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ALBERTA - Drumheller - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 17

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Date: Thursday, 18 August 2016, at 12:04 p.m.

Webb -- Peter Thomas Webb, beloved father of Monique and Michelle, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on Friday, January 25, 2002, at the age of 58 years. Born on December 22, 1943, in Calgary, Peter attended public school in Drumheller and high school at St. Georges Boys School in Vancouver, B.C. After a semester at M.R.C., he joined the Bank of Montreal for a number of years before transferring to the Bank of B.C. in Vancouver, Nanaimo and White Rock. In 1980, he opened Kennedy's neighborhood pub in Delta, B.C. where he became life-long friends with numerous clients and pub owners from the lower mainland. His incredible interest and knowledge in sports led to a sports card business for a few years before he moved to Calgary to take over Shotz Bar and Grill. He is survived by his daughters Michelle Webb, of Yale, B.C., Monique Webb, of Calgary, AB, grandchildren Aaron, Kyler, Morgana, Kelly, Brittany and Amber, his sister Linda Millard, of Red Deer, AB and wife Millie Webb, of White Rock, BC. He is also survived by Aunt Aileen, cousins, nieces and nephews, and many good friends. Peter was pre-deceased by his mother Joyce Webb in 1991, and father Tom Webb in 2001. He will be loved and dearly missed by everyone. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S ';Eastside Memorial Chapel', (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.), on Wednesday, January 30, 2002 at 1 -- 00 P.M. with the Rev. Gordon C. Saville of Balzac United Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7. Telephone -- (403) 229-7079, or to the B.C. Children's Hospital Foundation, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3V4. Telephone -- (604) 875-2444. To e-mail expressions of sympathy -- condolences@mcinnisandholloway.com Subject Heading -- Peter Webb. In living memory of Peter Webb, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, 'Eastside Memorial Chapel', 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., TELEPHONE -- (403) 248-8585.

Hall -- Gerry (Gerald) Russell Hall passed away suddenly on December 24, 2001 at his home in Drumheller, at the age of 49 years. He was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on August 3, 1952. He resided in Saskatchewan and worked in the railroad and mining industry until he moved to Alberta in 1981, residing in Drumheller in 1983 where he was employed in the trucking industry, and he continued his passion for the outdoors and hunting. Gerry is survived by his loving family -- son, Donovan; daughter, Nikki; wife, Christine; son-in-law, Eric; two grandchildren, Shania and Darian; and his grandmother, Thea B. Thompson. He was predeceased by his parents Vernon and Patricia Hall. He will be lovingly remembered by all.

Sherman -- William Earl Sherman was born on May 8, 1914 in Neepewa, Manitoba. He was the oldest son of Thomas Niles and Sarah Sherman. He was raised on a farm for most of his growing up years in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. When dad was in his 20Ős the World War II started and dad and his brothers enlisted. Dad served overseas in Sicily and Italy. While dad was overseas in Scotland he met his wife Helen Elizabeth Morrison. They were married in 1945 in Scotland. They had a son named John who died in infancy. Dad came back to Canada to settle down in the Gilbert Plains area. He became a conductor for CN Railway, He was employed with them for 18 years. After this he became a long distance trucker for Swan River The Pas Transfer. At this time they also moved to Kamsack where dad was active in the Legion. He was a trucker until his retirement. After retirement he and mom moved to Winnipeg. Mom died in 1982 and in 1983 dad met and married Winnifred Wareing. Dad and Winnie enjoyed about 10 years together, camping, shopping and travelling. They moved to Carbon, Alberta, where they lived until Winnie passed away. Dad moved into Sunshine Lodge in Drumheller, Alberta and stayed there until he moved to Edmonton to be closer to his son Earl and family. Dad started attending the Mennonite Church in Kamsack in his 60's. And he asked Jesus into his heart at this time. He could often be seen memorizing and reciting scriptures. While dad and Winnie lived in Carbon they attended Mount Olive Evangelical Free Church in Three Hills. Dad also loved and recited poetry and to the end of his life he would recite many different poems and scriptures. Dad loved all kinds of music and had lots of fun knitting afghans and mittens for his family. Dad was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Tom, Les, Bob; and sisters, Marion, Margaret; and infant son John. He leaves behind sons Allan (Lorraine), Earl (Patsi); daughter Lynn (John); and sister Mary. He also leaves seven grandchildren and spouses, two great grandchildren. He is also survived by Winnie's children. Funeral Services were held on Friday, December 28, 2001, at 11 -- 00 a.m. in Three Hills at Mount Olive Evangelical Free Church with Pastor Tony Hanson officiating. Interment followed at the Three Hills Cemetery. Arrangements were in care of Courtney-Winter's Funeral Chapel. (403) 823-2666

