DOVER -- Elizabeth Dover, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on February 2, 1998 at the age of 82 years. She is survived by her two sons, George (Gwen) of Winnipeg and Bill (Darlene) of Vancouver; and his three daughters, Betty (Jake), Joan (Vic) and Pat (Charlie), all of Calgary. Elizabeth is also survived by sisters-in-law, Beth (Bill) Mills, Ivy (Eldon) Kinart and Margaret Prudom; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also survived by twenty grandchildren and thirty-two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband George Dover on December 7, 1997. Elizabeth was a lifetime member of Greater Forest Lawn Seniors Club. Elizabeth was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Wednesday, February 4, 1998 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Foster's Garden Chapel Funeral Home on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary T2G 3Y6. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
GUTHRIE -- Mr. John (Jack) Guthrie passed away peacefully at home in the presence of his loving family on January 29, 1998, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jack is survived by his faithful and loving companion Vera; daughters, Phyllis, Gwenne and Beverley Guthrie; and three grandchildren, Joan, Jevon and Dante (J.J.), all of Calgary. Jack was born in Edmonton, Alberta, May 30, 1930 and was raised in St. Paul, Alberta where he completed his schooling. He later attended the University of Alberta. As a young man, he entered the oil and gas industry, having worked for Velocity Surveyors, General Geophysical and Petty-Ray Geophysical. He then went on to form his own company, Sourcex Geophysical, with partner Mickey Strembitsky and later Noramex Resources. Jack spent much time enjoying his hobby collecting and restoring military vehicles and was a member of the Royal Alberta United Services Institute (R.A.U.S.I.). He had a terrific sense of humour and had fun performing his "Magic Tricks" for young and old alike. In his time of illness, his upbeat personality and graciousness shone through. He will be sadly missed by all those he touched, with his caring, thoughtful and humanitarian character. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Marion and William Dyce Guthrie, brother George and son John. Friends and relatives are invited to a "Celebration of Life" at the Mewata Armories (801 - 11 Street S.W.), today, February 4, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. The family extends its sincere thanks to Dr. Temple, Nursing Staff of Unit 102 Foothills Hospital, Dr. Langevin, Dr. Melling and the Home Care Palliative Nurses. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2 or the Canadian Diabetes Association (Foothills), 200, 700 - 4 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta. In living memory of Jack Guthrie, 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.
HAWKSWORTH -- Tillie, passed away peacefully on February 2, 1998 at the Bethany Care Centre at the age of 93 years. Beloved mother of Laurine Darwin, Doris Mickleson, Evelyn Tymchuck, Walter Hawksworth, Norman Hawksworth, Jeannette Heiden and Margaret Hayhurst; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. at the Bethany Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stars Air Ambulance.
HERRON -- Mary Madeleine Herron (nee Wynne) passed away at her residence in the Renoir of February 2, 1998 at the age of 90. Mrs. Herron is survived by two sisters; Lucille Vernon and Hazel Reynolds; two sons and their wives, Bill (Carol) and Bob (Cynthia) all of Calgary; six grandchildren, Brian (Debby), Stewart (Yvonne), Shelley (Ron Vagg), Deborah (Reid Davies), Wesley and Jennifer, and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother Frank Wynne. Her family homesteaded east of Pollockville, Alberta and when she was a child moved to Calgary where she attended school, and has remained except for a few of her early married years spent in Turner Valley. She was an accomplished artist, seamstress, horsewoman and dancer. She was a familiar figure in the Stampede Parade for many years and during her time of riding and showing champion horses, she designed and made the outfits that she and her family wore. She also designed and made many of the dresses she wore while winning countless awards at Arthur Murray Dance Studio competitions throughout Canada and the USA. Her paintings and other artwork are prized possession of many of her friends and family. Funeral Services will be held JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W. on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711.
