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1997: Deaths - HeHEAPHY - Jackie C.M. (nee Core) of Sudbury, Ontario, passed away at the Sudbury General Hospital on Thursday, September 4, 1997 at the age of 54. Jackie is survived by her husband Don of Sudbury; her children, Patrick of Sudbury, Shawn of Switzerland, and Cori of St. Thomas, Ontario. She will also be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by her mother Alice Lalonde (nee Core) of Sudbury; her brother John Lalonde of Montreal; and her sister Joanne Hansen (nee Lalonde) of Calgary. Jackie leaves to mourn, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who will remember her always as a happy and free spirit dedicated to her children. Jackie graduated from the Marymount School of Nursing in 1965 and married Don in 1966. She was a member of the Idelwylde Golf & Country Club and loved her time on the links. She was a nurse in many units of the Sudbury General Hospital and was dedicated to giving care to those in need and will always be in the hearts of those she touched. A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, September 8, 1997 at St. Andrew's the Apostle Church in Sudbury, Ontario. Donations are being accepted to the Jackie Heaphy Memorial Bursary, c/o Lougheed Funeral Home, 252 Regent Street, Sudbury, Ontario, P3C 4C8 (9/14/97).
HECK - Mrs. Clara Heck, beloved wife of Mr. Jack Heck of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on Monday, July 7, 1997 at the age of 63 years. Clara was born on January 23, 1934 in Abby, Saskatchewan, where she grew up as a child and teenager. In Abby, Clara met her husband Jack and married in 1952, then moving to Prelate, Saskatchewan. After a year in Prelate, Clara and Jack moved to Calgary, starting their family. Clara spent her time raising her family and other children which was the pride and joy of her life. Playing cards with her family, playing bingo and travelling brought great pleasure to her, especially winning at bingo. She will always be remembered and loved by her family and friends, because of all the joy and happiness she has brought to their lives. Besides her loving husband, Clara is survived by her children, Bernice and Don Deeter and their children, Darold, Dennis and Amanda of Chestermere; Brian and Judy Heck and their children, Christopher and Holly of Calgary; Elaine Ramsey and Bernie Jacobson and their children, Shawn and Cory of Calgary; Cindy and Gordon Young and their children, Michael and Jonathan of Chestermere. She is also survived by three sisters, five brothers and numerous nieces and nephews. Clara was predeceased by her parents, David and Ann Lanz, a brother, sister and sister-in-law. Funeral Services will be held at The Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home, (17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road), on Friday, July 11, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Bernie Black of the Calgary Catholic Dioceses officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. 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 Clara Heck, 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 (7/9/97).
HEELAN - Edmond (Eddie) Paschal Heelan of Calgary, Alberta, at the age of 42, died peacefully at home on November 8, 1997 after a lengthy illness. He is survived by family in Ireland, England, Australia and Canada, and numerous friends. Eddie was President of Lord Edmond's Catering since 1991, and gained the respect of his peers as a gifted artist. His zest for life and incredible wit will be cherished by all who knew him. A Memorial Celebration for Eddie's life was held at Scared Heart Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Eddie's memory to the Salvation Army's Agape Manor Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 (11/18/97).
HEFFERNAN - Melinda (Mandy) Heffernan of Airdrie, AB, went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, December 26, 1997 at the age of 9 years. Melinda is survived by her loving parents, Kevin Paul and Rachel; grandparents, Muriel Hope, Jim and Jerry Heffernan; as well as many relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 1305 Main Street, Airdrie, AB, on Tueday, December 30, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Jean Packwood officiating. Interment Airdrie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Melinda's memory may be made to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada (The Alberta Chapter) No. 106, 223 - 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB. T2R 0G9. Arrangements entrusted to PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES, 7016 Farrell Road S.E. Telephone: 216-5111 (12/29/97).
