BRAITHENBACK -- Lawrence, of Calgary, passed away October 13, 1997 at the age of 78 years. The Members of the Plumbers, Steam-fitters, Welders and Sprinklerfitters Union, Local 496, extend their deepest sympathy to the family.
CORMIER -- Mrs. Dorothy Cormier of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on October 12, 1997 at the age of 79 years. Dorothy was born in Calgary and lived and went to school in Inglewood. She was united in marriage to Raymond Cormier in 1943. She travelled extensively throughout Canada with her husband who was with the Royal Canadian Air Force. They returned to the Inglewood area in 1969 and were active in the Community Association. She was an avid lover of bingo. She is survived by one son Brian and his wife Dale Cormier of Calgary; a twin brother George (Joan) Nutall of Chatham, Ontario; a stepdaughter Rena (Bill) Drezdoff and family of Vancouver, BC; and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond in 1990. Special thanks to Dr. R. Sawa for his care and kindness to Dorothy. Thanks also to the staff at the Cross Bow Auxiliary Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment of cremated remains to take place at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Arthritis Society, 105, 1301 - 8 Street S.W., Calgary T2R 1B7. At Foster's Funeral Homes annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service, an "Ornamental Dove" will be dedicated in memory of Dorothy. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
COTTON -- Gordon James Cotton died peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre in Cochrane, on Thursday, October 9, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Gordon will be lovingly remembered by his daughter and son-in-law, Judy (Brian) Pelchat; and grandchildren, Adrienne and Graeme of Whitehorse, Yukon; dear friend Betty Young of Cochrane; sisters, Edna Castonia of Osoyoos, BC., Evelyn (Omer) Gallant of Turner Valley, Lilian (Al) Crowder of Kempeville, Ontario, Midge Dryden of Estevan, Sask; and brothers, Fred of Taber, AB, and Ray (Hazel) of Brooks, AB; and numerous nieces and nephews. Gordon was predeceased by his wife Bea, his parents, Alice and James, and mother-in-law Pat. Gordon was a farmer and businessman in the Cochrane area from the early 1950's until his retirement in 1981, prior to that he ranched with his brother in the Brooks area, where he grew up, and spent several years in the Air Force during and after World War II. He was actively involved in many community organizations and sat on the council of the M.D. of Rockyview for many years. This was a role he took very seriously. Gordon was a man of tremendous dignity and personal courage. His quiet sense of humour will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. Funeral Services will be held at The Rockyview Garden of Peace on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 2:00 p.m., Pastor Dave Pahl of the Bethany Care Centre officiating. Friends unable to attend Thursday's service are invited to a Memorial Service at the Bethany Care Centre, 302 Quigley Drive, Cochrane, Alberta on Friday, October 17, 1997 at 2:30 p.m.. Gordon had a tremendous love of and concern for children. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road, S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7. Funeral arrangements in care of COCHRANE FUNERAL SERVICES. Telephone: 1-403-932-4452.
DUBEAU -- Delphis Joseph Dubeau, beloved husband of Mrs. Mary Dubeau of Calgary, passed away at the Central Park Lodge on October 9, 1997, after a brief illness at the age of 88 years. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Wednesday, October 15, 1997, at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. Bernie Black officiating. Graveside service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Telephone: 228-4422.
GOODYEAR -- Doreen Beth. Memorial Service to be held at Bow Valley Lodge, No. 1100, October 16, 1997 at 6:30 p.m. For further information call 251-6409.
HACKETT -- Stuart Michael Hackett passed away suddenly at his home, Monday, October 13, 1997. He was born in London, England on April 8, 1954, the same year his family moved to Calgary. He attended Mount Royal College and the University of Calgary and went on to a successful career in Financial Planning. He will be greatly missed by his best friend, his loving wife Carole; also his sister Susan (John) Irish, nephew Chris and niece Catherine; Carol's mother and father and her brother and sisters and their families. Stuart was predeceased by his mother Joan in 1977 and his father Michael in 1981. Stuart was a very thoughtful and caring person who had a great passion for reading and learning about anything historical; he loved being outdoors, especially weekend trips to the country, summers in B.C., boating, swimming and fishing and he had a great respect and love for all animals. At Stuart's request, a Private Memorial Service for family was held. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Calgary Humane Society, 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary T2E 6T6. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
HAWRYLUK -- Samuel. Peacefully at his residence on Sunday, October 12, 1997, beloved father of Gerry and Patricia Hawryluk, passed away at the age of 76. Predeceased by his wife Helen, he leaves to survive his daughter Patricia (Patrick) Murphy and their son Tobin, Calgary; son Gerry (Carol) and their son Grant and daughter Kelly, Winnipeg; brother Ted (Mary) Havelock; and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Riverview Health Centre Foundation, 1 Morley Avenue, Winnipeg, Man., R3L 2P4. Prayers will be said on Wednesday, October 15 at 3:00 p.m. at CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1442 Main Street. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 16 at 10:00 a.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery. CROPO FUNERAL CHAPEL (Winnipeg) in care of arrangements. Telephone: 1-204-586-8044.
