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Obits 16 Sep 1997

(9/17/97) AMONSON _ Susan May Amonson (nee Martin), beloved wife of David Amonson of Calgary, passed away while vacationing in British Columbia on September 15, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 52 years. Born and educated in Calgary, Susan resided here all of her life. After graduating from Mount Royal College she worked at Century Geophysical and IBM, and later taught computer courses at Mobil Oil. In 1989 she joined her husband David in his accounting firm. Susan enjoyed travelling, needle craft, and being with people; but she especially enjoyed dinners with family and friends. Besides her loving husband, Susan is survived by two daughters, Lisa and Lori; her parents, Bill and Edna Martin; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Dan Shannon; and two nephews, Greg and Chris, all of Calgary. She is also survived by Dave's family and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Thursday, September 18, 1997 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at St. Barnabas' Anglican Church (1407 - 7 Avenue N.W.), on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. R.H.G. Rodgers and Canon Arthur W. Wilcox officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. In living memory of Susan Amonson, 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.

(9/17/97) BRUNER _ Mrs. Agnes Evelyn Bruner (nee Bruchall) of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on September 16, 1997 at the age of 97 years. Beloved mother of Loraine (John) Hepburn, Peter (Gwynn) Bruner, John (Martha) Bruner, Albert (Millicent) Silliker, Alberta (Dave) Shores, Madeleine (Jim) Ingram, Evelyn (Wayne) Dancey and Franklin (Linda) Silliker. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Eileen, Sharon, Kathryn, Peter, Cindy, Slate, Jodi-Lee, Jarrett, Cheryl, David, Aubrey, Kenneth, Stephen, Carolyn, Sheila and Christopher; as well as nine great-grandchildren. Mrs. Bruner was predeceased by her husbands, Preston L. Bruner and Albert E. Silliker, her son Charles W. Bruner and her grandsons, Christopher and Michael. Born in Mundare, AB, on August 16, 1900, she lived in Calgary most of her life. At one time circa 1920's - 1930's, Mrs. Bruner's family owned and operated the original Noble Hotel. The Silliker children participated in many Stampede Parades. A Funeral Service will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Mrs. Bruner's name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 1A2 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 3Y6. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422.

(9/17/97) CAMERON _ Marion Ruth went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at the age of 64 years. Marion will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Rose (Stephen) Reay, and grandchildren, Kevin and Rachel of High River; and her son Brad (Roxanne) Shandera, and grandchildren, Tizjana, Britian and Dayn of Caron, Sask. A Graveside Service will be held at Highwood Cemetery, High River on Friday, September 19 at 1:00 p.m. The family wish to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff and residents of One West at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre, Calgary, for their care and compassion during Marion's stay. SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME LTD. (652-2222) in charge of funeral arrangements.

(9/17/97) CARMICHAEL _ Donald William (Bill) passed away at Foothills Hospital on September 15, 1997. Details of Service to be published at a later date.

(9/17/97) CASAMAYOR ARNADA _ Julio Alfonso passed away on September 13, 1997 at the Bethany Care Centre in Cochrane. He is survived by his son Alberto and wife Connie of Calgary; his grandchildren, David and wife Sue, Denise and husband Robert, John and wife Lisa, and Ellemae (Rosie) and her husband Dave; as well as several great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 5552 Madigan Drive N.E., Calgary on Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 11:00 a.m., Rev. Bayani, Celebrant. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethany Care Centre in Cochrane, 302 Quigley Drive, Cochrane, AB, T0L 0W4. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100

(9/17/97) CONNORS _ Mr. Elmer Connors, beloved husband of Mrs. Mila Connors of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on September 11, 1997. Elmer was born on May 13, 1926 at Spry Bay, Nova Scotia. Besides his loving wife Mila, Elmer is also survived by his children, Floyd, Darlene Setter, and Richard, all of Calgary; four grandchildren, Meghan and Rebecca Setter, and Ryan and Jennifer Connors. He is also survived by his mother Della Connors; brother Weldon and his wife Mary of Brantford, Ontario; and three sisters, Phyllis and her husband James Rood of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Jessie and her husband George Mason of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and Kathleen Reid of Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Elmer was predeceased by his father Arthur, four brothers, Gordon, Frank, Stanley and Earl. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, September 18, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, September 19, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (610 - 2 Avenue N.E.) on Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. (PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN TIME OF FUNERAL MASS) with the Rev. Bernie Black, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Elmer Connors, 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.

