Medicine Hat Obituaries

 

1974 ~ JODY CROZIER ~ 2020

Jody Lynn Crozier, beloved wife of Dale Crozier of Medicine Hat, passed away on Friday, February 14th, 2020 at the age of 45 years. Jody also leaves to cherish her memory her children, Connor, Declan and Paige; her parents, Shirley and Gunther; one brother, Patrick; and one sister, Cindy. Jody was predeceased by her sister, Gale Kelly. A Come and Go Celebration of Jody's life will be held at the ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Jody's memory may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 4, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 3L7. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Jody Crozier. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

1962 ~ LEE ANNE CHARBONNEAU ~ 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Lee Anne Carmen Charbonneau (formerly Tripp, née Charbonneau) announce her passing on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 on the territory of the Blackfoot Confederacy in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Lee Anne’s Blackfoot name is Itspikitstegapke. Lee Anne lived a life of generosity and love, with an open mind and an open heart. Lee Anne leaves behind her three children Laurier, Suzanne, and Samuel Tripp; her siblings, Gregory, Susie, and Malaika Charbonneau; her nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, and cousins; and many friends. Lee Anne was born in Ottawa on October 9th, 1962 and was predeceased by her parents, Frances Boerkamp (née Browne) and Paul Charbonneau. Lee Anne’s career served truth and justice from her non-profit leadership, to Indigenous education, to journalism. She volunteered in the community promoting art, education, correctional reform, truth and reconciliation, and literacy. She lived all over Canada, including Montréal, Peterborough, Lake Louise, Victoria, Yellowknife, Canmore. In 2003, she made Medicine Hat her home. She had lived in Alberta since 1996, and made her home in Medicine Hat since 2003. Lee Anne loved the sweetgrass hills, oceans, and wild places. She never passed a glacier lake without jumping in. She loved visiting and drinking tea and hearing people’s stories. There was always room at her table for anyone who found their way there. She wrapped her family and community in caring ceremonies. She showed us how to be grateful for whatever and whoever comes. She will be loved and remembered in this world and the next. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. PATRICK'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 238 - 2nd Avenue NE, on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Lee Anne Charbonneau. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

1956 ~ GERALD WEISS ~ 2020

Gerald Weiss, beloved husband of Dallas Weiss of Medicine Hat, passed away on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 at the age of 63 years. Gerald also leaves to cherish his memory three children and their families. The Funeral Service will be held at WESTMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, 101 - 6th Street SE, on Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Lynn McKinnon officiating. Memorial gifts in Gerald's memory may be made to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation, 28 Oki Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B 6A8. Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Gerald Weiss. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

1994 ~ COLTON QUAST-OLIPHANT ~ 2020

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Colton Quast-Oliphant on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 at the age of 25 years. Colton leaves to cherish his memory: his fiancée, Taylor Churla; his mother and step-father, Marlyn (Sheldon) Frank; his father and step-mother, Cory (Karla) Oliphant; his sisters, Kaylee Thera and Kristy Dubbeldam (Jeff); Taylor’s parents, Rus (Cheryle) Churla; and Taylor’s brother, Gage Churla; his grandparents, Gladys Quast, Madeline Oliphant, and Paul & Dale McLeod; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, and friends. Colton was predeceased by grandfathers, Tom Quast and Dale Oliphant. Colton was born on February 25th, 1994 in Medicine Hat, where he was raised and received his education. While attending Medicine Hat High School, Colton was chosen to be part of the Senior Bowl, South Football Team, a high light of his senior year. He met the love of his life Taylor seven years ago, and in 2015 they moved to Edmonton, where Colton pursued his career as an electrician. Colton and Taylor were to be married this summer on July 25th. Taylor will forever be grateful to have been loved by someone as amazing as Colton, as he always made sure Taylor knew how much he loved and cared for her. Colton enjoyed working out, as his running shoe collection will attest too. He also liked snowboarding, going on road trips and spending time with family and friends. Besides watching Netflix, he never missed watching football on Sunday, especially the Seattle Sea Hawks. Colton will be remembered for his outgoing nature, positive attitude, sense of humour, and his ability to strike up a conversation with anyone, and above all else his loyalty to this family and friends. A Come and Go Celebration of Colton’s life will be held on Saturday, March 7th, 2020 at DESERT BLUME CLUBHOUSE, 107 Clubhouse Drive, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Those wishing to remember Colton may do so through Go Fund Me. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Colton Quast-Oliphant. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

1956 ~ WENDY FIELDBERG ~ 2020

Wendy Jane Fieldberg, born in Empress, AB, on December 2nd, 1956, passed away in Florida, USA on Monday, February 10th, 2020 at the age of 63 years. She will be dearly missed by her son, Quin; family; and close friends. A private family interment will take place at the Empress Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at the Buffalo Community Hall, Buffalo, AB on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 2:00p.m. with Pastor Shane Andrus officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cactus Gymnastics Club, c/o Bonnie Ross, General Delivery, Buffalo, AB T0J 0K0. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Wendy Fieldberg. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

1946 ~ PENNY MCLACHLAN ~ 2020

Penny McLachlan Penny Lou McLachlan passed away in Medicine Hat, AB on Thursday, February 13th, 2020 at the age of 73 years. She will dearly be missed by her children, Kelly Wyatt, Sean (Lacy) McLachlan, Jason McLachlan, and Alan Smith; grandchildren, Steven, Clayton, Kody, Courtney, and Emmersyn; father, Doug Wyatt, brother, Doug (Deb) Wyatt; sisters, Kim (Dave) MacDonald and Kathy (Art) Sommer; and numberous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her mother, Irene Wyatt. Penny will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her. A memorial service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. with Gary W. Goran officiating. Memorial gift's in Penny's name may be made to the local S.P.C.A., 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Joyce French. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to