Date de naissance : 28 avril 1918
Date de décès : 20 septembre 2011
MAFFENBEIER - Suzanna (nee Selensky) passed away on September 20, 2011, at the Prairie View Health Centre in Mankota, SK, with family by her side. Suzanna was born April 28, 1918, in the Barr District to Anton and Anna Selensky and came from a family of 9 children. She met her future husband Tom Maffenbeier, who was also living in the Barr district, and they were married on October 24, 1938. They rented a farm in the Norge district for nine years and then bought their own farm in 1947 in the Barr district. Suzanna and Tom’s house was always busy with company. Friends would even stop by during the wee hours in the morning after a dance or after the bar closed for a cup of coffee. Suzanna and Tom had one son, Adam. On January 11, 1958 Adam lost his life in a truck accident. In the spring of 1974 they sold their land and in the fall retired, moving to their home to Mankota. Suzanna was a member of the New Horizon Club and enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, knitting, gardening, reading and doing jigsaw puzzles. Suzanna enjoyed being teased and had a real sense of humor. She resided in her home until November 20, 2006 when she became a resident of the Prairie View Nursing Home until her passing. Suzanna joins in eternal peace her husband Tom (February 13, 1996) and son Adam. She is survived by her sister Christina Rambold of Saskatoon; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Funeral Mass was held on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Albert Roman Catholic Church, Mankota, SK, with Father Juanito Vargas celebrant. Organist was Joan Stengler. The eulogy was shared by Bob Neilson. Active pallbearers were Mervin Selensky, Harold Knox, Peter Maffenbeier, Clarence Maffenbeier, Tony Maffenbeier and Lawrence Selensky. Interment took place at St. Martin Roman Catholic Cemetery, Billimun, SK. Memorial tributes in memory of Suzanna to the Mankota Agricultural Hall, Mankota, SK S0H 2W0, would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Piche-Hawkins-Grondin Funeral Chapels, Assiniboia & Gravelbourg.