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Obituary – Gerald Abe Doerksen

On Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Gerald Abe Doerksen, of Kinuso, passed away at the age of 84 years. He will be forever remembered by: his wife of 58 years, Dianne; his son, Dean; his daughter, Tracy; his six grandchildren, Amanda…
Obituary – Elizabeth Anne Reade

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elizabeth Anne Reade on May 1, 2020, at the age of 80 years. Beth was born on Nov. 24, 1939 in the High Prairie Hospital to Tom and Edith…
Obituary – Harold Noel Bellerose

Loving husband and father, Harold Noel Bellerose, 83, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at his home in Edmonton. Harold was born December 23, 1936 to Charles and Bernadette [Laboucan] Bellerose in Cork, AB, the youngest of 13 children.…
Obituary – Paul Bedard Trucking founder passes away

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of High Prairie resident Paul Ferdinand Bedard at the age of 75 years in Edmonton, at the Royal Alex Hospital. Paul was born in Chelmsford, Essex County of England,…
Obituary – Pauline Kushner [Shachtay]

Pauline Kushner, a long-time resident of High Prairie, passed away on March 31, 2020, at the J.B. Wood Continuing Care, at the age of 92 years with her youngest son, Brent, by her side. Pauline was born on May 1,…
Obituary – Denise [Dee] Winnicky

On March 29, 2020 our beloved mom, grandee and wife, passed away peacefully at home, enveloped in the love of her family, after her second battle with cancer. She will forever be missed by: her husband of 54 years, Roger;…
Obituary – Hazel Backs

On Dec. 19, 2019, Hazel Lorraine Backs (Bodell], loving mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away from COPD, in Grande Prairie ICU at the age of 74 years. Born to Eva Pearl Miles and Francis William Bodell in Calgary, on April…
Lawrence Hawthorne obituary

On Jan. 14, 2020, Lawrence Hawthorne of Edmonton passed away at the age of 78 years. He is survived by: his children, Shelley Hawthorne; Darren [Jodi] Hawthorne and Gailene [Lawrence] Kazakoff; six grandchildren, Tyler, Scott, Benjamin, Karlene, Leanne & Colin;…
Edward Joseph Dietzen obituary

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Edward Joseph Dietzen, on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at the age of 90 years. Edward passed peacefully, surrounded by his devoted family members and caregivers at the Valleyview Long-Term…
Obituary – Mena Mary Olson

Mena Mary Olson, of High Prairie, passed away Nov. 8, 2019 in Grande Prairie, at the age of 82 years. Mena was born Aug. 29, 1937 and was raised on her parent’s homestead just outside of High Prairie. Mena completed…
Obituary – Wayne Midnight

Wayne Lawrence Midnight, 80, peacefully passed away in the arms of his loving wife, Lorraine, of 58 years, on Nov. 10, 2019 in High Prairie. Wayne was born in Vancouver, B.C. Nov. 9, 1939 to two wonderful and loving parents,…
Obituary – Alice Hubar

Eulogy by grandson Michael Jahnert: Welcome, everyone, and thank you for being here today. My name is Michael Jahnert and I am the grandson of Alice Hubar and I am here to commemorate my Baba today. Baba was born on…
Obituary – Wendell Earl Ebbett

Wendell Earl Ebbett, of Sunset House, passed away Oct. 1, 2019, at the age of 71 years. Wendell was known as the ultimate volunteer. He was very active with the High Prairie Air Cadets, High Prairie Royal Canadian Legion, High…
Obituary – Adrien Larose

On Sept. 3, 2019, Adrien Larose passed away in Falher surrounded by his loving family. Adrien was born in St. Henri Levis, Quebec on April 6, 1925 to the proud parents, Pierre and Anney Larose. When Adrien was four years…
Obituary – Elaine Jones

Elaine Beatrice Jones [nee Gunning], born Nov. 25, 1939 in Hardingstone, Northhampton UK passed away Sept. 14, 2019 in Olds, Alta. She is survived by her husband Arnold Jones of Olds, Alberta and her six children: Michael of High Prairie,…