Posted: October 28th, 2013

Edna Alice Martens (nee Baerg) of Medicine Hat went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ peacefully in her sleep on Monday, October 21, 2013, at the age of 86 years, beloved wife of the late Cornelius “Corney” Martens. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Mabel (Gordon) Kish, Roger (Judy) Martens, Linda (Rob) Maveal, Walter (Chris) Martens, Debi (Glen) Stodolka and Shelley (Clair) Priebe; twenty one grandchildren; twenty four great grandchildren; one brother, Elmer Baerg; one sister, Marjorie (Vern) Martin as well as numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Minna and Peter Baerg; her husband, Corney in July, 1986; three sisters, Evelyn, Dorothy and Julia. Edna was born on January 4, 1927 in Mennon, Saskatchewan. She lived most of her life in the Lethbridge area where she was deeply involved at the Evangelical Free Church. The last seven years she happily resided at Chinook Village in Medicine Hat, attending Glenview Nazarene Church where she touched many lives. Thank you to the staff and nurses at Chinook Village for the exemplary care given to Edna. The funeral service will be held in the Glenview Church of the Nazarene (4235 Black and White Trail, Medicine Hat) on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. David Skidmore officiating. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to Gideons International in Canada 177- 1415 28 St. SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8P9 To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: subject heading: Edna Martens, or you may visit us online at and leave a message of condolence.
Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 2V6. Please call 1-866-526-2214 for further information.

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