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February 11, 2016

By Obituaries on February 11, 2016.

1930 ~ POTTER ~ 2016

Doris Lillian Potter of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Bruce Potter, passed away on Monday, February 8th, 2016 at the age of 85 years. Doris leaves to cherish her memory her son, Robert B. Potter. Doris was predeceased by her husband, Bruce Potter; and one daughter, Laurie Potter. A Private Family Time of Remembrance will be held. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Doris Potter. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, "The Chapel in the Park", locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599


1934 ~ SENFT ~ 2016

Mrs. Mabel Senft of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Clarence Senft of fifty-two years, passed away with her children by her side on Monday, February 8th, 2016 at the age of 81 years. The Funeral Service will be held today at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, at 1:30 p.m. with Reverend Art Brown officiating. Memorial gifts in Mabel's memory may be made to charity of one's choice. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Mabel Senft. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, "The Chapel in the Park", locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599


BRUSKY

Winnifred Rose Brusky passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at the age of 86 years, beloved wife of Albert Brusky of Medicine Hat. She also leaves to cherish her memory four sons, Rodney (Margaret), Darrell (Louise), Sheldon (Sheri) and Garnet (Christy). Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Winnifred Brusky, or you may visit http://www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.
Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 4C2


GARFIELD (GARRY) POTVIN

March 23, 1928 ~ January 26, 2016

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, dad, and granddad. Garfield (Garry) Potvin passed away while surrounded by his family at the Carmel Hospice on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at the age of 87 years. Left to cherish Garfield’s memory is his wife, Violet; his three children, Ellen, Greg (Linda) and Lois (William) Gibson and five grandchildren, Jarrett, Aidan, Alycia, Robert and Jane. He will also be lovingly remembered by Violet’s children, Jeff (Tara), Winston (Michelle), Brian (Ardis) and Cheryl Braund and their children, Kaleigh, Kole, Karson, Jordan, Cody, Josh, Richard, Michael and Thomas; brother, Bill and his family; Vi’s siblings and their families as well as Jack and Donna Brooke and family. Garfield was predeceased by his parents, Wilfred and Sophia Potvin; his first wife, Marlene as well as his son-in-law, Ross Kidd. Garry and his brother Bill were raised on the family farm near Islay. His early education was at Trimbleville, Kitscoty and Vermilion and he went on to earn his Bachelor and Master Degrees of Education. Garry was always an educator and his teaching career took him from the classroom, to Principalships, to Superintendent of Schools. Garry enjoyed discussing and debating politics, playing cards, going out for coffee, golfing, curling, square dancing and playing pool. He was a loyal member of the Golden K Kiwanis Club. The annual Potvin reunion was the highlight of his summers. Garry was humble, kind, loving, generous and inquisitive with his friends and family and he always enjoyed visiting. He was proud of all the grandchildren and attended their graduations and sporting events. He taught honour, respect and values. In 1962, Garry married Marlene Brooke, and together they had three children, Ellen, Greg and Lois. Marlene passed away in 1990. Garry married Violet McArthur in 2001, mother of Jeff, Winston, Brian and Cheryl. Due to his ailing health, he enjoyed traveling to Victoria in the winter to escape the Alberta cold. The Celebration of Garfield’s Life will be held at Victory Lutheran Church, 2793 Southview Drive S.E., Medicine Hat on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jim Bredeson and Diaconal Minister Lila de Waal officiating. Prior to the service, Private Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cooksouthland.com) Those wishing to remember Garfield may do so through a donation to the St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice, 156 – 3 Street N.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5M1 or to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre (Make donation payable to the Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation with a note that the donation if for the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre), 666 – 5 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6. Honoured to serve the family is
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


ROBBIE OST

1946 ~ 2016
Mr. Robert (Robbie) Roland Ost of Seven Persons, passed away at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at the age of 69 years. Robbie was born in Medicine Hat on November 6, 1946. He was the third son of Olander and Lillian Ost of Seven Persons (both deceased); brother to Oliver (Carol) Ost, Ed Ost (deceased) and Linda (Ken) Richards. Robbie was a single, Seven Persons farmer. He loved to raise cattle and dairy cattle held his greatest interest. Robbie enjoyed going to auction sales. He travelled everywhere to attend them and he loved visiting with old friends and new. Robbie enjoyed old time stories from elderly people and loved what he called “A gab fest.” Robbie built a special bond with the Melnik, Vossler, Van Hal and Tubman families of the Seven Persons area, his long-time friends. A gathering of friends to commemorate Robbie’s life will be held in the Cook Southland Reception Facility at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W. Medicine Hat on Friday, February 12, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and everyone will be encouraged to share their personal memories of Robbie. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


