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Ethel Mae [Cuthbert] Tanghe was born on Feb. 2, 1919, in Baulder, Man., the eldest of 11 children, to Thomas and Goldie Cuthbert. When she was nine, her family moved to the Peavine area to escape the dustbowl conditions of…

With heavy hearts and a deep sense of loss, the family of Leigh Davies [born Feb. 22, 1945] announces his passing on Sept. 19, 2016 at the age of 71. Leigh will be lovingly remembered by his cherished wife Judy,…

Yvonnette Comeau [L’Heureux] was born in North Battleford, Sask. on Aug. 6, 1920 to Beatrice and Napoleon L’Heureux. When she was nine years of age she moved with her family to Driftpile. Yvonnette went to school at the Peace River…

Shirley Belle [Hayes] Banner, born Sept. 11, 1930, and a long time resident of the High Prairie area, passed away at the age of 86 in Fairview on Sept. 13, 2016 after a brief illness. Her family misses her deeply…

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Louise Alma Hnydyk [Lemay] at the age of 69 years on Sept. 8, 2016. Louise was born to Henry and Helen [Bedard] Lemay in High Prairie on March 25, 1947.…

Hank Gordon McDermott passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side, on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, at the age of 69 years, after a long battle with cancer. Hank was born on Dec. 20, 1946 in High Prairie.…

Richard [Keith] Stewart was born Sept. 12, 1940 to Pearl and Jack Stewart in High Prairie. He grew up on a farm 3 1/2 miles south of High Prairie with his two sisters, Marilyn and Linda. When he was 18…

Eulogy by Bradley Tannahill & Jessica Tannahill Many of you are here to honour a man who you knew as a friend, a peer, a neighbour, a co-worker, a husband or a dad. You may have known him as Joe,…

Neil Holmes was born Sept. 10, 1940 in Yellow Grass, Sask., and passed away Aug. 21, 2016 at the age of 75 years. Recently of High Prairie, and formerly of Red Deer and Drayton Valley, Alta., Neil was initially from…

Donald Victor Adams was born on Jan. 26, 1932 in Calgary and passed away on Aug. 20, 2016 at the age of 84 years. Donald was the fourth of seven children born to Victor and Flora Adams. He lived his…

Steve Dills grew up in the family’s community newspaper business at Milton, Ont., graduated in journalism from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto in 1977 and went on to more than 35 years in community newspapers in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia…

John “Jack” Gordon, a long time resident of High Prairie, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2016 with his family by his side. Jack was born in 1936 on a small farm in Swan River, Manitoba, to John and Charlotte…

James Carlyle Miller, known as Lyle, was born May 3, 1938 in a cottage hospital in Shellbrook, Saskatchewan to John and Mary Miller. He was raised on the homestead near Holbein, Sask. Lyle helped his mother and started going to…

We have lost a part of us, it is with great sadness we say goodbye to Robert O. Bruner, on a whisper, your journey home to Hilda, you are together again. Bob passed away July 31, 2016. He was ninety-…

Written July 13, 2016 by his loving godson Rick Laliberte. It is truly an honour to be able to share this celebration with all of you here today, and on behalf of the family, I would like to thank and…