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Oct 09, 1997


(10/9/97) BAXTER _ Rose Christina Baxter of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital on October 7, 1997 at the age of 69 years. She was a native Calgarian and lived here all of her life. She is survived by her beloved husband Robert Randolf; and her two loving daughters, Judy and her husband Minoru Ueda, and Lynda and her husband Steve Conway; and her sister Jessie Laverick. A Memorial Service will be announced later. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Brain Injury Association of Alberta, 808 Manning Road N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 7N8. Phone: 207-5606.
(10/9/97) 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.
(10/9/97) BRAINE _ Alec Reginald Braine of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on October 7, 1997, after a short illness at the age of 92 years. In living memory of Alec Braine, 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.
(10/9/97) 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.
(10/9/97) COLUMBUS _ Mrs. Julia Columbus passed away October 7, 1997 at the Foothills Hospital. Julia was 73 years old and is survived by eight children, Bennie, Cathrine, Connie, Monica, Dolly, Gloria, Arthur, and Johanna; twenty-six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and special friends, Mrs. Samy, and Mark. She will be remembered as a strong women who was dedicated to her family, and God. Thank-you for giving us so much of your life, we love you. Prayers will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, October 10, 1997 at 8:00 p.m. with Visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas More Catholic Church (15 Templebow Road N.E.) on Saturday, October 11, 1997 at 9:00 a.m. with Rev. William Corcoran, Celebrant. Interment to follow at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Canadian Diabetes Association (No. 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 0G8). 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.
(10/9/97) COPPENS _ Gerry Coppens, beloved husband of Lorelei Coppens of Calgary, passed away peacefully at home on October 8, 1997 at the age of 42 years. Gerry will also be dearly missed by his children, Jennifer and Steven; his mother Diane Coppens of Winnipeg; a brother Terrance (Holly) Coppens of Winnipeg; a sister Shirley (Jim) Metcalf of Didsbury; and numerous nieces, nephew and other relatives and friends. Gerry was predeceased by his father Gislaine and a sister Doreen. Gerry had worked for eighteen years with Calgary Transit. Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at Rocky View Garden of Peace Funeral Home (16 Avenue and 100 Street (Garden Road) N.E.) on Friday, October 10, 1997 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Rocky View Garden of Peace Funeral Home on Saturday, October 11, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 4N2. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602.
(10/9/97) DYCK _ John Dyck, passed away peacefully at home in Calgary on October 4, 1997 at the age of 80 years. John was predeceased by his loving wife Katherine Spencer in April of 1996, and two brothers, George and Abe. He will be sadly missed by his children, Alice Spencer; Stan Spencer, and great-grandson Dustin; Larry (Glayne) Spencer, and their children, Dylan and Stephanie; Dorothy Andersen; Lorna (Peter) Pelletier and Charles Spencer. John is also survived by nineteen grandchildren, thirty-seven great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandson. John was born in Manitoba and served overseas with the Canadian Army during World War II. He worked for a time building grain elevators; then drove truck for Hill and Hill Security Moving Companies and then was employed with the City of Calgary, Street and Maintenance Department, retiring in 1984. Funeral Service at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Saturday, October 11, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602.
(10/9/97) FISCHER _ Clara Fischer passed away suddenly but peacefully on October 6, 1997. Clara joined the family of Margaret and Art Davis in 1944 and became the confidante of all of the family - including children, Diane, Gail, Brian and Dorothy; and grandchildren, Dermott, Meghann, Lewis, Arthur, Frank, Lauren, and Gillian - for all of those fifty-three years. She was a friend, an anchor and a beloved companion to us all. We will miss her so much. She is survived by one brother Roy (Irene) of Richmound, SK; three sisters-in-law, Ida Fischer, Carrie Fischer, Mary Fischer, all of Medicine Hat; eleven nephews, ten nieces, numerous great-nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her parents, August and Magdalina, one sister Magdalina Tschritter, four brothers, August, Jack, Philip and Bill, one brother-in-law Dave Tschritter, one sister-in-law Martha Fischer. Clara was born on June 30, 1922 in Irvine, Alberta and attended school at Ehman and Hilda School. A Celebration of Clara's life will take place at the HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W., Calgary at 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 10, 1997. Interment, Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who so desire may make donations to the War Amputations of Canada. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
(10/9/97) HARRISON _ Angie, suddenly in Nemwkarket, Ontario on September 2, 1997 Angie Harrison, beloved wife od David Harrison, dearest mother of Shane Harrison and wife Kelly of Dunrobin, Ontario and Chase Harrison of Newmarket. grandmother of Jessica Paige Harrison, daughter of Leontien Hoelzel of Calgary and Wolfgang Hoelzel of Germany. dearly sister of Harry Hoelzel and wife Karen of Ashburn and Willi Hoezel of Calgary. Memorial Services held at Hope Lutheran Church, 3527 Boulton Road N.W., Calgary, Saturday, October 11, 1997 at 11:00 a.m.
(10/9/97) HOPLEY _ James H. "Jim" A golden heart stopped beating two working hands at rest. July 14, 1905 - October 7, 1997. Jim Hopley passed away peacefully at the Forest Grove Centre, October 7, 1997 at the age of 92 years. He is survived by his stepdaughter Jean Ramcharran (Vince) and family. He is also survived by his dear friend Nelda Morrison and family, as well as other family members in Wales. Jim was a very special loving, caring person who always had a smile and a kind word for everyone he met. His gentleness and great sense of humour will be remembered by all family and friends. The family wishes to thank the nursing staff at the Forest Grove Centre and the Peter Lougheed Centre for their excellent care. Funeral Services will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre) on Friday, October 10, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. followed by Interment in Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, AB, T2T 5C7. Arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100.
