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MICHIE - Frank Robert. On Monday, November 24, 1997 at Brantwood Lifecare Centre, Burlington, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Gladys Potts. Dear father/father-in-law of Roger and Dianne of Calgary, Alberta, Sandra and Dave Newton of Oakville, Ontario, and Reg and Eileen of Burlington, Ontario. Loving grandfather of Jenise Holladay and Suzanne Dougherty (Calgary), Dana, Laurie, Lindsay and Jessica Newton (Oakville), and Lianne, Rob and Ryan Michie (Burlington); and great-grandfather of Craig and Jesse Holladay, and Carleigh Dougherty, all of Calgary. He is survived by his sister Elsie (Mrs. Sydney Ford) of St. Thomas, Ontario; his half-sister Dora (Mrs. Raymond Thibodeau) of Kitchener, Ontario, and was predeceased by his stepbrother Albert Eccles of Napanee, Ontario. Cremation Private. Visitation at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 1167 Guelph Line (one stoplight north of QEW), Burlington, Ontario (905-632-3333) on Saturday, November 29, 1997 from 12:00 noon until time of Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. Reception to follow. If desired, expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated. 246286(11/26/97).
MIGALLO - Mrs. Anna Alicja Migallo (nee Patoczka) of Calgary, passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, November 19, 1997 at the age of 72 years, after a very courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. Anna was born on July 1, 1925 in Krakow, Poland and came to Canada in September 1957. In 1961 she moved to Calgary and worked for the Public School Board for a number of years. She then spent sixteen years working as an architect in the planning department of the University of Calgary, before retiring. As a young teenager, Anna and her whole family were imprisoned in the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, where she spent the next five years before being liberated by American forces in 1945. She is survived by her daughter Danusia Migallo and her special friend and companion Ray; her son Mark and his fiancee Alexandra; and her grandson Christopher, all of Calgary. She is also survived by her sister Wandzia Monastyrska in Poland; her former husband and very close friend Henry and his wife Jirina of Whitefish, Montana, and their son Danek Migallo of California; her nieces, Ania Monastyrska and her daughter Aggie of Calgary, and Basia Laufman and her family of White Rock, B.C. She also leaves behind her beloved dogs, Keely and Charr. Anna was a very elegant lady who had a great love for animals, nature and the arts and was always generous with donating her time to do volunteer work. She was a very caring, loving and unselfish person, always putting everyone else's needs before her own. She will be forever missed and never forgotten. Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Queen of Peace Polish Catholic Church (2111 Uxbridge Drive N.W.), on Monday, November 24, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Jan Michalski, S.Ch. Celebrant. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T6. In living memory of Anna Migallo, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (11/22/97).
MIKKELSEN - Jorgen Lauge Mikkelsen, aged 70, passed away at home on Sunday, September 14, 1997, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He will be remembered as a loving husband and wonderful father by Else, his beloved wife of forty-seven years; his daughter Anette; and his sons, Tommy and Ronnie. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Jeffrey, Karen, Brandon and Jordan; his daughters-in-law, Zelly and Susan; as well as family in Denmark. A Memorial Service will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance", (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. to be followed by a reception at the Danish Canadian Club (727 - 11 Avenue S.W.). In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, directed to the Mikkelsen Family Pain Management Program Fund, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Dr. Neil Hagen, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422 (9/16/97).
