By Obituaries on August 16, 2013.
1927 ~ 2013
Mr. Aubrey E. Bendall passed away peacefully at the Brooks Health Care Centre on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at the age of 86 years. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so starting one hour prior to the Funeral Service which will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. with Rev. Dr. Shane Andrus officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery with a time of fellowship thereafter in the Cook Southland Reception Facility. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting http://www.cooksouthland.com) If friends so desire, Memorial Tributes in Aubrey’s name may be made directly to the Alberta Children”s Hospital Foundation, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T3B 6A8. Honoured to serve the family is COOK SOUTHLAND Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4V4. Telephone: 403-527-6455.
Arthur “Art” Ole Carlson passed away peacefully on August 11, 2013, at age eighty. He leaves to cherish in his memories his soul mate of 56 years Karen Mae and son Steven (Carol) Carlson, daughter Kristine (Wayne) Mugleston, and son David (Connie) Carlson. His grandchildren Sarah (Jim) Rennie, Levi (Natalie Vaughan) Carlson, Bryden (Katie) Mugleston, Tammy (Derek) Loiland, Chelsea (Cory Laurenson) Carlson, Shelby Carlson, Lowen Carlson and Sydney Carlson; great grandchildren Hannah, Isabel and James Rennie and Alexis and Graham Loiland. Survived by siblings Clarence (Rose), George (Adele) and Anna (Larry) and brother and sister in-law Dean (Lorraine) Mortensen. Predeceased by his parents Gustav and Agnes, siblings Audrey and Charlie, by his father and mother in-law Claritt and Mary Mortensen and brother and sister in-law Bud and Irene Mortensen. Art was born on the family homestead near Scottsburg Saskatchewan. In his early years he worked for the Saskatchewan Government surveying the Trans Canada Highway. Art met Karen at the Saturday Night Dance in Gull Lake and later married Karen on July 5th 1957. They resided in Swift Current. In 1970 he changed careers to barber/ beautician moving the family to Medicine Hat opening His and Hers Coiffeurs. In 1986 they took over the family farm near Gull Lake, Saskatchewan farming for nineteen years. In 2005 they retired to Medicine Hat to be near family. Art loved dancing with Karen, had a way with animals; dogs, cats, cattle andhorses, and with his devilish sense of humor enjoyed teasing his grandchildren (especially at the supper table) and also his adopted mom Grandma Jean. Community service included Charter Member of Independent Order of Foresters and many years on parent council of Scouts Canada. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with The Reverend Canon Gene Packwood officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to remember Arthur with a donation may direct it to the Alzheimer Society 401D 3rd Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 0G8 or to the Children’s Wish Foundation, 665 Spruce Way SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1B 4L4. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Art Carlson, 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
.CHRISTOPHER KEETLEY COLLIER
June 20, 1977 – August 12, 2013
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved Chris. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He leave behind to cherish his memory his loving family; parents Ross & Laura, brother Matthew, nephew Coleton, niece Kaidence; grandparents Jim and Claire Sergeant and Louise Collier, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his sister Jennifer Jean, his grandmother Jean Marshall and grandfather Ray Collier.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the S.P.C.A. or the charity of ones choice.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 16, 2013 at First Assembly of God Church, 395 – 9th St. S.E., Medicine Hat, at 1:30pm with Pastor Keith Running officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM.
Edmund Philip Hittel, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at the age of 76 years, beloved husband of Darlene Hittel of Medicine Hat. He also leaves to cherish his memory three children, Sheila Hittel of Calgary, Debbie (Terry) Ternes of Fox Valley and Darwin (Donna) Hittel of Liebenthal; six grandchildren, Winter (Jason) Reeb; Brandon (Mindy) Ternes, Tyson Ternes, Blake (Shae-Lynn) Hittel, Kurt Hittel and Chad Hittel; two sisters, Dianne (Bob) Petryshyn and Erma (Ted) Matthews all of Saskatoon as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Bertha and Philip Hittel; one son, Dwayne in infancy and two sisters, Alice Koch and Eileen (Tony) Ehresman. Ed was born on April 4, 1937 and was raised on the family home place at Liebenthal. On April 7, 1959 he married Darlene Schmaltz and together they took over the farming operation. In 1992 they moved to Medicine Hat and he continued to farm with Darwin until his passing. Ed loved fishing, hunting and was a Game Warden for many years. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them. Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Philip Le celebrant. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: email@example.com subject heading: Edmund Hittel, 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
1936 ~ 2013
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Mathias (Matt) Hammel, beloved husband of Betty, announce his passing while at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at the age of 76 years. Matt was born in Prelate, Saskatchewan on December 13, 1936. He was raised on the family farm where he learned the value of a hard days work. Matt met the love of his life Betty, in Medicine Hat and were later married on April 27, 1957. Their marriage was blessed with the births of eight children. His work ethic from the farm followed him for the rest of his life. He worked at various jobs before becoming the Town Foreman of Leader. This was a position that Matt loved and his dedication and passion was evident in his work. He was a long time resident of Leader and later moved to Medicine Hat in 2009. Matt was a loyal and devoted family man and will be remembered by his loving wife, Betty and eight children, Catherine (Doug) Rupert, Ronald (Shannon) Hammel, Robert Hammel, Randolph Hammel, Rodney (Sheila) Hammel, Richard (Kim) Hammel, Douglas Hammel and Karri (Tim) Geiger; a brother, Meinard (Bertha) Hammel and a sister, Florence (Adolph) Wirchowsky as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and extended family. He was predeceased by his parents, Adam and Catherine Hammel; three brothers, John, Martin and Leonard and two sisters, Francis and Rose. The Graveside Service will be held at Hillside Cemetery on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. Those wishing to attend the Graveside Service are invited to gather at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel between 1:30 P.M. and 1:45 P.M. to join the procession to Hillside Cemetery. A luncheon will follow in the Cook Southland Reception Facility. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting http://www.cooksouthland.com) Memorial donations in Matt’s name may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 102 Crestwood Square One, 1865 Dunmore Road S.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1Z8. Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455
.STEPHENSON, MARION MATILDA
October 16, 1916- August 13, 2013
Marion was born and raised in Shaunavon, Sk. and attended Normal School in Moose Jaw. She taught in several rural schools in southwest Sask. where she met and married her husband of 64 yrs. They farmed at Hazenmore, Sk. for 35 yrs. Marion was very busy with farm work, raising three daughters and the local ladies club. In 1975 they retired to Medicine Hat becoming very active at the Veiner Center dancing, playing cards and table tennis. Marion loved entertaining their many friends, her flower beds and having family visit. In 2002 they enjoyed the security and care provided by a
move to Chinook Village. Marion moved to Madison Manor, Nanton, Ab., in 2009 to be closer to her family. The family is very grateful for the excellent care she received there until her passing. Marion leaves to cherish her memory her daughters Carol (Bob) Evans, Faye (Wayne) Iverson and Doreen (Larry) Jensen, grandchildren Stephanie Evans, Wanda (Lorne) Herriman, Jason (Jamie) Evans, Amy Iverson, Jared (Jill) Iverson, Brent (Bradee Hlady) Iverson, Troy Jensen and Kyle Jensen and 13 great grandchildren. She is survived by her sister Gladys Jackson, Leduc, Ab. and sister-in-law Alta Legros, Ponteix, Sk. as well as nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Frank and Tillie Brigden and husband Payton Stephenson. Interment will be at 11:00AM Aug.19 at Memory Gardens, Swift Current, Sk. Funeral services by Leydon’s Funeral Home Claresholm, AB.