JOHNSON - On Wednesday, October 12, 2005 Sharon Lynne Johnson (Foley) passed away in Edmonton, AB following heart transplant surgery. Funeral arrangements are pending. A full obituary notice will appear in Monday's Leader Post. Arrangements are in the care of LEE FUNERAL HOME 757-8645
PENNER PAUL HENRY 1930 2006 - Paul Henry Penner, beloved husband of Mrs. Sylvianne (Forsythe), of Calgary, passed away peacefully at home in Calgary, AB, on Monday, October 23, 2006 at the age of 76 years. Paul retired in 1992 to Calgary. Besides his loving wife Sylvianne, Paul is survived by four children and their spouses, Robert and Rose, Peter and Val, Richard, and Beth and Derrick Stokes; four grandchildren Robert Jr., Reese, Desirae and Brittanie; two brothers and a sister-in-law, John and Jean, Ernie, two sisters and a brother-in-law, Elizabeth and George Jensen, and Helen Penner, and many nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Eleanor and Betty. Paul was predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth (nee Jenzen) and John J. Penner of Portage la Prairie, MB; brothers, Peter and Alfred. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Paul Penner, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296
ELLIOTT - Glen Gordon Elliott, beloved husband of Elaine Elliott, passed away peacefully at Bow View Manor Nursing Home on Thursday Aug. 31/06 at the age of 78 years. Glen, the youngest son of Rose & Arthur Elliott was born Aug. 5, 1928 in Rockglen, SK. He retired from the Regina Fire Dept. after 25 years of dedicated service & resided in Calgary for the last 8 years. Besides his wife Elaine, (nee Crozier) of 57 yrs., he is also survived by his brother Calvin (Peggy) of Kanata Valley, SK., his daughter Glenna Adams (husband Mike) of S. Windham, CT.; Pati Elliott (husband Alan Vinet) of Calgary and son Garnet Elliott of Kamloops, BC; grandchildren, Scott Seeley (wife Salma) of Hanover, NH; Elliott James (wife Mikala) and great granddaughter Rowyn of Calgary; Jesse Elliott of Honolulu; HI & Meagan Elliott of LA, CA; Jonathon Vinet of Calgary, AB; Kristie Vinet of Toronto, ON; Trina Vinet of Edmonton, AB and numerous extended family. He was predeceased by his parents Arthur & Rose Elliott, brother Delbert Elliott & sisters Edna Griffin & Lucy Davies. A small family gathering will take place in Calgary. In Lieu of flowers a memorial donation may be made to the Canadian Alzheimer's Society to their research program. The family would like to extend their thanks to the staff of Bow View Manor for their care & Support.
MERK, JOSEPH CHARLES
Sherwood Park, AB
MERK, JOSEPH CHARLES - August 6th, 1927 January 3rd, 2006. On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006 Mr. Joseph Merk of Sherwood Park AB, formerly of Regina, SK passed away at the age of 78. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 57 years, Hilda, two sons, Rod Merk of Regina, SK, Kim (Sheila) Merk of White City, SK. Four daughters, Lynda (Richard) Gutor of Calgary, AB, Jocelyn (Dale) Schwartz of Regina, SK, Susan (John) Delwo of Sherwood Park, AB, Patrice (Joe) Kentner of Acton, ON. Thirteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Also one brother Vern (Irene) Merk of Calgary, AB. Three sisters, Richarda Beatty of Winnipeg, MB, Barbara Fetterley of Calgary, AB, Donna (Doug) O'Brien of Flin Flon, MB. Plus numerous nieces and nephews. Joe was predeceased by his parents, three sisters and two brothers. A visitation will be held on Friday, January 6th, 2006 from 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. at Glenwood Funeral Home, south of Wye Road on Range Road 232, Sherwood Park. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 7th, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 13 Brower Drive, Sherwood Park with his nephew Reverend Brian Meredith celebrant. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2, or to the charity of one's choice. Please sign the book of condolences at www.glenwoodmemorial.com Glenwood Funeral Home Sherwood Park 780-467-3337
