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LEAVITT - Nedra (nee Woolf), beloved wife of Dean H. Leavitt, passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Rockyview Hospital on December 9, 1997. She was 81 years old. Besides her loving husband Dean, she is survived by two daughters, Deanne Lund of Anaheim, California and Shirley (Cornelius) Kloosterman of Calgary; two sons, Bradford (Joyce) of Edmonton, and Gregory (Martine) of High River. She is also survived by sixteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild; brothers, Lee Woolf and William Woolf of Lethbridge; and a sister Helen Westfall of Calgary. Nedra was born on October 12, 1916 in Cardston, Alberta. All her life she was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many positions of responsibility, teaching in the Sunday School and other auxiliaries, president of the Ward Primary organization, and member of the Stake Relief Society Board in Calgary. Until her illness, she was an avid reader and was well-read both in the scriptures and in works of good literature. Most importantly, she was a sensitive and devoted mother who supported her children and grandchildren in all their activities. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E., on Friday, December 12 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sundance Chapel, 100 Sunpark Drive S.E. on Saturday, December 13, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Queen's Park Cemetery. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602 (12/13/97).

LEE - Mrs. Eileen Doris Lee was born March 13, 1924 in Regina, Saskatchewan to Albert and Margaret Lawton. She led a simple and happy life until she passed away while in repose December 9, 1997 at the Central Park Lodge. Her life was filled with caring for her family and was noted as a loving mother with a zest for life. She worked at the Calgary General Hospital in housekeeping for twenty years until retiring in 1991. It was only after her retirement that she was diagnosed to have Alzheimer's disease. This did not deter her from enjoying friends and family. She was kind, jovial and caring. A person whose testament to faith and courage that will be missed, but not forgotten. Eileen is survived by her only son George Albert Lee of Calgary. A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Monday, December 15, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Brother Roland Gotzke of Deliverance Gospel Assembly officiating. Interment to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (12/13/97).

LEE - Mrs. Ngok Nui Lee passed away peacefully at the Beverly Centre on Tuesday, October 14, 1997 at the age of 104 years. She was the beloved mother of Chun Tao (son-in-law Chu Lam Ng), New York; Terry (daughter-in-law Gam Yee), and Laurie (daughter-in-law Lydia) of Calgary. She is also survived by fourteen grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Lee was predeceased by her husband Henry in 1971, her daughter in 1984, her sister and her two brothers in China. Mrs. Lee was born in Toy Sun, Kwangtung, China and came to Canada in 1964 and resided in Calgary with her loving family. She was a member of the Lee Association. The family wish to express their appreciation and thanks to Dr. S. Grunberg and the Beverly Centre Nursing and Kitchen staff for their kind care and attention to Mrs. Lee and her family. Relatives and friends are invited for Visitation at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME LTD. (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Saturday, October 18, 1997 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance" on Sunday, October 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m with Rev. Dr. John W.S. Kong of the Chinese Pentecostal Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Chinese Cemetery. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (10/18/97).

LEE - Yuk Jan, passed away November 6, 1997 at the age of 71 years. He is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law and two daughters and two sons-in-law, Anthony, Karl and Elaine, Vivian and Genaro and Maureen and Stephen; as well as six grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Betty Lee. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel" 3220 - 4 Street N.W. Calgary, Alberta on Saturday, November 15, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Albert Law officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 403-297-0888 (11/13/97).

LEEMANS - Antoon C.B., peacefully on November 25, 1997 at Antwerp, Belgium at the ageof 89 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Corry; his only son Walter (Paule);by his three grandchildren, Jason, Robin, and Jessica; as well as by numerous otherrelatives in Canada and Belgium. Funeral Mass to be celebrated by Reverend Wayne Poile atSacred Heart Catholic Church, 1307 - 14 Street S.W., Wednesday, December 10, 1997 at1:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. For information call FIRSTMEMORIAL, 297-0717 (12/10/97).

LEGACE - Alpha Naomi, on November 17, 1997, aged 87 years. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, three sisters and one brother. Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, November 23 at 1:45 p.m. at the Lions Manor, Richmond, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated (11/22/97).

