Posted: April 16th, 2018

1921 ~ 2018

Mary “Molly” Dick Keith, beloved wife of the late Willard ‘Bill’ Keith, passed away peacefully at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the age of 97 years. Leaving to cherish her memory are her children, daughter, Bonnie (Adolf) Leis; sons, Douglas (Mavis), Robert (Jeannie), Blair (Dee Ann); 10  grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Robert and Margaret Blair; brother, Robert and sisters, Margaret and Jean; daughter, Heather; and grandson, James Olson. Molly was born on February 15, 1921, in Winnipeg, MB., and spent most of her life in Medicine Hat. She was keenly interested in the world of sports and was actively involved in curling, golf and bowling. A highlight in sports was when Molly was a member of the Provincial Senior Ladies Championship curling team which represented Alberta for the Canadian Championship in Halifax in March, 1974. When her husband retired in 1979, she spent many winters with him in Victoria, B.C., where she made many friends at the curling rink and during various social occasions and playing bridge. As part of her activity in the community, Molly was a member of the Westminster United Church choir as well as the Veiner Centre choir. She will be greatly missed by all members of her family with whom she enjoyed many anniversary celebrations. The Funeral service celebrating Molly’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, on Monday, April 16, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., with Reverend Helen Reid officiating. Interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Road N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 2P5, or to a charity of one’s own choice. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

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