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Thursday February 27, 2020
1:30 PM
The funeral service will be held in the Hillcrest Evangelical Missionary Church (3785 - 13th Avenue S.E) on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Jamie McDonald officiating.
In memory of
Edwin Riegel
April 18, 1926 - February 24, 2020 - Age 93

1926 ~ Edwin Riegel ~ 2020

Edwin ‘Ed’ Herbert Riegel passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020, at the age of 93 years, beloved husband of Esther Riegel of Medicine Hat. He also leaves to cherish his memory his children, Kenneth (Pat) Riegel, Dorothy (Jim) Baker and Brian (Marilyn) Riegel; six grandchildren, Julie, Angela, Alisha, Alison, Tabatha and Carla; eight great grandchildren; his brother, Milbert (Bertha) Riegel and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, William and Dorothea Riegel and eight siblings. Edwin was born on April 18, 1926 in Lipton, Saskatchewan, the second youngest of ten children. He received his education at Freeland School, Central Collegiate of Regina and Lipton High School. He operated Riegel’s Transport from 1946 to 1949 in Lipton. He married the former Esther Klaus on July 8, 1948. They moved to Medicine Hat where he was employed at Revelstoke Lumber. In 1949 they returned to Lipton where they farmed for four years before returning to Medicine Hat. He was employed at Sept’s Hardware, Gardner Motors, City of Medicine Hat Gas Department and served district churches as pastor at Wisdom and Little Plume. After retirement he and his wife served as seniors visitation pastors at Hillcrest Church. The funeral service will be held in the Hillcrest Evangelical Missionary Church (3785 - 13th Avenue S.E) on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Jamie McDonald officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Hillcrest Evangelical Missionary Church, 3785 - 13th Avenue S.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta T1B 1J2 . To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Edwin Riegel.

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Message from Dave and Deb Panabaker February 26, 2020
I’m sorry for your loss and will miss Ed’s smiling face at Hillcrest on Sundays.

He was a valued co-worker when I started with the City Gas department and it was great to see him again at church.....our love and prayers are with you

We are away on holiday, or I would have attended in person.
Dave and Deb Panabaker
Message from Diane and Bert Soch February 26, 2020
Dear Mrs. Riegel.,
Our sincere sympathy to you and all your family,
Diane and Bert Soch
Diane and Bert Soch
Message from Graham and Pearl Black February 26, 2020
Dear Helen and family our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your beautiful memories sustain your during this difficult time. Many blessings for peace and comfort to all of you. Sincere sympathy, Graham and Pearl Black
Graham and Pearl Black
Message from Toni and Jim February 26, 2020
We are sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Toni and Jim
Message from Caro and Gerald Bishel February 26, 2020
We are unable to attend the funeral because I am a couple of weeks post-op after hip replacement and am not very mobile. Wishing you God's comfort as you remember a life well-lived.
Caro and Gerald Bishel
Message from Sheldon and Kelly Kurpjuweit April 03, 2020
Wishing this family peace at this time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sheldon and Kelly Kurpjuweit