Posted: November 4th, 2020


TARA GAY (RHODES) DEGENSTEIN passed away at the Raymond Health Centre, on Monday, November 2, 2020 at the age of 66 years.

She is survived by her husband Doran, sister Roxy (Larry Stevenson), son Jassen Wutzke (Holly), daughters Lisa Perlitz and Jody (Ross Edwards). She is also survived by nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Tara was born in Lethbridge spending most of her years in Southern Alberta and for the last 10 years working at Holy Spirit School Division, most recently in Coaldale.

Along with her family and friends, her next greatest love was her animals. She will be remembered for her tenacity, sense of humour and her work with her teams of draft horses and ponies.

A graveside service will be held at the farm at 202002 Township Road 74, Lethbridge County (Wilson Siding) on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 1:00 PM.

Following COVID protocols, guests are asked to remain in their vehicles as directed to allow viewing of the service. The service will also be broadcast on Facebook Live.

Memorial donations in Tara’s name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (

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