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ALBERTA - Calgary - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 155

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Death Notice (07/06/00)
SEGUIN - Karyn Lee "Kerry" Glenn of Calgary passed away suddenly in Brandon, Manitoba, on July 2, 2000. Karyn was born on December 10, 1964 in Winnipeg, and moved to Brandon with her family in 1965. She attended Linden Lanes Elementary School and Vincent Massey High School, graduating with honours. She furthered her education with a BSc from Brandon University in 1985, and earned a MSc from Dalhousie University in Communication Disorders in 1988. Following graduation she worked as an audiologist in North York General Hospital, The Hotel-Dieu in Kingston and the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary. Karyn was a member of the American Association of Audiologists and the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. In her early school years, Karyn was active in gymnastics and diving, and attended athletic camps at the Pan Am Pool and the University of Manitoba. Her school years at Vincent Massey were highlighted by involvement in musical drama productions in which she had major roles. Lifetime interests were many and varied and included a love of fine literature. Her reading covered a wide range of topics from philosophy to economics, non-fiction and fiction. Her creative nature emerged through pottery and crafts and, most recently, through painting. From childhood to adulthood she enjoyed music and things of the natural world. She will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered by her husband Andre, her children, Marco and Lilia, her parents, Clifford and Lillian Glenn, brother David, aunt Gayle and grandma Drake (formerly Glenn) (all of Brandon), and uncle Garry Glenn (Portage La Prairie). Also left to mourn are mother-in-law Francine Seguin, and sisters-in-law, Sylvie and Louise Seguin (all of Montreal), and sister-in-law Johanne Cote (Barrie, Ontario). Karyn was predeceased by her grandparents, Ernest and Leah Kenward (Hamiota), grandfather George Glenn (Strathclair), and father-in-law Yvon Lemieux (Montreal). Honourary pallbearers will be Karyn's lifelong friends, Janice Bailey, Cheri Grosjean (Stanzeleit), Catriona Drosdowech (Andrews), Colleen Clancy (Greiner), Donna McIntyre-Hunt, and Cheryl Bergner. Services will be held Friday, July 7, 2000 at 2:30 p.m. at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, Brandon. Donations in Karyn's memory may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Authority (Mental Health Services) at A-150 7 Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 7M2, or to the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba, 638 Princess Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 0P3. Arrangements are in care of BROCKIE DONOVAN, Brandon. Telephone: 1-800-897-5694.
[Calgary Herald]

Death Notice (07/06/00)
SIMPSON - On July 3, 2000, John (Jack) Simpson of Calgary, passed away suddenly at home at the age of 86 years. He is survived by his brother George of Edmonton; and sister Grace Curley of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Jack started working for the CPR in 1935, his career was interrupted by World War Two when he joined the Canadian Special Wireless Group, Royal Canadian Corp. of Signals and was stationed in Darwin, Australia. Upon returning to Canada he resumed his duties with the CPR working in various capacities across Canada, ending his career in Montreal as General Claims Agent. Upon retirement he relocated to Sidney, BC, finally settling in Calgary. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, July 6, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. 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.). Phone: 272-5555.
[Calgary Herald]

Death Notice (07/06/00)
WELLS - George "Jerry" Wells, 65, of Spirit River, Alberta. On Wednesday, July 5, 2000, at the age of 65 years, George (Jerry) Fitzgerald Wells ended his battle with cancer at the Central Peace General Hospital with his loving family by his side. Jerry was born June 10, 1935 in Creighton Mine, Ontario. His family moved around extensively finally settling in Cumberland, B.C. In his early teens, Jerry joined the army and received his basic training in Calgary, Alberta. It was in Calgary that he met his lifelong partner Bernadette. They later moved back to Spirit River, making farming a way of life for his family. Jerry was a very kind, caring, generous man. He lived life for every moment with his family and friends. His smile and enthusiasm will be missed by all. Jerry is survived by his loving wife Bernadette of forty-three years; children, Dwayne, Brodie (Gail), Dwight (Angie), Shenda (Darcy), Terri (Brent); eight beautiful grandchildren, Leah, Daelyn, Morgan, Jordan, Tanner, Teneille, Brandon and Jaycee; one brother Michael (Bonnie) Wells; many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Jerry was predeceased by his parents, Sydney and Marie Wells, sister Bunty Cowman, and granddaughter Taylor McMillan. Prayer Services will be held on Friday, July 7, 2000 at 8:00 p.m. from St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Spirit River. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. from St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Spirit River with Father Leon Kler officiating. Interment will follow in the Mission Cemetery in Rycroft, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Central Peace Hospital Palliative Care Unit. OLIVER'S GRANDE PRAIRIE FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM 10005 - 107 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 1L8. Telephone: 1-780-532-2929. "Dedicated Service Since 1915"
[Calgary Herald]

