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Obituaries from Calgary, Alberta Canada


February 15

ARMSTRONG _ Mrs. Ruby Francis (nee Scott), passed away peacefully at the Rockyview General Hospital on February 10, 1998 at the age of 78 years, in the presence of her family. She was born in Killarney, MB on November 11, 1919, and was predeceased by her husband Leslie Stewart Armstrong in 1996. She will be lovingly remembered by her six daughters and two sons, Bonnie Armstrong of Victoria, BC, Marjorie (John) Simpson, June (Bob) Morgan, Betty (Tom) Pateman, Myrna (Sid) Dalgarno, Sandra (Don) Zawasky, Reg (Karen) Armstrong, Greg (Cathy) Armstrong; and by twenty-three grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters, Edna (Glen) Mossing, Laverne Dryden, Georgina (Bill) Gullett. Funeral Services will be held at JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W., on Monday, February 16, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. David Rankin of St. Edmund King and Martyr Anglican Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 4N2. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711.



BAUMAN _ Mrs. Mary Bauman of Sundre, passed away on February 12, 1998 at the age of 83 years. Announcements later by LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.



BAYFORD _ Mr. Harold Allan Bayford, beloved husband of Mrs. Jane Bayford (nee Bullied) of Irricana, Alberta, left us suddenly and tragically on February 11, 1998 at the age of 44 years. Harold was born on March 26, 1953 in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. He grew up and lived all his life in Alberta. Harold had worked during the past twenty-three years for Canada Malting. He enjoyed fishing and golfing. Harold was a very kind, caring and thoughtful person and will be missed by many. Besides his loving wife, Harold is survived by two sons, Christopher J.A. Bayford, Harold William Bayford; a daughter Victory May Bayford; and a grandson Steven Lawrence Bayford. He is also survived by his mother Olive Bayford; father James and his wife Olie Bayford; six brothers and five sisters-in-law; two sisters and brothers-in-law; four nieces and eleven nephews; as well as other relatives and many friends. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Airdrie Funeral Home" (300 Towerlane Drive), on Monday, February 16, 1998 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the West Irricana United Church (Highway 567, Irricana, Alberta) on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. William Hare officiating. Graveside Service to follow at West Irricana United Church Cemetery. In living memory of Harold Bayford, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Airdrie Funeral Home", 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, ALBERTA. Telephone: 403-948-1100.

BETZ _ Jacqueline Betz of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Southwood Nursing Home on February 12, 1998 at the age of 87 years. Jacquie is survived by her grandson Joachim Beger of Germany. At Jacquie's request, no Service will be held. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.


BURTON _ Michael John Burton of Calgary passed away suddenly at the Foothills Hospital on February 13, 1998 at the age of 69 years. Mike will be lovingly remembered by his wife Kay; his daughter Linda (Brad) Burton-Chalmers; his two brothers, Bob and Bill (Eileen) of Lloydminster, Alberta; two sisters, Eva (Bruce) Sinclair of Hastings, Ontario and Dot Bittorf of Calgary; and by numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Min in September 1990. A Service of Remembrance will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 703 Heritage Drive S.W. on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Karl English officiating. Cremation. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.


COLBERT _ Richelle Violet Colbert, of Calgary, passed away February 12, 1998 at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton at the age of 13 years. She is survived by her mother Merle Colbert; her father Mark Colbert; her sister Carrie; her brother Caleb; her grandparents, William (Freida) Allan, Violet Allan and Margaret Triets; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Richelle was born and raised in Calgary. She has been attending Bob Edwards Junior High School and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Wednesday, February 18, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Richard Erb at Millarville Community Church officiating. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.


COURAGE _ Gertie Frances Courage of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Sarcee Nursing Home on Saturday, February 14, 1998 at the age of 89 years. Gertie is survived by two children, daughter Dallas and her husband Boyd Butler of Ottawa; son Lloyd and his wife Patricia Courage; her grandchildren, Kelly, Michael, Timothy, and Catherine Courage, all of Calgary; as well as other family members. Forwarding arrangements to Newfoundland. 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. The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the nurses and staff of the Sarcee Nursing Home for their care and devotion. In living memory of Gertie Courage, 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.



