Posted: November 29th, 2013

1925 ~ 2013
Mrs. Garnette Denise Schneider of Medicine Hat passed away peacefully at Masterpiece Living, River Ridge on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at the age of 88 years.  She leaves to cherish her memory:  son, Dennis (LaDonna) Schneider of Medicine Hat;   grandchildren, Alexander and Gregory Schneider of Medicine Hat as well as Dennis’ father, Elliot Joseph Schneider.  She was predeceased by numerous siblings and extended family members.   Garnette was born in Flint, Michigan on August 17, 1925, to John and Vida Willis.  At a young age, her family immigrated to Alberta and settled in Medicine Hat.  Garnette operated her own business as a Bookkeeper for years before retiring to pursue some of her other interests, including painting and genealogy.  She was involved within the community serving with the Order of the Eastern Star and was a member of D.A.R.  Garnette enjoyed sports, cheering loudest when her Red Wings, Oilers or Eskimos were playing.  She had a great sense of humour and a gentle soul as evident through her love of animals, especially her poodle, Scruffy.   Garnette’s life will be remembered through a private service to be held at a later date.  (Condolences may be expressed by visiting  If friends so desire, memorial tributes in memory of Garnette may be made to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8.  Honoured to serve the family is COOK SOUTHLAND Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4V4.  Telephone:  403-527-6455.

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  1. Dawn says:

    Please accept our most sincere condolences. May the Almighty God strengthen and comfort you this difficult time (Psalms 55:22)
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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