TRENT WOOLLEY

1960-2016
It is with great sadness, we the family of Trent Woolley announce his sudden passing at his home in Quesnel, B.C. on his 56th birthday.
Trent is survived by his children Jasmine and Jarrett; his mother Myrna; sister Raelene Pierce, her children Shane (Brittney), Lindsey Hodel (Dwight) and their father, Doug Pierce; as well as aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his father Jerry in 2014.
A time of remembrance will be held at Whiskey Creek, 937-13 Ave. SW, Medicine Hat on February 15, from 2-4pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, #124, 430-6th Ave. SE, Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 2S8


VICTORIA FRANCES MARLATT

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Victoria Frances Marlatt (nee Schwengler) announce her passing away, peacefully, on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the age of 74. Victoria was born May 12, 1941 in Prelate, Saskatchewan. She retired several years ago to enjoy her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Victoria will be forever remembered by: daughter, Rhonda (David) Nagel of Leader, Saskatchewan and their children, Paden (Meagan) Nagel of Leader, and Keara (Dillon) Wanner of Swift Current, Saskatchewan; daughter, Michele Schmidt of Maple Creek, Saskatchewan and her children, Cody (Kelsey) Schmidt of Kindersley, Saskatchewan, and Niko Schmidt of Leader; daughter, Glenda (Bruce) Joyner of Leader, and her children, Karissa (Cornie) Fels of Prelate, Saskatchewan and Bryton Fels of Leader; great- grandchildren: Camille Schmidt of Kindersley, Winston Neufeld of Prelate, and Navada Nagel of Leader. She is also lovingly remembered by her brother, Jerry (Judy) Schwengler; brother, Charles Schwengler; sister, Rose Ann (Paul) Scherger; as well as her numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Victoria was predeceased by her parents, Sebastian (Sam) Schwengler and Theresia Drescher. A Celebration of Victoria’s Life will be held at LITTLE FLOWER PARISH in Leader, Saskatchewan on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. A private family interment will follow at the Prelate Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Victoria’s memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #102, 73 – 7 Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1J2, or to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2H 0G5. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Victoria Marlatt. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, "The Chapel in the Park", locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599


VIOLET LEENTVAAR

1937 ~ 2016
Violet Helen Leentvaar passed away at the Bow Island Health Centre on Sunday, February 7, 2016, at the age of 79 years. Violet was born on January 5, 1937 in Taber, Alberta, a daughter to Henry and Anna Hooge. She was an avid bowler for 25 years which she enjoyed. Violet was a crafty lady having crocheted doilies and stuffed toys and knitted many sweaters and afghans throughout the years. She also knew her way around the kitchen as she cooked for 16 years in various restaurants and enjoyed every minute she was there. Violet also worked 12 years for the CORE Association. She was a very social person and easily made friends wherever she went. Violet will be sadly missed by all who knew her including her best friend, Tony Leentvaar; four children and grandchildren: Janice Adams and her son Colton; Robert (Beth) Leentvaar and their children, Derek and Emily; granddaughter, Hailey Ward; Donna (Shawn) Sadler and their children, Kyle and Kaile; Dan Leentvaar; a sister, Freda Huber and a brother, Larry Hooge as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Henry and Anna Hooge; a daughter, Toni Ward; a brother, Peter Hooge; four sisters, Joanie (Ken) Miller, Anne (Bill) Dootka, Teana (Hartley) Engleson and Mary (Abe) Braun. In accordance to her wish, Violet will be silently remembered by family and friends. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


ZIEGENHAGEL

John Paul Ziegenhagel of Medicine Hat, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at the age of 82 years, beloved husband of the late Irene Ziegenhagel. He leaves to cherish his memory three children, Ryan (Darlene), Daniel (Lorna), David (Elaine). 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. and Saturday morning from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. only. A private interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery prior to the funeral service. The funeral service will be held in the River Valley Community Church (formerly Christ the King Assembly 1101 Queen Street SE) on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Mark Borrows officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Home, Carmel Hospice c/o 156 3rd Street NE, Medicine Hat, T1A 5M1. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: John Ziegenhagel, or you may visit http://www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.
Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 4C2


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