FOOTE -- Donald (Don) of Westbank, B.C. (formerly of Edmonton), passed away December 14, 1997 at the age of 82 years. He is survived by his loving wife Helen; one daughter Mary-Ina (Dick) Dowdell of Westbank; two grandsons; also two sisters, Helen (Van) Van Helden and Patricia (Arthur) Townsend, both of Calgary, Alberta. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, December 18 at 2:30 p.m. from the Westbank United Church, Westbank, B.C. with Reverend Bill Laurie officiating. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. ARBOR WESTWOOD FUNERAL CHAPEL have been entrusted with the care of arrangements.
FOX -- Alfred Fox, beloved husband of Mrs. Lillian Fox of Carbon, AB, passed away at the Drumheller District Hospital on December 15, 1997 at the age of 83 years. He is the loving father to Carol Ann Fox of Carbon, AB; and brother to William (Nancy) Fox of Vancouver, B.C. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers, Ernie and Benjamin, and by his sister Margaret Lowther. Alfred was born in Drumheller on March 4, 1914 and lived most of his life in Carbon where he owned and operated coal mines for many years. He was a member of the Carbon Masonic Lodge since 1961 and served a term as Deputy Grand Master. Alfred served on the Carbon Village Council for three years, followed by a three year term as Mayor. He was an avid hockey fan and baseball fan. Alfred will be fondly missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Funeral Services will be held from the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, December 18, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. 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.
FULLER -- Charlene Mary Fuller (nee Hillebrecht), beloved wife of Robert A. (Bob) Fuller of Calgary, passed away at home on December 15, 1997 with her family at her side, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, at the age of 54 years. Charlene was born on January 28, 1943 at the Calgary General Hospital and lived all of her life in Calgary. Her early education started at McDougall School in downtown Calgary where she lived until moving to the Richmond Park area. She continued her junior and senior high school education at Viscount Bennett. During her school years, Charlene was active in Knox United Church youth groups and Job's Daughters, serving as Honored Queen of Bethel No. 12 in 1961. After completing a business course at Mount Royal College, she worked at CFAC Radio in the accounting department prior to and after her marriage to Bob on November 16, 1963 until their first son Brad was born on December 9, 1964. While raising their two sons, Brad and Kevin, born on September 27, 1967, Charlene worked part-time for Century Calgary on the city's 1975 Centennial and at P. Lawson Travel. More recently she worked at Parlee McLaws Law Firm. As part of her love for Calgary and involvement with people, Charlene volunteered for the Varsity Community where the family has lived since 1966. Charlene was a strong community and school supporter involved in her sons' sports and Scout Canada activities. She volunteered with Calgary Centennial in 1974-1975, the Calgary Winter Olympics in 1988, the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede and the Foothills Hospital Auxiliary. Charlene spent endless hours caring for her mother for some twenty years and also caring for other extended family members. She followed in her mother's footsteps as a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile. She served as Worthy Matron of Bow Valley Chapter No. 5 of the Eastern Star in 1993 and continued her active interest and involvement thereafter. Charlene had a strong love and caring for people and as a result has maintained countless close friendships throughout her life, sharing many memorable occasions, including vacations with friends, preferably to warm climates. She was an avid collector of what Bob frequently referred to as "her stuff" and spent many enjoyable times browsing craft fairs, antique shops and shopping. Their home is a reflection of the many interests she had. Besides her loving husband Bob, Charlene is survived by their loving sons, of whom she was very proud, Brad of Whistler, B.C., and Kevin of Vancouver, B.C.; two maternal aunts, Mabel Stier of High River, and Frances Mallinger of Calgary; as well as other relatives and many close friends. Charlene was predeceased by her parents, Charles F. Hillebrecht in 1955 and Evelyn M. Hillebrecht (nee Mallinger) in 1991. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Thursday, December 18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2 or to a charity of the donor's choice. The family especially wishes to thank Fern and Carol with Home Care and Betty and Anne with We Care for the special care and compassion they showed to Charlene and her family, which allowed her to be at home during her last days. In living memory of Charlene Fuller, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.
HISLOP -- Stewart Mitchell Hislop passed away December 1, 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, Beverley (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.
KEMP -- Nellie (Nel) Kemp of Jenner, Alberta, passed away suddenly in Jenner, Alberta on December 13, 1997 at the age of 58 years. Nel was born in Bassano, Alberta and moved with her family to Calgary where she received her schooling. She went on to do interior decorating in Calgary where she raised her family. In 1978 she moved to Burdett, Alberta where she was assistant manager of the Royal Hotel. Since 1994, she resided in Jenner, Alberta. Those who knew Nel will recall the value and importance she placed on family, the joy she found working in the kitchen, her hospitality, her willingness to be there for others and her ability to make things grow in her gardens. She will be remembered for her zest for life and appreciation of a good joke. She will be lovingly remembered by her special friend Arden Grant of Jenner, Alberta; as well as her three sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Karla of Carseland, Alberta, Steven and Charlie, and Michael and Heather, all of Calgary; four granddaughters and two grandsons. She is also survived by her mother Ola Wolk of Calgary; to sisters and a brother-in-law, Mary McCallum of Calgary, and Flo and Steve deNeveres of Burnaby, B.C.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M7, or directly to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, 106, 223 - 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9. In living memory of Nel Kemp, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bell ", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.
