Alberta Family Histories Society


- Publications for Sale
- Items for Sale

Canadian Genealogical Projects Registry


Contact Us:

© 2002 - 2005 AFHS
18 Jul 2002

|

1997: Deaths - Cl

CLAMENS - Mrs. Emily Audrey Clamens, of Calgary, passed away at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Extended Care Centre on Saturday, November 8, 1997, with her daughter Lou at her bedside, at the age of 85 years. She is the loving mother of three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Wayne Straub, Marlene and Fernando Pereira, Lou and Chris Storey; and two sons and daughters-in-law, Dick and Lee Clamens and Bill and Alba Clamens. She is also survived by many loving grandchildren, and great grandchildren; and one brother Vernon Montrichard. She will be greatly missed by her many friends at the Fanning Centre; and her companions, Kelly, Edie and Elaine. She was predeceased by her husband William in 1982. Private family Services will be held. In living memory of Emily Clamens, 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).

CLARE - Sean-Brenaghn Michael Clare passed away in Calgary on June 29, 1997 at the age of 23 years. He is survived by his parents, Michael and June; sister Whitney-Andrea; and grandparents, Carole and Leonard. A Private Family Service was held at CALGARY CREMATORIUM CHAPEL on Tuesday, July 8 with Rev. J. Barry Foster officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sean's memory directly to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (7/9/97).

CLARK - Charles "Gerald" Clark, beloved husband of Wanda Clark of Calgary, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 4, 1997 suddenly at the age of 69 years. Besides his loving wife Wanda, Gerald is survived by two sons and one daughter, Larry and his wife Jill of San Jose, California, Doug and his wife Heather of Sherwood Park and Judy and her husband Jim Chamberlain of Calgary; eight grandchildren, Justin, Alissa and Lindsay Clark, Christopher and Mandy Clark, Jared, Kelly and Tyler Chamberlain. He is also survived by his sisters, June Thompson, Joanne Webb, Joyce Reiber and Doris Pendergast. Gerald was predeceased by his parents, and two brothers. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at First Alliance Church (1201 Glenmore Trail S.W.) on Friday, November 7, 1997 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Funeral Services will be held at First Alliance Church (1201 Glenmore Trail S.W.) on Friday, November 7, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Ray Matheson and Rev. Albert Lieske officiating. Graveside Services to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Alberta Teen Challenge, Box 10, Site 5, RR No. 1, Priddis, AB T0L 1W0 and/or Christian Hands in Action, c/o First Alliance Church, 1201 Glenmore Trial S.W., Calgary, T2V 4Y8. In living memory of Gerald Clark, 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 (11/6/97).

CLARK - Doris Ernestine Clark (nee Irvine), beloved wife of Allan (Al) Clark, passed away at her residence Saturday, July 19, 1997 at the age of 76 after a courageous battle with cancer. Doris was born June 17, 1921 in Calgary, Alberta. She served for four years in the RCAF and is a World War II Veteran. She will be sadly missed by husband Al; only surviving son Robin; daughter-in-law Roberta; and brother Robert D. Irvine. She is also survived by two grandsons, Jamie and Darrin; granddaughter Michelle; and two great-granddaughters, Ashley and Courtney. Doris was predeceased by her mother Florence Myrtle Irvine, her father Albert Ernest Irvine, two brothers, Jack A. Irvine and James E. Irvine, and a son John Allan Clark. A special thank you is extended to Carol, Fern, RIA, Marie, Elizabeth and Dana for providing her with such excellent care and companionship during her illness; and to Trish Clark for the support she gave to the family prior to Doris' passing. At the request of Doris, there will be no Funeral Service. A Memorial Service will be held at the 264 Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. At FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel's" annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service, an "Ornamental Dove" will be dedicated in memory of Doris. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (7/23/97).

CLARK - Mr. Robert (Bob) Henry Clark, beloved husband of Mrs. Johanna (Joan) Clark of Calgary, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on July 1, 1997 after a lengthy illness at the age of 84 years. Bob was born in Toronto on August 10, 1912. He came to Calgary in 1935 in the service of Adam's Bros. Harness of Toronto. Bob spent seventeen years with this company and became manager of their Saskatoon branch. He returned to Calgary in 1948 to join a geophysical company which was later taken over by Union Oil of California. He served twenty-seven years with this company as an accountant and personnel manager, retiring in 1977. During the war years he taught Naval Sea Cadets in Saskatoon. He was also a member of the 48th Highlanders in Toronto. Bob had a joyful spirit and was beloved by all his family and friends. Besides his loving wife, Bob is survived by three children, Janice Castle, Susan Clark and Robert Clark; six grandchildren, Joanne Hunter, Scott Castle, Brenda Therrien, Cheri Uhl, Leslie Uhl and Jocelyn Clark; five great-grandchildren, Steven, Michael and Amanda Marie Therrien, Jacob Hunter, and Richard Uhl. He is also survived by three sisters, Isabel Allen, Beatrice Henson and Jean Watling. Private Family Services will be held. Private Family Graveside Services at Quadra Island, BC, to follow at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, 302, 609 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 2A1. Special thanks to Dr. Addison and the staff on the Fourth Floor of the Bethany Care Centre. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (7/3/97).

