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October 13 & 14


(10/14/97)

AUSENHUS _ Calvin Wayne Ausenhus passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 10, 1997 at the age of 44 years. He was born in Didsbury, Alberta on April 11, 1953, where he received his high school education. He went on to receive his degree in Agriculture at the University of Alberta. He married Beverley Howlett on December 13, 1975. Living in Disbury, his career included farming, commodities brokerage, and agri-marketing. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Beverley; three children, daughter Kari of Calgary; two sons, Shaun and Erik at home in Didsbury; his parents, Don and Leta Ausenhus of Didsbury; one brother, Merlin of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Ellen (Royal) Stewart of Calgary, Jeanine White of Calgary; eleven nieces and nephews; aunts, Mildred Ausenhus of Victoria, B.C., Lois Ausenhus of San Diego, CA, Marguerite McCrae of Calgary, Dorothy Monner of Milo, AB; uncle Rowland Jackson of Calgary, AB, and great-aunt Alice Ausenhus of Victoria, B.C.; and numerous cousins, as well as many friends and neighbours. Calvin was predeceased by his brother Marvin, his grandparents, Od and Louise Ausenhus, and William and Agnes Jackson. If desired, memorial donations may be given to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada (Calgary Chapter). MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPELS - DIDSBURY, entrusted with arrangements. Telephone 1-403-335-4773.



(10/15/97)

ADAMS _ Kathleen Jane, after a lengthy illness at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ont., on Monday, October 13, 1997, in her 73rd year. Kay Adams (nee Beckett), of Orillia, beloved wife of the late Melvin Adams. Loving mother of Marlene and husband Talbot Thalen of Angus, Sherilyn and husband John Whittenberg of Calgary, Alberta, Cindy and husband Ron MacIver, Gerry and Peter, all of Orillia; loving grandmother of Ashley and Michael. Dear sister of Walter and wife Velma, and Lillian and husband Jim Graham, all of Eau Claire. Sister-in-law of Lyle Adams and wife Vera, Clifford Adams and wife Mamie, all of Eau Claire, and Jack and wife Reta of Hamilton. The late Mrs. Kathleen Adams will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West Street, North, Orillia, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday and 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service in the Chapel, Friday afternoon, October 17, at 1:00 p.m. Interment St. Andrew's - St. James' Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.


(10/15/97)

BAXTER _ Rose Christina Baxter of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital on October 7, 1997 at the age of 69 years. Rose is survived by her beloved husband Robert (Bob); her two loving daughters, Judy and her husband Minoru, and Lynda and her husband Steve; and her dear sister Jessie Laverick. Rose was born at her home in Calgary on May 10, 1928 to Mr. and Mrs. William Hamilton and lived in Calgary all her life. She attended school at King Edward and Western Canada High School and was always very active in sports. She started speed skating at the Crystal Skating Rink where she met and later married her husband Bob. Rose competed in provincial speed skating championships and later was very active in figure skating both at the Calgary Winter Club and Calalta Skating Club. Her other interests included a lifetime association with the Girl Guides of Canada. But above all, she was a devoted mother and loving wife. Rose and Bob celebrated their Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary on September 1, 1997. A Memorial Service will be held at SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH 3818 - 14A Street S.W. at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 17. Friends are also invited to meet the family after the Service at the Baxter residence, 4003 Crestview Road S.W. Out of respect for Mrs. Rose Baxter, A.G. Baxter Contracting Ltd. will be closed Friday, October 17, 1997. We would like to thank the Calgary Home Care Program for their extended support and service. We also send a special thanks to Unit 74 and all staff of the Rockyview Hospital for their kindness. 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. Telephone: 207-5606.


(10/15/97)

BIBBY _ John Bibby, beloved husband of Leona Bibby of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Monday, October 13, 1997 at the age of 86 years. John was born on November 9, 1910 in Lancaster, England and emigrated from England with his parents to Alberta. He met and married Leona Clarke in 1937 and remained happily married for sixty years. John had a very successful career as a school Principal/Vice Principal for thirty years. He led a very active and fulfilling retirement and showed a keen interest in wilderness activities such as cross-country skiing, canoeing, hiking, cycling and camping. Besides his loving wife, John is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Malcolm and Marion Bibby of Ottawa, ON; his daughter and son-in-law, Lee and Doug Dartnell of Calgary; as well as three grandchildren, Julie, Jana and Katie. He is also survived by his sister Ethel Haslett of Edmonton, AB; his sister-in-law Emily Bibby of Westlock, AB; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. John is predeceased by his son Bruce in 1967. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, October 16, 1997, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Midlands United Church (250 - 146 Avenue S.E.), on Friday, October 17, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Duncan Barwise officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in John's memory directly to the Trans Canada Trail Foundation, 5417 Centre Crescent N.W., Calgary, T2K 0V5. In living memory of John Bibby, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575.


(10/15/97)

BRAITHENBACK _ Lawrence, of Calgary, passed away October 13, 1997 at the age of 78 years. The Members of the Plumbers, Steam-fitters, Welders and Sprinklerfitters Union, Local 496, extend their deepest sympathy to the family.


(10/15/97)

BRONSCH _ It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs. Mavis Bronsch, (nee Madole) on October 13, 1997 at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary at the age of 72 years. Mavis was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on July 23, 1925. In 1991 she moved to Calgary where she lived very happily. Mavis will be lovingly remembered by her family, Jacquie Leask and husband Robert of Calgary; Ronald Bronsch and wife Darlene of Regina; Mervin Bronsch and wife Kelly of Surrey, B.C. She is also survived by her sister Muriel Denton of Saskatoon; and brother Cecil Madole and wife Lomie of Calgary. She will be sadly missed by her twelve grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren who she loved very much. She was predeceased by her husband Fred in 1974, brother Carl in 1942, and sister Mona Thauburger in 1991. Funeral Services will be held in Regina on Saturday, October 18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. followed by Interment with her late husband. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Salvation Army. Mavis passed on peacefully and we are very thankful. Arrangements and forwarding in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.


