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August 16, 2018

By Obituaries on August 16, 2018.

1925 ~ BILL TRIEBER ~ 2018

William “Bill” Trieber, age 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, August 10, 2018 in Medicine Hat. The funeral service was held yesterday at VICTORY LUTHERAN CHURCH. Memorial gifts in Bill’s memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Bill Trieber. 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.


1966 ~ 2018
Bradley George Penna, beloved husband of Laurie Penna, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Monday, August 13, 2018, at the age of 51 years. Brad was born in Mankota, Saskatchewan on September 23, 1966, a son to proud parents, George and Donna Penna. He was raised and received his primary schooling in Mankota before attending SIAST. Brad liked working with his hands and enrolled in the Machining course in which he excelled…. it was his passion! He was a machinist in Regina for seven years before relocating to Calgary and most recently, Medicine Hat in 2014. Brad enjoyed hockey and was an avid Detroit Red Wings fan. He also liked all types of music and watching movies. Brad was well liked and deeply loved by his family and friends and will be remembered by his wife, Laurie; parents, George and Donna; brother, Jody (Pearl) Penna; Laurie’s daughter, Jenna Jans; nephew, Tyler (Jenna) and their children, Trinity, Maverick and William and a niece, Krista; his second parents, (aunt and uncle), Wilda and Wally Penna. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and extended family. Brad was predeceased by his son, Dylan Penna. A Celebration of Brad’s life will be held at the Meadow Lark Village Clubhouse, 119, 1600 Strachan Road S.E., Medicine Hat , Alberta on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting http://www.cooksouthland.com) Memorial donations may be made directly to the charity of one’s choice. Honoured to serve the family is
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


September 20, 1919 ~ August 10, 2018

Hildur (Hilda) Marie Babe (nee Sederberg), beloved wife of the late William ‘Kenneth’ Babe, passed away peacefully in Medicine Hat on Friday, August 10, 2018, at the age of 98 years. Hildur was born on September 20, 1919, on the family farm north of Seven Persons to Scandinavian immigrant parents, Carl and Ragna Sederberg. She grew up on the homestead, the middle child of seven born to the Sederbergs. After completing her schooling, Hildur went to Medicine Hat to work for several families and later at the Medicine Hat Greenhouses. In 1948, she married Ken Babe and moved to the Babe family farm, north of Whitla. This is where they raised their famiy of three children, Doris, James and Gary. In 1979, Hildur and Ken purchased a home in Medicine Hat, although they did not retire until many years later. In 2004, Ken passed away and Hildur moved into the Wellington Residence where she resided until almost two years ago when she moved to Sunnyside Care Centre. Mom was friendly and loved to laugh. She was honest, hard working and industrious. She was active, knew how to have fun and loved to visit. Her family was very important as was her faith in God. Hildur will be lovingly remembered by her three children, Doris (Robert) Wutzke, James (Joan) Babe and Gary (Edythe) Babe; thirteen grandchildren and their spouses as well as thirteen great-grandchildren. She is survived by her brother, Vic (Dorothy) Sederberg; sister, Doris Smith; brother-in-law, George Voeller as well as many nieces and nephews. Along with her husband, Ken, Hildur was predeceased by her parents, Carl and Ragna; siblings, Ruth (Gunster) Bruins, Nancy (Andy) Odegard, Lloyd (Nel) Sederberg and Lorraine Voeller; brothers-in-law, Art Moore and Doug Smith and a nephew, Gordon Bruins. She was also predeceased by members of Ken’s family: parents, Tom and Lily Babe; sister, Doris (Fred) Yungeberg and nephews, Richard (Pat) Stewart and David Stewart. Hildur’s family would like to thank the staff at both the Wellington and Sunnyside for the excellent care she received. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Saturday, August 18, 2018, between 1:00 p.m. and 1:50 p.m. A Celebration of Hildur’s life will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Glen Dueck officiating and a time of fellowship will take place thereafter in the Cook Southland Reception Facility. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cooksouthland.com) Those wishing to remember Hildur may do so through a donation to Gideons International In Canada, 177, 1415 – 28 Street S.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8P9 or H.A.L.O., 12, 49 Viscount Avenue S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5G4 or to the charity of one’s choice. Honoured to serve the family is
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


Wayne Kenneth Sorenson passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at the age of 64 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Anne-Marie Sorenson; three children, Randi (Corey); Kaylee; Tara (Ryan) Staples and their children Nixon and Davis; one sister, Terry (Ted) Hesch as well as numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Viola and Kenneth Sorenson and one brother Bruce. Wayne was born on November 3, 1953, in Swift Current, Saskatchewan where he was raised. As a little boy Wayne always had a fascination with screw drivers, light switches and anything mechanical. At age three, he dismantled the vacuum cleaner; it was always quite funny until it didn’t go back together quite right. His mechanical skills kept improving while he worked for his dad at the car dealership where he also developed an interest in cars, bikes and anything with wheels. Finally deciding on a career in mechanics, he completed his apprenticeship. He worked for Consolidated Pipeline for a couple of years before beginning his 33 year career with AEC/Encana/Cenovus. His work was always a very huge part of his life. After retiring from Encana, he consulted, until his health failed. Wayne enjoyed spending many winters at his home in Arizona with Anne-Marie; he loved it there and made many friends. Summers were spent at Cavan Lake with family and friends. Wayne enjoyed spending time with his daughters whom he absolutely adored. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children c/o 22 Banon Ave SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1B 5G2 To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Wayne Sorenson, 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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