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January 9, 2019

By Obituaries on January 9, 2019.

1926 ~ TILLIE KRASSMAN ~ 2019

Mrs. Odelia ”Tillie” Krassman, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019. The Funeral Mass was held yesterday at HOLY FAMILY PARISH. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Tillie Krassman. 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.


1980 ~ JUSTIN SINCLAIR ~ 2019

Mr. Justin Johann Sinclair of Medicine Hat passed away on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 at the age of 38 years. A Come and Go Celebration will take place at SAAMIS CREEKSIDE CENTRE, 11 Dunmore Road SE, on Friday, January 11th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Justin Sinclair. 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.


COOPER

Elizabeth “Betty” Cooper of Etzikom, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at the age of 97 years, beloved wife of the late Harry Cooper. She leaves to cherish her memory three children, Donna (Dennis) White of Pigeon Lake, Alberta, Tom Cooper of Cayley, Alberta, Allan Cooper of Etzikom and one son-in-law Terry Morris of Terrace, B.C.; eight grandchildren, Serena (James) Makowecki, Nicole White, Danielle (Ian) Paydli, Jim Geiger, Daniel (Jen) Cooper, Brett (Erin) Cooper, Alana Williams, Dean Williams, Dave King; step grandchildren Cher (Ray) and Shayne and ten great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, Zona and William Widdop; her husband Harry on January 4, 1989; two daughters, Faye Williams and Pat Morris; two daughters-in-law, Kathy and Darlene; and one brother Bert Widdop. Betty graduated High School in Medicine Hat then went on to get her RN at the Holy Cross Hospital in Calgary. In 1944, she married her childhood sweetheart Harry Cooper and later they moved to Dartmouth Nova Scotia where Harry was stationed. In 1945, they returned to Medicine Hat and back to Etzikom three years later where they settled and raised their family. Betty carried on her nursing skills in Etzikom and area for many years. She was active in the community throughout her life volunteering on both the local school board and the board of the Etzikom Museum. Betty was a caring and compassionate person who was absolutely devoted to her husband and children. She had a strong faith and belief in the power and strength of Jesus Christ’s love and lived that every day. She is now at peace and happy to be with her Lord and saviour. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. George Mills officiating. Interment will takeplace in the Etzikom Cemetery at a later date. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Etzikom Museum c/o Box 585, Etzikom, Alberta, T0K 0W0. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Elizabeth Cooper, 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


DALE WHEELER

Hundreds of family and friends filled Senator Gershaw School a week ago today to honour a man who will be remembered for his kindness and for his love of family. A heartfelt tribute and poems recited by his loved ones will ensure that Dale's legacy will live on in all those lives he touched.

You gave us all you had to give,
Gifts big and small,
But most of all you gave us love,
The greatest gift of all!

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


KLAUDT

Leonard Klaudt passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at the age of 88 years, beloved husband of Esther Klaudt of Medicine Hat. He also leaves to cherish his memory two children, Randy (Sheila) Klaudt of Medicine Hat and Lorie (Harold) Pfeifer of Elkwater; four granddaughters, Alison Pfeifer, Kristen (Christopher) Faxon, Justine (Jeff) Enslen (their daughter Grace), and Haley Klaudt; two brothers, Herb Klaudt and Edwin (Della) Klaudt; three sisters, Emma Tschritter, Frieda Jeske and Lorraine Rathwell all of Medicine Hat; his sister-in-law Ann Jeske, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Hulda and Emanuel Klaudt; his brother Richard Klaudt, his sister Evelyn Spiry, and his brother-in-law Harvey Mock. The Klaudt family would like to thank the nurses and staff at St. Joseph’s Carmel Hospice for the way they cared for Leonard and his family during his stay. A private family graveside service will be held at Hillside Cemetery. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Leonard Klaudt, 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


LARRY STARNER

A very special sendoff for Larry Starner was held in Cook’s Chapel last Friday as numerous friends joined family to honour the life of this much loved man. He will be dearly missed.