Torgness -- Alice Josephine Torgness, 89, passed away December 24, 2001, at the Drumheller Nursing Home. She was born May 19, 1912, to Olaf Andreas Moe (Stokmo) and Ellen Helene (Holgerson) of Norway on their homestead in the Morrin-Rowley area. In the early 90 years of Alice's life she worked in many occupations, starting out as a mother's helper for Hans Henningsmoen. After that she worked as a cook, waitress, maid and housecleaner. She was not afraid of work and was always busy, filling her time with crafts and other hobbies after she no longer needed to work as hard. After leaving home in her late teens, she lived in Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, and Kamloops, before moving to Burnaby in the late 1960Ős. It was there that she and her aunt Berit Holgerson bought a home where they lived for over 20 years. After her father's death in 1977 they moved to Ladner, B.C. to care for her mother in her later years. They continued to live in Ladner until Alice and Berit's failing health led them to move to the Sunshine Lodge in Drumheller six years ago to be closer to her two remaining brothers. Music was always an important part of Alice's life. She sang in opera, in musicals, at church, on the radio, at weddings, and other special occasions. She was part of a glee club and continued singing as long as she could. Alice went through life full of ideas and enthusiasm. Although the last few years were difficult as her health failed and she was no longer able to do as much, her positive attitude kept her from being bitter and her faith kept her from being afraid of what was to come. Alice is survived by her brother Oddie (Jennie) Moe of Morrin, sister Esther (Harry) Little of Kamloops, and many nieces and nephews. Alice was predeceased by her parents Olaf and Ellen (Holgerson) Moe of Morrin-Rowley area; brothers Bernard also of Morrin-Rowley area, Albert (Ruth) Moe of Drumheller, Bill (Lois) of Ladner, Clifford of Ladner; sister Dagny (Clarence) Meller of Kamloops; and sister-in-law Jennie (Oddie) Moe of Morrin. Funeral Services were held Thursday, December 27, 2001, at 2 -- 00 P.M. at the Bethany Lutheran Church of Morrin, with Pastor Skip MacArthur officiating. Interment followed in the Morrin Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to Drumheller Area Health Foundation (P.O. Box 4500, Drumheller, Alberta, T0J 0Y0), or a charity of the donor's choice. Courtney-Winter's Funeral Chapel were in care of arrangements.

Walker -- Annie (nee Formos) Walker, passed away at the Royal Jubilee Hospital December 20, 2001. Annie was bom in Lethbridge, Alberta, December 1917 and grew up in Drumheller, where she spent the early part of her life with family and friends, and then moved to Calgary in 1958. Predeceased by her husband George in 1991; and sister Katy Katanchuk of Lethbridge and brother George Formos of Calgary. She will be dearly missed by family, friends and those who knew her as a loving and caring person. She is survived by her daughter Doloros (Stephen) Hlasny of Victoria, BC; son David (Gale ) Walker of Surrey, England, formerly of Calgary, Alberta; grandchildren Bradley (Sue) Hlasny, Dawn (Bob) Frank and Mark Hlasny of Victoria, Angela (Geoff) Smith, Alana Walker of Calgary; great grandchildren Carl Frank, Lauren, Erin and Dana Hlasny, all of Victoria; and numerous relatives in Alberta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vancouver Island Kidney PatientŐs Association. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Special thanks to Dr. J. Antonson and Dr. Diana White and the doctors, nurses and staff at the Royal Jubilee and the staff at the Community Hemodialysis Clinic Hillside.

