Annie Pauline Degenhardt (Erickson)Posted: December 8th, 2016
1942 ~ 2016
Annie Degenhardt, beloved wife of William “Bill” Degenhardt of Medicine Hat, passed away on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at the age of 74 years. Annie leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband, Bill; her son, Patrick (Lisa) Degenhardt and their children, Payton and Jaxon Degenhardt; her daughter, Michaelene (Doug) Spencer and their children, Billie and Leighton Spencer; one sister, Vivian Anhelher; four sisters-in-law, Ilene Getz, Delores (Dick) Edwards, Valeri (Rick) Stefani and Gerry Degenhardt; one brother-in-law, John Degenhardt; as well as many nieces and nephews. Annie was predeceased by her parents, Nels and Brita Erickson; her in-laws, Val and Connie Degenhardt; one brother, Johnny Erickson; one sister, Bertha Long; three brothers-in-law, Jack Anhelher, Lewis Long and Mike Degenhardt; and one nephew, Kenny Stefani. Annie was born on August 24th, 1942 in Cabri, Saskatchewan, was raised in Abbey, Saskatchewan and later moved to Medicine Hat. She attended Garbutt’s Business College. Annie married her husband Bill on May 8th, 1965. Together they raised their two children in Medicine Hat. She was employed by Lily, Sherlock and Baker Insurance and later became a home maker. Annie will be remembered for her photographic memory of important dates…in the past and the future. She enjoyed doing yard work and feeding the rabbits and the birds. Annie also enjoyed family gatherings and loved her family and grandchildren. She made the best short bread cookies. Annie enjoyed watching curling and football, and was proud to be a long-time member of the Legion. At Annie’s request, there will be no formal funeral. “Nothing fancy”. A private ceremony of Annie’s life will be held at a later date. A Come and Go Celebration of Annie’s life will be held at MICHAELENE AND DOUG SPENCER’S RESIDENCE, 1736 – 13th Avenue SE, on Saturday, December 10th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Annie’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading Annie Degenhardt. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
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