Mr. Mansel Jones
JONES - Mansel Jones, beloved husband of Myrtle Jones, of Calgary, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on June 21, 2006 at the age of 92 years. Besides his wife, he will be lovingly remembered by his children: Vivian Jones and Ross Sinclaire; sister Thelma Lockhart; nieces: Lori (Ray) Mummery, Vera Goodman, Shirley (Dennis) Teeling, Shiela (Reg) Riemche and numerous other relatives. Mansel was predeceased by his brothers Lloyd Jones and Wilmer Jones. Mansel started out as a farmer, became a preacher for a short period of time and then met Myrtle and settled in Shaunavon, SK where he worked in a hardware store. He became interested in plumbing and in 1952 moved to Moose Jaw where he started his own plumbing and heating business with his brother Wilmer. He was very successful and was able to sell his business and pursue different interests by the early 60s. He worked on many inventions throughout his lifetime. At one point, he manufactured steel buildings which he designed. He also patented some of his ideas about harvesting the Alberta Oil Sands as well as patenting an insulated building block. In 1971, Myrtle and he moved to Calgary to be closer to both Vivian and Ross. Mansel and Myrtle faithfully attended the Full Gospel Church in downtown Calgary. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Mountain View Funeral Home on Sunday, June 25, 2006 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Monday, June 26, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Services to follow in the Garden of Christus, 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.
Mrs. Mila Francisco
FRANCISCO - Mila Francisco, beloved wife of Bert (Boy) Francisco, of Calgary, passed away after a long battle with cancer, at the Foothills Hospital on Saturday, June 24, 2006 at the age of 61 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her son Gil (fiance Jamie Schmidt) and her daughter Tammy; her sister Luz (Pat) Alda; her brother Carlito (Ruby) Jamorol and numerous relatives. Mila loved to garden and boasted colorful flowers to decorate the yard every year. She enjoyed a rich life of travel and held God close to her heart. Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at Mountain View Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 27, Wednesday, June 28 and Thursday, June 29 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Friday, June 30, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. If so desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Mila's name may be made directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre (c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N2). To email expressions of sympathy: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Milo Francisco. 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.
Mr. Jeremy Chris Hemmaway
HEMMAWAY - Jeremy Chris of Calgary, AB, fiancee of Michelle Leggatt and youngest son of Bill and Linda, brother to Kyle and twin sister Kelly. Born on June 17, 1981, Jeremy was taken suddenly from us on June 25, 2006 at the age of 25 years. Jeremy will be greatly missed by his fiancee, family, aunts, uncles, cousins and many, many wonderful friends. Jeremy had a wonderful sense of humor and a real zest for life. He had a remarkable talent to tell a tale or a joke. It’s been said a “bad day working with Jeremy was like a good day off work”. When you met Jeremy he lit up a room and left a lasting impression that we will always hold near and dear to our hearts. In Jeremy’s short life, he tried many different things but truly became focused when he met and fell in love with Michelle. Jeremy learned to love and respect family and friends from the love and guidance he received from his parents. Jeremy, a welder by trade, was interested and active in welding and fabricating stock cars, fishing, camping, working on his new home, traveling and being with friends. A Celebration of Jeremy’s Life will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Thursday, June 29, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, if family and friends so desire, a memorial contribution may be made out to the baby fund. Make cheques payable to Michelle Leggatt. 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.
Mrs. Shirley Hazel Hawkins
HAWKINS - Shirley Hazel, beloved wife of Mr. Dale Hinves of Okotoks, AB, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2006 at the age of 75 years. Shirley will be lovingly remembered by: her children, Joanne (Dave) Doherty, Larry Dillabough, Sandy Allan, Gwen (Arnold) Ablaka, Linda Dillabough; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren as well as her dog/life companion “Chucky”. A Celebration of Shirley’s Life will be held at the Riverbend Campground, Okotoks, AB on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. If so desired, a memorial donation may be made in Shirley’s name directly to the S.P.C.A (4455 - 110 Ave SE, Calgary, AB, T2C 2T7). 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.
Mrs. Evelyn Dieter
It is with heartfelt sadness that our family announces the passing of our mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend Evelyn Dieter at the David Thompson Long Term Care Centre, Hanna on June 26, 2006 at the age of 80 years. Evelyn will be lovingly remembered by her three sons and one daughter in-law, Eric and Carol, of Calgary, Phillip of Hanna and Miles of Calgary; as well as four granddaughters, Kristen and Lindsey, Daneaya and Tamaryn; and three great grandchildren, Mikera, Nicole and Stephen. Evelyn is also survived by her sisters Joanna Barr of Calgary and Frances (Wendell) Opheim of Lethbridge. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Dieter (June 24, 1991), her brother John Damsgard and her parents Joe and Cora Damsgard. Evelyn was born on October 1, 1925 in Olds, Alberta. Her family lived and farmed in Olds, Brooks and Excel before settling down on the family farm near Chinook, Alberta. After completing Grade 12 at Chinook High School in 1943, Evelyn attended Normal School, graduating in 1945. She practise taught at Kathyrn, Alberta and then began her teaching career at Parr, a rural school south-west of Hanna, Alberta. Evelyn and Robert were married on July 14, 1948 in Chinook, Alberta and settled on a farm southwest of Hanna. She resumed her teaching career in 1957, influencing the lives of her many students, until her retirement in 1981. During her career as a mother and teacher she found time to continue her education, receiving her Bachelor of Education from the University of Calgary in November, 1976. She was always an active member of the communities in which she lived. Our mother was not only a teacher to he students; but “taught” all those she knew through her kind and caring manner; her determination to carry on in spite of challenges and adversity; her love of life and her strong belief in being the best you could be. The family extends their sincere appreciation to Dr. Hanna and the staff at David Thompson Long Term Care Centre, for their considerate and attentive care of our mother. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Redeemer Lutheran Church (1022 – 3 St. West, Hanna, AB) on Monday, July 3, 2006 from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. A Funeral Service will follow at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Brian Patterson, Edmonton, officiating. Interment will be held at The Garden of Apostles, Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Calgary at 3:30 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Parkinson’s Society of Southern Alberta, 102 – 5636 Burbank Crescent SE, Calgary, AB T2H 1Z6.
