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Paula Wirsta

March 13, 1938 - November 19, 2016


On November 19, 2016, Mrs. Paula Idella Wirsta of Elk Point passed away suddenly at the age of 78 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Fred; 7 children, Annette (Kevin) McAnally, Patsy (Curtis) Spacil, Joyce (Sylvain) Caron, Ronald (Corinne) Wirsta, Gail (Norman) Hurtubise, Kevin (Janice) Wirsta & Roseanne Vallee; 19 grandchildren, Jason, Jackie, Jessica M., Mathew, Amanda, Jaylynn, Jessica A., Natasha, Victor, Melissa, Meagan, Maddisen, Travis, Brittany, Kailey, Lexi, Katelynn, Lisa & Jared; 16 great-grandchildren; 5 brothers, Glen (Edith) Haakenson, Alf (Maureen) Haakenson, John (Linda) Haakenson, Tom (Doreen) Haakenson & Garry Haakenson; 5 sisters, Marg Cherniawsky, Joyce (Gordon) McCrea, Irene (Art) Scott, Blanda (John) Pribyl & Jean Haakenson. She was predeceased by her parents, Harold & Muriel Haakenson; brother, Murray Haakenson; sisters, Mildred Haakenson & Audrey Neustaeter; and her dear grandson, Corey Marcoux. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, November 28 at 11:00 a.m. at Allied Arts Centre, Elk Point. Reverend Bill Kryzanowski & Reverend Dave Holden will be officiating with interment in Pochayiw Cemetery, Stoney Lake. If desired, donations may be made to STARS c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677


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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Gisele and Steve Yaceyko
Relation: Friends

Our sincere condolences Our thoughts are with you Kevin and family and Ron and family during this hard times

From: Karen McDonald nee Wirsta
Relation: Family

To all Paula’s family, my sincerest condolences at this time.

I have many fond memories of the chats I had with her at many events at Stoney Lake overs the years.

Bless you all.

From: Marc & Margaret Marcoux
Relation: friend

So sad to hear about Paula sudden passing. Our deepest sympathy to Fred Annette Patsy Joyce Ronald Gail Kevin Roseanne and families.

From: Gerry & Louise Kievits

Fred, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

From: Lesia Porcina and family
Relation: friend

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the Wirsta family.
Paula, may you rest in peace.

From: Joan and Wayne McAnally
Relation: Family

Blessings, love and prayers to you and your family, Annette. Much love from us both. 💞

From: Donna Norman
Relation: Friend

Our sincere condolences; Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Paula’s family. Paula was a beautiful person – her smile I will always remember. God Bless.

From: Sonia and Nick Onyschuk
Relation: Nick is cousin to Fred

Sorry to hear of Paula’s passing. Sorry we can not make it to the funeral that day but we will be thinking of you all … Sonia and Nick

From: Kelly & Cheryl Lepard
Relation: Niece

I just wanted to let you know our thoughts and our prayers are with you and your family through this heartbreaking time. Nothing I can say will ease your pain but just wanted you to know I am thinking of you. Love to you and your family.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 28, 2016
Beginning at 11:00am

Allied Arts Centre

Elk Point, AB Canada

Elk Point, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:
STARS c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1

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