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TOBLER - Ruth Elizabeth Tobler (nee Hill), beloved wife of Arthur Tobler, passed away peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital on October 27, 1997 at the age of 71 years. She is also survived by her sister Jean Hill of Edmonton and numerous nieces and nephews. Ruth worked at the Calgary General Hospital as a Service Aid. Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Thursday, October 30, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment at Rocky View Garden of Peace. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to charity of donor's choice. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (10/29/97).
TODD - Lila Todd, 89, of Maple Ridge, BC, formerly of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan passed awaypeacefully on December 4, 1997 at home in the company of her family. She was predeceased byher loving husband Bill, with whom she spent sixty-one happy years. She is survived by her twodaughters, Pat (Lorne) Larson and Janie (Adrian) Smith of Calgary; her grandchildren, RonLarson, Karen Todd-Larson, Tristan Smith and Geoffrey Smith, and four great-grandchildren.The family would like to thank the staff of the Foothills Hospital and Tom Baker Cancer Centrefor their kind and caring treatment of Nana. Special thanks to Dr. Martin LaBrie and Home Carenurse Donna Gies for their expertise and compassion. A Memorial Service will be held atFOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Monday, December8, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone:403-297-0888 (12/6/97).
TOMASH - Margaret Rose Tomash passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on November 23, 1997, after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer. Margaret was a kind and loving mother, Baba, daughter, sister, aunt and friend who always opened her home to everyone. She will always be remembered for her beautiful wedding cakes, volunteering for the Bonavista Community, Altius Ski Club, Heart fund and a helping hand whenever called upon. She is survived by her daughter Dawn Tink and husband Garry; her son Shawn and fiancee Cheryl Kohalyk; grandchildren, Caitlyn and Kyle Tink; her mother Ann Mihalcean; brothers, Ken Kupina and his wife Sharon, Andy Kupina and his wife Leslie; sisters, Nettie Mastaler and her husband Richard, Laurie Gilchrist, Tina Forst and Terry; as well as special uncle Steve Mokrycky. Margaret is also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers, sisters-in-law, as well as numerous friends. Margaret was predeceased by her loving husband Bill, her father George Kupina and grandparents, Maria and Nick Mokrycky. A Memorial Gathering will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, November 25, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in Edmonton. Funeral arrangements to follow. 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 or directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road, S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7. Many thanks to family and friends for the many visits and support, also to nurses Joan, Madalyn, Anne, Judy and Gwen and Drs. Benzler, Williams and Arthur for their wonderful care and compassion for Margaret. The nursing care for Margaret was graciously provided by special friends in the "oil patch" headed by Don Janveau of J.R.S. In living memory of Margaret Tomash, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (11/25/97).
TOMASZEWSKI - Mr. Stanley Tomaszewski, beloved husband of Krystyna, passed away at the Bow Island Health Centre on July 4, 1997 at the age of 76 years. Besides his loving wife Krystyna, Stanley is survived by his family, Teresa (John) Last and Richard (Debbie) Tomaszewski both of Calgary and Anthony Tomaszewski of Lethbridge; six grandchildren, Jonnie, Susan, Jason, Jeff, Erin and Ian. Mr. Tomaszewski immigrated to Canada from Brazil in 1957 and has resided in Bow Island since coming to Canada. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Michael's Catholic Church, Bow Island on Wednesday, July 9, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Dominic Hung Nguyen, Celebrant. Interment will take place in Mountain View Cemetery, Lethbridge. Following the Interment, relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at 5:30 p.m. for a reception at Mount View Funeral Home, 1122 Scenic Drive, Lethbridge. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNT VIEW FUNERAL HOME, 1122 Scenic Drive, Lethbridge. Telephone: 1-888-880-4440 (7/7/97).