ELLIS _ Hughena (Ena), (nee MacKay), beloved wife of Mr. Ken Ellis of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on February 12, 1998, after pneumonia. Ena was born in Nigg, Scotland and served in the RAF from 1941 to 1945, where she met her first husband Warrant Officer Jimmy Bunn. After his untimely death in 1945, she and her young son Jim were invited to Canada by Jimmy's parents, Donald and Mable Bunn. Ena met Ken Ellis in 1949 and they married and moved to Calgary where they have resided since. Ena and Ken spent many winters with good friends in Arizona and travelled to Hawaii, Mexico and home to Great Britain. Besides her loving husband, Hughena is also survived by her children, Jim (Gail), Richard and Sheila (Jim); grandchildren, Cory and Kelley; and a great-grandson Justus. She is also survived by two sisters, Isabella and Margaret; two brothers, Matt and Donnie. We will miss her enormously. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. with Chaplain Carol Barwick of Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital (6909 - 14 Street S.W., T2V 1P8). In living memory of Hughena Ellis, 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.


FLETCHER _ Marjorie Rose Fletcher went to meet her maker on February 13, 1998. Left to mourn her is her husband Tom; brothers, Ken (Marion) and Gordon (Mary) of Calgary; as well as several nieces. Cremation entrusted to FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888. No Service or flowers by request.


HALL _ Helen Constance Hall, beloved mother of Albert S. Hall (Nanton) and Barbara A. Leggett (Calgary), passed away peacefully in Central Park Lodge Nursing Home (Calgary), February 10, 1998 at the age of 77 years. She will be lovingly remembered by son-in-law Barry Leggett (Calgary); daughter-in-law Marlene (Nanton); seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters, Joyce Wrigglesworth (Victoria) and Ida Goodman (Calgary); brother William Novacluse (Langley); as well as many other loving relatives and friends. Helen was predeceased by her husband Sidney R. Hall, son Gene A. Hall, and brother Jim Novacluse. During her life she was raised in Didsbury, AB and she was active for many years in Rosscarrock Community Association, Sewing Circle and Wild Rose Seniors. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6) and/or Alzheimer Society of Calgary (1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3G2). Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday, February 17, 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.


HARRIS _ Mr. Orrie Harris, beloved husband of Mrs. Roberta (Robin) Harris of Calgary, passed away suddenly on February 11, 1998 at the age of 78. Born in Calgary, Orrie resided here most of his life except when he attended the University of Alberta in Edmonton and served during World War II. In 1953, he married Robin Nixon and they moved to their present home in Tuxedo Park. Orrie was always very active in the Tuxedo Park community association. He was recently acknowledged for practicing law for fifty years and for many years he had an office on Saturdays in Black Diamond. Orrie enjoyed many activities which included bike riding, skating, music, dancing, whistling and carpentry. He will be dearly missed by his family and close friends. "He loved and was loved." He is survived by a son Orrie of Toronto; two daughters and sons-in-law, Robin and Gordon Davis of Calgary, and Vicky and Jon Dean of Butte, Montana; seven grandchildren, Sara, April, Jackie, Phil, Robbie, Allie and Clay. He is also survived by a sister Orinda Dean of Ventura, California. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Monday, February 16, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Orrie Harris, 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.


