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Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Wednesday evening, at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church (238 2nd Ave N.E.) on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Tomy Manjaly, celebrant.
In memory of
Magdalena 'Lena' Schmaltz
March 14, 1926 - April 16, 2018 - Age 92

Magdalena “Lena” Schmaltz of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018, at the age of 92 years, beloved wife of the late Peter Schmaltz. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Archie (Shirley) Schmaltz, Ivan Schmaltz (Monica Hazzard), Marlene (Kim) Bohnet, Marvin (Gail) Schmaltz and Peter Schmaltz (Mark); fifteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; her brothers, Roy Ries and Adam (Lorraine) Ries; her sister, Rose Schneider, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Ries; her husband, Peter Schmaltz on April 5, 1991; her son-in-law, Harry Satzke, and her daughter-in-law, Launie Schmaltz. Lena was born on March 14, 1926, on the farm at Prelate, Saskatchewan where she was raised. On November 27, 1945, Lena married Peter and in November of 1961, they moved into Redcliff. She worked at Wahl’s Greenhouses for over 25 years until retiring. Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Wednesday evening, at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church (238 2nd Ave N.E.) on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Tomy Manjaly, celebrant. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Parkinson Association of Alberta, #101, 928 Allowance Ave SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 3G7. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: [email protected] subject heading: Lena Schmaltz.

Message from Jackie Hope-Hammel April 18, 2018

Sincere condolences to the Schmaltz Family during this time of loss. May wonderful memories you have made over the years help you through this difficult time.


Take Care
Jackie Hope-Hammel
Message from Blair & Cheryl Schnuth April 19, 2018

Lena will be dearly missed. Our condolences go out to Marv, Gail and the entire Schmaltz family.


Take Care
Blair & Cheryl Schnuth
Message from Nancy Steinkey April 23, 2018

Dear cousins Archie and Shirley, Ivan and Monica, Marlene and Kim, Marvin and Gail, Peter and Mark and all of you children and grandchildren. Our sympathy to you on the loss of your dear Mother, grandmother and great grandmother. We know that Aunt Lena was such an important part of your family but she will be forever now with your Dad and all her relatives in heaven especially Harry and Launie and her sisters and brothers. Sending you our love.
Bob and Nancy and family.


Take Care
Nancy Steinkey
Message from Merle L Davies April 27, 2018

My deepest sympathy to the Schmaltz family - she will be missed however in a better place now. Much love to you all

Merle L Davies


Take Care
Merle L Davies