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February 23, 2018

By Obituaries on February 23, 2018.

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.


1939 ~ CAROL ATWOOD ~ 2018

Carol Anne Atwood (nee Gorham) of Medicine Hat, passed away on Friday, February 16th, 2018 at the age of 78 years. The Funeral Service was held yesterday at THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS. Memorial gifts in Carol's memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Carol Atwood. 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.


DREW McDONALD

1942 ~ 2018
Mr. Drew Robert McDonald, beloved husband of Linda, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018, in Medicine Hat at the age of 76 years. Along with Linda, Drew leaves to cherish his memory, his son, Robert McDonald (Debbie Olson) and his children, Matthew, Benjamin and Alexa; his daughter, Rhonda Rasmussen (Alain Gagnon) and her children, Kimberly Evanoff and Dawnelle Rasmussen as well as his sister, Judy Gillis. He was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Verlie McDonald. Drew was born on January 19, 1942, in Eston, SK and completed high school in Moosomin, graduating in 1960. He married Linda Lloyd Stewart on December 29, 1962, at St. Andrew’s United Church in Regina, SK. Drew managed Beaver Lumber in Provost, AB and in 1972, he ventured into business and purchased the Esso Bulk Dealership. Drew was always community minded and was generous in nature and gave freely to charity. He was a proud member of the Al Azhar Shriners and the Scottish Rite, both in Medicine Hat. Some of Drew’s greatest achievements include being on the Al Azhar Motor Patrol and with his dear wife, Linda, the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary in 2012. With his outgoing and humorous personality he enjoyed making people laugh as a clown (tying balloons and doing magic tricks) and even received PNSCA Clown Awards! He also enjoyed playing golf and watching Canadian football… especially if the Saskatchewan Roughriders were playing. Drew was a wonderful man who will be dearly missed by his family and friends. A Celebration of Drew’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Memorial donations in Drew’s name may be made directly to the Medicine Hat Shrine Club, 22 Bannon Ave. SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5G2. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting 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


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


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