NORMAND, DONALD REID - Donald Normand passed away suddenly on January 1, 2006 at the age of 87 years. Don is lovingly remembered by his wife Trudy, daughter Myrna (Roy) Allen, son Dale (Rene) Normand, daughters Bette Lynn (Dennis) Blais, Carol-Ann (Scott) Lucas, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Grace Normand and brother Roger (Marion) Normand. Don was predeceased by his grandson Darin Roy Allen in July. Don served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II and worked in Sales and Distributing in both the Regina and Calgary areas. Don's heart was with the homeless and the poor. So, in lieu of flowers please send memorial donations to the Joseph's Storehouse Street Ministry, 1714 Radisson Drive SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2A 7E9. A Memorial Service will be held at South Calgary Funeral Centre, 12700 Macleod Trail South (corner of Macleod Trail and Lake Frasier Gate) on January 7th, 2006 at 11:00 AM. SOUTH CALGARY FUNERAL CENTRE AND CREMATORIUM 12700 Macleod Trail South, Calgary (403) 297-0711 Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial www.mem.com
STEFAN - Anne 1911 2005 Anne Stefan (nee Sopkow) passed away peacefully on Friday, February 25, 2005 in Calgary at the age of 93 years. She is lovingly remembered by son Lorne and daughter-in-law Linda; daughters-in-law, Charlotte and Kathy; grandchildren, Krista, Andrea (Grant), Kevin, Jana and Russell; great-grandson Zachary and numerous Stefan and Sopkow family members and friends. Anne was predeceased by her beloved husband George; sons, Stephen and Stuart; brothers, John, Al, Joe, Ernest; and sister Marie. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB.) on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anne Catholic Church (1701 Cowan Crescent, Regina, SK.) on Saturday, March 5, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery, Regina, SK. The family members would like to thank the staff of the Foothills Medical Centre and Newport Harbour Care Centre for their special care. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6. Telephone: (403) 264-5549 or Mass Cards may be arranged. In living memory of Anne Stefan, a tree will be planted by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, Telephone: (403) 276-2296.
Medicine Hat, AB
HENDERSON-CROSBIE-BEATRICE LORRAINE - Mrs. Beatrice Henderson Crosbie, beloved wife of Mr. David Crosbie of Medicine Hat, passed away on Wednesday, May 5th, 2004 at the age of 69 years. Beatrice also leaves to cherish her memory one daughter, Linda Hoffman of Edmonton; one brother, Bill Gourley of Truro, Nova Scotia; one sister, Elaine Towne of New Westminster, British Columbia; and two aunts, Julia Fyfe and Agnes Copeland, both of Regina. A private family time of Remembrance will be held. As an expression of sympathy those wishing to remember Mrs. Beatrice HendersonCrosbie may do so with a gift to the Charity of One's choice. Expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to email@example.com, subject-heading Beatrice Henderson-Crosbie. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, ""The Chapel in the Park"", locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone 528-2599.
HOUBEN - Mr. Franz Houben of Calgary, passed away on December 8, 2003 at the age of 78 years. He is survived by his children Selena and Roland Houben and Tia Maria (Darin) Melnechenko, all of Calgary. He is also remembered by his former wife Heidi also of Calgary, three sisters Mia Frantzen, Hilda Reindl and Klarchen Thissen and a brother Addie Houben, all of Germany. He was predeceased by two brothers, Heinz and Alex Houben and three sisters Anna Wiskeidatis, Bertha Kannen and Franziska Houben, all of Germany. Franz was an easy going man who loved to laugh and smile in every circumstance. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by family and friends. At Franz's request there will be no service. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kerby Centre (1133 ~ 7 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1B2). Arrangements entrusted to LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME. 228-4422.