Peters -- Margaret May Peters. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mom, Margaret May Peters on February 27, 2002 at the Peter Lougheed Centre. Mom was born on May 28, 1935 to John and Avnell Sproule, she spent her childhood and teen years in the Erindale area which is now Mississauga. On October 1, 1955 she married Thomas Albert Peters. They had five Children. They spent many years operating a dairy farm in the Durham area. When times got tough the family moved out west, living in many towns where employment was available. Mom was always able to make a warm, loving home out of nothing and a hearty meal with very little. Eventually the family ended up in the Drumheller Valley in 1976 where Dad worked at the Institution. Mom worked in many venues, Claire's Fashions, Tipple Inn, Sunshine Lodge, Saan Stores, and the Co-op Bakery. In October of 1986 our Dad passed away, and Mom busied herself with her family and grandchildren. Mom enjoyed her "posies", crocheting, crafting with grandchildren, cross stitch, coffee with her special friends and her family. Every child and grandchild has something special from her to hold close. Mom was totally devoted to her family, and she remains the bravest woman we will ever know and as her children we will always love her and she will live on in our hearts. Mom was predeceased by her husband Tom, infant daughter Dawn, grandma Matilda, infant grandson Cain, and infant sister Vera. Our mom will be deeply missed by her parents John and Avnell Sproule of Mississauga; her children Len (Linda) Peters of Strathmore, Lance (Maureen) Peters of Walsh, Lynn (Dale) Goulder of Drumheller, Lisa (Darryl) Jacques of Drumheller, chosen daughter, Allison Fredrickson of Drumheller; her 12 grandchildren, Bridgette, Logan, Jess, Brandee, Lucas, Matthew, Sarah, Ayrianna, Leland, Samantha, Dallas, Brady; her great-granddaughter Lisa; her sisters Alison (Walt) Dicks, Susan (Robert) Sillars; her sister-in-law, Fran Peters; her brother-in-law Ted (Helen) Peters; numerous nieces and nephews; and a lifetime of friends. Funeral Services will be held at St. Magloire's Anglican Church on Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at 1 -- 00 P.M. with the Reverend Florence McDonald officiating. Cremation to follow. Interment will take place in Mississauga, Ontario at a later date. Donations in Margaret's memory may be made to the Canadian Arthritis Society (200, 1301 - 8 Street SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 1B7), or the Alberta Lung Association (Box 4700, Stn. South, Edmonton, AB, T6E 9Z9). Arrangements entrusted to COURTNEY-WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL. 403-823-2666.

Christensen -- Ross Jorgen Christensen of Drumheller passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at the age of 58. Ross is lovingly remembered by his children, his son Nathan (Alyssa) of Drumheller, his daughters Janine (Dave) Frere of Trochu and Lorie Schultz of Calgary; his 6 grandchildren Kody and Brooklyn Christensen, Jordan Frere, and Amanda, Destiny, and Deserae Schultz and; by his mother Betty Christensen of Drumheller; by his brothers Dick (Dianne) of Drumheller and Harley (Marilyn) of Drumheller; by his sisters Margaret (Terry) Guta of Calgary and Penny (Mark) Hansen of Drumheller; and by numerous nieces and nephews. Ross was predeceased by his wife Velma and his father Chris. A Memorial Service was held at Courtney-Winter's Funeral Chapel on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 2 -- 00 pm with the Reverend Mac Jones presiding. Internment followed in the Drumheller Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in Ross' memory to S.T.A.R.S. Air Ambulance (Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 9Z9). Arrangements were entrusted to COURTNEY-WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL. 403-823-2666.

