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ALBERTA - Edmonton - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 3

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 20 October 2009, at 11:10 a.m.

BOLIG, Dwight Thomas 1953 - 2003 Dwight Thomas Bolig, beloved husband of Mrs. Brenda Bolig of Calgary, passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, February 2, 2003 at the age of 49 years. Besides his loving wife, Dwight is remembered by his children, Brent and Bobbie Lynn of Calgary; his mother, Lorraine; a sister and brother-in-law, Debby Bolig and David Smart; four brothers, Darrell Bolig, David Bolig, Duncan Bolig and Dwayne Bolig, all of Edmonton. He was predeceased by his father, Raymond and two brothers. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive SW), on Thursday, February 6, 2003 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Celebration of Dwight's Life will be held at McInnis & Holloway's, "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive SW), on Friday, February 7, 2003, at 2:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. To e-mail expressions of sympathy: condolences@mcinnisandholloway.com Subject Heading: Dwight Bolig If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 - 1A Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2H 0G5. Telephone: (403) 255-6108 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. Telephone: (403) 264-5549. In living memory of Dwight Bolig 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

BROWN, Alice R. On February 2, 2003, Alice passed away peacefully at the age of 73. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years W.H. (Bill) Brown; daughter Laurie (Michael) Tofflemire; son Kevin (Deborah) Brown; grandchildren, Brad (Lisa) and Nicole Jones, Ryan and Justine Brown; sisters Anne Stepak and Gladys Honey. She was predeceased by her father Joseph in 1946; mother Rose in 1986; sister Dorothy in 1975. Alice was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of the palliative care unit at St. Joseph's Auxiliary Hospital for their compassionate care. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Glenwood Funeral Home, south of Wye Road on Range Road 232, Sherwood Park, Alberta. In Lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Alice may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute. Send condolences to www.glenwoodmemorial.com GLENWOOD 467-3337 Funeral Home, Cemetery & Cremation Ctr.

DAVIDSON, George R. May 12, 1923 - February 3, 2003 On Monday, February 3, 2003, Mr. George R. Davidson of South Cooking Lake formerly of Sherwood Park passed away at the age of 79 years. He will be forever loved and remembered by his wife Caroline of 50 years; his two sons and two daughters, Linda (Joe) of Calgary, Glen of Sherwood Park, Donna (Grant) of Edmonton, Les (Wendy) of Edmonton; seven grandchildren, Kimberly and Lindsay of Calgary, Kristy, Katy and Brett of Edmonton, and Brandon and Nicole of Edmonton. He also leaves behind two brothers and five sisters, Mary Mills of Sherwood Prak, Margaret Madu of South Cooking Lake, Isabel Belore of Sherwood Park, Elizabeth Davidson of Sherwood Park, Helen Davidson of Calgary, Louis Davidson (Ellen) of Sherwood Park, Gordon Davidson of Red Deer. He will also be missed by numerous relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents; sister, Jean; brothers, Bill, Frank and Bob. Memorial Services will be held in loving memory of George R. Davidson on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. at Park Place Funeral Home, 51 Broadway Blvd., Sherwood Park, with Reverend Ken Wheaton officiating. In lieu of floral tributes, donations may be made to the Salvation Army or the charity of one's choice as expressions of sympathy. PARK PLACE FUNERAL HOME Crematorium & Cemetery Ctr. Family Owned & Operated (780) 417-8000