HISLOP -- Richard (Dick) suddenly at Surrey, BC, January 31, 1998 in his 50th year. Predeceased by his parents, Bill and Mamie Hislop in 1988 formerly of Calgary, late of Vernon, BC. Survived by one brother Dwayne and sister-in-law Gloria; Uncle John Pittman of Calgary; Aunt Nettie Claiter of Port Alberni, BC; five children, Rhonda, Kyle, Lisa, Larry, Shaelyn; one grandson Dustin, all of Mission, Abbotsford and Delta, BC; and other loving relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at VALLEY VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Surrey, BC at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 7, 1998. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Operation Eyesight Universal, 4 Parkside Crescent N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 3T8.
HOEPER -- Ernst passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 1998 at the age of 81. Survived by his loving wife Herta; two daughters, Jutta Abel (Glenn) of Coquitlam, B.C., Barbara Hoeper (Jim) of Edmonton; two sons, Peter Hoeper (Ave) of Calgary, Robert Hoeper (Laurie Ellen) of Edmonton; ten grandchildren, Monica, Nicole, Michael, Karin, Rob, Zara, Genevieve, Alex, Graham and Isabella; and one great-granddaughter Molly. Ernst enjoyed life to the fullest and will be missed by all. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 7 at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 539 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 6L8. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME, Kelowna, B.C. Telephone: 1-250-860-7077.
KARPISEK -- Alberta Beatrice Karpisek, 86, of Grande Prairie, AB. It is with sadness that the family of Alberta Beatrice Karpisek announces her passing on Monday, February 2, 1998 at MacKenzie Place, Grande Prairie. Alberta, the second daughter of Ben and Florence Ferguson, was born in Richdale, Alberta on December 23, 1911. Along with her family, she moved to Beaverlodge in 1931. In 1933, she married Lawrence Nelson in Hanna and lived there until 1937. With their two children, Imogene and Dennis, they moved to the Valhalla area where they farmed until Lawrence's passing in 1939. Alberta married Joe Karpisek in 1941 and together they had two children, Ben and Dianne. The family successfully farmed in the Homestead area, where Alberta was a very vital part of the community. Even though they sold the farm in 1976, Alberta and Joe continued living there until 1981. After a short time in Beaverlodge they moved to Grande Prairie. Joe later passed away in 1989. Alberta was very active in the community as a 4-H leader, member of the Women's Institute, the United Church and with the Canadian Cancer Society. During their semi-retirement and retirement, Alberta and Joe enjoyed many vacations in Canada and abroad, as well as traveling with their truck, camper and little dog Lady throughout the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Alberta leaves to mourn her passing, her children, Imogene (Dave) Brook of Calgary, Dennis Nelson, Sexsmith, Ben (Susan) Karpisek, Grande Prairie, Dianne (Daryle) Blum, Sherwood Park. She is also survived by one sister Inez Severson of Grande Prairie; brother-in-law Jim Karpisek of Surprise, Nebraska; sister-in-law Rosalie Kriz, Lincoln, Nebraska; fourteen grandchildren, Terry, Janet and Randy, Wayne, Debbie, Cindy, Shelley and Jason, Lyle, Tracy, Josh and Sophia, Catherine and Cara; also ten great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; many friends and neighbours. Along with Lawrence and Joe, she was predeceased by her parents and three sisters, Gerva, Gwen and Clara. A Prayer Service for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at 7:30 p.m. at Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel. Funeral Service for the late Alberta Karpisek will be held at the Valhalla Evangelical Lutheran Church on Thursday, February 5 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Vern Begalke officiating. Interment to take place in the Valhalla Centre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Women's Institute, Valhalla Chapter, to the Canadian Cancer Society, or the charity of one's choice. Arrangements by OLIVER'S GRANDE PRAIRIE FUNERAL CHAPEL. Telephone: 1-403-532-2929.
