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1997: Deaths - E

EADY - Ellen Doris (nee Rach) passed away peacefully at home with her family at her side on June 10, 1997. Born October 27, 1924 in Calgary, Alberta. Predeceased by her first child Janice in 1946. Ellen is lovingly survived by her husband of fifty-five years, Ted; her children, Brian (Sheena), Maureen (Jim), and Mike (Audrey); her grandchildren, Steve (Lisa), Sheryl, Christine, Matt, Dan, Jennifer (Graham), and Darrel (Judy); her great-grandchild Victoria; and her brother Edwin (Ane). Ellen enjoyed life with great enthusiasm and adventure. Ellen's delight and greatest loves were her family and her love for Jehovah God, where she put her complete trust. All who knew Ellen witnessed her strong will and conviction for living. With a positive attitude, despite her lengthy illness, she touched the hearts of all she met. Ellen will be dearly remembered for her faith and graciousness. Memorial Service to be held Saturday, June 14, 1997 at 2:30 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall, 6011 Doumont Road, Nanaimo, B.C. Memorial Society of B.C. / First Memorial (6/12/97).

EAGLE - Mrs. Dorothy (Amy) Eagle of Calgary, passed away at the George Boyack Nursing Home on December 21, 1997 at the age of 93 years. She was born in Renville, Minnesota, U.S.A. and came to Canada in 1922 to Gull Lake, Saskatchewan and later moved to Maple Creek, Saskatchewan and also resided in Moose Jaw and Swift Current, Saskatchewan until moving to Calgary in 1950 and resided in Calgary since. Mrs. Eagle was employed as a housekeeper at Leyden's Funeral Home Ltd. for thirty-three years until her retirement. Mrs. Eagle is survived by two sons, Tommy Elmer Eagle, Calgary and Jack Melvin (Maureen) Eagle, Ottawa, Ontario; and one daughter Violina (Hector) Schneider, Medicine Hat, Alberta; as well as seven grandchildren, one brother and one sister in the United States. She was predeceased by her husband Sidney T. Eagle in 1990 and also by two brothers and four sisters. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Friday, December 26, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation will follow at Leyden's Bow Valley Crematorium and Inurnment will be in the family plot at Maple Creek Cemetery, Maple Creek, Saskatchewan. As a tribute to Amy, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a donation to Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (12/23/97).

EAGLECHILD - Josephine of Calgary, and a member of the Blood Reserve, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on July 8, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W. on Thursday, July 10, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Cathedral, 219 - 18 Avenue S.W., on Friday, July 11, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverend Bernie Black, Celebrant. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME. Telephone: 297-0711 (7/10/97).

EAMON - Harry Gordon Eamon, the beloved husband of Louise (nee Leckie), formerly of Calgary, passed away suddenly in Ontario on Thursday, October 16, 1997 in his 49th year. Harry was Director of Operations for Central/Western Canada for I.C.S. Courier, as well as a former member of the Alberta Rifle Association in Calgary. Besides his loving wife, Harry is survived by his daughter Dawn and her fiance Darren Strand; son Ryan; mother Norlaine Eamon; sister Nancy and her husband Andrew; three brothers, Dave and his wife Heather, Jim, and John and his fiancee Kristine; as well as several loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Gordon (Duke) Eamon. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Monday, October 20, 1997 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, October 21, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Gregory Coupal of Corpus Christi Catholic Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow. 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. In living memory of Harry Eamon, 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 (10/18/97).

EARL - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Thelma Irene Earl (nee Hamilton), beloved wife of Mr. Arnold Earl of Calgary. She passed away peacefully at the Rosedale Hospice on Monday, June 30, 1997 after a lengthy battle with cancer, at the age of 63 years. Thelma was born on December 18, 1933 in Carnduff, Saskatchewan. After completing her schooling she worked in several cities and finally settled in Calgary where she met Arnold. They were married on October 24, 1970. Together, they started a family insurance business, working together for fourteen years, until their recent retirement. Thelma was tremendously dedicated to her family and work. She will be remembered for her bright smile, her generosity and her incredible courage. Besides her loving husband, Thelma is survived by two daughters, Christine of Calgary, and stepdaughter Lori of Vancouver, BC. She is also survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law, William (Ruth) of Carnduff, and Murray (Shirley) of Regina; and three sisters and four brothers-in-law, Willa (Norm) of Carnduff, Merle (Hugh) of Esterhazy, Nell (Jack) of Regina, and Ed of Regina; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Mabel, and her sister Roberta. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), today, July 3, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Friday, July 4, 1997 at 2:00 p.m., with the Rev. Frank Breisch of the Rosedale Hospice officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7 or to the Rosedale Hospice, 920 - 7A Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2M 3J5. In living memory of Thelma Earl, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Phone: 403-241-0044 (7/3/97).

