Make your own free website on Tripod.com

Oct 08

(10/8/97) ANDERSEN _ Mrs. Ethel Marie Andersen of Turner Valley, passed away at the Oilfields Hospital, Black Diamond, on October 5, 1997 at the age of 82 years. Ethel is survived by her loving husband of fifty-five years, Elmer; her sons, Don (Sandy) of Rocky Mountain House, Tom (Cheryle) of Calgary; three grandchildren, Steven, Tracy and Tara (Jason); one sister Hazelle Wilford of Salmon Arm, B.C. Ethel was predeceased by her infant daughter Leona. Ethel and Elmer farmed in the Standard area prior to moving to Turner Valley in 1949 and have resided there ever since. Ethel worked for many years at the Oilfields Hospital in Turner Valley until her retirement. Memorial Services will be held at Lewis Memorial United Church, Turner Valley, on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 1:30 p.m., the Rev. Paul Rumbolt officiating. Interment of the Urn will follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Calgary. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Oilfields Hospital, Bag No. 1, Black Diamond, T0L 0H0. Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME (Okotoks) LTD. Telephone: 403-938-3111.
(10/8/97) AYLEN _ David Richard, loved and cherished by his mother Patricia, father Peter and brother Michael. David passed on from his existence into one of peace and tranquility. Remembered fondly by his grandmothers, Helen Radko and Elizabeth Aylen; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. All who knew David will miss him and the memories he shared with us will be a lasting tribute. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8, 1997 at the Boal Chapel of of FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver.
(10/7/97) BLODGETT _ Edna Frances passed away at the Foothills Hospital, October 4, 1997. Beloved wife of Stanford Blodgett and loving mother to Lorraine and husband Donald Whittaker. Edna was devoted to her four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister Phyllis Russell of Coquitlam, B.C. A Service will be held for family and friends at St. Barnabas' Anglican Church on Friday, October 10 at 2:00 p.m.
(10/8/97) BODMER _ Elsie (nee Park) Bodmer of Bassano passed away peacefully in Bassano, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, October 4, 1997 at the age 83 years. Cherishing her memory are eldest son Hugh and his wife Caroline of Olds and their daughters, Jennifer and Robyn; her second eldest son Rod and his wife Geri of Gibsons, B.C. and their children, Nicole, David, Brittany and Caitlin; her daughter Shelley and her husband Doug Peters of Didsbury and their children, Thomas and Andrea; Elsie's sister Muriel Blair of Edmonton, Elsie's sister Barbara and her husband Trevor Bowen of Trail, B.C.; brother-in-law Laverne and his wife Betty-Ann of Bassano and their families. Schooled at St. Mary's Convent, a year at Normal, and additional training at the Banff School of Fine Arts, The University of Calgary and University of Saskatchewan, her career spanned four decades and hundreds of students. Elsie began teaching in 1935 and had taught in Schuler, Samis School (near Olds), Rosemary where she met and married Grant Bodmer in 1944, Grassy Lake, Banff and finally Bassano, as well as substitute teaching in surrounding areas. She retired form teaching in 1974 to enjoy her art, music, reading, hockey, her home, her grandchildren and some travelling with Grant before his passing in 1987. Elsie was a Charter Member of the International Order of the Daughter of the Nile, past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, Mary Keohane Chapter, Bassano and provincially had served as Grand Choir Conductress and Grand Soloist. Friends and family are invited to a celebration of her life on Friday, October 10, at 2:30 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bassano, Rev. Dave Prowse officiating. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Mary Keohane Chapter Scholarship Fund, Box 38, Bassano, Alberta, T0J 0B0. For further information contract SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Brooks. Telephone: 1-403-362-4636.
(10/8/97) BOETTCHER _ Mr. Edward (Ed) William Boettcher of Calgary, passed away at his residence on Saturday, October 4, 1997, at the age of 77 years. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, October 8, 1997, at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Catholic Church (5340 - 4 Street S.W.), on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Foundation For Crohn's & Colitis, 7 - 11 Street N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Z2. In living memory of Ed Boettcher, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200.
