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Gladys Knodel 1928 - 2015

Gladys Knodel of Medicine Hat, passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the age of 86 years, beloved wife of the late Fred Knodel.  

Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday from 12:00 noon - 12:55 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with Jeremy Knodel officiating.  Interment will follow in the Prairieview Cemetery.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Carmel Hospice (St. Joseph’s Home) c/o 156 3rd Street NE, Medicine Hat, T1A 5M1.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Gladys Knodel.  

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Jan
27
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Carmine D'Ambrosio 1928 - 2015

Carmine D’Ambrosio passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015, at the age of 86 years, beloved husband of Antonietta D’Ambrosio of Medicine Hat.  

Those who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Sunday evening from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 12 noon - 12:55 p.m.  Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m.  The funeral mass will be celebrated in Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Monday, February 2, 2015 at  1:00 p.m. with Fr. Albert Sayson celebrant.  Interment will take place in Queen’s Park Mausoleum, Calgary on Wednesday February 4, 2015 at 2:00 p.m with Fr. David Meadows officiating.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre (Medicine Hat Regional Hospital) c/o 666 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 4H6 or to the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, Palliative Care (cheques payable to MH&D Health Foundation) 666 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, T1A 4H6 or online at www.InYourCommunity.ca

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:   Carmine D’Ambrosio.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE


Jan
27
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Ellen Charlotte Glauser 1925 - 2015

Ellen Charlotte Glauser of Medicine Hat, passed away on Sunday, January 25, 2015, at the age of 89 years, beloved wife of the late Earl Glauser.  

The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend.   As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the S.P.C.A. - 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8E8.

 To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Ellen Glauser.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence, you may do so HERE

 

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Jan 23

Nelda Ina Schindel 1941 - 2015

Nelda Ina Schindel passed away at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the age of 73 years and 9 months.  

She is survived by her oldest sister Elsie (Ken Mortensen) of Winnipeg; Minnie Schindel (Cal Christopherson) of Medicine Hat a brother-in-law Larry Dyck of Battleford, Saskatchewan as well as numerous nieces and nephews and a multitude of good friends.  We would like to thank everyone who shared in Nelda’s life over the years.  

Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Friday from 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.  A graveside service will be held at Hillside Cemetery on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Mark Borrows officiating.  

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Next Step (residential services) 402 Maple Ave SE, Medicine Hat, T1A 0L3.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Nelda Schindel.  

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

 

Jan
19
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Myrla Purves 1948 - 2015

Myrla Leanne Purves of Medicine Hat, passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015, at the age of 66 years, beloved daughter of Marion Purves and the late Jim Purves Sr.  Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Myrla Purves

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Jan
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Jan 23

Mary Smith 1924 - 2015

Mary Agnes Smith of Medicine Hat formerly of Plumas, Manitoba and Brandon, Manitoba passed away on Friday, January 16, 2015, at the age of 90 years, beloved wife of the late Glen Smith. 

The funeral service will be held in the Wuerfel Auditorium, South Country Village, (1720 Bell Street SW) on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Robert Findley officiating.  Interment will take place in Manitoba at Rossburn Cemetery at a later date.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to The Arthritis Society, AB/NWT Division, 200, 1301 8th Street SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1B7.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Mary Smith

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Jan
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Jan 20

Rev. David Paterson 1936 - 2015

Paterson, David Wallace, Rev. passed away in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on January 15, 2015.  

The funeral service will be held in St. John’s Presbyterian Church (504 2nd Street SE) on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Nancy Cocks officiating.  No flowers, please.   A private family interment will take place at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Lethbridge.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the PWS& D fund of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, http://presbyterian.ca/pwsd/donate/ or the Alzheimers Society.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: David Paterson

Jan
16
Jan 21

Dr. Robert James Cousins 1921 - 2015

Dr. Robert James Cousins of Medicine Hat, passed away on Friday, January 16, 2015, at the age of 93 years, beloved husband of the late Gladys Cousins.

Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 12 noon - 12:55 p.m.   The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Robert Cousins

Jan
16
Jan 20

Rev. David Paterson 1936 - 2015

Paterson, David Wallace, Rev. passed away in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on January 15, 2015.  He was born on March 13, 1936 and raised in Lethbridge, Alberta; graduated from the University of Western Ontario, BA, and ordained as a Presbyterian Clergyman on May 13, 1960; and obtained his Master of Divinity, from Knox College, University of Toronto, May 12,1982.   He was predeceased by his loving wife, Madeline, on September 24, 2014. He is survived by his children Janice (Richard) Rodda of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan., Neil (Lori) Paterson of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Sharon (Dale) Vare of Cardston, Alberta, son-in-law Sheldon Moncks of Cardston;  grandchildren, Jordan, Logan, Jennifer, Mark, Erin and Chris; his two sisters: Joan Paterson and Beatrice Young of Edmonton and her children Tannis and Colleen,  and three brothers-in-law, Gerald (Joyce) of Acton, Ontario, Robert (June) of Galt, Cambridge, Ontario and Frederick (Johneen) of Cornwall, Ontario; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents, David and Alice Paterson.David served 3 Presbyterian pastoral congregations: Lousana/Trenville , Knox , Lloydminster, and St. John’s , Medicine Hat, until retiring in 2001.

