DE NEVE -- Anna Leonia, beloved wife of Maurice, passed away peacefully at her home on November 15, 1997. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of forty-nine years; and by her children, Clarence, Rita (Randy) Poluck, Anita (Colin) Cockerill, Denise and Cyriel; by four grandchildren, Diana (Tony) Zytko, Phillip (Fatima) Schaber, Kathy (Grant) Yourth, and Amanda Poluck; and by four great-grandchildren, Alex and Christopher Zytko, and Alyssa and Tyler Schaber; as well as her sister and brother-in-law, Proba and Andre De Neve; and many dear friends. Anna is also survived by an aunt and cousins in Canada and many relatives in Belgium. She was predeceased by her father Cyriel De Neve in 1959 and her mother Clara De Neve in 1985. Anna was born near Finnegan, Alberta in 1921. By 1932 she moved with her parents and sister from a farm in the Lyalta District into the Lyalta General Store. Soon, Anna was helping her parents look after the store and post office. In 1947, Anna and Maurice met in Belgium, married in 1948 and together returned to Canada, and made Calgary their home. For many years they owned and managed the Green Gardens Motel. Anna was an active member of Holy Trinity C.W.L. for more than forty years. She was also a C.W.L. past-president. Relatives and friends are invited to a Visitation and a time of sharing on Monday, November 17, 1997 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road). Relatives and friends are also invited to Prayers at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (1525 - 45 Street S.E.) on Tuesday, November 18, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Wednesday, November 19, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ino Cambaling, Celebrant. If friends so desire, donations may be directed to the Canadian Cancer Society (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2). 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.
DINGMAN-MACHEN -- Joan E. Dingman-Machen passed away peacefully at the Agape Manor Hospice on November 13, 1997 at the age of 72 years. Joan was born September 20, 1925, a true native Calgarian. Following her graduation from Western Canada High School she was employed with the Royal Bank of Canada where she spent over forty years. Joan married Ed Machen in October of 1983. They spent six wonderful years together travelling and generally having a ball. Ed passed away in 1989 leaving a large void in Joan's life but this did not keep her from being active in such things as the Calgary Winter Club and the African Violet Society. Joan loved her petit-point and also was a collector of owl figurines, which no one knows just how many she had. Also, Joan was an avid and accomplished Bridge player which she played right up to the end. All these memories and more will be remembered of Joan. We will all miss her. She is survived by brothers, Robert (Bob) Dingman and wife Gena of Wetaskiwin, John A. Dingman and wife Betty of Vancouver, along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends. At Joan's request, no formal Services will be held. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Agape Manor Hospice (1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8). As a tribute to Joan, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a donation to the Agape Manor Hospice. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
DOUGHERTY -- Mary-Jane (Dolly) Dougherty (nee Arnell), beloved wife of the late Everett (Ike) Dougherty passed away peacefully in Calgary on November 16, 1997 at the age of 78 years. Dolly was born in Innisfail to the late Mr. and Mrs. Dave Arnell. She leaves to mourn her loss, one son Tom Dougherty, his wife Maureen and a grandson Stephen; a sister Peggy Andersen; many nieces and nephews and close friends. She was predeceased by two brothers, Tom Arnell and Bee Swick. Dolly had the Artistic Beauty Salon in Innisfail for several years. She and Ike moved to Calgary in 1944 where she took a business course, and then went to work for C.J. Campbell's Insurance for fifteen years. Dolly was an active member of Rosedale United Church, Order of Eastern Star Edith Cavell No. 25, Renfrew Sixty Plus Club, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Army & Navy. Relatives and friends are invited to a Visitation at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Wednesday, November 19, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Rosedale United Church, 1317 - 1 Street N.W. on Thursday, November 20, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend R.W. (Bob) Simms officiating. Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
FINCH -- Derek Charles Finch passed away at his residence on November 11, 1997 at the age of 58 years. Derek is survived by his loving wife Lorna; three daughters, Michelle (Ken) Baker, Valerie (Darrel) Foat and Christine; and three grandchildren, Jennifer, Nicole and Bradley. Also survived by his brother Allan; sister Rita; and several nieces and nephews. Derek was born in 1939 in London, England. He enlisted in the Parachute Regiment in England from 1957 to 1960. Derek joined the Calgary Police Service in 1966 and retired in 1996 after thirty years of service. He was well-loved and respected and will be sadly missed by his family and friends. He was a kind, caring, sensitive and generous man who was always there for his family. Derek had a passion and love of hobbies which included woodworking, model airplanes and reading. At Derek's request, there will be no Funeral Service. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary T2G 0G8. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
FRASER -- Florence Alice Fraser. January 25, 1912 - November 13, 1997. Florence Fraser passed away at Jubilee Lodge after a lengthy battle with Parkinsons. She leaves to mourn her loss her daughter Andrea and son-in-law Larry Villetard and grandsons, Travis and Ryan Villetard. She also leaves her sister and brother-in-law, Winnifred and Jack Barr of Camrose; brother-in-law James (Esther) Bryson of Maidstone, Sask.; and many family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Donald in 1990, her sister Doris Bryson and brother Lyall Marshall. A Memorial Service will be held at Howard & McBride Chapel of Chimes, 10179 - 108 Street, Edmonton, on Tuesday, November 18, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. A Private Interment will be held at Clearwater Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Edmonton Unit, Centre 111, 11842 - 111 Avenue N.W., Edmonton, Alberta T2G 9Z9 or to the Parkinson's Society of Alberta, Edmonton General R-Wing, 11111 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0L4. HOWARD & McBRIDE CHAPEL of CHIMES. Telephone: 1-403-422-1141.
