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DOBBS - Mr. Kenneth (Ken) Worth Dobbs, beloved husband of Mrs. Evelyn Dobbs of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on Monday, November 3, 1997 after a lengthy illness at the age of 64 years. Ken was born July 14, 1933 in Lethbridge. He attended L.C.I. in Lethbridge. He played clarinet and tenor saxophone, and was a member of the Lethbridge junior band and junior symphony as well as the Stardusters Dance Band. Ken took a petroleum engineering course at the Mount Royal College in 1952 and 1953. He joined Canada Cities Services Petroleum Ltd. in 1955 where he worked until 1983. He was married to Eve Roach in 1962. Ken was a member of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. for ten years and was a founding member, Calgary Ostomy Society, and past president of the Respiratory Respiratos. Besides his loving wife, Ken is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Glen and Cheryl Dobbs of Calgary; a daughter Cathleen Joan Dobbs and Lyle Andrus of Vauxhall; three grandchildren, Brooke, Dillon and Holly. He is also survived by a sister-in-law Ruth Dobbs of Pincher Creek. He was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Marjorie Dobbs, two brothers, Gordon and Robert Dobbs. Funeral Services will be held at St. Gabriel's Anglican Church (504 - 30 Avenue N.W.), on Friday, November 7, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dennis Frayne officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Ken Dobbs, 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 (11/6/97).

DOCKERY - Irene Joanne (Laurie), age 69, passed away October 23, 1997 at her residence. She was born August 7, 1928 in Brooks, AB. She is survived by her mother Eva Laurie of Calgary; a daughter Maureen Clarke of Delta, BC; a son George McCauley (Lillian) of Calgary; six grandchildren, Christian, Colleen Clarke, Lindsay, Eric, Nicholas, Michael McCauley; and numerous nieces and nephews. Irene was predeceased by her father William Laurie in 1970. Calgary was her home for most of her life. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Alberta Branch No. 1. Irene spent many years in the banking industry where she received the White Hatter Award in 1961 for giving the best service and possessing the most pleasant personality. A Graveside Service will be held at Edenbrook Memorial Gardens (17 Avenue S.W. and Lower Springbank Road) on Thursday, October 30, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Service. Telephone: 228-4422 (10/28/97).

DOMENICHELLI - Katerina (Kay) Domenichelli (nee Nikiforuk), passed away at the Edmonton General Hospital on Monday, November 17, 1997 after a lengthy illness at the age of 77 years. She is the loving mother of her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Ron Pelachuk of Calgary; and grandmother to two grandchildren, Trever and Nathan. She is also survived by three brothers and one sister. Kay was predeceased by her husband Jack in 1975. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Monday, November 24, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Very Rev. Joseph E. LeFort officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Breast Cancer Research, c/o Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. In living memory of Kay Domenichelli, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Fish Creek Chapel", 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-256-9575 (11/21/97).

DONALDSON - Mr. Gordon Leon Donaldson passed away peacefully, December 26, 1997,after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer at the age of 67. Gordon was born inLethbridge, Alberta on November 1, 1930 and was raised in the town of Claresholm. Heobtained a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta in 1952 and began hiscareer as a Project Engineer involved with highway planning and construction in the provinceupon graduation. He went on to become a Senior Planner with the City of Calgary for severalyears before establishing a private land development consulting practice. During the last twentyyears he continued to be active on a semi-retired basis in land development and real estateinvesting. Gordon was a deeply religious and charitable man with a special passion for the poorand the religiously persecuted. That personal ministry began in his home church where he startedtaking children to Sunday School in his Volkswagon bus and it eventually took on internationalproportions through the Gordon Donaldson Missionary Foundation to countries like India,Hungary, Romania, China, Estonia, the Ukraine and finally the former Russia. He packed shoeboxes with dry goods to send to African children for ten years, continuing that work up untilonly a few weeks ago. His compassion and generosity also involved an executive position withInternational Russian Radio and Television, an organization that transmits Russian languageradio and television gospel programs it produces in Finland over several international radiostations into the former Soviet Union. His desire was to have the whole world know Jesus diedfor them and loves them. His loving memory will be cherished by his wife of forty-six yearsMarie (Osinchuk); four sons, Jim (and his special friend Zoe), Gerry (Janelle), Rob (Sharon) andTim (Cindy); seven grandchildren, Jodi, Alanna, Nicole, Matthew, Rena, Austin and Carter;three great-grandchildren, Taylor, Ethan and Mackenzie; and a brother Terry (Barbara) ofComox, BC. He was predeceased by a son Andrew, a sister Doris, and by his parents, Marthaand Ken. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, December 31, 1997 at FOSTER'SGARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. at 12:30 p.m. Interment to followat Queen's Park Cemetery. Heartfelt thanks are extended to the caring nurses in Unit 43 and toDrs. Braun and Herman at the Peter Lougheed Centre as well as the dedicated nurses in Unit 71and Dr. Williams at the Rockyview Hospital. Very special thanks are extended to Home CareNurse Pam Brown. If friends so desire, contributions in memory of Gordon Donaldson may bemade to the charity of choice. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors.Phone: 297-0888 (12/31/97).