(10/14/97)

BRICE _ On Friday, October 10, 1997, Burt Brice of Calgary, formerly of Perth, Ontario and Hull, Quebec, passed away at the Foothills Hospital at the age of 74 years. He is the loving husband of forty-six years of Wynne Brice; father of sons, Michael and Martin and wife Terry, all of Calgary. He is also survived by his brother Peter and sister Cynthia; and his two nieces, all of Britain. Private Funeral Services will be held with Cremation to follow. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6), or to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, (1717 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 2N8). Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME LTD. Telephone: 228-4422.


(10/15/97)

CALDERWOOD _ David Alexander, August 5, 1935 - October 12, 1997. Dave will be missed by daughter Cindy Horne (Sarah, Clayton); son Gary and his wife Norma (Glenn, Meghan); Gary and Cindy's mother Julie; sister and brother-in-law, Ethel and Ornan Huber; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Linda, Herb and Kaye, Ken and Tracy, Glenn and Elise. This loss will also be felt by Aunt Leola Calderwood, many nieces, nephews and cousins. A Memorial Service will be held at Altadore Baptist Church (4304 - 16 Street S.W., Calgary) on Friday, October 17, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Crowsnest Lake Bible Camp, Box 250, Coleman, Alberta, T0K 0M0 or to the Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1B8. In living memory of David Calderwood, 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.


(10/14/97)

CORMIER _ Mrs. Dorothy Cormier of Calgary passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on October 12, 1997 at the age of 79 years. Dorothy was born in Calgary and lived and went to school in Inglewood. She was united in marriage to Raymond Cormier in 1943. She travelled extensively throughout Canada with her husband who was with the Royal Canadian Air Force. They returned to the Inglewood area in 1969 and were active in the Community Association. She was an avid lover of bingo. She is survived by one son Brian and his wife Dale Cormier of Calgary; a twin brother George (Joan) Nutall of Chatham, Ontario; a step-daughter Rena (Bill) Drezdoff and family of Vancouver, BC; and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond in 1990. Special thanks to Dr. R. Sawa for his care and kindness to Dorothy. Thanks also to the staff at the Crossbow Auxiliary Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment of cremated remains to take place at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Arthritis Society, 105, 1301 - 8 Street S.W., Calgary T2R 1B7. At Foster's Funeral Homes annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service, an "Ornamental Dove" will be dedicated in memory of Dorothy. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.


(10/14/97)

COTTON _ Gordon James Cotton died peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre in Cochrane, on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Gordon will be lovingly remembered by his daughter and son-in-law, Judy (Brian) Pelchat; and grandchildren, Adrienne and Graeme of Whitehorse, Yukon; dear friend Betty Young of Cochrane; sisters, Edna Castonia of Osoyoos, BC., Evelyn (Omer) Gallant of Turner Valley, Lilian (Al) Crowder of Kempeville, Ontario, Midge Dryden of Estevan, Sask; and brothers, Fred of Taber, AB, and Ray (Hazel) of Brooks, AB; and numerous nieces and nephews. Gordon was predeceased by his wife Bea, his parents, Alice and James, and mother-in-law Pat. Gordon was a farmer and businessman in the Cochrane area from the early 1950's until his retirement in 1981, prior to that he ranched with his brother in the Brooks area, where he grew up, and spent several years in the Air Force during and after World War II. He was actively involved in many community organizations and sat on the council of the M.D. of Rockyview for many years. This was a role he took very seriously. Gordon was a man of tremendous dignity and personal courage. His quiet sense of humour will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. Funeral Services will be held at The Rockyview Garden of Peace on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 2:00 p.m., Pastor Dave Pahl of the Bethany Care Centre officiating. Friends unable to attend Thursday's service are invited to a Memorial Service at the Bethany Care Centre, 302 Quigley Drive, Cochrane, Alberta on Friday, October 17, 1997 at 2:30 p.m.. Gordon had a tremendous love of and concern for children. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road, S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7. Funeral arrangements in care of COCHRANE FUNERAL SERVICES. Telephone: 403-932-4452.


(10/14/97)

D'ARCY _ Marjorie G. D'Arcy of Calgary passed away at the Beverly Care Centre on Saturday, October 11, 1997 at the age of 93 years. Marjorie and Thomas G. (Gerry) D'Arcy were married in 1926. While Gerry worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway, Marjorie was actively involved volunteering with the Red Cross for seventeen years, The Alberta General Hospital Volunteers' Association for over thirty years, and was a member of Central United Church since 1945. She is the loving mother of two sons, William G. D'Arcy of St. Louis, Missouri and Robert B. D'Arcy of Vancouver, BC; two granddaughters, Charlotte D'Arcy and Lorraine D'Arcy; as well as four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Gerry, in 1978. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Wayne Lewry of Central United Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Marjorie D'Arcy, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES. Telephone: 403-243-8200.


(10/14/97)

DAVIS _ Lovina May Davis, beloved wife of John Charles Davis, passed away peacefully at her residence surrounded by family on October 10, 1997 at the age of 78 years. Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 12:00 p.m. Cremation 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.


(10/14/97)

DEAR _ Timothy Herbert, passed away at home on October 9, 1997, in the loving care and company of his family and companion Barclay. A Memorial Service will he held at St. Martin's Anglican Church, 2210 - 28 Street S.W. on Tuesday, October 14, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, AB, T2T 5C7, or a charity of the donor's choice. For information call First Memorial at 297-0717.


