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Obituaries 03 Sep 1997


(9/3/97) ANDRICHUK _ Leonard Frank (Len) Andrichuk, loving husband of Gale and exceptional father of son David and daughter Terri (Doug) Stephens, and grandfather of Nicholas; passed away peacefully with his family by his side on August 30, 1997 at the age of 61 years. He is also survived by his sister Vera Matieshin of Saskatoon and her family; sister-in-law Katherin (Loran) Dietrich of Edmonton; and was predeceased by his parents and one sister. Len was born in Rose Valley, Saskatchewan on September 10, 1935 and joined the R.C.M.P. in Regina in 1955, retiring in 1980. Len graduated from the University of Manitoba and Carleton University in Ottawa with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He worked for Pacific Western Airlines, then became Chief Investigator of the Manitoba Lotteries Commission. At the time of his passing, Len was the Director of Corporate Security for Canadian Airlines International. Len will be sadly missed and loved by his family and many friends. A Celebration of Len's life will be held at MEMORIES FUNERAL CHAPEL, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E., on Friday, September 5 at 1:00 p.m., with the Very Reverend Len Hagel officiating. Thanks to Drs. Rick Zabrodski, J. Ruether and Mrs. Bonnie Martin and a special thank you to Joan Hurst and the Home Care nurses of the C.R.H.A. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 1A2. Funeral arrangements in care of MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E. Telephone: 403-216-1386.

AUMONIER _ Jessie Emma (1916 - 1997) passed away peacefully at Peace Arch Extended Care on the 31st August. Jessie was born in Rosebud, Alberta. Her family moved to Calgary where she went to school, became a nurse and married Pierre. In 1968 she and Pierre retired to Sidney on Vancouver Island. Pierre passed away in 1987. In 1991 she moved to a senior citizens complex in White Rock, B.C. Jessie is survived by her sisters, Jean (Walter) of Nanton, Alberta and Frankie (Bob) of Airdrie, Alberta; daughters, Joan of Claresholm, Alberta, Annette (Gary) of Surrey, B.C.; and son Ron (Pat) of Sidney, B.C.; she also has six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, two nieces and two nephews. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, September 5, 1997 at Colebrook United Church, 5441 - 125A Street, Surrey, B.C. at 2:00 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated.

BATES _ On September 1, 1997, Mr. George William "Bill" Bates of Strathmore, passed away aged 84 years. Survived by his loving wife Frances; his children, Lewis, Heather (Mike) Keller, Bill, and Ben (Vera); five grandchildren, Scott, Bryan, Lyle, Jason and Joshua; one brother and one sister, Frank Bates and Edith (Gene) Wilkinson. Bill was predeceased by a daughter Mary Ellen. Funeral Service Thursday, September 4, 1997 at Strathmore United Church at 2:30 p.m., Reverend John Snyder officiating. Interment Strathmore Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital. WHEATLAND FUNERAL HOME LTD. (Strathmore) in care of arrangements. Phone: 934-5666.

COLE _ Raymond Franklin, of Kelowna, B.C. died August 31, 1997 after a brief illness. Ray was born at the Calgary General Hospital, June 9, 1938. He is survived by his wife Bert; his mother May Carlson (Calgary); his sister Kathleen Smith (Calgary); his father Frank Cole (Lethbridge); as well as other family and many friends. Ray grew up in Brooks, Alberta where he began his career in the oil business. Ray's business interests led him to Whitehorse, Terrace and most recently to Kelowna where he was co-owner of The Golf Centre. He was an avid trap shooter and competed at provincial and national levels. Ray was a kind and caring gentleman and will be joyously remembered by all who knew and loved him. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 6, 1997 at DAY'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 1134 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kelowna General Hospital Palliative Care Program, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, V1Y 9Z0. Arrangements in care of DAY'S GARDEN CHAPEL. Telephone: 1-250-762-3040.

