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AMAN - Robert (Bob) G. Aman, beloved husband of Mrs. Jean Aman of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 17, 1997 after a stroke at the age of 78 years. Bob was born on April 6, 1919 in Belleville, Ontario. Bob served with the Tri-Services during World War II. He graduated Business College in Ontario in 1941, as well as achieving his C.A. Degree in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario from 1945 to 1950. Bob resided in many cities including: Peterborough, New York, Winnipeg, Edmonton, as well as Calgary. Bob worked from 1964 to 1970 as the C.A., Assistant Administrator of the Edmonton General Hospital. He was married to Jean on May 20, 1972. He was actively involved in the Corpus Christi Catholic Perish, as well as serving on the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the Golden Age Club from 1995 to 1996. He will be remembered for giving generously of his time for both professional and volunteer organizations. Two occasions that brought Bob great joy were, achieving his pilots license and presenting his son Robert's Wings at "Wing's Graduation Day" in April 1989. Besides his loving wife, Bob is also survived by his children, three sons, Terry Aman, Wayne Aman, both of Calgary, and Robert Aman of Ottawa, Ontario; four daughters, Mary Anne Wuest of Hawaii, Joan Taylor of St. Albert, Alberta, Elizabeth Hobart of Ladner, British Columbia, and Karen Waterfield of Calgary; as well as eleven grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Margaret Govier of Ottawa, Ontario. Bob is predeceased by a granddaughter Marion, his brother Stewart in 1992, and his sister Mary in 1996. Funeral Mass will be held at Ascension Catholic Church, (1100 Berkshire Boulevard N.W.), on Monday, October 20, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Greg Coupal of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Celebrant. 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 Robert G. Aman, 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 (10/19/97).

AMBROGIANO - Mrs. Filomena Ambrogiano of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on June 18, 1997 at the age of 93 years. Filomena was born in Fossacessia, Chieti, Italy, and married Giuseppe on December 29, 1933; then immigrated to Calgary in 1959. During the last two years she resided at the Bow Valley Lodge and discovered new friendships. She was a strong and sincere person, who devoted her whole life to God. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. She is the loving mother of a daughter and son-in-law, Maria and Domenic Dragani of Sedgewick, Alberta; and grandmother to Gabriella Hill, Joe Dragani, Janet Yarham, Carlo Spoletini, and Valeri Polini; and a great-grandmother of fourteen children. Filomena is also survived by three sisters and one brother, Maria Arrizza of Italy, Nicoletta Marrone of Montreal, Violetta Sorgini of Australia, and Giovanni Paolini of Australia. She is also survived by several other brothers and sisters-in-law and relatives. She was predeceased by her husband Giuseppe on October 24, 1986, a daughter Rosina Spoletini on September 25, 1993, son-in-law Albert Spoletini on November 14, 1996, brother Giuseppe Paolini on October 9, 1989, sister Rosina Caravaggio, brother Antonio Paolini, and parents, Rosaria and Francesco Paolini. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Sunday, June 22, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Grace Italian and English Catholic Church (1714 - 14 Avenue N.E.) on Monday, June 23, 1997 at 9:30 a.m. with the Rev. Valentino Alberton C.S. Celebrant. Graveside Services to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. Special thanks to the staff of Bow Valley Lodge 100, and to the nursing staff of Unit 44 of the Peter Lougheed Hospital, for their tender loving care. In living memory of Filomena Ambrogiano, 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 (6/20/97).

AMONSON - Susan May Amonson (nee Martin), beloved wife of David Amonson of Calgary, passed away while vacationing in British Columbia on September 15, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 52 years. Born and educated in Calgary, Susan resided here all of her life. After graduating from Mount Royal College she worked at Century Geophysical and IBM, and later taught computer courses at Mobil Oil. In 1989 she joined her husband David in his accounting firm. Susan enjoyed travelling, needle craft, and being with people; but she especially enjoyed dinners with family and friends. Besides her loving husband, Susan is survived by two daughters, Lisa and Lori; her parents, Bill and Edna Martin; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Dan Shannon; and two nephews, Greg and Chris, all of Calgary. She is also survived by Dave's family and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, September 18, 1997 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at St. Barnabas' Anglican Church (1407 - 7 Avenue N.W.), on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Canon Arthur W. Wilcox officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. 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. In living memory of Susan Amonson, 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 (9/18/97).

