Fred Elliott Louth
Mr. Fred Elliott Louth passed away at the Oilfields General Hospital in Black Diamond on May 18, 1999 at the age of 87 years. Fred was predeceased by his wife Alice Sophie in 1992. He will be lovingly remembered by his sons Ted (Doreen), Eugene, Duane (Ruth), Orville (Diane), Ron (Marilyn); daughters Lois (Don) Walker, Bev (Howard) Vetters, Judy (Jim) Price; in addition to his many adoring grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Eleanor Edmundson (Steve) and nephew Ted.
Fred was born on May 13, 1912, in Aslackba, Lincoln County, England and shortly thereafter immigrated to Norburn, Saskatchewan,Canada. As a young man he worked in the farming and ranching industry. Fred and Alice were married on November 22, 1933, and settled in Turner Valley, Alberta. He worked in various areas of the oil industry and at the Turner Valley Gas Plant for 40 years. It is here where he laid his roots; successfully raised and supported his family. Fred was much loved and will be greatly missed by many.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the caregivers who provided so much love and support to Fred over the years at both the High Country Lodge and Oilfields General Hospital.
Funeral services were held at Lewis Memorial United Church, Turner Valley, on Monday, May 24, 1999 with the Rev. Paul Rumbolt officiating. Interment followed at Foothills Cemetery.
If so desired, donations will be greatly received in Fred's name to the Oilfields General Hospital Foundation
'Long Term Care' at P.O. Bag 1, Black Diamond, Alberta, T0L 0H0. Arrangement in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) Ltd. Phone 938-3111
Gordon Allen Baird
Gordon Allen Baird of Black Diamond passed away at the Oilfields Hospital on December 12, 1999 at the age of 69 years. He is survived by his sister Jean Schielke, Black Diamond, brother Gary (Gina) Baird, Calgary and by numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Rd., Okotoks on Friday, December 17, 1999 at 2 pm with Nellie Spicer officiating. Interment of Gordon's urn will follow at Okotoks Union Cemetery. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Oilfields Hospital, P.O. Bag #1, Black Diamond, T0L 0H0. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home, Okotoks (938-3111).
Joseph William McHarg
Mr. Joseph William McHarg passed away November 21, 1999 at the age of 65 years. He is survived by his brothers, Don (Dianne) of Okotoks, Ron (Helen) of Edmonton and one sister, Agnes Ball of Millarville, and eight nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Susan (Morrison) McHarg in 1977 and his father, Wilbur McHarg in 1996.
Joe was born in High River Hospital April 10, 1934. He grew up on the family farm south of the Big Rock. He attended Big Rock School and finished his high school in Okotoks. He attended SAIT for two years and worked as a lab technician in Edmonton for 10 years. Later, he became a letter carrier, working for the postal services in south Edmonton for 25 years until his retirement five years ago.
Joe led an active social life, belonging to three square dance clubs and also an over-50's club. He was very active in his church and was a licensed practitioner in the Religious Science Church.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, November 24, 1999 at 3 pm at the Chapel of Howard and McBride, Westlawn 16310 Stoney Plain Road, Edmonton. 'Elder' Morris T. Johnstone officiating. Interment followed at the Westlawn Memorial Gardens.
Joan Helena Gordanier
Joan Helena Gordanier, (nee Light) beloved wife of fifty-two years of Frederick Gordanier of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Saturday, December 11, 1999 at the age of 78 years.
Besides her loving husband, Joan is survived by two daughters, Diane Neathway and Michael Hobley of Edmonton and Maureen (Randy) Turner of Vancouver; two sons, Kenneth (Gabrielle) Gordanier of Strathmore and Robert Gordanier of Calgary; five grandchildren, Jo-laine and Trena Neathway, Kristina and Stefanie Turner and Justin Gordanier and a great grandchild, Trent Neathway.
She is also survived by three sisters, Pamela Puzzie of Calgary, Thelma (Bob) Stewart of Okotoks and Sylvia Monson of Edmonton and two brothers Tom (Doreen) Light of Regina and John (Nada) Light of Calgary.
Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's 'Fish Creek Chapel,' (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Wednesday, December 15 1999 at 3 pm.