EDWARDS, Edith "Edie" Edith Muriel Edwards (nee Heslup), long time resident of Wetaskiwin, and earlier Millet, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. in Calgary. Edith was born in Malta on October 12, 1910 and immigrated to Canada from Edinburgh, Scotland with her family in the early 1920's. Edie taught school from 1928 to 1975, first in the Millet district, then in Wetaskiwin. She then retired to travel and enjoy life with her husband, Robert. As a lifetime member of the Anglican Church and the Eastern Star (past Worthy Matron, Victory Chapter No. 32), she will be remembered by many. Edie was predeceased by her husband, Robert "Bob"; parents, William and Jessie Heslup; sister, Jessie; brothers, Noel and William "Billy" and by many other dear family members. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Edwards and her husband, Alan Antonishka of Calgary; daughter, Elaine Wagar and Husband Roger of Airdrie; grandchildren, Jennifer and Mitchel Wagar; sisters-in-law, Irene Heslup (nee Edwards) and Jean Pluim (nee Edwards); brothers-in-law, James Edwards and Earle Edwards and his wife, Margaret "Mickey" as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews both here, in the U.S., and abroad. A Memorial Service to celebrate Edie's life will be held on Saturday, February 8th, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. in the Immanuel Anglican Church, 5103-46 Avenue, Wetaskiwin with Reverend Lyn Oldale officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Wetaskiwin Senior's Drop-In Centre, 5216 - 54 Street. Donations to honor Edie's life may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Baker Funeral Chapel Wetaskiwin, Alberta (780) 352-2501 ~ A Wombold Family Funeral Home ~

EGLINSKI, Olive On Saturday, February 1, 2003, Olive passed away at the age of 76 years after a brave battle with cancer. She is survived by four children: Judy (Paul) Vetro, Daphne (Hutch) Singh, Betty Babiuk, and Jim Eglinski; nine grandchildren: Greg, Anthony, Kim, Everett, Gordon, Susan, Taras, Aaron, and Donnelee; six great-grandchildren: Steven, Stephanie, Kalyna, Samuel, Jacob and Nikolai; brothers: Mike (Inge) Chrapko and Nick (Marian) Chrapko; sisters: Mary Boyko and Rose Michalchuk; and many nephews, nieces, friends and relatives. Olive was predeceased by her parents Simeon and Eudokea Chrapko; brother John Chrapko; husband William Eglinski; son-in-law Ronny Babiuk; and daughter-in-law Stephanie Eglinski. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 10, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at Evergreen Funeral Chapel, 16204 Fort Road, Edmonton with Reverend Benny Ambrosie officiating. Interment to follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kelowna General Hospital, Palliative Care Program, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 1T2. To send condolences, visit www.evergreenmemorial.com Evergreen Funeral Chapel, Cemetery and Cremation Center. Telephone: 472-9019.

FLAATHEN, Renee Marcelle On Tuesday, February 4, 2003 Mrs. Renee Flaathen, formerly of Killam, passed away at the age of 78 years. She is survived by three children Joyce (Don) Allers of Jarvie, Brian Komperdo (Bertha) of Edmonton and Karen (Bob) Conrad of Sedgewick; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters Nora Komperdo of Killam and Joanna Demeulenaere of Trail, BC. Renee was predeceased by her first husband Joe Komperdo in 1962 and her second husband Jorgen Flaathen in 1989; one son Joey and one brother Tino. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 7, 2003 from St. John's Anglican Church, Sedgewick at 2:30 p.m. with Reverend Richard Conrad officiating. Interment to follow in the Killam Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute or a charity of the donor's choice. Fee & Sons Funeral Service of Killam, Alberta in care of arrangements. Phone 1-780-385-3642.

GRUHLKE, Donald It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Donald Gruhlke at the age of 74 years. Left to cherish his memory is his wife Maureen; his children, Mary, Darlene, Fay, Donna and Allan; 12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and his cousin Darleane. He was predeceased by two sons, Pat and Shawn; two sons-in-law, Wylie and Lionel; his sister Edna and his brothers, Bud, Vern, Elmer and Bill. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 7, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 9009 - 163 Street, where Pastor Randy Meissner will conduct a Funeral Service on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the Sign of Hope, 8815 - 99 Street, Edmonton, AB T6E 3V3, or to the charity of one's choice. Serenity Funeral Service, 5311-91 St., 450-0101

HOFFMAN, Walmut (Walter) Emil On January 30, 2003, Walter Hoffman of Edmonton, passed away quietly at the age of 70 years. Walter was a kind and gentle man and will be sadly missed by those who knew him. He is survived by one brother, Harold; some cousins in Toronto and Vancouver; their families, various cousins and their families in Germany. He was predeceased by his sisters, Olga in 1951, Emma in 1952; his father in 1969 and his mother in 1992. A Funeral Service will be held at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011-114 Street, on Friday, February 7, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Busby Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends who so wish may make memorial donations directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 10985-124 Street, Edmonton, AB T5M 0H9 or a charity of one's choice. Connelly-McKinley Ltd., 10011-114 Street, (780) 422-2222, to send condolences: www.connelly-mckinley.com

