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LaBOSSIERE - Joseph (Joe) Albert LaBossiere of Calgary, formerly of Kelowna, British Columbia, passed away at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Extendicare Centre on June 23, 1997, at the age of 77 years. Joe was born May 7, 1920 in Saint Leon, Manitoba. He enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1943. Joe met Anne Sawatzky and married her in 1951 in Vancouver. He was a pioneer in Kemano Power Operations from 1954 until his retirement in 1979. He moved to Kelowna and enjoyed an active retirement with the Elks and the Legion, spending many "happy hours" tending bar. In 1996, Joe moved to Calgary to be with his children. Joe is survived by Janice Lester, Don, James and Katherine, and Dawna and Gerry Richardson, all of Calgary. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Renee and Jeremy Lester, Ben and Jessie LaBossiere, Tammi and Nathan LaBossiere, Brian, Luke and Andrew Richardson. He is also survived by two brothers and a sister-in-law, Gene and Inge of Port Coquitlam, B.C., and Gilbert of Winnipeg. Joseph will also be lovingly remembered by Paul Lester. He was predeceased by his wife Anne in December 1974, a brother Lionel, and a stepsister Emelda Hammond. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, June 26, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Cecilia's Catholic Church (321 - 90 Avenue S.E.), on Friday, June 27, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Klaus Ludwig Hens, S.A.C., Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens (17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road). In living memory of Joseph LaBossiere, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (6/25/97).

LADHA - Mr. Abdulla Mohamed Ladha of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on Monday, December 8, 1997 at the age of 75 years. Funeral Services will be held at the Ismaili Jamat Khana and Centre, (4623 - 11 Street N.E.), today, December 11, 1997 at 12:00 noon. Graveside Service to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. In living memory of Abdulla Ladha, 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 (12/11/97).

LAHEY - Mr. Ronald John Lahey, beloved husband of Mrs. Joan Lahey (nee Gordon) of Calgary, passed away peacefully in his home on November 12, 1997 at the age of 69 years. Ron was born October 7, 1928 in Ottawa, Ontario. Ron moved west and worked for Air Canada retiring after thirty years. Ron enjoyed golf and traveling. Besides his loving wife of forty-three years, Ron will be sadly missed by his son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Sharon; and two grandchildren, Jared and Kasey. He is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Dalton and Tracey; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Linda and Tom Clarke of Ottawa, and June Barnett of Pembrooke. Ron was predeceased by his son Patrick in 1976. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, November 16, 1997 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Luke's Catholic Church (1566 Northmount Drive N.W.) today, November 16, 1997 at 5:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Catholic Church (1566 Northmount Drive N.W.) on Monday, November 17, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. William H. Trienekens, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Special thanks to the Nurses of Homecare, Doctor B. Spence, friends and neighbors, for their help and support. 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 Ron Lahey, 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 (11/16/97).

LAKATOS - Mari Lakatos passed away at the Bethany Care Centre, Cochrane, Alberta onSunday, December 28, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Mari is survived by one daughter Ethel(John) Horvath of Cremona, Alberta; four grandchildren, Ilona, Ray (Cheryl), Glen (Carolyn),and Gaylynn (Ron); four great-grandchildren, Troy, Travis, Miranda and Jared. She waspredeceased by her husband Louis in 1986 and a daughter Rose in 1991. In lieu of flowers,donations may be made to the Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter (P.O. Box 52051, EdmontonTrail N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8K9). An informal Reception will be held at the Bethany CareCentre (302 Quigley Drive, Cochrane, Alberta) at McQuitty Hall on Wednesday, December 31,1997 between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Cremation and Funeral arrangements in care ofCOCHRANE FUNERAL SERVICES. Telephone: 403-932-4452 (12/31/97).

