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ALBERTA - Okotoks - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 29

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Date: Thursday, 28 July 2016, at 12:24 p.m.

Laurel Miller

Mr. Laurel Miller of Turner Valley, passed away at the Oilfields Hospital on November 28, 2000 at the age of 52 years. Laurel is survived by his loving wife Virginia; his children Ryan and Amanda (Jan), parents Robert and Louise Miller, brother John (Mary) and sister Elizabeth Miller, all of the Turner Valley area. At Laurelís request, no funeral service will be held.

Laurel loved his life. His family, friends and job at the Foothills School Division brought him a lifetime of enjoyment. Laurel wished that family and friends will remember the good times and to celebrate his life in their own special ways. If desired, in memory of Laurel, memorial contributions may be made to the Oilfields Hospital Foundation, Bag #1, Black Diamond, Alberta T0L 0H0. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) Ltd. Telephone: 938-3111.

Paul Kunz

Paul Kunz passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2000 at the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary, at the age of 77 years.

Paul was born and grew up near Richmound, SK. He completed high school at St. Thomas College in Battleford, SK. and acquired a teaching certificate in Moose Jaw, SK. After serving a short time in the Army, he taught in rural schools in southwest, SK. He moved to Alberta in the early fifties where he continued to teach in Stormont School near DeWinton. After obtaining his degree from the U of A, he went to teach in Okotoks and in the Calgary Separate School System. After his teaching career he remained active as an independent business person and farmer near Stavely, AB. Paul had lived in retirement on a acreage south of DeWinton, AB. Paul will be dearly remembered by his family and many friends for his practiced principles, sincere and honest disposition.

Paul is survived by his two brothers, Michael Kunz of Medicine Hat and John Kunz of Calgary, Alberta as well as four sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, John and Margaret Kunz; sisters, Scholastica and Elisabeth; brothers, Theobald, Alfons and Kasper.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Patrickís Catholic Church, (1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W.) on Monday, December 4, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Jureck Fernandez Celebrant. To e-mail expressions of Sympathy: Subject heading: Paul Kunz. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be directly to the charity of the donorís choice. In living memory of Paul Kunz, 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.

Annette Cecile Bond

Annette Cecile Bond passed away on June 4, 2002 at the High River Hospital at the age of 54 years. Annette is survived by her beloved husband Doug of 28 years along with her son Brian (April), daughter Connie (Craig), grandchildren Bruce, Nicole and Heather and mother Irene Dupuis. Annette is also survived by numerous family members and many, many friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 2 Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2.

At Annette's request there will be no funeral service. Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) 938-3111 in care of arrangements.

John Pfeiffer
1938 - 2002

With wonderful memories and many tears we say goodbye for now to our cherished husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.

John was born in Taraverde, Romania, lived part of his life in many parts of Europe and immigrated to Canada when he was a young boy, first to the Lethbridge area and later Calgary and Okotoks. John worked for many years in the construction industry and will always be remembered for wanting to make things better in this world.

John is survived by his best friend and wife Irene (Happy) and his children Robert, John (Mary), Debbie, Heidi (Norman) and his many grandchildren. His grandchildren Julius, Jenelle, Javeline, Journey, Michael and Sarah will sorely miss their Opa and the fun they had camping and fishing with him. John is also survived by his sisters Anne (Roger), Erica, Freda (Harold) and their children and by his first wife Irene Hall as well as his many friends around the world. The family thanks the Doctors and staff of the Tom Baker Centre and the Oilfields General Hospital.

A celebration of John's life was held at McInnis & Holloway's 'Fish Creek Chapel', (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Monday, June 10, 2002, at 3 pm. To e-mail expressions of sympathy: Subject Heading: John Pfeiffer. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Oilfields General Hospital, Black Diamond, Alberta.

In living memory of John Pfeiffer, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

David Wayne Mcintyre

David Wayne McIntyre of Calgary was born January 13, 1958 in Los Angeles, California. David died suddenly from complications arising from hemochromatosis.

Predeceased by his mother, Jean Eleanor McIntyre in June 1986. Dave is survived by his father Kenneth Lloyd McIntyre of Black Diamond and his sisters, Diana Lynn Storek (Robert) and Barbara Leah McIntyre (Richard DeArmond) of Calgary; his two nieces, Patricia Lynn Unger and Lisa Dawn Unger of Ontario; and two grandnephews, Jed Malcolm Currie and Graeme Robert Currie of Ontario. Dave is also survived by the person he held dearest to his heart, the love of his life, Shelley Ann Williams.

Dave's legacy will live on through the company he founded, Splinter Creations. Dave's reputation as a fine craftsman was hard earned and well deserved. His attention to detail was unwavering, yet he could always spare a kind word or moment of his time for a friend in need. So kind-hearted and gentle was Dave and his determination was unyielding. All the people of Splinter and throughout the glass industry will miss his wisdom and expertise.

If desired, memorial contributions in Dave's memory can be made to the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society, 272 - 700 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond, B.C, V6Y 3Z5 (phone 604-279-7135 or 1-877-223-4766).

A memorial service was held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Rd., Okotoks, on Monday, June 3, 2002 at 1:30 pm.

Dave will be greatly missed and forever loved.

Margaret And Harold Kinzell

A service of interment for Margaret I. Kinzell (November 14, 1919 - April 13, 1992) and her husband Harold Kinzell (October 31, 1915 - June 1, 2000) will be held at the 'Just As I Am' Columbarium at Highwood Cemetery, High River on Saturday, July 1, 2000 at 1 pm. The Rev. Susan Lukey and the Rev. David Robertson will officiate. The children of Margaret and Harold would be honoured by your presence at this special service.

