Elsie Gomke of Medicine Hat passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at the age of 86 years, beloved wife of the late Clarence Gomke. She leaves to cherish her memory three children, Larry (Deb) Gomke, Lorraine Gamache (Allan Aumond) and Ronnie (Ronda) Gomke; six grandchildren, Kristen (Jon), Kyle (Caitlin), Daniel, Donavan, Crystal and Dustin; ten great grandchildren, Darrien, Hanna, Dante, Kai, Kale, Bentley, Willa, Kellan, Myah and Whitney; one brother Eric (Viola) Tarnaske; one sister-in-law Helen Turner as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her parents Bertha and William Tarnasky; her husband Clarence on December 23, 2015; two brothers Alfred Tarnasky and Oscar Tarnasky. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Friday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private graveside service will be held at Hillside Cemetery on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Those who wish to remember Elsie with a donation, may do so to the S.P.C.A. - 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8E8 or to APARC - Alberta Pound and Rescue Centre 1002 S Railway St, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 2W2. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: email@example.com subject heading: Elsie Gomke.