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OTTO, Gordon Carl March 30, 1928 - December 9, 2003 On Tuesday, December 9, 2003, Gordon Otto died peacefully after a long battle with Leukemia at the age of 75 years. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 51 years, Adeline; son, Bruce (Agnes); daughter, Charlene (Ken) Dunlop-Lura; grandchildren, Carl (Beverly), Pauline (Mark) Gurnett, Peter (fiancee Shannon), Gordon, Amanda Lura, Kristopher Dunlop, Mika Dunlop, Danelle Lura; great-grandchildren, Morgan, Rebekah, Ashley; brothers and sisters, Vernice (Dave) Eveneshen, Donny (Jean) Rowley, Bill (Sharon) Rowley, Lynn (Jim) Vegso, Lorne Rowley; brother-in-law, Jack Weaver. Predeceased by his parents; sister, Della Weaver; sister, Florence Eveneshen. A Memorial Service will be held at Sherwood Park Alliance Church on Saturday, December 13, 2003, at 1:00 p.m. Donations can be made to a charity of one's choice. Suggested charity on behalf of family is Strathcona Christian Academy. Special thank you to Dr. Loree Larratt and Dr. Neil Brown at U of A. Special thank you to the staff in I.V.I.G. and the nurses on 3E4 - Love You All. Adeline Otto and Family

SACKNEA, Frances Lily (Fran) On Tuesday, December 9, 2003 Fran Sacknea of Edmonton, passed away at the age of 77 years. Fran is survived by her loving family, four daughters, Linda Lindbeck, Judy (Albert) Fidler, Brenda (Rory) Scatterty and Pam Sacknea; six grandchildren, Jason and Darren Lindbeck, Allen, Randy, Kale and Ceara Scatterty; as well as one brother and two sisters. Fran was predeceased by her husband, John. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. at the Edmonton General Hospital Chapel, 11111 Jasper Avenue. In lieu of flowers donations to the Alberta Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. Harmony Funeral Services in care of arrangements 433-7335.

SALVESON, Solvei Bergit On December 9, 2003 Solvei Bergit Salveson of Viking passed away at the age of 89 years. She is lovingly remembered by her nephews and nieces, Gerald (Muriel) Walker, Gladys (Gary) Johnson, Marie Oakford, Larry (Lorraine) Langager, her great-nephews and nieces Graham, Michelle, Kimberly, Kelsey, Darren (Kim), Shane (Donna), Scott, Ross and Joelle and many friends. She was predeceased by her two sisters Margaret Walker and Glenda Langager. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at Golden Valley Lutheran Church, Viking, Alberta, with Pastor Alvin Sorenson officiating. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Golden Valley Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, or the charity of one's choice. The family wishes to thank the staff of Extendicare Viking for the loving care, compassion, and support they extended to Solvei and the family. Viking Funeral Services Ltd. (780) 336-4842.

SCOTT, Linda Mary On Monday, December 8, 2003 Mrs. Linda Scott passed away at the age of 57 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Richard; daughters Megan (Dave) Koch, Sarah (Sameer) Qaid; granddaughter Maryam; brother Larry (Gail) Izard and family; sister Jean (Barry) Sim and family as well as many other relatives and friends. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Chapel of Howard & McBride Westlawan, 16310 Stony Plain on Monday, December 15, at 1:00 p.m. Howard & McBride Westlawn Chapel 484-5500

SHAW, Flore Mrs. Flore Shaw, long time resident of Berwyn, Alberta passed away in Peace River on December 7, 2003 at the age of 93 years. She was predeceased by her husband, David. Funeral Services will be held from the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Grimshaw on Monday, December 15, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Charles Lavoie, celebrant. Interment to follow at Berwyn Cemetery. Prayers will be offered from St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, Berwyn on Sunday, December 14, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute, Dr. Mervin Laskin Fellowship For Research, or to the Flore Shaw Memorial as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements by Chapel of Memories, Peace River, Alberta (780) 624-2686.

