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February 9


ANDERSON _ Joan Patricia Anderson (nee Bowles), beloved wife of Art (Scotty) Anderson of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Wednesday, February 4, 1998 after a lengthy illness at the age of 76 years. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, February 9, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. J. Karl English of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church officiating. 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 extends a special thank you to all the staff on Unit 61 at the Foothills Hospital. In living memory of Joan Anderson, 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.


ARCHIBALD _ Mr. Ralph Guy Archibald, passed away suddenly on February 6, 1998 at the Rockyview Hospital at the age of 76 years. He leaves to mourn, his wife Doreen; his son Dresdin of Edmonton; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Ida Virtue of Devon and Courteen Brodner, and Byron of Calgary. Ralph was predeceased by his parents, Ida and Lewis Archibald, two brothers, Lewis and James, a sister Gladys and a son Warren. Ralph was born in Nanton, Alberta, January 26, 1922. The family moved to Turner Valley in 1929, where he received his education prior to four years service as a Cpl. in the R.C.A.F. instructing Aircraft Recognition at the No. 2 Wireless School. After the war he resumed working for Imperial Oil in Turner Valley before being sent to Provost to help in the Exploration of new oil fields. It was there that he met his wife Doreen. The next eight years were spent working on the drilling rigs, moving from town to town starting in Leduc in January of 1947. In 1954 he made the decision to settle down, this also brought about a career change to the Safety Department of the Oil Field. They settled in Calgary employed by Shell Canada Resources from 1955 to 1977. In 1972 he was appointed as Serving Brother in the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. After retiring from Shell he formed his own Safety Consulting firm specializing in working safe in an H2S environment. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. R.H.G. Rodgers officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. 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. Special thanks to Drs. Frank Warshawski, Jenkins, and Fong and the staff of the Rockyview Intensive Care Unit. In living memory of Ralph Archibald, 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.


ARNOTT _ Lloyd Hampton Arnott. It is with great sorrow that his loving wife, Pat Tinevez-Arnott announces his passing, Friday, February 6, 1998 at Glenmore Park Carewest. His memory will always be cherished by Pat and his extended Tinevez' family who were privileged to surround him with care and love throughout his illness. Lloyd handled the difficult stages of cancer with his inherent patience and dignity. Both Lloyd and Pat were especially appreciative of the excellence of care given by the staff at Glenmore; also for the love and concern of special nieces and nephews, Lois and Ted Washington, and Les and Sophie Sedgewick and for all the cards, prayers and flowers from family and friends. Lloyd is survived by his sister Myrtle of Strasbourg, Sask. He was predeceased by his sister Evelyn and also by his first wife Annie Herman in 1986. Their daughter Charlotte Lynn survives. Lloyd was born in Saskatchewan. He farmed in the Kenaston and Govan areas, retiring to Calgary in the 1970's. He served in World War II with the Regina Rifle Regiment for two years in Europe, ending in Germany in 1945. He was a member of the Canadian Legion Branch 285. Members of the Legion will participate in the Memorial Service. Lloyd's request for cremation has been honored. Lloyd's Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. with Paul Tinevez officiating. The short Service will be followed by refreshments. In living memory of Lloyd Arnott, 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.


BAGLEY _ Nina Olive, born in Lacombe, Alberta on September 20, 1905, passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family at the Rockyview Hospital on February 5, 1998 at the age of 92 years. Predeceased by her sister Tess MacPhail, and by brothers, Earl Bagley, Jim Bagley and Dude Bagley. Nina will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all the lives she touched throughout her years as a mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her son William Bagley and family of Toronto, Ontario; by her brother Bill Bagley of Cochrane; by her grandson Allan; granddaughter Alanna; great-grandchildren, Damien, Ryan, Nicholas and Dylan; by niece Beth Chatten; and nephew Bruce Bagley of Bowmanville, Ontario; by her great-niece Denise Trotz; and by great-great-nephew Joel Trotz. Nina was a teacher and worked throughout Alberta. In 1972 she retired in Brooks, AB. Nina was also known for her love of music, dancing, horses and ranching. Funeral Services to be conducted at the Chapel of FIRST MEMORIAL, 1635 - 17 Avenue S.W., on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Services complete at the Chapel. Interment of cremated remains will take place on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada - Calgary Chapter and Southern Alberta. For information call: 297-0717.


