BLYTH _ Evelyn Victoria (nee Bertram), passed away at the Bethany Care Centre February 7, 1998 at the age of 88 years. She is survived by her son Robert; and three grandchildren, Charles (Freda), Janice (Perry) Unrau, Clinton (Jody); and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Samuel Charles Blyth in 1972, and her daughter Delores Evelyn in 1971. Funeral Services will be held at the Bethany Care Centre, 916 - 18A Street N.W. on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Family Graveside Services at Union Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Bethany Care Centre. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Phone: 297-0711.
CENDACH _ Mr. Sergio Cendach, beloved husband of Mrs. Maria Cendach of Calgary, passed away suddenly on Friday, February 6, 1998 on his 57th Birthday. Sergio was born February 6, 1941 in Zacchigni, Umago d'Istria, Italy (presently Croatia). He moved to Canada in 1962 and began working for C.P.R. in 1964, where he worked as a Car Man Inspector until his death. He married Maria in 1970 in Calgary. Besides his loving wife, Sergio is also survived by two sons, Elvis and his fiancee Rosanna Styner, and Frank, both of Calgary; his father Martin Cendak of Cittanova, Croatia; his sister and brother-in-law, Graziella and Luciano Zacchigna, and their two daughters and family, all of Croatia; brother and sister-in-law, Mario and Rosa Cendach of Penticton, and their two daughters and five nieces. He is also survived by Maria's parents, sister, brothers, nieces and nephews; as well as other relatives and friends. Sergio was predeceased by his mother, Maria Cendak. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Of Grace Italian & English Catholic Church (1714 - 14 Avenue N.E.), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Valentino Alberton, C.S., Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Sergio Cendach, 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.
CHRISTENSEN _ Chester Lewis Christensen of Calgary passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on February 8, 1998 at the age of 65 years. Services will be announced later by LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
DALGETTY _ Mr. James William Dalgetty of Calgary passed away peacefully after a brief illness, at the Foothills Hospital on February 7, 1998 at the age of 73 years. He was predeceased by his wife Maxine in 1995. He is the loving father of two sons and one daughter-in-law, and one daughter and son-in-law, Brian of Canmore, Barrie and Tracey of Los Angeles, and Brenda and John Creasey of Calgary; three grandchildren, Michael, Richard and Jemma Creasey; and one great-granddaughter Emily Creasey, all of Calgary. He is survived by three brothers-in-law and their families, Gordon and Lila Bossenberry of Lethbridge, Gilbert and Mary Bossenberry, and Don and Janice Bossenberry, all of Salmon Arm; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Jim was a painting contractor for forty years until his retirement in 1985. Jim was a very caring and loving man who will be greatly missed by his family and all those who knew him. We love you Dad. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, 302, 609 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 2A1. 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.
FINCH _ Neva Finch, beloved wife of Mr. Bob Finch of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on Saturday, February 7, 1998 in her 56th year. Besides her loving husband Bob, Neva will be sadly missed by her daughter Michelle and friend David of Calgary. Neva was predeceased by her parents and by two brothers. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Neva Finch, 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.
FREY _ Jean "Maxine" Frey of Calgary, passed away peacefully on February 7, 1998 at the age of 73 years. Maxine is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, William and Roz Paisley of Regina, Saskatchewan; and a sister Joyce Kay of Saskatoon. She was predeceased by her husband Ralph in 1995. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Tom Melvin of Lakeview United Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. In living memory of Maxine Frey, 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.
GRAF _ Clara Naomi Graf of Kelowna, B.C. and formerly of Calgary, passed away in the Westside Care Center, Westbank, B.C. on Saturday, February 7, 1998. Mrs. Graf was born in Ringwood, Oklahoma on January 20, 1906 and recently celebrated her 92nd birthday. Predeceased by her husband Albert in 1990 and also by two grandsons. Mrs. Graf leaves to mourn her four children, Ernie (Jean) Fidgeon, Peachland, Rod (Dot) Fidgeon, High River, Alberta, Helen (Ray) Mountain, Kelowna, Gwen (Reg) Olson, Kelowna; and also fourteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 696 Glenmore Road, Kelowna, B.C. on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. with Bishop Randy Adams officiating. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends who so wish may make memorial donations to the charity of their choice in memory of Mrs. Graf. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted with DAYS GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Kelowna, B.C. Telephone: 1-250-762-3040.
