Rowand, June Eva,
ROWAND - JUNE EVA (Aunt June) passed away peacefully at the Agape Hospice in Calgary, Alberta on April 1, 2005 after a long illness. June was born in Bethune, Saskatchewan November 6, 1919, the daughter of James Spencer Rowand and Minnetta Frances Rowand (nee Scott). She was predeceased by her brother John Allan Rowand and sister Elizabeth Frances Rowand. June will be sadly missed by her brother James George Rowand (Elaine Rowand) and her sister Phyllis Anne Jones (Arthur Jones) and by her cousins John Rowand, Sheila Rowand and Shirley Black. June was loved by her many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews, and many cousins all who knew her as Aunt June. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so on Wednesday evening, April 6, 2005 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at First Memorial Funeral Services, 240 17 Avenue S.W., Calgary. Memorial Services will be held at First Memorial Funeral Services at 1:00 pm on Thursday, April 7, 2005. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Agape Hospice, 1302 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Arrangements in care of First Memorial Funeral Services Directors, Phone (403) 216-2222
HAMILTON, DEBORAH LAURIE
HAMILTON - Deborah Laurie Deborah Laurie Hamilton (nee Smith) born May 27, 1961, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2005 at the age of 44 years. She is survived by her husband Doug; parents, Kenneth and Beatrice Smith of Shaunavon, SK; sister, Pamela and Paul Cullen and their children Vanessa, Eric and Courtney all of Saskatoon, SK; in-laws, Ervin and Margo Hamilton of Medicine Hat, AB and sister-in-law Ann Warhaft and her children Joshua and Ari of Medicine Hat, AB. In 1992 Debbie graduated from Medicine Hat College with Honors in the Business Administration (Accounting) program. In 1999 Debbie upon completion of her course work became a member of the Certified General Accountants Association. Debbie has been working at Intuit Greenpoint as a corporate tax analyst since 1998. At Greenpoint she developed many great friendships with her co-workers. Debbie was an avid reader and took great pleasure in meeting with her book club friends every month. Debbie enjoyed the companionship of her dogs Casey and Molly. Debbie has managed to keep her childhood joy for figure skating alive through the years as a member of The Medicine Hat Precision Skating Team, and as a fan traveling around Canada and the USA to watch Worlds and Canadians. Debbie's sense of adventure lead to travel throughout Canada, the US, and Ireland. She always enjoyed trying new things at least once, sea kayaking, whale watching, hot air ballooning, sailing, camping and hiking. A Memorial Service will be held at the CALGARY CREMATORIUM CHAPEL, 3219 4 Street N.W. (within the valley of Queen's Park Cemetery) on Monday, October 17, 2005 at 6:30 P.M. In lieu of flower donations can be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Calgary, #430, 1324 17 Avenue S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2T 5S8 HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel " Telephone 299-0111
BOYD, Charles Earl Ashfield,
BOYD - Charles Earl Ashfield Boyd, passed away at the age of 86 on Friday, January 25, 2002, at his retirement residence in Calgary, Alberta. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Margaret Ruth Boyd, and numerous nieces and nephews. Born and educated in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, he lived in Regina until 1999, when he moved to Nanaimo, British Columbia. In January, 2001, he moved to Calgary. He was first employed by the Government of Saskatchewan in 1938. During WW II he served with the Canadian Army from June 1942 until June 1946. He returned to the Government of Saskatchewan in June of 1946 after his discharge from the army, and was employed by the office of the Provincial auditor until his retirement in 1973. While living in Regina Earl was a member of the Lakeview United Church. He was an active Mason, and member of the Scottish Rite, the York Rite, and the Wa Wa Shrine Temple. He was a member and past president of the Regina Coin Club, an avid curler and a member at the Caledonian Curling Club. A memorial service will be held in the chapel at the Scenic Acres Retirement Residence (150 Scotia Landing NW, Calgary) on Sunday, February 3, 2002 at 4:00 PM. Following the memorial service a interment will take place in Regina, Saskatchewan. Memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of Pierson's Funeral Service. Telephone: 1-877-333-3131.
