March 10, 1970 - - May 11, 2018
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Kelvin ‘Kelly’ William Staples, after losing the courageous battle with cancer, that he fought without complaining for almost three years, in Edmonton, Alberta on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the age of 48 years. Kelly was born in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on March 10, 1970 to Bryan Staples and Jacquelyn Jobb (Sumn ...
August 23, 1925 - - April 13, 2018
1925 – 2018
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Mr. Gordon Bramley at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, Red Deer, Alberta, with his family at his bedside, on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the age of 92 years. Gordon was born at Carbon, Alberta on August 23, 1925, and took his schooling in that same community. He left home to ...
December 08, 1935 - - March 19, 2018
Robert Gerhardt Gorsalitz, known as Robert to his wife Myrna, Bob to his friends, and Speedy to his military brethren was born in Lake Lenore, Saskatchewan December 8, 1935. Armed with a grade 8 education, he joined the military service completing two tours of peacekeeping duty in Cyprus and Egypt. He traveled the world expanding his horizons, becoming a chef, a bar keep and a ...
January 30, 1958 - - March 08, 2018
The ink on his arm noted, “no-one gets out alive.” As was usual for Tom, he would have congratulated himself on the appropriateness of his choice of tattoo. Tom Watt, (b 1958) passed away in the arms of his loving wife Marlene on Thursday, March 8, 2018. In his 60 years of life, he played practical jokes, teased the people he loved unmercifully, and served up generous and s ...
July 02, 1929 - - December 31, 2017
1929 – 2017
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Mr. Kenneth ‘Ken’ Alan Hunley on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Extendicare Michener Hill at the age of 88 years. Ken was born in Hanna, Alberta on July 2, 1929 to Esta May and James Edgar Hunley. Most of Ken’s childhood was spent in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. In his earlier y ...
March 26, 1923 - - October 01, 2017
It is with profound sadness that our family announces the passing of Mrs. Mysie Mary (nee McKay) Dermott on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the age of 94 years. Mysie was born on March 26, 1923 to Bertha and Hedley McKay, on their farm near Donalda, Alberta. Mysie was active in sports, especially basketball and pole-vaulting, while at Donalda High School. Mysie attended Technical S ...
August 31, 1921 - - July 24, 2017
Bessie Audrey Smathers of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 24, 2017.
Bessie was born at Coaldale, Alberta, and lived in various places throughout the Province while growing up. After High School, Bessie trained as a Registered Nurse at the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton and went on to enjoy a long career in this profession. After the war ended, Bessi ...
Leslie Euinton M.B.Ch.B
November 26, 1920 - - July 05, 2017
1920 – 2017
Born in Kentish Town, north London, his first job was as a tea boy at the Daily Express on Fleet Street, subsequently he was a draughtsman at Champion sparking plugs. This was a reserved occupation in wartime. He left the job, signed on as unemployed on his 21st birthday, and joined the RAF voluntary reserve. He saw training in the UK and South Af ...
October 10, 1925 - - May 27, 2017
Eugene Louis Boll, October 10, 1925 to May 27, 2017. Gene passed away peacefully at Points West Senior’s home in Red Deer, Alberta. Gene is survived by his loving wife Helen of 30 years, and his stepsons, Robert and David Palmer. Gene was the ninth of fourteen children born to Joseph & Winnifred Boll of Viceroy, Saskatchewan. He was predeceased by his first wife Barbara and m ...
Dr. Martin Boyd MD
March 24, 1923 - - March 18, 2017
BOYD, Dr. Martin Samuel
March 24, 1923 – March 18, 2017
Dr. Martin Samuel Boyd of Red Deer, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the age of 93 years. Martin was born at Torphichen, Scotland to David and Jane Stevenson (nee Pate). He graduated from Stirling High School, Scotland in 1940 and went on to the University of St. Andrews, Scotland; where he graduated in 1947 ...