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1997: Deaths - V

VAAST - Marie Josephine of Drumheller, passed away November 21, 1997. Marie is survived by one son Bob (Jean) Vaast of Calgary; one daughter Janette D'Arcy of Drumheller; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, November 27, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. from COURTNEY-WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL. Interment to follow in the Drumheller Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to S.T.A.R.S. COURTNEY-WINTER'S FUNERAL CHAPEL are in care of arrangements.(11/25/97).

VAILLANT - Mr. Andre Jerry Joseph Vaillant passed away suddenly on September 6, 1997 as a result of a train accident in Carstairs, Alberta, at the age of 22 years, beloved son of Louise and Mike Kaszuba, and dear fiance of Courtney Thompson. He is also survived by his grandparents, Gerard and Helen Racine; his aunt Dione Lasalle; and his uncles, Andre Racine and Jacques Racine. Memorial Services will be held at Victory Outreach Centre (436 - 13 Avenue S.E.), on Thursday, September 11, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Don Delaney officiating. Arrangements and Cremation in care of LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD. and Bow Valley Crematorium. Telephone: 228-4422 (9/9/97).

VAINIO - At Sarnia General Hospital on Sunday, November 16, 1997, Carol Joan (Castle) Vainio, age 59 of R.R. No. 1, Wyoming. Beloved wife of the late Raine Vainio (1996). Dear mother of Kirsti Nutt and her husband Ron of London, and Brett Vainio and his wife Laurie of Calgary. Loving grandmother of Shawn and Kelsey Nutt, and Shea and Chelsea Vainio. Sister of Arthur Castle of Sarnia. Funeral Service will be held from the Chapel of the D.J. ROBB FUNERAL HOME, Sarnia on Wednesday, November 19 at 11:00 a.m. with Cremation to follow. Visitation on Tuesday evening from 7:00 till 9:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Palliative Care Unit at St. Joseph's Hospital (11/18/97).

VAN DOREN - Gregory Miles. Our dear and loving son, brother and friend Greg, passed away suddenly at his home in Calgary, Tuesday, November 18, 1997 of natural causes, at the age of 43. He leaves to grieve, his parents, Diane and George Van Doren; a sister Tina Simpson and her husband Stuart, and their children, Connor and Spencer; brothers, Robert Van Doren, Paul Van Doren and his wife Wendy, and their son Owen; and Lewis Van Doren, and his children, Levi, Brittany, and Cortanie; his grandmother Julie Carr; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; as well as special friends, Denise and Allan, Maggie and Dwight and Linda. He was predeceased by his great-aunt Bertha Meiklejohn Edwards in July of this year. Greg grew up in Three Hills, graduated from the University of Calgary, and pursued his career with AON Reed Stenhouse Limited. He will be missed so much by his family and friends. Funeral Services will be held at HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME, 1708 - 16 Avenue N.W. (across from North Hill Shopping Centre) on Friday, November 21, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. There will be a Memorial Service and Interment in Three Hills at a later date. Funeral and Cremation arrangements in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES "Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (11/21/97).

VAN HEES - Laetitia van Hees of Calgary, Alberta, passed away at the Rockyview Hospital on November 4, 1997 at the age of 76 years. Laetitia was born on April 27, 1921 in The Hague, Netherlands. Her life took her to Indonesia and then she immigrated to Canada in 1952. Laetitia did much to help other people throughout her life and loved music, nature and animals. Laetitia is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Derk van Hees and Audrey Sullivan of Calgary; two daughters, Henriette and friend Klaus Huckseldt of Edmonton, and Violet van Hees and Ross Burnett of Whitehorse, Yukon. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Michael and Kerstin. Laetitia was predeceased by her husband Hendrik in 1993. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Saturday, November 8, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of their choice. In living memory of Laetitia van Hees, 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 (11/7/97).

