Make your own free website on Tripod.com

Obituaries from Calgary, Alberta Canada


February 11



ARMSTRONG _ Alice Marjorie (nee Griffith), peacefully in hospital on Friday, February 6, 1998 in Ottawa in her 87th year. A long-time Alberta resident, beloved wife of the late Martyn John Armstrong of Calgary. Predeceased by her sister Thelma Enid Foster deBalinhard of Red Deer. Survived by her loving son Major John G. Armstrong (Gaetane) of Nepean; granddaughters, Christine and Linda; and many loving nieces and nephews. In accordance with Marjorie's wishes, there was no Visitation or Service. Arrangements in the care of TUBMAN FUNERAL HOMES, 403 Richmond Road, Ottawa. Ashes will be interred in Alberta by family in the spring. The family wishes to extend its gratitude to the staff of the Extendicare West End Villa for their years of devotion to Mom and Queensway-Carleton Hospital who eased her last days.

BEINGESSNER _ Mary Beingessner passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital on February 10, 1998 at the age of 100 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.


BELL _ Edith Bell of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on February 7, 1998. Edith was predeceased by her husband Jack in 1978. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Carol; and a daughter and son-in-law, Norma and Todd; and by five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Edith is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Madelene. At Edith's request, no Funeral Service will be held. A get-together will be held at Gilchrist Manor (3003 - 56 Street N.E.), today, February 11, 1998, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Gleichen Cemetery Fund, c/o H. Sauve, Gleichen Lion's Club, P.O. Box 267, Gleichen, Alberta. In living memory of Edith Bell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Phone: 403-276-2296.


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.


BOWMASTER _ Freda Margaret (nee Nuell) of High River passed away at the High River Nursing Home on February 8, 1998 at the age of 76 years. Mrs. Bowmaster leaves to mourn, those touched by her life and love, son Ken (Gail); grandchildren, Rob and Elaine (Jason); and her special pals, Sarah, Lady, Sasha and Daisy; as well as her sister and friend Laura Hleuka; and nieces, Marlene and Lorraine; nephews, Bob, Randy, Tom, Dean and John. Freda was predeceased by mother Margaret in 1954, father Alex in 1965, husband Frank in 1979 and brother Alex in 1981. Funeral Services will be held at the SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, High River, Friday, February 13, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. with Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery, Calgary, the Reverend Archdeacon Robert Griffiths officiating. SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME, High River, in care of arrangements. Telephone: 652-2222 or 938-3111.


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, and his brother Luciano Cendak. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North) today, 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 of Calgary passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on February 8, 1998 at the age of 65 years. Chester will be lovingly remembered by his children, Gordon (Barb), Geoff, Blair (Anita); grandchildren, Sara-Lynn, Whitney, Bridie and Moore; brother Charlie (Rosemary); niece and nephew, Karen and Rick and their families. Chester will also be remembered by his other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Judy, his son Bruce, and grandson Charlie. Chester worked as a partsman with General Motors over the past thirty years, most recently at Parkview Pontiac, Carstairs. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association (Box 4500, Station S, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2). As a tribute to Chester, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a Gift of Remembrance to the Alberta Lung Association. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.


COUCH _ Roderick Gordon, passed away peacefully February 6, 1998 at the age of 63 after a short battle with cancer. A special thanks to all the staff at Unit 57 of Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and especially Joanne, for all their kindness and support. A Memorial Service will be held at Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church, 4612 Varsity Drive N.W. on Wednesday, February 11, at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend Jean Morris officiating. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Salvation Army. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111.


CUNNINGHAM _ Robert, loving husband of Lily, passed away suddenly February 9, 1998. A Private family gathering will be held. He will be missed and his memory will live on.


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.


DEL CANTO _ Olga Del Canto, beloved wife of the late Humberto Duran, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on February 9, 1998 at the age of 85 years. She is the loving mother of Margarita (Luis) of Chile, Humberto (Hilda) of Chile, Edmundo (Josefina) of Calgary, Maria (Marco) of Calgary, Silvia (Elgin) of Calgary; nineteen grandchildren, and twenty-nine great-grandchildren. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, February 13, 1998 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Saturday, February 14, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555.