JIRSCH, Gordon Alan May 23, 1936 - February 3, 2003 On February 3, 2003 Mr. Gordon Jirsch of Edmonton, formerly of Lacombe, Alberta, passed away at the age of 66 years at the Misericordia Hospital. Gordon is survived by his one son, Gordon (Lori Mentz), two daughters, Lorna (Don) Polsom, Leora Jirsch; former spouse, Edith Jirsch; step-mother, Victoria Haltli, three grandsons, Anthony Jirsch, Andrew Alyward, Adam Alyward; sister, Gladys Schadeck and her children Leonard (Jayne), Sandra (Andrew) Kelly, and Darryl; Stella Steinman as well as cousins, nieces and nephews. Gordon was predeceased by his father Albert, brother Keith, Adolph Jirsch, Lena Hautz, Gillie Haltli, Walter Jersch and father-in-law Ralph Steinman. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 7, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at Howard & McBride Chapel of Chimes, 10179 - 108 Street, Edmonton. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 14121 - 128 A Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5L 4P5. Howard & McBride Chapel of Chimes 422-1141

KACZMAREK, Marian June 19, 1921 - February 3, 2003 On February 3, 2003 Marian passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness. He will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his wife Hedwig; his three children Rajmund (Shirley), Susann (Marc) and David (Gisele); as well as his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will also be missed by numerous other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service to honour Marian will be held on Friday, February 7, 2003 at Hainstock's Funeral Home (9810 - 34 Avenue) at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, Box 5738 Edmonton, Alberta T6C 4G2. Hainstock's Funeral Home & Crematorium, 440-2999. Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial

Please Note Date Of Memorial Service KEECH, Catherine Mary Catherine Mary Keech of Edmonton passed away on February 1, 2003. She will be lovingly remembered by her son Bill; daughter-in-law Karen; grandsons Jon and Greg of Calgary; cousins Helen Schumacher of Wetaskiwin and George (Joyce) Wardner of High River. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2003 at 2:30 p.m. at St. John The Evangelist Church, 11111 - 57 Avenue, Edmonton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society, 1200, 8512 - 112 Street, Edmonton T6G 2C8. Foster & McGarvey Limited, Funeral Directors and Licensed Crematorium, 428-6666. Canadian Independent.

KOHN (SCHNEIDER), Maxine Louise (nee McRAE) With deep sorrow, the family announce the passing of Maxine on February 4, 2003. She was born and raised in the Camrose area. Maxine leaves to mourn, her husband Alan; daughter Terry-Mac Klauwers (John); three sons Gerald (Anke), Murray (Alison) and Scott; two step-sons Murray (Jane), Marty (Marie); one step-daughter Leslie Kirkpatrick (Brian); four grandsons Deryk, Adam, Kiel and Alec; two granddaughters Tatym and Daley; three step-granddaughters Christine, Shelley and Stephanie; two step-grandsons Cory and Jesse; one step-great-grandson Kyle; two sisters Rosamond Burkard (Joe), Marlene Badach (Gordon); one brother Jack McRae (Noreen) and also by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father John McRae in 1984; her mother Barbara in 1999; and her first husband John Schneider in 1982. Prayer Service will be held on Friday, February 7, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Leduc (5105-45A Street). Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Leduc with Reverend Stephen Hero as Celebrant. Interment to follow in the Leduc Cemetery. In lieu of floral tributes, donations may be made to Salem Manor Nursing Home (4419-46 Street, Leduc, Alberta T9E 6L2). The family wishes to express their many thanks to Dr. Simard, the staff at the Leduc Community Hospital and all of the wonderful and caring staff of the Salem Manor Nursing Home, Leduc. Hainstock & Son Funeral Chapel in charge of all arrangements. 4802-47 Avenue, Leduc. Phone 986-2151. An Honoured Provider Of Dignity Memorial