VAN IDERSTINE - (nee Powers) Muriel Wallace Van Iderstine, of Calgary, passed away at the Peter Lougheed Centre on June 19, 1997, at the age of 78 years. Muriel is survived by her loving, dedicated husband Vernon, of fifty-five years; her son Brian and daughter-in-law Diane; her daughter Dianna Rosenke and partner Ron Kondrat; grandchildren, Drew, Tobi, Darcy, Chris, Kelli; and great-grandchildren. As a young woman Muriel was prominent in classical musical circles, a recipient of numerous honours throughout Alberta. Muriel, an avid wildlife enthusiast, will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by family and friends. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, June 25, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. 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 (6/22/97).

van MELLE - "Fear not, for I have redeemed you, I have summoned you by name, you are mine" (Isaiah 43:1). On June 3, 1997, the Lord took home our father and grandfather, Dirk Machiel van Melle at the age of 77 years. He was predeceased by his wife Hendrika in 1991. Dirk and Hendrika emigrated from The Netherlands in 1954 to Prince Albert, Sask. Two years later they moved to Shellbrook, Sask. where he operated his own bakery for the next sixteen years. In 1972, they semi-retired to Calgary. Dirk took on the caretaking of the Grace Presbyterian Church for ten years at which time he stepped into full retirement. His passions were flying, singing and communing with nature and he was an avid participant at local air shows throughout Saskatchewan. He will be lovingly remembered by his family, Johannes van Melle of Shellbrook, Sask., Aliesje and Norman Carruthers, and Abraham van Melle and Debbie Thomas, all of Calgary. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Erhen, Reid, Blain and Nathan van Melle of Shellbrook, and Jennie and Erin Carruthers of Denmon Island, B.C. As well, Dirk is survived by a brother and two sisters in The Netherlands. The family would like to thank Dr. Schorr and all of the staff in Units 27 and 32 of the Foothills Hospital for their excellent care over the past five years. A Memorial Service will be held at Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church (3020 - 51 Street S.W.), on Saturday, June 7, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Peter Boodt officiating. Interment at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada Calgary Chapter, 1717 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 2N8. LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOMES LTD., Directors of Services. Telephone: 228-4422 (6/5/97).

VANDEBELD - Roelof (Ralph) Vandebeld, beloved husband of Eva, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 22, 1997 after a lengthy illness at the age of 74 years. Ralph was born in Hilversum, The Netherlands on July 28, 1923 and immigrated to Canada with his young family in 1953. He worked for CANA Construction as a carpenter and superintendent for twenty-five years, retiring in 1984. Ralph was an avid golfer, a talented artist and gardener. He will be sadly missed by his loving family and friends. Besides his wife, Ralph is survived by a son Rick of Vancouver; five daughters and sons-in-law, Clea and Bert Franssens of Bow Island, Kathy and Curtis Crough of Grande Prairie, Alice and Henry Roest, Brenda and Blaine Lockie, Eileen and Darrel McKinley; and daughter-in-law Pat Vandebeld, all of Calgary. He is also survived by one sister Ann Vandebeld of Rotterdam, The Netherlands; and twelve grandchildren, Mike, Catherine, Susan, Michael, Jeffrey, Scott, Jason, Adam, Kyle, Carter, Jackie and Ian. Ralph was predeceased by his son Arnold in 1993 and his parents, Hendrik and Arnolda Vandebeld. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) today, November 26, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Southern Alberta Renal Association, c/o the Foothills Hospital, 1403 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9. In living memory of Ralph Vandebeld, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES "Crowfoot Chapel", 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-241-0044. 263710(11/26/97).

VANDERKOLK - Hendrikje (Henny) of Calgary, formerly of Burlington, Ontario, passed away at the Brentwood Nursing Home, June 29, 1997 at the age of 92, after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her husband Egbert William in 1979, and by her youngest son John in 1995. She is survived by her children, Henry of Hamilton, Ontario, Fritz of Mount Hope, Ontario and Retta Richards of Calgary; also by six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Many thanks to the staff at the Brentwood Nursing Home for the great care she received for the past three years. Funeral Services will be held at the Ward Funeral Home in Burlington, Ontario on Friday, July 4, 1997 (7/3/97).

