Posted: January 19th, 2017

Helen Marjorie Kurtz (Nicholson) passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 with her family by her side, at the age of 61 years, beloved wife of Barry Kurtz of Medicine Hat. She also leaves to cherish her memory her children, Kyle (Lauren Killian) and their children, Aria, Hayden and Dexter; Braden (Joyce Peacock); Christina (Kenneth) Ryan and their children, Chase, Easton and Harper; and Mitchell; her sister, Marion McRoberts; two sisters-in-law, Lyndell (Terry) Brekko and Michele (Barry) Bitz as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Marjorie Nicholson and her brother, Michael.
Helen was born in Medicine Hat to Michael and Marjorie Nicholson on February 26, 1955. She grew up on a farm near Manyberries. She went to school in Manyberries until her final year, graduating from Medicine Hat High School. Helen started out working as a telephone operator for AGT. On May 29, 1981, she and Barry were married and Helen decided to be a stay at home mom. Life revolved around spending time with her family and close friends.
The funeral service will be held in Holy Family Parish (1451 Strachan Road SE) on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Murray Miller officiating. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre (Medicine Hat Regional Hospital) c/o 666 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 4H6. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Helen Kurtz, or you may visit www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.

10 Condolences for “KURTZ”

  1. Gerald and Dale Mack says:

    To Helen’s loving family,
    When we heard of Helen’s passing, our hearts were heavy knowing we had lost a beautiful lady and wonderful friend. Although we didn’t see each other often in the last few years, when we did our time was filled with constant chatter and many laughs, just like when we were in school. My prayers are with all of you. May all your pain be eased with the many wonderful memories of Helen. Bless all of you.

  2. Deb Deans says:

    It is with great sadness I read of Helen’s passing. She was a wonderful person, great neighbor and cherished friend. I wish I could attend the service tomorrow but I am unable. My love to all of the family. Love Deb

  3. Penny Porcina says:

    Helen was a True Friend and a ray of Sunshine in my Life! I will Miss her more than words can say. She will be In my Heart Always and Forever. I will Cherish the Memories we shared. Prayers and Comfort Hugs to all her Family.
    love penny ♡

  4. Julie Rogers says:

    Our sympathy to Helens family on her passing. What a beautiful person. We all loved her so much. She will be missed. Our thoughts @ prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  5. Julie Rogers says:

    Our sympathy to Helens family on her passing. What a beautiful person. We all loved her so much She will be missed. Our thoughts @ prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  6. Wayne & Mary Ulbricht says:

    Our deepest sympathy, Helen was a wonderful, loving person. She will be missed.

  7. Lynda T Doyle says:

    Barry and Family ……My heartfelt sympathy to all. We will all miss our beautiful friend, wife , mother,, grandmother and sister .She was a vibrant and lively woman and fought her battle to the very end . Remember all the memories you have and cherish and share them often with each other. Love Lynda

  8. Irene Rempel says:

    Barry, I am so very sorry for the loss of your beautiful wife, Helen. I hope that the wonderful memories can surround you and your family and help to ease the pain of losing Helen. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time. I didn’t know Helen very well but the love and respect the two of you had for each other was so very obvious. She has left a wonderful and amazing legacy and example for your children and grandchildren. Barry, I hope that you know that she is always with you and take comfort is the loving relationship that the two of you had. Again Barry and family, I am so sorry for the loss of this beautiful ( inside and out) lady. Hugs.

  9. Gary & Karen Botter says:

    So sorry to hear of this new Barry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Gary & Karen Botter

  10. Lois McKinnon (Wiebe) says:

    I was so very sad to hear of Helen’s passing. I knew her very well and we were great friends working at AGT back in the day. She was spunky, adorable and always smiling. We were the two redheads in the office. My most sincere condolences to Barry and family.

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