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By Obituaries on November 23, 2016.

1950 ~ RUSSELL ~ 2016

Garry Calvin Russell, beloved husband of Joan Russell of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, November 21st, 2016 at the age of 65 years. Garry also leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Sandra Russell and Dawn (Nathan) Shorten; his mother, Emma Russell; four grandchildren, Josh, Jack, Olivia and Madyson Shorten; one sister, Carrol (Dwight) Knox; one sister-in-law, Vivien Fiesel; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Garry was predeceased by his father, Calvin Russell; and one brother, Dale Russell. Garry was born on December 3rd, 1950 in Brooks, Alberta. He married Joan Rawleigh on March 24th, 1973 in Tilley, Alberta. Garry frequently enjoyed a game of golf with his golf buddies. He loved spending time with his grandkids and will be missed dearly by his family and many friends. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Wednesday from 12:00 noon to 12:55 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Dr. Shane P. Andrus officiating. Memorial gifts in Garry's memory may be made to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre, c/o Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation, 666 – 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6 or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, #300, 1725 – 10th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3C 0K1. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Garry Russell. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, "The Chapel in the Park" #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 http://www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.


1966 ~ EISENBARTH ~ 2016

Michele Elizabeth Eisenbarth, beloved wife of Gordon Eisenbarth of Medicine Hat, passed away on Sunday, November 20th, 2016 at the age of 50 years. Michele also leaves to cherish her memory three children, Alex, Mathew, and Andrea, all of Medicine Hat; three brothers, Bruce (Delores) Vine of Redcliff, Dale (Debbie) Vine of Carstairs, and V Murray (Wendy) Vine of Medicine Hat; two sisters, Carol Nieman (Dave Lee) of Medicine Hat, Mary-Lou (Luciano) Dalla-Longa of Calgary; dear friends, Pat and Chuck Bouman; sister-in-law, Samantha Hunter (Ralph Stuut); numerous nieces and nephews; as well as Gordon’s siblings, Terry (Theresa) Eisenbarth and Karen (Wayne) Law. Michele was predeceased by her parents, Reginald and Jean Vine; one brother-in-law, Randy Eisenbarth; and Gordon’s parents, Herb and Lottie Eisenbarth. The Funeral Service will be held at THE DREAM CENTRE, 1714 Saamis Drive NW, on Friday, November 25th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Gary W. Goran officiating. Memorial gifts in Michele’s memory may be made to the Carmel Hospice, St. Joseph’s Home, 156 – 3rd Street NE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5M1, or to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre, 666 – 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Michele Eisenbarth. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, "The Chapel in the Park" #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 http://www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.


ANSON, DOUGLAS WILLIAM

December 30, 1955- November 17, 2016
Doug passed away peacefully in Hospital on Thursday, November 17, 2016 following a long and courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Doug was born in Medicine Hat and received his early education in Ralston, Alberta and further education in Calgary following a move there in 1968. He received his high school education at DR. E. P. Scarlett High School and entered the Engineering program at University of Calgary following Graduation. Doug received his BSc in Electrical Engineering in 1977 and started his career with Trans Alta Utilities that year. The effects of MS forced him into permanent disability in 1994. He leaves to mourn his death, his father, William; mother, Lorrine and brother, Donald Anson and Don's children, Brett and Chelsea who so loved their uncle. He also leaves his two loving children, Paul and Nicole Anson all of Calgary as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins in Alberta, particularly in the Calgary and Medicine Hat areas and also in the Kelowna area of British Columbia. His devoted parents and brother, Don who so supported Doug in his journey with MS and his family wish to thank the staff at the Peter Lougheed Centre, and the ICU in particular, for the excellent and Professional effort in assisting Doug in his stay there. Thanks are also extended to the staff and Management at Doug’s Home, the Nickel House, for the care and compassion that was always given Doug while in their care. Many others who came in and provided specific and special services, they know who they are, to improve Doug’s everyday quality of life. A private family gathering will be held at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting http://www.edenbrookcemetery.ca. Arrangements entrusted to EDEN BROOK FUNERAL HOME AND RECEPTION CENTRE, 24223 Twp Rd 242, Calgary, AB, T3Z 3K2.