Death Notice (07/06/00)
WRIGHT - John "Jack" T. of Calgary passed away peacefully at Cedars Villa Nursing Home on July 1, 2000, at the age of 88 years. Jack was born in Calgary on June 14, 1912. He graduated from Crescent Heights High School and went on to receive his Bachelor of Science Degree from Mount Royal College. He joined the R.C.A.F. in 1939 where he remained until the end of World War II. Jack loved golf and enjoyed wintering in San Diego. Jack is survived by his brother Arthur T. Wright; two nephews, Arthur John Wright (Laura), Donald M. Wright (Robin); one niece Joanne R. Schmidt (Howard), all of California, USA; as well as ten grandnieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Dorothy of fifty years in 1994. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Friday, July 7, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. with Major Shirley King officiating. Graveside Services to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army Seniors Residence, Jackson House (No. 3105 - 15 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T3C 3W1). Condolences may be e-mailed to the family c/o Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME. Telephone: 228-4422.
[Calgary Herald]

Death Notice (06/15/00)
ARMSTRONG - Scott Rollo Armstrong of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on Tuesday, June 13, 2000 at the age of 19 years, after a gallant battle with cystic fibrosis. Born on January 2, 1981, in Calgary, Scott was a remarkable person who in nineteen short years touched the lives of all he met. He attended school in Springbank from play school to Grade Twelve. In the Fall of 1999, he moved on to Mount Royal College. Scott lived and enjoyed life to the fullest. He had an incredible sense of humour, wit and a profound knowledge beyond his years, with an ability to find the lighter side of life's challenges. He loved drama and music and was a member of the Calgary Round-Up and Stetsons show bands. He was very involved in school activities, performed in all the school plays, was a member of the first Springbank Debating Team and a member of the Student Council. We were so fortunate to have him in our lives. Scott will be forever missed by his parents, Lorne and Barb; his brothers, Craig and Mark; his grandmothers, Mrs. Mary Armstrong and Mrs. Bertha Rollo; and his aunts, uncles and cousins, who were all very special to him. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (4716 Worcester Drive S.W.), on Saturday, June 17, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Leonard J. Hagel Presider. To e-mail expressions of sympathy:, subject heading: Scott Armstrong. A Graveside Service will follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Our family wishes to profoundly thank the staff of the Cystic Fibrosis clinics at both the Children's and Foothills Hospital. A special thanks to all the staff of the ICU at Foothills Hospital who put in such a valiant effort to keep him with us. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Calgary Chapter No. 512, 206 - 7 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2P 0W7 (Telephone 403-266-5295). In living memory of Scott Armstrong, 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.
[Calgary Herald]

