KURTZPosted: January 19th, 2017
Helen Marjorie Kurtz (Nicholson) passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 with her family by her side, at the age of 61 years, beloved wife of Barry Kurtz of Medicine Hat. She also leaves to cherish her memory her children, Kyle (Lauren Killian) and their children, Aria, Hayden and Dexter; Braden (Joyce Peacock); Christina (Kenneth) Ryan and their children, Chase, Easton and Harper; and Mitchell; her sister, Marion McRoberts; two sisters-in-law, Lyndell (Terry) Brekko and Michele (Barry) Bitz as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Marjorie Nicholson and her brother, Michael.
Helen was born in Medicine Hat to Michael and Marjorie Nicholson on February 26, 1955. She grew up on a farm near Manyberries. She went to school in Manyberries until her final year, graduating from Medicine Hat High School. Helen started out working as a telephone operator for AGT. On May 29, 1981, she and Barry were married and Helen decided to be a stay at home mom. Life revolved around spending time with her family and close friends.
The funeral service will be held in Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Murray Miller officiating. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre (Medicine Hat Regional Hospital) c/o 666 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 4H6. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Helen Kurtz, or you may visit www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.