Family members and friends gathered for a celebration of Harold's life at Ladner United Church, Delta, B.C. on June 10, 2000. The Rev. Wendy Bily presiding. Harold was President of the High River Rotary Club in 1980-81. If friends so wish, memorial tributes in Harold's name may be made to the Rotary Millennium Green Street Project, Box 5152, High River, T1V 1M4 (please make cheques payable to the Town of High River). Snodgrass Funeral Home Ltd. (652-2222) directors.

Bob Montford

Alfred Robert 'Bob' Montford, of Okotoks, previously of St. John, New Brunswick and Calgary, passed away peacefully at the High River Hospital on Tuesday, June 13, 2000 at the age of 84 years.

Bob was born on September 24, 1915 in Fredericton, New Brunswick and was raised and educated in the St. John area. He joined the Canadian Military in September of 1941 in the R.C.E.M.E. and stayed with the services for the duration of the war - receiving a defense medal, canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp upon his demobilization in September of 1946. He remained in the St. John area with his wife Ruby raising their family until 1965 when he and Ruby moved to Calgary. He remained in Calgary until 1977 when they came to Okotoks where he remained until he was hospitalized at the High River Hospital on May 13 until his passing on June 13.

Bob worked hard providing for his family who he loved very much. He spent most of his employed years in commercial construction. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose 1692, in Calgary, Lions Club and Elks B.P.O.E. 31 in Okotoks. Bob loved life and the great outdoors. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his provisional days and fishing leisurely in his retirement years. He loved camping and went on many road trips with Ruby and many camp-outs with friends and family. Bob had a wonderful sense of humor and quick wit. He was always up for a good game of cribbage or to watch a good game of hockey. He enjoyed spending a lot of time with his family and friends and was always generous with his time and assistance to all who knew and loved him and will be sadly missed.

Bob is survived by his children: Bobby (Judy) of St. John; Barb (John) Schwarz, Calgary; Ron (Phyllis), Calgary; Terry (Lucie), Strathmore; Marsha (Jim) McKenzie, Okotoks; Fred (Bev), Warner; Doug (Yvonne), High River, 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. His loving wife and only love Ruby Charlotte (Smith) of 61 years predeceased him on October 18, 1997.

In accordance with Bob's wishes, cremation followed his passing and a memorial service was held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, Okotoks on Friday, June 16, 2000 at 3 pm. Bob will finally be laid to rest with his only love Ruby at the Okotoks Cemetery Columbarium.

Many thanks go to the Emergency and Third Floor nursing staff and to Drs. F. Byam and C. Powell for their loving and compassionate care and support. If desired memorial tributes may be made in memory of Bob to the charity of your choice. Snodgrass Funeral Home Ltd. (938-3111) directors.

Monique A. Bottomley

Monique A. Bottomley of Black Diamond, passed away suddenly at Elko, B.C. on June 10, 2000 at the age of 64 years. She is survived by her husband Neil Bottomley, Black Diamond; her sons Maurice (Jaclynne) Ferland, Revel-stoke, B.C.; Mike (Debbie) Ferland, Fort St. John, B.C.; Peter Ferland, Schreiber, ON.; her daughters Aline (Perry) Fenton, Port Coquitlam, B.C.; Carole (Bob) Fummerton, Schreiber, ON., Anna Ferland, Penetang-uishene, ON. and by nine grandchildren. She is also survived by her step-children Cathy Bottomley, Gail Breden, Donna Bottomley, Brenda Bottomley and Leslie Bottomley all of Winnipeg, and by seven step-grandchildren. A funeral service was held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Rd., Okotoks, Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at 3:30 pm with The Reverend Father John Bastigal officiating. Cremation followed at Parklawn Crematorium.

Flowers are gratefully declined but if desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary T2G 3Y6. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home, Okotoks (938-3111).

Donald R. Mcintosh
1925 - 2002

In loving memory of a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. Donald R. McIntosh passed away suddenly at his home, Maridon Farm, Okotoks, on June 1, 2002. He is lovingly remembered by his wife and soul mate of 57 years, Mary (Holliday) who was his equal partner in all his farming endeavors. His son John (Sandra) and daughter Kathryn (Dave) Larson, granddaughters Michelle and Nina and brothers, John (Marie), Richard (Margaret), sisters, Betty, Pat (Roy) and numerous nieces and nephews. Don served in the R.C.A.F. and then the Canadian Army from 1943 to 1945. Don and Mary spent many happy years dairy farming in Ontario and in 1976 moved to Alberta to continue their dairy farming operation. Don was a very active member of the Canadian Holstein Association, president of the Peruvian Paso Association, president of the Calgary branch of the National Chinchilla Breeders of Canada and actively involved with the Jack Russell Terrier Association. In Ontario he served as a councillor of Beverly Township for numerous years. His involvement with livestock brought him great joy and many accomplishments. His success in the Holstein show ring was reflected by many Premier Breeder and Exhibitor Awards. One of his finest accomplishments, as well as exporting breeding stock world wide, was earning his Master Breeder Award in 1974. His greatest achievement in Holstein breeding was the breeding and development of Maridon Perseus Madelaine (VG) three times Junior Canadian Champion for milk production.

A memorial service will be held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, 200 Woodgate Rd. Okotoks, on Saturday, June 8, 2002 at 11 am. The Reverend Father Paul Orritt of St. Peter's Anglican Church officiating. If desired, in memory of Don, memorial contributions may be made to the S.P.C.A., 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, T2E 6T6 or to The Alberta Lung Association, 302, 609 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 2A1.

Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home (Okotoks) Ltd. Telephone: 938-3111.

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