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1997: Deaths - HiHICKEY - Malcolm James (Mike) Hickey passed away at the Glenmore Auxiliary Hospital on July 8, 1997 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 61. Mike was employed with the City of Calgary Parking Authority. Survived by his wife Linda of Calgary; one brother Bob and his wife Marilyn of Boiestown, NB; two sisters, Pat Dickeson, and Laura and her husband James Reid, all of Fredericton; also several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Lawrence and Lorena (Gibson) Hickey of Boiestown. No Visitation by request. A Memorial Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, (Jacques Chapel), 240 - 17 Avenue S.W. on Friday, July 11, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES Jacques Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711 (7/11/97).
HILL - Doris Eileen Hill, passed away at the Bowcrest Nursing Home on Tuesday, November 25, 1997 at the age of 92 years. She will always be dearly loved by her daughter-in-law Grace; her three grandsons, Robert, Brian and Gary. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Melville Hill in 1980 and her son Robert Norman (Bob) Hill in 1993. A private Interment will take place in Toronto. Special thanks to the caring staff of the Bowcrest Nursing Home. In living memory of Doris Hill, 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: 403-243-8200.285952(11/26/97).
HILL - Robert Dunsmore (Bob) Hill, born March 28, 1922 at Nanaimo, B.C., passed away at the Foothills Hospital December 27, 1997 with his beloved wife Laura at his side. Besides his wife Laura, he is survived by his dearly loved daughters of Sidney, B.C., Maureen Maxwell and Sheila Gray; and most loved grandson Nolan Gray; Laura's daughter Linda (Stan). He was predeceased by his brother Donald, and his parents, Joseph and Margaret Hill. Bob attended Balmoral School and also Crescent Heights High School. In March 1943, Bob joined the Calgary Street Railway as a street car conductor, then a bus and trolley driver. Robert retired March 22, 1977 after thirty-four years of service with badge No. 1. In 1993, Bob was the proud recipient of a gold plaque for fifty years as a loyal member of the Amalgamated Transit Union Calgary, Local 583. In his younger years, Bob was an avid bowler and participated in many other sports. One of Bob's greatest pleasures was his association with various trailer clubs. Funeral Services will be held at Centre Street Evangelical Church (4120 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, December 31, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association (No. 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0G8), or the charity of your choice. As a tribute to Bob, LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES will make a donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (12/29/97).
HINDE - Ruth Hinde of the Grand Valley District passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre in Cochrane, Alberta on June 25, 1997. Born in the Rhodes Ranchhouse, which is presently owned by Jim Burns, on July 3, 1916. Ruth lived all of her life on her parents' homestead, "Echo Ranch", in the Grand Valley District. She is survived by three generations of cousins and many, many friends. She will be particularly missed by her cousins, Charles Young and Pat Phipps of Cochrane, Bill Walker of Crossfield and Shirley Hughes of Winnipeg and their families and her many friends. She was predeceased by her father Gordon on August 1, 1954 and her mother Dora on November 29, 1976, and many other relatives including Jack Phipps one year ago. There's a place in our hearts That's yours alone, A piece of love no one can own For deep in our hearts Your memory will be kept To love and cherish and never forget No words we speak today, could ever say How much we'll miss you, every day. Funeral Services will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, 126 - 2 Avenue, Cochrane, Alberta on Saturday, June 28, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Cochrane and Area Heritage Association, Box 1063, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W0. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/28/97).
HINKLE - Carell passed away suddenly June 5, 1997 at Vulcan, Alberta at the age of 53 years. Beloved wife of Mr. William Hinkle of Vulcan; loving mother of a daughter Susan Hinkle of Houston, Texas; a son Thomas Hinkle of Kennedy, Texas; her stepfather Don Marshman of Vulcan; brother-in-law Coy (Rene) Hinkle of Wichita Falls, Texas; sister-in-law Oreta (C.D.) Harrison of Huntsville, Texas; two nieces, a nephew, numerous cousins, and her dog (Dirty Harry). Funeral Service Tuesday, June 10, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. at Central Church of Christ, Vulcan, with Rev. Doug Barrie officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Carell's memory could be made to the Vulcan Emergency Service, Box 813, Vulcan, Alberta T0L 2B0. VULCAN FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 1-403-485-2633 (6/9/97).
