Posted: August 5th, 2023

SHERRI LAIN CLOSE (NEE BISCHKE) March 6th, 1964 July 19th, 2023
Sherri passed away peacefully in her home July 19th, 2023. She had family beside her with love and prayers. Sherri was born and raised in Medicine Hat. She was the beloved daughter of mother, Bernadette Wist and stepfather, Bob Wist who adored her. Sherri was predeceased by her father, Eugene Bischke.

Sherri leaves to cherish her memory her son, Jesse (Lindsey) Koza; daughter, Brandi Koza (Mike Laframboise); grandchildren, Kara Koza and Eric Koza; brother, Alex (Shelley) Bischke; sister, Donnalee Bohnet (Darrell Getz); nephews, Chad Endersby, Rodney (Sarah) Endersby, Cody (Stephanie) Bohnet and Kyle (Katelyn) Bohnet; great nieces, Alice, Emily and Abigail; great nephews, Noah and Oliver.

Sherri was amazing in all she did. She worked at golf courses and landscaping jobs. She loved the sun; she spent many years in Maui. She looked like a Hawaiian Mama. Sherri loved to cook. Boxing Day was always a “Seafood Feast” as she loved lobster and was so very proud of that. Sherri was well known for her beautiful long hair and amazing smile.
She will always be remembered as her family was #1.

A Graveside Service will be held at Hillside Cemetery on Thursday, August 10th at 11:00AM. Donations in Sherri’s memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Condolences may be made at Arrangements are made by

Grace Memorial Affordable
Burial & Cremation
1924 10th Ave N.W.
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1C 1T5

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