September 24th, 2018

August 31, 2018

By Obituaries on August 31, 2018.

1923 ~ DON BELLAMY~ 2018
William Donald “Don” Bellamy of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of the late Agnes Bellamy, passed away on Sunday, August 26th, 2018 at the age of 94 years. The Private Funeral Service was celebrated yesterday at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Don Bellamy. Funeral arrangements 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 ~ THOMAS “TOM” HENTO ~ 2018

Thomas “Tom” Blaine Hento of Medicine Hat, passed away on August 24, 2018 at the age of 51 years. Tom leaves to cherish his memory his father, Chris Hento; his sister, Debbie (Wayne) Canning and their children, Mark and Megan; his brother, Jerry (Shez) Hento and their children, Devon and Lucas; and his step mother, Betty Hento. Tom was predeceased by his mother, Henny Hento. A Celebration of Tom’s Life will be held at SAAMIS CREEKSIDE CENTRE, 11 Dunmore Road SE, on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Memorial gifts in Tom’s memory may be made to the Alano Club, 466 MacLeod Trail SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 2M9. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Tom Hento. 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.


BECKER

Esther Maria Becker of Medicine Hat passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the age of 98 years, beloved wife of the late Jake Becker. She leaves to cherish her memory one son, Ivan Becker (Elaine Romeike); her two grandchildren, Blaine (Sue) Becker, Jason (Noelle) Becker; and two great grandchildren Brooklyn and Bree; numerous nieces and nephews and many good friends. Esther was predeceased by her parents, Magdelena and John Stuber; her daughter, Darlene, daughter-in-law Brooke Becker, three brothers and four sisters. Esther was born May 18, 1920 in Gros Ventre, Alberta and attended Goose Lake School. Esther often talked fondly about her early years on the homestead. Sadly Esther's daughter Darlene passed away at the young age of 6 years from Leukemia in 1951. Esther married Jake in 1957, and had a wonderful loving marriage for 47 years. Esther and Jake had a busy social life dancing, playing cards, bowling and spending time at the family cabin in Elkwater. Esther was the best mom and grandmother to Ivan, Blaine, and Jason. Nan loved to cook all traditional German dishes as long as she was able. Nan handed down the tradition to her grandchildren and staunchly supervised the strudel making! Our family was blessed to have Nan and she will be sadly and forever missed. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Friday, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:25 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. with Dave Townsend, Life Celebrant. Private interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Carmel Hospice (St. Joseph’s Home) c/o 156 – 3 St. NE, Medicine Hat, T1A 5M1. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to:pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Esther Becker, 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


DORIS WEISS

January 24, 1931 ~ August 27, 2018
It is with profound sadness that the family of Doris Christina Weiss announce her peaceful passing at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Monday, August 27, 2018, at the age of 87 years. Doris’ memory will live on in the hearts of her two grandchildren, Mark (Sandy) Weiss and their special pup, Baylee; Denise Fischer and her children, Taryn and Jolan as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, Doris was predeceased by her two sons, Jerry and Harlan (Harlee) Weiss as well as her four siblings. Doris was born and raised near Maple Creek, SK. Following her marriage to Harry Weiss on June 20, 1950, they lived and farmed near Irvine until 1979 when they semi-retired and moved to Medicine Hat. Doris loved gardening and took much pride in the appearance of her yard which at one time was a part of the “Kinsmen Best Block Award”. She enjoyed travelling and visited numerous destinations, some of which included Arizona, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Hawaii and Alaska. She will be dearly missed by all those whose lives she touched. A Private Celebration of Doris’ life has taken place. (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


Music and laughter could be heard in Cook’s Chapel as everyone in attendance celebrated a lady who was well respected by not only her family but by many people she had the honour of passing on her love of music to.


She tickled the ivories
For years on end,
Her music inspired
Many family and friends!