DAVIE _ Henriette Winnifred "Rita" Davie passed away at the Foothills Hospital, on September 1, 1997 at the age of 85 years. Rita was born in Winnipeg, MB on June 15, 1912. She was predeceased by her loving husband of fifty-five years, Robert "Pinkie" Davie in 1990. Rita will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children, Sylvia (Ed) Loeprich, Bob (Jeannie) Davie, Winnie (Tom) Barrow, Brett (Sandra) Davie and Michelle Davie; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by loving brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bill and Mary Davie of Winnipeg, Francis and Nick Iannone of Naramata, Harry and Noella Davie of Transcona, and Jackie Davie of Flin Flon; and her close friend, cousin, Shirley McCready of Winnipeg; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. "Pody", as she was affectionately known by many, will be fondly remembered by her friends in Flin Flon, Kelowna, Dauphin, Virdin, Winnipeg and most recently at the Westview Lodge in Calgary. The family wishes to express appreciation to the staff at Foothills Hospital for their attentive care. If family and friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, No. 302, 609 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2A1 or a charity of one's choice. A Memorial Service will be held at the FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES, 1635 - 17 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. For information, call 297-0717.

DAWSON _ Mr. Richard Edward (Dick) Dawson, passed away with his loving family at his side on August 31, 1997 at the age of 73 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Anne Dawson and dear father of Kim and Michael, all of Calgary. Dick was predeceased by his parents, Eric and Ruth Dawson and by his sister Joan Davis. Dick was born in Broderick, Saskatchewan on April 23, 1924. He received his education in Provost, Alberta and then enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy in March 1943 and served until October 1945. Dick was employed by several retail food chains and in 1968 joined the A.L.C.B., retiring as a manager in June 1987. Dick spent his retirement enthusiastically volunteering for many charitable organizations. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the nurses of Unit 71 and doctors at the Rockyview General Hospital for their kind and compassionate care. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), today at 2:30 p.m. If desired, donations may be made to the V.R.R.I. (Vocational & Rehabilitation Research Institute), 3304 - 33 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2L 2A6. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME LTD and Bow Valley Crematorium, Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422.

FISKE _ Eleonore Tiffin Fiske (nee Riddler) of Calgary, formerly of Provost, Alberta, passed away on August 31, 1997, at the age of 93 years. Eleonore is survived by her son Charles Tiffin (Marjorie) of Kingston, Ontario; and her daughter Eleanor Lahn of Calgary. She is also survived by three granddaughters, Daphne, Hilary and Laura; as well as a grandson Leslie; three great-grandsons, Jared, Braden and Tucker; and four great-granddaughters, Trisha, Tamara, Teryn and Stephanie. She was predeceased by her husbands, Joseph Leslie Tiffin in 1942, and Albert William Fiske in 1950. Eleonore will be sadly missed by her family, many friends, and colleagues. Funeral Services will be held at St. Stephen's Anglican Church (1121 - 14 Avenue S.W.), today, September 3, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Cannon R. Robert Purdy officiating. Graveside Service to follow in the Provost Cemetery, Provost, Alberta, at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of one's choice. Heartfelt thanks to the doctors, nurses and health professionals who have provided her care. In living memory of Eleonore Fiske, 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.

HARNESK _ Carl Ernest Harnesk beloved husband of Helen Harnesk of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Saturday, August 30, 1997 at the age of 56 years. Besides his loving wife, Carl is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Lawrence and Anne of Edmonton; a daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Reg Kinnear of Calgary; as well as four grandchildren. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G8. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), today, September 3, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Bryan D. Derksen of McDougall United Church officiating. In living memory of Carl Harnesk, 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.

HART _ Phillip D. passed away on August 31, 1997 at the age of 36 years. He was predeceased by his father Jack in 1993. He is survived by his wife Connie; and daughters, Savannah and Delainey. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his mother Jean; sisters, Pat (Bob), Cathy (Harley) and Janice (Gene); brothers, John (Sharon) and Trevor (Joy); also by his grandmother Anne Passmore; mother and father-in-law, Kathy and Ernie Tucker; brother-in-law Ken (Nicole); and also by numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel (Okotoks), on Friday, September 5, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Donations can me made in Phillip's memory to a charity of choice. Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME (Okotoks) LTD. Telephone: 938-3111.