MIKO - Mrs. Sherry Joy Miko, beloved wife of Mr. Erwin Miko of Airdrie, passed awaypeacefully at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on Friday, December 12, 1997 after a lengthyand courageous battle with cancer. Sherry and Erwin resided in Airdrie for the last sixteenyears. Mrs. Miko loved to crochet, do ceramics, gardening, traveling and many otheractivities with her family and friends. She loved the company of many neighborhoodchildren. She will always be remembered for her generosity towards others and for hercourage and strength, her sense of humor and for her spirit during her life and her illness.She will be greatly missed by her loving husband Erwin; a son and daughter-in-law, Joe andDani of Lethbridge; two daughters and a son-in-law, Debbie and Rick Evans of Didsbury,and Shelley Miko and her companion Brian Cornforth of Airdrie; seven grandchildren, SarahLevon, Amanda, Heather, Ricky, Chancery and Chasen. She is also survived by her fatherDonald Wilson; her sister Carol Legge; and numerous nieces and nephews. Sherry waspredeceased by her mother Marjorie Wilson, her grandmother Margaret Tobin, and hergrandfather Louis Tobin. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS& HOLLOWAY'S "Airdrie Funeral Home", (300 Towerlane Drive,Airdrie, Alberta), today, December 16, 1997 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Serviceswill be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Airdrie Funeral Home", (300Towerlane Drive, Airdrie, Alberta), on Wednesday, December 17, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. withthe Rev. Wallace Fry of the Airdrie United Church officiating. 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 Sherry Miko, a tree will beplanted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES"Airdrie Funeral Home", 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE,ALBERTA. Telephone: 403-948-1100 (12/16/97).
MIKOSKI - Thomas, of Calgary, died unexpectedly in Penticton on Friday, November 14, 1997 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Marion. Loving father of Kathryn Janice, and constant companion of Misty. Brother of Olga Mikoski and Helen Hietanen, Daniel and Stephen Mikoski, all of Thunder Bay. No Service by request. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Humane Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES, Penticton. Phone: 250-493-0091 (11/18/97).
MILLAR - Passed away in Lethbridge on Wednesday, September 10, 1997, Mr. William "Bill" Wilson Millar, at the age of 65 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Lilian Doris Millar, nee Foley, of Lethbridge. Bill was formerly of Edmonton and Calgary. Besides his loving wife, Lilian, Bill is survived by two daughters, Betty-Jo (Scott) Rand and Heather Howe, both of Calgary; a son Ian Millar of Edmonton; a granddaughter Spencer; three stepdaughters, five stepsons; two sisters, Maureen (Harry) Chakaluck of Calgary, and Betty Forgues of Edmonton; and a brother Gordon (Margaret) Millar of Perth, Australia. Cremation at Martin Bros. Chapel of Peace. At Bill's request, no Funeral Service will be held. MARTIN BROS. FUNERAL CHAPELS LTD., Directors of the Funeral Service. Telephone: 1-403-328-2361 (9/11/97).
MILLER - Alvin Finley Miller Sr., passed away at Mayfair Nursing Home on October 23, 1997 at the age of 85 years. Alvin is survived by his loving wife Anne of sixty years; his daughter Sharon Lelonde (Jack); son Alvin Miller Jr. (Lynn) and Joanne Archer (Terry). He also leaves to mourn him, his eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, two brothers, and one sister from his hometown Carlyle, Sask. Special thanks to the caring nurses of Mayfair Nursing Home during his long illness. Alvin's passing will leave a void in the lives of everyone he knew and loved. A Memorial Service will be held in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 703 Heritage Drive S.W., Calgary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 26, 1997. Interment will follow in Whitewood, Saskatchewan. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (10/26/97).
MILLER - Dorothy Waletta (nee Buschlen) passed away peacefully on the morning of July 7, 1997 in the Forest Grove Care Centre at the age of 86 years. She was predeceased by her husband Casper on July 14, 1972 and by her parents, Amos and Sarah Buschlen, one brother Arthur and one sister Ruth Dorothy. Survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Don and Darlene; her grandchildren, Douglas (Leanne), Mike (Melissa) and Glenn; four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Born on a farm east of Carstairs, Alberta on September 18, 1910. She attended Bancroft and Siebertville schools in her early years and later Crescent Heights High School in Calgary. Dorothy and Casper were married on May 24, 1935 and spent thirty-seven years on their farm west of Acme, Alberta, then retired to Calgary in November of 1971. She attended Crossfield Baptist Church for many years. Dorothy had a deep and caring love for family, friends and home. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Thursday, July 10, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend David Holland of Crossfield Baptist Church officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (7/9/97).