The funeral service will be held in St. John’s Presbyterian Church (504 2nd Street SE) on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Nancy Cocks officiating.  No flowers, please.   A private family interment will take place at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Lethbridge.

 As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the PWS& D fund of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, http://presbyterian.ca/pwsd/donate/ or the Alzheimers Society.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: David Paterson

If you wish to leave a message of condolence you may do so HERE

Jan
16
Jan 17

Peter John Ressler 1924 - 2015

Peter John Ressler passed away on January 14, 2015 at the age of 90 years.

 The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend.  A private interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery.  

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society 401D 3rd Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 0G8.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:   Peter Ressler.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

 

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Maureen Smith 1931 - 2015

Maureen Beryl Smith passed away on Monday, January 12, 2015, at the age of 83 years, beloved wife of the late Malcolm Smith.

  Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Thursday evening from 6:00 -8:00 p.m.  A graveside service will be held at the Gull Lake Cemetery on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. (C.S.T.).  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the S.P.C.A. - 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8E8.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:   Maureen Smith

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Jan
13
Jan 17

Jack Bullin 1923 - 2015

Jack Fraser Bullin passed away at his home on Sunday, January 11, 2015, at the age of 91 years.  He leaves to cherish his memory his wife June.

 Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Saturday from 12 noon to 12:55 p.m.

** please note change of service day and time**  The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend.   Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:   Jack Bullin.  

Jan
13
Jan 16

Leslie "les" Herbert John Mann 1920 - 2015

Leslie “Les” Herbert John Mann of Medicine Hat, passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2015, at the age of 95 years, beloved husband of Ruby Mann who predeceased Les on December 2, 2014.  

Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Thursday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 12 noon to 12:55 p.m.  The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with  The Rev. Dr. David Carter officiating.  Officers and members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Robertson Memorial Branch #17, will conduct a poppy service for their departed comrade.  A private interment will take place in the Veteran’s section of Hillside Cemetery.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Medicine Hat Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund, 702 2nd Street SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0E1.

 To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Les Mann

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Jan
13
Jan 17

Arnold Vorreiter 1956 - 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arnold Vorreiter on December 23, 2014 at the age of 58 years.  

 A celebration of Arnie’s life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society #102 Crestwood Square One, 1865 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z8 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Medicine Hat and District Branch 102 73 7th Street SE, Medicine Hat. T1A 1J2.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:   Arnold Vorreiter

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Jan
11
Jan 14

Clarence Rissling 1951 - 2015

Clarence Francis Rissling passed away on Friday, January 9, 2015, at the age of 63 years, beloved husband of Irene Rissling of Medicine Hat.

 Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Monday evening from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.  The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. with Frank Tarnozi officiating.  

Those who are attending the funeral, in memory of Clarence, please dress casual.

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Tom Baker Cancer Center, 1331 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 or at www.albertacancer.ca/memorial.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Clarence Rissling.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

 

Jan
10
Jan 17

Elizabeth Patricia "Pat" Ellis

Elizabeth Patricia "Pat" Ellis of Medicine Hat, passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at the age of 87 years, beloved wife of the late Lynn Harper Ellis.  

The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Life Celebrant David Townsend.

To email an expression of sympathy, please direct it to pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:  Pat Ellis

Jan
7
Jan 10

Violet Weiss 1928 - 2015

Violet Weiss of Medicine Hat passed away on Monday, January 5, 2015, at the age of 86 years, beloved wife of the late Raymond Weiss.

Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the church on Saturday from 12 noon to 12:55 p.m.  The funeral service will be held in St. Peter Lutheran Church (758 8th Street SE) on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Barrett Scheske officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the charity of your choice.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Violet Weiss

Jan
7
Jan 9

Eileen Prettie 1929 - 2015

Eileen Ruby Prettie (nee: Miller) passed away on Thursday January 1, 2015 at the age of 85 years.  

