August 23rd, 2019

August 9, 2019

By Obituaries on August 9, 2019.

1933 ~ LORRAINE DIRK ~ 2019

Lorraine Dirk of Medicine Hat, passed away on Sunday, August 4th, 2019 at the age of 85 years. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her son, Keith Dirk; daughters, Nancy (Bruce) Vaessen and Peggy (Bill) Stewart; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and siblings, Eileen (Cyril) Bracconier, Phyllis (John) Lanz, Jimmie Rath, and Kathleen (Bob) Fuller. Lorraine was predeceased by her parents, Jacob and Katherine Rath; son, Roger Dirk; daughter, Gloria Blaquiere; two brothers; and her three sisters. Lorraine worked at the Pink Lantern in Medicine Hat for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and playing cards. She will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her. A private family graveside will be held at SAAMIS PRAIRIE VIEW CEMETERY. Donations in Lorraine’s memory may be made to St. Joseph’s Home Carmel Hospice, 156 – 3rd Street NE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5M1. Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Lorraine Dirk. Funeral arrangements by
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.


1955 ~ LEE McKENZIE ~ 2019

Lee Douglas McKenzie of Medicine Hat, AB, loving husband and partner of Judy McKenzie, passed away on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 at the age of 64 years. Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Lee McKenzie. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed by
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.


BILL PROSSER

December 22, 1952 – August 1, 2019

William “Bill” Ralph Prosser passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at the age of 66 years, surrounded by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife and best friend for 42 years, Sandra; three children, Amity (James) McBride, Kristy Prosser (Joel Wardle), Kyle (Deanna) Prosser; his grandchildren, Anika, Deaken, Zachary, Zoë, Ariel, Conrad and Gabriel; two brothers, Larry Prosser and Gerry Prosser; one sister, Valerie Evangelos. Sandra’s family: Elsie (Ken) Sillak, Don (Carol) Schnell, Geraldine Packard, Allen (Ang) Schnell, Terry (Janet) Schnell, Randy (Cathy) Schnell, Tim (Lori) Schnell, Rob (Colleen) Schnell as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Charles and Zina Prosser. Bill was born on December 22, 1952 in Lethbridge. His family moved to Medicine Hat where he lived the remainder of his life. He was a loving husband, father and papa. Bill enjoyed golfing, horseshoes, dice games, the cabin in Cypress Hills and spending time with family and friends. In his early years he worked at Trans Canada Pipeline, Dom Glass, Hogg and Associates, Fischer’s Plumbing and Heating, and in 1976 he began his career at Ogilvie Mills (ADM). He remained there until they closed and due to ill health he retired. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Art Hildebrand officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Medicine Hat and District Health Foundation, 666 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 4H6 or to the Medicine Hat Little League. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: William “Bill” Prosser, 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


DONALD STUART CULBERT

October 18, 1940 ~ August 5, 2019

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Don, age 78 years, of Medicine Hat, Alberta on Monday, August 5th, 2019. Don was predeceased by his wife, Terry Ann Fowler; his mother, Edna Culbert; his father, Gordon Culbert; and nephew, Dean Culbert. Don will be forever missed by his daughters, Billie-Lee and her spouse, Daniel and Janie; his sons, Donnie and Glen; grandchildren, Alanna, AJ, Brayden, Carter and Kyra; and his siblings, Zelda, Gordon, Les (Olga) and Lorne; sisters- in-law, Donna (Steve) and Linda (Robert); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. A Celebration of Don’s Life will be held at REGINA FUNERAL HOME, 4001 East Victoria Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan, on Thursday, August 15th, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Memorial gifts in Don's memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Don Culbert. 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.


DONNA MAIN

Memories from the family were shared with all those attending Donna’s celebration of life held at Cook’s Chapel a short time ago. Her memory will never be forgotten.

I miss you all dearly,
so keep up your chin;
Until the day comes
when we’re together again.

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


LOUIE MITCHELL

1947 ~ 2019
Mr. Lawrence Howard Mitchell passed away at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at the age of 72 years. A time of visitation will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, on Monday, August 12, 2019, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. (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


MASTEL

Margaret Mastel of Medicine Hat passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the age of 93 years, beloved wife of the late Kilian Mastel. Those who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Sunday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 9:30 to 10:25 a.m. Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church (238 2nd Ave N.E.) on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Tomy Manjaly, Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the charity of your choice. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Margaret Mastel, 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


Thank You

Gerald Yeast
December 17, 1946 – July 13, 2019
To everyone who has supported us following the death of Gerald, our most sincere thanks and appreciation for your condolences, support, flowers, acts of kindness, and memorial donations. These continue to be a great comfort to us in our time of sorrow.

Linda, Mark and Autumn


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