(10/14/97)

DIETRICH _ Teresa Mary, (nee Fraser), passed away at the Rockyview Lodge, Crossfield, Alberta, on October 9, 1997, at the age of 91 years. Teresa was born on October 5, 1906 in Letellier, Manitoba. The Fraser family moved to Edmonton in 1911, she married James J. Dietrich in 1933 and together with their family they moved to Calgary in 1950. Teresa was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church for many years. For Teresa, her family was always first and foremost and she will be remembered as a loving mother and proud grandmother. Teresa is survived by a son Jim Dietrich; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Marg Anderson (John), Kathleen Duquesne (George), all of Calgary, Grace Johnson of Rockland, Ontario and Helen Van Tintelen (Stef) of Calgary. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Teresa was predeceased by her husband Jim, three brothers, a sister and a grandson Steve Dietrich. A Private Family Service has been held. Teresa's family would like to thank Dr. Collingridge and the staff of the Rockyview Lodge for their exceptional assistance during mothers four year stay. In living memory of Teresa Dietrich, 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.


(10/15/97)

DUBEAU _ Delphis Joseph Dubeau, beloved husband of Mrs. Mary Dubeau of Calgary, passed away at the Central Park Lodge on October 9, 1997, after a brief illness at the age of 88 years. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Wednesday, October 15, 1997, at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. Bernie Black officiating. Graveside service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Telephone: 228-4422.


(10/14/97)

DURANT _ Mary Beatrice (Bea) Durant (nee Gibbons) of Calgary, passed away peacefully at home on October 13, 1997, after a courageous thirteen month struggle with cancer, at the age of 67 years. Bea will be deeply missed by Russ, her loving husband of forty-eight years; her children, Marjie and her husband Randy Ottenbreit, Ron and his wife Fran Durant, Kathy and her husband Wilf Wietgrefe, Marilyn and her husband Casey Vandenboer and Doug and his wife Joanne Durant; her sister Doreen Ford; her grandchildren, friends, and family pet Boomer. Bea was a loving, inspirational, graceful and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Countless people will miss her wisdom, humour, compassion and gentle spirit. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 10:00 a.m.. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made either directly to the Home Care (Senior Operating Officer, Home Care, P.O. Box 4016, Station C, Calgary, Alberta T2T 5T1) or to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T6. The family would like to express their deep appreciation to the team at Home Care, Continuing Care Calgary Regional Health Authority and, in particular, Pam Brown. Their dedicated service assisted greatly in fulfilling Bea's wish to remain at home. In living memory of Bea Durant, 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.


(10/15/97)

FRASER _ Charles Donald Fraser of Calgary, passed away October 12, 1997 at the age of 26 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200.


(10/14/97)

GOODSIR _ Mrs. Jean (Jeannie) Goodsir of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on October 11, 1997 after a brief illness at the age of 82 years. Jeannie was born March 26, 1915 in Glasgow, Scotland and moved to Calgary in 1953. She worked at the Calgary Ranchman's Club for three years, then went on to work at the Calgary Petroleum Club for twenty-eight years. Jeannie was a Past Worthy Matron, Order of the Eastern Star Unity Chapter Number 26, and was presently a member of the North Star Chapter. She had held the office of Sergeant at Arms of the Royal Canadian Legion, Kensington Branch 264. She also belonged to the St. Andrew's Community Painting Group until 1996. Jeannie will be remembered by those who knew and loved her for her cheerful spirit and her sense of humor. Jeannie is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Margaret Williams and Caroline and Don Moore; two grandsons, Stephen C. Williams and Brian McPhillips; a granddaughter Lisa Goodsir-Greco; and four great-grandchildren, all of Calgary. She is also survived by two sisters, Norma Barr of Vancouver Island and Rosa Stirling of Toronto; two brothers, Jay Farrelly and John Farrelly, both of Scotland; and numerous nieces and nephews in Canada, the United States, the U.K., Austria, and New Zealand. She was predeceased by her husband David Goodsir in 1974. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 - Centre Street North), on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Don Harrison of Evangelical Covenant Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rockyview General Hospital, 7007 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9. In living memory of Jean Goodsir, 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.


(10/15/97)

GOODYEAR _ Doreen Beth. Memorial Service to be held at Bow Valley Lodge, No. 1100, October 16, 1997 at 6:30 p.m. For further information call 251-6409.


(10/13/97)

GRAVES _ William Royal Graves passed away peacefully October 10, 1997 at the age of 86 after a lengthy illness. He will be sadly missed by his wife Wilda (nee Cross) of Arbutus Ridge, B.C.; son Gerry (Welmoet), Olds, Alberta; daughters, Ginny (Ken) Stott, Georgia (Tom) Desmarais; grandchildren, Lisa and Brendan Rooney, Michael and Scott Desmarais; sister Jean Peach and brother George (Grace) Graves, all of Calgary. Roy was actively involved in the Petroleum Industry for over fifty years and retired in 1976 as Vice-President of Dow Canada. His knowledge and contributions to the industry and the community were far reaching and respected. His community involvement included being President of the Calgary Stampeders Football Club, Honorary Life Director of the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede, National Director of the Royal Canadian Flying Club Association and past President of the Downtown Rotary Club. He also was an active member of the Calgary Golf and Country Club, Glencoe Club, Ranchman's Club and Chamber of Commerce. Special thanks to the staff of Cowichan Lodge and Dr. Roy who lovingly cared for him over the past five years. He will be remembered as a gentle man and humanitarian. At his wish a Private Family Memorial Service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Fund.


(10/13/97)

GUENTHER _ In loving memory of Isaac Guenther who passed away peacefully on Friday, October 10, 1997, at the age of 81 years. He is survived by his loving wife Susanna and eleven children, John, Harry, Kathy, Norm, Susan, Margaret, Doris, Yvonne, Roy, Debbie, Fern; and seventeen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by one daughter Diana, one granddaughter Shelley. He is also survived by one brother Jacob; three sisters, Anne Dyck, Margaretha Penner and Helen Zacharias. Funeral Service will be held at MEMORIES FUNERAL CHAPEL, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E., Calgary, Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. Arrangements in care of MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM.


