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1997: Deaths - Wi

WIBERG - Susan Lorraine Wiberg, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on June 29, 1997, at the age of 48 years. Susan was devoted to her family, her art, and the children she cared for as a nanny. She will be lovingly remembered by her mother Louise Wiberg. She was predeceased by her father Lester C. Wiberg. Memorial Services will be held at St. Stephen's Anglican Church (1121 - 14 Avenue S.W.) on Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Canon R. Robert Purdy 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 Susan Wiberg, 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 (7/1/97).

WIGHTMAN - Mr. James (Ben) Wightman of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Glenmore Auxiliary Hospital on June 25, 1997 at the age of 74 years. Ben is survived by five children, Nicki, James, Ron, Carol, Brian and his wife Jennifer; five grandchildren, Jared, Quinton, Ashli, Michelle, and Jamie; his sister Winona, and two brothers, Earle and Cliff. He was predeceased by his wife Daisy (Kay) in 1993. Ben will be sadly missed by those who knew him. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Monday, July 2, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 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 and/or the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T6. In living memory of Ben Wightman, 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 (6/28/97).

WILCOX - Mrs. Linnie Ethel Wilcox, aged 90 years, of Claresholm, Alberta passed away June 27, 1997, widow of the late William George Wilcox, and dear mother and mother-in-law of Lorraine and Laurence Graham of Calgary, and Ron and Faye Wilcox of Kamloops, B.C. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband in 1972, five brothers and four sisters. Funeral Services will be held at the Church of The Nazarene (49 Avenue and 4 Street West), Claresholm on Monday, June 30, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Roy Austin and Rev. Russell Quantz officiating. Interment to follow in the Claresholm Cemetery. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Claresholm, Directors of Services. Telephone: 1-403-625-3212 or 228-4422 Calgary (6/29/97).

WILKINSON - James (Jim/Red) today journeyed to be with the Lord. He passed away peacefully at home on November 6, 1997 at the age of 63 years after a courageous battle with cancer, which he faced with great faith, perseverance and dignity. Throughout his ordeal, his love and concern remained for his family. Kathy, his wife and friend of forty-two years; his dear daughter Susan and her husband Arthur Willis of Edmonton; two sons, Michael and his wife Nancy, Mark and his wife Gail of Regina, all of whom he was so proud of; and his precious grandchildren, Sarah, Justin, Jonathon, Carla, Patrick and Stacey, will all miss him dearly. He was so fond and close to each of his family members. Three sisters, Margaret Lyster of Donalda, Dorothy Gorko of Calgary, June and her husband Marion Szteina of Coquitlam; all of his in-laws in England; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; who all meant so much to him. He was such a kind and gentle man who had a genuine concern for others well-being. Jim gained the respect and affection of many friends throughout his life. He encouraged loved ones not to burden themselves with WHY? just accept what is. He was like a rock and his legacy of love will be with us always. He was the wind beneath our wings. Jim served twenty-two years in the RCAF and sixteen years combined at the Regina and Calgary airports. He was an avid outdoors person who enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing, and spent many happy hours following these pleasures. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the Home Care Staff and Rosedale Hospice for the exceptional care and to Dr. Lauf, Dr. Ernst, and the staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Clinic, Dr. Neuman and his staff, Pastors Errol Rempel and Bob Thorne in addition to their many friends who have walked beside them helping them along this difficult road. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), today, November 9, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Harvest Hills Alliance Church (199 Harvestwood Drive N.E.), on Monday, November 10, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Errol Rempel officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Burnsland Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2 or the Rosedale Hospice, 920 - 7A Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9, in Jim's memory. In living memory of Jim Wilkinson, 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 (11/9/97).

WILKINSON - Peggy Lynn Wilkinson of Calgary passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 26, 1997 at the age of 49 years. Peggy is survived by her children, Steven Wilkinson of Calgary, and Terri and Aaron Wilkinson, both of Regina; and her grandson Michael Elgersman. She is also survived by two sisters, Patti Irwin and Penny Logan; and her dog Barney. Peggy was predeceased by her parents, Lawrence and Laurie Herbert. Graveside Services will be held at Queen's Park Cemetery, (4 Street and 31 Avenue N.W.), on Friday, October 31, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. In living memory of Peggy Wilkinson, 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 (10/29/97).

