October 17th, 2017

June 10, 2017


By Destinee Mattson on June 12, 2017.

HARTLEY, Charlotte Louise

October 9, 1941 – June 5, 2017
Charlotte Hartley passed away peacefully with her children by her side on June 5, 2017 at the age of 75 years. Her memory will be forever cherished by daughter Susan (Jason) Vincent of Cochrane, Alberta and son Robert (Tavia) Hartley of Calgary, Alberta; Charlotte’s mother Jean Meier and sister Patricia (Daryl) Toma of Willingdon, Alberta and her special friend Ron Dowling of Medicine Hat, Alberta.
Charlotte is a very proud Grandma of five grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by Simon, Logan, and Sam Vincent of Cochrane, Alberta and Livia and Alex Hartley of Calgary, Alberta.
Charlotte was born on October 9, 1941 in Leader, Saskatchewan. She spent the majority of her life working for RBC and nurturing her family in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Charlotte was happy to spend the past 2 years at Big Hill Lodge in Cochrane where she could be closer to her family.
Charlotte will now join those who left before her; infant son Michael Hartley and her father Elmer Meier.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Liver Foundation http://www.liver.ca
A Private Memorial Celebration will be taking place in the coming weeks. Charlotte will be laid to rest at the Hillside Cemetery, Medicine Hat, Alberta
Condolences may be left at http://www.cochranecountryfuneralhome.com. Arrangements in care of Cochrane Country Funeral Home 403-932-1039.

 

 

 


1928 ~ AUDRAH MAAYEFIELD ~ 2017

Audrah Maayefield of Medicine Hat, passed away on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at the age of 88 years. Audrah leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Dena Farrell of Medicine Hat and Brenda Stuart of Milbay, BC; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and special friends, Lance Tayler, Jenica Caldwell, Kory Calvert, Shelagh Greene, and Daren Jansen. Audrah was predeceased by her parents, William and Dora Ross. Audrah was an extraordinary woman of character and substance. She surmounted her own personal tragedies to become a Doctor of Philosophy and Spiritual Teacher. She lived by the principles she taught – love, goodwill, compassion, humility, and service to others. She believed in the oneness of all humanity and our responsibility to each other. Audrah touched the hearts of all she met, with her humour, wisdom and love and inspired us to want to be better, kinder human beings. Alas her work here is done, but she leaves the world a better place. She will be sorely missed, but will live on in the hearts of her daughters, students, many dear friends and her beloved canine companion, Dexter, who were all privileged to know and love her. A Private Family Time of Remembrance will be held. Memorial gifts in Audrah’s memory may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, 201, 9452 – 51st Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 5A6. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Audrah Maayefield. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 http://www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

 

 


1951 ~ ROBERT “BRAD” THICKSON ~ 2017
Robert Brad Thickson, beloved husband of Beverly Thickson of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, June 5th, 2017 at the age of 66 years. Brad also leaves to cherish his memory two children, Tyler (Stacey) Thickson and Kimberly (Mark) Schafer and their families. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. with Life Celebrant Lynett Getz officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Brad’s memory may be made to Good Samaritan Day Program, 550 Spruce Way SE, Medicine Hat, AlbertaT1B 4P1. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Brad Thickson. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 http://www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

 


 

PODAIMA
John Herbert Podaima of Medicine Hat, passed away on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at the age of 84 years, beloved husband of the late Lorraine Podaima. He leaves to cherish his memory three daughters, Tracy (Chen) Morin, Tammy Boschee and Colleen (Tim) Leis; five grandchildren, Karleigh (Kevin) and their children Sadonnah and Easton; Rebecca; Taelynn and Taryn, their father Todd; and Brenden; two sisters, Helen (Fred) Brandstrom and Mildred (Fred) Smids as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Lorraine on December 22, 2015; his parents, Charles and Johanna Podejma and two grandchildren Casey and Dennis. A celebration of John’s life will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017, at Whiskey Creek, (937 13th Street SW) at 1:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend. Interment has taken place at Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Alberta Children’s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB T3B 6A. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: John Podaima, 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

 


DYCK

Marilyn Ann Dyck passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, surrounded by family, at the age of 55 years, beloved wife of Greg Dyck of Medicine Hat. She also leaves to cherish her memory her children, Cole (Rose) Dyck and Jayme Dyck; her parents, Ewald and Louise Reisdorf; brothers-in-law, Garry (Sandra) Dyck, Wayne (Kathy Pollock) Dyck, Clarence (Debbie) Dyck and Calvin (Linda) Dyck; sister-in-law, Brenda (Alan) Barton; nine loving nieces and nephews; two great nieces and one great nephew; her uncle and aunt, Art (Adeline) Ziegenhagel. Marilyn also had several relatives in the Reisdorf and Dyck extended families; as well as many friends who will cherish her memory. She was predeceased by her sister, Barbara Reisdorf and her in-laws, Abe and Eva Dyck.

