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By Obituaries on July 24, 2017.

1921 ~ MARGARET

HERINGHAUS ~ 2017
Margaret Helene Emma Heringhaus of Medicine Hat, passed away at the Meadowlands Retirement Residence on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at the age of 95 years. Margaret leaves to cherish her memory two great nephews, Michael Heringhaus and Thomas Heringhaus; and her godson, Frank (Lorraine) Hilgendorf. Margaret was predeceased by her parents, Friedrich and Helene Heringhaus; and one brother. Margaret was born on September 1st, 1921 in Sochum, West Germany and attended Nursing School in a partially Civil and Military Hospital in Sergan City near Frankfurt. She completed her training in March 1943 and was transferred through the Military Division of that hospital to Dresden, East Germany, where she worked as a Nurse in the Red Cross Organization. The Russian Army bombarded its way through Germany in the summer of 1944, she was taken prisoner and transported back to Russia. In the fall of 1944 she escaped and made her way back to Germany. It was to take her 6 weeks, walking under cover, constantly hungry and afraid of recapture, before she would be safe again. She moved to the northern part of Germany and commenced work under world famous pioneer orthopaedic surgeon, Professor Garhard Kuntscher. On December 20th, 1956 Margaret immigrated to Canada making Medicine Hat her permanent home. Her nursing career in Canada commenced at the old hospital and continued into the Medicine Hat District Hospital. She was Head Nurse of 5 East until her retirement in May of 1979. She was active in the A.A.R.N., the German Harmony Club and the Harmonic Choir, enjoyed cross country skiing, making rugs, cushions and needlework. Margaret travelled extensively and loved to cook delicious European delicacies for visitors. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. with Father Philip Le officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Margaret's memory may be made to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Margaret Heringhaus. 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.


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. Honoring Otto's wishes, a Graveside Service was held Saturday at HILLSIDE CEMETERY. Flowers are gratefully declined; memorial gifts in Otto's memory may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children. 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.


1963 ~ LYNN MEIER ~ 2017

Lynn Anne Meier of Cypress County, beloved wife of Terry Meier, passed away on Monday, July 17th, 2017 at the age of 54 years. The Funeral Service was held Saturday at HOLY FAMILY PARISH. Memorial gifts in Lynn's memory may be made to H.A.L.O. or to the South Eastern Alberta Search and Rescue. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Lynn Meier. 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.


2015 ~ GAGE HAWN ~ 2017

Gage David Hawn, beloved son of Jason and Alyssa Hawn of Medicine Hat, passed away on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at the age of 2 years. Gage also leaves to cherish his memory his brother, Grayson Hawn; his sister, Kiara Hawn; his grandparents, Charlotte and Phil Regnier and Barb Wells; his great grandparents, Norman and Brenda Duchscherer and Shirley Hawn; and his great great grandparents, Ernie and Irene Neitz; three uncles, Ryan Regnier, Brett Regnier and Trevor Riddell; close family friend, Peter Gilbert; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Gage was predeceased by two grandpas, Bill Wells and Melvin Regnier; his grandma, Theresa Regnier; and great grandpa, David Hawn. Gage was a good boy who was very loving and affectionate; he loved cuddling, enjoyed lots of hugs and kisses. Gage loved his cat, Oscar and dog, Bentley. He also loved to play at the park, was full of life and a very busy little man. Gage was an amazing little brother, son and best friend and will always be the apple of everybody’s eye. He had a special place in everyone's heart. The Funeral Service will be held at VICTORY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2793 Southview Drive SE, on Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. with Reverend Jim Bredeson officiating. Memorial gifts in Gage's memory may be made to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Gage Hawn. 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.


KUNTZ

Jacob “Jack” Leo Kuntz of Medicine Hat passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the age of 78 years. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. or at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 to 10:55 a.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church (238 2nd Ave N.E.) on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Tomy Manjaly celebrant. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association PO Box 26331 STN BRM B, Toronto, ON M7Y 4R1. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Jack Kuntz, 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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