February 8, 1947 — April 14, 2010
John Hnytka passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 63. John is survived by his loving aunts: Stella (Stanley) of Redwater, AB, Rose (John) of Radway, AB and Nettie of Edmonton, AB, as well as many more aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. John was predeceased by his dad, Nick in May of 1958 and his mom, Mary in January of 2003. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Eldorena Ukrainian Catholic Church with Reverend Stanislav Bjeli officiating. Burial to follow in the Church Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
On May 26, 2010 Marie Wotherspoon of Canterbury Court passed away peacefully at the age of 87 years. Marie will be lovingly missed by her son’s, Jim (Sheryl); Ron and Bob (Lana); daughter, Marjorie (Harvey); six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her sister, Marjorie and brother, Bob of Toronto. Marie is predeceased by her husband, George. A Private Celebration of Marie’s life will be announced at a future date. A special thanks to the staff in the palliative care unit of St. Joseph’s Auxillary. Memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Diabetes Association, 1–020 HRIS East, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E1.
TANGUAY, Dorothy Brosseau
1922 — 2010
Dorothy passed away Monday May 24, 2010. She is survived by one son Aime (Audrey) Brosseau, two daughters Elaine (Ron) Bauer, Norma (Laurier) Pelletier, two sisters Madeliene Kremer and Clara Behiels-Bennett, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dorothy was predeceased by her son Albert Brosseau and brother Albert Lesburg. A Memorial will be held on Friday May 28, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Service, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Alberta Cancer Society, 112 Street N.W., Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2C8,
ROEDER, Lotar Wilmer
Lotar passed away peacefully on Friday, May 21, 2010 at the Misercordia Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Evelyn, his daughter Margaret (Ken) MacDonald of Edmonton, Alberta, with grandchildren Lynn (Terence) Schroeder, Janelle (Jon) Dewarle and Angela (Jeremy) Manthei. Son Larry (Jackie) Roeder of Henderson, Nevada, with grandchildren Crystal (Doug) Hanson, Kurt (Jennifer) Roeder, Kelly (Darryl) Marcocchio, Candace (Ladell) Friesen and David Corey. Son Brian (Ruth) Roeder of Edmonton, Alberta, with grandchildren Scott (Emel) Roeder, Kevin (Masami) Roeder and Alisa (Jim) Vaughan, as well as twelve great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents Fred and Maria Roeder, brothers William, Walter, Albert, Bernard, Ted and Helmut and a sister Elsie Kuest. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday May 27, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. from the Terwillegar Community Church at 11525–23 Avenue (Taylor College and Seminary Campus), Edmonton, Alberta with Pastor Ken MacDonald officiating, with interment at the Westlawn Cemetery. Friend may pay their respects on Wednesday May 26, 2010 from 7:00 — 9:00 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Service 5311–91 Street, Edmonton, Alberta. If friends so desire, memorial donations in his memory may be made toThe Alberta Lung Association, Box 4500 South Station, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 6K2.
PRUDEN, Dorine Mae
August 27, 1928 — May 17, 2010
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dorine Mae Pruden at the age of 81 years. Dorine will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother and friend to Robert Pruden, her husband of 63 years; sons: Doug (Darlene) Pruden, Jeff Pruden and her daughter Cathy Donnelly; grandchildren: Janelle, Lorne, Nicole, Nadine and Tyler. Dorine was predeceased by her parents Florence and Hubert Thompson and sister Marg Waling. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Pilgrim United Church, 9008 — 135 Avenue, Edmonton, AB.
On May 27th, 2010 Alice passed away peacefully at the age of 74 years. Greatly missed by her loving partner Don Olund; two daughters: Debby (Allan) Nordal and Wendy (Rob) Villard; son Al (Jacquie) Knight; two sisters: Mary-Anne and Gloria; brother Andre; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Beatrice and father Paul; brothers, Paul and Rodger and sister Cizarine. A Celebration Gathering will be held on Monday, May 31, 2010 between 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. at the Mountwood Senior Citizen Apartment 11512 –128 Street, Edmonton, AB. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
On May 22, 2010 Guy Jodoin of Edmonton, Alberta, passed away at the age of 60 years after a battle with cancer. Guy leaves his loving wife Iris, daughter Renee (Barry) and grandchildren Brendan and Dylan, son Ryan, step-mother Delphine, three sisters and four brothers. A Celebration of Guy’s Life will be held on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at St. John Bosco Parish, 13503–40 Street, Edmonton, Alberta. Flowers are gratefully declined. Heartfelt thanks to the staff at the Grey Nun’s Palliative Care unit and very special friend, Clarence. If friends so desire, donations may be made in his memory to Haying in the 30’s Cancer Support Society, Box 35 Mallaig, Alberta T0A 2K0.