BURNER - Richard (Dick) Irvine February 11, 1936 July 29, 2007 Life's beauties and wonders cover such a range but just as the wind they too quickly change. With his son and his daughter by his side, Richard (Dick) Burner passed away, suddenly but quietly, on Sunday, July 29, 2007 at the age of 71 years. Predeceased by his wife Marie (his angel by his side), Dick leaves behind his son Craig, his daughter Kari and his ever-faithful dog and companion Cleo. Dick is also survived by his sister Dorothy, daughter-in-law Melanie, grandson Quinn, many nieces and nephews, and an extensive network of family and friends. The family wishes to thank the ICU at Rockyview General Hospital and respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca. Cleo knows her Daddy is safe in heaven and is now hoping she too can find a safe and loving home. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E., Calgary, AB) on Thursday, August 2, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E., Calgary, AB) on Friday, August 3, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Dick Burner, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY, AB T2X 3J3 Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.
Young, Cecilia Mary (Fisher),
YOUNG, CECILIA MARY (FISHER) — April 15, 1916 March 27, 2004. Cec passed away peacefully at Bonnyville, AB. Cecilia was predeceased by husbands Fred Roberts, and Floyd Young, 1975. Daughters; Muriel Roberts, 1934 and Faye Schick, 1995 Sisters; Anne, Elsie, Mary, & Rosemary Brothers; Leo, Ray, Eddy, Willy, Sharkey & Tuppy. Survived by daughter; Mary (Lorne) Mackay Williams Lake, BC. Son; George (Elaine) Lehocky, Cold Lake, AB. Second husband George Lehocky Sr. Bonnyville, AB. Eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. And special friend Ernie Myers, Regina, SK as well as many nieces and nephews. A service of remembrance was held on April 1, 2004 at Cold Lake, AB. Interment to follow at a later date at Regina, SK.
TREMBLAY, DOROTHY - It is with deep sadness we wish to inform all who were touched by our mother's presence, that after a short illness, she passed away August 30, 2004 at the age of 81. Throughout her life, Dorothy was a wonderful and loving daughter, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She selflessly supported her ailing mother and sisters in their final years. She gave freely her time, business knowledge and emotional support to her church. Her faith and trust in the Lord was a constant source of peace and happiness, even during difficult times. Dorothy was always there to help others but her main and immediate focus has always been her family. She leaves her family and friends to mourn her passing but also to celebrate her entry into the Lord's presence. She is survived by her two sons, Floyd (Marie-Anne) Surrey BC, Darrell (Charlotte) Regina, Sask, eight daughters, Yvonne (Ron) Doughty Anchorage Alaska, Judy Harcourt Calgary, Ab, Donna (Larry) Hultgren Calgary, Ab, Marilyn (Jack) Kraine Regina, Sask. Linda Atkinson Calgary, Ab Cheryle (Bill) Lowe Calgary, Ab, Kathie Rolufs (Maurice) Bzdel, Chestermere, Ab and Michelle (Blaine) Messer Lampman, Sask, and daughter-in-law Marion Saskatoon, Sask. She is also survived by 38 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren as well as numerous nephews and nieces, sisters and brothers. She is predeceased by her husband Arthur (August 15, 1979), her sons Terrence (July 22, 1972) and Dale (June 10, 1998), and her infant grandson Anthony (June 7, 1981). We wish to thank her friends, church members of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Catholic Church, as well as doctors and nurses of the Bayshore Palliative Care in Calgary for all their considerable prayers and support. And a special thank you to Dr. G R Sutherland for his compassion, understanding and with his words of wisdom, "take your Mother home to enjoy the summer ". This gave us another chance to appreciate one of God's most precious gifts, "Our Mom ". Those wishing to pay their respects at Prayer Service, may do so at McInnis & Holloway's Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday September 2, 2004 at 7:00 pm. Funeral Services will be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Calgary at (401 8 St. NE), on Friday September 3, 2004 at 10:00 am, to be celebrated by Rev. Francis Ockerse. Interment is to be followed at RockyView Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to McInnis & Holloway Funeral Home. (Please be advised that the church dress code for women, is dresses)