LAKE - Robert John, born April 15, 1914 at London, England, died November 24, 1997 at Surrey, B.C. Survived by his loving wife of sixty-one years, Filomina Ellena; and by three children, Robert (Sheila), Calgary, Arthur (Sharon), Chilliwack, B.C., Susan (Don) Lamb, Surrey, B.C.; and by four grandchildren, Carrie Lake, Coquitlam, B.C., Therese (Tom) Brewster, Robert (Yvonne) Lake, Calgary, and Michael Lamb, Surrey, B.C.; and two great-grandchildren, Tiana Danielle and Robert Mitchell Lake, Calgary(11/29/97).

LAM-LEUNG - Lam-Leung Oi-Lin passed away at home on October 17, 1997 at the age of 87 years. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, October 22, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Paul's Catholic Church (2519 Edmonton Trail N.E.), on Thursday, October 23, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. John C.K. Mak, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Oi-Lin Lam-Leung, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Phone: 403-276-2296 (10/22/97).

LAMARRE - Dr. C. Jules Lamarre, m.d. FRCP (C), beloved husband of Mrs. Claire Lamarre, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Sunday, June 15, 1997. Born in Quebec City on April 18, 1930, Dr. Lamarre studied Medicine at Laval University and received his training in Psychiatry in Saskatoon, London (England), and Montreal. He taught Medicine in Saskatoon and Sherbrooke (Quebec), before coming to Calgary in 1975 as professor of medicine at the University of Calgary, and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the Calgary General Hospital. He was a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Lamarre retired in 1995. Besides his wife, Dr. Lamarre is survived by his children, Anne and John Pearce of Cochrane, Martine and Francis Skulsky, Catherine and Brad Reinholz of Calgary, Charles and Ellen Lamarre of Ottawa; and nine grandchildren, Christine, Robert and Laura Pearce, Sam and Ben Skulsky, Carolyn and Jacqueline Reinholz, Christopher and Paul Lamarre. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Thursday, June 19, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Dawling officiating. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Ste. Famille Catholic Church (1717 - 5 Street S.W.), on Friday, June 20, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jacques Joly, O.M.I., Celebrant. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of your choice. The family would like to express their thanks to the caring staff of the Renal Unit at the Foothills Hospital. In living memory of Dr. Jules Lamarre, 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 (6/18/97).

LAMB - David Robert died in his sleep on December 12, 1997 at home. He was predeceasedby his father Robert and his nephew Rob. He will be lovingly remembered by Penny; hismother Betty; his sister Marian (Rupert); niece Gillian; and many other family and friends.Memorial Service will be held at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 1130 Jervis Street, Vancouver,on Wednesday, December 17, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Service to be conducted by Rev. Neil Gray.In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, B.C.Branch, 201 - 1669 West 3 Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1K1. KEARNEY FUNERAL HOME.Phone: 1-604-736-0268 (12/17/97).

LAMBE - Jean Lambe, beloved wife of Joe Lambe, passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre in Cochrane on Sunday, June 22, 1997 at the age of 80 years. Along with her husband, Jean is survived by her daughter Vicky (Richard) Savage; and her three grandchildren, Ryan, Breanne, and Gavin. A Memorial Service for Jean will be held at the Bethany Care Centre, 302 Quigley Street, West Valley Cochrane, on Tuesday, June 24, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. with the Reverend Derek Dunwood officiating. Funeral arrangements and Cremation in care of COCHRANE FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 403-932-4452 (6/24/97).

LAMB - Margaret Alice Lamb passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on November 30, 1997 at the age of 100 years. Margaret is survived by children, Wilfred (Frances) Lamb, Gladys (Delmar) Nylin, Irene Cowan, and daughter-in-law Margaret Lamb; as well as thirteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Cecil, son James and brothers, William and Ernest. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Thursday, December 4, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the charity of donor's choice. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (12/3/97).

