Joan Mary Shelstrom

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our wonderful Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Great-Great-Grandmother, Aunt and friend to many. Predeceased by her loving Husband Charlie, Son Vernon, Sons-in-law Frank Stark, Norm Kubbernus, and Al Knorr and Great Grandson Steven, as well as Sister Sheila, and Brothers Lenard, Wallace and Jack. Survived by Sister Francis Folden, and Children Marlene Kubbernus, Inez Stark, Mel (Anita), Elaine (Chris), 13 Grandchildren, 27 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great Great Grandchildren and 2 Great-Great Grand-daughters on the way.


Joan was an inspiration to us all. She was no stranger to hard work, an amazing cook who made everyone feel welcome in her home. She selflessly dedicated her life to her family and community. At 96 years young she remained an executive member of Edgewater/Radium Hospital Auxiliary, and Anglican-United Church Guild, as well as a life member of The Edgewater Seniors. Joan had a great sense of humour, was a shining example of love and kindness and was living proof that size is not determinitive of strength.


A Celebration of Joan’s Life will be held at All Saints Church in Edgewater, Saturday March 12th at 3 p.m. Tea to follow at The Edgewater Community Hall.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edgewater Cemetary Fund or a local charity of your choice.