HOLLIDAY _ Donalda Rebecca (nee McLennan), affectionately known by family and friends as "Donny", passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the Foothills Hospital on February 12, 1998. Born in Kisby, Saskatchewan on March 10, 1922, but has resided in Calgary since she was an infant. Prior to raising her family she was employed at a dude ranch in the Kananaskis. During World War II, she worked at the Number 11 Equipment Depot and lastly enjoyed her position as bookkeeper at the United News. Survived by her daughters, Margaret (Donald) Demers, Mary and Paddy; two grandsons, Matthew Bentley (Dawn Evans) and Connor Demers; sisters, Annie (Leon) McLauchlin, Florence (Harvey) Colwill; brother Rod (Olive) McLennan; and sister-in-law Anne Muir; and several nieces and nephews. Donny was predeceased by her husband of thirty-four years, Les, brother George Muir and sister Isabelle. Showing both grace and dignity, Donny fought a courageous battle with lung cancer, her concern not with herself but with her family. Donny was loving, generous, an entertaining storyteller and an avid sports fan. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2 or her favorite charity, the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank Society, 7475 Flint Road S.E., Calgary T2H 1G3. Many thanks to Dr. Jamieson and the emergency team at the Foothills Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. At Foster's Funeral Homes "Garden Chapel's" annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service, an "Ornamental Dove" will be dedicated in memory of Donny. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.


JEFFERY _ Mr. John Wellington Jeffery of Calgary, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on February 12, 1998 at the age of 90 years. Jack was born on August 28, 1907 in England and came to Canada in 1912. He married Agnes in 1931. Jack worked for McGavins Bakery for forty-two years as a salesman. Jack enjoyed life and loved people. Jack is survived by his son Al and his fiancee Anne Bell of Calgary; Anne's children, Harry and Kristal whom he considered his grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Bernard and Kay of Calgary; and a sister Gertrude of Saskatoon; and a very special friend Jean. He was predeceased by his wife Agnes in 1989. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. His last three years of life were at the Bethany Care Centre which he loved so much. A special thanks to all the nursing staff who took such wonderful care of Jack, and his two buddies Frank and Nick who shared so much time withhim, and everyone who visited him. Jack loved you all! In living memory of John Jeffery, 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.


KIDDEY _ Mr. John "Jack" Albert Kiddey of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Central Park Care Centre on February 13, 1998, at the age of 77 years. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, on Wednesday, February 18, 1998, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Graveside Services will be held at York Cemetery in North York, Ontario, on Thursday, February 19, 1998. Forwarding arrangements in care of R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario. Special thanks to Dr. Nancy Brager, Dr. Melissa Kotkas and Dr. Susan Rohn for their special care and attention provided to Jack. In living memory of John Kiddey, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park, Calgary, Alberta, by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, ALBERTA. Telephone: 403-276-2296.


KINDER _ Mr. Walter Verlon Kinder, of Turner Valley, passed away at home on February 14, 1998 at the age of 74 years. Walt is survived by his loving wife Violet; his children, June (Rudy) Dunai, Dorothy (Hamilton) Kirkpatrick, John Kinder, Marie (Bernie) Kirkpatrick, Linda (Armond) Phylon; fourteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; his sisters, Nanomi (Bud) McIlwain, Olge Mawson, Amy (Tom) Young; brothers, Everett (Ingrid) Johnson, Orlo (Arlene) Johnson, Eldon (Suzanne) Kinder; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Services will be held at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, Okotoks, Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Foothills Cemetery, the Rev. Paul Rumbolt officiating. 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.


KITTLE _ Dolores of Calgary, passed away at the Southland Nursing Home on Friday, February 13, 1998 at the age of 60 years. Dolores left a legacy of unconditional love, touching many hearts. Dolores is survived by her loving mother Ann Kittle; sister Marlene Kinakin (Russell), all of Calgary; brother Clinton Kittle of Nanaimo, B.C.; four nephews and one niece. She is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her father Wallace, and brother Wes. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Monday, February 16, 1998 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Rick Bayer of Canyon Creek Christian Fellowship Church officiating. Graveside Services to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace (16 Avenue and Garden Road/100 Street N.E.). If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Association for the Mentally Handicapped (4631 Richardson Way S.W., Calgary, AB, T3C 7B7). As a tribute to Dolores, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a Gift of Remembrance to the Calgary Association for the Mentally Handicapped. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.