TOMPKINS - Dr. Allan David Tompkins passed away in the early hours of October 17, 1997. Born February 11, 1915 at Quill Lake, Saskatchewan, he attended elementary and high school in Kinistino, Sask. and medical school at the University of Western Ontario in London, ON. He interned at St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver B.C. where he met and married his wife Elsie. Allan served in World War II from 1942 to 1946, spending two years overseas with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corp as a medical officer. After returning from overseas he spent two years in general practice in Cardston, AB. He moved to Vulcan in September 1948, where he resided ever since, retiring from his medical practice December 31, 1990. He is survived by his wife Elsie of Vulcan; two sons, William and Mel; and two daughters, Val and Jan; one grandchild Aaron David Tompkins of Australia; and one brother Dr. Jarvis Tompkins of Vancouver, BC. Interment will be held at the Mountain View Memorial Gardens in Calgary. In lieu of flowers, donations in Allan's name may be made to the local Food Bank (10/20/97).
TOMPKINS - Helen Augusta Tompkins of Calgary, passed away peacefully at her home on the morning of November 8, 1997. Born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia in May 1907, Aunty Helen spent her youth in the "Crow's Nest Pass", specifically in Frank and Blairmore. A career in nursing took her from Bermuda to Vancouver before she finally settled in Calgary where she spent seventeen years as an Operating Room Nurse at the Colonel Belcher Hospital. Helen is survived by a sister-in-law Wilma Welsh of Lundbreck, Alberta; a niece Pat Tompkins of Seattle; six nephews, Greg Tompkins and Kevin Welsh of Calgary, Brian, David, Kevin and Maurie Simpson. Aunty Helen was predeceased by two sisters and two brothers. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Wednesday, November 12, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Cathedral on Thursday, November 13, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Lawrence Bagnall, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Helen Tompkins, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (11/11/97).
TONKIN - Germaine Kathleen (Georgie) (nee Cormier). Born in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, June 8, 1915, passed away at Extendicare Cedars Villa, Calgary, Alberta, June 11, 1997. Georgie spent her early years in Medicine Hat, Bellevue and Canmore, Alberta. She was in an accelerated program, and graduated with honors from Canmore High School at a young age. She went on to a nursing career, before marriage and after she was widowed. She was a nurse in the true sense of the word, giving care both professionally and to family and friends for many years. She was always thinking of others, never of herself. Georgie enjoyed poetry, good literature, and music. She was also a great sports fan, both participating and watching. Her favorites were tennis, golf and hockey. Fair play, good sportsmanship, and a sense of humor, were a part of her. She passed all this and much more on to her children. She had a lifelong love of the mountains, and could share many stories about them. She was predeceased by her husband Eddie in 1961, her sister Jeanne Mara, and brother Ernie Cormier. Georgie will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by her sons, David Tonkin (Valerie) of Port McNeill, B.C., Chris Tonkin, Bentley, Alberta, Henry Tonkin; and daughter Gerry Anderson (Curtis) of Calgary; her grandchildren, Joe Chaisson (Leona), Sarah Anderson of Calgary, Candie Cote (David), Robyn Tonkin, and David Tonkin (Melissa), all of Port McNeill, B.C.; as well as six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters, Helene Urwin of Calgary, Yvonne Raitz (Ed), Penticton, B.C., Lorraine Riva (Walter), Parksville, B.C.; and brother Edmond Cormier (Gloria), Penticton, B.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her children would like to thank all the staff at Cedars Villa. We would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Meg Simpson, to Marlie and Olivia, Georgie's nurses at the Primrose nursing station, and to Jean, a palliative care volunteer, for all of your kindness and consideration. There will be a Private Memorial Celebration at a later date. If friends so desire, donations can be made in Georgie's name to the Trans Canada Trail Foundation (1-800-465-3636). Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (6/14/97).
TOONE - Mr. Frederic "Alan" Toone, beloved husband of Mrs. Shirley Toone of Calgary, passed away at the Agape Manor Hospice on July 20, 1997 at the age of 78 years. Besides his loving wife, Alan is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Penny Toone of Calgary; a daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Robert Abbott of Tisdale, Saskatchewan; three grandsons, Ken, John and his wife Joanne Toone, and Wesley Abbott; and a great-granddaughter Ami Stensrud. He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, George and Helen of Calgary. He was predeceased by a granddaughter Amber Lynne Stensrud in 1991. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, July 23, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Ray Waldock of Northmount Baptist Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1B8. In living memory of Alan Toone, 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 (7/23/97).