JACKMAN, Edward Patrick
On May 17, 2010, Edward Patrick Jackman of Gibbons, Alberta via St. John’s, Newfoundland passed away, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Edward is survived by his loving wife Dianne, his sons: Emmett and James, his daughter: Christine and eight grandchildren.Edward also leaves behind his sisters: Mary (Phil) Roche of Middle Cove, NF; Kathy (Gary) Gosse of Clarenville, NF; sister-in-law Diane Jackman of Calgary, AB and other family members and friends. As per Edward’s wishes, no Funeral Services will be held but please remember him fondly in your thoughts and prayers.
HISSETT, Harold Henry
September 18, 1931 — May 20, 2010
Harold found peace in the arms of Jesus after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife of 53 years, Evelyn; daughters Lynne (Randy) and Tracy (Glenn); grandchildren Amanda (Hugh), Kelsey, Amy (Rylan), Jordan (Erika), Dallas, Erin, Sarah (Blair), Christy; great-grandchildren Macy and Jacob. Also Harold’s sisters Mary (Ernie), Shirley and brother in-law Irving (Joan) Harold was predeceased by his son Darryl in 2002. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday May 25, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Marv Ziprick officiating at Bethel Lutheran Church, 298 Bethel Drive, Sherwood Park, Alberta. Interment to follow in Bruce at a later date. If friends so desire, Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta or to Bethel Lutheran Church.
FUNK, Gwendolyn A.
On Monday May 24, 2010 Gwen Funk of Edmonton passed away at the age of 78 years. Gwen is survived by her husband Fred, nine children; Derek (Sheri) Lingnau, David (Gail) Lingnau, Brian (Fariba) Lingnau, Daniel Lingnau, Barb (Paul) Karczewski, Darcy (Jan) Funk, Aubrey (Judith) Funk, Rodney (Debbie) Funk, and Tim (Tricia) Funk, as well as 15 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband Eric Lingnau in 1986 and her only sister Joyce Schamuhn. A Visitation will take place Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Serenity Funeral Service, 5311–91 Street, Edmonton, from 7:00–9:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at Northgate Baptist Church, 13208–95 Street, Edmonton on Friday, May 28, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, donations may be made directly to the Gideon’s Society of Canada, 501 Imperial Road North, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 7A2.
WEIR, Glen Arnold
July 13, 1951– May 22, 2010
Glen Weir passed away after a short battle with lung and brain cancer.
He is survived by two sisters, Wendy of Richmond BC and Beverly (Dale) of Edmonton AB; a niece and nephew, Ellie of Richmond BC, Andrew (Kristine) of Vancouver BC; three aunts, cousins and many dear friends.
He was predeceased by his mother, Helen in 1980, along with other family members throughout the years.
A memorial luncheon will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday June 1, 2010 at the Norwood Legion, 11150-82st Edmonton, AB.
Those who would like are invited to share any stories they have about their time with Glen.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to a charity of your choosing.
WILLIS, Jacqueline Gayle
August 16, 1967 — May 19, 2010
With great sorrow, Fern Willis announces the passing of her daughter Jacqueline; dearly loved by brother Ron (Debbie), sisters Christine (Mike) and Lise (Mike), nieces Micheline, Shannon, Alanna, Kelsey, Bonnie, Gabrielle, nephew Jake, and many, many dear friends and extended family. She was predeceased by her father, Hugh. Jacqueline touched many lives through her associations with the physiotherapy profession, acupuncture, and jewellery design. She will be greatly missed. Prayers will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 28th and a Memorial to Celebrate Jacquie’s life will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 29th. Both will be held at Annunciation Catholic Church, 9420 — 163 Street. The family expresses our heartfelt thanks to the staff and volunteers at the Misericordia Hospital and later at the Mel Miller Hospice (Unit 9Y) at the Edmonton General Hospital for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jacqueline’s name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. A life well lived, a battle bravely fought. Serenity Funeral Service, North Central Chapel Edmonton, (780) 477-7500 Your Community Owned, Not For Profit, Funeral and Cremation provider
THOMAS, Daniel Louis
April 26, 1985 — May 17, 2010
Early Monday morning, Danny passed, in an instant, from a scene of unthinkable violence into the presence of his loving heavenly Father at the age of 25 years. Danny enjoyed spending time laughing and playing games with family, but was all too often plagued by seemingly overwhelming life circumstances. While today we mourn our tremendous loss, we also celebrate Danny’s freedom from the challenges of hopelessness, confusion and despair. Danny will be sadly missed by his father Louis; brother Randy; grandmother Mary and uncle Dale, as well as Bonnie, Dale, Mike, Dan, Andrew, Randy, Kelly, Jeff, Matt, Jonathon, Howie, Amanda and their families. Danny was predeceased by his mother Donna; grandfather Allan, and Mark. Funeral Services will be held at Serenity Funeral Service, North Chapel, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue Edmonton on Sunday, May 23 at 2:00 p.m. with viewing one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hope Mission Youth Program would be greatly appreciated.
