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1997: Deaths - Sa

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SABOURIN - Mr. Antonio Gaston Sabourin of Calgary passed away at home, on October 14, 1997, at the age of 60 years. There will be a Memorial Service in Winnipeg at a later date. Cremation and arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Telephone: 228-4422 (10/19/97).

SAILER - Milton. Beloved husband of Doris, passed away at Kentville Hospital, Nova Scotia onDecember 9, 1997 at the age of 61 years. He is survived by his four children, Ralph (Sheryl),Sandra and Brett of Halifax, Christine (Steve) Howard of Calgary; as well as threegrandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Marjorie (Ron) Jones and brother Dale (Betty)Sailer of Calgary. Milt was predeceased by parents, Ralph and Sylvia Sailer of Medicine Hat. Iffriends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (12/13/97).

SALMON - Frederick George Arnott, beloved husband of Christina Salmon of Cochrane, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on Thursday, July 17, 1997 at the age of 78 years. He leaves to mourn, his wife; two daughters, Anita of Victoria, B.C., and Verena of Sydney, Australia; as well as a stepson Rod of Airdrie, AB; and a stepdaughter Roxanne of Kelowna, B.C.; and nine grandchildren. He also leaves two sisters in Ottawa, Jean and Marjorie. He was predeceased by his parents and a brother Robert. Sockeye spent thirty-five years in the Armed Forces retiring as a captain in the Royal Canadian Engineers in 1973. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew's United Church in Cochrane on Wednesday, July 30, 1997 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Donald Koots officiating. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100 (7/19/97).

SAMANANI - Mr. Sadrudin Samanani of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital onDecember 3, 1997 at the age of 60 years. Funeral Services will be held at the Ismaili JamatKhana and Centre (4623 - 11 Street N.E.), today, December 6, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. GravesideService to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. In living memory of SadrudinSamanani, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAYFUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W.,CALGARY.Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/6/97).

SANDERS - Mrs. Awdrie (Bamm) W. Sanders (nee Elkington) of Calgary, Alberta, passed away peacefully at home on June 27, 1997 at the age of 68 years. Awdrie was born February 22, 1929 in Duncan, British Columbia. She received her education at Queen Margaret's Private School for girls. Awdrie resided in Duncan, B.C., Fernie, B.C., Galt, Ontario, Montreal and Calgary. She enjoyed her family, nature, and cooking good food. She is the loving mother of two sons and a daughter-in-law: Rob Sanders and Colleen McMillan of Vancouver; Gary Sanders of Calgary; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Don Alexander of Sundre, Alberta; and Pat and Cordell Nelson of Grande Prairie, Alberta. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Mark Sanders, Carrie Sanders, Jeff Alexander, Debbie Alexander and Aiden Nelson. Also surviving Awdrie are her father Gerald Elkington; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Margaret Elkington, William and Marion Elkington and Pete and Miriam Elkington. She was predeceased by her loving husband of forty-one years, Robert (Bob) L. Sanders. Funeral Services will be held at Scarboro United Church (134 Scarboro Avenue S.W.) on Friday, July 4, 1997 at 10:00 a.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. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (6/28/97).

SANDFORD - Reginald Ernest of Cobblehill, B.C., age 83. Husband, father and loving Poppa. Survived by Ella, his dear wife of fifty-seven years, daughter Sharon (Bob), Craig (Betty), Shelby; daughter Donna-Lynne (Brian), Hayden, Duncan, Courtney. He had an insatiable quest for knowledge and was happiest when helping others. Memorial Service to be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 7, at First Memorial Funeral Services, Duncan, B.C. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. (6/3/97)

SARGENT - Mrs. Margaret Eveline Sargent, resident of the Beverly Centre for the past eight years, passed away on July 12, 1997, just five months before her 100th birthday. Margaret was a native Calgarian. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Leonard and Peggy; daughter-in-law Irene; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Roy in 1983, as well as two sons, Ronald in 1988 and Donald in 1991, three sisters and a brother. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, July 14, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be held at Queen's Park Cemetery, on Tuesday, July 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Wayne Lewry of Central United Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Beverly Auxiliary Garden Fund, 1729 - 90 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2V 4S1. In living memory of Margaret Sargent, 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 (7/14/97).

SARGENT - Stuart Leonard Sargent, passed away suddenly on July 12, 1997 at the age of 33 years. Stuart will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Debbie Zinger; sons, Sam, B.J. and Bobby; father Tony; and brothers, Steve, Chris, Dale and their families. Stuart was an employee for the Hub Oil Company Ltd., in Calgary. Memorial Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday, July 15, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kids Help Foundation, (805 - 37 Street N.W., Calgary, Alta. T2N 4N8), or to a charity of the donor's choice. Cremation and 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 (7/14/97).