ASH, Gordon Thomas Mr. Gordon Ash, born December 22, 1919, in Perryvale, Alberta, passed away on April 28, 2004 at the age of 84 years. Gordon was predeceased by his parents, Francis and Ina; his youngest brother, Harvey; sister-in-law, Amy; and great nephew, Gregory. He is survived by his brother Melvin, with whom he lived and worked with for many years in the poultry business on the acreage north of Edmonton purchased by their father in 1930. In the late 1970's when Edmonton's boundaries expanded, Ash Bros. acreage became part of Castledowns. Gordon was a second father to Melvin's five children, Marlene, Pat, Dwayne, Randy, and Gaile; as well as a respected uncle to Harvey's children, Vicki, Connie, Gary, and Dianne; who grew up a half mile south of Ash Bros., he is also survived by, Harvey's wife, Mary; twelve great-nieces and nephews; one step-niece; and five great-great nieces and nephews complete Gordon's extended family. Gordon was a quiet-spoken gentleman. His work ethic and easy sense of humor endeared him to his family. In his retirement, he spent many pleasurable hours gardening and was an active member of the Namao seniors' organization. Gordon was keenly interested in the development of the younger members. Gordon will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. from the St. Albert Funeral Home, St. Vital Avenue and St. Albert Trail. Cremation to follow. In friends so desire, donations may be made to charity of choice as expression of sympathy. Drayton Valley Funeral Services, Tinant Funeral Directors in care of arrangements (780) 542-5511.

BARNETT, Esther W. On April 28, 2004, Mrs. Esther Barnett passed away peacefully at the age of 92 years. Esther is survived by her son Rick of Edmonton, sister-in-law Bubbles Gowanlock and special niece Wendy Hopper both of Vegreville and sister-in-law Mary Barnett of Calgary. Esther is also survived by four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, family and friends. Esther was predeceased by her husband Stanley, by her son Tim, by her parents, by two sisters and by one brother-in-law. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so one hour prior to the Funeral Service which will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Augustine's Anglican Church, 6110 Fulton Road with Reverend Ted Eden officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens following the service. To send condolences, e-mail Evergreen Funeral Chapel, Cemetery, and Cremation Center, 472-9019.

BIRNIE, Douglas On April 17, 2004 Doug Birnie passed away suddenly. Doug is survived by his children, Tanya and Jason; one grandson, Tyson; his parents, Ed and Jean; his sisters, Natalie, Alanna (Kim), and Diana (Dallas); his grandmother, Sylvia; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Doug's life will be held on Sunday, May 2, 2004 at 2:00 p.m., at Meadowlark Community Centre, 8705-160A Street, Edmonton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to create a fund for Doug's children, to Natalie Birnie, 73 Landsdowne Drive, Spruce Grove, AB, T7X 3Z7.

BOWLES, Margaret Ethel On April 28, 2004, Mrs. Margaret Ethel Bowles of Sherwood Park, passed away peacefully at the age of 81 years. She is survived by her children: Elaine (Orest) Stefance, Kelowna, B.C., Alorie (Edmund) Williams, Macrorie, Saskatchewan, Wayne (Kim) Bowles, Slave Lake, Alberta, Dianne (Glen) Evoy, Redwater, Alberta, and Bonnie (Gerald) Pasnak of Sherwood Park; eight grandchildren, Lenny, Grant, Corey, Dean, Shannon, Sheryl, Shawn, and Aaron; and five great-grandchildren, Lauren, Joshua, Abigail, Kyle and Evan. Margaret also leaves one brother Robert Charter, Hillsboro, Oregon. She was predeceased by her husband Alec in 1985 and her parents, Annie and George Charter. Funeral Services will be held Friday, April 30, 2004, 1:00 p.m., at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home in the Wild Rose Chapel, with Reverend Stephen Sparks, officiating. Interment will follow in Westlawn Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 10985-124 Street, Edmonton, AB. T5M 0H9, or to the Sherwood Park Care Centre, 2020 Brentwood Blvd., Sherwood Park, AB. Connelly-McKinley Ltd., 10011-114th St. (780) 422-2222, to send condolences:

