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FACEY - Frederick Beveridge (Bev). On October 17, 1997 Mr. Bev Facey of Edmonton passed away at the age of 86 years. He is survived by his wife Ruby; his son Georgie and his good friend Nigel Pottle of Calgary; granddaughter Holli and her husband Rod Yeoh of Vancouver. Bev was a Past Master of St. Johns Lodge No. 25 A.F. + A.M. G.R.A. Vegreville. A Past Master of Eastgate Lodge No. 192 A.F. + A.M. G.R.A., Past T.P.G.M. of Edmonton Lodge of Perfection, Honorary Inspector General 33 Degree A. + A.S.R. and Past President of the Vegreville Rotary Club, and Past President of the Edmonton Rotary Club. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. at the FOSTER & McGARVEY FUNERAL CHAPEL, 10008 - 103 Street, Rev. Hart Cantelon will officiate. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Sixth Floor, 9707 - 110 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6K 2L9. FOSTER & McGARVEY LIMITED, Funeral Directors and Licensed Crematorium. Telephone: 403-428-6666. Canadian Independent (10/20/97).
FAIRBAIRN - Earl Ritchie Fairbairn passed away quietly on December 9, 1997. He was born February 4, 1896 in Canduff, Northwest Territories, now Saskatchewan. Earl was a member of the Masonic Order for over seventy years and an enthusiastic member of the Al Azhar (Shrine) Temple for over fifty years. He retired from the Mortgage Department of Canada Life in 1961 after thirty-five years. He is survived by his son Dawn and wife Rita; daughter Betty Blockberger; as well as eight grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Elboya Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, December 12, 1997 at 3:30 p.m. with the Rev. S. Alan Schooley of Southwood United Church officiating. In living memory of Earl Fairbairn, 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 (12/11/97).
FAIRBANKS - Stewart Joseph, passed away suddenly on Monday, December 22, 1997 at the age of 35 years, while playing hockey, a game he loved. After completing his MBA one and half years ago, Stew was employed at Trans Canada Energy and taught a management course at the University of Calgary. He was looking forward to finishing his PhD. He loved coaching his hockey team and sharing time with his family, at their many activities. Stew is survived by his best friend and wife, Debbie; and his beloved children Riley, Shea, Grady and Hayley. He is also survived by his parents, Ev and Joe Fairbanks; brother Cal; sister Pam and Marc Bonneau; nieces, Claire and Christine; and his Grandma Vena, all of Calgary. He will also be missed by his in-laws, Joan and Norm Clark of Millarville; and sisters-in-law, Cindy and Jim Roberts of Calgary, Carole and Leroy Goodreau of Pincher Creek; and brother-in-law Bob and Mary Ann Clark of Victoria. Jamie, Samantha, Carley, Brett, Keegan, Josh and Sarah will also miss their Uncle Stew very much. A celebration of Stew's life will be held at Lakeview United Church (3023 - 63 Avenue S.W.) on Wednesday, December 24, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Tom Melvin officiating. Donations may be made in Stew's memory to Glenlake Minor Hockey Club, c/o Linda Wigelsworth (5744 Lodge Crescent S.W., Calgary,Alberta T3E 5Y7). In living memory of Stew Fairbanks, 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 (12/23/97).
FAIRLEY - Mr. Andrew (Andy) Thomson Fairley of Calgary, beloved husband of the late Amy Fairley, passed away at the Rosedale Hospice on Friday, September 12, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Andy is the beloved father of Jeannette (Roy) Barr of Calgary, Marilyn (Earl) Smith of Olds, AB and Andrea (Bryan) Sherwood of Chestermere, AB; and dear grandfather of eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Andy will be sadly missed by his family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (703 Heritage Drive S.W.) today, September 14, 1997 at 2:30 p.m. with Carol Barwick, Chaplain and Rev. Karl English officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Andrew's name to the Rosedale Hospice, 920 - 7A Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2M 3J3. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422 (9/14/97).