VANDERVELDE - Gerald Andrew, beloved husband of Mrs. Janet VanderVelde of Strathmore, AB, passed away at the Strathmore District Health Service on November 14, 1997 at the age of 81 years. He is the loving father of Allan (Linda) of Calgary and Don (Florence) of Strathmore, AB. Gerald is survived by his three grandchildren, Shaun (Arlana), Scott (Nickole) and Michael; great-grandchildren, Cody and Jess. He is also survived by his sisters, Jo Chilton of Red Deer, AB, Julia Chalmers of Strathmore, AB, Helen Bishop of Langdon, AB, Marge Parker of Calgary; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Monday, November 17, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Gil Arthur officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Extendicare of Strathmore District Health Services (200 Brent Boulevard, Strathmore, AB T1P 1J9). 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 (11/16/97).

VANGASTEL - Annette (Pat) VanGastel (nee: Dreger) of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on October 18, 1997. She will be sadly missed by her two sisters, Edna Sullivan of Regina, SK and Katherine Hallett of Calgary, AB; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and by many friends. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas (Tom) VanGastel, her mother and father, Emma and Gustave Dreger, four sisters and four brothers. The family would like to express their appreciation to all the staff of the Peter Lougheed Hospital and Doctors Don Stinton and John Barrow for all their efforts, kindness and thoughtfulness. Memorial donations may be directed to the Palliative Care Unit (Unit 43 of the Peter Lougheed, 3500 - 26 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T1Y 6J4). Memorial Services will be held from the Chapel of MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME on Thursday, October 23, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Julianna Wehrfritz-Hanson of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church officiating. Inurnment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements and Cremation 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 (10/22/97).

VANGILS - Mr. Andrew Theodor (Andy) VanGils, beloved husband of Patti Macaulay of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Thursday, November 27, 1997, after a motor vehicle accident, at the age of 42 years. Andy was born on January 7, 1955 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He moved to Alberta and was married on December 30, 1990. Andy had a great love for life and an unwielding determination. Besides his loving wife, Andy is survived by his daughter Nikki Frances; and his son Ian Alexander. He is also survived by his parents, Matt and Woutrina VanGils; three sisters, two brothers, three nephews and six nieces. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Monday, December 1, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Jerrold Clonch officiating. In living memory of Andy VanGils, 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(11/29/97).

VARTY - It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Frederick (Fred) Edward Varty, beloved husband of Mrs. Daphne Varty of Bragg Creek, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on October 24, 1997 at the age of 68 years, after a brave battle with cancer for the past year. Fred was born June 5, 1929 and raised at Provost, Alberta. He began his career working in the Leduc Oilfield in 1949 and has since been dedicated to the oil industry, having started his companies, Comanche Drilling and Varco Equipment Ltd. He will be remembered for his wit and great sense of humour as well as his keen interest in collectibles. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Daphne of Bragg Creek; daughter Laurie Ott of Calgary; son Mike Varty (Donna Cushing) of Bragg Creek; and his grandchildren, Christopher and Aaron Ott, Lynsey and Megan Varty; his granddog "Dutchess"; brother Carman Varty of Edmonton; sister Peggy (Elmer Spilde) of Calgary; sister-in-law Betty Varty; and mother-in-law Mollie Austin, both of Provost, Alberta; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives. Fred was predeceased by his son Daryl in 1996, mother Jennie in 1954, father Joshua in 1965 and brother Carl in 1990. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel", (50087 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, October 28, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. P.H. Burrill of The United Church of Canada officiating. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Al Azhar (Shrine) Temple Children's Hospital Transportation Fund, Box 70038, Bowness Postal Outlet, Calgary, Alberta T3B 5k3. In living memory of Fred Varty, 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 (10/28/97).

