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B8 CALGARY HERALD Friday. February 2, 2007 REMEMBERING . . TO PLACE AN OBITUARY OR IN MEMORIAM remembering ca call 235-7326 or fax 235-8647 Stonev pictures and v Email: obitscaltheherald.canwest.com Deaths 860 Deaths 860 Deaths 859 Deaths JO Deaths 860 The Calgary Herald notes the following deaths in today's paper. New notices are marked by an . (Notices may not appear alphabetically due to space requirements.) Anderson Campbell Chaius Denison Donnelly Englund Gervais Gienow Gray Hamilton Hammond Harris Hatch Johansen Jones Laird Lake Low MacPherson McAndrews McArthur McKenzie Miller Morris Pedersen Poftenroth Sidorenko Simmonds Staines Szmolyan Thompson Ward Weir Wickersham Young ANDERSON Robert Floyd 1932-2007 Mr. Robert Floyd Anderson, beloved husband of Mrs. Jean Anderson of Red Deer, passed away at his home on Monday, January 29, 2007 at the age of 74 years. Robert leaves to mourn his loss, his loving wife of fifty-three years, Jean of Red Deer; his children, Robert Anderson Jr. of Crossfield, Alberta, Barbara Anderson and Vicki (Brian) Blasko, all of Red Deer; three grandchildren, Paul Anderson, Rachel Anderson and Logan Anderson, and his great-grandson, Landen. He is also survived by six brothers and three sisters, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Robert was predeceased by a brother and two sisters. A Memorial Service will be held at EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4820 - 45 Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Monday, February 5, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation entrusted to the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, memorial donations in Robert's honour may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.eventidefuneralchapels.com. Service and Cremation Providers: EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS, 4820 - 45 Street, Red Deer. Telephone: 1-403-347-2222. CAMPBELL-John(Jack)Aylmer 1917-2007 John (Jack) Aylmer Campbell, of Calgary, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2007, at the age of 89 years. Jack will be lovingly remembered by his children, Maureen, Doug and Rob and their families, including his eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; as well as his sister, Eileen Hamilton. He was predeceased by his wife, Jean. Jack was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He touched the lives of all those who knew him with his humour and optimism. A Celebration of his life will be held at MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, February 3, 2007, at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 -11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 (Telephone 403-269-1319, www.theseed.ca), or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 -12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 (Telephone 403-205-3966). In living memory of Jack Campbell, a tree will will 4 A be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park MclNNIS 8. HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: 403-243-8200. 810932 CAMPBELL John (Jack) Thirty-seven-year member of the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union, Local 496, Calgary, passed away January 29, 2007 at the age of 89 years. The officers, members and staff wish to express their deepest sympathy to the family. CHALUS-Rose 1920-2007 Rose of Calgary passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2007. Rose was born and raised in Saskatchewan, later working on a farm in Southern Saskatchewan. Most of Rose's career was spent as a civilian cook with the Canadian Army. Rose is survived by her siblings, Tony, Mary, George, Irene and Andy. In living memory of Rose Chaius a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, A Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: 403-2438200. DENISON -James Wesley (Wes) 1952-2007 Wes Denison, of Edmonton, Alberta departed this world on January 17, 2007. He will be lovingly remembered by his companion of recent years, Donna Cardinal; daughters, Caroline (and Tom) Clark, Linette Denison and Brenda (and Andrew) Bailey; grandsons, Jack Bailey and Aiden Demson-Patry; parents Bob and Eileen Denison of Calgary; brother Bob (and Wendy); and sister Susan (and Dwight) Brady; wife Sharon; aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, as well as many friends whose lives were touched by his special spirit. Wes will be remembered as an avid reader, a biking enthusiast and keen chess player. His abiding interests in sports, electronics, music, and reading formed the basis for the contributions he made to wellness in the world as a martial artist, artist, community builder, life-long learner, and as a father, son, brother and loving friend. Wes attended Crescent Heights High School and later SAIT in the late 1960 s to early 1970 s. A Memorial Service to remember Wes's life was held in Edmonton on Saturday, January 20, 2007. An open house to remember Wes will be held at Legacy Estates, 6818 Pinecliff Grove N.E., Calgary at 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 3. Donations may be made to CKUA Radio Foundation, the beneficiary of a decade of volunteering by Wes; or to a cancer charity of your choice. 