1935 ~ BETTY ANN DORIS PETZ ~ 2021

Posted: March 8th, 2021

Betty Ann Doris Petz (Nee Kentel), a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away peacefully on March 4, 2021 at Carmel Hospice surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Betty Ann was the fifth child born to parents Valentine and Elizabeth Kentel, coming into this world as a gift and a blessing on December 11, 1935 in the MacNutt, SK area. Betty Ann was predeceased by her parents, brother Vernon and sister-in-law Hertha, brother Wallace, brother Murvyn and sister-in law Shirley, brother Clifford and sister-in-law Barb, and brother-in-law Gordon Schentag. She is survived by her brother Ray Kentel (Marg) from Salmon Arm BC, sister Adeline Schentag from Regina SK, and sister-in-law Brigit Kentel from Chilliwack BC. Betty Ann Kentel and Peter Petz were married on July 23, 1954 in MacNutt SK. Betty Ann was predeceased by members of Peter’s family including George and Ann Petz, John and Mary Zitaruk, Phil and Elsie Pugsley, Bill and Doris Hnatyshyn, Gerry and Margaret Hooper, Ray Davidson, Kay Brown and David Petz. She is survived by Ann Davidson, John and Dolores Petz, Nick and Rosemarie Petz, Jim and Anne Petz, Carol Petz, Arnold and Marjorie Wagner and Steve and Joan Petz as well as many nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews from the Petz and Kentel families. Betty Ann and Peter were blessed with 4 children. Pam (Phil) Hawley (Medicine Hat AB), Shelly Ann Petz (Calgary AB), Perry Petz (Calgary AB) and Ryan (Erika) Petz (Columbia SC). She was delighted to be the much loved grandmother to Chauntille (Justin) Munchinsky, Kyler (Victoria) Hawley, Kailen Petz, Braedon Petz and Lextyn Petz. She felt so blessed by the time she spent with great-grandchildren Marek Munchinsky, Everleigh Petz, Elias Munchinsky, Hope Munchinsky and Thea Hawley who fondly knew her as “GG.” Betty Ann’s family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at Home Care, in particular Mai, Charlene, Karen and Liz, for your never ending kindness and caring. To the staff on 5West at MHRH for your kind attention, patience and understanding and to the nursing and medical staff at Carmel Hospice for the love, kindness and support provided to our entire family as we faced the challenges of Mom’s final days. A special thank you to Dr. Sally Bolstad for her excellent care and the time spent with Mom and family members as we navigated this most difficult situation. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 on Saturday, March 6th, 2021 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A private family service will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 515 Sprague Way SE, Medicine Hat, AB on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 2:00pm. Friends are invited to view the service via live streaming at www.saamis.com through the webcast link on Betty Ann’s memorial page starting at 1:55 pm. Memorial gifts in Betty Ann’s name may be made to Parkinson Association of Alberta, 120 – 6835 Railway Street SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2H 2V6. Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Betty Petz. Funeral arrangements by

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

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