September 21st, 2020

July 22, 2014

By Obituaries on July 22, 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 condolences@saamis.com subject heading Ella Aitken.

.1933 ~ DUBE ~ 2014
With loving memory and great sadness the family of Mary Dube nee Usselman announces her passing on Friday, July 18, 2014 at the age of 81 years. She is survived by her husband, Fred; 4 children, Brenda Dube (Harley Endersby), Wendy Price (Tim), Miles Dube (Gaelynn) and Renee Dube; 6 grandchildren, Brianne Chermishnuk, Allister & Leighton Price, Dayle & Devon Dube and Aaron Slobodin; 2 great grandchildren, Brennan & Presleigh Price; and 4 siblings, Anne Magas (George), Rose Lucas (Ken), Donna Urban (Rick) and John Usselman (Beatrice). Mary was predeceased by her sisters, Margaret Hirsch and Katie Larson. The Memorial Service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 62 Valleyview Drive SW on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Mary Dube. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

.CHRISTMAN
Ruben Christman of Brooks, beloved husband of Roseleen, passed away peacefully on Friday July 18th, 2014 at the Brooks Health Centre with his loving family at his side, one day short of his 89th birthday. A celebration of Ruben’s life will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 24th at Trinity Lutheran Church, 811 Cassils Road West, Brooks. Rev. John Theiss officiating. Funeral arrangements in care of SMITH FUNERAL HOME. Condolences may be forwarded through http://www.sfh.ca Telephone 403-362-4636 or Toll Free (866) 362-4652

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