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1917 ~ EDNA SCHAUER ~ 2017

Edna Helen Schauer of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Arthur Schauer, passed away on Sunday, April 30th, 2017, just six days from her 100th birthday. Edna is survived by her daughters, Millie Link and Vivian Thieman (Harry Marran); her grandchildren, Randal (MaryAnn) Link and Cheryl Link, both of Calgary, Troy (Susan) Thieman of Langdon, and Brent (Kim) Thieman of Medicine Hat; and six great-grandchildren. Edna was predeceased by her husband, Art Schauer; her son, Leslie Schauer; her granddaughters, Janet Link and Lisa Thieman; two sons-in-law, Art Link and Bill Thieman; her parents, Gothilf and Margaret Schuh; four brothers, Bill, Ted, Leonard and Chris; and three sisters, Martha, Frieda and Mary. Edna was born on May 6th, 1917 in Schuler. She married Art in 1937 and they lived on a farm in Burstall, Saskatchewan. In the early 1940’s, Edna and Art moved to Medicine Hat where they raised their family. The family would like to thank Jerry Olsen and all the nurses and staff at Riverview Care Centre who were so kind and compassionate to our mother for the last nine years. Also, thank you to Rose Shearer who did mom’s hair all these years. A Private Graveside Service will be held at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Edna’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Edna Schauer. 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.


1931 ~ ALICIA JEAN SUDERMAN ~ 2017

Alicia "Lish" Suderman (nee Wallace), long-time resident of Redcliff, Alberta, passed away quietly at the age of 85, on Friday, April 28th, 2017, surrounded by family. Lish had made it known that she intended to be dancing with her husband on their anniversary, April 28th, and that is exactly what she did. Lish was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd (2008), her parents, Joseph and Jeannie Wallace, and her two brothers, Douglas and Robert Wallace. She is survived by one brother, Murray Wallace (Joyce) of Vancouver; her children, Jean Renner (Garnet), Lloyd Suderman (Krystal), Sandy Suderman, and Sherri Suderman; her grandchildren, Jeremiah Renner (Brekke), Sarah Renner (Darren), Ali Jones (Curtis), Ashlea Suderman, Aaron Suderman, Amy Jones (Joe), Matthew Jones, and Kaylea Suderman; as well as two great grandchildren, Jade and Ella Renner. Lish loved to cook and shared her talents with family, friends, and professionally at numerous eating establishments in the area. Her eagle-eye served her well as an accomplished dart player. She enjoyed playing cards and spent many years camping and fishing.
It was Lish's express wish that there not be a funeral. Instead there will be a Memorial Come and Go gathering to pay your respects and share a "Lish story" at the REDCLIFF ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, 302 Broadway Avenue East, on Saturday, May 6th, 2017 from 15:00 until 17:00. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the Redcliff Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Mum was a life-time member of the Legion and performed the duties of Sargent of Arms for 16 years. Keep on dancing, Mum! Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Alicia Suderman. Funeral arrangements 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.


