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By Obituaries on July 25, 2017.

2015 ~ GAGE HAWN ~ 2017

Gage David Hawn, beloved son of Jason and Alyssia Hawn of Medicine Hat, passed away on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at the age of 2 years. The Funeral Service was held yesterday at VICTORY LUTHERAN CHURCH with Reverend Jim Bredeson officiating. Memorial gifts in Gage's memory may be made to the SPCA. 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.


BLAINE ARMBRUSTER

1978 ~ 2017
It is with heavy hearts that we, the family of Blaine Frank Armbruster, announce his passing on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the age of 39 years. He will be sorely missed and lovingly remembered by his mother, Cathy (Dean) Brown; brother, Stephen (Alana) Armbruster and their sons, Koen and Ethan; grandmother, Marjorie Garnett; Dean’s parents, Larry (Julie) Brown as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Blaine touched many lives in his lifetime. The family would like people to remember Blaine for who he was and not how he died, honouring his memory in their own way. A celebration of Blaine’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant Gerry Getz officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Blaine’s name may be made directly to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8. (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


KLASSEN

David Klassen of Medicine Hat, AB moved peacefully to heaven on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at the age of 92 years. Born in Kelstern, SK on March 14, 1925, Dave, a gentle and devoted husband; loved God, his family and the land. A man of integrity, he worked hard all of his life, serving tireless on the farm at Kelstern and later moving to Swift Current, SK with Annie and his son, Rick. He commuted to the farm for several years while he worked as maintenance man at the Imperial 400 Motel and served faithfully there for a number of years. He wasalways proud of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and prayed for them daily. Dad will be lovingly remembered by his children; Marjorie (Emory) Ediger of Waterloo, ON, Lorna (Ron)Silvester of Moose Jaw, SK, Cheryl (Steve) Dueck of Medicine Hat, AB/Bracken, SK and Rick (Arlynn) Klassen of Vanderhoof, BC.; his grandchildren: Kerri and Chris Stoermer, Wanda and Dave Smith, Marcy Ramage, Jamie and Chris Terrio, Jim and Corinne Dueck, Jeremy Dueck, Heidi Knudson, Sterling Parker; great-grandchildren: Teala, Joshua and Makayla Stoermer, Katelyn and Keely Smith, Wyatt Ramage and Shaelyn Knudson, Houston Ramage, Nathan and Lillianne Terrio, Aleaha and Brooklynn Yates and Gracie Houghtaling. He is also survived by his sister, Martha Redekopp as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dad was predeceased by his beloved wife, Annie (2014), his son Jimey at the age of 16, and his eldest grandson, Kevin Ediger, at the age of 44 (2017). Those wishing to join the family may do so at Bingham Baptist Church, Droxford, SK with a Graveside Celebration of Dave’s life on Saturday, July 29th at 11:00 AM. At the same time, the family will celebrate the life of Kevin Ediger (eldest grandson of Dad’s who sadly passed away unexpectedly earlier this year.) Lunch will follow at the Chaplin Community Complex, Chaplin, SK. Condolences may be expressed to the family by emailing twinlakesranch@sasktel.net.


KUNTZ

Jacob “Jack” Leo Kuntz of Medicine Hat passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the age of 78 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his sister, Bernice (Dan) Kobitz and his niece, Sheila (Glen) Kendrick and their children, Sheridan and Spencer as well as a very special aunt, Mary Schnell. He was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Magdalena Kuntz. Jack farmed the family farm near Liebenthal along with his father for many years. In his spare time, Jack became a Watkins dealer, this was a job he did for nearly 30 years. Jack traveled far and wide with his van full of Watkins, making many miles and friends along the way. He became known as the "Watkins Man" to all in the area. When Jack semi-retired, he moved into Medicine Hat. During the winter months, he could be found playing pool and visiting his friends in the afternoon. Jack was a Tigers hockey fan and season ticket holder for many years , he rarely missed a game. Jack also took great pleasure in listening to polka music and country and western music, he had quite a collection of records. He loved to record and watch old movies, especially westerns. Jack always had a VCR tape of cartoons ready for Sheridan and Spencer when they came to visit. He was always interested in what his great niece and nephew were doing whether it was school or sports. He was very proud of their accomplishments. Jack will be missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends. 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


LILA SHUPE

Lila Margaret Shupe, beloved wife of John “Jack” Shupe of Medicine Hat, passed away on Sunday, July 23rd, 2017. Lila also leaves to cherish her memory four children, Judy (Denis Gagnon) Shupe, Jill (Keith Gladu) Shupe, Jane Shupe, Jerry (Nicole) Shupe and their families. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Memorial gifts in Lila’s memory may be made to Carmel Hospice at St. Joseph’s Home or to the Alzheimer’s Society. Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Lila Shupe. 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.


MARGARET HERINGHAUS

1921 ~ 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 Bochum, 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.


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