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By Obituaries on February 22, 2018.

1924 ~ DON CANNON ~ 2018

Donald "Don" Anthony Cannon of Medicine Hat, passed away on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 and has joined his beloved wife, Audrey "Dene" (of Abbeville, Louisiana) in Heaven, at the age of 93 years. Don leaves to cherish his memory one daughter, Florence "Flo" (Tim); two sons, Vince and Anthony "Tony"; his loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Hazel and Maxine in Canada; and Dale Hebert Monroe, Rita Hebert and Nancy Hebert in the USA; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Don was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Lucy Cannon of Marquis, Saskatchewan; his only sister, Catherine; and brothers, Harry, Arthur, Bernard, George and Kenneth; sisters-in-law, Jenny and Rita in Canada; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Clayton, Murphy, Jimmy, Bonnie, Mary Alice, and Louise Hebert and Dale Monroe in the USA. Don was born in Moose Jaw on October 28th, 1924. He was raised on a farm in Marquis, attending St Mark’s elementary and Marquis Public High School and his first year of Arts at St. Thomas College in Battleford, Saskatchewan. He then joined the Oblates of Mary Immaculate in 1944, spending a year in Winnipeg with them and returned to Battleford in 1945 for 7 years of further studies, graduating in 1952. His Missionary work began in Northern British Columbia and the Yukon. Much of his Missionary work was with the Aboriginal Community visiting Missions by dog teams and walking as far away as 180 miles from home base. After twenty years of Missionary work Don made a career change. Don met his future wife Dene at Divine World Centre in London, Ontario. After receiving his Laicization from Rome, Don and Dene were married in St Mary’s Church in Prince George, BC on March 9, 1973. In 1975 Don and Dene wanted to build a family and adopted their daughter and two sons, ages 9, 7 and 6. Don worked at Northwood Pulp and Timber until he retired in 1987. In 1988, Don and Dene moved to Vernon, BC and remained there until 1997 when they moved to Medicine Hat, Alberta. Both enjoyed traveling, spending time on the golf course and playing cards with friends and relatives. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Sunday from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, on Sunday, February 25th, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 1451 Strachan Road SE, on Monday, February 26th, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Albert Sayson, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Don's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 325 Manning Road NE, Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 or to the charity of one's choice. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Don Cannon. 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.


1926 ~ ELSIE THELMA SLOAN ~ 2018

Elsie Thelma Sloan, Grandma Jack, of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late John “Jack” Sloan, passed away on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 at the age of 91 years. Elsie leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Kathleen “Kathy” Pilgaard (Doug); her granddaughter, Jennifer Pilgaard; and many friends. Elsie was predeceased by her husband, Jack; her parents, Arthur and Pearl Wessels; as well as her brothers and sisters. Elsie worked as a Pastor ministering alongside her husband, Jack, for many years and in many different locations with the Salvation Army. She loved playing piano and played both the piano and organ at the church for many years. Elsie loved meeting people and rarely forgot a name. She enjoyed doing puzzles, reading, and writing in her spare time. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with Captains Ron and Joyce MacDonald co-officiating. Interment will take place at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Elsie’s memory may be made to the Salvation Army Medicine Hat Corps, 164 Stratton Way SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1B 3R3. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Elsie Sloan. 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.


EVANGELOS

October 9th, 1950 – February 14th, 2018
Surrounded by family and friends and filled with gratitude for a full and happy life, Regas Evangelos, at the age of 67 years, passed away at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend of 45 years, Valerie. Regas was born in Medicine Hat and lived there for the majority of his life. He was well known as an entrepreneur and businessman having owned and operated Taco Time and the Cheesecake Cafe. He was a long standing, valued member of the Franchisee Advisory Committee for Taco Time Canada and was twice the recipient of the Franchisee of the Year Award.
Regas was an avid participant in Medicine Hat youth baseball leagues and spent many years coaching. He continued to support various sports teams within the community. He was also an enthusiastic Medicine Hat Tiger's fan. Regas enjoyed the cabin in Cypress Hills, camping, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Regas was a loving and dedicated father to his children, Erin and Tyler Schlepp, Jered and Lisa Evangelos and grandfather to Achiel, Jorja, Sawyer, Asher and Wren. He is survived by his siblings, Avanthia and Joe Swan, Dennis and Gail Evangelos, Chris and Doris Evangelos; Valerie's family Bill and Sandy Prosser, Jerry Prosser and Larry Prosser; as well as many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Regas was predeceased by his parents John and Caroline, stepfather Stephan Gyorkos and his mother-in-law Zina Prosser.
The celebration of Regas' wonderful life will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, February 23, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Medicine Hat Little League, PO Box 382, Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 7G1. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Regas Evangelos , 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


HENRY WICKENHEISER

1928 ~ 2018
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Mr. Henry Anthony Wickenheiser, beloved husband of Daisy, announce his peaceful passing at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Friday, February 16, 2018, at the age of 89 years. Henry will be greatly missed by his wife, Daisy of 59 years; his children, Blaine (Les) Wickenheiser of Hays, Grace (Eric) Hansen of Dunmore, Ryan Wickenheiser of Sylvan Lake, Kathy Villemaire of Medicine Hat, Michelle Melnychuk (Rob) of Rolling Hills, Barb Wickenheiser (Roger) of Medicine Hat; 19 grandchildren as well as 23 great- grandchildren. Henry was pre-deceased by twin granddaughters, Jenna and Abbey; parents, Michael and Grace Wickenheiser; 12 siblings, numerous brother and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Vigil Prayers will be recited at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Friday, February 23, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish, 1451 Strachan Road S.E., Medicine Hat on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Father Philip Le celebrant. The Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Henry’s name may be made directly to the Prairie Gleaners at http://www.prairiegleaners.com or to a Food Bank of your 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


NADEAU

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Chase Carter Nadeau, beloved son of Marcel and Linda Nadeau; loving brother to Shanelle (Dale) Martens (Adoniah and Elikai) and C.J. Nadeau (Laycee) all of Medicine Hat. A private family time of remembrance was held at the Pattison Funeral Home on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Those who wish to remember Chase with a donation may do so to the S.P.C.A. – 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8E8. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Chase Nadeau, 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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