(10/8/97) BOWLES _ Dorothy Olive Bowles passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on October 6, 1997 at the age of 86 years. Dorothy is survived by one stepson John Bowles and his wife of Canberra, Australia, and two grandsons, Michael and Karl; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her sisters, Bess Bergum, Margaret (Ervin) Pederson of Sedgewick and Kewpie (Jim) Baker of Camrose. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband John Albert "Bert" Bowles on October 3, 1989. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Canadian National Institute for the Blind (C.N.I.B.), 15 Colonel Baker Place N.E., Calgary, T2E 4Z3. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
(10/8/97) BREDIN _ Hugh Jackson. Peacefully on Saturday, October 4, 1997, Mr. Hugh Bredin of Edmonton passed away at the age of 54 years, after a one year battle with cancer. Hugh is survived by his loving wife, Vi; two stepdaughters, Desiree (Allan), and Angel (Kevin), both of Sherwood Park; three grandchildren, Justin, Jessica and Danielle; two brothers, Doug (Hanna) Bredin of Edmonton and Kurny Bradsen of Lumby, British Columbia; one sister Lynne Bredin of Courtenay, B.C.; three special nephews, Benjamin Bredin of Edmonton, Brad Bredin of North Vancouver, B.C. and Randy Bradsen of Vernon, B.C.; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and other family and friends in Alberta, British Columbia and overseas. Hugh was predeceased by his parents, Harold and Pearl Bredin. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. at HAINSTOCK'S FUNERAL HOME, 9810 - 34 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Sixth Floor, 9707 - 110 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5K 2L9. HAINSTOCK'S FUNERAL HOME, 9810 - 34 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6E 6L1. Telephone: 1-403-440-2999.
(10/8/97) BROST _ Alton (Tony) passed away at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre on October 5, 1997 at the age of 67 years, with his beloved wife Mrs. Dorothy Brost by his side. He is the loving father of Bob Brost, Sandy (Stan) Paulsen, Linda (Frank) Rodriguez, Doug Brost (Sharon), Debbie Brost (Terry Dann), all of Calgary; as well as four grandchildren, Sherri (Russ), Emilio, Marissa, Terrance; and one great-granddaughter Tegan. Tony is also survived by his mother Elsie Brost of Medicine Hat, AB; Ray (Helen) Brost of Creston, B.C., Lorraine (Bob) Retzer of Canyon, B.C., Wayne (Maureen) Brost of Calgary; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father Emanuel, his brothers, Vernon and Elroy. Tony was a veteran of the Korean War and an active member of the Bowness Legion Branch No. 238 and the Bowness Senior Citizen Club. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association (No. 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 0G8) or to Calgary Handi-Bus Association (231 - 37 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB, T2E 8J2). A Memorial Service will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.) on Friday, October 10, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Inurnment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME. Telephone: 403-272-5555.
(10/8/97) COOK _ Marjorie Florence Cook of Calgary, formerly of Montreal, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Bow View Manor on October 6, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Marge will always live in the hearts of her husband John; her daughters, Jill (Tom) Rutherford and Ginny (Gord) Bryant, both of Calgary; her son Randy (Bev) Hooper of Burlington, Ontario; six grandchildren, Doug, Ken, Mark, Jodie, Scott and Todd; and by her sisters, Mona Gad and Mickey Ross. She was predeceased by her first husband Doug Hooper and by her brother Herbert Crabtree. Marge was the founding president of the Women's Auxiliary of the Lakeshore General Hospital in Pointe Claire, Quebec. She leaves a legacy of love and friendship in all those whose lives she touched. A Memorial Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. If friends so desire, donations may be made to research at the Alzheimers Society of Canada. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Phone: 297-0888.
(10/8/97) COWIE _ Iris Marie Ann Cowie of Calgary passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 5, 1997, at the age of 80 years. She was born August 25, 1917 in Calgary. "A true lady that enjoyed life." Iris is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Vic and Marilynne Hall and their family; sister-in-law Ida Hall and her family; daughter-in-law Irene (Doug) Krala; three granddaughters, Jayanne (Darren) Dumais, Wendy (Shane) Harvey and Robyn Cowie; and three great-grandchildren, Amy, Mitchell, Cassidee. She was predeceased by her husband Norman, son Ronald and brother Stanley. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), today, October 8, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 1717 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 2N8, or to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Iris Cowie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.
(10/8/97) HANCOCK _ Roland (Ron) Lawrence passed away on September 30, 1997 at the age of 79. Ron was a Captain in the Canadian Armed Forces and served overseas in the Second World War. He is survived by daughter Carolyn (Rich) Hoffman; sons, Richard (Jan) Hancock and Robert (Teresa) Hancock; brother Bill (Ada) Hancock; sisters, Lois (Don) Brinton, Shirley (Terry) Wilkinson; and seven grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, October 8, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Jacques Chapel", 240 - 17 Avenue S.W. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Jacques Chapel", Directors. Phone: 297-0711.
