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BUETTNER, ALICE Friday, 03 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
BUETTNER
ALICE
With great sadness, the Family of Alice Lorraine (Beckman) Buettner announce her passing on Friday, October 3rd 2014, surrounded by Family, at 94 years in Lacombe, Alberta. Alice was raised in Czar and took her teaching training at the Edmonton Normal School. Over a span of 46 years, her first teaching position was in a one room school and retiring in 1985 after working 25 years as a teacher at Michener Centre in Red Deer. Her Family was very special to her and with her husband, Paul had five children: Ronald, Betty-Ann, Carol, Gene, and Elaine. Left to mourn are Carol's Family Krista Howden, Avery and Sophie, Richard (Bernice), Josh, Ty, Jack and Molly Howden: Gene and Karen's Family, Jared, (Melanie) Korbin and Kohen Buettner; Jocelyn (Blair Thate) and Ryker; Tyson Buettner and Chelsea Buettner: and Elaine and Ralph Salm's Family, Dustin (Marleah) Kyiah and Emma Caldwell, Janna (Isaac) Alexe, Brooke, and Ty Bara; Jessie (Cody Vandergaag) and Kason Salm; Sisters Evelyn (Pitt) Leighton, June Bulmer, Jean (Leroy) Quinton and Brother Bob (Marj) Beckman; Numerous nieces and nephews from the Buettner and Beckman Families; Special friends Ella, Bonnie, and Veronica: as well as her Church Family that she loved very much; Pastor Bob and Lavon Tattrie and present and past congregation at the Nazarene Church in Lacombe.Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at The Church Of The Nazarene on Woodland Drive, Lacombe. In lieu of flowers, the Family has asked that donations be made to Camp Harmattan c/o the Lacombe Church of the Nazarene. Condolences may be made by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca
WILSON'S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM
in Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of arrangements. Phone: 403.782.3366 or 403.843.3388
"A Caring Family,
Caring for Families"
BOURNE, George Friday, 03 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
BOURNE
George
1964 - 2014
Mr. George David Bourne of Red Deer, passed away on Friday, October 3, 2014 at the age of 50 years. George was a graduate of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology where he studied Biology Sciences, specializing in Environmental Protection. George was a National Construction Safety Officer. In addition, George was a Commercial Chef where he graduated from the Kelsey Institute in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. George was a man of great depth; a deep thinker and philosopher of life and the universe. He enjoyed favorite pastimes such as playing board games like D & D and Lord of the Rings and online games such as poker. George will be lovingly remembered by his brother, sisters, Laurie and Bernice, Mary and Ida. He will also be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, Christine, Jason, Michael, Connor, Amanda, Christopher and Jeremy; his great nieces and nephew, Colton, Ashton, Denaisha and Jessica, as well as his extended family and friends from the Windsor Hotel and Lower Fairview families including the Grahns, Youngs, Zachs, Leterneaus, Perrins, Jeromes, Douglas', Jarvises, Wolks, Greens, Bonhams, Tronnes and many others. George was predeceased by his parents, David and Bertha Bourne and a sister, Roslie. Relatives and friends are invited to come and pay their respects at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. A Celebration of George's Life will be held at The Harvest Centre, Marquis Room, Westerner Park, Red Deer, Alberta on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Condolences may be sent or viewed at
www.parklandfuneralhome.com
Arrangements in care of Gary W. Anderson,
Funeral Director at
PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM
6287 - 67 A Street
(Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.
NEILSON, Garnet Roger Thursday, 02 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
NEILSON
Garnet Roger
It is with joy and sorrow that we announce the passing of Garnet Roger Neilson into the presence of his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ on Thursday October 2, 2014 in Red Deer, AB at the age of 75 years. Garnet was born July 6, 1939 in Lashburn, SK to Roger and Edna Neilson. He is survived by his wife of 55 years Sharon (nee Stephenson), his children Derrick (Cindy), Shelly (Brian), Stephen (Adine), Mark (Brenda), grandchildren Jillane, Ashley (Josh), Shiloh, Bethany (Patrick), Stephanie (David), Alycia, Lisa, Rachelle, Garnet, Kara, Christianne, Luke, Danielle, Timothy, Sonya, along with four great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers Wayne (Yvonne), Bryan (Doreen), and his brother-in-law Allan Stephenson. Garnet was predeceased by his grandson Derrick Travis in infancy. Garnet enjoyed his 35 year career with Northwestern Utilities. Throughout his life he enjoyed golfing, skiing, camping with family, and travelling with Sharon. He especially enjoyed sharing his faith with children through Sunday School, DVBS and Awana. A celebration of his life and faith will be held Tuesday October 7th, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church at 3901, 44th Street in Red Deer Alberta officiated by Pastor Dennis Burriss. Sharon would like to thank the staff of Unit 32 in the Red Deer Hospital, the staff of Red Deer Hospice, and Dr. Walter Reynolds. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Red Deer Hospice Society.
