Helen Schickerowsky

Helen Schickerowsky (nee Beleshko) of Edmonton, Alberta passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 3 in her home at Melrose Court at the age of 90 years. She leaves behind to mourn her passing, daughter Colleen Anderson, son Chris (Shirley) Nimko, stepdaughters: Mona (Peter) Ferguson and family, Shelley Olsonberg and family, step-son Cory (Karen) Schickerowsky and family, her forever loved grandson Dallas Anderson. Also, very dear to her heart, Kelly and Miko Caputo and family, David Bishop, niece Kathy Will, nephews Doug, Brian and Terry Romaniuk and their families, nephews Harry and Ken Beleshko and their families, Walter Dimitryk and family.

Helen was predeceased by her parents Stephan and Alexandra, brothers John and Bill, sisters Pauline and Anne, her beloved husband and best friend Conrad Schickerowsky who lost his battle to mesothelioma in December 1996.

Helen loved to cook, bake and entertain family and friends. Give her a recipe, some pots and pans and simply get out of her kitchen.

Helen was a lifetime member of the Legion of Frontiersman. A very special thank you to all of the members for their comforting words, kindness and friendship and honoring her by lowering the flag to half-mast.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 27th at 11:30 a.m. at Strahcona Legion Branch 150, located at 9020-51 Avenue, Edmonton. Cremation has taken place. 


  1. Lorne Dmitruk

    Sorry to hear about the passing of Helen. My condolences to the family.

  2. Gary Green

    May your happy memories give you peace and comfort during this challenging time.

    • Sharon

      I just saw this. I’m so sorry to hear. Will always have a special place on my heart for Helen! A beautiful lady and so good to us as kids. I’ll never forget♥️. Hugs to you, Chris and the family.

  3. John Mackell

    Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother Colleen, thinking of you during this time of sorrow.

    • Lyle & Jeanne Payne

      Lyle & Jeanne Payne,
      Coleen & Dallas, so sorry to hear of Helens passing, it sure was very nice to be able to be with her for her 90th. Birthday & have cake with her.
      Our condolences to all of you, she will surely be missed by all.
      God Bless. 🙏🤗❤️

  4. David Sokolowski

    Colleen we are sending huge hugs and love, David, Thome and Preston

  5. Nick and Lora

    Hi Colleen, and Dallas, very sorry for the loss of Helen. Sending our condolences. Nick and Lora

  6. Sharlene K.

    My sincere condolences to Helen’s family. I have many fond memories of Helen from our days working together at the Legion. Rest easy Helen.

    • Colleen Anderson

      Sharlene, can you please reach out to me in respect to working with my Mom at the old Legion Branch 150 ?

      • Sharlene Kerner

        Hi Colleen, I replied to your email and included my phone number. number

  7. Shane Schultz

    Colleen I’ve been so sad since you messaged me about your mom. She was definitely a fun lady. Be strong my cousin

  8. Elsie Mate

    My condolence to the family of Helen. Ted and I knew her and Conrad from the Strathcona Legion and shared many drinks with them.


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