November 21st, 2017

November 6, 2017


By Obituaries on November 6, 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. The Funeral Service was held Saturday at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Hector Schneider. Funeral arrangements 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.


1925 ~ PATRICIA BROSZ-COOK ~ 2017


Patricia “Pat” Katherine Brosz-Cook (nee Hendel), beloved wife of the late Harold Cook, passed away peacefully on November 2nd, 2017 at the Father Lacombe Care Centre in Calgary. Pat leaves to cherish her memory her children: Kathryne (Bryant) Laboret, Patricia (Gordon) Worobec, Betty (Charles) Sanden, Margaret (Harvey) Robertson, David Brosz (Karen), Theresa (Marvin) Ruggles, Doug Brosz (Bianca), and Susan Brosz; twenty-six grandchildren; and thirty-five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Elroy Lynn Brosz in 1999; her second husband, Harold Cook in 2017; and two sons, John “Jack” Elroy Brosz in 1980 and Victor Raymond Brosz in 1988. Pat was born on May 30th, 1925, the daughter of Casper John Hendel and Elizabeth Bernadette (Homan) Hendel. After going to school in Rosalind and Edmonton, she joined the RCAF, Women’s Division, and served at Vulcan, Calgary, Aliford Bay and Vancouver over a period of three years. Pat attended the U of A where she received her first year of her B. Ed. She met Elroy Brosz while at the U of A and shortly after, they were married and moved to Herronton before then moving to Bow Island and completing their family. Pat managed a local grocery store for many years and then received her Bachelor of Education in 1977. She taught school for eighteen years. Pat had two great passions. Firstly, she loved her family fiercely and always wanted the very best for them. She watched the growth of her family with great interest and pride. Secondly, she loved playing sports. At the age of 42, she won the Female Athlete of the Year at Medicine Hat College. She belonged to the Softball Association and played until 1986. She also enjoyed basketball and golf. Pat was a Girl Guide Leader for many years, belonged to the Golden Age Society and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Bow Island Hospital. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at ST. MICHAEL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1101 – 1st Street East, Bow Island, on Friday from 6:00 to 6:55 p.m. Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Father Marino Infante, Celebrant. A Private Interment will take place at Bow Island Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Pat’s memory may be made to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8, or to the Bow Island Auxiliary Hospital, 938 Centre Street, Bow Island, Alberta, T0K 0G0. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Pat Brosz-Cook. 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.


1925 ~ STEPHEN SOLTIS ~ 2017

Stephen “Steve” Soltis of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of the late Irene Soltis, passed away on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at the age of 91 years. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Life Celebrant Lynett Getz officiating. Memorial gifts in Steve’s memory may be made to the Medicine Hat Food Bank. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Steve Soltis. 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.


1937 ~ ELMER ENSMINGER ~ 2017

It is with profound sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of Elmer Raymond Ensminger of Medicine Hat on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at the age of 80 years. A Celebration of Elmer’s life will take place on Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 515 Sprague Way SE, with a luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Center, c/o The Medicine Hat and District Health Foundation or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Elmer Ensminger. 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 ~ RUSSEL BALABERDA ~ 2017

Russel Daniel Balaberda, beloved husband of Donna Balaberda of Medicine Hat, passed away on Saturday, October 28th, 2017. The Memorial Service was held Saturday at THE CHURCH OF CHRIST. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Russel Balaberda. Funeral arrangements 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.


GEDDES

Edith May Geddes passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017, at the age of 79 years, beloved wife of Herb Geddes of Medicine Hat. She also leaves to cherish her memory five children, Sandi Burdett (Peter McWilliams) of Bradford, Ontario, Beverly (Wade) Barr of Winnipeg, Donna (Gene) Diment of Irvine, Guy (Tina) Geddes and Cheryl (Dean) Kopperud all of Medicine Hat; fourteen grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; one sister, Bess Critch of Rocky Harbor, Newfoundland and many other family and friends to numerous to mention. She was predeceased by her parents, Harriett and Silas Pittman and by one grandson. The funeral service will be held in the Westminster United Church (101 6th Street SE) on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Chelsea Masterman officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the S.P.C.A. – 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8E8. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Edith Geddes, 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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