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1997: Deaths - BiBIELECKI - Peter M. Bielecki, beloved 18 year old son of Mark and Jolanta Bielecki of Calgary, passed away in a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday, October 22, 1997. Peter was born May 17, 1979 in Poland and came to Canada in 1982. He attended St. Joseph Elementary School, Cardinal Newman Junior High School, Bishop Grandin High School and was a student in Printing Management Technology at SAIT at the time of his death. Peter was a member of the Midsun Community Basketball Team and enjoyed all sports. One of Peter's favorite hobbies was sketching. Besides his loving parents, Peter is survived by his twin brother Paul; as well as his grandparents and extended family members. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W.), on Monday, October 27, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. In living memory of Peter Bielecki, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (10/24/97).
BIGGAR - Robert Andrew Hamilton Biggar passed away at home in Strathmore on October 24, 1997 at the age of 76 years. Bob was born February 18, 1921 in Strathmore and has resided in the area most of his life. He is survived by his loving wife Mildred; his daughter Jane (Brian) Taylor; and son Terry (Donna); five grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sons, Ed and Allen, and one daughter Linda. Funeral Service Tuesday, October 28, 1997 at Strathmore United Church at 1:00 p.m., Reverend Gil Arthur officiating. Interment Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorials may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta. WHEATLAND FUNERAL HOME LTD (Strathmore) in care of arrangements. Phone: 934-5666 (10/26/97).
BILLS - Sandra Alice (nee Leach) passed away December 10, 1997 after a courageous battle with Lou Gehrig's Disease. Funeral Services Saturday, December 13 at 1:00 p.m. at Forest Lawn Mortuary, Covina, California (12/12/97).
BINNIE - Malcolm Charles Binnie of Calgary, passed away at the Agape Manor Hospice on Thursday, October 23, 1997 at the age of 52 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (10/24/97).
BIRKBECK - Mrs. Catherine Birkbeck (nee Knox) passed away at the Cedars Villa Nursing Home on October 31, 1997 at the age of 96 years. Mrs. Birkbeck was born on September 30, 1901 at Aberdeen, Scotland and moved to Calgary in 1912 with her family. She married Lonsdale Birkbeck on February 6, 1925. She was a member of the Knox United Church, an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 1 and a member of the Army and Navy Airforce Veterans. She is survived by a daughter Lorraine Page; grandchildren, Dan Swick, Rhonda Nolte, Michael Page and Joe Page; great-grandchildren, Katie Swick, Lucas Nolte, Justin and Jason Page. She was predeceased by her husband Lonsdale Birkbeck in 1977 and her grandson Lon Swick in 1975. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Tuesday, November 4, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Catherine Birkbeck, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (11/2/97).
BIRTLES - Blanshard (Birt) Birtles passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital on Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at the age of 80 years, after a brief struggle with cancer. He was predeceased by his loving wife Esme, with whom he spent many happy years. He is survived by his son Robert (Bob) Birtles; his daughter Sheila McLean; and his stepson Ken (Toby) Knight; his grandchildren, Teresa Rogers, Sandra Dalm, Spencer Villam and Heather Birtles. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Sunday, December 21, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. As a tribute to Birt, Leyden's Funeral Home will make a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (12/20/97).
