Posted: January 13th, 2021

1930 ~ 2021

Valentine Hoffner of Medicine Hat, AB, beloved husband of Anna Hoffner, passed away on Saturday, January 9th, 2021 at the age of 90 years surrounded by family. Val leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Anna; children, Sharon Cartwright, Brian (Shirley) Hoffner, Charlotte (Dale) Roberts, Harvey (Janice) Hoffner, Linda (Pat) Friesen, Corinne Hoffner, Dale (Sandra) Hoffner, Donna Hoffner, Randy (Margo) Hoffner, Colleen (Scott) Wilson; 22 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sisters, Frances DeBoer; Helen Leismeister; and Irene Hoffner; as well as numerous nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Mary Hoffner; brothers, Johnny, Adam, and Martin; sisters, Phyllis Hoffman, Mildred Heinz, Anna Volk, and Katie Wendalen. Valentine farmed at Liebanthal, SK with his wife, Anna, by his side from 1954 to 1994 before making Medicine Hat their home. It was at that time, that Valentine started playing slow pitch which he loved doing. When he retired from the game at age 83, it did not stop Valentine and Anna from going down and watching games every night. He also enjoyed fishing, playing pool, BINGO, and dancing with Anna. He will be greatly missed by all. The Funeral Service will be held at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 1451 Strachan Road SE MEDICINE HAT, AB T1B 4V3, on Thursday, January 14th, 2021 at 11:00 am with Father Rodel Abanto officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Due to current COVID-19 -19 restrictions, attendance will be by invitation only. However, you are invited to view the service via livestream through You Tube via Medicine Hat Holy Family Church. Memorial gifts in Valentine’s memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent through or to subject heading Valentine Hoffner. 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 Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

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