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ALBERTA - Calgary - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 31

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CASSELS -- Margaret (Peggy) Cassels passed away at the Bethany Care Centre, Calgary, January 6, 1998. Born in Glasgow, Scotland on March 20, 1906, Peggy came to Calgary in 1937, where she has since resided. For many years, she and her sister Winifred owned and ran the Blue Window Gift Shop. Private Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, January 9, 1998 at 2:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes can be made directly to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T6. In living memory of Margaret Cassels, 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.

DABROWSKI -- Nellie Dabrowski of Calgary, passed away at the Bowview Manor on January 6, 1998 at the age of 86 years. Nellie was the loving mother of three sons and daughters-in-law, Cecil and Erna of White Rock, B.C., Manuel and Marion of Airdrie, ad Walter and Marilyn of Edmonton; and ten grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by four sisters, Jessie, Stephanie, Blanche and Celia; and two brothers, Joe and Leon. Nellie was predeceased by her husband Edward on January 6, 1993. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Joseph's Catholic Church (640 - 19 Avenue N.W.), today, January 8, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Catholic Church (640 - 19 Avenue N.W.), on Friday, January 9, 1998 at 10:00 a.m., with the Rev. Ireneusz Bem, S.D.S., Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in St. Joseph's Section at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 238, 2116 - 27 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 7A6. In living memory of Nellie Dabrowski, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.

DIRA -- Mr. Ede Dira of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on January 6, 1998 at the age of 85 years. He was born in Budapest, Hungary and moved to Calgary in 1993. He will be lovingly remembered by his daughter Gabriella and her usband Thomas Enyedvary, his granddaughter Sylvia and her husband Patrick Thomas, as well as his great-grandchildren, Vanessa and Phillip, all of Calgary; as well as his sister Matild Kaposvari and her family; his nephew Vilmos Kormendi; great-nephew Peter Kormendi; and other relatives. He is predeceased by his wife Ilona, and his son Ede. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, January 9, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. In living memory of Ede Dira, 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.

JACOBSEN -- John Jacobsen of Calgary, born in Hygum, Denmark, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on January 6, 1998 at the age of 92 years. He was predeceased by Bertha, his wife of sixty-two years, five brothers and sisters, grandson Chris Fraer, and daughter-in-law Arlene Jacobsen. John is survived by son Norman and his wife Lorna of Arrowwood; and daughter Dinah Fraser and fiance Nick Van Wyk of Sicamous, B.C.; nine grandchildren and their families, including twelve great-grandchildren. Memorial Services will be held at Sharon Lutheran Church, 210 - 10 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta on Saturday, January 10 at 11:30 a.m. A family Graveside Service was held at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In living memory of John Jacobsen, 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.

JOHNSON -- Daniel Patrick Johnson of Calgary, passed away at home on January 6, 1998 at the age of 4 years. Daniel is survived by his loving parents, Miles and Jennifer (nee Mellof), and his brother Michael. He will also be lovingly remembered by hisgrandparents, Connie Johnson of Ottawa, Bill and Dorothy Mellof of Saskatoon; as well as his aunts, uncles and cousins. Danny loved life and brought great joy to all who knew him. A Funeral Service will be held at MEMORIES Funeral Chapel (12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E.), on Friday, January 9, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. Arrangements in care of MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E., Calgary, Alberta. Telephone: 403-216-1386.

MONROE -- Esther Josephine "Jo" Monroe of Nanton, passed away at the High River Hospital on January 6, 1998 at the age of 83 years. She is survived by her son Jim (Wendy) Graham, Victoria; her daughter Susie Monroe, Nanton; and grandchildren, David Gaham, Tracey Thomsen, Graham Fox and Lana Fox; and great-grandchildren, Cody and Heyden. Jo is also survived by her sisters, Elma Shaw, Vancouver, Molly Erickson, Surrey, B.C., Muriel Marr, Bellingham, WA; and sister-in-law Gladys Monkman, Nanton; and numerous nieces and nephews. Jo was predeceased by her first husband Bill Graham and her second husband Pick Monroe. A Memorial Service will be held on January 10, 1998 at the Nanton Church of Christ, 2501 - 19 Street at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Jeff Enfield officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nanton Minor Hockey Association c/o Box 1042, Nanton, T0L 1R0. Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME, High River. Telephone: 652-2222 or 938-3111.