STREU, Martha (Nee: Adam)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Martha Streu on May 17 at the age of 73 years. Martha will be lovingly remembered as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother by her husband Ewald of almost 52 years; daughter Sylvia (Wally) Wesner; son Harvey (Debbie) Streu and granddaughters: Stephanie, Janelle, Cassandra and Kaylin. She will also be sadly missed by her brothers and sisters: Ed (Hannah), Erna (Albert), Helma (Kurt), Ray (Yvonne), Eric (Betty), Arnie (Bev), Warner (Linda); her brothers and sisters-in-law Otto and Katie, Wanda and Manfred, Henry and Eli, and Sam as well as numerous nieces and nephews and friends. She will always be remembered as someone who loved deeply and gave generously of herself. Her greatest joys in life were her children and grandchildren. She will be dearly missed, yet we rejoice in knowing that she is in the presence of her Lord and Savior and that her pain and suffering is no more. A Celebration of her life will be held on Friday, May 21, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Lee Bertsch officiating at Zion Baptist Community Church, 9802 — 76 Avenue, Edmonton, AB. A Visitation will be held Thursday, May 20, 2010 between 7:00 — 8:30 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Service, 5311 — 91 Street, Edmonton, AB. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations may be made to the New Life Children’s Home (HAITI) c/o Zion Baptist Community Church.
Mildred Salway, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, was summoned by our Lord on Mother’s Day, May 9, 2010. Born on November 11, 1928, in Whitewood, Saskatchewan, Helen grew up in the nearby Finnish community of New Finland where her family joined the Lutheran congregation. Her faith remained vital throughout her lifetime. Helen’s friends and family will always remember her intelligence, amazing memory and love of people. She was an excellent cook and an avid organizer of social events. As the proud mom of four boys, she shared in their varied interests in the arts and sports. She also loved to travel and was especially grateful for a trip to England where she was able to meet her husband’s extended family and put flesh to the stories she had heard of them. Helen is survived and forever cherished by her husband Raymond, two sons: Ken and Bruce, daughter-in-law Sheila, grandchildren: Shauna (Mike), Brian and Sara and great grandson Quinn as well as her siblings: Bill, Ethel and Alice. She was predeceased by her sons Randy and Ron and her siblings George, Charlie, Albert and Verna. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at Serenity Funeral Chapel, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton, with Reverend Fred Albert officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Helen may be made to Stars Air Rescue, Building 16, 29 Airport Road, Edmonton, T5G 0W6.
MIDDELKOOP, William (Bill)
On Wednesday, May 12, 2010, Bill peacefully went to be with the Lord Jesus at the age of 75. A service will be held on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at Westlock Community Church of Christ, 10915 — 106 Avenue.
McARDLE, Adrienne (Nee; Tougas)
It is our sorrow to announce the passing of Adrienne McArdle (nee Tougas) on May13th, 2010. She is survived and will be lovingly remembered by her loving husband Jim, her daughter-in-law Carol Clelland, three grandchildren (Rick Traynor, Christopher Clelland, Steven Clelland), one sister, Cecille Dupuis, ten great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, brother-in-law Sandy McArdle and sister-in-law Charlotte Swan and their four children, as well as numerous family members and close friends. Adrienne was predeceased by her sons David and Denis Clelland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Maurice Joly (OMI) at St. Dominic Savio Roman Catholic Church, 14406–62 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, on Wednesday May 19th, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place and a private family interment will be held at a future date. In lieu of floral tributes, donations can be made to the North Edmonton Seniors Association, 7524–139 Avenue, Edmonton Alberta, T5C 3H7
KERVIN, Todd William
1965 — 2010
Todd Kervin of Edmonton passed away. He will be lovingly remembered by his mother Roseanne; one brother Chad; his step-father Patrick; his nephew Isaiah, also numerous relatives and friends. Wake will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples, 10821 — 96 Street. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 21, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples with Reverend Jim Holland, OMI Celebrant. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
May 30, 1931 — May 14, 2010
On Friday, May 14, 2010 Helene Hartlieb passed away peacefully at the age of 78 years. She is predeceased by her husband Bob, parents, and brother Christian Schumacher. Helene is survived by her brother Philipp (Lilli) Schumacher, niece Heidi (Rick), Ryan and Rebecca Wutzke, nephew Tony Schumacher, niece Tina (Brad) and Parker Tkach, all of Edmonton. She also leaves to mourn her loss her family in Germany: sister Sophie, brother Jacob (Edith), sister Margit (Erhard), Adam (Erika), sister-in-law Anni, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Special thanks to the care providers at Greenfield Shepherd’s Care. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church (10014 — 81 Avenue, Edmonton) with Pastor Ingrid Dorschel officiating. Cremation with inurnment at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.