FAIRMAN - Frederick (Fred) William passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Sunday, October 26, 1997, at the age of 85 years. Fred was born in Spalding (Kisby), Saskatchewan on September 5, 1912. He enjoyed carpentry and worked at this profession throughout the Western Provinces before finally settling in Alberta. In addition to carpentry, Fred enjoyed hunting, fishing and working around his house. Fred is survived by Florence, his wife of sixty-five years; he is also survived by his son Martin (Pat) Fairman; a brother Duke (Edith) Fairman; grandson Darren; and granddaughter Kari. At Fred's request there will be no Service, however, relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the home of Marlin Fairman, 40 Silverview Way N.W., on Wednesday, October 29, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Fred's memory may be made to Ducks Unlimited, 201E Pine Road, Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1C1. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (10/27/97).
FALCONER - Otta Falconer of the Delia and Drumheller area passed away quietly in the Drumheller Hospital on October 15, 1997 at the age of 99 years. Funeral Services will be held Monday, October 20, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. from the Fellowship Baptist Church in Drumheller, Interment to follow in the Delia Cemetery. Arrangements are in care of COURTNEY-WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL. Telephone: 1-403-823-2666 (10/19/97).
FANDREY - Alma (nee Klinner) Fandrey passed away November 20, 1997 at the age of 83 years. She was born in Bialablota, Poland in 1914 and emigrated to Canada in 1950, settling in Medicine Hat, Alberta. She moved to Calgary in 1992. For many years Mrs. Fandrey was actively involved in the Ladies Aide Group of St. Paul Church in Medicine Hat. Alma will be lovingly remembered by her husband of forty-seven years, Otto; and her daughter Gerda Harrity; two sisters, Elsa Radke and Erna Wahl; and numerous other relatives. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the loving care and support provided by the Second Floor Staff at Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church (66 - 7 Street N.E.), on Monday, November 24, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jack P. Hetzel officiating. Graveside Services to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital (3504 - 29 Street S.W., T3E 2L3). As a tribute to Alma, LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES will make a donation to the Sarcee Auxiliary Hospital. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Telephone: 228-4422 (11/21/97).
FANDRICH - Edmund John went home to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, July 3, 1997 at the age of 30. He will be lovingly missed by his daughter Deanna; sister Susan; brother Karl (Nancy); mother Lenore; grandfather Archie Baldwin; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Predeceased by his father Horst. Celebration Service and Reception will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, July 7, at Queen's Park Full Gospel Church, 458 - 35 Avenue N.W. In lieu of flowers, donations to Children's Wish Foundation, 106, 223 - 12 Avenue S.W (7/7/97).
FARQUHARSON - Phyllis Irene (nee Massie), beloved wife and companion of Melvin Farquharson, went to be with the Lord on July 17, 1997 at the age of 66 years, after a courageous battle with cancer. Phyllis was the loving mother of a daughter Terry (Brian) Wilson; and grandmother to Tara and Brad Wilson. She is also survived by a special niece Cathy-Anne (Jim) Horne, and their girls; three sisters, Jean Cochrane, Doris (Don) Wyman, Joyce (Harry) Roth; a brother Dale (Beth) Massie; a brother-in-law Howard (Vola) Farquharson; many nieces and nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Jack and Lydia Massie in 1981 and 1996 respectively, a brother-in-law Keith Cochrane, and a niece Debra Gundlock. Phyllis lived most of her life in the Madden district before retiring to Calgary in 1976. She and Mel were in the forty-eighth year of marriage. Phyllis was very active in the Crossfield Baptist Church and later the Brentview Baptist Church where she was a member. She will always be remembered for her ability to make visitors very welcome in her home where she was a very efficient homemaker and cook. She loved working in her flower and vegetable gardens. Phyllis was devoted to her family and friends and she will be missed greatly by them all. Funeral Services will be held in the Brentview Baptist Church, 3512 Charleswood Drive N.W., Calgary (parking in Brentwood Shopping Centre), on Sunday, July 20, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ron Kernohan and Dr. Siegfried Schuster officiating. Family Burial will take place in the Crossfield Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2 or the charity of your choice. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (7/19/97).
