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1997: Deaths - MadMADSEN - Ejnar Blaesbjerg of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on SaturdayDecember 13, 1997 at the age of 65 years. Ejnar was born February 03, 1932 in Skjelbak,Denmark, the youngest of twelve children. In 1956 Ejnar emigrated to Canada and settleddirectly in Calgary. Through association with Sharon Lutheran Church, he met and marriedJoyce Slinn in 1958. Together they raised five children. In 1972 Ejnar took over NorthlandRefrigeration, a business belonging to his late father-in-law. Besides the hugeresponsibilities of running a business, Ejnar found time to be a member of the DanishCanadian Club, and the Sons of Norway. He was quite proud of his heritage and loved beinginvolved with his fellow Scandinavians. Ejnar was well known for his card playing, and hecould figure out even the most difficult of Danish crosswords. He will be missed by manyand remembered by all. He is the loving father of five children, Margaret Madsen (DeanMurdoch) of Stavely, Jens (Jo-Ann), Arne, Sven, Ben, all of Calgary; his fourgrandchildren, Jackson of Moosejaw, Saskatchewan, Stephen of Stavely, Amanda and Kyle,both of Calgary. He is also survived by three sisters and two brothers, Lis, Elly, Oda, Karl,and Svend, all of Denmark; also numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by hiswife Joyce in 1996 and brother Arne also in 1996. Those wishing to pay their respects maydo so at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 StreetS.W.), on Thursday, December 18, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Service in remembranceof Ejnar will be held at Sharon Lutheran Church, (210 - 10 Avenue N.E.), on Friday,December 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Robert C. Moland officiating. If friends sodesire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation ofAlberta. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "GoldenRule Member". Calgary, AB. Telephone 403- 228-4422 (12/16/97).
MAGEE-ROBERTSON - Majorie Geraldine Magee-Robertson (nee Wallace), beloved wife of Mr. Harvey Robertson of Calgary, passed away at home on December 6, 1997 at the age of 68 years. Marjorie was born on June 29, 1929 in Dodsland, Saskatchewan. Her education began in Stranraer, Saskatchewan where she attended from 1935 to 1941, then moving to Rosetown, Saskatchewan and attended school at St. Joseph's Convent from 1942 to 1944. Marjorie moved to Calgary in 1945 and began attending St. Mary's Girls High School which she graduated from in 1947. In the early 1960's she started working for Air Canada until she retired. Besides her loving husband, Marjorie is also survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Linda Magee of Fort McMurray; as well as her husband Harvey's family, Lori and Gary Maetche of Calgary, Diane and Greg Gorzitza of Claresholm, Jim and Carol Robertson of Lethbridge, Barry and Grace Robertson of Spruce Grove, and Shelly and Garth Beck of Yellowknife; as well as eleven grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, Keirn and Myrtle Wallace, Maxine Campbell, Marlene and Ted Curtis, and Stephen and Marlene Wallace. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HollOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Tuesday, December 9, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Convent (219 - 19 Avenue S.W.), on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. William H. Trienekens of St. Lukes Catholic Church, Celebrant. In living memory of Marjorie Magee-Robertson, 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. (12/8/97).
MAHAFFY - Helen Elizabeth Mahaffy Johnson passed away on July 22, 1997. Born April 20, 1910, she lived most of her early years in Calgary, Alberta. Helen received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alberta in 1932. Helen married James Johnson, her beloved husband of sixty-two years, on July 5, 1934. Helen and Jim were well-known tennis players in Alberta in the 1930's. Jim passed away earlier this year. Helen is survived by her son Dick Johnson and wife Rose Marie of Edmonton; her son Bruce Johnson and wife Terry of Vancouver; her daughter Pat Twisselman and husband Jim of Everett, Washington; grandchildren, Maureen, Doug, Brian and Leslie Johnson and Blake Twisselman; three great-grandchildren, and her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Irene and Len Russell and their family. Helen and Jim spent their last thirty years in Victoria where they enjoyed golf and the company of many relatives, friends and neighbors in View Royal. The family extends its appreciation to the nurses and staff at St. Charles Manor for the loving care and dignity they showed our mother of the last year. A Memorial Service will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, August 8, 1997 at All Saints Church in View Royal. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Society of B.C. or to All Saints Church. CARE Funeral Services. Phone: 1-250-391-9696 (6/24/97).