1935 ~ ANDY KERNER ~ 2017

It is with heavy hearts, the family of Andrew David Kerner “Andy”, announce his passing on Monday, April 24th, 2017 at the age of 82 years. Andy is survived by his wife of 55 years, Emma; his sons, Kevin (Shelly) Kerner, Kim (Shauna) Kerner, and Lynette (Brian) Boschee; six grandchildren, Samantha Boschee (Jon), Houston Boschee (Shelby), Kelsea Kerner (Justin), Wyatt Kerner, Whitney Kerner, and Colton Kerner; two great-grandchildren, Dylynn and Easton Smith; three brothers, Lawrence (Lucette) Kerner, Tony (Gail) Kerner, and Henry (Alda) Kerner; one sister, Cathy (Al) Davis; in-laws, Delores McMullan, Valerie Vurcurvich, Diana Garrecht, Pam (Micheal) David, Randy (Brenda) Garrecht, and Rob (Darlene) Garrecht; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Andy was predeceased by his parents, Anton and Magdelena Kerner; his brothers, Francis, John, Joe, and Bill; his sisters, Anna, Julia, Emily and Zelma; as well as numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Andy met his soulmate, Emma, in 1960 and they were married on August 7th, 1961 in Bow Island. Andy worked in seismic for 23 years out of Calgary. In 1975, he moved his family to Medicine Hat and went into partnership with his brother, Henry, in the trucking industry expanding to what it is today. Andy took great joy in spending time with family following each and every one with all their activities. He also enjoyed going out to Rieger’s Terminal every day and was still seen on the trucks from time to time. Fishing and hunting were some of his favourite activities and the last few years he enjoyed going for coffee with his coffee buddies. Andy was very active with all of these activities until the time of his passing. Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be said at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. PATRICK’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 238 – 2nd Avenue NE, on Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. with Father Philip Le, Celebrant. Interment will take place at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Andy’s memory may be made to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, #124, 430 – 6th Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 2S8, or to Foothills Medical Centre, Intensive Care Unit, 1403 – 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 2T9. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Andy Kerner. 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.


ALBERT W. ANDERSON

1918 ~ 2017
Mr. Albert Wilhelm Anderson, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Ruth Anderson, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose, Alberta on Monday, May 1, 2017, at the age of 98 years. A Celebration of Albert’s life will be held at Hillside Cemetery on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to attend the service should gather at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Saturday between 10:40 a.m. and 10:50 a.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


DARLENE HELEN MEIER

On a beautiful and sunny April 29, 2017, at the tender age of 58 years., Darlene Helen Meier (nee Glass), passed away from her brief battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family as they loaned her their strength to continue on her journey. Darlene was a vibrant, free spirit who loved to travel, crochet and listen to music. Nothing brought her more joy then spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Darlene is survived by her daughters, Shannon (Paul) Richardson, Serena (Mark) Dale, Jennifer (Cory) Noble and her only son, Daniel Richardson; grandchildren, Dylan, Téa and Dreyson Kuiper; Callum Richardson, Kegin and Tanayna Dale and Matthew Nobel; great-grandchildren, Raelan and Boston Kuiper; siblings, Brian, June, Malcolm, Russell and their families. Darlene was predeceased by her parents, Fred and Jean Glass. A Celebration of Darlene’s life will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017. For more information please visit Facebook and search: Darlene’s Celebration of Life or call Cook Southland Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Darlene’s name may be made directly to the Palliative Care Unit c/o MH & District Health Foundation, 666 – 5 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 4H6 or to Lupus Canada, 615 Davis Drive, Suite 306, Newmarket, ON, L3& 2R2 or to the charity of one’s choice. (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


KATHY DAWSON

March 4, 1965 ~ April 27, 2017

Surrounded by her family and close friends, Katharine Louise Dawson of Seven Persons, Alberta; beloved wife of Rick Dawson, went home to be with the Lord, on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the age of 52 years after a brave battle with cancer. Kathy was born on March 4, 1965, in Brooks, Alberta to Peter and Margaret Hansen; the first of four daughters. She attended Duchess School throughout her childhood and teen years. In 1983, at the age of 18, she married Ron Barg. They farmed in the rural Brooks area and started their family in 1985, where they had their three children. In the spring of 1994, the family moved to Seven Persons. On October 14, 2006, Kathy married, Rick Dawson. She was an active member of her church and community. Kathy will be remembered as a loving and accepting mother and grandma. She was known for her ability to take something ordinary and make it beautiful. Kathy had a generous and compassionate heart and will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Rick Dawson; children, Pamela Barg, Victoria (Brett) Seidler, and Joshua (Nichole) Barg; step-daughter, Candice (Dylan) Jury; grandchildren, Hailey, Jaycee, Connor, and Tahner Seidler, Jesse, Gage, Lucas, Sophia and Adreiona Barg; parents, Peter and Margaret Hansen; sisters, Beverley (Steve) Neigum, Wanda (John) Evans and Arlene (Blaine) Zandbelt; grandmother, Elizabeth Hansen, as well as many nieces and nephews. If friends so desire, memorial donations in Kathy’s name can be made to the Seven Persons Community Church, P.O. Box 129, Seven Persons, AB., T0K 1Z0. A celebration of Kathy’s life will be held in the Seven Persons Community Hall, Seven Persons, on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Maury McNeil officiating. A time of fellowship will follow the service in the Community Hall. (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


