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Maryanna Gukert (Litke)

October 15, 1934 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Maryanna Gukert (Litke) Obituary

Maryanna Gukert (Litke) of Lethbridge, Alberta, passed away very peacefully at home on January 29, 2024, at the age of 89 years, surrounded by all her loving children.

Maryanna was born on October 15, 1934, in Lancer, Saskatchewan on the farm. On July 5, 1958, she was united in marriage with Tony Gukert. 

Some of Maryanna’s favorite activities were gardening and camping in the summer, cooking and baking for her family, spending her days playing crib and Canasta with her friends, doing puzzles and petit point.

She is the loving mother of Darcy Gukert (Eileen) of Calgary, Alberta; Cheryl Klassen (Tom) of Lethbridge, Alberta; and Allen Gukert (Gerri) of Peace River, Alberta.

She is survived by all her children and the following grandchildren: Candice Klassen, Troy (Ashley) Klassen, Chanse (Toni) Klassen, Talia Gukert, and Jackson Gukert. She is also survived by the following great grandchildren: Aila Watts, Alexandra Watts, Jamison Klassen, and Rory Klassen.

She was predeceased by her parents Anthony and Elizabeth Bachmeier, her twin children Mary and Joseph Gukert, her 1st spouse Tony Gukert, her brother Frank and her long lost brother Michael, and her 2nd spouse Alvin Litke.

Moms favorite quote: “ treat others the way you want to be treated.”

Vigil Rites will be held at 7:00pm on Friday, February 2, 2024, at the ST. AMBROSE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1513 23rd Ave, Coaldale, Alberta.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00am on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at the ST. AMBROSE CATHOLIC CHURCH, with Father Ian Gagne, celebrant.

Maryanna will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband Anthony Gukert in the Coaldale Cemetery.

Please join the family for a time of fellowship & reception following the service at the COALDALE SENIOR CENTRE, 1806 21st Avenue, Coaldale. 

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Vigil Rites
February 2, 2024

7:00 PM
St. Ambrose Parish

Funeral Mass
February 3, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Ambrose Parish


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