Hedi) and Frida and many family and friends.
Special thanks to the wonderful nurses and staff at the Hillside Village who provided invaluable care to Mom.
Always loved and missed