HOMUTH _ Klara Elise, born August 24, 1912 passed away peacefully September 1, 1997 at the George Boyack Nursing Home. She leaves to mourn, two children, Inge Mantei (Erwin), Klaus Homuth (Elizabeth); six grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and one brother Engelhard Schrank (Else) in Germany. Klara was predeceased by one grandson Peter, three brothers and two sisters. Klara came to Canada in 1956 and was devoted to her work at the Holy Cross Hospital Sewing Room until her retirement. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel" 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Wednesday, September 3, 1997 between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 66 - 7 Street N.E. on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jack Hetzel officiating. Interment will follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. The family would like to thank Dr. Aldridge and the nurses and staff of Fourth Floor East for their exceptional care and compassion. Flowers gratefully declined, if so desired donations can be made directly to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Building Fund, 66 - 7 Street N.E. Calgary, T2E 4B7, in Klara's memory. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

IAFOLLA _ Ascanio Iafolla, beloved husband of Paolina, passed away peacefully in the presence of his family at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on September 1, 1997, at the age of 87 years. Besides his loving wife, Ascanio is also survived by two sons, Tony and John; four daughters, Connie, Lucy (George), Armanda (Leo), Josephine (Ennio), all of Calgary; ten grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother Achille of Calgary; a sister Filomena of Italy; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Ascanio is predeceased by a brother, three sisters and a son-in-law Roman Jamart. Ascanio was born May 5, 1910 in Villalago, L'Aquila, Italy. He immigrated to Calgary in 1948 where he took up employment with Flescher Marble and Tile, and was a dedicated worker until his retirement in 1975. Ascanio enjoyed gardening and loved family gatherings. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, (610 - 2 Avenue N.E.), on Friday, September 5, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. John C.K. Mak officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations can be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Ascanio Iafolla, 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.

JOHNSTON _ Mrs. Alice M. Johnston passed away peacefully on August 30, 1997 at the Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital and Nursing Home in Calgary, at the age of 89 years. Alice was born in Leadville, Colorado in 1908 and moved to Canada when she was sixteen years old. She taught school in rural Saskatchewan, where she touched so many hearts of her students until 1968 when she retired from the Broadview Public School. She continued to enjoy her life to the fullest by travelling, bowling, and taking up golf lessons which she loved so dearly. She spent her winters in Mesa, Arizona until 1991. She was also a member of the Wesley United Church, the U.C.W., the I.O.D.E. and had volunteered in their shops. Her proudest moment was in 1976 when she was the Worthy Grand Matron of the Eastern Star in Saskatchewan. Alice also took on many volunteer jobs for various non-profit organizations. She enriched the lives of so many people, who all became friends. Family and friends were close to Alice because Alice was Alice. She will be lovingly remembered and not forgotten by her loving family: daughter Bharbara Brown - Calgary; son Keith (Irene) Johnston - Oak Lake, Man.; sister Marion (Vernon) Rowe - Mortlach, Sask.; brother Kendall (Margaret) Johnston - Victoria, B.C.; granddaughters, Terry Schwalm, Debbie (Kelly) LaRocque, Sheri (Larry) Boegli, Bev (Dean) Rousou, and Evelyn Curtis; great-grandsons, Brent, Brandon and Colin Boegli; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Services will be held at Minto United Church, 1036 Seventh Avenue N.W., Moose Jaw, Sask., Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. Reverend John Carley will officiate. Memorialization will take place at the Family Plot, Rosedale Cemetery, later Thursday afternoon. W.J. JONES & SON FUNERAL HOME, Moose Jaw, in care of arrangements. Donald Jones, Funeral Director. Telephone: 1-306-693-4644.

KITCH _ Ernst E. (Ernie) passed away peacefully at the Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital on September 1, 1997 after a lengthy illness at the age of 81 years. Ernst is survived by his wife Helen; his children, Calvin (Linda), Gary, Myrna (Ralph) Delgaty, Carol Brown, Janet (Ed) Smith and Judy (Terry) Beauchamp; twenty grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; his sister Kay; and sister-in-law Yvonne; and by many nieces and nephews. Announcements to follow. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.) located within Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Phone: 403-272-5555.