 By request no funeral service will be held.  Interment will take place at a later date in the Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Calgary.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Eileen Prettie.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence, you may do so HERE

 

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5
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Ida Jesse-Gehring 1913 - 2015

JESSE-GEHRING, Ida
June 14, 1913 - January 4, 2015
Ida passed away peacefully on the 4th of January, 2015 at the age of 101.6 years.  She leaves to mourn her passing five children, their spouses and families: Robert (Millie) Jesse, Mildred (Fred) Meier, Marvin (May) Jesse, Eleanor (Harry) Zeller and Donna Adams all of Medicine Hat; sixteen grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren, eight great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  

Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday from 1:00 - 1:55 p.m.  The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Wednesday January 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Robert Findley officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.  To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Ida Jesse-Gehring.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

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Jan 3

Edna Draudson

Edna Draudson of Medicine Hat, passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at the age of 82 years, beloved wife of the late Jack Draudson.  

The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend.  Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Medicine Hat and District Branch 102 73 7th Street SE, Medicine Hat. T1A 1J2.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:   Edna Draudson

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

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Theodore "Ted" Herman 1918 - 2014

Theodore “Ted” Herman went to be with his Lord on December 24, 2014 at the age of 96 years.  He leaves to cherish his memory his second wife, Helanda Herman.  

Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Monday, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Christ the King Assembly, (1101 Queen Street SE) on Tuesday, December 30,  2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ken Roset officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 29th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 or at www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or to the Gideons International in Canada 177- 1415 28 St. SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8P9 or to the Canadian Food Grains Bank, Box 767, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2L4.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Ted Herman

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Dec
27
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George Friedt 1929 - 2014

George Friedt   June 4, 1929 - December 25, 2014


It is with sadness that the family of George Friedt announce his death on December 25, 2014 at the age of 85 years, beloved husband of the late Julia Friedt.   

Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.  The funeral mass will be celebrated in Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Mike Dechant, OMI and Fr. Philip Le  concelebrants.  Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.  

Those wishing to sing in the choir for the mass of resurrection are invited to be at the church at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday for a practice. 

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Carmel Hospice (St. Joseph’s Home) c/o 156 – 3 St. NE, Medicine Hat, T1A 5M1 or to OMI Lacombe Canada.  175 Main Street.  Ottawa, ON  K1S 1C3  attn: Oblate Retirement Saskatoon. 

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: George Friedt.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Dec
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Arnold Vorreiter 1956 - 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arnold Vorreiter on December 23, 2014 at the age of 58 years.  Arnold is survived by his wife Kim, sister Debbie and sister Connie (Chris); his mother-in-law Ruth (Chuck) Orr and his father-in-law Gary (Cathy) Deibert; brothers-in-law, Tom (Renee) Deibert and Mike (Jamie) Deibert; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.  

As per Arnold’s  wishes, no formal funeral service will be held.  A celebration of his life will be held on a future date.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society #102 Crestwood Square One, 1865 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z8 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Medicine Hat and District Branch 102 73 7th Street SE, Medicine Hat. T1A 1J2.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:   Arnold Vorreiter

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Dec
24
Dec 29

Samuel Wagner 1914 - 2014

Samuel “Sam” Wagner of Medicine Hat passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at the age of 100 years, beloved husband of the late Martha Wagner.  

A memorial service will be held at a later time.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Samuel Wagner

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Dec
24
Dec 27

Mathilda "Tillie" Miller 1921 - 2014

Mathilda “Tillie”  Miller of Medicine Hat passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at the age of 93 years, beloved wife of the late John Miller.  

Those who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on, Friday from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 10:00 to 10:55 a.m. Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, December 26, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.  The funeral mass will be celebrated in Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Philip Le celebrant.  Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society #102, Crestwood Square One, 1865 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z8 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta Rm 124 Professional Building 430 6th Avenue SE, Medicine Hat T1A 2S8.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Tillie Miller

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Dec
24
Dec 29

Marjorie Louise Hurlbut Weatherston 1918 - 2014

Marjorie Louise Hurlbut Weatherson of Medicine Hat passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at the age of 96 years, beloved wife of the late Jim Hurlbut and the late Russ Weatherson.  

A memorial for Marjorie will be held at a later date.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:   Marjorie Weatherston

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Dec
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Dec 23

Dominque Joseph Turenne 1931 - 2014

Dominique Joseph Turenne passed away on Friday, December 19, 2014, at the age of 83 years, beloved husband of Aline Turenne of Medicine Hat.   Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.   To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Dominique Turenne.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Dec
18
Dec 22

Floyd Oliver Snortland 1921 - 2014

Floyd Oliver Snortland passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at the age of 93 years, beloved husband of Elinor Snortland of Medicine Hat.  He also leaves to cherish his memory three children, Delbert Snortland of Manyberries, Darrel (Helen) Snortland and Denise Snortland (Ross Scrimshaw) all of Medicine  Hat.  