CLARKE - On June 20, 1997, Mrs. Mae Katherine Clarke of Strathmore passed away, aged 89 years. She is survived by one son Gordon (Ruth) Ritchie of Kelowna; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother Jack (Kathleen) Kennaugh of Strathmore. She was predeceased by her husband Alex, and two sisters, Laura Groves and Helen Jones. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Clarke was employed at the Calgary Herald for forty-six years. Funeral Service Tuesday, June 24, 1997 at Wheatland Funeral Chapel, Strathmore at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorials may be made directly to the Palliative Care Unit of Strathmore Hospital. WHEATLAND FUNERAL HOME LTD. (Strathmore) in care of arrangements. Telephone: 934-5666 (6/22/97).

CLARKE - William Dale (Bill), born August 4, 1949, passed away suddenly on May 31, 1997 as the result of a motorcycle accident. Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife Judy of twenty-four years; son Lorne; daughter Kimberly (Brian) Forster; grandson Bradley; mother Nelda; brothers, Gower, Jack (Diana), Ross, and Neil. He will also be remembered by many other family members and numerous friends. Bill was employed by Lafarge Canada, at the Exshaw plant since 1974. After moving to Cochrane he joined the R.C.M.P. as an auxiliary member from 1988 until 1994. A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (6/14/97).

CLEARY - Elizabeth Cleary of Calgary passed away on June 28, 1997 at the age of 91 years. She is predeceased by her husband James Cleary (1967), her father Conrad Kromm (1965), mother Anna Kromm (1958), all of Calgary, and a sister Pauline Orum (1976) of Millarville. She is survived by her sister Esther Hogan of Drayton Valley; her brother Fred Kromm and his wife Ann, formerly of Red Deer Lake, AB, and another brother Conrad Kromm, of Calgary; as well as several nieces and nephews from Alberta, BC, Sask, the USA; and many friends from her church. She lived most of her life in Calgary, working as a secretary and enjoyed travelling to the States, Hawaii and around the world. She loved playing her piano and going to church, and being with her family and friends. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES (Jacques Chapel), 240 - 17 Avenue S.W., Calgary, on Tuesday, July 1, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Foster's Funeral Homes (Jacques Chapel) on Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., with the Reverend Jake Kroeker of First Baptist Church officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6, or the Alzheimers Society, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary T2G 3G2. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES Jacques Chapel, Directors. Phone: 297-0711 (7/2/97).

CLEMENS - Mrs. William Clemens of Calgary, passed away at the Agape Manor Hospice onDecember 13, 1997 at the age of 70 years. Memorial Services will be held at Kingdom Hallof Jehovah's Witnesses (1736 - 10 Avenue S.W.) on Saturday, December 20, 1997 at 2:00p.m. In living memory of William Clemens, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek ProvincialPark by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of theBells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (12/17/97).

CLEMENTS - Olivia (Lovie) passed away on December 25, 1997 at the age of 84 years to bewith her loving husband Speed. She is survived by her son Brenton (Loretta) and their sixchildren, daughter Shirley (Norm) Carter and their nine children, daughter Gloria (Wayne)Dale-Johnson and their five children, and her late daughter Doreen (Michael) Meyers' children.She is also survived by two nephews, many great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.She was predeceased by her husband Frank (Speed), her son Billy, daughter Doreen (Michael),brothers, Crawford and Courtney Scott, and a niece Edna. Lovie was born on January 31, 1913 inCalgary. She met Speed in 1927 and they married on May 8, 1930, enjoying sixty-five yearstogether. Lovie's family was the centre of her life. She was a dedicated mother and grandmother,being known as "mom", (nana) to many others as well. Her home was always open to those whoknew her. Lovie was co-founder of Calalta Figure Skating Club and worked hard to bring indoorskating arenas to Calgary. She also spent many summers as dorm mother for the summer skatingschool in Kelowna. Lovie spent the past seven months living at the Bethany Care Centre inAirdrie to be near family. Her family and friends loved her a great deal and she will be sadlymissed. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME,3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Wednesday, December 31, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow atQueen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors.Telephone: 297-0888 (12/31/97).

CLENCHY - Douglas Frederick Clenchy of Calgary, passed away suddenly in Nanaimo, B.C. on December 18, 1997 at the age of 72 years. Doug was born in Calgary on January 7, 1925. He served with the Canadian Navy during the Second World War, seeing active duty aboard a minesweeper off the coast of Halifax. Doug joined the Calgary Fire Department in 1948, where he worked for thirty-two years, retiring in 1980 with the rank of District Chief. He had just celebrated forty-nine years of marriage to his wife and best friend Doris on December 16, 1997. Doug is survived by his wife Doris; his sons, Carey, Kelly (Brooke) and Doug (Carol); and four grandchildren, Scott, Tyler, Megan and Matthew. He is also survived by his brother Fred and sister Elsie. Doug was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. We all miss him dearly; his memory will live with us for the rest of our lives. A Memorial Service in celebration of Doug's life was held in Nanaimo on December 22, 1997. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6 (12/27/97).

