Posted: June 23rd, 2020

1932 ~ 2020

Yvonne Newman of Medicine Hat, passed away peacefully at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Sunday, June 21, 2020, at the age of 87 years. Yvonne leaves to cherish her memory her three children and their families: Gary (June) Burns and their children, Rachel, Jordan and Aaron; Randy Burns (Brenda) and his children, Jeremy, Nikki and Dan; Sandy Brookes (Len) and her children, Jolyn, Jared and Brady; siblings, Len (Carol) and Steve (Annabel); sister-in-law, Snookie; nieces and nephews, Leslie, Denise, Sean, Jennifer, Joelle and Stephanie; step-children, Cindy (Bill) Savage, Brian (Judy) Newman, Lorne (Sherry) Newman and their families. Also remembering Yvonne are a large circle of extended family and friends. Yvonne was predeceased by her parents, Les and Hilda Welling; son, Murray; first husband, Ray Burns, second husband, Glen Newman; brother, Jeff, sister, Sandy and sister-in-law, Sharon. Born and raised in Medicine Hat, Yvonne worked as a secretary with the CPR, the Medicine Hat College and as a legal secretary. Along with being a loving homemaker, she was also active in the community serving on the board of Westminster United Church and was a driving force behind the CPR curling club. Yvonne was dedicated to her family life and very fond of large family gatherings. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street SW, Medicine Hat on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and again one hour prior to the service, 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. The Graveside Service will be held at Hillside Cemetery on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend David Pollard officiating. The procession to Hillside Cemetery will depart from Cook Southland at 10:50 a.m. Due to restrictions in place regarding COVID – 19 from the Chief Medical Officer of Health – funeral services are now limited to no more than 100 attendees including family and funeral home staff. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel Crematorium & Reception Facility, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455 www.cooksouthland.com “Locally owned & directed”

4 Condolences for “YVONNE NEWMAN”

  1. Dawn Knowles says:

    Steve, Annabel. Snookie and family, I was so very sorry to read of Yvonne”s passing in the paper today. Covid 19 has certainly impacted the way in which we can honor and support one another during times of loss . Please know that I am thinking of you during this difficult time.

    Dawn Knowles

  2. Edgar and Glenys Frank says:

    Many years have gone by but memories last. Our sincere condolences.
    Ed and Glenys.

  3. Gary McDougall says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss.
    Many memories from long ago.
    Gary McDougall

  4. Shirl Hackett (Braun) says:

    Sandy and family. So sorry to hear of your loss. I have only great childhood memories of your mom and have thought of her often throughout the years. I am thinking of you at this time.

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