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Diann Simpson

Diann Simpson

September 10th, 1958 August 22nd, 2019

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Obituary for Diann Jean Simpson (Hammel)

On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019, Heaven gained the most beautiful, funniest, quirkiest, and coolest angel they could have ever hoped for. Diann Hammel-Simpson (aka Mommya) was, still is, and always will be the absolute BEST mom, daughter, sister and aunt in the entire universe. She was brought into the world by the lovely Maggie on September 10, 1958 at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. Little did she know that she would go on to graduate from Bow Valley College, in 1983, and that she would then pursue an awesome career in nursing, working in B.C., Canmore (she always said, “The mountains will bring you peace”), and ending in Medicine Hat in the same hospital where she was born. In addition to being a kick-ass nurse, her proudest accomplishment was her only child, daughter, and little “Jellybean”, Dallas. She bragged and gushed about her to everyone every chance she had. They were (and always will be) each other’s best friends, confidantes, and rocks. Diann fiercely loved her six brothers and sisters, mom, daughter, and her friends. Especially Sis #1 and 3. Diann passed away surrounded by family and friends knowing how truly and deeply loved she was. Her last words were, “I love you”, and that is more than anyone could ask for. We are all going to miss her so very much, but we find comfort in our knowledge that when it is our time, Diann will be waiting for us at a kitchen table, beer in hand, ready to skunk our butts in a game of Yahtzee. Please, if you are able, and in honour of Diann, hug your parents a little tighter today and tell them how much you love them. Sometimes the most important things in life can be gone in the blink of an eye. To all of those who knew and loved Diann, you are invited to come and share your stories, and celebrate her fabulous life at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 at 1:00 p. m. A pizza party will be held after, as requested by Diann herself. Diann was a joyous and magical ray of sunshine and we would like to reflect that during her service so please wear bright and happy colours instead of depressing ones to pay tribute to her spirit. Gifts of dog food or cat food may be donated to your local S.P.C.A. in honour of Diann’s love for Zelda, Nixie “Poo-Poo” and Ronnie. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Diann Simpson.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Saamis Memorial Funeral Chapel
    1 Dunmore Road SE
    Medicine Hat, AB
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    Officiant
    Gary W. Goran
  • Reception

    August 27th, 2019 |
    Saamis Creekside Centre
    11 Dunmore Road SE
    Medicine Hat, AB
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    August 27th, 2019

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Donations are being accepted for: MEDICINE HAT SPCA.

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melvin ulrich

diann used to work with my wife marlene at top pizza when we were dating.our daughter was named in her honor
Comment | Posted at 06:45pm via Condolence

Tara Salmon

To Dallas and family,

I am so sorry to hear about your mom. You will continue to make her proud.

Sincerely,

Tara Salmon and the BWOS staff
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Brenda Hall

Diann truly was an unforgettable person. I enjoyed working with her and will always remember her great sense of humor. My deepest sympathy to all of her family. Brenda Hall
Comment | Posted at 03:08pm via Condolence
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Roxanne Rose

Beautiful blue eyes, infectious smile......Sleep well my friend, until we meet again.
Roxanne (Maser) 🥀
Comment | Posted at 01:28pm via Condolence
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Debbie Romanuik

So sorry for your family's loss. My deepest sympathy to you all. Stay strong together. DebbieSchiebelbein Romanuik
Comment | Posted at 08:39pm via Condolence
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