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JACKSON - Mr. Timothy Jackson of Airdrie, AB, passed away suddenly on Monday, June 16, 1997 at the age of 41 years. He is survived by his loving family, Donna and two children, Terri Anne, Michael David, all of Airdrie; his mother Martha Jackson; four brothers, Wayne (Anne), Bill (Judy), Andy (Gladys), John (Dawn); two sisters, Penny Kent, Rose (Bob) Ward; mother-in-law Carol Timms; sister-in-law Lisa (Randy) Munroe; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Tim was a local business man, volunteer firefighter and actively involved in the community. He will be missed by all that knew him. Relatives and friends are invited to a Visitation at the Airdrie United Church, 216 - 1 Avenue N.E., on Thursday, June 19 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Airdrie United Church on Friday, June 20, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Wallace Fry officiating. In lieu of flowers, if friends wish, a donation in Tim's memory may be made directly to The Airdrie Volunteer Firefighters, c/o Postal Bag No. 5, 805 Main Street, Airdrie, AB, T4B 2C9. Funeral and Cremation arrangements entrusted to PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES. Telephone: 216-5111 (6/18/97).
JADESKE - Reuben Samuel Jadeske, beloved husband of Mrs. Ann Jadeske of Calgary, passed away peacefully at home on November 30, 1997 at the age of 67 years. He is the loving father of three daughters, Val (Dean), Deb (Rob) and Tracey (James); step-sons, Kerry (Mira) and Bruce (Nancy). His fifteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and special friend and nephew Howard. Reuben is also survived by his three sisters, two sisters-in-law, two brothers, three brothers-in-law, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by both his parents, his brother and two sisters. Memorial Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Canadian Cancer Society, (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2), or The Calgary Fish and Game Association, (No. 56, 3223 - 83 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 5M8). 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 (12/2/97).
JALLEP - Victoria Jallep (nee Peressini), wife of the late William Jallep, passed away at the Crowsnest Hospital on June 11, 1997 at the age of 83 years. Vicky is survived by her two daughters, Frances (Steve) Kelemen of Stavely and Gloria (Jack) McArter of New Westminster, B.C.; two grandchildren, Stephanie Kelemen of Toronto and Steve Kelemen of Stavely; five step-grandsons; brother Americo Peressini of Penticton; three sisters-in-law, Pauline Nickyforuk of Calgary, Mary Peressini of Kamloops and Edna Peressini of Edmonton; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Vicky was born in Valvasone, Italy. Except for the years of 1969 to 1976 when she lived in Calgary, Vicky's home was Blairmore since 1928. Funeral Services were held Saturday, June 14 with Interment in the Blairmore Union Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 515 - 7 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2G8 (6/17/97).
JAMES - Eric, W.M. passed away in White Rock, BC, on Saturday, December 6, 1997 at the age of 83. Eric was predeceased by his wife Christina (Chris) in 1995 and is survived by four sons, Bill (Kaye), Colin (Shelagh), Lorne and Brad. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Laurie, Laura, David and Bonnie; and by two sisters, Reavely and Margaret. Eric was born in Winnipeg. He served in the RCAF during World War II in England and Burma, in The Chinthe Squadron (435). He managed Alberta Sheet Metal in Calgary for nearly thirty years before retiring to Brentwood, then White Rock, BC. A Memorial Service will be held at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, in White Rock, Saturday, December 13 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the hearing impaired would be appreciated (12/12/97).
JAMES - Howard Wesley James passed away September 15, 1997 at the age of 81. Predeceased by his loving wife Gert in June of 1996, Howard is survived by his son Allen (Jane) of Calgary; daughter Gwen Harris (Barry) of Victoria; brother Lloyd (Joan) of Burnaby; sister Mabel Mash of Richmond; grandchildren, Todd and Ross Harris, and Christie and Curtis James; and numerous nieces and nephews. Born in Biggar, Sask., Howard resided in Regina after his marriage to Gert (Stone) in 1940, moving to Calgary in 1956 where he was well- known in the printing trade in Western Canada, retiring in 1978 to Malahat and Victoria. A Memorial Service will be held in Victoria, Friday, September 19, 1997 at 12:00 noon at FIRST MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1155 Fort Street. If friends so desire, donations in lieu of flowers may be made to The Parkinson's Society of Southern Alberta (9/18/97).