HISLOP - Stewart Mitchell Hislop passed away December 12, 1997 at his Calgary home,after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. His family and friends were by his side tothe end, and he will be dearly missed. Stewart was born in Lucky Lake, Saskatchewan onApril 6, 1942 and grew up in Bassano, Alberta, then moved to Calgary as a young adult. Hemarried Mary Anne McCready in February 1962, and began raising a family and started histhirty-three year career with AON Reed Stenhouse Insurance Brokers. Stewart's impacton the business and his dedication grew in increasingly responsible roles at the Calgaryoffice, handling the international business for several years, then managing the Calgarybranch. In 1993 he was promoted to Executive Vice President and moved to head office inToronto. He was devoted to the firm, and was admired for his ability to encourage,motivate and support the people he came in contact with. Stewart is survived by his lovingwife Mary; daughter Shelagh (Jay Fitzsimmons) of Parksville, BC; son Stewart (LeahGetty) of Calgary; and granddaughter Victoria. He also leaves to mourn his motherMargaret Hislop of Calgary (formerly of Bassano); sisters, Beverly (Ed) Henderson ofWhitehorse, Valerie (Syl) Tateson of Tilley, Alberta, and Jenifer (Barry) Boechler ofEdmonton; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by hisfather Clifford in 1969, and brother Craig in 1944. Stewart was a loving husband andfather, a caring son and brother, conscientious businessman, and kind friend to many. Healso had a great passion for the game of golf. He will be remembered affectionately bythose whose lives he touched. The family wishes to thank Home Care Nurses, Sylvi Baillieand Cheryl Whitnack, whose gentle compassion and professionalism allowed them to keepStewart at home. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the CanadianCancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2. A MemorialService will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 703 Heritage Drive S.W.,Calgary, Friday, December 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors.Telephone: 403-297-0711 (12/16/97).
HOAR - Charles Edward Hoar, most beloved husband of Jean, and loving father of Kevin and Shauna, passed away unexpectedly on October 22, 1997 at the Rockyview Hospital. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (10/24/97).
HOBER - Mr. Albert R. (Al) Hober, beloved husband of Mrs. Doreen Hober of Calgary, passed away at home on Wednesday, December 10, 1997, at the age of 71 years. Besides his loving wife, Al is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Brent and Dianne Rawlinson of Calgary; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lynda and Robert Assaly of Edmonton, Deborah and Perry Pelletier of Calgary; eight grandchildren, Mary Jayne Assaly, Jill Assaly, Mathew Assaly, Cody Rawlinson, Britt Rawlinson, Blake Rawlinson, Curtis Pelletier, and Kristyn Pelletier. Al is also survived by two sisters and brothers-in-law, Emily and Bruce Talbot, and July and Dave Saturley. He was predeceased by his parents, Mike and Frances Chekaluk. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Monday, December 15, 1997 at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Catholic Church (corner of Northmount Drive and Northland Drive N.W.), on Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. William H. Trienekens, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in "St. Joseph's Section" at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Al Hober, 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 (12/12/97).
HOGARTH - Mrs. Violet Louise Hogarth of Cochrane, Alberta, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre in Calgary, Alberta on June 14, 1997 at the age of 83 years. She is survived by one daughter Mrs. Jack (Louise) Laird of Cochrane, Alberta; three sons, Harvey Hogarth of Cochrane, Alberta, Bob (June) Hogarth of Calgary, Alberta and John (Shirley) Hogarth of Canmore, Alberta. Violet is also survived by her dear companion August Graff; four brothers, Albert Buckler and Stan (Pearl) Buckler, both of Calgary, Alberta, Roy (Iris) Buckler, of Cochrane, Alberta and Henry (Ellen) Buckler of Bottrel, Alberta; also nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Violet was predeceased by her husband Harvey on June 14, 1959, and one sister Maggie Blow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 3Y6. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, June 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church (128 - 1 Street East), Cochrane, Alberta with the Rev. Heather Koots officiating. Interment to follow at Cochrane Cemetery, Cochrane, Alberta. Funeral arrangements in care of COCHRANE FUNERAL SERVICES. Telephone: 403-932-4452 (6/17/97).
