Velma Violet Schindel was born on Sept. 21, 1935 as the fifth, of six children, to Mary and
Jacob Schindel, farming near Morse Saskatchewan. Velma married Edward Neumiller on
October 14, 1955. Velma and Edward had two children: daughter, Valerie (Neumiller) Martens,
grand-daughter Carmen (Matt) Chase with great grandsons, Edmund, Ewan and Errol;
son, Wayne (Stacey)Neumiller with granddaughter Connie (Matt) Russell, great granddaughters, Quinn and Emma and grandson, Dallas (Cyndi) Neumiller with great grandsons, Kash and Bo.
Velma was pre-deceased by her loving husband and partner, Edward (March 21, 2018), both
her parents and two brothers, Lawrence and Harry Schindel, as well as other extended family
members and friends. She is survived by her siblings, Wesley Schindel and two sisters,
Doreen Rozander and Eleanor Stahl, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members
and friends, as well as her own children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Velma was a loving wife and mother totally committed to the well-being of her family. She took
exceptional delight in her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Velma was a loyal friend
throughout her life. Her family had the blessing of her love and concern for each of us and will
miss her deeply. Memories of Velma will be treasured by all who knew her.
Velma loved being a partner in life and love with Edward and spent most of their years farming
in the Glidden, Saskatchewan area. They retired and moved to Medicine Hat where they both
enjoyed more than 20 years together in that phase of their life. Velma moved to the Irma,
Wainwright area in summer, 2019 and for the past two years lived as a resident in Points West,
Wainwright. Velma passed away in the Camrose hospital, peacefully with family assuring her of
Due to Covid restrictions the immediate family will hold a special gathering of honouring and remembering Velma. Any donations you might wish to make in Velma’s honour could be done to the charity of your choice.