CLISDELL - Catherine Emily Clisdell of Calgary, passed away suddenly at her residence on Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at the age of 72 years. Emily was born August 5, 1925 in Timmins, Ontario. She moved to Calgary in 1968 and worked for Health of Animals. In 1973, she married Bert Clisdell and later moved to Kathyrn and to Airdrie where she worked for the accounting firm of Phil Wallis. During the Second World War, Emily served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and was presently a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Airdrie Branch No. 288. Emily is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-laws, Marie and Kevin Towns, Marilyn and Phil Bates, Isabell Clisdell; and a son Robert Clisdell, all of Calgary; and three granddaughters, Kayla, Brittany and Ashleigh. She is also survived by a sister Anne Magnuson of Connaught, Ontario; and a niece Billie Jeges of Carstairs, Alberta; as well as many other nieces and nephews. Emily was predeceased by her husband Bert in 1996 and five brothers, Albert, Bill, Ken, Jack and Bob. Graveside Services will be held at Airdrie Cemetery today, December 20, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Pastor Wayne Mugleston of Airdrie Victory Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G8. In living memory of Emily Clisdell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Airdrie Funeral Home", 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE. Telephone: 403-948-1100 (12/20/97).

CLOSE - Forrest Roy Close passed away on June 30, 1997 at the age of 66 years, beloved husband of Helen Close of Calgary; father of John (Janet Marie); and grandfather of Dillon and Allistir of Hinton, AB. He is also survived by a brother Harold (Iris) in Sonningdale, Sask.; and a sister Elaine (Jerry) Anderson of Toronto, Ont. He was born, raised and educated in Sonningdale, Sask. and moved to Calgary in 1957. He was employed with the C.P.R. Ogden Shops office for thirty years. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Monday, July 7, 1997 at 2:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Burnsland Cemetery. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (7/4/97).

COCHRANE - (nee Walker) Ruby Jean of the Beverly Centre passed away on July 10, 1997 at the age of 97 years, beloved mother of Jean Douglas, Port Coquitlam, B.C., Robert (Margaret), Ottawa, Alice, Calgary, John (Anne), Calgary, Marlene (Darwin) Armit, Arlington, Washington, Elizabeth Staub, Calgary and James (Donna) of Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is also survived by twenty-two grandchildren and thirty-two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Stewart in 1968, a son Douglas in 1992, a daughter Mary Louise in 1944 and two brothers, Robert and Reginald Walker of Kinburn, Ontario. Ruby was born in Kinburn, Ontario, April 26, 1900 and resided in Winnipeg from 1923 until 1971 when she moved to Calgary where she lived since. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Monday, July 14, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Samuel J. Stewart officiating. Interment will be in the family plot at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Winnipeg, Manitoba on Thursday, July 17, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Service. Telephone: 403-228-4422 (7/13/97).

COCKER - Margaret "Ann" Cocker passed away peacefully at home on September 8, 1997, at the age of 74 years. She will be deeply missed by her three sons, John (Janie) Moody, Andrew (Elizabeth) Cocker, and Tim Cocker (Maura Reynolds); four grandchildren, Guthrie, Nicola and Justin Moody, and Robert Cocker; as well as her sister Sylvia Stover. Ann was predeceased by her husband Robert in 1983. She had over thirty years of service in Scouts Canada. Memorial Services will be held at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 1121 - 14 Avenue S.W., on Saturday, September 13, 1997 at 2:00 p.m., the Reverend Canon R. Robert Purdy officiating. If friends desire, donations may be made directly to Home Care, Palliative Care, Box 4016, Station C, 320 - 17 Avenue S.W., Calgary, T2T 5T1. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES Jacques Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711 (9/11/97).

COCKS - Mrs. Margaret Cocks, beloved wife of George Cocks of Medicine Hat, passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 at the age of 71 years. Margaret also leaves to cherish her memory, two sons, Bill Cocks of Medicine Hat, and Ed (Debbie) Cocks of Edmonton; one daughter Janet (Peter) Tertzakian of Calgary; four grandchildren; and one brother William P. (Beth) Mogridge of Calgary. The Funeral Service will be held in the St. John's Presbyterian Church, 504 - 2 Street S.E., Medicine Hat, on Saturday, December 13, 1997 at 2:00 p.m., with Reverend David Paterson officiating. Interment will follow on Sunday in the family plot at Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy those wishing to remember Mrs. Margaret Cocks may do so with a gift to the St. John's Church Memorial Fund, 504 - 2 Street S.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 0C6, or to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL and CREMATORIUM, "The Chapel in the Park", locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone: 1-403-528-2599 (12/12/97).