AMY - Mrs. Norah Amy of Calgary, passed away at her residence on Monday, November 3, 1997 at the age of 75 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (11/4/97).

ANCO - Richard (Dick) Stephen, passed away at Rockyview Hospital on October 21, 1997 at the age of 66 years after courageously battling cancer since the spring. Dick is survived by his loving and ever-present companion and wife Joan Casey; his mother Mary; his two brothers, Don and Ron, all of Toronto; a daughter Lynn Souliere; and two grandchildren, Chelsea and Thomas Souliere of Kitchener, ON. Dick was born in Toronto on February 14, 1931. He attended Parkdale Collegiate and graduated from the University of Toronto in 1953 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and economics. After graduating, he spent a year studying at Osgoode Hall law school before entering Journalism with the Canadian Press Wire Service in Toronto in 1954. He spent the next twenty years working in Winnipeg, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal in a variety of roles as reporter and editor on the news desk, photo desk, and business desk. In 1974, he left Journalism to pursue a career in public affairs with Shell Canada where he remained until his retirement in 1991. During his time with Shell as manager of communications, Dick received many awards for his corporate publications. An active volunteer, he was a member of the Toronto Press Club and for many years served as a judge with the National Newspaper Awards. Following his retirement, his volunteer involvement continued with the Alberta Children's Hospital Society, Voiceprint, John Howard Society, Salvation Army Food Bank, and PALS. As well, he found time to write a corporate history, Railways to Resources - Evolution of PanCanadian Petroleum. In the winter he curled and during the summer, Dick and Joan often spent time in the mountains walking their two dogs, Chimo and Viking. For his family and many friends, both in the Calgary area and in eastern Canada, Dick died too soon with too much left to do. He will be fondly remembered for his steadfast friendship, words of encouragement, gentle laughter and loving ways. Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary) on Friday, October 24, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Tom Melvin of Lakeview United Church officiating. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Turner & Porter Yorke Chapel (2357 Bloor Street West at Windermere, near the Jane Subway, Toronto, ON) on Thursday, October 30, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Alberta Children's Hospital Society, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7; The Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 - 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T6; and/or the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. In addition, family and friends are establishing a scholarship in honor of Richard's memory. The award will be made to a second year student in the Bachelor of Applied Communications Journalism program at Mount Royal College. Contributions may be sent to Mount Royal College, 4825 Richard Road S.W., Calgary T3E 6K6. Special thanks to doctors and nurses at the Rockyview Hospital, Calgary and the Ottawa Civic Hospital. In living memory of Richard Anco, 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 (10/23/97).

ANDERSON - Bjarne (Barney) Arthur Anderson, beloved husband of Thelma, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on November 28, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 79 years. Barney was born September 2, 1918 and has resided in Calgary for the past fifty-two years. He was employed with Trotter and Morton for thirty-eight years, retiring in September 1983. Barney will be greatly missed by his loving wife Thelma; a daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Gordon; two sons and daughters-in-law, Rick and Shelley, Jim and Anita; a brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Vi; a sister and brother-in-law, Vina and Bill; as well as numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Pastor Beth DeVan officiating. In living memory of Barney Anderson, 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(11/30/97).

ANDERSON - Mrs. Edna (Vi) Anderson, beloved wife of Mr. Winston (Buzz) Anderson of Calgary passed away at the Foothills Hospital on June 28, 1997 after a brief battle with cancer at the age of 70 years. Vi was a longtime rural mail lady with Canada Post. She was an avid camper. Besides her loving husband Win of fifty-four years, she will be lovingly remembered by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Belle and Bob Archer, Kathy and Gordon Miller; two grandchildren, Garry and his wife Jerri-Anne and Cory and her husband Scott; three great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Chelsea-Ann and Toni. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), today, July 1, 1997 at 3:00 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. In living memory of Vi Anderson, 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).