LIMA _ Mrs. Belmira Augusta Pereira Lima of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital on September 1, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Belmira will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Liduina and her husband Helio Meneses of Calgary; her sons Daniel Lima and his wife Fernanda of Calgary and Orlando Lima and his wife Cecilia of Portugal; fourteen grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Jose Lima, three sons, Fernando, Jose and Elmiro and by two grandsons, Fernando Jr. and Delio. Belmira was a resident of Jacques Lodge for the past year and even through broken English made many friends and made everyone smile. Relatives and friends are invited to a Prayer Service at Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Catholic Church, 4747 - 30 Street S.E., on Wednesday, September 3, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Antonio Magalhaes, Celebrant. Interment to follow in St. Joseph's Section of Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

MARSTON _ Mrs. Margaret Marston of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 29, 1997 at the age of 91 years. She is survived by one son Lewis Marston of Thunder Bay; two daughters, Joan Metzler of Thunder Bay and Lois (Alan) Porter of Calgary. She is also survived by two brothers, Lawrence MacDonald of Coconut Creek, Florida, and Robert MacDonald of Las Vegas, Nevada; as well as twelve grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Margaret was predeceased by her first husband Joseph Ouellette in 1937 and her second husband Lewis Marston in 1973. She was also predeceased by two daughters, Shirley in 1966, Frances in 1974, and one granddaughter Jo Anne Metzler in 1978. Also her parents, Elizabeth and Francis MacDonald, as well as two brothers and four sisters. A Memorial Celebration will be held at Holy Trinity Church (1525 - 45 Street S.E.), on Friday, September 5, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Father Inno Cambaling, Celebrant. Arrangements and Cremation entrusted to PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES, 7016 Farrell Road S.E. Telephone: 216-5111.

MOSHUPI _ Dr. Matthew Coffat Moshupi, beloved husband of Hildegard, passed away at Foothills Hospital, August 28, 1997. Funeral Services will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre), today, Wednesday, September 3, 1997 at 10:30 a.m., Chaplain Brian Dorscht of the Unitarian Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, contributions in Matthew's memory may be made to the Alberta Lung Association, No. 302, 609 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2A1, or the charity of the donor's choice. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.

MUKANIK _ Edward Mukanik, peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, September 1, 1997. Born in Roshtern, SK on February 7, 1932, Ed was raised on the family farm until his father's death in 1948. Moving to Saskatoon, it was there that he met his wife to be, Olga, whom he married in 1953. They farmed near Elston, SK for many years, raising their family until Ed became a sales manager in the publishing business. Ed was a very devoted member of the Ukrainian Orthodox church. He found much strength in his faith. Ed was a member of TVC (Men's Association) and at the time of his death, President of the Order of St. Andrews, Winnipeg Branch. He is survived by his devoted wife of forty-four years, Olga (Iwasiuk) of Winnipeg; children, Donna (Bob) Talbot, Bill (Deb), Edward Jr. (Colette); grandchildren, Jennifer and Curtis Talbot, Blair and Laurel Mukanik, all of Winnipeg. He is also survived by a brother Bill Mukanik, Edmonton; and sister Mary (John) Ritchie of Sherwood Park, Alta.; many family and friends in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Ed was predeceased by his mother Barbara Slywka in 1997, sister-in-law Barbara in 1997, mother-in-law Mary Iwasiuk in 1996, stepfather Peter in 1994, and his father John in 1948. Ed would want us to remember these words: "Think of Happy times, Christmas Eve (Svaiti Vecher) with the children and grandchildren, the concerts, Ukrainian dancing, Thanksgiving dinners, birthdays and most of all remember the thousands of times we were all together as family and friends. No sad tears for me, please." Prayers will be said on Wednesday, September 3, at 8:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 1175 Main Street. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 4 at 9:30 a.m., also at Holy Trinity Cathedral with Very Rev. Fr. H. Lakusta officiating. Interment to follow at Glen Eden Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be members of the Order of St. Andrews. The family would like to send special thanks to Dr. E. Bow and staff at the Health Sciences Center who helped Dad and gave us nine more years with him. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Order of St. Andrew, Consistory Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada, 9 St. John's Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R2W 1G9, The Canadian Cancer Society, 193 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 9Z9 or the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 1175 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB. Vichnaya Pam'Yat. CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL in care of arrangements. Telephone: 1-204-586-8044.