(10/15/97)

HACKETT _ Stuart Michael Hackett passed away suddenly at his home, Monday, October 13, 1997. He was born in London, England on April 8, 1954, the same year his family moved to Calgary. He attended Mount Royal College and the University of Calgary and went on to a successful career in Financial Planning. He will be greatly missed by his best friend, his loving wife Carole; also his sister Susan (John) Irish, nephew Chris and niece Catherine; Carol's mother and father and her brother and sisters and their families. Stuart was predeceased by his mother Joan in 1977 and his father Michael in 1981. Stuart was a very thoughtful and caring person who had a great passion for reading and learning about anything historical; he loved being outdoors, especially weekend trips to the country, summers in B.C., boating, swimming and fishing and he had a great respect and love for all animals. At Stuart's request, a Private Memorial Service for family was held. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Calgary Humane Society, 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary T2E 6T6. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.


(10/15/97)

HARVEY _ Vernon Neil Harvey, beloved husband of Pat Harvey of Calgary, passed away suddenly in Hanes, Alaska, USA, on Friday, October 10, 1997 at the age of 63 years. After many years in oilfield construction with Canadian Well Service, Kenting and Braidnor, Vern retired to Calgary. Besides his loving wife Pat, Vern is survived by his two sons, Rick and his wife Tara, Gary and his wife Betty Ann; and two grandchildren Tamara and Douglas, all of Edmonton; as well as by his daughter Cathy and her husband Stuart Berry of Calgary. Vern is also survived by his mother Jessie; sister Pat and her husband Bill Roberts; and brothers, Terry and his wife Aileen, and Ken and his wife Marguerite. Vern was predeceased by his father Reginald Harvey in 1976. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 10:00 a.m.. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. 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 or directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, AlbertaT2G 0G8. In living memory of Vernon Harvey, 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.


(10/15/97)

HAWRYLUK _ Samuel. Peacefully at his residence on Sunday, October 12, 1997, beloved father of Gerry and Patricia Hawryluk, passed away at the age of 76. Predeceased by his wife Helen, he leaves to survive his daughter Patricia (Patrick) Murphy and their son Tobin, Calgary; son Gerry (Carol) and their son Grant and daughter Kelly, Winnipeg; brother Ted (Mary) Havelock; and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Riverview Health Centre Foundation, 1 Morley Avenue, Winnipeg, Man., R3L 2P4. Prayers will be said on Wednesday, October 15 at 3:00 p.m. at CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1442 Main Street. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 16 at 10:00 a.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery. CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL (Winnipeg) in care of arrangements. Telephone: 1-204-586-8044.


(10/15/97)

HOLT _ Isaac Bullock Holt, beloved husband of Edith Holt, passed away at home, in Lethbridge, on October 13, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Besides his loving wife, he is survived by his sons, Edwin (LeAnne) of Calgary and Wayne (Barbara) of Lethbridge; his daughter Marlene Christensen; and daughter-in-law Evelyn (Wayne) Baker, both of Lethbridge; nineteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother Murray (Louella) Holt; and one sister Gladys (Woodrow) Stringam. He was predeceased by his son Brian (1980), his parents, Franklin and Sarah Holt, brothers, Grant, Truman, Harris, William, and his sisters, Emma Dahl, Ruth Salmon, Leah Bryson and Florence Holt. Isaac was born in Raymond on July 17, 1916. He served a mission for the LDS Church in the Southern States. He married Edith May Higley on August 10, 1943 and farmed in the Chestermere Lake District, near Calgary, until 1980, when they moved to Lethbridge. He was very active in both community and church organizations throughout his life, and served as a Bishop in Calgary. Ike filled his life with his children and his grandchildren. He loved hard work and travelled extensively with his wife and friends. He will be sadly missed by all who loved him. Friends may meet the family at CHRISTENSEN SALMON FUNERAL CHAPEL, 327 - 10 Street South, Lethbridge, on Thursday, October 16, 1997 from 8:00 p.m until 9:00 p.m. or at the church, prior to the Service, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Funeral Service will be held at THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, LETHBRIDGE STAKE CHAPEL, on Friday, October 17, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Bishop Bill Laycock officiating. Graveside Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery (Garden Road and 1A Highway), Calgary, with Luncheon to follow at the Mountain View Funeral Home. CHRISTENSEN SALMON FUNERAL HOME, Lethbridge, assisting the family. Telephone: 1-403-329-1888.


(10/15/97)

JAMES _ Mr. Thomas Austin James of Taber passed away on Sunday, October 12, 1997 at the age of 73 years. Austin was born at Medicine Hat on September 30, 1924 and was the son of Ted and Vivian James. Austin received his schooling at Taber, joining the R.C.A.F. in 1942, returning to Taber in 1944. He married Linda Dietz in 1945 and later commenced employment with the Oliver Corporation. In 1956, Austin joined John Deere and served as Territory Manager. During his twenty-six years with John Deere, he resided in various provinces. Austin earned numerous awards with John Deere, the most prestigious being the "Territory Manager of the Year" award. In 1982, Austin retired from John Deere, returning to Taber in 1985. Austin was a very proud and active member of the Royal Canadian Legion. In 1987, Austin became President of the Taber Branch of the Legion of which he was a Life Member. He was also a member of the Associated Canadian Travellers and the Air Force Association of Canada. Austin is survived by his wife and best friend Florence (Babs) Treber and her children; his two daughters, Judy (Ron) Savage of Calgary and their daughters, Leslie Savage and husband Greg Klafki, and Lori Savage, Jacquelyn (Gary) Norris of Coquitlam, B.C. and their daughter Kymm Norris; and also by numerous cousins. He was predeceased by his wife Linda, a son John, his parents, two sisters, Kathleen and Colleen, and two brothers, Wilf and Lawrence. The Funeral Service will be held at Knox United Church, (4929 - 50 Avenue), Taber, on Wednesday, October 15 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ken Crassweller officiating. Interment to follow in the Taber Memorial Garden. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Alberta Lung Association, 1273 - 3 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 0K2. Arrangements in care of Reardon's SOUTHLAND FUNERAL CHAPEL, Taber. Telephone: 1-403-223-8778.


