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By Obituaries on February 15, 2018.

ELEANOR TOWNSEND

1922 ~ 2018
Mrs. Eleanor Townsend, beloved wife of the late Mr. Larry Townsend, passed away peacefully at the Riverview Care Centre in Medicine Hat on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at the age of 95 years. She was instrumental in establishing Hatterland Children’s Theatre and was an Honourary Life Member. On November 21, 1981, Eleanor was also presented with an Honourary Life Membership with Medicine Hat Musical Theatre. In 1986, she was recognized by Medicine Hat School District No. 76 as one of their honoured teachers, “A Century Of Quality Education”. Eleanor loved Christmas, singing, dancing, acting, cats and was a faithful, long time member of the Westminster Choir. Left to cherish Eleanor’s memory is her grandson, Don Cowan as well as numerous extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Larry Townsend and her daughter, Lyn (Newton) Cowan. The celebration of Eleanor’s life will take place at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, on Friday, February 16, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Jan Stevenson officiating. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting http://www.cooksouthland.com) If friends so desire, memorial donations in Eleanor’s name may be made directly to Westminster United Church, 101 – 6 Street S.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1G7 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


HELEN DORIS PIETROWSKI (NEE KOSMICK)

Helen was born in Bassano, Alberta on September 18, 2931 and passed away peacefully on February 2, 2018 at the age of 86 in Tawas City, Michigan. Beloved wife of the late Bill Pietrowski. Helen was predeceased by her parents Samuel and Annie Kosmick. She leaves to cherish in her memory four surviving children Patrick Sexton (Ana) Micheal Sexton (Steve), Colleen Hutton (Fred), Kathy Morgan-Jones (Kim) is survived bt her sister Catherine Beneteau, sister Florence Kettlewell, Brother Gordon (Elsie) Kosmick. 12 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, numerous great nieces & nephews.


JOHN WILLIAM HUNTER

May 16, 1947 ~ February 7, 2018
It is with profound sadness that the Hunter family announces John’s passing at the age of 71 years. The Funeral Service was held yesterday at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in John’s memory may be made to Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation, Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre or to St. Joseph’s Home, Carmel Hospice. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading John Hunter. 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.


KRAUSE

Pauline Laura Krause passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018, at the age of 91 years, beloved wife of David Krause of Medicine Hat. The funeral service will be held in the First Assembly of God Church (395 9th Street SE) on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Lyle Berg officiating. A private family interment will take place in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Samaritan’s Purse-Canada, 20 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary, AB, T3J 5H5. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Pauline Krause, or you may visit http://www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condole
Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 4C2


McLEAN

Jerrold Stanley “Stan” McLean passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018, at the age of 65 years, beloved husband of Dianne McLean of Jenner. He also leaves to cherish his memory two children, Curtis McLean of Medicine Hat and Lynn (Nick) Carson of Stettler; two grandchildren, Reece Carson and Jaxon Carson; his mother, Joan McLean (nee: Fox); five brothers, Terry (Joy), Garry (Carla), Doug, Devon (Patty) and Mike (Sharon); one sister Cindy McLean (Ken) as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Jack McLean. Stan was born on August 16, 1952 in Regina, Saskatchewan and was was raised in Milestone. He moved to Alberta in early 1970 after working in Ontario. Stan started working for Majestic Ranches at Buffalo, Alberta where he spent the next 18 years. In 1989, he moved his family briefly to Cavendish and in 1990, they moved to the Jenner area where he and his family have resided since. Stan started McLean Custom Fencing and Welding Ltd. which has been in operation for the last 29 years. Stan was an avid golfer and attended all the Canadian Cattle Golf Tournaments for the last 19 years. He was a regular member at the Duchess Golf and Country Club where over the years, had met many great friends. Wednesday was men's night and was especially important to him. It was with these friends he and Dianne decided to start curling. They enjoyed the friendships they made and made lots of great memories at bonspiels. Stan also liked spending time at the lake camping, and could be often found heading to Blood Indian Park or Sheerness from the May long weekend to Thanksgiving. He could often been seen pulling his grandchildren behind his pontoon boat. Stan was so proud of his family and would light up when he ran into anyone and was able to talk about his children and grandchildren. Stan was known by many for his gentle spirt and was always a gentleman. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Shane P. Andrus officiating. A private family interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation 39 Somerset Dale SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1B 0G9 or to Kidsport Medicine Hat and Redcliff, Box 36107 Lakeview RPO, Calgary, Alberta T3E 7C6. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Stan McLean, 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


WERNER, Dr. Derek Brian

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Derek on February 2, 2018 at the age of 67 years. Derek was born on June 19, 1950, in Liverpool, England to the late Captain Alfred Werner and Evelyn (Campbell) Werner. The Werner family lived in Camberley, England until leaving for Canada May 25, 1965. Derek attended school at Alexandra Junior High and Medicine Hat High School. He continued his education at the Medicine Hat College and University of Lethbridge where he received his Alberta Teaching Certificate. Derek taught high school in Rocky Mountain House. Realizing teaching wasn’t his passion he enrolled at the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa receiving his Doctor of Chiropractic in October 1977. Derek then returned to Medicine Hat where he started a very successful practice which continued for 40 years. Because of his love for animals, Derek returned to the United States and received his Animal Chiropractic Certificate. At this time he was one of only four chiropractors in Alberta who treated house pets and farm animals besides their regular practice. Derek retired in 2016 due to health reasons. Derek was a long time member and held many positions with the Medicine Hat Jaycees, and Rotary Club. He was also very proud to have served on the Medicine Hat College Board of Governors. Derek loved flying his plane, bow hunting, fishing, gardening and music. He especially loved playing his guitar and played in numerous bands over the years. Derek enjoyed going on many bike tours with his “biking buddies” and occasionally was Santa on the annual “Toy Run”. Derek’s memory will be cherished by his wife Penny Yake; brothers, Steven (Cecelia) of Victoria, Phillip of Medicine eHat, sisters, Susan Needham of Medicine Hat and Beth Garn (Earl Haag) of Sylvan Lake and numerous nieces and nephews. Sincere thanks and much gratitude to the amazing staff at Carmel Hospice for the incredible care Derek received. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the S.P.C.A. – 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8E8 or to the Carmel Hospice (St. Joseph’s Home) c/o 156 3rd Street NE, Medicine Hat, T1A 5M1. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Derek Werner, 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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