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By Obituaries on March 30, 2021.

1930 ~ JACK KUNTZ ~ 2021

Jack Kuntz of Medicine Hat passed away on Monday, March 22nd, 2021 at the age of 90 years. Jack leaves to cherish his memory his sons, Garrett (Moira) of Saskatoon, Allan (Jeanette) of Gull Lake; daughters, Jane (Garry) of Calgary and Lucy of Medicine Hat; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Clara Stein; sisters-in-law, Lena Kuntz and Noreen Kuntz. Jack was predeceased by his wife, Eva; parents, Joseph and Anna Kuntz; brothers, Frank Kuntz, David Kuntz and brother-in-law, Alphonse Stein. Jack worked in the road construction and maintenance industry for 18 years in the Richmound district. In 1973 the family moved to Calgary where he was employed as a custodian with the Calgary Board of Education. In 1981, Jack and Eva moved to Medicine Hat where Jack continued on as a custodian with the Separate School Division until his retiring in 1995. In his younger years he enjoyed baseball and curling. In the later years, after retiring, he took up golfing. He very much enjoyed Paradise Valley Par 3 golf course. He loved television and couldn’t wait for curling season to begin. His favorite past time was word search puzzles. Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Parish, 1451 Strachan Road SE, MEDICINE HAT, AB on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 at 11:00 am with Father Rodel Abanto officiating. 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 Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Jack's memory may be made to the Medicine Hat & District Food Bank Association 532 South Railway Street SE Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 2V6. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Jack Kuntz. 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.


1930 ~ JACK KUNTZ ~ 2021

Jack Kuntz of Medicine Hat passed away on Monday, March 22nd, 2021 at the age of 90 years. Jack leaves to cherish his memory his sons, Garrett (Moira) of Saskatoon, Allan (Jeanette) of Gull Lake; daughters, Jane (Garry) of Calgary and Lucy of Medicine Hat; nine grandchildren; eight great- grandchildren; sister, Clara Stein; sisters-in-law, Lena Kuntz and Noreen Kuntz. Jack was predeceased by his wife, Eva; parents, Joseph and Anna Kuntz; brothers, Frank Kuntz, David Kuntz and brother-in-law, Alphonse Stein. Jack worked in the road construction and maintenance industry for 18 years in the Richmound district. In 1973 the family moved to Calgary where he was employed as a custodian with the Calgary Board of Education. In 1981, Jack and Eva moved to Medicine Hat where Jack continued on as a custodian with the Separate School Division until his retiring in 1995. In his younger years he enjoyed baseball and curling. In the later years, after retiring, he took up golfing. He very much enjoyed Paradise Valley Par 3 golf course. He loved television and couldn’t wait for curling season to begin. His favorite past time was word search puzzles. Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Parish, 1451 Strachan Road SE, MEDICINE HAT, AB on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 at 11:00 am with Father Rodel Abanto officiating. 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 Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Jack's memory may be made to the Medicine Hat & District Food Bank Association 532 South Railway Street SE Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 2V6. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Jack Kuntz. 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.


1939~ LOREEN GARTLY ~ 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Loreen Gartly, beloved wife of Donald Gartly, announce her peaceful passing at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the age of 81 years. She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Gary) Pollock of Suffield; her son, Doug Gartly of Redcliff, and Marlo Lanz of Edmonton AB (her peanut with whom she shared a daughterly bond); grandchildren, Myles (Sarah) Pollock and Jeff (Dara) Pollock; great grandchildren, Noah, Everleigh, and Amelia Pollock; siblings, Wilfred (Marlitt) Eirich, Harry (Pat) Eirich, and Barry Eirich; brothers-in-law, Gerald (Delores) Gartly and Dale (Marlene) Gartly; sister-in-law, Annabelle (Melvin) Derzaph; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as special grand-dog, Sammy. Loreen was predeceased by her parents, George and Molly Eirich; siblings, Alfred Eirich, and Eva Gaylor; brothers-in-law Murray Gartly, George Gartly and Jim Gartly; sister-in-law, Jean (John) Sorochan; as well as mother and father-in-law, Ann and John Gartly. Loreen and Donald were married in Medicine Hat on September 20th, 1958. They raised their family in Redcliff, Alberta. Loreen was a stay-at-home mom and her family always came first. She enjoyed reading and had a talent for sewing, crocheting, and knitting. For many years Loreen also bowled for the Senior’s League along with her husband Donald. Loreen had a loving, caring heart and a smile that lit up a room and made everyone around her feel special and loved. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. As per Loreen’s request there will be no funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Memorial gifts in Loreen’s memory may be made to Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, 200, 119 – 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB T1A 7L5 or the Kidney Foundation of Canada 880-5160 Decarie Blvd. Montreal, QC H3X 2H. Thank you to Dr. Grobler and the staff of Healthworx clinic and thank you to the nursing staff on four west at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Loreen Gartly. 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.


DONALD WENZEL

1961 ~ 2021

Donald Mark Wenzel, beloved husband of Debbie, passed away at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Friday, March 26, 2021, at the age of 59 years. Along with Debbie, Don will be lovingly remembered by his children, Camara (Sheldon), Kelly (Paul), Ryan (Kyla) and Phil (Amanda); grandchildren, Kaige, Taylor, Jastin, Ryker, Blake, Zach, Gage, Luke, Cooper and Benjamin; mother, Ellie as well as his siblings, Ben (Laura) and Rachelle. A private family 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
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