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", today, 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.


FINDLAY _ Robert (Bob) Noble, beloved husband of Violet, passed away peacefully on February 7, 1998 at the age of 91 years. Bob is survived by numerous nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law Nora Findlay of Jasper, AB. Bob's career with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce of forty-five years, relocated him many times, leaving his many friends and remembrances all across Canada. Upon his retirement in 1971, Bob and Vi relocated to Victoria, B.C. where they spent many happy years, only to return to Calgary to be with family and loved ones. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta (1825 Park Road S.E., T2G 3Y6). Memorial Services will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 AVENUE S.E. at GARDEN ROAD (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555.


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), today, 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.


GABLEHOUSE _ Ruben Samuel Gablehouse, beloved husband of Mrs. Olive Gablehouse of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Sunday, February 8, 1998 at the age of 79 years. He was born in Calgary on October 8, 1918. From birth until he joined the Navy, Ruben lived in Calgary and various small towns around Calgary. Ruben was a Stoker in the Navy from 1941 to 1945 and was discharged as a Chief Petty Officer. After the war, he resumed employment as a Steam Engineer, working in several plants around Calgary until his retirement from the University of Calgary in 1984. Ruben was artistic, which was demonstrated by the home he built and many of its contents. Ruben is survived by his best friend and loving wife Olive. He is also survived by a son Brian; a daughter Judy; two grandchildren, Naomi (Cary) and Jeremy; and a great-granddaughter Kylee. Ruben is also survived by three sisters, Edna, Helen (Don), Betty; two brothers, Robert (Rose) and Don (Muriel); a sister-in-law Eileen; and brothers-in-law, Harold and Simeon; plus nieces, nephews and many friends. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Services to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Grateful thanks go to the Foothills Hospital staff and to the Foothills Auxiliary Hospital and the doctors for their wonderful kindness and care. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 1402 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1B9 or the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Ruben Gablehouse, 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.


GIERS _ Mr. Stanley (Stan) Giers, beloved husband of Mrs. Toby Giers of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Sunday, February 8, 1998 at the age of 80 years. Stan was born October 4, 1917 in Poland and served in the Polish Army during the second world war, and was a P.O.W. for four years during that time. He joined the American Occupation Forces in Europe after the war and served as Corporal. He came to Canada in August, 1951 and married Toby in May, 1957 in Vancouver. In Canada he worked in the construction industry and with Richmond Plywood for twenty-six years until his retirement in 1983. In Vancouver, Stan was a member of St. Casimir's Catholic Parish for many years until 1992 when he and Toby moved to Calgary. Besides his loving wife Toby, Stan is also survived by his son David and daughter-in-law Margaret of Calgary; and his nieces and nephews in Poland. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Ascension Catholic Church (1100 Berkshire Boulevard N.W.), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Ascension Catholic Church (1100 Berkshire Boulevard N.W.), on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Dominic Pham Van Bao, O.P. Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in "St. Joseph's Section" at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Stan Giers, 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.


GREEN _ James "Jim" Harris Green of Calgary was born February 18, 1952 at Rivers, Manitoba and passed away February 9, 1998, at the age of 45 years, surrounded by his family after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife Debbora; daughters, Andrea, Katherine; and son Jonathan; his mother Edythe Howard; sisters, Kaye (Bob) Bysouth, Susan (Gary) Marshall, Joanne (Felix) Asencio and Deb (Craig) Nalder; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father Albert Leroy "Jim" Green, and nephews, Trevor Marshall and Shaun Marshall. Jim touched the lives of many people and will be lovingly remembered for his courage, sense of humour, thoughtfulness and work ethic. Funeral Services will be held in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 935 Heritage Drive S.W., on Thursday, February 12 at 11:00 a.m. with Visitation from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.