WILL - Theresa (Terry) Will passed away at her home July 21, 1997 surrounded by her husband Don and their children. Terry was born in Ottawa in 1939, moved west in 1959 and settled in Calgary with Don where they raised their family. She worked for St. Hubert School for several years and then for the ERCB for fourteen years before retiring in 1995. Besides her loving husband Don, mourning their loss are her children, Kathy (Darcy) Reynolds, Karen Will (Scott Rankin), David Will (Ginnie Beston), and Sandra Will-Krile (Ralph Krile); and three small grandchildren, Dominic Krile, Liam Reynolds and Charles Rankin. Terry is also survived by her mother Catherine Gillissie of Ottawa; and eight brothers and sisters, Mary (Bill) O'Neill, Christine O'Brien, Eleanor (Ed) Moore, Jim Gillissie, Frankie (Tom) Reader, Cathie Corbeil, Ron (Anne) Gillissie and Mike Gillissie; and numerous friends and relatives. She was predeceased by her father Charles in 1964, and her brother Tom Gillissie in 1995. Terry enjoyed the birds and flowers in her garden and the mountains of Banff. Her artistic flair was evident in all she did, from decorating her home to her watercolour painting. She will be remembered for her compassion, kindness and most of all her sense of humour. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of your choice. In celebration of her life, a Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Catholic Church, 1566 Northmount Drive N.W. on Thursday, July 24, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Fr. William H. Trienekens, Celebrant. Cremation to follow. A private Inurnment Service will be held at a later date at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (7/24/97).

WILLANS - Evelyne D. Willans (Nana), passed away peacefully on May 10, 1997 at the age of 94 years. A Memorial Service will be held at Christ Church Elbow Park (3602 - 8 Street S.W.) in celebration of Nana's life on her birthday, Thursday, July 17, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow. In her memory, a tree will be planted at Spruce Meadows. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (7/11/97).

WILLIAMS - Mrs. Adelene (Dolly) Nicena Williams passed away at the Forest Grove CareCentre, Calgary, Alberta, on December 17, 1997 at the age of 73 years, beloved mother andmother-in-law of Marilyn and Christopher Kwashuk, Rimbey, Alberta; and beloved grandmotherof Lori Reid, Canmore, Alberta and Brian Reid, Calgary; and great-grandmother of Wiley. She isalso survived by her mother Viola Isley, Calgary; a brother Gerald (Jean) Isley, Langdon,Alberta; and a sister Grace (Cliff) McMahon, Phoenix, Arizona; and by several nieces andnephews. She was predeceased by her husband John Raymond Williams on January 5, 1997, andby her father Clifford George Isley in 1966, and by a grandson Raymond. She was born, raisedand educated in Vermilion, Alberta where she married John Raymond Williams in 1946 andfarmed in Claysmore District near Vermilion. She was employed with the Alberta TreasuryBranch in Vermilion, then came to Calgary in 1975 and was employed at the Chinook Branch inCalgary until her retirement. She was a member of First United Church in Vermilion andMcDougall United Church, Calgary, as well as a Charter Member of the United Church Women.Funeral Services will be held at McDougall United Church (8516 Athabasca Street S.E.) onSaturday, December 20, 1997 at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Bryan Derksen officiating. Interment willtake place in Vermilion Public Cemetery. If so desired, donations may be made to the Heart& Stroke Foundation of Alberta (1825 Park Road S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6) or theCanadian Diabetes Association (114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G8) or acharity of your choice. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME will make a donation to the Heart &Stroke Foundation of Alberta in memory of Adelene Williams. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMELTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 403-228-4422 (12/18/97).

WILLIAMS - Elizabeth "Betty" Williams passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at the age of 62 years. Betty will be sadly missed by special friends, Brian Temple, Andy and Grace Cooper; as well as numerous other close friends. A Service will be held in Betty's memory on Sunday, September 21, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. in the Rundle Community Hall, located at 2409 - 50 Street N.E., Calgary. Those in attendance at the Service, will be invited to share their thoughts and feelings if desired. Flowers gratefully declined and if so desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (9/18/97).