1922 – 2016
Arthur Clarkson Anderson, passed away in Bow Island on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the age of 94 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the Evangelical Free Church, 214 – 4 Avenue West, Bow Island on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Evangelical Free Church, 214 – 4 Avenue West, Bow Island on Thursday, November 24, 2016 with a musical prelude starting at 1:00 P.M. followed by the service at 1:30 P.M. Burial to follow at the Bow Island Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


BRENDA WOLOSKI

1963 – 2016
It is with heavy hearts that the family and friends of Brenda Woloski announce her sudden passing in Medicine Hat on Saturday, November 12, 2016, at the age of 53 years. She is survived by two daughters, Sancia Christine and Jessica Joyce; four grandchildren, Dylan, Jakob, Kasey and Alice. She is also survived by her mother, Mary Anne Woloski and a sister Carol Radakovitch. A Celebration of Brenda’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, beginning at 1:00 p.m. (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


FRANCES EDELMANN

1941 ~ 2016
Mrs. Frances Edelmann passed away peacefully at the St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice on Monday, November 21, 2016, at the age of 75 years. Left to cherish Frances’ memory are her children, Penny (Ernie) Arrenegado and Donald (Connie) Edelmann; grandchildren, Lacy (Ricky) Mehew, Bobi Edelmann, Katie Edelmann, Krista Gomke and Chance Edelmann. She is also survived by three siblings, Caroline, Joe and Tony. Frances was predeceased by her husband, Erich; son, Eugene; granddaughter, Leia and siblings, Mike, Louie, Rose, George and Clara. Over the years, Frances sat many people at her table as her door was always open! The Celebration of Frances’ life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Friday, November 25, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. with Major Murray Jaster officiating. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cook southland.com) If friends so desire, memorial donations in Frances’ name may be made to H.A.L.O., 12 – 49 Viscount Avenue S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5G4; Save Old Souls, P.O. Box 478, Redcliff, Alberta, T0J 2P0 or to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8. Honoured to serve the family is
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


GLEN KINCHEN ROSA

1932-2016
Glen Kinchen Rosa passed away peacefully at Medicine Hat Hospital on November 18, 2016.
Glen is pre-deceased by his beloved wife Irma, their daughter Carla, brothers Warren (Annie); Jack (Lorraine); Dale (Dorothy); and brother-in-law Gilbert Staven.
Glen is lovingly remembered by his sister Audrey Staven, son-in-law Leonard Smith (Joy), grandchildren Samantha, Mason, Jacob, Benjamin, Skylar, and Noah. Glen will be missed and remembered by his many nieces, nephews and his lifelong friends.
Glen was born in Kincaid, Saskatchewan on August 25, 1932. When he was about 12 he quit organized school then graduated from the school of Hard Knocks and went on to be a very successful businessman. Glen felt honoured to be a life long member of the Masonic Lodge, plus memberships in the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge and the Elks Club.
Upon retirement Glen and Irma's passions were traveling and genealogy which lead to meeting new found family members. Glen loved playing bridge and hosting LARGE parties especially in Arizona where he loved to spend his winters. Family and friends were very important to Glen and he made an effort to stay connected with everyone – young and old.
Memorial donations can be made to The Alberta Lung Association and acknowledgement cards can go to Lisa Staven-Nelson (they have the address).
Anyone wishing to send messages may email them to m.nelson@sasktel.net
Glen's wishes were to be cremated and placed with his wife Irma in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. A service will be held at a later time.


