Monday August 26, 2019
1:00 PM
The funeral service will be held at HOLY FAMILY PARISH (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Gloria Angle presiding.
In memory of
Louis Simon
October 25, 1926 - August 21, 2019 - Age 92

Louis Simon passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at the age of 92 years, beloved husband of Dorothy Simon of 63 years. He also leaves to cherish his memory seven children, Karen (Martin) Leprieur, Curtis Simon, Tamara (Stephen) Lewis, Lori Simon, Lorne “Buddy” Simon, Robin (Maggie) Simon and Ron (Shanon) Simon; eight grandchildren, Amy (her children, Keatyn, Ariyanna, Harlow, Louis (Crystal) (their children Dallas, Karder, Avalyn and Noah), Kelsey, Marissa, Nicholas, Devin, Jaxson and Kian; one sister Liz (Bob) Noble; one sister-in-law Carol Bishop, brother-in-law Roger (Bev) Renschler, sister in-law Janet Renschler as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sons, Kelly, Terry and David; by his parents Emilia and Louis Simon; three brothers, Andrew and two in infancy; sister and brother in-law Joan and John Mezei, brother in-law Doug Renschler, brother and sister in-laws Garnieth and Joan Renschler. Louis was born on October 25, 1926 in Sajo Kaza, Hungary and came to Canada with his mother as a child of 3½ years old. His father was already here preparing a home. He went to school at Haig until he was fifteen, then started farming with his father. In 1955, he married the love of his life Dorothy Renschler; that union produced ten children. His was truly a life to celebrate. He left us a true legacy - be honest and true to your word - if you have a job to do - do it. Family and friends were very important. Louis was a Charter Member of the Conquerville Lions Club for sixty plus years, Fraternal Order of Eagles for fifty years, Steward of the Bow Island United Church and for nine years he served on the Alberta Turkey Board. Even in retirement he still enjoyed talking about farming and telling Buddy what he should plant and how much fertilizer to use. Our family isn’t fancy, perfect, worldly or famous - we are just us. No matter what, we are there for each other and it is one of the best feelings in the world. Family and friends 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 12:00 - 12:55 p.m. The funeral service will be held at HOLY FAMILY PARISH (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Gloria Angle presiding. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the “Halo” c/o Southern Alberta Medic Air Society, #12 49 Viscount Ave SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 5G4. Please make cheques payable to Southern Alberta Medic Air Society. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: [email protected] subject heading: Louis Simon.

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Message from John & Shawna Crooymans & family August 23, 2019

Our sincere sympathy to Dorothy, Karen & Martin, Curtis, Tammy & Steve, Buddy, Lori, Ron & Shannon, Robin & Maggie and families with the passing of your husband and father Louis. A wonderful man.

John & Shawna Crooymans & family
Message from Dannette Morgan August 23, 2019

Tammy,Lori,Buddy,Ronald and Robin
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father my deepest sympathies
Dannette Morgan nee Mellafont

Dannette Morgan
Message from Carol ( Norman) Anhorn August 24, 2019

My sincerest sympathy to Dorothy & family on the passing of Louis. Norman& I always enjoyed visiting with you both. May you be comforted in knowing others care.

Carol ( Norman) Anhorn
Message from Gilbert Lunseth and Kathi Zeller August 24, 2019

Dorothy and Family: Please accept our sincere sympathy on Louis' passing. He was a very intelligent man and a pleasure to talk to. He worked hard and built up a farming legacy to pass on to his children.

Gilbert Lunseth and Kathi Zeller
Message from Ron & Loen Fahselt August 24, 2019

Dear Dorothy & family- - May all the great memories of your beloved husband , Dad, Grandpa Louis, be of a comfort & strength for you, at this difficult time. Thinking of each of you! Take care! Sincere sympathy, Loen & Ron Fahselt

Ron & Loen Fahselt
Message from Kathy Lewis August 25, 2019

Dear Dorothy and family, my sincere condolences on your loss of Louie. He was a very special Person, whom will be dearly missed. Love to all, Kathy

Kathy Lewis
Message from Troy Aberle, John Deere, Western Tractor August 25, 2019

To the entire Simon family: Louis was a man I and everyone enjoyed talking to and learning from. From my family and my John Deere family, and Western Tractor, we say thank you for the privilege of meeting Louis and working together for such an incredible amount of time. Your dedication to your farm and family has been inspiring. You will be missed sir. Our thoughts are with each and everyone of you.

Troy Aberle, John Deere, Western Tractor
Message from Dzintra Perkons and Rollie Shapka August 26, 2019

We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of your Father. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you and your family.

Dzintra Perkons and Rollie Shapka
Message from Fern Wudrich and Family August 26, 2019

Dear Dorothy my family to yours with warmest condolences in the loss of Louie. He was a wonderful family, community, and respected man. Your kids will be your rock for your future days, amazing how those close hugs can get you through the lonely days. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Fern Wudrich and Family
Message from Brian & Pam Moen August 29, 2019

Dear Dorothy and Family,
So sorry to hear of Louis passing. Such a fine man with a fine family.
Our sympathy, Brian & Pam Moen

Brian & Pam Moen
Message from Kim Pike August 31, 2019

Dorothy and family...my sincere condolences on the loss of Louis. I remember Dorothy and Louis fondly, from my time working at the bingo hall. My thoughts are with you all.

Kim Pike