LAM, Lau Fun On January 30, 2003, Mrs. Lau Fun Lam of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away at the age of 91 years. Left to cherish her memory are her five loving children, Lynn (Poy) Mah of Edmonton, Shirley Lee of Edmonton, Victor (Amelia) Lem of San Francisco, Sylvia (Ken) Mah of Portland, and Jeff (Geni) Lem of Red Deer. Mrs. Lam also leaves 18 grandchildren and 12 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Lam Sui Wing. Affectionately known as "PoPo", Lau Fun came to Canada from Hong Kong in 1966 and resided in Edmonton for 27 years and the last 10 years in Red Deer. She will be remembered for her love of family, friends, people, cooking and her garden. She touched everyone in her special way with her laughter, generosity and unconditional love. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 8, 2003, 1:30 p.m., at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, in the Wild Rose Chapel, with Reverend Joseph Mung, officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot in Beechmount Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1Z2; or to the Red Deer Regional Hospital, Palliative Care Unit #37. Connelly-McKinley Ltd., 10011-114 Street, (780) 422-2222, condolences: www.connelly-mckinley.com

LEIGHTON, Joseph On January 19, 2003, Joe Leighton of Edmonton passed away at the age of 88 years. Born in Kilmarnock, Scotland, Joe emigrated to Canada with his mother and sister in 1921, to settle in Winnipeg. He joined the R.C.A.F. in 1942 and served until the end of World War II. Married to Muriel Shanks Tollick in 1944, he raised his family in Winnipeg, Toronto and Edmonton, where joined G.W.G. until 1983. Joe's interests were many and varied, among them music, photography, sports and drama. He helped to found the Second Edition Players out of a seniors' drama class at the University of Alberta. Joe will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by Muriel, his wife of 58 years; son, Neil (Lydia); daughter, Joanne (Len); also seven grandchildren, Christine (Emile) James, Caylae, Darren, Jenelle, Kendall and Connor. A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity United Church (8810 Meadowlark Road) on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. with Minister Margaret Hetherington and Reverend Norman MacDonald officiating. Friends who so wish may make memorial donations directly to the Trinity United Church Memorial Fund, Alberta Cancer Foundation. Connelly-McKinley Ltd., 10011-114 Street, (780) 422-2222, condolences: www.connelly-mckinley.com

MacDONALD, Shanna Sylvia With great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Shanna MacDonald. Shanna was born in Fort McMurray on February 25th, 1981. She moved with her family to Edson, Alberta in 1985 and resided there until her passing on February 2nd, 2003. She will be greatly missed by her beautiful daughter Morgan MacDonald; her parents Debbie and Andy MacDonald of Edson, Alberta, Grandma and Grandpa Boyce and Lillian Tucker of Little Bay Islands in Newfoundland; Grandma and Grandpa Andy and Madge MacDonald of Lumsden, Saskatchewan; brothers Aaron and AJ MacDonald of Edson, Alberta; along with numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives. Shanna was predeceased by her great-grandmothers Mildred Jones and Lydia Tucker in Newfoundland. Funeral Services for Shanna will take place on Saturday, February 8th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at the Edson United Church with Reverend Lexi Nash officiating. Cremation will follow the service. A visitation for family and friends will take place on Friday, February 7th, 2003 at the funeral home chapel between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. In lieu of floral tributes the family suggests that donations be made to the trust fund for Baby Morgan MacDonald at the Alberta Treasury Branch, 313-50 Street T7E 1T8. Edson Funeral Home Ltd. entrusted with all arrangements, 1-800-238-3462. To send condolences, please visit our Website www.edsonfuneralhome.com The Foothills Memorial Chapel