HOLLAND - Stuart Anthony Holland, beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon and Joan Holland of Calgary, died suddenly on September 30, 1997 at the age of 32 years. Stuart was born February 1, 1965 in Regina, Saskatchewan. He was educated in Calgary and at the Grenville Christian College in Brockville, Ontario. Stuart graduated from SAIT receiving his hotel management and accounting diplomas and was working towards his C.G.A. He enjoyed hockey, biking, hiking, and playing rugby with the Saracens Rugby Club, as well, he was a member of Toastmasters. Stuart was a true animal lover. He enjoyed travelling and made adventures of his travels. He is survived by his loving parents, Gordon and Joan, and his brother David, all of Calgary. He is also survived by several uncles, aunts, and cousins; and is lovingly remembered by his uncle John and aunty Joyce Kelly of Calgary. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, October 3, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (4716 Worcester Drive S.W.), on Saturday, October 4, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Very Rev. Leonard J. Hagel, VF Presider. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T6. In living memory of Stuart Holland, 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).
HOLMES - Mr. Francis (Frank) Holmes of Calgary, passed away at the Glamorgan Nursing Home on November 12, 1997 at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his loving companion and caregiver Hilda of Calgary; two children, Dale Holmes of Terrace, B.C. and Debbie and her husband Doug Hardy of Airdrie; seven grandchildren, Scott, Tracey, Gillian, Blake, Mark, Chad and Kevin; four great-grandchildren, Riley, Jaimie, Steven and Eric; two sisters, Phyllis Elvin and Ethel Allen; and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Grace Baptist Church, 1009 East Lake Boulevard, Airdrie on Saturday, November 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Grant Galpin officiating. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL and FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/14/97).
HOLT - Jason Peter Holt, beloved only son of Peter and Linda Holt of Calgary, passed away tragically on October 30, 1997, at the tender age of 19 years. He was born and raised in the Renfrew area of Calgary, graduating from Crescent Heights High School in 1995. From a very young age, Jason loved hockey and excelled as a Goaltender. Most recently, Jason worked alongside his Dad learning the family business. Jason touched the lives of many and will lovingly be remembered as a true friend that you could always count on. Jason is survived by three sisters and brothers-in-law, Shannon and Allan, Twila and Dustin, all of Calgary, and Tammy and Reggie of Vancouver; a niece Ashley; and four nephews, Skyler, Reggin, Matthew and Isiah. He is also survived by his maternal Nana, Thelma Jackson and his paternal Grandmother Mary Holt, both of Calgary; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Jason is predeceased by his grandfathers. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on November 2, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Rick Scruggs of Bow Valley Christian Church officiating. Graveside Service at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens to follow at a later date. In living memory of Jason Holt, 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 (11/1/97).
HOLTE - Mr. Melvin (Mel) Edwin Holte, beloved husband of Mrs. Blanche Holte of Airdrie, passed away at the George Boyack Nursing Home on November 28, 1997 after a lengthy illness at the age of 69 years. Mel was born July 3, 1928 in Amisk, Alberta and took up employment with C.P. Rail in 1944 as a fireman, retiring for health reasons thirty-four years later as a locomotive engineer. He will be remembered for his love of hunting, fishing and especially Saturday Night Hockey. Besides his loving wife, Mel is also survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Jackie; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Ken Pheiffer, and Trudy and Ken Bilben; six grandchildren, Rick, Melanie, Michael, Troy, Adam and Ashley, all of Airdrie. He is also survived by two sisters and a brother-in-law, Evelyn Setter of Spokane, Washington, and Vivian and Bob Sallows of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Terry in 1990. Funeral Services will be held at Lutheran Church of the Master (216 Main Street South, Airdrie, Alberta) on Thursday, December 4, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor David Mueller officiating. Graveside Service to follow at the Airdrie Cemetery. The family wish to express their sincere appreciation to all the staff at the George Boyack Nursing Home for many years of love and care given. In living memory of Melvin Holte, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Airdrie Funeral Home", 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, ALBERTA. Telephone: 1-403-948-1100 (12/1/97).