(9/17/97) CUNNINGTON _ Janis Cunnington, beloved wife of Michael Cunnington of Calgary, passed away on Monday, September 15, 1997 at the age of 56 years. Janis is survived by her mother Eileen Perry, and her sister Myra (Pat) MacNeil, both of Langley, B.C. She is also survived by three nieces and two nephews. Janis will be greatly missed by her family and friends as well as her co-workers. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church (5340 - 4 Street S.W.), on Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. John L. Maes, Celebrant. If so desired, donations in Janis' memory may be made to Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422.

(9/17/97) DEEPE _ Ingeburg (Inge) Deepe of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on August 23, 1997, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Inge was born February 19, 1917 in Oldenburg, Germany and came to Canada in 1953. She had been a resident of Calgary since then and had worked for Dominion Bridge and then Honeywell. Inge was a kind, generous, warm- hearted person and was very fond of her dogs. She will be surely missed by her friends. A Private Service was held on September 15, 1997. Arrangements by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, Alberta T2E 2V6. Phone: 403-276-2296.

(9/17/97) DINGWELL _ Alphonsus (Andy) passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 14, 1997 at the age of 59 years. Leaving to mourn, is his wife Gloria; children, Kelly, Rodney and Teresa; and granddaughter Maggie; six sisters, five brothers, and many other relatives and friends. Andy served with the Canadian Armed Forces Armoured Corps for twenty-two years. After retirement, he continued his career with the Royal Bank of Canada. Andy's family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to all those who supported him over the years. A Memorial Mass will be held at the Holy Name Catholic Church, 2223 - 34 Street S.W., Calgary, AB at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19, 1997 with Rev. Stanislaw Lasko, SDS, Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Andy's memory can be made directly to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 103, 723 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2A4 and/or A.A.D.A.C. Seventh Floor, 10909 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3M9. Arrangements and Cremation entrusted to PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES, 7016 Farrell Road S.E. Telephone: 216-5111.

(9/17/97) DUNN _ Thomas Joseph, born in Glasgow, Scotland on December 2, 1919. Thomas passed away at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary on September 13, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Thomas is survived by his sisters, Rosemary (Jerry) Fleck, and Maureen (Alan) Branton, all of Sherwood Park; sisters-in-law, Janine of Edmonton, Ruth (Arnold) Milman of Calgary, and Elsie (Dave) Sullivan of Red Deer; his brother-in-law Rolf Gilberg of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and their families. He was the very dear and special friend to Mady of Calgary. Thomas will be missed by all of his neighbours and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Anne, his parents, Thomas and Elizabeth, his brothers, Michael and Bernard, his sister-in-law Vera Gilberg, and his nephew Gordon Milman. A Prayer Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 404 Northmount place N.W., on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 10:30 a.m., with Reverend Fr. Greg Coupal, Celebrant. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial tributes in Thomas' name may be made to the charity or organization of the donor's choice. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. R. Sargent, and to the doctors and nurses of the Foothills Hospital. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

(9/16/97) GRAY _ Nelson A. Gray (Sandy), of Calgary, formerly of Montreal, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on September 14, 1997 at the age of 78 years. Sandy is survived by his loving family, his wife Phyllis Ecclestone (Sue); daughters, Laura (Brian) Lyall of Invermere, B.C., Joanne of Calgary; and grandsons, Steven and Kevin Lyall. He is also survived by his brother Clarence (Vicky) of Vermont, and sister Lillian Nelson of Montreal; also many caring nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by brother Merlyn, and sisters, Rosalind Sanderson, Karen Christoffersen, and Guinevere Merkley. Sandy was a Liberator Pilot in the R.C.A.F., attached to R.A.F. for service in southeast Asia Command and then spent many years as Divisional Sales Manager for Avon Canada Inc., Montreal. A Memorial Service will be held at the Chapel of the Colonel Belcher Hospital, Thursday, September 18 at 10:30 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of donor's choice. Our sincere thanks go out to all the staff involved of the I.C.U., Foothills Hospital, for their exceptional care and compassion.

