Posted: February 20th, 2013

Siegfried Blaesner passed away at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Saturday, January 19, 2013, at the age of 83 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 30 years, Verna and her family; his sons, Steven (Elizabeth) Blaesner and family of Edmonton and Terry (Brenda) Blaesner and family of Calgary as well as their mother. He was predeceased by one son Kelvin in 1980. Siegfried was born on September 8, 1929 in Tilsit, Germany and immigrated to Canada with his parents at the age of one. They settled in the Ponoka area where he was raised and educated. Sieg joined the Canadian Air Force and worked as an Ariel Mechanic for five years. He worked in Montreal for a time before returning to Alberta settling in Warburg. He was a self taught welder and machinist designing and manufacturing machine tools which became his passion in life. Another dream come true for him was becoming a pilot. Most recently, he settled in Medicine Hat building tools in his backyard shop, as his designs were always in demand. After retiring his shop, his love in life became the internet and reading. No formal funeral service will be held. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: subject heading: Siegfied Blaesner, or you may visit 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

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