ELSIE GREIG (HERMAN, SCHAFER) Oct. 17, 1917 Apr. 27, 2014 - Mom was born on October 17, 1917 to Lorenz & Elizabeth Schafer. Her mother died when she was 7 years old and her dad died when she was 17. Third youngest of 8 children, living on a farm near Delia was difficult, with only a father, no money, and a 16 year old sister to raise the family. Mom met & married Dad, Fritz Herman, in 1939. To this union 4 children were born. Audrey (Bob) Nelson, Harvey, Pat Chapman, Glenda (Harold) Macdonald. Mom was blessed with 8 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 14 great great-grandchildren. Mom was predeceased by Dad in 1975. Mom remarried Bob Greig who passed away in 2004. Mom is survived by one sister, Frieda Ruff, at Campbell River on Vancouver Island and was predeceased by 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Mom made her home in Trochu at Trochu Valley Manor, before moving to St. Mary's Lodge where she spent her last several years. Because of declining health she spent a short time in Three Hills Hospital, and then relocated to Rosefield Centre in Innisfail, where she passed away peacefully on April 27, 2014. Arrangements in care of Prairie Winds Funeral Home 442-2200.