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Obituary – David Shearer

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of our beloved husband, dad, and grandpa on March 29th, 2019 at the Westlock Hospital. David leaves behind to cherish his memories: his beloved wife, Leona; children Scott [Loretta],…
Obituary – Frank Joseph Zuchotzki

Frank Joseph Zuchotzki of Calgary, passed away on March 21, 2019 at the age of 82 years. Frank was born in Unity, Sask. and passed away in Calgary. He was predeceased by: his wife, Bonnie; his parents; his brothers; and…
Obituary – Mary Jane Smith

Mary Jane Smith was born on Oct. 13, 1937 to Delma and Arcen Freeman and passed away on March 4, 2019 at the age of 81 years. She was raised in Driftpile. Mary attended the mission in Joussard. That time…
Obituary – Hazel Alice Walker

Hazel Alice Walker [nee Wolfe] of Galahad, formerly of Heisler, AB passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 100 years, at the Galahad Long Term Care Centre. Hazel was predeceased by: her husband John; son David; brothers…
Obituary – Agnes Jessie Seppola

On Feb. 26, 2019, Agnes Jessie Seppola [Beaupre] passed away with loved ones by her side at the Slave Lake Hospital at the age of 97 years. Agnes was born Dec. 21, 1921 to Louise and Alfred Logan in Legal,…
Obituary – Violet Helen Chalifoux

Violet Helen Chalifoux, long-time resident of High Prairie, lost her battle with cancer on Jan. 27, 2019, at the age of 74 years. Violet was born to parents Louis and Clara Anderson in 1944. She was the eldest of 11…
Obituary – Anne Bankey [Smith]

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Anne Bankey [Smith] on Jan. 21, 2019. Anne had spent close to three months in hospital since Anne had fallen in October 2018, in which Anne required surgery. Anne…
Obituary – Arthur Albert Foulston

Arthur Albert Foulston passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at the age of 92 years. Art was born on May 16, 1926. He was the fifth of 10 children born to Albert and Grace Foulston, growing up in Lilac,…
Obituary – Corine L’Heureux

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Corine L’Heureux, of St. Albert, Alta. on Jan. 2, 2019. Corine went to her final resting place with the Lord at the age of 97 years. She was born…
Obituary – June Ernesteen Williscroft

June Ernesteen Williscroft [nee Rich], a long-time resident of High Prairie, was born June 25, 1922, in Yakima, Washington to Ernest and Eldya Rich. She came to Canada when she was six years old. She passed away peacefully at J.B.…
Obituary – Louisa Parke

Louisa Parke was called home to be with the Lord and her husband on their 78th anniversary day Nov. 5, 2018. Louisa was born in Cabri, Sask. on May 4, 1921. When she was 12 years old her family moved…

Kathleen Elizabeth Randall was born on Oct. 17, 1917 and passed away on Nov. 8, 2018 at the age of 101 years. Kathleen was born in Carberry, MB, the first of five children. The family moved to High Prairie on…
Obituary – Judy Cecile Gladue

Judy Cecile Gladue was born Aug. 26, 1956 in Whitefish Lake, Alta. Whether known as Pie, Judy Pie, Mom, Aunty, Sister, and Kohkom or Nohkom, she will be greatly missed. Judy, a long-time resident of High Prairie, passed away peacefully…
Obituary – Elsie Clara [Zahacy] Ducharme

Elsie Clara Du- charme [nee Zahacy] – mother, grandmother, green thumb extraordinaire, sister, friend and mentor. Elsie passed away in loving company Sept. 21 at the age of 77, four months after suffering a stroke in her most beloved place:…
Obituary – Joseph Edward Strychalski

Joseph Edward Strychalski was born in New York, Ontario and lived in the High Prairie – Joussard area from May of 1989 until May of 2002 when he moved with his family to Fort McMurray. Joe worked various jobs while…
Obituary – Verna Jeanette Pearson

Verna [Chi-Girl] Jeanette Pearson was born at Stinking Lake, now known as Winagami Lake, on April 17, 1944. Verna was a lady who had a very strong faith in God. Verna was a hobby farmer and a camp cook. If…