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In Loving Memory Of

Kathryn Auger


Beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Friend

Kathryn Auger, resident of Grande Prairie, formerly of Wembley, passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in Grande Prairie, at the age of 72 years.

Kathryn was born in Grande Prairie on November 2, 1944 to parents Magnus Evenrude and Hazel (Medlock) and attended school in Grande Prairie. In 1963, she married Leo Auger and they had two children: Kela and Arne. Kathryn worked with Leo in his office for several years and then in 1979, she started worked for Canada Post at the Wembley Post Office. In 1989, she transferred to the Canada Post Mail Plant in Grande Prairie and continued there until her retirement in March of 2005.

From 1967 until 1976, Kathryn was a Statistician for the South Peace Hockey Leagues, Secretary-Treasurer from 1973-1976, as well as Statistician for the Wheat Belt Baseball League and the Wapiti Men’s Fastball League.

Kathryn was quick witted, stubborn in a good way, brave, and had a good sense of humour. She travelled extensively and enjoyed gardening, volunteering at the Museum of Archives, ceramics, socializing with friends and family, and reading.

She will be missed by her children: Kela Auger (Kristen O’Reilly), and Arne Auger (Christine Connor); grandson Zachary Auger; as well as Sheri Auger, Terri Auger, Lee Anne Auger, Lori Auger, and Larry Auger.

She was predeceased by her husband Leo Auger, mother Hazel Evenrude, father Magnus Evenrude, and brother Kirk Evenrude.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 1:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.). Ashes will be held by family for interment at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to South Peace Regional Archives (Box 687, Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 3A8) or to The Lung Association (Box 4500 Stn South, Edmonton, AB, T6E 6K2).

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In Loving Memory of

Kathryn Auger
(Maiden: Evenrude)


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Funeral Service Details

Memorial Service
Thursday, February 16, 2017
1:00 PM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
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