November 27th, 2020

August 20, 2013

By Obituaries on August 20, 2013.

.1924 ~ PERRETT ~ 2013
Mr. Garth Perrett of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Natalie Perrett, passed away on Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at the age of 88 years. The Funeral Service will be held today in SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL at 1:00 p.m. with Gary W. Goran officiating. Interment will follow in the Family Plot at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Garth’s memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the S.P.C.A. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or http://www.gonebutnotforgotten.ca or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Garth Perrett. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

.1939 ~ HICKEN ~ 2013
Mrs. Doreen Hicken, beloved wife of Mr. Robert “Bob” Hicken of Medicine Hat, passed away on Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at the age of 74 years. Doreen also leaves to cherish her memory three daughter, Shirley (Tim) Coleman, Carol Hicken (Richard Charchun) and Lynn Thompson (Bob Dodyk). Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Doreen Hicken. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed by SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

.1950 ~ McDONALD ~ 2013
Mr. Richard “Rick” Joseph McDonald, beloved husband of Mrs. Betty McDonald of Medicine Hat, passed away on Friday, August 16th, 2013 at the age of 63 years. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated today in ST. PATRICK’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 238 – 2nd Avenue NE, at 11:00 a.m. with Father Philip Le, celebrant. Memorial gifts in Rick’s memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit, c/o Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or http://www.gonebutnotforgotten.ca or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Rick McDonald. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

.BILL SHAW
1927 ~ 2013
It is with sadness that the family of Mr. William Burgess Shaw, announce his passing in Medicine Hat on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at the age of 86 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced upon completion. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting 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

.REESOR, Brian
August 12, 1922 – August 15, 2013
Our beloved father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend, Brian Reesor, passed away peacefully on August 15th at the age of 91. He was predeceased by his wife Margaret in 2012, and is survived by their two children, Kathy and David, sisters Shirl and Joyce, and grandchildren Lisa, Tarah, Colin, Brandi and Brianne.
This man of science saw the world through a kaleidoscope of wonderment and curiosity. How does that work? What causes that? Why does that happen?
Yet this humble man was always eager to hear other opinions. He was interested in other people, and avoided talking about himself despite his intellect and many accomplishments. Brian was an award-winning singer as a young man and had a passion, throughout his life, for hunting and fishing.
As a result of his enquiring mind, quick wit and a lively sense of humour, Brian attracted a wide circle of close friends over the years, with whom he, and his beloved wife, Marg, travelled, played games and laughed. Brian was easy-going, fun and interesting to be around, a good conversationalist and always maintained a positive attitude through adversity. He liked his scotch cold and his relationships warm. His smile lit up the room and the hearts of those around him. A rich, interesting and rewarding life was his.
Brian was the most compassionate, non-judgmental person. Never did he express a mean or bitter comment. He was, indeed, a gentle man and a gentleman. Sadness fills our hearts, and although that will fade somewhat with time, the wonderful memories of him that we have will last forever.
Goodbye and thanks for everything. We will all miss you.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting http://www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

.WALSH
Edith “Edie” Lucretia Walsh passed away in her sleep following a lengthy illness on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at the age of 80 years, beloved wife of Leslie “Les” Walsh of Bow Island. She also leaves to cherish her memory two children, Wayne and Terry; four grandchildren, Chris, Amy, Jisteen and Allan; three great granddaughters, Chloe, Charlotte and Elizabeth; two brothers, Marvin and Nelson Sullivan; one sister, Kathleen Zielke as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Pearl and Philip Sullivan; one son, Ricky and two brothers, Kenneth and Wilfred. A private family service will be held. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Bow Island Health Centre, Long Term Care Wing, 938 Centre St. Bow Island, T0K 0G0. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Edith Walsh, 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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