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DALZELL, Stanley James Sunday, 21 Dec 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
DALZELL
Stanley James Dalzell, of Nanaimo, B.C. formally of Lacombe and St. Albert, AB. Sept 17, 1934 - Dec. 21, 2014. For full obituary and details care of :
telfordsburialandcremationcentre.com
REID, Pearl Kathleen Saturday, 20 Dec 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
REID
Pearl Kathleen
Pearl passed away on Saturday, December 20, 2014 with family at her side in the Palliative Care Unit of the Red Deer Regional Hospital. She has gone to be in the loving arms of her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. She is survived by her husband, Rodger; her 3 children, Rhonda Stetsko, Glen (Karen) Stetsko and Cheryl (Rob) Stetsko Mayne; 4 grandchildren, Christopher Stetsko, Shadrach, Nicoleas and Micheyla Mayne; her sister, Leona (Willie) Trefiak as well as 2 nieces and a nephew. Pearl was predeceased by her parents and her brother, Louis Olinyk. Pearl loved to sew and bake for the Stettler Farmer's Market. She truly enjoyed her garden and flowers. She kept herself busy with lots of travel to various parts of the world. She also golfed, bowled, played cards and loved having coffee with friends around Stettler where she lived until May of 2014 when she moved to Red Deer. Pearl was always helping others and was a devoted, wonderful wife. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Her spirits were lifted by the wonderful prayer support from the congregation of the Stettler Alliance Church, various area Pastors as well as friends and family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pearl's name may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, Prairies Region, 2020 - 10 Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2M 3M2 or a charity of their choice. There will be no service at her request.
MADOLE, Trudy Saturday, 20 Dec 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
MADOLE
Trudy
1949 - 2014
Mrs. Trudy Ann Madole of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away at the Red Deer Hospice on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at the age of 65 years. Trudy was born on February 27, 1949 at Regina, Saskatchewan. She was an active member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Red Deer. Trudy owned and operated the McIntosh House Bed and Breakfast in Red Deer and also volunteered for many years at Our Lady of Victory Camp. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Lisa (Leonard), Danielle, Dave and John (Sheena); her grandchildren, Felicia, Nicholas, Emily, Nathan, Matthew, Christopher and Joseph; siblings, Joanne (Daniel) and David (Janice); brother-in-law, Bill Madole; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Trudy was predeceased by her husband, Larry her parents, Percy and Beth, her parents-in-law, Cecil and Lomie, a sister, Cecelia, a sister-in-law, Betty-Anne, and her nephews, Jason and Jeffrey. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Prayer Service at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, December 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5508 - 48A Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Fairview Cemetery, Lacombe, Alberta. 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.
BOISJOL, Julian Saturday, 20 Dec 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
BOISJOL
Julian
1926 - 2014
Mrs. Julian Margaret 'Julie' Boisjoli (Weisenburger) (nee Smith) of Calgary, Alberta, passed away peacefully at the Beverly Center, Calgary, Alberta on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at the age of 88 years. Julie was born on April 11, 1926 at Delburne, Alberta. After marrying, Julie moved to the Huxley District, where she worked as a school bus driver and also at a grocery store in a nearby town. In 1960, she moved to Calgary where she worked at Woodwards and then at Lucerne Meats until her retirement. She volunteered many hours to help others in need through her Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The disease that struck her was long and difficult for her family and she will be missed by all for her wit and kindness. Julie will be lovingly remembered by her son, Francis (Carol) Weisenburger of Delburne, Alberta, two daughters, Darlene Bates of Red Deer and Priscilla (Irv) Pratt of Vernon, British Columbia, six grandchildren, Bradley (Dawn) Rowbotham of Red Deer, Rhonda (Paul) Claerhout of Red Deer, Aaron and Nathan Pratt, both of Calgary, Alberta, Devon Murray of Delburne, Alberta and Chantelle (Josh) O'Docharty of Red Deer, and seven great grandchildren. She will also be sadly missed by a sister, Joyce (Gil) Bauer of Red Deer, as well as many dear friends. Julie was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred Boisjoli and a son, Percy Weisenburger. A Family Graveside Service was held at the Rockyview Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta on Tuesday, December 23, 2014. 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.