(10/15/97)

JANISZEWSKI _ Robert Jack. On October 7, 1997, Robert Jack Janiszewski traded pain for paradise. He left this world as he lived in it, with grace and dignity. Jack began his journey on January 22, 1933 in Evansburg, Alberta. He was born to parents, Joseph and Mary Janiszewski, who are now deceased. He worked at various occupations across North America achieving numerous awards for his expertise. Jack was an integral part of the development of the Oil and Gas Industry and was held in esteem by his colleagues. The mountains and their streams and the works of God in nature were his great joy and source of inspiration. We will miss our Jack, husband, father, grandfather, friend. Forever in our hearts and never to be forgotten by his wife, Edith; Diane, Jim, Kristin and Courtlin Quinn, Shelly, Gerry, Stefan and Kimberly Tenove. The family wishes to thank the many friends and neighbors for their kind words and deeds and the respect shown to Jack throughout his life. A Private Burial Service was held at Pine Grove Cemetery on October 11, 1997. The respect and care received by Jack at the Rocky General Hospital through the doctors and nurses was first rate. As we know this facility to be essential to this community, we would appreciate any donations desired be made to the building of the new Emergency Room addition in Jack's honor. Sometimes, you have to be silent in order to be heard. ROCKY and SYLVAN LAKE, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements.


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KILLINGBECK _ Jordan Kevin Ivan Killingbeck, beloved son of Steven Killingbeck and Adele Gaines of Airdrie, passed away at the Alberta Children's hospital on October 10, 1997 after a courageous battle with leukemia at the age of 14 years. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, October 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Oncology Program at the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7 or to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, 106, 223 - 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9. In living memory of Jordan Killingbeck, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Airdrie Funeral Home", 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, ALBERTA. Telephone: 403-948-1100.


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KINDOPP _ On Monday, October 13, 1997 Mr. Lenard Kindopp of Calgary, passed away suddenly at the age of 65 years. Announcements later by LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Telephone: 228-4422.


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KOWAL _ Mrs. Helen Kowal of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 10, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Helen will be lovingly remembered by her family, Mary Gill and husband Bob of Newcastle, Ontario; Katherine Lang and husband Fred; John Kowal and wife Ann; and Joseph Kowal all of Richmond BC. Helen will also be remembered by her eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her beloved sisters, Anne Kuchervy of Prince George, BC., and Mary Romaniuk of Calgary; four nephews, three nieces and grand-nephews and grand-nieces. She was predeceased by her husband Michael in 1977, and her brother George Romaniuk in 1989. Helen was born in Kucheriw, Bukovina, Ukraine and came to Canada in 1912 with her mother Paraskeva Kowal to join her father Nicholas Romaniuk in Montreal, Quebec. In 1915, the family moved to Sheho, Saskatchewan were she was raised and educated. In 1924, she married Michael Kowal in Sheho, and later moved to Ituna, Saskatchewan where they farmed. They moved to Lavington, BC. in 1960, and then to Calgary where she has resided until the time of her passing. Helen was an active member of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Church, and a member of the Ukrainian Women's Association, along with St. Vladimir's Golden Age Club. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Church (402 Meredith Road N.E.), on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 7:00 p.m.. Funeral Services will be held at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Taras Krochak officiating. Graveside Services to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Telephone: 228-4422.


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KURTZ _ Dianna (Mannie) Kurtz (nee Gailey), beloved wife of Mark Kurtz of Calgary, passed away suddenly on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at the age of 48 years. Besides her loving husband, Dianna is the loving mother of two children, Taylor and Kristin. She is also survived by her mother June Gailey of Wetaskiwin, AB; her father Ralph Gailey of Billings, MT; her two brothers, Tim Gailey of Billings, MT and Monty Gibb of Hill Spring, AB; her twin sister Donna Laidlaw of Texas; as well as several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many good friends. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), today, October 14, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Duncan Barwise of Midlands United Church officiating. In living memory of Dianna Kurtz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.


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LAW _ James Law, beloved husband of Pat, died in Calgary October 11, 1997, after a brief illness. Jim is survived by his loving children, Graham and his wife Rosemary, and their sons, Colin and Martin; Fiona and her husband Alan and their sons, Tyler and Stephen; Matt and his wife Danelle and their sons, Iain and Andrew; and Jennifer and her husband Bill and their daughter Joanna; and by Jim's brothers living in Scotland, Ross and Bill, and their families. Jim was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, February 12, 1923 and received his B.Sc. (Hons. Geology) from Edinburgh University. He served for four years in the RNVR Fleet Air Arm, 818 Squadron. After the war, he worked for the Anglo-Iranian Oil Co. (BP) in Iran and Kuwait. Married in 1949, he and Pat came to Calgary where he was with California Standard, later transferring to Amoseas in France and Libya. Returning to Canada, he worked as a consultant and independent geologist. His colleagues in the petroleum industry will remember his role as President of the CSPG (1974) and his publications. Jim continued to travel with Pat in retirement to places such as New Zealand, India, Thailand and Chile. Always active, Jim enjoyed hiking in the mountains, sailing and gardening. He loved music and instilled an appreciation for it and for the outdoors in his children. His family knew him as a devoted father and husband, quick to laugh and slow to criticize. A Memorial Service will be held at Earl Grey Golf Club on Wednesday, October 15, at 3:00 p.m.


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LaCHARITY _ On the evening of Thursday, October 9, 1997, the life of Rae Allen LaCharity came to an end. Though his life was short in years, it was plentiful in memories. Rae lived each day of his life to the fullest and will be sadly missed, but never forgotten by all of us who knew and loved him. There will be a Memorial Service on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 3:00 pm at Jacques Funeral Home, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W.


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LOCHLI _ Elizabeth (Holzli), beloved wife of Michael Lochli, passed away peacefully at home on October 10, 1997 at the age of 83 years. She was born on October 19, 1913 in Ardud, Romania where she met and married Michael, her husband of sixty-one years. She was predeceased by an infant child. She leaves behind her children, Frank (Mae), Martha (Bill) Balazs and Michael (Sigrid), all of Calgary. Additionally, she leaves behind eleven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Boniface Catholic Church, 1922 Broadview Road N.W., on Tuesday, October 14, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Boniface Catholic Church on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Henry Rosenbaum SAC, of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Celebrant. Interment to follow in St. Joseph's Section at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Phone: 297-0888.