WILLIAMS - Frances Elizabeth Williams (nee Neis) passed away on July 19, 1997 at the Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital. Frances was born March 2, 1905 on the family farm near Lamerton, AB (Mirror), the daughter of Valentine and Julia Neis, and sister to Annie. Frances moved to Calgary in 1941, after living in Bashaw for some time, with her husband Bert E. Williams and their four children. They settled in West Calgary on 37 Street S.W., which at that time was little more than open prairie. Frances will be remembered as a loving, caring person, and for her passion of afternoon tea. Frances is survived by her sons, Cliff (Rachel) and Lawrence (Mary); and her daughter Mildred Sherk; as well as her nine grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren; and also, by two special nieces, Dory (George) Magnus and Betty (Vern) Leonard, and their children. Frances was predeceased by her parents, sister and husband, as well as her daughter Irene Sauve. The family extends their gratitude to the staff on the Second Floor of the Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital for their kindness given during her long stay. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Thursday, July 24, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Eric Long officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Alberta, 218A, 2323 - 32 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (7/23/97).

WILLIAMS - Howard Warren, beloved husband of fifty-five years of Isabella Jane Grinton. Born January 29, 1922, died November 1, 1997. He is survived by his daughters, Karen (Wayne) Snyder, Calgary, Dianna (Chester) Clarke, Valemount, B.C., Gail Crilley, Calgary; he is also survived by grandchildren, Neil, Heidi, Joseph, Robin (Albert) Elliott; and great-granddaughter Irene; brother-in-law Ray Lea; nephew Ernie (Wendy) Kidd; nieces, Evelyn (Don) Michel, Helen (Tony) Fulmek, and their families. He was predeceased by his father James, mother Pearl, sisters, Annie and Mary, and nephew Jim. Howard was employed with the Calgary Fire Department for thirty-five years, and was instrumental in starting the toy campaign. At Howard's request, no Services will be held. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Calgary Fire Department Toy Campaign or the Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Centre. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (11/4/97).

WILLIAMS - John Raymond (Ray) Williams, loving husband and dearest friend of Alice,passed away Monday evening, December 1, 1997, at his home. Ray was born on December 9,1912 in Nanton, Alberta. He leaves to mourn his loss, six sons, Ron (Bev), Randy (Marilyn),Richard (Anne), Rod (Wanda), all of Calgary; Bruce (Kimmie), Salt Spring Island, Ryan (Kari),Abbotsford; three stepchildren, Ron Thompson (Linda) of Leduc, Ross Thompson and ShelleyThompson (Ed Thomason) of Wolfville, Nova Scotia. As well, ten beautiful grandchildren whowill miss his loving, gentle ways, and one great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by his fatherand mother and his only brother Eric, as well as one stepson Brian. Ray grew up on a ranch westof Nanton, but left the country to work in the Leduc oil field. He worked in the oil industry forthirty-five years plus, until he retired in 1982. Ray will be remembered for his great sense ofhumour by all who knew him. He was a wonderful father and husband and a faithful, honestworker. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Funeral Services will be held atMcINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.),on Friday,December 5, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly tothe Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6.Thefamily wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. J. Meldrum and Home Care Nursing SupervisorBarbara Kearnes and the Home Care Unit for their assistance and support. In living memory ofRay Williams, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS andHOLLOWAYFUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W.,CALGARY.Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/3/97).

WILLIAMS - Lorne Williams of Calgary and formerly of Richmond, BC, beloved husband of Mrs. Shirley Williams, passed away accidentally at Prudential Steel in Calgary on June 12, 1997 at the age of 66 years. Besides his loving wife, Lorne is survived by one daughter Brenda of Victoria, BC. He is also survived by his mother Anna of Vancouver; his devoted sister-in-law Sue of Calgary; a brother Brian of Victoria; two sisters, Laura of Vancouver, Phyllis of Winnipeg; and numerous nieces and nephews. An avid sportsman, Lorne especially enjoyed hockey and golfing. He tried to have his yard looking like a golf green, but, would always lose to the Calgary weather. Lorne had numerous friends of all ages, and was extremely fond of his dogs. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, June 18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation will follow. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Calgary Humane Society (1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB, T2E 6T6). 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 (6/16/97).