LeBLANC _ Anna Marie LeBlanc, beloved wife of Mike LeBlanc and loving mother of Christopher and Mark, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on February 12, 1998, after a courageous battle with breast cancer at the age of 36 years. Anna had an illustrious career as a Radio Journalist in Saskatchewan and Alberta and with Canadian Press. Anna's career highlights included covering the 1988 Winter Olympics here in Calgary, the 1990 World Figure Skating Championship in Budapest, as well as the 1986 Stanley Cup Finals. Anna is also survived by her mother Theresa; sister Shelagh; brothers, Pat, Paul, Kent and all their families. Anna was predeceased by her father Jim Geddes in 1978. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1414 Shawnessey Boulevard S.E.), on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Keith F. Sorge, Celebrant. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in Anna's memory directly to Catholic Family Services, 250, 707 - 10 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 0B3. Anna and Mike wish to thank Jan Koopmans, Dr. Patterson, Dr. Way and the Day Care Unit at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for all their extra support. In living memory of Anna LeBlanc, 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.


LIVERSIDGE _ Hazel Caroline Liversidge (nee Dalquist) passed away at the Forest Grove Care Centre on Friday, February 13, 1998 at the age of 87 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200.


LOVO _ Rose Mae Lovo, beloved wife of Kenneth Lovo of Calgary, passed away at the Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital on February 11, 1998 at the age of 77 years, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's. Besides her loving husband of fifty-six precious years, Rose is survived by her two sons and daughter, Russ of Lafleche, Saskatchewan, Glen and Vivian of Calgary. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, three brothers and two sisters. Rose was predeceased by her daughter Dawnna, daughter-in-law Linda, sister Ida, and brother Hugh. Rose was a very strong, loving and compassionate woman. She was loved by all who knew her and will be sorely missed. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 1:00 p.m., with the Rev. Arnie Chamberlain and Sister Elizabeth Lynch officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3G2. In living memory of Rose, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES. Telephone: 403-243-8200.


MAGNUSSEN _ Gordon L. Magnussen, beloved husband of Mrs. Gwen Magnussen of Calgary, passed away at home on February 8, 1998, after a lengthy illness, at the age of 72 years. Gordon was born on December 27, 1925 in Lethbridge, Alberta. He enjoyed a long career in Real Estate and building development with Genstar Properties Ltd., retiring as president in 1985. Gordon was past president of The Canadian Home Manufacturers Association. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing throughout his lifetime. Besides his loving wife, Gordon is also survived by his children and grandchildren, Sharron and Larry Harriman (Cory) of Riondel, B.C., Randy and Leigh (Paige and Joshua) of Calgary, Debbie and Dale McCullough (Jenna) of Sidney, B.C., Jay and Vicki (Kai, Savannah, Jacey) of Okotoks, and Ryan and Charlene (Darcy and Kari) of Calgary. He is also survived by a sister Erma and Harold Plunkett of Calgary. Gordon was predeceased by both parents. A private family Service was held February 12, 1998. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7. In living memory of Gordon Magnussen, 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.

MICHALUK _ Murray, passed away into the presence of Jesus on Saturday, February 14, 1998 at the age of 77 years. Murray passed away at the Kelowna General Hospital in Kelowna, B.C. He is survived by his loving wife of forty-six years, Irene (nee Michasiw); his son Tom and daughter-in-law Cathy; his daughter Patti and son-in-law Peter Cook; his daughter Mary; his three grandchildren, Ciara, Kyle and Michael; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his son Michael (1981), his parents, Dora and William, two brothers and three sisters. Murray was an active member of Immaculate Conception Parish and the Knights of Columbus. Since retiring from Gulf Oil in Calgary, Murray was active in the Probus Club and Gallaghers Canyon Golf Club. Prayers will be recited on Tuesday, February 17 at 6:30 p.m. from Immaculate Conception Parish, 839 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 18 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 539 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 6L8 would be appreciated. Arrangements through FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES. Telephone: 250-762-2299.