BISH - Mrs. Pauline Bish of Calgary passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on Monday, November 3, 1997. She is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Jean Bish, and Susan and Kevin Mumby, all of Calgary; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Loui and Fern Engel of Halkirk, Alberta, Sonny and Gerry Engel of Sylvan Lake, Alberta; a sister and brother-in-law, Lena and George Knight of Enderby, B.C. Pauline was predeceased by her husband Howard in July of 1987, her mother Elizabeth in 1991, her father Alexander in 1964, and sisters, Anna Houser in 1968 and Freda Nill in 1992. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, and two great-uncles, Jacob (Jack) Engel and Adolph Engel. She was born in Klostitz, Romania and immigrated with her parents to Alberta in 1929 and received her education at Leo and Stettler, Alberta and Kelowna, B.C. She served in the B.C. Reserve Army. In addition, Pauline served as president of the Black Diamond Home and School Association. She also served as president of the Calgary Insurance Women's Club, the Calgary Business and Professional Women's Club, charter member of Desk and Derrick, Unicef Provincial Volunteer Chairman and various other organizations. Active in her lodge for over fifty years, Pauline was a member of Sandstone Rebekah Lodge No. 83 and a District Deputy President and founding chairman of the Odd Fellow Rebekah Visual Research Foundation of Alberta, receiving the Decoration of Chivalry in 1990. She also served as a member of the Calgary Public Library Board and was a life member of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce. Pauline worked in the business world all her life, including her own company, "Weddings by Irma Ltd." Funeral Services will be held at Riverview United Church (824 Imperial Way S.W.), today, November 7, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Union Cemetery (Spiller Road and 26 Avenue S.E.). If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Visual Research Foundation of Alberta, 24 Northmount Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2K 3E8 or a charity of their choice. In living memory of Pauline Bish, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Phone: 403-276-2296 (11/7/97).
BISHOP - Mrs. Beulah Grace Bishop of Calgary, passed away at the Glamorgan Care Centre on September 3, 1997, at the age of 96 years. Born October 24, 1901 in Dawson, North Dakota, Beulah came to Canada in 1904 with her parents, who homesteaded near Lockwood, Saskatchewan. She married W.F. Bishop (Bish) in 1923 and lived in various Saskatchewan towns where "Bish" taught school. They moved to Calgary in 1954 and then to the Mountview Lodge in Olds in 1987. Bish predeceased her in 1988. In the last year of her life, Beulah enjoyed a special friendship with Tessa, Justin, Sara and Jackie. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Auxiliary and the Rebecca Lodge for many years. She will be lovingly remembered by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Gerry Jacques, and Louise and Norman Warthe; as well as by seven grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Diabetes Association (Foothills), 200, 700 - 4 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 3J4. In living memory of Beulah Bishop, 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 (9/6/97).
BISHOP - Bruce Armitage, at his home in North Hatley, November 10, 1997, leaving his wife Helene Beaulieu; his former wife Beatrice Glassco of Abbotsford, B.C., mother of his three daughters, Gail Filgueira (Julio) of Georgetown, Ontario, Judith Nesbitt (Ron) of Oakville, Ontario and Ann McCracken (Ron) of Calgary, Alberta; five grandchildren, Tara and Kerrie Nesbitt, Casey, Niki and Amy McCracken. The brother of Dean Bishop (Sherbrooke, Quebec), and the late Craig Bishop (Halifax, N.S.). According to his wishes, his body was donated to the CUSE for medical research and transplants. He was as generous in death as he was in life. He will be deeply missed. A Service to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, November 15, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church in North Hatley (11/13/97).
BISHOP - Marie Bishop of Calgary, passed away after a lengthy illness, on November 26, 1997 at the age of 52 years. Marie is survived by her loving husband Michael and son Stephen. At the family's request, there will be no Service, and the cremated remains will be returned to England for burial. The family would like to thank the staff of the Foothills Hospital for the care they provided. For information contact FIRST MEMORIAL, Calgary. Telephone: 297-0717(11/29/97).
BLANCHARD - Mr. George Blanchard of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of Mrs. Georgina Blanchard, passed away on Thursday, September 4, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by one daughter Gwen of Medicine Hat; sons, Eldon of Medicine Hat and Dennis of Calgary. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, September 8, 1997 in Medicine Hat. Arrangements in care of COOK SOUTHLAND FUNERAL CHAPEL, 901 - 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat. Telephone: 1-403-527-6455 (9/7/97).