LAMBERT - Gordon Robert passed away peacefully following a courageous battle with cancer in Calgary on October 14, 1997 at the age of 68 years. Gordon joined the RCAF in 1947 and served until 1976. He then joined the civil service until his retirement at age sixty. Gordon was a very proud and active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 264. He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his son Gary and his wife Mary, and their daughter Fionna; his daughter Annette Sephton and her husband Bob, and their children, Cara, Drew, and Elliott. Gordon was predeceased by his loving wife Inga. Those wishing to pay their respects, may do so at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Sunday, October 19, 1997 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Foster's Funeral Homes "Garden Chapel" on Monday, October 20, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. R.H.G. Rodgers officiating. Interment to take place later in Ontario. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Research for Prostate Cancer, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary T2G 1A2. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (10/18/97).

LAMONT - Kathleen N. Lamont passed away suddenly on October 20, 1997 at the Dufferin Lodge in Nanaimo, B.C. A long time resident of Calgary, she is sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her son Bob (Carol) of Edmonton; daughter Anne (Rob) of Nanaimo, B.C. and daughter Kathy of Ponoka; grandsons, Ken (Andi) of Vancouver and Pat (Barb) of Edmonton. She also leaves several relatives in White Rock, B.C. including her sisters, Margie Turner and Molly Price. Kay was predeceased by her parents, William and Blanche Mulholland and her brothers, Cecil and Wally. In celebration of her life, a Memorial Service will take place on Friday, November 14, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) with Rev. Bob Purdy of St. Stephen's Anglican Church officiating. Graveside Services will follow at Union Cemetery (2800 Spillers Road S.E.). In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Directors of Service. Phone: 228-4422 (11/10/97).

LANCASTER - Lilian Lancaster, beloved wife of Alec, passed away at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Care Centre on Sunday, June 15, 1997 at the age of 80 years. She is also survived by a daughter Alice Johnston; three grandchildren, Steven, Jason, and Amber Johnston; three great-grandchildren; a brother Percy (Queenie) Simpson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Lilian was predeceased by a sister Rae Marshman. A Service of Remembrance will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre), today, Thursday, June 19, 1997 at 11:00 a.m., Reverend Canon John R. Flagler officiating. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to 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". Phone: 299-0100 (6/19/97).

LANCASTER - Mildred A. died peacefully at home in Victoria, December 1, 1997. Predeceased by her husband George. Mildred was born in England, December 31, 1909 and is survived by her son Dan Hickey, daughter-in-law Marie, granddaughters, Shannon and Tasha; and three sisters (12/17/97).

LANDERYOU - James Bishop (Jim), born January 20, 1908 went to be with his Lord and Savior December 10, 1997 at the age of 89 years. Beloved husband of Marion for sixty-five years; dear father of Lovine Erhardt, Garth (Myrna) Landeryou, Carol (Don) Armstrong, Judi (Jack) Gallagher and Georgie (1935 to 1936); grandfather of twelve; great-grandfather of eleven; brother of Hazel Marshall and Dorothy McPhail. Jim is also survived by many other dear family members. The family wishes to thank Unit 32 nursing staff at the Foothills Hospital for their loving care during his last few days, and the staff at the Bethany Care Centre (Cochrane) for their wonderful care over the last few years. Private family Service and Interment will be held on Saturday, December 13, 1997 at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME. Flowers are gratefully declined. Telephone: 403-272-5555 (12/12/97).

LANDINE - Mr. Wilfred George Landine, beloved husband of Mrs. Mary Landine of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on November 11, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, November 14, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. E. Hugh Christmas of the Anglican Church of Canadaofficiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Wilfred Landine, 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 (11/14/97).

LANE - Mayme Evangeline Lane (nee Taevere) of Cochrane, Alberta, passed away at home on November 25, 1997, following a long illness. Born in Carbon, Alberta on April 20, 1928, and raised in Vulcan, Alberta, she enjoyed a varied career and diverse interests. Her sage advice and loving presence will be sorely missed by her children, David Pocock of Calgary, Alberta, Linda Grant and her husband David of Golden, B.C., and Janet Hird and her husband Bob of Calgary. Killasandra-Lee and Erin-Lynn Pocock of Red Deer, Alberta, and Derrick and Douglas Grant of Golden, B.C., will also miss their loving "Granny Lane". A Celebration of her Life will be held at St. Andrew's United Church (128 - 1 Street East), Cochrane, Alberta, on Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Donald E. Koots officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 1A2). Arrangements in care of COCHRANE FUNERAL SERVICES, Cochrane, Alberta. Telephone: 1-403-932-4452 (12/2/97).