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MANLEY _ Robert Wallace (Bob) Manley of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Sunday, October 12, 1997 at the age of 76 years. Bob is the loving father of two sons and daughters-in-law, and one daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and her husband Billy Gilliland of Calgary, Bob and his wife Ros Manley, and Peter and his wife Gill Manley, both of England; as well as six grandchildren, Kirsty, Rhonda, Stacy, Daryl, Jade and Craig. He was predeceased by his wife Wendy in 1992. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 11:00 a.m., with the Rev. Karl English of St. Andrews's Presbyterian Church officiating. Arrangements by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575.


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McDOWELL _ Edith Lucille, aged 72 years, of Claresholm, Alberta, passed away October 13, 1997 at Calgary, beloved wife of Robert McDowell of Claresholm; and dear mother of Catherine and her husband Lionel Gomes of Spruce Grove, Alberta, James McDowell and Shiela Rogers of Monarch, AB. She is also survived by two grandchildren, David and Jessamy; two sisters, Mary (Dale) Offutt of Norman, Oklahoma, Roseanne (Lowell) Jackson of Norman, Oklahoma; three brothers, John Gabrish of Tuttle, Oklahoma, William (Anne) Gabrish of Lexington, Oklahoma, Patrick (Barbara) Gabrish of Norman, Oklahoma; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, the late Leo and Julia Gabrish, a brother James and a sister Dorothy. Born at Norman, Oklahoma she received her education at Moore High School and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors Degree in Home Economics. She obtained a Masters Degree in Education from South East State University of Oklahoma and taught at Davis, Oklahoma. Edith moved to Calgary in 1964, residing there until moving to Claresholm in 1979. Edith was an active member of Christ the King Catholic Church, The Claresholm Community Choir, Claresholm Fair Board, Meals on Wheels and other community activities. She was past President of the Diocesan C.W.L. Calgary, and President of the Local Chapter of the C.W.L. at the time of her passing. Relatives and friends kindly meet for Prayers at Christ the King Catholic Church, 352 - 50 Avenue West Claresholm on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at Christ the King Catholic Church on Friday at 11:00 a.m. with Father James de los Angeles, Celebrant. Interment to follow in the Claresholm Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edith's memory to the Development and Peace, No. 205, 10711 - 107 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T5H 0W6. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Claresholm, Directors of Services. Telephone: 1-403-625-3212 or 228-4422 Calgary.


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McDOWELL _ On Tuesday, October 14, 1997, Marie Cecelia McDowell passed away at the age of 92 years. Cremation and arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Telephone: 228-4422.


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McGINN _ Muriel Ann McGinn passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on October 10, 1997 at the age of 87 years. She is survived by her children, Murt, Grace, Dick and Jack; and one sister Julia. Muriel was a long time employee of AGT for many years. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 15 Templebow Road N.E., on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas More Catholic Church on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Special thanks to the Pastoral Care, Father B. Black, Florence, Eileen and Dr. C.D. Kohut and all hospital staff. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Phone: 297-0888.


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McGOVERN _ Elizabeth Anne (Zan) McGovern beloved wife of James (Jim) McGovern of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on Sunday, October 12, 1997 at the age of 52 years. Besides her loving husband, Zan is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Stephen, Gary and Grace, all of Calgary. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W.) today, October 14, 1997 at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W.) on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Keith F. Sorge, Celebrant. Special thanks to Dr. Geggie, the staff on Unit 57 and all the staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. In living memory of Zan McGovern, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.


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MELLANBY _ Mr. George Kenneth (Ken) Mellanby, beloved husband of Mrs. Vera Mellanby of Airdrie, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 12, 1997 at the age of 76 years. George was employed with the Ford Motor Company in Windsor, Ontario. He was a past legion member at the No. 255 Branch in Windsor. Besides his loving wife, George is also survived by his daughter Julie Little of Windsor, Ontario; two grandchildren, Karen of Kitchener, Ontario and Charlene of Chatham, Ontario; and a great-granddaughter Cassaundra-Lynn of Chatham, Ontario. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Airdrie Funeral Home", (300 Towerlane Drive, Airdrie, Alberta), on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Gene Packwood of St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Church officiating. In living memory of Ken Mellanby, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Airdrie Funeral Home", 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, ALBERTA. Telephone: 403-948-1100.


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MORASH _ Henry "Crash", passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital on Monday, October 13, 1997 at the age of 83 years. Funeral arrangements to follow by FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Jacques Chapel". Telephone: 297-0711.


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MORRISON _ Christine Mary (Smith) Morrison. Mrs. Christine Morrison, beloved wife of Everett, passed away peacefully in the Lethbridge Regional Hospital on October 13, 1997 at the age of 79 years. Christine was predeceased by her parents, Alexander and Mary Smith. She is survived by her daughter MaryAnne (Norman); and son Allan (Kerry); grandchildren, LeslieAnne, Scott, Kristi, Sean and Dana; and her great-grandchildren, Jay, Alexander and Christopher. Cremation arrangements are by Martin Bros. of Lethbridge and a Celebration of her life will take place at Sven Ericksen's, 1715 Mayor Magrath Drive South in Lethbridge on Saturday, October 18, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. On this Thanksgiving, we are so grateful for having had our wife and mother Christine in our lives. Christine will be so greatly missed by her family and friends.