GREEN _ James "Jim" Harris Green, of Calgary, passed away February 9, 1998 at the age of 45 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.
IRVINE _ Brian Robert Irvine passed away suddenly on February 7, 1998 doing exactly what he wanted, working with horses. Brian was born on December 5, 1936 in Whitewood, Saskatchewan and raised in the Tantallon area. As a young man, Brian found work on the railroad. Later he met his wife Laura in Minnedosa, and subsequently they married on August 25, 1956. Brian joined the Armed Forces in 1958 and was stationed in Calgary with the Queen's Own Rifles. Brian went on to achieve an award for driving one million miles accident free. In 1964, Brian was honorably discharged driving commercially throughout Western Canada. Brian's lifelong fascination with horses led him to move his family to the Crossfield area in 1972. Over the next twenty-five years, Brian vigorously built and improved his horse herd, specializing in Registered Foundation Quarter Horses. Brian's integrity, ability, and pure "horse sense" were renowned and respected by those who knew him. Many horseman in Canada and the United States will miss his outgoing nature and willingness to lend a helping hand. Brian was proud to hold lifetime memberships in the American Quarter Horse Association and the Foundation Quarter Horse Registry. Working with and improving the Quarter Horse breed was not only his first love, but his chosen life-long work. Brian was predeceased by his father Robert Irvine in 1957, mother Anne Kingdon in 1982, grandson Eric Irvine (in infancy) in 1985. Brian is survived by his loving wife of forty-one years, Laura; children, Sharon Marsh, Bonnie Harrison, Robert (Sylvia), Brian, Heather (Trevor) Gadd, Scott (Leanne), foster son David; sisters, Gwen Bromberg of Calgary, Mable Godwin of Tantallon; brother Lawrence Gavelin of Port Alberni. Brian was proud of his nineteen grandchildren who were a delight to him in the latter part of his life. Brian was instrumental in introducing the grandchildren to the horses. These same grandchildren possess Brian's humor, zest for reading and travel, not to mention a fascination with horses. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. from the Crossfield Community Centre with Reverend Sandy Isfeld officiating. Following the Service, the family will take Brian to Tantallon, Saskatchewan for Interment in the Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Children's Wish Foundation, 223 - 12 Avenue S.W., Suite 106, Calgary, AB, T2R 0G9. MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL.
JONES _ Michael Kevin Jones of Calgary, passed away suddenly on Friday, February 6, 1998 at the age of 39 years. Mike is survived by his daughter Rhea; and son Nathan of Blackie, Alberta; his mother Marie; sister Lori Kempe; brother-in-law Bert Kempe; nephew Michael; and nieces, Rhianne and Brittanii of Thorold, Ontario; his grandmother Helen Lesdow; and grandfather George of Hamilton, Ontario; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins in Ontario and the U.S. He was predeceased by his much loved father Leonard in 1991. Mike leaves behind his friends at the City of Calgary where he worked for many years. He also leaves to mourn many close friends in Calgary, the rest of Alberta, B.C. and Ontario. Mike was a character who will be missed and loved by all who knew him, especially his close friends. "With evening breezes gone before, Other friends have found the door, And entered His unending day; To seek the sun which sets no more, Another journey's on the way." Family and friends are invited to Visitation at the CALGARY CREMATORIUM CHAPEL, 3219 - 4 Street N.W. (within the valley of Queen's Park Cemetery), on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Calgary Crematorium Chapel on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, a donation may be made directly to the Michael Kevin Jones Memorial Trust Fund (as an educational trust fund for Rhea and Nathan) c/o any branch of Canada Trust (please indicate to bank this trust fund originates in Calgary). Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111.
KELLY _ Alice Louise Kelly of Calgary, passed away at the Sarcee Nursing Home on February 9, 1998 at the age of 90 years. Alice was predeceased by her husband Fred in 1970. Alice was born in Schenectady, New York, and was a longtime resident of the Peace River country. Alice lived in McLennan from 1940 to 1972 and moved to Nanaimo, British Columbia for sixteen years, then moved to Grande Cache for eight years and spent her last remaining years in Calgary. Alice was an active member of the community and the Church. Alice is survived by a daughter Joan Beland and her husband Victor of Grande Cache; a son Gordon and his wife Shirley of Calgary; eight grandchildren, Marc and his wife Wanda, Michel and his wife Jillian, Nicole and her husband Lorne Ternes, Paul and his wife Lorraine, Stephen, Christine, Greg and his wife Janice, and Karen and her husband Wade Smith; and thirteen great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, McLennan, Alberta, on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Maurice Joly, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at McLennan Catholic Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in lieu of flowers to Carewest Sarcee Nursing Home, 3504 - 29 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T3E 2L3. In living memory of Alice Kelly, 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.
