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1997: Deaths - Z

ZABIELLO - Veronika passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on October 17, 1997, at the age of 76 years. She is survived by her brother Walter (Mary) Lapaj and their daughter Anna Teresa of Calgary. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Our Lady Queen of Peace (Polish) Catholic Church, 2111 Uxbridge Drive N.W. on Tuesday, October 21, 1997 at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Queen of Peace (Polish) Catholic Church on Wednesday, October 22, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Eugeniusz Bolda, SCh, Celebrant. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Jacques Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0711 (10/20/97).

ZACHARIASSEN - Hans T. Zachariassen, passed away quietly at the Hanna Hospital on June 28, 1997 at the age of 79. After spending time in the Hanna and Rockyview Hospitals, Hans chose to return home to Hanna to be among family and friends. "Poppa" was the loving father of two daughters, Susan and Amber of Calgary, and a model father because of his hard work, strong principles and responsibilities. Hans will be remembered and missed by his sister Ruth Colbert of Hanna; brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Phyllis Zachariassen of Rosebud; and brother-in-law Harry Price of Red Deer. Hans was a favourite uncle and story teller to Sandra (Mike) Lawrence, Rod Colbert, Neill Colbert; and the Zachariassen family of Donna, Roy (Laurie), Richard (Helen), Judy and Linda. He was predeceased by his parents, sister Christine, and brother-in-law Mac. Hans was born on March 2, 1918 at home in Scotfield, Alberta, a second child to Norwegian immigrants Eric and Ingeborg Zachariassen. He was raised in the Stanmore/Youngstown area. Before joining the army in 1942, Hans worked as a carpenter with his father. During his military service in England, Belgium and France, Hans served with the tank and reconnaissance divisions. He returned home in 1945 to run the family farm. After retiring from farming and ranching in 1980, Hans spent his time with friends golfing, fishing, curling, travelling, over coffee, seniors slow pitch and winters in warmer climates. He also visited Norway and hosted many Norwegian relatives over the years. Hans expressed to his family, his appreciation for the care and support he received from the staff at the Hanna Hospital. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 4 at 2:00 p.m. at All Saints Anglican Church, 107 - 6 Avenue West in Hanna. Interment will follow at Hanna Cemetery. A Luncheon will follow at the Legion Hall in Hanna. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Hanna Hospital or Stars Air Ambulance (7/2/97).

ZBOYA - Douglas Craig Zboya, lifelong companion of Lori van Weenen of Calgary, passed away tragically in Clearwater, British Columbia on October 3, 1997 at the age of 33 years. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to a trust fund set up for Colby and Sydnee at any Royal Bank in care of their mother, Lori van Weenen. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, October 18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with PastorRandy Rohrick of Rockyview Alliance Church officiating. In living memory of Doug, 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 (10/18/97).

ZEH - Mary (nee Gorr), passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on June 26, 1997 at the age of 80 years. Mary will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Sharon Koopman and her husband Donald; and her grandchildren, Kent and Crystal, all of Calgary; her sister Pauline Brielsman of Hanna; her brother and sister-in-law, Albert and Alice Gorr of Acme; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Hughie and Eileen Zaye of Creston, B.C., and Elsie Darr, Gordon Corson, and Bill Vinall, all of Calgary. Mary is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Walter, her parents, Adam and Elizabeth Gorr, her sisters, Annie, Emma and Catherine, and her brothers, Henry and Alex. Mary was a long-time resident of Brooks and she will by sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery, Calgary. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Mary's name may be made to the charity or organization of the donor's choice. Many thanks to Dr. Pat Martin, the Doctors, Nurses and support staff of the Rockyview Hospital for their wonderful care and kindness. At Foster's Funeral Homes (Garden Chapel), annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service, an "Ornamental Dove" will be dedicated in memory of Mary. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (7/1/97).

ZEIGLER - Mary Eliza, beloved wife of the late Clare Zeigler, passed away at RockyviewHospital in Calgary on December 13, 1997 at the age of 84 years. She is survived by two nieces,Mrs. Maxine (Bud) Richardt of Saskatoon, Sask., Mrs. Ina-Mae (Wally) Collins of Kenaston,Sask.; and a nephew Doug Boomhower of Saskatoon, Sask.; as well as by her many friends.Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4Street N.W. on Wednesday, December 17, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Queen'sPark Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial tributes to the charity of the donor'schoice. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888(12/15/97).

ZELEM - Helen Zelem of Calgary, passed away at the George Boyack Nursing Home on Tuesday, June 3, 1997 at the age of 93 years. She is survived by two sons, John (Ann) of Calgary and Bill (Christine) of Blackfalds, AB; three grandchildren, Steve Zelem, Lisa (Paul) Robinson and Andrea Zelem; one great-grandchild Michelena; and numerous cousins in the Ukraine. Helen was predeceased by her husband Stefan in 1955 and her grandson Aaron in 1988. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Monday, June 9, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Helen's name to a charity of one's choice. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (6/6/97).

ZENTNER - Mrs. Clara Florence Zentner, beloved wife of the late Mr. Ralph Zentner ofCalgary, AB, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Saturday, November 29, 1997 at the ageof 90 years. Clara is the loving mother of Edward (Ed) and Emilie Zentner, Ronald and JoyceZentner, Audrey and Bob Swires, and Pat Beiswanger, all of Calgary; twelve grandchildren,twenty-four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by fourbrothers and two sisters. Clara was predeceased by her husband Ralph in 1974, sons, Denis in1968, Laurie in 1983 and daughter-in-law Veronica in 1988. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Clarawas raised in Saskatchewan until 1962. Clara then moved to Calgary with her husband Ralphand resided in Calgary until her passing. Clara will be fondly remembered by her family andfriends. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 5340 - 4Street S.W., Calgary, AB on Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. with Reverend JohnMaes officiating. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 5340 - 4Street S.W., Calgary, AB on Thursday, December 4, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend JohnMaes, Celebrant. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined,memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 ParkRoad S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6. Honoured to serve the family, CORNERSTONE FUNERALHOME and CREMATORIUM, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K7B1. Phone: 1-888-381-7778.

ZIEGLER - Elizabeth, passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre in Calgary on June 9, 1997 at the age of 91 years. Elizabeth leaves to mourn, her son Earland (Shirley) Ziegler; her daughter Maxine Ryan; eight grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren; her half-brother Wesley Bettcher; and many nieces and nephews. Elizabeth was predeceased by husband George in October of 1985, and her siblings, Ernest, William, Ruth, and Anita. The family also mourns the tragic loss of Maxine's husband David Ryan at this time. Elizabeth was a self-taught sewer and helped with the raising of her brothers and sisters. She was always willing to help with any sewing or craft project. The family wishes to extend its sincere thanks to the staff of the Bethany Care Centre for looking after Mama. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Friday, June 13, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial tributes to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 3Y6 would be appreciated by the family. At FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES (Garden Chapel) annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service, an "Ornamental Dove" will be dedicated in memory of Elizabeth. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/12/97).

ZIELINSKI - Bill passed away in Calgary on Monday, December 15, 1997. Formerly of Mikado,Sask. Longtime educator in Alberta. Funeral Services to take place in St. Albert this weekend.Arrangements by Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home. Telephone: 403-422-2222 for details(12/18/97).