Alex Schamber began employment with Sask Agriculture in 1956 and although retired, he still attends and participates in annual water management conferences. Marianne was educated as a teacher and in her early years taught in rural schools in the Bruno area and Viscount. While raising her family in Regina, Marianne continued her education, convocating from the University of Regina with two degrees in 1989.
Alex and Marianne Schamber were always active members of their Parish, Knights of Columbus and the CWL. Alex joined Holy Rosary Cathedral Council 4704 in Regina in 1964. He was a Charter Member of Christ the King Council 9278 in Regina and in 1985 he became a 4th Degree member of Fr. Hugonard Assembly 1064. In 1999, they moved to Goodsoil where Alex transferred to Fr. Schultz Council 5479. He continued to be active including a term as Grand Knight.
Marianne was a member of the church choir and the Catholic Women’s League. She was also very active in local Parish activities including a position as St. Boniface Parish secretary. While still living in Regina, Alex and Marianne managed the “Knights Shopper” store at State conventions.
Alex and Marianne married in 1959, have three sons, a daughter and nine grandchildren. Unfortunately in 2017, at the 80 years, and after 58 years of marriage, Marianne accepted her heavenly reward.
This Endowment has been established by the Alex Schamber family as a legacy to Marianne, loving spouse, mother and grandmother. Throughout their married lives, Alex and Marianne were committed to “pro-life”. The proceeds from their perpetual Endowment will provide support and a voice for the Unborn.