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GUDERJAN, Melvin Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
GUDERJAN
Melvin
1936 - 2014
Mr. Melvin Dennis 'Mel' Guderjan of Red Deer, Alberta, formerly of Ferintosh, Alberta, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the age of 77 years. Mel will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Beth, daughter, Janice (Darryl) Gruntman of Sherwood Park, Alberta and his son, Rick (Angie) of Ardrossan, Alberta, his grandchildren, Daniel, Tara (Joe), Nicole, Darcy (Leah), Amanda (Chris) and Dustin (Ayla) and his beloved great grandchildren, Nicholas, Brianna, Emily, Katie, Zoë and Bethaline. He will also be sadly missed by his sister, Hertha and brother, Walter, both of British Columbia, his in-laws, Evelyn Prince, Wayne Olstad and Faye Miller, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mel will also be greatly missed by his dear friends, Frank, Bill, Randy and all his coffee buddies at A & W. A Memorial Service will be held at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. If desired, Memorial Donations in Mel's honor may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta and N.W.T. at www.heartandstroke.ab.ca.
Condolences may be sent or viewed at
www.parklandfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements in care of Rhian Solecki,
Funeral Director at
PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM,
6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.
CRUMP, Mars Phillip Monday, 27 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
CRUMP
Mars Phillip Crump, 38, of Delburne, passed away on Monday October 27, 2014 at the U of A Hospital in Edmonton. Having a congenital heart defect, Mars showed great endurance and perseverance to 'beat the odds' on numerous occasions through complex heart surgeries and lived longer than was ever expected. He was born in Lincoln City, Oregon January 22, 1976. After graduating from Delburne School and Olds College, Mars worked over 16 years with the Delburne Foundry. He was passionate about his friendships and enjoyed "coffee'n" with his buddies, worldwide traveling, hunting, horseback riding, exploring new cuisines, and learning about different cultures. Mars is survived by his mother, Julie Macrae, step-father Bill Macrae, sisters: Venus Crump (Kirk Hutchison), Betty Bellerive (Greg), Uilani Ballay (Richard), Peggy Doggett (Steve), Annie Drohan (Bryce), nephews and nieces Wesley, Mae, Lillian, Sophie and Thurston. Mars is also lovingly remembered by his fiancée Maria, numerous friends and relatives, and his "family" of doctors and healthcare workers at the Mazankowski Heart Institute. Mars was predeceased by his father Phil in 1996. There will be a private family gathering to celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to Children's Heart Society:
www.childrensheart.org. Condolences may be emailed to: pambvu@gmail.com
THOMPSON (nee Wright), Dora June Sunday, 26 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
THOMPSON (nee Wright)
Dora June
Sept. 2, 1932 - Oct. 26, 2014
Dora passed away peacefully at the Innisfail Care Centre with her family at her side at the age of 82. Dora was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. At a very young age she moved to Vancouver and lived there until 1960 when she and her family moved to Red Deer, then to Calgary and finally settling in Innisfail. Dora's day always brightened when she had her family around her. She was an avid softball player, loved to fish, crochet, do crafts and play bingo. She was predeceased by her parents, brother and a daughter, Nancy. She will be remembered by her loving husband of 65 years, Harvey Thompson; five children, Wendy Hehn (Bill) of Red Deer, Victoria Webster (Don) of Calgary, Larry Thompson of Medicine Hat, Robert Thompson (Janet) of Calgary and Stewart Thompson (Tina) of Canmore. She will also be missed by seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. A Memorial Service for Dora will be held at Peace Lutheran Church, 4027 - 48 Avenue, Innisfail, AB on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 1:00 pm. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.myalternatives.ca.
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COATES , Joan Sunday, 26 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
COATES (nee Forbes)
Joan Bayntun
1922 - 2014
Joan Coates, at 92, having made a deliberate decision to end all life-maintaining sustenance and medication for quality of life reasons, drew her last breath at 3:30 pm Sunday, October 26th with friends and family present. The last request of this amazingly resilient, life-loving, independent thinker was that her friends and family campaign for the option of legalized physician-assisted death in Canada. Joan is survived by her two children and four grandchildren, of whom she was immensely proud. For friends and family alike, Joan has been an inspiration. She particularly relished her times as a nurse, cattle rancher, Pony Club organizer, world sailor/traveller, and political organizer. She embraced adventure, but always remained a "no nonsense" pragmatist. Joan believed passionately in the Canadian democratic process, the importance of children and youth feeling valued and meaningfully involved, and the Pearson College philosophy of "education as the force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future". She will be dearly missed by friends, family and colleagues from all walks of life. In her final months, Joan spent extended time at VGH and Sunset Lodge. Our thanks go to the many health care professionals and staff, who provided exceptional care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations to Pearson College or Dying with Dignity Canada would be appreciated. A celebration of her life will be held at the Royal Colwood Golf Course, 629 Goldstream Ave, Colwood, BC on November 25th from 2 - 4 pm.