HEIKKILA - Harri Eric passed away unexpectedly in an industrial accident on December 2, 1997 at the age of 28. Energy unlike many of us have experienced will be missed deeply. Harri had kinetic energy which over-flowed and affected us all. His drive brought us to the mountains, skiing, riding or hiking. Always ahead of the pack he was the best at whatever he did. He achieved his private pilot's license at the age of nineteen and soon had flown more hours than any of us could in a lifetime. He continued to pursue this passion and obtained his commercial pilot's license and recently became licensed as an aircraft maintenance engineer. Harri was known for perseverance in tough and sometimes impossible situations such as when he safely landed his plane with the wings bent out of shape after flying through some trees in inclement weather. Harri had the patience and persistence to bring perfection to anything he touched. We loved his intensity as much as we loved him as a son, brother and friend. His trust in friends brought close friendships even closer. He lived his dreams and was soon planning to start his own business. Harri will be missed immensely by his parents, Aulikki and Seppo; his sister Eeva and brother-in-law John Harrop; and many friends and colleagues here, as well as, friends and relatives in Finland. An outdoor Memorial Service will be held at T'La T'A Dina (Place for all Peoples), Fresh Air Chapel at Rafter Six Ranch on Sunday December 7, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. (take Highway No.1 West, turn off at Seebe and follow the signs South). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made towards a section of the Trans Canada Trail in Harri's memory c/o Alberta TrailNet, 11759 Groat Road, Edmonton, Alberta, T5M 3K6 or at 1-403-287-0795 (12/5/97).
HEIKKINEN - Mr. Robert "Bob" Heikkinen of Calgary passed away peacefully at home on June 17, 1997. Bob will be lovingly missed by his children, Chanone and Dellas, who were both at home providing his care. He is also survived by two brothers, Russell (Elaine) and Dick (Gloria), both of Calgary; and three sisters, Donna Royce of Benalto, Linda Machamara (Dan) of Calgary, and Denise Hubl (Allan) of Eckville. Also remembered by Rose Heikkinen of Calgary, many relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents, Ted and Elsie Heikkinen. Bob was born in Red Deer, Alberta on August 9, 1938, raised in Benalto and completed high school in Red Deer. He apprenticed as a sheet metal mechanic, graduating with honours in 1959. He continued in this career, which included being Business Manager for a number of years at the Sheet Metal Union, Local No. 8 in Calgary. He semi-retired at age fifty-five allowing time to enjoy his favourite pastime of fishing and many other pursuits. Bob's quiet strength, family values, and sense of fairness and community touched all who knew him. A Celebration of Life Service for Bob will be held at the Chapelhow Branch No. 284 of the Royal Canadian Legion, 606 - 38 Avenue N.E. on Friday, June 20, 1997 at 3:00 p.m., Rev. David Cook officiating. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 284 or the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Limited". Telephone: 299-0111 (6/19/97).
HEINS - Albert John "Bert". Born January 1, 1916 in Madison County, Illinois, passed away December 4, 1997 in White Rock, BC, at the age of 81. He will be lovingly remembered by his family, wife Elsie; children, Shirley Mulligan of Vancouver, BC, George (Fran) Walsh of Calgary, AB, Mary Ellen (Tony) Franklin of Calgary, AB, and Gerald Walsh; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; brother Eugene (Hazel) Heins of White Rock, BC; and many other relatives and friends. Bert moved to Airdrie, AB in 1917 and then to Meanook, AB a few years later. He was with the Seaforth Highlanders in Africa and Italy during the war and then in Amsterdam on D-Day. Bert was an F.O.E. member over twenty years and was in the plumbing trade in Calgary, AB for twenty-eight years. He then worked as an apartment manager for sixteen years after moving to White Rock in 1977 to retire and settle. A Celebration of Bert's life will be held on Monday, December 8 at 11:00 a.m. at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo, White Rock. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice in Bert's memory would be appreciated. VICTORY MEMORIAL PARK FUNERAL CENTRE Telephone: 1-604-536-6522 (12/5/97).
HELWIG - Hugh, beloved husband of Alice Helwig of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on November 25, 1997 at the age of 85 years. He is the loving father of Ardith (Joe) Grassl of Calgary. Hugh is also survived by four grandchildren, Blayne Grassl, Adele (Dennis) Motyer, Charlene Westwell, all of Calgary, and Shaun (Connie) Grassl of Abbotsford, B.C.; as well as his sister Ruth (Ed) Zimmerman of Olds and brother Louie (Maggie) of Lodi, California. He was predeceased by his son Milton, three sisters and five brothers. Hugh was an avid fisherman and dearly loved his church where he worked for many years with the seniors. He will be lovingly remembered by all who knew him. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, November 27, 1997 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Grace Baptist Church (2670 Radcliffe Drive S.E.) on Friday, November 28, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Grace Baptist Seniors group. 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(11/27/97).
