October 24th, 2020

October 7, 2020

By Destinee Mattson on October 7, 2020.

1160 Obituaries

1931 ~ JEAN McDOUGALD ~ 2020

Patricia “Jean” McDougald of Medicine Hat passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the age of 89 years. She leaves to cherish her memory four children, Doug (Pat) Forbes, Gordon (Patti) Forbes, David (Sue) Forbes and Linda Morey (Terry Carter); eight grandchildren, Tyler Forbes (Sara Laskoski), Jared (Kaitlin) Forbes, Casey (Carina) Forbes, Kyle (Allana) Forbes, Hilary (Jarrod) Blanchett, Sydney Forbes, Ben Morey and Haley Morey as well as eight great grandchildren; two sisters: her twin June Tetrault, and Doreen Bunting and one sister-in-law Marg Coupland and their families. She was predeceased by first husband Stuart Forbes on October 11, 1974 and by her second husband Alex McDougald on July 9, 2010; by her parents Muriel and Cecil Coupland; one son-in-law Darrell Morey and brothers-in-law, Leo Tetrault and Lynn Bunting. A life well-loved and a life well-lived. 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. The funeral service for Jean will be by invitation only, however the service will be live streamed from the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. David Pollard officiating. Live streaming can be accessed by going to youtube.com and search for Pattison Funeral Home. The video will go live 10 minutes prior to service time on the Pattison Funeral Home youtube page. All family and friends are invited to join Jean’s family for theinterment service which will take place in the Maple Creek Cemetery on Friday at 3:00 p.m. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: office@ pattisonfuneralhome.com subject heading: Jean McDougald, 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


1941 ~ JOYCE RISLING ~ 2020

Joyce Janette Risling of Medicine Hat died peacefully surrounded with love and prayers on October 4, 2020, (the Feast of St. Francis) at the age of 79 years, beloved wife of 60 years to Jack Risling. The Funeral Vigil will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., at 6:30 p.m. the Vigil is preceded with the full recitation of the Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Dcn. Robert Risling presiding. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH Saturday, October 10, 2020 1:00 p.m., Fr. Iqbal Khurshid presiding. Interment to follow in the Roman Catholic Section at Hillside Cemetery. THE FUNERAL, VIGIL AND ROSARY SERVICES WILL BE STREAMED LIVE VIA HOLY FAMILY PARISH YOUTUBE PAGE.  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, clergy and funeral home staff.

To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: office@pattison funeralhome.com subject heading: Joyce Risling, 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


DOUG WYATT SR.

1923 ~ 2020

Please join the family for a memorial gathering to honour the late Doug Wyatt Sr. who passed away on July 28, 2020. The memorial will be held at the Connaught Golf Club (Vallely Practice Area), 2802 – 13 Avenue S.E., Medicine Hat on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Watch for signs. Dress is outdoor casual. In case of inclement weather, the gathering will take place inside the Connaught Golf Clubhouse. Memorial donations in Doug’s name may be made directly to the Connaught Golf Club (Junior Golf Program). Please call 403.504.9715 if you have any questions. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel Crematorium & Reception Facility, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455 http://www.cooksouthland.com “Locally owned & directed”


JAMIE PRAWDZIK

Last week Wednesday, family and friends gathered in Cook’s Chapel to celebrate the life of a wonderful son, brother, uncle and friend. Jamie will be missed and loved by all.

Why, you do not know

what will happen tomorrow.

What is your life?

You are a mist that appears

for a little while and then vanishes.

James 4:14

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 http://www.cooksouthland.com “Locally owned & directed”


JOHN MOONEY

1925 – 2020

John Coburn Mooney passed away peacefully with family by his side at the Chinook Regional Hospital, Lethbridge, on October 2, 2020 aged 95. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Rose, 2 children, 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

A Private family service will be held.

Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.


LINK, Walter Lawrence

October 11, 1935 – Medicine Hat, Alberta

October 2, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta

Walter Link peacefully passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at the age of 84 years.

He was born in Medicine Hat to Bertha and Ewald Link on October 11, 1935. Walter married his high school sweetheart, Marilyn in 1956.

Walter enjoyed having his family close by and the get-togethers that were held throughout the years. He always made time for his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed spending time down in Desert Hot Springs during the winter, watching the hummingbirds and picking lemons from the trees in their community.

Walter is survived by his children, Derek (Dixie), Joy (Harry), Lindsay (Leslie) and Doug (Susan); grandchildren, Dustin (Erin), Brett (Hoku), Jared (Elizabeth), Amber (Shamis), Ryan, Christopher, Amanda (Geoff), Thomas, Zac (Lauren), and Claire (Neil); and by his great-grandchildren, Eleanor, Margaret and Logan. He was predeceased by Marilyn, his loving wife of almost 60 years.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Walter’s obituary at http://www.McInnisand Holloway.com.

In living memory of Walter Link, a tree will be planted at the Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.


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