EATON - Lillian Yvonne Eaton of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on September 8, 1997 at the age of 72 years. Yvonne is survived by her son Ron (Mary); her daughter Janice Eaton; her three granddaughters, Heather, Lawrie and Alison; and by her brother Ron Hedstrom. A Memorial Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Thursday, September 11, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (9/10/97).

EBY - Edna Eby (Deadrick) was born in Artas, South Dakota, and passed away in Calgary Foothills Hospital at the age of 89 years. She came to Canada with her family in 1929 and settled in the Olds area. In 1934 she married Eldon Deadrick. They farmed south of Olds and in 1954 they moved to Olds, where she cooked for many years at the Olds Agricultural and Vocational College. In 1966 they moved to Didsbury. She was predeceased by her first husband Eldon Deadrick, and her second husband Lawrence Eby, parents, William and Elizabeth Conway and brothers, Milton and Bill Conway. She leaves to mourn her a son Bob Deadrick, Calgary; a daughter Margaret (Garry) Nielson, Standard; three grandchildren, Kari (Andy) Moe, Kim (Truman) Severson, Roger (Johanna Clark); and six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Betty, Ida and Tillio; and one brother Ed (Lovella); and by many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a special family, Dave and Cheri Foat, Marla, Kelsey and Jared, and the very special Eby family. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, July 8, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. from Zion Evangelical Missionary Church (south). Funeral arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, DIDSBURY. Telephone: 403-335-4773 (7/7/97).

ECKERT - Mr. Paul Eckert beloved husband of Mrs. Adele Eckert of Calgary, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Agape Manor Hospice on Saturday, November 8, 1997, after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 68 years. Funeral Services will be held at ST. MATTHEW LUTHERAN CHURCH (66 - 7 Street N.E.), on Wednesday, November 12, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jack P. Hetzel officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2, or to the Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1B8. In living memory of Paul Eckert, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Phone: 403-241-0044 (11/11/97).

EDDY - Mrs. Fern Vaughan Eddy of Calgary, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on December 14, 1997 at the age of 80 years. Funeral Services will be held at Symons Valley United Church (183 Beddington Drive N.E.), on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 4:30 p.m. with the Rev. Greg Wooley officiating. In living memory of Fern Eddy, 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 (12/18/97).

EDEY - Norman Roy Edey, a long time resident of Cayley and Nanton districts, passed away June 29, 1997. Norman was born August 22, 1915 at Cayley, Alberta. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Delbert and Helen Edey and their family Deanna (Brad) Sicotte, Travis and Roxy Edey; his daughter Donna and Ralph Leavens and their family Lana and Pat Leavens. Norman was predeceased by his wife Christina on June 30, 1995. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 2 at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, High River at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. R.W. Slocombe officiating. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2. Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME, High River (652-2222 or 938-3111) (7/2/97).

EDINGER - Rolf Edinger passed away peacefully in Calgary on October 30, 1997 at the age of 71 years. Rolf will be sadly missed by his wife Maya. He was born in Germany and immigrated to Canada in 1954. Rolf had a passion and love for skiing. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Monday, November 3, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Foster's Funeral Homes "Garden Chapel" on Tuesday, November 4, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Calgary Humane Society (SPCA), 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary T2E 6T6. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Phone: 297-0888 (11/3/97).

EDMUNDS - Harry passed away at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer on June 17, 1997 at the age of 59 years, beloved husband of Kathy and dear father of Matthew and Lisa. Harry is also survived by his brothers and sister, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, George and Winnifred, and a sister. Harry was employed at SAIT for thirty years. His second love was to work with Earl Galvin at auctions. He was a past president and lifetime member of Crescent Park Community Association, where he enjoyed calling bingo. Family Graveside Services were held at Queen's Park Cemetery on Thursday, June 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2. "Forever in our hearts." LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. in care of arrangements. Telephone: 228-4422 (6/20/97).