ANDERSON - Mrs. Hazel Irene Anderson, beloved wife of Harold Anderson of Calgary, passed away suddenly at Central Park Lodge on Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at the age of 79 years. Beside her husband, she will be lovingly remembered by her children, son Gary Anderson of Vancouver; and her daughter Gail (Bob) Vandenberg of Calgary; as well as two grandsons, Mark Vandenberg of Oklahoma and Craig Vandenberg of Calgary; one great-grandson Kyle Vandenberg; three brothers, Clifford (Jean) Halverson of Vancouver, Kenny (Verna) Halverson of Taber and Lawrence (May) Halverson of Calgary; and two sisters, Lilian Hill of Vancouver and Clarine Johnson of Saskatchewan. At the family's request, no Funeral Service will be held. In lieu of flowers, if desired, a donation in Hazel's memory may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 3Y6. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES. "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (9/18/97).

ANDERSEN - Ira Wolldemar, beloved and cherished husband of Joan for forty-three years, passed away after a brief illness at Peter Lougheed Hospital on June 19, 1997. Survived by his wife Joan; his mother Maria (Cornies) Andersen of Surrey, B.C.; his sister-in-law Blanche Crichton of Calgary; and nieces, Linda Hearn (Roland) and Lorna Gronberg (Eric), and their children, Shannon, Michael, Ryan, and Paul Hearn, and Jennifer and Susan Gronberg. He was predeceased by his father Carl. Ira was born in Calgary on May 5, 1933 and as a teenager he lived in Vancouver. He returned to Calgary in 1953 and married Joan in May 1954. He was employed at the Calgary General Hospital for twenty-five years. Ira was a very kind, caring, devoted husband and was Joan's childhood sweetheart, soul-mate and best friend. They shared a very deep love for one another. Private Service at Temple Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (6/23/97).

ANDERSON - Margaret J. Anderson passed away on December 12, 1997 at the Tom Baker Centre. Margaret was born in Dominion City, Manitoba on January 20, 1923. In 1952 she and her husband Art moved to Calgary where they lived and raised their family. Marg worked for Gulf Canada Resources for nine years until her retirement. She is survived by her son Ross (Sandra Daignault) Anderson of Calgary; daughters, Bev Leche of Vancouver, Nancy (David Glenwright) Anderson of Vancouver, and Pat (Kerry Davies) Anderson of Calgary. Marg is also survived by her six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, one niece and one nephew. She was predeceased by her husband Art in 1996, as well as her parents, four brothers, one sister, and a nephew. Funeral Services will be held at Parkdale United Church, 2919 - 8 Avenue N.W., on Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Jan Craig officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Parkdale United Church (Calgary) Foundation. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home", 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. Telephone: 299-0100 (12/14/97).

ANDERSON - Milward V. of Sidney, BC, passed away June 15, 1997 at Victoria. Beloved husband of fifty-seven years of Mildred (Millie) Anderson, and cherished father of four sons, Doug (Beverly); Jim (Bette); Russ (Rita); Murray (Diane); fifteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and as well, two brothers, Jack and Alex; and a sister Margaret. He was predeceased by his parents and a sister Chris. Milward was born November 16, 1915 at Calgary, AB, and spent his working life with the family business, Anderson Plumbing Company Ltd. in Calgary. Milward and Millie retired to Ardmore Drive, Sidney in 1971. Service of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, June 21, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. in St. Paul's United Church, 2410 Malaview, Sidney, BC. In lieu of flowers, tributes, if desired, may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon or a charity of your choice. A Memorial Service will be held in Calgary at a later date. McCALL'S Telephone: 1-250-385-4465 (6/19/97).

ANDERSON - Molly Anderson of Calgary, passed away at the Beverly Centre on Sunday, September 7, 1997 at the age of 89 years. She is the loving mother of a son and daughter-in-law, Howard and Irene of Calgary; and Nana to Leslie and David. A Private Family Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Elboya Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Wednesday, September 10, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Gordon Jackson officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3G2. In living memory of Molly Anderson, 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 (9/9/97).

ANDERSON - Scott Edward Anderson, beloved husband of Carla Anderson, passed away suddenly on July 21, 1997 at the age of 25 years. Scott is also survived by his dear son Daniel; his parents, Edward and Pat Anderson of Edmonton; his grandfather Herman (Nola) Anderson of Delta, B.C.; his grandmother Betty Anderson of Surrey, B.C.; four brothers, Tim (Rita) Hehn and Bob Hehn of Edmonton, and Gord (Trish) Hehn and Chris (Chrissy) Hehn in B.C.; three sisters, Cathy Anderson of Edmonton, Terri Cassidy and Cindy Hehn in B.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews; his father and mother-in-law, Matt and Sheila Lorentz; his Nan Gloria Hunt; and a brother and sister-in-law, Dale and Debbie Lorentz, and their children, Lindsey and Ashley of Calgary. Memorial Service at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Thursday, July 24, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Barbara Langton of the Kimberley United Church, Kimberley, B.C. officiating. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602 (7/23/97).