MAHONEY - Patrick James passed away July 9, 1997 aged 61 years. He was predeceased by his father Thomas Patrick (1975). P.J. will be sorely missed by his loving family, his children, Shannon (Todd), Troy (Debbie), Sean; and his grandsons, Dylan and Michael; wife Lynne; his mother Eileen; brother Brian (Wynn); sister Ann (Pierre); uncle Matthew Mahoney; nieces and nephews and cousins. P.J. will be remembered for his generosity, giving nature and wonderful sense of humour to all he met. P.J.'s family invite his friends to join them for a Memorial Service at Holy Trinity Cathedral, 514 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, B.C., on Tuesday, July 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. BURQUITLAM CHAPEL. 1-604-936-9987 (7/13/97).
MAKIE - Ruby Makie, age 80, passed peacefully away on October 30, 1997 at the Forest Grove Care Centre. She was predeceased by her husband Fritz in 1987. Ruby will be sadly missed by family and friends. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (11/1/97).
MALAKA - Mrs. Lorna Winnifred Malaka of Three Hills, AB, passed away at the Three Hills District Health Services Center on July 18, 1997 at the age of 76 years. She is survived by her loving family, one son Beverly (Yvette) of Whitecourt, Alberta; daughters, Mary Jane (Bill) Stewart of White Rock, BC, Susan Whitney of Edmonton, Doris (Rod) Perks of Three Hills, Candyce Nazarko of Calgary, Holly Beattie of Calgary, Elizabeth (Peter) Cheesbrough of Denver, CO, and Jennifer (Harold) Fichtenberg of St. Albert, AB; twenty-four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Joan MacHan of Innisfail and Audrey MacKay of Grande Prairie; and a brother Gary Carleton of Calgary; and daughter-in-law Maureen Malaka. She was predeceased by her husband John, son Richard and brothers, Frank, Russel, Herb, Baillie and Ed. Prayer Services will be held on Monday, July 21, 1997 at 8:00 p.m. from St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Three Hills. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday July 22, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Three Hills, AB, with Father Gani Avinante, Celebrant. If friends desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, Three Hills, entrusted with arrangements. Phone: 1-403-443-5111 (7/20/97).
MALICK - Rose Marie Malick passed away at the Foothills Hospital after a lengthy illness on November 14, 1997. Loving mother of Barbara Gulka of Lloydminster, Steven Malick of Regina, and Louann Malick of Calgary. She also leaves to mourn, her sister Florence Wiess of Calgary; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A Private Memorial Service was held at the Foothills Hospital Chapel. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (11/21/97).
MALSBURY - Dorothy Malsbury, passed away December 6, 1997 at the Bethany Care Centre at the age of 96 years. Dorothy was born in London, England in 1901 and moved to Calgary with her family in June of 1912, and has resided here since. She was a longtime member of the Hillhurst United Church, and Past Noble Grand of Esther Rebekah Lodge No. 1. Dorothy worked as a secretary at Burns Foods for thirty-five years, at the Glenbow Foundation and at the Hillhurst United Church. She also spent many hours volunteering at the Kerby Centre. Dorothy is survived by her brother Tom and Kitty Malsbury, of Vancouver; her niece Ruth Leavitt, of Calgary; great nieces and nephews and their families, Karen and Bill Rice, of Peace River, Richard and Vicky Clark, of Lethbridge, Susan Rodominski, of North Carolina, and Ron and Ann Clark of Kelowna, BC; and other relatives and friends. Dorothy was predeceased by her brother Reg Malsbury and sister Ethel Clark. A heartfelt thanks is extended to the nurses, doctors and other staff at the Peter Lougheed Centre and the Bethany Care Centre for their loving care of Dorothy during her stay. Relatives and friends may visit at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Hillhurst United Church, 1227 Bowness Road N.W., on Thursday, December 11 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Karen R. Holmes, officiating. Interment will follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (12/9/97).
MAMRAK - Pearl Mamrak, beloved wife of Mr. Anthony Mamrak of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 31, 1997, at the age of 70 years. She is the loving mother of Mary-Ann Payne of Slave Lake, Alberta, Deborah Mamrak of Medicine Hat, Alberta, and Thomas Mamrak of Calgary. Pearl is also survived by her ten loving grandchildren, and by her sister Louise Voter of Milo, Alberta. She is predeceased by her two brothers, John and Ernest. Graveside Services will be held at Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery on Wednesday, November 5, 1997, at 11:00 a.m. 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 (11/4/97).