LANG - William (Bill) John Lang, of Calgary, Alberta, passed away at the Bow View Manor on November 3, 1997 at the age of 87 years. Bill was born on May 9, 1910 in Quinton, Saskatchewan, and moved to Calgary in 1962, where he tuned pianos and played violin with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra until his retirement. Bill had an enduring love for music and God. Bill is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Ernie and Kathy Lang of Red Deer, and Glenn and Harriet Lang of Calgary, Alberta; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene and Ed Luca of Calgary, Alberta and Julie Chernoff and Tim Pilkey of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He is also survived by three sisters, Millie, Elsie and Martha; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, November 7, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Dave Meyers of Northwest Victory Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow in the "Field of Honor" at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Bill Lang, 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 (11/7/97).

LANGE - Marie Alberta passed away at Berverly Centre in Calgary, on Tuesday, September 30, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL (3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary) on Saturday, October 4 at 1:00 p.m. Internment at Queen's Park Cemetery (32 Avenue and 4 Street N.W., Calgary) on Monday, October 6 at 9:30 a.m. If desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society Calgary (1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, Alta. T2G 3G2) (10/3/97).

LANGSTON - Stewart (Stew) of Kelowna, B.C. passed away December 11, 1997 after a lengthy, tough battle with cancer at age 78. Stew will be lovingly missed by his adoring and caring family, his wife Anne of Kelowna; daughter Valerie (Ted Jones) of Kelowna; sons, Blair (Dolores) and Craig of Calgary; sister Flo Dymond; and brother Les (Margaret) of Calgary; five adored grandchildren, Toby, Trevor, Tiffany, Stewie and Lisa; and many nieces and nephews. Stew was predeceased by his parents, Alfred and Florence, sisters, Leilah, Hilda, and Pearl, two brothers, Frank (Tobe) and Cliff. Celebration of Stew's life is in Kelowna, Monday December 15, at 11:00 a.m (12/13/97).

LANIGAN - Mr. Leslie V. Lanigan, 72, of Hinton, Albert and formerly of Rexton, N.B., passed away at the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont Hospital, Moncton, N.B, Thursday, September 4, 1997 after a brief illness. Born in Rexton, N.B., he was the son of the late Arthur and Mary (Courtney) Lanigan. Retired, he had been employed with C.N.R. for many years in Alberta and British Columbia. He is survived by a daughter Lois Ford of Calgary; and a son Gary, also of Calgary; two sisters, Kay of Oakville, Ontario, Vera of Rhode Island, U.S.A.; three brothers, Gordan of Hamilton, Ontario, Raymond of Rexton, N.B., Murray of Chester, N.S.; and five grandchildren. Funeral Service was held at Thompson's Funeral Home Chapel, Richibucto, Monday, September 8, 1997 with Reverend Reginald MacKinnon officiating. Interment in St. Andrew's United Cemetery, Rexton, N.B (9/12/97).

LANPHEAR - Clifford James. It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Clifford on November 30, 1997 at Edmonton, Alberta. Cliff is survived by his son Lindsay (Beryl) Lanphear; and two granddaughters, Elizabeth and Leticia of Winnipeg; also numerous friends. Funeral Services will take place on Friday, December 5 at 11:00 a.m. at the Riverside Baptist Church, No.2 Saskatchewan Avenue, Devon, Alberta. Reverend Larry Froese will officiate with Cremation to follow. If friends so desire, in lieu of floral tributes, memorial donations would be kindly appreciated to the Christmas Elves c/o Devon Legion Branch No. 247; or the Devon Lions Community Centre, Box 5007, Station Main, Devon, Alberta T9G 1X8. HARMONY FUNERAL SERVICES in care of arrangements. Telephone: 1-403-413-8862 (12/3/97).