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NICHOL _ Shirley Mae Nichol of High River, most beloved wife of Jerry, passed away at High River Hospital on October 11, 1997 at the age of 66 years, after a lengthy struggle with cancer. Shirley will be lovingly remembered by her four sons, Ken and wife Judy of Kananaskis, Chris of Surrey, Pat of Fort MacMurray, and Roy of Calgary. Shirley will also be remembered by her two granddaughters, Tracey and husband Bob Paley of Calgary, and Kari Nichol of Calgary. She is also survived by her beloved mother Hazel McAndrew of Calgary; four brothers and one sister, Roy McAndrew of Calgary, Ed McAndrew of Calgary, Dorothy Hagglund of Edmonton, Ray McAndrew of Ottawa, and Ron McAndrew of Chilliwack. Shirley was born on May 23, 1931 in Calgary. Shirley and Jerry have resided in High River since 1990, where they operated the restaurant at the Highwood Auction Mart. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. C.T. McLaughlin, officiating. Interment Mountain View Memorial Gardens. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422.


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PATTON _ Mrs. Dorothy Patton, 80 years, went to be with Jesus on October 14, 1997, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Survived by her husband of fifty-eight years, Jack Patton Sr. Also survived by children, Jack (Pam) Patton, Jr., Marie (Ron) Ward, Ben (Laverne) Patton, Wes (Barb) Patton; ten grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Dorothy loved her family and devoted her life to them. A Memorial Service to celebrate Dorothy's life will be held Friday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m. at The First Foursquare Church of Calgary (1227 - 48 Avenue N.E.). "Mom, we'll meet you in the morning at the Eastern Gate." We love you!


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PETERS _ Duncan (Dunc) Peters of Three Hills, AB, passed away October 10, 1997 in Three Hills, AB at the age of 85 years. Dunc is survived by his loving wife Jessie of sixty-one years; his son Bill (Irene) of Red Deer; daughter Betty (special friend Larry); his grandchildren, Cindy, Shelly (Bruce), Bill (Denise), Bruce (Tracey), Carol (special friend Kevin); great-granddaughters, Carley, Lindsay, Jaime, and Danielle; his stepmother Margaret; sister Jessie of Calgary; and brother Gordon of Trochu. He was predeceased by a son Jackie, his parents, Bill and Maggie, and a son-in-law Ron, sister Lillian, brother Arther, and stepbrother Beverly. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. from Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, Three Hills, AB., with Pastor Harold Hunter officiating. If friends desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or S.T.A.R.S. or Three Hills Health Care Centre. MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, Three Hills, entrusted with arrangements. Telephone: 1-403-443-5111.


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POOR EAGLE _ (HOEVERS) Karen Mavis Poor Eagle (Hoevers), our beloved daughter, mother and sister was taken from us suddenly on October 11, 1997. She was a gentle spirit whose memory will remain with all who knew and loved her. A Funeral Service will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre) on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Sheriff King Centre, 2003 - 16 Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 5B7. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.


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RAND _ George N. Rand of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Bow View Manor on Sunday, October 12, 1997, at the age of 91 years. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Phil and Bev Rand of Calgary, Alberta; a daughter Joan Howard of Victoria, British Columbia; four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, as well as other family members. George is predeceased by his wife Stella in 1994. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Thursday, October 16, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A private family Graveside Service will be held at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. 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 George, 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.


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ROWNTREE _ David S., passed away suddenly from a heart attack on October 7, 1997 at the age of 61 years. Beloved brother of Benjamin, Joseph and Jonathan, all of England. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. from St. Luke's Anglican Church, 2951 - 26 Avenue S.E., Calgary. Funeral arrangements and Cremation entrusted to COCHRANE FUNERAL SERVICES, LTD.. Telephone: 403-932-4452.


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SAVIN _ Mrs. Wilda L. Savin, beloved wife of Mr. Bill Savin of Calgary, passed away at her residence on Sunday, October 12, 1997 at the age of 61 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200.


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SIMPSON _ Mrs. Genevieve, beloved wife of Ernie, passed away peacefully at the Carewest Sarcee on October 8, 1997 at the age of 79 years, after a lengthy illness of dementia. She will also be lovingly remembered by her sister Elizabeth O'Neil of Glace Bay, NS; brother Ian Vickers of St. Catharines, ON; as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters, Jean Vickers and Evelyn MacDougall. She worked at Eaton's in Halifax, Co-op in Sydney Mines, NS, and Hudson's Bay in Calgary. Genevieve liked to travel and she even spent three years camping in Western Europe in the late sixties, with her husband who was stationed there with the Military. Genevieve was the Past President of the C.W.L. at St. Bernadette's Parish in Calgary. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Jacques Chapel", 240 - 17 Avenue S.W., on Tuesday, October 14, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Foster's Funeral Homes "Jacques Chapel", on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., with Sister Elizabeth Lynch, O.S.U., Associate Chaplain at Carewest Sarcee, and the Rev. L. Michael Storey of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens (17 Avenue and Garden Road S.E.). The family wishes to thank Dr. Aldridge and staff at Carewest Sarcee for their compassionate care. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Carewest Sarcee Foundation - Carewest Sarcee, 3504 - 29 Street S.W., Calgary, T3E 2L3. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Jacques Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711.


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RUSK _ Douglas Malcolm, born June 7, 1941. Doug slipped quietly away on Thanksgiving Day, October 13, 1997 in Vancouver, BC. He died as courageously as he lived. Remembering Doug as a bridge over troubled waters are Gail, his always cherished ex-wife, and mother of his children, Darren, Craig and Marnie; his sister Margaret Ruge; friends, Kira, Gwen and Collin. Doug taught school in Calgary, touching many students from Branton and Woodman Junior Highs with his enthusiastic and dynamic presentation of Social Studies, English and Drama.


