Ephraim “Eph” Schelske

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    We regret to advise of the death of Ephraim “Eph” Schelske of Bassano, AB peacefully on 19 October 2002 at the age of 88 years.

    Eph was born in Medicine Hat, AB and moved to Bassano at an early age.  He was a veteran of the Second World War who served with the Royal Canadian Engineers.  After the war Elf returned to Bassano where he operated Schelske's Welding Shop until his retirement.  He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #141 in Bassano for over fifty years. He was also an active member of many community organisations including the Masonic Lodge and the Shriners.

    Funeral Services will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, Bassano on 25 October at 2:00 PM with interment to follow at Bassano Cemetery. Donations may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, Box 1201, Medicine Hat or the Bassano and District Health Foundation - Palliative Care Fund, Box 120, Bassano.