Martha I. Denis, affectionately known as ‘Mattie’, of Rimbey, Alberta passed away at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Acute Care on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at the age of 98 years.
Martha was born on July 25, 1922 in Shotts, Scotland. She was a war bride, arriving in Canada at Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1946. Martha was united in marriage to Alfred Walter Rosenthal, and together they raised eleven children. Her husband, Alfred, passed away in 1985. Martha then remarried John Denis in 1990, and they moved to Ontario from Winnipeg where they resided for eight years. They then relocated to Alberta to be closer to family. Martha will be greatly missed.
Martha will be forever remembered by her loving children: Elizabeth Rosenthal of Bashaw, Elaine (Larry) Baumchen of Portland, Oregon, Ross Rosenthal of Lacombe, Roy (Lou) Rosenthal of Rimbey, Edward Rosenthal of Gibbons, Alberta, Laura (Allan) Todd of Port Coquitlam, B.C., Alfred Rosenthal of Rimbey, Jean Rosenthal of Red Deer, and Bob (Theresa) Rosenthal of Bentley; in addition to many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great, great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred in 1985; her sons, Richard in 2013 and Kenneth in 2014, and her second husband, John in 2014.
A Family Gathering to Celebrate Martha’s Life was held at the home of Loanna and Roy Rosenthal on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Mark Schultz officiating. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Martha’s memory may be made directly to the charity of one’s choice. Condolence messages may be forwarded to the family by visiting: www.ofc-ltd.ca
Cremation Arrangements for the Late Martha ‘Mattie’ I. Denis entrusted to the care of