MILLER - Edith Agnes of Calgary, passed away on Friday, November 14, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Edith was predeceased by her husband Jack (Dusty) in 1989. She is survived by her children, Shirley (Gord), Jim (Ruth), Allan (Iona); and her grandchildren, Pam, Guy (Sue), Kim (Kevin), Jeff (Diane), Robin, Rhonda (Tim), Chris (Linda), Carrie (Chris), Angie, Trevor (Vesa), Tracey; and eleven great-grandchildren, Trisha, Graydon, Shelbie, Madison, Karson, James, Daniel, Shannon, Nicole, Jesse and Christopher. Edith is also survived by her brothers, Harold (Cathy) and Jack (Bunny); as well as two sisters, Elsie and Melba; special friends, Allan, Cathy, Jessica; and numerous nieces and nephews. Edith was actively involved in the Eastern Star Lodge, Meals on Wheels and the CPR Ladies Auxiliary. Edith was happiest spending time with her family and friends, who will miss her dearly. At Edith's request, there will be no Formal Funeral Service, however, there will be a Celebration Tea to be held on Tuesday, November 18, between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., at the West Hillhurst Community Centre, Second Floor, 1940 - 6 Avenue N.W., Calgary. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Edith's name may be made to Meals on Wheels, 3610 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 2R1. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (11/17/97).
MILLER - James (Jim), beloved husband of Henriette of Calgary, passed away at Rosedale Hospice on November 13, 1997 at the age of 69 years. Jim was an instructor in Culinary Arts at SAIT for twenty-two years. Henriette extends her heartfelt thanks to Home Care nurse Pam Brown and special thanks to the staff and volunteers of the Rosedale Hospice for the loving care and attention given to Jim during his lengthy battle with cancer. A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on November 18, 1997 at Eglise Ste. Famille Church, 1719 - 5 Street S.W. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rosedale Hospice, 920 - 7A Street N.W., T2M 3J3. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME in care of arrangements (11/14/97).
MILLER - (Mary) Alice - died December 12, 1997, age 93 at the Mayfair Nursing Home,Calgary. Born September 22, 1904 in Killarney, Manitoba. Predeceased by her husbandKenneth Robert, April 27, 1986, brothers, Keith, Russell and Arthur, and great-grandsonShawn. Lovingly remembered by her sons, Robert (Sara) of Salmon Arm, Donald (Doreen)of Carmangay; and daughter Marjory Hanley (William) of Calgary; sister Edith Balfour ofManitou, Manitoba; twelve grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and numerousnephews and nieces. Cremation. Funeral Services will be held at Southwood United Church,10690 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary on Thursday, December 18 at 2:00 p.m. Flowers gratefullydeclined. Memorial donations may be made to the Carmangay United Church HistoricalRestoration Committee, c/o Mrs. L. Teskey, secretary, Carmangay, Alberta, T0L 0N0. AMemorial time of fellowship will be held at a later date in Carmangay (12/17/97).