EDWARDS - Mrs. Adeline Edwards passed away November 12, 1997 at the age of 94 years. Beloved mother of Ben (Lillian) Edwards of England, Catherine Sinclair of Jamaica, Daphne Reece of England, Pearl Richards of Calgary, Clair Burgher of Calgary, Leonie (Ceddie) Simpson of Toronto; and dear grandmother of numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Friday, November 14, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Saturday, November 15, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow in St. Mary, Jamaica. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Glenmore Park Carewest Foundation, 1070 McDougall Road N.E., T2E 7Z2. As a tribute to Adeline, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a donation to the Carewest Foundation. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (11/14/97).

EDWARDS - Aubrey M. Edwards passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 16, 1997 at the Rockyview General Hospital after a lengthy illness. Aubrey is survived by his wife Margaret; son David; daughter-in-law Judy; grandsons, Daniel and Cameron; brother Bob; sisters-in-law, Linda and Barbara; and numerous nieces and nephews. Aubrey was born July 5, 1917 in Cowbridge, Wales. After being educated at Cowbridge Grammar School, he articled to Messrs. Tudor Williams & Company, Chartered Auctioneers, Estate Agents and Surveyors of Cardiff, South Wales. In 1939, he was called into His Majesty's Forces, where he served in India and Burma until discharged in 1947 with the rank of Major, Welch Regiment. Aubrey emigrated to Canada in 1947. He joined the Calgary Real Estate Board in 1948 and formed Aubrey M. Edwards Ltd. in 1955. He was made a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Realtors in 1956. He was a Past President and Honorary Life Member of the Calgary Real Estate Board, Past President of the Alberta Real Estate Association, Regional Vice-President, Canadian Association of Real Estate Boards, Member of the Governing Council, Canadian Institute of Realtors, and served on the Court of Revision for twenty-five years. Aubrey loved sports and played golf, field hockey, rugby, cricket, and even enjoyed a brief stint in Canadian Football. Throughout his life, Aubrey always put the needs of others ahead of his own and, despite numerous health and physical problems in his latter years, he never complained or asked for the sympathy of others. In true Welsh fashion, his cup was always half full, never half empty. Aubrey was a tower of strength to many who knew him, and will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 19 at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre). Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 20 at Christ Church, 3602 - 8 Street S.W., with the Reverend William P. Pike officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the Unit 59 Bed Fund, c/o Rockyview General Hospital, 7007 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2V 1P9. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (11/18/97).

EDWARDS - Bertha Meiklejohn Edwards, long time resident of Three Hills, Alberta, passed away Sunday, July 13, 1997, after a lengthy illness. Memorial Service will be held at Knox United Church, Three Hills, on Thursday, July 17, at 2:00 p.m (7/14/97).

EKENCRANTZ - Jordin Ekencrantz passed away peacefully at the Alberta Children's Hospital on Friday, November 7, 1997 at the age of 5 years. Jordin was surrounded by his family and friends during his final hours. He will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his mother Tracy Ekencrantz; his family and many extended family members, "The girls" of N cluster; and everyone with whom he has been in contact with in the last five years at Alberta Children's Hospital. A special thank you to everyone who gave their love and support for the past two months. Your love and caring has not gone unnoticed. A Celebration of Jordin's Life will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, at Centre Street Church, 4120 Centre Street North with Reverend Albert Lieske officiating. Interment will follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made in Jordin's memory to The Children's Wish Foundation, No. 302, 223 - 12 Avenue S.W. Calgary, T2R 0G9 so they may continue to grant those very special wishes as they were able to for Jordin. Funeral arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD. Telephone: 235-3602 (11/13/97).

ELHORN - Helen Mary Elhorn passed away peacefully September 8, 1997 at the Forest Grove Care Centre. Helen was born at Champion, Alberta in 1912. Helen will be lovingly remembered by her sisters, Gladys MacKenzie, Margaret Moss and Phyllis Ingram; brothers, Alvin Elhorn, Harry (Jess) Elhorn and Noval Elhorn; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Elizabeth and Harry Elhorn and brother Ronald Elhorn. Private Family Services will be held. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (9/10/97).

