1926 - 2018
Katherine Phillipina Rarick, beloved wife of the late Tony Rarick, passed away in Medicine Hat on Friday, June 8, 2018 at the age of 91 years.
A private burial service was held at the Foremost Cemetery on Saturday, June 16, 2018.
Kay will be lovingly remembered by her children Edward Rarick of Foremost, Isabel (Alvin) Bechthold of Lacombe, George (Donna) Rarick of Medicine Hat, Charlotte (Robert) Herbst of Medicine Hat, Rod (Iris) Rarick of Red Deer, Roger (Lori) Rarick of Foremost; daughter-in-law Marlin Rarick of Foremost and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Paul (Gladys) Marthaller, Ivan (Marie) Marthaller and LeRoy (Margaret) Marthaller; her sisters-in-law Helen (John) Schatz, Delores (Joe) Harty, Sylvia Robinson, Elaine Hauff and by numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Tony Rarick who passed away the same day ten years earlier, on June 8, 2008 at the age of ninety one; her son Barry Rarick; daughters-in-law Judy Rarick and Edna Rarick; her parents Mike and Margaret Marthaller; sisters Connie (Roy) and Alice (Leo) and brothers Simon, Steve (Marg) and John.
Kay was born in Foremost on July 3, 1926 and later met the love of her life and married Tony Rarick on September 21, 1942. They lived in Nemiscam until 1962 when they moved into Foremost and Kay remained living in her own home until her passing. Some of her favourite pastimes were listening to music and enjoying a good conversation over coffee, which was frequent as her door was always open.