SCHALLENBERGER, Erika Louise (née Blum) 1929–2018: It is with deepest sadness that the family of Erika L. Schallenberger announces her passing at Teck-Pioneer Residence on Friday, March 30, 2018 with her loving family by her side. Erika moved from Frankfurt Germany to Canada in 1952, and eventually making Kirkland Lake home in 1962 where she was proud to raise her children as Canadian citizens. She was full of life and always looking to help wherever she could. She was an active member of our community and a member of Tower Street First Baptist Church. She is predeceased by her husband Rudolf Schallenberger, her parents Katharine (née Geiling) and Heinrich Blum and her siblings. She is forever loved by her children Rose (Randy) Godfrey of New Liskeard, Irene (Alex) Goubko of Rouyn and Monika (Mike) Gelinas of Kirkland Lake; her wonderful grandchildren: Jennifer and Dawn (Mike) Godfrey, Nicholas and Gregory (Jen) Goubko, Justin (Amanda) and Joshua Gelinas. Erika is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews as well as cousins in Germany.
French Family Funeral Home & Crematorium
French Family Funeral Home Chapel
111 Burnside Drive
Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3L1
Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
Kirkland & District Hospital Foundation
P.O. Box 3000
Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3P4