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(9/18/97) ANDERSON _ Mrs. Hazel Irene Anderson, beloved wife of Harold Anderson of Calgary, passed away suddenly at Central Park Lodge on Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at the age of 79 years. Beside her husband, she will be lovingly remembered by her children, son Gary Anderson of Vancouver; and her daughter Gail (Bob) Vandenberg of Calgary; as well as two grandsons, Mark Vandenberg of Oklahoma and Craig Vandenberg of Calgary; one great-grandson Kyle Vandenberg; three brothers, Clifford (Jean) Halverson of Vancouver, Kenny (Verna) Halverson of Taber and Lawrence (May) Halverson of Calgary; and two sisters, Lilian Hill of Vancouver and Clarine Johnson of Saskatchewan. At the family's request, no Funeral Service will be held. In lieu of flowers, if desired, a donation in Hazel's memory may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 3Y6. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES. "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111.
(9/18/97) BROWN _ Thomas Rochester. On September 15, 1997, Mr. Thomas Brown of Edmonton passed away suddenly at home at the age of 48 years. He leaves to mourn his loss, his loving wife Alexia; his son and daughter, Jason and Trina; and his stepson and stepdaughter, Robert and Kimberley Sinner, all of Edmonton. Thomas is also survived by his parents, David and Marjorie Brown of Red Deer; and by three brothers and two sisters, Darryl (Lynn) Brown of Red Deer, Cheryl (Bill) Kells of Calgary, Beverly (Jim) Cross of Grande Prairie, Greg Brown and Jim (Phyllis) Brown of Edmonton. Reverend John McNeil will celebrate a Memorial Mass at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 9830 - 148 Street, Edmonton, on Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Friends who so wish may make memorial donations directly to the University of Alberta Hospitals Foundation, 8440 - 112 Street, Edmonton, T6G 2B7. THE FLORAL CHAPELS, Connelly-McKinley Ltd., 10011 - 114 Street, Edmonton, Alberta. Phone: 403-422-2222.
(9/18/97) BRUNER _ (Silliker) 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. The family wish to extend their heartfelt thanks to The Cedars Villa Nursing Home "Clover Unit", the Rockyview Hospital Emergency Department and Unit 74 for their kindness, caring and attention shown to our mother. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) this evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance" 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.
(9/18/97) BURGESS _ Mr. John Burgess, dearly loved husband and best friend of Mrs. Gwendoline Burgess, passed away suddenly at home on September 16, 1997. John was born on the fourteenth day of October, 1926 in Toronto, Ontario, the son of the late John and Maria Burgess. He was an employee of Texaco Canada Inc. for forty-one years both in Toronto and Calgary. John had a lifelong interest in wartime ship histories and World War II Convoy records, co-authoring "The Ships of Canada's Naval Forces 1910 through 1993". John was the archivist at the Naval Museum of Alberta. His work involved research with the Canadian Navy and the Naval Historical Branch in London, England. John was a longtime member of Grace Presbyterian Church, on the Board of Managers, and Past Chairman of the Grace Housing Authority. A Memorial Service will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church (1009 - 15 Avenue S.W.) on Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. S.J. Stewart officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in memory of John may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 3Y6 or directly to a charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of John Burgess, 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.
(9/18/97) CARDINAL _ Mr. Michael Earl Cardinal of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on September 15, 1997 at the age of 67 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.
(9/18/97) CARMICHAEL _ Donald William, beloved husband of Mrs. Doreen Carmichael of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on September 15, 1997 at the age of 64 years. He is the loving father of one son and four daughters and four sons-in-law, Patric Carmichael, Calgary, Deb Corneau (Stan), Calgary, Fay Tetsull (Mark), Calgary, Shanyn Poirier (Ken), Chilliwack, B.C., Shari Fisher (Cliff), Calgary. He is also survived by sisters, Muriel Stasiuk of Calgary and Fern (Frank) Gue of Burlington, Ontario. He was predeceased by his parent, two brothers Paul and David. The love for his beloved wife Doreen is immeasurable. His children and grandchildren were a continuous source of happiness, pride and comfort to him. We grieve for a man who had so much yet to share with us, but we are cradled in the warmth of his love and all the joy he left with us. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alberta Lung Association. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at All Saint's Anglican Church, Robert Road and Renfrew Drive N.E., Friday, September 19, 1997 at 10:00 a.m.
(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.
(9/18/97) DUNCAN _ (Jacobs) Mrs. Elsie Duncan passed away September 14, 1997, beloved mother of seven children, grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of one. Memorial Services at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W., Friday, September 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund, 109, 315 - 10 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 0W2. Arrangements and Cremation care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100.
(9/18/97) 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.