ANDREKSON - The Honourable Mr. Justice Alexander (Andy) Andrekson, passed away quietly in his 75th year, Friday morning, December 12, 1997 at Edmonton. His memory will be cherished by his loving wife Margaret; his "Very wonderful children", Sally, Jim (Christine), Janie (Pat), John (Judy) and Peter; and by his adored grandchildren, David, Emily, Diana and Kate. He is also survived by his sister Mary and brother George. His sister Lydia predeceased him in 1991. Cremation has taken place. A Service of Celebration will be held at Robertson-Wesley United Church, 10209 - 123 Street, Edmonton, on Tuesday, December 16 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Edmonton Community Foundation, 10117 Jasper Ave., T5J 1W8 or to the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta. "Don't cry for me that I have gone, Sing praises that I have lived." FOSTER and McGARVEY LIMITED. Funeral Directors and Licensed Cremation. Telephone: 403-428-6666. Canadian-Independent (12/14/97).

ANDREWS - Mr. Angus (Andy) Andrews of DeWinton, passed away suddenly on September 12, 1997. He leaves with loving memories his daughter Lori Andrews and Judy Munson of DeWinton; daughter Gae and her husband Jerry; and son Kevin Monaghan of Lakeland, Florida; and sister Laura Wenger of Calgary. Andy was predeceased by his wife Audree, grandson Ryan Monaghan, brother George (Isobel) Andrews and brother-in-law Laverne Wenger. Funeral Services will be held at Scarboro United Church (134 Scarboro Avenue S.W.) on Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Judy Chapman 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 remembrance of his beloved wife Audree. In living memory of Angus Andrews, 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 (9/14/97).

ANDREW - Mrs. Ann Andrew of Calgary, and formerly of Vancouver, passed away peacefully on June 5, 1997, in Calgary, at the age of 73 years. She is survived by her three children, Bob Halsall, Murray (Lori), and Sandra. Also leaves to mourn, grandchildren, Brenda (Bruce) Leask, Shelley (Anil) Dolan, and Bobby (Sherry) Halsall, and their children. Ann was predeceased by a grandchild Roxanne Rose. She will be sadly missed by her siblings, Pauline (Delon) Erickson, Evelyn (Cass) Hyciek, and George (Georgia) Tomik. Predeceased by an infant sister Gracie, brothers, Paul and John Tomik, survived by their widows, Margaret and Blanche. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and their children. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Tuesday, June 10, 1997 at 3:00 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 or directly to the Arthritis Society, 105, 1301 - 8 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 1B7. In living memory of Ann Andrew, 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 (6/8/97).

ANSON - Mrs. Florence Anson (nee Okell) passed away peacefully at the Chinook Nursing Home on December 1, 1997 at the age of 89 years. She will be lovingly remembered by daughter Gladys (Wilfred) Hurlbert; son William (Lorrine) Anson, both of Calgary; daughter Margaret (Murray) Leonard of Medicine Hat. She is also survived by eight grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Florence was predeceased by her husband William Arthur, as well as two brothers and four sisters. Born in Acme in 1907, she spent most of her childhood in Calgary area. While living in Stirlingville, she attended the Bancroft School. She live in Medicine Hat for sixty years and returned to Calgary in 1988. Florence was a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, as well as Ladies Auxiliary of B.L.F.E. Lodge in Medicine Hat. Funeral Services will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 - 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Thursday, December 4, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with Interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E. T2G 3Y6. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711 (12/4/97).

APPLEYARD - On June 8, 1997, Dana Michael Appleyard of Sherwood Park, passed away suddenly at the age of 18 years. He is survived by his loving parents, Doug and Beth; sister Jacqueline; two brothers, Tyler and Sheldon; grandparents, George and Irene Appleyard, and Ralph and Mary Main; also numerous aunts and uncles, and other relatives and many friends. Funeral Services were held June 12, 1997 at the Sherwood Park United Church. In lieu of other tributes, contributions may be made to the Ardrossan High School Art Department, 53129 Range Road 222, Ardrossan, Alberta T8E 2M8 (6/18/97).