JAMES - Mr. John (Jack) Charles James, beloved wife and best friend of Pam of forty-three years, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, October 25, 1997 at the age of 67 years. He will also be lovingly remembered by son Terry (Gladys) James of Grand Prairie; daughter Wendy (Ryon) Watson of Calgary; and four grandchildren, Kevin, Diana, Tracey and Ted; as well as two brothers, Nort (Berle) James and Ted (Shirley) James; two sisters, Ina (Doug) Barrie and Elsie (George) Couzens; and many nieces and nephews. Jack worked for the Canadian Western Natural Gas Company for over thirty years and has spent many happy years camping with his family at Sundre. A Memorial Service will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W., (across from the North Hill Shopping Centre), on Wednesday, October 29, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, a donation in Jack's memory may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB., T2G 3Y6. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (10/28/97).
JANZ - Erna Martha (Lange) Janz went peacefully to meet her Lord and Savior at Calgary onDecember 29, 1997 at the age of 91 years. Erna was born at Kolm-Schnecken, Germany andimmigrated to Canada in 1951. Since January 1992, she has been a resident of the ExtendicareCedars Villa. Left to mourn her passing, but grateful that her suffering is over, are her six sons,Helmut (Martha), Artur (Erika), Kurt (Ruth), Alfred (Ingrid), Henry (Ellie), all of Calgary, andGerhard (Esther) of Cremona, AB; nineteen grandchildren and twenty-nine great-grandchildren;one brother Kurt in Germany; nephews, nieces and many friends. Erna was predeceased by herhusband of more than fifty-three years Bernhard, seven sisters, two brothers, an infant son and aninfant great-granddaughter. Although she is no longer with us, her family will always gratefullyand lovingly remember her devotion to the Lord, her concern for her family, neighbors andfriends, her sincerely warm smile, her love of music, and her example of finding joy in the workshe did. Funeral Services will be held at First Mennonite Church (2600 Richmond Road S.W.),on Friday, January 2, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Ken Bechtel and Rev. Jacob Wiebe officiating.Graveside Services to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desired,memorial tributes may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee (76 Skyline Crescent N.E.,Calgary, AB T2K 5X7). As a tribute to Erna, LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES will make adonation to the Mennonite Central Committee. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERALHOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (12/31/97).
JEFFREY - Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) McCulloch Jeffrey (nee Paton) of Calgary, passed away suddenly at her residence on Friday, November 7, 1997, at the age of 83 years. Betty will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her daughter Jean Couch; and two grandsons, Douglas Couch and Andrew Couch all of Calgary. She was predeceased by her husband Bert in 1960. Betty was born in Scotland in 1914 residing there until 1993, when she immigrated to Canada to join her family. She readily adapted to her new friends who will miss her dearly. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Thursday, November 13, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army (200, 1509 Centre Street S.W.). In living memory of Elizabeth Jeffrey, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. CALGARY. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (11/11/97).
JENISH - Evelyn Marie Jenish of Calgary, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, November 4, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 57 years. Evelyn was born Tuesday, February 13, 1940 in Estevan, SK and moved to Calgary in 1962. She was a loyal parishioner of St. Mary's Cathedral and was actively involved in St. Vincent de Paul through Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Evelyn always said that one of her greatest moments in life was the birth of her grandson Tanner Alexandre Wagemans on Friday, November 10, 1995; and her greatest weakness - chocolate. She will always be remembered for her talents of sewing, making stuffed toys, her love of cooking and entertaining guests and always taking the time to be a mentor to those who needed her. Evelyn is the loving mother of two daughters and sons-in-law, Joanna and Christopher Neil Slimm, and Jennifer and Daniel Wagemans; as well as loving grandmother to her grandson Tanner Alexandre Wagemans, all of Calgary. She is also survived by her sister Marlene Simpson of Fort St. John, BC. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, November 6, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Cathedral (219 - 18 Avenue S.W.), on Friday, November 7, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Lawrence Bagnall, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter, P.O. Box 52051, Edmonton Trail North, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 8K9 and/or Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. In living memory of Evelyn Jenish, 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).
JENKINS - Craig Douglas (C.J.), born September 20, 1949 in Calgary, Alberta, passed away suddenly on July 19, 1997. C.J. was a remarkable husband, father, and caring person who lived his dreams. He will be fondly remembered by his wife Terri; by children, Casey and Cayley; stepchildren, Shelina and Bruce; his mother June, father Fred, and sister Kathy from Sidney, B.C.; his cousins, and by his many friends. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the family home (5956 Pineridge Road, Kaslo, B.C.) on July 25, 1997. No flowers, please. Donations may be made to the United Way (7/24/97).