LACKIE _ Thomas (Tom) Hall passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, February 7, 1998 at the age of 79 years. Service of Remembrance will be held at St. Martin's United Church, 2617 Clarence Avenue, February 11, at 3:00 p.m., Reverend Brian Watson will be officiating. Tom is survived by his sons, Hal (Beverly), Graeme and Alison; Gord (Nancy), Kyle and Melissa; Colin (Jan), Brianna, Nathan and Caileigh; and Jamie (Nancy), Kara and Amy; and sister Mary. He was predeceased by his first wife Ada in 1975, his second wife Nan in 1997 and son Craig in 1995. Tom was born on August 21, 1918 in the north end of Winnipeg, MB. Dad proudly served overseas in Italy, Belgium and Holland during World War II with the 17th Field Regiment R.C.A. He renewed many memories in 1995 when he returned to Holland for the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of the end of the war. He was a professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan from 1960 through to his retirement in 1985. He enjoyed his relationships with students and faculty and, through his professional life, developed friends throughout the world. His sense of community led to his involvement with the YMCA, St. Martin's Church, Scouts, Saskatoon District Health Board, Meewasin Valley Authority, and many professional associations. His love of learning led him to continue to take courses on a wide variety of topics at the university during retirement. Dad loved to travel, often venturing off the beaten track, enjoying people as much as the locale. Dad developed, maintained and cherished many friendships over the course of his life. He particularly enjoyed time spent with the "Curling Gang", Y's Men and at the Y. He relished summers spent at Falcon Lake, MB at the cottage he built forty years ago. One of his great enjoyments was time spent with his grandchildren and supporting them in their activities. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Paul's Hospital P.C.U., or to charities of their choosing. Cremation. A Private Family Interment will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, SK, prior to the Service of Remembrance. Arrangements are in care of PARK FUNERAL CHAPEL, Saskatoon, SK, 1-306-244-2103, David J. Schurr, Director.
LaROSE _ Senator Thomas William LaRose was born December 1, 1926 in Manitoba and passed away in Calgary on February 7, 1998 at the Foothills Hospital, after a long illness. He is survived by his loving wife of forty-five years, Emma (Mary) LaRose. He is survived by nine children and spouses, Rose LaRose (Peter), Tony LaRose (Kathy), Lorraine LaRose (Brian), Doris Jacobs (Joe), Geraldine Normand (Sam), Kathleen Barker (Frank), Elinor Hache (Rudy), Aleric LaRose (Gina) and Sharlene Carlson (Bill), all of Alberta. Tom is also survived by five sisters, Reta, Mae, Julia, Doreen, Theresa; twenty-five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends and relatives who loved him. He was predeceased by his eldest son Martin LaRose and his sister Leona Leaming. Tom served proudly as a Senator for the Metis Nation from 1994 to 1996. He is loved dearly and will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Relatives and friends are invited to meet for Prayers at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) this evening at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anne's Catholic Church (830 - 21 Avenue S.E.) on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Stefan Ganowicz, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Okotoks Catholic Cemetery. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
LIND _ Jack Lind of Calgary, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on Sunday, February 8, 1998 at the age of 78 years. Further arrangements will be announced by HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111.
LOEWEN _ Jacob J. Loewen of Airdrie, passed away at 68 years of age, after a brief but courageous fight against cancer at the Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary. He is survived by his loving wife Mildred; sons, Ron (Anne), Ted (Deb) of Calgary, and Tim (Diana) of Edmonton; daughters, Laryne (Hart) of Calgary, and Marlene of Windsor, Ontario. He will also be dearly missed by his step-children, Jean (Eddie) of Brooks, Donald (Pat) of Bassano, Linda (Arnold) of Strathmore, Carol (Bob) of Standard; fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Jake was born in the Soviet Union on January 15, 1930 and came to Canada at Coaldale, Alberta in 1950. Jake was employed at Barber Machinery and later Weatherford Compression for the past forty-three years. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2). Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555.