(9/17/97) GROVES _ Warren Albert passed away on September 14, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 48 years. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Brenda, who never left his side; his chosen children, Lori, Derek and Adam; his daughter Amber; his mother Hazel; brothers, Jeffrey Groves (Lisa Wallace), Randy (Linda) Groves and Tim Groves; his sisters, Bonnie (Len) Knowles and Marjorie (Bruce) Gregory; special in-laws, Ken and Jean White, Dianne (Keith) Gilmour, Darlene White and Bruce Penny, and Brian (Dolores) White; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Charles Albert. Best friend, best brother and chronic joke teller - we will miss you greatly. A Memorial Service will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If so desired, memorial tributes may be made in Warren's name to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422.

(9/15/97) HALDANE _ Arthur William (Bill) Haldane, beloved husband of Yvonne and father of Dan and Joy, passed away on September 12, 1997 at the age of 51 years. Bill is survived by his four sisters, six brothers and their spouses. He will also be fondly remembered by his "second son" Colin McDonald. Born November 22, 1945, Bill devoted his life to family, friends and career in his happy boisterous way. Bill attended Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana and received his degree in Civil Engineering. Thereafter he entered into an ambitious career in the oil and gas industry. At Bill's request, we invite those who would like to remember him to an informal memorial gathering to be held at the Al Azhar Shrine Temple, 5225 - 101 Street N.W., Wednesday, September 17, 1997, between 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sincere thanks to family and friends, Dr. Aufricht, Dr. Langevin, Dr. Chan and the nurses and staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. A special thanks to Dr. Wong for his efforts. Our heartfelt thank-you goes to the staff at the Agape Manor for their loving care they provided during Bill's final days. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1B8 or the Foothills Academy Society, 745 - 37 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4T1. "A man is as great as the dream he dreams, As great as the love he bears, As great as the values he redeems, And the happiness he shares, A man is as great as the thoughts he thinks, As the insight he has gained, A man is as great as the truths he speaks, As great as the help he gives, As great as the destiny he seeks, As great as the life he lives." Arrangements in care of COCHRANE FUNERAL SERVICES, Cochrane, Alberta. Phone: 1-403-932-4452.

(9/17/97) HANSON _ Lori Christine Hanson of Calgary, found peace and happiness September 12, 1997 after a long and courageous battle. Born September 15, 1954 she leaves to mourn, her best friend and husband, Stan of twenty-five years; two wonderful sons, Blain and wife Colleen and Brent; and a precious granddaughter Marissa Nicole. Also her mother and father, Margaret and Peter Hall; two brothers, Don and wife Mondonna, and Steven Hall, all of Calgary. She also leaves to mourn, her special aunt Joan Coburn of Comox, B.C.; many aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and nephews. Funeral Service will be held at MEMORIES FUNERAL CHAPEL on Friday September 19, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 103, 723 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 2A4. Funeral arrangements in care of MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.W., Calgary. Phone: 403-216-1386.

(9/17/97) HOWARD _ Helen "Louise" Howard (nee Akitt), loving mother of David and Nicholas of Calgary, passed away suddenly at her residence on September 15, 1997 at the age of 49 years. Louise was born May 28, 1948 in Calgary and attended Western Canada High School. Out of high school, she worked as an Optometric Assistant with her father for eleven years. Louise always enjoyed rejuvenating the numerous old homes her family lived in here in Calgary. The most important thing in her life was raising her two sons, and she supported their activities through much volunteer work. She also supported her former husband's business activities, when she was able. Because of her love and dedication to her family she will always be remembered. Besides her two sons, Louise is also survived by her parents, Helen and Don Akitt; her twin sister Donna Snell and husband Fred and their children, Diana and Alexander. She is also survived by the father of her two sons, John Howard; nieces and nephews, Quinn and Todd Davis, and Jamie, Jeff, Debbie, Lindsay, and Lisa Howard; cousin Jim Akitt of Vancouver, B.C.; and her friend David Hildebrandt. Louise was predeceased by her Aunt Hope Akitt. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial gifts may be made directly to the Calgary Academy, Site 2, Box 103, SS3, Calgary, AB, T3C 3N9. In living memory of Louise Howard, 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.

