- Published: Thursday, 01 October 2020 10:38
- Written by Obituary
Gertrude passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at the Hospice Georgian Triangle ‘Campbell House’ in Collingwood at the age of 94.
She was born in Austria on July 16, 1926. Gertrude will be sadly missed by her husband of 69 years, Walter Schmidka. She was the much loved mother of Walter Svajda and his wife Linda, and grandmother of Michael Svajda, his wife Tanya, and great-grandmother of Jessie Svajda and Jasmine Tessier, Jasmine’s husband Josh, and great-great-grandmother of their daughter Josie.