BIEBRICK _ Leo Gordon Biebrick of Three Hills, Alberta, passed away Saturday, February 7, 1998 at the age of 78 years. He leaves to mourn his beloved wife Irma; son Gerald (Karen); daughter Karen (Eric) Peters; and two granddaughters, Alana (Edward) Lehman and Lee Ann (Bradley) Liske. Visitation will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPELS, 124 - 2 Avenue North, Three Hills, Tuesday, February 10, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Private Interment at Carbon Freudenthal Cemetery, S.W. of Carbon. A Memorial Service will follow at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 10, from the Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, 121 - 4 Avenue South, Three Hills. If desired, memorials may be given to the Gideon Bible Society or Three Hills Health Care Centre. MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPELS, Three Hills, entrusted with arrangements. Phone: 1-403-443-5111.


BRAUN _ Marie Emilie (nee Stadel) passed away on February 5, 1998. Marie was born in Neudorf, Saskatchewan on May 9, 1912. She enjoyed sewing, petit-point and authored the "Stadel Family Geneology Book." After eighty-five years of bringing joy to her family, she will be lovingly remembered by Edmund, her husband of sixty-seven years. She is also survived by her son Richard; daughter Linda (Arlo Storbo); grandson Scott; granddaughter Jennifer (Rick Barnett); great-grandson Connor; sisters, Elizabeth Tarita and Eleanor Sinkovits; brother Charles (Olive) Stadel. She was predeceased by her son Ronald, brothers, Bill and Gordon. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 3:00 p.m., Pastor Benno Dreger officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the St. Matthew Lutheran Church Building Fund (66 - 7 Street N.E.). In living memory of Marie Braun, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells". Telephone: 403-276-2296.


BRYANT _ Mrs. Dorothy Bryant (nee McKee) of Calgary, passed away at the Fanning Centre on Saturday, February 7, 1998 after a short illness at the age of 80 years. Dorothy was a loving, proud mother and grandmother and a caring friend. She is survived by her son Tom and his children, Danielle, Rachelle, Richard, Jordan, and their mother Linda, all of Grande Prairie, Alberta; her daughter Bonnie and her husband Brian Hrdlicka, and their children, Brandon, Adam, Ash and Curtis, all of Innisfail, Alberta. She was predeceased by her husband Jack in October of 1994. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to A.L.S. Society of Alberta (Lou Gehrig's Disease), 108, 5920 - 1A Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2H 0G3 or to a charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Dorothy Bryant, 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.


CHOW _ Mr. Shu Sam (Sam) Chow of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on February 6, 1998 at the age of 85 years. Mr. Chow was born October 25, 1915 in Zhoushan, Zhejiang, China. He immigrated to Calgary from Hong Kong in 1973. He is the loving father of a son and daughter-in-law, Koming and Lovenda; a daughter and son-in-law, Mei Chu and Chang An Chi; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild, all of Calgary. He was predeceased by his wife Ngan Fa. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. with the Indo Chinese Buddhist Association officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Shu Sam Chow, 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.


COUCH _ Roderick Gordon, passed away peacefully February 6, 1998 at the age of 63 after a short battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family, loving wife Penny; daughter Heather Brown; sons, Gordon, Warren (Emilie) and Bob (Arlene). He was loved by stepsons, Darrin (Tammy) Gabel and Brad (Terri) Gabel. Rod is also survived by his loving sisters, Jeannine Howie of Swift Current, Sask. and Sandra (Doug) Nicholson of Singapore. He was blessed with many wonderful grandchildren, Ryan, Jess, Amy, Logan, Jaryd, Dylan, Samantha and Bretton. His stepmother Eileen Couch of Olds will also miss him dearly, as will Marie Couch and his many extended family members and wonderful circle of friends. Rod was predeceased by his mother Marjorie Hutchison, his father Howard Couch, and an infant daughter Selena. Rod graduated from the University of Saskatchewan Law School in 1958 and came to article in Calgary where he continued working in the profession he loved, most recently with Sugimoto & Company. He was an active member of the Calgary Elks Club, Calgary Curling Club, and the Royal Canadian Legion No. 284. 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: 299-0100.


COX _ Kathelene Cox passed away on February 6, 1998 at the age of 84 years at the Foothills Hospital. Kathelene is survived by two sons, Richard Lord and Ronald (Lynne) Lord; seven grandchildren, Terry (Marlene) Lord, Tim (Shelley) Lord, Trent Lord, Todd (Susan) Wilcox, Terrance (Melissa) Wilcox, Carol Wilcox, Tracy Clements; six great-grandchildren, Ryan and Brett Lord, Zachary and Samantha Lord, Erika and Lauren Wilcox; three sisters and one brother, Lily Latham, Florence Wolford, Edna Rice and Cliff (Thelma) Rice; numerous nieces and nephews. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W. A Service of Remembrance will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Friday, February 13, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.


deMAN _ Mr. Gerard (Gerry) deMan of Calgary went to be with our Lord suddenly on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at the age of 73 years. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (1307 - 14 Street S.W.) on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.