BOYCHUK, Peter W. On April 27, 2004, Mr. Peter W. Boychuk of Smoky Lake, AB passed away at the age of 84 years. Survived by his loving wife, Annie; three sons, Victor (Jeannine) of Stony Plain, Dennis (Sylvia) and Larry, all of Edmonton; six grandchildren; one brother, Alec of Stony Plain, two sisters, Helen Starchuk of Ontario and Florence Kozakwich of Andrew. Predeceased by his parents, son, Henry; brothers, John, Nick and George and sisters, Sophie, Verna, Rose and Mary. Prayers Friday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Russo Orthodox Church, Smoky Lake, AB. Funeral Service Saturday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Russo Orthodox Church. Reverend Father Vasyl Kolega officiating with interment in Holy Trinity Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 10985 - 124 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5M 9Z9. To send condolences, visit: Park Memorial Smoky Lake 780-656-3839 Family Owned Funeral Home and Crematorium

BRODIE, William January 31, 1914 - April 26, 2004 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of William (Bill) Brodie on April 26, 2004. His family was at his side. Bill was born and raised in Edmonton where he trained as a watchmaker and jeweller. After serving in the RCAF during World War II, he started his own business, "Brodie's Jewellery", on 118 Avenue. He took great pride in his work, but his real enjoyment was in the many friends and customers who stopped by for coffee and lively discussions on a daily basis. He retired from work in 1979 but remained very active. An avid outdoorsman and notorious walker, Bill experienced many adventures and misadventures in his impromptu travels. He was a longtime Mason and past master of Dominion Lodge #117 as well as part worthy patron of the Eastern Star. Bill will be greatly missed and always remembered by his cherished wife of 64 years, Mary, sons George (Joanne) of Edmonton, Alex (Jana) of White Rock B.C., Bob (Claire Ann) of Kamloops, B.C., and Scott (Leigh) of Vancouver, B.C., his sister Nessie Buss, six granddaughters and four and a half great-grandchildren. The family would like to extend their thanks and appreciation to Dr. G. Jeffery, the staff and caregivers at St. Joseph's Auxiliary Hospital, Reverend John Dowds and Morag Broad, for their kindness and sensitivity. A Memorial Service will be held at Dayspring Presbyterian Church at 11445-40 Avenue, Edmonton, at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2004, The Reverend John Dowds officiating. No flowers by request. In lieu thereof, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Foster & McGarvey Limited Funeral Directors and Licensed Crematorium - 428-6666. Owned & Operated by the McGarvey Family since 1929.

BRUENS, ROBERT {BOB} On Tuesday April 27, 2004 Bob Bruens of St. Albert passed away at the age of 62 years. He is survived by his loving wife Edith, sons Kelly and William; step-children Douglas (Bernice), Donna (Brian), Danny (Shelly), Denise (Tim), Tammy (Vern), Darcy, Dianna (Gerry); ten grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He is also survived by his sisters Elsie, Olive, Audrey, Margaret, brothers; George and Bill, as well as his sister-in-law Leona and numerous other family and friends. Bob was predeceased by his parents, his brother Ben and two sisters Ann and Marie. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 30, 2004 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., at Evergreen Funeral Chapel, 16204 Fort Road, Edmonton where the funeral service will be held on Saturday May 1, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Floral arrangements are greatly appreciated due to Bob's love of flowers, if one desires donations may be made in Bob's memory to the Cross Cancer Institute. To send condolences, e-mail Evergreen Funeral Chapel, Cemetery, and Cremation Center, 472-9019.

CRANSTON, John (Jack) On Tuesday, April 27, 2004 Mr. Jack Cranston of Edmonton passed away at the age of 85 years. He is survived by his loving wife, Ruth; brother, Cliff of Winnipeg, MB and sister, Ruth Forster of Brandon, MB. He is predeceased by sisters, Edith, Ilene, Marion, Carmen, Margaret, Gail; and brothers, Boyne, Hewitt, George, and Clayton. Jack grew up on the family farm outside Brandon, Manitoba and attended school in Brandon. Jack and Ruth were married in Edmonton on July 29, 1950 and spent their married life here in Edmonton. Jack started with Independant Biscuit Company in 1945 and later worked at International Harvester until his retirement. He was known as an honest and diligent worker and friend to all. He was a charter member of North West Commercial Travellers' Association of Canada. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 30, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. at the chapel of Howard & McBride Westlawn, 16310 Stony Plain Road. Interment to follow in Westlawn Memorial Gardens. Howard & McBride Westlawn Chapel 484-5500