Battle -- MR. JOHN W. BATTLE of Red Deer, Alberta passed away at the Ponoka Hospital and Care Center on Monday, March 18, 2002 at the age of 88 years. John was the eldest son born to John and Faye Battle on September 23, 1913 in Delia, Alberta. He attended school in the Delia area and completed grade 8 before quitting school to help his father on the family farm. A few years later, John met and was later united in marriage to Wilma Julson on October 28, 1939. In 1940, they were blessed with their first child, Russell Gary. John and Wilma farmed together in the Delia District until the spring of 1941, at which time, John enlisted in the army. He spent four years serving his country during W.W. II, returning home on September 23, 1945. John and Wilma purchased the family farm from John's father in 1946, through the Department of Veterans Affairs. The young family grew, as Diana Gail was born in 1947, and Sandra Irene followed in 1952. The family was finally complete with the birth of David John in 1956, and Elizabeth Lynn in 1964. In March of 1969, John left farming due to his health and moved with his family to Crossfield, Alberta, where he worked as a Commissionaire at various locations. In 1972, the family moved to Nanaimo, B.C. for a few years, where John was employed as a carpenter. The family returned to Alberta in 1975, and settled in Red Deer, where he was employed as a security guard at a number of locations, including the Red Deer Hospital. Upon their retirement in 1987, John and Wilma moved to Drumheller, where they enjoyed many years together in a senior's housing complex. In 1996, they returned to Red Deer where they have resided until the present time. John was a wonderful person who will be sadly missed ... his memory always treasured by his many family and friends. John will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Wilma; one son, Dave of Red Deer; three daughters, Diana Battle (Garren) of Red Deer; Sandra (Jim) Zielke of Grande Cache; and Liz Battle of Red Deer; as well as 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. He will also be lovingly rmembered by two brothers; Fred Battle of Calgary and Jim Battle of Delia; three sisters, Irene Parry of Ottawa, Ontario; Louise Kathrens of Edmonton; and Margaret Rose Best of Calgary; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. John was predeceased by his son, Russell; two grandsons, Gary and Thomas and two brothers, Robert and Thomas. Memorial Services will be held at the Delia United Church, Delia, Alberta on Thursday, March 21, 2002 at 2 -- 00 p.m. with the Reverend Glenn Jarvis officiating. Internment of Cremated Remains will follow in the Delia Cemetary, Delia. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to STARS Air Ambulance, Building #16, 29 Airport Road, Edmonton, Alberta T5G 9Z9, or to the charity of one's choice. Condolences to the family may also be expressed by email to -- special_reflections@telusplanet.net Funeral and Cremation Arrangements for the late Mr. John W. Battle entrusted to the care of Oberhammer Funeral Chapels Ltd. Rimbey, Alberta (403)843-4445.

Clark -- Sharon Ramona Clark (nee McDermand) went home to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ after a courageous battle with cancer on March 14, 2002 at the age of 54 years old. Sharon will be deeply missed and forever remembered by Larry, her husband of 34 years; her children Sharilee Clark and Paula Pietrobono (Darren) and granddaughter Kayla. Sharon is also survived by her parents Roy and Alexie McDermand; sisters Dale Clark and Nola McDermand; brother Steve McDermand (Ruth); as well and many other numerous family and friends. Sharon was born in Lacombe, Alberta on April 12, 1947, and lived in many communities including Alix, Drumheller, Strathmore, Standard, Calgary, and Acme. Sharon lived each day to the fullest, and always saw the beauty in everything. She was absolutely the most wonderful mom in the world. Her love for the Lord Jesus Christ was evident in all that she did -- being a wife, mom, friend, artist, and writer. Funeral Services for Sharon were held at the Fellowship Baptist Church, Drumheller on Monday, March 18, 2002 at 2 -- 00 P.M. Interment followed in the Drumheller Cemetery. Donations in Sharon's memory can be made to the Trinitarian Bible Society (39 Caldwell Crescent, Brampton, Ontario, L6W 1A2) or the Emmanuel Baptist Church Building Fund (Box 941, Three Hills, Alberta, T0M 2A0) Arrangements entrusted to COURTNEY-WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL. 403-823-2666

Diachuk -- Mrs. Irene Diachuk of Drumheller, Alberta passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2002 at the age of 98. Irene was born in Beleluye, Ukraine in 1903. She was known for her flashing sparkling eyes and for always smiling. Irene went through life always happy. She was predeceased by her husband William Diachuk in 1974, and her son Marshall Diachuk in 1999. She is survived by her niece Rose Leonard of Abbotsford, BC. Funeral Services will be held at Courtney-Winter's Funeral Chapel on Wednesday March 20, 2002 at 1 -- 00 P.M. with Father Dan Stevenot officiating. Interment will follow in the Drumheller Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to COURTNEY-WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL. 403-823-2666.