FARQUHARSON - Vernetta Farquharson (nee Grasswick), a native Calgarian, passed away onMonday, December 29, 1997 after a valiant struggle with cancer at the age of 75. Vernetta wasmuch loved by her best friend and husband of forty-nine years, Roy. She will be fondlyremembered for her strength, courage and love by Roy and their children, Susan, James (Roxie),Janet (Dane), Bruce (Gail), Heather (Rob) and Ian (Dollie). She will be forever cherished by herten grandchildren, Meaghan and Kelsey Farquharson, Dionne, O'Rhane, Ashton and DaltonGriffiths, Caitlin Farquharson, and Fulton, Keven and Stephanie Blencowe; as well as brothersand sisters, Rhoda, Jim, Margit, Donna and Hugh. The family would like to extend a specialthank you to the staff at Agape Manor, Dr. John Milne, and Rev. John Griffiths. A MemorialService will be held at St. David's United Church, 3303 Capitol Hill Crescent N.W., on Friday,January 2, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. If desired, a donation in Vernetta's memory may be made directly tothe Children's Cottage, 845 McDougall Road N.E., Calgary, AB, T2E 5A5, or to The AgapeManor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 1B8. Arrangements and Cremation incare of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone:299-0100 (12/31/97).
FEARS - Mrs. Catherine Madelene (Kaye) Fears, beloved wife of fifty-nine years of Mr. Jack Fears of Calgary, passed away at the Glenmore Palliative Unit on Tuesday, December 2, 1997, following a long illness at the age of 87 years. Kaye received her education at the convent in Vibank, Saskatchewan. She graduated as a registered nurse from Grey Nun's Hospital in Regina. Besides her loving husband, Kaye is survived by a daughter Rosemary Fears of Nanton, Alberta; as well as by three grandchildren, Michael Fears, Danny Fears and Melanie Hogarth, all of Calgary. She is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Leo and Armande Gerein of Regina, Saskatchewan. Kaye was predeceased by her eldest daughter Jeanette, two sisters, Pauline and Lyda, and her brother John. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 - 14 Street S.W.) today, December 4, 1997 at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 - 14 Street S.W.) on Friday, December 5, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Special thanks to Dr. Neweduk and Staff of Unit 73 at the Rockyview and Glenmore Auxiliary Palliative Unit. In living memory of Kaye Fears, 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 (12/4/97).
FEDORUK - Tillie Fedoruk passed away at her home in Calgary on December 24, 1997, at the age of 71 years. Predeceased by her husband William in 1989, Tillie will be sadly missed by her two sons and two daughters-in-law, Brian and Pegi of Calgary and Kevin and Jane of Taber; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie and Charlie Hogeslag of Kelowna, B.C. and Colleen and Randy Richards of Calgary; and eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She is also survived by her mother Luvella Ell of Grassy Lake; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Phillip and Josephine Ell of Grassy Lake and Edward and Ella Ell of Calgary; and one sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Gordon Reber of Bowden. Tillie will be remembered for her years of dedicated service in the CWL and with Pastoral Care at the Peter Lougheed Centre. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (1525 - 45 Street S.E., Calgary) on Sunday, December 28, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, on Monday, December 29, 1997 at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Ino Cambaling of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary AB T2G 1A2), or the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY and FUNERAL HOME, 17 Avenue S.E at Garden Road (3 km East of 68 Street S.E.). Telephone: 403-272-5555 (12/27/97).
