1935 - 2023
Mary Clara Loewen (nee Gerbrandt), passed away unexpectedly at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at the age of 87 years old.
Relatives and friends were invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 - 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, March 16, 2023 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
A private burial service was held at the Taber Memorial Garden prior to the funeral service.
The Funeral Service was held at the Evangelical Free Church, 5431 - 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 2:00 P.M.
Clara is survived by Alvin Loewen and their five children Conrad (Jacqueline) Loewen, Terry (Monica) Loewen, Miles (Theresa) Loewen, Kevin (Susan) Loewen and Myrna Loewen; eighteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren, as well as three sisters and one brother.
She was predeceased by her young son Eugene and parents Gerhard and Mary Gerbrandt.
Clara was born in Carrot River, Saskatchewan on December 15, 1935. She married Alvin Loewen in 1954, and they settled in Taber with their family in 1969. Clara worked hard at whatever she did, including driving school bus, working at Safeway, A & W, the Heritage Inn and selling both Tupperware and Avon. Those who knew Clara knew how much she loved her family, especially her grandkids. She also loved to garden, bake and crochet. Clara could be seen regularly having coffee at A & W, reading the newspaper.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Clara’s name may be made directly to Mennonite Central Committee, Suite 210, 2946 - 32 Street NE, Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6J7 www.mcccanada.ca.