VAUGHAN - Yvonne Vivian Vaughan passed away peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Centre onWednesday, December 10, 1997 at the age of 57 years. Yvonne is survived by her children,Darwin of Calgary, Darrel and Cam of Oliver, B.C., Kim (Dean) Horvath of Calgary and JacobSalkeld of Cranbrook, B.C.; as well her dear grandchildren, Davin, Jamie, Sheryl, Kari, Ashleyand Dillon; and great-grandchildren, Austin and Hope. She is also survived by her dear friends,Donna, Shaunee, Mark and Mona. Yvonne was strong willed, independent with a generous heartand a wonderful sense of humour. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all whoknew and loved her. Private family Services will be held on Friday, December 12, 1997 withInterment to follow. Funeral arrangements in care of PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE LTD.Telephone: 235-3602 (12/11/97).

VEILLEUX - Jessica Marie Veilleux, beloved daughter of Charles Veilleux of Calgary and Harbhagen Veilleux of Victoria, B.C., passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 27, 1997 at the age of 20 years. Jessica loved life. She enjoyed snowboarding and was starting an exciting new job. She adored her cat Gucci and her dog Finnigan, who will sadly miss her. Besides her loving parents, Jessica is survived by her sister Danielle; her very special friend Dave Phillipson; paternal grandparents, Charles and Patricia Veilleux; aunts and uncles, Joanna and Larry Hopp of Calgary, Caren and John Leslie of Armena, AB, Tim and Lisa Veilleux, and Tom and Wendy Veilleux, all of Calgary. She is also survived by maternal grandmother Bhagwant Dheensaw; aunts and uncles, Gurcharn and Robert Beckett, Joga and Juswinder Dheensaw, and Kerpal Reid; as well as many great-aunts and uncles, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) today, November 30, 1997 at 5:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Luke's Catholic Church (corner of Northmount Drive and Northland Drive N.W.), on Monday, December 1, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Ian Gagne, Celebrant. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Asthma Society of Alberta, 208, 525 - 11 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 0C9. In living memory of Jessica Veilleux, 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(11/30/97).

VELEV - Alex Velev, beloved son of Ivan and Maia Velev of Calgary, left us suddenly onSaturday, November 29, 1997, at the age of 17 years. Alex skied out of our lives doing what heloved most, living life simply and fearlessly. His spirit will remain always in the hearts of hisparents; his brother Lazar; his grandparents, Lazar and Veska Velev; and his grandmother RosaZlatkova of Bulgaria. Alex lived life with and for his friends, and those who are left behind willalways remember his smile. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S"Crowfoot Chapel" (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Wednesday, December 3, 1997at 1:00 p.m.If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in Alex's name directly to the AvalancheSafety Trust Fund c/o Graham Price Law Office, Suite 210, 1010 - 8 Avenue S.W., T2P 1J2.Arrangements in care of McINNIS and HOLLOWAY'S "Crowfoot Chapel", 82CROWFOOTCIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044 (12/2/97).

VELTRI - It is with great sadness that the family of Costanza Veltri announces her passing at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on October 31, 1997 at the age of 81 years. Nonna will be greatly missed by her son Antonio (Carmella) of White Rock, B.C.; son John of Calgary; daughter Caterina (Angelo), and daughter Maria (Giovanni), also of Calgary; fourteen grandchildren, Francesco, John, Saverio, Daniel, Angelo, Maria, and Antonio Migliarese, Costanza, Saverio, Franco, and Antonio Veltri, Teresa, Cabrina and Giovanna Perri; and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Antonietta and Rosina of Italy, and a brother Francesco of France; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Born in Italy, June 11, 1916, Costanza then met and married Saverio. They and their first two children moved to Canada. They settled and completed their family in Trail, BC. In 1981, they moved to Calgary, Alberta, where they resided. She was predeceased by her loving husband of fifty-two years on June 29, 1986. She will always be remembered for her great love and devotion towards her family. Her strong and unique spirit will forever live in our hearts. Please join the family as we commemorate Costanza's life. Prayers will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Chapel of the Bells" (2720 Centre Street North), on Monday, November 3, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 4, 1997, 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Italian & English Catholic Church (1714 - 14 Avenue N.E.) with the Rev. Valentino Alberton, C.S. Celebrant. Graveside Service to follow in "St. Joseph's Section" at Queen's Park Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 114, 1212 - 1 Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G8. In living memory of Costanza Veltri, 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 (11/1/97).