1 1 30424 HAMMOND Dennis George 1933-2007 "Dennis" George Hammond, beloved husband of Janet Hammond of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2007 at the age of 73 J years. Announcements later by MclNNIS & js... S, HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek r Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575. I 'Hl V ' -- 11 -iv DONNELLY Barnes Malcolm 1931-2007 Barney Donnelly, beloved husband of Marquerite Donnelly of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at the age of 75 years. Barney was born May 30, 1931 in Poona, India. He immigrated to Britain in 1956 and then came to Canada in 1962. He enjoyed travelling, especially to Hawaii, camping, gardening and spending time with his four grandchildren. Barney's giving and compassionate nature will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Besides his loving wife Marquerite, Barney is remembered by his son and daughter-in-law, Neil and Karen Donnelly of Okotoks, AB; his daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Tony Persin of Athabasca, AB; four grandchildren, Jessica, Jennifer, Madison and Shane as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held at MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Barney Donnelly, a tree will j! be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by S-S. MclNNIS & H0LL0WAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296. ENGLUND Marliese (nee Barthelmes) 1949-2007 Marliese Englund, beloved wife of Wayne Englund of Calgary, passed away on January 26, 2007, at the age of 57 years. Marliese was born on February 8, 1949, in Brendlorenzen, Germany. She grew up in Brendlorenzen where she also attended school. After completing an apprenticeship as a medical office assistant, she worked in several locations in Germany in various medical offices finally working at the University Clinic in Frieburg. Marliese met Wayne in 1981 and they married in April 1984 before moving to Vancouver, BC, in July 1984. Wayne and Marliese had two children, both were born in Vancouver, and then moved to Calgary in 1990. Marliese with her kind heart and angelic spirit was loved by all. She had a beautiful outlook towards life that will be greatly missed. Often known as an angel on earth, she was without a doubt a gift to all of us. Those who had the privilege of having Marliese in their lives truly know this loss. Besides her loving husband, Marliese is also survived by her children, Jessica and Thomas. She is also survived by brothers, Alfred (Liesel) and Franz (Ursula) of Bad Neustadt, Germany; sisters, Paula (Hermann) of Bad Neustadt, and Lucia (Norbert) of Gottingen, Germany; brothers-in-law. Rick (Molly) of Lestock, SK, and Bob of Saskatoon, SK; and sister-in-law Corrine (Mark) of Regina, SK; many nephews and nieces in Germany and Canada; as well as numerous extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her father Franz; mother Rosa; and brother Leo. Funeral Services will be held at the Calgary Centre For Positive Living (103 -17 Avenue S.E.) today, February 2, 2007, at 1:30 p.m., with the Rev. Tina Wilding, Presider. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In A living memory of Marliese Englund, a tree jfi. will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial ,.A Park by MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: 403-2438200. GERVAIS Barbara (Bobbie) Patricia (nee Green) January 31, 1934 - January 30, 2007 The family is sad to announce the passing of their beloved Bobbie. She was predeceased by her mother Mabel in 1970, her father John in 1971 and her brother Peter in 1984. Bobbie will be missed by her loving husband Gerald; sons, David and Dale (Marissa); granddaughter Marin; brother Robin Green and sister Zoe Chaddock. Bobbie was born in Bradford, England. In 1955 she qualified as a physical education teacher and worked in England until 1965 when she immigrated to Canada. She married Gerry Gervais in 1966 and taught in Saskatchewan and Manitoba before their children arrived. Later, after moving to Calgary, Bobbie worked for Eaton's. In 2003 she and Gerry moved to Nanaimo. During her life Bobbie enjoyed skiing, walking and golf, but her chief hobby was gardening. Her indoor activities included drawing and more recently calligraphy. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, February 2, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at SANDS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Newcastle Avenue, Nanaimo, with Rev. Gai Burns officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bobbie may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation, 200 - 601 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4C2 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon, 401, 495 Dunsmuir Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6B9. SANDS -NANAIMO GIENOW Lillian A. Lillian A. Gienow passed away peacefully in Calgary on Monday, January 29, 2007 at the age of 92 years. She is lovingly remembered by her brother Clarence Weisser; sown-law LaVern Russell; grandchildren, Robin (Joanne), Rhonda (Gord); great-grandchildren, Christina. Stephen, yley' "ust'n' Amanda and Kyle as well as by many family members. Lillian was predeceased by her husband Bernard; parents Christian (C.B.) and Sophia Weisser; brothers and sisters, Hanna, Benjamin, Frieda, Arthur, rred, Esther, Helen and Carl and by her daughter Karen. A Funeral Service will be held at FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 - 4 Street N.W., Calgary (across from Queen's Park Cemetery) on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. with Interment to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.mem.com. FOSTER'S GARDEN CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM. Telephone: 297-0888. Honoured Provider of 'Syw" Dipnitv Memorial I . www, fbstersgardenchapel. com i . . - i i GRAY Lindsay Ann On January 25, 2007, Miss Lindsay Gray of Drayton Valley passed away tragically at the age of 22 years. She is survived by her loving family, parents, Susan and Dean; sister, Jillian; brothers, Stuart and James (Cheryl) and their daughter, Ashley; and Lindsay's love, Scott rynocn, an oi urayton vauey; maternal granomotner, Kathleen Meraw; paternal grandparents, Rex (Wilmaj Gray; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Lindsay was predeceased by her paternal grandmother, Florence Gray, and maternal grandfather, Eugene Meraw. A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Anthony Catholic Church, 4708 - 50 Avenue, Drayton Valley with Reverend Andrew Bogdanowicz officiating. Interment followed at Riverview Cemetery, Drayton Valley. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Lindsay, may be made to The Global Volunteer Network Foundation, 2701 Alcott Street, Suite 480, Denver, Colorado 80211. DRAYTON VALLEY FUNERAL SERVICES, Tinant Funeral Directors in care of arrangements. Telephone: 1-780-542-5511. HAMILTON Iris Elaine 1953-2007 Iris Hamilton, beloved wife of Justis Mroz of Calgary, passed away on January 30, 2007 at the age of 53 years. Iris was bom June 14, 1953, in Regina, SK. She lived in Moose Jaw, SK for many years while raising her family. Iris spent time in Pilot Butte, then Regina, before finally settling in Calgary, AB in 1995, where she always felt that she had come home. Iris was a Realtor in Saskatchewan for many years, and had recently fulfilled her dream of becoming a Realtor in Calgary. She had been happily married to Justis Mroz since Christmas Day of 1998. Iris had many challenges thrown her way, yet nothing ever altered her determination to achieve her dreams. For the kind, generous, and wonderful person that she was, her family and many friends will feel such a sad, sad loss. BELEVE Besides her loving husband, Justis, Iris is remembered by her children, Doug (Sue), Carrie (James), and Sean (Teryn); fourteen grandchildren; and one greatgrandchild. She is also survived by her siblings, Len, Debbie (Lyle), Terry (Sherrklo), Tim (Linda); sister-in-law. Dawn; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Iris was predeceased by her daughter, Kelly; parents, Rose and William; and her brother, Bill. A Celebration of Iris's Life will be held at MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Further Services will be held at a later date in Moose Jaw, SK. Further details to follow in summer of 2007. Forward condolences thrnnah ujuiw mrinnicanHhnllnuav mm In livino mpmnrv nf Irk Hamilton a trpp will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial " Park by MclNNIS 8. HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: 403-243-8200. HARRIS -Harold John 1936-2007 Harold John Harris, beloved husband of Dorian Harris of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at the age of 70 years. Harold was born May 30, 1936 in New Waterford, Cape Breton. He married Dorian Knuth on June 9, 1956 in Toronto, ON and they later moved