TORENSMA - Hendrikus (Henry) Torensma, peacefully asleep in the company of God's chosen until Christ's second coming when all God's children will meet in heaven. Henry passed away at the Red Deer Nursing Home on Wednesday, October 1, 1997 at the age of 81 years. He is survived by his loving wife Janny (Jean) Torensma of Calgary; his sister Nellie Boonstra of Holland; his four children, Peter and Sjaan Torensma of Holland, Annet and Kees Den Boer of Penhold, Grace and Art Vandenberg of Cochrane, and Henry and Donna Torensma of Calgary. Henry is also survived by twelve loving grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Tuesday, October 7, 1997 with the Rev. Andrew Vander Leek of Emmanual Christian Reformed Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Sonshine Center, No. 5, 3707 - 15A Street S.W., Calgary, T2T 4C4. In living memory of Henry Torensma, 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 (10/3/97).
TOWNSHEND - Elizabeth Morison Townshend(1910 - 1997) passed away peacefully at Bow View Manor on November 13, 1997. Our thanks to the kind and helpful staff of Bow View Manor and Dr. Patrick Quail. Raised in New England, Elizabeth spent her winters in Boston and her summers at the family farm near Peterborough, New Hampshire. In 1933 she graduated from Bryn Mawr in history with her junior year at Radcliffe. From 1934 to 1940 she worked in Washington, D.C. as historian for the National Park Service and Editor of Bureau of Indian Affairs publications for Commissioner John Collier. In 1941 she was Assistant Editor to the Atlantic Monthly in Boston. From March 1944 to November 1945 she worked again in an editorial capacity for the American Office of War Information in London, England. On July 14, 1945, Elizabeth married a Canadian, a Can-Loan Officer to the British Army, Captain James Stuart Townshend, grandson of Col. Macleod who named Calgary. Since 1946 she has lived in Canada, and since 1948 in Calgary. She contributed greatly to the community life in Calgary. From 1951 to 1952, as Educational Chairman of the Junior League of Calgary, she headed the "Fun With Books" radio program. She helped set up the Junior Books program in Calgary. She served as the Chair of the Picture Rental and Sales Committee at the Coste House and Vice-President of the Women's Committee for the Allied Arts Centre. She belonged to a local book club. A writer herself, she wrote and published short stories, children's stories and radio dramas for the CBC and American magazines. After thirty years, she returned to university and graduated with a B.Ed. from the University of Calgary in 1967 as a remedial reading specialist. She worked in vocational schools and tutored privately. Elizabeth is survived by son James Macleod Townshend, his wife Joanne and two grandsons, Shane and Eric; daughter Nancy Frazer Townshend, her husband Donald Smith and two grandsons, David and Peter; sisters, Babette Weir and Mary Jacoby; brother Horace Morison and many adoring nieces, nephews and cousins. A Service will be held at the Unitarian Church of Calgary, 1703 - 1 Street N.W., on Thursday, November 20, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. A reception in the Wickenden Hall at the Church will follow immediately after. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Unitarian Church of Calgary or a charity of your choice. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/17/97).
TOWNSON - Sharee Townson, beloved wife and best friend of Fred; devoted and lovingmother of Ryan, Jennifer and Krista; cherished daughter of Frank and Myrna Marcinowski;and wonderful sister of Dave Marcinowski (Carol) and Bev Hourie (Jack), passed awaysuddenly at Foothills Hospital on December 5, 1997 at the age of 40 years. Predeceased byher grandparents, John and Kathryn Marcinowski, Douglas Mitchell and Thelma Barrett,Sharee is also survived by her grandmother Elma Mitchell; and numerous other relatives,especially Marilyn McCauley. She will be dearly missed and remembered as one who made alasting impression on all who met, knew and loved her. Funeral Services will be held atHERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill ShoppingCentre) on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Donations, if desired, may be madeto the H.O.P.E. Program, in care of the Foothills Hospital, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary,AB T2N 2T9. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (12/10/97).
