Project Description

Heeg: Ida
May 20, 1929 – June 12, 2018

Ida Heeg of Acadia Valley died at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice June 12, 2018, at the age of 89 years.

Ida’s memory will be cherished by her children and their families: son Ken Heeg; son Howard (Linda) Heeg (grandchildren Jim, Rhonda, Angie and great-grandchildren Kaily and Mia); daughter-in-law Rita Heeg (grandchildren Scott (Stevie), Steven (Jennifer); son Tim (April) Heeg (grandchildren Greg (Danica) and Alli).

Ida’s memory will forever remain in the hearts of her sister Violet Anhorn; brother Milton (Helen) Gill; aunt Alida Sackman and uncle August (Doreen) Stoltz; brothers-in-law Albert and Robert; as well as
numerous, numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Edward Heeg; parents August and Emma Gill; son Larry Heeg and her niece Iona Anhorn-Melgaard.

Ida was born in Mendham, Sask., May 20, 1929, and married Edward July 5, 1950. They were married 57 years raising their four boys into fine men. Ida was a caring, loving and hardworking woman who had a strong faith in her Lord and Savior Jesus. She was humorous and straightforward when she needed to be. Ida kept up on her politics through a watchful eye on current news and events. She loved animals
of all kinds, especially cats, dogs and the bush bunnies who visited her yard. She enjoyed time spent in her garden and she was a good cook . . . no one left her house hungry. Ida was a fabulous farm wife,
sister and friend but most importantly, she was a gracious wife and mother who loved her family immensely.

A Celebration of Ida’s Life was held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, Medicine Hat June 16 at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Ken Edel officiating.

Interment followed at Hillside Cemetery. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at
Honored to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, Medicine Hat.