(9/18/97) FITZMARTYN _ Mrs. Alice Gertrude Fitzmartyn (nee Noble) of Calgary, passed away at the Sarcee Nursing Home on September 17, 1997, at the age of 84 years. Alice was very proud that she was born and educated in Calgary and resided here all of her life. She was a founding member of St. Anthony's Parish and worked at the Credit Union for many years. She will be fondly remembered by her son Dennis and his children, her daughter-in-law JoAnne, JoAnne's husband Tony Pozdin, and her beloved grandson Bob Fitzmartyn. Alice is also survived by her sister Kay Fisher of Toronto, her sisters-in-law, June Fitzmartyn of Calgary and Mary Lane of Victoria; as well as many nieces and nephews and their families. Alice was predeceased by her husband Jack, her son Greg, her brother George Noble, sisters, Mable Nelson, Ivy Fletcher, Mary Veillieux, and Agnes Galloway. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Catholic Church (5340 - 4 Street S.W.), on Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. C. Eric Nelson, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, 302, 609 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 2A1. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staff on Unit 3 at the Sarcee Nursing Home for the excellent care and compassion extended to Alice these past months. In living memory of Alice Fitzmartyn, 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.
(9/18/97) GROVES _ Warren Albert passed away on September 14, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 48 years. A Memorial Service will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), today at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422.
(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 Steve 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.E., Calgary. Phone: 403-216-1386.
(9/18/97) 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.
(9/18/97) 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), today, 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.
(9/18/97) MARSHALL _ It is with great sadness James (Jim) Madden Marshall, beloved husband of Mrs. Marilyn Marshall of Calgary, passed away peacefully at his daughter's residence on September 16, 1997, at the age of 71 years. Besides his loving wife of forty-six years, Jim is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Laurie and Doug Murray and their children, Lyndsay and Megan of Brandon, Manitoba; and Cindy and Jim Bertram and their children, Dan and Allie of Calgary, Alberta. Jim is remembered with love and affection. He lived a simple life and took pleasure in small things. He loved the mountains, seasons, his family, and grandchildren. There are many friends whose memories of Jim will always be treasured. He was a selfless person who showed incredible strength and courage. Deep in our hearts you are fondly remembered, Sweet, happy memories cling 'round your name; True hearts that loved you with deepest affection, Always will love you in death just the same. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 1A2. In living memory of Jim Marshall, 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.
(9/18/97) MORTON _ We are saddened by the passing of our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister on Tuesday, September 16, 1997. Muriel Kathleen was born April 14, 1922, the fifth of eight children of Owen and Mollie Craig of Vulcan, Alberta. In 1941, she became the young bride of Les Christensen. They farmed for several years in the Champion district where they raised four children, Marilyn, Judy, Nancy and Keith. Kaye was always an active and valued contributor to community life in Champion. Her love of music and young people led her to serve as long-time director of the United Church Junior Choir and as leader of CGIT, Explorer and Sunday School groups. She also valued the camaraderie and support of her friends in the Felicity Club. Later, she moved to Calgary and built a new career as a respected medical records administrator. In 1971, Kaye married Arthur Morton. Together they have shared many happy years square dancing and traveling the world, and have enjoyed the close friendship of their neighbors on Vancouver Crescent. The joy and pride Kaye had in her twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren gave her much strength through her lifetime, and she never missed an opportunity to participate in family activities. For this we remember her - she will always be our "Grandma Precious". A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heartwood Bursary, Naramata Centre, Box 68, Naramata, B.C., V0H 1N0, or to the Alberta Literacy Foundation, No. 211, 332 - 6 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 4S6. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.
(9/18/97) NEESER _ Mr. Fred Neeser, of Okotoks, formerly of Airdrie, a past employee of C.A.D.P., passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on September 17, 1997 at the age of 89 years. Fred is survived by his daughter Janet (Ted) Lineham of Okotoks; son Glen (Ellen) of St. Albert; his grandchildren, Jeffrey, Wesley, Jennifer; and five step-granddaughters and their children; nephews, Jim (Shirley) Neeser of St. Albert, Walter Fred "Bud" Neeser of High River; nieces, June (Don) Lyons of High River and Marie (Harry) Waytuck of Calgary and their families. Fred was predeceased by his wife Julianne in 1987. Services will be held at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Road, Okotoks, on Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Fred and Julianne's urns will be interred together in Gadsby Cemetery, Gadsby, AB. Special thanks to the doctors and staff of C.C.U. and Unit 56 of the Rockyview Hospital and the High River Hospital, Dr. Ansell and the Foothills Health Unit. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME (OKOTOKS) LTD. Telephone: 938-3111.