LEGARE - Kevin D. Legare. The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955 deeply mourn the passing of Brother Kevin D. Legare (7/19/97).

LEHMAN - Mr. John William (Jack) Lehman, passed away at the Mayfair Care Centre on July 10, 1997, at the age of 81 years. Born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on May 23, 1916, Jack grew up in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. He attained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1936, and relocated to Calgary in 1939 to begin a long and successful career in the oil and gas business. One of Jack's passions in life was golf. He and his wife Etta were both avid golfers and were members of the Calgary Golf and Country Club for many years. They were also actively involved in the Gyro Club for nearly fifty years. Jack was above all, a loving and devoted husband and father. He was a kind and gentle man and those who knew him well will agree that they never heard him say anything negative about anyone. He will be very much missed by his family and many friends. Jack is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Latrice Lehman of Calgary; and his daughter and son-in-law, Val and Jack Hagerman of Bluesky, Alberta; as well as five grandchildren, Darcy and Annette Hagerman of Edmonton, Todd and Chantelle Hagerman of Grande Cache, Tammy Douglas of Edmonton, Jeffrey and Cameron Lehman of Calgary; and six great-grandchildren, Alexis, Nicole and Candace Hagerman of Edmonton, Laura and Johnathan Hagerman of Grande Cache, and Michaela Douglas of Edmonton. Jack is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Don and Alice Lehman of Regina; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Merle and Bill Dertell of Winnipeg; sister-in-law Dorothy Parkinson of Saskatoon; and many nieces and nephews and their families. He was predeceased by Etta, his loving wife of fifty-three and a half years, in 1993. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Tuesday, July 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Donald C. McMahon (family friend) officiating. 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 Jack Lehman, 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 (7/13/97).

LENNON - Mrs. Evelyn Lindsay Lennon, passed away at Foothills Hospital on June 17, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be sadly missed by her family. She is lovingly remembered by her children, Robert and Elaine Lewis, Sandra Cornet and Leo; two grandchildren, Jessica and Matthew Cornet. She also leaves to mourn her passing her sister and best friend, Constance Kent; sisters-in-law, Anne Bannister, Maude Stafford, and Joan Parker; as well a many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband Lewis in 1995. Evelyn was a private person, at her request no Funeral Services will be held. 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 Evelyn Lennon, 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 (6/19/97).

LEONG - Fon Kue (nee Gunn), passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre on July 21, 1997 at the age of 100 years. She was predeceased by her husband Dick Leong in 1984, and two daughters. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Harry and Lai Ha Leong, Frank and May Leong; and a daughter and son-in-law, May and Teddy Mah, all of Calgary; thirteen grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Fon Kue was born in Guangdong, China. She came to Canada in 1957 with her son Frank to join her husband who was operating a grocery store in South Calgary. She assisted in operating their business until their retirement. A loving mother and grandmother, she devoted a good portion of her life in raising two sons and three daughters. She was also an avid gardener. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Friday, July 25, 1997 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), Saturday, July 26, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Hung of the Chinese Pentecostal Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Fon Kue Leong, 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 (7/24/97).

LePAGE - Jordi Allan LePage, born Saturday, November 8, 1997 passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 9, 1997. For the short time Jordi was with us the hearts he touched were many, grandparents, Harold and Bea Glinz, Francis and Lionel LePage. Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews her never got to meet; special friends that were near. But most of all, the parents that held him so dear, Robin an Al LePage. Private family Services. If desired, donations may be made to the Foothills Hospital Neonatal Unit, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9. Cremation and arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD. Telephone: 235-3602 (11/10/97).

LERCH - (nee Hibbard). Melanie Lisa, beloved wife of Alex Matthew Lerch of Calgary, passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour on Saturday, November 15, 1997 after a courageous battle with Hodgkin's disease. She is much loved and cherished and will be sadly missed by her mother and father, Marilyn and Allan Hibbard; and brothers, Bruce and Chris Hibbard; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Judy and Fritz Lerch; and sister-in-law Sherry Lerch. Melanie's caring disposition and cheerful smile will long be remembered by those who knew her. The families would like to thank their extended family and many friends for their wonderful support and prayers during this difficult time. A huge thank you also goes out to the superb doctors, nurses and support staff on NU 57 at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre who have shown such care. God knows what's best in every situation and we are grateful that Melanie's pain and suffering are over and that she has gone to her new eternal home with Jesus. A Funeral Service will be held at First Alliance Church, 1201 Glenmore Trail S.W., in Calgary, Alberta on Wednesday, November 19, at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2 or to Samaritan's Purse, Box 20100, Calgary Place, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 4J2. Funeral Arrangements in care of MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E., Calgary. Phone: 403-216-1386 (11/17/97).