HENDERSON - The family of Ella "May" Pearl Henderson (neeMiddleton) wish to remember her life which ended on December 12, 1997 at the ForestGrove Care Centre due to complications of breast cancer. May was born on a homesteadnear Nanton, Alberta on May 10, 1916, fourth daughter of Jack and Pearl Middleton, saltof the earth prairie settlers. She attended rural schools until the family moved to Calgaryin 1927, then attending Crescent Heights High School and Calgary Normal School, receivingher B. of Ed. from the U of A and teaching public school until the age of sixty-one years.She was predeceased by her parents, brothers, George and Abey, sister Goldie Frew,cherished husband Fred T. Henderson, and beloved companion Jack Sheppard. Missing herdearly are daughter and best friend Laurie (Dr. Bill) Csokonay of Calgary; son Campbell(Rhonda) Henderson of Grande Prairie; grandchildren, Leah, Bonnie, Cayley, EmmolinHenderson; sisters, Ruth McVeigh of Calgary, LaVerne Ortwein of Olds, Irene (Bill) Oultonof Christina Lake, B.C.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends remember herdiverse interests, enthusiasm for life, travel, art, music, literature, dance, nature andmostly family, which she tried to keep together to the end. The Calgary Doll Club will missand remember her collecting and artistic talent. Confederation Park Seniors' Centre washer home away from home, with many friends to be thanked for their companionship andsupport. May enjoyed travel immensely, people of many backgrounds and we acknowledgeLaurel and Lola, beloved Australian friends. We miss May, know we will see her again andcelebrate a life well lived. At her request, there is no Funeral. Flowers declined. Donationsin her name would be gratefully accepted to The Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor,215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2G 1A2 or to the Forest Grove Care Centre, 4726 - 8Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2A 0A8 (Palliative Care). Thanks to Janet, Janice, Eva - Home Care,Dr. Bill Grisdale, Dr. M.J. Woolgar, Dr. L. Aldridge and nurses/caregivers at Forest GroveCare Centre. Cremation and arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERALSERVICE, "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (12/16/97).
HENDRICKSON - Arnold Hendrickson passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre, Calgary on Wednesday, November 26, 1997 at the age of 85 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his son Reg and wife Bonnie-Jean; daughter Marlene and husband Greg Cole; four grandchildren, Tim and Mitch Hendrickson, and Karen and Gena Cole; two sisters, Ida and Sylvia; one brother Clarence; and will be sadly missed by his relatives and friends. Arnold was predeceased by his wife Irene. He was active in the Order of the Eastern Star, the Masonic Lodge and Shriners. The Shrine Bar-b-que Unit in Red Deer was a special project of his. He spent many volunteer hours restoring old farm machinery at the Red Deer Museum and volunteering at the Westerner in Red Deer. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary, on Monday, December 1, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, P.O. Box 5193, Calgary, T2G 1X3. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888(11/28/97).
HENNESSY - Albert Vincent (Bert) - President of A.V. Hennessy Associates Ltd., former VicePresident of Research - Cottrell Canada Ltd. and Works Manager of John Inglis Co. - peacefullyat his home in Toronto, on Monday, December 29, 1997 at age 81. Loving husband of Amy (neeSims) and beloved father of Carol. Respected by all, Bert will be missed by friends andcolleagues. He was a loyal member of the Salvation Army (Calgary, Earlscourt, Etobicoke,Hamilton and St. Catharines). Friends wil be received on Saturday, January 3, 1998 from 2:00p.m. until the time of the complete Service of Remembrance and Committal at 3:00 p.m. in theChapel of the R.S. KANE FUNERAL HOME (6150 Yonge Street at Goulding South of Steeles).If desired, memorial donations to the Division of Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5 would be appreciated (12/31/97).
HENRIKSEN - Mrs. Kirstine Ravn Henriksen (Nana) of Calgary, passed away at the Bethany Care Centre, Calgary, on October 22, 1997 at the age of 97 years. Kirstine will be sadly missed by her loving family, Anna (Walter) Reib of Calgary, Else (Ed) Nielsen of Los Angeles, California, Norma (Wayne) Shattuck of Calgary; and daughter-in-law Anne Henriksen of Salmon Arm, B.C.; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren, and a number of relatives in Denmark. She was predeceased by her husband Henrik Lauritz Henriksen in 1956, her son-in-law Erik Pocock in 1986, her only son Gunnar V. Henriksen in 1987, her granddaughter Sandra E. Anderson in 1992, and her daughter Lilian H. Pocock in May 1996. Kirstine was born in Graamose, Thorning Sojn, Denmark on May 14, 1900. She arrived in Calgary in 1929 with her three eldest children a year after the arrival of her husband. Two daughters were born in Calgary. She was a loving lady who was happiest when surrounded by her family and friends. Visitation for Mrs. Henriksen will be held on Sunday, October 26 between the hours of 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre). Funeral Services will be held at Sharon Lutheran Church, 210 - 10 Avenue N.E. on Monday, October 27 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Robert C. Moland officiating. A private family Interment will follow later that same day at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (10/26/97).