DONG - Mr. Dick Ying Dong, beloved husband of Mrs. Susan Dong of Calgary, passed away on December 5, 1997, at the age of 69 years. Dick was born in Canton, China in 1928. He immigrated to Canada in 1951, residing in Lethbridge and most recently in Calgary. Dick was an entrepreneur and business man who owned and operated numerous restaurants. He enjoyed life to its fullest. He was a loving father, with his family being his focus of attention. He followed his heart by giving unselfishly to others. Dick will be greatly missed by his family. Beside his loving wife, Dick is also survived by his children, Martha Dong and Jeff Phipps, Arlene and Wade Howells, and Eileen and Darcy Gukert, all of Calgary; as well as a granddaughter Madison Howells. He is also survived by his mother, three brothers and two sisters. Dick was predeceased by his parents, and a brother. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Tuesday, December 9, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. John C.K. Mak officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Dick Dong, 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. (12/8/97).

DONNACHIE - Edward T. Donnachie, beloved husband of Margaret Donnachie of Calgary, passed away at home on June 11, 1997 at the age of 69 years. Besides his loving wife, Edward is also survived by his family, Mary, Katie, Pat and his wife Debbie, Jim and his wife Shauna, Frances, Janie, Michelle and her husband Bob Beauregard; and five grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers and a sister. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Fish Creek Chapel" (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), today, June 12, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.), on Friday, June 13, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. William F. Stephenson, Celebrant. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. Bonaventure Catholic Church, 1600 Acadia Drive S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2J 3B3. In living memory of Edward Donnachie, 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 (6/12/97).

DONNER - Lyla Mayme Donner went to be with her Lord on Friday, November 7, 1997 after a brief illness. Lyla leaves behind her son Stewart Leslie; daughters-in-law, Teryle Leslie and Donna Leslie; grandchildren, Kevin, Shannon, Shawna, Tyson, Travis, Tyler, Jordan and Kendall; great-granddaughter Jade; step-son Ed (Rosalie) Donner and their children, Lori, Lorne and Trevor; step-daughter Dawn (John) Daviduyk and their children Nicole and Marilyn. Lyla will also be missed by her sister Hazel (Ted) Schlorff of Lac Du Bonnet, Manitoba. Lyla was preceded in death by her husband Chester in 1967 and her son Thomas in 1991. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 12, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Name Catholic Church, 2223 - 34 Street S.W., Calgary. If so desired, donations may be made in Lyla's memory to Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, T2N 1B8. The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the staff at Agape Manor Hospice for the compassionate care they gave to Lyla. Arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602 (11/10/97).

DOUGALL - Dr. Robert Henry (Bob), aged 76 years of Claresholm, AB passed away June 8, 1997, beloved husband of Miriam of Claresholm; and loving father of Bonnie Dougall and Fred of Toronto, Ont., Marnie and Barry Worbets of Calgary and Dr. Hugh and Norma Dougall of Calgary. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Dana, Kerry, Rory, David, Hilary and Gwenn; three brothers, John (Shirley) Dougall of Brooks, AB, Donald (Lenora) Dougall of Saskatoon, Sask. and Bill (Hazel) Dougall of Saskatoon, Sask.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dr. Dougall was predeceased by his parents, and his daughter Heather in 1956. He was born and educated at Plenty, Sask. and studied accounting at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Dougall served with the R.C.A.F. from 1940 to 1945 and served overseas for one year. He then attended the U of A, studying medicine and specializing in internal medicine. Dr. Dougall practiced in Edmonton until 1979 when he moved to Claresholm where he practiced until retiring in 1990. He enjoyed gardening, golf, fishing and the outdoors. Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (4079 - 1 Street West, Claresholm) on Thursday, June 12, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Barrett Scheske officiating. In lieu of flowers, if so desired, donations may be made in memory of Dr. Dougall to the Palliative Care Unit, Claresholm General Hospital, Box 610, Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME, Claresholm. Telephone: 1-403-625-3212 or 403-228-4422 (Calgary) (6/10/97).