HOLT -- Isaac Bullock Holt, beloved husband of Edith Holt, passed away at home, in Lethbridge, on October 13, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Besides his loving wife, he is survived by his sons, Edwin (LeAnne) of Calgary and Wayne (Barbara) of Lethbridge; his daughter Marlene Christensen; and daughter-in-law Evelyn (Wayne) Baker, both of Lethbridge; nineteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother Murray (Louella) Holt; and one sister Gladys (Woodrow) Stringam. He was predeceased by his son Brian (1980), his parents, Franklin and Sarah Holt, brothers, Grant, Truman, Harris, William, and his sisters, Emma Dahl, Ruth Salmon, Leah Bryson and Florence Holt. Isaac was born in Raymond on July 17, 1916. He served a mission for the LDS Church in the Southern States. He married Edith May Higley on August 10, 1943 and farmed in the Chestermere Lake District, near Calgary, until 1980, when they moved to Lethbridge. He was very active in both community and church organizations throughout his life, and served as a Bishop in Calgary. Ike filled his life with his children and his grandchildren. He loved hard work and travelled extensively with his wife and friends. He will be sadly missed by all who loved him. Friends may meet the family at CHRISTENSEN SALMON FUNERAL CHAPEL, 327 - 10 Street South, Lethbridge, on Thursday, October 16, 1997 from 8:00 p.m until 9:00 p.m. or at the church, prior to the Service, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Funeral Service will be held at THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, LETHBRIDGE STAKE CHAPEL, on Friday, October 17, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Bishop Bill Laycock officiating. Graveside Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery (Garden Road and 1A Highway), Calgary, with Luncheon to follow at the Mountain View Funeral Home. CHRISTENSEN SALMON FUNERAL HOME, Lethbridge, assisting the family. Telephone: 1-403-329-1888.
JAMES -- Mr. Thomas Austin James of Taber passed away on Sunday, October 12, 1997 at the age of 73 years. Austin was born at Medicine Hat on September 30, 1924 and was the son of Ted and Vivian James. Austin received his schooling at Taber, joining the R.C.A.F. in 1942, returning to Taber in 1944. He married Linda Dietz in 1945 and later commenced employment with the Oliver Corporation. In 1956, Austin joined John Deere and served as Territory Manager. During his twenty-six years with John Deere, he resided in various provinces. Austin earned numerous awards with John Deere, the most prestigious being the "Territory Manager of the Year" award. In 1982, Austin retired from John Deere, returning to Taber in 1985. Austin was a very proud and active member of the Royal Canadian Legion. In 1987, Austin became President of the Taber Branch of the Legion of which he was a Life Member. He was also a member of the Associated Canadian Travellers and the Air Force Association of Canada. Austin is survived by his wife and best friend Florence (Babs) Treber and her children; his two daughters, Judy (Ron) Savage of Calgary and their daughters, Leslie Savage and husband Greg Klafki, and Lori Savage, Jacquelyn (Gary) Norris of Coquitlam, B.C. and their daughter Kymm Norris; and also by numerous cousins. He was predeceased by his wife Linda, a son John, his parents, two sisters, Kathleen and Colleen, and two brothers, Wilf and Lawrence. The Funeral Service will be held at Knox United Church, (4929 - 50 Avenue), Taber, on Wednesday, October 15 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ken Crassweller officiating. Interment to follow in the Taber Memorial Garden. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Alberta Lung Association, 1273 - 3 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 0K2. Arrangements in care of Reardon's SOUTHLAND FUNERAL CHAPEL, Taber. Telephone: 1-403-223-8778.