MacDOUGALL _ Ross John MacDougall passed away suddenly at his residence on February 6, 1998 at the age of 35 years. Ross is survived by his mother Marlita (Glenn) Williams; father Ian (Edith) MacDougall of Winnipeg; sister Suzette Dorge; nieces, Lindi and Vivian Dorge of Winnipeg; stepbrother Randy of Calgary; and stepsister Marilyn of Winnipeg. A Memorial Service will be held at FIRST MEMORIAL, 1635 - 17 Avenue S.W., Calgary, on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. For information, call 403-297-0717.
MJOLSNESS _ Lloyd Granum Mjolsness, born September 7, 1916 at Sundre, Alberta passed away peacefully on February 7, 1998, surrounded by his loving family and the caring nursing staff at The Beverly Centre. Lloyd was loved and cherished by Mary, his best friend and wife of fifty-four years; daughter Marilyn (Brian) Will; daughter Gail Howat and Wes Martin; son Bob (Elaine); and grandchildren, Carter (Stacey) and Riley Will, Derek, David and Darcy Howat, Jason (Susan), Candace and Marina Grey; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. He is survived by his brother Chester (Martha) of Bottrel, Alberta; and his sister Gladys Thomas of Calgary; and special aunt Thora Matkin of Carstairs, Alberta. Predeceased by his youngest sister Marion Chidlow in 1994. Lloyd attended school at McDougal Flat. After losing his father at age 14, he assumed responsibility with his Mother on the family farm. Lloyd led a full and active life. He and Chester shared interests in grain farming, operating as M & M Farming Co. in southern Alberta and Saskatchewan. They also had years of harmonious partnership in the lumber industry, operating as Mjolsness Bros. Ltd. at Sundre and Spray Lakes Sawmills at Canmore and Cochrane. As a loving husband, father and grandfather, Lloyd was highly respected by his family, and he cared deeply for them in return. He will be remembered for his honesty, integrity, sensitivity and generosity - touching everyone he met in a special way. Lloyd valued simplicity, the work ethic and sincerity. "We will miss you dearly. We wish you peace." Funeral Service will be held at Parkdale United Church, 2919 - 8 Avenue N.W., on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 11:00 a.m., with Interment at the Bergen Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held at the Sundre United Church on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to The Beverly Centre Garden Building Fund, 1729 - 90 Avenue S.W., Calgary, T2V 4S1 or to a charity of donor's choice. Arrangements in care of FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 403-297-0888.
MUNKHOLM _ Mr. Milton Munkholm of Okotoks, passed away at the Vulcan Extendicare on February 5, 1998 at the age of 86 years. Milton was born in Warrens, Wisconsin on April 21, 1911. His family returned to their homestead at Milo in that same year. They eventually moved to High River, and then to Okotoks in 1927. He worked as a farm hand and derrick builder in the Okotoks and Turner Valley area. Milton moved back to the farm in Okotoks in 1945 where he resided until his retirement. He was predeceased by his wife Florence, his parents, one sister and four brothers. Milton is survived by his sons, Jim (Ardath) of Longview, Gordon (Eleanor) of Cochrane; his daughter Mary (Bob) Strang of Regina; and by twelve grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday February 13, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Road Okotoks. Interment will follow at Okotoks Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6 or the Alberta Lung Association, 302, 609 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 2A1. Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME (OKOTOKS) LTD. Telephone: 938-3111.
PAGENKOPF _ Mr. Werner Klaus (Walter) Pagenkopf, beloved husband of Mrs. Karla Birgit (Peggy) Pagenkopf of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Friday, February 6, 1998, after a brief and unexpected illness at the age of 57 years. Walter was born on January 8, 1941 in Gumbinnen, East Prussia (Germany), the youngest of five boys. When he was twelve, Walter, his mother and brothers came to Canada and settled in the Medicine Hat area. In 1957 Walter's family moved to Calgary where he later attended the U of C, graduating in 1966 with his B.Sc. Walter married Birgit Keudel in July 1964 and together they raised a family of three children. He worked in the Oil Industry for over twenty-five years, mainly for Canadian Superior Oil and Mobil Oil, retiring in 1992. Besides his loving wife, Walter is survived by two sons and a daughter, Cort and his wife Bettina of Edmonton, Monika, and Peter of Calgary. He is also survived by his brothers, Armin (Gerda) of Kelowna, Hans (Ingrid), Erhard (Ursula), all of Calgary; and many other family members in Calgary and Germany. He was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Maria, and his eldest brother Dieter. Walter was first and foremost a devoted family man. He will be lovingly remembered as one who lived according to his own principles of loyalty and honesty. Walter was deeply philosophical, with a wonderful sense of humor and left a lasting impression with all who knew him. Many of us will treasure the memories of accompanying him fishing or participating in lengthy, thoughtful discussions. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses from the I.C.U. at the Foothills Hospital for their excellent care and support. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.