MITCHELL, Pearlie Theone 1912 - 2003 Beloved mother, grandmother, passed away at home February 3, 2003. She is missed by those encircled in her love: son Stewart (Susan) Mitchell; daughter Meryle (Ken) Michetti; grandchildren K.J. Michetti (Trang Nguyen), Kyle Mitchell, Cary Michetti; loving caregivers and friends, Velma Wagner, Irene Fraser, Iris Chrunik and Angeline Pelletier. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 7, 2003, 1:00 p.m., at St. Timothy's Anglican Church, 8420 - 145 Street. Pearlie loved flowers but would have preferred to see donations to those in need. Connelly-McKinley Ltd., 10011-114 Street, (780) 422-2222, condolences: www.connelly-mckinley.com

OTTO, Marianne On February 3, 2003 Marianne Otto of Spruce Grove passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Marianne was 61 years of age. Left to mourn her loss is her son Chad of Spruce Grove; sisters Doreen (Ron) Stoltz of Acadia Valley, Carol Vold of Hanna; brother Dennis Gieron of Acadia Valley and sister-in-law Hazel (Nelson) Modin of Ardrossan. Marianne is also survived by many loving loving and supportive nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Marianne was predeceased by her husband Vernon on January 15, 2003. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at the Acadia Valley Catholic Church. Donations in memory of Marianne Otto can be made to the Peter and Paul Cemetery Fund, Acadia Valley or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1200, 8512-112 St., Edmonton T6G 2C8 or to the charity of one's choice.

RIEDEL, Anneliese On February 4, 2003, Anneliese Riedel passed away peacefully in her home at Laurier House Strathcona at the age of 74. She is survived by her two loving daughters and their families, Trudy (Gerry) Riedel and Inge (Charlie) Coates. In addition to her daughters, Anneliese's grandchildren and great-grandchild are also saddened by this loss: Russel (fiance, Lisa), James, and Angela Kercher; and Bryan, Wendy and Justine Bohn. Anneliese will also be missed by her family in Germany, sister Edith (Otto) Heidemeyer as well as sister-in-law Ushi Boesler. Anneliese was predeceased by her husband Guenter in 1986, and brother Siegfried in 1991. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at Glenwood Funeral Home south of Wye Road on Range Road 232, Sherwood Park. Friends and acquaintances are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Laurier House, Strathcona. Anneliese Riedel will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by all who knew her. Special thanks go out to the staff at Laurier House Strathcona, whose efforts, kind words and gentle actions comforted Anneliese through the last year of her life. Send condolences to www.glenwoodmemorial.com GLENWOOD 467-3337 Funeral Home, Cemetery, Cremation Ctr.

ROYER (nee Charbonneau), Elizabeth On February 4, 2003, our beloved mother Elizabeth Royer of Beaumont passed away at the age of 87 years surrounded by her family. Elizabeth was born on October 16th, 1915, in Lebret, Saskatchewan. She was a long time resident of Beaumont before moving to Leduc, where she resided until her passing. Elizabeth is survived by her children, Marcel (Madeleine) Royer, Gerald Royer, Jeannine (Alexandre) Goudreau, Marie (Denis) Hinse, Lucien (Frances) Royer, Jean (Isabelle) Royer, Roger (Madeleine) Royer, Gisele (Gerard) Berube as well as 26 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren and one sister, Rhea (Marcel) Demers. She was predeceased by her husband, Wilfrid; one great-grandchild, Janelle Hinse and one sister, Sr. Jeanne Charbonneau. Elizabeth's family wishes to extend a special thank-you to Dr. Simard for his tender care. Also, a special thank you to all the nurses and staff at Salem Manor. Prayers will be held at St. Vital Catholic Church in Beaumont on Friday, February 7, 2003, at 8:00 p.m. Reverend Francis Villeneuve will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Vital Catholic Church on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at the Beaumont Church Cemetery. Friends who so wish may make memorial donations directly to the Edmonton General Palliative Care, 11111 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, T5K 0L4 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 10985 - 124 Street, Edmonton, T5N 0H9. The Sherwood Park - Millwoods Chapel, Connelly-McKinley Ltd., 4820 Meridian Street, (780) 464-2226, to send condolences: www.connelly-mckinley.com

