Mr. John Jack Ulrich of Medicine Hat, passed away at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at the age of 59 years. John was born on September 21, 1945 in Medicine Hat, a son to Rudolph and Emma Ulrich. He gained employment in the Oil & Gas Industry.. and loved his work. John was employed in Oil & Gas for many years and served in many capacities. In his earlier years, he enjoyed breaking horses, coaching baseball and played an accordion in his band. Throughout his life, John liked to go camping, hunting and fishing and would take his kids around the province for bowling tournaments. He also developed a keen interest in golf as well as anything that he could involve his family in. John was a family man and the time he would spend with his kids and grandkids, was time well spent. He also had a special friend too, his dog, Bruiser. Following his fathers passing, John went to reside with his mother, Emma, and together they liked to tend their garden. John will be dearly missed by his mother, Emma of Medicine Hat; his children and grandchildren, Corinna (Dennis) Brown and their children, Nolan and Sydney of Fort McMurray; Clayton (Amber) and their children Taylor and Colton of Whitecourt; and Cameron (Darcie) and their children Tyler, Blayke and Alyson of Spruce Grove. John was predeceased by his father, Rudolph. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 - 13th Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Thursday, April 21, 2005 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The Funeral Service will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel on Friday, April 22, 2005 at 3:00 P.M. with Reverend Frank Krulicki officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in John's name may be made directly to the I.C.U. of the Foothills Hospital, 1403 - 29th Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9.
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