PERRY -- Florence Drina Perry, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on January 2, 1998, at the age of 93 years. Florence is survived by her sister Phyllis Sealey of Victoria, B.C.; her brother-in-law Harold Shannon and sister-in-law Florence Perry o Calgary; her special nieces and nephews, Perry-Lynne Clark, Paddi (Dick) Gallimore, Catherine Shannon (Ken Chow), Pam Stevenson, Lee (Gary) Kirkpatrick, John (Barb) Perry, Rob (Barb) Perry, J.P. Gallimore, Barbara Butler, Ken Perry, Barb Seymour, George Wilson; and other numerous grandnieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Doris Shannon in May of 1997, her brother Cyril Perry in 1994 and her two older brothers, Horace and Donald. Florence was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia on November 17, 1904. She loved her family dearly, especially her nieces and nephews whom she cared for as her own. She will be missed by all her relatives as she gave them many happy memories. Memorial Services will be held from the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday, January 6, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Grant Dawson of Knox United Church officiating. Inurnment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be directed to the Bethany Care Society (1001 - 17 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 2E5). Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555.
PETERSON -- Irene Peterson, beloved wife of Dr. Clifford Peterson of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on December 31, 1997 at the age of 73 years. Besides her loving husband Cliff, Irene is survived by her brother Fred Amundson of Swft Current; and her sisters-in-law, Edith, Ruby and Margaret; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Tuesday, January 6, 1998 from noon to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, January 7, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Irene Peterson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200.
SCHACHER -- Henry Schacher, beloved husband of Mrs. Frieda Schacher of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on January 3, 1998 at the age of 88 years. He is the loving father of Elmer (Carolyn) of Enderby, B.C., Mabel (Alvin) Hauer of Chipmn, Wilfred (Ethel) of Crossfield and Gerald (Judy) of Edmonton; ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his three stepchildren, Gary (Judy) Isaman of Calgary, Randy Isaman of Vancouver, B.C. and Lynda (Maurice) Fontaine of Blue Ridge, AB. Henry was predeceased by his first wife Elsa in 1970, his parents, eight brothers and two sisters. Henry was born on May 28, 1909 in Katzbach, Russia. He farmed and ranched in the Cypress Hills/Seven Persons area, then at Tofield. He later became a restauranteur. He then retired in Calgary until his death. The Funeral Services will be held from the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, January 7, 1998 at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Larry Jones of West Baptist Church officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6). Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555.
SIBLEY -- Luella passed away at the Foothills Hospital on December 31, 1997 at the age of 93 years. She is the loving mother of Gordon Sibley. Luella is also survived by her brother Alec MacIntire. She was predeceased by her husband Cecil. Memorial Srvices will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday, January 6, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6). Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555.
SLIFKA -- Sally passed away in Three Hills, AB on December 23, 1997 at the age of 60 years. She was predeceased by her mother Margaret (Mac) Slifka in 1993. She is survived by two sisters, Joan Merryfield (Vic), Arline Chartier; and a brother Ron Slika; two nieces, Barbara Peace (Jim), Jacqueline Chartier; two nephews, Miles Merryfield and Raymond Chartier. Sally received her professional training at the University of Calgary and at Washington State University. She worked for the Calgary Catholic School Board for many years, both as a teacher and a speech pathologist and will be sadly missed by her many friends and associates. Sally moved to Carbon, AB in April 1995 and resided there until her death. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Ascension Catholic Church (1100 Berkshire Boulevard N.W.), on January 6, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. with the Rev. John A. Bastigal, Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice.
STERKEN -- Johannes Adrianus (John) passed away peacefully in the early morning of January 1, 1998 at the age of 86. Dear father of John A. (Audhild) Sterken of Stavanger, Norway and Johanna Sterken of Calgary. He is also survived by two grandchildre, Veronica and Sindre; nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society. A sincere thanks to the staff and doctors at the Rockyview Hospital and Southwood Care Centre. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at JACQUES FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday, January 6, 1998 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Private Graveside Service will take place Wednesday morning, January 7, 1998. Blessed be the God and Father of Our Lord Jesus Christ. By his Great Mercy we have been born anew to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and to an inheritance which is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God's power are guarded through faith for a Salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 1 Peter 1, 3, 4 I may sing with Christ beside me, tho' a thousand ills betide me, safely he hath sworn to guide me. Peace, peace is mine, Shalom Dad, Opa, Uncle.
