Egnotz "Ike" Martin Mastel

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    Egnotz "Ike" Martin Mastel died in Medicine Hat on 25 July 2006 at the age of 85 years.

    Born in Granlea AB, Ike was raised and educated there and farmed in the area. In 1941 he joined the Royal Canadian Engineers during the Second World War and served as Sapper for four years. After the war, Ike returned to farming in the Granlea area until 1975, then moved to Redcliff and later relocated to Medicine Hat. He was a member of the Knights to Columbus and the Conquerville Lions Club.

    A Funeral Mass was celebrated on 28 July 2006. The officers and members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Redcliff Branch #6 conducted a Poppy Service for their departed comrade. Interment followed in the Roman Catholic Section at Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those wishing to remember Ike Mastel may do so with a gift to Medicine Hat Cancer Clinic, 666 - 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 4H6.