HENRY - Blanche Adassa Henry, of Calgary, passed away in Toronto on November 17, 1997 at the age of 50 years. Blanche is survived by her loving husband Hughcon; her children, Arlene Brooks (Aston), Lensworth Reece, all of Toronto, John Reece of Calgary, Karen Reece of Toronto, Kevin Henry and Renaie Henry, both of Calgary; six dear grandchildren, Ian Vaughan, Krisha Brooks, Jessie Brooks, Christopher Reece, Kaeden Henry and Ebonia Reece; seven brothers and sisters, Granville Johnson of Cayman Islands, Joyce Miller of Montreal, James Miller, Catherine Miller, Anthony Gayle, Mary Gayle and Angela Gayle, all of Jamaica; and many other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may gather to pay their respect at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E. this evening, Friday November 28 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 29 at The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, 833 - 44 Street S.E., with Rev. Joseph Hackett of the Berean Church of God officiating. Interment to follow in Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. Funeral arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD. Telephone: 235-3602(11/28/97).
HENSON - Mr. George William (Bill) Henson of Calgary, passed away on Friday, September 5, 1997 at the age of 84 years. Bill was born in Calgary on October 30, 1912. He led a very interesting and exceptional life. During the 1930's as a young man, Bill worked up north establishing Norman Wells. Leaving, he voluntarily enlisted in the Royal Canadian Naval Reserve, during World War II, where he was stationed in Halifax, attaining the rank of Chief Petty Officer. Bill returned to Calgary after the war to resume his career as a plumber with Fred Deeves and Sons and retired there at the age of sixty-five only to work another two years for M.H.G. at the Shell Plant in Pincher Creek. He always put his family first instilling the love of learning and reading to all his children and grandchildren. Bill was greatly loved and will be dearly missed by those he left behind. "Home is the hunter, home from the hills And the sailer home from the sea." He is survived by his beloved wife of fifty years, Fern (nee Mould); three children and their families, Lynn and Wayne Fauth, Jo-Anne, Ron, Marci, and Robbie Regambal, and Chuck, Bev, Candy and Aaron Henson. He is also survived by three sisters, two brothers and three sisters-in-law, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Wednesday, September 10, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Randy Rohrick of Rockyview Alliance Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. In living memory of Bill Henson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Phone: 403-241-0044 (9/9/97).
HENSON - Mr. Thomas William Henson, beloved husband of Mrs. Jeanne Henson of Claresholm, passed away at the Willow Creek Auxiliary Hospital on December 20, 1997 at the age of 86 years. Funeral Services will be held at the Claresholm United Church, today, December 23, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. "Golden Rule Member". Claresholm, Alberta. Telephone: 1-403-625-3212 (12/23/97).
HERANDEZ - Estela Ruano Herandez (formerly Stasha Stella Reed) passed away peacefully at the Rockyview General Hospital on December 18, 1997 after a long and very painful battle with lung cancer at the age of 74 years. Stasha was born in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, England on April 29, 1923 and moved to Canada after the Second World War. Stasha served in the Women's Royal Army Corp. during the war. She was in the same unit as H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth, now H.R.H. Queen Elizabeth II. Stasha loved life and enjoyed it to the full even up to ten days before her death. She was associated with St. Philip's Anglican Church and has a great many friends there, especially the children of the Sunday School whom she loved dearly. Also, she had many friends at the Francis Klein Seniors Apartments, where she spent the last fifteen months of her life. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Lachy, his family and their many friends in Cuba; Donna Grieves, her personal caregiver for nine years and husband Garry; as well as her many friends in Calgary, Edmonton and elsewhere in Canada and Europe. Funeral Services will be held at St. Philip the Evangelist Anglican Church (629 - 49 Avenue S.W.), on Monday, December 22, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Graham Goode officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the St. Philip the Evangelist Anglican Church, 629 - 49 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2S 1G6 or directly to the Rockyview General Hospital, Unit 73 "Bed Fund", 7007 - 14 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9. In living memory of Stasha Reed, 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).
