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By Obituaries on July 19, 2017.

1923 ~ OTTO HOFFMAN ~ 2017

It is with great sorrow that we, the family of Otto Reinhold Hoffman, announce his peaceful passing after a courageous but brief battle with cancer on Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at the age of 94 years. Otto leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Sandra (Robert) Tilleman and Karon (Doug) Weiss; five grandchildren, Scott, Colin (Laurel), Stephen, Kara and Michael (Jenn and her children, Aaron and Zachary); nine great-grandchildren, Curtis, Cara Lee, Emersen, Greyson, Zachery, Kimberley, Cassandra, Mack and Katelynn; numerous nieces and nephews who loved him dearly; as well as Vi Brower’s family (especially Donna Butterwick and Billie-Sue Roth and their families). Otto was predeceased by his wife, Shirley (nee Irving) in 1986; his parents, Theodore and Mary Hoffman; brothers, Albert, Emil, Walter and Ernie; sisters, Alma Smith, Hilda Weir and Mary Schwabe; as well as his friend, Vi Brower. Otto had a fantastic memory and loved playing cards. Honoring Otto's wishes, a Graveside Service will be held at HILLSIDE CEMETERY, Gershaw Drive SW & 10 Avenue SW, on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Jim Bredeson officiating. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet inside the cemetery gates at 12:45 p.m. No funeral reception will be held. Flowers are gratefully declined; memorial gifts in Otto's memory may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 1003 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 0A9. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com, to condolences@saamis.com or to drweiss@shaw.ca subject heading Otto Hoffman. 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.


1929 ~ CLIFF SMITH ~ 2017

Clifford “Cliff”Albert Smith of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of Elsie Smith, passed away on Friday, July 14th, 2017 at the age of 87 years. The Funeral Service was held yesterday at HILLCREST EVANGELICAL MISSIONARY CHURCH. Memorial gifts in Cliff's memory may be made to the Leader Hospital. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Clifford Smith. 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.


1958 ~ ROCHELLE ANNE DUNCAN ~ 2017

Rochelle Anne Duncan, beloved wife of Bill Duncan of Redcliff, passed away on Monday, July 10th, 2017 at the age of 58 years. The Funeral Mass was celebrated yesterday at ST. PATRICK'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. A Celebration of Life followed at the Redcliff Royal Canadian Legion. Memorial gifts in Rochelle's memory may be made to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Rochelle Duncan. 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.


1963 ~ LYNN MEIER ~ 2017

Lynn Anne Meier, beloved wife of Terry Meier of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, July 17th, 2017 of 54 years. Lynn also to cherish her memory one daughter, Melanie Meier (Courtney Atkinson) of Lethbridge; and two sons, Darcy Meier (Melissa Reid) and Aaron Meier, both of Medicine Hat. Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Lynn Meier. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed by
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.


DON PATTERSON

1944 ~ 2017
Mr. Donald Gordon Patterson, beloved husband of Janet, passed away at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at the age of 72 years. Further announcements will follow upon completion of the arrangements. (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


HUGH BEATON

13 September 1931 ~ 15 July 2017
Born and raised in Medicine Hat by Erna (Draudson) and J.R. (Jack) Beaton. In 1948, Hugh enlisted in the RCAF and became a flying instructor with the rank of Flight Lieutenant. He married Yvonne Clary on September 1, 1956. In 1966 Hugh earned a BSc in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco (Dean's List and Beta Gamma Sigma) and accepted membership in MENSA in 1970. He began a career in systems analysis in California and moved to Hawaii where he also acted as wage and salary negotiator for Castle and Cook. For five years he headed the Mensa society in Honolulu. Forever seeking new challenges, Hugh used his Realtor's license to successfully launch Harbor Realty. After retiring to Seattle, Hugh took a round-the-world cruise on a container ship. That led to a second trip to the smallest nation in the British Commonwealth, Tuvalu. While continuing to travel, Hugh lived in Calgary, Napa, Phoenix, back to Honolulu and Victoria before returning to his beloved Medicine Hat. He established the Hugh Campbell Beaton scholarship in Business Administration at Medicine Hat College. Hugh is the published author of "Animal Stories", his A to Z take on the secret lives of creatures. Predeceased by his parents and siblings: John Edward "Jack", Robert Malcolm "Bob" and B. Norene Beaton, while left to celebrate his life is sister Barbara Ross and the loving families of Jack and Bob. Throughout his life, Hugh was a kind and loving man. A Private Family Graveside Service was held yesterday at Hillside Cemetery. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Hugh Beaton. 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.


LANZ

Dennis Dale Lanz passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at the age of 64 years, beloved husband of Sharon Lanz of Medicine Hat. A come and go memorial service will be held on July 21st, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Dennis' daughters' home at 125 Stone Crescent SE Medicine Hat. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Dennis Lanz, 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


SCHNERCH, Laura Lynn

On Saturday, July 8, 2017, Mrs. Laura Schnerch of Strathmore, Alberta passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 60 years. She is survived by her husband, Alfred; two daughters, Jennifer (Patrick) Hausauer, Jackie Schnerch; one son, Ashley (Joyie) Schnerch; twelve grandchildren; one great granddaughter; three siblings, Debra, Tammy, Harvey; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. A cremation has taken place and no formal services will be held. To send condolences, please visit Laura’s obituary at http://www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca.


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