ARROL - Ian MacLachlan died peacefully in Victoria, BC, on June 16, 2000, age 76 years. Born in Vanderhoof, BC, on February 20, 1924. Predeceased by his brother Edward (1985) of Calgary, AB. Ian is survived by sisters, Ruth Peleshok of Oshawa, ON, and Elsie Moore of Cannington, ON. He was a radio announcer in the 1940's and 1950's with CFCN in Calgary and CBC in Vancouver. After graduation from the University of BC in 1959 and College of Education in 1960, Ian was a high school teacher in Vancouver, a reporter with the Daily Colonist in Victoria (1964-1966), a high school teacher in Scarborough, ON, the Member of Parliament for York East, ON (1972-1974) and provincially, president of the Don Mills P.C. Constituency Association (1975-1977). Prior to retirement in Victoria in 1986, he was a real estate sales representative in Metro Toronto with Royal Trust and Royal LePage. At his request, no Service. Cremation. FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES Telephone: 1-250-658-5244.
BISWANGER - Robert David Dale Biswanger passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at the age of 24 years. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W., Calgary, on Monday, June 19, 2000 and Tuesday, June 20, 2000 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Chapel of First Memorial on Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at 3:00 p.m. Floral tributes are gratefully accepted or a memorial donation in Robert's memory may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N2. Services entrusted to FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES, Directors. Phone: 403-216-2222.
BLUMENSCHEIN - Shelly Patricia (Patti) born April 26, 1956 in Calgary, Alberta, passed away suddenly on June 16, 2000 in Calgary at the age of 44 years. Patti is survived by her companion Jeff Johnson; mother Edith (Shelly) Blumenschein; brothers, Ron (Moira) Blumenschein and Steve (Pat) Blumenschein. Shelly was predeceased by her father George Blumenschein in April 1993. A private family Service will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME with Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME and CEMETERY, 17 AVENUE S.E. at GARDEN ROAD (1.5 km East of 84 Street S.E.). Telephone: 272-5555.
CASCADDEN - Thomas Cavan, beloved husband of Mrs. Dorothy Cascadden, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Saturday, June 17, 2000 at the age of 87 years. He is survived by two sons, Jim (Margaret) Cascadden, Calgary and Bill of High River, Alberta; six grandchildren, Will (Joan) Cascadden, North Vancouver, B.C., Holly (Mark) Lawson and Heather (Mike) Layton, Selena, Roy and Katrina Cascadden, all of Calgary; four great-grandchildren; a sister Helen Service, King City, Oregon; and many nieces and nephews; his step-children, Gail and Gerry Grant, Mike and Sally Donally. Mr. Cascadden was predeceased by his first wife Isabelle on June 15, 1977, his twin brother Harley in 1927, his sisters, Kathleen Rowe and Grace Sykes. Born in High River, Alberta on October 15, 1912 he has resided in Calgary since 1965. Memorial Services will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. on Tuesday, June 20, 2000 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. P.H. Burrill officiating. Cremation Calgary Crematorium. HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
GRANDISON - Donald Joseph. December 1 , 1931 - June 16, 2000 We regret to announce that Donald Grandison passed away peacefully June 16, 2000 in Fort McMurray, AB following a brief illness. Don was predeceased by his son John in 1979, and his loving wife Marlene in 1996. He is survived by his three children, Judy (Robert) Lees of St. Albert, Allan (Sandy) Grandison, Tony (Maureen) Grandison, all of Ft. McMurray; his loving grandchildren, Rebecca Upton, Angela, Daniel, Joshua, Kyle and Nicolai Grandison; and his great-grandson Tyson. In addition, Don leaves to mourn, his three surviving sisters, Maureen Silver of Elk Grove, California, Lorraine Tame of Brandon, MB, Leeann McLeod of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. While Don enjoyed all his employment experience throughout his work life, none provided him with as much joy and pleasure as his years of employment with The Calgary Public Library. It was here, that Don made some of his most meaningful friendships. Everyone is invited to join us in Celebrating Don's Life, Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at 3:00 p.m. at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. (Reception to follow.) In lieu of flowers, kindly send donations to Department of Continuing Care c/o Northern Lights Regional Health Centre, No. 7 Hospital Street, Fort McMurray, AB, T9H 1P2.
