September 19th, 2017

August 10, 2017


By Obituaries on August 10, 2017.

1927 ~ AFINA LUCA ~ 2017

Afina Luca of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Ion Luca, passed away on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at the age of 90 years. Afina leaves to cherish her memory three sons, Radu (Ana) Luca, Viorel (Milena) Luca and Emil (Lore) Luca; two daughters, Flora (John) Petrehele and Ana Luca; nine grandchildren, Sorin Luca, Adriana (Sergio) Cruces, Nadina (Ryan) Westland, Vio Jr. Luca, Jessica Luca, Gabriel Petrehele, Victor Petrehele, Halley Munsch and Thomas Melton; and seven great grandchildren. Afina was predeceased by her husband, Ion Luca; one daughter, Maria Melton; her parents, Nicolae and Maria; and five brothers. Afina was born in Poieni de Sus, Romania on April 11th, 1927. She immigrated to Canada in 1988 to join her children. Afina was a wonderful mother and was so happy to have her children together. Family always came first to Afina. She made many good friends at First Assembly Church and loved to serve the Lord all her life. Afina was well loved by the staff at Sunnyside and Haven Care Centre; she received outstanding support and care from them. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Friday, August 11th, 2017 from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. and at FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 395 – 9th Street SE, on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 from 12:00 until 12:55 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD, on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Matthew Redstone officiating. Interment will take place at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Afina's memory may be made to the South Country Village, Sunnyside Care Centre, 1720 Bell Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5G1. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Afina Luca. 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 ~ MARION WHYTE ~ 2017

Marion Margaret Whyte, beloved wife of Wayne Whyte of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, July 31st, 2017 at the age of 66 years. The Funeral Service was held yesterday at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL. Memorial gifts in Marion's memory may be made to the Girl Guides of Canada. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Marion Whyte. 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.


1957 ~ JACQUIE STUBER ~ 2017

Jacqueline "Jacquie" Rose Stuber of Medicine Hat, passed away in her home on Monday, July 31st, 2017 at the age of 60 years. A Graveside Service was held yesterday at SAAMIS PRAIRIE VIEW CEMETERY. Memorial gifts in Jacquie's memory may be made to Save Old Souls. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Jacqueline Stuber. 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.


COLLEAUX

Mary Violet Harvey-Colleaux of Medicine Hat, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at the age of 101 years, beloved wife of the late Fernand Colleaux. She leaves to cherish her memory six children, Dorothy Jean (Barney) Borsheim of Saskatoon, Arthur (Marie) Harvey of Willowbend Saskatchewan, Fred (Doreen) Harvey of Red Deer, Martin Harvey of Toronto, Lewis Harvey of Vancouver and Derrick Colleaux of Medicine Hat; twenty one grandchildren, thirty one great grandchildren, one brother-in-law Alfred Harvey of Prince Albert as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband Reginald Harvey in 1956, her second husband Fernand in 2012 and by one son Harold in 2016. The funeral service will be held in the St. Barnabas Anglican Church (635 4th Street SE) on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Canon R. Ivor Ottrey officiating. Interment will take place in the Ravenscrag Cemetery at a later date. 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: Mary Colleaux, 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


DRAGLAND

Vernon Hoey Dragland of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the age of 94 years, beloved husband of the late Edie Dragland. He leaves to cherish his memory one son, Lyle Dragland and one sister, Ethel Chenewski. He was predeceased by his parents, Esther and Oscar Dragland; his wife Edie on September 27, 1980; two sons, Glen and Neil; one brother Orville and one sister Lois Hopkins. Vernon was born on May 10, 1923 in Medicine Hat and was raised in the Maleb/Conquerville area. He farmed, ranched and raised three sons in that area. His passions were horses, the rodeo and going on trail rides whenever he could. He enjoyed having coffee with is friends and was a huge supporter of the Ford Motor Company. Those who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Saturday from 12 noon to 12:55 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Norm Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Vernon Dragland, 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


FLAHR

Daniel Albert Flahr passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at the age of 63 years, beloved husband of Virginia Flahr of Medicine Hat. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Daniel Flahr, 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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