Dickson -- CATHERINE (CATHY) ANN DICKSON passed away suddenly in hospital in Drumheller on Monday, March 11, 2002 at the age of 54 years. Cathy was born in Fort Macleod, Alberta on July 25, 1947 to Margaret and Grant Burrows. She attended school in Fort Macleod until Grade 10. Cathy married Wayne Dickson on August 29, 1964. Years after they were married, they moved to Nelson, B.C. where she was a part of the mixed bowling league, which she missed after they moved. They then moved to Golden, B.C. where she worked at the Golden Drug Mart, Saan Store and Evans Products. Cathy and Wayne had three daughters; Shannon (Steven) Doyle, Sandi (Mike) Zam and Noreen (Tim) Eagleson. Cathy moved back to Fort Macleod in 1979 and worked at Crestbrook Forest Industries until 1986. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary for a number of years. Cathy loved the spring, so she could be out puttering in her garden and planting flowers and she also enjoyed the summer, just to be outside. Cathy moved to Lethbridge in 1989 and helped attend an 80 suite apartment complex until she moved to Drumheller with her fiance Fred Schwarz in 1998. Cathy and Fred had recently set a wedding date for July 26, 2002. Cathy loved her seven grandchildren and she focused her love into great relationships with them all. Cathy was predeceased by an infant daughter Bonnie Jolaine; her parents Grant and Margaret Burrows; her brother Vern and by her in-laws -- Al and Betty Dickson, Vera and Ed Ritson and Fritz Schwarz. Cathy is survived by her three children -- Shannon, Sandi and Noreen; her sister Sylvia; her fiance Fred Schwarz and four step children. She is also survived by her seven grandchildren -- Ryan, Jessica, Aaron, Matthew, Josh, Jason and Miranda; three step granddaughters , three step great grandchildren, her mother in-law Monica Schwarz and also by numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at Eden's Funeral Home, Fort Macleod on Friday, March 15, 2002 at 2 -- 00 p.m. with Jack Cullen officiating. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made in Cathy's memory to S.T.A.R.S. Air Ambulance, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, Ab. T2E 9Z 9 , the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #46, Box 697, Fort Macleod, AB. T0L 0Z0 or to a charity of your choice. Eden's Funeral Home Fort Macleod assisting the family.

Major -- -- Idella Marie Major was born in Saskatoon on January 27, 1917, and passed away in Edmonton on March 7, 2002. She was married to John Major and resided in Drumheller where she was employed in the nursing profession with the Drumheller General Hospital. Upon retirement in 1972, they moved to Medicine Hat and following the passing of her husband in 1976, Idella moved to Edmonton. Idella will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Marguerite (John) Dykun of Edmonton; two grandchildren, Lane Dykun of Edmonton and Sherri (Gary) Zimmermann and two great-grandchildren, Kiersten and Analea, all of Sherwood Park; two sisters and one brother, Agnes Gyte of Edmonton, Ann Krekoski of Westlock and Frank Chodoroski of Morinville; also numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters Olga and Helen. Cremation in the Park Memorial Crematorium in Edmonton.