ARCHER - Anthony Gordon (senior engineer with Petro Canada, Alberta), passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 27, 1997, in Calgary, Alberta, Tony Archer, formerly of Newfoundland, aged 40 years. Predeceased by his parents, Gordon and Delia. Leaving to mourn, his wife Marietta (nee Hawco); beloved daughter Lori Anne; sister Mary Elizabeth; aunts, Elizabeth Walsh, St. John's, Caroline Pickett, Sackville, N.S., Florence Blackwell, Ontario, Maura Martin, St. John's; uncles, Raymond Archer and Bernard Archer, both of Halifax; other relatives and friends. Resting at CARNELL'S FUNERAL HOME, 329 Freshwater Road on Monday and Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass to take place on Wednesday, December 3, 1997 at 9:45 a.m. from St. Pius X Parish with Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre. Donations in his memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (12/3/97).

ARKELL - Rose Arkell of the Central Park Lodge passed away on November 25, 1997 at the age of 86 years. Rose is survived by her brother Terry Soldan of Vegreville, Alberta; sisters, Marie Wasa, Edmonton, Phyllis Yanchyshyn, Salmon Arm, B.C., Nettie Petaske, Kelowna, B.C., Olga (Nick) Kostyniuk, Edmonton and Evangeline Kitz, Kelowna; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Tom in 1981, her parents Dmytro and Catherine Soldan, five brothers and three sisters. Funeral Services will be held at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance " (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Saturday, November 29, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Internment will follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Central Park Lodge 1813 - 9 Street S.W., Calgary T2T 3C2. As a tribute to Rose, LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME will make a donation to Central Park Lodge. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone 228-4422(11/27/97).

ARKES - Ronald G. Arkes, of the Millarville district, passed away surrounded by his family at the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary on Sunday, June 29, 1997 at the age of 71 years. Ron was born September 18, 1925 in De Bilt, Utrecht, Holland. After being raised on a farm, he joined the Armed Forces and spent six years in Indonesia. Ron came to Canada in 1952 and began working for the PFRA, then the Lazy FT in Hussar, AB as a herdsman; and later, managing the Model Dairies Jersey Farm. Ron's interests in farming broadened, enticing him to rent three quarter sections to farm but he found it too lonely, so he became a truck driver of Midland Superior and Melchin Transport. On the highway, near Airdrie, AB is where he met his wife-to-be, whose father had a flat tire. After living south of Red Deer Lake Store, they moved to Conrich but his love for the country brought them back to Millarville in 1966. Ron spent the next thirty-one years playing an active role in the Square Butte Community. As well as ranching and being a Game Warden, Ron became interested in the student transportation business. He helped set up the Bus Drivers Association, became a School Trustee, was instrumental in a manual for Safety Oriented School Bus Drivers Training as well as many other community and business related endeavors. Ron retired from the Foothills School Division in 1997, after twenty-seven years of service. Ron always said, "I have no regrets and I have had a good life!" We will always love you Granddad. Ron will be deeply missed by is loving wife, Jeannette of thirty-seven years; daughter Wendy and granddaughter Staci Arkes; his son and daughter-in-law Bernie and Sue, and their children, Doug, Don, Scott, Ben and Brent Arkes; his daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Mike and their children, Kinnie, Tristan, Skylar-Ty Willis, all of Millarville, AB; and his son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Ann, and their children, David, Randy, Sarah and RJ (Ron) Arkes, all of Black Diamond, AB. He was predeceased by his parents, Ben and Else, and two brothers, John Otto and Hansa. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary), on Thursday, July 3, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. In living memory of Ron Arkes, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY, AB T2X 3J3. Telephone: 1-403-256-9575 (7/2/97).