MILLIGAN - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of T. Joan Milligan (nee Campbell) on Monday, July 14th, 1997 in Hamilton, Ontario at the age of 74 years. In her last months, Joan waged a courageous struggle in response to complex vascular surgery. She was encouraged and inspired by the love of her husband of 56 years, D. Earnest (Ernie), and her four children, Lynne Wilson (John) of Newport Beach, CA, David (Carolanne) and R. Vance (Maureen) of Calgary, Karen Wookey of Toronto. Joan is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Betty and George Pilkington of Calgary, her seven grandchildren (Adam, Jennifer, Tessa, Jasmine, Jeremy, Rachelle, and Joshua), a large extended family, and friends. Born and raised in Calgary, Joan married Ernie on September 6, 1941 and together they led a fascinating life. She was particularly fond of the time they spent living in Italy and Ghana. After years of international travel and residency, Joan and Ernie retired to their beautiful "river house" in Hockley Valley, Ontario where they tended to their lovely gardens and cooled themselves at "the point" of the river bend. She loved her family deeply and it was truly a gift that she was able to spend time with them all in her final days. We will miss her always but she will be forever remembered and cherished in our hearts. One of her vavourite and often heard quotes seems highly appropriate:"...'Tis a far better place I go now than I have ever been before." A special thanks to her beloved daughter, Karen, who selflessly and willingly provided months of care and support to both Joan and Ernie when her siblings could not be there. A memorial service will be held in Orangeville, Ontario on Saturday, July 19th, 1997. Funeral services will be arranged in Calgary, Alberta the location and time to be annoucned at a later date. The family gratefully declines flowers. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to support spinal cord research through The Alberta Paraplegic Foundation, #305, 11010 - 101 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4B9 or to the Charity of the choice. "and how can words speak what only the heart does know?" (7/19/97).
MILNE - Frank Buchan, of Calgary and formerly of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, passed away peacefully on November 5, 1997 in the Mayfair Care Centre. Born in Broughty Ferry, Scotland in 1908. Frank will be remembered as a loving and caring father to Lindsay (Patricia), Douglas (Evelyn) and Graeme (Nancy); and a grandfather to Bruce, Pamela, Grant, Scott, Keith and Craig; and great-grandfather to newborn Zachary. He was predeceased by Alice, his devoted wife of sixty-two years, and his sister Evelyn and brother Dougal, both of the United Kingdom. Frank joined the Hudson Bay Company in 1929 and immigrated to Canada, spending twenty-four years as a fur trader at Cambridge Bay, Aklavik, Fort MacPherson, Fort Fitzgerald and Green Lake, Saskatchewan. In 1953 he opened Milne's Mens Wear in Meadow Lake, Sask. In 1972 Alice and Frank retired to Ladysmith, B.C. and spent many enjoyable years travelling the world, generally spending the winters in Texas and Mexico. Arrangements and Cremation are being handled by FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday November 8, 1997 for close friends and family. Flowers are respectively declined and as he wished, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (11/7/97).
MILNE - Laura Jean, July 13/28 - June 10/97. Our dear sister was taken suddenly while wilderness exploring in U.S.A. Predeceased by her mother and father Dr. J.D. Milne and Esther J. Douglas of Calgary. She leaves her loving sister Elizabeth Anne Smith (David) of Pine Lake, Alberta with her children David and Douglas of Calgary, Danny of Red Deer, and Duncan of Pine Lake. She also leaves her younger brother Dr. Douglas of Calgary and his two children: Michelle of Montreal, Quebec and Michael of Vernon, B.C. Also mourning her loss will be her cousins Dr. John Mahon (Florence) of Calgary and Esther Sanden (Emil) of Victoria, B.C. and her nieces, nephews and friends. Jean received her education in Calgary at Rideau Park and Central High Schools and graduated from U of A with a B.Sc. in nursing in 1949, floowing an extensive nursing career in public health at Trochu and Montreal, she became head nurse at the Calgary General Hospital. She continued post graduate studies at the Langley Porter Institute in San Francisco and studied archaelogy at the University of California at Berkley, L.A. Her interests in people led to to an M.Sc. in social work at L.S.U. near New Orleans (6/15/97).
MILNER - Eric Charles Milner May 17, 1928 to July 20, 1997 Eric Milner died peacefully at age 69 at his home in Calgary, on Sunday, July 20, 1997 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his first wife Estelle. He leaves his mother Ann; his wife Elizabeth; his daughter Suzanne; son-in-law David; granddaughters, Kendal and Alex; and sons, Mark, Paul, Simon and Robert. Eric obtained his first degrees from King's College, London, where he was awarded the Drew Gold Medal. His PhD was with Richard Rado at the University of Reading. He taught in Singapore at what was then the University of Malaya, at the University of Reading and, since 1967, at The University of Calgary, from which he recently retired at Emeritus Professor. He was elected to a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada in 1976. Perhaps the best indicator of his distinguished career is the steady stream of internationally famous people, notable among them being Paul Erdos, who have come to work with him at the Mathematics Department here in Calgary. A celebration of Eric's life will be held at The University of Calgary in due course. Gifts in his memory may be made to the University of Calgary towards the Eric Milner Scholarship Fund. Arrangements by Foster's Garden Chapel, Calgary. Telephone: 403-297-0888 (7/23/97).
