1929 ~ DIRK ~ 2012

Posted: January 2nd, 2013


Anna “Anne” Rosa Dirk, beloved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend passed away on Friday, December 28th, 2012 at the age of 83 years. Anne leaves to cherish her memory 6 daughters, Bernadette (Wayne) Wood, Yvonne Warnke, Corinne (Richard) Pratt, Kathy Voeller, Marilyn Dirk (Dean Flamminio) and Colette (Tim) Ehresman; 11 grandchildren, Troy (Lisa) Strafford, Melissa (Adam) Ovens, Craig Warnke, Kevin Warnke, Rachelle Pratt (Shawn Steier), Janay Pratt, Chelsey Voeller, Derek Voeller, Jesse Voeller, Tyson Ehresman (Chelsey Reid) and Desiree Ehresman; 6 great-grandchildren, Kennedy and Roman Strafford, Alexis and Aaron Ovens, Mercedes Warnke and Lilah Pratt; one sister, Maggie (Don) Fleck; one brother, Albert Fauth; sisters-in-law, Rose Fauth and Joy Fauth; and numerous nieces and nephews. Anne was predeceased by her husband, Louis Perrior, Sr.; a son-in-law, Evan Warnke; her parents, Joseph and Anna Fauth; brothers, Alex, Leo, Phillip, John and Willie; sister, Brigetta Antoni; sisters-in-law, Evangeline, Barbara, Tillie and Melva; and brother-in-law, John Antoni. Most important and dear to Mom’s heart was her family. She was a hard worker and a wonderful cook. She achieved her goals in life, which gave her great pride. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, reading, baking, playing cards, and spending time with her grandchildren. Mom had a great sense of humor. She will be sadly missed by all that knew and loved her. The family would like to thank Dr. Martin Wong and Dr. Marc Trudeau for their kindness and care, as well as the staff at The Carmel Hospice at St. Joseph’s Home where Mom spent the last month. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, before and after the Memorial Service to celebrate Mom’s Life on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. You may also pay your respects before the Funeral Mass celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 1451 Strachan Road SE, on Friday, January 4th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Matthew Emmelkamp, celebrant. A private family interment will take place in the Roman Catholic Section at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Anne’s memory may be made to Carmel Hospice at St. Joseph’s Home, 156 – 3rd Street NE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5M1. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or www.gonebutnotforgotten.ca or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Anne Dirk. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

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  1. Peggy Anderson says:

    To Kathy and all of her sisters and their family: I am so so sorry to hear about your mom. She was such a sweet lady. Words are not enough to express how sorry I am to hear of her passing.
    Peggy Anderson

  2. Bev Statham says:

    Yvonne,Corinne and Family

    So sorry to hear about your Mom
    I fondly remember the times that
    we had Supper at your house and
    what a Wonderful Mom you had. My
    Thoughts and Prayers are with you all
    at this time.
    Hugs Bev Statham(Stodolka)

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