Posted: June 14th, 2018

1926 – 2018

Katherine Phillipina Rarick, beloved wife of the late Tony Rarick, passed away in Medicine Hat on Friday, June 8, 2018 at the age of 91 years.

A private burial service will be held at the Foremost Cemetery on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at www.southlandfuneral.com.

Kay will be lovingly remembered by her children Edward Rarick of Foremost, Isabel (Alvin) Bechthold of Lacombe, George (Donna) Rarick of Medicine Hat, Charlotte (Robert) Herbst of Medicine Hat, Rod (Iris) Rarick of Red Deer, Roger (Lori) Rarick of Foremost; daughter-in-law Marlin Rarick of Foremost and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Paul (Gladys) Marthaller, Ivan (Marie) Marthaller and LeRoy (Margaret) Marthaller; her sisters-in-law Helen (John) Schatz, Delores (Joe) Harty, Sylvia Robinson, Elaine Hauff and by numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Tony Rarick who passed away the same day ten years earlier, on June 8, 2008 at the age of ninety one; her son Barry Rarick; daughters-in-law Judy Rarick Edna Rarick; her parents Mike and Margaret Marthaller; sisters Connie (Roy) and Alice (Leo) and brothers Simon, Steve (Marg) and John.

Kay was born in Foremost on July 3, 1926 and later met the love of her life and married Tony Rarick on September 21, 1942. They lived in Nemiscam until 1962 when they moved into Foremost and Kay remained living in her own home until her passing. Some of her favourite pastimes were listening to music and enjoying a good conversation over coffee, which was frequent as her door was always open.

5 Condolences for “KAY RARICK”

  1. Luella Cousins says:

    Sorry to hear of the passing of Kay. I enjoyed working with her at the hotel in years past. Condolences to the family.

  2. Vern Halvorson says:

    Sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She was a friend to all that knew her. She brought much joy to my life and I made a point of visiting with her each time I returned to Foremost. Condolences to the family.

  3. Megan says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. There is a typo though she was predeceased by daughterinlaw Judy also

  4. DeEtta Caldwell says:

    I am so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. I will miss her so much but I now have a beautiful guardian angel . Tony and Kay have left me with some of the best memories anyone person could have. Like the best kisses and hugs from both of them when I went in the best cup of coffee and then kisses and hugs when I left .Both of them left me with a great privilege as when Tony passed June 8 I could talk with him every year. and now I can talked to Kay also because they both picked my birthday to get back together in heaven . I send all my love to a great family

  5. DeEtta Caldwell says:

    I am so sorry to hear about your moms passing. I think about her so often and dearly wish I would have picked up the phone when I had them thoughts. I am blessed to talk to Tony once a year on June 8. Now I can chat with both of them as they picked my birthday to leave this world . I send all my love to a great family.

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