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Friday February 1, 2019
1:00 PM
Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in the Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Fr. Vijaya Bathineni celebrant.
A private interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery.
In memory of
Elizabeth 'Betty' Christina Krassman
November 13, 1929 - January 26, 2019 - Age 89

Elizabeth (Betty Zacher) Krassman

November 13, 1929 - January 26, 2019

It is with great sorrow and sadness we announce the passing of our mother, Betty, at St. Joseph’s Home, on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at the age of 89 years. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Beverley Ann Crawford and Loretta (Norman) Glass; her son Brian (Cynthia) Krassman. Mother was blessed with seven grandchildren, Scott (Corinna) Crawford, Shawn (Caroline) Glass, Troy (Renee) Glass, Tyson-Lee (Danielle) Glass, Damon (Jenna) Krassman, Kyla (Seth) Buehler and Dean Crawford who predeceased her in 2017. She was also blessed with eleven great grandchildren, Haley and Alicia Crawford, Gabrielle Elizabeth Glass, Hunter, Hudson and Harrison Glass, Tyce Glass, Kaiden and Jase Buehler, Aubrie and Carter Krassman. She is survived by her sisters, Catherine Bernhart and Rosie Fettig; sisters-in-law, Helen Zacher, Kay Zacher and Mary Krassman; as well as her friend and companion Pat O’Donnell. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Elizabeth Zacher; her husband Joseph Krassman on February 28, 1989; and her son-in-law, Roy Crawford in 2013. Betty was born in the Winnifred area, to John and Elizabeth Zacher, the youngest of her siblings. She later moved to Medicine Hat, where she lived until her passing. In her younger years she loved to dance, go shopping, plant gorgeous flowers, read and bake. Betty worked as a supervisor in the kitchen of the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital for over twenty years. When mom retired (or you may assume retired) her love of baking followed her to her passing. Her family enjoyed her German dishes but kuchen, cinnamon rolls, jam jam cookies and perogies were most admired and desired. Mother never left a stone unturned. She enjoyed her life spent with family and friends. She was a quiet, caring, giving, loving, wonderful person who enjoyed making others happy and was a strong person in her faith til the very end. Never did she forget a birthday, anniversary or special occasion, there was always a gift and card. As we now bid farewell, you will be forever loved and never forgotten. All our love to you mom, til we meet again, farewell and rest in peace. Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in the Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Fr. Vijaya Bathineni celebrant. A private interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. 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. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: [email protected] subject heading: Elizabeth Krassman.

Message from Dannette Morgan January 29, 2019

Bev I am so sorry to read of the passing of your mom.

Dannette Morgan ( an old TOPS Pal )


Take Care
Dannette Morgan
Message from Marj Brent (Bellerose) January 30, 2019

My deepest condolences - Loretta & Bev. Your mother was a lovely person, inside and outside. Think of you girls often, my special babysitters.

Love to all Marj


Take Care
Marj Brent (Bellerose)
Message from Victoria (Vicky) Krassman January 31, 2019

Dear Beverly, Loretta & Brian. I am so very sad to hear about Aunt Betty's passing. She was one of the kindness people I ever knew. I always looked forward to our visits with her as a kid because the baked good would always come out. No one could bake like Aunt Betty. My heart goes out to all of your families too. Sending you my love & prayers.


Take Care
Victoria (Vicky) Krassman
Message from Margot & Brian Aasman and Ryan, Shelby and Kelsey O’Donnell January 31, 2019

To the Krassman family and Pat O’Donnell

My deepest sympathy to all of you. I have very fond memories of Betty from her many visits to our home in Lethbridge. Always coming with pails of cookies fir Ryan, Shelby, and Kelsey. She was also always a great help in the kitchen and couldn’t be still for long always wanting to help out.

May the fond memories of Betty live in all our hearts forever. Xoxo


Take Care
Margot & Brian Aasman and Ryan, Shelby and Kelsey O’Donnell
Message from Susan Curiston February 01, 2019

Bev and family i am so sorry to hear of your loss, your Mom was a wonderful woman, i have so many wonderful memories of her, i was only 14 years old when i lived in the basement suite below her, she took me under her wing and treated me like family. I have so many recipes from her that i still use today. I am so glad i got to visit her the last time i was in the Hat, big hugs to you all love from Susan Curiston


Take Care
Susan Curiston