BLAND - Richard S., passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on September 4, 1997 at the age of 43 years. Richard was born in Hertfordshire, England and moved to Calgary with his wife Leny in 1978. For the past twenty years, he has pursued his career as an engineering consultant. Most recently serving the oil and gas industry in Alberta as a partner with Techskil Ltd. He was also involved as a volunteer in various community activities including the Boy Scouts and soccer. Richard will be remembered as a loving husband and devoted father who never lost his sense of humour. Besides his wife Leny, son Stephen and daughter Isabel, Richard will be sadly missed by his mother Joan Bland; brother John (Nuale); and grandmother Muriel Hunt, all of England; as well as numerous relatives and close friends in Europe and Canada. A Memorial Service will be held at Woodcliff United Church, 5010 Spruce Drive S.W. on Wednesday, September 10, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Bob Mutlow officiating. The family would like to thank the staff of the Emergency Unit and Unit 62 at the Foothills Hospital for their care and compassion during Richard's last hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Scouts Canada, 2140 Brownsea Drive N.W. and/or a charity of your choice. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME. Phone: 299-0100 (9/8/97).
BLASCO - David Lorence, beloved husband of Beverly Blasco of Calgary, passed away on Monday, October 27, 1997 at the age of 52 years. David was born on October 9, 1945 in Melnice, Manitoba. He had been employed in the lumber industry for thirty-five years until his retirement in August 1955. Besides his loving wife Beverly, David is also survived by his eighteen year old twin daughters, Robin and Amber. He is also survived by five brothers, Alfred, Bill, Norman, Victor and Ronald; and three sisters, Florence, Marge and Joyce; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Mary in 1996 and father Michael in 1987. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Wednesday, November 12, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Pastor Remo A. Madsen of First Lutheran Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to a charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of David Blasco, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (11/11/97).
BLISS - Margaret Mary Bliss (nee Yule), beloved wife of Harvey Walter Bliss, passed away on July 23, 1997 at the Rockyview General Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Grande Prairie, Alberta on August 7, 1925, Margaret is survived by Harvey and their daughters and sons-in-law, Gail and Stan Carscallen, Carol and Rob Chittick, Janet Bliss, and Susan and Bob McKay; as well as nine grandchildren, Brock and Gavin Carscallen; Laura, Ian, Neil and Michael Chittick; Gordon and Alison McKay; and Craig McMullen. She is also survived by her only sister Georgina (Dodie) Sherbaniuk of Edmonton, Alberta. A devoted wife and mother during her fifty-one years of marriage, Margaret was also an involved and caring member of the community, including being a longtime member and past president of the Samaritan Club of Calgary. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Monday, July 28, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Diabetes Association (Foothills), 200 700 - 4 Avenue S.W., Calgary, T2P 3J4. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", CALGARY. Phone: 403-243-8200 (7/24/97).
BLOCK - Mr. Harold S. Block beloved husband of Idene Block of Big Valley, passed away suddenly at the Foothills Hospital on Friday, October 24, at the age of 83 years. Harold was born October 21, 1914 at Mabton, Washington, USA. His family moved to the farming district at Millicent, Alberta in 1920. Harold spent his lifetime doing that which he loved, farming and ranching. His love of agriculture was fulfilled at farms and ranches first at Millicent, then Dalroy, Youngstown and Standard. Harold and Idene retired to Big Valley in 1990. Harold will be missed and remembered by his wife Idene; and his sister Dorothy Lundstad; as well as his loving family, daughter Andrea (Walton) Van Dyke; son Zane Block; daughter Kristine (Gary) Smith; and son Jess (Patricia) Block; seven grandchildren, Dee Dee and Jay Van Dyke, Joann (Lorne) Winther, Guy and Kelly Smith, Todd and Chad Block; and great-granddaughter Shelby Winther. He was predeceased by granddaughter Bonnie Block. Memorial Service will be held at the Big Valley United Church on Tuesday, October 28, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of one's choice or the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. COURTNEY WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL of Drumheller entrusted with arrangements. Phone: 1-403-823-2666 (10/27/97).
