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Anna Mildred (Krause) Tetz

July 12, 1927 ~ July 21, 2022 (age 95)


Anna Mildred (Krause) Tetz was born on July 12, 1927 to Frank and Myrtle Krause in Spokane, Washington.  When Anne was still young, her parents moved to Wimborne, Alberta.  Anne and her family moved again, this time to Rosedale Valley, when she entered high school, so she could attend Canadian Junior College (now Burman University).  While at CJC Anne met Wilford Tetz and they began dating.  They were married in 1946 and moved to Loma Linda, California where Wilf was studying medicine. 

 After Wilf graduated from medical school, the couple moved to Edmonton where Wilf took an internship at the University of Alberta.  Upon completion of his medical training, Wilf, Anne and their two daughters moved to Lacombe to begin his medical practice. Four sons joined the family in the next few years.  Anne was a devoted wife and mother, tirelessly supporting her husband and her six children. She passed away quietly in the Lacombe hospital on July 21, one week after her 95th birthday.  

Anne is survived by her brother Don (Renate) Krause; five of her six children; Beverly (Fred) How, Carol Lynn (Glen) Rick, Jim (Shirley), Gerry (Karen), Jack (Cindy), and her daughter-in-law Deborah; as well as thirteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased be her husband Wilford and her son Douglas (Deborah).
Anne will be fondly remembered by her family and friends. 
A Funeral Service in Anna's honor will be held on Friday, September 23 at 2:30 p.m. at the Ponoka Funeral Home. Light refreshments will follow the Funeral Service.
Friends and family wishing to do so, can make a donation in Anne’s memory to “A Better World Canada”. 


This service will be livestreamed. 






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Funeral Service
September 23, 2022

2:30 AM
Ponoka Funeral Home
5115-50th Avenue
Ponoka, Alberta T4J 1R5

Video is available for this event

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