In living memory of Joan Gordanier, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, 'Fish Creek Chapel,' 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, Telephone: (403) 256-9575.
Adam Anton German
Adam Anton German, beloved husband of Annette German, DeWinton, passed away at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary on December 10, 1999 at the age of 71 years. Besides his loving wife, Adam is survived by his sons; Glenn and Lisa German, Airdrie and Phil and Trish German, Calgary, his daughters; Terri and Keith Harris and Lisa German and Christian Klieger, all of Calgary. His grandchildren; Courtney German and Carter Harris. He is also survived by his brothers; John and Esther German, Calgary; Matt and Lorraine German, Calgary; Lawrence and Marg German, Kelowna, B.C. and his sisters; Barbara and John Bineider, Calgary, Margaret Frey, Calgary; Rosina Munchrath-Dahm, Calgary; Loretta and Eugene Moran, Red Deer and Anne and Archie Adams, Brooks and numerous nieces and nephews. Adam was predeceased by his parents Barbara and Mathias German as well as two infant sons Danny and Duane.
Adam was a prominent businessman in Calgary. He owned and operated Redi-Cut Lumber Company for 30 years.He was an active and long-time member of St. James Catholic Church, in Okotoks and will be remembered for his generosity and compassion for all people.
Evening Prayers were said at St. James Catholic Church, Okotoks on Sunday, December 12 at 7:30 pm. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. James Church on Monday, December 13 at 11 am. The Rev. Father John Bastigal, celebrant. Interment followed at Pine Creek Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be made to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6. Snodgrass Funeral Home Ltd. of Okotoks (938-3111) was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Angelique Emily Emmelkamp
Mrs. Angelique Emily (nee-de Lotbiniere-Harwood), of Turner Valley, passed away at the Oilfields General Hospital on July 23, 1998 at the age of 89 years.
She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Gail (Norman) of Champion; her sons, Bob (Vivian Day), Jim (Melissa) and Glen (Marilyn). She will be fondly remembered by 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; her niece Betty and nephew John and their families.
She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Herman; her sister, Margaret; brother, Unwin; and one grandson, Troy. Angelique (Ginty to family) was born in Pincher Creek, Alberta on Nov. 20, 1908 and spent her growing years there. After attaining her teaching certificate, she spent a number of years teaching in Southern Alberta (Twin Butte, Longview, Millarville, Black Diamond among others).
Angelique contributed many years of loving service to the Catholic Women's League and was a great blessing and example to both family and friends.
Evening prayers were said on Sunday, July 26 at 7 pm at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Black Diamond. Funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday, July 27, 1998 at 10:30 am at St. Michael's Catholic Church. The Reverend Father John Bastigal, Celebrant. Cremation followed. Interment was held at Foothills Cemetery, Black Diamond on Tuesday, July 28, 1998 at 10 am. In lieu of flowers, the family invites you to make a donation to the Oilfields Hospital Women's Auxiliary, Box 304, Black Diamond, Alberta T0L 0H0. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home, Okotoks, 938-3111.
William Wayne Prichard
William Wayne Prichard, affectionately called 'Jerry' by his family and 'Bill' by his business associates, died suddenly Thursday, July 9, 1998 of a heart attack.
Jerry brought all of his family together one last time for his funeral services held Wednesday, July 15, 1998 in Kelowna, BC. Rev. Arnie Peters officiated and family members offered tributes to their beloved brother and father.
Jerry's memories will go on to be celebrated by his grown sons, Gordon (Michelle) and Daniel of Calgary; companion Marlene MacDonald and extended family of Mission, BC; parents Rachelle Prichard and father Gordon (Karen) of Kelowna, BC; three brothers and two sisters: Russ (Lynn) Prichard (nieces Kelsey, Kaleen, Karessa) of Invermere, BC; Douglas (Kate) Prichard (nephews Winston, Taylor) of Toronto, Ont; Gregg Prichard of Surrey, BC; Bonnie (Donald) McCarl (nephews Tyler, Nathan Robberstad) of Longview, AB; Cheryl (Marc) Sauve (niece Arden) of Kelowna, BC. Jerry also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends including his very dear friends Lennie and Tina Stark of Calgary.