MacIVER _ Mrs. Shirley Roberta MacIver (nee Fleming) of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on August 31, 1997 after a short illness at the age of 62 years. Shirley was born on April 20, 1935 in Fort William, Ontario. She was employed with the Calgary Board of Education for twenty years at Branton Junior High and F.E. Osborne Junior High. Shirley was predeceased by her husband Donald in 1986. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Janet MacIver of Calgary and Heather and Dave Parker of Kimberley, B.C. She is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Mary Ellen Fleming of Thunder Bay; her husband's family, Alec and Irene MacIver of Edmonton, Norman and Julie MacIver of Thunder Bay and numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Shirley's life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. David Vincent of St. Giles Presbyterian Church officiating. Graveside Service at a later date at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T6. In living memory of Shirley MacIver, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by xMcINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.

NEUFELD _ Jacob Wiebe Neufeld passed away at the Rockyview Hospital, Calgary, after a courageous battle with cancer on August 31, 1997 at the age of 68 years. He is survived by his very special friend Ann Wieler; his mother Helena Wiebe of Manitoba; son Victor of Calgary; daughter Hilda (Allan) Hallson; and two grandchildren, Ryan and Candice Hallson of Manitoba; numerous brothers and sisters, nephews and nieces. Jacob was predeceased by his father Johan, brothers, Ben and John, sisters, Helen and Mary. Our father, grandfather and friend was a loving and caring man. He loved the outdoors and was a carpenter all his life. Dad loved his family very much. He will be sadly missed by all. Special thanks to the staff in Unit 61 at Rockyview Hospital. Funeral Services will be held September 4, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. at Parkdale Evangelical Missionary Church, 2608 - 1 Avenue N.W., Calgary. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2. FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES. For information, call 297-0717.

PATEY _ Mrs. Esther Katherine Patey (nee Walker) of Calgary, passed away at her residence on August 29, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Esther was born and raised in Antelope, Saskatchewan. She married James Somerville and had two sons, James and Angus. After James' death in 1958 she moved to Calgary and married George Patey with whom she lived with for the past thirty-one years. Esther gave the joy of music to hundreds of piano students. Esther will be fondly missed by her two sons, James and Angus; two stepsons, George and Bill; and her loving granddaughter Lori. She is also survived by her sister Gladys Fetter; and two nieces, Marion Jefferies and Mavis Pendergast, and their families. She was predeceased by her husband George. Funeral Services will be held at St. David's United Church (3303 Capitol Hill Crescent N.W.), on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Donald A. Wright officiating. In living memory of Esther Patey, 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.

PHIPSON _ Florence A. Phipson of Calgary, passed into the Presence of the Lord, on Sunday, August 31, 1997 at the age of 94 years. She was predeceased by her husband Rev. Austen Phipson in 1992 and was the dearest mother of Shirley and Don Gordon of Calgary, Marjorie and Harald Froise of Welkom, South Africa, and Barrie Phipson and Catherine Phipson of Calgary. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Elspeth, Ryan, Christopher, Jeffrey and Kaylee Szumilas; Debbie, Mel, Carla, Kent and Deanne Madden; Campbell, Donna and CJ Gordon of Australia; Timothy Froise, and Greta and Andrew McNiven of South Africa; Alison, Robin, Colborne and Blaise Kemna; Linda and Claye Hopkins of England; and Heidi Phipson. Funeral Services will be held at First Alliance Church (1201 Glenmore Trail S.W.), on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jim Elliott officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army Community Relations, 1402 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, T2N 1B9. In living memory of Florence Phipson, 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.

POFFENROTH _ Mrs. Mary Kathrine Poffenroth of Calgary passed away peacefully at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Care Centre on August 31, 1997 at the age of 92 years. Mary will be lovingly remembered by her son Ray (Elizabeth) of Kathyrn, Alberta; her daughters, Evelyn (John) Schoen of Warner, Alberta and Pat (George) Berke of Calgary; her grandsons, Greg Poffenroth and Russell (Jannette) Schoen; and by her great-grandchildren, Stephanie and Anthony Schoen. She is also survived by her brother Harry Shierman; her three sisters, Marie Thompson, Emma Hardie and Pat Stewart; and by numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her husband Alex in 1978. A Funeral Service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church, 204 - 6A Street N.E., on Friday, September 5, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Markus Wilhelm officiating. Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES Garden Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

) RAU _ Mrs. Elfriede Rau passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on August 30, 1997 at the age of 83 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her beloved husband John; son Leroy and his wife Muriel; two grandsons, Neil and Owen. Elfriede is also survived by her brother Alvin Schlender. She was predeceased by her son Alvin, and brother Kurt. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Crossfield Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 4N2. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

SEALE _ William A. Seale passed away at the Glamorgan Nursing Home, September 1, 1997 at the age of 82 years. He is survived by a brother Arthur and a niece Lorna. Inurnment will take place in the family plot in Toronto. Arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.