MIMURA - Daniel Tadashi Mimura. Born in Vancouver on November 13, 1928, Dan, beloved husband and best friend of Linda, was peacefully taken into God's care on the evening of September 6, 1997. For forty years, since 1957, Dan operated his own Sign Painting business, putting countless hours into a profession he truly enjoyed. He will be dearly missed by his daughters, Karen (Fong) Louie, Sandra (Randy) Carr of Calgary; his son Wayne (Sharon) of Fort McMurray; and his nine grandchildren. Dan also leaves behind his sister Ruth and brother Tom, both of Calgary; and numerous other relatives. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas J. and Toshiko and his sisters, Ruby and Margaret. Dan, the very best husband, dad, grand-dad, uncle, brother, artist, sign-painter, friend and avid fisherman, will be dearly missed by all. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Thursday, September 11, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (9/9/97).
MIQUELON - Mrs. Alice (Ally) Verna Miquelon (nee Doel), beloved wife or Mr. PhilipMiquelon of Calgary, passed away peacefully in Calgary on December 15, 1997, at the age of68 years. Alice was born in Wetaskiwin on March 10, 1929 and moved to Calgary in 1948.She worked at Lithocraft for a number of years and finished off her accounting career atMacPherson, Kelly & O'Neil. She was a board member of the Women's Villa andtouched many lives through her charitable work and genuine compassion for people. Besidesher loving husband, Alice is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Kelly and JacquelineMiquelon of Gwynne; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Dawn Rae and David Williams andDixie Miquelon and Randy Adrian, all of Calgary; as well as three grandchildren, Richard andGavin Williams and Victoria Oliver. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, HaroldDoel of Wetaskiwin, Ruby Linden of Gwynne, Alberta, Robert Doel of Wetaskiwin, and RetaInglis of Calgary. Good night little one! Funeral Services will be held at Riverview UnitedChurch (824 Imperial Way S.W.) on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with FredWilliams officiating. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. P.K.Blustein and the staff at the Peter Lougheed Hospital for their exceptional care anddevotion. In living memory of Alice Miquelon, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek ProvincialPark by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park MemorialChapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200(12/16/97).
MIRTLE - Mrs. Lucille Alberta Mirtle (Bannatyne), of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Bow View Manor on June 16, 1997, at the age of 92 years. She will be lovingly missed by her family whom she loved dearly and always put first in her life. Lucille is the loving mother of a son and daughter-in-law, John David and Judith Bannatyne; and a daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy Jean and Graydon Morrison, all of Calgary; as well as by five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband John Gray Bannatyne and her second husband John Alexander Mirtle. Funeral Services will be held at St. Gabriel's Anglican Church (504 - 30 Avenue N.W.), on Wednesday, June 18, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dennis G. Frayne officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may made directly to the St. Gabriel's Memorial Fund, 504 - 30 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2M 2N6. In living memory of Lucille Mirtle, 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 (6/17/97).