to Calgary in 1978. Harold had a long and successful career in the printing industry. Along with his loving wife of fifty years, Dorian, Harold will be forever remembered by his daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Dave Morgenstern; son and daughter-in-law, Harold Jr. and Helen Harris; and by his three grandchildren, Lindsay and Tyler Morgenstern and John Harris, all of Calgary. He is also survived by his brother Walter and by his four sisters, Laura, Florence, Lil, and Mary. Harold was predeceased by five of his brothers and one sister. Graveside Service will be held at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens today, February 2, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. with the Pastor Hugh Fraser, Presider. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 - 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 (Telephone 403-29O0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com) or to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 -11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 (Telephone 403-269-1319, www.theseed.ca). Harold's family wishes to express their gratitude to Margaret and her staff at the Beverly Centre Lake ;nuc L.arv A Midnapore for their considerate care and attention. In living memory of Harold Harris, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575. HATCH Constance Mrs. Constance Hatch passed away peacefully at home in Vancouver on January 29, 2007 at the age of 97 years. She is survived by her son Harvey, daughter-in-law Claire, and grandson Jeremy. Connie was born Connie Hatcher in 1909 in Shepard, Alberta. After growing up in Calgary she married Ronald Hatch in 1938 and moved to Vancouver, where they had one son, Harvey. Following Ronald's death in 1955, Connie and Harvey moved back to Calgary to be near family. She continued an earlier career as a beautician for the next thirty years. Connie opened I he nnk Room beauty shop in 1964 where she had a faithful clientele of friends for the next twenty years. In 1984 she moved back to Vancouver to be with her family and helped raise Jeremy through his early school years. She is lovingly remembered by her family and many cherished mends for her generosity and kindness. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, at Chown United Church, 3519 Cambie Street, with a reception to follow. The family would like to thank Dr. Monte Glanzberg for his caring and attention during her short illness. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Connie's name to the CNIB. r,.. a2 JOHANSEN -Amelia Ellen 1918-2007 Amelia Ellen Johansen (Millie) of Calgary passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at the age of 88 years. Millie is survived by her husband Orla; son and daughter-in-law, James and Pamela of Okotoks, grandchildren, Rebecca and Peter; tour sisters and a brother-in-law, Josephine Schlotter of Regina, Eileen Upper of Revelstoke, B.C.. Thelma and Les Soltice and Joan Frank, all of Calgary. Funeral Services will be held at MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) today, February 2, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Raul Ranola, Presider. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, co Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 (Telephone 403-521-3433). Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Millie Johansen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by J MclNNIS 8. HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, 2 . Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. Telephone: 403-276-2296. JONES - Muriel (Molly) Evelyn 1919-2007 Muriel Evelyn (Molly) Jones, of Cochrane, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2007, at home at the age of 87 years. Muriel was born on November 6, 1919. in Calgary. AB, the daughter of Gilbert Owen Jones and Evelyn Grace jones wee rairciougni, ootn ot wnom naa come rrom Bristol, England. Dean Paget introduced them and later married them in the cathedral. Muriel joined Mobil Oil Canada Ltd. as a Stenographer in October 1948; she held a variety of assignments, mainly in the Controllers Department, and attained the position of Accountant in 1956. In 1959, Muriel was appointed secretary to the President. She held that position until 1978 when she was appointed Administrative Assistant to the President; she served in that capacity until retirement in 1980. 