WILLIAMS - On Sunday, November 2, 1997, the Angels came for our mother Olive "Hildred" Williams. After eighty-five years of devotion to her family, and dedication to her faith, the time came for her to accept a higher calling. She will be deeply missed by her family, daughter Rhoda; sons, Don, Cliff, Gary, Ray and Gene who spent the last few days with her sharing wonderful memories. Hildred's final journey was preceded by visits to all her children over the past year - Gene (Colleen and Kevin) of Denver, CO., Don (Bonita, Mark, Brenda and Ryan) of Washington, D.C., Cliff (Myrna, Regan and Scott) of Minneapolis, MN., Rhoda (John, Page, Derek, Sherry, Carmen, Kristin, Lisa and Tracy) of Ottawa. In addition, quality time was spent with sons in Cremona and Calgary - Gary (Connie and Sean) and Ray (Karen, Patricia, Steven, Deanna, Laura). Her legacy will continue through fifteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, Meagan (daughter of Derek) and Rachel (daughter of Mark). She will also be missed by her beloved sisters, Dorothy Morgan of San Antonio, TX., Betty Jean (Willis) Evans of San Geronimo, CA.; and brother Don (Wynoka) Vancil of Longview, WA. Her husband Raymond Charles Williams of Prince Albert, SK., her sister Opal and brother Ken, predeceased her. Those wishing to pay their respects can do so Wednesday, November 5, 1997, at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 Centre Street North, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Flowers can be forwarded to the Chapel. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, November 6 (her eighty-fifth birthday), 11:00 a.m. at the CRESCENT HEIGHTS BAPTIST CHURCH, 1212 - 1 Street N.W. In addition, a Memorial Service will be held in Prince Albert, SK, at the First Baptist Church, 1351 - 28 Street East, on Saturday, November 8, 1997. The family sincerely appreciates the compassionate efforts of the Foothills Hospital staff in the Cardiology, Coronary, and Intensive Care Units, who provided hope and comfort to the entire family (11/4/97).

WILLIAMS - Ursula Marie passed away peacefully July 1, 1997 at Vulcan, Alberta at the age of 73 years. Beloved wife of Mr. Donald Williams of Vulcan; loving mother of a daughter Julie (David) Nelson of Queenstown; two sons, Barry (Lynn) of Calgary, and Darwin (Fay) of Arrowwood; ten grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; a brother Ben (Jean) Robinson; four sisters, Virginia Wilson, Marie "Buddy" (Murray) Ross, Donna (Gerald) Church, all of Calgary, and Geraldine Wickson of Kelowna. Funeral Service Saturday, July 5, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. at Vulcan United Church with Minister Marilyn Evans officiating. Interment Arrowwood Cemetery at 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, tributes in memory of Ursula could be made to either the Vulcan Health Care Ladies Auxiliary Palliative Care Unit, Box 299, Vulcan, T0L 2B0 or Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 4N2. VULCAN FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 1-403-485-2633 (7/4/97).

WILLIAMSON - Bill, beloved husband of Mrs. Mary Williamson of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Southwood Nursing Home on July 10, 1997, at the age of 85 years. Besides his loving wife, Bill is survived by one son Ken (Pam); two grandchildren, Jacqui Betts (Wayne), Liz Lopez (Jorge) of Calgary; three brothers, Clarence (Gladys), Art (Marie) and Jim (Audrey), of Brandon, Man.; two sisters, Estella Brown (Jim), of Brandon, and Alice Drysdale of Winnipeg; one sister-in-law Lorna Williamson of Winnipeg and one brother-in-law Hughie Ferguson of Brandon. He is predeceased by his parents, William Herbert and Dorothy Gertrude, two brothers, John and Norman, two sisters, Laura Addison and Evelyn Ferguson. Bill was a long-time resident of the Southwood Nursing Home, prior to that he resided in Brandon, Manitoba. He had farmed in the Roseland District outside of Brandon until 1947, later moving to Brandon where he worked for Massey Ferguson until his retirement. He was known at work for his hard work and outstanding mathematical ability. He was extremely fond and proud of his sports activity in Curling, Baseball and Hockey with the Roseland and District Teams and also his son's sports activities. Besides his family, his niece Caren Shields was very dear to him. He was known as a generous man who would always give you his last dollar anytime. The family wishes to thank Pat and the Nursing Staff and Attendants of the North Wing, Southwood Nursing Home and Doctor LeBlanc for their very caring help. A Funeral Service will be held at MEMORIES FUNERAL CHAPEL, on July 12, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Ken Williamson officiating, and a Memorial Service will be held back at his homestead near Brandon, Man. on Tuesday, July 15, 1997, 3:00 p.m. at the Roseland South Brandon School. Arrangements in care of MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2J 7E8. Telephone: 403-216-1386 (7/12/97).

