November 21st, 2017

October 27, 2017


By Obituaries on October 27, 2017.

FLOYD BRUSKY

1923 ~ 2017
Floyd Lawn Brusky, beloved husband of Amy, passed away at the Southwest Integrated Health Care Facility in Maple Creek on Monday, October 23, 2017, at the age of 94 years. Along with Amy, Floyd is survived by his daughter, Audrey (Tarry) Herter; son, Bruce; grandson, Kelly (Anita) Herter; great-granddaughters, Talyssa and Kierra Herter and sister-in-law, Elva Bertsch. He is also survived by nieces, Beverly (Roger) Butterwick, Carol (Lou) Gagnon, Stan (Erika) Bertsch, Louise (Ivan) Schlaht, Murray (Cindy) Bertsch, Earl (Kathy) Western and Doug Western. Floyd was predeceased by his grandson, Ryan Herter; parents, Peter and Martha; sister, Lida Jean; brothers, Adolf (Mary) and Lawrence (Elsie); nephew, Laverne (Edna) Brusky; brothers-in-law, Elmer Bertsch and Donald (Joyce) Western and their daughter, Karen Western; uncle Frank (Katie) Brusky and five cousins. Floyd was born on April 18, 1923 to Peter and Martha Brusky and was the last remaining member of the immediate families of the two brothers, Peter and Frank Brusky who homesteaded here in 1910. A Celebration of Floyd’s Life will be held at the Maple Creek Armouries, 510 Marsh Street on Monday, October 30, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Floyd’s name may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 124, 430 – 6 Avenue S.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 3K9 or to the charity of one’s choice. (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


FRANK MILLER

1946 ~ 2017
It is with praise and thanksgiving to our Lord Jesus, that He’s ended the suffering of our loved one, Frank Wayne Miller, on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at the age of 71 years. Frank will be lovingly cherished in the hearts of his wife, Beverly; sons, Travis (Teri Durda) and Tyler (Tammy) and his amazing grandsons, Kaedyn and Silas, whom he loved so dearly. He is also survived by his five siblings and their families as well as Bev’s siblings and their families. Frank was a kind, honest and hardworking man with an infectious smile that melted the hearts of many. His faith was strong and he carried his cross to the end without question or complaint. A Celebration of Frank’s life will be held at Victory Lutheran Church, 2793 Southview Drive S.E., Medicine Hat on Monday, October 30, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., with Diaconal Minister Lila de Waal and Pastor Jim Bredeson officiating. Memorial donations in Frank’s name may be made directly to the Hilda and Community Association, for Fire Disaster Fund, P.O. Box 59, Hilda, AB. T0J 1R0. (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


GORDON ORMISTON

Last Friday morning, family and friends gathered for a celebration of Gordon’s life in Cook Southland’s Chapel. Later that day, Consul Cemetery provided a beautiful backdrop for his final farewell as Gordon was laid to rest in the land that he loved.

“A hard working man,
He loved working the land,
Now resting in peace,
Safe in God’s hands”

His Life Lived…
His Life Cherished…
His Life Honoured.

Courtesy of
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


LUCILLE ENSLEN

It’s been one week since family and friends gathered together in the Salvation Army Church to honour the life of this wondeful lady. She will be dearly missed and her memory will not be forgotten.

Home in Heaven,
That’s where I’ll be,
God wanted me now,
He set me free!

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


YANKE, Clara

Our much loved mother, Clara, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2017 just a few days short of her 94th birthday. She leaves a legacy of seven children, fourteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. Mom was born in Eastern Europe, November 12, 1923 and emigrated to Canada as a young girl with her parents, Edward and Rosina Enslen. They settled in the Seven Persons area. She married our dad, Jacob (Jack) Yanke and they farmed in the Tilley area until 1957 when they moved to Medicine Hat, where she has resided since. After living in her home on 11th Street SE for more than 50 years, Mom spent the last 10 years at Chinook Village and Meadow Ridge Seniors Village. Her unwavering devotion to family will not be forgotten by her children, Janet (Bill) Dymond, Lloyd (Barb) Yanke, Brenda (Doug) Willson, Perry (Lois ) Yanke, Miles (Patti) Yanke, Diana (Ken) Rose and Tracey (Mike) Schall. She is survived by a sister, Elma Yanke and her best friend and brother, Albert Enslen, his wife Marion, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mom was predeceased by our Dad in 1987, her sister, Anna and brothers, John and Jackie. A family graveside service will be held on the weekend. Flowers are gratefully declined in lieu of donations to the Palliative Care Unit, Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, (cheques payable to MH&D Health Foundation) 666 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, T1A 4H6 or online at http://www.InYourCommunity.ca. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Clara Yanke, 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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