FEDORUK - Vera Anne Fedoruk (nee Svarich) passed away peacefully in her home on June 24, 1997 in Victoria, B.C. She will always be remembered by her sons, Dennis and Nestor (wife Hilary); and dearly missed by grandchildren, Laura, Nancy, Karen and Brandy Fedoruk. Vera is survived by sisters, Helen (Fred) Resler, Nadia McKean and Staffka Makofka; brother Nestor (June) Svarich; sister-in-law Patricia Svarich; and brother-in-law Fred McConnell. Predeceased by her husband Eli, her parents, two brothers, and three sisters. Prayers Sunday, June 29, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Vegreville. Funeral Service Monday, June 30, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Vegreville, Very Rev. M. Sawchenko officiating with Interment in Riverside Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined, donations, if desired, may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 10985 - 124 Street, Edmonton, T5M 0H9 or a charity of one's choice. PARK MEMORIAL LTD., Funeral Administrators and Directors (Vegreville). Telephone: 1-403-632-2000 (6/27/97).
FELLGER - Frederick Ernest Fellger passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Wednesday, December 3, 1997, after a brief struggle with cancer, at the age of 54 years. Fred grew up on a farm near Scandia, AB. He lived all his adult life in Calgary until moving to Cochrane in 1990. He worked for CP Transport for seven years, then in 1971 began transporting vehicles, a job that he truly enjoyed and continued doing for the past twenty-six years. Fred loved his horses and had a very special way with them. He enjoyed camping; talking about horses, cars and trucks with his buddies; and auction sales. Fred will be especially remembered for his great sense of humor. Fred will be sadly missed and forever remembered by his loving wife, Vivian; his son Lloyd Fellger of Fort McMurray; his three daughters, Sheri Lane of Calgary, Shonna and Stacey Fellger of Mayerthorpe; and his two grandchildren, Jasmine and Jacob Fellger of Mayerthorpe. He is also survived by his brother Alan (Shirley) Fellger of Vauxhall; and three sisters, Ann (Jack) Craik, Beverly (Doug) Erskine, all of Lethbridge, and Patricia (Gary) Ring of Brooks; as well as other relatives and many friends. Fred was predeceased by his parents, Fred and Elizabeth Fellger of Vauxhall. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Monday, December 8, 1997 at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Gordon Hanson of Advent Lutheran Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society (Colon Cancer Research), 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2. Special thanks to Dr. D. Buie and the nurses and staff of Units 100 and 71 at the Foothills Hospital. In living memory of Fred Fellger, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (12/6/97).
FELSKE - Mr. William (Bill) Felske of Calgary, passed away at his residence on December 9, 1997, after a lengthy illness. He is mourned by Della, his loving wife for fifty-three years. Bill was born in 1915 in Nokomis, Saskatchewan, and was one of eight brothers and seven sisters. He farmed near Nokomis and Quill Lake, Saskatchewan, before moving to Alberta in 1948, where he made many friends in farming, investment and Real Estate circles. Enjoyment of family gatherings anchored Bill's life, but there was always time for travelling, gardening, spectator sports, crafting his red and white glider rocking horses, and talking with friends at local coffee shops. Besides his loving wife, Bill will be sadly missed by his children, Sandra (Clifford) Rhodes, and Lorry (Aileen) Felske; four grandchildren, Michelle (Todd) Faunt, Cheralyn (Allen) Doell, Johanna and Nicholas Felske; great-grandson Harrison Faunt; and three stepgrandchildren, Teresa (Bill) Pearce, Barbara (Dean) Desireau and Bryan Rhodes. He is also survived by his two sisters and brother-in-law, Ida Otto of Ashern, Manitoba, and Eileen and Wally Otto of Calgary. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), today, December 11, 1997, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at First Baptist Church (1311 - 4 Street S.W.), on Friday, December 12, 1997, at 1:00 p.m., with the Rev. John Teibe officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Children's Hospital, 1820 Richmond Road S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7. In living memory of William Felske, 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 (12/11/97).
FENTY - November 27, 1997 George Ralph Fenty, aged 83 years, of Calgary. He is survived by his son Derek; and daughter Daryl; two granddaughters; a sister Marge Magill of West Summerland, BC; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Service at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Monday, December 8, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602 (12/5/97).