ELLIOT - Viola Elliot passed away at the Foothills Hospital on December 1, 1997 at the age of 79 years, beloved mother of Neil (Kerry), Ted (Karen) of Calgary and Bill of Edmonton. She is also survived by four grandchildren; her sister Rachel (Jim) Ray; niece Susan Cameron; and numerous other nieces and nephews. Viola was predeceased by her husband Lee in 1982. No Services will be held. A private family gathering will be held at the home of Neil and Kerry Elliot this evening. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3G2. As a tribute to Viola, Leyden's Funeral Home will make a donation to the Alzheimer's Society of Calgary. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (12/3/97).

ELLIOTT - Roxine Coral, passed away July 6, 1997 at the Rockyview Hospital, at the age of 51 years. Married thirty years, she is survived by her husband Wilfred; and her sons, Charles and Daniel; also brothers, Ben and Terry; and a sister Cheryl. A Memorial Service will be held today at 7:00 p.m. at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1613 - 10 Avenue S.W., Calgary (7/9/97).

ELSAESSER - Eldon Manfred passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 23, 1997 at the age of 35 years. Eldon is survived by his loving mother Grace Elsaesser; his brother Derek and sister-in-law Nancy of Ottawa; his brother Scott of Calgary; his maternal grandmother Anne Kerychuk of Edmonton; his favorite Aunts, Pearl Tremblay of Chapleau, Ontario and Shirley Wiwad of Edmonton; his Uncle Ray Wiwad; and his "adopted" Aunt and Uncle, Phyllis and Cyril Britton of Canoe, BC. He is also survived by his many friends who will miss him, especially at the Karaoke Bars. Eldon was predeceased by his father Manfred in 1973. Eldon graduated from James Fowler High School in 1981 and spent most of his working life as a driver or salesman of a variety of vehicles. He loved cars and car racing. He was also a lifelong Star Trek fan and had a substantial collection of memorabilia, and hundreds of books and video tapes of all the television series and movies. Following the Cremation, a Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 27, 1997 at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel" at 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary. All of Eldon's friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary T2G 1A2. Many thanks to the Pastoral Society Chaplain and members at the Foothills Hospital. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (10/26/97).

ELSON - William "Bill" Francis Elson passed away suddenly in Port Hardy, British Columbia, July 1, 1997 at the age of 80 years. He leaves his loving wife Mary Grace; four sons, five daughters, thirty grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren, as well as special family friends, Mary and Duncan Lee and family. He was predeceased by his daughter Marie, July 1, 1941. Bill was a very special man who touched the lives of those who knew and loved him. There will be a Visitation on Sunday, July 6, 1997 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E., Calgary. Funeral Services will be held Monday, July 7, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Pierson's Funeral Home with Reverend P.H. Burrill officiating. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (7/5/97).

ENEVOLDSEN - Cecil Harold Enevoldsen, passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre on Tuesday, June 17, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Further announcements later. Funeral arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD. Phone: 235-3602 (6/19/97).

ENEVOLDSEN - Cecil Harold Enevoldsen, passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre on Tuesday, June 17, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Cecil is survived by his loving family, daughter Carol Hamilton; grandchildren, Carolyn (Bob), Michelle, Kevin (Ginette); five dear great-grandchildren, Melissa, Monica, Suzanne, Mitchell and Megan. He is also survived by three sisters, Elma Tyler, Muriel Davis and Helen (Clem) Billings; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Mary in 1987 and his brother Floyd in 1991. Born in Harmatten, Alberta, Cecil spent his adult life in Calgary, serving with the Royal Canadian Airforce during World War Two following which he was an owner operator with both United Taxi and Yellow Cab, he then was in charge of ground transportation at the Calgary International Airport until his retirement. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Sunday evening, June 22, 1997 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Pierson's Funeral Home on Monday, June 23, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD. Telephone: 235-3602 (6/20/97).

