Sandra SchnarrMay 9, 1941 ~ July 20, 2017 (age 76)
Sandra Jean Schnarr, the first child born to Alfred “Pat” and Jenny (Barr) Schnarr and first grandchild to Alexander (Sandy) and Clara (Dixon) Schnarr, and the second youngest of the 1st generation of the Barr Clan cousins. Sandra was born on May 9, 1941 in Fort Macleod, and raised on the family Ranch in Olsen Creek. .
In 1960 she started baby sitting for local families. In the summer of 1969 she relieved as tray girl at the Macleod Hospital for 4 months and then started working as a Dietary clerk at St Michaels hospital in Lethbridge and Sandra retired from St Michael‘s Hospital some 23 yrs later when it closed.
She was an avid Petit Pointer and numerous families have a piece of her beautiful work hanging in their homes, there is one of her pictures hanging in the Christ Church in memory of her cousin Luella Ducharme..
She eventually got the Quilting fever and joined the 2 local Quilting groups and enjoy her time with them, as well as the any Quilting Retreats she had on weekends with various quilters.
She was always a very giving person and had a positive outlook on life. She was a country girl by heart and was happiest when she was surrounded by people. She had an uncanny memory for names and dates and was the unofficial family historian, collecting the names of all the new arrivals in the family.
Sandra is survived by her brother Brian Schnarr, Cousins Tracy and Jean Schnarr of Lethbridge and Robin Miles of Calgary and the extended family of Barr cousins.
We, her family would like to thank everyone who assisted her through the years ,for their visits and prayers , and especially the staff at Fort Macleod Care Beds who kept her comfortable, you made her last 3 week bearable.
She was so bless to have so many dear friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 27th, 2017, at the Christ Church, 320 21st Street. Fort Macleod, AB with Reverend Joanne Parnham Officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Fort Macleod Handi-Bus Association, PO Box 881 Fort Macleod AB, T0L 0Z0 or to the Community Support Beds, PO Box 520 Fort Macleod, AB T0L 0Z0