COLEMAN - Mr. Calvin K. Coleman of Calgary, peacefully passed away at home, November 17, 1997. Cal was born in Camrose, Alberta and worked in broadcasting from 1956 to 1984 at which time he went into the field of Numismatics and writing. Cal is survived by his companion and best friend Deanna Steiert. He is also survived by a sister Karen LeBel of Dallas, Texas; an aunt Bernadette Robertson, and cousins. Cal was predeceased by his mother Patricia Irene LaFreniere father George Richard Kitchener Coleman, and his stepfather Bert LaFreniere. At Cal's request, there will be no formal Funeral Service. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. Special thanks to the nurses of home care and Dr. Matt van Olm. In living memory of Cal Coleman, 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 (11/19/97).

COLEMAN - Donald Eric Coleman, beloved husband of Wendy Coleman of Calgary, passed away suddenly at the Foothills Hospital on June 24, 1997 at the age of 38 years. A native Calgarian, Don resided here all of his life. Don graduated from James Fowler High School in 1977 then attended S.A.I.T. to study Architectural Technology. For the last several years Don enjoyed designing homes through his own company "Creative Home Designs". Always an avid outdoorsman he particularly enjoyed camping and cycling with his family. Don was a wonderful dad, a marvelous husband, and a great son and brother. He was an entertaining storyteller with a kind, soft nature and a smile that touched people and helped him connect with others. All who knew him will miss him tremendously. Besides his wife, Don is survived by two daughters, Jeana and Lindsay, both at home. He is also survived by his parents, Richard and Muriel; his sister and brother-in-law, Valerie and Robert Marko; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mary and Noel Phillips, and Wendy's two sisters and brothers-in-law, Beverly and Gary Garton, Debbie and Bill Boyle; and their families. He will also be lovingly remembered by numerous other relatives. Funeral Services will be held at Pleasant Heights United Church (1112 - 19 Avenue N.W.), today, June 27, 1997 at 11:00 a.m., with the Rev. Douglas Cowan officiating. Private Family Graveside Service to follow at St. Barnabas' Anglican Church Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Don, 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 (6/27/97).

COLLINS - "Carry Me Home" Audrey Ann (Nazar) Collins of Calgary passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital at the age of 56 years on July 22, 1997. She is survived by her children, Corinna Lynn Collins-Warner and husband Hank, Singapore; Sherri-Dawn Ludvigson and husband Gordon, Surrey, B.C. and granddaughter Sarah Collins; David Bradley Collins, Vancouver; and Jason Brett Collins and fiancee Sharon Brown, Calgary. Also surviving are her father William Nazar, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba; sisters, Patricia Piper, London, Ontario, Alexandra Jackson and husband Ted of Kelowna, B.C.; and brother Daniel Nazar and wife Marilyn, Langruth, Manitoba; her nieces and nephews, Robert and Lorrie Piper, and Peter and Jane Nazar. Audrey was predeceased by mother Nellie Nazar and nephew Greg Jackson. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6. Relatives and friends are invited to meet for Prayers at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), this evening, Wednesday, July 23, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.), on Thursday, July 24, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Jozef Perehubka, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Service. Telephone: 403-228-4422 (7/23/97).

COLLINS - Mrs. C.F. Sonny Collins of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Anne Collins, passed away in Medicine Hat on Tuesday, October 28, 1997 at the age of 77 years. He is survived by one daughter Joanne (Bob) Crews of Calgary; one son Rob (Melanie) Collins of Calgary; five grandchildren, Justin (Angela), Jennifer, Jordan, Mackenzie, Nicholas; and one sister Nellie Miller of Barriere, B.C. He was predeceased by his wife Anne, and one brother Roy Collins. Sonny was born and raised in Medicine Hat. He joined the army in 1939 and served in England with the Calgary Highlanders. After his return, Sonny was employed by the C.P.R. Railway, retiring after twenty-six years of service. His retirement was to be short-lived as he soon found himself employed with the Royal Canadian Legion as Head Steward, a position he held for the next five years. His reputation for hard work soon spread through the community and when the Travelodge was built it was not long before General Manager Fred Amman asked Sonny to work for them, which he did for nine and a half years. During this time Sonny spent evenings teaching a Mixology/Hospitality Class at the Medicine Hat College. After he retired, Sonny managed the Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club and was instrumental in the erection of their new clubhouse. Sonny's friendly, outgoing nature made him the centre of attention while working as a Director of the Alberta Golf Association. Board members respected his well-formed opinions and competitive spirit. He was always a favorite playing partner during A.G.A. gatherings and all Alberta golfers have benefited from his commitment and dedication to the sport in this province. Even with all his work and late hours Sonny was a devoted husband and father. He has made a positive impression on all who knew him. Sonny Collins will be remembered with gratitude for who he was and all he did. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at COOK SOUTHLAND FUNERAL CHAPEL on Friday, October 31, 1997 between 9:00 a.m. and 9:55 a.m. Funeral Services will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 - 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta on Friday, October 31, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Keith Nethery officiating. The officers and members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Robertson Memorial Branch No. 17 will conduct a Poppy Service for their departed comrade. Interment to follow in the Field of Honor, Hillside Cemetery, Medicine Hat. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Medicine Hat Jr. Golf Program, c/o Medicine Hat Golf & Country Club, Box 232, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 7E9. Arrangements in care of COOK SOUTHLAND FUNERAL CHAPEL, 901 - 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta. Telephone: 1-403-527-6455 (10/29/97).

