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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,…
Obituary – Verda Kozie

Verda Kozie was born as Verda Wolfe at home at the farm north of High Prairie on Nov. 16, 1929. At home on the farm that night was Verda’s grandmother and grandfather Wolfe. After Grandma Wolfe delivered and was caring…
Obituary – Tammy Lea Shewchuk

On Sunday July 21, 2019, at the young age of 36, our beloved Tammy Lea Shewchuk, passed away after an inspiring and courageous battle with a rare form of lung cancer. Tammy was a beautiful soul, who left a piece…
Obituary – Donald Ernest Fevang

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dad, Donald E. Fevang in High Prairie on July 16, 2019 at the age of 91. Donald is survived by his children Gordon, Bill, Fern (Mike) Ochran, grandchildren…
Obituary – Doris Boisvert

Doris Boisvert, long time resident of Kinuso, passed away on May 29, 2019 in Slave Lake at the age of 84 years. Doris was born on July 10, 1934 at Ellscott, AB. Doris was the co-owner and operator of the…
Obituary – Everett Neil Laboucan

On Monday, May 27, 2019, Everett Neil Laboucan, of Driftpile, passed away at the age of 50, surrounded by his family. Everett is survived by: his loving wife of 30 years, Zita; his daughters, Samantha Duhamel [Steve] of Lac La…
Obituary – Grant Edgar Gaschnitz

With deep sadness we announce the passing of my dearest husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend on April 9, 2019 in Edmonton. Grant Edgar Gaschnitz, of High Prairie, passed away suddenly from a very aggressive form of lung cancer at…
Obituary – Reg Cook

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Reginald Arthur Cook of Faust. Reggie passed away on Feb. 5, 2019 after a long, hard battle with cancer. Reg is survived by: his loving wife of over 60…
Obituary – Frank Russell Dawson Tomkins

The Frank Russell Dawson Tomkins family is saddened to announce the passing of our beloved father. Frank is preceded by: his first wife, Maria Willier, and Irene Petterson, his second wife, who helped raise the children after Maria passed away.…
Obituary – Wanda Buchanan

It is with love and sadness that we announce the passing of Wanda Buchanan after a stoic battle with cancer. Wanda was a daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, and cousin, an aunt, mother, grandmother, and friend to many. Her creativity, determination,…
Obituary – Peter Brian Watt

With deep sadness we announce the passing of our dear friend, husband, father, uncle and brother in-law on Sunday, April 14, 2019. After a long illness, Peter is finally at peace resting in the arms of our Lord and Saviour,…