DOUGAN - Mary Florence Dougan of Calgary, passed away at the Cross Bow Auxiliary Hospital on December 17, 1997 at the age of 96 years. Mary was born and raised in Oxford, Nova Scotia. She married Francis L. Dougan of Moncton, New Brunswick in 1950 and lived in that city until 1989. She moved back to Calgary with her sister Margaret, where she resided until her passing. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral, St. Mary's Seniors and the Catholic Woman's League. She is survived by a sister Margaret Jeffers of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her husband Francis, and two brothers, Robert and Darrol. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Cathedral (219 - 18 Avenue S.W.), today, December 20, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Lawrence Bagnall, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. In living memory of Mary Dougan, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/20/97).

DOUGHERTY - Mary-Jane (Dolly) Dougherty (nee Arnell), beloved wife of the late Everett (Ike) Dougherty passed away peacefully in Calgary on November 16, 1997 at the age of 78 years. Dolly was born in Innisfail to the late Mr. and Mrs. Dave Arnell. She leaves to mourn her loss, one son Tom Dougherty, his wife Maureen and a grandson Stephen; a sister Peggy Andersen; many nieces and nephews and close friends. She was predeceased by two brothers, Tom Arnell and Bee Swick. Dolly had the Artistic Beauty Salon in Innisfail for several years. She and Ike moved to Calgary in 1944 where she took a business course, and then went to work for C.J. Campbell's Insurance for fifteen years. Dolly was an active member of Rosedale United Church, Order of Eastern Star Edith Cavell No. 25, Renfrew Sixty Plus Club, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Army & Navy. Relatives and friends are invited to a Visitation at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Wednesday, November 19, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Rosedale United Church, 1317 - 1 Street N.W. on Thursday, November 20, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend R.W. (Bob) Simms officiating. Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (11/18/97).

DOVER - George Suffell passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on December 7, 1997 at the age of 89 years. George is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth of sixty-five years; and his two sons, George (Gwen) of Winnipeg, and Bill (Darlene) of Vancouver; and his three daughters, Betty (Jake), Joan (Vic) and Pat (Charlie), all of Calgary. George is also survived by twenty grandchildren and thirty-two great-grandchildren, and three sisters. George is an honorary member of Greater Forest Lawn Seniors Club. He worked with the T. Eaton company in Winnipeg, retiring after thirty years of service. George will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Wednesday, December 10, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. 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. At Foster's Funeral Homes "Garden Chapel's" annual Christmas Candlelight Memorial Service, an "Ornamental Dove" will be dedicated in memory of George. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (12/10/97).

DOWNIE - Ellen Ann Downie (Nellie), passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on September 5, 1997, at the age of 87 years. Nellie was born in Calgary and lived all her life in Calgary as well. She is the loving mother of Barbara Ann Green of Taber, and Robert John (Jack) of Downie of Calgary; as well as seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren. Nellie is predeceased by her husband Jack on March 8, 1987, her sister Ethel and her brother James. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Tuesday, September 9, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. D. Murdo Marple of Knox Presbyterian Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6 or directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2. In living memory of Nellie Downie, 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 (9/6/97).

DOWNING - Mrs. Mina Downing of Calgary, formerly of Medicine Hat, passed away peacefully on May 25, 1997 at the age of 90 years. Mina is survived by her daughter Lenore (Alan) Caplan of Sherwood Park; her loving Grandsons, Steve (Monica) Eberwein, Mark Eberwein of Calgary, and Todd Eberwein of Sherwood Park. In her last years she was unable to see, her great-greatchildren, Jolene and Nancy Eberwein, Chris and Carrie Rundle, Gregory and John Eberwein truley lit up her life with their visits, she could feel the hugs. She is also survived by her sister Mary Wagness, her brother Ken Robertson and numerous nieces and nephews. Don Carlson, her husband's only nephew who spent many summers with Mina's family, was almost a son to Mina and remains a like a brother to Lenore. Jean and Ray Schmidt, her loving niece and nephew shared much time with Mina in her last years in Calgary. they treated her more like a friend than an aunt. Her husband Leonard predeceased her, as did brothers, Wib (Leila) Robertson, Net (Orva) Robertson, and brother-in-law Earl Wagness. Mina was widowed at forty-four years. She then taught school in Medicine Hat until she retired at sixty-five. An avid golfer and curler, she brought home the trophies. With three close friends, the "happy gang", she constantly traveled to play in bridge tournaments. No one knows how many pots they won, but they had fun. She loved bridge. At her request, she was cremated and there was no Funeral Service. Her family held a private celebration of Mina's life on June 2, 1997 in Calgary. She will be interred beside her late husband Leonard at a later date. In the words of her great-granddaughter Jolene: "Great Nana's in a better place now, where she can walk and she can see." In living memory of Mina Downing, 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 (6/10/97).