MANN - Andre Joseph Mann passed away in Calgary on Monday, November 17, 1997 at the age of 35 years. Andre is survived by several family members and friends. A Private Family Service will be held in Toronto, Ontario at a later date. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (11/21/97).
MARCHAND - Adelard (Dee) Joseph of Calgary, formerly of Storthoaks, SK, passed away at the Father Lacombe Nursing Home on July 1, 1997 at the age of 92 years. Dee is survived by a son Harvey and Lill; two daughters, Marlene and Lois; grandchildren, Jacqueline and her husband Wade Lovell, Kelly and her husband Peter Blomberg, Gordon and his wife Aletta Marchand, and Heather and her husband Don Smith; as well as six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Kate Marchand and Alida Madsen; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Clara on December 21, 1993. A Service of Remembrance will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Monday, July 7, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens, Calgary. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Father Lacombe Nursing Home, 332 - 146Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2X 2A3. In living memory of Adelard Marchand, 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 (7/5/97).
MARIANI - Mr. Elio Catarino Mariani, of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed on June 16, 1997 at the age of 88 years. He was born in Fossombrone, Pesaro, Italy and came to Canada with his family in 1949 leaving his clothing business behind. He was employed with the City of Calgary for twenty-three years until his retirement in 1973. During his time in Canada he never wavered his love of Italy but embraced his new home by making sure he exercised his right to vote at every opportunity. Many friends were made through his outgoing personality and love of people. His love of Calgary was expressed by his construction of a miniature Calgary Tower erected proudly in front of his house. He was featured several times in the local papers and as far away as Los Angeles, California. His love of food and friendship was shared hundreds of times with friends and relatives during his many Sunday dinners. He is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Francis and Domenic Chiappini, Vera Winchester; six sons and daughters-in-law, Norbert and Arlene, Marco and Diana, Alan and Valerie, Raymond and Virginia, Jose and Nancy, Alberto and Karie. He is also survived by a sister Adolfa Ligi of Italy and many other relatives and friends in Canada and Italy. He was predeceased by his first wife Zelinda in 1968 and second wife Maria in 1992. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, June 19, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian & English Catholic Church (1714 - 14 Avenue N.E.), on Friday, June 20, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Valentino Alberton, CS Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Elio Mariani, 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).
MARION - Donald Scott, passed away suddenly in Vancouver, B.C., December 18, 1997 at the age of 39 years. He is survived by his father Don (Marguerite); two sisters, Debbie Marion and Judy (Barry) Varga; and a niece Rachelle, all of Calgary. Don was predeceased by his mother Donna in 1979. Private Memorial Services were held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, Tuesday, December 23, 1997 with Rev. C. Tom McLaughlin officiating. If so desired, memorial donations may be made in Don's Memory to AADAC Youth Services, 1005 - 17 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 2E5. Funeral and Cremation arrangements care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (12/24/97).
MARSH - Mr. Francis (Bud) Robert Marsh passed away on June 15, 1997 after a lengthy illness with cancer at the age of 76 years, beloved father of Bonnie and Kevin Haines of Calgary, Dennis and Judy Marsh of High River, and Dianne and Bill Daniel of Calgary. He is also survived by the mother of his children, Eunice Marsh; four grandchildren, Todd Payliss, Penticton, B.C., Andrew and Kathryn Marsh of High River, Dallas Daniel of Calgary; his sister Mildred Marsh of Swift Current, Sask.; as well as two nieces, Maureen Marsh, Surrey, B.C., Gail Wotherspoon, Success, Sask; and one nephew Don Marsh, Surrey, B.C. Mr. Marsh served with the Calgary Highlanders in England, France, Belgium and Holland during World War II. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Tuesday, June 17, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Philip Le officiating. Interment will follow in the Field of Honor, Queen's Park Cemetery. If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Agape Manor, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 1B8. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (6/16/97).