LERNER - Terry, born May 1, 1939 at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, passed away suddenly on December 8, 1997, after heart surgery at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia. Loving and devoted father of Simon, Claire, and Ruth. Terry was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Betty Lerner, and his brother Harvey. He is survived by a sister, Lois Brackelmanns of Sherman Oaks, California and a brother Dennis of Calgary. A Memorial Service will be held at The First Memorial Funeral Chapel in Nanaimo, British Columbia, on December 14, 1997 at 1:00 p.m (12/11/97).

LESTAGE - Dylan Lestage of Calgary passed away at the Foothills Hospital on July 17, 1997 at the age of 15 years, five days short of his sixteenth birthday on July 22. Dylan is lovingly remembered by his mother Carol Fraser; stepfather Tracy Bennett; paternal father Dave Lestage; sister Nicole; stepsister Mandy; maternal grandmother Lorretta Coveyduck of Montreal; paternal grandparents, Cecily and Bill Lestage of New Brunswick; and by many aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. Dylan was predeceased by his grandfather Ronald Fraser and by his grandmother Malena Bennett. Dylan was an outgoing young man, full of life and loved the outdoors. He will be deeply missed by all his family and friends. Memorial Services will be held at the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road) on Wednesday, July 23, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Foothills Hospital Foundation, Attention: Burn Unit, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2N 2T9. 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 (7/21/97).

LEUF - Jonas (Bert) Leuf passed away peacefully at the Three Hills Health Care Centre on November 27, 1997, at the age of 93 years. Memorial Services will be held on Tuesday, December 2, 1997 from the Manor Gospel Church (east of Three Hills) at 2:00 p.m. MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPELS, Three Hills, entrusted with arrangements. Phone: 1-403-443-5111(11/29/97).

LEUSCHNER - Lela Stell Leuschner (nee Baker) passed away peacefully December 22, 1997 at the Extendicare Cedars Villa at the age of 93 years. "Judy" as she was known to many, will be sadly missed by her son William Charles Leuschner and his wife Laurie of Calgary; her grandchildren, Jan Swinson (Richard) of Bedford, Texas, Lizabeth Leuschner (Steve Wilson) of Calgary, and Charles Leuschner of Vancouver, B.C.; and her great-grandchildren, Chris and Callie Ruth Meeks (Texas), and Layton, Rachel and True Wilson (Calgary); as well as many other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William Charles Leuschner Jr. in 1966, and by her sister Edna Vada Baker in 1984. During World War II, Judy packed parachutes for the U.S. Air Corps. She was active in Violet Chapter No. 158, Order of the Eastern Star in Victoria, Texas where her membership spanned more than fifty years. After having lived for many years in Corpus Christi, Texas where she enjoyed her garden and fruit trees, she moved to Calgary in 1988 to be near her family. Special thanks to the many fine people at the Cedars Villa "Poplar Unit" for their excellent care and compassion. A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at the family plot in Corpus Christi, Texas. Flowers are gratefully declined. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 403-299-0100 (12/28/97).

LEWANDOWSKI - Tillie (Mathilde) Lewandowski passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital on November 16, 1997 following a courageous battle with cancer. Mother to John Lewandowski and Eva Mundy; son-in-law Keith Mundy; grandmother to four beautiful grandchildren, John Jr., Jewell, Michael and Jennifer. She was born in Bremen, Germany and is also survived by her mother Wanda Witte and cousin Klaus Schwan, both residing there. A special thank you to her special friends, Maggie Palmer and Maureen Kane who offered much love and support during this difficult time. Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Monday, November 24, 1997 at 3:30 p.m. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/21/97).