(9/17/97) IRVIN _ Mr. Thomas L. Irvin, beloved son of Shirley and father of Christopher of Calgary, passed away peacefully at his residence on September 15, 1997 at the age of 43 years. Tom was born on May 14, 1954 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. He was an avid sportsman who loved fishing, hunting and horseback riding. Tom was a devoted father who was actively involved with Chris' activities as a soccer coach and a cub leader. He was a small business owner who will be sadly missed. He is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Randy and Paula Irvin of Sherwood Park; a niece Donica; nephew Sean; and Christopher's mother Reta. He is also survived by numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Louis Thomas Irvin, September 1, 1993. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. John E. Griffith of St. David's United Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Huntington Hills Boy Scouts of Canada, c/o Scouts Canada, 2140 Brownsea Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 3G9. In living memory of Thomas Irvin, 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.

(9/17/97) JAMES _ Howard Wesley James passed away September 15, 1997 at the age of 81. Predeceased by his loving wife Gert in June of 1996, Howard is survived by his son Allen (Jane) of Calgary; daughter Gwen Harris (Barry) of Victoria; brother Lloyd (Joan) of Burnaby; sister Mabel Mash of Richmond; grandchildren, Todd and Ross Harris, and Christie and Curtis James; and numerous nieces and nephews. Born in Biggar, Sask., Howard resided in Regina after his marriage to Gert (Stone) in 1940, moving to Calgary in 1956 where he was well- known in the printing trade in Western Canada, retiring in 1978 to Malahat and Victoria. A Memorial Service will be held in Victoria, Friday, September 19, 1997 at 12:00 noon at FIRST MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1155 Fort Street. If friends so desire, donations in lieu of flowers may be made to The Parkinson's Society of Southern Alberta.

(9/17/97) MIKKELSEN _ Jorgen Lauge Mikkelsen, aged 70, passed away at home on Sunday, September 14, 1997, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He will be remembered as a loving husband and wonderful father by Else, his beloved wife of forty-seven years; his daughter Anette; and his sons, Tommy and Ronnie. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Jeffrey, Karen, Brandon and Jordan; his daughters-in-law, Zelly and Susan; as well as family in Denmark. A Memorial Service will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance", (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. to be followed by a reception at the Danish Canadian Club (727 - 11 Avenue S.W.). In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, directed to the Mikkelsen Family Pain Management Program Fund, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Dr. Neil Hagen, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422.

(9/17/97) MORTON _ Mrs. Muriel Kathleen (Kaye) Morton, beloved wife of Mr. Art Morton of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at the age of 75 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.

(9/17/97) McANGUS _ Jack Dallis passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on September 14, 1997 at the age of 64 years. Best friend and loving companion of Marlene Davison. He is also survived by his brother Donald (Edith) McAngus and sister Wilda (Alex) Lamont; as well as five nephews and one niece, all of Ontario. Jack is predeceased by his parents, Kathleen and Bill, and his brother Glen. Jack dedicated twenty-one years of service to ensuring that the grounds of Market Mall were always beautifully landscaped and properly maintained. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Wednesday, September 17, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 4N2. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel" and Crematorium, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

(9/17/97) NGUYEN _ Mrs. Kim Phuong Nguyen, beloved wife of Mr. Minh Do of Calgary, passed away at her residence on September 12, 1997, at the age of 38 years. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Vincent Liem Catholic Church (1405 - 8 Avenue S.E.) on Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Kim Nguyen, 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.

(9/17/97) PAWSON _ Mr. Leslie Pawson of Calgary passed away after a brief illness at the Foothills Hospital on September 15, 1997 at the age of 91 years. Les is survived by is loving wife of sixty-three years, Hilda; his three sons, David (Doreen), Geoffrey (Barbara) and Lloyd (Angie); nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and by his nephews, Ken (Jean) Pawson and John (Joyce) Pawson. Les worked for Imperial Oil for forty-two years beginning as a machinist in 1927 and ending as the Assistant Manager of the Calgary refinery. Following retirement in 1969, he accepted a series of consulting contracts across North America including sites in Wyoming and Louisiana. A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Wayne Lewry of Central United Church officiating. Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Ranch Ehrlo Society (a program for troubled youth), P.O. Box 570, Pilot Butte, Saskatchewan S0G 3Z0. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