JENSEN - Mrs. Edna Anina Jensen of Calgary, passed away at the Bow Crest Nursing Home on Wednesday, November 19, 1997 at the age of 86 years. Edna was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother and will always be remembered with great affection. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Elmer and Claire of Calgary, Stan and Marg of Red Deer, Eddy and Lis of Denmark; and a daughter and son-in-law, Doris and Roy Klatt of Calgary; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Wilfred and Selma Westergaard of Red Deer, and Elmer and Val Westergaard of Dickson; and a sister Jenny Thompson of Red Deer. She was predeceased by her husband Laurits in 1980. Funeral Services will be held at the Danish Lutheran Church (130 - 32 Avenue N.W.), on Monday, November 24, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jens Nielsen officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Danish Lutheran Church, 130 - 32 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2H 2P6. The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to all the nursesat the Bow Crest Nursing Home for their care and loving support. In living memory of Edna Jensen, 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 (11/22/97).
JENSEN - J. Carl passed away peacefully after a very fulfilling life on December 21, 1997 at the age of 86 years, joining his beloved wife, Anna Marie, where they will be together forever. He is the loving father of Sven (Ruth), Osa (John "Bud"), Alice (John), Paul (Verna) and Eric (Michelle). Carl is also survived by eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and his brother Johannes in Denmark. The family wishes to extend their thanks and appreciation to the doctors and nurses at the Foothills Hospital and at the CareWest Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital. A Celebration of Carl's life will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday, December 23, 1997 at 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Carewest Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital (6909 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2V 1P8). 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 (12/23/97).
JESSA - Mr. Esmail Gangji Jessa passed away peacefully on September 11, 1997 at Peter Lougheed Hospital at the age of 82 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his daughters, sons, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also remembered by many friends. May Allah bless him with eternal peace. Funeral Services will be held at the Ismaili Jamat Khana and Centre (4623 - 11 Street N.E.), on Saturday, September 13, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. In living memory of Esmail Jessa, 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 (9/12/97).
JESSIMAN - Thomas Lowe Jessiman of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Agape Manor Hospice on September 7, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Born on March 6, 1920 in Winnipeg, MB. Tom joined the Royal Canadian Navy serving on several warships in the North Atlantic during World War II. After the war Tom pursued a career in management with Fiberglas Canada Limited where he took up residence in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Toronto and finally Calgary, where he retired in 1985. As a young man, Tom was revered for his fine athletic abilities, especially in the fields of speedskating, hockey, soccer and swimming. Throughout his life, Tom was an avid golf enthusiast who spent many winters in California and Florida perfecting his game. Tom's zest for life, sense of humor and charismatic personality endeared him to his many friends and family who will deeply miss him. Tom is survived by his wife Mary (nee Earl) of fifty-one years; his son John Jessiman and his wife Pat Ruby of Vancouver, BC; his daughter Jane Jessiman and her husband Bernie Bajnok of Calgary. His six grandchildren, Jesse, Andrew, Casey, Brady, Spencer and Kathleen, will forever remember their special Grandpa. Tom is also survived by three brothers, William Jessiman of Maple Ridge, BC, Duncan J. Jessiman of Winnipeg, MB, and Harvey Jessiman of Burlington, ON. A Memorial Service to celebrate Tom's life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Friday, September 12, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Tom's family wishes to thank Dr. S.C. Lim and the nurses and staff of the Agape Manor for their care and support. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. In living memory of Tom Jessiman, 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 (9/11/97).