LARMOUR - Ida, passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital on Friday, December 12, 1997. Ida was predeceased by her loving husband Allan in 1991, after sixty-one years of marriage, and her son-in-law John Stein in March 1997. Ida was born in Jasmin, Saskatchewan and raised in East End Saskatchewan. She attended Business College in Regina and was employed by the Royal Bank of Canada and also worked for a lawyer in Nipawin, Saskatchewan, where her daughter Betty was born. Ida and Allan moved to Calgary in 1971. Ida spent a great deal of her life doing things for others. She received a Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteer Work from the Foothills Hospital for knitting bonnets for premature babies and finger puppets for children receiving blood tests. Ida helped with teas and entertainment at Glamorgan Nursing Home, bingo at Sarcee Nursing Home and also volunteered with the Blood Donor Clinic. She was a Life Member of the Regina Chapter No. 7 Order of the Eastern Star. She was also a charter member of United Church Women's Group in Regina and the Lakeview United Church in Calgary. Ida worked for shut-ins, and provided hospital visiting, letter writing and mailed out Christmas cards at Geriatric Hospitals. Ida is survived by her loving daughter Betty; grandchildren, Barbara Stein and friend Byron Sluggett, Bill Stein and wife Karen, Patti Restoule and husband Joseph, Paul Stein and wife Myra, Mark Stein; and six great-grandchildren, Christopher, Jody and Mark Stein, Sarah and Matthew Restoule, and Melissa Stein. She is also survived by her sisters, Betty and Marjorie; and brothers, George and Philip. It was Ida's wish that her body be donated to Medical Research at the University of Calgary. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held at the Lakeview United Church, 3023 - 63 Avenue S.W. on Monday, December 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend Tom Melvin presiding. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations may be made to Lakeview United Church at the above address, or to the charity of your choice (12/13/97).

LAROQUE - (Nee Armstrong. Joy Eileen beloved daughter of Dorothy Miller of Calgary passed away in Toronto, Ont. on July 8, 1997. Besdies her mother, Joy is survived by her husband, Don of Toronto, Ont.ahte her three sisiters, Marlene of Calgary, Vivian fo Leduc adn Melody (Frank) fo Calgary. Jou is also survived by five nephews and two great nieces. Derek (Linda) of Calgary, Michael of Dallas Texas, Robert (Pat) of Edmonton, Cameron & Daniel of Calgary, Amanda &Melissa fo Edmonton. Joy also beaves her dearest and stedfast freidn Ginny adn her husband Cal and thier daughter Lynn Marie. We will all mis you Joy.A provate family memorial service will be held at a later date (7/11/97).

LAROCQUE - Mary Carol Larocque (nee McDonald), beloved wife of Brian Larocque of Calgary, passed away at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton, AB on June 7, 1997 at the age of 44 years, after a very short illness. Born in Alberton, Prince Edward Island on December 24, 1952 and moved to Calgary in 1965, Mary graduated from Central Memorial High School. She worked for many years at the Carewest Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital till becoming a proud mother of twins, devoting her time to caring for her family. Mary was very active in her community including church and school activities. Besides her loving husband, Mary will be dearly missed by her twins, Marc and Alanna. She will also be lovingly remembered by her parents, Leona and Alton McDonald; her sister Cindy; her three brothers, Roger, Russel and Joe; her sister-in-law Corrine; her nephew Jerimiah; her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Richard and Janet Larocque and their sons, Michael and Matthew. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Wednesday, June 11, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church, (2223 - 34 Street S.W.), on Thursday, June 12, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Stanley A. Henke, Celebrant. In living memory of Mary Larocque, 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 (6/10/97).

