Posted: March 20th, 2019

1925 ~ 2019

Ottilie Johanna Hermann passed away peacefully at the Sunnyside Nursing Home in Medicine Hat on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the age of 94 years. Ottilie leaves to cherish her memory her son, Carl (Val) Hermann; daughter, Ingrid (Tom) Gaetz; grandchildren, Shannon (Cory) Martin, Karla Gaetz (Kelly Will), Daniel Gaetz (Renée Chelle); great-grandchildren, Hudson and Olivia Martin as well as her sister in Germany. She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert; her parents; one brother as well two sisters. Ottilie was born in Eichendorf, Romania on January 4, 1925. She immigrated with her husband, Herbert to Canada in 1956, settling in Taber, AB., moving to Burdett and then to Medicine Hat where they built a home and farm. She always had a strong work ethic managing family and farm life. Ottilie took great pride in her home and tended a large garden and loved to plant flowers. Preparing good German food and baking was her speciality which she always provided for her family and anyone that visited. Church was also important to Ottilie and she enjoyed being a part of the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church German Choir and a member of the German Canadian Harmony Hall. She will be forever cherished and loved by her family. A Graveside Service will be held at Hillside Cemetery on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to gather at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat by 10:45 a.m. to join the procession. Memorial donations in Ottilie’s name may be made directly to South Country Village, 1720 Bell Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5G1. (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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