FRANK, Alexander Thursday, 02 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
FRANK
Mr. Alexander Frank passed away peacefully on October 2, 2014 at the age of 87 years. He was born in the German village of Neudorf in Russia on November 20, 1926, the second youngest in a family of 10. He came to Canada in 1950, moved to Edmonton in 1951, where he met and married the love of his life, Irene. They raised their family in Edmonton, and lived there until he retired from the Alberta Government in 1987 after 32 years of dedicated service. He moved to Rimbey, then to Lacombe and later to Red Deer. In the early years, he played the saxophone in a dance band in Edmonton. When he retired, they enjoyed camping and fishing in the West Country. He loved to discuss the events of the day with his neighbours and friends. He was predeceased by his loving wife Irene and all but one sibling who lives in Germany. He will be sadly missed by two sons, Alex (Barb) of Camrose and Ralph (Helen) of Penhold, grandchildren Ian (Kristine), Glen (Natalie), Eric (Sara), Jason (Krystal), Leanne (Mitchel), Miranda and Krystal and numerous relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 11:00a.m. at Wilson's Funeral Chapel, 6120 Hwy 2A, Lacombe, AB. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to The Kidney Foundation of Canada, 202-11227 Jasper Avenue N.W., Edmonton, AB T5K 0L5. Condolences to the Frank family may be made by visiting:
www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca
WILSON'S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM
of Lacombe and Rimbey,
in charge of arrangements.
Phone 403-782-3366 or 403-843-3388.
PASSAS, Allan Constantin Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
PASSAS
Allan Constantin
Allan Passas of Red Deer passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the age of 79 years. Allan started his working career on the railroad in Armstrong, BC, and then moved to Red Deer and worked for over 25 years will Allied TV and Appliance. After retirement, he worked at the Arlington Hotel and was a member of the Moose Lodge. He had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed playing pranks on people and sharing jokes. He also had a passion for animal rights. Allan will be lovingly remembered by his sister, Irene Passas, and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Allan's honor may be made directly to the Red Deer & District S.P.C.A, 4505 77 Street, Red Deer, Alberta, T4P 2J1.
Condolences may be forwarded
to the family by visiting www.eventidefuneralchapels.com.
Arrangements entrusted to
EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPEL
4820 - 45 Street, Red Deer.
Phone (403) 347-2222
LEE, Heidi Louise Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
LEE
Heidi Louise
1975 - 2014
It is with great sadness that the family of Heidi Louise Lee (nee Bruin) announces her passing on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the age of 38 years. She was born on November 19, 1975 at Red Deer, Alberta. Heidi was a beautiful person with an intelligent nature. She had a sense of humour along with a giving and compassionate heart. She loved to play baseball in the summer and even joined a league. Her greatest love and joy were her sons and making sure they were happy. She had a passion for being a lifeguard and a swim coach. Heidi was that person that could be a magician with many tricks of the trade. Heidi will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Jody and their two sons, Jessy and Austyn of Olds, Alberta, her father, Herman Bruin (Christine) of Red Deer, sisters, Corinna (Roger) Bruin-Tewson of Innisfail, Alberta, Rebecca (Chuck) Steele of Penhold, Alberta, brothers, Troy (Diane) Bruin of Millet, Alberta, Marty (Catherine) Bruin of Red Deer and grandfather, Cor Bruin. She will also be sadly missed by her parents-in-law, Dennis and Shirley Shewkenek of Olds, Alberta, sisters-in-law, Shannon Lee (Devin) of Okotoks, Alberta, Robyn Orom (Brandon) of Lacombe, Alberta and Dani Shewkenek (Cory) of Red Deer; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Heidi was predeceased by her mother, Carol Bruin (nee Barnes), brother, Cameron Bruin, grandparents, Ella and Robert Barnes and grandmother, Ariea Bruin. A Celebration of Heidi's Life will be held at First Christian Reformed Church, 16 McVicar Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Gary Bomhof officiating. Condolences may be sent or viewed at
www.parklandfuneralhome.com
Arrangements in care of Gordon R. Mathers,
Funeral Director at
PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM
6287 - 67 A Street
(Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.
HARDING, Ellen Ivy Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
HARDING
Ellen Ivy
1920 - 2014
Ellen Ivy Harding of Red Deer passed away peacefully at Royal Oak in Lacombe on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the age of 94 years. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on March 15, 1920. She lived in Winnipeg, met her husband Les, and married on February 12, 1944. They moved to Alberta in 1944 where they started their family of four children; Donna (Harvey) Pidhirney, Betty (Bob) Christianson, Garry (Bernice) Harding, and Gale Lee. She was predeceased by her husband Les, her parents, and her brothers and sister. She is survived by her four children, 13 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren and a host of friends. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Liberty Christian Assembly 6315 Horn Street, Red Deer, AB. No flowers by request. Donations in memory of Ellen may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta # 202 - 5913 - 50th Avenue, Red Deer, AB. T4N 4C4, or a charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be made by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca
WILSON'S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM
serving Central Alberta with locations in Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of arrangements.
