1928 – 2008
Hildegard Staetter passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 7, 2008. She was born on March 10, 1928 to Johann & Leopoldine Berger in Vienna, Austria.
She was a woman of courage and conviction, and had a love of new adventures and higher education.
She received her M.S.c. in Math and Physics at the University of Vienna. After graduation she taught high school for several years. Hildegard came to Canada in the spring of 1956 to marry Alfred Staetter and they settled in Vancouver.
The family moved to Mt. Lehman in 1969 to a small farm. In 1995 she moved to Clearbrook.
She was predeceased by her husband Alfred, her brother Paul Berger and son-in-law Dennis Corrigan.
She is survived by her loving family: Alfred (Tisha), Suzanne Corrigan (Ken), Beverly, Paul, Barb; grandchildren: Melissa, Jessica, Rebecca, Deanna Staetter; David, Katrina Corrigan; Nick (Janelle), Elisha Staetter; Chris Staetter, and by four great-grandchildren: Alyssa, Elizabeth, Joshua and Lucas.
She will be sadly missed. No service by request.