Patrick Jerold Meyers
Mr. Patrick Jerold Meyers, of Stavely, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer at the Rockyview Hospital on October 15, 2000 at the age of 68 years. Pat is survived by his children, Brenda (Tim) Minue of Okotoks; Brad (Donna) Meyers of DeWinton; Barbara (Kendall) Shram of Warmen, SA., Tami (Shane) Wiesner of Calgary and their mother Joyce Meyers of Okotoks as well as many grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Rd. Okotoks, on Wednesday, October 18, 2000 at 2:30 pm. Pastor Wes Dyck officiating. Cremation to follow. If desired, in memory of Pat, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 2nd Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue SE, Calgary, T2G 2H8. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home Ltd. Telephone 938-3111.
Thomas Alfred Battensby
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Alf Battensby of Black Diamond, on October 14, 2000. Alf is survived by his loving family, son Bill of Black Diamond and his children Bill (Debbie), Teresa (Tim) and their children Jamie and Matt; son, Bob (Gail) and their daughter Karen of Armstrong, B.C.; daughter, Bonnie (John) Sutherland and their children Mike and Aimee of Penticton, B.C. as well as many friends and relatives. Alf was predeceased by his loving wife Constance Mary in 1978, granddaughter Brenda in 1973 and daughter-in-law Elaine in 1998.
At Alf's request, no service will be held. If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) Ltd. telephone 938-3111.
Jay Alexander Paul
Jay Alexander Paul, of Aldersyde, passed away on July 3, 2000 at the age of 51 years. Jay was born at High River on March 4, 1949. He was predeceased by his father Jack Paul in 1972. He leaves to mourn his mother Dot Paul, Claresholm, his sisters Gayle McWilliam, Port Coquitlam, B.C. and Marilyn and Tom Curry, Claresholm and his brother Jack and Bonnie Paul, Medicine Hat as well as his special friend Sandra Pye, Calgary, his 'second mother' Myrt Ethel Johnstone, and his nieces: Brenda (John) Shields; Melody (Phil) McDonell and Charley (Kevin) Stokes and nephews: Tom (Diana) Sandeman; Darcy (Reeny) Sandy; Brian (Nicki) Sandy and Tyler Paul.
Jay attended school in Okotoks and Surrey, B.C., graduating from B.C.I.T. with a diploma in Building Technology. Jay's life's work was in the commercial construction industry. He worked on various projects across Canada and Nigeria, Africa. He recently teamed up with 2 friends Larry and Brian Jacobsen to form BARJAC Contracting. Jay enjoyed golfing, making wine and hosting Regattas on his duck pond. Jay took great pride in his acreage and Log home. He will be sadly missed but will be cherished in our memory.
Funeral services were held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, Okotoks on Friday, July 7 at 2 pm. Jay's cremated remains were interred beside his father at Okotoks Union Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be made in Jay's memory to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T1G 3Y6, Snodgrass Funeral Home Ltd. Okotoks (938-3111) directors.
Merle Elizabeth Shields
Mrs. Merle Elizabeth Shields, of Black Diamond, passed away at the Oilfields Hospital on April 1, 2001 at the age of 84 years.
Merle will be dearly missed by her daughters, Donna (Elton) Boggs of Wynndel, BC., and their children Glen, Shirley (Robert) Page, Tammy (Bill) Grant; Joan (Melvin) Adams of Turner Valley and their children Sharon (Derek) Oancia, David (Lori), Darcy; daughter-in-law Grace Patterson of Airdrie and her children Carol (Jay) Steele, Kevin (Sue), Brian.
Merle is also survived by 12 great grandchildren, one sister-in-law and nieces, nephew and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents Roland and Reitta Crawford, two sisters and one brother, her first husband Hugh Patterson, her second husband Vester Shields and her son Arthur Patterson.
A funeral service was held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Rd. Okotoks, on Thursday, April 5, 2001 at 2 pm. The Rev. Doug Powell officiated. Interment followed at Okotoks Union Cemetery.
If desired, in memory of Merle, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) Ltd. Telephone: 938-3111.
Ronald Charles Nutkins
Mr. Ronald Charles Nutkins of Longview, passed away at the Oilfields Hospital, Black Diamond, on April 5, 2001 at the age of 68 years. Ron is survived by his daughter Colleen (Peter) Boot of Normanwells, N.W.T. and their children Meagan, Christopher and Chelsea, and son Robert (Linda) Nutkins of Penticton, B.C. and their children Brandy and Darryl. Ron is predeceased by his wife Marilyn Verne Nutkins on May 25, 1991.
As a young man, Ron was in the airforce for five years. He then was a fireman with the Calgary Firefighters for 17 years prior to ranching in the DeWinton area.
A memorial service was held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Rd. Okotoks, on Monday, April 9, 2001 at 2 pm, Pastor Art Siemens officiated. Cremation took place at Parklawn Crematorium, High River. If desired, in memory of Ron, memorial contributions may be made to the Oilfields Hospital Foundation, Bag #1, Black Diamond, AB, T0L 0H0. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) Ltd. Telephone 938-3111.