Wade -- Mollie Kristin Wade (nee Nelson). Born in Rosedale, Mollie was a lifetime resident of the Drumheller Valley until her death at home on March 14, 2002 in Drumheller. After completing teachers training at Normal School in Calgary she had a fulfilling career teaching in Drumheller, East Coulee and Three Hills. On July 1, 1947 she married Walter Brooke Wade. A defining moment in Mollie's life was the early death of her husband Walter who passed away September 25, 1958 at the age of 35. At that time, as single mother of two young boys she stepped in to run the thriving jewellery business that had been founded by Walter and continues today under the stewardship of Walter's brother Bernard and his family. Mollie's generosity and commitment to service lead her to volunteer her time to support a variety of local charities, youth and community groups. An example of this was her participation in the executive of the minor baseball association in Drumheller for over 30 years as secretary and treasurer. She was an active and devoted member of the congregation of St. Magloire's Anglican Church and the Drumheller chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star Mollie is deeply missed by her sons, Brooke and Eric Wade, brothers Eric and Ralph Nelson, sister Ruth Hanson, grandson Robert Wade, granddaughter Isabel Wade and by her granddaughter Kristin, husband Kevin and great grandson Aiden Michael Thygesen born February 24, 2002. In addition Mollie is survived by a number of brothers and sisters in-law and many nieces and nephews. The family is very appreciative of the special efforts of Jean Kelly, Anita Adams, Dr. Racz and of the team from Helping Hands who with the support of the Home Care group of the local health care unit made it possible for Mom to spend her last days at home. We would also like to thank the nurses and staff of Drumheller Hospital for their compassion and professionalism during her time in hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 22, 2002 at 3 -- 00 PM at St. Magloire's Anglican Church in Drumheller with the Reverend Florence Macdonald presiding. Cremation will follow. Donations may be made in Mollie's memory to the Drumheller Community Cancer Centre (Box 4500, Drumheller, Alberta, T0J 0Y0) Arrangements entrusted to COURTNEY-WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL. 403-823-2666.

Bulechowsky -- John N (Yankee) 1932 - 2002 John passed away of natural causes on March 25, 2002 at the Drumheller Hospital. He was born in Rosedale and remained a lifetime resident of the Valley. John will be deeply missed by his children -- Randy-Reb (Wendy), John-Couter (Weltha), Glen (Darlene), Cathy, Shane, Tammy (John), Holly (Randy), Shawn (Cynthia); his brothers Alex (Nellie), Fred; sister-in-law Ita; 11 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. His mother Katherine, father Sandy and his brother Billy predeceased John. John went to school in Rosedale and took part in various sports. He played hockey for a Drumheller team. He married Doloris Faye in 1952. He worked at the Tipple Mine, the Department of Highways and Standard General as a paver operator. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2002 at Courtney-Winter's Funeral Chapel at 11 -- 00 a.m. A luncheon will follow at the Rosedale Community Hall. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to S.T.A.R.S., Calgary Children's Hospital or The Drumheller Area Health Foundation (Re -- Cat Scan). Arrangements entrusted to Courtney-Winter's Funeral Chapel.

Livingstone -- Allen Samuel "Slim" On Wednesday March 20, 2002, Mr. Allen Livingstone of Drayton Valley passed away at the age of 67 years. Left to celebrate his life and cherish precious memories is his loving wife Ruth; sons Allen (Debbie), Clinton, and Norman (Colleen); all of Drayton Valley; daughters Linda (Keith) Stec of Drayton Valley and Lori (Chris) Wenger of Cranbrook, BC; 7 grandchildren; brothers Albert (Evelyn) of Vilna, Fred (Oriole) of SK; sisters Wilda (Floyd) McCarthy of Calgary and Thelma Barich of Red Deer. He was predeceased by his parents Allen Samuel Sr. and Florence Livingstone and 2 sisters Stella and Rose Marie. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday March 26, 2002 at 3 -- 00 p.m. at the Drayton Valley Pentecostal Assembly with Pastor Mark Eshleman officiating. Cremation to follow service. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Lung Association. Drayton Valley Funeral Services; Tinant Funeral Directors in care or arrangements. Phone 780-542-5511.