WALUSHKA, Alexander Nicholas Friday, 19 Dec 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer

WALUSHKA
Alexander Nicholas Walushka passed away in Palliative Care in the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre on Friday, December 19th, 2014 at the age of 89 years. Dad (Al) was surrounded in his final week by his family and loved ones. Al was born in Wayne, Alberta on November 1st, 1925 and lived there until 1940 until his family moved to Drumheller. In 1944, at the age of 17, he served 2 years during WWII attached to Regina Rifles Regiment. He served with Canadian Occupational Forces in Belgium, Holland and Germany. After WWII he attended SAIT and over his working life, achieved 4 journeyman certifications in 4 trades as an Electrician, Refrigeration, Power Electrician and Appliance Technician. He married Mary Kurczaba on February 23, 1952 and they moved to Lacombe in 1953. In 1954, he embarked and operated his own electrical contracting business as Al's Electric for 16 years of successful operation before Al joined Calgary Power Ltd. He was a very active community member and served many years and positions in the United Church, Kinsmen Club, Lacombe Scouting Association, Lacombe Minor Hockey, Lacombe Minor Baseball, Lacombe Chamber of Commerce, Lacombe Rotary Club, Royal Canadian Legion and the Lacombe Housing Authority. He was a long term blood donor supporting the Canadian Red Cross. He took pleasure in assisting elderly neighbors with shopping, snow clearing and other odd jobs. He volunteered at Camp Alexo with the installation of power for low income family children. In addition to his many achievements over his life, he was recently most proud of being recognized in 2013 as Lacombe Big Brother of the Year as an active Big Brother. He always put family first. He loved music, hiking, travelling, wood working, computer activities, community service and camping. He was predeceased by Mary and will be lovingly remembered and missed by his children Glen, Trish, Lynda and Anne and his 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Al also leaves to mourn his partner and friend of many years, Doris Ahlquist, her large family and their friends. The family wishes to thank Dr. McKibbin, Dr. K. Unger and all of the staff of the Lacombe Hospital for the excellent care Dad (Al) received during his final days there. The Walushka Family and Ahlquist Family invite relatives and friends to a celebration of Al's life at a memorial service at St. Andrews United Church in Lacombe on Tuesday December 23rd, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. and following after the interment, a time for fellowship and refreshments in the St. Andrews Auditorium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army. Expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca
WILSON'S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM
of Lacombe and Rimbey
in charge of the arrangements. 403-782-3366 403-843-3388
"A Caring Family, Caring For Families"
GARDNER, Garry Friday, 19 Dec 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
GARDNER
Garry
1949 - 2014
Garry Allen Gardner passed away peacefully, with his Godson at his side, on Friday, December 19, 2014 at the Red Deer Hospice at the age of 65 years. Garry was born in Peace River, Alberta on November 19, 1949. He is survived by Leaf Bagnariol, his brother Walter Gardner, nieces, nephews, and countless close friends. He was predeceased by his parents Violet and Norman Gardner, his brother Dale and nephew Sean. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Leonard's-On-The-Hill Anglican Church, 4241 - 44 Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Saturday, January 3, 2015, at 1:00 pm. Thank you to the caring and compassionate professionals at the Red Deer Regional Hospital and the Red Deer Hospice Society. In lieu of flowers please remember Garry in your thoughts, and donations may be made to St. Leonard's-on-the-Hill Anglican Church, 4241 - 44 Street, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 1H3 or the Red Deer Hospice Society, 99 Arnot Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4R 3S6. 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.