(10/8/97) HUTCHISON _ Roberta passed away suddenly at the Foothills Hospital on October 6, 1997. Announcements to follow on Thursday. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555.
(10/8/97) JORGINSON _ Daisy. Mother passed away peacefully on October 4, 1997 at the Peter Lougheed Centre in her 86th year. Born September 5, 1911 in Selkirk, Manitoba, moving to Calgary in November 1941. Predeceased by her beloved husband Mindy, her youngest son Dennis, and youngest daughter Deborah. Left to mourn, are her beloved daughters, Shirley (Joe) Wensink, Elsie (Jack) Sing, Susie Palser of Calgary, Marlene (Ken) Dancey of Pine Lake, AB, Linda (Bob) Chiasson of Dartmouth, N.S., Teresa McBride at home; and daughter-in-law Judy (Don) Hill. Also her beloved sons, James (Margaret) Jorginson of Exshaw, AB, and Ted (Arlene) Jorginson of Lacombe. Mom is also survived by one sister Lil Walker of Winnipeg; as well as forty grandchildren, fifty great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Friends and relatives are invited for Visitation at JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W. on Wednesday, October 8, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Jacques Funeral Home, Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, T2T 5C7, or to a charity of the donor's choice. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Jacques Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0711.
(10/8/97) LENZ _ Alfred Paul (Al) Lenz, beloved husband of Vera Lenz of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 5, 1997 at the age of 61 years. Besides his loving wife, Al is also survived by his stepson and daughter-in-law, Clare and Susan Lough of Coalhurst, Alberta; and his stepdaughter Beverley Wickett of Belleville, Ontario; seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Doris, brother Robert Lenz, both of Lethbridge; two nieces, Christine and Karen, and a nephew Don. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Al Lenz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.
(10/8/97) MIX _ With grace, faith and dignity, Irma Mix, beloved wife of Arnold, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, October 6, 1997 at the age of 57 years. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and loved ones at Rosedale Hospice, Calgary, after a very lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. She was born and raised on the family farm with her ten brothers and sisters. She enjoyed being a wife, mother and grandmother to her husband Arnold, daughter Brenda Eisbrenner (Rob) and grandchildren, Shelby and Brodie; son Darcy Mix (Helen) and grandchildren, Stephen and Brock. If friends so desire, donations may be made in memory of Irma, to Rosedale Hospice. Funeral Service to be held at Salem Evangelical Missionary Church at 235 - 8A St. N.E. on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 1:00 p.m.
(10/8/97) MOODIE _ Jean Isobel (nee Eldridge) passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Sunday, October 5, 1997 at the age of 90 years. She is survived by her son Douglas William, Calgary, daughter-in-law Verna, and grandsons, Kent and Kyle; son Robert Francis, Port Moody, B.C. and granddaughter Debbie; brother Charles Eldridge and wife Kay, Hamilton, Ont.; and many nieces and nephews. Jean was predeceased by her husband Norman Francis Moodie. A Private Memorial Service will be held by the family at a later date. Many thanks to the staff of Jackson House, Cedars Villa and Foothills Hospital for their tender loving care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements and Cremation in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.
(10/8/97) NEWLAND _ Frederick Newland passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 7, 1997 at the age of 76 years. Announcements later by FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Phone: 297-0888.
(10/8/97) NICHOLAS _ Mr. Horace Edward Nicholas of Calgary, aged 87 years, passed away at the Colonel Belcher Hospital on October 5, 1997 after a lengthy illness. Horace served for six years in the Royal Canadian Army during the European Campaign in World War II. He was discharged with the rank of Sergeant Major. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Don Taylor of Copper Cliff, Ontario; and a son and daughter-in-law, Horace and Jenelle of Phoenix, Arizona; thirteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Alice in 1987, his daughter Geri Pernambucgand her husband Bert. A Private Memorial Service was held. In living memory of Horace Nicholas, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.
(10/8/97) RIVERS _ Robert (Bob), beloved husband of Mrs. Irene Rivers of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on October 5, 1997 at the age of 73 years. Bob is survived by his two sisters-in-law, Alice (Werner) Schwabe, and Bernice Hamilton. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial Services will be held at North Calgary Legion Branch No. 264 (1910 Kensington Road N.W., Calgary, AB) in the R.K.R. on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment held at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements and Cremation entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 kms East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555.
