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February 18, 2021

By Obituaries on February 18, 2021.

1924 ~ VICTORIA DEIS ~ 2021

Victoria Deis (nee Lerner) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the age of 96 years at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. Victoria was born June 10, 1924 in Fox Valley, Saskatchewan to Rochus and Mathilda Lerner. She was the third of six children that grew up on the family farm near Fox Valley. On October 20, 1947 she married Valentine “Walter” Deis. They began their life together and started a family on the Deis homestead. They moved into Fox Valley where Walter worked for several years as a grain buyer for Patterson while they continued to farm. They retired from farming in 1984 and moved into their newly purchased house in Medicine Hat. In 1993 they became condo owners and residents of the newly opened South View Grand. Victoria continued to live there after Valentine’s passing. Walter and Victoria enjoyed many happy years of retirement; dancing, bowling, playing cards and generally socializing with their many friends. Victoria leaves to cherish her memory five children, Wilfred (Bonnie) Deis of Okotoks, Don Deis of Saskatoon, Patrick (Beverly) Deis of Calgary, James (DondaLee) Deis of Fox Valley and Judy (Heinz) Strothmann of Medicine Hat; ten grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; her brother, William “Bill”, her sister, Rosemarie Sowinski as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Valentine; her parents, Rochus and Mathilda and three brothers, Leo, Marcus, and Paul. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a funeral mass by invitation only will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish 1451 Strachan Road SE MEDICINE HAT, AB T1B 4V3, on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 11:00am with Father Iqbal Khurshid celebrant. Family and friends are invited to watch the funeral mass online. Please go to Youtube.com and in the search line, type in Medicine Hat Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at the Hillside Cemetery. Those who wish to honour Victoria with a donation, may do so to the Heart & Stroke Foundation 200, 119 – 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB T1A 7L5. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Victoria Deis. 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.


1935 – MARTIN GYORKOS – 2021

Martin Gyorkos passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the age of 85 years, beloved husband of Bernice Gyorkos of Medicine Hat. He also leaves to cherish his memory three children, Cindy Gyorkos (Randy Stein), Susan (Shaun) Meagher and Jeff Gyorkos all of Medicine Hat; two grandchildren, George Meagher and Jillian Meagher; one brother Michael Gyorkos; two sisters, Mary Gyorkos and Anne Davies as well as one sister-in-law Doreen Gyorkos. Martin was predeceased by his parents Anna and Stephen Gyorkos and two brothers, Steve (Mary) Gyorkos and John Gyorkos. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Friday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Social distancing and masks are mandatory). Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a funeral mass by invitation only will be celebrated in the St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Roque Pereira celebrant.
Family and friends are invited to remotely attend the funeral service by searching for the Pattison Funeral Home youtube page where the video will go live 10 minutes prior to service time.
Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery at a later date. Those who wish to remember Martin with a donation, may do so to St. Joseph’s Home c/o 156 – 3 St. NE, Medicine Hat, T1A 5M1. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: office@pattisonfuneralhome.com subject heading: Martin Gyorkos, 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


1937 – DONNA BABA – 2021

Donna Francine Baba passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at the age of 83 years, beloved wife of Ron (Toki) Baba of Medicine Hat. She also leaves to cherish her memory two children, Bryan Florence and Trevor Florence; one granddaughter and two great grandchildren, Mary Baba and her children Reed Baba and Raya Dousselacre; four sisters, Elenore Bell, Dorothy Cox, Esther Sherwood and Alice Greening as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Frances and Arne Jacobsen; one son Kerry Baba on December 29, 2019 and one daughter Dawn Baba in 1970; three brothers, Howard Jacobsen, Robert Jacobsen and Gilbert Jacobsen; two sisters, Agnes Olsen and Thelma Daly. A celebration of Donna’s life will take place at a later date. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: office@pattisonfuneralhome.com subject heading: Donna Baba, 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


ALFREDO ARAVENA

1940 ~ 2021

Alfredo Humberto Aravena passed away at his home in Lethbridge on Saturday, February 13, 2021, at the age of 80 years. Alfredo will be lovingly remembered by his beloved wife of 58 years, Blanca; two daughters; five grandchildren as well as three great-grandchildren. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Thursday, February 19, 2021 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. A private graveside service will be held at Hillside Cemetery. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting 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"


ARTHUR "ART" JOHN SQUIRE

1943 ~ 2021
Arthur “Art” John Squire passed away on Friday, February 5th, 2021 at the age of 77 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his children, Curtis (Tracey) Squire of Cypress County, AB and Yvonne (Greg) Severin of Medicine Hat, AB; grandchildren, Nathan (Amber) Severin, Amber-Lynn (Evan) Maclean, Madison Squire and Julia Squire; great-grandchildren, Austin, Kayden, and Samuel; special friend, Ruth Kilmer; sister, Violet Bauer; as well as numerous nephew and nieces. Art was predeceased by his loving wife, Marlene; infant children, Janet Yvette, Marlene Lynette, and Shaun Sheldon. A private memorial service will be held on Friday, February 19th, 2021 at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB at 11:00 am with Pastor Shane Andrus officiating. Due to current Covid -19 restrictions the service will be by invitation only. Extended family and friends are invited to join us in the Celebration of Art’s life via livestream accessible through Art’s memorial page at http://www.saamis.com beginning at 10:55 a.m. The family would be honoured if those taking part via the webcasting would leave a message on Art’s memorial page via the memory wall. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Arthur Squire. 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.


RONALD REDING

Mr. Ronald Reding passed away in Medicine Hat on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at the age of 66 years. Ronald will be silently remembered by family and friends. (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"


THOMAS "TOMMY" KURTIS KUNDERT

1982 ~ 2021
"ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS"
Forever & Ever
Jennessa, Harley, Justice and all the rest of your family, friends and loved ones will carry your beautiful spirit forever in our hearts.
"Until We Meet Again"
Due to COVID restrictions only a small number of family and friends will be gathering for a funeral mass in Medicine Hat. Due to bylaws with regard to the cremation plot the interment will be this spring at Hillside Cemetery, Medicine Hat.
To leave an online message of condolence, please visit http://www.speersfuneralchapel.com
If so desired, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.


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