LORNE DOUGLAS WILEY

May 26, 1929 ~ April 27, 2017

Lorne Douglas Wiley died peacefully just weeks before his 88th birthday and his 65th wedding anniversary to his beloved wife Agnes. He was sadly predeceased by his daughter, Kathy (Tim McCashin) in 1994 and brother Malcolm in 2015. He is survived by Agnes, son Keith (Jakalin MacGregor), daughter Jane (Jason Foster), adopted daughter Michele Kelly (Carolyn Grogan), sisters Leora Peacock, Janet Walter, Marian Gallant (Ozzie), brother Hugh (Joanne) and grandchildren Kate Hanes, Amanda MacGregor Ladner, Morghain Gibbons, Clair McCashin, Andrew MacGregor, Neale Wiley, Faith Wiley, Linden Gibbons, Camille Wiley and Gillian Wiley. Adored by his family and admired by many friends and colleagues, he will be profoundly missed. Lorne taught in Medicine Hat for over 30 years. He lived a rich life engaging in politics, gardening, volunteering, curling, square dancing, fine woodworking and bridge. There was nothing Lorne couldn’t fix. The family would like to express their deepest appreciation to the staff at Riverview Care Centre for their loving and professional care in his last years. Their devotion to supporting his quality of life and health was outstanding. A celebration of Lorne’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street SW., Medicine Hat on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.


“If you can remember me, I’ll be with you always.”
Isabel Allende

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Alberta NDP or the David Suzuki Foundation. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website: 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


PATRICIA ANN PHILLIPS

April 9, 1945 ~ May 1, 2017

Mrs. Patricia Ann Phillips (nee Langille), passed away surrounded by her family, on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the age of 72 years. Pat is survived by loving husband of 48 years, Bill; son, Lash (Jody) Phillips; daughter, Nicole (Frances) Carrier and her cherished granddaughters, Dakota Carrier and Treslie Phillips all of Medicine Hat, Alberta. She also leaves behind sisters, Bessie (Denny) and Marlene; brothers Jim and Vaughn; special Aunt Dorothy as well as numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Pat was born on April 9, 1945 in Springhill, Nova Scotia to Mike and Irene Langille. She graduated from Oxford Regional High School and went on to complete a degree at the Halifax Auxiliary School of Nursing. She married Bill Phillips after meeting him in 1969 in the Yukon. After spending a few years living in Calgary, AB. and Fort St. John, BC., they settled down in Medicine Hat. They opened several businesses over the years such as Bill’s Equipment Rentals and Pat’s Touch of Country gift store. Pat always had a flair for crafts and went on to win several awards for top floral design during her time with Michael’s Crafts and Gifts. Pat and Bill could often be found at their cabin at 40 Mile Park, which they spent many years enjoying. They always had a soft spot for cats and their current cat, Micah even visited with Pat during her final weeks at St. Joseph’s Home. Above all, she cherished her time being Nana to her granddaughters. A Celebration of Pat’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street SW., Medicine Hat, on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant Gerry Getz officiating. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Pat’s life. If friends so desire, memorial donations in Pat’s name can be made directly to the Medicine Hat SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 8E8. The family would like to thank all the staff at St. Joseph’s Carmel Hospice and Alberta Health Palliative Care for their care, kindness and dedication that they showed for Pat and all of her family. (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


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