Ingetraut Minna Emma Nimmert
1930 – 2017
Inge Nimmert passed away peacefully in her sleep at Joseph
Creek Care Village on Monday, July 17th, 2017 at the age
Inge was born in Zeinicke, Germany on February 6, 1930,
to Walter and Hildegard Kruschke. She emigrated to
Canada with her family in 1951. On November 21, 1951,
she married Alfred Heinz Nimmert in Medicine Hat,
Alberta. After many years of farming, they finally settled in
Cranbrook in 1965 with their family of five children.
Inge lived her life with great love for her faith, her husband
and her family. She was a gift ed homemaker, writer, and
gardener. With her gift s of hospitality and organizational
skills, she created a wonderful home for her family. She
welcomed many friends into their lives and showed them
the kindness and caring she was known for.
Inge will be sadly missed by her children; Gisela Ecklund,
Karl-Juergen Nimmert (Katharine), Edith Epp (Werner)
and son-in-law Doug Schulties. Her 12 grandchildren and
16 great-grandchildren will also miss her.
Inge is predeceased by her loving husband of 65 years
Alfred Nimmert, her daughter Heidi Oostenbrink, son-in
law John Oostenbrink and daughter Carola Schulties.
Mom, thank you for all the prayers throughout the years.
Special thanks to Joseph Creek Care Village for their
exceptional care in the last years of her life.
A memorial service will be held at Knox Presbyterian
Church in Cranbrook on Saturday, July 29th, 2017, at 2:00
pm with a luncheon to follow.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Inge’s honour,
to Dutch Harbour Christian Camp, c/o Knox Presbyterian
Church, 2100 – 3rd Street South, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 1G2.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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