William (Bill) Nitschky
Mr. William (Bill) Nitschky passed away peacefully in hospital on April 10, 2001 in his 98th year. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Edith who passed away 10 very long years ago. He will be lovingly remembered by his son George and family in Ottawa, including daughter-in-law Peggy, grandchildren Linda, Gary (Salt Spring Island, B.C.), Geordie and Stephen (Sheila) and great grandchildren Paddy, Aleisha and Ryan. He will also be fondly remembered by nieces and their families in Denmark.
To maintain the privacy and independence that he exhibited in life, Bill requested no visitation or service. A very sincere thank you to Dr. Cunning and all staff members at the Rising Sun Extended Care wing at the Oilfields Hospital in Black Diamond, for their dedicated, attentive care and the many kindnesses they showed Bill over the years and in his final days. A special thank you to Mary Webb for being there whenever he needed a truly cherished friend. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) Ltd. Telephone: 938-3111.
Alice Louise Sandeman
Alice “Louise” Sandeman, formally of Turner Valley, passed away on January 15, 2001, in Calgary at the age of 84 years.
Louise is survived by her children, Barb (Mel) Iceton, Dave (Deena) and granddaughter Cheyenne. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert in 1988 and brother, George in 1982.
Memorial service was held at 2 pm on Friday, January 19, 2001 at St. George’s Anglican Church, Turner Valley, AB with Rev. Robert Griffin officiating. Interment followed in the Foothills Cemetery, Black Diamond.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Louise’s memory to the St. George’s Anglican Church, Box 687, Black Diamond, AB. T0L 0H0, or to the charity of one’s choice. Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) Ltd. 938-3111.
Lloyd Sinclair, aged 79 years of Claresholm, Alberta and formerly of Black Diamond, Alberta passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2001.
Lloyd is survived by his three brothers and their wives Earl and Beryl Sinclair, Courtney, BC, Roy and Sylvia Sinclair, Victoria, BC and George and Jean Sinclair, Fort Macleod, AB, one sister and her husband Joyce and Ken Price, Millet, AB as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
It was at Lloyd’s request that there will be no services held. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family c/o firstname.lastname@example.org. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Leyden’s Funeral Home. Telephone: (403) 228-4422.
John Victor 'Jack' Goss
John Victor 'Jack' Goss, best friend and companion of Marilyn Taylor, Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on August 18, 2001 at the age of 57 years. Jack is survived by his daughters: Connie (Colin) Pratt and their family Ashleigh, Jesse and Riley Pratt, Okotoks; Bev (Scott) Duffield and their family Ashley and Jared Duffield, Pincher Creek and his son Mark Goss and his family Myranda and Ashton Goss, Pincher Creek. He is also survived by his brother Tom (Janet) Goss, High River. He was predeceased by his mother Beatrice Goss in 1995 and his father Victor Goss in 1973.
A private family service will be held. Snodgrass Funeral Home Ltd. (652-2222) directors.
Charles Quentin Davies
Charles Quentin Davies was born December 13, 1930 and passed away on August 18, 2001 in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 70 years. Quentin was born and raised in Calgary, AB and moved to Turner Valley in the early 50’s where he was a partner with his two brothers, Malvern and Stanley at the Valley Gas Company.
He was predeceased by his parents, Stanley James Davies and Alice May Davies, his three brothers, Derec, Henry and Stanley, his sister, Maureen Hooten and his son, David Davies.
He is survived by his two brothers, Malvern of Calgary, AB. and John of San Francisco. He is also survived by his children Allan (Jeannie) Davies of Brantford, ON.; Steven (Val) Davies of Calgary, AB.; Brenda (Merle) Gaffney of Bassano, AB. and Faye (Tim) Mitchell of Black Diamond, AB. He is also survived by his grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at the Mountain View Memorial Garden in Calgary, AB. on Saturday the 25th of August, 2001. A small get together followed at the home of Steven and Val Davies.
Wallace passed away on August 22, 2001 at the age of 85 years.
Born in Calgary on April 13, 1916, He was a long time resident of the Red Deer Lake area.
Wallace is survived by his loving wife and friend of 60 years Joan Elizabeth; one son, Edward (Jana) McBee and four daughters, Helen (Ross) Agnew, Florence (Donald) VanderVelde, Carolyn McBee, and Linda Davidson (Frank Mongello). Thirteen grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents Ada and Melvin McBee; a half sister and an infant son.
He was a lifetime member of the Millarville Agricultural Society, and lifetime member of the Okotoks Rural Crime Watch and many other community activities.
A funeral service was held at Christ Church, Millarville on Monday, August 27, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Christ Church Millarville Cemetery. The Reverend Robert Griffin officiating.
If desired, in memory of Wallace, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 2nd Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 1A2. Arrangements care of Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) Ltd. Telephone; 938-3111.