(10/8/97) ROUGHSEDGE _ Marjorie Leah (nee Morrill) passed away on October 1, 1997 at the age of 85. Marjorie is survived by her daughter Lee Tymchuk, son-in-law John, grandchildren, Lydia, Michael and Jason; and four great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on October 11, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. at Memorial Park Library, 1221 - 2 Street S.W. Parking at Impark on 12 Avenue and 2 Street S.W. Memorial tributes may be sent to the Alberta Wilderness Association, Calgary. In living memory of Marjorie, who loved the natural world, a tree will be planted by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes.
(10/8/97) SIMMONDS _ Alec Duncan Simmonds, passed away suddenly at Clearwater, B.C. on Friday, October 3, 1997 at the age of 27 years. Alec will be joyously remembered by his wife Jennifer; his parents, Roy and Marilyn; his brother Neil; his sister Vanessa; and grandmother Ivy Pike; as well as many other family members and friends; and we cannot forget "Cujo". Alec lived life to the fullest and accepted and enjoyed each each new challenge. He anticipated with excitement the role of parenthood, especially with the arrival of his first child expected on his birthday, January 11. Funeral Services will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre), on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Randy Rohrick of the Rockyview Alliance Church officiating. Cremation to follow. In keeping with his love for soccer, in lieu of flowers, Alec would have liked donations to be made to the I.E.S.C. (International Eastside Soccer Club), P.O. Box 20033, R.P.O. Calgary Place, Calgary, AB, T2P 4J2 for the benefit of all kids that love the game. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
(10/8/97) TAYLOR-FORKHEIM _ Sandra Rae Taylor, aged 36 years, passed away peacefully on October 5, 1997 in Calgary. Her memory will be cherished by her loving husband Michael, her beautiful girls, Mikaela (six) and Lexi (four); parents, Ron and Evelyn Taylor; brothers, Mark (Wendy), Glenn (Karen); sister Lynda (Gordon Timm); cousin Tara MacEachern; and five nieces and nephews. She will also be sadly missed by Michael's family, parents, Al and Mary Forkheim; brothers, Paul, Terry (Karen), Alan (Margaret), Mark; sister Louise (James Smith); and nine nieces and nephews. Sandra fought a courageous battle with breast cancer, a disease which afflicted her with complications for almost two years. Our special thanks go to Homecare, the staff of Unit 57 at The Tom Baker Cancer Centre (especially her good friend Jo), Dr. Patterson, and to Roxanne, Colleen, Sherri, and many others for their love, friendship and support. Sandra was raised in Calgary and received her Education Degree from the University of Calgary in 1983. Her teaching career led her to the Albert Vocational College, where she helped to initiate a new program to assist women in science and technology (W.I.S.T.). Her colleagues and students were a great inspiration during her illness. A Memorial Celebration will be held on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 2:30 p.m. at the Euro-Canadian Cultural Centre, 3127 Bowwood Drive N.W. Children are welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made either to the Unit 57 Patient Comfort Fund, Foothills Hospital, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, or to Homecare - Palliative Program, P.O. Box 4016, Station C, 320 - 17 Avenue S.W. Calgary, AB, T2T 5T1. In respect of Sandra's wishes, her ashes will be scattered in the mountains where she loved to be. We will remember Sandra as she saw herself as a "Free Spirit". FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
(10/8/97) THOMAS _ Adelyn Joan (nee Knutson) passed away peacefully at the Agape Manor Hospice on October 6, 1997 at the age of 64. Adelyn is survived by her two children, Craig Thomas of Victoria, B.C., Karen (Ron) MacKenzie; by her granddaughter Avery; by her niece Edith Svendson (Rod) Thompson, all of Calgary; as well as by numerous other nieces and nephews in Edmonton and B.C. She is sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Special thanks to all of the exceptional staff at Agape Manor Hospice. Memorial Services to be conducted at the Chapel of FIRST MEMORIAL, 1635 - 17 Avenue S.W., on Friday, October 10, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 1B8. For information call 297-0717.