VILARDI - Elena (nee Golemme) passed away peacefully at her home in Cavallerizzo, Italy on June 22, 1997 at the age of 86. She will always be lovingly remembered by her daughter Pina (Nick) Ricioppo, son Gino (Melinda) Vilardi, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Prayers in her memory will be held at Our Lady of Grace Italian Church, Tuesday, July 1 at 7:00 p.m (6/30/97).

VILUTIS - Mrs. Ellen Jane (Elsie) Vilutis of Calgary, passed away at her home on October 21, 1997, at the age of 86 years. Elsie is survived by her two sisters, Agnes Gordon of Calgary, and Jean Bateman of Kamloops, BC. She is predeceased by her husband Adolph, two brothers, James and George Mathers, and sister May Breedon. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Saturday, October 25, 1997 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In living memory of Ellen Vilutis, 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 (10/24/97).

VISSER - Mr. John (Jack) C. Visser of Calgary, passed away at his residence on November 25, 1997 at the age of 68 years. Jack was born in Calgary on August 14, 1929. He spent his early childhood in Okotoks, Turner Valley and Moose Jaw. Jack graduated in Law from the University of Alberta in 1954 and practiced in Calgary and surrounding area. Jack is survived by a son Thomas (Tom); and a daughter Allyson Visser; and five loving grandchildren, Annaleis, Cecile, Tyrone, Forrest and Megan; as well as two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his twin brother Everett Visser and twin sisters, Margaret Southern and Christena Wood, all of Calgary. A Private Family Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Elboya Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, November 29, 1997. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta (206A - 12 Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A1). In living memory of Jack Visser, 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(11/28/97).

VOCKEROTH - Mr. Roy Vockeroth of Drumheller, passed away on December 12, 1997 at theage of 71 years. Roy is survived by his loving wife Grace; his son Rick (Sandy); his daughterCarol (Al); and his two grandchildren, Danny and Mandy Vockeroth, all of Drumheller. Alsosurviving are Roy's sister Agnes (Don) Coderre; his brothers, Teddy (Lydia), Bert (Elsie) andCharlie (Teresa), all of Medicine Hat. Roy was predeceased by his parents, Bill and CharlotteVockeroth. No Funeral Service will be held by Roy's request. Cremation. If you so desire,memorial tributes may be made to S.T.A.R.S., 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Box 570, Calgary T2E8M7. Arrangements and Cremation in care of HERITAGE FAMILY FUNERAL SERVICES,"Heritage Funeral Home". Telephone: 299-0100 (12/14/97).

VYSOHLID - Mrs. Margaret Vysohlid (nee Kerr) of Calgary, passed away peacefully intoGod's loving hands at the Glenmore Auxiliary Hospital on Sunday, December 7, 1997, aftera long illness, at the age of 68 years. She grew up in and attended high school in Blairmore.After high school, she began working as a legal secretary and in 1952, moved to Calgarywith her husband and children where she continued her career as a paralegal, which lastedover thirty-five years. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and friend and will bemissed by all that knew her. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husbandWalter. Margaret will be deeply missed by her two sons, Robert and Thomas; her threegrandchildren, Michelle, Carman and Brent. She also leaves to remember her, her sisters,Betty Lund of Calgary and Isa Randahl of Coronation; and family members, Milan andDorothy Vysohlid, Annie Hughs, Geraldine, and Lou Harpur; as well as numerous nieces andnephews. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S "Park Memorial Chapel" (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), today, December 10, 1997 from 7:00 to8:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's "Park Memorial Chapel",(5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Thursday, December 11, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor BillWhite of The International Prayer Centre, Bellevue, Alberta, officiating. If friends sodesire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice.Special thanks to the nursing staff and the volunteers on Westview Two at the GlenmoreAuxiliary Hospital, as well as Dr. E. Mortis for their wonderful care and attention. In livingmemory of Margaret Vysohlid, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park byMcINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOWDRIVE S.W., CALGARY. Telephone: 403-243-8200 (12/10/97).