ENGEL - Mr. Adolf Engel of Calgary went to be with his Lord on December 18, 1997 at the age of 89 years. He is survived by his loving wife of sixty-seven years, Elfriede; his brother Jake of Calgary; and numerous nieces and nephews living both in Canada and Germany. Adolf was born in 1908 in Klostitz, Besarabia, Russia. He and his loving wife Elfriede immigrated to Canada in 1953, living for a year in Taber, and two years in Champion. The couple moved to Calgary in 1957. Soon after they purchased their home in Bridgeland and have resided there till Adolf's Heavenly call. Adolf was predeceased by his mother Margaret in Besarabia, his father Jacob in Stettler, AB, sisters, Matilda, Olga and Marie in Germany, and his brothers, Alexander and John in Calgary. Funeral Services will be held at Bridgeland Evangelical Missionary Church, 235 - 8A Street N.E. on Monday, December 22, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Colin Meikle and Reverend Alvin W. Roth officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Gideon Bibles, 5704 - 11 Street N.W., Calgary T2K 5P3. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Phone: 297-0711 (12/20/97).

ENGEL - Fred W. Engel passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 14, 1997 at the Peter Lougheed Centre at the age of 88 years. Fred is survived by his loving family, two sons, Richard (Faye) of Airdrie, Garth of Fairmont, B.C. and daughter Kay (Bud) Hurl of Calgary; as well as six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Gordon of Victoria, B.C. Fred was predeceased by his wife Marguerite; grandson Warren; and great-grandson Kieran. Fred was a long time employee of the Calgary Herald until his retirement. Private Family services are being held with interment in Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD. Telephone: 235-3602 (9/14/97).

ENGELMYER - James Henry, after a courageous battle with cancer, passed away on December 2, 1997 at the Agape Manor surrounded by loved ones. Jim will be forever missed by his wife and companion of twelve years, Marina de la Porte; daughter Pat (Martin) Lee of Dubia, U.A.E.; stepdaughter Carla (Jay) Masciangelo; brother Russ (Gail) Engelmyer of Comox, British Columbia; as well as Ricky, Dwayne, Deanna and Michael, all residing in British Columbia. Jim was born on March 28, 1932 in Humboldt, Saskatchewan and was predeceased by his mother Kathleen Patricia Engelmyer and father Julian Henry Engelmyer. Jim worked for the CN Railway for twenty-nine years where he was District Superintendent. He was also a member of the Calgary Motorcycle Club. A special thanks to Dr. Chad Anker, the staff at the Agape Manor, Home Care, Calgary Home Support Services and all of the RN's that stayed with Jim and his family to make Jim's journey as comfortable as possible. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made in Jim's name to the Agape Manor, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1B8. At Jim's request, private Services will be arranged to celebrate his life. For information, call FIRST MEMORIAL. Telephone: 403-297-0717 (12/5/97).

ERICKSON - Gordon passed away at the Bow Crest Nursing Home on Wednesday, July 9, 1997, at the age of 65 years. He is survived by his four children, Dwayne (Janice), Laura (Lloyd), Myrna and Dale (Heidi). He will be missed by his six grandchildren, Jarryd, Lindsey, Dillon, Cody, Devon, Shelby and Deeanna. Funeral Services will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from the North Hill Shopping Centre), on Monday, July 14, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Calgary Crematorium Chapel." Telephone: 299-0111 (7/13/97).

ERSKINE - James (Jim) Keenan Erskine passed away peacefully Friday, June 27, 1997 at the age of 71 years. Jim was highly regarded in the engineering community since arriving from Belfast, North Ireland in 1954. Jim is survived by his children, Redmond, Terry, Michael, Erin, their mother Ellen; his sister Mavis Drake; his grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be fondly remembered by family and friends in Canada and abroad. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Monday, June 30, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army's Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, T2N 1B8. In living memory of Jim Erskine, 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 (6/28/97).

ESKELAND - Thomas Oscar of Stavely, Alberta, passed away on December 11, 1997 at the age of 73 years. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" Claresholm, Alberta on Saturday, December 13, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Claresholm "A Golden Rule Member" , Directors of Services. Telephone: 1-403-625-3212 or 228-4422 (12/12/97).

ESLER - November 23, 1900 - December 20, 1997 Gladys Esler (nee Spear) passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 20, 1997. Gladys was born in Ontario and moved west to Rosetown, Saskatchewan to marry Nat in March of 1928. They homesteaded south of Biggar for most of their married lives. She was very resourceful, taking up midwifery, a small retail store, a matron for a nursing home and many real estate ventures. Her final years were spent at the Brentwood Nursing Home with much thanks to Lee and staff for making her life comfortable. Gladys is survived by her daughter Pearl (Harold) Hagen; son Lloyd (Sally) Esler; four grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren. Her husband Nat and grandchild Lionel predeceased her. Gladys' family will miss her dearly, but her memory will live long in our hearts. A Private Family Service will be held to mourn her passing. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (12/24/97).