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THURBER _ Alice Rose of Calgary, much beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away at the Foothills Hospital, Calgary on October 12, 1997 at the age of 79 years. She will always be lovingly remembered by her cherished family, son Wayne and daughter-in-law Faye Thurber, Blackie; daughter Carol Thurber, Calgary; grandsons, Shawn and his wife Teresa, Calgary, Kevin and his wife Dalene, Vulcan; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Jacklyn Alicia, Kyle and Tyler Jack. She is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Vonnie Watson, Vulcan and their family; sister-in-law Muriel Thurber, High River and her family; sister-in-law Marge Sessa, Seattle and her family. She was predeceased by her husband Jack in 1992, with whom she farmed in the Blackie district for thirty years. Besides raising a family and assisting with farming duties, Alice pursued one of her true talents - teaching. She was an admired and respected teacher and principal in Mossleigh and Vulcan for twenty-seven years. She and Jack retired to Calgary in 1976. Throughout her life, Alice had many hobbies and interests - curling, writing, golf, bridge and music, but one of her main loves was painting. She was loved and treasured by her family and friends who will greatly miss her sweet, gentle and caring nature. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, High River at 1:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Highwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to S.T.A.R.S., 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Box 570, Calgary, AB, T2E 8M7. SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME, High River (652-2222), Directors.


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TOTH _ With great sadness we let our friends know that Arpad Toth passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 12, 1997 at the age of 54 years. Arpad is survived by his wife, Magdalena; his children, Petra, Olympia and Nicholas; his sister Zsuzsanna, and her family in Hungary. His gentleness and kindness will be remembered by all family and friends. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Friday, October 17, 1997 at 4:00 p.m. with the Rev. Istvan Zachfalvy of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in memory of Arpad directly to the Royal Bank, Deer Valley Branch, 5 - 1221 Canyon Meadows Drive S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2J 6G2. In living memory of Arpad Toth, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575.


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UPTON _ Mr. Charles Wilfred Upton, beloved husband of Mrs. J. Donna Upton of Airdrie, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at the Rockyview General Hospital on Saturday, October 11, 1997 at the age of 69 years. Charles was born in Pincher Creek, Alberta on February 22, 1928. He joined the Air Force in 1951. He went to work with British American (now Gulf Canada) in 1958, then married Donna on April 11, 1959. In 1971 he moved to Rocky Mountain House to join Aquitaine (Canterra/Husky Oil). Charles took early retirement in 1986 to enjoy life with Donna, becoming a member of Canada's snowbird association (to winter in Arizona) while summers were spent in Chilliwack, B.C. in 1991, they moved back to Alberta to enjoy the lives of grandsons, settling in Wetaskiwin, then in early 1997, Airdrie. Besides his life-long partner, he will be lovingly remembered by one daughter Teri and her husband Blaine; and one son Lawrence and his wife Tanya; and seven grandsons, Michael, Christopher, David and Matthew Ruttan of Calgary, Jordan, Taylor and Dakota Upton of Calgary; and numerous friends and family. He was predeceased by his mother Elda in December 1984, father Errol in September 1974, brother James in May 1941, and infant son in July 1965. Funeral Services will be held at Salvation Army - Glenmore Temple (921 - 68 Avenue S.W.), on Friday, October 17, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Captain Larry Martin officiating. Graveside Service will follow at a later date in Pincher Creek, Alberta. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Unit 82 Nurses Education Fund, Rockyview General Hospital, 7007 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9 or directly to the Cross Cancer Clinic in Edmonton, Alberta. The family of the late Charles Upton would sincerely like to thank Drs. Hames and Van Ohm, and the nursing staff of Unit 82 at the Rockyview Hospital. In living memory of Charles Upton, 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.


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VIETTO _ Ms. Mary Vietto of Calgary, passed away at the George Boyack Nursing Home on October 9, 1997 at the age of 81 years. A native Calgarian, Ms. Vietto had lived here most of her life. She attended school at St. Angela's where she will be remembered for her acting ability as well she attended St. Mary's Girls High School. She leaves to mourn, her sister Margaret Armbrust; three nieces, Marlene (Ralph) Gradishar, Doreen Armbrust, Patti (Garth) Marrale; three cousins, Peter (Margaret) Juigalli, Margaret Marasco, all of Calgary, and Aurora Brandelli of Garden Grove, California; a great-niece Marla (Steve) Cohen; a great-nephew Michael (Cathy) Gradishar; a great-great-nephew Sean; and two great-great-nieces, Larissa and Elizabeth, all of Calgary. She was predeceased by her parents, Giovanni and Francesca Vietto, two brothers, Maurice Vietto and Peter Vietto, and her great-nephew Randy Gradishar. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Wednesday, October 15, 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 Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. John C.K. Mak, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Mrs. Margaret Armbrust would like to thank Dr. Bradley and the staff at the George Boyack and the Crossbow Nursing Homes for the wonderful care she was given. In living memory of Mary Vietto, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Phone: 403-276-2296.


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WERKMAN _ Eleonora Therese Werkman (nee Kelder) passed away peacefully at the age of 88 years, after a brief battle with cancer, in the Peter Lougheed Hospital (Calgary) on October 11, 1997. Nora will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her very good friend Monica Kleppe; her former husband Albert E. (Tini) Werkman Sr; her two daughters, Dini (Ed) Gerritse and Lucy Thomas; her six sons, Jon (Peggy), Tony, Albert E. Jr., Henk, John C. (Patty), Bill (Barb); two brothers and a sister in Holland; numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. Nora was predeceased by her son Alex and daughter Henny. At Nora's request, no Services will be held other than a family celebration of her life to be held in Edmonton.


(10/14/97)

WRIGHT _ Mary Clark passed away peacefully at Bow View Manor on October 10, 1997 in her 99th year. She was a lifelong loving aunt to Stewart, Irene, Phyllis and Wendy and will be sadly missed. Mary was predeceased by her brother Rev. J. Allan Wright and his wife Mary and by two other brothers and their wives and a nephew. She devoted her life to volunteer work serving in the Baptist Church Offices in Glasgow, Scotland during the war, then the Mission Station in Chogoria, Kenya. Mary was National Secretary for the W.A. of Scotland for many years and did volunteer work for seventeen years at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh, Scotland before emigrating to Canada in 1979 to be with her niece and family. A Private Service, conducted by Rev. Dr. Ray Waldock will be held. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to Operation Eyesight Universal. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111.



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Document Date: October 1997 - revised Jan 2003
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