Geraldine Isabel Holt of Medicine Hat passed away on Friday, August 31, 2012, at the age of 93 years, beloved wife of the late Clay Monroe Holt. She leaves to cherish her memory two children, Arlee (Jay) Yoerger of Vavenby, B.C. and Shirley (Arleigh) Bennett of Redcliff, Alberta; one daughter-in-law, Barbara Holt of Victoria, B.C.; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; one brother, Edward and one sister, Irene, both of Vancouver Island, B.C.
She was predeceased by her parents, Edward and Gertrude Tutte; her husband, Clay in 1974 and one son, Dean in 2006.
Geraldine and Clay and their three children moved to Birch Island in 1951 where they bought the Holt Ranch, which is now known as the McNeil Ranch. Here they raised their family, eventually selling the ranch in the early ‘70’s and then retiring to Canoe, B.C.
Following the death of her husband, Geraldine began living with her children, eventually moving to Medicine Hat to live with Shirley after the death of her son, Dean. In 2008, she moved into Masterpiece/ River Ridge.
A private family service will be held. Interment will take place in the Hatley Memorial Gardens, Vancouver Island, at a later date. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Albert and NWT Palliser Chapter, 401D 3rd St. SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0G8. To email an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Geraldine Holt, or you may visit www.gonebutnotforgotten.ca and leave a message of condolence.
Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 2V6. Please call 1-866-526-2214 for further information.