October 15, 1957 – August 25, 2022
Carol Viola (nee Doepker) Forster, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, and sister passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 25, 2022. Carol, born October 15, 1957, was the oldest child of Jerome and Doris (nee Vedress) Doepker of Annaheim, SK. She grew up in Annaheim, where she lived most of her life. Carol was a dedicated employee of Doepker Industries for 27 years, and it was there she met the love of her life, Curt Halbach. The two resided together in their home in Annaheim. At her home, Carol enjoyed what she loved most; spending time with her grandchildren, visiting with family around the kitchen table, baking the most delicious bread and buns, and gardening in her beautiful yard. She had a green thumb and always grew the prettiest flowers. Carol was immensely proud of her children and grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her beautiful smile, her laughter and sense of humour, and most of all, for the love she had for her family. Carol will be lovingly remembered by her husband and best friend, Curt Halbach; her son Jason (Vanessa) Forster of Edmonton, AB, and their children Hayley and Emily; her daughter Jamie (Robert) Olson of Martensville, SK, and their children Josh and Alexa; her daughter Sarah (Renald) Grimard of Debden, SK, and their children Afton, Faryn, Caybrie and Cole; her mother Doris Doepker; her sister Corinne (Terry) Zawyrucha; her brother Brian Doeper; her sister Julie (Alan) Schemenauer; and her brother Reg (Carrie) Doepker; as well as many nieces and nephews. Carol was predeceased by her father Jerome Doepker. The Funeral Mass was offered at St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Annaheim, on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., celebrated by Fr. Prosper Obotsi. Others taking part were: Josh Olson and Cole Grimard, crossbearers; Vanessa Forster and Renald Grimard, scripture readers; Rielly Schemenauer, intentions; Corinne Zawyrucha, Brian Doekper, Julie Schemenauer, and Reg Doepker, giftbearers; Jason Forster, eulogist; and Curt Halbach, urnbearer. Music ministry was provided by members of the St. Ann’s Parish Choir. Honorary pallbearers were Carol’s grandchildren: Afton, Hayley, Josh, Alexa, Emily, Caybrie, and Cole. Interment followed at St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to either the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation (Main Floor, 103 Hospital Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W8, Phone: 1-306-655-3050) or Ronald McDonald House Saskatchewan Charities, 1011 University Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0K4, Phone: 1-306-244-5700).
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Schuler-Lefebvre Funeral Chapel - Humboldt, Saskatchewan