DEQUINA, Fidela Zumel Died peacefully on April 28, 2004 at the Grey Nuns Hospital at 96 years of age. Lovingly remembered and dearly missed by her family: Rosalio Jr. and Elvira Zumel, Oscar and Evelyn Espiritu, Late Arnulfo and Edith Zumel, all of the Phillipines, Cesar and Flor Zumel of St. Albert, Ed and Beth Aperocho, Danny and Vicky Dario of California, Ferdinand and Tessie Dequina of California. Grandchildren Ritchie, Don, Juvy, Lyn, Norman, Jessie, Monchit, Gigi , Arnold, Oliveth and husband Joe, John and wife Marissa, Dale, Gerlad, Patrick, Anne Marie, June and wife Juvy. Great-grandchildren Jared, Alexander, Selyna, Adrian, Jordan, and Leanna. Family and friends wishing to pay their respects may do so on Thursday, April 29, 2004 between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at Hainstock's Funeral Home 9810-34 Avenue. Prayer Services will be held on Friday, April 30, 2004 at 4:00 p.m. at Hainstock's Funeral Home. Funeral Services to take place on Saturday, May 1, 2004 at St. Theresa Catholic Church 7508 - 29 Avenue. Hainstock's Funeral Home and Crematorium 440-2999. Honoured Dignity Memorial Provider

DSHUSS, Nick On April 26, 2004 Nick Dshuss of Edmonton passed away peacefully at the age of 83 years. He is survived by his only child, Olga (Michael) Farion, of Edmonton and his grandchildren, Cheryl, Lisa and David. He was predeceased by his wife, Katherine in 1998. A Mass of Divine Liturgy will be held at St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church, 10825-97 St., Edmonton on Saturday, May 1, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. Father Greg Faryna officiating, with interment at St. Michael's Cemetery. A special thank you to the staff of St. Michael's Nursing Home for all the care and attention. Appel Funeral Home/Central Memorial Chapel, 10530-116 Street, Edmonton. Phone 454-8088. "Our Family Serving Your Family"

QUIN, Marian Grace On May 14, 2004, Mrs. Marian Grace Quin of Calgary, formerly of Edmonton, passed away at the age of 80 years. She is survived by her 2 sons, Robert & Trevor; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; 1 brother & 2 sisters. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Percy & 1 brother. A private graveside service will take place at the Elk Point East Cemetery, Elk Point. If desired, donations may be made to the Bethany Care Centre (North Haven Section) c/o Box 425, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A0. Yewchin's Funeral Chapel Ltd., St. Paul (780) 645-5177

BACON, Raymond Gordon On Sunday, August 1, 2004, Raymond Bacon of Edmonton, passed away at the age of 87 years. He is survived by his son, Robert (Marilyn); four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Howard & McBride Westlawn Chapel 484-5500

BAGDAN, Damian David July 13, 1966 - July 31, 2004 Damian passed away peacefully at his home in Vancouver. He was born in Edmonton and attended his neighbourhood Belgravia Elementary School, Grandview Jr. High and Old Scona. He then studied at Harvard before moving to Toronto and finally to Vancouver. Damian is survived by his loving mother, Donna Bagdan of Edmonton, his brothers, Galen (Alejandra) of Toronto and Brennan of Edmonton, his father, Alfred Bagdan (Catherine) and their daughters, Mariel and Kara of St Albert. Damian had a marvellous way of bringing out the best in others. Damian showed genuine warmth and love, was thoughtful and generous. All who knew him will keenly miss his good humour, wit, intelligence and generous spirit. The family sincerely thanks Ian M. Thom, Dr. Joss de Wet and the staff at St Paul's Hospital for the fabulous support given to Damian during his illness. A time of reflection and fellowship will be held at the home of Donna Bagdan and Brian Heidecker, 220 Wolf Willow Road, Edmonton between 2:00 and 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 8. The family would appreciate donations be made to Friends for Life 1459 Barclay St., Vancouver, BC, V6G 1J9 or to the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation, 1110 Comox St., Vancouver, BC, V6E 1K5.