WALSH -- William Walter, beloved husband of Leonore (Nora) of Calgary, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on December 31, 1997 at the age of 94 years. Funeral Services will be held at Faith Lutheran Church (1917 - 19 Avenue N.W.), today, January , 1998 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
WESTON -- Bernice O. (nee Stewart) passed away peacefully in her 97th year on January 2, 1998. She leaves to cherish her memory, two children, Bob (Florence) Weston of Miami, Florida and Shirley (Bill) Willard of London, Ontario; three grandchildren iving in Calgary, Ted (Wendy) Willard, Terry Willard and Sherry (Allan) Rodbourne; as well as five grandchildren residing in the United States and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Bernice was predeceased by her husband Charles A. Weston in October 1987. The Memorial Service will be held in JACQUES FUNERAL CHAPEL, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 7, 1998. Interment will follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711.
WILSON -- Rodney Erle passed away suddenly at his residence on Wednesday, December 31, 1997 at the age of 39 years. Rod will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his mother Selena; three sisters, Donna (Harvey) Harsch of Lethbridge, Dianne (Bil) Hanycz, Kathy (Darrin) Hutchinson; one brother Murray (Betty) Wilson of Calgary; also by two nieces and five nephews. He was predeceased by his father Earl in July 1993. Rodney enjoyed golfing in the summer and was an avid skier during the winter months. Funeral Services will be held for Rod at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Monday, January 5, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Because of Rod's love for children, the family requests that memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, AB T2T 5C7. As a tribute to Rod, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a Gift of Remembrance to the Alberta Children's Hospital. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
ASCAH -- At Parkwood Hospital, London, Ontario, on Friday, January 2, 1998, Helen E. (Gabriel) Ascah of London, in her 68th year. Beloved wife of Royce K. Ascah. Dear mother of Captain Robert "Bob" Ascah and his wife Terri of Kingston, Jeffrey K. Asch and his wife Louise of Calgary, Hope Jarvis and her husband Larry of Perrysburg, Ohio, Peggy Spiliadis and her husband Terry of Brampton, and Catherine Mary Ascah of London. Dear sister of Ruth Holloway of Halifax. Also loved by her grandchildren, Derek, Adam, Ben, Stephanie, Lauren, Dylan and Brandon. Predeceased by her brother Jack Gabriel. Friends were received by the family from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Sunday at St. James Westminster Anglican Church, 115 Askin Street, London, where the Funeral Service was conducted on Monday, January 5 at 1:00 p.m., the Venerable A.H. Skirving officiating. Cremation. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. James Westminster Anglican Church, Altar Guild, 115 Askin Street, London, Ontario N6C 1E7. The family wish to extend their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Boyd and his staff and to Dr. Woelk and the nurses of the Palliative Care Unit at Parkwood Hospital for their love and care the last few days. A. MILLARD GEORGE FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements, London, Ont. Phone: 1-519-433-5184.
CAUSEY -- David Wilson "Davey" passed away peacefully January 5, 1998 at Vulcan, Alberta at the age of 76 years. Beloved husband of Louretta Causey, loving father of a daughter Laree Jones, both of Champion; a sister Georgina (Sid) Mathews of Lethbrige; a sister-in-law Margaret Causey of Pitt Meadows; three grandchildren, Angela (Gordon) Wiltse of White Rock, Lisa Jones of Hawaii and Leroy Jones of Penticton; a great-granddaughter Autumn of Princeton; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; also his faithful companion Kayli. Funeral Service Friday, January 9, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. at Champion United Church with Rev. Don Watt officiating. Interment Champion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Davey's memory could be made to the Champion Cemetery Maintenance Association, Box 214, Champion, T0L 0R0. VULCAN FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 1-403-485-2633.
CHRISMAS -- Gertrude Chrismas (Walker) aged 88 years of Cedars Villa Nursing Home in Calgary, Alberta has been released of pain, and is peacefully in God's hands. Gertrude passed away peacefully on January 2, 1998. Predeceased by her husband Horace i 1972, her sister Myrtle Smith in 1976, her brother Hibbert (Bert) Walker in 1985. Many fond memories she has left her son, Clarence and wife Barb of Edmonton; daughter Blanche and husband Bill Taylor of Calgary; sister Alyce Maruca and husband Joe of Winnipeg; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Nancey Walker; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and many relatives and numerous friends. Gertrude was born on May 2, 1909 in R.M. of Rosedale, Manitoba. She married Horace Chrismas, November 25, 1931 at Eden, Manitoba. They lived in Birnie, Riding Mountain, Neepawa and Portage la Prairie. After Horace's death she resided in Calgary, Alberta until her death. Gertrude worked several jobs over the years at Neepawa Burgess and Cleland Stores; in Portage la Prairie at the Fort Lorraine School. She was very active in the community, belonged to the Rebecca's in Neepawa and the West End Community in Portage where she prepared the lunches for dances and many functions for many years. Gertrude was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Calgary and belonged to many groups. Memorial Service will be held in WHITE'S Funeral Chapel, Neepawa, Manitoba on Monday, January 19, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. George Cargo officiating. Interment in Riverside Cemetery, Neepawa. WHITE'S FUNERAL HOME Neepawa, Manitoba Telephone: 1-204-476-2848.