ARMSTRONG - Jack James of Calgary and Hussar passed away suddenly on June, 1997 at the age of 74 years, doing what he loved to do, riding his horse Tony and helping out at the farm. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife and friend, Muriel; and family, Judy and Lorne Currie of Hussar, Jacqueline and Thomas Dickson-Armstrong of Calgary, Jim Armstrong and Judi Trelenberg (children, Matt and David) of Edmonton, and Wendy and Doug Newton of Crossfield; five grandchildren, Stacy (Jason) Evans, Jody (Shawn) Evans, Laura Currie, Cassandra Newton, Tyler Newton; great-grandson Tristen Evans; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Rose, father Clarence and step-mother Ellen. He was a very active, dedicated member and leader of many fraternal organizations including, Al Azhar Temple (Past Potentate 1994), an active riding member of the Al Azhar Mounted Patrol (thirty-five years), Hussar Masonic Lodge No. 130 (fifty-four years), Harmony Chapter No. 25 (life member), Cyprus Preceptory No. 33 (life member), 32 Degree Scottish Rite Valley Calgary, Rose Croix Calgary and Hussar Chapter No. 92, Order of the Eastern Star (currently serving his ninth term as Worthy Patron). A loving family man, a rancher, a farmer, a fraternal man, a man who loved to serve, to see progress, to make things happen by leadership, a man who will be sadly missed. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Thursday, June 12, 1997 at 12:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Shriner's Hospitals for Children, c/o Al Azhar Temple, Box 70038, Bowness Postal Outlet, Calgary, AB. T3B 5K3. At Foster's Funeral Homes "Garden Chapel's" annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service, an "Ornamental Dove" will be dedicated in memory of Jack. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/10/97).

ASCHACHER - Mary Emilia Aschacher (nee Brunetto), beloved wife of the late Peter Aschacher of Blairmore, a former resident of the Beaver Dam Lodge, Calgary, Alberta, passed away at the Crowsnest Pass Long Term Care Centre on June 22, 1997 at the age of 94 years. Prayers will be held in St. Anne's Catholic Church in Blairmore on Wednesday, June 25, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in St. Anne's Catholic Church in Blairmore on Thursday, June 26, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Jack Pereira, Celebrant. Interment to follow in the family plot St. Anne's Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations will be gratefully accepted for the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to FANTINS FUNERAL CHAPEL. Telephone: 1-403-562-8555 (6/24/97).

ASHCROFT - Robert. Peacefully and with courage, Monday, December 8, 1997, in theOttawa General Hospital. Robert James Ashcroft, age 41. Beloved husband of JacquelineRopars. Dear son of Mrs. Muriel (Dinner) and the late Philip Ashcroft of Cobourg. Dearbrother of Terry (Gloria) of Cobourg, David of Bowmanville, Mark (Maxine) of Oshawa.Loving uncle of Tyrrell, Jessica, Danielle, Nicole and Ryan. Friends may pay respects at theKELLY FUNERAL HOME, 1255 Walkley Road (East of Bank), Ottawa, Ontario, from 3:00 to5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service Friday in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Inmemoriam donations to the charity of your choice, appreciated (12/10/97).

ATAMANIUK - On Wednesday, November 5, 1997, Sophie Atamaniuk passed away in the Peter Lougheed Centre at the age of 76 years. Sophie was born in the Ukraine and emigrated to Canada at an early age. Upon landing in Halifax, she immediately came West and settled in Calgary, where she has spent her lifetime. It was here she married her husband Ivan and raised their family. Her family was the centre of her life and everything revolved around them. She will be remembered for her wonderful cooking, beautiful gardens and flowers and was also a strong member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church. She is survived by her loving husband Ivan; daughter Dana Ashman and husband Ralph of Calgary; son Steve Atamaniuk and wife Luba of Edmonton; three grandchildren, Sonya Emslie of Calgary, Stephen and Jerry Atamaniuk of Edmonton; also numerous other friends and relatives in Canada and the United States. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church (704 - 6 Street N.E.), on Sunday, November 9, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church on Monday, November 10, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Anton Tarasenko, Celebrant. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Church Painting Fund at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church, 704 - 6 Street N.E., T2E 0N4. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (11/7/97).

