Erna Drachenberg

March 8, 2018 12 Condolences Print Obituary Send Flowers

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Erna Drachenberg passed away suddenly at the age of 89 years. Erna will be forever loved and remembered by her children, Ulrich and Garry, their loving spouses, Elisabeth and Mary Louise, and Erna's precious grandchildren, Laura, Jonathan, Kurt, Davin and Loray. Erna was predeceased by her husband Erich Drachenberg, mother Wanda (Erdmann), father Emil Borau, and her four siblings Edmunda, Else, Lidia and Ewald. She will also be forever remembered by her cherished nieces and nephews in Alberta, Ontario and Germany.

Erna was a very loving, selfless and caring person with an amazing resilience that touched many lives including the many caregivers who tended to her needs during the last few years of her life. Her family would like to extend our deepest thanks and appreciation to the many care givers at the St. Albert Citadel Care Centre who made her last few years as pleasant and comfortable as possible.

Funeral Service
Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church
10014-81 Avenue NW, Edmonton AB

Glenwood Memorial Gardens
(52356 Range Road 232, Sherwood Park, Alberta)

Memorial Donations
Edmonton Food Bank
PO Box 62061 Edmonton AB, T5M 4B5 or in person at
11508 120 Street NW Edmonton, AB

  1. Garry & Ulrich, your mom was such a sweet woman. It warmed my heart and lit up her eyes when you and your families were visiting with her. Our hearts go out to all of you. Her strong love for each of you does not die with her but will forever enrich your lives and hearts. Hugs and kisses, Renee Paul & Dave Kopchia

    • Thanks so much, Renee for your kind thoughts. She will continue to live on within us. She left a deep impression.

  2. Accept our deepest sympathy, you and your family are in our prayers.

    • We will gladly accept your prayers, Winston. They are highly meaningful at this time.

  3. Ulrich, may memories give you peace and comfort. My heart is with you and your family. Deepest condolences.

    • Thanks so much Angela for your comforting words and kind thoughts towards at this time. We feel all of your support.

  4. We are so sorry to hear of your loss, Ulrich.

    May the passing of time dry your tears and help you remember your Mom the way she would want – with your big smile and hearty laugh.

    Our prayers are with you and yours.

    • Thanks you guys, I will remember her with a smile and a hearty laugh……it’s the way I remember you guys too.. 🙂

  5. My deepest condolences to you and your family Ulrich.

    • Your kindness and your condolences mean a lot Silvana. Thanks so much.

  6. No words can describe how sorry I am for your loss. My God continue to strengthen you and your family during this very difficult time.

  7. Ulrich, so sorry to read of your loss. Your mother lived a good long life and I’m sure leaves you with many great memories.

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