GAREAU -- Albert Russell Gareau, of Calgary, passed away November 16, 1997 at the age of 75 years. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Wednesday, November 19 at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.
GUTKOWSKI -- Hildegard Martha of Calgary, passed away at the Fanning Care Centre on Friday, November 14, 1997 at the age of 87 years. Hildegard is survived by her daughter Erika and family of Germany; grandson Peter and family of Hawaii. She was predeceased by her husband Franz and a son Fredy. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Tuesday, November 18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Gerhardt Poschwatta officiating. Cremation and arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
HANSON -- God saw you getting tired, When a cure was not to be; So He put His arms around you, And whispered, "Come to Me". Linda Arlene Hanson (nee Hauser), passed away in the Care West Hospital on November 13, 1997 at a young age after a long courageous battle with cancer. She is survived and ever remembered by her two loving children, Caprice and Dylan; her mother Vi Hauser; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She will always be remembered for her well-known enthusiasm and love of life. Her personality was unforgettable and always made a person feel good with laughter. Linda was born in Carmangay, Alberta having most of her schooling in Lethbridge and lived there until her marriage in 1975 then moved to Calgary. Funeral Services will be held at Centre Street Evangelical Church, 4120 Centre Street North on Wednesday, November 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor John Fehr officiating. Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
HEELAN -- Edmond (Eddie) Paschal Heelan of Calgary, Alberta, at the age of 42, died peacefully at home on November 8, 1997 after a lengthy illness. He is survived by family in Ireland, England, Australia and Canada, and numerous friends. Eddie was President of Lord Edmond's Catering since 1991, and gained the respect of his peers as a gifted artist. His zest for life and incredible wit will be cherished by all who knew him. A Memorial Celebration for Eddie's life was held at Scared Heart Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Eddie's memory to the Salvation Army's Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8.
JORGENSEN -- Ethel May Jorgensen, beloved wife of Andy Jorgensen of High River and formerly of Blackie, passed away at the Willow Creek Auxiliary Hospital at Claresholm on November 12, 1997 at the age of 85 years. She was born to Herman and Florence Millard in their homestead home at Jenner, Alberta on May 24, 1912. She received her education at Jenner, Brooks and Calgary. After receiving her teaching degree, she returned to Jenner to teach for three years at the Millard School. In 1934 she married Andy and they farmed near Jenner for the next ten years. It was while they were there that their three children were born. In 1944 they came to the Blackie area to farm until their retirement. From 1962 onward they made High River their home. While there, Ethel and Andy enjoyed many trips to various parts of the world. Ethel's special kindness and concern for her friends and neighbours was always expressed with her ready smile and kind words. Her newsy Christmas letters were legendary with those who lived far away. Besides her husband Andy, Ethel is survived by her children, Shirley Stein of Hedley, B.C., David and Connie Jorgensen of Hermiston, Oregon and Frances Fleischman of High River; her sisters, Alice and Harold Nielsen of Elnora, and Iva and Don Naegeli of Drumheller; six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her beloved son-in-law Milt Fleischman, her grandson Jonathan Gritten, and two great-granddaughters, Sarah Harquail and Rachel Stanhope. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 17, 1997 at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, High River at 2:00 p.m., the Rev. Susan Lukey officiating. Interment to take place on Tuesday, November 18 at Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Calgary. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME, High River. Telephone: 652-2222 or 938-3111.