DRUMMOND - Florence Elizabeth (Flo) Drummond (nee Richards) of Airdrie, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Friday, December 26, 1997 at the age of 83 years. Flo was born on June 19, 1914 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She was the third youngest of eight children. Flo married Tom Drummond in 1936, living primarily in North Battleford, SK, before moving to Saskatoon in 1964. Following Tom's death in 1986, Flo moved to Calgary in 1987 to be closer to her two children, Donald and Joan. Flo is the loving mother of two children, Donald of Red Deer, and Joan and her husband Marcel Daoust of Calgary; three grandchildren, Leonard, Ross and Ryan Drummond of Red Deer. She is also survived by five sisters, Dorothy Richards of Regina, Irene Miller of Saskatoon, Mary Hotvedt of Abbotsford, B.C., Elsa Tackaberr'y of Edmonton, and Vi Marston of Elora, ON. Flo was predeceased by her husband Tom in 1986, her brother Herman Richards in 1992, and sister Ada Richards in 1997. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Tuesday, December 30, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan at a later date. In living memory of Flo Drummond, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Phone: 403-241-0044 (12/29/97).

DUBRAY - (nee Glennie) Josephine Naomi of the Southwood Nursing Home passed away on July 10, 1997 at the age of 76 years, beloved wife of Thomas Dubray, Calgary, and dear stepmother of Terry (Quinto) DiDiodoro, Calgary, Tom R. (Frances) Dubray, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Jean (Fred) Syversen, Pincher Creek, Alberta. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews; sisters, Elsie Pennycock, Ivy Davies, Audrey Brown and brother Bruce Glennie, all of Calgary. She was predeceased by her father in 1969, mother in 1989, infant sister Isabella Glennie in 1921 and sisters, Grace Gill in 1976 and Jean Catling in 1988. Naomi was born June 18, 1921 in Asquith, Saskatchewan, received her education in Saskatoon. She later moved to Edmonton and then to Calgary. Memorial Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Tuesday, July 15, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements and Cremation are in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Phone: 228-4422 (7/12/97).

DUCHARME - Raymond, beloved husband of Barb of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Tuesday, December 23, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 49 years. Besides his loving wife, Ray is also survived by his children, two sons, Rod and Chad, both of Calgary, and daughter Keri, also of Calgary; one sister Cecilia Bertetic (Carlo) of Kelowna, B.C.; four brothers, Paul of Toronto, ON, Tony (Dorothy) of Petersfield, MB, Murray (Sherry) of Calgary, Richard of Kelowna, BC; and sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Walter Tulman of The Pas, MB; also numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Tony and Mary Ducharme. The family of Ray Ducharme wish to express their deepest gratitude to the staff of Unit 57 of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for their care and compassion during his illness. Funeral Services will be held at LEYDEN'S "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.) on Monday, December 29, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre (1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 4N2). As a tribute to Ray, Leyden's Funeral Homes will make a donation to the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (12/27/97).

DUFFY - Dermot Joseph Duffy Sr. passed away at the Kelowna General Hospital on December 27, 1997 at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife Philomena (Phil) of forty years; sons, Dermot, Edward (Lil); daughter Ann Marie; three grandchildren, Daniel, Adam and Tessa; three sisters in Ireland; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his son Alan, parents, five brothers and one sister. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 31 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, 750 North Rutland Road, Kelowna, B.C. with Father James Murphy as Celebrant. Interment to follow in the St. Theresa's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME, Kelowna, B.C. Telephone: 1-250-860-7077 (12/30/97).