JETTE' - George William O'nil (NEIL) passed away peacefully at Agape Manor Hospice on November 17, 1997. Born in 1903 the sixth child of nine at St. Germaine, Que. Life is a journey and our Dad enjoyed all it had to offer and had a long and wonderful ride. Our families will miss his presence greatly and thank him for the life he gave us. With love and admiration, Bill (Lorraine) Jette', Chicago, Illinois, Doreen (Rick) Shandro, Kelowna, B.C.; and grandchildren, Bob Jette', Chicago, Rod Jette', Dallas, Texas, and Tracie and Jason Shandro, Kelowna, B.C. At the age of fifteen he began work as a machinist apprentice with the CN Railway shops in Transcona and remained with the CNR until his retirement in Calgary in 1968 with fifty years service. Dad met and married the love of his life our Mother, Doris Sawchuk, in Winnipeg in 1939 and resided in Transcona before moving to Drumheller, Alberta for a brief period and in 1951 made Calgary our permanent residence. Dad was predeceased by our Mother in 1981 and all of his brothers and sisters along life's way. He loved to curl and for years skipped on a CN league and up until a short while ago was an avid card and billiard player and enjoyed the Kerby Centre, Railway Pensioners Club and several other community organizations. He was a great sports fan and loved to read. Thanks to our friends and family and Sister Evelyn for their support and being there for us. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 27, 1997 at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre). Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 28, 1997 at Heritage Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8. Thank you to all of the wonderful caring staff whose unconditional love was deeply felt by us all. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100 (11/23/97).
JOCHEMS - George was born in Hoeven, Netherlands on June 24, 1923 and passed away at the Foothills Hospital on June 12, 1997 at the age of 73 years. He is survived by his wife Lydia (Lil); two sons, Bob (Lynda), Greg (Sandy); one daughter Janice (Laird Burton); four grandchildren, Tim, Christine, Bryn and Glynnis; sisters, Anna Schmick (Carstairs) and Mary McDonnell (Portland, Oregon). Memorial Service will be held at the Carstairs United Church at 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 16, 1997 with Reverend Bruce McIntyre and Reverend Ian Mason officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Alberta Lung Association, Box 4500, Edmonton, AB, T6E 6K2. MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPELS, Didsbury, entrusted with arrangements. Phone: 1-403-335-4773 (6/14/97).
JOHNSON - Carl Alfred Johnson, 1917 - 1996. Carl Alfred Johnson passed away December 10, 1996 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born in Great Falls, Montana. Carl moved to Calgary in 1957 and worked in the petroleum industry for twenty-nine years. He retired as General Manager of Altana Exploration in 1986. Carl is survived by his daughter Judy Sutherland of Cleveland, Ohio, and his son Charles Johnson of Kingston, Ontario. Carl was predeceased by his wife Helen in 1982. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 1102 - 23 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta, July 17, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. A Reception will be held at the Church following the Service (7/19/97).
JOHNSON - Phyllis Mary (nee Wren) passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on November 23, 1997 at the age of 83 years. Born in Bristol, England, Phyllis moved to Canada in 1951. She enjoyed being a member of "Order of the Eastern Star" Centennial Chapter No. 136. Phyllis is survived by her husband of fifty-seven years, Les; three children, Raymond, Paul and Susan (Wayne); grandchildren, Cory, Kent and Lisa; and by her extended family in England. Memorial Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, November 28, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Canadian Diabetes Association (114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0G8). 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(11/27/97).
JOHNSON - Virginia Johnson passed away on November 3, 1997 at the age of 66 years. She is survived by her loving husband Bill; two sons, Richard of Edmonton, and Brian of Calgary; and several nieces and nephews who knew Ginny as a "special" aunt. Virgina was predeceased by her parents, Ernie and Meda Bell and sister Kay Hilton. Ginny was born and raised in Shepherd, Alberta until she moved to Calgary to attend Central Collegiate Institute. Lived briefly in Edmonton, Red Deer and Ottawa and recently retired from Wernick & Co., Real Estate Appraisers. Special appreciation for their kindness and care to Home Care nurses, Carol Boyer and Fern Fast. A Memorial Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Thursday, November 6, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Garry Pearce officiating. If friends so desire, in lieu of floral tributes, donations may be made to Operation Eyesight Universal, 4 Parkdale Crescent N.W., Calgary T2N 3T8 or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary T2G 3Y6 would be appreciated. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/4/97).
