Posted: March 21st, 2013

1928 ~ 2013
Catherine Isobel Bergdahl (nee McLachlan) passed away on Sunday, March 17 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was a source of strength in our lives and will be forever missed. Isobel had fond memories of growing up in Bingville, AB. She met J.D. and they where married in 1949. They lived in Iddesleigh, where they raised four children together until J.D. passed away in 1972. She later moved to Brooks, AB., before finally settling in Medicine Hat. She was a friend to all those she met and will be forever missed. Survived by her children: Valory (Doug) Delker, Trish (Brian) Dola, Glen (Sandra) Bergdahl, her daughter-in-law, Karleen; nine grandchildren: Alison (Mike) O’Connor, Janette Delker, Lance Delker, Tyler (Brenda) Dola, Jill (Reed) Thacker, J.D. Bergdahl (Shay), R.D. Bergdahl, Josh Bergdahl and Talissa Bergdahl; and five great-grandchildren: Haily, Owen, Susannah, Ella and Lucas. Isobel also leaves to mourn, her sisters Alice Johnson, Lucille Olson and Verna Brown and numerous caring nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband J.D. in 1972, her son Warren in 2009 as well as her sister Marjorie and brothers Hugh, Alec and Bill. The family wishes to say a special thank you to the caregivers and nurses at the Good Samaritan for their compassionate and loving care. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 758 – 8 Street S.E., Medicine Hat, AB., on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson officiating.  Interment to follow at the Redcliff Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be directed to The Good Samaritan Society, 550 Spruce Way S.E., Medicine Hat, AB.  T1B 4P1.  (Condolences may be expressed by visiting  Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta  T1A 4V4   Phone 403-527-6455.

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  1. Eleanor Weber says:

    My condolences to the family of Isobel Bergdahl. I grew up in the same community as she did. Sad to see so many of the first generation, children of the pioneers who homesteaded the Rainy Hills area slowly leaving us as time marches on. My symppathys to her family. Eleanor (Knutson) Weber

  2. Dawn says:

    Our most sincere condolences for your loss. Psalms 55:22 says to throw all our burden on God, and He will sustain us. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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