Mrs. Luise Ramberg
RAMBERG - Luise Ramberg, of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on June 28, 2006 at the age of 86 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Monika (Henry) Regehr; her grandchildren: Mark Regehr (Trish Bourdois), Robert (Donalie) Regehr, Michele (James) Narfason; her great grandchildren: Austin, Quinn and Jade Regehr, Jordan Regehr, Evan and Chad Narfason; her step great grandchildren: Jeremy and Joshua Lorenowicz; her sister Klara (Preston) Minter and numerous nieces and nephews. A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Simmons and the nursing staff of Unit 47 at the Rockyview Hospital. A private family graveside service will be held at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. A Memorial Service will be held at the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour (8831 Fairmount Drive SE) on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Tim Graff officiating. If so desired, memorial tributes in Luise's name may be made directly to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation (#200, 119 - 14 Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1Z6). To email expressions of sympathy: email@example.com subject heading: Luise Ramberg. 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.
MOORE, Hilda passed away peacefully in her sleep, at the Peter Lougheed Centre on June 28, 2006. She was predeceased by her father Henry, mother Anna and brother Victor. Hilda will be lovingly remembered by her sisters, Pauline Murrey of Tampa, Florida and Florence Erickson of Lethbridge, AB, her brother Howard Moore of Calgary and numerous nieces and nephews. Hilda lived for the last five years in the Bow Valley Lodge. A Graveside Service will be held at Mountain View Memorial Gardens on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at 4:00 PM. 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.
Shirley Barr (nee Skibsted) passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Bethany Care Centre in Calgary, AB, on July 2, 2006, at the age of 81 years. Shirley will be remembered with love by her children and their partners: Don and Barb, Wendy and Barry, and Valerie and Randy, as well as her grandchildren: Shelley, Robyn, Beau, Ashley, James, Hilary, Kimberly, Darren and Jennifer. Shirley will also be remembered by her great grandchildren: Tess, William, Mary, Augustus, Ashley, Alex, Sydney, Ethan and Kai, as well as her sister Norma Blair and husband Norm, brothers Vern and wife Esther and Willard Skibsted and wife Doris, sister-in-law Normas Skibsted and her nieces and nephews, who were very special to Auntie Shirley. She was predeceased by her son Gordon, her husband Rial, her parents Gladys and Carl, her brothers, Donny, Bob and Eric, her sister Grayce, her great niece Janine, and her great nephew Jordan. Shirley was a proud Albertan. She was born on April 11, 1925 in Drumheller, AB. She grew up in Beynon and moved to Calgary with her family as a young girl. There, she attended Rideau Park School and Western Canada High School. Shirley worked in the Bank of Toronto in Calgary for several years before marrying Rial in 1946. Rial was the love of her life. They raised their children and farmed for nearly 50 years at the Owl Ranch at Rosebud. Shirley was an active and dedicated member of the local community. She strongly believed in the preservation of our history, and worked to restore and maintain the Rosebud Museum, and helped to write the Rosebud History Book. She took great pleasure in selecting and giving readings at local showers and events. Shirley was a deeply creative person. She could turn anything, from a lunchbox to an old necktie, into a work of art. Many family and friends are proud owners of a quilt, “Made with love by Shirley”. She had a true sense of fun and adventure. Whether sifting through hidden treasures in a garbage dump in Yellowknife, exploring and getting lost in the streets of Copenhagen, or walking through an old cemetery, Shirley was always eager to try or learn something new. Shirley was a passionate person. She approached life with clear values and a profound faith. She so loved her family and friends, children and grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Shirley taught us to laugh hard, love deeply and give with all of our hearts. Friends and family are invited to a Memorial Service at the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Saturday, July 8, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. If so desired, a memorial tribute may be made in Shirley’s name directly to the charity of one’s choice. To email expressions of sympathy: firstname.lastname@example.org subject heading: Shirley Barr. 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.
Mr. Orval Flett
FLETT - Orval Flett, passed away on July 5, 2006 at the Foothills Hospital surrounded by loved ones at the age of 89 years. Orval lived out his entire life on the Flett homestead in the Hand Hills. He is survived by his sister June and brother-in-law Les Campbell, brother-in-law Fred Courtney and sisters-in-law Jean and Aileen Flett. Orval leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends Mary and Randy James. He is predeceased by his parents Lester and Mildred Flett. Brothers: Elmer, Lloyd, Gordon, Marvin, Ralph and Dale. Sisters: Olive (Dick) Cosgrave, Orlo (Lawrence) Hickey, Mary (John) McNab and Ilene Courtney. Nephews: Kerry Flett , Bob Cosgrave and Richard Cosgrave. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the nurses and staff at the Drumheller Regional Hospital, Foothills Hospital and STARS Air Ambulance. A Memorial Service will be held at the Hand Hills Lake Clubhouse (www.handhills.ab.ca) on Monday, July 10, 2006 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desired, donations may be made to STARS Air Ambulance (1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, AB T2E 8M7). To email expressions of sympathy: email@example.com subject heading: Orval Flett. 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.