Theresa Margaret Mardian of Medicine Hat, beloved wife of the late Frank Mardian, passed away on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at the age of 91 years. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Dale (Valerie) Mardian, Wayne (Jo) Mardian, Charlene (Craig) Smith and Michelle Grover; nine grandchildren, Janine (Scott), Jared, Jessica (Chance), Tamara, Chase, Dalton, Beth, April and Brent; nine great grandchildren, Holly, Logan, Callie, Vanessa, Brandon, Natallya, Jelyssa, Brody and Haydynn; one sister, Veronica Getz; as well as numerous sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Theresa was predeceased by her husband, Frank Mardian; her son, Randy Mardian; her grandson Bryce Grover; her parents, Michael and Elizabeth Ressler; four brothers; and five sisters. Theresa was born on January 22nd, 1928 in Prelate, Saskatchewan. On October 21st, 1950 Theresa married Frank in Medicine Hat. After their marriage, together they farmed in Fox Valley from 1952 to 1957. In 1957 they moved to Hays, Alberta where they continued to farm until 1990. Theresa and Frank moved to Medicine Hat in 1982 and continued the farming operation from the city. Theresa enjoyed walks, baking, cooking, crocheting, knitting and word searches. She loved family suppers and get-togethers and especially loved being around her grandchildren. Theresa will be sadly missed by all those who knew her. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Thursday from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. and at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 1451 Strachan Road SE, on Friday from 12:00 until 12:55 p.m. Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, on Friday, May 31st, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Father Iqbal Khurshid, Celebrant. A private interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Section at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Theresa's memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society, 201, 770 – 6th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4J6. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading Theresa Mardian.
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