SAUCIER - Liane, at the Mayfair Nursing Home on July 22, 1997 at the age of 89 years. She was predeceased by her brother John J. Saucier, Q.C.; and sister Anna Maloney. She is survived by her nieces, Suzanne Colter of Edmonton, Mary (Dover) Saucier, and Carolyn Ray of Calgary; and many grandnieces and nephews. Liane was born December 17, 1907 in the Holy Cross Hospital, Calgary, the youngest of three children. She attended St. Mary's Separate School transferring to Holy Angels later, when it opened. She attended South Calgary High and took part in musical productions and the Glee Club. Liane attended the University of Alberta, majoring in French. Following university, she furthered her education at Garbutt Business College graduating with honours and winning a gold medal in typing. She then wrote a Civil Service examinations and accepted employment in Ottawa with the British Commonwealth Flying-Training Scheme where she became a Stenographic Pool Supervisor. Seven years later, Liane returned to Calgary to live with her mother and sister after the death of her father. She worked during this period for Imperial Oil Limited in the purchasing department. Seven years later, Liane worked as a teacher of Latin and French at Strathcona School for Girls on Vancouver Island. Following a breakdown, she was hospitalized in Alberta Hospital in Ponoka and Claresholm for fifteen years or more. Following hospitalization, Liane lived joyfully at the old Beverley Nursing Home in Calgary before taking up residence with her sister Anna. Following Anna's death, Liane lived alone with the help of a Homemaker who took her shopping and cleaned her house for her one day a week. She continued to play bridge with the 35th Avenue bridge club and enjoyed attending Al-Anon luncheons and meetings until shortly before her death. A Celebration of her life will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES Jacques Chapel, 240 - 17 Avenue S.W. on Friday, July 25, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Lorraine Hartry of Knox United Church, Celebrant. Cremation. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES Jacques Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711 (7/24/97).

SAUNDERS - Mrs. Louise Saunders of Calgary, passed away on December 2, 1997 at the age of92 years. Born in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, she came to Calgary in 1949 and has sinceresided here. She is the loving mother of Betty Runnie of Calgary, Jerry and Dolley Williams ofArmstrong, B.C., Barry and Sharon Williams of Calgary, Lois and Ray Parkins of Granum,Alberta, and Donna and Fritz Blackwell of Pullman, Washington; ten grandchildren and fifteengreat-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be he held at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S"Chapel ofthe Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Friday, December 5, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friendssodesire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Firefighters Burn TreatmentCentre, c/o Calgary Health Trust, 1035 - 7 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3E9.Arrangements in care of McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of theBells",2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (12/3/97).

SAVAGE - Mr. George Alexander (Ab) Savage, beloved husband of Mrs. Helen Savage of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on June 27, 1997 at the age of 83 years. George was employed with Greyhound Bus from 1939 to 1979 until his retirement when he was general manager of safety and claims. He was a great contributor and volunteer for many years with the Catholic Church. He is the loving father of David and his wife Linda Savage, Michael and his wife Judy Savage, all of Calgary, Corinne and her husband Thomas Crockett of Kelowna; seven grandchildren, Dawn Marie, Ninette, Stacey, Tami, Amanda, Lisa and Jennifer; and three great-grandchildren, Jamie, Jessie and Madisonne. George was predeceased by his son George in 1967 and three sisters, Winnifred, Ruby and Ruth. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (404 Northmount Place N.W.), on Tuesday, July 1, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, on Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Greg Coupal officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to a charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of George Savage, 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 (6/30/97).

SAWATSKY - Gladys Genevieve passed away suddenly at the Glenmore Auxiliary Hospital onDecember 7, 1997 at the age of 71 years. Gladys is survived by two sons, Dale and Derald(Karin); one granddaughter Tracy; two grandsons, Derald and Daniel; two sisters, Mae andSelma; and one brother Elmer. She was predeceased by her husband Henry in 1991. FuneralServices will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Wednesday,December 10, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If desired,memorial tributes in Gladys' name may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation ofAlberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPELFUNERAL HOME, Directors. Phone: 297-0888 (12/10/97).SEIDEL _ Mrs. Marjorie Jean Seidel (nee West) of Calgary, passed away peacefully into God'sloving hands on Tuesday, December 9, 1997, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of57 years. Announcements later by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES,"ParkMemorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200(12/10/97).

SAWYER - Lester Lynn, beloved husband of Mrs. Angela Sawyer of Calgary, passed away suddenly on November 13, 1997 at the age of 51 years. Besides his loving wife Angie, Les is also survived by his children, Rebecca Sawyer and Ryan Sawyer, both of Calgary, Shawn Burrell of Winnipeg, and Les and Angie's little pal Sparky. He is also survived by his mother Ethel Sawyer, and brother Lorne (Grizz) Sawyer. Les was predeceased by his father Lester N. Sawyer. Les was a member of I.B.E.W. Local 424 of Edmonton for thirty-one years. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him in Canada and the United States. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, November 21, 1997 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Friday, November 21, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the homeless. 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 (11/19/97).

SAYERS - John Alexander Sayers, of Calgary, passed away October 20, 1997 at the age of 68 years after a very courageous battle with emphysema. He will be sadly missed by his beloved and loyal companion of over twenty-five years, Dorothy; his children, Buck, Peter, Archie and Linda; a brother Clarence; and other relatives and friends in Calgary and the Olds/Sundre area. John worked in the Olds/Sundre area as a farm labourer and oilfield construction worker before moving to Calgary in 1977. While in Calgary, John was employed in various labourer positions. He has worked with the city of Calgary Parks Department for the past ten to twelve years, until his illness forced him to retire a few short years ago. He was a very compassionate and caring person to his friends, sometimes going out of his own way to help them with financial problems or to share the fruits of his own labour. He will be sadly missed. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Friday, October 24, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (10/22/97).