RAILTON _ Evelyn Marguerite passed away peacefully into the presence of her Lord, February 9, 1998 at the age of 93 years. She is survived by nephews, Paul and Gordon Skitch, and John Railton; and many other relatives. Visitation at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Following Interment in Queen's Park Cemetery, a Memorial Service will be held at Heritage Funeral Home, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre) on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 1:00 p.m., Rev. Sackville Palmer officiating. If desired, donations may be made to the Christian & Missionary Alliance, Western Canadian District Office, 907A - 9 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2P 1L3 (Phone: 265-7900), or other charity of your choice. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Bethany Care Centre. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
ROWE _ Carl Henry formerly of Warner, Alberta, passed away at the Fanning Care Centre on February 6, 1998 at the age of 72 years. Carl is survived by six children, Irvine, (Carol) Rowe, Carla (Larry) Wenzel, Cheryl (Allen) Ross, Brian (Maryanne) Rowe, Cornell Rowe and Robert Rowe. He is also survived by five grandchildren and a sister. Carl was predeceased by his wife Ethel in 1993. At Carl's request no Services will be held. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
TAMAGI _ William Yoshiharu passed away peacefully on February 5, 1998. Bill was born May 11, 1918 in Raymond, Alberta. He leaves behind to mourn his passing, his wife of fifty-three years, Harriette; eldest daughter Donna and Jim Cartwright of Langley; eldest son Donald and Darlene of Calgary; daughter Sachi of Magna Bay; son Paul and Leslie of Calgary; seven grandchildren, Nicole, Darby, Jamie, Marnie, Shara, Sarah and Theo; as well as extended family and many dear friends. He spent five years in the Salvation Army, served seven years as Minister of Coaldale United Church, followed by two years in Lethbridge with the Canadian Japanese Mission. Bill was called to Hawaii in 1955 where he and his family spent eight years at Makiki Christian Congregational Church in Honolulu. In 1963 he returned to Calgary to join his brothers in the family business Bridge Brand Food Services Ltd. He was very active and instrumental in the growth of the business until he retired in 1988. Bill was very proud of the professional recognition received after being inducted into the Food Service Hall of Fame. He was also made an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Alberta Restaurant and Food Service Association (ARFA). Bill and Harriette moved to Scotch Creek, B.C. (on Shuswap Lake) in October 1994 where they have enjoyed the warmth and beauty of the area and visits from family and friends. Bill was a very loving, compassionate man who lived by Christian values while gently mentoring, counseling and sharing his life unselfishly. At the soul of his life was the worship of God and experiences he cherished with family and friends. He will also be remembered for his passion for golf, gin rummy and find food. As active members of Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club for thirty years, Bill and Harriette developed numerous friendships to share these experiences with. Bill is one of God's humble children who made a profoundly positive difference in both his personal and business life and to all those he so deeply touched. Memorial Services to be held at Evangelical Free Church, 350 - 30 Street N.E., Salmon Arm on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association.
THRALE _ Lorena June Thrale (nee Torrance), passed away suddenly at her home in Carstairs on February 8, 1998. She is survived by her six children, George, Robert, Richard, Roger, Caroline, Jeffrey; sixteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. June was born in Manitoba, June 4, 1916 and farmed in Manitoba until 1960. She resided in Manitoba and Saskatchewan before coming to Calgary in 1967. She retired in Carstairs in 1974. June was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Carstairs, Branch No. 53 for many years, as well as being a participant in many other community activities. June's first love was her children, but her second love was her art. She leaves a colorful legacy particularly for her family, but also for all those that knew and loved her. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Carstairs United Church, Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 53, Carstairs. MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPELS, Didsbury, entrusted with arrangements. Telephone: 1-403-335-4473.