LEWIS - Vivian Ardith aged 32 years of Claresholm, Alberta passed away November 15, 1997, following her deteriorating health, beloved daughter of Stanley Lewis and the late Leona Lewis of Claresholm; and dear sister of Susan (David) Schwindt of Drayton Valley, AB, Kenneth Lewis of Claresholm, AB, Jeanine Lewis of Drayton Valley, AB; and loving aunt of Stephanie and Evan Schwindt of Drayton Valley, AB. Vivian is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral Services will be held at the Claresholm United Church, 4803 - 2 Street West, Claresholm on Wednesday, November 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Don Lewis officiating. Private Graveside Services will take place at the Claresholm Cemetery on Wednesday morning. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Vivian to the Rehoboth Christian Association, Box 1312, Coaldale, Alberta T1M 1N1. As a tribute to Vivian, LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD will make a donation to the Rehoboth Christian Association. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member" Claresholm, Directors of Services. Telephone: 1-403-625-3212 or 1-800-883-7702 (11/17/97).

LIBIN - Bernard Lawrn Libin, beloved husband and best friend of Phyllis of thirteen years, passed away peacefully on July 5, 1997, after a courageous fight with cancer at the age of 63 years. Bernard was born August 24, 1933, in Calgary, Alberta. He began his career in the men's clothing business with "Reliable Clothing Company" and later, in partnership with his brother Gilbert, opened the "College Shop" in 1955. After enjoying success on the Eighth Avenue Mall, they moved the shop to "Penny Lane" and changed the name to "David Austin Clothiers", where they remained until closing the shop in 1981. Besides his loving wife, Bernard is survived by his mother Rose; a son Steven; a daughter Miriam; a step-daughter Leah; a brother Gilbert and his wife Mary; a brother-in-law Richard and his wife Betty Anne Williams; a nephew Sean and his wife Christie; all of Calgary. Bernard was predeceased by his father Sam in 1986. His dignity, intelligence, compassion, grace, sense of humour and kindness to anyone he met will be missed by all of us who knew him and loved him. The family graciously declines floral tributes. If desired, donations can be made in memory of Benard, directly to the "Agape Manor" or to a charity of your choice. Funeral Services will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, (1702 - 17 Avenue S.W.), today, July 7, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at the Jewish Cemetery, (30 Avenue and Erlton Street S.W.) Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA OF CALGARY, 1702 - 17 AVENUE S.W. Telephone: 403-244-4717 (7/7/97).

LIDDELL - Thomas McRoberts (Tom) Liddell, beloved husband of Doreen Liddell of Calgary, passed away suddenly at the Rockyview Hospital on November 18, 1997 at the age of 70 years. Tom was born June 10, 1927 in Cambuslang, Scotland; he later met and married his beloved Doreen on April 1, 1950. In 1959 they emigrated to Canada settling in Calgary. Following a long career in the foundry business, Tom retired in June of 1992. Besides his loving wife, Tom is survived by one son Iain Liddell of Calgary; one daughter Anne and her husband Steve King, and one grandson Tommy, all of Botha, Alberta. He is also survived by one brother Alex and his wife Bett, and one sister Helen and her husband Allistair Smith, and four nieces, all of Scotland. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) today, November 21, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to "The Bed Fund" Unit 73 of the Rockyview General Hospital, 7007 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary, T2V 1P9. In living memory of Tommy Liddell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (11/21/97).

LIEFF - Bernie (Bernard Charles) died peacefully after a courageous battle with the cancer Multiple Myeloma on October 25, 1997 in Victoria, B.C. at the age of 55 years. Bernie is survived by his wife of thirty years, Joy in Victoria, and his daughter Dayna in Claresholm, Alberta. Also left to mourn are Bernie's parents, Vera and Abe Lieff; sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Dick Payne; niece Julie and nephew Robin of Victoria; Bernie's in-laws, Sheila and Murray Garnett of Victoria; and family members, Maureen, Reg, Robin and Gennie Dunkley, Joan and Bob Shakeshaft, Tim and Jenny Smart are also saddened by his passing. Bernie will be remembered by his friends and colleagues at Parks Canada where he worked for twenty-six years and strived to impart his strong conservation ethic. Bernie's family wish to thank Dr. Dean Ruether and the staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for their care and support during Bernie's treatment. A Service in Celebration of Bernie's Life will be held in Calgary, Alberta on Friday, November 14 at the Southern Alberta Pioneers' Memorial Building, 3625 - 4 Street S.W. at 11:30 a.m. The family welcomes memorial donations to the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, "Bernie Lieff Fund", established to perpetuate Bernie's contribution to the management of ecological integrity in National Parks. Contributions may be sent to CPAWS, 306, 319 - 10 Avenue S.W., Calgary T2R 0A5 (10/29/97).

