SWANN-SACKVILLE -- Margaret P. Swann-Sackville (nee Brown) passed away at Peter Lougheed Hospital on Friday, December 12, 1997 at the age of 85. She was born in Innisfail, AB on April 4, 1912 and settled in Calgary in 1929. Margaret worked at Sears until her retirement and established herself as the first commissioned saleswoman in major appliances for the company and became the top sales person in Canada. She was Worthy Matron of Edith Cavell Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star and recently received her 50 year pin. She was Past Guardian of Bethel 12, and past Grand Guardian of the International Order of Job's Daughters. Margaret was predeceased by her husband George Swann in 1970 and more recently, husband Nelson Sackville in 1981. She is survived by her son Jack Swann (Diane) and grandchildren, Rick, Lori, Glenn, Lisa and Jay; daughter Dorothy Casady and granddaughter Margaret; daughter Frances Anderson (Rob) and grandsons, Scott and Michael; daughter Lynn Davies (Norm) and grandchildren, Philip and Allyson; daughter-in-law Lyn (wife of Ferris Swann, deceased) and grandchildren, Bruce, Muriel and Graham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Society of Alberta. A Service of Remembrance will be held at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 1102 - 23 Avenue N.W. on Tuesday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111.
VOCKEROTH -- Mr. Roy Vockeroth of Drumheller, passed away on December 12, 1997 at the age of 71 years. Roy is survived by his loving wife Grace; his son Rick (Sandy); his daughter Carol (Al); and his two grandchildren, Danny and Mandy Vockeroth, all of Drumheller. Also surviving are Roy's sister Agnes (Don) Coderre; his brothers, Teddy (Lydia), Bert (Elsie) and Charlie (Teresa), all of Medicine Hat. Roy was predeceased by his parents, Bill and Charlotte Vockeroth. No Funeral Service will be held by Roy's request. Cremation. If you so desire, memorial tributes may be made to S.T.A.R.S., 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Box 570, Calgary T2E 8M7. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
WERNAER -- Helmut Wernaer, beloved husband of Mrs. Mildred Wernaer of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on December 12, 1997 after a lengthy illness at the age of 85 years. Helmut was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1912. He served in World War II and came to Canada in the 1950's. For many years, Helmut owned and operated "The Gallery of Fine Arts" and a framing shop located in Calgary. Besides his loving wife, Helmut is survived by a brother Wolfgang of Germany; a nephew Ike of Texas; and a niece Gisela of Montreal, Quebec; as well as three stepdaughters and their families, Sandra Welsh and Brenda Gray, both of Calgary, Linda Cameron of Nova Scotia. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, December 15, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G8. In living memory of Helmut Wernaer, 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.
ZEIGLER -- Mary Eliza, beloved wife of the late Clare Zeigler, passed away at Rockyview Hospital in Calgary on December 13, 1997 at the age of 84 years. She is survived by two nieces, Mrs. Maxine (Bud) Richardt of Saskatoon, Sask., Mrs. Ina-Mae (Wally) Collins of Kenaston, Sask.; and a nephew Doug Boomhower of Saskatoon, Sask.; as well as by her many friends. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Wednesday, December 17, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial tributes to the charity of the donor's choice. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
ALLEY -- Jarrett John Alley, Forever Loved son of Jack and Sandy and sister Lauren (age eleven), of Calgary, passed away unexpectedly at the Foothills Hospital on December 14, 1997, after a heroic struggle due to complications arising from an aneurysm. Jarrett was born in Saskatoon, SK, Sunday, March 18, 1984 and moved to Calgary in 1991. He was a grade eight student at Cardinal Newman School and will be remembered by all as a determined, focused and organized young man who would carry out any project, task or athletic endeavor to the best of his abilities. Jarrett was an outstanding sportsman and athlete who loved hockey, soccer, running, biking, fishing and camping. He will be lovingly missed by his family and friends for his compassion, kindness to others and overwhelming "Love of Life". Jarrett is also survived by his grandparents, Gordon and Irene Alley, and Don and Elaine Lischka; his aunts, uncles and cousins, Lisa and Barry Bugera and daughter Rayanne; Lorelie and Jeff Gordon and sons, Jayme, Joel and Trevor; Grant Lischka and son Andrew; Darrell and Angie Lischka and daughter Rebecca; as well as numerous great-aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" 14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, December 18, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass in celebration of Jarrett's life will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W.), on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Keith F. Sorge, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in "Holy Family Cemetery" at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Flowers gratefully declined. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Jarrett Alley Memorial Trust Fund c/o The Bow Valley Hockey Society, Box 43009, Calgary, AB T2J 7A7 or at any CIBC Branch in Calgary. In living memory of Jarrett Alley, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel" 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.
BERRY -- Dr. James Ralph Berry passed away in Midland, Texas on December 12, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Predeceased by his wife Bertha in 1995, he is survived by two daughters, Lorraine Vander Kelen (Ron) and Marilyn Weatherman, both of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and one son, Jaimie Berry (Irene) of Calgary; as well as four grandchildren, Kelly and Katey Vander Kelen and Mark and Cahd Weatherman. Born in Medicine Hat in 1913, he graduated from the University of Alberta with a B.Sc. M.D. and then specialized in Ophthalmology at Toronto Western. He served as a Major in the Armed Forces during World War II from 1939 to 1945. His medical practice spanned some fifty years in Calgary, Havre, Montana, Las Cruces, new Mexico and Midland, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 10827 - 24 Street S.W. on Thursday, December 18, 1997 at 1:30 p.m., Rev. Timothy Boyle officiating. In lieu of flowers if desired, donations may be made to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6 or The Lupus Society of Alberta, North Tower, Room 262, Foothills Hospital, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 2T9.