(10/9/97) HUTCHISON _ Roberta Frances (nee Davis) passed away suddenly at the Foothills Hospital on October 6, 1997. Roberta is survived by her husband Burt; son Gordon; daughter Debbie (Rob) Culshaw; two grandchildren, Gwyn and Ashley Culshaw; brother F. Murray "Bud" (Dot) Davis; as well as many family. She was predeceased by her father Bob in August 1973, and her mother Marjorie in March 1997. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, October 11, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. 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.
(10/9/97) JORGINSON _ Daisy. Mother passed away peacefully on October 4, 1997 at the Peter Lougheed Centre in her 86th year. Funeral Services will be held at JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W., today, 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.
(10/9/97) MORRIS _ John Rafferty passed away at 72 years of age. John is survived by his loving wife Joyce; three sons, Danny (Pat) and their son Michael, Phillip, and Graham (Robin); two stepsons, Glen (Sophia) Thompson and their daughter Jessie, Blair (Sandy) Thompson and their children, Bradley and Kelsey. John is also survived by his brother George (Joan) and their family. Memorial Services will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, October 10 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada (1717 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 2N8) or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 3Y6). 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.
(10/9/97) MURISON _ Mrs. Phyllis Louise (nee McMillen) passed away at her home on September 30, 1997 at the age of 63 years. She is survived by her loving husband Bob, Calgary; son Steve, Calgary; daughter and son-in-law, Barb and Greg Lomow of Herndon, Virginia; her sister Pat Hornecker, Nanton; and eleven nieces and nephews. She received her early education at Banff and Nanton. Graduated from the Holy Cross School of Nursing in 1955. Received her ARCT from the Royal Conservatory of Music in 1973 and a B.A. from the University of Calgary in 1982. Her children were her pride and joy. If desired, donations may be made to the SPCA or Salvation Army. Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
(10/9/97) NEWLAND _ Frederick "Fred" E. passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 7, 1997 at the age of 76 years. Fred is survived by his wife Adeline; his children, Jeffrey, Joel, Ayla (Janis), Jocelyn and her husband Lon Prete; and two granddaughters, Jasmine and Madisen Prete. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Friday, October 10, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Grant Dawson of Knox United Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, T2G 0G8. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
(10/9/97) ROBINSON _ Debra Lynn Robinson passed away suddenly after a brief illness at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on October 7, 1997 at the age of 40 years. Debbie is the loving mother of two daughters, Lisa Marie and Amanda Lee Peffers. She is also survived by her parents, Helen and Ken Robinson; one brother Ed Robinson and his wife Wanda and their children, Keith, Kevin, Kris and Michael. She is also survived by her dear friend Kim Anderson; and her grandparents, Evelyn and Les Robins. We watched you suffer, We heard you sigh, All we could do was stand by. For when your time came, We suffered too, You never deserved, All you went through. God took your hand, From our hands you part, He released your pain, But broke our hearts. We think of you silence, We will often speak your name, All we have are memories, And your picture in a frame. We know you will always live on through us, Although our hearts cannot see, Why god needed you so soon, We understand in His arms you will be. A funeral Service will be held at MEMORIES FUNERAL CHAPEL, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E. on Friday, October 10, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to S.T.A.R.S., Box 570, 1441 Aviation Road N.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2E 8M7. Arrangements in care of MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E. Telephone: 216-1386.
(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.
(10/9/97) SHIBLEY _ Eva Martha Shibley of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Father Lacombe Nursing Home on Wednesday, October 8, 1997 at the age of 83 years. Eva is survived by her nieces, Cathy (Norman) Howarth of Calgary, Eva (Wayne) Donovan of Sydney, NS, and Marilyn (Brian) Cotterell; as well as her brother-in-law Norman Gilliham of Calgary. She is predeceased by her sisters, Rose and Jenny, and her brother Tommy. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Father Lacombe Nursing Home (332 - 146 Avenue S.E.) on Friday, October 10, 1997 at 11:15 a.m. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575.
(10/9/97) 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 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.
(10/9/97) 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) 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 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., 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. Telephone: 1-403-381-7777.
(10/9/97) 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. John Moules 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.
(10/9/97) WILSON _ Jordan Scott Wilson, beloved baby boy of Christine Pezarro and Todd Wilson, was born still on September 30, 1997. He is dearly missed by his parents, his brothers, Tyler and Luke Wilson; his grandparents, Virginia Wilson, and Theo and Hilda Pezarro; his uncles, Scott Wilson, Mark Pezarro and Tim Pezarro; his aunt Janet Pezarro; spouses of his uncles and aunt, and numerous cousins. A Private Funeral Service will be held on October 10, 1997. The Wilson family wishes to extend special thanks to Doctor Janet Rogers for her needed help and support during the delivery. Also, special thanks goes to Dr. Mainprize, nurse Alana Wall and other nursing staff on Unit 52 at the Foothills Hospital for their kindness and support. "Don't listen to the foolish unbelievers who say forget. Take up your armful of roses and remember them the flower and the fragrance. But as his gone-ness piles in white crystal drifts, It will be the blossom of his moment the warmth on your belly, the tiny fingers unfolding, the new face you've always known, That has changed you. Take his moment, and hold it As every parent does He will always be your son And when the sitting is done you'll find bitter grief could never poison the sweetness of his time." J. Digman - adapted Jordan will always be remembered and very dearly loved by his family. Friends, who so desire, may send donations to the Foothills Hospital Foundation for the NICU (Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit) at 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 2T9. Arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
(10/9/97) 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.
(10/9/97) 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 Waal 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 Ryzewyk 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), today, 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.
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Document Date: October 1997 - revised Jan 2003
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