BLOOR - It is with great sadness that Judith A.H. Bloor, beloved mother, daughter and friend passed away peacefully at her home in Calgary on September 9, 1997. She is remembered with love and affection and will be truly missed. Her devotion and commitment to her children, Alex, Isabel, Sarah are a reminder and a tribute of her strength and character. There are many friends and dearly loved family in England whose memories of Judith will always be treasured. Remember that no matter how big or small it is, mom will always be a part of everyone's garden. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Saturday, September 13, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Lorne Irwin officiating. Interment to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 4N2 or Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (9/11/97).
BOBEY - Gregory (Greg) Bobey of Calgary, passed away at his home on October 20, 1997 at the age of 29 years. Greg is survived by his father Stephen and his mother Patricia; as well as his brother Jason; his daughter Cassandra and her mother Joanne Travis. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, October 24, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Rendy Yackimec of St. Stephens Ukrainian Catholic Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. In living memory of Greg Bobey, 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 (10/22/97).
BODMER - Elsie (nee Park) Bodmer of Bassano passed away peacefully in Bassano, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, October 4, 1997 at the age 83 years. Cherishing her memory are eldest son Hugh and his wife Caroline of Olds and their daughters, Jennifer and Robyn; her second eldest son Rod and his wife Geri of Gibsons, B.C. and their children, Nicole, David, Brittany and Caitlin; her daughter Shelley and her husband Doug Peters of Didsbury and their children, Thomas and Andrea; Elsie's sister Muriel Blair of Edmonton, Elsie's sister Barbara and her husband Trevor Bowen of Trail, B.C.; brother-in-law Laverne and his wife Betty-Ann of Bassano and their families. Schooled at St. Mary's Convent, a year at Normal, and additional training at the Banff School of Fine Arts, The University of Calgary and University of Saskatchewan, her career spanned four decades and hundreds of students. Elsie began teaching in 1935 and had taught in Schuler, Samis School (near Olds), Rosemary where she met and married Grant Bodmer in 1944, Grassy Lake, Banff and finally Bassano, as well as substitute teaching in surrounding areas. She retired form teaching in 1974 to enjoy her art, music, reading, hockey, her home, her grandchildren and some travelling with Grant before his passing in 1987. Elsie was a Charter Member of the International Order of the Daughter of the Nile, past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, Mary Keohane Chapter, Bassano and provincially had served as Grand Choir Conductress and Grand Soloist. Friends and family are invited to a celebration of her life on Friday, October 10, at 2:30 p.m. from St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bassano, Rev. Dave Prowse officiating. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Mary Keohane Chapter Scholarship Fund, Box 38, Bassano, Alberta, T0J 0B0. For further information contract SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Brooks. Telephone: 1-403-362-4636(10/9/97).
BOLDT - Doris Margaret was called home June 2, 1997. Doris was much loved and will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. She will be remembered as the dearly beloved wife and confidante of forty-nine years to David Boldt; devoted and giving mother and grandmother to son David, his wife Bonnie, and daughter Auralea of Creston, B.C.; son Terry, his wife Karin and daughters, Lynsey and Suzanne; son Laurie, his wife Gail, and their sons, Michael and Andrew; and her daughter Jade, all of Calgary. Dedicated daughter to Margaret Marsden of Lacombe; loving sister and friend of Norma Zaytsoff, also of Lacombe and Alice Barker of Goodnow, B.C. She goes to meet her father Albert Bossingham who died in 1959 and stepfather Edgar "Pop" Marsden who died in 1980. Doris was a good and caring companion to countless other family members and friends, especially those at Northmount Baptist Church where she led quietly. Doris was known as a gentle spirit who loved people, animals, birds and flowers. Her Yorkshire Terrier "Missy" brought her great joy. Funeral Services will be held at Northmount Baptist Church, 451 Northmount Drive N.W., on Thursday, June 5, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Ministers Ray and LaVerne Waldock officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Northmount Baptist Church Christian Education Fund, 451 Northmount Drive N.W., Calgary, T2K 3H8. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888. (6/5/97)
