1935 ~ ERNA JACOBER ~ 2017

Posted: September 21st, 2017

Erna Wanda Jacober (nee Kleis), beloved wife of Harold Jacober of Medicine Hat, passed away on Monday, September 18th, 2017 at the age of 82 years. Erna also leaves to cherish her memory her two sons, Darrell (Anne) Jacober of Medicine Hat and Bradley (Barb) Jacober of Vernon, BC; four grandchildren (loves of her life), Lance (Darnyll) Jacober, Melissa Jacober (Landon Deelstra), Ashlee (Andrew) Dunham and Cindee (Terry) Hamilton; three great grandchildren, Jake Hamilton, Ethan Nitz-Jacober and Liam Dunham; two brothers, John (Lorna) Kleis and Bert (Evelyn) Kleis; two sisters, Audrey (Gordon) Newman and Lorraine Mayer; one brother-in-law, Elmer (Julia) Jacober; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Boettcher and Marge Jacober; as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many good friends. Erna was predeceased by her parents, Adam and Adelia Kleis; one brother, Edward Kleis; two sisters, Gertrude Kleis and Berta Bierback; her mother and father-in-law, Julius and Bertha Jacober; two brothers-in-law, Sam Bierback and Wilbur Boettcher; and one sister-in-law, Penny Jacober. Erna was born in Medicine Hat on March 12th, 1935 where she was raised and educated. She married Harold H. Jacober on October 2nd, 1954. Before and after her marriage Erna began her employment as a sales clerk with Raber’s, the Darling Dress Shop and the Betty Shoppe. She enjoyed sewing, baking, gardening and reading. Family and friends were very important to Erna. Her grandchildren were very special to her and she always tried to be fair to them all. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Wong and his staff for the wonderful care Mom received over the years. We are also grateful to the staff on 6th West who treated Mom up until her passing. Your dedication was so appreciated. It was Erna’s request that there be no viewing before cremation. The Funeral Service will be held at ST. PETER LUTHERAN CHURCH, 758 – 8th Street SE, on Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Shane Hein officiating. A private family interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Erna’s memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Medicine Hat & District Branch, 102, 73 – 7th Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1J2 or to St. Joseph’s Home Carmel Hospice (In-Home Bed Program), 156 – 3rd Street NE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5M1 or to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Erna Jacober. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

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