HOLTZMAN - Viola Ellen Holtzman, beloved wife of Bill Holtzman, High River, passed away at their home on November 29, 1997 at the age of 83 years. Besides her husband, Vi is survived by her daughters, Rita Shaw, Moose Jaw and Patricia (Brian) Lampkin, Bonnyville, Alta.; her sons, Dave (Marlene) Middagh, Bonnyville and Wesley (Lori) Holtzman, Strathmore and their families. She is also survived by her sisters, Edith Elliott (Bill Athey), Calgary, Alice (Joe) Pruden, Kamsack, Sask., Shirley (Jay) DeMiranda, Los Angeles; her brothers, Bob (Noreen) Styner, Edmonton, Ralph (Edith) Styner, Nisku, Roy (Nora) Styner, Red Deer; and her sister-in-law Marguerite Styner, Androssan, Alta. She was predeceased by her mother Blanche Styner in 1990, her father Louis Styner in 1952, her daughter Irene Kozack in 1974 and twin daughters, Lucille and Yvonne in infancy, her sisters, Dorothy Traverse in 1956, Jean Randall in 1982, Lucille Styner in 1938, her brothers Harold Styner in 1987, Donald in 1991 and Dick in 1995, her brother-in-law Walter Elliott, 1988 and sister-in-law Ethel Styner. Funeral Services will be held at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, High River on Thursday, December 4 at 1:30 p.m., The Rev. R.W. Slocombe officiating. Cremation at Parklawn Crematorium, High River. A reception at the Friendship Centre will follow the Chapel Service. If desired, contributions may be made in Vi's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6. SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME LTD., Directors. Telephone: 652-2222 (12/2/97).
HOMOKY - Klara Terrie Staveley-Homoky of Calgary, passed away at home on Friday, September 5, 1997 at the age of 50 years, after a twelve year fierce and lonely battle with cancer. Klara was a dedicated and caring volunteer during the past several years with the Southland Leisure Centre, being the only volunteer to obtain one thousand hours. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Thursday, September 11, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Craig Eagle officiating. Graveside Service to follow in the "Garden of Remembrance" at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to YWCA, Centre for the Counselling of Abused Women and Children, 320 - 5 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 0E5; or directly to Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, 302, 223 - 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9. In living memory of Klara Homoky, 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. "Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother and Friend. Now resting in the Everlasting Arms of the Lord, Awaiting His return" (9/10/97).
HONEYCHURCH - Mr. Wilfred Honeychurch of Calgary, beloved husband of fifty years of Helen, passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre Calgary on June 5, 1997 at age 79. He is also lovingly remembered by his children, Bruce (Beth), Judy (Kelly) Saunders, Neil, Don (Linda), Sue, Roy (Darlene); and his grandchildren, Dean, Shaun, Sarah, Lisa, Amy, Jeffrey, Matthew and Megan. Wilf is also survived by his sisters, May Taggart of Burnaby, Ann Woodward, Florence (Bud) Dick, Helen (Bob) Petersen; brothers, Les (Dorie), Ray (Monica); and sisters-in-law, Minnie and Dorothy. Wilf was a native Calgarian who volunteered to serve with the Canadian Army in 1939. He served with the 8th Field Ambulance, the Royal Canadian Engineers, and with the South Saskatchewan Regiment during the Dieppe Raid. After returning from overseas, Wilf worked as a yardman for the CPR for thirty-four years until he retired at the age of sixty-three. He acquired a love of music through a long association with the Salvation Army and played a variety of instruments in the King's Own Calgary Regiment (militia) band. He was also a band leader and instructor with the Calgary Lions Club Boys and Girls Band for many years. Wilf also enjoyed singing, first as a boy soprano, even performing on the radio and later singing in the Northminster United Church Choir. He completed his final high school course and received his diploma at the tender age of forty-six. Other favorite activities included skating, shinny hockey with his grandchildren and completing the Calgary Herald Road Race at the age of sixty-two. Heartfelt thanks are extended to Dr. Addison and the staff on the Sixth Level of the Bethany Care Centre for their kind and loving attention. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, June 13, 1997 at Northminster United Church (3311 Centre Street North) at 3:00 p.m. with Reverend Linda Benson officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Stroke Fund, the Alzheimers Society, or a charity of your choice. Arrangements care of FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/12/97).