Jerry was raised on a dairy farm near Priddis, AB and attended Sheep Creek-Millarville and Henry Wise Wood Schools. Jerry excelled in many sports but his greatest pleasure was hockey. Jerry was Dad's 'right-hand man' on the farm, helping with the milking and harvesting. Jerry attended army cadets and youth camp achieving a corporal status. He demonstrated his training throughout life by being a very meticulous individual. Jerry travelled with the marines before entering into a career in trucking.
Trucking was Jerry's passion through and through. He met many wonderful people along his journeys and many of us joined in the cleaning and shining of the 'chrome' of Jerry's truck after a trip! Jerry's generosity and kindness was clearly evident and when he smiled the whole room would light up. In lieu of flowers, the family invites you to make a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, BC or to the Oilfields Hospital Women's Auxiliary, Box 304, Black Diamond, AB, T0L 0H0.
Terry Wayne Tucker
Terry Wayne Tucker, of Okotoks, passed away at his home on Nov. 10, 1998 at the age of 50 years.
Terry is survived by his loving wife Wendy; his children, Sherri Tucker (Brad) of Vancouver and Marti Tucker of Okotoks. Terry is also survived by his parents, Harry and Peggy Tucker of Okotoks and brothers Dave and Chub.
Terry was born and raised in the Okotoks district.
Services were held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Rd., Okotoks on Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998 at 1:30 pm. A reception followed at the Okotoks Elks Hall.
If desired, memorial tributes in Terry's memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) Ltd. Phone 938-3111.
Kristen Lynn McCaig
Kristen Lynn (nee McMonigle) McCaig passed away peacefully at home on October 30, 1998 in Kelowna.
She was born in San Francisco, California on February 26, 1968. Kristen leaves to mourn her beloved husband of two years, Corwin; her dearest love and greatest accomplishment, son Aiden; her mother Pat; brother Scott (Nicky) McMonigle; stepfather Al Belanger; stepsisters, Cheryl (Kelly) Belanger and Pam (Jim) Graham; Gramma McMonigle in Indiana; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She also leaves to mourn, Corwin's loving family; mother and father Marion and Alan; brother Jonathan and sister Kristen; Aunt Shirley, Uncle Wade, Gramma Tat and Aunt Marguerite; along with her dearest of friends, Hillary and Craig Hennessy, Deann Metcalf and Jeff King, Melanie and Darren Bailey, Donna Lee, Christina Anfuso, Marina and Brian Labby and her dog, Molly. Kristen was predeceased by her father Carl McGonigle in 1981.
Kristen had always wanted to work in the television industry, which she did after graduation from SAIT. First she worked with CHBC in Kelowna, then BCTV in Vancouver as a Master Control operator. Kristen was a very loving giving person and received those gifts in return from her friends, family and acquaintances. She had many friends dear to her who were with her throughout her illness. The families would like to thank everyone for all the help they received, especially the Community Health Nurses, Home Care staff and Dr. McCloskey. A special thanks to all at Nature's Fare.
'Kristen will be with her dad in heaven now.'
Funeral services were held on November 3, 1998 at Immaculate Conception Church in Kelowna, B.C.
Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, donations will be thankfully accepted toward either a Trust fund for Aiden McCaig (Kristen's son), or towards cancer research. Please mail your donations in the name of Aiden McCaig Education Trust, c/o Harold Kamikawaji, Human Resources Manager, Kelowna Flightcraft, No. 1 - 5655 Kelowna Airport, Kelowna, B.C., V1Y 1S1 or the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 St. N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 4J8.
Mary Alice Cairns
Mary Alice Cairns (Imler) passed away at the Powell River, B.C. Hospital on November 4, 1998 at the age of 81 years. She is survived by her son Stewart of Powell River and her brother Bud Imler of Okotoks and numerous nieces and nephews. Alice was predeceased by her husband Alex in July, 1979.
Alice was a graduate of nursing at the Holy Cross Hospital in 1938 and nursed in Calgary and then Vancouver, B.C. where she married Alex. They then resided at Stillwater and Powell River, B.C.
Funeral services were held at the funeral chapel in Powell River, B.C. on November 10, 1998.