COLLINS - George M., passed away June 13, 1997 in Cobble Hill, B.C. Born February 25, 1927 in Andover, Massachusetts. George was a Petroleum Geologist in Calgary from 1953 until the time of his death. He leaves to mourn his wife Sarah; sons, Joel and Scott; daughter Jennifer; granddaughters, Gwendolyn and Natalie; and many friends. Cremation. Private family arrangements. SANDS of DUNCAN "A Tradition of Trust" Telephone: 1-250-746-5212 (6/25/97).

COLUMBUS - Mrs. Julia Columbus passed away October 7, 1997 at the Foothills Hospital. Julia was 73 years old and is survived by eight children, Bennie, Cathrine, Connie, Monica, Dolly, Gloria, Arthur, and Johanna; twenty-six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and special friends, Mrs. Samy, and Mark. She will be remembered as a strong women who was dedicated to her family, and God. Thank-you for giving us so much of your life, we love you. Prayers will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, October 10, 1997 at 8:00 p.m. with Visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas More Catholic Church (15 Templebow Road N.E.) on Saturday, October 11, 1997 at 9:00 a.m. with Rev. William Corcoran, Celebrant. Interment to follow at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Canadian Diabetes Association (No. 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 0G8). 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(10/9/97).

COLVIN - Mr. James Dixon Notman (Jim) Colvin passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Thursday, November 27, 1997 after a brief battle with cancer. He was in his 87th year. Jim was a loving devoted husband, father and grandfather. We are thankful for a multitude of wonderful memories. He was predeceased by his beloved wife May (April 1991), and his brothers, Bill (1994), and John (1997). Jim will be lovingly remembered by his children, a daughter and son-in-law, Pat and her husband Bob Jewell; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and his wife Sharon, Ken and his wife Wendy. He will be deeply missed by his eight grandchildren, Jennifer Cheng (Shi-Jen), Joanna and Matthew; Laurie Kangas (Glenn), Jeffrey and Keri (fiance Rob Tychkowsky), Nathan and Niki; and one great-grandchild Vivian Cheng. Jim was born near Glasgow, Scotland on September 9, 1911. He came to Calgary in 1920. Jim married his beloved May in 1939, after a ten year courtship and they enjoyed fifty-two years of married life until May's death in 1991. Jim began his distinguished and respected sales career with Obsco Beauty Supply in 1939. He later purchased the Calgary branch and to this day it is a thriving family business. He remained an active member of the Allied Beauty Association throughout his career. Jim loved music and enjoyed singing with many church choirs and choral organizations, including Excelsior Glee Club, Men's Chorus and Confederation Park Seniors Choir. He and his family were a vital part of North Hill (Rosedale) United Church for many years. Jim was appreciated for his love of life, a genuine interest in people and his wonderful sense of humour. He will be fondly remembered by all who have known him. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Tuesday, December 2, 1997 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Southminster United Church (3818 - 14A Street S.W.), on Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Evan Bottomley officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2 or directly Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3G2. In living memory of Jim Colvin, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: 403-243-8200(11/30/97).

CONIAH - Orimisa Peter Coniah - Cole, beloved companion of Linda Salayka, passed away suddenly while on a family vacation in Seattle, Washington on Wednesday, August 27, 1997 at the age of 38 years. He will also be lovingly remembered by his children, Matilda Cole, Tricia, Omolatelae Sean Coniah, Iyamide Mahalia Coniah and Sholade Coniah; his mother Mrs. Matilda Josephine Cole; brother Prince (Ethel) Cole, all of Freetown, Sierra Leone; and two sisters, Irene Healy of Ottawa, and Patricia (Sylvester) Fofie of Calgary. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews; and wife Ayodele Sombo. Peter was born at Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa, August 4, 1959, coming to Calgary in 1980. He attained his Bachelor's Degree at the University of Calgary and later his Master's Degree at the University of Manitoba. Recently he was a Project Manager with TELUS Communications. Peter will be dearly missed by all his family and friends. Special thanks to TELUS, family, and friends for all of their special care. Funeral Services will be held at Wesley United Church, 1315 - 7 Street S.W., on Saturday, September 6, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. C. Tom McLaughlin officiating. Interment will follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, a donation in his memory may be made to the Peter Coniah - Cole Memorial Fund (for his children). Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (9/6/97).