Marilyn was born in Medicine Hat on October 5, 1961, to proud parents Ewald and Louise Reisdorf. She grew up and remained in Medicine Hat all of her life with the exception of nine years spent in the Whitla/Seven Persons area. She married the love of her life on April 26, 1980. The following years were blessed with two sons, Cole and Jayme. They were the highlight of her life and she was extremely proud to be their mother. Marilyn had a 36 year long career working her way up from Receptionist to Secretarial Supervisor of Administration Staff with Alberta Social Services. She enjoyed her career immensely and made many great and long lasting friendships there.

Marilyn loved spending time at home with her family and making sure they were always taken care of. She also loved to travel and enjoyed many trips with her husband, children and close friends. Maui was her favorite as well as the Caribbean (anywhere warm really).

Marilyn was known for her strong sense of faith, loyalty to family and friends and unwavering commitment to any project she started. She was a kind, loving and caring person who handled life with its ups and downs in her own quiet way. She exuded dignity, grace and strength always but especially in a most difficult time in her life and was admired by all who knew and loved her. She will be missed ever so much by all those lives she touched.

Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:55 a.m. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Robert Findley officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Alberta Children’s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB T3B 6A8 or the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, P.O. Box 767, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2L4. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Marilyn Dyck, 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

 


SCHNEIDER
Michael “Mike” Henry Schneider of Medicine Hat, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at the age of 80 years, beloved husband of the late Violet Schneider. Those who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:25 a.m. Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church (238 2nd Ave N.E.) on Friday June 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Tomy Manjaly celebrant. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT & NU, 124, 430 6th Ave SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 2S8. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Mike Schneider, 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

 


Bea Hansen
Family and friends gathered privately at the beautiful Hillside Cemetery to honour the life of this wonderful lady. Although she will be dearly missed, her memory will not be forgotten.
Think of her often,
It’s not easy to say good-bye…
Thoughts delivered to her in Heaven
On the wings of a butterfly.
Her Life Lived…
Her Life Cherished…
Her Life Honoured.
Courtesy of Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

 


Donald Dolgopol
1945 ~ 2017
With sadness the family of Donald Morris Dolgopol of Consul, Saskatchewan announces his passing at the Maple Creek Hospital on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at the age of 71 years. Don was born in Medicine Hat on July 24, 1945, an only child to Nick and Rosy Dolgopol. He attended a small country school in Little West and finished his schooling in Consul. He was raised on the family farm where he worked along side his dad from a young age and learned the value of a hard days work. Don married Beverley Lee on October 22, 1965 in Maple Creek and raised a family of four children. Ranching was his life… from roping to horse drawn equipment, he loved life in the country. In the early 60’s, he began riding with the PFRA and rode up until 2016. Don had a keen interest in draft horses, was knowledgeable in history and had an extensive horse bit collection. He was a founding member of the Harness Club and was a licensed pilot who loved to fly! Don had a great love of horses, cattle and dogs and shared a special bond with Cricket, his horse which he had for over 20 years. Don will be deeply missed by his wife, Bev; four children and five grandchildren: Stacey Dolgopol, Shawna (Chris) Bertram – (Tyrel, Monty and Marty), Shane (Tammie) Dolgopol – (Keylee and Kole), Robert Dolgopol. He was predeceased by his parents, Nick and Rosy Dolgopol. Don’s life will be celebrated at the Consul Community Hall, Consul, Saskatchewan on Thursday, June 15, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m. A Private Graveside Service will take place earlier in the day at Hillside Cemetery with Life Celebrant Gerry Getz officiating. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cooksouthland.com) Memorial donations in Don’s name may be made directly to the Children’s Wish Foundation, 3602 Millar Avenue, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7P 0B1. Honoured to serve the family is Courtesy of Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

 


 


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