GROSS _ Delores Gross (nee Helm) departed peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 7, 1998 at the age of 57 years. Her son Shan; daughter Pamela (Lyle) Deines; her precious granddaughter Lindsay; family, friends, and those whose lives she has touched will lovingly miss her. Del will be remembered for her warmth, her spirit of giving, and her loyalty to those close to her. She is survived by two brothers, Erwin (May) Helm and Marvin (Vi) Helm; two sisters-in-law, Lena Deering and Lori Weishaar; six nephews, four nieces. She was predeceased by her father Fred, her mother Martha, three brothers, Allan, Wilbert and Harvey. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at Beddington Pentecostal Church (16 Bermuda Drive N.W.) today, February 11, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to World Vision Canada, 301, 1716 - 16 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2M 0L7, or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. A special thank you to the medical, nursing and support staff of the Trauma ICU, Neurology Unit and Unit 62 at the Foothills Hospital. In living memory of Delores Gross, 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.


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 CHAPELS, Didsbury, entrusted with arrangements. Phone: 1-403-335-4773.


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.


KLEIST _ Arthur (Art) Kleist passed away suddenly at his residence on February 8, 1998 at the age of 67 years. Art is survived by his special friend Millie Parker of Calgary; his two sisters, Audrey and Elaine, and his Aunt Kay, all residing in Ontario. Art was employed by Homi Transport Ltd., for eighteen years contracted to the City of Calgary. Art will be truly missed by Ed and Sue Hoogenboom as a valuable employee and friend. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 from 7:00 to 8:30 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, Alberta T2G 3Y6. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Gordon Saville of Forest Lawn United Church officiating. In living memory of Art Kleist, 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.


KREIS _ Linda Marie (Lin) completed her journey through this life on February 3, 1998, at the tender age of 41 years. Lin will be sadly missed by her husband of ten years, Harry Kreis; and their shared dog Sasha; her mother Marie Williams; siblings, Cheryl Williams, Susan Williams and Ted Williams; nieces and nephews, Aaron, Christopher, Kimberly, Cherokee, William and Richard; godchildren, Chelsea and Adam; Aunt Lorna and Uncle Gerry of Grand Forks, B.C., Aunt Bev and Uncle Rick of Ontario and Aunt Shirley of Manitoba; as well as numerous other relatives and countless friends. She was predeceased by her father Rue Williams. She will live on in many of our hearts and memories forever. Memorial Services will be held at the Centre for Positive Living, 103 - 17 Avenue S.E., on Wednesday, February 11, at 4:00 p.m., with Rev. Carol Carnes officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lin's memory may be made directly to any Women's Shelter or Crises Centre, or to AIDS Calgary.


KUBICA _ Mrs. Mary Kubica (nee Uher), of Coleman, Alberta, passed away peacefully, in the presence of her family and encircled by love, on Sunday, February 8, 1998 at the Rosedale Hospice in Calgary, at the age of 74 years. Mary was born on July 20, 1923 in Liesk, Czechoslovakia in the province of Bratislava. She is survived by her husband of forty-nine years, Michael, of Coleman; her two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Eric Dieter of Calgary, Linda and Bill Iwasiw of Medicine Hat; four grandchildren, Kristen, Lindsey, Ryan and Robin; and brother Joseph Uher and family of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She enriched each of our lives with her unique ability to relate easily to others in a kind and caring manner; her courage; and her personal commitment to the happiness of her family. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Blairmore, Alberta) on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Blairmore, Alberta) on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Walter Krewski, Celebrant. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice, 920 - 7A Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2M 3J3. The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to Dr. Bruce Wheeler and the compassionate care givers at the Rosedale Hospice for both the quality of care they provided toMary and the helpful guidance they extended to all of us. In living memory of Mary Kubica, 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.