Di MARCO _ Aaron Anthony Di Marco, beloved infant son of Vincent and Cheryl Di Marco of Calgary, born and passed away on Friday, February 6, 1998. Sadly missed by his parents, Vincent and Cheryl; grandparents, Cyril and Beuloh La Font of Innisfail, Paul and Angela Di Marco of Niagara Falls, Ont.; Uncle Tom and Aunt Colleen, Uncle Christopher; and cousins, Tyler, Jennifer, Jessica and Jaymce. Funeral Services were held Monday, February 9, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. at the METCALF MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Innisfail with the Reverend Joel Den Haan officiating. Interment followed at the Innisfail Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to METCALF FUNERAL CHAPEL, Innisfail. Phone: 1-403-227-3123.


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.


FRANCIS _ Samuel Jesse "Sam", formerly of Arrowwood, Alberta was called home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, February 5, 1998 at Vulcan, Alberta at the age of 95 years. Funeral Service, Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 1:30 p.m. at Arrowwood Community Hall with Marvin Winch officiating. Interment, Arrowwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Sam's memory could be made to either the charity of your choice or Vulcan Family and Community Support Services, Box 341, Vulcan T0L 2B0. VULCAN FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 403-485-2633.


FRANCO _ February 5, 1998, Maximino Franco Sr., aged 81 years, beloved husband of Juana Franco of Calgary. He is survived by his children and their families, Violeta and Gordon Greer of Aldergrove, B.C. and her children, Cecilia and Dan Wlodarczyk, and Cathy Bamba and her fiance Gary, all of Calgary, Charibel and Zaldy Patawaran of Seattle, Washington and Oliver Bamba of Vancouver, B.C.; Perlita and Roberto Grey Jr. and their children, Ron, Brandon and Rachel Grey, all of Surrey, B.C.; Maximino Jr. and Paz Franco and their children, Michael and Phoebe Franco, all of Calgary; Evelyn and Avelio Natividad and their children, Heather and Michael Natividad, all of Calgary; Mary and Rudy Fulgencio Jr. and their children, Candice and Anthony Fulgencio, all of Calgary; and Nelson and Juliet Franco and their children, Jeremiah, Joshua, Joseph and Jacob Franco, all of Calgary. He is also survived by six great-grandchildren, Justin, Matthew, Mitchell, Caitlin, Jordan and Jerold; and two sisters, Rosalia Bigornia and Gregoria Franco; and a special niece Evella Gemao of Los Angeles. Maximino was predeceased by his first wife Consuelo Franco on January 12, 1991. He was employed at Atco Industries here in Calgary and as a Supervisor for Transport Contractors Inc. in the Philippines. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Monday, February 9, 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 15 Avenue and 44 Street S.E. on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Rocky View Cemetery. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602.


GORDON _ Kayla (age 14) and Liane (age 9) Gordon, passed away tragically on Wednesday, February 4, 1998. Kayla and Liane are survived by their loving mother Elaine and husband Glen; stepbrother Kevin; and stepsister Michelle; grandmother Julia McCorquodale; their Nana and Papa Kurt and Grethe Jensen, all of Calgary. Also surviving are immediate family members, Greg, Chris, Werner, Sarah, James, Andrew, Marc, Kevin, John, Eileen and Devon. Kayla and Liane are predeceased by their grandfather William McCorquodale, and their uncle Bob McCorquodale. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY"S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, February 9, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. S. Alan Schooley of Southwood United Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Alberta Children's Hospital c/o Neuromotor Clinic, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7. In living memory of Kayla and Liane, 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.


GRAF _ Clara Naomi Graf of Kelowna, B.C., passed away in the Westside Care Centre, Westbank, B.C. on Saturday, February 7, 1998 at the age of 92 years. Funeral Arrangements are pending with DAYS GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Kelowna, B.C. Telephone: 1-250-762-3040.


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.) on Wednesday, 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.


