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ALBERTA - High River - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 6

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Edna Florence Scott, of Gladys Ridge, passed away peacefully at the High River Hospital on May 25, 2001 at the age of 88 years. She is the loving mother of June (Anderberg) of Kamloops, BC, Graham E. (Shirley), Calgary, and Frank R. and Allan R., both of Gladys Ridge. Edna is also survived by her daughter-in-law Lynn of Calgary, ten grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Clifford T. in March of 1974 and by her son William George in September of 1979. Edna was born in Ontario on May 19, 1913 and moved to Alberta in 1948. She lived in Calgary until 1972 when she moved to Gladys Ridge. The family extend their thanks to all the staff of the High River Hospital for her care during the past year. At the family's request, there will be no funeral service. Cremation was followed by a private family graveside service at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, 17 Avenue SE at Garden Road, (1.5 km east of 84th Street SE). Telephone (403)272-5555.


Charles, Michael died peacefully in his home after a tough fight with cancer. Michael was truly a Renaissance man. He often referred to himself as a fighter, a lover and a wild bull rider. He believed that life was meant to be lived to the fullest but you must always take time to 'smell the roses'. Michael did all that and more. Being born in High River, Alberta in 1937 gave Michael a taste and love for hunting, fishing and camping in the foothills, first with his father, the town doctor and later with his 5 sons, Peter, Chris, Hal, Duff and Garth. While working first for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and later AGTL (Nova Corp.) Mike and his wife Marlene traveled to many small communities throughout Alberta. Finally settling in Calgary, Michael continued working in the oil and gas industry and during that time discovered the BANJO. With his outstanding baritone voice Mike quickly became a 'local character' entertaining around Calgary and Banff (even head lining the Calgary Stampede Grandstand Show). To this day people still tell stories of Michael's many escapades in 'Cow Town'. By the 1980's Mike left Calgary for the island and tried his luck at an art gallery in Nanaimo and finally settled in Victoria in 1985 with his wife Mary. Together along with Mary's daughter Kate and son Richard, they have built a small piece of paradise in Metchosin. Michael, always the gardener, has transformed their half acre into an English country style oasis, winning gardening awards and magazine recognition along the way. His beautiful gardens have been one of his most joyous past times. The Soby's home has always been open to family and friends night and day. Each year they invite one and all to the annual 'Gathering of Ne'er Do Wells and Malcontents' to try their luck at cutthroat croquet, BBQ burgers, fun & frolicking in the pool and of course storytelling by Michael. He leaves behind many, many friends and family. He has a sister, Kaaren Soby of Telkwa, and brothers John (Debbie) of Calgary and Donald of High River. With Marlene Soby of Calgary he has five sons, Garth (Christine), Duff (Irene), Hal (Eileen), Chris (Sue) and Peter (Kari) all of Calgary. Twelve grandchildren, Patrick, Christopher, Nicole, Leif, Tia, Erik, Redier, Taylor, Kohlman, Carrie, Becky and Anna filled his life with great delight. And finally the very special love of his life, his wife Mary who helped Michael to live a stress free life albeit too short along with her children, Richard and Kate, the daughter he always wanted. A funeral service was held in High River, Alberta at St. Francis Catholic Church on June 2, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. Following the service family and friends gathered at the Bews Ranch for a celebration of Michael's life. A special thanks to the Victoria Hospice for their outstanding care and compassion at this time. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Tom baker Cancer Clinic.


LANDERYOU - JAMES GRAYDON 'GRADY' LANDERYOU passed away July 6, 2001 at the age of 43 years He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Lucia, son Jesse and daughter Sarah. He is also survived by his mother Lillian (Landeryou) Hartley, his father Garth Landeryou, sister Denise Landeryou, his mother-in-law and many relatives in Mexico, special friends Bob Hartley, son John, daughter Heather and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. For the last 8 years, Grady ranched in the Porcupine Hills. Funeral Service will be held at Pincher Funeral Chapel, 1101 Main Street East, Pincher Creek on Tuesday July 10, at 2:00 p.m., interment at Fairview Cemetery, Pincher Creek and reception following at the Pincher Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions in Grady s memory to World Vision Canada 6630 Turner Valley Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 2S4 or S.T.A.R.S Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary T2E 9Z9 would be appreciated by the family. May God favor him in Heaven. PINCHER FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.1101 Main Street East Pincher Creek (403) 627-4864 FAMILY OWNED


Verna Ellen McKie of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on Monday, June 25, 2001, after a brief illness at the age of 74 years. Verna was born on April 26, 1927 in Vulcan, Alberta. She lived in Turner Valley, High River and Calgary. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and the most important thing in her life was her family. She was survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Sally McKie of Grande Island, N.Y., two daughters and son-in-law, Betty and Ken Luchia and Leanna Langenhoff all of Calgary, five grandchildren, Darrin, Adam, Amy, Andrew and Sarah and great grandson, Riley. She is also survived by two sisters, Avis Carr and Dorothy Megli. She is predeceased by her husband Tom, and two daughters, Linda and Laurie. Funeral Services were held at MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY'S 'Fish Creek Chapel' (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Friday, June 29, 2001, at 3:00 p.m.. To email expressions of Sympathy: Subject Heading: Verna McKie. In living memory of Verna McKie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, 'Fish Creek Chapel', 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 256-9575

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