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. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anne's Catholic Church (830 - 21 Avenue S.E.) today 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, beloved husband of Ethel Lind, passed away February 8, 1998 at the age of 78 years, after a lengthy illness at Bethany Care Centre. Jack was born in Edmonton, Alberta and received his education there. At the age of sixteen he started working in meat cutting and preparing meat for sale, graduating to Meat Supervisor for Horne and Pitfield Foods. He retired at the age of sixty-five to Lethbridge, Alberta. Jack enjoyed travelling, camping and was an avid fisherman. He also took up and perfected golfing. He is survived by his wife Ethel; three sons and their families, Gerald, Larry and Terry; two stepsons, Raymond and Alvin; stepdaughter Donna and their families. Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren; a sister Dorothy and her husband, living in Fort St. John, British Columbia; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws, and many close friends. A Memorial Service will be held at Bethany Care Centre Chapel, 916 - 18A Street N.W., in Calgary, on Wednesday, February 11 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Barry Seifert of Lethbridge Parkmeadows Baptist Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack's name to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 3G2. Arrangements and Cremation in care of 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 stepchildren, 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 to 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.


MacNEILL _ Frederick William MacNeill passed away after a short illness in his beloved home, Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, February 7, 1998. Fred was born in Hampshire, PEI, July 17, 1913, son of John Frederick and Beatrice (Watts) MacNeill. His life's journey brought him to Vancouver with his widowed mother and sister Rita in 1929. Proudly, he achieved his private pilot's licence in 1938, met his lifetime partner, Millie, and saw service with the Royal Canadian Air Force prior to, during and after World War II. After the service, Fred was an accountant and retired from Gough & Co. in 1976. He enjoyed his senior years with his family and travelled extensively. He is survived by his loving wife Mildred; daughter Beverley Andrews (Dave) of Calgary; sons, Brian (Mary) of Richmond, Derek of Vancouver; five grandchildren, Scott Andrews (Nicole), Calgary, Mark Andrews (fiancee Glenna), Calgary, Stephen Andrews, Perth, Australia, Tom MacNeill, Richmond, Heather Herndier (Kevin), Vancouver; and two great-grandchildren, Geoffrey Andrews, Calgary and Skye MacNeill, Richmond. He was also survived by his dear sister Rita McLeish (Ken), White Rock, who sadly passed away within hours. The legacy Fred leaves is his love for family. As he often said, "I love my family and I love my home. God has been good to me." Fred will be sadly missed by family, many relatives and friends. His strength shall be with us always. Memorial Service, 11:00 a.m., February 14, 1998, First Lutheran Church, 5745 Wales Street, Vancouver. No flowers by request.


MALL _ Hilda Edna (nee Robertson) passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on February 6, 1998 at the age of 78 years. Hilda will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Evelyn (Don) Rondeau of Calgary, Linda (Don) Smoke of Beaverlodge, AB; sons, Allan Mall of High Level, AB, and William Robertson of Calgary; her grandchildren, Barry and Pam of Grande Prairie, AB, Derlyne and Tony of Norwood, Ont., Brian and Rebecca, Trevor and Sue, Jason, Kris and Cara, all of Calgary; her great-grandchildren, Bradley, Nathan, Brent, Tyler, Tim, Kayla, Samantha, Chantelle, Stephen and Amanda. She also leaves to mourn, her sisters, Beryl Jackson of Calgary and Eleanor (Martin) Rust of Surrey, B.C. She is predeceased by her husband of forty-four years, William, in 1990, her parents, Charles and Betsy Robertson, sisters, Ethel, Grace and Bertha, and a brother George. Hilda was born and raised in Calgary, moving to Kathyrn in 1945 where they farmed until retiring to Calgary in 1981. She will be remembered for her crafts and her love of traveling with family. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Thursday, February 12, 1998 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home, Friday, February 13, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. 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.