FERGUSON - Agnes Lillian of Vulcan, Alberta passed away peacefully June 24, 1997 at Vulcan, Alberta at the age of 85 years. Survived by a son Lyle Ferguson (Barb) of Champion; a daughter Norma (Len) Lutz of Innisfail; four grandchildren, Darren (Jean Ann) Ferguson of Champion, Garett Ferguson of Penticton, BC, Ashlea Lutz of Calgary, Aron Lutz of Innisfail; two great-grandchildren, Trevor Ferguson and Adam Ferguson, both of Champion; sister Marion (Gotlieb) Goodwin of Kamloops; sister-in-law Marie Ferguson of Ponoka; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Service Friday, June 27, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. at Champion Congregational Church with Pastor Keith Blackmore officiating. Interment, Champion Cemetery. If friends so desire, tributes could be made to either the Long-Term Care Unit, Vulcan Community Health Centre, Box 299, Vulcan, AB, T0L 2B0 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, No. 200, 700 - 4 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB, T2P 3J4. VULCAN FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 1-403-485-2633 (6/25/97).
FERGUSON - Daphne passed away at her residence after a lengthy illness, on Thursday, December 18, 1997. Daphne will be lovingly remembered by her husband John; and by her cousins, Evelyn Allan of Scotland, and Bill Burnett and his wife Nanette of Australia. Daphne possessed a true love of gardening which she enjoyed her entire life. She was a member of the Naomi Rebekah Lodge No. 12 and enjoyed her many lodge activities. Another of Daphne's joys was the knitting of sweaters, knee laps, and various other items which she generously and lovingly made for the enjoyment of others. Daphne will be missed by all who knew her. A Service of Remembrance will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Monday, December 22, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Ron Toews officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Daphne's name may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (12/20/97).
FERGUSON - Joan Ferguson of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Southwood Nursing Home on November 23, 1997, at the age of 74 years. Joan is survived by three children, Barry, Dan and his wife Lori, and Connie; as well as eight grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband Terry in 1986. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, November 26, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Joan Ferguson, 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. 276526(11/26/97).
FERREL - David Richard Ferrel passed away on Saturday, November 29, 1997 on a ski trip in Kananaskis. He was born on February 6, 1980. David lived every minute of his life to the fullest. He was taking his Grade Twelve at Western Canada High. David loved his friends and spent his final time with some of them. He was an avid athlete and participated in hockey, golfing, curling, hiking and snow-boarding. He also worked part-time at Strathcona IGA. He loved music and played the violin. David is survived by his parents, Delores and Wayne; his brother Benjamin; and his grandparents, Dave and Anne Ferrel of Abbotsford, BC, and Richard and Ann Strang of Macklin, SK. He also has numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and, of course, his very precious friends. The Family invites you to join in a Celebration of his Life at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 2 for Prayers at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 4716 Worcester Drive S.W. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3 at St. Michael's, with The Very Rev. Leonard J. Hagel, VF, Celebrant. Cremation will follow at Calgary Crematorium. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations can be made directly to Western Canada High School, c/o Physical Education Department. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (12/3/97).
FERRIS - October 29, 1997, Doris Madelian Ferris (nee McKenzie), aged 70 years, of Calgary. Doris was predeceased by her husband Delbert on April 12, 1991 and a great-grandson Mackenzie Wong on November 11, 1995. She will be dearly missed by her loving children, Blanche (Harreson) Tanner of Riondel, B.C., Bonnie (Bill) Medhurst, Mike (Julia) Ferris, Don (Eve) Ferris, Judy (Mitch) Kasprick and Eila (Mickey) Just, all of Calgary. Doris is also survived by fourteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; a brother Tom McKenzie of Swift Current; two sisters, Anne Lukye of Estevan, Sask. and Dorothy (Almer) Pohl of Nanaimo, B.C.; a sister-in-law Francis McKenzie of Brooks; and numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral Service at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. on Saturday, November 1 at 2:30 p.m. Cremation will follow. If desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary T2G 3Y6. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone: 235-3602 (11/1/97).