TRAPTOW - Mrs. Freda Clara Traptow joined her husband Herb with our Lord on September 8, 1997 at the age of 81 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Myrna (Hank) Edmunds of Ponoka, and Sharon (Bob) Hainsworth of Delburne; and her son Rodney (June) Traptow of Red Deer; eight grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Herb, and one great-grandchild. Funeral Services will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, Bashaw on Wednesday, September 10, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial tributes are gratefully accepted to St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery Fund, Bashaw or a charity of your choice. Flowers graciously declined. BASHAW FUNERAL HOME in care of the arrangements. Telephone: 1-403-372-2353 (9/9/97).
TRAQUAIR - Mr. James (Jim) Henderson Traquair, beloved husband of Mrs. Marion Traquair of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills on July 7, 1997 at the age of 75 years. Jim served overseas in World War II with the P.P.C.L.I. He was an employee with the Calgary Herald for thirty years. Jim volunteered several years with the Acadia Community Association, Softball Calgary, Calgary District Lacrosse Association, and was a member of the Calgary Winter Club. Jim also enjoyed many hours of camping during the summer, and bowling and skiing during the winter months. Besides his loving wife, Jim is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Ian and Cheryl Traquair of Calgary, David Blair of California, Michael and Catherine Blair of Airdrie; and three daughters and one son-in-law, Judy and Ed Shaurette of Caroline, Linda Traquair, and Kathryn Blair, both of Calgary; as well as seven grandchildren, Cam, Kim, Brad, Trevor, Shannon, Scott and Stacey; and one great-grandson Joel. He is also survived by one sister Marjorie Johnson of Minnedosa, Manitoba; one brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Jessie Traquair of Edmonton; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Olive in 1977, a brother Colin and a sister Jean. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Friday, July 11, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. 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 Jim Traquair, 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 (7/10/97).
TRIFAUX - Marguerite Louise Trifaux, beloved wife for the past sixty-four years of Rene, passed away October 1, 1997 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital at the age of 85 years after a courageous battle with cancer. Marguerite is the loving mother of Rene (Pat) of Calgary, Jack (Cathy) of Invermere, B.C., and Roslyn of Calgary; twelve grandchildren, twenty six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Augustine in Belgium and Mary Jose in South Africa. In life we loved you dearly And in death we love you still In our hearts you have a place No one will ever fill. It broke our hearts to lose you. But you didn't go alone For a part of us went with you The day God called you home. Services will be held at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Saturday, October 4, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (10/3/97).
TRIGG - Kenneth Trigg, of Nanton, formerly of Calgary, passed away at the High RiverHospital on December 20, 1997 at the age of 66 years. Ken is survived by is wife Anne Trigg,Nanton; his daughter Lesley (Reg) Wild, Surrey, B.C.; his sons, Martin Trigg and Nigel (Carol)Trigg, both of Nanton and Philip Trigg, of Calgary; and his grandchildren, Adam and StevieWild. He is also survived by his sister Audrey Evans in England. Born in Leeds, England, Kencame to Calgary in 1967 where he was employed by Venn's Upholstery for a number of years,later purchasing and operating that business until moving to Nanton. Services will be held atSNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, High River on Tuesday, December 23, at 2:00 p.m. Cremation atParklawn Crematorium, High River. If desired, contributions may be made in Ken's memory tothe Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 4N2. SNODGRASSFUNERAL HOME LTD. (652-2222, 938-3111), Directors (12/22/97).