JEWELL _ February 7, 1998, Sadie Alice Jewell (nee Baker), aged 65 years, beloved wife of Vernon Jewell of Calgary. She will also be dearly missed by her five children, Shannon Pitts and Susan (Gary) Scaife of Calgary, Cori (Ray) Mason of Airdrie, and Heather (Gord) Spielman and Kevin Jewell of Calgary. Sadie is also survived by thirteen grandchildren; a brother Brian (Charlene) Baker of Calgary; two sisters-in-law, Doris Jewell of Red Deer, and Joan Baker of Calgary; and numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral Service at the Rocky View Funeral Home and Crematorium, 16 Avenue and 100 Street (Garden Road) N.E. on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602.


KING _ Mrs. Rosina (Rose) Victoria King (nee Calderone) of Calgary, passed away at the Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital on Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at the age of 82. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), today, February 9, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Rose King, 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.


MacLEAN _ Ronald Kenneth MacLean, beloved husband of Joan MacLean of Calgary, passed away on February 5, 1998. Ronald was born on March 26, 1931. Besides his loving wife Joan, Ron is survived by three children, Bruce (Arlyn), Robin (John) and Kenneth, all of Calgary; a granddaughter Ashley Joan; sister Shirley (Ray) of Winnipeg; brother Fraser (Francine) of Montreal; and many nieces and nephews. Ronald was predeceased by his sister Doreen, mother Lorette and father Ken. Funeral Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, members of the fellowship can make donations to Central Office, No. 2, 4015 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 4X7 or Villa Recovery Center for Women. In living memory of Ron MacLean, 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.


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 framed 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.


MJOLSNESS _ Lloyd Granum Mjolsness passed away peacefully in Calgary, on Saturday, February 7, 1998 at the age of 81 years. Arrangements later by FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.


OMELCHENKO _ William (Bill) Omelchenko passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on February 6, 1998 at the age of 77 years, beloved husband of Mary Omelchenko of Calgary. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.


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.


RILEY _ Phyllis Margaret "Grammie", aged 96 years, widow of the late Dr. R.C. Riley, passed away peacefully at the Southwood Nursing Home on February 5, 1998 at 12:10 a.m. She leaves behind her children, Pat (Jack) Waite, Bob (Eleanor) Riley and Charles Riley; her grandchildren, Rory (Wendy), Riley (Erin), Megen (Bart) de Nooy, Tyrone (Jennifer) and Sean (Jessica); great-grandchildren, Nolan, Aidan and Darrel (Sandy) Forsythe. Grammie was born in 1901 at Picton, Ontario. She attended school at the Convent of St. Aune de Belleview, Quebec. At sixteen, she entered the University of Toronto and upon graduation in 1923 was awarded the gold medal for languages. She was married September 2, 1927 at Hart House, the year they came west, first to Regina, Weyburn and Calgary in 1938. She lived a good, eventful, long life including two presidencies with the University Women's Club, a Life Time Member of the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, a Life Time Member of the Skyline Hikers of the Canadian Rockies. She was a longtime member of the Alliance Francaise of Calgary and she loved the mountains, and the "little house" in Banff where she spent many summers after 1941. We wish to thank all the caregivers of the Southwood Nursing Home for the many years "Grammie" was there being so tenderly looked after. A Private Family Funeral Service will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME with the Reverend William Pike of Christ Church officiating. Flowers are gratefully declined. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.


SIMMONDS _ Cherry Hilda Roberts Simmonds of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, February 7, 1998 at the age of 73 years. She is the dear mother and mother-in-law of Alan and Gae Simmonds, and Gae's daughter Loni, of Calgary; Holly and Clint Sullivan of Melfort, Saskatchewan; and David and his fiancee Jacquie of Calgary. Cherry is also survived by five grandchildren, Mathew (Trisha), Joshua, Andrea, Brandy and Adam; and a great-granddaughter Mariah. Cherry was predeceased by her husband, Alfred Simmonds on December 29, 1995, by a son Graham, and grandson Jason. Funeral Service at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation will follow in the Rocky View Crematorium. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602.


STAAL _ Mrs. Lou Ella Staal, peacefully passed away on February 3, 1998 in Vancouver, B.C. at the age of 92 years. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by five sisters, Grace White, Martha Bjarnason, Freda Staal, Elsie Staal and Flora Cole-Park; two brothers, George and Robert. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Morley Schultz of Grace Baptist Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to a charity of the donor's choice. The family wishes to thank brother-in-law Andy Park for all of his support and care over the years. In living memory of Lou Ella Staal, 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.