BELCOURT, Barkley Jason Barkley Jason Belcourt of Cold Lake, Alberta passed away July 30, 2004 after a valiant fight with cancer at age 35. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Cherry Grove, Alberta. Barkley leaves to mourn: his loving mother Lila of Cold Lake, AB; father Len (Linda) of Edmonton, AB; three brothers, Brad (Clare) and their daughter Brooklyn of Calgary, AB; Jeff (Gus) of Camrose, AB, Clint (Stacey) and their daughter Tanner and son Caden of Calgary, AB; one sister Lenna and daughters Marzena and Daisa of Cold Lake, AB; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Bark was a rather quiet, private person but has left a lasting memory to all of us who knew and loved him. He will be sadly missed and remembered always by his family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Palliative Care Team, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Station 51, 10240 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5H 2V9. Memento Funeral Chapel, Bonnyville and Cold Lake (780) 826-3113 or toll free 1 (866) 594-3113.

BREITKREUZ, Otto On July 31, 2004, Otto Breitkreuz of Edmonton, went to be with the Lord at the age of 82, after a short illness. Otto is survived by Martha, his wife of 58 years, son Ed (Elaine), daughter Marlene (John), daughter Shirley, son Bruce, son Alan (Monica); eight grand-children, three great-grandchildren; and many relatives and friends. Otto was predeceased by his parents, four brothers and one sister. The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 6, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. at Millwoods Pentecostal Assembly, 2225-66 St., with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Donations may be made to Millwoods Pentecostal-Missions. Serenity Funeral Service, 5311-91 St. 450-0101. Condolences: Your Community Owned Not For Profit Society

CHAPPEL, Mabel Nix Mabel Nix Chappel, age 100, died March 5, 2004 in Ojai, California, of natural causes. Mrs. Chappel was daughter of Edward and Edna Nix, citizens of Edmonton for many years. She was born December 10, 1903, in Oklahoma and moved with her family as a child to Edmonton, where she was educated. Graduating from the University of Alberta in 1927, Mrs. Chappel was a high school English teacher for 25 years. Before moving to the United States with her husband, Nelson Chappel, she was an active member of Wesley United Church. She was a great reader and did wonderful hand work. She is survived by son John N. Chappel, of Reno, NV; daughter Ruth Sayre of Ojai, CA; daughter Lynn Gaaserud of Falls Church, VA; brothers Charles, Nelson and Ernest Nix, all of Canada; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Nelson Chappel, daughter Sheila Chappel, parents Edward and Edna Nix, brother Harold Nix and sister Charlotte Nix. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2004, at the Edmonton Cemetery at 107th Avenue and 120th Street with Reverend Aubrey Edworthy officiating. Lunch will follow sometime after 11:30 a.m. at Robertson Wesley United Church, 10209 -123 Street. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

COLLINS, Rene On Monday, August 2, 2004, Mr. Rene Collins of Bonnyville, Alberta passed away at the age of 97 years. Rene is survived by his loving family: seven children: Marguerite Dierkhising of Fort St. John, BC, Madeline Normand of Bonnyville, AB, Ella Wanat of Bonnyville, AB, Cecile Rivard Of Kelowna, BC, Percy (Lynda) Collins of Fort Kent, AB, Claude (Jean) Collins of Fort Kent, AB, Paul Collins of Fort Kent, AB; second wife: Cecile Dery of Bonnyville, AB. Predeceased by his first wife Rose Anna Collins in 1995. A Prayer Service will be held on Thursday, August 5, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. from St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Fort Kent, AB. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, August 6, 2004 at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Fort Kent, AB with Father Limneo Zamora Jr. as celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Cemetery. Memorial Tributes in memory of Rene Collins may be made to the Bonnyville Health Foundation, P.O. Bag 1008, Bonnyville, AB T9N 2J7. Memento Funeral Chapel, Bonnyville and Cold Lake, (780) 826-3113. Don, Elda & Jeff Thackeray, Funeral Directors. 'Continuing the Family Tradition'