Phone: 403.782.3366 or 403.843.3388
"A Caring Family, Caring for Families"
BERNDT, Benjamin Lawrence Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
BERNDT
Benjamin Lawrence Berndt, 78, born February 3, 1936, of Penhold AB. died peacefully September 30th, 2014. Ben, son of Otto and Anna (Verigin, Saskatchewan), passed away in Innisfail at the Sunset Manor. He is survived by his two brothers Don and Marcel and sister Diane (Harold) Brookman. He is also survived by his three sons Rob (Roxanne), Brian (Melanie), Dan (Laura) and four grandchildren Brett, Sabrina, Monica and Mya. Ben worked in the Air Force as an Electronics and Communications Technician until his retirement in 1984. Ben was proud to serve 3 terms as mayor for the Town of Penhold proceeded by two terms on council and also donated time to the Red Deer Regional Planning commission. He was the first elected mayor for this small but growing community of Penhold. Ben was an active member and volunteer of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 104 were he received a lifetime membership for his contributions. Ben also committed to the Penhold Seniors Centre construction and management. Ben also loved hockey and if he wasn't at his grandson's games he could be found volunteering in timekeepers box for the Penhold women's Junior team the Amazons. Ben loved volunteering because it provided him the opportunity to be around people and socialize as well as give back to communities that supported him so well throughout his life. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 11th 2014 at 11:00 am at the Innisfail Legion. Donations can be made in his honor to the Innisfail Legion Branch 104.
HEARTLAND FUNERAL SERVICES LTD., INNISFAIL
entrusted with arrangements. 403-227-0006. www.heartlandfuneralservices.com
LAWRENCE , Ray Monday, 29 Sep 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
LAWRENCE
Ray
1947 - 2014
After a courageous battle with cancer, Raymond Arthur Lawrence passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on September 29, 2014 at the age of 67. Ray was born on February 19, 1947 in Eckville, went to school in Sylvan Lake and has called Benalto home for the past 38 years. He owned and operated his gas plant maintenance business for over 35 years. He loved his sports as he grew up playing hockey and baseball. With the Rocky Mountains so close, he spent many summer and fall seasons camping and hunting with his family and friends. Grieving Ray's loss are his loving wife Lynne, children Caron (Darren), Allan (Anji), Stacey, Jimmy (Brandy), his 10 grandchildren, his sister Lois (Hugh), brother Ron, sister-in-law Margaret, brother-in-law Barry (Cathy) and many nieces and nephews. Ray was predeceased by his parents Myron and Margaret, brother Leonard and nephew Robert. A Celebration of Ray's life will be held at the Benalto Hall on Thursday October 9th, 2014 at 1:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted by the Benalto Booster Club Train Station Fund, Box 135, Benalto, AB, T0M 0H0.
HOLSTEIN, Brentten Monday, 29 Sep 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
HOLSTEIN
Brentten
1957 - 2014
Mr. Brentten Warren 'Brent' Holstein of Red Deer, passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Hospice on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the age of 57 years. Brent was born and raised in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. He was a gifted athlete and had a passion for hockey in his younger years. He played for the Yorkton Terriers, Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League from 1973 until 1977. Brent will be very sadly missed but lovingly remembered by all who knew him. Brent will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Linda Holstein of Red Deer, his four daughters; Andrea (Scott) McNally of Red Deer, Brittany (Joey) Iannetti of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Jacqueline (Brad) Legge and Brittany (Mike) Lessmeister, both of Red Deer; and six grandchildren, Braden, Marysia, Hannah, Rebecca, Alice and Aubree. He will also be sadly missed by his mother, Frieda Holstein of Yorkton, Saskatchewan; brothers, Rodney (Chris) Holstein of Sherwood Park, Alberta and Glen (Brenda) Holstein of Leduc, Alberta; as well as numerous other family and dear friends. He was predeceased by his father, Jack Holstein and a brother, Douglas Holstein, both formerly of Yorkton, Saskatchewan. A Private Family Service will be held at a later date. If desired, Memorial Donations in Brent's honor may be made directly to the Red Deer Hospice Society at www.reddeerhospice.com.
"When tomorrow starts without me, don't think we're far apart."
Condolences may be sent or viewed at
www.parklandfuneralhome.com
Arrangements in care of Ashley Paton,
Funeral Director at
PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM,
6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.
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