MISLAN - Mrs. Agnes Clara Mislan of Red Deer, passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital, on Thursday, June 5, 1997 at the age of 74 years. Agnes was born on March 10, 1923 at Gallahad, Alberta. She attended high school in Forestburg, and completed a business/accounting program at Camrose. On April 17, 1948, Agnes married Andrew Mislan and together they raised a family of four children. In Calgary, Agnes was president of the Catholic Women's League, district commissioner for the Girl Guides, active with the John Howard Society and still found time to help others. In Red Deer she volunteered at the Red Deer Regional Hospital, Life Line and fund raising programs, as well as a volunteer with the Royal Canadian Legion and Catholic Women's League. Agnes lived her life by the rules taught by her family and the Roman Catholic Church, and lived in absolute regard for family values. She is survived by her loving children, Garry and his wife Eileen of Breckenridge, Minnesota, Dawna and her husband Bud of Red Deer, Kenneth and his wife Marie of Calgary, and Daniel and his wife Margaret of Calgary; her nine grandchildren, Lorin, Jamie, Ryan, Briana, Teresa, Paul, Laura, Michael and Christopher; two sisters, Margaret Perry of Okotoks and Marian (Lionel) Summer of Heisler; and two brothers, Alfred (Kathleen) Prehn and Joseph (Shirley) Prehn, all of Forestburg, AB. As well as her parents, Emil and Mary Prehn, Agnes was predeceased by her husband Andrew, brother Edward and brother-in-law Joseph Perry. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayer Services at the EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPEL, Red Deer, on Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 6 McMillan Avenue, Red Deer, on Monday, June 9, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend G. Seifert, Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Queen's Park Cemetery, Calgary at 3:30 p.m. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 6 McMillan Avenue, Red Deer. Arrangements in care of EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS, 4820 - 45 Street, Red Deer. Telephone: 1-403-347-2222 (6/7/97).
MITCHELL - Mr. Francis Carvel Mitchell, beloved husband of Anne of Calgary, passed away unexpectedly on December 3, 1997 at the age of 63 years. Francis was born on October 18, 1934 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. He moved to Alberta and resided in Strathmore until moving to Calgary in 1978. Francis was a self-employed plumber until he found a "home" at S.A.I.T. working in Campus Operations. He enjoyed instructing new apprentices. Francis loved dirtbiking, camping, touring, boating, water-skiing and golfing. He was a kind, loving, selfless person who always put others before himself and he will be dearly missed. He is survived by two daughters, Tracy and Wendy; five grandchildren, Lindsay, Tyler, Stephanie, Jeff and Sean. He is also survived by a brother Ernest Mitchell and his family of Nova Scotia; a sister Jennie Mitchell of Ontario; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Roland and Hilda Mae and his brother Ralph (Mitch) Mitchell in 1996. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HollOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G8. In living memory of Francis Mitchell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HollOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (12/5/97).
MITTELSTADT - Adele Mittelstadt of Calgary, passed away on December 27, 1997 at the age of 87 years. She is survived by her sons, Harry (Christa) of Nelson, B.C., Heinz (Brigitte) of Seattle, WA, Horst (Anna) of San Mateo, CA, and Bruno (Sharon) of Calgary; fifteen grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Adele was predeceased by her husband Robert Mittelstadt in 1995, and a grandson Hardy Mittelstadt. Funeral Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 66 - 7 Street N.E. on Wednesday, December 31, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow at the Mountain View Cemetery. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602 (12/29/97).
MIX - Walter Carl, beloved husband of Jean, born February 6, 1922 at Lomond, Alberta was called home to his Lord and Saviour October 1, 1997 at Vulcan, Alberta at the age of 75 years. Walter will also be loving remembered by his three children, Ken (Marion), Lola, Duane (Janice); his six grandchildren, Paula, Karson (Susan), Kelly, Carl, Jeffrey (Jennifer), Carla (Kevin) Fulton; four great-grandchildren, Garrett, Kelsey, Frenna and Jessica. Walter will also be sadly missed by his brother Orval; four sisters, Erma (Walter) Spracklin, Eileen Churchland, Opal (George) Duthie and Shirley Ertmoed; numerous nieces and nephews. Walter was predeceased by his parents, Carl and Minetta Mix and a brother-in-law Harry Ertmoed. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 4, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. at the Vulcan Evangelical Missionary Church with Pastor Frank Harris officiating. Interment Vulcan Cemetery. VULCAN FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Phone: 1-403-485-2633 (10/3/97).