McCORMICK _ Mr. Michael James McCormick Sr. passed away peacefully on Monday, February 9, 1998 at the Colonel Belcher Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, at the age of 75 years. Michael was born on October 20, 1922 at his family home at 228 Scarboro Avenue in Calgary. His father Eneas, a Southern Alberta pioneer and Calgary Alderman, founded well-known Riley & McCormick Ltd. Following active service with the RCNVR from 1940 to 1947, Michael had a long and distinguished career beginning as Director of the Vancouver Tourist Bureau in 1949. In 1953, he moved to Montreal to join Vickers & Benson and later Cockfield Brown, before being engaged by CEMP Investments as General Manager. In 1968, he became a Director and Senior Vice-President of the House of Seagram Ltd., and President of the Association of Canadian Distillers. In 1969 he founded McCormick Cattle Company Ltd., beef cattle breeders in Foster, Quebec. In 1970 Michael was Grand Marshall of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Montreal. He founded Garda Security Services Ltd. in 1973, a prestigious safety and protective security company with offices in Montreal and Toronto. He was received as a Knight of Magistral Grace with the Canadian Association of the Order of Malta in November of 1983. Michael moved to Sechelt on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast in 1985 where he took up writing. His story-telling, wisdom and sense of humour will be missed by everyone who knew him. He will be particularly missed by his sister Mary Guichon, several nieces, nephews, relatives and many, many friends in all corners of the globe. His family extends great thanks to the excellent nurses and doctors at the Colonel Belcher Hospital for the tremendously kind affection he received under their concerned care. Michael is survived by his loving wife of fifty-three years, Gweneth Helen (Garland); their children, Michael Jr., and Daniel, Mary-Helen Landry, Maureen Entwistle, Sheila Waite and Taryn Tannas; their grandchildren, Michael McCormick, Robert and JoAnn Landry, Jennifer Sheila Olson, Catherine, Wendy and Timothy Entwistle, Matthew and Karen Waite, and Mary, Emily, Zachary and Alexander Tannas; and their great-granddaughter Mackenzie Olson. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, February 11, 1998 at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 - 14 Street S.W.), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Edward Flanagan, Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Canada (20 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 1200, Toronto, Ontario M4R 1K8) or to the Colonel Belcher Hospital (1035 - 7 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 3E9). In living memory of Michael McCormick, 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.


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; his sister Gladys Thomas of Calgary; and special aunt Thora Matkin of Carstairs, Alberta. Predeceased by his youngest sister Marian Chidlow (Red Deer, Alberta) in 1994. Lloyd attended school at McDougal Flats (west of Sundre, Alberta). After losing his father at age fourteen, 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. with Rev. Jan Craig and Rev. W.A. Sayers officiating, 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. with Rev. Ted Power and Rev. W.A. Sayers officiating. 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 Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 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.


OLSON _ Shirley Clarice Olson passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on Monday, February 9, 1998 at the age of 58 years, after a long and courageous battle with M.S. Shirley was predeceased by her mother Lydia in July, 1973 and father Joe in March, 1992. Shirley, who is survived by her husband Vern, would have celebrated their Fortieth Anniversary in May of this year. She is also survived by her children, Darren (Shirley and children, Thomi, and Kiefer), Lorrie (Ernie and children, Tyler, Jarryd, Joshua, Nicholas), Julie (Warren), Kim (Terry and son Jacob), and Darcy (Sarah Jordan); as well as her eight brothers and sisters, Delaine (Ron), Kae (Myron), Lorne (Darlene), Karen (Don), Wanda (Larry), Larry, Terry (John), Tim (Rhondi); Shirley's in-laws, Hazel, Orville and Burnette (Arlene). Shirley also was very proud of her thirty-five nieces and nephews. Those wishing to pay their respects, may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, February 12, 1998 between 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Peace Lutheran Church (14640 - 6 Street S.W.), on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Art Berge officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 238, 2116 - 27 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 7A6. The family would like to thank Dr. Meldrum and the staff at Bethany Care Centre for their loving care over the past fifteen years. In loving memory of Shirley Olson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD, S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575.


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.), today, 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.


PERRY _ Mr. Kenneth Andrew Perry, beloved husband of Mrs. Olga Perry of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on February 7, 1998 at the age of 73 years. Ken was born on April 20, 1924 in Highmore, South Dakota. He moved to Mantario, Saskatchewan with his family in 1929, then later moving to Amos, Quebec. In Newmarket, Ontario, Ken attended Pickering College where he graduated and then directly joined the Air Force. He served overseas for four years, then moving to Calgary in 1946. Ken and his brother Bob purchased "King George Grocery" in 1947. In 1955, Ken and Olga married and began their family in 1956 with the birth of their son Bill. In 1979 Ken retired from the family business. Besides his loving wife, Ken is survived by a son Bill Perry; and a brother Robert Perry, both of Calgary. He is also survived by his nephew Paul Buckley of Vancouver, and numerous cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, Lewis (Bill) and Adaline Perry. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Operation Eyesight Universal, 4 Parkdale Crescent N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 3T8. In living memory of Kenneth Perry, 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.


