Posted: December 8th, 2017

Mary “Betty” Alice Hagemeister of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Everett “Frank” Hagemeister, passed away surrounded by family and the caring staff at Riverview Care Centre, on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at the age of 84 years. Betty leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Lorena (Chuck) Wadman; her son, Ernie (Deb) Hagemeister; five grandchildren, Caleb (Alliesha) Hagemeiser, Kelsey-Ann (Marcelo) Ramirez, Jason Johnson, Jarrett (Jessica) Johnson and Tyler Johnson; two great grandchildren, Greyson and Fynnley; two step- grandchildren, Nathan Wadman and Alyssa Wadman; one brother, Bill (Sally) Forde; one brother-in-law, Gene Hagemeister; two sisters-in-law, Lorna Forde and Nellie (Alex) Dergousoff; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Betty was predeceased by her husband, Frank Hagemeister; her parents, Robert and Irene Forde; and her twin brother, Bob Forde.

Betty was born on September 26th, 1933 in Kinistino, Saskatchewan where she was raised and educated. She moved with her family to Medicine Hat in 1948. Betty worked at the Hospital and City Hall in Medicine Hat and at Silverwood briefly in Edmonton. Betty met and married Frank on November 3rd, 1960 in Medicine Hat where they made their home after a brief time spent in Rocky Mountain House. She enjoyed crafts and volunteering at the Post for the last 20 years. Betty’s life revolved around her family and her church, and her memory will be cherished by all those whose lives she touched.

“I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” – Etienne de Grellet

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Sunday from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 until 10:55 a.m. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, on Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Mark Borrows and Pastor Ken Roset co-officiating. A Private Interment will take place at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Betty’s memory may be made to the River Valley Community Church, Oasis Outreach, 1101 Queen Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1B3. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Betty Hagemeister. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

2 Condolences for “1933 ~ BETTY HAGEMEISTER ~ 2017”

  1. Bill Sailer says:

    Lorena, Ernie. Sorry to hear about your mother, remember the good times always. Be strong. Now Betty, Frank, and my mother and father ( Mary and Bill Sailer ), can talk about the S.E. Hill episodes.

    Sailer Bill
    Fernie, B.C.

  2. Eugene Allen says:

    Lorena, Ernie and family, So sorry to read the sad news about Betty. She was a special
    person. Keep the good memories of her and Frank in your hearts.

    Eugene Allen

    Edmonton, Alberta

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