MANTYAK, Joseph Michael,
MANTYAK — Joseph Michael Joe Mantyak passed away peacefully in Edmonton on July 22, 2003 at the age of 69 years. Joe was born in Fort Qu'Appelle, SK on May 9, 1934. He will be missed by two sons, Jeff and wife, Debbie of Lethbridge; Darren and wife, Pamela of Edmonton; and daughter, Lori-Anne and husband, Daryll of St. Paul. Joe will also leave behind his two grandsons, Tyler and Dylan; and siblings, Mark, Anne, Peter, Richard and Lawrence. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary in 1991, his father, Michael and mother, Pauline. Joe grew up as a farm boy in rural Saskatchewan and always felt a strong connection to the family farm. He joined the RCMP in 1952 and served in numerous postings including: Ottawa, Vancouver, St. Paul, Two Hills, Camrose, Bashaw, Whitecourt and Edmonton. Joe left the RCMP in 1971 and continued to live in Edmonton with Mary and his children. Joe was a fanatical sports watcher and enjoyed reading books regarding history and political figures. In keeping with Joe's wishes, he will return to the Fort Qu'Appelle valley and be interred in the Lebret Cemetery with his parents. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held of Tuesday. July 29, 2003 at 10:30 A.M at Our Lady of Sorrows R.C. Church in Fort Qu'Appelle, SK., with Rev. Rick Kroschek, celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edmonton General Hospital, c/o Palliative Care Unit 9Y, 11111 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5K 0L4. Arrangements are in the care of Lee Funeral Home 757-8645
Staley, Robert Reginald,
High River, AB
STALEY - ROBERT REGINALD Staley of High River, Alberta passed away August 19, 2004 in the High River Hospital following a bravely fought battle with cancer. Robert is survived by three daughters: Susan Staley and Andrea Kabeary (Doug Kabeary) of High River and Roberta Staley of Vancouver, brothers Allan and Ronald Staley of Saskatchewan, as well as numerous nephews, great-nephews and a niece. Robert is also survived by five grandchildren: Jennifer, Jeffrey, Kristi and Henry Kabeary of High River and Alexander Mulgrew of Vancouver. He is predeceased by his wife, Jessie Grace Staley, of High River. Born in Regina, Sask.. on Sept. 30, 1924, Robert enlisted in the army in 1943. He fought in Normandy and Belgium, where he was wounded by mortar fire. Upon his release from hospital, Robert joined the Canadian Scottish Regiment. His greatest pride was being part of the liberation of Holland in 1944. Robert was both athletic and scholarly. He achieved art and teaching degrees at the University of British Columbia and University of Calgary, respectively. He played hockey and baseball, although his greatest love was football. Robert was also an accomplished artist, especially in the medium of silkscreen; his works were exhibited across the Prairies. Most of all, Robert was an inspiring art teacher; many of his students won scholarships and achieved national and even international recognition. A funeral service with Honour Party was held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, High River on Tuesday Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. Burial took place at Highwood Cemetery's Field of Honour. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Robert Staley's memory to The Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 71 Scholarship Program in High River. To e-mail condolences to the family please visit www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME LTD., High River (652-2222)
KAY, L. E. HAROLD January 16, 1919 - February 25, 2005 On Friday, February 25, 2005, Harold Kay of Edmonton, Alberta passed away surrounded by his family. Harold will be lovingly remembered by those he touched by his kindness, generosity, and sense of humor. Harold is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dorothy; daughters, Billye Kay (Jan TerHart) and Sunnye Kay (Don Wieshlow); grandchildren, Jan David, Marielle, Luke, Mathieu, and Bless; niece, Linda and nephews, Jared and Daniel. A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 7 at 1:30 pm at St. Timothy's Anglican Church, 2101 Lansdowne Avenue, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation and /or Kidney Foundation.