CONN - Gerald Duncan passed away on June 3, 1997 in Kalispell, Montana at the age of 57 years. Gerry was born on September 7, 1939 to Nancy and Fred Conn. He went to school in Calgary, served in the RCAF, and served in Egypt with United Nations. Gerry returned to Canada and then went to England and married Jean in Nottingham. They have two daughters, Nancy and Geraldine. After residing in England, the family came to Canada in 1973 where Gerry resumed his profession as a mechanic with Alpha Dairies. He then changed careers to an auto body parts salesman, with his last employment with Gregg Distributors. While Gerry found it difficult to express his feelings, he was always there for friends and family alike, always putting their feelings first. He truly had a big heart. Friends and family have a great respect for him, and Gerry will be sadly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Gerry leaves a wife, two daughters, sons-in-law, and two lovable grandsons, Shawn and Matthew, and the joy of his life, his pet poodle "Sammy". Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Tuesday, June 10, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, June 11, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/8/97).

CONNELY - Connely Sr. Robert (Bob), of Airdrie, formerly of Hamilton and Toronto, longtime member of R.W.D.S.U., passed away suddenly at home on Thursday, December 25, 1997 at the age of 71 years. He is the loving father of a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Jane of Toronto; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Pat and Fred Van Witsen, Jill and Larry Yon, and Michele Connely, all of Calgary; three grandchildren, Kristoffer, Kelly and Tricia. Bob is also survived by three sisters and a brother. A Private Family Service will be held at a later date. In living memory of Bob Connely, 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 (12/29/97).

CONNOLLY - Helen Irene Connolly died peacefully at Bethany Care Centre in Airdrie on December 18, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Helen was born in 1909 at Spring Lake, Alberta. Helen fulfilled her professional teaching career in local Alberta schools as well as in Langley, British Columbia. She was truly a stimulating and inspiring Christian woman. She leaves to mourn her loss, siblings and their spouses, Agnes Reilander of Lethbridge, Leo and Jean Vos of Daysland, Brother Alfred Vos, OFM of Lumsden, Saskatchewan, Kathleen Rath of Edmonton, Henry and Mary Vos, and Genevieve Vos, all of Calgary. Helen was predeceased by her husband Irwin (Dave) Connolly, five sisters and a brother. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Cathedral (219 - 18 Avenue S.W.) today, December 22, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Benedicto Marino, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in "Holy Family Cemetery" at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. In living memory of Helen Connolly, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/22/97).

CONNORS - Mr. Elmer Connors, beloved husband of Mrs. Mila Connors of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on September 11, 1997. Elmer was born on May 13, 1926 at Spry Bay, Nova Scotia. Besides his loving wife Mila, Elmer is also survived by his children, Floyd, Darlene Setter, and Richard, all of Calgary; four grandchildren, Meghan and Rebecca Setter, and Ryan and Jennifer Connors. He is also survived by his mother Della Connors; brother Weldon and his wife Mary of Brantford, Ontario; and three sisters, Phyllis and her husband James Rood of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Jessie and her husband George Mason of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and Kathleen Reid of Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Elmer was predeceased by his father Arthur, four brothers, Gordon, Frank, Stanley and Earl. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, September 18, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, September 19, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (610 - 2 Avenue N.E.) on Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Bernie Black, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Elmer Connors, 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 (9/16/97).

CONROD - Mrs. Vera Conrod of Calgary, Alberta, passed away at the Bow Crest Nursing Home on December 25, 1996 at the age of 99 years. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Wednesday, October 29, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Judith Mackintosh of the Christian Science Church officiating. In living memory of Vera Conrod, a tree was planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (10/27/97).

CONSTANT - Margaret P., passed away on Sunday, December 21, 1997 at the Foothills Hospital due to complications following surgery. She leaves to mourn her children, Judith Calieri of Mesquite, Nevada, Susan (Chris) Hamilton of Calgary, and Christopher (Kathleen) Constant of Calgary. She also leaves her grandchildren, Lael and Robin; as well as her great-grandchildren, Rachel, Johnny and Amanda. She was predeceased by her son Brian in 1947. She will be missed by all of her relatives and friends in Thunder Bay. Margaret moved to Calgary from her home town of Thunder Bay, Ontario in August of 1969, and worked as Supervisor at the Foothills Hospital Nurses Residence. She later went on to become Director of the Riverside Villa Halfway House for women in Calgary, and later Social Director at the Banff Springs Hotel, as well as Manager at the Pinewoods, Swiss Village Lodge and the Banffshire Hotel. Margaret was President of Soroptimist International of the Banff National Park until she moved to Calgary, due to illness in 1980. She was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 154. At Margaret's request, there will be a Memorial Service on a later date at the Riverside Cemetery in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Cremation and arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (12/23/97).