CLUTTON (nee Boyden), Marjorie Florence Thursday, 18 Dec 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
CLUTTON
1936 - 2014
Marjorie Florence Clutton (nee Boyden) of Red Deer County, passed away at the Lacombe Hospital on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the age of 78 years. Marjorie was born in 1936 in Trochu, Alberta. She grew up on a farm south east of Lousana, Alberta. Marjorie met her husband Dave in 1953 and they were married in Delburne, Alberta in 1955. She worked as a bank teller in the early years of their marriage but her life "work" became raising their five children, Marilyn, Garry, John, Susan and Dennis. Marjorie also became Dave's secretary, treasurer and manager in 1968 when he started his own plumbing company. She was a very generous and hard working lady who volunteered her time to Sunnybrook Farms and who or whom needed her help. Marjorie will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 59 years, Dave; sons Gary (Sharon), John (Leroa), Dennis (Debbie); daughters Marilyn (Darrel) McLeod and Susan (Ray) Corkey. Also to cherish Majories memory are 15 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; 4 sisters; 1 brother as well as numerous other family members and friends. Marjorie will be truly missed by her family and friends. A Memorial Service to celebrate Marjorie's life will be held at the Balmoral Bible Chapel, located at the intersection of Highway 11 (55 Street) and Rutherford Drive, Red Deer, Alberta on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to the Alzheimer's Society of Alberta, 10531 - Kingsway Ave, Edmonton AB T5H 4K1. Condolences to Marjorie's family may be emailed to meaningfulmemorials@yahoo.ca
MEANINGFUL MEMORIALS
Funeral Service
Red Deer 587-876-4944
BAUMGARTEN, Lloyd Louis Thursday, 18 Dec 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
BAUMGARTEN
Lloyd Louis
1940 - 2014
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Mr. Lloyd Louis Baumgarten of Red Deer, after a long and courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the age of 74 years. Lloyd was born to Louis and Carmen Baumgarten on February 15, 1940 at Tisdale, Saskatchewan and he grew up in Carrot River, Saskatchewan. In 1961, after one year of teaching in Nipawin, he moved to Red Deer where he started his career with the Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division. Thirty-eight years later, he retired as Superintendent of the Division in 1998. His passion for education and his deep pride in the Red Deer Catholic Division led him to devote an additional nine years of service as a school board trustee from 2001 until 2010. Lloyd served in the Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserve. After thirty-two years of service, he retired in 1990 as the commanding officer of the 20th Field Regiment with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Lloyd was a dedicated volunteer throughout his life. He spent countless hours volunteering for organizations such as: Central Alberta Theatre, Catholic Social Services, Parish Council, Hospital V.A. Association, Council on Aging, Red Deer and District Community Foundation, Michener Extendicare, and many more. Above all, Lloyd's main priority was always his family. He wrote that he wanted his family to remember him for his "total commitment to their care and security through unconditional love for each of them. Everything I did, I did for their benefit." He will be greatly missed. Lloyd will be lovingly remembered by his wife of fifty years, Ethel, and his children: Lisa (Gerry) Doll, Aaron (Carol) Baumgarten and Carmen Baumgarten (Colin Bergen), and by his grandchildren: Allison, Melanie and Matthew Doll; Lauren Grandy; Parker and Connor Baumgarten and Adlee and Finley Bergen. He will also be sadly missed by his brothers: Joe, Gene (Chris) and Dennis (Elaine), his Uncle Albert (Margaret), and many other relatives and friends. Lloyd was predeceased by his father in 1986, his mother in 2000, a sister Mary Lou in 2010, a brother Philip in August 2014, and his beloved daughter, Theresa Grandy in 1998. A Prayer Service will be held at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 - 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 6 McMillan Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. If desired, Memorial Donations in Lloyd's honor may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society at www.cancer.ca or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta and N.W.T. at www.heartandstroke.com. 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.