KOSAREWICZ -- Mr. Paul Kosarewicz of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 11, 1997 at Agape Manor, at the age of 95 years. He leaves to mourn, Michalina, his loving wife of sixty-five years, and friends. He was a very bright man and a very loving and kind husband. He will be greatly missed by those who knew him. Paul was born in Kaminka Stumidlowa, Galicia, Austria (Ukraine) on July 3, 1902. He came to Canada in 1927 and resided near Edmonton for two years, before moving to Calgary in 1929 where he has resided ever since. Paul retired in 1967 after thirty-five years of service with Domtar. Many thanks to all those people and caregivers who have helped Paul over the years. Cremation. No Service as requested. If friends so desire,memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of their choice. In living memory of Paul Kosarewicz, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOME "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296.
LAMB -- David Robert died in his sleep on December 12, 1997 at home. He was predeceased by his father Robert and his nephew Rob. He will be lovingly remembered by Penny; his mother Betty; his sister Marian (Rupert); niece Gillian; and many other family and friends. Memorial Service will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 1130 Jervis Street, Vancouver, on Wednesday, December 17, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Service to be conducted by Rev. Neil Gray. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, B.C. Branch, 201 - 1669 West 3 Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1K1. KEARNEY FUNERAL HOME. Phone: 1-604-736-0268.
LANCASTER -- Mildred A. died peacefully at home in Victoria, December 1, 1997. Predeceased by her husband George. Mildred was born in England, December 31, 1909 and is survived by her son Dan Hickey, daughter-in-law Marie, granddaughters, Shannon and Tasha; and three sisters.
MADSEN -- Ejnar Blaesbjerg of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Saturday December 13, 1997 at the age of 65 years. Ejnar was born February 03, 1932 in Skjelbak, Denmark, the youngest of twelve children. In 1956 Ejnar emigrated to Canada and settled directly in Calgary. Through association with Sharon Lutheran Church, he met and married Joyce Slinn in 1958. Together they raised five children. In 1972 Ejnar took over Northland Refrigeration, a business belonging to his late father-in-law. Besides the huge responsibilities of running a business, Ejnar found time to be a member of the Danish Canadian Club, and the Sons of Norway. He was quite proud of his heritage and loved being involved with his fellow Scandinavians. Ejnar was well known for his card playing, and he could figure out even the most difficult of Danish crosswords. He will be missed by many and remembered by all. He is the loving father of five children, Margaret Madsen (Dean Murdoch) of Stavely, Jens (Jo-Ann), Arne, Sven, Ben, all of Calgary; his four grandchildren, Jackson of Moosejaw, Saskatchewan, Stephen of Stavely, Amanda and Kyle, both of Calgary. He is also survived by three sisters and two brothers, Lis, Elly, Oda, Karl, and Svend, all of Denmark; also numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Joyce in 1996 and brother Arne also in 1996. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Thursday, December 18, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Service in remembrance of Ejnar will be held at Sharon Lutheran Church, (210 - 10 Avenue N.E.), on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Robert C. Moland officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member", Calgary, AB. Telephone: 403-228-4422.
MILLER -- (Mary) Alice - died December 12, 1997, age 93 at the Mayfair Nursing Home, Calgary. Born September 22, 1904 in Killarney, Manitoba. Predeceased by her husband Kenneth Robert, April 27, 1986, brothers, Keith, Russell and Arthur, and great-grandson Shawn. Lovingly remembered by her sons, Robert (Sara) of Salmon Arm, Donald (Doreen) of Carmangay; and daughter Marjory Hanley (William) of Calgary; sister Edith Balfour of Manitou, Manitoba; twelve grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and numerous nephews and nieces. Cremation. Funeral Services will be held at Southwood United Church, 10690 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary on Thursday, December 18 at 2:00 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial donations may be made to the Carmangay United Church Historical Restoration Committee, c/o Mrs. L. Teskey, secretary, Carmangay, Alberta, T0L 0N0. A Memorial time of fellowship will be held at a later date in Carmangay.
MIQUELON -- Mrs. Alice (Ally) Verna Miquelon (nee Doel), beloved wife or Mr. Philip Miquelon of Calgary, passed away peacefully in Calgary on December 15, 1997, at the age of 68 years. Alice was born in Wetaskiwin on March 10, 1929 and moved to Calgary in 1948. She worked at Lithocraft Printing for a number of years and finished off her accounting career at the law firm of MacPherson, Kelly & O'Neil. She was a board member of the Women's Villa and touched many lives through her charitable work and genuine compassion for people. Besides her loving husband, Alice is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Kelly and Jacqueline Miquelon of Wetaskiwin; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Dawn Rae and David Williams and Dixie Miquelon and Randy Adrian, all of Calgary; as well as three grandchildren, Richard and Gavin Williams and Victoria Oliver. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, Harold Doel of Wetaskiwin, Ruby Linden of Gwynne, Robert Doel of Wetaskiwin, and Reta Inglis of Calgary. Good night little one! Funeral Services will be held at Riverview United Church (824 Imperial Way S.W.) on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Fred Williams officiating. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. P.K. Blustein and the staff at the Peter Lougheed Hospital for their exceptional care and devotion. In living memory of Alice Miquelon, 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.
MOWAT -- Mrs. Hildegarde Frances Mowat of Calgary, passed away on December 12, 1997. Funeral Services will be held today, December 17, 1997 at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422.