November 23rd, 2017

November 1, 2017


By Obituaries on November 1, 2017.

1925 ~ HECTOR SCHNEIDER ~ 2017

Hector Herman Schneider, beloved husband of Violina "Vi" Schneider of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, October 30th, 2017 at the age of 92 years. Hector also leaves to cherish his memory one son, Doug Schneider (Nasim Karimi); one daughter, Gerri Schneider; one son-in-law, Brian Langevin; three grandchildren, Josh Schneider, Jesse Schneider and D-Jay Schneider; one sister, Irene Eaton; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Hector was predeceased by one son, Robert Dale Schneider, in infancy; one daughter, Marilyn Langevin; his parents, Herman and Louise Schneider; and three brothers, Milbert (Naomi) Schneider, Bill (Edna) Schneider and Kenny (Mary) Schneider. Hector was born on July 25th, 1925 in Surprise, Saskatchewan and was raised in the Schuler district. He married Violina Eagle on June 30th, 1949 in Medicine Hat. Hector and Vi bought land in Maple Creek and created a successful pure-bred cattle herd for the next 25 years. In October of 1976 they sold the ranch and moved to Wetaskawin where Hector became a Hereford consultant. In 1983 they moved to Medicine Hat and worked the pure-bred cattle sales promoting the Hereford breed. Hector was a member of the Senior Slow Pitch, the Moose Lodge and the Connaught Golf Club where he enjoyed many games of golf with friends. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 from 12:00 noon until 12:55 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Gary W. Goran officiating. Interment will follow at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Hector's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (Breast Cancer Research), 325 Manning Road NE, Calgary, AB T2E 2P5. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Hector Schneider. 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.


1934 ~ RON DOWLING ~ 2017

Ronald “Ron” Stanley Dowling of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of the late Marie Dowling, passed away on Monday, October 30th, 2017 at the age of 83 years. Ron leaves to cherish his memory his children, Jeff (Renee) Dowling and Terry (Allan) Schritt and their families. Ron was predeceased by his friend and companion, Charlotte Hartley. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. with Gary W. Goran officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Ron Dowling. 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.


1943 ~ William “Bill” Konotopsky ~ 2017

William Peter Konotopsky, 74, of Medicine Hat, Alberta, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 29th, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Annette Kurtz; his children, Michael (Barbara), Lana (Jack) Sehn and Brent; and his step children, Yvonne (Frank), Dean (Jackie) and Cheryl (Lester) and their families including fourteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Bill is also survived by brothers, Edward (Rita), Paul (Judy) and Oryst and their families. Bill was predeceased by parents, Peter and Marie Konotopsky; and sister, Anne Marie Medjedovich. Bill worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator until his retirement in 2014. With his boots always ready, he was available whenever anyone called for help, whether from a former employer or somone stopping by the garage needing a hand. A visit was always welcome. He loved playing with his grandchildren and his favorite pets, Minnow and Rico. Bill always enjoyed playing or watching baseball and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A private graveside service and memorial will be held for immediate family. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Bill Konotopsky. 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.


FLOYD BRUSKY

This past Monday, family and friends gathered in the Maple Creek Armories to honour the life of this well liked and respected man. A fitting farewell to this gentle cowboy.

Hard working throughout the years,
Helped Floyd live to 94,
He’s in the saddle again,
Riding through heaven’s door!

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


NOLIN

Robert “Bob” William Nolin passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at the age of 69 years, beloved husband of Judy Nolin of Medicine Hat. He also leaves to cherish his memory his four children, Julie Nolin (her children, Nicholas and Benjamin), Jill (Richard) Shewchuk (their children, Jordyn and Preston), Allison Millions (Ryan Rollinson), Brett Millions; one sister Carol (Dennis) Granger as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Helen and Pat Nolin. Bob was a passionate outdoorsman. His true joy was fly fishing and hunting. He was very proficient at creating his own flies. He enjoyed many adventures camping and hiking. Bob looked forward to annual winter holidays in Maui with Judy. He highly valued time spent with his friends and family, and enjoyed sharing his hobbies with his grandchildren. Those close to him experienced his generosity and kind spirit. Bob was forever curious and continued to seek knowledge, he never stopped learning. He will be fondly missed by all who knew him. Interment will take place on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in the Hillside Cemetery. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet inside the main gate to the cemetery at 12:45 p.m. Following the interment service, everyone is invited to a celebration of Bob’s life which will be held in the Ortona Room at the Royal Canadian Legion (702 – 2 St. SE) on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Bob Nolin, 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


REYNEN

Joyce Ileen Reynen of Redcliff passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017, at the age of 92 years, beloved wife of the late John Reynen. She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Russell (Mary) Reynen and Edward (Donna Johnson) Reynen; five grandchildren, Sean, Jason, Vanessa, Vonna and Ed Jr; two great grandchildren, Amara and Maddison. She was predeceased by her parents, Ernest and Alice Hanson; her husband John on October 15, 1983; one son, Michael, in 1985; her daughter, Joy, in 2015; one brother and three sisters. Joyce was born in Tilley, Alberta, December 19, 1924, where she was raised and attended school. When she left school she worked at the Dominion Glass Factory and lived with her sister Lela in Redcliff. She loved to travel initially with her husband, taking their travel trailer to the Yukon, Alaska and Yellowstone. After his passing, she continued to travel with her friends going on cruises and visiting New Zealand, Australia, England and many places in Canada and the U.S.A. She was always active in her community and at the Seniors Center in Redcliff. She participated in many events – playing cards, Whist and Crib tournaments, bowling and darts. She was involved in square dancing and enjoyed listening to country and western music. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 12:30 p.m. – 1:25 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 1:30 p.m with Rev. Jan Stevenson officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Redi Enterprises, 860 Allowance Ave SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 7S6. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Joyce Reynen, 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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