BOLES - James Foster passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital at the age of 71 years on September 9, 1997. Foster was born to Foster and Jeannette Boles in Three Hills on June 12, 1926. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Artillery to serve his country in 1944. Foster married Ellen Kaatiala in 1951 and they have resided on the family farm until his passing. Farming was the life he loved. He also enjoyed a good visit with everyone and enjoyed traveling. Foster suffered from poor health for many years. Throughout the years he had a very determined spirit and always looked on the positive side of any new problem that he faced. He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife Ellen; two daughters, Shirley Ann and Darrel Adam of Three Hills; two brothers, Howard (Marjorie) Boles, George (Doreen) Boles, all of Three Hills; two sisters, Margaret (Dick) Walkup of Tacoma, Wash., and Beatrice (Stan) Mellor of Edmonton; and numerous nieces and nephews, and friends. Funeral Services will be held at the Knox United Church in Three Hills on September 12, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Harold Black officiating. Interment to follow at the Three Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Three Hills Health Care Centre or the Alberta Lung Association. MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, Three Hills, entrusted with arrangements. Telephone: 1-403-443-5111 (9/11/97).
BOOMER - Mr. Richard (Rick) Boomer, beloved husband of Mrs. Moyra Boomer of Calgary, passed away at his residence on June 6, 1997 at the age of 75 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (6/7/97).
BORGER - Eric Borger, formerly of Bassano, passed away in Brooks on November 28, 1997 at the age of 86 years. He is survived by his loving daughters, Haddie Konschuh and her husband Stan of Cluny, Dorothy Lutes and her husband Ralph of Calgary and Louise Yakiwchuk and her husband Ed of Bassano; eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren; and a brother Bill Borger and his wife Frieda of Calgary. Eric was born on December 22, 1910 in Friedenfeld, Russia. He was predeceased by his first wife Lydia in 1963, his wife Gerda in 1979, daughter Valorie in 1996, grandchildren, Perry Konschuh in 1958 and Christy Konschuh in 1973, a sister Hedwig and a brother Albert. At Eric's request, a private family Service will be held at a later date. If friends desire memorial tributes may be made to either S.T.A.R.S., P.O. Box 570, Calgary T2E 8M7 or charity of choice. Cremation and arrangements in care of SMITH FUNERAL HOME Brooks. Telephone: 403-362-4636 (12/2/97).
BORGFORD - Kevin Stanley (August 26, 1997). A quiet Requiem Eucharist was held in memory of Kevin at St. Barnabas' Anglican Church, September 7, 1997. A tree will be planted in the Memorial Forest for Kevin. We will deeply miss you Son. Love Mom (Patrice and Jack Barnes) and Dad (John and Kelly Borgford) and families (9/12/97).
BOSCH - Alan John Bosch died peacefully on Saturday, June 28, 1997 at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Extended Care Centre. His family and friends rejoice that he has gone home to his Lord and Saviour, to live in glory forever. Alan was born in Edmonton, Alberta, on December 4, 1971 and moved with his family to Calgary in 1975. At the time of his death Alan was a ten year resident at the Fanning Centre. Alan will be missed and loved by his loving parents, Henry and Jean Bosch, and his grandmother Catherina Hulstein of Lethbridge. He was predeceased by his grandparents Wouter Hulstein and Fred and Hanna Bosch, all of Lethbridge. Alan is also survived by numerous aunts and uncles and cousins. A private family Inurnment will be held followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at the Calgary Community Reformed Church, 1638 - 30 Avenue S.W., Calgary, with Reverend Art Vander Meulen officiating. In lieu of flowers a donation in Alan's memory may be made to the Dr. Vernon Fanning Extended Care Centre at 722 - 16 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6V7. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (7/1/97).