WILLIAMSON - John (Jack) Williamson passed away at home on Saturday, October 4, 1997 at the age of 72 years. Jackwill be sadly missed by his son Ken (Mina), and their daughter, Erin; and daughters, Colleen (Allan) Macleod and Wendy(Ross) Kirkpatrick. Also surviving are sisters, LeEtta (Bill) Hay, Vivian (Bob) Worth; and brothers, Ray (Jen) and Ron(Helen); as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Laura in October 1988. A Memorial Servicewill be held, 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 9, at Parkdale United Church, 2919 - 8 Avenue N.W., with Rev. John Moulesofficiating. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Jack's memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements andCremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (10/9/97).

WILLIAMSON - Mr. Robert (Bob) Williamson, beloved husband of Mrs. Faye Williamson of Madden, Alberta, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 1997 at the age of 65 years. Bob was born at Dog Pound, Alberta on May 25, 1932. He was very involved in rodeo, and had the honor of being chosen as the F.C.A. Cowboy of the year in 1989. Bob served as president to the (then) Canadian Oldtimers Rodeo Association. Until the day of his passing, Bob remained very active in rodeo. Bob dearly loved his family and the ranch. Besides his loving wife, Bob is survived by his family, Debra McKean and Marcel Hermary of Penhold, Tim and his wife Patty, Cliff and his wife Stacy, all of Madden, Alberta; five grandchildren, Dusty, Shilo, Jarrett McKean, and Paige and Blake Williamson. Bob is also survived by two brothers and three sisters, Anita Wood of Carstairs, Nelson and his wife Brandee of Calgary, Corrine and her husband Don Leask of Dog Pound, Alberta, Alta and her husband Jim Backs of Alhambra, Alberta, and Den Williamson and Audrey of Cochrane, Alberta; as well as numerous other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Jim and Kathleen Williamson, and an infant brother. Funeral Services will be held at the Madden Community Hall, Madden, Alberta on Tuesday, July 15, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Frank Cummins of Cremona officiating. Graveside Service to follow at the Carstairs Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M7. In living memory of Robert Williamson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (7/14/97).

WILLSON - Mr. Edward M. (Ed) Willson, beloved husband of Mrs. Marian Willson of Calgary, passed away peacefully at his residence on October 21, 1997 at the age of 85 years. Besides his loving wife Marian, Ed is survived by his children, Al and Rena Willson of Calgary, Shirley and Ralph Straffon of Cleveland, Ohio, and Maureen and Don Thompson of Calgary. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Rob, Mike, Stephanie, Jessica and Brittany, all of Calgary, Scott and Paige Gilmore of Toronto and Mike and Leslie McConnell of Vancouver; and two great-grandchildren, Nickolas and Mackenzie. Ed was predeceased by his sister Isobel Bennett. A private family Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Elboya Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, October 24, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Mutlow of Woodcliff United Church officiating. In living memory of Ed Willson, 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 (10/24/97).

WILSON - Mrs. Leona Frances Wilson of Sylvan Lake, formerly of Calgary, passed away after a lengthy illness, at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on May 31, 1997, two months shy of her 80th birthday. Leona is survived by her husband Jack "John"; one daughter Dona (Gordon) of Sylvan Lake; three sons, John (Jodi), Rick (Donna) and Alan (Shelly) of Calgary; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; also three brothers, Walter, Frank, and Neil Bailey and their families; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Leona was predeceased by her sister Elnora in 1982. Leona's art and community services have given many a lifelong memory. Her spirit will be with us forever. A Service of Remembrance will be held from the Chapel of the Sylvan Lake Funeral Home, 5019 - 47A Avenue, Sylvan Lake, on Monday, June 9, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Bob Wilson officiating. Cremation. As an expression of sympathy, memorial tributes may be made to the Sylvan Lake Extended Care Society. SYLVAN LAKE and ROCKY "Your Golden Rule Funeral Homes", entrusted with the arrangements (6/6/97).