TROTTIER - Serge Leon Trottier, beloved husband and best friend of Dana, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on Monday, November 10, 1997. He was born in Alexandria, Ontario on November 17, 1949 and moved to Calgary in 1976 for the love of mountains and fresh air. In just this past August, Serge was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. While adapting to his illness, Serge never stopped his love of cars and car racing. He and Dana made trips to Whistler and Whitefish and always searched for the ultimate stretch of open and winding roads that gave him much happiness and joy. As an active member of the Porsche Club of America - Wild Rose Region, Serge loved to autocross, work on his silver bullet and "kick tires" with the guys. Serge's career in the printing industry brought him to Alcraft Printing in Calgary and his meticulous ways and eye for craftsmanship brought him to shops like Paperworks Press and McAra Printing. Predeceased by his brother Alain in 1978. Besides his wife Dana, he leaves behind his parents, Armand and Rita Trottier; sisters, Suzette (Bernie) Legault, Colette (James) Somerville, Darquise Trottier; nephew and nieces, Jean, Michelle and Melanie, all of the Cornwall, Ontario area; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Serge will be sadly missed by his driving partner Dana, his family, co-workers and all the friends he shared his life with. The family would like to thank everyone for their generous outpouring of love and support, especially Angelika Gordon, Dr. Coderre, Dr. Wolch and the nurses and staff of Units 54 and 43 of the Peter Lougheed Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alberta Cancer Foundation c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary T2N 4N2. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Friday, November 14, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Foster's Garden Chapel on Saturday, November 15, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Cremation. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/14/97).
TROUT - Mr. Arthur Trout and his son Mr. Gary Trout of Delia, Alberta, passed awayDecember 24, 1997. Funeral Services will be held Monday, December 29, 1997 at 2:00 p.m.from the Delia Community Hall (Delia, Alberta). If friends so desire, memorial donations maybe made to S.T.A.R.S., or the Kidney Foundation of Alberta, or the Canadian Mental HealthAssociation. COURTNEY-WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL are in care of arrangements.Telephone: 1-403-823-2666 (12/28/97).
TSAPRAILIS - Mrs. Helen Tsaprailis of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Beverly Centre on November 5, 1997, at the age of 94 years. Helen was born in 1903 in Veta Marathos, Karditsa, Greece. She immigrated to Canada in 1962 and settled in Calgary where she had resided until the time of her passing. Helen had six children, three sons and three daughters. The youngest child died at the age of two and the oldest died in Boston, Mass., U.S.A. in 1993. Helen will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her three sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Niki, Louis and Helen, and Peter and Sophia and their families; and by her daughter Alexandra Papageourgeou of Athens, Greece. She will also be remembered by her fifteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Lampros D. Tsaprailis, who died in the Greek Civil War of 1947. Prayer Services were held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Thursday, November 6, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church (1 Tamarac Crescent S.W.) on Friday, November 7, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Very Rev. Dimitrios Rougas officiating. Graveside Services to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (11/7/97).
TUCKER - Harold Edward Tucker - September 4, 1928 to November 15, 1997. After a valianteffort for life, Harold passed away at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital in Salmon Armsurrounded by love from his wife and loved ones. Born and raised in the Calgary area, Haroldmet Pat and they were married in 1952. In the spring of 1958 they went North to the Yukon.They resided there until 1971 when they moved to Salmon Arm where they made their home.His love of life and people touched the lives of all those who knew him. He had a never-endingability to fix things and his sense of humour was with him until the very end. Harold was abeloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many and will be missed dearly byhis wife Pat; son Kerry (Julie) of Calgary; daughter Shannon; two grandchildren, LindsayPatricia and Ethan Edward; brothers, Elma (Odella) of Alix, Alberta, Doug (Janice) of SalmonArm, Don (Shirley) of Airdrie, Alberta, Harry (Margaret) of Calgary and Tom (Susie) ofPhoenix, Arizona; sisters, Blanche Stewart of Black Diamond, Alberta, Isabel (Harold) Bryant ofRocky Mountain House, Alberta, Gladys (Forest) Nicholls of Calgary, Thelma Gunderson ofWetaskiwin, Alberta, Betty Mickle of Chetwyne, B.C. and Doris Speer of Rimbey, Alberta.Harold is also survived by his long-time special friend Joe Kutchan; as well as numerous otherfriends. He was predeceased by his father and mother. Visitation ws held at Bowers FuneralHome Thursday evening from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Funeral Service was held from the Chapelof Bowers Funeral Home on Friday, November 21 at 11:30 a.m. with Reverend Darryl Autenofficiating. Interment will follow at Mount Ida Cemetery. Flowers are acceptable orcontributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are in the care ofBowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm (12/31/97).