FESZLER - Mr. Antal Feszler, aged 66 years, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on October 26, 1997. A truly giving man, Antal will be missed by his circle of friends. Funeral Services will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre) on Tuesday, November 4, 1997 at 3:00 p.m., Pastor Richard Stetson of Shepherd King Lutheran Church officiating. Interment, Rocky View Garden of Peace. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (11/1/97).
FETHERSTON - Eileen B. passed away peacefully at her home in Saanichton on Wednesday, September 10, 1997. She was predeceased by her husband Walter and her sister Hazel. Eileen will be missed and is lovingly remembered by her daughter Terry; her son Don; her special life-long friend Hilda McGurk; and her friends and relatives in Alberta and B.C. After living a full and satisfying life in Calgary, she moved to Victoria where she joined the Central Saanich Senior Citizens Association in Brentwood Bay. Her eyes sparkled when she talked of all the wonderful new friends she made at the "500 Club" and the "Crib" card groups of the Seniors Association. We wish to thank Carmel MacDonald, home care nurse, and Dr. Stephanie Dimoff for their expert care and kind support during our difficult time. "Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on the snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush, I am the swift uplifting rush. Of quiet birds in circled flight, I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there. I did not die. At Eileen's request there will be no Service. Private Cremation. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in Eileen's name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Vancouver Island Memorial Society. HAYWARDS - VICTORIA. Telephone: 1-250-386-3505 (9/12/97).
FETSKO - Paul Fetsko passed away on November 18, 1997 in Calgary, Alberta, following a battle with cancer. Paul was born on July 9, 1919 in Fernie, B.C. to one of Fernie's older families. He attended public and high school there, graduating in 1937. During World War II he was unable to enlist in the Air Force, he therefore went to work in the coal mines. He later attended the University of Alberta in Edmonton, graduating with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1952. He was employed with the Department of Highways and Transportation, retiring in 1984 after serving for thirty-three years in southern Alberta. Survived by his loving wife Alexandra (Fegirchuk); brothers, Stephen, Vancouver, B.C., Peter, Regina, Sask.; sister Emma (Tony) Pavich, Richmond, B.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews in B.C. and Alberta. Funeral Services will be held at Parkdale United Church, 2919 - 8 Avenue N.W. on Friday, November 21, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Jan Craig officiating. Interment to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Phone: 299-0100 (11/21/97).
FETTER - Gladys Irene Fetter passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving daughters, Marian Jefferies and Mavis Fetter, on December 19, 1997 at the age of 92 years. Gladys was born in Sherwood, North Dakota and immigrated to Antelope in 1910 with her parents, Henry and Dorathea Walker. Gladys married her beloved husband Bryan in Cabri, Saskatchewan on November 7, 1927. Their marriage was blessed with four children, Alan Fetter (Dorothy) of Edmonton, Alberta, Marian Jefferies and Mavis Fetter of Calgary, Alberta, and Edward Fetter (deceased), and Francis of Nova Scotia. Gladys and Bryan celebrated sixty-three wonderful years of marriage, before Bryan passed away on November 25, 1989. Gladys was a loving grandmother and great-grandmother. There were thirteen grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers, Henry, Edward and sisters, Helen and Esther. Mary Ann NuFable was a loving and dedicated care giver to Gladys until the last. Gladys had a wonderful artistic talent and was a thirty-five year member of the Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club. Her displays will be missed at the annual Lapidary Show. Funeral Services will be held at St. David's United Church, 3303 Capitol Hill Crescent N.W. on Tuesday, December 23, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. John Griffith officiating. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada - Calgary Chapter, 1717 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary T2G 2N8. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (12/22/97).