May 14th, 2021

January 27, 2021

By Obituaries on January 27, 2021.

1938 ~ ROSEMARY SAILER ~ 2021

It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Rosemary Sailer on January 22, 2021. Rosemary was the beloved wife of Eugene (Gene) Sailer; loving mother to Nancy (Jim) Burgess, Wayne (Carrie Berthelette) Rossler, Scott Rossler, Greg Rossler; sister Mary Brettle of Hanna; as well as her dedicated dog Mandy. Rosemary was born July 19, 1938 in Hanna, Alberta and grew up on the family farm in the Lone Butte area. After graduation, she worked in Hanna Alberta as an Administration Assistant until marrying her first husband, Chester Rossler, at which time they relocated to Vancouver, BC. It was here where their daughter, Nancy and sons, Wayne and Scott were born. In 1966, the family moved to Medicine Hat. In 1968, their youngest son, Greg was born completing their family. Mom stayed home to raise her family only returning to work when her youngest was in High School. She worked as a Teachers Aid and then for the ATA in both the Public and Separate school systems until she retired. In July of 1989, she married Gene Sailer and they moved to a small farm outside of Medicine Hat. These were some of their happiest times being back on a farm. In June of 2007 they left the farm to move back to Medicine Hat. Rosemary loved reading and playing Scrabble and Rummoli. She loved to garden taking special pride in her flowerbeds, vegetables and her rose garden. She also enjoyed feeding the birds in her yard year round. Spending time with her family was her most cherished pastime and we all enjoyed our time with her just as much. Rosemary was predeceased by her parents, Tom and Margaret Owens and her brother, Tom Owens Jr. and his common- law wife, Mary Thuroo. As per her wishes the family will hold a private interment service at a later date. The family would like to sincerely thank the staff of the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre of Medicine Hat and the AHS Homecare and all the other palliative and support teams that made it possible to keep Mom at home so we could be with her during her final days. We would like to extend a special thank you to Cara, Jamie and Debbie from Home Care as mom took great comfort in your loving care. Condolences may be sent to subject heading Rosemary Sailer. 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 Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

1959 ~ BRENT OBRITSCH ~ 2021

Brent Joseph Obritsch of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021 at the age of 61 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: subject heading: Brent Obritsch, 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


1938 ~ 2021

Mr. Donald Pearce, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Shirley Pearce, passed away at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Friday, January 22, 2021, at the age of 82 years. Left to cherish Don’s memory is his son, Calvin; one brother, Robert as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Along with Shirley, Don was predeceased by four siblings, Brian Pearce, Kay Krassman, Mary Sandau and Norman Pearce. Don enjoyed his career with the Hudson’s Bay Company, making many friends throughout the years there. He enjoyed sports of all kinds including NASCAR and wrestling and made every effort to catch games involving his Oilers and Blue Jays! Family was important to Don and he especially enjoyed time spent golfing with his brothers and others. His gentle soul will be missed and his memory forever cherished by all those whose lives he touched. Family wish to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the caring staff at St. Joseph’s Home for their support during Don’s time there. Due to COVID – 19 restrictions, the Graveside Celebration will be by invitation only. The Graveside Celebration of Don’s life will be held at Hillside Cemetery on Friday, January 29, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. with Murray Jaster officiating. Those invited to attend should gather at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel on Friday between 1:40 p.m. and 1:50 p.m. to join the procession to Graveside. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at 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
"Locally owned & directed"

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