JOHNSTON - Albert Richard, CM, passed away suddenly 16 August 1997 at the age of 80 years. Richard was predeceased by his wife Yvonne Johnston (nee Guiguet), and his granddaughter Catherine. He is survived by his three children, Kristina (Toronto), Suzanne (Vancouver) and Peter (Calgary); his two grandsons, Peter and Michael (Calgary); a brother Lester (Astrid) of Pierson, Florida; and seventeen nieces and nephews. Born in Chicago, Illinois, 07 May 1917, naturalized Canadian 1957. He studied 1934 to 1935 at Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., in 1942 at Northwestern University, 1944 to 1947 at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, N.Y., and in 1943 and 1944 with Nadia Boulanger in Madison, Wisconson: B.Mus 1942, M.Mus 1945, Ph.D 1951. He taught theory, 1947 to 1968 at the University of Toronto and composed, arranged, conducted and commented for the CBC. In 1968 he became the first Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Calgary, and in 1973 returned to his love of teaching as professor of music where he remained until he retired in 1982. In 1985 he was made Professor Emeritus at the University of Calgary, and in February 1997 was honoured for his life-long achievements in the Arts by being invested as an Officer in the Order of Canada. He was involved with numerous musical societies, including the Canadian Music Council, the Alberta Music Conference, and in 1977 became the first president of the Composers' Association. He had a distinguished and varied career as a music teacher, administrator, composer, editor and critic. His determination to make folk music a living part of the experience of Canadian children, led him to study and later implement the Kodaly principals of music education in Canada. He wrote an co-wrote numerous folk song manuscripts and his latest major publication, "Folk Songs North America Sings", is used through-out Canada and the United States. Though as a composer he wrote over fifty works - however he is best known for his compositions of chamber music and the set of songs entitled, "The Irish Book". He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. A Memorial Service is planned at the University of Calgary for this Fall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the "Richard Johnston Memorial Scholarship Fund" at the Scholarship Office, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4 (9/6/97).
JOHNSTON - Arthur Melville Johnston passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 8, 1997 at the age of 78 years. He is survived by his wife Violet; daughter Judy (Wing) Gee; son Barry (Debra) Johnston; and three granddaughters, Kyla, Lindsay and Kelsey. A Memorial Service will be held at the CALGARY CREMATORIUM CHAPEL, 3219 - 4 Street N.W. (within the valley of Queen's Park Cemetery), on Thursday, December 11, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Len Larsen of the Beddington Pentecostal Church officiating. Special thanks to Dr. A. Patterson, Pat Herbert and the staff of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Art's memory may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (12/10/97).
JOHNSTON - Randy, passed away on September 29, 1997 at the age of 43 years. Funeral Services will be held at JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, 211 Bear Street, Banff, on Monday, October 6, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., with Interment to follow in the Banff Cemetery. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Banff, Directors. Telephone: 762-3433 or 297-0711 (10/3/97).
JOHNSTON - Rodney Theodore Johnston, loving husband of Thelma Johnston, High River, formerly of the Dinton district, passed away at the High River Hospital on October 15, 1997 at the age of 87 years. Besides his wife Thelma, Rod is survived by his daughters, Joyce and Vic Willoughby, Red Deer, and Marian and Bill Benner and Margaret and Walter Hubarewich, all of Calgary; his sons, David and Joy Johnston, Red Deer and Dennis Theodore (Ted) and Helen Johnston, Calgary; nineteen grandchildren and thirty-one great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Lila Peckham, Calgary. Rod was predeceased by his sisters, Elma Hall, Dorothy Paul, Marjorie Peckham and Irma Bishop. Service will be held at the High River United Church on Saturday, October 18 at 2:00 p.m., Sue MacDonald of Blackie-Gladys United Church officiating. Rod's cremated remains will be placed in Highwood Columbarium following the Service. If desired, contributions may be made in Rod's memory to the C. and A.C. Fund, Grand Encampment, I.O.O.F. Lodge, c/o Doug Robins, 325 - 11 Avenue S.E., High River, T1V 1A6. SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME LTD. (652-2222, 938-3111) Directors (10/18/97).