TUCKER - Marie E. Tucker, formerly of Edmonton, Alberta, passed away at the Beverly Centre For Long Term Care on Monday, November 24, 1997 at the age of 87 years. Marie is survived by two sons, Tom and his wife Jean of Edmonton, Neil and his wife Donna of Calgary; as well as four grandchildren, Susanne of Edmonton, Gordon of Bermuda, Nicole and Cameron of Calgary. She was predeceased by her husband Gordon in 1962. A private family Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel". If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3G2. Special thanks to the staff of Unit 300, Beverly Centre for their loving care. In living memory of Marie Tucker, 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: 403-243-8200.289707(11/26/97).
TUCKER - Mr. Percival Douglas (Doug) Tucker, beloved husband of Mrs. Ruth Tucker ofCalgary, passed away at his home on December 2, 1997 at the age of 94 years. Born in Bath,England, he came to Calgary in 1914 and has resided here since. Mr. Tucker was employed withthe C.P.R. for fifty years retiring in 1968. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Margaretand John Talty of Calgary; two grandchildren, Brian (Heather) of Gibbons, Alberta, Donna(Curtis Lang) of Calgary; three great-grandchildren, John, Liam and Maureen Talty. He is alsosurvived by a brother and two sisters-in-law, Len and Pat Tucker and Marion Tucker, all ofCalgary. He was predeceased by three brothers, Stan, Reg and Cyril. Relatives and friends areinvited to meet with the family at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of theBells" (2720Centre Street North), on Saturday, December 6, 1997 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. If friends sodesire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323- 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T6. The family wish to express a special thank you toDr. Stinton and Monique Karlstrom and Irene Pearce of Home Care. In living memory of DougTucker, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAYFUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH.Telephone:403-276-2296 (12/5/97).
TUPPER - Mavis Edna Tupper of Calgary, Alberta, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospitalon December 25, 1997, after a lengthy battle with cancer, at the age of 79 years. Mavis was bornand educated in Calgary. In 1942, she married Glenn Tupper and they had one child, Alfred, whopredeceased her. Mavis moved to Winnipeg and was a private secretary for the Jesuit Collegeuntil her retirement in 1983, at which time she moved back to Calgary. She will be sadly missedby all her friends. Mavis is survived by her brother-in-law Al Perrin of Calgary; two nephews,Ted Perrin of Victoria, B.C., and Robert Perrin of Calgary; and a niece Rosemary and Rick Kryand their family of Calgary. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S"Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Monday, December 29, 1997 at2:00 p.m. Special thanks to the staff of Unit 42 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital for the veryspecial care they gave Mavis during her extended stay there (12/27/97).
TURANSKI - Robert (Bob) William Patrick Turanski, beloved spouse of Timothy Hunt of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on November 25, 1997 at the age of 41 years. He was born in Vernon, B.C., July 3, 1956. Bob was a hair stylist and employed by Francesco's Hair Design in Chinook Centre. He is also survived by his parents, Bill and Terry of Vernon, B.C.; a brother and sister-in-law, Willy and Susan of Kamloops, B.C.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Trish and Gerald Ertmoed, and Tanny and Roy Maxson, all of Vernon, B.C.; three nieces, Amanda, Sara and Michelle; three nephews, Matthew, Andrew and Ryan; grandmother Rose Blair and her husband Wilf of Vernon, B.C.; and numerous other relatives. Bob is also survived by Timothy's parents, Joyce and Bill Hunt, his brother Darrion and his sister Rayna, all of Calgary. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North) today, November 29, 1997 at 4:00 p.m., with the Rev. David Holmes of Robert McClure United Church officiating. Bob will have further Services and his final resting place in Vernon, B.C. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. In living memory of Bob Turanski, 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(11/29/97).
