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August 19, 2020

By Obituaries on August 19, 2020.

1930 – WILF MAYER – 2020

Wilfred “Wilf” Mayer of Medicine Hat, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at the age of 90 years, beloved husband of the late Alice Mayer. He leaves to cherish his memory two sons, David Mayer and Miles (Lorraine) Mayer; three grandchildren, Alexis (David) Van Leeuwen, Corbin Mayer and Abby (Luke) Gourlay; three great grandchildren, Dorian Van Leeuwen, Harlow Van Leeuwen and Darius Gourlay; one brother Jerald (Shirley) Mayer; one sister-in-law Florence Mayer as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Alice on August 8, 2008; his parents Pauline and David Mayer and one brother Ralph. Those who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Thursday from 1:30 – 2:25 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend the funeral service which will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Dennis Betker and Pastor Danny Gales co-officiating. Family and friends who cannot attend are invited to remotely attend any public funeral service at our facility by going to and search for Pattison Funeral Home. The video will go live 10 minutes prior to service time on the Pattison Funeral Home youtube page. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. Those who wish to remember Wilf with a donation, may do so to the Glenview Church of the Nazarene 4235 Black and White Trail, Medicine Hat, T1A 8G8.
Due to restrictions in place regarding COVID- 19 from the Chief Medical Officer of Health – funeral services are now limited to no more than 100 attendees including family and funeral home staff.
To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: subject heading: Wilf Mayer, or you may visit 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

1960 ~ ROBERT LACHANCE ~ 2020

Robert Lachance of Medicine Hat, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 16th , 2020. Condolences may be sent to subject heading Robert Lachance. 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 Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.


It is with great sadness we announce the passing of David Michael Galonski on Friday, August 14, 2020, at the age of 49 years.
David was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta where he spent his childhood years. He completed his education at the University of Calgary and subsequently spent the majority of his career in the city’s oil and gas industry. Dave loved his family, the band U2, and visiting Tofino, BC. His quick wit and sense of humour will be remembered by all who met him.
David will be lovingly remembered by his wife Brenda Galonski (nee Hartley); his daughter Maggie Galonski, his sisters JoAnn (Danny) Dick and Margie (Gord) Hynes, his father Tom (Marlene) Galonski, his sisters-in-law Cheryl (Jim) MacArthur, Diane (Greg) Moffatt and Denise (Kevin) MacInnes, and his step-siblings Marcy Leigh and Brad Handsaeme, as well as several nieces and nephews. Dave was pre-deceased by his mother Margaret Galonski (nee Gray) and his brother Don Galonski.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street SW, Calgary, AB T2H 0G5,, or to the Agape Hospice at 1302 – 8th Avenue NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1B8,


A week ago today, Bill was welcomed into the hands of God as family attended the Funeral Mass held in his honour at Holy Family Parish. He was a remarkable man whose memory will be treasured in the hearts of those left behind.

Those we love can never be
more than a thought apart,
For as long as there is a memory,
They’ll live on in the heart.

His Life Lived…
His Life Cherished…
His Life Honoured.

Courtesy of
Cook Southland Funeral Chapel Crematorium & Reception Facility, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455
"Locally owned & directed"

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