PETRO _ Mr. Don Petro of Calgary, passed away suddenly at home on February 7, 1998 of a heart attack, at the age of 55 years. He is survived by his mother Julia of Alder Flats, Alberta; two sisters, Alice and Mervyn Bevan of Drayton Valley, Alberta, Helen and Steve Wlasitz of Prince George, B.C.; three nephews, David and Roseanne Wlasitz of Prince George, B.C., Dale and Celeste Wlasitz of Calgary, Ray and Holly Bevan of Sherwood Park, Alberta. Don is predeceased by his father Paul. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Alder Flats Cemetery, Alberta on Saturday, February 14, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. In living memory of Don Petro, 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.


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.


RECKSIEDLER _ Harold (Rex) Recksiedler, beloved husband and best friend of Fay for the past thirty years, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on Sunday, February 8, 1998. A Memorial Service will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 288, 508 - 3 Avenue, Airdrie, Alberta, on Saturday, February 14, 1998 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Rex's honour may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Air Ambulance), the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta or the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111.


RISHAUG _ Henry Albert of Black Diamond, AB passed away at the Oilfields Hospital on February 8, 1998 at the age of 82 years. Hank is survived by his loving wife Leah; two daughters, Avonne (Jim) Kennerd, Frances Rishaug (Ken Hamilton); and one son Terry Rishaug and stepson Ron Adam; as well as sister Clare Prosofsky; and one brother Maurice (Jean) Rishaug; sisters-in-law, Avis Rishaug and Norma Rishaug; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Henry was born in Gleichen, AB on April 25, 1915. Funeral Services will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 78 in Turner Valley on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 3:30 p.m. with the Rev. Paul Rumbolt officiating. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Oilfields Hospital, Black Diamond, AB. SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME, Okotoks, in care of arrangements. Telephone: 938-3111 or 652-2222.


SCHEMERHORN _ Elizabeth Jane (Betty) Schemerhorn (nee Spicer) of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 after a brief illness at the age of 99 years. Betty was born on January 3, 1899 in Carman, Manitoba. Betty grew up in the Fort Frances, Ontario area, moving to the Calgary area in the late 1920's. Betty also lived in the British Columbia interior from 1955 to 1969, before returning to Calgary. Betty married Bill Schemerhorn, with whom she spent over sixty years. Betty and Bill enjoyed thirty winters as "Snowbirds" in Phoenix, Arizona. Betty was a very active member of her Church and was also an enthusiastic sportsperson who actively followed sports and enjoyed curling, lawn bowling and golfing as recently as three years ago. Betty is the loving mother of Olive McIntosh of Calgary. Betty is survived by four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Betty was predeceased by her husband Bill, two brothers, two sisters, one son-in-law Jack McIntosh. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Bill Olson of Marlborough Pentecostal Church officiating. In living memory of Betty Schemerhorn, 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.


SMITH _ Edward. Eddie Smith passed away on February 10, 1998 at the Rockyview Hospital. He was born on March 3, 1920. Eddie is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Rose; one daughter Rosemary (Tony) Van Houttum of Winfield, BC; one son Peter (Sonja) of Vancouver, BC; five grandchildren, Bonnie (Allen) Derksen, Anthony (Janice) Van Houttum, Michelle (Reinhard) Kapelle, Daniel (Anne) Van Houttum, Sarah (Antonio) Cavallo, all of BC; eleven great-grandchildren, Curtis, Jennifer and Timothy Derkson, Ashley, Natashia, Kaleigh and Cassidy Van Houttum, Emily, Matthew, Stephanie Kapelle and Colby Van Houttum; one sister Audrey (Tom) Marshall; half-sister Pauline Killick; half-brother Allen Smith of England; other aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. Funeral Services will be held at FIRST MEMORIAL, 1635 - 17 Avenue S.W. on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. Donations may be made directly to the Rockyview Hospital I.C.U., 7007 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary, T2V 1P9. For information call 297-0717.