AU - Shuen, of Calgary, passed away at the Agape Hospice on Tuesday, December 16, 1997 at the age of 86 years. He is survived by three sons and two daughters, Simon (Anna), Stephen (Cindy) of Calgary, Susan Wong (Thomas) of Hong Kong, Christina Chao (Patrick)of Vancouver, B.C., David of Calgary. Shuen will be lovingly remembered and sadly missedby twelve grandchildren, James (Hillary), Helen, Eleana (Mike Palumbo), Albert, Mandy,Lydia, Angela, Allen, Giselle (Dr. Ron Lim), Eric, Kara, and Kristen; also threegreat-grandchildren, Brandon, Santyna and Alexia. He was predeceased by his wife Au HoTin in 1980, son Wilson in 1980. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so atLEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.),on Friday, December 19, 1997 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held atLeyden's "Chapel of Remembrance" on Saturday, December 20, 1997at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment in Queen's Park Cemetery at a later date. The family of Au Shuenwish to express their sincere and heartfelt gratitude to the staff of the Agape ManorHospice for their care and compassion. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may bemade directly to Agape Manor Hospice (1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., T2N 1B8). As a tribute toShuen, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a donation to the Agape Manor Hospice.Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "A Golden RuleMember". Telephone: 228-4422 (12/17/97).

AUBICHON - Stella Flora Aubichon of Calgary, Alberta, formerly of Saskatoon, passed away peacefully at the Agape Manor, Calgary on Friday, October 31, 1997 at the age of 60 years. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Monday, November 3, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. L. Michael Storey officiating. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Agape Manor, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8. Cremation and arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Calgary, AB. Telephone: 403-228-4422 (11/1/97).

AUCLAIR - Mr. Lucien Rosario Auclair of Calgary, died peacefully at the Glamorgan Nursing Home on October 19, 1997, one week short of his 86th birthday. He was born in Calgary, Alberta on October 25, 1911. Lucien was a Knight of the Fourth Degree, Knights of Columbus, and was a very active and original member of the Ste. Famille Church. He is survived by two sisters, Anna Walsh of Edmonton, and Sr. Cecile Auclair of Montreal (Sisters Franciscaines Missionnaires de l'Immaculate Conception); two brothers, Francois Auclair of Calgary, and Eugene Auclair of Burnaby, B.C.; a niece Claire Kuckle, and a nephew Raymond Corbiel, and their children. Lucien was predeceased by his parents, Helene and Joseph, and three siblings, Bertha Corbiel, Jacques Auclair, Sr. Helene (Claire) Auclair. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Ste. Famille Catholic Church (1717 - 5 Street S.W.), on Thursday, October 23, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Roger Prieur, O.M.I., Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Foreign Missions c/o Ste. Famille Catholic Church, 1717 - 5 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2S 2A8. In living memory of Lucien Auclair, 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 (10/22/97).

AUDET - Benoit (Ben) Audet of Strathmore, passed away on June 17, 1997 near Strathmore at the age of 38 years. He was born in Ontario on September 22, 1958. Ben is survived by his loving wife Sothana; his three sons, Phillip, Patrick and Erik; as well as numerous other relatives. Prayer Service Friday, June 20, 1997 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Strathmore at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass Saturday, June 21, 1997 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m., Father Ignatius Thu Tran, Celebrant. WHEATLAND FUNERAL HOME LTD. (Strathmore) in care of arrangements. Phone: 934-5666 (6/20/97).

AUSENHUS - Haakon passed away June 16, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Funeral Services will be held at Didsbury, at the Bevan Olson Farm on Saturday, June 21 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Chapels. Telephone: 1-403-335-4773. Interment to follow at Didsbury Cemetery. Family and friends give special thanks to the staff of Forest Grove Centre for the wonderful care and kindness given while under their care (6/20/97).

AUSTEN - Mary Ellen (Ella) Austen of Calgary, formerly of Olds, passed away at the Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital on October 25, 1997, at the age of 88 years. Ella is survived by her children, George and Ellie Austen of Calgary, Irene Weidman of Delburn, Alberta and Teresa Drinkwalter of Red Deer, Alberta; eighteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters, Florence Dick, Esther German and Anna Holland; and a brother George Crowley. Ella was predeceased by her husband Charles, sister Blanch, brother Dan, and son-in-law Murray. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Tuesday, October 28, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Gerard's Catholic Church (8944 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, October 29, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Alexander MacLennan, Celebrant. Graveside Service at Olds Cemetery on Wednesday, October 29, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Special thanks to Dr. Verbeek and the wonderful caring nursing staff at Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital. In living memory of Ella Austen, 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 (10/27/97).