COOPER - Marcus Manuel Cooper, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on November 24, 1997 at the age of 76 years. He is survived by his children, Bob, Gary (Betty), Doug, Gloria (Kingsley), Robert (Dora), Maurice and Marlene; his stepchildren, David, Don, Cheryl, Patricia, Steve and Debbie; numerous grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Gladys, Wilma, Evelyn, Verna and Vivian; and brothers, Edward and Elmer; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Marcus was predeceased by his wife Marjorie Cooper, his parents, Emma May and Myron, and by brothers, Nelson, Hubert, Albert, Ernie and Henry. He will be sadly missed by his family and his many friends at the Colonel Belcher Hospital. Special thanks to the nurses and staff on the second and third floors at the Colonel Belcher and in the Telemetry Unit at Foothills Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at the Standard Church of America, 1307 - 10 Avenue S.E., on Saturday, November 29, 1997 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. A.G. Risby officiating. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 1717 Macleod Trail South, Calgary, AB T2G 2N8. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100(11/27/97).

COOPER - Walter Leslie passed away suddenly at home on June 10, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Walter will be sadly missed by his children, Louise (Lorne) Hughes, Shirley Penman, Doug (Colleen) Cooper, and Susan (Loren) Drake; his eight granddaughters and four great-grandchildren. Walter was predeceased by his beloved wife Betty (1977). After leaving the Airforce, Walter was employed in Calgary for thirty-five years as a diesel mechanic with Greyhound Lines of Canada Ltd. Walter was loved and will be missed by all who knew him. A Service of Remembrance will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Monday, June 16, 1997 at 12:30 p.m. with Reverend Frank Breisch officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Walter's name may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. At Foster's Funeral Homes (Garden Chapel) annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service, an "Ornamental Dove" will be dedicated in memory of Walter. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel and Crematorium, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/15/97).

COPELAND - Jessie (nee Mitchell) passed away September 8, 1997 at the Agape Manor Hospice at the age of 88 years. She was born September 16, 1908 at Mount Airy, Ohio and came to Calgary in 1911 and then moved to the Vulcan area with her family. In 1927, Jessie married Matthew McQuisten Copeland of Glasgow, Scotland and they moved to Calgary where she resided until her passing. Jessie was a thirty year member of Central United Church and a member of the Rebecca Lodge for many years. She was a long-time resident at the Jacques Lodge prior to her illness. Jessie was predeceased by her husband in 1972. She is survived by her daughters, Mary (Maisie) Thompson and Sheila (Cec) Jahrig of Calgary; her sisters, Mary Leonard of Lethbridge and Elma (Ford) Fisher of Cranbrook, B.C.; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Thursday, September 11, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Wayne Lewry officiating. If desired, donations may be made in Jessie's name to the Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422 (9/10/97).

COPITHORNE - C.W. (Bill) Copithorne of Bluffton passed away peacefully at the Rimbey and District Health Care Centre on October 30, 1997 at the age of 66 years. Bill was born and raised in the Calgary area where he worked for AGT for thirty-two years as a construction foreman. Upon retiring in 1982, he moved to Rimbey with his wife Peggy to pursue his longtime love of farming. Bill was an avid fisherman and hunter who enjoyed being outdoors with his family. Bill was an active member of the Southern Alberta Pioneers and Their Descendents in Calgary; serving on the Board of Directors, as well as President. Bill was a past director of the Rimbey Rodeo Association and he was very active in the Lavesta Community Association. Bill will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. May God rest his soul. Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife Peggy; two sons, Shaun and his wife Yvonne Copithorne and their children, Barry and Robert, all of Spruce Grove; and Mark and his wife Diane Copithorne and their children, Chelsey, Lyndon and Brooklyn, all of Rocky Mountain House. Bill will also be lovingly remembered by Muriel Philp of Rimbey; two brothers, Ian and his wife Eileen Copithorne of Bluffton, and Rolfe and his wife Dagmar Copithorne of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Bill was predeceased by his parents, Charlie and Louise. Funeral Services will be held at the Rimbey United Church, Rimbey, on Monday, November 3, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Shirley Collard officiating. Cremation will follow. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Cross Cancer Institute, c/o the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Sixth Floor, 9707 - 110 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2L9 or to the Rimbey and District Health Care Centre, Box 440, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of OBERHAMMER FUNERAL CHAPELS LTD. Rimbey, Alberta Telephone: 1-403-843-4445 (11/1/97).

COPPENS - Gerry Coppens, beloved husband of Lorelei Coppens of Calgary, passed away peacefully at home on October 8, 1997 at the age of 42 years. Gerry will also be dearly missed by his children, Jennifer and Steven; his mother Diane Coppens of Winnipeg; a brother Terrance (Holly) Coppens of Winnipeg; a sister Shirley (Jim) Metcalf of Didsbury; and numerous nieces, nephew and other relatives and friends. Gerry was predeceased by his father Gislaine and a sister Doreen. Gerry had worked for eighteen years with Calgary Transit. Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at Rocky View Garden of Peace Funeral Home (16 Avenue and 100 Street (Garden Road) N.E.) on Friday, October 10, 1997 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Rocky View Garden of Peace Funeral Home on Saturday, October 11, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 4N2. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602(10/9/97).

