1952 ~ DENISE EARL ~ 2021

Posted: June 11th, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Denise Alta Earl (Olson) on June 4th, 2021. She is survived by her mother, Colette; her five children Jason, Denise, Danielle (Mike), Jennifer and Calvin (Alicia); her grandchildren, Brett (Tysan), Ethan, Braydon (Tanisha), Austin, Camryn, Madelyn, Layton, Kinley and Maylee; and her great grandchildren, Ella, Avery, Annalise and Wednesday. Denise is also survived by her sister, Wendy (Dale); brothers, Bill (Ann) and Bob (Yvonne); her honourary brother, Joe (Donna); her brothers-in-law, Richard (Siony), Albert (Dianna), Carl (Pat); sisters-in-law Francis (Don), Charlotte (Howard), Gwen (Bill); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her special three-legged friend, Miranda. Denise was predeceased by her husband, Gord; father, Ken; mother-in-law, Elsie; father-in-law, Victor; and sisters-in-law Irene and Barbara. Denise was born on October 3, 1952 in Brooks, and raised on the family farm in Jenner. She moved to Medicine Hat in high school where she remained until her passing. She married the love of her life Gord on March 23, 1991 and together they raised their ever growing family until his passing in 2008. After Gord’s passing, her family continued to grow and there was no greater joy in her life than being ‘Ma’ to all of them. In addition to her family and friends Denise loved to golf, travel and work in her yard. She was also active in the community. She met and touched many people during the sixteen years she owned and operated Café Mundo. As well, she spent a great deal of time volunteering for various organizations including Victim Assistance and the Santa Claus Fund. Denise was loved by many and although she will be greatly missed, her family takes comfort in knowing that Ma and Papa are now reunited and holding hands. Together was always their favourite place to be. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so on Sunday, June 13th, 2021 at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL from 2:00 to 4:00 pm or from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, a private memorial service will take place at 10:30 am on Monday, June 14th, 2021 at Hillside Cemetery. Family and friends are welcome to participate via livestream by logging on to www.saamis.com and joining the live webcast on Denise’s memorial page on the above date at 10:20 a.m. A virtual guest book is available on the livestream page for those participating remotely. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Santa Clause Fund c/o Medicine Hat News, 3257 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 7E6 or the Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society (Phoenix Safe House), P.O. Box 2500 . Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 8G8. Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Denise Earl. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

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