A graveside service will be held at Hillside Cemetery on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend.  Those who wish to attend the graveside service are asked to meet inside the main gate at the cemetery by 1:20 p.m.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society 401D 3rd Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 0G8.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:    Floyd Snortland.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

 

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Dec 22

Melita Makus 1921 - 2014

It is with profound sadness that the family of Melita Makus announces her passing on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the age of 93 years. She was the beloved wife of the late Ray Makus, and leaves to cherish her memory a son Vernon (Lorraine) and a daughter Darlene Schuster, both of Redcliff.  

Those who wish to pay their respects may do so at the wuerfel auditorium on Monday from 1:00 - 1:55 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the Wuerfel Auditorium, (South Country Village,1720 Bell Street S.W.) on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Bob Findley officiating.  A private interment service will be held in the Redcliff cemetery.  

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to HALO c/o Southern Alberta MedicAir Society, #12 - 49 Viscount Ave. S.W. Medicine Hat, AB T1A 5G4; South Country Village (electric bed fund) or to the charity of ones choice.  

To email a message of sympathy, please direct it to:  pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading:  Melita Makus

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

 

        

Dec
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Dec 22

Renato Fiorino Franchetto 1964 - 2014

Renato Fiorino Franchetto, passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at the age of 50 years, husband of Karen Franchetto of Medicine Hat and loving father of Katie Franchetto.  

Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m.  The funeral mass will be celebrated in Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Philip Le celebrant.  Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.  

An education fund for Katie will be set up.  Those who wish to remember Renato with a donation may direct it to the education fund.  Further information will be available in tomorrow’s obituary.  

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Renato Franchetto

If you wish to leave a message of condolence on our website, you may do so HERE

Dec
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Dec 18

Leo Merlin Pugsley 1940 - 2014

Leo Merlin Pugsley passed away on Friday, December 12, 2014, at the age of 74 years, beloved husband of Ethel Pugsley of Cypress County.  He also leaves to cherish his memory one daughter Shez (Jerry) Hento of Medicine Hat; five step-children, David (Connie) Hubley of Suffield, Steven (Margaret) Hubley of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Allison (Wayne) Prince of London, Ontario, Robert (Pam) Hubley of Abbotsford, B.C. and James (Karmelle) Waller of Medicine Hat; fourteen grandchildren, Ryan, Terresena, Dannielle, A.J., Natasha, Devon, Lucas, Travis, Tyler, Cameron, Michael, Brittany and Clinton; five great grandchildren, Katie, Emma, Mercedes, Bentley and Drake; two sisters, Irene Stewart of Hamilton, Ontario and Linda Ward of Vienna, Ontario as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  Leo was predeceased by his two brothers, Emery and John and one sister, Noreen.  On January 26, 1940 Leo was born to Merle and Roderick Puglsey on a farm in the Houghten Township in Ontario.  He attended Annadale High School in Tillsonburg, Ontario where he received a silver medal for Cross Country running five years in a row.  That record has never been broken.  On October 19, 1974 he married Ethel in Russell, Manitoba.  For the past 25 years he was a Chef at C.F.B. Suffield where he was privileged to cook for the Duke and Duchess of York, the Princess of Thailand and the head of NATO.  Throughout the years he was involved as a Scout and Venturer Leader.  Leo loved the outdoors and in his early years attended Forestry College - he loved the bush.  He was also a member of the Horticultural Society and was the first person in Medicine Hat to have raised gardens.

 A private time of remembrance will be held for Leo in January.   As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the S.P.C.A. - 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8E8.

 To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Leo Pugsley

If you wish to leave a message of condolence, you may do so HERE

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Dec 19

Gordon Robert Kappeler 1945 - 2014

Gordon Robert Kappeler of Medicine Hat, passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014, at the age of 69 years.    He leaves to cherish his memory four children, Frank (Marlie), Carman (Danika), Sereena (Greg) and Brandon; eight grandchildren, Keziah, Zach (Riley), Amburgh, Adrian, Beckett, Olivia, Marrianne and Mia; his best friend MeMe Gosselin and one nephew Gordie Kappeler.  He was predeceased by his parents, Christina and Frank Kappeler; one daughter Beverley in 1973 and two sisters, Muriel Kappeler and Carol Kappeler both in 2014.  Gordon will be sadly missed by his children and grandchildren.  The family wish to thank all the nurses on 4W especially Tammy and Deb.  

The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Mark Borrows officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.  

As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT and Nunavut #124 - 430 6th Ave. SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 2S8.  

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