Posted: May 31st, 2018

1933 ~ 2018

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Katherine Ens on May 26, 2018 at the age of 85 years. Katherine leaves to cherish her memory three children and their families: Linda (Ian) Ruetz, Pat Ens (John Hayashi) and Brad (Carol) Ens; grandchildren, Jessi (Damien) Lesko, Curtis Ruetz, Nicola Ens (Rune Clausen), Kenji Hayashi, Nicholas and Natasha Ens as well as two great-grandchildren, Samantha and Owen Lesko. Her memory will also live on in the hearts of her surviving siblings, Ann Ivan, Margaret Tiberio, Maria (Wayne) Migneault, Henry (Karen) Braun and Erna Luthi as well as other extended family and friends. Katherine was predeceased by her loving husband, John, their daughter Cheryl as well as her parents and three brothers. Katherine married John at a young age and they lived most of their 64 years together in Medicine Hat. A family was their first priority but she also showed an interest in numerous sports and activities which included curling, bowling, traveling, bingo and of course…GOLF. Many also know her for her very creative nature which progressed to her stitching many pictures that have and will be cherished by family and friends for evermore!! Through her positive personality and friendly, outgoing nature, people were drawn to be with Katherine. Her memory will live on in the hearts and minds of all those who shared in the privilege of knowing her. A Celebration of Katherine‚Äôs life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor David Pollard officiating. A time of fellowship will follow in the Cook Southland Reception Facility with Interment thereafter at Hillside Cemetery. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at www.cooksouthland.com) If friends so desire, tributes in memory of Katherine may be made to the CJGA (Canadian Junior Golf Association) by visiting their website at cjga.com. Click support on their home page followed by donate to make your donation. (Registered Canadian amateur athletic association is not funded by government or city funds). Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

2 Condolences for “KATHERINE ENS”

  1. Wanda Smith says:

    I so sad to hear about Kay, she was a wonderful person and she will be greatly missed at the bingo hall. Again I am so sorry for your loss.

  2. Freda and Harold Bertelsen says:

    Linda, Pat and Brad: We were so sorry to hear of your moms passing, please accept our condolences. Kay was a wonderful lady and a great neighbor for years. Although we have not kept in touch, we have very fond memories of your Mom and Dad. Our thoughts are with you always. Freda and Harold

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