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Obituary – Chester Alan [Chet] Perry

Chester Alan [Chet] Perry died in the early hours of Thursday, Jan. 11, aged 73, after a year-long fight with pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his bride, of 52 years, Carol; his daughters Audrey [Sean] and Tara [Jeremy]; his…
Obituary – Oskar Nock

Oskar Nock passed away peacefully in his sleep at a care home in Red Deer on Dec. 9, 2017, at the age of 94 years, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. A long-time resident of High Prairie and Slave…
Obituary – Victoria [Vicky] Mazurek

Our mother was born on Sept. 25, 1933 at home on the family farm in Ispas, Alta., which is located 20 miles northeast of Two Hills. She was the eighth child and the seventh consecutive daughter for her parents, Nicholas…
Obituary – Bernard Gerard Pariseau

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, Bernard Gerard Pariseau, of Joussard, Alta., passed away peacefully at the age of 88 years. Bernard was born on July 4, 1929. He leaves to cherish his memory: two daughters, Margo and Ann Pariseau; four…
Obituary – Kenneth Murray Brian Rouse

In loving memory of Kenneth Murray Brian Rouse, beloved son, grandson, brother, husband, father, grandfather, and uncle, who passed away Nov. 17, 2017, at the High Prairie Health Complex in High Prairie, with his family by his side. Ken was…
Obituary – Betty Marilyn Aronson

Betty Marilyn Aronson passed away on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 at the age of 71 years in High Prairie. Her parents, Albin and Gertrud, came to Canada from Sweden in 1929 and soon afterward settled in the High Prairie –…
Obituary – Kenneth Lindsay Sandquist

With heavy hearts and profound sadness, the family of Kenneth Lindsay Sandquist announces his passing on Oct. 24, 2017, in Red Deer. The youngest of five children, Ken was born in High Prairie on July 15, 1968 to Marlene and…
Obituary – Henry Alexander Jabs

Henry Alexander Jabs peacefully went home to be with the Lord at the age of 83 years on Oct. 29, 2017. Henry was born on Jan. 17, 1934. Left to cherish his memory are: Dorothy, his loving wife of 56…
Obituary – Sandra Lynn Smith

Sandi Lynn Smith, a long time resident of Calgary, passed away Oct. 2, 2017, at the age of 50 years. Sandi was born June 2, 1967 in High Prairie. She leaves to mourn: her mother, Diane Coleman, of Smith, Alta.;…
Obituary – Sammy Lawrence Andrews

Sammy Lawrence Andrews, a lifelong resident of Peavine Metis Settlement, passed away on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at the age of 69 years. Sammy was born on Sept. 9, 1948 in High Prairie. Throughout his working years, Sammy worked in…
Obituary – Jean Halaburda

Jean Halaburda was born Eugenia Lazarchuk, on Dec. 8, 1922 in the village of Konushky, Ukraine, and with her family by her side, Jean passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at the age of 94 years. Jean immigrated…

Clarence Leonard Chmilar, a longtime resident of Faust, passed away at home on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at the age of 73 years. Clarence was born on Jan. 5, 1944. Throughout his working years, Clarence worked in many different areas,…

Frank [Frankie] Halcrow, a longtime resident of Grouard, passed away peacefully in his at home on the Kapawe’no First Nation with his family at his side on Aug. 8, 2017, at the age of 66 years. He always said he…

Ronald Jack Williscroft [RJ] succumbed to cancer on Aug. 11, 2017, after a courageous battle. RJ was born in High Prairie on Aug. 23, 1954, to Jack and Emma Williscroft. He was predeceased by: his father, Jack Williscroft; and is…

Lawrence Marvel “Skipper” Villeneuve was born in Smith, Alta. on Aug. 13, 1941. He passed away on Marinduque Island in the Philippines on Aug. 2, 2017 at the age of 75 years. He leaves behind: his wife Malou; stepsons Jerson…

Rudolph Christian Burkart [also known as Ronald Calvin Burkart], a long-time resident of High Prairie, passed away peacefully with his family by his side in Peace River on July 27, 2017, at the age of 86 years. He will be…