HEDWIG (HEDY) STABLER

June 12, 1928 – Nov 1, 2016
God granted Hedy's last wish. She passed unexpectedly and peacefully In her sleep. She leaves to mourn her husband of 63 years Raymond (Ray), daughter Grace, grandson Jesse (Chrystal) and great granddaughter Eliana. Her family in Germany, sister-in-law Anna, sister Walli (Alfred) nieces Waltraud, Jutta, nephews Manfred and Albert.
She was predeceased by two sons, Wesley and Ricky. Parents Johann and Elisa Krasson and brother Alfred.
Born in Reschkanofka, Bessarairen Hedy lived in various countries and a mixture of cultures. She lived through bandit attacks, planes, explosives and gunfire. She learnt survival tactics and the use of gas masks. Canada to her was the land of plenty. In 1952, she boarded a ship to Halifax, rode the train West to Leader, SK. She began her employment at the old hospital. She met the love of her life, Ray. They married on June 25, 1953.
They made their life on the family farm at Burstall, SK. Hedy worked hard in the fields, had her vegetable and flower gardens, butchered chickens, milked cows and sold Avon to supplement the family income. She enjoyed hosting students and travellers from around the world at the Tiger Lily Vacation Farm. She made the best Kuchen and donuts. She raised a beautiful family with her love and support.
She pursued her passion of the Arts and cultures throughout her life. She loved painting, hand-formed pottery and writing. She was a member of the Medicine Hat Pottery and Writers Clubs. She won many awards and recognitions. Hedy and Ray enjoyed retirement travelling in their RV, bus tours, cruises and trips to her homeland of Germany.
Hedy and Ray moved to Saskatoon in 2014 to be closer to Grace. They were welcomed into the assisted living community. They enjoyed their independence and new friends. Their outings to the theatre, river cruises and German Club brought them pure enjoyment. Hedy lived a very full life—a life well-lived is a precious gift.
Service will be held at Hillcrest Church in Medicine Hat Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 1:00 PM with Rev. George Brandt officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Hedy's memory can be made to Creative Kids Saskatoon online at http:www.creatvekidssask.ca or mailed to Creative Kids Saskatchewan 404-2125 11th Avenue, Regina, SK S4P 3X3.


JASON LEISMEISTER

1979 – 2016
It is with deep regret that the family of Jason Leismeister announce his passing in Medicine Hat on Monday, November 14, 2016, at the age of 36 years. Jason’s life will be celebrated at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on November 26, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is LOGO
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


MARRIOTT

Bruce Alexander Marriott passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016, at the age of 67 years. He leaves to cherish his memory one daughter Jaylene (Robert) Drimes; four grandchildren, Chloe, Hunter, Devon and Sky. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERA L HOME on Thursday, November 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. A Come and Go Social will be held at the Whiskey Creek Reception Center, (937 13th Street SW) on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Please dress casually. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Alberta Pound and Rescue 1002 South Railway Street SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 2W2. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Bruce Marriott, 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


RESSLER

Henry Roy Ressler of Medicine Hat passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2016, at the age of 70 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his brothers, Jerry (Rosalie) and Albert (Jean) Ressler; one sister, Betty (Leonard) Boris as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Elinor Ressler and one sister, Rose (Norman)Wig. Henry resided in the 13th Street C.O.R.E., which the family would like to thank for their kindness and love. Henry was a friend to everyone he met. Those who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday evening from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church (238 2nd Ave N.E.) on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. John Maes celebrant. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the The Society of St. Vincent De’Paul, c/o St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, 238 2nd Ave N.E. Medicine Hat, AB T1A 6A1. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Henry Ressler,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


TARNASKY

Pearl Doreen Tarnasky of Medicine Hat passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2016, at the age of 70 years, beloved wife of the late Percy Tarnasky. She leaves to cherish her memory one sister, Daisy Legere; two brothers-in-law, Wayne (Shirley) Tarnasky of Cadomin and O'Brien Tarnasky (Marion Madge) of Elkwater; her niece and closest friend, Meme Gosselin as well as numerous other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Dave and Margaret Morrison; her husband, Percy on March 31, 2016; her brother, Dempsey Bliss and three sisters, Dolly Weiss, Jean Chartrand, and Nancy Bliss.
Pearl lived her entire life in Medicine Hat. She married Percy Tarnasky in 1967. They spent many years camping and fishing. For years Pearl and her sister Nancy played bingo and she always enjoyed the company of other players. Piege was Pearl's pet pigeon who gave her 18 years of entertainment and enjoyment. There was never a dull moment with him in their house. Pearl was a kind and caring person who will be missed by her friends and family.
A memorial service for both Pearl and Percy will be announced at a later date. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Medicine Hat and District Branch 102 73 7th Street SE, Medicine Hat. T1A 1J2. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Pearl Tarnasky, 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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