LARSEN - Mrs. Dorothy Marie, beloved wife of Mr. Clifford Larsen of Calgary, passed away at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre on July 8, 1997 after a courageous battle with a rare form of cancer. Besides her loving partner and friend Cliff, she leaves behind four children, Brian Clifford (Laura) Larsen of Calgary, Susan Marie (Allen) Sowinski of Calgary, Wayne Thorvald Larsen of Edmonton, and Blair David (Donna) Larsen of Philadelphia. She was also the proud grandmother of Shawn, Breanna, Nathan, Brett and Kendra, all of Calgary, Shyan and Kayla of Edmonton. Dorothy will be lovingly remembered by her mother-in-law, Suzanne Larsen of Calgary; her brother Richard (Marie) Larsen of Hussar; her sisters, Fay Larsen, Kay (Ralph) Mackenzie, all of Calgary, and Olive (Dick) Clark of Gig Harbor, WA. She also leaves behind twelve nieces and nephews and eleven great-nieces and nephews. Dorothy was born on August 27, 1931 in Bassano, Alberta. She grew up in Hussar and attended Camrose Lutheran College prior to taking residence in Calgary. She and Clifford were married in Calgary on November 11, 1953. Dorothy loved the Lord and she was a long-standing and active member of Faith Lutheran Church where over the years she served numerous volunteer positions and encouraged the development of a tightly knit Christian community. Dorothy also loved to travel, to play bridge, enjoyed the outdoors by hiking, mountain picnics, camping and family outings throughout Calgary's park and river areas. Her home was always open for friends and family to gather - she loved to entertain. She was the rock and the foundation for her own siblings as her parents had passed away at very young ages and she was the driving force behind the success of her own children. Many of her friends will remember Dorothy for her sense of humour and her generous spirit, her determination to get a job done and to do it well. Her zealous approach to life and her courage and dedication to family will always be remembered. Dorothy considered herself lucky to have many friends and to be surrounded by love and caring. Memorial Services will be held at Faith Lutheran Church, 1903 - 19 Avenue N.W., on Friday, July 11, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Keith Loewen officiating. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Dorothy's memory can be made to the Hematology-Oncology Research and Education Fund, Room 681, Foothills Hospital, Division of Hematology, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 2T9. Dorothy and her family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation and thanks to Dr. A.R. Jones and the staff of Unit 57 at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for their compassionate care during her illness. Arrangements and Cremation entrusted to PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES, 7016 Farrell Road S.E. Telephone: 216-5111 (7/9/97).

LATHWELL - Lillian Josephine Lathwell of Calgary, passed away at the Extendicare Hillcrest Nursing Home on June 22, 1997, at the age of 92 years. Lillian is survived by two daughters, Agnes (Richard) Maze of Blaine, Washington, Judy (Leonard) Euren of Benalto, Alberta; and by grandchildren, Mary Jane (Henry), Bob, Leslie (Rob), Dana (Ken), Darcy, Doug (Donna); and six great-grandchildren, Brent, Sarah, Travis, Randy, Chance and George. She was predeceased by her loving husband George in June 1983 and by her son Bill in February 1997. The family extends a special thanks to Hillcrest for the many years of caring. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, June 26, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.) located within Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Telephone: 403-272-5555 (6/24/97).

LATIMER - Larry Latimer, aged 57, passed away at home on June 14, 1997. He is survived by his wife Betty; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and Mark, Cathy and Dan, and a son David. Also survived by three grandsons, Gordon, Jeffrey and Joshua. Larry was loved by many and will be missed by all. Relatives and friends are invited for Visitation at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), this evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" on Wednesday, June 18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Linda Hunter officiating. Cremation will follow at Leyden's "Bow Valley" Crematorium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (6/17/97).