MARSH - Frederick James passed away at Rosedale Hospice, December 26, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Beloved husband of Marjory (nee Lee) for fifty-five and one half years; father of daughter Beverly Ashton and her family, Maria and Amber; and daughter Christine Marsh-Williams (Charles S.) and their family, Jessica Williams (Glenn Holden) and Clayton. He is also survived by a sister Margery Parker (George); two sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews in Australia. He was predeceased by his parents and two brothers in Australia. He also leaves many good mates in Australia and we will all miss dearly his love, generosity and wonderful humour. Fred was raised in Australia and joined the R.A.A.F. in 1941, trained as Wireless Operator in Calgary, and married Marjory in 1942. During his tour of operations in Europe, Fred towed gliders and dropped paratroops in Airborne Operations D-Day Arnheim and Rhine Crossing. Supplied French, Danish and Norwegian Underground with arms and ammunition. Retrieved P.O.W.'s from Brussels. Detached from Squadron to Air Circus for Allied Aircraft Recognition flying displays to American and British Army and Naval Bases prior to D-Day. Took Paratroops to Italy for S.A.S. operations. Numerous training exercises for glider pilots and paratroopers. First Allied Aircraft to land in Oslo, Norway on May 7, 1945 for the surrender of German Air Force in Norway. After the war, spent many years with Airforce Reserve, and twenty years with the Air Cadet movement where he was the Provincial Chair a year. He was an Honourable Life Member of the Stampede Band Committee, a member of SAIT's Alive, the Aircrew Association and the A.U.S.I. Funeral Services will be held at Wesley United Church, 1315 - 7 Street S.W. on Tuesday, December 30, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., Rev. C. Tom McLaughlin officiating. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations in Fred's memory may be made to the Rosedale Hospice, 920 - 7A Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2M 3J3. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (12/28/97).
MARSHALL - Eleanor Jean passed away peacefully at home of heart disease, November 8, 1997 at the age of 85 years. She was the beloved daughter of John and Ethel Marshall and sister Margaret Marshall who predeceased her. She will be remembered with great affection by her cousins and many, many friends. Jean was born in Innisfail, moving to Calgary at a young age. She attended Normal School and taught in Penhold, Okotoks and Didsbury, later joining the staff at the University Demonstration School in Calgary in 1944. She was one of the first women appointed as a principal of an elementary school with the Calgary Board of Education retiring in 1972 from Capitol Hill School. Jean was an Elder and member of Grace Presbyterian Church. Her Christian faith influenced many children and youth in the Sunday School and through her leadership skills with the Alberta CGIT Association. A Memorial Service led by Rev. S.J. Stewart of Grace Presbyterian Church and the Rev. Hector Rose will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOME "Garden Chapel" 3320 - 4 Street N.W., on Tuesday, November 11, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined, but if so desired, memorial gifts may be made directly to the Memorial Fund of Grace Presbyterian Church, 1009 - 15 Avenue S.W., Calgary or to a charity of your choice. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel" Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/11/97).
MARSHALL - George E. Marshall, beloved husband of Elsie Marshall, of Calgary, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Rockyview General Hospital on June 17, 1997 at the age of 74 years. Besides his loving wife, George is also survived by his three daughters, Marilynne and her fiance Danny Dover, Shirley and her husband Howard Lisson, and Janet Lepla, all of Calgary; six grandchildren, Kari and Jeffrey Mason, Shaun and Karli Lisson, and Brad and Michelle Lepla. He is also survived by his sister Ann and her husband Albert Vetsch of Edmonton; sister-in-law Vi McCann of Surrey, B.C.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. George was predeceased by his son-in-law Ron Lepla in November of 1993. Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew's United Church (924 Heritage Drive S.W.), today, June 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Murray Etty officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rockyview General Hospital "Bed Fund", 7007 - 14 Street S.W., T2V 1P9 or directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. In living memory of George Marshall, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (6/19/97).
MARSHALL - It is with great sadness James (Jim) Madden Marshall, beloved husband of Mrs. Marilyn Marshall of Calgary, passed away peacefully at his daughter's residence on September 16, 1997, at the age of 71 years. Besides his loving wife of forty-six years, Jim is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Laurie and Doug Murray and their children, Lyndsay and Megan of Brandon, Manitoba; and Cindy and Jim Bertram and their children, Dan and Allie of Calgary, Alberta. Jim is remembered with love and affection. He lived a simple life and took pleasure in small things. He loved the mountains, seasons, his family, and grandchildren. There are many friends whose memories of Jim will always be treasured. He was a selfless person who showed incredible strength and courage. Deep in our hearts you are fondly remembered, Sweet, happy memories cling 'round your name; True hearts that loved you with deepest affection, Always will love you in death just the same. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. 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 Jim Marshall, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (9/18/97).