MONTGOMERY _ Mrs. Enid (Nid) Montgomery (nee Home), beloved wife of Mr. Brock Montgomery of Calgary, passed away suddenly in Cancun, Mexico on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at the age of 81 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200.


MOUNTAIN _ Robert F. Mountain, passed away suddenly at his residence on Thursday February 12, 1998, at the age of 46 years. Bob is survived by his children, Doug, April, Cyndy-Lee and Candice; dear granddaughter Ashley. He is also survived by his mother Barbara Petley; three brothers and one sister, as well as many other family members and dear friends. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 1998 at St. John The Evangelist Church, 1423 - 8 Avenue S.E., Calgary with Reverend Graham Good officiating. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, donations may be made in Bob's memory to The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. Funeral arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD. Telephone: 235-3602.


NELSON _ Lloyd Oscar, born June 6, 1917 in Queenstown, AB, passed away on February 14, 1998 at the age of 80 years following a courageous battle against cancer. Lloyd is survived by his loving wife of forty-eight years, Mildred; his six children, Doug (Patti), Ted (Alice), Ralph (Jacqueline), Deb (Bob) Payne, Pat (Ben) Graves, Wendy (Ray) Wegener; seventeen grandchildren; one great-grandchild; along with his brother Melvin (Laura); his sisters, Clara Cote and Lilly (Sam) Polo; sister-in-law Clara Nelson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Lloyd was predeceased by his father and mother as well as his brothers, Christian, Nels, Palmer and George, and sisters, Gunda McMann and Manda Peck. Funeral Services will be held at the SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, High River on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to The High River Hospital Foundation. SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME, High River in care of arrangements. Telephone: 652-2222 or 938-3111.


SCHLACK _ Judith (Judy) Farrier Schlack (nee Blake), beloved companion of Karl Barfrieder of Calgary, passed away suddenly at the Foothills Hospital on Friday, February 13, 1998, at the age of 61 years. Judy was born on September 13, 1936 in Barrie, Ontario. She has resided in Calgary since 1989. Judy loved people which was shown through her numerous hours of volunteer work with various groups. She will be missed by many. Besides her loving companion, Judy is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Leslie Schlack and Darin Abbey of Gabriola Island, BC; two sons and daughters-in-law, Owen and Sandy Schlack, and Ian and Cholena Schlack, both of the Peace River Country, AB; and their father Harold Schlack of Calgary; as well as seven grandchildren, Tao, Quinn, Kendra, Thomas, Adam, Haele and Chaz. She is also survived by her mother Margaret Blake; and three sisters, Dawn, Heather, and Susan. Judy was predeceased by her father Rev. Harold Blake. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Monday, February 16, 1998 at 1:00 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, Alberta T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Judy Schlack, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.


SEREDA _ Mary, beloved wife of Mr. Steve Sereda of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on Friday, February 13, 1998. Announcements later by LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.