Her Life Lived…
Her Life Cherished…
Her Life Honoured.
Courtesy of

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


ELEANOR M. WATSON

March 25, 1926 ~ August 30, 2018
Mrs. Eleanor Mary-Addel Watson, beloved wife of the late Mr. Harry William Watson, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at the age of 92 years. A Celebration of Eleanor’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. with Major Murray Jaster officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery with a time of fellowship thereafter in the Cook Southland Reception Facility. (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


KEITH HOPE

1954 ~ 2018
It is with great sadness that the family of Keith Hope announce his passing after a hard fought battle with Pancreatic Cancer on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at the age of 63. Keith will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Dona of 38 years; his children, Ashley (Jim), Donald; his daughter-in-law, Starr. Keith will also be forever remembered by his grandchildren, Karsun, Konrad, Julianna, Jaxon and Jaydon; his mother, Dorothy; his sister, Jackie (Rick); brother, Kyle (Debbie), as well as extended family and a wealth of friends. Keith was predeceased by his dad, Jack and father-in-law, Walter Springer. Keith was born and raised in Redcliff, living within the area for the entirety of his life. Keith had a passion for the outdoors, enjoying hunting, fishing, ATV’ing and camping especially in the Rocky Mountain House area. Most mornings people could find Keith at Truckkers enjoying coffee with his long time friends, telling a tale or a joke. Keith’s pride and joy was his family. He’d relish the time with his grandchildren, creating lasting memories of tricks and treats. Keith was a long time brand inspector for Medicine Hat and area, working for the Livestock Investigation Services for the majority of his employment. Keith was respected not only by his co-workers but the area’s ranching community through his consistent care of professionalism and obvious pride and work ethic. Keith will always be remembered for his smiles and laughter! A Celebration of Keith’s life will be held at the Cypress Centre Auditorium, 2055 – 21 Avenue S.E., Medicine Hat on Saturday, September 1, 2018, between 12 noon and 4:00 p.m. Friends and family are encouraged to make use of the podium to regale the group of their own favorite memories, stories and jokes from Keith. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the St. Joseph’s Home Carmel Hospice, 156 – 3rd Street N.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5M1. (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


MUHLBEIER

Esther Muhlbeier of Medicine Hat, passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at the age of 87 years, beloved wife of the late William “Bill” Muhlbeier. She leaves to cherish her memory her two children, Karen (Kent) Weiss and Greg Muhlbeier; one grandson Derek Muhlbeier all of Airdrie; three brothers, Herbert Martin of Medicine Hat, Marvin (Mirijke) Martin of Calgary and Melvin Martin of Medicine Hat; three sisters-in-law Inez Muhlbeier of Medicine Hat, Olinda Haynes-Berkan of Regina and Doris Martin of Medicine Hat as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Bertha and Christian Martin; her husband Bill Muhlbeier, and one brother Ben Martin. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the church on Tuesday, from 12:30 – 1:25 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Temple Baptist Church (606 7th Street SW) on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Daryl Martin and Rev. Robert Findley co-officiating. A private interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Southern Alberta or to the charity of your choice. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Esther Muhlbeier, 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


‘Our Man Jack’

Jack Knowles was honoured a short time ago at Westminster United Church. Music and a tribute from his girls brought family and friends together, celebrating a man who has left a lasting legacy.

To have lived well,
laughed often & loved much,
To have left the world a better place,
To have looked for the best in others,
That is achievement!

His Life Lived…
His Life Cherished…
His Life Honoured.
Courtesy of

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455


PALUMBO, (nee McKiel)

Marina Carmen Isabel
May 21, 1935 – August 26, 2018
On Sunday August 26, 2018, Marina Palumbo of Medicine Hat passed away peacefully at the age of 83. Marina is survived by her four children, Lynne (Jeff)of Standard, AB, Cheryl (Mark) of Stettler, AB, Mike (Liana) and Jeff (Jenny)both of Golden, BC; eight grandchildren, Annette, Nic, Dani, Morgan, Isabella, Hannah, Autumn and Kai; sister, Alice; brother, Lauren (Phyllis); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Marina was predeceased by her parents, Francis and Isabel McKiel. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Fifth Avenue Memorial United Church, 476 – 4th Street SE, Medicine Hat. In lieu of flowers, Marina asked that donations be made to either the Medicine Hat 5th Avenue Memorial United Church, the Medicine Hat Champion Centre or the Canadian Cancer Society. To send condolences, please visit Marina's obituary at http://www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca


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