Agnes Louella Loewen of Medicine Hat passed away on Friday, October 21, 2016, at the age of 86 years. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Doug (Joy) Loewen, Marjorie (Harvey) Nahirniak, Peggy (Marty) Sturm and Brad Loewen; six grandchildren, Maurie (Charmaine) Loewen and their son Darwin; Cody (Christina) Nahirniak and their son George; Kyle (Shannon) Nahirniak and their daughters Aubree and Lila; Tyler (Maria) Nahirniak and their son Rónán; Aaron (Jen) Sturm and their son Barrett; and Mark Sturm; two brothers, Cliff (Ruth)
Oberhammer and Alvin (Joanne) Oberhammer; her sisters-in-law, Lucy Oberhammer, Vicki Oberhammer, Sue Coles, Betty Loewen, Bunny Loewen, and Frances Loewen as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Harold and Lydia Oberhammer; her first husband, Frank Loewen on July 1, 1972 and her second husband, Lorne Williams on April 18, 1998; three brothers, Ray, Glenn and Don and her sisters, Ada Clarkson and Victoria Kiel. Agnes was born and raised on the family farm north of Pashley and attended school at Clearwater. She married Frank Loewen on June 11, 1949. They worked and lived in several communities in southern Alberta and settled in
Medicine Hat in 1962. Together they raised four children. After Frank’s passing Agnes worked or volunteered for many community organizations in Medicine Hat including the Ladies Auxiliary of the Medicine Hat Legion. She married Lorne Williams in December 1976. One of her favorite activities was driving, especially to visit her six grandsons. Gardening was her passion and like the flowers in her yard her spirit was renewed with the coming of each spring. The family would like to thank all those who cared for Agnes including the staff at Meadow Ridge Seniors Village. A memorial service will be held in Westminster United Church (101 6th Street SE) on
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Shane P. Andrus officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Medicine Hat and District Branch 102 73 7th Street SE, Medicine Hat. T1A 1J2 or the charity of your choice. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Agnes Loewen, or you may visit
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1933 - WEIMER - 2016
Frank Raymond Weimer of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of the late Doris Weimer passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016, at the age of 83 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his stepsons, Wayne (Debby) Schmidt and Terry (Dorothy) Schmidt; five grandchildren, Michael (Natasha) Schmidt, Melanie (Pat) Schmunk, Carolynn Schmidt (Doug Corah), Tammy (Stacey) Warriner and Stacey Schmidt (Kellan Steinley); seven great grandchildren, Payton, Raine, Dayton, Skyler, Ryland, Holden and Aspen; one sister, Carol (Aloise) Bosch; four brothers, John (Rose),
Ernie (Lillian), Kasper (RoseMarie) and Wilfred (Shirley Walsh); a sister-in-law Bernice (Bob) Desrosiers, his special friend Stella as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Doris on January 25, 2012; his parents, Lena and Anton Weimer; and one brother Albert. On September 6, 1933, Frank was born on the family farm near Fox Valley, Saskatchewan where he was raised. At the age of 15 years he left home to work as a farmhand. After that he moved to Medicine Hat and worked many jobs until he became a full-time farmer. However, for many years during the Christmas Season he was the “Christmas Tree Salesman”. Frank was always a
farmer at heart and was very active on the farm until September of 2015 when his illness prevented him from doing what he loved best. Frank enjoyed John Deere farm equipment with the odd Case IH and a Super W6 McCormick IH tractor. As a young boy he was comfortable around horses so that when he began school in grade one he hitched the horses to the cart and drove himself to school. Frank was a member of Holy Family Parish and the Knights of Columbus. The family would like tothank the staff on 5 east and 6 east of the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. The staff at St. Joseph’s Home, Dr. Wong and Dr. Alphin for the excellent care he received. Thank you to all who visited
Frank while in hospital. Those who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Sunday, October 30th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. only. Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Albert Sayson celebrant. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the charity of your choice. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to:
email@example.com subject heading: Frank Weimer, or you may visit www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.