TUCKER _ Mabel Priscilla Tucker (nee Rogers), beloved wife of the late Wm George Tucker of Calgary, passed away at the Intercare/Chinook Care Centre on February 7, 1998 after a brief illness at the age of 97 years. Mabel was predeceased by her husband George in 1981, her parents, Elizabeth and Wm John Rogers, and all brothers and sisters, Helena, Ernie, Willie, Edith, Howard and Clarence. Mabel is lovingly survived by her two children, Cliff (Audrey) Tucker of St. Catharines, Ontario and Norma (Mac) James of Calgary; five grandchildren, Debra Tucker, Jeffrey Tucker, Wendy (Tim) Purcer, Ian (Susan) James and Karen (Darwin) Haeh; five great-grandchildren, Jarad and Carley Stiles, Carson Tucker, Tyson Haeh and Andrew Purcer. Mabel is also survived by a sister-in-law Mrs. Dorothy Tucker of Lachine, Quebec; as well as nieces and nephews. Mabel was a member of Scarboro United Church and Mizpah Chapter No. 6, order of Eastern Star. Sincere appreciation is extended to Mabel's many compassionate caregivers on Belaire Unit and Intercare/Chinook Care Centre. A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. with Mr. Hugh Jepps, and the Rev. Vincent Thormin of Scarboro United Church officiating. A Private Graveside Service will be held. In lieu of flowers, if friends so care, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Resident's Trust Fund, Intercare/Chinook Care Centre, 1261 Glenmore Trail S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2V 4Y8. In living memory of Mabel Tucker, 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.


WEGEN _ Else passed away peacefully on Friday, February 6, 1998 at the age of 61 years. She was surrounded at home by her loving husband Adolf and their son Bernd. She will be missed by her daughter-in-law Christine as well as by her two sisters, Liselotte Hezel and Emmy (Herman) Hechinger, all of Germany. Else will also be remembered by all of her remaining family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre) on Tuesday, February 10, 1998 at 1:00 p.m., Rev. Stanislaw Lasko, SDS, Celebrant. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Else's memory may be made to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.


WHITEHEAD _ Mrs. Marlene (Marnie) Elizabeth Whitehead, on February 6, 1998, angels came to carry our beloved Marnie to a better place. She will be remembered forever in our hearts until we meet again. She will be sadly and forever missed by her loving husband Ron; children, Jaime, Leslie, Steven; stepdaughter Tamara; brother Ken; half-brothers and half-sisters, Robert (Trudy) Mackie, Len (Linda) Mackie, Dick (Rita) Mackie and Jean (Jack) Littlejohn; special aunts and uncle, Maysie Macdonald, Jean Budge and Bob (Winnie) Budge; mother-in-law Norma Whitehead; brothers-in-law, Don (Debbie) Whitehead, Laurie (Linda) Whitehead; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. Marnie led a busy life as a homemaker, mother and active volunteer. She was involved in many fund-raising activities for her children's schools or sport activities, as well as various charities. She was always transporting kids and equipment to sporting events or band concerts. In the last couple of years she was "Bench Mom" for Leslie's soccer team. Marnie enjoyed doing crafts which adorn our house, as well as many other households. She was involved with the Chinook Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, Blockwatch Program, and various Parent Advisory Councils and School Councils throughout the years. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. with Bishop Mayne Root of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating. The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at the Foothills Hospital for their compassion and loving care given to Marnie. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to a charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Marnie Whitehead, 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.


WIEBE _ Abram Frank, beloved husband of Eleanor of Calgary, passed away suddenly at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on February 6, 1998, two weeks shy of his 64th birthday. Abram is the loving father of Darcy Wiebe of Calgary, Patty (Santo) Infusino of Calgary, and Karen (Brad) Hagemann of Rimbey; and the loving grandfather of Jeremy Infusino. He is also survived by two brothers, John (Jackie) and Herman (Slim); father-in-law Alfred Hartfil; and grandmother Toews; as well as numerous family and friends. Abram is predeceased by his son Patrick, parents, Marie and Henry Wiebe, brothers, Norman and Arman (Tiny) and special niece Nicole Rempel. Dad was born in Three Hills, February 22, 1934. He spent the majority of his life in Calgary working for Lafarge Construction until his passing. He will be sadly missed by all and remembered with love. Special thanks to the I.C.U. team who tried to save him, Dr. Martin Atkinson who looked after him for twenty years and Dr. Brian Burkhart who tried to improve his quality of life. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME, on Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arthritis Society (105, 1301 - 8 Street S.W., Calgary T2R 1B7). 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.


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