1924 ~ VICTORIA DEIS ~ 2021

Posted: February 18th, 2021

Victoria Deis (nee Lerner) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the age of 96 years at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. Victoria was born June 10, 1924 in Fox Valley, Saskatchewan to Rochus and Mathilda Lerner. She was the third of six children that grew up on the family farm near Fox Valley. On October 20, 1947 she married Valentine “Walter” Deis. They began their life together and started a family on the Deis homestead. They moved into Fox Valley where Walter worked for several years as a grain buyer for Patterson while they continued to farm. They retired from farming in 1984 and moved into their newly purchased house in Medicine Hat. In 1993 they became condo owners and residents of the newly opened South View Grand. Victoria continued to live there after Valentine’s passing. Walter and Victoria enjoyed many happy years of retirement; dancing, bowling, playing cards and generally socializing with their many friends. Victoria leaves to cherish her memory five children, Wilfred (Bonnie) Deis of Okotoks, Don Deis of Saskatoon, Patrick (Beverly) Deis of Calgary, James (DondaLee) Deis of Fox Valley and Judy (Heinz) Strothmann of Medicine Hat; ten grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; her brother, William “Bill”, her sister, Rosemarie Sowinski as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Valentine; her parents, Rochus and Mathilda and three brothers, Leo, Marcus, and Paul. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a funeral mass by invitation only will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish 1451 Strachan Road SE MEDICINE HAT, AB T1B 4V3, on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 11:00am with Father Iqbal Khurshid celebrant. Family and friends are invited to watch the funeral mass online. Please go to Youtube.com and in the search line, type in Medicine Hat Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at the Hillside Cemetery. Those who wish to honour Victoria with a donation, may do so to the Heart & Stroke Foundation 200, 119 – 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB T1A 7L5. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Victoria Deis. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

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