JOHNSTON - Dr. Thomas (Tom) Victor Johnston beloved husband of Vera Johnston of Calgary, passed away suddenly at his residence on Saturday, October 25, 1997 at the of 79 years. Tom was born August 3, 1918 at Horizon, SK. He graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, ON, as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1950. Tom worked in Regina, SK, for the Provincial Government until 1952, when he became Saskatchewan Provincial Veterinarian. In 1958 he joined Dr. Harold Hunter's private practice in Regina. In 1960 he was hired as veterinarian/manager of the Connaught Laboratories Research farm at Bolton, ON, where he worked until 1966. At that time, he returned to Saskatchewan and set up his own private practice at Oxbow, SK. In 1968, he moved to Carlyle, SK and became the area's first resident veterinarian for the Federal Government's Health of Animals division. During the last three years before retirement, Tom worked as Port veterinarian in North Portal, SK. Tom retired to his acreage in Carlyle in 1983. In 1940, Tom joined the RCAF and trained as a bomber pilot. He was shot down over Berlin in September 1941, and became a P.O.W. in Germany until the war's end in 1945. Tom returned home to Saskatchewan and married Vera Wightman on October 26, 1945. Tom was a member of the United Church of Canada and over the years served in many capacities as a volunteer. He had a life membership in the Legion, had been a Rotarian, a Lion, was on Town Council and the Housing Board. He was an enthusiastic community worker, and volunteered on many boards and groups. Tom's greatest passions were his interest in hockey and football, and his love of livestock, especially keeping and raising horses. If asked, Tom would probably have said that his greatest pride was his and Vera's five children and six grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife Vera of Calgary; his daughter Judy Robertson and her husband Russel and family, Kate and Darcie of Oakville, ON; his daughter Janice Johnston and her daughter Amy of Regina, SK; his daughter Glenda Eberlein and her husband Wolfgang of Faro, Yukon; his daughter Gwen Johnston and her family John, Caleb, Jamie, and Abbey of Calgary; and his son Dr. Robert Johnston of Manchester, Connecticut. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Tuesday, October 28, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. In living memory of Dr. Tom Johnston, 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 (10/27/97).
JOLITZ - George William Jolitz passed away peacefully at home on October 19, 1997 at the age of 78 years. Predeceased by his wife Marjorie in 1982. George is survived by his daughter Pamela Bil; three grandchildren, Allan, Rhonda and Dennis, all of Calgary; and a sister Evelyn of Port Alberni, B.C. He was proud of his many years as an engineer with the Canadian National Railway. Respecting his wishes, no formal Service will be held. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (10/22/97).
JONASSON - It is with sorrow that we announce the passing of Barbara Jean. We are comforted to know that she went quickly and quietly with a stroke. Barbara was born in Trail, B.C. in 1955 and moved with family to Winnipeg in 1956, Regina in 1968 and on to Calgary in 1972. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario. Barbara had a lot of pain in her life but a great sense of humor, loved horses, cats and dogs. She will be sadly missed by her parents, Ray and Jean of Calgary; her friend Don Bewley; brother Kris and wife Esther and niece Laura of Vancouver; brother Carl of Calgary and his children, Lauren and Jordan who were a delight to her as they were a part of her life from the time they were born and she saw a lot of them. No flowers and no Service by request. Cremation and ashes will be returned to Manitoba for burial (10/23/97).
JONES - Caleb Daniel. It is with deep sorrow the family of Caleb Jones announces his passing in a motor vehicle accident, on November 23, 1997 at the age of 19 years. Caleb's loving family, Eileen and Jim Jones, and his brothers, Chris and Jesse invite those who knew and loved him to a celebration of his life at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 300 Woodgate Road in Okotoks on Wednesday, November 26, 1997 at 2:30 p.m In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Caleb Jones Memorial Fund for the Okotoks Youth Centre at the Foothills Composite High School in Okotoks or any Alberta Treasury Branch, Account No. 1086529-01.138162(11/26/97).
JONES - Geoffrey V. Jones, beloved husband of Mrs. Kathleen Jones of Calgary passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on October 18, 1997 at the age of 59 years. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, October 22, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. 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 (10/19/97).
JONES - Marjorie Jones passed away in Calgary on June 26, 1997 at the age of 72 years. Marjorie was born on August 5, 1924 in Calcutta, India and lived in Calgary since November 1974. She is the beloved wife of Walter A. Jones; and loving mother to daughter Lorraine M. Tatarkowski, and son Christopher A. Jones. Also survived by her mother Ernestine Mascarenhas; and brothers and sisters, Eric Mendonca of Karachi, Lance Mendonca of Montreal, Barbara Maxwell of Calgary, Leslie Latham of London, UK, and Rodney Mendonca of London, UK. Marjorie was predeceased by her father John Mendonca as well as her brother Clarence Mendonca, and her sister Merlyn Correa. Prayer Service will be held at St. Cecilia's Church, 321 - 90 Avenue S.E., Calgary, on Sunday, June 29, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cecilia's Church on Monday, June 30, 1997 at 12:00 noon. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/29/97).