ST. JEAN _ Mr. Raymond St. Jean, of Okotoks, formerly of Coronach, SK, passed away at the High River Hospital on February 13, 1998 at the age of 85 years. Ray is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Rita; his children, sons, Garry (Sandy) and Kelly (Annie), all of Okotoks; daughters, Jac (Ernie) Harapiak of Eastend, SK, and Theresa (Gerry) Karapita of Brooks; grandchildren, Brenda and Dale St. Jean, Stephen (Nicola) and Marissa Harapiak, Renee and Tyrone Karapita, and Kelly (Suzanne) St. Jean; great-grandchildren, Kayla and Bradley; sisters, Cecile DeGrand of Regina, Dora (Ernie) Cronan and Dorinda Monette, all of Chilliwack, BC, and Irene Franks of Moose Jaw; brother Stanley (Stella) of Aldergrove; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Ray was predeceased by his parents, Art and Caroline, siblings, James St. Jean and Clara Sabansky, and granddaughter Lonie St. Jean. Ray married Rita Cornan in 1940 and they moved to the Coronach/Buffalo Gap, SK area in 1953 where they farmed. Ray was also self-employed in many different occupations over the years. In 1995 they moved to Alberta, first to Brooks then finally to Okotoks. Ray's pleasures in life were simple. His joys were animals, his fishing experiences, his work and family and friends. Funeral Services were held at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, Okotoks, on Monday, February 16, 1998 at 10:30 a.m., the Rev. Fr. John Bastigal of St. James Roman Catholic Church officiated. Ray's urn will be interred at Coronach, SK cemetery at a late date. If desired, memorial tributes in Ray's memory may be made to either the Calgary SPCA, 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, T2E 6T6 or the Children's Wish Foundation, 106, 223 - 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9. Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME (Okotoks) LTD. Telephone: 938-3111.


STEPHENSON _ It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden death of our beloved mother and grandmother, Margaret (Peg) Stephenson, who passed away at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton on Wednesday, February 11, 1998. Left to cherish her memory are Peg's three daughters and sons-in-law, Leslie and her husband Greg Mathews of Vancouver, Jan Attwood and Bob Attwood, and Patty and her husband Don Stevens, all of Calgary; her grandchildren, Cory, Jeff (Marla), David, Melanie, Ryan, Shannon and her fiance Rod, Chris and his fiancee Tanya; numerous relatives in Edmonton, Red Deer and Vancouver, and her many friends. Peg was predeceased by her husband Jack, her son John and her granddaughter Andrea. Sincere appreciation is extended to Dr. Kneteman, Dr. Lazarre and particularly to Dr. Marcushammer and the nursing staff in the ICU Unit who treated mom with such compassion and dignity in her final hours. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. James Catholic Church (5504 - 20 Street S.W.), on Monday, February 16, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be concelebrated at St. James Catholic Church (5504 - 20 Street S.W.), on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. A. Wayne Poile and Rev. Ray Lowing, Celebrants. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of your choice. In living memory of Margaret Stephenson, 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.


SULZ _ Gladys Annette Sulz of Calgary, passed away at Extendicare Cedars Villa on February 11, 1998 at the age of 89 years. Gladys is survived by her son Ron and his wife Mabel Davis; four grandchildren, Brad and his wife Gail, Tom, and Nancy, all of Calgary, and Heather of Texas; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mabel and her husband Ed Rindal, and Mary Holstine of Calgary; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E., 256-9575) on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Gordon Forbes of Fairview Baptist Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of your choice.


TEMPLE _ George Allan Temple of Calgary passed away peacefully after a brief illness on February 10, 1998 at the age of 66 years. George will be greatly missed by his wife and best friend of twenty years, Jacqueline. George is survived by his mother Kay Landeen and her husband Douglas; brother Ray and his wife Marian; son Chris; daughters, Sherry Kelly, Susan (Mike) Hennessy, and Sandra Picray; grandchildren, Joshua, Austyn, Gena, Tiffany, Kerri and Klayton; Jacquie's parents, brother and sister; nieces and nephews, Katie (Brian) Johnson, Linda Temple, Ken (Teresa) Temple, Jeff Boswell and Allison (Don) Wright; as well as many close friends. George was predeceased by his father Mervin. George was born September 27, 1931 in Regina, Saskatchewan and moved to Calgary in 1945. He attended Connaught School and Western Canada High School. George studied at Fullerton Junior College in Fullerton, California. After returning to Calgary, George was employed in the oil and gas industry and retired in 1989 after twenty-one years of service with AMOCO Canada. George had a zest for life and his infectious fun-loving spirit affected all who knew him. His desire to always be helpful led him to be actively involved with the CalAlta Figure Skating Club in the late 1960's and early 1970's. George held several Chairman positions in the Club and helped to coordinate Alberta Sectional Competitions, Skate Canada, and the World Figure Skating Championships. George's passion in life was hockey. He established the Calgary 55+ Hockey League in 1989 for retired seniors. He acted as Commissioner of the League and enjoyed playing as often as he could, limited only by the availability of "ice time". George's summer passion was golf. He enjoyed playing at the Wintergreen Golf Club with his wife Jacquie and with the Wintergreen "Old Boys". In Celebration of George's life, a Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Monday, February 16, 1998 (PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE) at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. P.H. Burrill of the United Church of Canada officiating. In lieu of flowers, friends are encouraged to contribute to the George Temple Memorial Hockey Fund to assist young hockey players. Donations may be made c/o Toronto Dominion Bank, Signal Hill Centre. Thank you to the nursing staff of the Surgical, Intensive Care and Neurological Units at the Foothills Hospital. A special thank you to Dr. Hamilton and Dr. DeBru, for the compassion and care given during this time. In living memory of George Temple, 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.


