Madaline Agnes “Shorty” Armstrong (McCaw- Robinson) was born Wednesday, December 14, 1927 in Whitewood and lived in the Parkin District. She passed away on Friday, October 3, 2014 at Broadview Hospital at the age of 86 years.
The funeral service was held at the Legion Community Hall in Whitewood on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Barbara Wilkins officiating. A private interment was held at Whitewood Cemetery.
Honourary pallbearers were members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Whitewood Branch #87, residents of the Green Street Apartments and all those who touched Madaline’s life. The Royal Canadian Legion #87 of Whitewood formed an Honour Guard at the service.
Madaline is lovingly survived by her three children: Marlene (George) Carefoot, Robert “Bob” (Wendy Blackstock) Robinson and Lyle (Bernadette Raiwet) Robinson. Also surviving are Marlene’s family Tammy McGonigal (Al Cederstrand) and children Josh Graham, Colby McGonigal (Drew Schiller), Tia Cederstrand and Tammy’s granddaughter Kessel Schiller; Boyd Carefoot (Shehnaz Joomun) and children Boyd’s stepdaughter Sarah Fibke and Shehnaz’s children Jeremy, Brenden, Bailey Poncelet; Bob’s family of Tim (Kim Helgeson) Robinson and children Payten and Mason, Lonnie (Kasia Koehn) Robinson and children Evan and Alex, Nikki (Jason) Meadows and children Halle and Rylie; Lyle’s family of children Megan Robinson (Justin Sherrard) and Ashley Robinson (Mitchell Reimer).
Surviving siblings include Muriel Szell, Daniel McCaw Jr. and Jim McCaw. Madaline is also survived by Dale’s (Armstrong) son, Dwight (Carole)Armstrong.
She was predeceased by her parents: Daniel McCaw Sr. and Fanny (nee Topinka) McCaw; her husbands: Arnott “Arnie” Robinson and Dale Armstrong; her siblings: Margaret Card-Armstrong, Douglas McCaw, Patricia Keeler; brothers-in-law Norman Card, Leigh Armstrong, Tom Keeler, Alex Szell and sister-in-law Anne McCaw.
Arrangements were entrusted to Matthews Funeral Home, Whitewood, SK.