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1997: Deaths - MuMUELLER - Mr. Helmut Mueller went to be with his Lord Jesus on Friday, June 27, 1997 at the age of 60 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his son Hal, his wife Julie, and grandson Matthew Dean, all of Red Deer; his ex-wife Elona of Calgary; his brother Hugo (Erika) of Bowden; his father Robert; brothers, Adolf, Gerhard (Uschi); sister Hilde (Klaus), all of Germany. He was predeceased by his mother Helene, and brother Albert, also of Germany. Born in Hoffnungstal, Bessarabien, Rumania on September 10, 1936, he came to Canada in 1958. He was self-employed as a drywall contractor for many years as well as working as a Realtor and for the C.P.R. He was a loving, giving man, always there for his family and will be greatly missed. Services will be held at Salem Evangelical Missionary Church, 235 - 8A Street N.E., Calgary, AB, Saturday, July 5, 1997 at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Colin Meikle officiating. In lieu of flowers, if friends wish, a donation in Helmut's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 1A2. Arrangements and Cremation entrusted to PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES, 7016 Farrell Road S.E. Telephone: 216-5111 (7/3/97).
MUGLER - Mr. William (Bill) F. Mugler of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Glenmore Park Auxiliary Hospital on Sunday, November 23, 1997 at the age of 88 years. Bill was born in Perry, Oklahoma, U.S.A. on April 20, 1909. He spent his early years in the southern states, moving to Calgary in 1949. Bill spent his working life in the oil and gas industry, retiring from Pancanadian Petroleum, Ltd. as Vice President - Land Department in 1974. He was the last surviving child of Fred and Katie Mugler, Oklahoma Land Rush Pioneers. Bill was a graduate of the Oklahoma University, a member of PHI KAPPA PSI Fraternity and played football with the Oklahoma Sooners. Bill was a member of the Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club, as well as the Calgary Petroleum Club. Bill is the loving father of a son, Fred of Calgary; two daughters and sons-in-law, Annette and her husband Jake Born of Langdon, Alberta, Kay and her husband Adrian Borovec of Red Deer, Alberta; as well as four grandchildren, Elliott, Becky, Nick and Nadine; and one great-grandson Clinton. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, November 28, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jim Hillson of Riverview United Church officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary,1920 - 11 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3G2. In living memory of Bill Mugler, 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: 243-8200.270461(11/26/97).
MULDER - Rudolf Johan Erick passed away after a lengthy illness September 6, 1997 at the Rising Sun Long Term Care in Black Diamond. Born April 28, 1911 in The Hague, Holland. Rudy was the third of four sons of Adrianus and Constance. Rudy grew up in the Dutch colony of Java where his father was the governor and spent his early years travelling the world with his family,. In 1925, when his father retired, the family immigrated to homestead in Millarville in 1982. Rudy was a life member of Corinthian #22 Lodge of Okotoks. Kanaskis held a life-long fascination for Rudy and he explored the area with pack horses capturing the early years with numerous photos, He continued to photograph the mountains, the community events and scenes of Red Deer Lake, Millarville and much of the world as he travelled extensively with his wife Selina,. Rudy delighted in showing slides on his giant screen, raising palomino horses and Hereford cattle and in attending community aurion sales, He si survived by his children: Constance Prentice (John), Calmar, Alberta; Joan Chapman (George), Okotoks; Bonnie Herriman (Darren), Millarville; and Douglas, Calgary. Six grandchildren: Heather, Maureen and Fergus Prentice; Alexis Chapman; Tonja and Ryan Brown. His brother, Fritho (lillias) Mulder, Calgary and cousin Katy Mulder, Holland. He was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Selina, on July 23, 1997; his brothers Erick, 1955 (Jessie, 1981) and Bert, 1963 (Kathleen, 1991). Funeral Services Thursday, September 11, 1997, 10:00 am at Christ Church, Millarville with internment to follow in the church cemetery. Snodgrass Funeral Home, Okotoks, in charge of arrangements. Memorial tributes may be made in Rudy's memory to Rising Sun Long Term Care, Black Diamond, T0L 0H0 (9/10/97).
MUNROE - Malcolm "Bud" passed away on June 18, 1997, at 58 years. Survived by his loving wife Lorraine Lavalley; his mother Jessie; daughter Sheryl Ann Maylan, son-in-law Thomas Maylan, grandchildren, Travis, Justin and Ashley; sisters, Marlene Charlton, Gail Hehr, Georgina Frank; brothers, Ed and Mark. Predeceased by his brother Hugh. A Celebration of Bud's life will be held on Wednesday, June 25 at MEMORIES FUNERAL CHAPEL, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E., Calgary, at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bud's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements in care of MEMORIES FUNERAL CHAPEL, 12705 Lake Fraser Drive S.E. Telephone: 403-216-1386 (6/25/97).
MUNTZ - Michael Edward Muntz passed away at the Foothills Hospital on July 19, 1997 at the age of 29 years. Announcements later by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (7/24/97).
MURISON - Mrs. Phyllis Louise (nee McMillen) passed away at her home on September 30, 1997 at the age of 63 years.She is survived by her loving husband Bob, Calgary; son Steve, Calgary; daughter and son-in-law, Barb and Greg Lomow ofHerndon, Virginia; her sister Pat Hornecker, Nanton; and eleven nieces and nephews. She received her early education atBanff and Nanton. Graduated from the Holy Cross School of Nursing in 1955. Received her ARCT from the RoyalConservatory of Music in 1973 and a B.A. from the University of Calgary in 1982. Her children were her pride and joy. Ifdesired, donations may be made to the SPCA or Salvation Army. Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES"Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. FOSTER'S FUNERALHOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (10/9/97).