JONES - Marjorie Ellen, nee Turtle. Marjorie passed away peacefully at the George Boyack Nursing Home on Monday, June 2, 1997 at the age of 80 years. Beloved wife for fifty-four years of Mr. Leonard Jones; dear mother and mother-in-law of Beverly and Jim Monro, Pat and Bob McLellan, Doug and Carol Jones; and grandmother of seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her two sisters, Gwen Riach in 1978 and Hazel Kaiser in 1993. A native Calgarian, Marjorie was an active member of the Crescent Heights Baptist Church, a member of the Calgary Sketch Club and enjoyed the Seniors Outdoor Hiking Club. Marjorie will be remembered by her loving family and friends. Many thanks to the caring staff at the George Boyack Nursing Home. Funeral Services will be held at Crescent Heights Baptist Church, 1212 - 1 Street N.W., on Friday, June 6, 1997 at 1:30 p.m., Rev. Jack Longhurst officiating. Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100. (6/5/97)
JONES - Mrs. Olga (Ollie) Antonia Jones, beloved wife of Mr. Clarence Jones of Calgary, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at the Agape Manor Hospice on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 after a short but courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 77 years. Ollie was born January 16, 1920 in Brandon, Manitoba. Ollie and Clarence were married in June of 1948, and moved to Calgary in 1949. She worked in the insurance industry for several years, and was the secretary for the Insurance Institute of Alberta. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and always put her family first. She took great pride in her home and garden which she meticulously maintained. Ollie was an active member of St. Bernard's Parish and the Catholic Women's League for many years. Besides her loving husband Clarence, Ollie is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Marlene and Bill Lambe of Calgary; and a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Susan Jones of Kanata, Ontario. She was the loving Nana of five grandsons, Robert and Jeffrey Lambe, and Ryan, David and Kyle Jones. She is also survived by a sister Jennie Hrushowy of Courtenay, B.C.; and a brother and sister-in-law, Peter and Jean Teresko of Toronto, Ontario. Ollie was predeceased by her parents, Samuel and Mary Teresko, and a sister Helen Antonation. As well as her relatives and friends, Ollie will be missed by her bridge club of which she was a member for over twenty-five years. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bellsl" (2720 Centre Street North) today, December 14, 1997, at 3:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernard's Catholic Church (711 - 37 Street N.W.) on Monday, December 15, 1997, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. L. Michael Storey, Celebrant. 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, the Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1B8, or the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Ollie Jones, 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 (12/14/97).
JONGEPIER - David Jongepier, of Calgary, passed away June 21, 1997 at the age of 31 years. He will be sadly missed and remembered by his soul-mate and love of his life Linda Upson; Linda's sister and brother, Louise Ann Brunet (Alex Suska) and Michael Brunet; her father Bob Upson; Louise and Alex's children, Elicia, Brianna and Alex; and many, many friends all in Calgary. David was predeceased by "Mom", Jean Upson in 1995. In Cornwall and surrounding area, he is survived by his mother Rita; brothers, Tony, Barry, Steven, Michael; sisters, Bonnie and Donna; and a large extended family. David was predeceased by his father Antoine. A Memorial Service will be held in his honour on Saturday, July 5, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. Graveside Services were held in Cornwall. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (7/4/97).
JORDAN - Agnes Elizabeth Jordan passed away at the Bow View Nursing Home on June 26, 1997 at the age of 79 years. She is survived by one daughter and six sons, Del (Madeline) of Red Deer, Stan (Carol) of Calgary, Dale (Marlene) of Calgary, Larry (Mary) of Kamloops, Gloria (Luis Perez) of Guatemala City, Ken (Darcy) of Strathmore and Ted (Cheryl) of Calgary. She is also survived by twenty-one grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Doris Omdal of Victoria, and Ruby Bruhjell of Victoria. Agnes was predeceased by her husband Roy on February 24, 1995 and her parents, four brothers and three sisters. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Monday, June 30, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Mr. Jim Knipe officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/29/97).
