Athabasca AB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Alma Civilla Straub - Weyburn ReviewTuesday, December 20, 2016
Please sign the memorial register at website: www.wjjonesandson.com (Obituaries). Dayna Smith – Short - Funeral Director, W.J. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 106 Athabasca Street E, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 0L4. Phone (306) 693-4644.
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Barbara PomeroyFriday, September 30, 2016
She is predeceased by her father, William Cooke; and her mother, Isabelle Cooke. Betty leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her husband, Art Pomeroy; sons, Dwayne Mitchell (Jennifer) of Athabasca, AB; Chad Mitchell (Kelly) of Grand Falls-Windsor, NL; and Cory Mitchell (Jennifer) of Paradise, NL; brothers and sisters, Tony Cooke (Diane), Terry Cook, Jim Cooke (Linda), Madeline Dunphy (Ray), Harold Cooke (Lillian), Donnie Cooke (Donna);and grandchildren, Kayden and Kylie; Also leaving to mourn is sister-in-law and very special friend, Dona Mitchell; and the extended Mitchell and Pomeroy families, as well as a large circle of friends and extended family. Majors Larry and Judy Goudie will conduct the funeral service at the Park Street Salvation Army. Interment will be at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Caribou Road. Pallbearers are Cory Mitchell, Chad Mitchell, Dwayne Mitchell, and Art Pomeroy. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jim Maidment of Central Funeral Homes.
THE SCENE - Peace Arch NewsFriday, September 02, 2016
North Saskatchewan, it traces the story of a short-lived but close-knit community (1954-1964) built to house miners, families and support workers at the Gunnar uranium mine on the shores of Lake Athabasca.
In her book Sandberg – who lived there as a child – has filled in a missing page in the history of Canada at the dawn of the nuclear age, paid tribute to the enterprise and values of the people of Gunnar and also described the Saskatchewan government's latter-day work to remedy environmental issues left over from an earlier, more innocen...
Convoy evokes Canadian pride in North Bay - Vermilion StandardWednesday, March 27, 2019
Monday afternoon.Caron, of North Bay, was waiting in the parking lot at Motion Canada on Gormanville Road for almost 100 vehicles, from small cars to big rigs, to pull in on their journey from Alberta to Parliament Hill with a message for federal politicians.
"This is about more than pipelines," Caron says. "This is about government. This is about all the provinces having different issues. It's about getting back the political process."The United We Roll Convoy for Canada, a caravan of transports, work vehicles and personal automobiles, left Red Deer, Alta., last Thursday bound for Ottawa and a protest on Parliament Hill Tuesday."The media and the government have divided the provinces," Caron says. "We want to fight for our freedoms and our rights. We want fair government.""We are watching Justin Trudeau slowly strip away every right we had," Sarah Zaldinger, of Timmins, said as about two dozen supporters waited for the convoy to arrive, sharing updates on when the parade would roll into town."He is stripping the future of my children and their children and their children," Zaldinger said. "They are being set up for failure. Their rights, their future, will all be destroyed if we don't stand up now."Although she was not part of the convoy to North Bay, Zaldinger was going to join it Tuesday morning for the rally in Ottawa as part of her own objective of "direct democracy."And direct democracy is possible, she said.Zaldinger pointed to a recent Amber Alert sent to cellphone users across the province ...
Joan Elnora Mahovlic - Alberni Valley NewsWednesday, March 27, 2019
Morse, all from Nova Scotia; and sons Shawn Coffill, Nanoose Bay, B.C., and Mark Coffill, Port Alberni, B.C.; step-daughter Trish (Rick) McCrate, Coquitlam; step-son Jim (Lori) Mahovlic, Calgary, Alberta; step-daughter Meg (John) Belanger, Campbell River, B.C.; step-son Paul Mahovlic, New Westminster, B.C. and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is also survived by brother Gerald (Janet) Salsman, Coldbrook, N.S.; brother Ronald (Jeanette) Salsman, Port Alberni, B.C.; sister Madelyn Wiles, Morristown, N.S.; brother Leo (Adele) Salsman, Trail, B.C.; sister Marilyn (Allan) Teal, Trenton, Ontario; and sister Freda Salsman, Waterville, N.S. as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank all the caring staff at Echo Village for everything, also to Pastor Platz for his spiritual support.
There will be a funeral service for Joan at Grace Lutheran Church, 4408 Redford Street, Port Alberni, B.C. on Monday, March 25, 2019, at 1:30 pm with a tea to follow.
Flowers are gratefully declined but if you wish to do so, donations to Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund would be greatly appreciated.
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Charles Hartman - Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteWednesday, March 27, 2019
Charlie " Hartman, 75, of Collison went to be with the Lord on Thursday (March 21, 2019) at home surrounded by his wife and daughters.
He was bornon Nov. 5, 1943, in Champaign, the son of Ernest and Alberta (Grove) Hartman. He was united in marriage to Ruth Troxell on Nov. 26, 1994. She survives. Also surviving are his daughters, Jessica (Rick) Breitenfeldt, Kristin (Mitch) Allen, Kate (Leon) Jess and Teresa (Steve) Evans.
Papa's grandchildren loved him to the moon and back. He was always full of life's loving stories for them. He believed children are the heritage of the Lord. He loved Cameron Ackerson, Kaitlyn Breitenfeldt, Colton Breitenfeldt, Lillian Jess, Khloe Jess, Brinley Allen, Steele Allen, Jacob Evans and Joshua Evans.
His surviving siblings are Mary Hafner, Patty Wakefield, Diana Thrush, Rob Hartman, Sue Hartman and Judy Lynn.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandsons, Cody Breitenfeldt and Zachery Evans.
Charlie loved Jesus with his whole heart. He was a steadfast man of God.
As a boy he worked tirelessly alongside his dad. He worked as a carpenter before going on to manage the horse farm at the University of Illinois until retirement in 2002.
Charlie was a gifted horseman and cowboy. His entire life was spent pulling ponies, t...