HAMILTON, WILLIAM ROSS "BILL",
Medicine Hat, AB
HAMILTON - WILLIAM ROSS "BILL" - Mr. William Ross "Bill" Hamilton, of Medicine Hat, formerly of Lumsden, Buena Vista, Saskatchewan, passed away on Wednesday, January 30th, 2002 after a short illness at the age of 77 years. Bill was predeceased by his brothers, Ken and Stewart. Bill leaves to cherish his memory Ann (Toots) nee Henderson, his wife of fifty-five years, son Ron, of Medicine Hat; daughter, Dianne (Ken) Ulmer of Lumsden, two grandsons, Michael of Lumsden and Joel of Calgary; sister, Barb (Bob) Shier of Windermere, BC; brother, Neil of Calgary; as well as several nieces and nephews. At Bill's request no funeral service will be held. Cremation has taken place at Saamis Prairie View Crematorium. Interment wil take place at a later date in the Family Plot at Regina Municipal Cemetery, Regina, Saskatchewan. As an expression of sympathy those wishing to remember Mr. William Ross "Bill" Hamilton may do so with a gift to the Charity of One's Choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, "The Chapel in the Park" Medicine Hat, Alberta.
MYRL, TERRY - WILLIAM "BILL",
Medicine Hat, AB
Mr. Bill Terry, beloved husband of Mrs. Helen Terry of Medicine Hat, passed away on Tuesday, February 18th, 2003 at the age of 79 years. William also leaves to cherish his memory five children, Nina Crowe of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Allan (Jane) Terry of West Bank, British Columbia, Paul (Wendy) Terry of Barrie, Ontario, Ross (Linda) Terry of Prince George, British Columbia, and Dennis (Joanne) Terry of New Port Beach, California; eight grandchildren, Slade Harris, Meaghan Terry, Kyle Terry, Tracy Terry, Cassidy Crowe, Tiffany Crowe, Crystal Terry, and Coleman Terry; as well as extended family in Saskatchewan and Ontario and numerous friends across the country. Bill was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Ruth Terry. Bill was born on April 10th, 1923 in Wilcox, Saskatchewan where his family endured the Great Depression. He graduated from Wilcox High School and enlisted at Base Borden with the RCAC (Royal Canadian Armored Corp) as a trooper during WWII. Upon his release after WWII in 1948, he attended the College of Commerce at the University of Saskatchewan. He re-enlisted in the RCAC to begin his career of thirty-three years with the Canadian Armed Forces. As a member of Lord Strathcona Fort Garry Horse Regiment, he served in various staff and operational appointments in Calgary, Edmonton, Kingston, Toronto, Ottawa, Vietnam and Base Borden. Bill was a graduate of one-year military courses at both the Canadian Army Staff College in Kingston in 1955 and the RCAF (Royal Canadian Armed Forces) College in Toronto in 1962. He received the Canadian Forces decoration for his years of service plus the Indo-China Medal for service with the International Supervisory Commission in Vietnam from 1957 to 1958. Bill was the Commander of the Canadian Combat Arms School in CFB Borden from 1968 - 1971. On February 1st, 1974, he retired from the Canadian Armed Forces having reached the rank of Lieutant Colonel as Base Administrative Officer for Base Borden. Bill retired to Regina and continued to work as the Commandant for the Canadian Corp of Commissioners for Southern Saskatchewan from 1976 to 1988. All through his military career, Bill continued his loyal involvement with the Lord Strathcona Fort Garry Horse Regiment. He moved to Medicine Hat in the late 1990's where he quietly lived out his remaining years. Bill enjoyed being happy and loved a good laugh or joke. He enjoyed his friendships and military camaraderie. He was a respected leader, honoured friend, and cherished husband and father. Graveside services will be held at REGINA MEMORIAL GARDENS, Victoria Avenue East, on Saturday, April 5th, 2003 at 1:00 p.m., with Reverend Ron Sutton, officiating. As an expression of sympathy those wishing to remember Mr. Bill Terry may do so with a gift to the Canadian Cancer Society, #102 - 1865 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1Z8. Expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject-heading Bill Terry. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, "The Chapel in the Park, " Medicine Hat, Alberta. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone 1-800-317-2647.