HERRERA - Baltazar Del Carmen, beloved husband of Mrs. Rosa Ester Herrera of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on December 22, 1997 at the age of 78 years. He is the loving father of ten children, numerous grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers and one sister, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Friday, December 26, 1997 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Mountain View Funeral Home on Friday, December 26, 1997 at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church (1525 - 45 Street S.E., Calgary) on Saturday, December 27, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Ino Cambaling of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Celebrant. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2). 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 (12/24/97).
HERRON - Mr. Garnet James Herron, of Calgary, passed away suddenly at his residence on Tuesday, December 9, 1997, at the age of 61 years. Garnet was born in Calgary on December 9, 1936. He was Operations Manager at Co-op Taxi and was well-known and loved by his co-workers and friends. Garnet's family will miss his quiet, kind, shy presence, his wonderful sense of humor and his humble ways of helping others without wanting recognition for his good deeds. Garnet is survived by his beloved sister Shirley Larsen; a brother and sister-in-law, Jack Herron and Diane Hagel, all of Calgary; his four nieces and three nephews-in-law, Wendy, Shelly and Kent, Kirsten and Dwayne, and Cori and Daryl. He was predeceased by his father Garnet Herron Sr., on August 6, 1993, and by his mother Gwen Deere, on January 12, 1995. Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells", (2720 Centre Street North), on Monday, December 15, 1997, at 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of their choice. In living memory of Garnet Herron, 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 (12/13/97).
HERVEY - Elsie May. On November 28, 1997, Mrs. Elsie May Hervey passed away at the age of 83 years. She is survived by three daughters, Louise (Dennis), Wendy (Louis), and Marjorie (Bill); grandsons; one sister-in-law Patricia Doutre (Gerry); brother-in-law Jack Hervey (Betty); and numerous nieces and nephews. Elsie was predeceased by her husband Hollie. Memorial Services will be held on Tuesday, December 2 at 2:00 p.m. at EVERGREEN FUNERAL CHAPEL, 16204 Fort Road, Edmonton (half mile East of Manning Drive on 167 Avenue, quarter mile South on the Old Fort Road), with Reverend Canon Tom McKnight officiating. In lieu of flowers, tributes may be made to Alzheimer Society and the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta. EVERGREEN FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD. (The Chapel in the Park). Telephone: 1-403-472-9019 (11/7/97).
HESLOP - John Francis of Viking, Alberta, passed away peacefully on November 27, 1997 at the age of 89 years. John was one of the first pioneers in the Viking area and he participated in long and active service in numerous community associations. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife, Elsie; son Edward, daughter-in-law Margaret, grandchildren, Deborah, Richard, Robert and Angela; and numerous relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held at Golden Valley Lutheran Church in Viking, Alberta on Monday, December 1, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow(11/29/97).
HESS - Juanita Hess, passed away June 10, 1997 at the Foothills Auxiliary Hospital at the age of 87 years. Nita was born August 12, 1909 in Arma, Kansas and came to Alberta with her family in a covered wagon when she was a young girl. Nita was a kind and generous person who loved her family and friends unconditionally. She was wonderfully creative; she dressed dolls and decorated fans until the day before her passing. She will be remembered always by her brother Norvin and his wife Winnie; her sons, Ronald Gledhill and his wife Pat, Kenneth Gledhill and his wife Anne, Gary Gledhill and his wife Eileen; and her daughter-in-law Kay; as well as fourteen grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Ethel Morrill, her son George, her grandson Barry, her sisters, Vera and Marge, and her brother Bill. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Heart & Stroke Foundation, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary T2G 3Y6 or the charity of your choice. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Friday, June 13, 1997 at 3:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/12/97).
HESSELGRAVE - Ethel Hesselgrave, passed away peacefully at the Forest Grove Care Centre on November 25, 1997 at the age of 96 years. Ethel will be lovingly remembered by two daughters, Joyce Booth of Airdrie and Sheila Shortt of Calgary; and one son Edward (Ted) and his wife Joan of Penticton, B.C.; as well as by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Edward in 1937, her daughter Madge and her son Robert. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Monday, December 1, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Irricana Cemetery, Irricana, Alberta. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made to Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary T2N 4N2 or to donor's choice. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888(11/27/97).