"His work on earth is done,
Hard working hands at rest,
God broke our hearts to prove to us,
He only takes the best”

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


MONA DOBBIN

January 18, 1953 ~ January 4, 2019

With heavy hearts, the family of Mona Frances Dobbin (nee Knox), beloved wife of John, announce her sudden passing on Friday, January 4, 2019, at the age of 65 years. Mona was born on January 18, 1953, the fifth daughter born to Frank and Monica Knox of St. Shotts, Newfoundland. She later became a big sister to Lorraine. Mona spent her years growing up in St. Shotts and then married the man of her dreams from St. Mary's Bay, John Dobbin on February 27,1971. Together they built a home in Trepassey and had four wonderful children, Sonya, Johnny, Jeanette and Wanda. Mona spent most of her working career at the fish plant in Trepassey. When the fisheries ended she had no choice but to go be with her children in Alberta. Mona then worked at Lakeside packers for over 10 years. Just over 5 years ago, she found out she was in stage 4 kidney failure. Mona was a strong fighter who pushed through many ups and downs during her battle with this illness. The family would like to thank the chronic kidney unit at the Medicine Hat Hospital and Dr Ahmad. Left to mourn Mona is a large circle of family and friends: husband, John; children, Sonya (Craig), Johnny, Jeanette (Terry) and Wanda (Juan); five wonderful grandchildren, Kyler (Savannah), Jaxon (Sidney), Summer, Terri Lynn and Blake and very special puppy grandkids, Buddy and Kica; Macie and Finnix; sisters, Jose, Ange (Ren), Blanche (Des) and June; John’s family, Katherine, Margie, Randy, Cas, Mikey, Edwina, Irene, Rosemary, Phonse, Jo, Jim, Irene, Johnny and Terry. She is met in heaven by her mommy and daddy, Frank and Monica Knox; grandson, John; sister, Lorraine; nephew, Terry; in-laws, John and Kathleen Dobbin, Marie, Theresa, Anne, Georgina, Gerry, Harvey, Cliff and Ralph. Mona had a passion and love for bingo and everyone who knew her knows that. She spent her last years playing at Top Hat Bingo where she met many new friends. On January 18, which would have been her 66 birthday, cake will be served in her honour during Top Hat Bingo’s Intermission. Please come spend the evening in her memory and join us playing Bingo. Mona wished to be brought home to Newfoundland where she could rest in peace with her mom and dad. A small service will be held to honour her at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, 238 – 2 Avenue N.E., Medicine Hat on Friday, January 11, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. The family will honor her wishes and take her home with a burial to be held in her honor in Trespassey, Newfoundland at a later date. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting http://www.cooksouthland.com).

“I admired her not for her smile though it was beautiful.
Not for her eyes, though they shone brightly.
I admired her for her battle scars and war wounds
that she displayed proudly for the world to see.
I admired her for her strength and courage.”

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


REISDORF

Louise Reisdorf passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019, at the age of 88 years, beloved wife of Ewald Reisdorf of Medicine Hat. She also leaves to cherish her memory their son-in-law Greg Dyck; and two grandchildren, Cole (Rose) Dyck and Jayme Dyck (Chantal Craig). She was predeceased by her parents, Rudolph and Olga Nisquiski; her step-father, John Thomme; two daughters, Barbara Reisdorf on April 3, 2006 and Marilyn Dyck on June 7, 2017; one sister Adeline (Art) Ziegenhagel. Louise was born on April 15, 1930, and after the war she emmigrated from the Ukraine with her mother and sister settling in Medicine Hat. She met Ewald and they were married on July 28, 1954 in Medicine Hat. She raised their daughters and worked for a time at the Medical Arts Clinic. She was a longtime faithful member of Grace Baptist Church and later Temple Baptist Church. Louise was an excellent cook and enjoyed keeping her house, helping raise her grandsons and travelling to warmer temperatures when she could. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday at the Temple Baptist Church from 12:30 to 1:25 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the Temple Baptist Church (606 7th Street SW) on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Bob McGougan officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Ladies Ministry at Temple Baptist Church c/o 606 7th Street SW, Medicine Hat, T1A 4K8. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Louise Reisdorf, 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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