(9/17/97) RAYBURN _ Cecil Harold Rayburn of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Centre on September 14, 1997 at the age of 80 years. Cec will be lovingly remembered by his wife of fifty-nine years, Lillian; his daughter Beverley Rayburn; his son Donald (Sarah) Stevens-Rayburn; three grandchildren, Peggy Dickson, Richard Harding and Catherine Rayburn; and by six great-grandchildren, Heather, Steven, Samantha and Michael Dickson, Crystal and Robert Harding. He was predeceased by his son Kenneth Harold Rayburn in 1970. A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Eric N. Long officiating. Interment to follow in the Field of Honor at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Society of Southern Alberta, 480D - 36 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1W4. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

(9/17/97) REDICK _ Roy Dean Redick of Airdrie, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 14, 1997, at the age of 57 years. Roy's life began in the small farming community of Maple Creek, Saskatchewan. He moved to Calgary as a young man and began an association with the Ford Motor Company which would last for over thirty years. During this time, Roy earned many awards for service quality and commitment to a job well done. His love of four wheel driving led him to a fond appreciation of the environment and his involvement in its conservation. Roy's children regret not knowing that their father's time was so short and that they were not able to spend more time enjoying life with him. He is survived by his mother Ella Redick of Maple Creek; his common-law wife Marg Sharlow of Airdrie; three children, Kevin, Leslie (Stacey), and Deborah, all of Calgary, and their mother Dorothy; three brothers, Lloyd (Verla) of Regina, Harve (Donna) of Maple Creek, and Glen (Mary) of Tucson, Arizona; and two young grandchildren, Rachel and Zachary Redick of Calgary. Roy was predeceased by his father Clifford Redick. Funeral Services will be held at Maple Creek United Church, Maple Creek, SK, on Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Maple Creek Cemetery. A Memorial Service in Celebration of Roy's life will be held at the Town & Country Centre (275 Jenson Drive N.E., Airdrie), on Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta United Recreational Society, No. 2, 6025 - 12 Street S.E., T1H 2K1. In living memory of Roy Redick, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.

(9/17/97) RUTZER _ Mrs. Rosa Rutzer of Calgary passed away Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital at the age of 79 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200.

(9/17/97) SCHEUCHNER _ Shaun Allen, beloved son of Allen and Sharon Scheuchner of Calgary, passed away at Alberta Children's Hospital on September 14, 1997 at the age of 19 years. Shaun is the loving brother to Ralphine, Todd and David, all of Calgary. He is also survived by his grandparents, Blanche and Arnold Scheuchner of Morningside, AB; aunts and uncles, Bruce and Marion Snape of Duchess, AB, Norma and Rand Berg of Millicent, AB, Judy and Buzz Buijs of Hythe, AB, Hazel and Don Snyder of Morningside, AB; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Shaun was predeceased by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Snape, and Mr. Daniel Scheuchner. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Mountain View Cemetery and Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 17, 1997 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Christine Meikle School (No. 64 - 12 Street N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 4P4). Arrangements and Cremation 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.

(9/17/97) SMITH _ Morris Norman Smith passed away September 14, 1997 at the Rockyview General Hospital, peacefully and in dignity, surrounded by his family, after a lengthy illness, at the age of 82 years. He was predeceased by his loving wife Ann and nine brothers and sisters. Morris leaves to mourn him, two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Leonard and Hilda Smith, and Dr. Stanley and Carey Smith. He also leaves six grandchildren, David, Joel, Kevin, Penny, Tracy and Mandy; all of whom will miss him very much. Morris was raised in Calgary as part of a very large extended family, and graduated from Central High School, winning many swimming awards. Morris worked for the Curtis Publishing Company and then went into partnership with his brother Joe, in the Grand Coffee Shop. Following that, he built the Beacon Hotel and managed it for many years, after which he was involved in real estate sales for a few years. Morris was proud of his good name as a man of honour, integrity and honesty. He was an active member of the Alberta Hotel Association, North Hill Kiwanis, the Masonic Order, Beth Tzedec congregation, and B'nai Brith. He worked very hard on behalf of the I.L. Peretz school in its early years. He retired in 1972 and one year later lost his beloved wife, Ann. He was completely devoted to his loving children and grandchildren and derived great pleasure and pride from all of their accomplishments. The family gives special thanks to Mavis Van Sertima who cared for him with great devotion these past few months. He is also survived by his second wife Rita of the Cedars Villa Nursing Home. Funeral Services was held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel (1702 - 17 Avenue S.W.), on Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Interment followed at the Jewish Cemetery (30 Avenue and Erlton Street S.W.) Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA of CALGARY, 1702 - 17 Avenue S.W. Telephone: 244-4717. If friends so desire, memorial gifts may be made directly to the Morris Smith Memorial Fund, Calgary Health Trust Office, c/o Rockyview General Hospital, 7007 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9.