JORDAN - Alice Maude (nee Eamor) of Vulcan, passed away suddenly at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital, September 4, 1997 at the age of 87 years. Alice was born February 3, 1910 to Labon and Mary Eamor. Beloved mother of one daughter Charlotte Fletcher of Taber; five sons, Ken Jordan of Innisfail, Mel Jordan of Vulcan, Ron (Marj) Jordan of Lethbridge, Vernon (Jean) Jordan of Champion, Keith (Rita) Jordan of Spruce Grove; three sisters, Hazel Frazer and special friend George of Calgary, Minnie Dowling of Penticton, B.C., Laura (Walter) Dann of Vulcan; and one brother Melvin (Betty) Eamor of Vulcan; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Monday, September 8, 1997 at 2:30 p.m. at Vulcan United Church with Rev. Don Watt officiating. Interment Vulcan Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes in memory of Alice could be made to the Vulcan Senior Citizen's Centre "Building Fund" c/o Box 36, Vulcan, T0L 2B0. VULCAN FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 1-403-485-2633 (9/6/97).
JORDAN - Vernon George of Champion passed away peacefully at Vulcan CommunityHealth Centre, December 8, 1997 at the age of 66 years. Beloved husband of Mrs. JeanJordan of Champion; a daughter Diane (Tony) Krystalowich of Vulcan; two sons, Rick (Lynn)of Brooks and Les (Jan) of Calgary; six grandchildren; a sister Charlotte Fletcher ofTaber; four brothers, Ken of Innisfail, Keith (Rita) of Spruce Grove, Mel of Vulcan and Ron(Marj) of Lethbridge; sister-in-law Rev. Yvonne Jordan of Lethbridge; numerous nieces andnephews. Funeral Services Friday, December 12, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. at ChampionCongregational Church with Rev. Keith Blackmore officiating. Interment ChampionCemetery. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, tributes in memory of Vernon could bemade to the Palliative Care Unit of Vulcan Community Health Centre, Box 299, Vulcan, T0L2B0, Champion Congregational Church Memorial Fund, or charity of your choice. VULCANFUNERAL HOME, Directors. Phone: 1-403-485-2633 (12/10/97).
JORGENSEN - Ethel May Jorgensen, beloved wife of Andy Jorgensen of High River and formerly of Blackie, passed away at the Willow Creek Auxiliary Hospital at Claresholm on November 12, 1997 at the age of 85 years. She was born to Herman and Florence Millard in their homestead home at Jenner, Alberta on May 24, 1912. She received her education at Jenner, Brooks and Calgary. After receiving her teaching degree, she returned to Jenner to teach for three years at the Millard School. In 1934 she married Andy and they farmed near Jenner for the next ten years. It was while they were there that their three children were born. In 1944 they came to the Blackie area to farm until their retirement. From 1962 onward they made High River their home. While there, Ethel and Andy enjoyed many trips to various parts of the world. Ethel's special kindness and concern for her friends and neighbours was always expressed with her ready smile and kind words. Her newsy Christmas letters were legendary with those who lived far away. Besides her husband Andy, Ethel is survived by her children, Shirley Stein of Hedley, B.C., David and Connie Jorgensen of Hermiston, Oregon and Frances Fleischman of High River; her sisters, Alice and Harold Nielsen of Elnora, and Iva and Don Naegeli of Drumheller; six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her beloved son-in-law Milt Fleischman, her grandson Jonathan Gritten, and two great-granddaughters, Sarah Harquail and Rachel Stanhope. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 17, 1997 at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, High River at 2:00 p.m., the Rev. Susan Lukey officiating. Interment to take place on Tuesday, November 18 at Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Calgary. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME, High River. Telephone: 652-2222 or 938-3111 (11/16/97).
JORGINSON - Daisy. Mother passed away peacefully on October 4, 1997 at the Peter Lougheed Centre in her 86th year.Funeral Services will be held at JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W., today, October 9, 1997 at 1:00 p.m.Interment to follow in Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, memorial donations may bemade to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, T2T 5C7, or to a charity of the donor's choice.FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Jacques Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0711 (10/9/97).
JUDD - Irene May Judd of Calgary passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 26, 1997 at the age of 72 years. She is survived by her loving husband Harvey; three children, David (Hillary), Marilyn (Paul), Gordon (Priscilla); six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two brothers, George and Sam; as well as numerous relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church, 4612 Varsity Drive N.W. Calgary, AB, on Thursday, October 30, 1997 at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Irene's memory may be made directly to the A.L.S. Society (Lou Gehrig's Disease), 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3G2. Arrangements and Cremation entrusted to PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES, 7016 Farrell Road S.E. Telephone: 216-5111 (10/29/97).