HONIG - Mr. Dieter Honig, beloved husband of Mrs. Caecilia Honig of Calgary, passed away suddenly at the Foothills Hospital on Thursday, June 26, 1997 at the age of 63 years. Besides his loving wife, Dieter is also survived by his children, Regina and Dieter Manke, Theresia Honig, all of Germany, Franz Honig, Richard and Denise Honig, Stephan Honig, and Maria Honig, all of Calgary; and two grandchildren, Fabian and Samantha. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Peter's Catholic Church (541 Silvergrove Drive N.W.), on Tuesday, July 1, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter's Catholic Church on Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Brian F. Hubka, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in St. Joseph's Section at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Dieter Honig, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (6/29/97).
HOOKHAM - Roy Hugh, born in Toronto, Ontario, December 18, 1924, passed away on October 19, 1997 at home. He was the last born of three sons, to his late parents, Joseph James Hookham and Jessie Florence Hookham, eldest daughter of Colonel Frederick Charles Denison (Rusholme Branch in Toronto, Ontario). Roy was educated in Ontario at Alexander Muir School and Central Technical School. In 1942 he joined the R.C.A.F. as a Wireless Air Gunner and served in World War II at Manning Depot, Toronto, Pre Air Education Department in Guelph, Wireless School No. 2, Calgary, Alberta, Bombing and Gunnery School, Paulson, Manitoba and he graduated with the rank of Sergeant. He was transferred to Chatham, N.B., No. 10 Air Observer School and then overseas to England. He obtained an honorable discharge in February, 1946. In 1947, Dorothy and Roy were married and he assisted in raising their children. He joined the No. 1 Legion in 1948 and served with the poppy campaign for quite a number of years and recently had been serving as a Deputy Returning Officer for the Branch Elections. As well, he started employment at the City of Calgary as a clerk in the collections office of the Utilities Building. In the early 1950's he was moved into Data Processing where he was responsible for the set up of the department. Later, he joined the National Machine Accounting Association and was a chartered member and eventually president. In 1962, he joined the Calgary Amateur Radio Association and graduated as an Amateur Radio Operator with the call letters VE6ALS, later to have the call letters VE6RH which he held to date. He graduated from S.A.I.T. as an Advanced Radio Operator in 1964 with full operating privileges on the Amateur Radio frequency spectrum. While with the C.A.R.A. he served as treasurer, QSL manager, Publisher of Key-Klix and was granted a Life Membership in the association in November, 1973. Since that time, he was actively involved in many aspects of amateur radio functions, including Treasurer of Caratels. That year, he undertook the complete responsibility to place Ham Operators in approximately twenty polling stations throughout Calgary to report Municipal Elections results to City Hall and out to the news media. In 1986, for the very first time all one hundred and ninety polling stations had radio operators assigned to report results to the news media. Upon retiring in January 1980, after serving thirty-two years and credited with over three years of active combat service during World War II, he attained the required combination of age fifty-five with thirty-five years service. In 1986, after retiring he set up a retirees luncheon for Data Processing members. He loved Math problems and worked hard at solving them quickly which gave him pleasure. He is survived by his loving wife Dorothy; his only brother Earle (Audrey); his five children, Katherine, Karen (Terry), Dave, Wayne and Ginny (Ron); his grandchildren, Linda, Robert, Rick, Scott, Mathew, Jeremy and Trevor; and great-granddaughters, Cayla, Samantha and Leah. On behalf of Roy, the family would like to sincerely thank the Rockyview Hospital staff for their support and especially Mary for her support for Roy and our family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Ward 58 of the Rockyview Hospital, 7007 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary, AB, T2V 1P9, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6 or to St. John's Cemetery on the Humber c/o K. Alice Edwards, 148 White Boulevard, Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, L4J 5Y7. Funeral Services will be held at St. Mark's Anglican Church (1802 - 33 Avenue S.W.), on Friday, October 24, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Michael Birch officiating. Cremation will follow at Leyden's "Bow Valley Crematorium". Inurnment to be in St. John's Cemetery on the Humber in a private family Heritage Site, Toronto, Ontario. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Phone: 228-4422 (10/24/97).
