TERNES, Mary (Eresman) was born August 18, 1930 at Fox Valley, SK to George and Katherinea Eresman. She was the oldest of 8 children. She grew up on a farm 9 1/2 miles NE of Fox Valley, she attended Berghanson School until grade 6. She then quit to help her parents on the farm. She married Rudy Ternes October 17, 1949 at St. John's, Johnsborough, SK. They moved to her parent’s farm, and later in 1956 moved to the present farm where Brent and Rhonda reside. They had 4 children Gladys (Bob) Waldroff, Brian (Shelly) Ternes, Tina (Howard) Deis, and Brent (Rhonda) Ternes. Rudy passed away in May 1982. Mary retired in 1986, and moved to Fox Valley. She moved to Cypress View in Medicine Hat in 2013. Mary enjoyed gardening, flowers, quilting, Sunday soup with her family and puzzling.
Mary had 15 grandchildren she loved and treasured and 23 great grandchildren of whom she was very proud of. Grandchildren; Tyler Waldroff, Ryan (Kim Shave) Waldroff, Cody (Sherry) Waldroff, Melanie (Andrew) Fuller, Brianne (Scott) Schneider, Nicole (Derek) Button, Nolan (Carly) Ternes, Amy (Jamie) Wagner, Lisa (Shane) Poyser, Sara (Wade) Martin, Rolan (Dakota) Deis, Kalon Ternes (Alisha Becker), Keltie (Matthew) Morvik, Colton (Blaine) Ternes, Tianna (Jacob) Anton. Great grandchildren; Ella Waldroff, Maliyah Fuller, Payton, Devon, Jessie Waldroff, Brooklynn, Jordyn, Jocelynn Waldroff, Kaylee, Dane, Brielle, Nate Schneider, Weston Ternes, Owen, Mardi, Kacy Wagner, Alexis Watkiss, Daysen, Daxsen Poyser, Nova Deis, Adelyn Morvik, Avery Ternes, and Jayanne Anton.
Mary is survived by 4 siblings Rose Lanz, Tillie Schafer, Tony Eresman, Rick Eresman, and sister-in-law Katie Ternes.
Mary passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children on August 16, 2021, in Medicine Hat, AB 2 days short of her 91st birthday.
Prayers will be held August 19, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at St, Mary's Catholic Church in Fox Valley, Sk. Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St Mary's Catholic Church with Father Francis Appiah-Kubi officiating. Interment to take place at the Fox Valley Cemetery. Binkley's Funeral Service, Maple Creek & Leader entrusted with arrangements.
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