(9/18/97) PARKER _ William Arthur (Bill), passed away at his home in Victoria, B.C., in the loving company of his family, on Sunday, September 14, 1997. Born in Springhill, Nova Scotia on July 11, 1923, he was raised in Calgary, Alberta and retired to Victoria, B.C. Bill is lovingly remembered by his wife, June; sons, Stephen, Scott (Irene) and Spencer (Betty); daughter Stephanie (Peter) Law; grandchildren, Tyler, Tessa and William; his sisters, Chickie and Joe, both of Calgary, Alberta; sister-in-law Gloria McClean (Roy) of California; many nieces and nephews and specially remembered by Lily-Belle. Bill enjoyed a memorable career both in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War and after graduating from U.B.C., joined the R.C.A.F. Bill's family sends its warmest thanks to Dr. Peter Meyer and the team of home care nurses and the Palliative Response Team, Hospice, Victoria. A Service of Remembrance will be conducted from McCALL BROS. Family Chapel, Johnson and Vancouver Streets, on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, tributes may be made to the Palliative Response Team, Victoria Hospice, 1900 Fort Street, Victoria, B.C., V8R 1J8 or the S.P.C.A., 3150 Napier Lane, Victoria, B.C, V8T 4V5. McCALL'S of VICTORIA Telephone: 1-250-385-4465.
(9/18/97) PAUL _ Mr. Dean L. Paul of Penhold, passed away suddenly at home on Monday, September 15, 1997 at the age of 83 years. A Memorial Service will be held at the METCALF FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4200 - 49 Avenue, Innisfail, AB at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 20, 1997 with Reverend Joel Den Haan officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Penhold Half Century Plus Society, Penhold, AB or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 101, 5208 - 53 Avenue, Red Deer, AB, T4N 5K2. Arrangements are entrusted to METCALF FUNERAL CHAPEL, Innisfail, AB. Phone: 403-227-3123.
(9/18/97) 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.
(9/18/97) 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; four brothers, Lloyd (Verla) of Regina, Harve (Donna) of Maple Creek, and Glen (Mary) of Tucson, Arizona, and Don of Calgary; 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, today, 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. Phone: 403-241-0044.
(9/18/97) RUTZER _ Mrs. Rosa B. Rutzer of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on September 16, 1997, at the age of 79 years. Rosa practiced midwifery in Switzerland for thirteen years during which time she delivered over one thousand, two hundred babies in their homes. After immigrating to Alberta with her husband and family, she was anxious to get back into her profession. She worked at the Grace Hospital for twenty-four years until her retirement in 1979. Rosa believed that the best way to have babies, was to be at home, by letting nature take its course. She was a strong supporter of the Midwife Group in Alberta. She was active in the Swiss Club Matterhorn, the Theatre Group Heimatstyl and one of the founding members of the Dance Group Alpenrosli. "The death of a person is not the time to weep, for they are gone and shall no more return. It is time for rejoicing, for the Lord, our God, has brought His child to sit by Him - forever. This is time for all to remember the pleasant times that were shared between yourself and those departed. Do not be selfish and wish them back. For they have gained what every human desires... Eternal peace. She is the loving mother of three sons and two daughters-in-law, Arnold and Marianne, Paul, Werner and Krista, as well as the beloved grandmother of Sara and Tania, Corbet, Justin and Carson, all of Calgary. Rosa is also survived by a sister Anna Bucher, and nieces and nephews in Switzerland. She was predeceased by her husband Arnold in 1989. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Boniface Catholic Church (1923 Broadview Road N.W.), today, September 18, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Boniface Catholic Church (1923 Broadview Road N.W.), on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Henry Rosenbaum, S.A.C. Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in "St. Joseph's Section" at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Rosa Rutzer, 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.
(9/18/97) SHELVEY _ Steven Lewis Shelvey, beloved son and stepson of John and Nancy Simmonds, died September 16, 1997 at the age of 29 years. Survivors are his brother Kevin (Ann); and his devoted care givers, Jean and Ray Bourgonais and family. A Memorial Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. B. Lay officiating. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a donation in Steven's name to the Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association, Box 82012, 1400 - 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, T2C 3W5. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
(9/18/97) 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.
(9/18/97) WILLIAMS _ Elizabeth "Betty" Williams passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at the age of 62 years. Betty will be sadly missed by special friends, Brian Temple, Andy and Grace Cooper; as well as numerous other close friends. A Service will be held in Betty's memory on Sunday, September 21, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. in the Rundle Community Hall, located at 2409 - 50 Street N.E., Calgary. Those in attendance at the Service, will be invited to share their thoughts and feelings if desired. Flowers gratefully declined and if so desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.
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Document Date: September 1997 - revised Jan 2003
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