Posted: July 16th, 2013

(formerly WEISS, nee CLARK)June 20th, 1934Our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother Muriel passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 2nd at the age of 79 years at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. She is survived by her five children, Colin Weiss (Barbara), Sheila Schneider (Barry), Dale Weiss (Chandra), Susan Renner (Chuck), Allan Weiss (Shonda) with former husband, Donald Weiss; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, Paul Tebbs; plus four step-children and their families. Born in Darlington, County Durham in Lancashire, England, Muriel moved with her family to Canada in 1948 settling in Medicine Hat in the early 50s. She loved the theatre and was an enthusiastic participant in many Medicine Hat Musical Theatre productions, most notably playing the role of Annie Oakley in “Annie Get Your Gun” in 1966. An avid supporter of the Medicine Hat Cultural Centre, Muriel had a passion for the performing Arts as well as knitting, painting, weaving and needlepoint. After her retirement, she travelled extensively especially to her beloved England. Muriel touched many lives with her vivacious personality, infectious laughter and positive outlook and never missed a chance to have fun with her grandchildren. Muriel was predeceased by her brother, Kenneth Clark in 1966; and second husband, Manual (Manny) Raber in 2012. The Funeral Service will be held in SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. David J. Carter officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Muriel’s memory may be made to the Charity of One’s Choice. Condolences may be sent through or or to subject heading Muriel Raber. Radio funeral announcement can be heard on Tuesday around 12:35 p.m. on 93.7 Praise FM. 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. Penny Gardner says:

    What a great lady, it was a pleasure to know her,and her strength of character was something to learn from and remember.I feel blessed to have had her in my life.Thinking of all of you…especially Susan.

  2. Stacey Heath says:

    My deepest condolences on the loss of your Morher, and Grandmother. Although I grew up in Medicine Hat and I am Muriel’s brother’s (Kenny) daughter, I did not know her.

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

    Stacey Heath nee (Clark-Tebbs)

  3. Tracy Raber says:

    very sorry to hear of muriels passing our love goes out to her family,love Tracy Raber,Nicolas Raber

  4. Annette Simons says:

    Our deepest condolences to Susan, Chuck, Rachel and the Weiss families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very sad time as you grieve the loss of your mother and grandmother. We have been on this road. It’s a tough one. Find comfort in knowing that she is rejoicing in heaven, walking on streets of gold. She is in Paradise!! Lots of love, Jack and Annette Simons

  5. Dawn says:

    Our most heartfelt condolences for your loss. May the Almighty God strengthen you and comfort you through this difficult time (Jeremiah 16:19). Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. Lillian says:

    Sorry for your loss on your mother Sheila and family.

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