SMITH, Albert Norman Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer

SMITH
Albert Norman
1927 - 2014
Mr. Albert Norman 'Norm' Smith of Red Deer, Alberta passed away peacefully at Extendicare Michener Hill, Red Deer on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the age of 87 years. Once he married Evelyn, they moved to Calgary, Alberta, where they raised their family. Norm spent his first fifteen years working for National Supply. He then went on to work for Loffland Bros. Drilling for the next twenty-five years. Eventually they moved to Red Deer after his retirement, where they spent many happy years. Norm was very talented and loved woodworking and also doing Lapidary; the art of forming, honing and designing gemstones. He was extremely gifted in his artistry and his pieces were loved and desired by all for their exquisite shapes and beauty. Norm, however, was happiest when with his family whom he loved dearly. He was a very devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. His relationships and his marriage were most important to him and his wife and family were dear to his heart. Norm will be fondly remembered for his wonderful warm smile which he maintained and kept even throughout his illness and in tough times. His kind and loving spirit will be deeply missed but forever remembered by all. Norm will be lovingly remembered by his beloved wife and best friend of sixty-one years, Evelyn of Red Deer; his two daughters, Deb (Murray) McKay of Olds, Alberta and Eva-Leah Smith of Red Deer; and his three grandchildren, Alisa McKay, Breanna (Rob) Houlton and Cody Smith Pond. He will also be sadly missed by his sister, Ruth Streit of Stettler, Alberta, as well as numerous other extended family, cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends. Norm was predeceased by his father, Albert Smith, his mother, Clara Johnston and a brother, Ted Smith. In honoring Norm's wishes, no formal service will be held. An Interment will take place at the Donalda Cemetery, Donalda, Alberta at a later date. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to Unit 33 of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre and also to Unit 3800 of Extendicare Michener Hill, Red Deer. If desired, Memorial Donations in Norm's honor may be made directly to the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation at
www.rdrhfoundation.com/donate-now
or to a charity of the donor's choice. 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.
GALISKY (nee Skeels), Thelma Jean Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014
Red Deer Advocate Red Deer
GALISKY (nee Skeels)
Thelma Jean
Feb. 5, 1940 - Dec. 17, 2014
On February 5, 1940, Lester and Alda Skeels were blessed with an angelic little baby girl named "Thelma", she completed their family on a little farm outside of Rimbey, AB. Thelma loved the farm life, she cherished all the time with her Mom and Dad, she loved all animals, especially horses. She grew up as the baby sister of two older brothers (Gerald and Delmer) and an older sister (Louise). She met Dennis Galisky and they were married in 1958 they moved to Prince George and began their family. Soon after their two boys were born, Bob and John. Missing family, they moved back to Rimbey. Dennis and Thelma separated in 1976. This is when Thelma began the journey of raising two teenage boys in a town where everyone knew your name! Thelma worked for Jack Perry at the Rimbey Record and overseen 4 other newspapers. In 1981 The RD Advisor gave Thelma the opportunity to begin a new career in Red Deer with her two boys,- where everyone didn't know your name! Thelma loved working with people and always found the good in everyone. Thelma had quite a successful real estate career, with Sutton, C.A.R.E. realty. Thelma was an active member in a few Christian churches, her faith in the Lord was unwavering. In 2000 She rekindled a friendship with a special man, Robert Watts. Over the past few years they travelled together across the US, attended car rallies and numerous visits with old friends. He was so special to her and treated her like a porcelain doll. Thelma's health problems began 4 years ago and has steadily worsened over the last year, those who knew her, take comfort in knowing that she was cared for by an amazing, caring and passionate group of people at Villa Marie, RD. She was predeceased by her Mother and Father, brother in law Tommy Sanderson-1998, Dennis Galisky-1986, and her partner Robert Watts- 2013. Left to cherish Thelma's memory, her two boys, John (Twyla), grandson Conner, Bob (KeriLynn) grandsons Cameron, and Dylan. Her sister, Louise Sanderson, brothers Gerald (Mae) Skeels, Delmer (Joyce) Skeels, and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will announce a date for a service in Rimbey in the spring 2015.
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