POFFENROTH -- Lawrence Wilfred, beloved husband of Sylvia, born September 8, 1915, passed away January 6, 1998. As well as his wife, Lawrence leaves to mourn, his nephews, Garry (Janice) Poffenroth, Gordon (Ruth) Hagar and Larry Poffenroth; as well a many other relatives. Many thanks to Dr. J. Turnbull, the staff of Unit 47 at Rockyview Hospital and the valuable help of his homecare workers. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, January 9, 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.

ROBANSKE -- Hugo Elias Robanske passed away at his home in Wimborne, Alberta on Sunday, January 4, 1998 at the age of 63 years. Hugo was born on the family farm in the Torrington area. Hugo is survived by his loving wife of forty years, Joanne; two sons, Lyle of Calgary, Alberta and Keith (Reta-Yochabel) of Edmonton, Alberta; one daughter Rhonda (Doug) of Trochu, Alberta; three grandsons, Matthew, Michael and Elias, and one granddaughter Rhondelle. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Arthritis Society (105, 1301 - 8 Street S.W.), Calgary, Alberta. Arrangements in care of PRAIRIE WINDS FUNERAL HOME, Trochu, Alberta. Telephone: 1-403-442-2200.

SCHULER -- Eileen Laurel Schuler (Hicklin), beloved wife of Bob Schuler, passed away January 4, 1998 at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, at the age of 72 years. Besides her husband Bob, Eileen is survived by her brother Lloyd Hicklin; nephew ad niece, Greg Hicklin and Sandra Guild; and a number of cousins, aunts, uncles and families. Eileen had a battle with Alzheimers disease and a broken hip. Eileen was cremated by the Harmony Crematorium, Nisku, Alberta and Harmony Funeral Services, Edmonton. Graveside Memorial Services are being planned with only immediate family in attendance. Her ashes will be buried in the High River Cemetery alongside her mother and father, Charles and Sybil Hicklin.

SHAW -- Annie Florence Shaw (nee Ellis), of Calgary, and formerly of P.E.I., passed away January 6, 1998 at the age of 78 years. She will be sadly missed by her children, S. Keith Shaw (Lavana) of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, John Douglas Shaw (Judy) and udy Pearle Matheson (Clifford), all of Calgary; her grandchildren, Brenda (Bob), Shelly (Gerry), Stephen, Shawn, Jason, Shanne (Buddy) and Shawn; four great-grandchildren, Taylor, Landon, Tucker and Garrett; two brothers, John Ellis (Edna) and Ken Ellis, all of P.E.I.; and sister Verna Stewart of P.E.I.; and many other relatives and friends, many of whom are in P.E.I. Annie was predeceased by her husband Samuel Garfield Shaw, February 9, 1994, her parents, George and Edith Ellis, five brothers, Neil, Harry, Borden, Guy and George, and two sisters, Eleanor and Edna. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E., on Friday, January 9 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday, January 10 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Kenneth Oakes of Centennial Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602.

THOMPSON -- Elsie Anne (nee Toth). Elsie passed away suddenly on Monday, January 5, 1998 at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Nanaimo, BC, after a brief illness. Beloved wife of Jim Thompson, Qualicum Beach, BC; and mother of Susan Thompson, Oakille, Ontario. Survived by her mother Julia Toth of Kipling, Sask.; her loving sister Kay Demers, Regina, Sask.; and her sister-in-law Harriet (Bunny) Toth, Estevan, Sask. Elsie was a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan (1947). She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, January 8, 1998 at the St. Mark's Anglican Church, Qualicum Beach, BC, at 11:00 a.m., Reverend Andrew Hewlett officiating. PARKSVILLE FUNERAL CHAPEL, Cemetery and Crematorium, entrusted with arrangements. Telephone: 1-250-248-4644.

BILLS -- Sandra Alice (nee Leach) passed away December 10, 1997 in Las Vegas, Nevada after fighting a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Sandy will be forever remembered as a loving, devoted wife, mother and friend. She is deeply missd by her husband Ralph (originally from Crossfield); daughters, Carey and Sharon; six grandchildren; and Calgary niece Karen Marks; as well as her many friends. Funeral Services were held December 13 in Covina, California.