Death Notice (06/15/00)
BAKER - It is with profound sadness that the family of Ross Vern Baker announce the sudden passing of a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and brother, peacefully in the presence of his family, on June 13, 2000. Ross was born on November 27, 1928 in Rosetown, Saskatchewan. From 1947 to 1950 he worked as a bellhop at the Marlboro Hotel in Prince Albert. In 1950, he moved to Saskatoon and worked at the Bessborough Hotel for two years. Ross then moved back to Prince Albert to build and operate Baker's B/A Service Station with his brother Guy. In 1953 he married his loving wife of forty-seven years, Adeline Joyce Strand. In 1957, Ross moved the family to Calgary to build and operate the Glen Meadows B/A Service Station. Three years later he opened the first of two Dairy Queens which he operated for seven years. In 1963, Ross built and opened the Brentwood B/A Service Station, Calgary's first multi-bay station, to which he added Baker's Auto Wash, Calgary's first automated car wash in 1967. Ross began a new career in Real Estate in 1989, finally retiring in 1999. Ross enjoyed leisure time at the family cabin at Windermere, water-skiing, golfing and snow-skiing. He was a forty-four year charter member of the Calgary South-West Lions Club and at various times held all executive positions. In recent years Ross enjoyed spending winters in Arizona and summers camping and visiting in Western Canada. His greatest passion was being surrounded by family and friends. Always an outgoing, generous person, Ross touched the hearts of all those who knew him. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Addie; his sons, Allan (Alana) and David (Barb); daughters, Donna (Barry) and Shirley (Luc); as well as his adoring grandchildren, Kathy, Heather, Shaun, Chelsea, Alex, Stephen, Jordan and Adam. He is also survived by his sisters, Eva and Vera, and a brother Roy. Ross was predeceased by his mother and father, Pearl and Henry, and two brothers, Guy and Dale. The family wishes to express their gratitude and thanks for the warm and compassionate care Dad received from the staff on Unit 112 at the Foothills Hospital, especially nurses Diane, Shannon, Carol, Kristi and Donna, and Drs. Fletcher and Takahashi. Funeral Services will be held at First Lutheran Church (Strathcona Boulevard and 14 Avenue S.W.) on Saturday, June 17, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. To e-mail expressions of sympathy:, subject heading: Ross Baker. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the First Lutheran Church, 7102 - 14 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T3H 4G7 or to the Stroke Research Fund, c/o Calgary Health Trust - Foothills Hospital, AC 136 Special Service Building, 1403 - 29 Street N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9. In living memory of Ross Baker, 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.
[Calgary Herald]

Death Notice (06/14/00)
BALL - Granny Faye Born Inez Faye Adam on January 14, 1925 in Trochu, AB, Faye passed away on June 10, 2000 in Edmonton, AB. Always to be cherished in our hearts, Granny Faye leaves to celebrate her life, her children, Sandy and Dick, Gordie and Colleen, and Tracey and Gary; her grandchildren who brought her immeasurable joy (and dozens of wonderful musical performances), Adrienne, Chris and Lisa Willott, Ashley and Andrew Ball, and Alexa and Trevor Reynolds; her sister Gerry and husband Bev, and their children, Steve (Toni) and Cindy (Chris), and their families; many other extended family relations including Stan Ball (Karen) of Guelph, Ontario, who will be with us to participate in Faye's remembrance; and finally numerous friends, and friends of her children and grandchildren, all of whom had a special connection with Faye. We are comforted in the thought that she will now be reunited with her husband of forty years, Keith Ball (who passed away in 1989), and her parents, Emma and Alec Adam. Besides the wonderful life memories Faye will always be a part of, she will be especially remembered for her love of music, the many gift quilts she created, the countless cookies she baked and the genuine interest she took in all the lives she touched. Most of all, her children are forever grateful for the guidance, support and unconditional love provided by both Mom and Dad, which has been, and will continue to be, instrumental in positively shaping our lives and those of our children. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 15 at Grace Presbyterian Church, 1009 - 15 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 0S5 (Telephone 403-244-5861). For those who wish, the family requests that donations be made in Faye's name to the Grace Presbyterian Church Music Scholarship Fund (address above), the University of Calgary Development Office (for musical advancement), 2500 University Drive N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 or the charity of their choice. We also wish to thank Dr. Johnston and the staff of the ICU, Unit 52, social work and pastoral services, all of the Royal Alexandra Hospital, for Faye's care and the support and compassion given to the family.
[Calgary Herald]

Death Notice (06/15/00)
BEINGESSNER - Anna Marie (Anna Mae), formerly of Champion, passed away June 11, 2000, at Vulcan Extendicare, at the age of 97 years. Loving mother of a daughter Ruby (Paul) DeClercq of Champion; four grandchildren, Connie (Michael) Morrison of Red Deer, Lori (Will) Ahart of Champion, Darrell (Caroline) DeClercq of Stavely, Scott (Monica) DeClercq of Los Angeles, California; ten great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Champion, Thursday, June 15, 2000 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday, June 16, 2000 at 1:30 p.m., St. Mary's Catholic Church, Champion, with Rev. Fr. Benedicto M. Marino and Rev. Fr. Long Vu, Celebrants. Interment Champion Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, tributes in Anna Mae's memory could be made to the Champion Cemetery Maintenance Association, Box 214, Champion, T0L 0R0. Arrangements in care of VULCAN FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 1-403-485-2633 or e-mail condolences to
[Calgary Herald]

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