WILLSON - Marian Elizabeth Willson of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital onDecember 8, 1997, after a brief illness at the age of 80 years. She is the loving mother of Al andRena Willson of Calgary, Shirley and Ralph Straffon of Cleveland, Ohio, Maureen and DonThompson of Calgary; seven grandchildren, Rob, Mike, Stephanie, Jessica and Brittany, all ofCalgary, Scott and Paige Gilmore of Toronto, Mike and Leslie McConnell of Vancouver; twogreat-grandchildren, Nickolas and Mackenzie. She is also survived by a brother andsister-in-law, Allan and Kay Thomson of Toronto; two sisters and a brother-in-law, DorothyBagnall of Saskatoon, Elaine and Gerry Stewart of Walnut Creek, California. Marian waspredeceased by her husband Ed in October 1997, and a brother Ken Thomson. Funeral Serviceswill be held at Woodcliff United Church (5010 Spruce Drive S.W.), on Friday, December 12,1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Robert W. Mutlow of Woodcliff United Church officiating. Iffriends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Grace Foundation (OsteoporosisResearch), c/o Calgary Health Trust, Suite 130, 1035 - 7 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P3E9. In living memory of Marian Willson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park byMcINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park MemorialChapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200(12/11/97).

WILSON - Alexander passed away on June 1, 1997 in his seventy-seventh year in Edmonton. He is survived by two sons, Gerald (Anne) of Edmonton, Robert (Muriel) of Winnipeg; and one daughter Devona (Jim) Hrisook of Cranbrook; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Osborne and Agnes Tabler of Edmonton; three brothers, Bob, Gavin and Matthew of Calgary. Alex was predeceased by his wife Devona in 1990 and also by two brothers, John and Donald, and two sisters, Helen Cumiford and Hannah Folkard. Funeral Services were held June 4 in Edmonton. Interment to be in Cranbrook June 6 at 2:00 p.m (6/6/97).

WILSON - Geraldine (Gerry) Wilson of Calgary and formerly of Saint John, New Brunswick, passed away at the Sarcee Auxiliary Nursing Home on September 2, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Gerry is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Harris Warnock of Bragg Creek, Alta.; two grandsons and their wives, Kent and Corene, and Greg and Laura; two great-grandchildren, Brooke and Zachary; a sister Sybil Pelton of New Brunswick; and several nieces and nephews. The family wish to extend their sincere thanks to the nurses and staff of the second floor of the Sarcee Nursing Home for their care and compassion. Private Family Services will be held. Graveside Service will follow at a later date in the Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John, New Brunswick. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary T2G 3G2, the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary T2N 4N2 and/or the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Geraldine Wilson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (9/6/97).

WILSON - Isabelle May (nee Wylie). Peacefully passed away at North York General Hospital on July 21, 1997 at the age of 87. May, beloved wife of the late Harvey R. Wilson. Loving mother of the late Alexander Ross and David Rennie, and his wife Marlene. Dear grandmother of Michael and Kenneth. Survived by her brother Frank Wylie and her sister Kay Begrie. A Graveside Service will take place on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Rosemount Memorial Gardens, Peterborough. Arrangements entrusted to R.S. KANE FUNERAL HOME, Toronto. Telephone: 1-416-221-1159 (7/24/97).

WILSON - Jordan Scott Wilson, beloved baby boy of Christine Pezarro and Todd Wilson, was born still on September 30,1997. He is dearly missed by his parents, his brothers, Tyler and Luke Wilson; his grandparents, Virginia Wilson, and Theoand Hilda Pezarro; his uncles, Scott Wilson, Mark Pezarro and Tim Pezarro; his aunt Janet Pezarro; spouses of his uncles andaunt, and numerous cousins. A Private Funeral Service will be held on October 10, 1997. The Wilson family wishes to extendspecial thanks to Doctor Janet Rogers for her needed help and support during the delivery. Also, special thanks goes to Dr.Mainprize, nurse Alana Wall and other nursing staff on Unit 52 at the Foothills Hospital for their kindness and support. "Don'tlisten to the foolish unbelievers who say forget. Take up your armful of roses and remember them the flower and the fragrance.But as his gone-ness piles in white crystal drifts, It will be the blossom of his moment the warmth on your belly, the tiny fingersunfolding, the new face you've always known, That has changed you. Take his moment, and hold it As every parent does Hewill always be your son And when the sitting is done you'll find bitter grief could never poison the sweetness of his time." J.Digman - adapted Jordan will always be remembered and very dearly loved by his family. Friends, who so desire, may senddonations to the Foothills Hospital Foundation for the NICU (Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit) at 1403 - 29 Street N.W.,Calgary, T2N 2T9. Arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home".Telephone: 299-0100 (10/9/97).