LIND - Mr. Ernest W. (Ernie) Lind, dearly beloved husband of Mrs. Mae Lind of Calgary, passed away suddenly at the Foothills Hospital on October 26, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Ernie was a lifetime member of the Calgary South West Lions Club, Vulcan Lions Club and Yuma, Arizona Lions Club. He worked in the construction industry in Calgary, Vulcan and surrounding area building many homes and commercial buildings, and also farmed in the Vulcan area. Besides his loving wife, Ernie is survived by his family, daughter Luella; two granddaughters and their husbands, Tammy and Greg Bratton and Cheryl and Craig Heschuk; and four great-grandchildren, Amanda and Luke Bratton and Alexander and Sydney Heschuk. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Clista Heather of Vancouver, BC; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Ila and Reinhold Lundgren; as well as cousins, Maggie and Ken Johnson and Paul Magnesdun of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan and their families; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, October 28, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Wednesday, October 29, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Operation Eyesight Universal, 4 Parkdale Crescent, N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 3T8. In living memory of Ernie Lind, 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 (10/28/97).

LIPPERT - Kurt, of Fort Macleod, Alberta, enjoyed his family and friendships and was looking forward to many more years of life, left us on Sunday, June 29, 1997. He will be dearly missed by all those who loved him. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 4, 1997 in EDEN'S Funeral Chapel, Fort Macleod at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Aldeen McKay officiating. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may donate to the Spring Point Community Hall, c/o Box 755, Fort Macleod, Alberta T0L 0Z0. Funeral arrangements in the care of EDEN'S FUNERAL HOME, Fort Macleod. Phone: 1-403-553-3772 (7/3/97).

LITTLE - Lorne M. Little of Calgary, formerly of Dartmouth, NS, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his residence on Friday, September 12, 1997 at the age of 73 years. Lorne was born in Calgary on Sunday, August 3, 1924 and raised in Grainger, AB. He was based in Halifax, NS serving in the Royal Canadian Navy for twenty-five years, then relocated to Calgary in 1969 where he has since resided. Lorne is survived by his loving family, Jim Little and his wife Alexis of Dartmouth, NS, Carol and her husband Kal Krishnan of Pittsburg, CA, Elaine Little of Edmonton, Colleen and her husband Dale Reid of Edmonton, Debby and her husband Brian Herron of Calgary, Andrew Little of Victoria, BC, and Gerald Ritchie of Parksville, BC; as well as seven grandchildren. He is also survived by Virginia Ohlhauser of Carbon, AB, Gladys and Don Reid of Sundre, AB, Fred and Marchia Little of Rocky Mountain House, AB, Bill and Lois Little of Nanton, AB, and Allan and Donna Little of Ponoka, AB; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Lorne was predeceased by his wife Ola Little and daughter Nora Ritchie. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, September 14, 1997 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Westminster United Church (4316 Richmond Road S.W.), on Monday, September 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. John Miller officiating. Memorial tributes may be made directly to Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. In living memory of Lorne Little, 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 (9/14/97).

LITTLE - Mrs. Marie Little (nee Starkell), and formerly Mrs. Lawrence, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on November 23, 1997, at the age of 79 years. Marie was born April 20, 1918, in Arcola, Saskatchewan, but lived for many years in Medicine Hat. She was a graduate of the Nursing Assistant Program at the Calgary General Hospital in 1962. Marie worked for many years at the Calgary General Hospital, Medicine Hat Hospital, Strathmore's Wheatland Lodge and the Claresholm Hospital in her chosen profession. She was a long-standing member of the I.O.D.E. and volunteered many hours at their second-hand store. Marie is the loving mother of a daughter and son-in-law, Elinor and Fred DeMaris of Calgary; two sons and a daughter-in-law, John Raymond and Brenda Lawrence of Edmonton, and Robert Keith Lawrence of Vancouver; sixteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Lillian Nolan of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Lena Matwick of Brandon, Manitoba. Marie was predeceased by her first husband John Raymond Lawrence in 1961 and her second husband John A. Little in 1974, and six brothers and sisters. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, November 26, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Hillside Cemetery, Medicine Hat. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. In living memory of Marie Little, 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. 265408(11/26/97).

