By Obituaries on July 21, 2014.
.1921 ~ BUECKERT-AITKEN ~ 2014
Ella Bueckert-Aitken passed away peacefully at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Friday, July 11th, 2014. Ella leaves to mourn her passing four children, Barry (Norma) Bueckert, Lorna (Lloyd) Veenstra, Greg (Shelly) Bueckert and Chris Weiss; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Norma Genert; one sister-in-law, Betty Rempel; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Ella was predeceased by her parents, Rudolph and Annetta Weiss; three sisters, Lydia Gerein, Esther Guminy and Helen Bliss; one brother, Lenard Weiss; her first husband, Edward Bueckert; and her second husband, Elmer Aitken. Ella was born in Kuest, Saskatchewan and moved to Schuler, Alberta with her family when she was four years old. She moved to Medicine Hat as a teenager to care for her ailing grandmother. It was there she met Edward Bueckert whom she married in 1940. She and Ed owned and operated Redcliff Building Supply Company until Ed’s passing in 1975. Ella also worked at the Redcliff Greenhouses for a number of years tending to the roses. Ella traveled extensively after Ed’s passing and moved to Veinerville in 1989. She married Elmer Aitken in 1995. Ella was alsoa 50 year member of the Ladies Auxillary, Royal Canadian Legion, Redcliff branch #6 Ella was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed bowling, traveling, reading, playing darts, going to bingo, and spending time with her family. She was always supportive and encouraging and will be sorely missed by her family. A Celebration of Ella’s Life will be held at Christ The King Assembly, 1101 Queen Street SE, on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Mark Borrows officiating. Memorial gifts in Ella’s memory may be made to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, #124, 430 – 6th Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 2S8. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to email@example.com subject heading Ella Aitken.
Gertrude “Gertie” Mae Grose (nee Gieck) of Medicine Hat, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the age of 94 years, beloved wife of the late Clarence Grose. She leaves to cherish her memory her sons, Don (Rebecca) Grose and Roger (Susan) Grose; her daughter-in-law, Lynne Grose; five grandchildren, Tracy (Kim) (their son, Tristan), Tammy (her son, James), Andrew (Bailey) (their daughter, Olivia), Matthew (Katherine) and Ashley (Matthew); her sister, Violet Renn as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Margaret and John Gieck; her husband, Clarence on June 11, 2006; numerous brothers and sisters and her granddaughter, Emily. Gertie was born on May 30, 1920 at Turtle Lake, North Dakota. As a young lady, she moved with her family to Grainger, Alberta and in 1943, married Clarence Grose in Carbon residing there until 1953. Later, they moved to Redcliff and then to Medicine Hat. Gertie was a faithful member of Temple Baptist church since 1955. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Temple Baptist Church (606 7th Street SW) on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Brian J. Munro and Rev. Robert Findley co-officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to South Country Village, 1720 Bell Street SW, Medicine Hat, AB. T1A 5G1. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Gertie Grose, 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