Anne Kuhn of Medicine Hat passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at the age of 98 years, beloved wife of the late Peter Kuhn. Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated in Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Rd SE) on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Albert Sayson celebrant. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, in memory of Anne, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
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Leonard Tofin 1933 - 2016
Mr. Leonard Tofin of Burdett, beloved husband of Loretta, passed away peacefully at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at the age of 83 years. Along with Loretta, Leonard leaves to cherish his memory three children, Sherry (Steve) Austin, Kelly (Brad) McNeely and Nancy (Lindsay) Nelson as well as nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Len and son-in-law, Randy Rainsforth. A Celebration of Leonard’s life will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church in Bow Island on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Lisa
Waites officiating. A time of fellowship will follow in the Church Hall with Private Interment thereafter in the Burdett Cemetery. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is
1940 - BRIGGS - 2016
Stanley "Stan" Edgar Briggs, beloved husband of Gail Briggs (nee Heuser) of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, October 24th, 2016 at the age of 76 years. Stan also leaves to cherish his memory one son, Robert "Rob" (Cindy) Briggs; three step-sons, Derek Rochat, Mark (Deanna) Rochat and Randy Rochat; two grandchildren, Michael Singer (Bri) and Julia Rochat; one great grandchild, Sage Singer; one brother, Norman (Betty) Briggs; two sisters, Martha Klassen and Edith Hainstock; as well as
numerous nieces and nephews. Stan was predeceased by his first wife, Joyce; and his parents, Edgar and Naomi Briggs. Stan was born on February 6th, 1940 in Eston, Saskatchewan and was raised in the Tyner, Saskatchewan area. A Celebration of Stan's Life will be held at HILLCREST EVANGELICAL MISSIONARY CHURCH (Room 8, Exit 1), 3785 - 13th Avenue SE, on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Mark Bolender officiating. Interment will take place at a later date in Eston, Saskatchewan. Memorial gifts in Stan's memory may be made to Hillcrest Evangelical Missionary Church, 3785 - 13th Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1B 1J2 or to St. Joseph's Home (Carmel
Hospice), 156 - 3rd Street NE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5M1. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to email@example.com subject heading Stan Briggs. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
Francis Dubois 1931 - 2016
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Francis Louis Dubois at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at the age of 85 years. Francis was the beloved husband of predeceased, Edith; father of Wendy, Magali, Carly and Eddy; grandfather to Stephanie, Michael and William and great-grandfather to Angelica and Theo. Francis and his family immigrated from Belgium to Canada in 1967. He was a hard working and talented man. He loved to play his cornet in the Salvation Army Band and had a passion for music, drawing and painting. Francis loved all things related to
renovations and woodworking and spent much time improving his family homes over the years. He loved tennis and was an avid player well into his sixties. One of the things he mostly enjoyed was bringing laughter into the lives of others. Dearly loved, he will be greatly missed. A Memorial Service in Francis’ honour will be held at the Christian Reformed Church, 300 Primrose Drive S.E., Medicine Hat on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor George Koopmans officiating. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting
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Darryl “Tink” Edward Plante passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016, at the age of 52 years, beloved husband of Roxanne Plante of Medicine Hat. He also leaves to cherish his memory his children, Kenedi and Landon; his mother Jo Plante of Medicine Hat; one brother, Tery Plante; his sister, Pamela (Jay Fode) Plante and her children, Jacey, Shaylon, and Boyd Witts and their father, Sheldon; and his mother-in-law, Adeline Mogck. He was predeceased by his father, Edward Plante and his father-in-law, Charles Mogck. Family and friends who wish to pay
their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 12:55 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend. As an expression of
sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT & NU, 100 - 119 14 St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Darryl Plante, or you may visit www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.
1916 - COCKS - 2016
Edith "Nell" Ellen Cocks of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Robert Cocks, passed away on Monday, October 24th, 2016 at the age of 100 years. Nell leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Jim (Patricia) Cocks of Cypress County and Don (Kimberly) Cocks of Medicine Hat and their families. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Dr. Nancy Cocks officiating. Interment will follow at
Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Nell's memory may be made to All Saints Anglican Church Memorial Fund, 606 - 12th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4V2. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to email@example.com subject heading Nell Cocks. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
David Paul Maurer 1952 - 2016
It is with sadness that the family of Mr. David Paul Maurer, beloved husband of Mrs. Shirley Maurer, announce his peaceful passing at the Good Samaritan South Ridge Village on Friday, October 21, 2016, at the age of 64 years. Further announcements will follow upon completion of the arrangements. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is