THOMSON _ Mr. Donald G. Thomson of Calgary, passed away February 13, 1998, peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Hospital at the age of 80 years. Born in Rowley, Alberta and moved to Ontario and returned to Alberta in 1990. Don is survived by a daughter Sharon (Barry) Ross; and son Keith Thomson in Ontario. He is also survived by seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He is also survived by a sister Marie Graves; and numerous nieces and nephews. At Donald's request no Service will be held. Arrangements by JACQUES FUNERAL HOMES, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711.


WALSH _ Teresa a.k.a. "T", passed away suddenly in the comfort of her home on February 7, 1998 at the age of 41 years. "T" will be lovingly remembered by her two sisters in England, Pearl and Lorraine; close friends; and the dozens of children and families for whom she devoted her life as a remarkable nanny. Teresa was born and raised in Farnborough, England, moving to Canada in 1975. She will be lovingly remembered for her keen wit, sharp mind, shortbread cookies, compassion, thoughtfulness and her enchanting stories. A Memorial Service will be held at Hillhurst United Church (1227 Bowness Road N.W., Calgary) on Wednesday, February 18 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor John Vansloten officiating.


WATKINS _ Bernice Helen Watkins, beloved wife of Raymond H.C. Watkins of Calgary, passed away peacefully at home on February 11, 1998 after a lengthy and rare neurological brain disorder at the age of 70 years. Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, February 15, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. P.H. Burrill of the United Church of Canada officiating. The family would like to express their extreme gratitude to the Carewest Glenmore Auxiliary, C.R.H.A., Home Care Program, WE CARE and Calgary Home Support. A special thanks to Karen, Tammy and Sue. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Neurology Clinic of the Alberta Children's Hospital for Neurological Research, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7. In living memory of Bernice Watkins, 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.


WEBSTER _ Gloreen Antoinnette Webster passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on February 13, 1998 at the age of 67 years. She is survived by her daughter Deborah Peters of California; daughter Linda Perry of California; son Richard Peters of Washington; and son Martin Peters of California; as well as seven grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her very special friend Larry Fediuk. Also surviving are her sister Lynn (Lyle) Dye of Airdrie; and her one niece and family. Funeral Services will be held at the CALGARY CREMATORIUM CHAPEL, 3219 - 4 Street N.W. (within Queen's Park Cemetery) on Sunday, February 15, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2. Funeral arrangements are in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111.


WONG _ Edward Wong, beloved husband of Moi Wong of Calgary, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at the age of 68 years. A Memorial Service will be held at the Chinese United Church (124 - 2 Avenue S.W.), on Sunday, February 15, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. David Wen officiating. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.


WONG _ Mr. Kam Choy Wong, beloved husband of Mrs. Wong Yee Hung of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on February 9, 1998, at the age of 75 years. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), today, February 15, 1998, at 2:00 p.m. In living memory of Kam Choy Wong, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Phone: 403-276-2296.

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