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Saturday January 25, 2020
1:00 PM
The funeral service will be held at Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend.
In memory of
Ronald Eresman
April 26, 1948 - January 18, 2020 - Age 71

Ronald “Ron” John Eresman passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at the age of 71 years, beloved husband of Gladys Eresman of Medicine Hat. He also leaves to cherish his memory their children Theresa (Bruce) Tonin, Sheila (Stephen) Henchel, and Kevin Eresman (Racheal Gladu); eight grandchildren, Brayden (Samantha), Austin, Daylan, Cody (Erica and their daughter Kiera), Courtlyn, Gage, Thailan, and Audrina (and her mother Jenna Strandquist); his brothers, Valentine (Pauline), Casper (Arlene), Matt (Connie), Stanley (Charlotte), Tony (Charlotte); one sister Gladys (Leo) Schneider; Gladys’ family: Marie (Marvin) Lattery, Jackie Patzer (Bob Transtrom) and Sherry (Brock) Quast; numerous nieces and nephews, and Ron’s “work wife” M.J. Macquarrie. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Elizabeth Eresman; one grandson Krue; three sisters, Caroline (John), Rose (Ralph) and Clara (Art). The funeral service will be held at Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Medicine Hat and District Health Foundation (specify funds to be allocated to the Dialysis Unit); cheques made payable to MH&D Health Foundation 666 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4H6 or online at www.InYour Community.ca. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Ron Eresman.

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Message from Howard & Gail baigent January 20, 2020
We are. Very sorry for your loss our prayers are with Ron and the family.
Howard & Gail baigent
Message from Ken and Gloria Schmaltz January 20, 2020
Ron was a great friend, kind and gentle, a great sense of humor...Our trip to Disneyland is a wonderful "feel good" memory, and many were the laughs we shared when Mikes' delivered on Tuesday and Thursdays'. our granddaughter is getting married on Saturday, but we will be there for a visit with you when the dust settles. Keep strong..prayerfully yours, Ken and Gloria
Ken and Gloria Schmaltz
Message from Dean Paisley/ Lethbridge Truck Terminals January 21, 2020
Condolences from my business family to your family, we had a relationship that reaches back 30 years, a hard working man who expected nothing for free. The Tigers and Medicine Hat have lost a loyal fan.Your worldly struggle is over, Ron, rest in peace.
Dean Paisley/ Lethbridge Truck Terminals
Message from Richard and Carol Kipta January 21, 2020
Condolences to you and your family Ron was a great man and will be missed.
Richard and Carol Kipta
Message from Julie rogers January 21, 2020
So sorry Gladys @ family to learn of Rons passing. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Julie @ murray Rogers
Julie rogers
Message from Lennie & Melanie Sehn and family January 21, 2020
So very sorry for your loss! Thinking of you and your family! Uncle Ron will be dearly missed.
Lennie & Melanie Sehn and family
Message from Bob & Sharmaine Loucks January 22, 2020
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Ron was a great friend and will always be in our hearts.
Bob & Sharmaine Loucks
Message from Terry and Irene Isleifson January 23, 2020
My/our sincere condolences to Gladys and family. I always found time spent with Ron uplifting, he was always such an encouragement to me.
I think one of my best memory of Ron, and it is an event I tell others of regularly was one Saturday many years ago he stopped by my shop in Lethbridge and asked if I could show him the way to a local dairy plant so he could complete a delivery. Ron always had great ideas and was an easy man to say yes to, so I did. We got into his truck and headed out to make the delivery. Ron was chatting and driving and during a break in the conversation I made mention of how clean his truck was, he brushed that comment off by telling me that he had it detailed at a TidyCar shop. A short distance later we turned onto a gravel road that was quite rough and over a particularly tough spot the fire extinguisher in the truck cab triggered and within seconds everything in the cab, including the two occupants were covered in fire extinguisher powder. The laughter from Ron was instantaneously loud. He pulled over and we wiped off the windshield and we tried to make ourselves presentable. We got back into the truck and made our way over to the plant to unload. I tried to make a little more order out of the chaos in the cab while Ron went to deal with his customer and the delivery. He called and asked for some help so I entered the van and together we pushed a massive tote of cream to the center of the truck where it slid off the pallet jack and tipped over, shooting a river of cream to the front of the truck, which in turn flowed out the back door in a wave that covered both of us up to our knees. There was a moment of silence and then Ron started walking to the back of the truck but the sucking sounds his boots made with the cream in them made me laugh hard again, which made him laugh. I was worn out from all the joviality and had to stop and bend over to try and relax enough to catch my breath, that was the exact moment my new phone fell out of my shirt pocket and slid into the pool of cream collecting under the truck.
There was three of us at that point laughing hysterically, Ron, myself and the plant receiver.
The plant manager had walked over to inject a little order in the day, because by that time all sense of urgency had departed.
That single delivery exhausted me more than if I had worked a full day.
Everybody needs a Ron in their lives, I was blessed to have him.
I also have a wedding on the 25th and will regrettably not be able to attend the service for Ron, but that does not stop me from praying for God to bless you with peace and to comfort you through this difficult time. I know I will miss him.
Terry and Irene Isleifson
Message from Jackie Patzer/ Bob Transtrom January 24, 2020
Our Brother in Law. (Brother) If we could have hand picked, we could have not found a better man. He had all the best qualities kind, considerate, Jokester, confidante, loved and respected, compassionate, go to person, Many lives have been impacted for the better, for knowing Ron. You will be missed beyond words, Your Journey has just begun. Rip
Jackie Patzer/ Bob Transtrom
Message from LeeAnn Duce January 24, 2020
Sending much love, light and prayers to all of you? Well I would think KrueBoss was pretty darn happy to see his grandpa?From knowing Kevin over the years I know you were all purely blessed to have this man in your life. I know for sure he will always be with You??
LeeAnn Duce
Message from Jim and Merle Derzaph January 25, 2020
To all RON's family, Ron was from our home town growing up and going to school with him in Fox Valley. He was always a jokster and full of fun and energy. He made many friends along the way, always had time to say HELLO and chat and will be missed at the TIGERS games. RON your journey on earth has come to the end, but your memories will live forever in the hearts that love you. Sorry we are not able to be with your family today but our thoughts are with everyone of you. Jim and Merle Derzaph
Jim and Merle Derzaph
Message from Mike, Susan & Travis Page January 29, 2020
We send deepest sympathy to all of Ron’s family & loved ones. We met him in recent years & treasured his friendship.
Mike, Susan & Travis Page