SHEARER _ Arleen Louise Shearer passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Centre on August 31, 1997 at the age of 74 years. Special thanks to the staff at the Bethany Care Centre in Airdrie for their gentle, kind and loving care during Arleen's stay. Cremation and a Private Service will be held at Arleen's request.

SINCLAIR _ Ruby, aged 91 years, went to be with her Lord on September 1, 1997, beloved mother of Ronald Sinclair and his wife Janet of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Barbara Morgan and Donna Nielsen of Calgary. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Ruby was predeceased by her husband Donald Roy in 1985, two sisters, Johanna Clark, Elizabeth David, two brothers, Jack and James Robertson. Mrs. Sinclair was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, December 27, 1905 and came to Canada in 1907 and to Calgary in 1925. Friends are invited for Visitation at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Thursday, September 4, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Chalmers Presbyterian Church (2316 Edmonton Trail N.E.), on Friday, September 5, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Murdo Marple officiating. Interment will follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Ruby's name to Chalmers Presbyterian Church, 2316 Edmonton Trail N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 3M6. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422.

SMYLIE _ Mrs. Kathleen Lillian Smylie (nee Hepper) 1930 to 1997. It is with great sadness that the family of Kathy Smylie of Crossfield, AB, announce her passing on August 31, 1997, at the Didsbury Hospital, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 66 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Theresa (Glenn) Geier and grandsons Douglas, Cory and Robin of Keoma, AB; son, Brad (Eloise) and grandsons Kyle and Darren of Westbank, B.C.; son Doug (Marg) and grandchildren, Amanda and Colin of Madden, AB; and daughter, Cindy (Steve) Fletcher and granddaughter Kelly of Didsbury, AB. She will also be greatly missed by her loving sisters, Estelle (Melvin) Mutschler and family of Medicine Hat, AB; Annette Glass and family of Red Deer, AB; and Joan Rexroth and family of Atascadero, California. She was predeceased by her parents, Annie Hepper in 1981, and Ed Hepper in 1995. No Funeral Service by request. Family Services will be held. Friends are invited to meet with the family for lunch at the Madden Community Centre on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2T 5C7 or directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2E 8M7. "Mom, you're not just our dear mother, but our best friend too. You truly are an angel and forever will be missed." In living memory of Kathleen Smylie, 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.

STOOP _ Brenda Lee Stoop, beloved wife of John Stoop of Calgary, passed away on August 31, 1997 at the age of 45 years. Besides her loving husband, Brenda is survived by her son Shaun; her daughter Tanya (Dan) Bruce; and by her grandson D.J. Bruce. She is also survived by three brothers, seven sisters, and numerous relatives, extended family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2), would be appreciated. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cecilia Catholic Church (321 - 90 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta), on Wednesday, September 3, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Josef F. Schmelz, Celebrant. Cremation to follow. Arrangements and Cremation 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.

SUTHERLAND _ Mr. Robert Sutherland, beloved husband of Mrs. Jean Sutherland of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on September 2, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.