MARTIN - Manny Martin, of Calgary, beloved husband of Shirley, passed away at his residence on June 5, 1997 at the age of 63. Besides his loving wife, Manny is survived by his family: Becky, Dave, Jeff, and Jeremy Van der Hoop of Langley, B.C., Rhonda Martin, Dan, Jodi, Josh, Semantha and Zachary Martin of Calgary. Manny wrote a popular column in a Calgary newspaper for a number of years. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, hiking, canoeing and fishing. He was involved in the lumber business. Funeral Services will be held at the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 10, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 3Y6). 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 Cemetery. Telephone: 403-272-5555 (6/10/97).
MARTLAND - Hon. Ronald, C.C.,Q.C.,B.C.L.,LL.D. At home, in Ottawa, on Thursday, November 20, 1997, aged 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Iris Martland. Father of Patricia Martland-Roscoe of Halifax, and John Martland (Jill) and Brigid Stewart, both of Calgary. He is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, and his sister Kay Sidney of Whitehorse, Y.T. Educated in Edmonton; graduated, Gold Medalist - University of Alberta Law School; Rhodes Scholar; Hertford College, Oxford - Vinerian Law Prize recipient. Called to the Alberta Bar - 1932. Practised with Milner, Steer; Appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada, January 15, 1958. Retired February 10, 1982. Awarded the Alberta Order of Excellence. Counsel to Honeywell, Wotherspoon (Lang, Michner). The Funeral Service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa (Sparks at Bronson) on Monday at 1:00 p.m. Private family committal on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, donations to Christ Church Cathedral would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, Ottawa (11/22/97).
MARTYNIUK - Kenneth George Martyniuk of East Coulee, Alberta, went peacefully into the arms of Jesus on July 8, 1997 at the Foothills Hospital, Calgary after a long valiant fight with kidney and heart disease. As God says in Rev. 21:4 "there will be no more pain or suffering", because Ken is at peace now. Ken was born April 23, 1949 in Lashburn, Saskatchewan. He lived and worked in Calgary most of his life before moving to East Coulee. Despite his pain and suffering these past years, Ken still managed to bring joy and laughter into the hearts of all whom his life touched. He will be forever loved, remembered and missed by his loving wife Bonnie; his daughter Jodie Lynn and her husband Chris Robinson of East Coulee, Alberta. Ken is also survived by one brother, four sisters and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased in 1954 by his father Stephen, July 1994 by his mother Mary Moore, August 1994 by his sister Elsie Kopec and August 29, 1988 by his son Jason. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Drumheller Church of the Nazarene, (627 - 6 Street East, Drumheller), today, July 12, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Wayne McCrackin officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Drumheller Area Health Foundation, Box 5400, Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y0 designated toward Dialysis equipment in memory of Ken, or to the family at Box 540, East Coulee, AB T0J 1B0. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (7/12/97).
MARWOOD - The family of Lois Elizabeth Marwood, of Vernon, B.C., and formerly of Killiney Beach, B.C., and Calgary, regretfully announce her passing on June 29, 1997 at the age of 83, after a brief illness, in Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Lois is survived by her sons, Douglas (Ellen) and family of Calgary, Ronald (Barbara) and family of Prince George, B.C., and a daughter Charlotte (Barry) Fox and family of Edmonton. She was predeceased by her husband Frank in 1985 and a grandson Gary in 1994. Funeral Services were held in Vernon, July 3, 1997 (7/12/97).
MARYSIUK - Mrs. Katherine Marysiuk of Father Lacombe Nursing Home passed away on November 26, 1997 at the age of 93 years, beloved mother and mother-in-law of Anne and Ernie Kuefler, Olga and Jere MacFarlane, and Allan and Linda Marysiuk. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law Vodie Marysiuk; seventeen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and her brother Julian Roczkowski and family of Edmonton. Katherine was predeceased by her husband Peter, September 28, 1986 and her son Edward (Ed), December 8, 1996. Mrs. Marysiuk was born in the Ukraine and came to Canada in 1927 and has resided in Calgary since 1973. Special thanks to Dr. S. Cooper, care giver Jean and the wonderful caring Sisters and staff of the Father Lacombe Nursing Home. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Stephen's Ukrainian Catholic Church (4903 - 45 Street S.W.) today, November 29, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Rendall Yackimec, Celebrant. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Reception to follow Graveside Service at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.). If desired, donations may be made to the Father Lacombe Nursing Home, 332 - 146 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2X 2A3. As a tribute to Katherine, Leyden's Funeral Home will make a donation to the Father Lacombe Nursing Home. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (11/29/97).
