THOMSON, Joyce Marion
March 26, 1929 — May 14, 2013
It is with great sadness that the family of Joyce Thomson announces her passing at the age of 84.
She was predeceased by her husband Henry “Hank” Gardiner Thomson; parents Oscar and Mary Thompson; three sisters, Viola Pelling, Florence Adam and Sylvia Thompson; and brother Gilbert Thompson.
Joyce is lovingly remembered by her children, Lionel (Brenda) Thomson of Bezanson, AB, Leola (Erich) Eckstein of Grovedale, AB, Joyce Chiurka of Sherwood Park, AB (Randy Chiurka of St. Albert, AB), Mary Hillman of Sherwood Park, AB and Viola Thomson (Patrick Smith) of Sherwood Park, AB; nine grandchildren, Lisa (Aaron) Nicholson, Cory Heggenstaller (Miranda Hawkins), Clayton (Danielle) Chiurka, Cassandra (Troy) Gittel, Kyle Thomson (Normand Methot), Katelyn Thomson, Justin Thomson, Megan (Rainy) Crane and Chance Hillman; and nine great– grandchildren. Joyce’s nephew Ron Thomson had a special place in her heart. The family appreciates all the love and consideration he has shown through the years.
A viewing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Serenity Funeral Service North Chapel, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton, followed by a Celebration of Joyce’s Life at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at 2:00 p.m on Friday, May 24, 2013 in Grande Prairie Cemetery. All family is welcome.
The family would like to thank the Strathcona Fire Rescue, staff on Unit 52D of the Grey Nuns Hospital, good neighbours George Roth, Rose Fischer, and Marilyn and Fred Winjack for their many kindnesses.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the MS Society.
It is with great sadness and much love that we say goodbye to our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother, Lorraine St. Denis at the age of 85 years.
She will be dearly missed by her children: Tom (Jeanette), Bob (Irene), Margie and children: Rick (Gail), Mike (Sue), Sue and family, Ken (Stacey) and Carol (Rick) and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, extended family and friends as well as loving companion and faithful friend Angel.
Lorraine was predeceased by her husband Gerard in 2008.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all who played a part in Lorraine’s life and caregiving.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Parish, 9830–148 Street, Edmonton with Reverend Jozef Wroblewski celebrant. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Gardens.
Donations in memory of Lorraine can be made directly to the Edmonton Humane Society.
HUTTON, Betty Erika (nee Hummel)
On May 4, 2013 Betty Erika Hutton passed away in Leduc, Alberta.
Betty was born in Muehlhausen, Germany on December 11, 1939. She moved to Stettler, AB and resided for many years in Stettler and Botha. She worked as a legal secretary for Sloane and MacNaughton of Stettler for many years, as well as for Amerongen and Burger in Edmonton. She was an independent spirit who valued precision and enjoyed a good laugh.
She will be deeply missed by her loving husband Tony Hutton of Leduc; her sister Ann (Gunter) Schmidt; sister-in-law Karen Hummel; her nieces and nephews, as well as many family and friends in Germany and the UK.
She was predeceased by her parents Tony and Anna Hummel, her sister Anni Ort and her brother Albert Hummel.
No service was held as requested.
HATHEWAY, Irene Else
September 6, 1934 — May 12, 2013
It is with great sadness the family of Irene Hatheway, beloved mother and Oma, announce her passing on Sunday, May 12, 2013.
Left to cherish her memory are her son and daughter, David Hatheway and Gina McGivern, along with several grandchildren, family members and numerous friends.
Irene had a deep passion for her family, friends and her dogs.
She was predeceased by her husband John Clarence Hatheway and her son Pernell Thomas Hatheway.
Her family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital for their care and compassion shown towards Irene in her final days.
At Irene’s request, no formal service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital Foundation or the SPCA.
Gord and Cindy Kadatz managing directors.
May 11, 1942 – May 14, 2013
Norman passed away suddenly at the age of 71. He was a man of integrity and was loved by all who knew him. His children and grandchildren were the most important and he looked forward to their visits. He grew up at Candle Lake, Saskatchewan. He worked as a plumber/pipefitter. Norm was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing with his boys. He took great interest in their lives. Norm wore many hats but his most precious was that of being a husband, father, brother, and grandfather.
Norman was born in Paddockwood, Saskatchewan. He married Adeline Yanish on February 1, 1964.
He is survived by his wife Adeline who he was married to for 49 years and his five sons: Norman (Debbie) of Calmar, Darren (Lesley) of Edmonton, Vern (Michelle) of Spruce Grove, Timothy (Dani) of Spruce Grove, and Matthew (Chelsey) of Stony Plain.
Norm is also survived by his twenty grandchildren: Spencer, Christine, Christopher, Russell, Hailey, Jacob, Thomas, Nathan, Emma, Julie, Nicholas, Cody, Paige, Dillon, Michael, Kyle, Dustin, Jesse, Michael and Addison.