TURNER - William Campbell Turner, beloved husband of Sandy Turner of Calgary, passed away at his home in Calgary on September 14, 1997, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 55 years. Bill will be sadly missed by his beloved family, his mother Helen of Leduc; his children and grandchildren, Karen, Jack and Eric of Bolton, Ross, Karen and Megan of Calgary and Grant, Loralei, Brittany and Carson of Swan Hills. Bill was predeceased by his father Daniel Turner in 1989. Bill was born and raised in Edmonton where he received his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta. Later, he received his Masters Degree from the University of Calgary. Bill worked as an engineer and a project manager over the past thirty-four years. Bill brought enthusiasm, humour and quick wit to his many and varied projects and activities. Bill cherished his family and friends and will live in our hearts forever. Bill's family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to all those who supported him over the years. Funeral Services will be held at Knox United Church (506 - 4 Street S.W.), on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Grant P. Dawson officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Knox Foundation, c/o Knox United Church, 506 - 4 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta. In living memory of Bill Turner, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel". Telephone: 403-243-8200 (9/15/97).
TURNEY - Muriel Margaret. At Kingston, 15 June 1997. Widow of Allan Henderson Turney of Calgary. Mother and mother-in-law of Jane and Christopher Kirby of Kingston, and Margot and Pietro de Meo of Rome. Grandmother of Aileen Lingwood of Victoria, Allan Kirby of Windhoek, Shelagh Kirby-Hart of Oakville, Matthew Kirby of North Vancouver, and Muriel de Meo of Rome. Great-grandmother of Jeffrey, Allan and David Lingwood, Rachel Hart and William Kirby. She will always be remembered with great love and affection by her family and friends. Our thanks to the Sisters and staff of Providence Manor for their loving care and many prayers. The Funeral Mass will be held in "Our Mother of Sorrows Chapel", Providence Manor at 11:00 o'clock, Friday, June 20, 1997. Interment in Calgary at a later date (6/18/97).
TUTT - "Jack" Henry John passed away quietly at Three Hills District Health Services on Sunday, June 15, 1997 at the age of 74 years. He will be remembered by his loving wife Marlene of forty-six years; and his five children, Brenda, Lynda, John, Roger and Brian; three brothers, Ted, Dick, Tom; and sister Olga; ten grandchildren, one great-grandson, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his Dad in 1935, his Mother in 1989, two grandchildren, Lawrence in 1987, and Marlene Evelyn in 1980. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, June 18 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Three Hills, AB. Interment in Swalwell Cemetery with Town and Country serving lunch. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to S.T.A.R.S., 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Box 570, Calgary, AB T2E 8M7. Arrangements in care of SUNSET FUNERAL SERVICE, Linden. Telephone: 546-3903 (6/17/97).
TYESS - Stephen. On October 16, 1997, Mr. Stephen Tyess of Edmonton, formerly of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the age of 83 years. He leaves to mourn his loss, his loving wife of fifty-six years, Edna; his son Martin Tyess of Elnora, Alberta; and his daughter Barbara Anne Tyess-Smith (Don) of Edmonton; four grandchildren, Kari Ann Cutler, Tom Tyess, Stacey Smith, Debbie Korsmo (Mark). Stephen is also survived by three brothers and two sisters, Frank Tyess (Dulcie), Joe Tyess and Harry Tyess, Kay Dunstan and Caroline Stubbs (Bill). A Memorial Service will be held at Trillium Chapel of CONNELLY-McKINLEY FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, November 29, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Right Reverend Don MacDonald officiating. Cremation has already taken place. THE FLORAL CHAPELS, CONNELLY-McKINLEY LTD., 10011 - 114 Street, Edmonton. Telephone: 1-403-422-2222(11/27/97).