SMITH _ Gerald (Gerry) Fulton Smith of Calgary, passed away at his residence on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at the age of 67 years. He is survived by a son Kevin of Vancouver; a daughter Lianne and his former wife Lil, both of Calgary. He is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Barb Smith and family of Fredericton, NB; a sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Richard Montgomery and family of Woodstock, NB; and numerous friends and associates. Gerry was predeceased by his mother Agnes and very recently by his father Fulton of Woodstock, NB. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.


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.


VANDERVELDE _ Janet May of Strathmore passed away at the Strathmore Hospital on February 10, 1998 at the age of 82 years. She is the loving mother of Allan (Linda) of Calgary, Don (Florence) of Strathmore. Janet is also survived by three grandchildren, Shaun (Arlana), Scott (Nikole) and Michael; sister Ethel VanAlstine; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband Gerald in 1997, and her five brothers, Sandy, Bill, Don, Neil and Kenneth, as well as her sister Dolly. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, February 12, 1998 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Strathmore United Church (410 - 4 Street, Strathmore, AB), on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Gil Arthur officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Extendicare of Strathmore District Health Services (200 Brent Boulevard, Strathmore, AB T1P 1J9). 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.


: WOODS _ Jennie Kathleen Woods of Calgary passed away on February 9, 1998 at the age of 80 years. Funeral Services will be held at St. Cyprian's Anglican Church, 2828 - 19 Street N.W. on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. Funeral arrangements are in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111.


WRIGHT _ Myron Lynn passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 22, 1998 while enjoying his usual country drive around Pennant. Myron was born in Swift Current, June 7, 1921 to Daisy E. (Leas) and Roy M. Wright and was raised on the family farm northeast of Pennant, Sask., attending Ohioville School and Luther College. He drove truck for Barney Plewis from 1938 to 1942, hauling grain and then gasoline. At this time he joined the Canadian Army 43rd Provost Corps and while in the service he married Emily Singbell of Yellowgrass, Sask. on April 27, 1944 and left the service at the end of 1944. Again he went to work for Barney. On January 10, 1946 he joined Greyhound Lines in Regina and then transferred to Calgary. He and Mitzi (Emily) had three children, Cliff in 1946, Darryl in 1947 who died in infancy, and Cindy born in 1949. After their divorce, Myron married Evelyn E. de Repentiguy (Hanson) in 1952 and together they raised Cliff and Cindy. After thirty-six years with Greyhound, 3.2 million kilometers and thirty years of safe driving, early retirement saw Myron and Lynn move to Pennant. He again drove oil trucks, semis and buses for Southern Charterways and Sun West Coach. He enjoyed helping many area farmers with seeding, summerfallowing and harvests. He served as Mayor of the Village of Pennant from 1988 to 1994, was a fifteen year member of the Legion, a twelve year member of the F.O.E., and an active member of the Pennant Lions Club. Predeceased by Lynn on May 4, 1992, he is survived by one son Cliff (Stephanie), grandsons, Darryl, Cohn and Jeffrey; a daughter Cindy Piechotta (Steve), grandsons, Jason and Ryan (Kathy); and one great-grandson Brandon; one brother Mel (Eleanor) and family. Memorial Services were held in Pennant on Thursday, January 29, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. at Pennant Memorial Hall with the Reverend Ann Marie Allen officiating. Organist was Wendy Darrow, ushers were Dale Farnsworth and Shawn Sorensen. His honorary pallbearers were all of his many friends made over the years. Myron was honoured with a Greyhound Coach from Calgary with many friends and past co-workers and a Stagecoach bus from Weyburn with Weyburn and Regina area friends attending the service in Pennant. PARKSIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, Swift Current, Sask. was in charge of arrangements. Telephone: 1-800-719-6625.



Putney, Smith, Thiele, Vande Moere Genealogy|Smith| Obituaries, Calgary, AB|E-mail

Document Date: September 1997 - revised Jan 2003
URL: http://members.tripod.com/~PutneyS/