BOUCHARD - Victor Bouchard passed away in Drumheller, AB, on October 31, 1997 at the age of 89 years. Victor was born in Weyburn, SK, on July 2, 1908. He is survived by his children, his son Frank (Marie) and their family, Chad, Charmaine (Brad), great-grandchildren, Blair and Taylor, all of Calgary; his daughter Joan (Joe) Calpas of Drumheller, AB and their family, Jim (Janet) of Brooks, AB, Dean of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and Kevin of Drumheller; his son Dave (Geri) and their family, Michael (Heather), Robert (Yvonne) of Victoria, B.C. and Nicole of Calgary; his son Dale (Vi) and their family, Darren, Melissa (Rick) of Calgary. Victor was predeceased by his loving wife Rosalie on September 3, 1997, a daughter Sharon and a son Michael, his parents, five brothers and three sisters. Prayers were held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church (151 - 3 Street West, Drumheller, AB) on Monday, November 3, 1997 at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass was Celebrated at St. Anthony's Catholic Church on Tuesday, November 4, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Fred Sogz, Celebrant. Rite of Committal was held in Hatley Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2050 Sooke Road, Victoria, B.C.) on Thursday, November 6, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Victor's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2). 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 (11/7/97).
BOUDREAU - Lisa Michele, suddenly on November 8, 1997 at the Foothills Hospital at the age of 35 years. Predeceased by her dad David, she leaves to mourn her mother Claudia Hemphill; father Jim Boudreau; brothers, Scott (Joanne Taylor), Dan, Brian (Glenis); grandmother Mary Gelling; also her aunts, uncles and cousins. Special thanks to Foothills Hospital I.C.U., Thea and Debbie for all your caring support. No Services by request. Memorial tributes may be made to the Foothills Hospital Intensive Care Unit, 1403 - 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, or to a charity of your choice. For information, call FIRST MEMORIAL. Telephone: 297-0717 (11/10/97).
BOUGHTON - Robert (Rob) William Boughton of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Tuesday, December 23, 1997 as a result of an accident at the age of 19 years. Rob is survived by his parents, Ruth and Brian; a brother and sister-in-law, Chris and Angie Boughton, and their children, Evie, Shayne and Amanda; his grandparents, Ernest and Margaret Pilkington and Robert and Shirley Boughton, all of Calgary; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and special friend Curtis Herbert. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Saturday, December 27, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Trauma Centre c/o the Foothills Hospital Foundation, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9. In living memory of Rob Boughton, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (12/27/97).
BOWSHER - Miriam Constance (Babs), born in Sussex, England on October 3, 1911, died at the Beverly Care Centre, October 1, 1997. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Kathleen (Douglas) Tompkins; a son Norman (Susan) Bowsher; grandchildren, Patty (Dale) Martin, Lindsey (Randy) Read, Kelly Tompkins, Susan (Rick) Wagner, Patrick Bowsher; great-grandchildren, Dustin and Jessica Wagner, Emily and Sean Martin, as well as Christopher Read. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Beverly Centre Auxiliary, 1729 - 90 Avenue S.W., T2V 4S1 c/o the Music Programs, in memory of Miriam. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the nursing staff of Unit 100 and the Beverly Care Centre, and a special note of thanks to Jenny and Margaret for their kindness. A private family Service will be held. Interment to follow in the family plot at St. Mary's Church, Oyama, British Columbia. In living memory of Miriam Bowsher, 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 (10/3/97).
BOZAK - Nick Bozak of Medicine Hat passed away November 17, 1997 at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife Evelyn and children, Anita, Neil, Norma, Natalie, and their families. Memorial Service at Pattison's, Medicine Hat on November 20 (11/22/97).
BOZSIK - Julius Bozsik of Calgary, passed away on October 27, 1997. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Thursday, October 30, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Benedicto Marino of St. Mary's Cathedral officiating. Interment to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery (30 Avenue and 1 Street S.W.). LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Service. Telephone: 228-4422 (10/29/97).