MURPHY - Esther Valentine (Val), passed away at the Foothills Hospital on December 10, 1997 at the age of 75 years. Val will be lovingly remembered by her husband Cecil; her twin sons, Rick and his wife Ruth, and Larry; and her two dear friends, Audrey and Winnie. Val was loved and will be missed by all who knew her. The family would like to extend their gratitude to Dr. Gary Dix and the staff of the Foothills I.C.U. for their care and compassion. Special thanks to Dr. Lewkonia and Dr. Morgan for the care they gave to Val over the years. A Service of Remembrance will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Monday, December 15, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Val's name may be made to the Arthritis Society, No. 105, 1301 - 8 Street S.W., Calgary T2R 1B7. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (12/12/97).
MURPHY - June 29, 1997, Patrick Joseph Murphy, aged 60 years of Calgary. Dear father of Tanya and Mary Anne; brother of Marie, Bridie, Bill, Hubert, Tom, Fred, Charlie, and a special uncle to Sandra Hickey. Prayers at Pierson's Funeral Home, 4121 - 17 Avenue S.E., Calgary on Tuesday, July 1, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 44 Street and 15 Avenue S.E. on Wednesday, July 2, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, Directors. Telephone 235-3602 (7/1/97).
MURPHY - Shirley Ann Murphy, beloved wife of Mr. Jim Murphy of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Hospital, following a brief but courageous battle with cancer, on June 18, 1997 at the age of 51 years. Besides her loving husband, Shirley is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Mike Palmer of Port Alberni, BC; two grandchildren, Greggory and Jennifer. She is also survived by her mother Pauline Cembal of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario; one brother and three sisters, Michael, Paulette and Bonnie of Sault Ste Marie, and Donna of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Shirley was predeceased by her father Michael Cembal. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (Second Floor, 215 - 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A2). Private Funeral Services were held at Mountain View Funeral Home on Saturday, June 21, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation followed. Arrangements were entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME. Telephone: 403-272-5555 (6/22/97).
MURRAY - Janet Murray died peacefully in Edmonton, Alberta on July 16, 1997. Born in Vancouver on May 27, 1901. Janet was the oldest daughter of Alexander Murray and Kate Skinner Murray, both Scottish immigrants to Canada in the late 1800's. Janet was a telephone operator and supervisor for the BC Telephone Company, Fairmont office, and later, when dial telephones prevailed, worked for the Long Distance department. She retired more than thirty-five years ago. Janet is survived by her sister Zelpha Wood; two nieces, Kay Brennan of Calgary, Marnie Wood of Edmonton; and one nephew Ian Wood of Richmond; as well as ten great-nieces and nephews and their children, and many cousins and friends. Janet was known and loved for her wonderful sense of humor, her energy and her love of fun. A special thanks from the family is extended to the staff at the Waterford in West Edmonton for the many kindnesses and good care given to Janet over the past three years. A Memorial Service will be held at Mount Pleasant Funeral Home in Vancouver on Friday, July 25 at 1:00 p.m (7/21/97).
MURRAY - Dorothy Amelia (nee Strathern) passed away in Oliver, BC on December 9, 1997. Born in Calgary on April 25, 1925, Dot was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved and cherished her family. She will be sadly missed by all. Dot is survived by her husband of fifty-one years, Edward "Ted" Murray; her two sons, Bradford (Bev) of Kelowna and Ross (Diane) of Calgary; and her five grandchildren, Natalie, Austin, Clark, Graham, and Garrett. She also leaves her sister Anne (Art) Sullivan of Golden, CO; and her brothers, Joe (Betty) Strathern of Calgary and George (Emily) Strathern of Winnipeg. A private Inurnment will be held at Queen's Park Cemetery, Calgary. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes can be made to The Penticton and District Hospice Society, 550 Carmi Avenue, Penticton, BC V2A 3G6 (12/10/97).
MURRAY - Enid Mary Murray, beloved wife of Stanley Murray of Calgary, passed away November 8, 1997 at the Beverly Centre at the age of 83 years. Enid was born in Melville, Saskatchewan on October 20, 1914. She lived with her family in Melville, Yorkton and Regina before moving to Calgary in December 1955. Besides her husband of sixty years, Enid is survived by her four children, Carol and her husband Al, David, Allen and his wife Laurie, and Robert; six grandchildren, Donna and her husband Frank, Leigh and his wife Carolyn, Diane, Robert, Kate and Scott; and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother George Coombs of Minnesota. Enid was a long time member and past Matron of Bow Valley Chapter No. 5 of Eastern Star. She was also a member of the Calgary Gyrettes. A gentle woman, Enid possessed a quiet dignity which inspired those around her. This gracious lady was well respected and admired by all who knew her and she will be sadly missed. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY, "Fish Creek Chapel", (14441 Bannister Road S.E.), on Wednesday, November 12, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Donald C. MacMahon of the United Church of Canada officiating. The family extends their heartfelt thanks to the staff of the Beverly Centre for the care that Enid received while a resident, and for the special care and attention that was given to her family. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson's Society of Southern Alberta, 480 D - 36 Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1W4, or the charity of the donor's choice. In living memory of Enid Murray, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (11/10/97).