SCHUBERT, Max On February 4, 2003 Max Schubert went home to be with his Lord at the age of 71 years after a brief but valiant fight with cancer. Left to mourn his loss are his wife Ursula, daughter Susan and son-in-law Bruce Stelter, son Michael and his beloved grandchildren Janae and Michael Stelter, sister Hilda and husband Gerhardt Fuellbrandt, brother-in-law and wife Peter and Marj Weber and mother-in-law Lola Weber as well as a host of extended family and friends.Max was predeceased by his father Max and mother Bertha Schubert and brother-in-law Paul Ohlmann. Funeral Service Friday, February 7 at 11:00 a.m. at Northgate Baptist Church 13208-95 Street with interment at Beechmount Cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers donations to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2 or Canadian Food for the Hungry, 201, 2580 Cedar Park Place, Abbotsford, BC V2T 3S5. To send condolences, visit www.parkmemorial.com Park Memorial Ltd. Funeral Administrators and Directors (The Chapel on the Boulevard) 426-0050.

SHRUM, Lawrence Joseph On Thursday, January 30, 2003, Lawrence Joseph Shrum passed away at the age of 64 years. Lawrence will be loved, missed and remembered by his wife, Kathy Anderson; his daughters, Terry Vickery and Donna Shrum and son, Wayne Shrum; grandchildren, Steven and Trevor Vickery and Eleanor Shrum (mother of children), all of Whitecourt; his mother, Bertha Pellerin and brothers, Leo Shrum of Morinville, Albert (Marie) Shrum of Whitecourt, John (Stella) Shrum of St. Albert; Kathy Anderson's son, Jim (Sarah) Rennie and granddaughter, Hannah. Lawrence was predeceased by his father, Jeff Shrum and brother, Ed Shrum. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, February 10 at 2:00 p.m. at St.Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 5540 Mink Creek Road, Whitecourt.Reverend Peter Tran officiating with interment in Whitecourt Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined, memorial donations may be made in Lawrence's honor to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #1010, 10117 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 1W8. To send condolences, visit www.parkmemorial.com Park Memorial Ltd. Funeral Administrators and Directors (Mayerthorpe) 780-786-2533

SMOOLE (Oakes), Mary Thursday, February 1, 1923 - Tuesday, February 4, 2003 Mary Smoole (Oakes) of Edmonton, formerly of Whitecourt, passed away at the University of Alberta Hospital surrounded by her loving family at the time of her passing. Mary leaves to mourn her son, Jim Smoole and his wife, Katie; daughter, Donna-Lee Smoole (Bussche) of Phoenix, Arizona; granddaughter, Bobbie-Jo Bussche-Jones and Ross Jones and great-grandchild to be! Grandson, Brad-Lee Bussche; special pet dog and companion "Julio." Predeceased by her parents, father, Fred Oakes (1961) and mother, Kathleen Oakes (1968). Funeral Service Saturday, February 8 at 2:00 p.m. at Diamond Centre, Mayerthorpe, Alberta. Reverend Ruth Lotholz officiating with interment in Mayerthorpe Cemetery. In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to the Mayerthorpe Cemetery. To send condolences, visit www.parkmemorial.com Park Memorial Ltd. Funeral Administrators and Directors (Mayerthorpe) 780-786-2533.

SVARICH, Emily Marie (nee Winarski) September 5, 1917 - February 3, 2003 Emily died suddenly but peacefully of heart failure with no pain or suffering. She passed away enjoying a game of bridge with Bill, her loving companion by her side. Emily is survived by Bill, her partner and soul mate of 30 years; her three children, Ron and his wife Susan Svarich, Pat Dober and Doug Svarich all of Edmonton. She also leaves her treasured grandchildren, Jennifer Dober of Oyama, B.C., Rob and his wife Michelle Svarich of Edmonton, and Bonnie and her husband Steve Woolfenden of Oakville, Ontario; her sister Carol George and her sisters-in-law Viola Svarich and Kay Wynn all of Edmonton; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, her many many friends at bridge and bingo, her neighbors and close friends at Riondel on Kootaney Lake and in Edmonton, and her fellow Veteran and Legion Members. Emily was predeceased by her husband Bob (Dr. A.B.) Svarich, her brothers Paul and Alec; and her sisters, Ann, Gene and Betty. Friends and family wishing to pay their respects, may do so on Thursday, February 6, 2003 from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at Hainstock's Funeral Home, 9810-34 Avenue. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 7, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at Hainstock's Funeral Home. In memory of Emily, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Hainstock's Funeral Home & Crematorium, 440-2999. Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial

THOMAS, Susie (Sandulak) 1923 - 2003 Susie, a long time resident of Drumheller, passed away peacefully at the Rockeyview Hospital in Calgary. She was predeceased by her husband David Thomas. Susie is survived by her daughters Susan Jacobsen and April Jutras (Alan), her grandchildren Jenny, Greg, Jordan, Joseph, Shalom, Ryan, Adam; her great-grandchildren Leanna, Elizabeth, and Jack; her sisters Sandy (George) and Shirley (Bob), her brother Sam (Betty) and nieces and nephews. A very special thank you to all who were involved in Mom's care, Dr. Askin, Dr. Basinger, Mabyn, Claire and Jennie. We will greatly miss Mom's gentleness and her beautiful smile. Funeral will be held at Courtney-Winters Funeral Chapel, 2nd Avenue, 2nd Street in Drumheller, Alberta, on February 7th, 2003 at 1:00 pm.

WEIDENHAMER, Thomas C. Thomas (Tom) C. Weidenhamer, beloved husband of Bernice of Edmonton, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2003 at the age of 89. He was born in Deloraine, Manitoba on March 24, 1913. He later married Bernice Ewing on March 3, 1941 in High River, Alberta. He taught school, farmed and served on numerous committees before moving to Edmonton in 1956 where he worked with the Alberta School Trustees Association, retiring in 1976. He was a member of the Mystic Tie Lodge, Kirk United Church and a charter member of the Klondike Trailer Club. Besides his loving wife Bernice, he leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter Pat Caley (Michael), son Ken, daughter-in-law Eileen Kuhl, four granddaughters, Aerin Caley of Toronto, Megan Mill (Geoff) of Alaska, Laurie and Lindsey Weidenhamer both of Edmonton and a nephew Graydon Weidenhamer of Sundre, AB. He was predeceased by his parents and one sister, Inez. A Memorial Service will be held at Kirk United Church, 13535 - 122 Avenue, on Saturday, February 8, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Paul Mullen officiating. Cremation has taken place. Flowers are gratefully declined, friends who so wish may make memorial donations directly to the charity of one's choice. Andrews-McLaughlin Ltd., 10011-114 St.; (780) 488-0121, to send condolences: www.connelly-mckinley.com

WESOLOWSKY, Terry Beth (nee Shannon) 1961 - 2003 It is with great sadness and sorrow that Brian, Amy and Taylor Wesolowsky announce the death of their wife and mother, Terry. She died at Foothills Hospital on February 2, 2003 after a yearlong struggle with leukemia. Born in Minnesota, her family moved to Athabasca, AB in 1968 and subsequently to Peace River, AB. She graduated from Peace River High and attended UBC in Vancouver, B.C. Terry joined the Alberta Forest Service where she met Brian while working in the Whitecourt Forestry office. They were married November 7, 1987 and developed a forestry consulting business from their home in Fox Creek, AB; and later Edson, Alberta. Terry is survived by her loving husband and children Amy and Taylor; her parents Phyllis and John Shannon of Elma, WA; sister Stacey Shannon and partner Susan Wells of Toronto; and brother Michael (Louise) Shannon of NSW, Australia; Brian's parents Grace and Len Wesolowsky of Rocky Mountain House, AB; sister Brenda of Red Deer, AB; and brother Larry(Sheila) of Caroline, AB; and numerous other close friends and relatives. Terry had a passionate desire for everyone to become a blood donor to replace the many blood and platelet transfusions received during her treatment. The family wishes any other bequest be made to the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton or the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Foothills Hospital in Calgary, or the Canadian Leukemia Society. Terry was cremated in Calgary and the family will celebrate her life with an open house at the Edson Canadian Legion Hall from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2003. Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Calgary, AB 1-888-216-5111

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