MASLOFF - Matrona (Mary) Masloff, beloved wife of the late John Masloff of Calgary, passed away on Friday, June 20, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Friends are invited to meet for Prayers Services at the Russian Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints (905 - 8 Avenue N.E.), on Monday, June 23, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Russian Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints, on Tuesday, June 24, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. George Primack officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422 (6/22/97).
MASON - Valerie Faith Mason, cherished wife and life partner of Lee, beloved mother of son Mark (Brenda); and daughter Fiona (Warren) Bedell, passed away at home on July 1, 1997. Valerie is survived by her beloved sister Iris of Calgary; and brother John (Kitty) Short of England; proud grandmother to Kyra; sister-in-law, aunt, cousin, friend. Valerie was a loving person and was generous in her love and self. She was greatly loved and will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Friday, July 4, 1997 at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Thomas J. Carman officiating. Telephone: 228-4422 (7/3/97).
MASSEY-HICKS - Emily Jane, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital in Calgaryat 10:00 p.m. on December 7, 1997 at the age of 92 years, after suffering two cardiacepisodes a few days prior. She is the beloved mother of three sons and their wives, Mirv(Rowena), Ken (Nancy), Art (Darlene); eight grandchildren, Sandra, Diane, Arlene, Gail,Clyde, Raylene, Blake and Teresa; and fourteen great-grandchildren. Also surviving is hersister Gertrude in South Africa. She was predeceased by her husband George in 1942, whodied in action during World War II. Emily was born in Redruth, Cornwall, England in 1905and with her family emigrated to South Africa when she was sixteen. In 1960 she came toCanada to be with her three sons and has resided in Calgary ever since. The family wouldlike to extend sincere thanks to the doctors and nursing staff of Unit 57 of the FoothillsHospital for their kindness and dedication during her brief stay there. Relatives andfriends are invited to visit at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. this evening,Tuesday, December 9, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the FuneralHome on Wednesday, December 10 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mountain ViewMemorial Gardens. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone:235-3602 (12/10/97).
MATHESON - Allan Duncan Matheson passed away on Sunday, November 9, 1997 at the Rosedale Hospice at the age of 76 years after a lengthy battle with cancer. Throughout his ordeal, his thoughts and concerns were for his family, Agnes, his beloved wife and best friend of fifty-four years; son David and his wife Verena of Vancouver; daughter Dianne and her husband Don Hutton of Calgary; and grandchildren, Spencer and Allan Matheson, and Stewart and Megan Hutton, who will all miss his warm love and care. He is also survived by one brother Bill; two sisters, Mary Belle (Murray) Wood and Margaret (Ken) Meador; sisters-in-law, Jean (Paul) Rolseth, Vi (Norm) Casson and Ruby Matheson; brothers-in-law, Bill (Eve) Barker and Gary (Terry) Barker; and many nieces and nephews, all of whom meant so much to him. He was predeceased by his parents, Peter and Mina, brother Nevin Matheson and sister-in-law Betty Matheson. Besides his family, many true friends enriched Allan's life. His greatest enjoyment was to share his sense of humour with family and friends. Allan was born in Granum, Alberta on June 18, 1921. During the Second World War, he served in the Canadian Navy. After obtaining a degree in agriculture from University of Alberta, he continued this interest by farming at Balzac, and working in rural real estate. A Memorial Service will take place at Westminster Presbyterian Church (290 Edgepark Boulevard N.W.), on November 16, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Kirk Summers officiating. If friends desire, a donation would be greatly appreciated in Allan's memory directly to the Rosedale Hospice, 920 - 7A Street N.W., Calgary, T2M 3J3 or to Westminster Presbyterian Church Care and Share Fund, 290 Edgepark Boulevard N.W., Calgary, Alberta T3A 4H4. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff of the Rosedale Hospice for the incredibly kind and compassionate care given to Allan and his loved ones, and to Dr. P.B. Dunham for his many years as their trusted family physician. In living memory of Allan Matheson, 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 (11/13/97).
MATSON - Judith O. Matson passed away peacefully at the Claresholm Willow Creek Auxiliary Hospital on October 17, 1997 at the age of 86 years, beloved mother of Janet Olson of Chilliwack, B.C., Ken (Lana) Matson of Calgary. She is also survived by four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Matson was predeceased by her husband Emmett in 1990. Judy was born March 24, 1911, the daughter of Marie and Ole Vostad. Memorial Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (4071 - 1 Street West) Claresholm, on Wednesday, October 22, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Barrett Scheske officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Wandering Willows Association, Box 700, Claresholm, Alberta T0L 0T0. Arrangements and Cremation are in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Claresholm, Directors of Services. Phone: 1-403-625-3212 or 1-800-883-7702 (10/19/97).