WILSON - Mrs. Leona Frances Wilson of Sylvan Lake, formerly of Calgary, passed away after a lengthy illness, at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on May 31, 1997, two months shy of her 80th birthday. Leona is survived by her husband Jack "John"; one daughter Dona (Gordon) of Sylvan Lake; three sons, John (Jodi), Rick (Donna) and Alan (Shelly) of Calgary; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; also three brothers, Walter, Frank, and Neil Bailey and their families; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Leona was predeceased by her sister Elnora in 1982. Leona's art and community services have given many a lifelong memory. Her spirit will be with us forever. A Service of Remembrance will be held from the Chapel of the Sylvan Lake Funeral Home, 5019 - 47A Avenue, Sylvan Lake, on Monday, June 9, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Bob Wilson officiating. Cremation. As an expression of sympathy, memorial tributes may be made to the Sylvan Lake Extended Care Society. SYLVAN LAKE and ROCKY "Your Golden Rule Funeral Homes", entrusted with the arrangements (6/6/97).

WILSON - Marjorie Jean Wilson of Drumheller passed away November 16, 1997, in the Drumheller Hospital. She was born on October 3, 1918 in Drumheller and lived her entire life here. She is survived by her son Jim (Hazel) of Edmonton; daughter Beverly (George) Svecla of Peace River; daughter Sharron (Walter) Urichuk of Cochrane; and son Doug (Mary) of Calgary; thirteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. Marjorie was predeceased by her father Jim Shanks in 1956, her loving husband Roy in 1988, son Donald, infant daughter Bonita Heather, grandson Michael, and great-granddaughter Jennalee. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. If so desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Drumheller District Palliative Care Unit. A private Service will be held in her honor on November 21, 1997 with Rev. Jim Dalton officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to COURTNEY-WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL, Drumheller. Telephone: 1-403-823-2666 (11/19/97).

WILSON - It is with great sadness Karen Greenwood announces the death of her great-aunt Mildred Mary Wilson of Calgary who passed away peacefully at the Southwood Nursing Home on July 1, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Mildred was born September 10, 1908 in Otford, Kent, England and she and husband Dudley later settled in Calgary. In recent years Auntie Mildred enjoyed watching her favourite country music channel and her Toronto Bluejay's baseball games. She felt comfort from her kitten "Snowball". Mildred is survived by her great-niece Karen and her husband Robin Greenwood and their children, Lisa, Murray and Tim; and great-nephew Brad Fraser, all of Calgary; two nephews, Raymond Fraser of Calgary, Rod and his wife Val Fraser of Fort Saskatchewan; niece Marilyn McKinnon of Calgary; sister Mary and her husband Arthur West, and their daughter Mary and her husband Tim Richards of Kent, England; nephew William and his wife Gerta Swan of Langley, BC. Karen and family would like to express their sincerest thanks to the nurses and staff of the Southwood Nursing Home for the love and support given to Mildred in her time of need. Also a special thank you to her companion Dawna Abenbroek. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Saturday, July 5, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Jonathan Gibson of St. Augustine's Anglican Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Southwood Care Centre, 211 Heritage Drive S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2H 1M9. In living memory of Mildred Wilson, 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 (7/4/97).

WILSON - W. Pearl Wilson (nee Giles) went home to her Lord on Friday, October 24, 1997. A Memorial Service will be held at Bowness Baptist Church, (8103 - 48 Avenue N.W.), on Tuesday, October 28, 1997, at 11:00 a.m. In living memory of Pearl Wilson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (10/27/97).

WINDSOR - Brian Windsor passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 15, 1997 at the age of 56 years. Brian was born in the Pilot Mound, Manitoba area on May 26, 1941. Brian spent his early years in Pilot Mound, Manitoba. He had a long and successful career in information systems management and design. He will be loved and missed by Stella, his daughter Jennifer and son Bradley, all of Calgary. He is also survived by one brother Larry and his wife Darlene; nieces, Regan and Trisha; as well as extended family members. Brian was predeceased by his father Harold and mother Pearl. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Monday, November 24, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, No. 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta. Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (11/22/97).