He is survived by a brother Mark (Eileen), sisters Leila (Bruce), Amelia (Peter) and Kathleen (Bill), brother-in-law Elvin Yanish, sister-in-law Angie (Bob), as well as many nephews and nieces.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter– day Saints at 400 McLeod Avenue, Spruce Grove, Alberta. The interment will be at the Glory Hill Cemetery. Donations of grocery cards can be made to Mustard Seed and mailed to Box 1842, Main Post Office Edmonton, AB T5J 2P2.
On May 15, 2013, Judy Collier passed away at the age of 71.
While she has left us to rejoin her husband and partner of over 50 years, Veasy, she lives on in many ways:
In the lessons learned by the
countless number of students
she taught and cared so much about,
In the lessons learned by her
children about love and family and,
In all the other lives she touched so deeply.
She is survived by her children: Warren (Heather), Kari (Paul), Tara (Rob) and by her grandchildren: Erin, Ellen, Eric, Madelyn, Cate and Tessa.
At Judy’s request, no formal service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada are gratefully
Knowing that God’s Will was being accomplished in his life and others, Peter found comfort and strength in God’s Word as he courageously moved through illness to complete wholeness. Without grumbling or complaining, having a thankful and prayerful heart, he breathed his last ‘Amen’, and went into the Presence of Jesus Christ on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013.
Hismemory and legacy will be cherished and deeply treasured by Karin, his wife of 46 years; daughter Angela Martial (Paul) with Jacqueline and Samuel; daughter Evelyn Krahn (Tim) with Joshua, Abigail, Joseph and Simon; and son Kenneth
Ristau (Melissa) with Delaney, Miccah and Aidan. His brother Klaus Ristau (Alma) and family and his sister, Renate Ristau; his brother-in-law, Garry Laser (Nettie) and family and his sister-in-law, Christina Schafer (Karl) and family, as well as many other relatives, friends and colleagues hold their meaningful memories of Peter close to heart.
Interment for the family members will be on Friday, May 24th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at South Haven Cemetery, 5004 Meridian St NW, Edmonton, AB T6P 1R3, followed by a Celebration of Life Service at Millwoods Shepherd’s Care Centre, 6620–28
Ave., Edmonton, AB at 2:00 p.m. Please plan accordingly as there is limited parking available at this small venue.
June 24, 1958 — May 17, 2013
Thus ends the physical journey of a truly remarkable man. Ernst has departed us peacefully at home in the caring company of the ones he loved so dearly. He was fortunate to have his Evelyn, who ensured that anything he may have needed ws provided for him so that his final stretch was both comfortable and graceful. He has left behind his devoted wife Evelyn and his two sons Eduard and Stefan.
At his request, no service shall be held. Cremation to follow shortly.
In lieu of donations, Ernst would like to see you spend time in the good company of your friends or loved ones, sharing over coffee, happy memories and remembering the moments that made him the best husband, father, brother, uncle and friend that he was. A very special thank you to the Fort Saskatchewan Home Care Team for their wonderful help, kindness and compassion
On Tuesday May 14, 2013, Rosemary passed away at the age of 91. At Rosemary’s request, no formal services will be held
On May 16, 2013, Jann Smith of Edmonton passed away at the age of 62 years.
She will be dearly missed by her sister Su (Dave); brothers: Kenn, Doug (Patricia); nieces and nephews: Cody, Kaeli, Zachary (Nadine), Taylor, Tanner and Ethan; and her closest friends; Sandy and Joanne Melin and Sandra McKenzie.
Jann is predeceased by her parents Jeanette and Ray Smith and sister Marilyn.
Jann was very involved in the theater community for many years and valued her friendships with her many colleagues. Jann was known for her love and devotion to her faith and her family.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, May 20, at 1:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 6212 — 82 Avenue N.W., Edmonton
It is with great sorrow we announce that Ivan Bryce Smith of Stony Plain, Alberta passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the age of 62 years.
Ivan is survived by his wife Dorothy Smith; children Christopher Smith, Michelle Smith and Lindsay Smith; two grandsons Preston Smith-Wright and Carter Smith-Wright. Ivan is predeceased in death by his mother Esther Smith. He is also survived by his father Bryce Smith; brother Gary (Marilyn) Smith; sister Cathy (Scott) Andrews and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
For those that wish, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Alberta Diabetes Association.
A Viewing will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Service (128 Queen Street), Spruce Grove, Alberta. The Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Sandhills Community Hall (52632 Range Road 270) Spruce Grove, Alberta from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
January 15, 1970 — May 18, 2013
On Saturday, May 18, 2013, Donald Jude Robinson passed away peacefully in his sleep.
He is survived by his children, Leah, Brett, Jonathan, Kyra and Ryan; parents Donald and Judy: one brother; Derek (Brandi) and numerous nephews, aunties and friends.
He is predeceased by his wife Michelle Williams; grandpa Jessie Harper; grandma Violet Harper; grandpa George Robinson; grandma Emma Robinson; uncles Ronny Harper, Stanley Harper, Gary Harper, Roy Robinson and George Robinson.
