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Lorna Margaret Rose Thiessen
August 8, 1941 - January 28, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">THIESSEN, Lorna Margaret Rose<br>August 8, 1941 - January 28, 2017<br><br>It is with heavy hearts that the family shares the peaceful passing of Lorna Thiessen on January 28, 2017. She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband Jim, her sister Marlyne Buchholz, her brother-in-law Jon Thiessen (Sharon), eight nieces and nephews, numerous friends, and many former students and colleagues. She was predeceased by her parents Berthold and Elizabeth Krueger, uncle Edmund Krueger, and parents-in-law Jacob and Helen Thiessen. <br><br>Lorna spent over thirty years as a classroom teacher in Saskatchewan and Alberta, and in June 1999 - after 21 wonderful years teaching Grade One in Edmonton Public Schools - Lorna retired. She was a very creative and dedicated First Grade teacher who loved "her kids" with a passion. She was a talented artist who loved bright colours, good food, family, and friends. Lorna will be missed by many.<br><br>A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 12:00pm at Sherwood Park Alliance Church, 1011 Clover Bar Road, Sherwood Park. Donations in Lorna’s memory may be made to World Vision or to the Sherwood Park Alliance Church General Fund.<br></div>