BRIERLEY -- Edna Constance, beloved wife of Jack Brierley (1984). Loving mother of Connie Fleming (1990), Norma (Ross) Johnston, Windstor, ON, Shirley (Ken) Semenchuk of Calgary, AB, and Audrey (Bill) Matthews, Chilliwack, BC; grandmother of Michael and Wendy Fleming, Fort Myers, FL, and Nancy Fleming, NV, Terri, Cindy, Sandi and Gordon, Windsor, ON, Deborah and Michael Semenchuk, Calgary, AB, and Stevie Matthews, Edmonton, AB; great-grandmother to Christopher, MacKenzie, Theresa, Shannon, Kendolyn, Lauren, Gregory, Payton, Zachary. She will be missed for her incredible wit and sense of humor. Loved by all who knew her. Services at Leyden's "Bow Valley" Crematorium (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), Wednesday, December 17, 1997 at 3:00 p.m.
CAMPBELL -- Suzanne (Susan) Gay Campbell passed away at the Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, B.C., at the age of 45 years. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Friday, December 19, 1997, at 3:00 p.m. In living memory of Suzanne Campbell, 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.
CHAMBERS -- Nora Chambers passed away at Foothills Hospital on December 14, 1997 at the age of 76 years. Funeral Services will be announced tomorrow by HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
DAVIS -- Eleanor Lillian, beloved wife of Gordon Davis, Longview, passed away at the Oilfields Hospital, Black Diamond on December 12, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Eleanor is also survived by her loving son and daughter-in-law, Rex and Donna Davis, Nanton; her grandchildren, Michelle and Tami Davis; and her great-grandson Jordan Davis. She is also survived by her brothers, Bill and Lena Stephenson, High River, Herb and Billie Stephenson, Okotoks, Archie and Catherine Stephenson, Windermere, B.C., and Ed Stephenson, High River. Funeral Services will be held at the High River Baptist Church on Wednesday, December 17 at 1:30 p.m., Pastors Douglas Moffat and Ben Klumpenhower officiating. Interment will precede the Service at Nanton Cemetery. A Reception will follow at the Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME LTD. (652-2222; 938-3111), Directors.
HENDERSON -- The family of Ella "May" Pearl Henderson (nee Middleton) wish to remember her life which ended on December 12, 1997 at the Forest Grove Care Centre due to complications of breast cancer. May was born on a homestead near Nanton, Alberta on May 10, 1916, fourth daughter of Jack and Pearl Middleton, salt of the earth prairie settlers. She attended rural schools until the family moved to Calgary in 1927, then attending Crescent Heights High School and Calgary Normal School, receiving her B. of Ed. from the U of A and teaching public school until the age of sixty-one years. She was predeceased by her parents, brothers, George and Abey, sister Goldie Frew, cherished husband Fred T. Henderson, and beloved companion Jack Sheppard. Missing her dearly are daughter and best friend Laurie (Dr. Bill) Csokonay of Calgary; son Campbell (Rhonda) Henderson of Grande Prairie; grandchildren, Leah, Bonnie, Cayley, Emmolin Henderson; sisters, Ruth McVeigh of Calgary, LaVerne Ortwein of Olds, Irene (Bill) Oulton of Christina Lake, B.C.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends remember her diverse interests, enthusiasm for life, travel, art, music, literature, dance, nature and mostly family, which she tried to keep together to the end. The Calgary Doll Club will miss and remember her collecting and artistic talent. Confederation Park Seniors' Centre was her home away from home, with many friends to be thanked for their companionship and support. May enjoyed travel immensely, people of many backgrounds and we acknowledge Laurel and Lola, beloved Australian friends. We miss May, know we will see her again and celebrate a life well lived. At her request, there is no Funeral. Flowers declined. Donations in her name would be gratefully accepted to The Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2 or to the Forest Grove Care Centre, 4726 - 8 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2A 0A8 (Palliative Care). Thanks to Janet, Janice, Eva - Home Care, Dr. Bill Grisdale, Dr. M.J. Woolgar, Dr. L. Aldridge and nurses/caregivers at Forest Grove Care Centre. Cremation and arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICE, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
HISLOP -- Stewart Mitchell Hislop passed away December 12, 1997 at his Calgary home, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. His family and friends were by his side to the end, and he will be dearly missed. Stewart was born in Lucky Lake, Saskatchewan on April 6, 1942 and grew up in Bassano, Alberta, then moved to Calgary as a young adult. He married Mary Anne McCready in February 1962, and began raising a family and started his thirty-three year career with AON Reed Stenhouse Insurance Brokers. Stewart's impact on the business and his dedication grew in increasingly responsible roles at the Calgary office, handling the international business for several years, then managing the Calgary branch. In 1993 he was promoted to Executive Vice President and moved to head office in Toronto. He was devoted to the firm, and was admired for his ability to encourage, motivate and support the people he came in contact with. Stewart is survived by his loving wife Mary; daughter Shelagh (Jay Fitzsimmons) of Parksville, BC; son Stewart (Leah Getty) of Calgary; and granddaughter Victoria. He also leaves to mourn his mother Margaret Hislop of Calgary (formerly of Bassano); sisters, Beverly (Ed) Henderson of Whitehorse, Valerie (Syl) Tateson of Tilley, Alberta, and Jenifer (Barry) Boechler of Edmonton; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Clifford in 1969, and brother Craig in 1944. Stewart was a loving husband and father, a caring son and brother, conscientious businessman, and kind friend to many. He also had a great passion for the game of golf. He will be remembered affectionately by those whose lives he touched. The family wishes to thank Home Care Nurses, Sylvi Baillie and Cheryl Whitnack, whose gentle compassion and professionalism allowed them to keep Stewart at home. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 703 Heritage Drive S.W., Calgary, Friday, December 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 403-297-0711.