KURAN -- Mrs. Louise Agnes Kuran (nee Mraz) passed away peacefully at the Extendicare Cedars Villa, on Sunday, February 1, 1998 at the age of 83 years. Louise is lovingly remembered by her son Frank (Ann), and daughter Irene Hauck; grandchildren, Greg (Debbie), Ann (Don), Cindy (Kim), Kathy (Mohammed), James (Cynthia); great-grandchildren, Jeffrey, Andrew, Beverly, Elizabeth, Ibrahim, Adam, Christine, Carmel and Douglas. She is also survived by her sisters, Jennie Gorcak (George), Agnes Parry (Glyn) and Ethel Dobek (John); sister-in-law Stella Mraz; and numerous nieces and nephews. Louise was born in Coleman, Alberta on June 21, 1914. She married Joseph John Kuran and together in love they raised their family, the joy of Louise's life. The constant sacrifices throughout her life for those she so dearly loved were to become for us, her family, the essence of Christianity lived through a woman of hospitality, generosity, warmth and humour. Louise was predeceased by Joseph, her beloved husband of thirty-five years, her daughter Amelia, her brother Steve Mraz and her son-in-law Tony Hauck. In early childhood, she lost her dad Joseph Mraz, and later, her mother Johnanna, both of whom she remembered to the end as precious and treasured. Louise joined the Catholic Women's League, Holy Spirit Council in Coleman and received her fifty year pin while a member of the Holy Name Council in Calgary. Funeral Mass will be concelebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church (2223 - 34 Street S.W.), today, February 4, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Stainslaw Lasko, S.D.S., the Rev. John Weisgerber, and the Rev. Stanley A. Henke, Celebrants. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Louise's life was a wonderful gift for her family and friends. We will miss her and remember her always. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of the Extendicare Cedars Villa for the compassion given to Louise and her family in their hour of need. The gentle kindness shown to our family will not be forgotten. In living memory of Louise Kuran, 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.
MOORE -- John Stanley (Stan) Moore. The family is sad to announce the death of Stan Moore, on Sunday, February 1, 1998 in Calgary, Alta. Stan was born on March 22, 1907 in Leduc, Alta. He was predeceased by his first wife Lillian (Patrick) in 1981 and by his son Gerald in 1956. He is survived by Grace, his wife of fifteen years, formerly of Grande Prairie. Stan farmed East of Grande Prairie for many years and later at Northmark. He retired from farming in 1978 and enjoyed dividing his time between Sidney, B.C. and Mesa, Arizona. He is fondly remembered and survived by his children, John (Jacqueline), Marlin (Louise) of Calgary, and Donna (Ron Liesemer) of Carstairs; grandchildren, Murray, Ronda, Karen, Gary, Michele, Andre, Kristin and Johnny; as well as ten great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Mary of Kelowna; brother Lloyd of South Africa. Stan was predeceased by his brother Gordon and sister Margaret. Funeral Service will be held at Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel, 10005 - 107 Avenue, Grande Prairie on Friday, February 6, at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grande Prairie Museum. OLIVER'S GRANDE PRAIRIE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 10005 - 107 Avenue, Grande Prairie. "Dedicated Service Since 1915" Telephone: 1-403-532-2929.
MORASCH -- Emanuel (Pat), beloved husband of Mrs. Esther Morasch of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on January 30, 1998 at the age of 84 years. Pat will be fondly remembered by his wife Esther; son Stan; daughter Pamela; grandson Tim; sister Lena McKinstry; and nephew George. Born and raised in Calgary, Pat spent his early work years on the farm, but most of his work life in various aspects of the house building business. The ten years before his retirement he worked as a carpenter for the Calgary Board of Education. Over the following thirteen years, Pat and Esther were able to travel and enjoy life to the fullest. The years after his stroke were difficult, but he never lost his vitality and perpetual optimism. Pat will always be remembered for his generosity, zest for life and love of family. Memorial Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Keith Loewen of Faith Lutheran officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6) or the donor's choice. 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.