CONNELLY, Dennis and Dixie Both passed away suddenly of heart failure at their residence in Salmon Arm, BC on Thursday, July 29, 2004. They will be lovingly remembered by their two children Derick and Deanna of Salmon Arm. Dennis and Dixie had owned the Hummingbird Resort on Mara Lake for 17 years and had recently retired and were pursuing their retirement dreams in their new home in Salmon Arm. Dennis was also pursuing his passion of woodworking and gardening; while Dixie was always trying to improve her already perfect recipes and making her home comfortable for her family. Dixie Lee Connelly (Vanderwell) was born in Edmonton, AB on August 28, 1948. She was predeceased by her parents, Dick and Agnes Vanderwell and her brother, Jerry. She is survived by her brother, Richard (Jeanie) and sister, Theresa (Ken) Albrecht and sister-in-law, Irene. Dennis Wayne Eric Connelly was born in Calgary, AB on June 6, 1946. He was predeceased by his father, LeRoy. He is survived by his mother, Loraine and brothers, Tom (Debbie), Pat (Anna), Rod (Karen) and his sister, Janet. A celebration of Dennis's and Dixie's lives will be held from the Holiday Inn Express, Salmon Arm on Friday, August 6 at 1:00 p.m. If so desired, Derick and Deanna would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Box 1141, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4P3. Arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm. Condolences may be sent to

CRUTHERS, Gertrude Evelyn July 17, 1914 - August 1, 2004 It is with sadness that the family announces the passing of our mother and grandmother. Born in Melville, Saskatchewan her family relocated to Edson, Alberta and then Edmonton. Gertrude married Robert on June 19, 1937 and they continued to live in Edmonton and raise their family. Gertrude is survived by her daughter Sharon; son Errol; and grandson Shaughn Cruthers, all of Edmonton. Gertude was predeceased by her husband Robert; parents Peter and Julia Eplett; sisters Ella Price and Helen Weiss. The family would like to thank Doctors, nurses and staff at the Norwood Palliative Facility for their care and kindness. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Gertrude's favourite charity, the Edmonton SPCA or the Cross Cancer Institute or, to a favourite charity. A private memorial service will be held by the family. Simply Cremations and Funeral Services of Edmonton in care of arrangements. 9331 - 35 Avenue. 465-6363.

CUMMINGS, Donald Alexander September 29, 1934 - August 2, 2004 In loving memory of our dear husband, father, and grampa, Don Cummings, who passed away on August 2, 2004. He will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his wife of 49 years, Phyllis and their children Cindy, Matt, Don (Jackie), and Karen (Richard) and grandchildren; Erin, Alex, Megan, Ryan, Katie, Christie, Beth, Kimberly, Kendra, Kelly, and Mattie. At Don's request, cremation has taken place and he will be sent home to Shuswap Lake where he will forever enjoy the sunrise. Please join our family in a celebration of his life at a Memorial Reception on Wednesday, August 4, 2004 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Hainstock's Funeral Home, 9810 - 34 Avenue. We extend our sincere appreciation to our caring friends and family who have sent their thoughts and prayers and who have provided loving support. Special thanks to the caregivers at the Cross Cancer Institute and the Grey Nuns Hospital, Unit 43. In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to the Grey Nuns Hospital Palliative Care Unit, 3015 - 62 Street, Edmonton, AB. T6L 5X8. Hainstock's Funeral Home & Crematorium, 440-2999. Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial

ELLERBECK, Dennis Gordon Dennis Gordon Ellerbeck, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 28, 2004. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Brenda, his children Diane (Pat), Bonnie, Donna (Phil), Rick (Pat) and Randy (Sandra), and by his 10 beloved grand-children. Please come and help the family celebrate his life on Thursday, August 5 between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at Westminster Junior High School, 13712-104 Ave, Edmonton. Our family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit 5G3 at the U of A Hospital for their compassionate and supremely professional care. If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.

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