It is with heavy hearts that the family of Hazel (Martinson) Emde, late of Midale, SK announces that she went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, February 26th, 2019, at the age of 92 years. Hazel was predeceased by her loving husband of 60 years, Willis in 2013, her parents, Marius and Hannah Martinson; great granddaughter, Emma Hazel Graham; brothers, Woodrow (Haldis) Martinson and Elvey (Nina) Martinson; niece, Donna Lou. Sisters-in-law Norma (Bill) Burke and Inez (Melvin) Nelson; brothers-in-law Floyd (Lyona) Berndt and Carl “Bud” (Patricia) Berndt.
Hazel is survived by daughters: Carol Ann (Carl) Sowden, Vernelle (Garnath) Rasmuson; sons: Alan (Rhonda) Emde, Ron (Lana) Emde; twelve grandchildren: Shane (Amanda), Nathan (Kindra), Tyson (Chantal), Michael (Melissa), Kristin (Stephen), Natasha (Chris), Landon (Katie), Owen (Kelsey), Kyler (Sarah), Chelsea (Dallas), Kendall (Shawn) and Dakota (Brody); nineteen great grandchildren: Caleb, Mac, Hudson, Ella, Kip, Brylan, Everleigh, Kylie, Stella, Zoe, Bode, Kayden, Luke, Avery, Natalie, Jackson, Dawson, Adriah and Georgia; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A Visitation was held on Monday March 4, 2019 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. from RD Family Funeral Chapel, Weyburn, SK The Funeral Service was held Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. from Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Midale, SK with Pastor Clifford Knutson, officiating. Interment was held at Westphalia Cemetery, Midale, with luncheon and fellowship to follow at the Midale Civic Centre. Pallbearers were Hazel's seven grandsons: Shane Sowden, Nathan Sowden, Tyson Rasmuson, Michael Rasmuson, Landon Emde, Owen Emde and Kyler Emde. All attending the service were considered honorary pallbearers.
A special Thank You to the Staff at Mainprize Manor for the professional and loving care given to Hazel during her time there.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Box 278, Midale SK S0C 1S0
Mainprize Manor, Activity Department
Box 239, Midale SK S0C 1S0