COX -- Patricia Viola "Helen" Cox, passed away at her home after a lengthy illness, in Calgary, on Saturday, January 3, 1998 at the age of 80 years. Helen was born in the Calgary General Hospital in July 1917 to Bessie and Daniel Cooly. Known for hercare and concern for others, she touched the hearts of everyone who knew her. She will be sadly missed by her husband of forty-two years, Jack; sons, Charles Poulton of Vancouver; daughters, Frances Kennedy, and Edith Rizzo, both of Edmonton. Helen is also survived by her grandchildren, Charles, Frances, Robert, Wayne and Douglas; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Albert, Harold and William; and sisters, Margorie and Della. She was predeceased by her parents, sister Bernice, brother Glen and grandson Kelvin. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E., on Thursday, January 8, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Further Services for Helen will be held in Edmonton at a later date. Cremation and arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.
EBY -- Stanley Milton Eby, beloved husband of Ethel (May) Eby of Olds, Alberta, passed away peacefully at home on January 3, 1998 at the age of 65 years. Besides his loving wife, Stan is survived by his loving children, Robert (Judy) Eby, Carol (Lyle Peterson, Gail Agar and Dale Eby; as well as five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Wednesday, January 7, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Services to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery (3219 - 4 Street N.W.). If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 3Y6). As a tribute to Stan, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a donation to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.
FORSEY -- Herbert Jack Forsey passed away in Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC on Thursday, January 1, 1998, at the age of 84 years. Jack was born at Swift Current, Saskatchewan on November 7, 1913 and had resided in the Salmon Arm area fr the past eight years. Jack was predeceased by his wife Victoria in 1984. He is survived by two sons, Wayne of Winnipeg, and Greg of Calgary; four grandchildren, Joel, Jennifer, Caitlin and Meghan. A Graveside Service for the Interment of Jack's cremated remains will be held in the family plot at Queen's Park Cemetery, Calgary, AB, on Thursday, January 8 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements are in the care of BOWERS FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, Salmon Arm. Phone: 1-250-832-2223.
FRIZZELL -- Mary Angela "Angie" Frizzell went to be with her Lord on Monday, January 5, 1998 at the Forest Grove Care Centre at the age of 84 years. Angie leaves behind three sons, Rev. Lawrence of South Orange, New Jersey, Richard "Dick" (Bonnie) ofCalgary, David (Beatrice) of Red Deer; daughter Jean (Alan) Samuelson of Mission, British Columbia; daughter-in-law Faye of Calgary; twelve grandchildren, and sixteen great grandchildren. Angie was predeceased by her husband Walter in 1990 and son Dennis in 1992. Angie taught primary school in many different locations throughout Alberta for several years. Prior to her retirement, she taught at Holy Trinity School for eleven years. She was also an active member of the Holy Trinity Parish up until her passing. A sincere thank-you to the volunteers and staff of the Forest Grove Care Centre and a special thanks to Cathie Adams. Prayers will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1525 - 45 Street S.E., on Tuesday, January 6, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 7, 1998 at Holy Trinity at 11:00 a.m., Rev. Lawrence Frizzell, Celebrant. Angie will be laid to rest in Queen's Park Cemetery. If so desired, friends may make donations to the charity of their choice. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.
HANSEN -- Mr. Chris Hansen, passed away at Banff Mineral Springs Hospital at the age of 87 years. Chris leaves to cherish his memory, one sister Herdis Fobian of Denmark. Chris was a long-time and dedicated life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Banch No. 26, and the Masonic Lodge in Banff. A Memorial Service will be held in the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 26, Banff on Friday, January 9, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend David Crawford officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Banff Mineral Springs Hospital, Banff, AB T0L 0C0. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: Calgary 297-0711 or Banff 1-403-762-3433.
HERIOT -- Mrs. Roslin (Rose) Marie Heriot of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 3, 1998 at the age of 70 years. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), tomorrow, Wedneday, January 7, 1998 at 2:30 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in lieu of flowers may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Fund, 1825 Park Road S.E., T2G 3Y6.