HOOVER - Henry Hoover, beloved husband of Mrs. Vera Hoover of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Centre in the presence of some of his family on June 24, 1997 in his 87th year. He is the loving father of three daughters, Carolyn and Verne Stuber of Calgary, Gloria and Gary Hutton of Hanna, and Judi Henderson of Calgary; two sons, Elden Hoover of Delia, and Lauren and Cindi Hoover of Calgary; eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his five brothers, Rudy, George, Sam, Alex, Ray; and three sisters, Tina Whaley, Tillie Goodkey, and Lil Styles; three brothers-in-law, Dean Stair, Bob Stair and Bill Stair; sister-in-law Isabel and Mac English. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Henry was predeceased by his parents, George and Lydia Hoover and sister Annie Sieppert, and granddaughter Shawntel Henderson. Henry married Vera Mary Stair of Patricia, AB on June 27, 1943 in Hanna, AB. They shared a wonderful life together for fifty-four years. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, June 27, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. David Holmes of Robert McClure United Church officiating. Should friends so desire, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6) would be greatly appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street SE). Telephone: 403-272-5555 (6/25/97).
HOPLEY - James H. "Jim" A golden heart stopped beating two working hands at rest. July 14, 1905 - October 7, 1997. Jim Hopley passed away peacefully at the Forest Grove Centre, October 7, 1997 at the age of 92 years. He is survived by his stepdaughter Jean Ramcharran (Vince) and family. He is also survived by his dear friend Nelda Morrison and family, as well as other family members in Wales. Jim was a very special loving, caring person who always had a smile and a kind word for everyone he met. His gentleness and great sense of humour will be remembered by all family and friends. The family wishes to thank the nursing staff at the Forest Grove Centre and the Peter Lougheed Centre for their excellent care. Funeral Services will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre) on Friday, October 10, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. followed by Interment in Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, AB, T2T 5C7. Arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100(10/9/97).
HORNBERGER - Freda Josephina, beloved wife of the late Marcus Hornberger of Calgary, passed away November 11, 1997 at the age of 80 years. She is survived by her nine children, Leon (Lois) of Orem, Utah, Sheila (Mark) Strang of Victoria, B.C., Andrew (Judith) of Vancouver, Washington, Judith (Jack) Castle of Frederick, Maryland, Martin (Sally) of Cassville, Missouri, Stephen (Linda), Mathew (Anne), and Roger, all of Calgary, and May Ellen (Don) Fairbanks of Fort Collins, Colorado; forty-five grandchildren, forty great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and a brother John Svenson. She was predeceased by her husband Marcus in January of 1996, three sisters, a brother, and a grandson. Freda was born and raised in Orton, Alberta. She graduated from Normal School in Calgary and taught in one-room schools for two years. Later, she taught for twelve years at the Alberta Vocational Centre in Calgary. In 1941, she married Marcus and in 1944 they moved to Calgary where they raised their family. Freda always worked hard, serving her family, friends and neighbors. She loved to read and shared that love with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Freda was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities. The family would like to thank all of the staff of the Bow View Manor for their tender, loving care of Mom. She will be lovingly remembered in our hearts. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Sunday, November 16, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 202 Crescent Road N.W. on Monday, November 17, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service will be held in the Orton Cemetery, Orton, Alberta at 3:30 p.m. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602 (11/13/97).
HOTCHEN - Robert Leslie, born June 13, 1929 in Regina, Saskatchewan, passed away suddenly in Calgary December 11, 1997. Robert will be forever remembered by his loving wife Elva, five daughters, six grandchildren and one brother. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home, Tuesday December 16, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Highway 1A (17 Avenue S.E.) and Garden Road. Phone: 403-272-5555 (12/15/97).
