Posted: December 21st, 2021

1949 ~ 2021



Jerome Peter Herle, beloved husband of Diana Herle, passed away at home on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at the age of 72 years. He was raised in Prelate, SK., among a loving family and many cousins. Jerome graduated from the Commercial Cooking Program at Lethbridge Community College in 1969, worked as a camp cook in Northern Alberta, a short order cook in Elkwater and Medicine Hat and then he spent 20 years working for Bert, Harry and James Hargrave on their ranch at Walsh. In 2013, he and Diana retired and moved to the family home in Medicine Hat. Jerome had a passion for cutting horses and sheep dogs operating two businesses: Herle Quarter Horses and JD Sheepdogs. He was very proud of his Lifetime Membership in the American Border Collie Association. Despite ill health for all of his life, Jerome was tenacious, in charge of his life and its direction and always looked to the future. Throughout his life, Jerome was sustained by his belief in God and his devotion to the Catholic Church. Jerome was predeceased by his parents, Peter and Eliza Herle; brother-in-law, Nick and niece, Laura. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Diana; siblings, Damian (Glenda) Herle, Carolyn (Louise Odland) Herle, Rosemarie Ledet, Annette (Peter Kirschner) Nieukerk, Lucelle (Lee) Prindle; nieces and nephews, Aaron, Jeremy, Sasja, Jess, Meghan, Nicole and Ian along with many cousins and good friends. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, 238 – 2 Avenue N.E., Medicine Hat on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 11 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial donations in Jerome’s name may be made directly to AJ’s Loan Cupboard, Bay 4 – 602A Clay Avenue S.E., Medicine Hat, AB., T1A 3V2 or to a charity of your choice. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at Honoured to serve the family is




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