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1997: Births - R
RAFTERY - Paul and Diana are excited to announce the birth of their first child, ANTHONY VINCENT, born September 23, 1997 at 5:42 a.m., weighing a healthy 6 lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents are Leo and Emily Giustini, Doreen Raftery of Montreal and great-grandmother Semina Ficaccio. (10/3/97).
RANCIER - Colin and Laureen are happy to announce the arrival of CHRISTOPHER COLTRANE, born August 8, 1997. Weighing 9 lbs, 2 ozs. The proud grandparents are Victor and Connie Lapointe and Dennis and Elizabeth Rancier (9/6/97).
RANDALL - Bev and Tom are pleased to announce the arrival of their son TAD QUINN, a little brother for Trevor and Benjamin. Born May 20, 1997, weighing 7 lbs., 9 ozs., 22 inches long. Proud grandparents are Mabel Row of Barons, AB, and Geraldine and Tom Randall of Calgary. Special thanks to the staff of the Rockyview Hospital (6/6/97).
RASMUSSEN - Gary and Jody are thrilled to announce the long awaited arrival of their first child, AUSTIN ERIK, born September 5, 1997 at 12:47p.m. weighing 5 lbs 15 ozs. Beaming big brothers Todd and Adam are equally excited. Also excited Tante Tina of Toronto, Tante Jane and family of Edmonton. Proud grandparents are far more Ville of Calgary and Papa Ross of Burnaby (9/12/97).
RAST - SherriAnn and Robert were blessed by the arrival of SAMSON LEVI. Oct. 21, 1997, 7 lbs, 9 ozs, 20 inches in length in Kelowna Hospital, a little brother for Tiana. Proud grandparents are, Barbara and Kenny Wilks, Ken and Mary Anderson all of Kelowna, Eugene and Elli Rast of Calgary (11/29/97).
RAYNER - Merle and Linda. Our quiver is full, God has blessed us with a daughter, HANNAH JOY, born November 16, 1997, weighing 7 lbs., 12 oz, 20 inches long, a sister for Rebekah, Caleb and Matthias (11/20/97).
REMPEL - Lloyd and Norma and Shawn and Cody are pleased to announce the birth of their third child, and sister KELSEY ANN, born on June 18, 1997, at 5:14 pm. weighing 7 lbs. measuring 21 inches. Special thanks to Dr. Suzanne Morris at the Peter Loughheed Centre (7/5/97).
RICE - Chandra, Steven and big sisters Chantal and Alaysha were blessed by the arrival of twins on July 4, 1997, ASHTON BRENNAN JOHNSON RICE at 12:44 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 5 ozs., and 18 inches long, and BREANNA ANGEL JOHNSON RICE at 12:51 p.m., weighing 3 lbs. 14ozs., and 16 inches long. Breanna lived only 3 days but lives forever in our hearts and in our memories. Special thanks to Dr. Hauck and the caring nurses on Unit 51 and NICU at Foothills Hospital (12/20/97).
RICHERT - Lori and Wilf are pleased to announce the arrival of ADAM COLE RICHERT, born July 3, 1997, weighing 5 lbs. 7 ozs (7/12/97).
RIES - Larry and Jill are pleased to announce the arrival of SIMON MATTHEW, a brother for Clarke and Adam, born May 17, 1997. Proud Grandparents and Great Grandmother are Don and Agnes Ries and Mary Allen (6/10/97).
ROBINSON - Lisa, Paul and big sister Michelena are thrilled to announce the arrival of JACK, on November 29, 1997, weighing 8 lbs. 13 ozs., and measuring 23 inches long. Proud grandparents are Ann and John Robinson of White City, Saskatchewan, and Ann and John Zelem of Calgary (12/13/97).
ROBINSON - Jim, Pam and big sisters Alyssa, Caitlyn and Taylor are proud to announce the arrival of SHELBY KRISTIN on October 2, 1997. Weighing 9 lbs. 6 ozs. and 21 1/4 inches long. Many thanks again to Dr. Docksteader and staff at the Peter Lougheed Center (10/25/97).
ROHL - Dave and Kathy are thrilled to announce the arrival of their first child, TYLER CARL, on September 19, 1997 at 9:03 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 10oz. and 20 inches. Proud grandparents are Darlla and Gerald Rohl, Bill Sullivan, Pat and Harry Davies. Thanks to Dr. Lambert, Birth Nurse - Lois Edey and staff at the Rockyview Hospital. (10/3/97).
ROSENE - Keith, Ingrid and Brittany are happy to announce the birth of first son and brother, LANDON CHARLES MAXWELL, born June 8, 1997 at 12:26 a.m. weighing 6 lbs, 4 ozs, 20 inches long (7/1/97).
ROSIN - Ward and Marci are proud to announce the birth of their first child, THOMAS JAMES, born on May 24, 1997 at 7:34 p.m. He weighed 7 lbs. 13 ozs. and was 20inches long. Proud grandparents are Stan and Sharon Sopczak and Lawrence and Winnifred Rosin, all of Outlook, Saskatchewan. Great Grandmothers are Sophie Sopczak and Bette Mitchel. Special thanks to Dr. Iwanicki and Dr. O'Connor and the nursing staff at the Peter Lougheed Hospital (6/28/97).
ROSS/SCOTT - Drew and Sarah are thrilled to announce the arrival of ISOBEL ALEXANDRA in Calgary on November 9, 1997 weighing 7 lbs., 11 ozs. Delighted grandmothers are Susan Ross of Calgary and Ruth Scott of Toronto, great-grandmothers are Dorothy Pepall and Dorothy Fenton, both of Toronto. Isobel is a niece for Sandra, Monty, Jack and Jennie (11/22/97).
RUSHFORD - Scott and Michelle Rushford are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter ANASTASSIA HAYLEY, on July 7, 1997 at 8:37 pm, weighing 7 lbs, 5 ozs. Proud grandparents are Edward and Maxine Silver and Larry and Frankie Rushford. Great grandmothers, Julie Toro and Theda Rushford along with Aunt Heidi and Uncle Trevor join in the celebration (7/10/97).