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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…
Obituary – Ernest J. Bertin

Ernest J. Bertin was born on May 20, 1932 and passed away July 14, 2016 at the age of 84 years. Ernie was born in New Brunswick, the son of Arthur and Mary Bertin. He was predeceased by his wife…
Obituary – George Francis Dow

George Francis Dow was born on March 30th, 1941 in High Prairie. He was the second of eight children born to Eddy and Addy Dow. Francis, who passed away July 4 at the age of 75 years, lived in Faust…
Obituary – Denis Lawrence Peyre

Denis Lawrence Peyre, of High Prairie, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home on July 18, 2016. He was 73 years old. He is survived by: his wife of 42 years, Jackaline [nee Fisher]; son Brent Peyre; daughter…

With heavy hearts the family of Anne Beamish [nee Kosar], of High Prairie, announce her sudden passing of heart failure in Sherwood Park, Alta., on June 26, 2016 at the age of 86 years. She was predeceased by: her husband,…

On Friday, July 15, 2016, Gwendolyn Mae Rookes [nee Smith] passed away with her family by her side at the age of 82 years. Gwendolyn, who was born on Aug. 19, 1933, has gone to be with the love of…

Jenny Dlugosz was born on Dec. 27, 1966. She passed away on May 5, 2016 at the age of 49 years. Jenny was born in McLennan and lived on the farm in Guy for three years. She moved to High…

Shirley Kasinec passed away at the age of 78 years on Monday, June 27, 2016 in Stony Plain, AB. Shirley was born on Aug. 28, 1937 in Birch Hills, Sask. Her family moved to the High Prairie area when Shirley…