CORNWALL - September 9, 1997, Donald James Cornwall, aged 76 years, beloved husband for nearly fifty-four years of Hazel Cornwall of Calgary. He is also survived by two sons, Brian of Guelph, Ontario, and Shawn (Pam) of Calgary; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; a brother William Cornwall of Niagara Falls; and a sister Doreen Osborn of Windsor, Ontario. Donald was predeceased by two sons, Cameron and Ian. Donald was a veteran of World War II serving from 1939 to 1945 and was a driving instructor with the Armor Corp. Memorial Service at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Thursday, September 11 at 10:00 a.m. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Hemochromotosis Association, No. 272, 7000 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond, B.C., V6Y 3Z5. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602 (9/10/97).

COTE - Pierre E. Cote died surrounded by his family in Calgary on Thursday, November 27, 1997 at the age of 83 years. Born on August 12, 1914 in Edmonton, he is survived by his wife and best friend, Simone Langlais of Quebec City; his daughters, Elaine, Lucile, and Michele; their families, Andre, Manuel, and Sebastien Petitat of Geneva, Marie and Felix Deconinck of Paris, and Sylvain Leblanc of Perce; his brothers, Jean of Edmonton, and Ernest of Ottawa; his brother and sisters-in-law, Charlotte Cote of Edmonton, Marcelle Cote of Hull, Louise Bisson and Monique Langlais of Quebec City, and Joanne and Pierre Langlais of North Hatley. Pierre worked as a mining engineer and a geologist, exploring for gold in the Yellowknife and Northern Quebec regions, and later for oil, after serving overseas as a Coastal Command RCAF Pilot. He then worked for Imperial Oil, Petro Canada and affiliates in Canada, Africa and Europe. At Pierre's request no Religious Service will be held, as he is joining the brachiopods in Peace Point. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Pierre's memory may be made directly to the Samaritan Club of Calgary. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111(11/28/97).

COUSER - Thomas David Warmington, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on December 24, 1997 at the age of 80 years. Tom will be fondly remembered by his children, Bonnie (Alvin) Workun of Leduc, Linda Teskey of Hinton, and Kathleen Orr of Toronto; his grandchildren, Randy (Lori) Workun of Leduc, and Matthew and Amber Teskey of Hinton; his great-grandchildren, Christopher and Kristen Workun of Leduc; and his sisters, Dolly Tees, Madge (Charlie) Taylor, and Edith (Lorne) Springsteen, all of Winnipeg. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Madeline Irene, his sisters, Edna Constant, Kathleen Adkin, and Helen Galbraith, and his grandson Kevin David Scott Workun. Tom was born in St. James, Manitoba in 1917. He served in the R.C.A.F. from 1940 to 1945. Upon leaving the service he was a longtime employee of Air Canada working in Moncton, Winnipeg and Calgary. Tom has resided in Calgary since 1953. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend who will be missed by all who knew him. A Service of Remembrance will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Tuesday, December 30, 1997 at 3:30 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Tom's name may be made directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N2. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (12/27/97).

COUTTS - Mr. George Lester (Les) Coutts, of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on June 22, 1997, after a brief illness, at the age of 55 years. Les was involved in the Auto industry in Calgary since 1980, with Heninger Toyota, Courtesy Chrysler, Carstairs Ford, Crowfoot Ford, Calgary Motor Products, and most recently Maclin Ford until his passing. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 264. George will be lovingly remembered by his longtime companion Sylvia Anderson; his children, Jennifer and Jason; he will also be remembered by Sylvia's mother, Lena Walker. He was predeceased by his parents and sister, in 1951. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, June 26, 1997, at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. E. Hugh Christmas of the Anglican Church of Canada officiating. Graveside Services will follow in the "Field of Honor" at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. In living memory of George Coutts, 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 (6/25/97).

COX - Kelman Ramsay "Kelly" Cox passed away at home on June 20, 1997 at the age of 67 years. He is survived by his loving wife Willa; three children, Donna Cox, James Cox and his wife Lucy and their two children, Lurian and David and Shelagh Cox; a brother James (Agnes) Cox, of Winnipeg; a sister Noreen Potter and her children, Karen, Bruce, and Carole-Anne and their families. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Mary Cox, a brother William Cox and brother-in-law, Gerald Potter. Kelly was born in Winnipeg, on July 30, 1929. He served in the RCAF from 1950 to 1957. Kelly moved with his family in 1966 from Winnipeg to Calgary, where he resided until he passed away. He will be fondly remembered for his wit, warmth, and the ease with which he related to people. Funeral Services will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre), on Wednesday, July 16, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Sharon Barlow of the Crowchild Centre for Positive Living officiating. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (7/14/97).