TAUBERT _ Ted, loving husband of Marie and exceptional father of Richard (Bernice), Barry (Cheryl), JoAnn (Bruce) Cole and Sherri (Mark) Skibsted, passed away suddenly in Rosebud, AB, September 1, 1997 at the age of 56. He was dearly adored and loved by his grandchildren, Colleen, David, Barbara, Tyler and Bradley. Ted is also survived by his three brothers, Art (Dianne), Hussar, AB, Ed (Hazel), Calgary, AB, and Albert (Joanne), Hussar, AB; his mother-in-law Betty Watson, Strathmore, AB; sister-in-law Barbara (Romayne) Gregory, Standard, AB; brother-in-law Douglas (Charlotte) Watson, Bassano, AB; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Kate Taubert, June 1992, and his father-in-law Bill Watson, August 1979. Ted was raised in Rosebud, AB and moved to Calgary when he married Marie in 1961. He was employed with Palm Dairies Ltd. for twenty-nine and a half years and in 1991 began working for Foothills Creamery. Ted will be remembered for twenty-five years of dedication to coaching, both baseball and hockey, in the Crossroads Community and the Northeast Athletic Association. He enjoyed golfing with his most cherished times being in Rosebud. All who know him will remember the eighth tee through the window of his childhood home. Memorial donations at the families request may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6) and/or North Memorial Amateur Sports Association (N.A.S.A., 1001 Barlow Trail S.E., T2E 6S2). Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Friday, September 5, 1997 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.).

TURNBULL _ Reta (age 70) and Sam (age 69) Turnbull of Airdrie passed away in an automobile accident near Sundre, Alberta on Monday, September 1, 1997. Reta was born August 13, 1927. Sam was born July 1, 1928. Both were born in Birch Grove, Nova Scotia. As childhood sweethearts they were married on February 11, 1944. Sam and Reta later moved to Toronto and Winnipeg, before moving to Calgary in 1968. Reta enjoyed a long and active service with the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. She also enjoyed gardening and wild life. Sam left school at a young age to work in the coal mines of Glace Bay and through self education later became production manager in the canning and bottling industry. Sam was an avid outdoorsman and together Sam and Reta enjoyed camping and fishing. They were the loving parents of Joyce Kyme of Red Deer, Wayne and Ruthann Turnbull of Calgary, Barbara and Brad Bennett of Airdrie, Phillip and Dora Turnbull of Calgary, and Blair and Linda Turnbull of Calgary; also eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. They will be lovingly remembered by their many brothers and sisters. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Friday, September 5, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Mr. Alfred Pramberg of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the donor's choice. In living memory of Reta and Sam Turnbull, a tree will planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Airdrie Funeral Home", 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, ALBERTA. Phone: 403-948-1100.

ULLRICH _ Stoney "Joey" Joseph passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 31, 1997 at the age of 16 years. He will be greatly missed by his father Uwe; mother Janet; sisters, Cyndy and Candice; brother Frank Jr.; his loving Oma and Opa, Hans and Ursala Ullrich; grandmother Florence Friesen; special uncles, Manfred and Meiko; friend Kristin; and many aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. Joey was a young man who did not let his disability slow him down. He loved country music, camping, fishing and watching his many videos. He actively participated in all his school events. Joey touched the heart of all those that came within his loving circle. Family and friends are invited to visit at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E., Calgary, on Wednesday, September 3, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be celebrated in the Chapel at Pierson's Funeral Home on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Joey will be laid to rest in the Rocky View Garden of Peace. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.

YOUELL _ Leonard M., of White Rock, B.C. born 1917, Kindersley, Sask., peacefully passed away September 1, 1997. Alice, his loving wife of fifty-seven years, their son Larry (Cindy) of Toronto, and daughter Karen Harrison (Glen) of West Vancouver will miss him dearly. Len is also survived by three brothers, William (Marion), Gerald (Linda) and James (Robin), all of Edmonton, Alberta. He will be lovingly remembered by his five grandchildren, David (Lisa); Kirk, Geoffrey, Alison, and Meaghan; along with his three great-granddaughters who were a special joy to Len in his later years. As a pioneer in the Alberta Oil & Gas Industry, Len held executive positions with Pacific Petroleums, Westcoast Energy and Petro Canada until his retirement in 1987. One of Len's greatest pleasures was music and he loved to play the piano to entertain friends. He was an active tennis player and an enthusiastic walker. Len was deeply committed to family, friends and community and was a gentle, caring man. The family wishes to especially thank Dr. R. Cheyne, Reverend Brian Vickers, and the staff of the Palliative Care Unit at Peace Arch Hospital for their wonderful support. A Celebration of Len's life will be held Friday, September 5, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 - 28 Avenue, Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation, 15521 Russell Street, White Rock, BC and to the Children's Projects of Church of the Holy Trinity, 15115 Roper Street, White Rock, BC, V4B 3Y1.

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Document Date: September 1997 - revised Jan 2003
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