BLOCKSOM, Evelyn Joyce Sunday, 26 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
BLOCKSOM
Evelyn Joyce
Sept. 19, 1933 - Oct. 26, 2014
Evelyn passed away quietly with family by her side at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on October 26, 2014, following a brief period of failing health. A celebration of Evelyn's life will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Red Deer Funeral Home, 6150 - 67 Street, Red Deer, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her honour may be made directly to the Alberta S.P.C.A., 10806 - 124 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 0H3 or to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.reddeerfuneralhome.com
Arrangements entrusted to
RED DEER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM
6150 - 67 Street, Red Deer.
Phone (403) 347-3319.
GOWALKO, Steve Saturday, 25 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
GOWALKO
Steve Gowalko, 82, of Red Deer Alberta, passed away unexpectedly on the morning of October 25th, 2014 at the Red Deer Regional Hospital, surrounded by his loving Wife, Son, and grandchildren. Born to Katrina and Mitro Gawalko in Thorhild, Alberta, Steve was the eldest of two sons. He spent the majority of his working career as a production accountant for Gulf Canada in Central Alberta primarily in the Stettler area. For years he enjoyed playing Slo Pitch; this hobby took him all over Alberta for tournaments, and he played well into his seventies. He enjoyed travelling with his wife during their retirement, when they weren't spending time with their friends and family. Although he was a quiet man, his ever bright smile spoke for him; that and his sharp wit will always be remembered. He was a treasured friend to many throughout his life, but the friendship most valuable to him was that of his wife of 56 years Jean Gowalko (nee: Senyk). Knowing his generous nature, it was no surprise that his final wish was to donate his corneas and irises to someone in need, and his body to the University of Alberta Hospital Clinical Sciences department. Steve is survived by his Wife Jean, Brother Orest (Donna) Gawalko, Son Dan, Grand-children Cody (Collette) Gowalko, Jasmine (Bruce) Cardinal, Aaron Gowalko, Savannah Gowalko, Auriana Gowalko as well as 4 great-grand children. At the request of Steve there will only be a small family gathering to remember him and no formal service will be held.
EDWARDS, Mr. Hubert John "Jack" Saturday, 25 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
EDWARDS
"Jack"
1924 - 2014
Mr. Hubert John "Jack" Edwards of Red Deer, passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Jack is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Ruth; son Gordon (Sharon); daughters Barb (Jerry) Cossitt, Brenda (Peter) Robinson; six grandsons and four great grandchildren. Also to cherish Jacks memory are four brothers; one sister and numerous nieces, nephews, family members and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at the Balmoral Bible Chapel, located at the intersection of Highway 11 (55 Street) and Rutherford Drive, Red Deer, Alberta on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to the STARS Foundation, Box 570 , 1441 - Aviation Park NE, Calgary AB T2E 8M7. Condolences to Jack's family may be emailed to
meaningfulmemorials@yahoo.ca.
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VIG, Calvin Arnold Friday, 24 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
VIG
Calvin Arnold
Apr. 29, 1926 - Oct. 24, 2014
Calvin Arnold Vig, a lifelong resident of Bentley, passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the age of 88 years. Calvin is lovingly remembered by his family. A Funeral Service will be held at the Grace Lutheran Church on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm on Hwy 12, 5 miles west of Bentley, 1 ½ miles south, ¾ mile west. In lieu of flowers, donations in Calvin's memory may be made to the Vig Cemetery, PO Box 298, Bentley, AB, T0C 0J0. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.myalternatives.ca.
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LAVAY, Ernest Friday, 24 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
LAVAY
Ernest
1947 - 2014
Mr. Ernest 'Ernie' Lavay of Red Deer, Alberta passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the age of 66 years. The family invites you to join them for a Celebration of Ernie's Life at the Penhold Memorial Hall, 1123 Fleming Avenue, Penhold, Alberta on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
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.
LAVAY, Ernest Friday, 24 Oct 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
LAVAY
Ernest
1947 - 2014
Mr. Ernest 'Ernie' Lavay of Red Deer, Alberta passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the age of 66 years.
Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com
Funeral Arrangements will be announced by
PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM
6287 - 67 A Street
(Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.
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