1939~ LOREEN GARTLY ~ 2021

Posted: March 30th, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Loreen Gartly, beloved wife of Donald Gartly, announce her peaceful passing at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the age of 81 years. She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Gary) Pollock of Suffield; her son, Doug Gartly of Redcliff, and Marlo Lanz of Edmonton AB (her peanut with whom she shared a daughterly bond); grandchildren, Myles (Sarah) Pollock and Jeff (Dara) Pollock; great grandchildren, Noah, Everleigh, and Amelia Pollock; siblings, Wilfred (Marlitt) Eirich, Harry (Pat) Eirich, and Barry Eirich; brothers-in-law, Gerald (Delores) Gartly and Dale (Marlene) Gartly; sister-in-law, Annabelle (Melvin) Derzaph; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as special grand-dog, Sammy. Loreen was predeceased by her parents, George and Molly Eirich; siblings, Alfred Eirich, and Eva Gaylor; brothers-in-law Murray Gartly, George Gartly and Jim Gartly; sister-in-law, Jean (John) Sorochan; as well as mother and father-in-law, Ann and John Gartly. Loreen and Donald were married in Medicine Hat on September 20th, 1958. They raised their family in Redcliff, Alberta. Loreen was a stay-at-home mom and her family always came first. She enjoyed reading and had a talent for sewing, crocheting, and knitting. For many years Loreen also bowled for the Senior’s League along with her husband Donald. Loreen had a loving, caring heart and a smile that lit up a room and made everyone around her feel special and loved. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. As per Loreen’s request there will be no funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Memorial gifts in Loreen’s memory may be made to Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, 200, 119 – 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB T1A 7L5 or the Kidney Foundation of Canada 880-5160 Decarie Blvd. Montreal, QC H3X 2H. Thank you to Dr. Grobler and the staff of Healthworx clinic and thank you to the nursing staff on four west at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Loreen Gartly. Funeral arrangements by

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