Waltraud (Wally) Gertrud Repka

December 9, 2016 1 Condolence Print Obituary Send Flowers

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our Wife, Mother and Grandmother. Waltraud (Wally) Gertrud Repka, born in Koln, April 23, 1949 West Germany passed away on December 5, 2016. Predeceased by her daughter Wanda; siblings: Heinz, Karl, Rosemarie; her Father Jacob Schimmel and Mother Angela Birznieks (nee Schimmel).

She leaves to mourn her husband of 50 years, Achem Joseph; sons: Bill (Erica), Raymond (Samia); grandchildren: Krista, Tyler, Raymond Jr. and Dean.

Wally’s passion in life was her love of dogs.

Prior to immigrating to Canada, Wally worked as a Vet assistant to Dr. Rudolph Franke in Germany. Once in Canada, She continued as a Vet assistant with Edmonton's General Vet clinic in 1966. Her love of dogs progresses to owing Elmwood Poodle Boutique. One of Edmonton’s longest standing grooming business. Wally was also a Pomeranian Breeder, a passion which earned her Pomeranian “Touché” to be recognized by the Canadian Kennel Club.

Celebration of Life
1:00PM Sunday December 11, 2016
The Palisades
#6 Spruce Ridge Drive Spruce Grove, AB

Memorial Donations
Edmonton Humane Society
13620 163 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5V 0B2

  1. I just heard about your loss. I worked with Wally at the General Veterinary Hospital and continued to have small connections through our veterinary clinic businesses. My thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. What we all want for our families is a life well lived and loved. To the family – my deepest condolences.

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