EUSTAQUIO - Esperanza "Espie" Fajardo Eustaquio, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Tuesday, July 15, 1997 at the age of 75 years. Espie was born on August 25, 1921 at Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines and has resided in Calgary since 1980. She is survived by her daughter Estrellita of the Philippines; three sons and daughters-in-law, Dante and Nelida of Philippines, Danny and Dhee, and Dennis and Nitz, all of Calgary; and sixteen grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers, Arturo (Tuding) and Danding (Mely); three sisters, Celing San Juan, Lita (Lino) Tan, and Mila (Ben) Tolentino; and several other relatives and many friends. Espie was predeceased by her husband Demetrio in 1978, her sisters, Asuncion and Fely, and her granddaughter Jean Danielle. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E., Saturday, July 19, and Sunday, July 20 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Prayers will be held Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W. on Tuesday, July 22 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Thomas Vadassery, Celebrant. Cremation will follow with final Inurnment taking place in the Philippines. The family wish to express their sincere gratitude to the Doctors, Nurses and staff of Units 32, 27 and the Peritoneal Teaching Unit of the Foothills Hospital, Unit 56 of Rockyview General Hospital, Home Care, Baxter Company and Dr. George Barr. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD. Telephone: 235-3602 (7/19/97).

EVANS - Edna, passed away in Calgary on Tuesday, September 9, 1997, at the age of 87 years. Born in Blairmore, Alberta on December 28, 1909, she grew up in the Crowsnest Pass. She attended Normal School in Calgary in 1926 and began her teaching career at the Olin Creek School, north of Cowley in 1927. She continued to live and teach in the Crowsnest Pass until moving to Calgary in 1959, where she taught mathematics and science in several schools until her retirement in 1969. Throughout her life, she pursued her interest in horse racing at Stampede Park. Another love, was travel with her close friends, with frequent visits to Las Vegas and Reno, and occasional trips to far away places including the Orient, England and Hawaii. She will be remembered as one who loved to socialize and would never turn down a good game of "Stop the Bus". She is survived by her husband Idris; son Donald, daughter-in-law Judy, and grandchildren, Corey and Stephen. For those who would like to attend an informal gathering of family and friends, please call 286-4184. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Edna's memory to the Alzheimer Association of Alberta, No. 218A, 2323 - 32 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2E 3G2. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (9/12/97).

EVANS - Gerald Roy (Gerry) Evans, beloved husband, father and friend, passed away at homeon Tuesday, December 30, 1997, at the age of 72 years. He was predeceased by his parents,Laura and Leonard Evans, first wife Betty Beaumont, second wife Dona Belle Evans (neeDwigans) in 1971, and son Rexford John Evans in 1968. Gerry is survived by his wife ClaireEvans; brother Walter Evans (Vivian) of Victoria, BC; daughters, Sharon Evans of Toronto,Peggy Henderson of Etobicoke, ON, Gillian Evans (Paul Fry) of Calgary, and Heather Johnson(Derrick) of Port Moody, BC; stepdaughters, Kerry White-Tucker (Ron Tucker) of Calgary, andJennifer White of Vancouver; stepson Greg White (Karen Mackie) of Calgary; grandchildren,Blair and Jason Henderson of Etobicoke, ON, Jessica and Hannah Johnson of Port Moody, BC;and stepgrandchildren, Rebecca and Samuel Tucker of Calgary. Born in Saskatoon in 1925,Gerry completed Senior Matriculation at Bedford Road Collegiate in June, 1943. Heimmediately joined the Royal Canadian Navy, where he served until 1945. He became ajourneyman electrician in 1947, running his own electrical and outboard marine business until1952 when he went to Juno, Alaska to work in the C.M.S. Mine. Gerry returned to Saskatoon toform an electrical contracting firm which was responsible for the electrical portion of all themajor gas installations in the city of Saskatoon. In 1958, Gerry received his registered huntingand fishing guide's license, which began his life-long love affair with the North Country,particularly LaRonge, Saskatchewan. Gerry moved to Calgary in 1959, where he became arepresentative for the Electrical Services League of Alberta, while working as a journeymanelectrician. He later worked for Federal Pacific Electric Equipment Manufacturers, until 1966,when he transferred to Pyle National Electrical Manufacturing, where he remained whilecompleting the Academic Business Diploma Program at Mount Royal College, where he wasawarded the Birks Medal for highest grade point average for 1968-1969. In order to raise twoyoung daughters and care for his terminally ill wife, Dona, Gerry entered and completed in 1973,a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. He taught at James Short Memorial Elementary Schooluntil 1976, when he began teaching in the Math and Physics Department at S.A.I.T. for the nextten years. Gerry completed his Master of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science from L.I.O.S. in1986, and given his keen interest in step families, was instrumental in starting S.O.S. (Society ofStep-families). In 1997 he earned his Doctoral Degree in Philosophy and Health and HumanSciences from Columbia Pacific University, San Francisco, CA. Gerry died as he had lived,surrounded by the love, admiration and respect of his family and friends. He will be cremated,and in the spring, Gerry's ashes will be returned to the North Country, which he loved so deeply.A Memorial Service will be held at Parkdale United Church, 2919 - 8 Avenue N.W., onSaturday, January 3, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Jan Craig officiating. The family wishesto extend their heartfelt thanks to Home Care, especially Michelle and Fern; Dr. Ken Cody andRev. Jan Craig. In lieu of flowers, if desired, a donation in Gerry's memory may be made directlyto the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2.Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (12/31/97).