HOURIE - Colleen Ann (nee Nicholson), at Calgary, on July 12, 1997, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, left the surly bonds of this earth to join our Lord. Colleen passed away peacefully and with dignity, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her son Darcy Barton, parents, Chas. and Clara Nicholson, and brother Morris. Left to survive are husband Bill; son Darrell; daughter Cheryl, all of Calgary; brother Wayne (Elaine) of Prince Albert; and numerous nieces and nephews. Colleen was born in Regina, obtained her schooling there, then married and moved to Calgary in 1958 to become a Calgarian. She utilized her skills and talents to become a devoted wife, a caring and loving mother and homemaker. Colleen will be sadly missed by her family and the many friends and acquaintances that she made, and whose lives she touched during her short stay on this earth. It is with joyous celebration that a Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 16 at 3:00 p.m. The location is HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from the North Hill Shopping Centre) with Rev P.H. Burrill officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, or to the charity of choice. Funeral arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111. "God Rest and Bless You, Colleen and Mom." (7/14/97).
HOWARD - Helen "Louise" Howard (nee Akitt), loving mother of David and Nicholas of Calgary, passed away suddenly at her residence on September 15, 1997 at the age of 49 years. Louise was born May 28, 1948 in Calgary and attended Western Canada High School. Out of high school, she worked as an Optometric Assistant with her father for eleven years. Louise always enjoyed rejuvenating the numerous old homes her family lived in here in Calgary. The most important thing in her life was raising her two sons, and she supported their activities through much volunteer work. She also supported her former husband's business activities, when she was able. Because of her love and dedication to her family she will always be remembered. Besides her two sons, Louise is also survived by her parents, Helen and Don Akitt; her twin sister Donna Snell and husband Fred and their children, Diana and Alexander. She is also survived by the father of her two sons, John Howard; nieces and nephews, Quinn and Todd Davis, and Jamie, Jeff, Debbie, Lindsay, and Lisa Howard; cousin Jim Akitt of Vancouver, B.C.; and her friend David Hildebrandt. Louise was predeceased by her Aunt Hope Akitt. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial gifts may be made directly to the Calgary Academy, Site 2, Box 103, SS3, Calgary, AB, T3C 3N9. In living memory of Louise Howard, 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 (9/18/97).
HOY - April 26, 1933 to November 10, 1997. Stanley High passed away on Monday, November 10, 1997 at the age of 64 years. Stanley Hoy formerly of Edmonton, now of Calgary, died after a long courageous battle with cancer. He leaves to mourn his death, his loving wife Sau-Lan; and five children, Mary Ann (Chris) Chan of Calgary, AB, and Katherine Hoy, Stephen Hoy, Paul (Patricia) Hoy, Anthony (Natalie) Hoy, all of Edmonton, AB. He also leaves seven grandchildren, Chester and Michael Chan, Taylor, Mariah, Claire, Spencer and Carissa Hoy. He also leaves one sister May Poon and her family; as well as many relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, November 13, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Cremation and Interment to follow on Friday, November 14, 1997 at 12:15 p.m. at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directed to Agape Manor Hospice (1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8) or to the Canadian Cancer Society (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2). Special thanks to Dr. Douglas Hill and the staff of Agape Manor for their compassionate care. Arrangements and Cremation entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.) Telephone: 403-272-5555 (11/11/97).
HOYME - Shirley Maxine Hoyme (nee Reagh) passed away peacefully on the morning of July 6, 1997 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital at the age of 64 years. She was born, October 5, 1932 in Fort McLeod, AB and grew up in near by, Cayley. She worked for several years in the oil industry at Can Tex Drilling and Thompson Drilling. In 1977 she returned to school to become an LPN and worked at the Calgary General Hospital for seventeen years. She retired in 1993. She was an active member of the DeWinton Community Association and the Royal Canadian Legion. Shirley was predeceased by her father Egbert Reagh (Hap). She will be forever missed by her mother Sybil Reagh; husband Melford Hoyme; daughter Lynda Wheeler; three sisters, Norma Reagh, Frances Colpitts, and Elizabeth Morton; two grandchildren, Pamela Lyon and T.J. Stewart; as well as all of her many friends. Shirley was a very special person who touched the lives of those who knew and loved her. A special thanks to Dr. Grisdale and Dr. Ainsley and the nursing staff at the Peter Lougheed Hospital. A Celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 Bannister Road S.E. In living memory of Shirley Hoyme a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (7/7/97).