Posted: February 18th, 2014

1966 ~ 2014
Kimberley Mae Dorken passed away at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Friday, February 14, 2014, at the age of 47 years.  Along with her parents, Greg and Ellie Dorken, Kim’s memory will live on in the hearts of her special friend, Judy as well as her two sisters, Leslie (Randy) Zimmerman and Terri (Lee) Keinick.  She will be forever remembered and loved by all of her many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, especially her loving auntie, Lynn Stride.  She was predeceased by her grandparents, Tom and Anne O’Keefe, Richard and Lilian Dorken as well as numerous aunts and uncles.  Kimberley Mae Dorken was born in Grand Falls, Nfld. on March 31, 1966, to proud parents, Gregory and Eleanor Dorken.  She was raised in Nfld., Labrador, Slave Lake and Medicine Hat.  Kim was a pleasure to be around!  She was always happy and made a point of putting those around her first, especially when it came to her pride and joy… her black cat, Mick.  She was quick to forgive, and never held a grudge with anyone about anything… no matter what!  It was that same upbeat, positive attitude that helped her take home numerous bowling trophies over the years through Special Olympics.  A come and go time of remembrance will be held in the coming months with further announcements to be made at that time.  (Condolences may be expressed by visiting  Those wishing to remember Kim may do so through a gift to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8.  Honoured to serve the family is COOK SOUTHLAND Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4V4.  Telephone:  403-527-6455.

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  1. Carol Kopec-Materi says:

    I work at Shoppers Drug Mart Medicine Hat Mall and had the pleasure of visiting with Kimberley numerous times when she would come to purchase items at my till. I will miss her so much and my prayers and thoughts go out to her family.God Bless her sweet soul and may she rest in peace in our Loving Fathers paradise.

  2. Dixie Zimmerman says:

    I had the pleasure of knowing Kim for many years at bowling. She was bubbly friendly person ,was a true friend to so many. She will be missed by so many of her good friends

  3. Thelma Morton Graham says:

    I remember Kim in school in Slave Lake. The first thing I remember thinking of Kim is how strong and feisty she was. Kim was always wanting to do the right thing. I’m sorry for your loss. Kim was a nice person that I was happy I got to meet and be around.

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