MAULSBY - Joan Carol Maulsby (nee McMullen) passed away peacefully on December 10, 1997 at the Rockyview Hospital at the age of 64 years. Joan will be sadly missed by her son David Maulsby; daughter Cheri Maas and son-in-law Richard; two grandchildren, Paul and Christine, all of Calgary. She is also survived by her cousins, Kerry Rankin and Tara McDowell and their families; as well as her devoted friend Barbara Kouwenberg. Joan was predeceased by her mother Kit McMullen in 1985. She will be best remembered for her patience, caring and the endless courage she possessed in the face of a life challenged by much illness and many hardships. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and it was from this love that she drew her strength. Joan's compassion for others extended into her nursing career. Trained at the Holy Cross Hospital, she graduated in 1955 and received the Gold Medal for Proficiency. She quickly advanced to the position of Head Nurse on Pediatrics and it was at this time of her life that she was the happiest. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 - 14 Street S.W.), on Wednesday, December 17, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jesus Ronillo Timajo, Celebrant. In living memory of Joan Maulsby, 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 (12/15/97).
MAY - Mrs. K. Irene May of Stony Plain, Alberta, passed away at her residence on June 8, 1997 at the age of 80 years. Irene lived and worked in the Balzac area for over thirty years for the Davy family. She was an avid gardener. Upon retirement she moved to Stony Plain, Alberta. She will be remembered by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Florence and Lorne Allan, Donna and David Koop, all of Calgary; a son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Elaine Gunderson of Stony Plain; nine grandchildren, David, Denise, Geoffrey, Shauna, Sheila, Shannon, Troy, Tanya and Ryan. She is also survived by a brother The Rev. Dr. Leslie Holdcroft and his wife Ruth of Abbotsford, B.C., and their daughters, Cynthia, Althea and Sylvia. She will also be remembered by many other relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Airdrie Funeral Home" (300 Towerlane Drive, Airdrie, Alberta), today, June 12, 1997 at 1:30 p.m., with the Rev. Neil Muth of Christian Life Assembly officiating. Interment to follow at the Airdrie Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Irene May, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Airdrie Funeral Home", 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, ALBERTA. Telephone: 403-948-1100 (6/12/97).
MAYER - Fred Mayer passed away at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary on June 17, 1997 at the age of 74 years. He is lovingly remembered by his daughters, Brenda and Judy (Chapman); grandchildren, Willi, Tom and Sheree (Obbagy); friend and former wife Hilda. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, June 19, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Friday, June 20, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. 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 Cemetery. Telephone: 403-272-5555 (6/19/97).
MAYHEW - Mrs. Mary Mayhew (nee Webster) of Calgary, passed away surrounded by her family at the Mayfair Care Centre on Sunday, June 29, 1997 at the age of 82 years. Mary was born in Calgary and attended the Glenmore District School. She worked as a waitress at Deer Lodge in Lake Louise, AB as well as at The Bay's downtown store in Calgary. Together, with her parents, family and friends, Mary enjoyed the many trips to Banff in the 1930's. During World War II, Mary and sister Anne, were involved in W.A.C.S. She married Fred in May, 1947 and together, raised three children. Mary always put family first and enjoyed tending to her beautiful flower gardens. In June 1992, Mary took residence at the Mayfair Care Centre where she has since resided. In spite of her illness, Mary always had a pleasant smile for everyone. Mary is the loving mother of three children, Tom and his wife Janet, Donna and her husband Rino Sorbetti, and Al and his wife Lynne; as well as five grandchildren, Phillip, Anthony, Kim, Marco and Jonathan, all of Calgary. She is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Bernard and Peggy Webster of Calgary; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Anne Armstrong of Thornbury, ON, and Barbara and Ronald Barkley of Calgary; and her sister-in-law Ellie Vance of Calgary and their families. She was predeceased by her husband Fred in October, 1992. Funeral Services will be held at St. Philip The Evangelist Anglican Church, (629 - 49 Avenue S.W.), today, July 4, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Tom Carman officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery, Calgary. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Handi-Bus Association, 231, 37 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 8J2. In living memory of Mary Mayhew, 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 (7/4/97).