HINGER - Victor John, loving husband, father and grandfather, tradesman, businessman, musician, mentor and motivator passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family members on June 18, 2000, at the age of 64 years after a courageous battle with cancer. Victor was born on May 5, 1936 in Goodsoil, Sask., eldest son of Carl Hinger and Annie Degenhardt. He is predeceased by his parents and his sister Agnes. Victor (Vic) is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Madalin; his son Reynold (Susan) and granddaughter Kara Hinger; his daughter Patty (Richard Johansen) and grandsons Craig and Robbie Johansen; his son Robert (Shirley) and grandchildren, Sharleen, Melinda and Jordan Hinger; his daughter Cindy (Barry Hilton) and grandsons, Chris and Stephen Hilton; and his daughter Marie and grandchildren Corrine, Candice and James Lang. Vigil Service will be held at the WHEATLAND FUNERAL CHAPEL, 202 Lakeside Boulevard, Strathmore, Alberta at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2000. Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 5552 Madigan Drive N.E., Calgary, Alberta with Rev. Edmund F. Vargas as Celebrant. Interment and reception to follow at the Mountain View Cemetery, 17 Avenue S.E. and Garden Road, Calgary, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes or donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
HOUSER - Mr. Kenneth Edward Houser of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on June 17, 2000 at the age of 70 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES,"Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.
JOHNSON - Mr. Roy Harold Johnson, beloved husband of the late Pearl Johnson, passed away on June 16, 2000 at the age of 79. He is the beloved father of Marlin (Anita), Lynn (Terry), Ross, Terry (Trish) and Carol (Derrick); and five grandchildren, Zak, Tiffany, Travis, Dylan and Mason. Harold was predeceased by his sister Alice Gardner and his brothers Arthur, Walter and Milton Johnson. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Harold was born September 30, 1920, raised in the Delacour area and attended SAIT. On December 3, 1941 Harold enlisted in the RCAF, which took him to postings in North Sydney, NS, Goose Bay, Labrador, Vancouver, Tofino and Marble Island, BC, during which time he attained the rank of Sergeant. Upon his discharge, Harold promptly went to work as a diesel mechanic for Union Tractor where he met his wife Pearl. They married in 1951 and enjoyed thirty-two plus years of harmonious marriage until Pearl's passing in 1984. In 1974, Harold opened his own business 'Machine Service' from which he retired in 1986. He enjoyed working with his hands and mind, building/fixing things, took pride in being Canadian, cherished his friendships old and new and loved to be surrounded by family. He will be dearly missed. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, on Tuesday, June 20 between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 21 at Foster's Garden Chapel, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, or to a charity of the donors' choice. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888. Forever Remembered
JONES - Margaret Dorothy (Scoots) Jones of Airdrie, passed away at the George Boyack Nursing Home in Calgary, on June 16, 2000 at the age of 84 years.
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KELM - Albert Kelm passed away peacefully in Calgary on June 15, 2000 at the age of 86 years.
Announcements later by FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors.
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KIRKALDY - George Kirkaldy, passed away June 17, 2000 at the Colonel Belcher Veterans Care Centre at the age of 85. George was born in Dundee, Scotland, in 1914 and immigrated to Canada in 1930. He served in the Calgary Highlanders during World War II and returned to Calgary in 1946. His wife Mae predeceased him in 1992. He is survived by two sons, Glenn (Margaret) and Ronald (Anne); and by four grandchildren, Andrew (Gwynn), Owen, Ewan and Allison. Memorial Service details will be announced at a later date. If desired, friends may make a memorial donation to the ALS Societyjl of Alberta (400, 320 - 23 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta Telephone: 228-3847). To e-mail expressions of sympathy: firstname.lastname@example.org, subject heading: George Kirkaldy. In living memory of George Kirkaldy, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 241-0044.