HEWITT - Edward William. Ed Hewitt, Quesnel, B.C. resident, formerly of Osoyoos, B.C., passed away quietly at home after a brief illness on November 23, 1997 in his 90th year. Ed was predeceased by his wife Peggy in 1985. He is survived by his two loving sons, James (Alice) of Toronto and Murray (Fran) of Quesnel; grandchildren, Stephanie (husband Jim) Reid, James of Toronto, Robert, Mathew and David of Quesnel. He is survived by one sister Thelma (Jack) Jenkins of Calgary; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. A Memorial Service was held on Wednesday, November 26, 1997 at Clayton Funeral Home in Quesnel. "WE'LL ALL MISS YOU, DAD (12/6/97)."
HEYBLOM - Theadora Elisabeth Heyblom, beloved wife of Peter Heyblom passed away peacefully at home following a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 64 years. She is also survived by her children and grandchildren, Anthony; Anna (Peter Paul) Valk; Jamie and Jacqueline Eddie; Betty (Mel) and Tyler and Chelsea; Peter and Jessie, Erik and Nancy Heyblom; Erika, Kayla, Rebecca, Carlo; Miranda and Terry Chupik and Nickolas and Daniel; Ingrid and Darren Keenan, Ashley and Shane. Theadora is also survived by her sisters, Bep, Annie, Tiny and Maryke in Holland and Gemma in Germany. The family wish to extend their gratitude to Dr. Matt Van Olm, the Homecare nursing staff and a special thanks to Irene Pearce who provided care and support to Theadora and her family during her illness. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made in Theadora's name to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2. Relatives and friends are invited to a Visitation at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME LTD. (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), today from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance" (17 Avenue and 2 Street S.W.), on Saturday, October 4, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Arrangements in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Telephone: 228-4422 (10/3/97).
HEYDE - Ida (Klassen) passed away on June 26, 1997 after a lengthy illness. She was born October 21, 1908 in New York, Ukraine, Russia and emigrated to Canada in 1925. She was predeceased by her husband Jacob in 1965 and an infant granddaughter in 1953, a sister Sara and a brother John. Left to mourn her loss are a son Ron (Marion) of Calgary; three daughters, Elsie Bekker of Casa Grande, Arizona, Leona (Gerry) Kasdorf of Calgary and Wanda (Dave) Neufeld of Rosemary; fifteen grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. Special thanks are extended to the Home Care for all the help received. Funeral Services will be held at First Mennonite Church (2600 Richmond Road S.W.), on Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow, Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6, would be gratefully received. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. Telephone: 228-4422 (7/1/97).
HEYWOOD - Rex Heywood, beloved husband of Mrs. Georgie Heywood, High River, passed away at the High River Hospital on June 13, 1997 at the age of 92 years. Besides his wife, Rex is survived by his daughters, Jacqueline (Wayne) Kotch, Stony Plain, and Dianne (Dan) Dane, Calgary; his sons, Bernard (Emma) Heywood, Didsbury, and Kenneth (Sandra) Heywood, Innisfail; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Tracy Martel, Revelstoke, Ruth (Llew) Christie, Surrey, and Thelma (George) Rhodes, Lethbridge; and his brother Ken Heywood, Kelowna. He was predeceased by his sister Elnora Neilson and his brothers, Tom and Leo Heywood. Services will be held at SNODGRASS Funeral Chapel, High River on Tuesday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m. If desired, contributions may be made to the High River District Health Care Foundation, 560 - 9 Avenue S.W., High River, T1V 9Z9. SNODGRASS FUNERAL HOME LTD. (652-2222), Directors (6/15/97).
HEYWOOD - Mr. Robert Alan Heywood of Calgary, passed away Friday, December 26, 1997, at the Foothills Hospital, at the age of 77 years. Announcements later by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (12/28/97).
HEYWOOD - Wilma Joyce Heywood of Calgary, passed away suddenly on Monday, September 8, 1997 at the age of 63 years. She will be sadly missed and forever remembered by her loving children, daughters, Shirley, Margaret (Don), Susan (Larry), Selina (Randy); sons, Gary (now residing in Vancouver, B.C.), and George (Shelly). She will also be missed by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her many good friends. Wilma touched many lives in her time, and will be remembered by all. A Memorial Service will be held at First Baptist Church, 1311 - 4 Street S.W., on Friday, September 12, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Lorne Irwin officiating. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at Foothills Hospital for their diligent efforts. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, a donation in Wilma's memory may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Air Ambulance), who were instrumental in Mom's care, and will continue their wonderful effort in assisting others in crisis. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Calgary Crematorium Chapel". Telephone: 299-0111 (9/11/97).