Posted: October 22nd, 2012

April 18, 1926 – October 20, 2012
Our mother made her final journey to eternal happiness on October 20, 2012 from the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital with Belinda and Bill at her side. She will be reunited with our dad, Peter Deis, who left this earth January 4, 2008. She is survived by her children, Gloria (Gerald) Leismeister, Gerald (Deb) Deis, Rod (Joan) Deis, Pat Deis (Rob Budinsky), Belinda Deis (Bill Dickey) and Bernie (Richard) Heffner; her grandchildren and great grandchildren, Kim (Kevin) Aberle and their children, Tristan and Zoe, Jeremy (Twyla) Leismeister and his child, Wyatt, Kara (Scott) Shaw and their child, Brock, Nathan (Chas) Deis, Natasha Deis (Clint Parnell), Jordan (Ally) Deis, Shawn Deis, Evan Deis, Royce Neigum (Kristi Albrecht) and their children, Kayler, Pasen and Sawyer, Sarah Neigum and her children, Gage and Ryder, Amanda Ross (Jeremy Schaufert) and their children, Madison and Hayden, Tyson Heffner and Hailey Heffner. She is also survived by her sister, Maggie Herter; sisters-in-law, Florence Heinz (whose friendship and visits mom greatly valued), Jeanette Heinz, Clara Young, Ruby Heinz, Margaret Heinz and Veronica Wickenheiser as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mom loved to cook, sew, do crafts, dance and most of all, spend time with her family. She devoted her life to taking care of her family and when her children were grown she always had grandchildren filling the house. God bless you mom. Those who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME Wednesday, from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. and at the church on Thursday from 9:30 – 10:25 a.m. Family and friends will gather for prayers in the PATTISON CHAPEL on Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Matthew Emmelkamp celebrant. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT and Nunavut #124 – 430 6th Ave. SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 2S8. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Katherine Deis, or you may visit www.gonebutnotforgotten.ca and leave a message of condolence. Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 4C2


  1. Cathy Sehn says:

    Gloria, Gerald, Rod, Pat, Belinda, Bernie, and all your families…my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Your mom was wonderful, and always made me laugh!! She will be missed.

    Love always, Cathy Becca and Lukas Sehn

  2. Valerie Cadrain says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Roselene Schroh says:

    My sympathy to the family in the loss of your Mother. I really didn’t get to know her that well but she was my CWL Secret Sister a year ago. May you be comforted in your sorrow.

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