BLACKFORD -- Jim Blackford of Calgary, passed away at his residence on January 6, 1998 at the age of 79 years. He is the loving father of a daughter Marian and her husband Gunnar Lang of St. Albert, Alberta; five grandchildren, Anders, David, Trevor,Bradley and Corrine. He is also survived by one sister Marge Okes of Houston, Texas. Jim was predeceased by his wife Eva Jane and daughter Marlene. In living memory of Jim Blackford, 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.

CHAMBERS -- Mrs. Dorothy Ethel Chambers of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on January 8, 1998 at the age of 83 years after a short illness. Dorothy was born October 6, 1914 in Hillcrest in the Crowsnest Pass. She was predeceased by er son Robert in 1952 and her husband Thomas in 1978. Dorothy is survived by her daughter Elaine (Albin) Clauesson of Calgary; and her son Roy (Mabel) Chambers of Edmonton. She is also survived by her five granddaughters and four grandsons, Lorrie (Ken), Sandra (Greg), Beverley (Cam), Patricia (Dave), Jackie, Steven (Jacqueline), Russell (Diane), Colin (Dione) and Trent (Michelle). Dorothy is also survived by her eight great-grandchildren, Jennifer, Thomas, Jeffrey, Rachel, Ashley and Kyle of the Calgary area and Samantha and Shaun of Edmonton. She was predeceased by eight of her brothers and sisters. Her sister Edith is her surviving sister of Calgary. The family would like to thank the Emergency and Unit 54 of the Peter Lougheed Centre for their kindness and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Society for Treatment of Autism, 404 - 94 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2J 0E8. Relatives and friends are invited to Visitation at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Friday, January 9, 1998 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Foster's Garden Chapel Funeral Home on Saturday, January 10, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.

CHIN -- Jim Chin passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on January 1, 1998 at the age of 89 years. Survived by his wife Sue Ying; and his children, Chee (Jamie), May (Jack), Glen (Susan), Colleen; and grandchildren, Jennifer and Natalie, Ryan, Chritopher and Mathew. Also survived by his older sister Mrs. Mar (Los Angeles). Jim was born in China and immigrated to Canada in 1921. Resided in Moose Jaw for many years before moving to Calgary in 1967. He worked hard all his life before retiring at the age of sixty-five and enjoyed his years after. He will be missed. The family wishes to express a special thank you to the staff on Unit No. 43 of the Peter Lougheed Centre and to Dr. D. Topps, Dr. G. Wolch, and Dr. F. Chan. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Saturday, January 10, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Interment at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Phone: 297-0888.

DABROWSKI -- Nellie Dabrowski of Calgary, passed away at the Bowview Manor on January 6, 1998 at the age of 86 years. Nellie was the loving mother of three sons and daughters-in-law, Cecil and Erna of White Rock, B.C., Manuel and Marion of Airdrie, ad Walter and Marilyn of Edmonton; and ten grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by four sisters, Jessie, Stephanie, Blanche and Celia; and two brothers, Joe and Leon. Nellie was predeceased by her husband Edward on January 6, 1993. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Catholic Church (640 - 19 Avenue N.W.), today, January 9, 1998 at 10:00 a.m., with the Rev. Ireneusz Bem, S.D.S., Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in St. Joseph's Section at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, 238, 2116 - 27 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 7A6. In living memory of Nellie Dabrowski, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.

ELLIOTT -- Elizabeth (Betty) Elliott passed away at the Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital on January 6, 1998 at the age of 75 years. She is the loving mother of a son Bill Orr of Toronto; and a daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Brian Burnett of Calary; two grandchildren, Colleen and Nicole. Betty is predeceased by her husband Jack Elliott. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, January 9, 1998 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Saturday, January 10, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Bob Glasgow, Chaplain, Rockyview General Hospital officiating. If friends so desire, donations may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. The family wish to extend special thanks to Unit 61 at the Rockyview General Hospital and the One East Staff at Glenmore Auxiliary Hospital, and Dr. Coppola, for their love, care and support. In living memory of Betty Elliott, 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.

FYFFE -- Ethel Eleanor May Fyffe (nee Hallatt) of Calgary, passed away at the Extendicare Cedars Villa on Tuesday, January 6, 1998 at the age of 89 years. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.)today at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 403-228-4422.

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