'She was as fine a lady as there ever was' according to Arne Nielsen, former president of Mobil Oil Canada. When he was named Honorary Consul of Denmark, Muriel did all of the administrative work for that as well. Muriel and her sister Eileen enjoyed extensive travelling on their holidays and saw much of the world. The sisters had a great love and compassion for animals, and were active supporters of the S.P.C.A. as well as humane societies in Cochrane, throughout Canada and internationally. Of particular interest was S.P.A.N.A. for the treatment of abused horses and donkeys in North Africa and worldwide. They also supported the Canadian Bible Society. Muriel was member of the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer for most of her life and also helped out at the Mission Church of St. George's in Parkview, AB. Upon moving to Cochrane in 1977, she attended All Saints Anglican Church for two years, and subsequently St. Barnabas Anglican Church in Calgary. Molly clearly demonstrated her faith in her caring for her father and sister in their later years. Muriel is survived by her sister-in-law Mrs. Elizabeth Jones of Calgary; nephew Reginald Gordon Jones; niece Mrs. Diane Walford; three great-nieces and one great-nephew, all of whom live in Eastern Canada. Muriel was predeceased by her parents; three sisters, Eileen, Dorothy and Betty; and brother Frederick Owen Jones. Funeral Services will be held at St. Barnabas Anglican Church (1407 - 7 Avenue N.W.) on Saturday, February 3, 2007, at 1:00 p.m., with the Rev. Jagdutt Singh, Presider. Graveside Service to follow at Cochrane Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholioway.com. In living memory of Muriel Jones, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by A MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: 403-932-4740. LAIRD Marion Joyce 1924-2007 Marion Joyce Laird, our beloved mother, of Calgary passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at the age of U years. Marion was born on July 1, 1924 in St. Catharines, ON. She married Colin Laird in Ontario and moved to Edmonton, AB in 1955. In 1963 they moved to Fort McMurray and started Laird Electric and Supplies. ShecontinuedtooperatethecompanyafterColin'sdeath in 1968 up until her retirement. Marion moved to Calgary in 1995 to be closer to her family. Since moving to Calgary, Marion volunteered for over six thousand hours at the Rockyview General Hospital, primarily in the gift shop. She was an avid reader, loved to knit, crochet and bake, as well as spend time with her family. Marion will be profoundly missed by her family, Marilyn and Michael Owens, of Cochrane, AB, Joan Holloway, of Spruce Grove, AB, Jerrold and Sandra Laird, of Regina, SK and Douglas Laird, of Calgary, AB; ten grandchildren. Terri- Ann, Tanis, Colin, Tom, Catherine, Patrick, Tegan, Taya, Koen, and Christopher. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Keithe Laird and Eileen Tees, as well numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Marion was predeceased by her husband Colin: two sons. David and Bruce; daughter Melissa; sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Harry Sexton; and her brother Roswell Tees. Funeral Services will be held at MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Monday, February 5, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Bob Glasgow, Presider. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in Marion Laird's name, directly to the Calgary Health Trust, Patient Care and Comfort at the Rockyview Hospital, 800, 11012 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5 (Telephone 403-9434615). In living memory of Marion Laird, a tree will be A planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044. LAKE Warren "Peter" 1942-2007 Warren 'Peter' Lake passed away suddenly and alone at his residence on January 19, 2007 at the age of 64 years. He was predeceased by his father Peter and his brother Allan. He is survived by his mother Irene and sister Carol Purnell and several nieces and nephews. His employment years were all spent in the geophysical field as a seismologist. A Memorial will be held at the Chapelhow Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, 606 38 Avenue N.E., Calgary on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. To email expressions of sympathy: ccfscotelusplanet.net, subject heading: Peter Lake. HERITAGE FUNERAL SERVICES T Talparv C.rpmatnritim Chanel' Telephone: 29201 11. LOW Alexander 1903-2007 Alex Low passed away on January 30, 2007, shortly after his 104th birthday. He is lovingly remembered by his daughter Pat (husband Bill Wishart); three grandchildren, Dave(Debby), Ian (Cathy), Sandy (Wayne); and three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Noah and Jenny. He was predeceased by his dear wife, Joan in 1986, his brother Norman and two sisters, Meg and Betty. Alex was born in 1903 in Dundee, Scotland, served his apprenticeship as a marine engineer and came to Canada in 1925. Joan came to Calgary from Fortrose, Scotland to