April 20th, 2018

December 28, 2017

By Obituaries on December 28, 2017.

AUDREY HASSARD

1926 ~ 2017
Mrs. Audrey Fern Hassard, beloved wife of the late Mr. James ‘Barney’ Hassard, passed away peacefully at the Riverview Care Centre in Medicine Hat on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at the age of 91 years. Arrangements will be announced at a later date. (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


FITZSIMMONS

Ivy May Fitzsimmons passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017, at the age of 64 years, beloved wife of John “Jack” Fitzsimmons of Medicine Hat. She also leaves to cherish her memory her three children, Melissa (Andrew) Crocker of Calgary, Scott (Sharlene) Fitzsimmons and Shannon (Graham) Erickson both of Yorkton, Saskatchewan; five grandchildren, Jackson, Sadie, Owen, Adelaide and Oliver; one brother, nine sisters and one sister-in-law as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Charles and Winnifred Stark, two sisters as well as babies loved and lost. The funeral service will be held in the Heights Baptist Church (1250 Division Ave S.) on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Bob McLaren officiating. Ivy loved the colors teal and jade green; for those wishing to attend the service, feel free to dress in those colors. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Southern Alberta 340 A Maple Ave SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 7L5. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Ivy Fitzsimmons, 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


RATH

Clara Rath of Medicine Hat, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the age of 88 years, beloved wife of the late Arthur Rath. She leaves to cherish her memory three children, Judy (Dwight) Lecuyer of Bashaw, Brenda (Dave) Thevenaz of Bentley, Renard Rath of Medicine Hat; nine grandchildren, Michelle (Paul) Harpe of Spruce Grove, Shannon (James) Holm of Three Hills, Jason (Carrie) Lecuyer of Plamondon, Shad (Laura) Thevenaz of Red Deer, Drew (Kenleigh) Pasay of Radway, Logan (Dawn Marie) Thevenaz of Bentley, Renee (Blain) Tatro of Medicine Hat, Justin (Christine) Rath of Spruce Grove and Christopher Rath of Medicine Hat; thirteen great grandchildren, Jared Harpe, Jenna Harpe, Darby Holm, Nicholas Holm, Lincoln Lecuyer, Leo Lecuyer, Wacey Thevenaz, Lane Thevenaz, Oliver Pasay, Russell Pasay, Audra Thevenaz, Ayla Tatro, and Carter Tatro; her brother, Leroy Scheffelmeier and her nephew Wayne Scheffelmeier; as well as many relatives in the Rath family and her many friends in her Walmart coffee group. She was predeceased by her parents Albert and Eva Scheffelmeier and her husband Arthur Rath on March 7, 2010. Clara was born in south Medicine Hat on the family farm. She was raised and attended Krauss school in the Norton district and was a neighbor to the Rath’s. On October 22, 1949 she married Arthur Rath. They took over the family farm where Arthur had been born, and in turn raised their children there. In the late 70's, Art and Clara travelled to Yuma eventually becoming full-time Snowbirds until the winter of 2009. In 1990, Clara and Art, along with their house, moved to Medicine Hat; the farm was sold in 1992. Clara will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. James C. Bredeson officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, PO Box 26331 STN BRM B, Toronto, ON M7Y 4R1 . To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Clara Rath, 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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