Obituary of Henry Schildwachter
October 10, 1921 – Rochy, Hungary
November 24, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Henry Schildwachter Junior, of Turin, AB, at the age of 101 years on Thursday, November 24, 2022.
Henry was born in Rochy, Hungary, and came to Canada in 1929 with his father (Henry Sr.), mother (Karoline), and younger brother John. In 1946, his mom and dad bought a farm in Turin, AB. After their passing, Henry Jr. continued to farm and raise cattle until his retirement in 2017. Henry’s passion was raising cattle and working the land. Henry loved horses and was a true cowboy at heart. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing baseball and attending local rodeos.
He leaves behind his loving wife Angie Schildwachter, loving daughter Shirley (Roger) Redford, 4 granddaughters, Susanne (Richard Clark), Kathleen (Greg Royer), Mandy (Wayne Maskewich), and Glenda (Darrell Groeneveld); 10 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; 2 nephews; and a niece. Henry was predeceased by his father, mother, and brother.
A Celebration of Life will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB) on Friday, December 2, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Family and friends who are unable to attend in person are invited to join Mr. Schildwachter’s service streamed live on the day of the service. For those who are unable to view live, a recording of the service will be posted. Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice.
In living memory of Henry Schildwachter, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB t2x 3j3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.
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