GUNN, Robert Alan
November 8, 1930 — May 13, 2010
Robert Alan Gunn of Darwell, Alberta passed away after a long battle with cancer. Robert is survived by his wife Jean, son Richard, sister Margaret Dutchak, brother-in-law Alan Carter, three nephews Wayne Zolmer, Sheldon Carter, and Kevin Carter. He was predeceased by his sister Beverly Carter. As per Robert’s request, there will be no formal service. Cremation has taken place. Remembrances may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
DENNIS, Antoinetta Cimello
April 20, 1942 — May 15, 2010
passed away in Stony Plain, Alberta after a battle with cancer. She will be sadly missed by her husband, Budd Dennis, his seven daughters, one son and their spouses, 24 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, her brothers, Bill and Joe Cimello, their spouses, a large extended Italian family and many friends. Toni was predeceased by her father Francesco Cimello and her mother Maria Giustina Pilieci Cimello. A Viewing will be held at the Serenity Funeral Home, 128 Queen Street, Spruce Grove, Wednesday, May 19th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, May 20th, 2:00 p.m. at the Spruce Grove Alliance Church, 600 Century Road, Spruce Grove, AB. immediately followed by a luncheon. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Parkland Baptist Church Missions Fund or the Leprosy Mission.
On Friday June 25, 2010 Gary passed away at the age of sixty-nine years. He leaves to mourn his wife Marlene of forty three years, daughters; Carol Tonhauser, Shauna (Kevin) Shea, son Brian (Melanie) Tonhauser, grandchildren Karson, Mackenzie, brother Ken Tonhauser, sisters Genevieve (Ray), Valerie (Larry), numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Ignace and Mary Tonhauser and sister, Elizabeth. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, July 1, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Augustana Lutheran Church 9901 — 107 Street, Edmonton, Alberta. Donations can be made to the Alberta Diabetes Foundation at 1–020 HRIS East University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. T6G 2E1. or Augustana Lutheran Church, 9901– 107 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6K 1G4.
RYAN, Alister (Al, Ally) Bradley
September 30, 1958 — June 24, 2010
It is with great sadness that the family of Alister Ryan announces his passing. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Anna, sons Michael and Matthew. Alister is also survived by his brothers John (Maggie), Andrew, Ronald and sister Sharlene (Kevin) Dorthy; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Andrew, mother Mary, sister Margaret Ann and his beloved uncle, Billy Bradley. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. A Celebration of Alister’s Life will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 2nd at St. Pius X Catholic Parish, 13072 Sherbrooke Avenue. Memorial donations may be made to the Brick Sport Central, 11847-Wayne Gretzky Drive North, T5B 1Y2.
HURLEY, Gwendoline Juna (June) June 27, 1926 — June 27, 2010 On June 27th, 1926, June was born, and left us for a better place 84 years later on June 27th, 2010. She will be sadly missed by her husband George, daughter Cherine, son-in-law Terry Fontaine; grand-kids, Colin and Racine, one surviving brother, Ervin (Babe) La Trace, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and a very special friend she called “Sis”, Betty Leshenko. She will also be missed by members of the Royal Purple and Elks of Alberta and Canada. She was predeceased by her son Shaun, as well as her mother and father and five brothers and sisters. June was born on a farm near West Bend, Sask. She met and married George Hurley in 1947. She moved to Alberta in the 1950’s where George joined the Oilfield. She moved to different parts of the world before coming back to Canada where George eventually retired and they moved to Edmonton. She was an active member of the Royal Purple for 30 years. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m., at the Elks Hall, 11823 — 129 Avenue. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Elks Hall, and the Royal Purple funds for children. # 100 2629 — 29 Avenue, Regina , Saskatchewan S4S 9Z9.