Ernest “Ernie” Neitz passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at the age of 89 years, beloved husband of Irene Neitz of Medicine Hat. He also leaves to cherish his memory four children, Brenda (Norman) Duchscherer, Dean (Caroline) Neitz, Sheryl (Rick) Ahner and Gloria Neitz; his grandchildren, Charlotte (Philip) and their children Alyssia (Jason), Ryan and Brett; Amanda (Keegan); Raeann (Chris); Justin; Jenise (Goran); three great great grandchildren Kiara, Grayson and Michael; one brother Harry (Maureen) Neitz. He was predeceased by his parents Christina and Phillip Neitz; two brothers Robert and Paul; his sisters, Alvina Jaster, Bertha “Betty” Adam and Ruth Neitz as well as one great great grandson Gage. 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. The funeral service will be held in Victory Lutheran Church (2793 Southview Drive SE) on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. James C. Bredeson officiating. A private family interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: [email protected] subject heading: Ernest Neitz.