LATTER - Kathryn Winnifred, sadly on June 12, 1997, Kathy completed her journey among us and went to be with her dad, gramma and nephew Colin. Leaving to carry on her mission of life is her beloved son Brody; her mom Grace; sisters, Peggy Elhorn of Nanaimo, Judi Shermerhorn (Vern), and Colleen Allin (Doug); and brother Dean (Kathy), all of Calgary. Special people to Aunty Taffy were, Corrie, Dallas, Brandi-Lynn, Wes, Vicki, Danny, Shelley, Thomas and Trin. Born in Calgary, July 16, 1954, Kathy lived in Edmonton, Yellowknife and finally returned to Calgary. Her lot in life was volunteering. Kathy worked with Calgary Minor Hockey Association, Seven Clubs Sports Council and Penbrooke Meadows Community. Countless hours were spent helping others, especially children. Funeral Services will be held at Penbrooke Meadows Community Hall, 6100 - 8 Avenue S.E., Calgary, on Tuesday, June 17, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to, Healthy Calgary; Attn: C.O.R.E. Trust, 414 - 11A Street N.E., Calgary, T2E 4P3. SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME (Okotoks) LTD. Telephone: 938-3111 (6/16/97).

LAUGHLAN - Calvin Weathermon (Kelly) Laughlin, born March 5, 1920, passed away July 11, 1997 at the Hanna Hospital. He is survived by six children, Mervin (Judy) Laughlin, Rick (Donna) Laughlin and Michael (Sandra) Laughlin all of Youngstown, Stephen (Ellen) Laughlin of Pritchard, B.C., Janice (Terry) Humphrey of Spruce Grove, AB. and Wade Laughlin of Dawson City, Yukon. His sixteen grandchildren, Sherry (Joey) Matt of Sparwood, B.C., Keli Laughlin and Shelly Hayworth of Sundre AB., Tim, Jeff, Blanca, James, Michael, Larry, Taralynn, Haley Anne and Leah Dawn Laughlin of Youngstown, Kevin, Joanne and Scott Humphrey of Spruce Grove, AB., Naomi and Stephen Laughlin of Surrey, B.C.; three great-grandchildren, Michael and Alisha Matt and Levi Hayworth; and his former wife Bea Curtis of Calgary. He was predeceased by two sons, David Larry in 1958 and Timothy Howard in 1968 as well as six brothers and two sisters. Kelly was born at Youngstown and farmed there until retiring to Hanna. Funeral Services will be held at the Youngstown Community Hall, Monday, July 14, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Burial at Mountain View Memorial Gardens in Calgary at 3:30 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Courtney's Funeral Services of Hanna (7/14/97).

LAVERDURE - Mrs. Mabel Laverdure of Calgary passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on November 7, 1997 at the age of 76 years. She is survived by her loving husband Edward of Calgary; her children, Gordon (Pat) of Airdrie, Ronald (Lora) of Kelowna and Lorraine (Mark) of Calgary; five grandchildren, Wesley, Katelyn, Cody, Kassidy and Jesse; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. A Service of Remembrance will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary on Thursday, November 13, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Ray Reitsema officiating. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to Unit No. 82, Rockyview General Hospital, 7007 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/11/97).

LAWRENCE - Stanley Lawrence of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Bow Crest Nursing Home on October 26, 1997 at the age of 93 years. Stanley will be lovingly remembered by his wife and best friend Barbara; his daughter Shirley (Don) Sarsfield; his daughter-in-law Linda Lawrence; eight grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and by numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Stanley, his granddaughter Wendy, and by his sister Mae Ryder. A Memorial Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Wednesday, October 29, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Cremation. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (10/27/97).

LAWRENCE - Mr. Thomas L. Lawrence of Carstairs, passed away suddenly on October 15, 1997 at the age of 79 years. A Private Service will be held. Everyone is welcome to a Luncheon on October 20, 1997 at 3:30 p.m. from the Half Century Club in Carstairs. Memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, AB T2T 5C7. MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPELS, Didsbury, entrusted with arrangements. Telephone: 1-403-335-4773 (10/18/97).

