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Obituary – Douglas Gerard Buchta obituary

It is with profound sadness and heavy heart that we announce the passing of Douglas Buchta. Doug passed away after a lengthly struggle with a rare blood cancer, including having endured a challenging stem cell/bone marrow transplant procedure. He is…
Obituary – Leslie Marie Jones

Leslie Marie Jones [nee Hodam] passed away suddenly in High Prairie, AB on June 16, 2018 at the age of 58 years. Leslie is survived by: her mother Marie Hodam and stepfather Tony Belli; husband Michael Jones; sons Steven and…
Obituary – Norman “Buzzie” Sidney Cunningham

Norman “Buzzie” Sidney Cunningham was born to mother Ivy and father Peter on April 6, 1939 in High Prairie. Norm passed away with his family at his side on April 14, 2018, one week after his 79th birthday. He is…
Obituary – Redford Arlidge

A long time resident of High Prairie, and Town of High Prairie employee for over 40 years, Redford “Reg” Arlidge, died June 30, 2018. He is survived by: his wife, Marjorie Forester; his five children, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.…
Obituary – Rodney Allen Stewart

Rodney Allen Stewart was born to James and Dorothy Stewart on March 2, 1945. He grew up in the small community of Little Smoky. In 1970, he met Phoebe along with her three children, Josetta, JoAnn and Allan, and they…
Obituary – John Litwin

John Litwin passed away in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 82 years with his children, Gailene and Brad, by his side. John was the fourth of eight children born to Anna and Fred Lytwyn of High Prairie. John was…
Obituary – Edith Rebecca Guild

Edith Rebecca Guild passed away peacefully at Points West Hospice on April 7, 2018 after battling lung cancer. Edie was born at Fort Pitt, Sask. The family, less the two oldest girls, Mae and June, moved to the High Prairie…
Obituary – Desmond [Dez] Lorencz

Desmond [Dez] Lorencz was born in Berywn, AB on Oct. 8, 1972. He passed away on April 2, 2018 at the age of 45 years. He is survived by: his loving wife Nikki; son Danyon; in-laws Dennis and Chuckie Hagel;…
Obituary – Lucienne Marie Jeanne Aubin

Lucienne Marie Jeanne Aubin of Girouxville, Alta., was laid to rest on Dec. 17, 2017 in the Girouxville cemetery following her Celebration of Life. She passed away suddenly in McLennan Hospital Dec. 12, 2017 at the age of 85 years.…
Beverley Anne DeWinter obituary

Beverley Anne DeWinter [nee Craine] passed away on March 11, 2018 at the age of 86 years, at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre. Beverley was born July 16, 1931, in Lethbridge, to parents Jack Craine and Ellen Glambeck. After…
Obituary – Marie Christine Savill [Engen]

Marie Christine Savill, long-time resident of High Prairie, passed away on Feb. 7, 2018 at the age of 77 years. Marie was the youngest of two children born to Cassius and Mabel Engen, joining her older brother Glen. Marie grew…
Obituary – Alex Kushner

Alex Kushner, a lifetime resident of High Prairie and area, passed away Feb. 16, 2018 at the age of 84 years. Alex was the youngest of 10 children born to Nellie and Alexander Kushner. Both of his parents passed away…
Obituary – Merilyn Merle Ratcliffe

Merilyn Merle Ratcliffe passed away peacefully Jan. 1, 2018, at the High Prairie Hospital, after a seven-year battle with cancer. Merilyn Jefcoat was born a twin on July 18, 1945, in Enderby, B.C. She was raised in Enderby with her…
Obituary – René Gagnon

René Gagnon graduated from death to life on January 18, 2018 at age 70 René was born in McLennan, Alberta, to Alberta (Désfosses) and Paul Gagnon on April 28, 1947. Under their guidance he learned many important keys to life:…
Obituary – Marie Christine Savill

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother and grandmother, Marie Christine Savill, following a brief illness. The family would like to thank Dr. Robin Laughlin for over 40 years of professional care and…
Obituary – Yvonne L. Savill [nee Lizee]

It is with great sadness that we, her grateful and loving family, announce the passing of Yvonne Savill. Yvonne passed away peacefully on Jan. 31, 2018 at age 76 after a courageous battle with cancer. Yvonne leaves to mourn her…