A Service will take place at Serenity Funeral Service North Chapel, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton, on Monday, May 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Following the Service, refreshments will be held at 3:00 p.m. at the Freedom Centre Church basement, 4925 — 134 Avenue, Edmonton.
On May 16, 2013 Anne Meyers of Leduc passed away suddenly at the age of 43 years.
She will be dearly missed by her husband, Rob; children: Dan, Aimee, Zoey; four grandbabies, her father Dan and extended family and friends.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at Leduc Alliance Church, 5503 Black Gold Drive, Leduc.
Memorial donations can be directed to Leduc Alliance Church.
September 9, 1930 — May 15, 2013
On May 15, 2013, at the age of 82, Kui Moi Leong passed away peacefully with her family at her side.
She will be dearly missed by her husband of 62 years, Chaw Chin; her children, Patrick, Jennie, Nancy, Dennis, and Lucy; her numerous grandchildren and great– grandchildren.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all who played a part in Kui Moi’s life and caregiving.
A viewing will be held at Serenity Funeral Service, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton, on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Memorial Service will be held at Serenity Funeral Service on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery.
May 26, 1960 — February 5, 2013
It is with great sorrow that Glenn’s family announces his unexpected passing.
He will be forever loved and missed by his father Robert; mother Antoinette (Toni); and sisters Debbie Maloney, Darlene (Maurice) Lowe, Lorraine (Darcy Arychuk) Bachman; extended families and dear friend Un-Ju Hahn in South Korea. Glenn was predeceased by his stepfather Werner Carlsen.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 24, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at Salisbury United Church, 2 Mission Street, Sherwood Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Canadian Mental Health Association, Edmonton Region, Fifth Street Place, Suite 300, 10010 — 105 Street N.W., Edmonton, AB T5J
February 13, 1931 — May 16, 2013
Rudy Knop went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the age of 82 years.
He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Sigrid; children, Harold (Bev), Barb (Fred) Buss and Roger (Corinne); six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Evangel Pentecostal Assembly, 4461 — 50 Street NW, Edmonton.
Memorial donations to the Shiloh Youth Ranch, 10, 9625 — 60 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6E 5N1 would be appreciated.
It is with great sadness that the family of Stephan (“Steve”) Kiszczak announce his passing on May 17, 2013.
He is survived by his loving wife Carol; daughter Liane; brother John (Helen); nephew Paul (Charlene); great-nephew Justin; great-niece Camryn; as well as nephew Andrew (Sharon). Also special mention of his surviving Godmother Anne Puszczak and numerous extended family members whom he dearly loved.
He was predeceased by his parents Michael and Maria Kiszczak.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 5105 — 45A Street, Leduc, AB.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Firefighters Burn Unit at the University Hospital, 8440 — 112 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 9Z9, or the Lung Cancer Research, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2.
HOWATSON, William Frederick
On Friday, May 3, 2013, Bill Howatson of Edmonton passed away at the age of 77 years.
Bill will be lovingly remembered
by his wife Margaret of 46 years; three daughters, Jane (Joe) Anderson, Elizabeth (Jamie Kay), Patricia (John) Rowland; four grandchildren, Trish, Mason, Sarah, Samantha; three great-grandchildren, Lailee, Larsen and Halle.
A Memorial Service will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Richmond Park Church, 9340 — 69 Avenue N.W., Edmonton, AB.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Cross Cancer Institute, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 710 — 10123 99 Street N.W., Edmonton, AB, T5J 3H1
It is with bittersweet joy that the family announces the passing of Luis Gimenez at the age of 64 years, from this life to his true life.
Lovingly remembered by his wife Marta of 40 years; children William (Michelle), Alan (Janet), Anahi (Chris); seven grandchildren Adrian, Alysia, Arianna, Kristiana, Lalina, Alexandria and Noah; two sisters Esther and Monica; one brother Carlos; as well as many relatives and friends.
A Visitation will be held on Friday May 24, 2013 at North Edmonton Christian Fellowship (NECF), 9004 — 153 Avenue, Edmonton, 7:00 — 9:00 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday May 25, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Burial to follow at Northern Lights Cemetery
Gordon Herbert Astle passed away peacefully on April 26, 2013, at the age of 79.
Gordon may be gone from our lives, but he will never be absent from the hearts of his family and friends.
He is survived by his beloved wife Eleanor; his children Laurie and Lance; grandchildren Zach and Georgia. Gordon is survived by his brothers and sisters Al, Bud, Pearl, Boyd and Dianne.
He was predeceased by his parents Jack and Edna; twin sisters Louise and Audrey; brothers, Ron, Harvey, Henry Charles and Bruce.
A gathering of family and friends to Celebrate Gordon’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the McClure United Church in Edmonton Alberta on May 24, 2013. Donations in memory of Gordon can be made to the Alberta Easter Seals and the Cancer Society.