ELIZABETH WIEBEPosted: November 25th, 2013
1934 ~ 2013
Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) Wiebe, beloved wife of Mr. Lawrence Wiebe, passed away at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at the age of 79 years. Betty was born at Graburn and educated in Medicine Hat. She married the love of her life, Lawrence Wiebe on January 17, 1953 in Medicine Hat. Working most of her life, Betty retired in 1990. Her door was always open to anyone that needed a place to stay. Betty made the best grandma apple pie. Her kids, grandkids and great- grandchildren always took priority in her life. Betty loved the rodeo and hockey and especially enjoyed camping with her family. She was a great hostess and forever treasured time attending family events. Bettys memory will be treasured in the hearts of her husband, Lawrence Wiebe; children, Debbie (Elroy) LaFond, Darrel Wiebe, Delaine (Vance) Nickel; four grandchildren, Jason (Carrie) LaFond, Alisha (Richard) Westland, Carissa Nickel, Taylor NIckel; five great- grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Betty was predeceased by her parents, Gottlob &?Rosie Betker; step-father, Bert Evers; brothers, Wallace (Gladys) Betker, Wilbert Betker and sister, Gloria (Herb) Johnson. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Sunday, November 24, 2013, between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. as well as on Monday, November 25, 2013, starting one hour prior to the service. A Celebration of Bettys life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel on Monday at 3:00 p.m., with Pastor Bob Findley officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.cooksouthland.com). If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 102 Crestwood Square One, 1865 Dunmore Rd. S.E. Medicine Hat, Alberta. T1A 1Z8. Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901- 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455.
Please accept our most heartfelt condolences. John 3:16 holds out promise of everlasting life, an eternity with loved ones never having to part. May the Almighty God strengthen and comfort you through this difficult time.