LO - Mrs. Kuen Ying Lo, beloved wife of Mr. Wing Sang Lo of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on July 6, 1997 at the age of 41 years. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, July 10, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (610 - 2 Avenue N.E.) on Saturday, July 12, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Luis G. Lo, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Kuen Lo, 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 (7/9/97).

LOBO - Rev. Blaise, ofm. (Franciscan) passed away suddenly following a heart attack on July 20, 1997. Survived by sisters, Rose DeSouza and family, Sr. Sebastian, Lourdes de Souza and family, Philomena Fernandes and family, Prisca Lobo; sister-in-law Rose Lobo and family; and nieces, Myra Andrade and family, and Luiza Fernandes and family. Prayers today at 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph's Church (640 - 19 Avenue N.W.). Funeral Mass at 5:00 p.m. on July 23, 1997 at St. Joseph's Church (289-2591) (7/23/97).

LOCKWOOD - Bernice Lockwood of the l'Arche Community in Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre surrounded by friends on June 22, 1997 at the age of 56 years. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Gerard's Catholic Church (8944 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, June 27, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Alexander MacLennan, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens, Calgary. In living memory of Bernice Lockwood, 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 (6/27/97).

LOEWEN - Henry Peter Loewen, beloved husband of Gwen Loewen, of Calgary, passed away peacefully at home Christmas Day, 1997, at the age of 72 years. As well as his wife, he will be sadly missed by their children, Joanne Jonsson (Carl), Ronald Hornby (Lea), Doris Rousseau, all of Calgary, and Donna Saunders (Leonard) of Lethbridge; ten grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, John, Peter, Cornelius and Martin; and sisters, Margaret, Justina, Sally and Susie; and many other relatives and friends. Henry was predeceased by his parents, three brothers and two sisters. Funeral Services will be held in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 44 Street and 8 Avenue S.E. on Wednesday, December 31, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Bishop Gordon Ellison officiating. Interment will follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. If friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to either the Alberta Heart Foundation or the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (12/29/97).

LOEWEN - Ronald S., late of Linden, AB, passed away suddenly December 1, 1997. Funeral Services will be held December 6, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. at Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, Linden, Alberta. Arrangements in care of SUNSET FUNERAL SERVICE, Linden. Telephone: 546-3903 (12/4/97).

LOGUE - Eleanor Campbell, late of Qualicum Beach, BC, passed away November 23, 1997 at the age of 54 years. Survived and dearly missed by her loving husband Jim, son Scott, many dear family and friends. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 25, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. from the PARKSVILLE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1000 Allsbrook Road, Errington, BC, where the Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, November 26, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Reverend Foster Freed will officiate. Following the Funeral Service, there will be a Reception in the Arbutus Tea Lounge, adjacent to the Chapel. Cremation. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. PARKSVILLE FUNERAL CHAPEL, Cemetery, and Crematorium entrusted with arrangements.(11/25/97).

LOHRER - Louise Vivian Lohrer, of Calgary, passed away September 7, 1997 at the age of 72 years. She will be forever remembered by her dear friend George Zanin; her daughter Verna Eklund (Danny) of Calgary; her three sons, Norman MacDonald (Denise), of Abbottsford, BC, Mr. Stacey Lohrer of Calgary, and Collin Lohrer (Kathy) of Medicine Hat; eight grandchildren, Tammy-Lee (Wesley), Travis (Heidi), Adrian, Jeffery, Hillery, Zachary, Terra and Jeremy; Carly; one sister Doreen Peters (Les); one brother Mervin Fitzhenry; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Louise was predeceased by her parents, Walter and Vivian Fitzhenry, a granddaughter Dawn, and two sisters, Marie Rambo and Lavina Redleback. Services will be held in the chapel of Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E., Calgary, on Wednesday, September 10 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. George Robinson officiating. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (9/9/97).