(9/17/97) SPEECHLEY _ Albert Charles Speechley, born in 1926, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on September 11, 1997. Albert will be lovingly remembered by his wife of forty-eight years, Frances; their daughter Catherine (Jim) Campbell. He is also survived by his son Owen. He will be remembered by his grandchildren, Jeffrey, Emily and Laura. Albert is also survived by his sister Vera Field of Brantford, Ontario and his brother Thomas Speechley of London, Ontario. He was predeceased by his parents, a brother and two sisters. Albert was employed by Texaco/Esso for many years. He was an active member of the South Calgary Y's Men's Club. Family Funeral Services were held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Elboya Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Helen Belcher of Church of the Good Shepherd officiating. The family wishes to thank the staff and especially the nurses of the Peter Lougheed Hospital, Unit 51. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2 or the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada, 21 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 301, P.O. Box 31233, Station BRM B, Toronto, Ontario M7Y 5M1. In living memory of Albert Speechley, 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

(9/17/97) SZOTYLO _ Ellen Szotylo of Calgary, formerly of Edmonton, passed away at the Brentwood Nursing Home on September 15, 1997 at the age of 91 years. Ellen was born October 1, 1905 in the Ukraine and immigrated to Canada in 1907. Ellen is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Eleanor and William Chmilar of Calgary; and her son Herbert McNeill of Thompson, Manitoba; six grandchildren, David, Shawna, Barbara, Lorraine, Beverly, Melody; and eleven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law Elsie of Edmonton; two sisters, Myrtle Wilson, and Rose Neilson; her brother and sister-in-law, Henry and Vera Pritula, all of St. Catharines, Ontario; as well as other family members. Ellen was predeceased by her first husband William McNeill, her second husband Julian Szotylo, and sons, Gordon and Ronald McNeill. Funeral Services will be held at Christ Church (12166 - 102 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta), on Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 4:30 p.m. with the Rev. John Privett officiating. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of the West Wing at the Brentwood Nursing Home for the loving care and kindness shown to Ellen. In living memory of Ellen Szotylo, 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.

(9/17/97) TURNER _ William Campbell Turner, beloved husband of Sandy Turner of Calgary, passed away at his home in Calgary on September 14, 1997, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 55 years. Bill will be sadly missed by his beloved family, his mother Helen of Leduc; his children and grandchildren, Karen, Jack and Eric of Bolton, Ross, Karen and Megan of Calgary and Grant, Loralei, Brittany and Carson of Swan Hills. Bill was predeceased by his father Daniel Turner in 1989. Bill was born and raised in Edmonton where he received his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta. Later, he received his Masters Degree from the University of Calgary. Bill worked as an engineer and a project manager over the past thirty-four years. Bill brought enthusiasm, humour and quick wit to his many and varied projects and activities. Bill cherished his family and friends and will live in our hearts forever. Bill's family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to all those who supported him over the years. Funeral Services will be held at Knox United Church (506 - 4 Street S.W.), on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Grant P. Dawson officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Knox Foundation, c/o Knox United Church, 506 - 4 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta. In living memory of Bill Turner, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel". Telephone: 403-243-8200.

(9/17/97) UENO _ Mrs. Yoko Ueno passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on Friday, September 12, 1997 with her loving family at her bedside. Private family Services were held in the Rose Chapel of Pierson's Funeral Home on Sunday September 14, 1997. Her remains have been forwarded to Tokyo, Japan for further Services and burial. Funeral and forwarding arrangements were handled by PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICES LTD. Telephone: 235-3602.


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Document Date: September 1997 - revised Jan 2003
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