BRASSARD -- Mr. Adelbert (Del) Vernon Brassard of Cochrane died peacefully, surrounded by his family, amidst love, laughter, prayers and song at the Agape Manor Hospice on Tuesday, February 3, 1998, at the age of 80 years. Del is survived by his loving wife Katherine (Dib) Brassard (nee McManus); three sons and two daughters-in-law, Rocky Brassard, Dan and Marilyn Brassard, Shane and Susan Brassard; six daughters and four sons-in-law, Karen and Derek Whyte, Sam and Jack Thompson, Michele and Rick Turner, Therese and Rob Hinton, Mary Kate Brassard and Renee Brassard; and a special friend of the family Peta; as well as thirty grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. He is also survived by four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Frankie and George Arden, Lorry Howe, Helen Beglaw, and Colette and Ken Olson. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Friday, February 6, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. with the Rev. James Hagel officiating. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church, (404 - 4 Avenue, Cochrane, Alberta), on Saturday, February 7, 1998 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Dennis F. McDonald, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in "Holy Family Catholic Cemetery" at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1B8. In living memory of Del Brassard, 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.
CHEVERTON -- Robert (Bob) William Cheverton died Monday, February 2, 1998 at home. He was born March 20, 1931 in Edmonton, Alberta. On December 8, 1951 he married Audrey Graden and they relocated to Calgary. Bob joined General Supplies Limited, beginning in the parts department. He later moved into sales and had a successful career at GSL Chevy City that spanned decades. He will be missed by his customers and his co-workers. Bob cherished the time spent with his family and enjoyed many happy times on the golf course and on the water, fishing. He also enjoyed skiing and had a distinctive style that can only be described as "smooth". Never a spectator, he was an active, vital grandfather, father and husband. Blessed with patience, tolerance and a sense of humour, he was a role model for his family and his friends. Bob is survived by his wife of forty-six years, Audrey; daughter Janet Carol (Bob Brown); son Douglas Robert (Marieta); and three grandchildren, Trevor, Chelsea and Nicole. A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Friday, February 6, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. with Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Calgary Special Olympics, 316, 3016 - 5 Avenue N.E., Calgary T2A 6K4. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
COOKE -- Muriel Hollie (nee Wallace), passed away suddenly February 2, 1998 at the age of 80 years. Relatives and friends are invited to Visitation at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. on Friday evening, February 6 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Rosedale United Church, 1317 - 1 Street N.W. on Saturday, February 7, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100.
DENVIR -- Shannon Lee Denvir of Calgary passed away suddenly on February 2, 1998 at the age of 36 years. He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his parents, Alex and Elsie Pister; by his sisters, Delana (Armin) Bergmann and Donna (Tim) Young; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Friday, February 6, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. with Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888.
DOTTEN -- Passing peacefully away after 82 years of bringing love and joy to her family, Edna Dotten continues to do so from the depths of our hearts. She will be deeply missed by her husband Clive; daughters, Pat, Jean and Karen; and son Alan; stepsons, Stan and Clive; and all their families. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren will miss a joyous grandmother, and her brothers and sisters, a wonderful sister. Gratitude is expressed to the staff of Foothills Hospital, Unit 57 and Dr. Lauf for their tender care. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, February 6, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be held at a later date in Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements and Cremation 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.
GEELAN -- Lillian M. (Lily) Geelan of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Beverly Care Centre on February 4, 1998, just 16 days short of her 105th Birthday. Lil was a member of St. Michael's CWL in Black Diamond prior to moving to Calgary in 1960, and she was an active member in the Holy Cross Auxiliary in Calgary for many years. Lil is survived by her daughter Mary Jane Crain of Calgary; and her son the Rev. Louis Geelan, O.F.M. of Winnipeg, MB; as well as several nieces, nephews, and two sisters-in-law, all in the United States. Lil was predeceased by her husband Lou on June 26, 1981. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, February 6, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Cathedral, (219 - 18 Avenue S.W.), on Saturday, February 7, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. In living memory of Lillian Geelan, 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.