LONG - Walter Bradbury, on September 9, 1997. Born February 11, 1917 in Chelsea North London, England. Immigrated with his family to Canada as a young man and settled in the Dunster area of British Columbia. Walter married Jean Kathleen Clark at Tete Jaune Cache, B.C. in 1941. Walter served in the Canadian Air Force from 1942 to 1945 retiring as a Flight Lieutenant. Walter settled briefly in Edmonton after the war before moving to Calgary where he enjoyed a long and successful career in the roofing industry. Walter retired to the Windermere area in 1985 where he was active in the Lions Club as well as enjoying golf and travel. Walter was predeceased by Jean in May of this year. He will be lovingly remembered by sons, Gary (Vickie), Gordon (Liz); grandsons, Kelsey, Bradley, Tyson and granddaughter Jaime; as well as his many friends and relatives. The Long family is grateful for the kind care and attention of the staff of the Invermere Hospital. Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on September 13, 1997 at Christ Church, 110 - 7 Avenue, Invermere, B.C. Cremation in care of McPherson Funeral Services, Cranbrook, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations in Walter's memory may be made to the Lake Windermere Lions Club Charities, 611 Hwy 93/95, Windermere, B.C (9/11/97).

LONGLEY - Frank Gilbert, passed away peacefully in the presence of his family at the Rockyview Hospital on September 2, 1997. He was predeceased by his loving wife of sixty-two years, Barbara in 1992, as well as his daughter Arlene Frances (1972), son Frank Gilbert Jr. (1996), and grandson Leonard (1994). Frank was born in Winnipeg, MB on January 12, 1910. He married Barbara on March 1, 1930. Frank worked for the Manitoba Telephone System for thirty-four years, spending 1950 to 1958 in Virden, MB. He also served with the RCMP during World War II. Upon retirement in 1960, he moved to Victoria, BC where he pursued his love of fly tying and fishing. He was a member of the Golden Rods Club. In 1986 Frank moved to Burnaby with his wife and in 1993 after her passing, he settled in Calgary. He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his son Dennis; his grandchildren, Merna (Derek), Barb (Peter), Suzanne, Ken (Laurie), Caroline (Nick), Kevin (Jackie), Angella, Debbie (Al), Michelle (Dennis), Richard; his great-grandchildren, Andrea, Lisa, Scott, Jill, Kevin, Brittney, Christopher, Stephanie, Kendra, Breanne, Taryn; and many nieces and nephews. Graveside Service will take place at the Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Winnipeg, MB on September 9, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Heart and Stroke Fund (9/7/97).

LOOSE - Mrs. Anna Loose, beloved wife of the late Peter Loose, went to be with the Lord on December 4, 1997 at the Bow View Manor at the age of 100 years. As a loving mother, she will be always be cherished and remembered by her children, Molly (Dave) Beisel of Swift Current, Sask., Esther (Dave) Gilson of Calgary, Alma Merkel of High River, Alta., Melvin (Mary) Loose of Empress, Alta., Robert (Lucille) Loose of Vancouver, B.C.; seventeen grandchildren; thirty-four great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren, who loved her dearly. She was a kind and gentle woman and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to the nurses and staff of Bow View Manor. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Monday, December 8, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Reverend Denzel S. Fenn and Reverend Albert Heinzig of Full Gospel Church officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Gideon Bibles, 5704 - 11 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2K 5P3. Arrangements in care of FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 403-297-0888 (12/6/97).

LORENSON - On September 16, 1915 God sent an angel from heaven to inspire and enrich all of our lives. On Earth we called this angel Mary Fraser Lorenson and we treasured her with all of our hearts. On October 31, 1997, God called his angel back home. Mary Lorenson is survived by her son, three daughters, and their extended families. While we all miss this angel, Mary Lorenson, we will forever hold in our hearts the treasures she has given us. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Thursday, November 6, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Friday, November 7, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Donald Wilkinson of Chalmers Presbyterian Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace. In living memory of Mary Lorenson, 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 (11/3/97).