marry Alex in 1929 and they settled in the Crowsnest Pass. Alex worked at one of the early wells at Turner Valley, at the Crystal Dairy in Lethbridge, the power plant at the Hillcrest Mine, BA Oil in Calgary, Calgary Power and lastly as chief engineer at the Holy Cross Hospital for twenty-five years. After retiring he worked part-time for SALT. Alex was fortunate to have the loving support of family and many wonderful friends, particularly those at Southminster United Church. He enjoyed the challenges of helping keep the church in good repair. He was blessed with good health throughout his amazingly long and active life. He was part of history: he was born the same year as the Wright Brothers flew their first powered airplane; as a scout he was chosen to send a semaphore message to welcome Baden Powell to the scout jamboree in Dundee and at age fifteen he came down with the Spanish flu. Alex loved his garden in South Calgary and made sure he hiked every day. Even in his later years, first at the Aspen Lodge and then at the Renoir Residence, he continued to enjoy a daily walk, gardening, bridge, cribbage, fixing things and generally keeping up to date on hockey, politics and whatever was going on in the city or in the Lodge. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends, who never tired of hearing about this vital, lively man who thrived long after his one-hundredth birthday. Memorial Service will be held at St. Matthew's United Church (2039 - 26A Street S.W.) on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. A family Graveside Service will be held at Queen's Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded to Alex's family through www.commemorativeservices.ca. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, No. 200, 119 - 14 Street N.W., Calgary, T2N 1Z6 (Telephone 403-264-5549) or the Arthritis Society, No. 200, 1301 - 8 Street S.W., Calgary, T2R 1B7 (Telephone 403-228-2571) would be gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements in care of COMMEMORATIVE SERVICES FUNERAL DIRECTORS. Telephone: 265-1199. Calgary Family Owned and Operated www.commemorativeservices.ca MacPHERSON - Robert (Rob) Hugh 1946-2007 Rob MacPherson, beloved husband of Kerry MacPherson of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 60 years. Rob had a passion for flying. He flew many types of aircraft throughout his forty-year career and retired a Captain of a 727 with a commercial airline. Rob also had a deep love for the outdoors. He enthusiastically pursued activities like bow hunting, tennis and golf among many others. Besides his loving wife Kerry, Rob is survived by his stepson Chris Curtis; his siblings and their spouses, Malcolm and Terry MacPherson, Don and Maurine MacPherson, and Barb and Dave Peterson; as well as his sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, Laurie and DaveMclnnes and Hugh Esling. He will also be missed by his nieces and nephews and their spouses, Mark (Darlene), Caroline, Robert, Loree (Darby), Wade (Michelle), Tanya (Chris), Tracy (Mark), David, Taylor and Jamie; as well as his great-nieces and nephews, Kighan, Trajan, Leyton, Kate Jenine, Benjamin and Ava. Rob was predeceased by his parents. Special thanks to Dr. Sheila Scott. We are also extremely grateful for all the help of the caring medical staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. A Celebration of Rob's life will be held at the Glencoe Club in the West Room (636 - 29 Avenue S.W., Calgary) on Tuesday, February 13 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. A private ceremony will follow in Salmon Arm in the spring. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, co Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB I m 4N2 (Telephone 403-521-3433). In living A memory of Rob MacPherson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, T- Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: 403-2438200. McANDREWS-David 1946-2007 David (Larry) McAndrews passed away Monday, January 29. 2007 at the age of 60. He will be lovingly remembered by Susanne McAndrews, as well as his children, Jessica, Christel, Simon, Clarissa, Metame as and Michael. A Celebration of David's life will be held at PERSON'S Forest Lawn Chapel (4121 - 17 Avenue S.E.) on Saturday, February yT 3, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will K follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family at www.piersons.ca. Arrangements entrusted to PERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone: 235-3602. 207727 "Let us cross over the : 't river and sit under : the shade of trees." j Genera Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson V "

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