DUFFY - Thomas (Tom) Duffy, beloved husband of Norma and beloved father of Deborah,Michael and Kevin, passed away at his home on Monday, December 29, 1997 after a brief,courageous battle with cancer at the age of 55 years. Tom will be greatly missed by his familyand friends in Calgary, Edinburgh, Scotland and Newcastle, England. Funeral Services will beheld at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Friday,January 2, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to theCanadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2.Special thanks to Dr. David Sparkes. In living memory of Tom Duffy, a tree will be planted atFish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "CrowfootChapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (12/31/97).

DUKE - Patricia Helen. Pat passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, around 12:30 a.m., December 4, 1997 after suffering an unexpected and acute cardiac episode on the evening of December 2. Born in Crandall, Manitoba on March 16, 1919, she was raised on the Prairies and later studied nursing at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, where she received her R.N. While in Ottawa she met and married Ronald L. (Ron) Duke and moved to Banff in 1945, living there ever since. Pat was a true mountain person with a great love of the outdoors, where she found peace, beauty and inspiration. Imbued with a strong sense of service, Pat came into contact with many people during her years as a nurse at the Mineral Springs Hospital, and through her volunteer work in the community with various groups, including the United Church, and the Banff Senior's Association. Pat will be greatly missed by her children, Jim (Lois) Duke of Calgary and granddaughter Natasha; Kathy (Reid) Campbell and grandchildren, Forrest, Michael and Jean of Invermere; and Dave (Deborah) Duke and granddaughter Jenna of Vernon; as well as many others near and far. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 8, 1997 at Rundle Memorial United Church, 302 Buffalo Street in Banff. Flowers are gratefully declined; however, donations in her name may be made to the Rundle Memorial United Church, Box 1086, Banff T0L 0C0, or the Banff Senior's Association, Box 2194, Banff, T0L 0C0. JACQUES FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0711 (12/6/97).

DUNCAN - (Jacobs) Mrs. Elsie Duncan passed away September 14, 1997, beloved mother of seven children, grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of one. Memorial Services at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W., Friday, September 19, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund, 109, 315 - 10 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G 0W2. Arrangements and Cremation care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100 (9/18/97).

DUNCAN - Jean Watson, nee McCammon, passed away quietly late afternoon in Calgary, July 11, 1997 at Bethany Care Centre. Jean was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on July 17, 1907. She taught at Prince Arthur School for many years and was always very active in St. Andrew's United Church Ladies Activities as well as a regular and willing volunteer at the Union Hospital. Her husband Percy predeceased her in 1977 and she leaves two sons, Roger in Moose Jaw and Donald and his wife Doreen in Calgary; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild and one sister Margaret Lange of Calgary. She will be missed (7/19/97).

DUNN - Thomas Joseph, born in Glasgow, Scotland on December 2, 1919. Thomas passed away at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary on September 13, 1997 at the age of 77 years. Thomas is survived by his sisters, Rosemary (Jerry) Fleck, and Maureen (Alan) Branton, all of Sherwood Park; sisters-in-law, Janine of Edmonton, Ruth (Arnold) Milman of Calgary, and Elsie (Dave) Sullivan of Red Deer; his brother-in-law Rolf Gilberg of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and their families. He was the very dear and special friend to Mady of Calgary. Thomas will be missed by all of his neighbours and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Anne, his parents, Thomas and Elizabeth, his brothers, Michael and Bernard, his sister-in-law Vera Gilberg, and his nephew Gordon Milman. A Prayer Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 404 Northmount place N.W., on Friday, September 19, 1997 at 10:30 a.m., with Reverend Fr. Greg Coupal, Celebrant. Cremation to follow. If desired, memorial tributes in Thomas' name may be made to the charity or organization of the donor's choice. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. R. Sargent, and to the doctors and nurses of the Foothills Hospital. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (9/18/97).

DURHAM - Miles Mathers, born August 3, 1919, in Miami, Texas, died June 5, 1997, at the age of 77. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering on June 1, 1942. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps, and was honorably discharged in 1943. He began a thirty-eight year career with Shell Oil Company's mid-continental division, where he was dispatched to many parts of the mid-west and Canada. In 1981, he retired from Shell Canada, and returned to Texas where he opened the Houston office of Coho Oil Co. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Jane McHam Durham of Woodlands, Texas; daughters, Peggy and husband Robert Thompson of Calgary, Alberta, Lynn and husband Laurence Torsher of Rochester, Minnesota; son Douglas and wife Barbara Durham of Houston, Texas. A private Memorial Service was held in Amarillo, Texas (6/14/97).