WINKLER - Robert Winkler of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Care Centre on Sunday, November 23, 1997 at the age 84 years. He is survived by his three step-children, Tom, Keith and Myrna Germaine; as well as five grandchildren. He is also survived by his two sisters, Mildred Parohl, and Marion Andreas; his two brothers, Art and Jim Winkler; as well as his nephew Phil Winkler. Robert was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church (321 - 90 Avenue S.E.), today, November 25, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church (321 - 90 Avenue S.E.) on Wednesday, November 26, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Very Rev. Josef F. Schmelz, S.A.C. Celebrant. In living memory of Robert Winkler, 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).

WINTONYK - It is with great sorrow, that we announce the passing of Bill Wintonyk at the ageof 79 years. He was predeceased by his wife Mary on October 3, 1995. Bill will be lovinglyremembered by his daughter Donna Bushard and her fiance Charles Milles of Henderson,Nevada; a nephew Allen Kimmel, his wife Sharon, and their family of Calgary; a brother Steveand his wife Kay of Medicine Hat, Alberta. Also left to mourn are numerous nephews, nieces,and family; close friends, Ken and Mary McLeod of Edmonton, Alberta. Bill was appreciated forhis love of life and fighting spirit. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at a MemorialService at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 CentreStreet North), on Monday, December 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Robert M. Kasun,C.S.B. of St. Pius X Catholic Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may bemade directly to the Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1B8.In living memory of William Wintonyk, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park byMcINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (12/14/97).

WISHART - Mr. Lloyd James Wishart, beloved husband of Mrs. Lydia Wishart of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on September 5, 1997, at the age of 75 years. He is the loving father of Gail (Martin) McLaughlin, of Red Deer, Garry (Vicki) Wishart, of Calgary, Arthur Wishart, of Calgary, and Glenn (Lorraine) Wishart, of Calgary. Lloyd is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren; three sisters, Marge Newman of Belle Plaine, Saskatchewan, Ethel Keating of Salmon Arm, B.C. and Jean Roberts of Parksville, B.C. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Lloyd is predeceased by his parents, and his four brothers. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday, September 9, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road (3km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555 (9/7/97).

WITNACK - Mrs. Rayma Katherine Whitnack, beloved wife of Mr. Frank Whitnack, passed away peacefully at her home on September 7, 1997 at the age of 71 years. Rayma was born in East Florenceville, New Brunswick, August 6, 1926. She served in the W.A.C. of the R.C.A.F from 1943 - 1945. During this period she met Frank and at the end of the war they married in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, August 8, 1945, coming to Calgary shortly thereafter, where she resided for the remainder of her life. Her final day was spent with all three of her precious children, which made her very happy, and for which we will be eternally grateful. Her many loves included her family and friends, curling (she and Frank were Charter members of the Calgary Winter Club), bridge and driving her van. She will be forever remembered by daughter, Betty Boon, son-in-law Gary and their children Michael and David; son Richard Whitnack, daughter-in-law Cheryl and their children Daun and John, and son Alan Whitnack, daughter-in-law Joyce and their children Staci and Eric. Rayma also leaves behind sisters Marian Noble (Kingston, Ont) and Bette Nartub (Moncton, NB); brother Norman Smith (Olds, AB.) Wendell Smith (Manotick, Ont) and Bob Smith (Calgary); brother-in-law Ron Noble and Mervyn Martin and sisters-in-law Carolle Smith, Eva Smith, Linda Smith and Ruth Devonshire (Kingston, Ont). She also leaves behind Frank's family who became her family when they arriuved in Alberta, especially Dorothy (Dot) Whitnack who was one of her best friends. She also leaves many nieces and nephews too numerous to list. Rayma was predeceased by her brother Richard Smith in 1986. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Saturday, September 13, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow in "Field of Honor" at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends and family so desire, Memorial Tributes may be made directly to The War Amputations of Canada, 1068 Berkley Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta. T3K E1 or Parkinson's Society of Southern Alberta, 480D - 36 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta. T2G 1W4. In living memory of Rayma Whitnack, 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 (9/11/97).