EVANS - Irene Evans passed away at the Oilfields General Auxiliary Hospital on June 6, 1997, at the age of 89 years. Irene is survived by two sons, David (Donna) and Milton (Shirley) and by her daughter Alice Melvin. She is the loving grandmother of Donald (Pat), Daryl (Bev), Cam (Lindy), Stuart Evans, Kelly (Kevin) Kerr, Michelle and Jim Melvin; and a great-grandmother to nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Bob Rickett of Calgary. She was predeceased by her husband Elwyn in 1984 and her sister Myrtle in 1993. Irene derived a great deal of personal satisfaction from being a school teacher and conversing with her former pupils. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral Services will be held at Christ Church, Millarville, Alberta on Thursday, June 12, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements are 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 (6/9/97).

EVEREST - Olive Everest (nee Lefenko) passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Centre on September 30, 1997 in her 79th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles Everest; and dear mother of Ron and his wife Irene, Gordon and his wife Marty; and daughter Charlene. She is survived by her grandchildren, Tom and Terri-Jo, James, Rob, Mary, Sarah, and Peter. Charlie and Olive enjoyed many years of travel, photography, mountain climbing, hiking and snow-shoeing together. They especially enjoyed winters in Mexico. Grace be to you, and peace from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Saturday, October 4, 1997 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Hillhurst United Church (1227 Bowness Road N.W.), on Saturday, October 4, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Karen Holmes officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Sonshine Seniors Ministries, c/o Box 973, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4P1 or the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Olive Everest, 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).

EVERY - Paul Adrian passed away on November 23, 1997 at the age of 22 years. Arrangements are in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (12/3/97).

EWEN - Mr. Hume Ivan Ewen, beloved husband and best friend of Shirley, passed away peacefully on September 4, 1997 at the age of 74 years, after a lengthy and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease and cancer. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by Shirley; his brother Cliff of Victoria; sister Iris Sutton of Vancouver; sister and brother-in-law, Joanne and Don Jepson of Calgary, and their families, Jim and Ingrid Jepson and their children, Emily and Andrew, Rob and Julie Jepson, and their children, Monica and Carolyn, Donna and Chris Lindeburg; and other nieces and nephews, and his many friends, including his pal Sadie. He was predeceased by his parents, George and Lily Ewen of Medicine Hat, his sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Tom Marlow of Victoria, his brother-in-law Bill Sutton of Vancouver, his sister-in-law Kit Ewen of Victoria, and his niece Anita Nicholson of Victoria. Hume will be remembered for his love of life, quick wit and wonderful sense of humor which were shared by all of those whose lives he touched. A Memorial Service for Hume will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Monday, September 8, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Chaplain Betty Piwowar officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson's Society of Southern Alberta, 480D - 36 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1W4 or directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and all staff of Unit 57 at the Tom Baker Centre. In living memory of Hume Ewen, 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).