Morrow -- Mr. Donald Charles Morrow of Drumheller, Alberta passed away at the Drumheller Hospital on Thursday, March 21st, 2002 at the age of seventy years. Don was the eldest son born to Nelles and Lydia Morrow on September 27, 1931 in Calgary, Alberta. He was predeceased by his father Nelles in 1976 and his mother Lydia in 1982 and one son in law, Robert Coad in 1999. He lived in the Drumheller and Michichi area for most of his life, except for when he joined the army in 1950 - 1951 and served with the PPCLI in Korea. he was wounded and sent home. He then went farming for the next forty five and retired in Drumheller in 1999. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 27 years and served on the Excecutive. He is survived by his loving wife Alda; daughter Colleen Adair and her three children; daughter Kathy and Bernard Hipple and one child; daughter Diane and Rick Woodward and their four children and daughter Janet Morrow, all of Edmonton Alberta; daughter Roberta and Gerry Cook and their four children of Binscarth, Manitoba; son Bob and Margaret Lee of Chilliwack, B.C.; daughter Debra Gilroy and her three children of Drumheller; daughter Tari Coad and two children of Calgary; son David and Lisa Lee and their four children of Drumheller and son Edward Lee of Calgary; his brother Ken and Donna Morrow and their four children and his aunt Mary Fergusen of Calgary, Alberta; plus numerous nieces and nephews and 21 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral service was held Tuesday, March 27th, 20002 at 2 -- 00 p.m., Knox United Church. Internment followed at the Drumheller Cemetery. Courtney-Winter's were in charge of arrangements.

Sibbald -- Charles Ernest Sibbald was born in Oyen, Alberta in 1917 - 4th son of Orman and Margaret Sibbald. He was raised in Munson, Alberta, joined the C.N.R. in 1941, and was in their employment for 37 years, serving in many communities throughout Alberta and Saskatchewan. His last job was Station Agent in Drumheller, and he retired in Munson. He spent 4 years in the Signal Corp in WWII, mostly in England and Europe. He leaves his wife Pearl of 62 years, one daughter, Ann VanLoon, one son Charles, daughter-in-law Millie, and two grandsons, Ryan and Andrew Sibbald of Leduc, Alberta. Two brothers Perce Sibbald of Drumheller and George (Jean) Sibbald of Saskatoon. Predeceased by his mother and father - Orman and Margaret, brothers, Orman and Ken. Courtney-Winter's Funeral Chapel entrusted with arrangements.

Kirkeby -- Leonard Charles
1931 - 2002
With deep sorrow, the family of Leonard Charles Kirkeby, of Linden, AB announce his passing on November 27, 2002. Len had a zest for life that was unsurpassed. He was predeceased by his best friend and wife, Hazel, as well a son Dwayne, 3 sisters, Mabel, Effie and Lou and 1 brother Eddie. He is survived by his loving children -- Fred Charley (Marilyn) Edmonton, AB; Len Kirkeby Jr. (Alice) Edson, AB; Lynn Kirkeby, Old, AB; Darryll Charley, Edmonton AB; Debbie Logan (Ed) High River, AB; Randy Kirkeby, Olds, AB; Sandy Kirkeby, Trochu, AB; Carla Potts (Andy) Olds, AB. He will be missed deeply by his grandchildren -- Dean, Brandy, Amy, Stacey, Leanne, Bradley, Adrienne, Cody, Christina, Amber and Jennifer, as well as his great-grandchildren -- Ashley, Courtney and James. He is also survived by 2 brothers, Jim and Gordie, 2 sisters, Stella and Verna, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Linden Cultural Centre, Linden, AB. Arrangements in care of Sunset Funeral Service, Linen. 403-546-3903.

Kush -- Eugene. IT IS WITH BROKEN HEARTS THAT WE ANNOUNCE THE PASSING OF OUR BELOVED GRANDPA, FATHER AND FRIEND, EUGENE KUSH, Q.C. MEMORIAL ARRANGEMENTS TO BE ANNOUNCED.

I SHALL NOT PASS THIS WAY AGAIN

Through this toilsome world, alas!
Once and only once I pass;
If a kindness I may show,
If a good deed I may do
To a suffering fellow man,
Let me do it while I can,
No delay, for it's plain
I shall not pass this way again.

- Unknown -

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