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1997: Deaths - Q

QASSAMALI - Mr. Ebrahim Qassamali, beloved husband of Mrs. Sherbanu Qassamali of Calgary, passed away at his residence on Thursday, June 26, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Funeral Services will be held at the Ismaili Jamat Khana and Centre (4623 - 11 Street N.E.), today, June 28, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery. In living memory of Ebrahim Qassamali, 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 (6/28/97).

QUANTZ - Mr. William Edwin Quantz passed away peacefully on December 18, 1997. William was born in Daysland, Alberta on July 29, 1906. He grew up in various places in Alberta, B.C. and Ontario, finally settling in Innisfail, where he married Florence Green in 1938. William and Florence moved to Calgary in 1943 where he worked as an auto mechanic at various places, finally at Calgary Motor Products where he worked for twenty-two years. William was very active in the Nazarene Church since he was married. Upon moving to Calgary, he faithfully served First Church of the Nazarene as custodian and usher, and was always on call to fix anything that needed repairing. William leaves his wife of fifty-nine and a half years, Florence; sons, Gordon and Dale Quantz, both of Calgary; daughter and son-in-law, Lora Lee and Kevin Black of Mississauga, Ontario; daughter-in-law Elsie Quantz of Lethbridge; son-in-law Alfons Sage of Calgary; as well as nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two nieces. William was predeceased by a daughter Althea Sage, son Glen Quantz, daughter-in-law Melina Quantz, grandson John Quantz, sister Minnie Paxton and brother Albert Quantz. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Sunday, December 21, 1997 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at First Church of the Nazarene (126 - 14 Avenue S.W.), on Monday, December 22, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Glenn Follis officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the First Church of the Nazarene Building Fund, 126 - 14 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 0L9. In living memory of William Quantz, 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 (12/2/97).

QUASHNICK - Elsie Quashnick passed away at the Forest Grove Care Centre on October 21, 1997 at the age of 92 years. Elsie is survived by Oscar and Rebecca Quashnick, Ester and Harold Reynolds; three grandchildren, Marvin Quashnick, Marleene Thomson and Karen DeRoo; two great-grandchildren, Robert and Crystal DeRoo. Also survived by three sisters, Emily, Elizabeth and Martha; two brothers, Benny and Gus; as well as nieces and nephews and her many friends. Elsie was predeceased by her loving husband Adolf. The family wishes to extend their many thanks to the nurses and care givers at the Forest Grove Care Centre. Funeral Services will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W. on Monday, October 27, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Sherman of Centre Street Church officiating. Interment to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (10/26/97).

QUAST - Mr. Herbert (Herb) Quast, beloved husband of Mrs. Anne Quast of Calgary, passed away suddenly at the Foothills Hospital on November 30, 1997, after a brief illness, at the age of 61 years. Herb was born in Schuler, Alberta, until the family moved to Calgary in 1945, where he has resided since. He started in the construction industry apprenticing with his father, and was employed by Built-Rite Homes for twenty-two years, as well as other construction firms, most recently with Shane Homes for the last six years. Herb was an avid hunter and an extremely loving family man who toiled tirelessly for his family. He was also known for his handyman skills, commonly known as the "man with the golden hands" for his ability to fix anything. His golden hands are now at rest. Besides his loving wife, Herb is survived by his three sons and two daughters-in-law, Don and Mari, Glenn, Darcy and Kathy; and a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Michael Woofter; and six grandchildren, Jacob, Jessica, Megan, Brody, Myles and Matthew, all of Calgary. He is also survived by his mother Martha Quast; a brother and sister-in-law, Ron and Gwen, all of Calgary; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Linda Krarup of Calgary, and Deana and Stan Freeman of Surrey, B.C., and numerous other relatives. Herb was predeceased by his father August. I have no words of wisdom to explain what life should or should not be, but I do know this: "Every breath is counted and time is timeless One day I will be gone." Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), today, December 3, 1997, at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Catholic Church (Northmount Drive and Northland Drive N.W.), on Thursday, December 4, 1997, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. William Trienekens, Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. In living memory of Herb Quast, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS and HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Chapel of the Bells", 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296 (12/3/97).

QUENNELL-LARSEN - Boston Allan Quennell, precious son of Ross Quennell and April Larsen, passed away with his parents at his side, at the Children's Hospital on July 20, 1997 at the age of 13 1/2 months. Born June 4, 1996, Boston touched the lives of many, many people and truly was an angel. Besides his loving parents, Ross and April, Boston will be forever missed by his grandparents, Howard and Ida Quennell of Gleichen, Terry and Nancy Larsen of Strathmore; great-grandparents, Gordon and Kathleen Christensen of Alix; uncles and aunts, Dallas and Heather Larsen of Strathmore, Doug and Gern Pagenkopf of Gleichen; and cousins, Scott and Kirsten Pagenkopf. Boston also leaves to mourn, the staff at the Children's Hospital, including Dr. Prince and the N-Cluster Nurses, and numerous friends and acquaintances who had the opportunity to share in his life, and experience the many lessons he came to teach. Funeral Service to be held on Wednesday, July 23, 1997 at Strathmore Alliance Church at 2:00 p.m., Pastor Don Holmes of Milo United Church officiating. Interment Strathmore Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Children's Wish Foundation (106, 223 - 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, T2R 0G9) in Boston's name so another child can experience the many joys Boston had. WHEATLAND FUNERAL HOME LTD. (Strathmore) in care of arrangements. Telephone: 934-5666 (7/22/97).

QUON - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs. Sam Dor Quon, on Sunday, June 15, 1997 at the age of 104 years. Sam Dor was born in Hoiping, Kwangtung, China and moved to Canada in 1958. She is survived by her daughter Kwie Sam Quon; and sons, Sanders Kwan (Don You), and Danny Quon (Don Son). She will also be greatly missed by her eleven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Sam Dor was predeceased by her husband Yip Chew Quon in 1952 and her son Donald Quon (Don Yee) in 1967. The family would like to express their thanks to the staff at Extendicare Hillcrest for all their care and kindness. Your memory will live forever in our hearts. A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", 3220 - 4 Street N.W., on Saturday, June 21, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. John W.S. Kong officiating. Interment to follow in Queen's Park Cemetery. FOSTER'S FUNERAL HOMES "Garden Chapel", Directors. Telephone: 297-0888 (6/19/97).