WATT _ Mrs. Elaine Muriel Watt of Calgary, passed away at the Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital on February 6, 1998 at the age of 62 years. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert Watt of Regina, Saskatchewan, Gary and Cindy Watt of Calgary; three daughters, Jan Watt of Calgary, Georgina Watt of Surrey, B.C., and Shelley Watt of Sundre, Alberta; five grandchildren and a great-grandson. She is also survived by numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. In living memory of Elaine Watt, 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.
WAUGH _ February 7, 1998, Margaret Jean Waugh, aged 79 years, of Calgary. Dear mother of Gary (Beatrice) Waugh of Edmonton, Gail Lafont of Calgary, Faye (Gordon) Schaufert of Stirling, Darleen (Jerry) Reinhardt of Vernon, B.C., Ronald (Marion) Waugh of Edmonton and Melvin (Colleen) Waugh of Edmonton. Margaret is also survived by fourteen grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and her brothers and sisters, Herbert Hutchinson of Calgary, Jack (Mae) Hutchinson of Okotoks, Verna Calvert Randall of Arizona, Ray Hutchinson of Lacombe, Richard Hutchinson of Calgary, Blanche Grimoldby of Mississauga, Ontario, Faye Cheetham of Calgary, Ruth (Paul) Savage of Victoria, B.C. and Delvin (Linda) Fry of McBride, B.C. She was predeceased by an infant son Milton, also a sister Evelyn Dyck in November of 1996. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Coach Hill Chapel, 996 Strathcona Drive S.W., on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. with the Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, 417, 5920 - 1A Street S.W., Calgary T2H 0G3. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602.
WORDIE _ Gordon Wilson. On February 4, 1998, Mr. Gordon Wilson Wordie of North Battleford, Saskatchewan, passed away peacefully at the age of 70 years. Gordon is survived by brothers, Douglas of Long Beach, California, Cameron and wife Eileen of Edmonton; niece Terri of Edmonton; nephew Jason and wife Laurie of Calgary; cousins in Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria, Guelph; and aunt Mrs. Jessie Barnetson, of Vancouver. Gordon will be missed by family, many friends in Didsbury and the Battlefords, including so many kind, professional and volunteer care givers, with special gratitude to Mrs. Mary Kamineski, Mrs. Lucy Bendall and Dr. David Duncan. A Celebration of his Life will be held Friday, February 13, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. at Third Avenue United Church, 1301 - 102 Street, North Battleford, Saskatchewan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian Mental Health Association, Battlefords Branch, 1342 - 100 Street, North Battleford, Saskatchewan S9A 0V8. SALLOWS & McDONALD FUNERAL HOME, North Battleford, Saskatchewan.
YEE _ Big Har (May) Yee of Red Deer, beloved wife of Wah Hon (Tony/Shorty) Yee, passed away
peacefully in Calgary on February 8, 1998 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born March 8, 1933 in
Kwantung, China, May came to Canada in 1956 and married Tony that same year in Calgary. Two weeks
after the marriage, May and Tony moved to Red Deer where they have since resided and raised their
family. In 1973, May and Tony started a family restaurant, the Valley Hotel Restaurant, and successfully
operated the family business and established many special friendships for twenty years before retiring in
November 1993. Besides her caring husband, May will forever be the loving mother to three daughters
and sons-in-law, Mary Jo and Tim Blakely of Edmonton, Lois and Gene Andersen of Red Deer, Sharon
and Ross Sisson of Calgary; two sons, Ken Yee of Calgary, and Harold Yee of Philadelphia. Not only a
proud mother to her five children, May was a special loving grandmother to three grandsons, T.J.,
Trevor and Desmond. May is also survived by two sisters, Lee Shun Chu in Hong Kong, Penny Wing of
Sunnyvale, California; and a brother Gary Lee of Vancouver. Funeral Services will be held at the Gaetz
Memorial United Church, 4758 Ross Street, Red Deer, on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 1:30 p.m. with
Mrs. Leanne Hall and the Reverend Luke Mak officiating. Interment will follow in the Alto-Reste
Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, donations can be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society,
4730A Ross Street, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 1X2 or to a charity of their choice. We wish to express our
sincere gratitude to the doctors and all the caregivers for the excellent care and compassion given to May
during her illness. Arrangements in care of EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS, 4820 - 45 Street, Red
Deer. Phone: 1-403-347-2222.
Document Date: September 1997 - revised Jan 2003