(10/8/97) TJOSTHEIM _ David "T.J." Tjostheim, beloved husband of Mary Rogers of Nobleford-Barons area and formerly of Nampa, AB, passed away suddenly as the result of an industrial accident on Saturday, October 4, 1997 at the age of 58 years. Besides his loving wife, he is survived by his family, Gaylene and Rollie von Stackelberg of Calgary, Frances and Dean Walker of Calgary, Sandra and Terry Miller of Edmonton, Colleen Tjostheim and Keith Brillon of Calgary, Ken Rogers and Rhonda Kemble of Lethbridge, and Jennifer and Jeff Phillips of Nobleford; as well as four grandchildren, Candace and Nicole von Stackelberg, and Bradley and Miranda Miller. He is also survived by his parents, Erling and Violet Tjostheim of Penticton, B.C.; his sister Helen Brownlee of Red Deer; four brothers, Ed and Shirley Tjostheim of Sherwood Park, Eric Tjostheim and Elaine Matthews of Nampa, Ralph and Beth Tjostheim of Rocky Mountain House, Steve Tjostheim of Wetaskiwin; and by special friends, Dick and Olive Metz and family; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Robert in 1990. Born on December 2, 1938 in Lac Magloire, Alberta. Dave was raised and educated in Nampa, AB. At the age of fifteen, he started in the trucking industry, delivering fuel for drilling rigs. For the next forty-three years Dave was associated in many aspects of the trucking, road construction and farming industries. He has seen most of Western Canada and the U.S. and can relate to his favorite song "I've been everywhere, man". Dave coached hockey and girls softball and was an avid curler. His passion was his horses. Dave will be sadly missed by his family, and many friends and associates. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, October 10, 1997 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McKillop United Church, 2329 - 15 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, October 11, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Gloria Miller officiating. Interment to follow in Archmount Cemetery., In lieu of other donations, memorial tributes may be made to S.T.A.R.S., (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), P.O. Box 670, Calgary, AB, T2E 8M7 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317 - 10 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2M7. Honored to serve the family, CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 7B1. Phone: 1-403-381-7777.
(10/8/97) WILLIAMSON _ John (Jack) Williamson passed away at home on Saturday, October 4, 1997 at the age of 72 years. Jack will be sadly missed by his son Ken (Mina), and their daughter Erin; and daughters, Colleen (Allan) Macleod and Wendy (Ross) Kirkpatrick. Also surviving are sisters, LeEtta (Bill) Hay, Vivian (Bob) Worth; and brothers, Ray (Jen) and Ron (Helen); as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Laura in October 1988. A Memorial Service will be held, 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 9, at Parkdale United Church, 2919 - 8 Avenue N.W., with Rev. Jan Craig officiating. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Jack's memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
(10/8/97) YEREX _ Mrs. Reta Mary Mildred Yerex of Strathmore, Alberta was born September 4, 1923 in Craigmyle, Alberta. She was promoted to heaven on October 7, 1997 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary. Reta was the only daughter of pioneer homesteaders Norman and Beatrice McRae. She was predeceased by her parents and two older brother, Stan (Graydon) McRae of New Westminster, B.C., and Harvey McRae of Wetaskiwin. She is survived by her husband of fifty-seven years, Art Yerex of Strathmore; her younger brother Rod McRae of Peace River; her two children, Darcy (Fern) Yerex of Calgary and Retalee (Dennis) Ratzlaff of Surrey, B.C.; five grandchildren, Holly (Lee) Thiessen of Priddis, Darin (Robin) Yerex and Danny Yerex of Calgary, Dana Ratzlaff and Darcy Ratzlaff of Surrey; five great-grandchildren, Brett, Tanner and Paige Thiessen of Priddis, and Odessa and Talena Yerex of Calgary. Funeral Service Saturday, October 11, 1997 at Strathmore Alliance Church at 11:00 a.m., Pastor Darrell Young officiating. Interment Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made directly to the Salvation Army (1402 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, T2N 1B9). WHEATLAND FUNERAL HOME LTD. (Strathmore) in care of arrangements. Phone: 934-5666.
(10/8/97) de WAAL _ Miss Johanna (Anne) de Waal of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on October 6, 1997 at the age of 83 years. A native Calgarian, Miss de Wall had lived here all of her life. She was a long-standing member of the C.W.L. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Miss de Waal managed the De Waal Apartment Building with her brother Ted. She is survived by a brother and two sisters-in-law, Theodore and Eva, and Audrey; nephews and nieces, John, Mari Jo, Ted, Nicole and Marilyn; a great-nephew John Marcel, and a great-niece Allison, all of Calgary. She is also survived by her cousins, Helen Groenen, Betty and Ernie Schultz, Audrey and Helmeth Cornils, Harry and Marylyn Van Ryzewieck and Con Klink; as well as numerous other relatives in Holland. She was predeceased by her parents, Mary and Theodore de Waal, and a brother John. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (610 - 2 Avenue N.E.), on Friday, October 10, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. William H. Trienekens, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. The family extend their gratitude to the staff of Unit 54 at the Peter Lougheed Centre. In living memory of Johanna de Waal, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.
Putney, Smith, Thiele, Vande Moere Genealogy|Smith| Obituaries, Calgary, AB|E-mail

Document Date: October 1997 - revised Jan 2003
URL: http://members.tripod.com/~PutneyS/