DURNIE - Elsie May (nee McArthur) passed away suddenly June 25, 1997 while visiting relatives in Sechelt, B.C., at the age of 74. She is survived by her sons, Gordon (Meryem), Sechelt, B.C., and Don (Sharon), Calgary; her grandchildren, David and Dean of Vancouver, and Jeff and Krista of Calgary. She is also survived by her brothers, Frank, John and Bob; and sisters, Dorothy, Hilda, and Kay; also brother-in-law Bob (Helen) Durnie of California; plus many nieces and nephews. Elsie was predeceased by her husband Dave in 1988. At her request, no Funeral will be held. Cremation. An Open House will be held on Tuesday, July 1 at 2:00 p.m. at 2850 Oakmoor Crescent S.W. For information, please call Sharon at 281-0077 (6/28/97).

DUROCHER - Mr. Victor Brian Durocher of Calgary, passed away on November 15, 1997 at the age of 33 years. Announcements later by LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (11/21/97).

DUTTON - Eleanor Ruth Dutton passed away at her residence on November 26, 1997 at the age of 69 years. Eleanor is survived by her husband Reginald; daughter Laurie (Eric) Dutton-Jones of Vancouver, B.C.; and son Jeffrey (Beverly) Dutton; one grandchild Samantha. Also survived by Art (Shirley) Armour of Edmonton; Les (Margaret) Armour and Robert Armour of Calgary. If family and friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, T2G 3Y6. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Tuesday, December 2, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888(11/30/97).

DWORNIK - Stella Dwornik passed away peacefully, quietly and with dignity on October 27, 1997. She was born August 19, 1923 in Poland. Stella is survived by her loving husband of fifty-five years, Mike. Mike and Stella raised three loving daughters, Josilin (Jaret) Burgoyne, Judy (Barry) Martin and Linda Dwornik (Merlyn Hirsch). She is the loving grandmother to Kristena and Jaret Burgoyne, all of Calgary. Stella is also survived by her sister Joan (Stu) Wilkinson; and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her sister Mildred Youzwyshyn. The family wish to sincerely thank the Nurses and Doctors of Unit 59 at the Rockyview Hospital. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Thursday, October 30, 1997 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Foster's Funeral Homes "Garden Chapel" on Friday, October 31, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Unit No. 59, Palliative Bed Fund at the Rockyview General Hospital, 7007 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary T2V 1P9. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (10/29/97).

DYCK - John Dyck, passed away peacefully at home in Calgary on October 4, 1997 at the age of 80 years. John was predeceased by his loving wife Katherine Spencer in April of 1996, and two brothers, George and Abe. He will be sadly missed by his children, Alice Spencer; Stan Spencer, and great-grandson Dustin; Larry (Glayne) Spencer, and their children, Dylan and Stephanie; Dorothy Andersen; Lorna (Peter) Pelletier and Charles Spencer. John is also survived by nineteen grandchildren, thirty-seven great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandson. John was born in Manitoba and served overseas with the Canadian Army during World War II. He worked for a time building grain elevators; then drove truck for Hill and Hill Security Moving Companies and then was employed with the City of Calgary, Street and Maintenance Department, retiring in 1984. Funeral Service at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Saturday, October 11, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602(10/9/97).

DYMOND - Frances Geraldine (nee van Baal) passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on December 26, 1997 at the age of 60. Fran lived for her family, friends and outdoor adventure. Her generosity, humor and passion for life will be greatly missed. Fran will be sadly missed by her loving husband Norm, with whom she traveled many happy trails. Fran was the beloved mother of son Robin (Dawn); and daughters, Caren and Pamela (Clinton) Reece; and Oma to Declan. Fran will be sadly missed by sisters, Cor Van de Wiel of Holland, Thea (Geert) Williams of Ontario, Mary (Pat) Mattei of British Columbia, Gerrie van Baal of Manitoba; and brother Wim van Baal of Ontario. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, December 30, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Church Elbow Park (3602 - 8 Street S.W.), with Archbishop Barry Curtis officiating. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (790 Bay Street, Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1N8). As a tribute, LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES will make a donation to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation in memory of Fran. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Calgary, AB. Phone: 403-228-4422; Claresholm, AB 403-625-3212 (12/29/97).

DYSON - Arthur, passed away at the George Boyack Nursing Home on September 1, 1997 at the age of 93 years. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES Garden Chapel, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Monday, September 8, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES, Garden Chapel, Directors. Phone: 297-0888 (9/6/97).