LAWS - Lucile Laws passed away, in the loving care of the staff at the Brentwood Nursing Home, on June 12, 1997 at the age of 86 years. She is the loving mother of Joanne (Doug Cameron), and grandmother to Scott (Lorna) and Cherlyn (Warren). Lucile was predeceased by her husband Bill on June 4, 1995. Lucile touched the hearts of many people and will be sadly missed. Our special thanks to Tracy at Brentwood for her gentle touch and love she gave mom. Memorial Services will be held at the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Monday, June 16, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.), located within Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Telephone: 403-272-5555 (6/16/97).

LAWSON - Miriam Orlee Lawson (nee Philips) passed away suddenly on November 19, 1997 as a result of a car accident. She was returning to Calgary from Grande Prairie where she had just finished another one of her many speaking engagements for Christian Woman's Club. Telling others about the love of Jesus Christ had been one of her passions, particularly since the death of her husband, Ross, ten years ago. Orlee was born on the fourth of July, 1927, in Jamestown, New York. She was raised by her adoptive parents, and later moved to Erie, Pennsylvania. While attending a bible college in Indianapolis, she met a young chiropractic student, Ross Lawson, whom she married in May of 1950. With their first born son, they moved to Calgary where they subsequently raised all five of their children. With the addition of grandchildren into her life, Orlee took great delight in making traditions and memories with them. As a founding member of Woodgreen Presbyterian Church (PCA), Orlee was known as the "heart of her church family". She also served Christ through Stonecroft Ministries, touching thousands of women's lives throughout North America with her personal testimony of God's grace. We thank God for giving her to us as a mother, a grandmother, a sister and a friend. God's grace is sufficient. Well done good and faithful servant. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Stephen and Donna Lawson, John and Sandee Dean, David and Susan Lawson, Geoffrey and Barbara Jemmott, Paul and Julie Lawson; sixteen grandchildren, Stephanie, Jessica and Nathan Lawson, Nancee, James, Jayne, David and Haylee Dean, Jeremy, Jonathan, Daniel and Megan Lawson, and Kandis, Ben, Kathryn and Sam Lawson. Orlee is also survived by her sister Martha and her family in the U.S.; and brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Clarke and Maynard Lawson, Helen Gittel, Phyllis Austin, Angie Lawson, Vivian Ross, Joan Lawson, as well as other relatives. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, November 24, 1997 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at First Alliance Church (1201 Glenmore Trail S.W.) on Tuesday, November 25, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Union Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Vision 2000 (PCA), c/o Northridge Presbyterian Church, 1510 - 10 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T3C 0J5 or directly to Stonecroft Ministries, P.O. Box 1200, Postal Station A, Willowdale, Ontario M2N 5T5. In living memory of Orlee Lawson, 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 (11/22/97).

LAWSON - Orlee Lawson of Calgary, passed away suddenly on November 19, 1997, at the age of 70 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (11/21/97).

LAYCRAFT - Stella Margaret Elizabeth Laycraft of High River, formerly of Blackie District, passed away at the High River Hospital and Nursing Home on June 9, 1997 at the age of 86 years. She is survived by her sons, Jim and Phyllis Laycraft, Calgary; Darryl and Camille Laycraft, Blackie; her daughter Marlene and Lawrence Herriman, Cochrane and by ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Stella is also survived by her brother Walter and Esther Elliott, High River; sister Helen and Wilbur Melendy, Calgary; sisters-in-law Vivian, High River, Bertie, Chilliwack, Sadie, Calgary; and brother-in-law Charles, Calgary; and by numerous nieces and nephews. Stella was predeceased by her husband Willis on February 5, 1989. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, June 11 at SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME, High River at 1:30 p.m., Mrs. Sue MacDonald D.M., officiating. Interment of cremains to follow at the Highwood Columbarium. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Ladies' Auxiliary to the High River Hospital, c/o Mrs. Evelyn Walmark, 21 Pekisko Road, High River, AB. T1V 1C6. Arrangements in care of SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME, High River. Telephone: 652-2222 or 938-3111 (6/10/97).