1941 ~ STEGEN ~ 2012

Posted: September 11th, 2012

Mrs. Elizabeth “Betty” Stegen, beloved wife of Mr. Howard Stegen of Medicine Hat, passed away on Friday, September 7th, 2012 at the age of 71 years. Betty also leaves to cherish her memory her mother, Joyce Peet of Medicine Hat; four children, John (Charmaine) Peet of Medicine Hat, Robert (Ann) Peet of Spruce Grove, Connie Stegen and Vikkii Stegen, both of Medicine Hat; five grandchildren, Katrina, Corey, Deanna, Jessica and Tristin; four great-grandchildren; three brothers, Gilbert (Elaine) Peet, Robert (Lynn) Peet and David Peet; one sister, Gladys (Ted) Lemperger; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Betty was predeceased by her father, Charles Peet. Betty was born on July 9th, 1941 in Edson, Alberta, where she was raised and educated. She moved to Calgary in 1963 where she met Howard Stegen and they were married in 1970. In 1975, Betty and Howard moved to Iddesleigh, Alberta, where she was a member of the Iddesleigh Church Ladies Aid. They moved to Medicine Hat in 1990, where they have remained ever since. In her younger years, Betty was in the Air Force. She enjoyed many hobbies including, crocheting, genealogy and painting, where she participated in many painting classes and eventually became an art teacher. Betty loved her family; they were very important to her and will miss her greatly. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Thursday, September 13th, 2012 from 12:30 to 1:25 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held in SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, on Thursday, September 13th, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. with The Reverend Barrett Scheske officiating. Memorial gifts in Betty’s memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Medicine Hat & District Chapter, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8M4 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 102 – 1865 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1Z8. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or www.gonebutnotforgotten.ca or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Betty Stegen. Radio funeral announcement can be heard on Wednesday around 12:35 p.m. on Power 93.7 fm. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, “The Chapel in the Park”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

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  1. Eleanor and Arnold W says:

    Our deepest sympathy to Howard and family on the passing of Betty. May memories of her beautiful and invincible spirit bring you comfort. Rest in Peace Betty.
    With love hugs and prayers to her family.
    Eleanor and Arnie Weber

  2. Dawn Willis says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
    Howard and Family I want you to know we are thinking of you, and we send our deepest sympathy.
    RIP Betty!
    Love Dawn, Greg Willis and Family

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