1930 ~ DECK ~ 2015

Posted: October 2nd, 2015

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Joseph “Joe” Deck, beloved husband of Veronica Deck of Medicine Hat, passed away on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 at the age of 85 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his four children, Geraldine Holmes of Eston, Saskatchewan, Charlotte (Stanley) Eresman of Fox Valley, Saskatchewan, Clarence Deck (Mary Haberlack) of Dunmore and Joanne (Larry) Schneider of Fox Valley; eleven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; two brothers, Luke (Maxine) Deck and Ken (Carol) Deck; two sisters, Marion Parachuk and Caroline Urban; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Lucas and Frances Deck; one son, Peter Deck, in infancy; one daughter, Mary Deck, in infancy; three brothers, Leo Deck, Frank Deck, in infancy and Pius (Marlene) Deck; one sister, Rosemary (John) Stephenson; one brother-in-law, Steve Parachuk; and one sister-in-law, Betty Deck. Joe was born on January 14th, 1930 in Empress, Alberta. He married Veronica Meier on July 30th, 1951. Joe loved playing ball, building puzzles and word searches. Farming was Joe’s life and passion. He will be missed by his family and friends. Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Sunday, October 4th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 1451 Strachan Road SE, on Monday, October 5th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Philip Le, celebrant. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Joe’s memory may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association, Medicine Hat & District Branch, 102, 73 – 7th Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1J2 or to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, 124, 430 – 6th Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 2S8. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Joe Deck. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “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. Brian Dirk says:

    All the time grew up at Liebenthal, going to school with all Joe’s children, Yes I will for be at his funeral as he was always a good man and is in a much better place now.

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