LOUIE - Jong Yee Louie, beloved wife of Mr. Harry Louie of Calgary, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on November 29, 1997 at the age of 87 years. Jong Yee Louie was born in Toishan, China on September 29, 1911. She immigrated to Calgary, Canada in 1954 and reunited with her husband where they ran a family grocery business for many years. She will be remembered as a strong and caring woman who always put the needs of her family before her own. We will all miss her deeply. Besides her loving husband, Jong Yee is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sue May and Frank Lau; daughter-in-law Pui Wan Lau; grandchildren, Don (Linda) Louie, Jake (Virginia) Louie, Manuel (Lucinda) Lau, Michael (Wendy) Lau, Laura (Brian) Lowe; and six great-grandchildren, Krista, Mark, Grant, Garry, Jonathon and Brayden, all of Calgary. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, December 5, 1997 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Saturday, December 6, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. John W.S. Kong of the Chinese Pentecostal Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Jong Yee Louie, 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 (12/5/97).

LOUIE - Stanley passed away at the Foothills Hospital on December 24, 1997 at the age of 63 years. Mr. Louie will be sadly missed by his loving wife Helen; his sons, Stephen, Tony and his wife Anita, and Michael; and his grandchildren, Shawn, Courtney and Stanley Anthony. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Tuesday, December 30, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (12/28/97).

LoVECCHIO - Antonine (Lena), passed away peacefully after a long illness at Carewest Glenmore Park on December 22, 1997 at the age of 83. She was predeceased by her husband Joe LoVecchio; dear mother of Catherine and Frank O'Brien of San Bernardino, CA, Trene and Dale Green of Mill Creek, WA, and Sal and Liz LoVecchio of Calgary, AB. Sister of Frances Piazza of Toronto, ON and Mary Comella of Calgary, AB. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be concelebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 - 14 Street S.W.), today, December 24, 1997 at 12:00 noon with the Rev. Jesus Timajo and the Rev. Stanley A. Henke, Celebrants. The family wishes to thank the staff at Carewest Glenmore Park for the wonderful care they have given Lena over the past three and a half years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the Carewest Foundation, Administrative Centre, 1070 McDougall Road N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 7Z2. In living memory of Antonine LoVecchio, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/24/97).

LOVETT - Joan (nee Bolinski) of Calgary, passed away peacefully on December 6, 1997 atthe age of 55 years. She is the loving daughter to Josie Toner, and mother to Kevin (Judy),Kenneth (Louise), Karen, Korry and Kolin. She is also survived by her grandchildren,Jennifer, Whitney, Alex and Amy; her sisters, Linda Zoller, Debbie (Bruce) Jonas; specialcousin Sharon Robson; and nieces, Colleen (Jarrod) Johnston, Chrissy and Corri Zoller; andnephews, Bruce and James Jonas. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, andher special cat Charlie (nee Shadow). Those wishing to pay their respects may do so atMOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 from 6:00 to8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home onThursday, December 11, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View MemorialGardens. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERALHOME, 17 AVENUE S.E. at GARDEN ROAD (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone:403-272-5555 (12/10/97).

LOW - William Gould, at Mississauga Hospital, on Saturday, December 13, 1997 in his 69th year. Beloved husband of the late Lois. Dear step-father of Ruth Meinecke and her husband Guy Gibbons of Montreal, Karen and her husband Larry Thomas of Calgary; and "Grandpa Bill" to David, Andrew and Jessica. Also loved by brother Richard and his wife Dorothy of London, Ontario; their four children; and brother-in-law and close friend Chris Doscher and his wife Sonya. Bill was a Chartered Accountant with Hyde Houghton in Montreal. He moved to Toronto in 1979 to strengthen and establish their Toronto office. He became the firm's managing partner, retiring in 1991 to do consulting. He loved golf and was an active member of Mississauga, Royal Montreal, and Dataw. He was proud of his Scottish roots and was a life member of the St. Andrew's Society. Memorial Visitation with family members will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17 at TURNER & PORTER "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (Highway 10, North of QEW). As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Mississauga Hospital, Oncology Department, would be appreciated (12/16/97).