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Parkview Funeral Chapels - Castor

5117 50 St
Castor, AB T0C 0X0
(403) 882-3141

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Wedding dress from 1965 - Medicine Hat News

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

By Submitted Article on March 26, 2019. Barbara Hughson and Dave Clarke grew up near Milk River in Masinasin and near Red Deer in Castor respectively, but they met as young school teachers in Carstairs in 1964. They got engaged and were married at Southminster United Church in Lethbridge on Aug. 21, 1965. Barb and Dave didn’t consider it important to have an elaborate wedding, as they were busy. Dave was moving his parents’ house and Barb was going to summer school. But Barb was the youngest in her family and the only girl, and her parents were not to be denied, “No, we’re going to have a wedding.” Barb told them, “I guess if you want a wedding, we’ll talk by phone, [and] you’ll have to make all of the arrangements.” And they did, for between 100-125 guests. Barb’s sister-in-law, Joan Hughson, was an extremely good seamstress and made Barb her “going away” outfit. The wedding ceremony was at Southminster United Church, the reception was at the El Rancho, and an open house and dance were held for the couple near Milk River at the Masinasin S...
https://medicinehatnews.com/news/southern-alberta-news/2019/03/26/wedding-dress-from-1965/

'It never gets any easier': Mother of Punky Gustavson commemorates 25-year anniversary of death - Edmonton Journal

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Vallette said her daughter’s remains were moved about two years ago from Edmonton’s Evergreen Funeral Home and Cemetery to a cemetery in the tiny town of Castor in 2015, about 140 km east of Red Deer.“I wish she was still (in Edmonton), but there’s not much we can do,” said Vallette. Nevertheless, Vallette said she and her brother-in-law will head off Wednesday to Castor to visit Punky’s new resting place and remember the young life stolen 25 years ago.  jgraney@postmedia.comtwitter.com/jurisgraneyLet's block ads! (Why?)...
http://edmontonjournal.com/news/crime/it-never-gets-any-easier-mother-of-slain-girl-commemorates-25-year-anniversary-of-death

Joan Elnora Mahovlic - Alberni Valley News

Wednesday, 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. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.albernivalleynews.com/obituaries/joan-elnora-mahovlic/

Charles Hartman - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Wednesday, 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...
http://www.news-gazette.com/obituaries/2019-03-26/charles-hartman.html

Convoy evokes Canadian pride in North Bay - Vermilion Standard

Wednesday, 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. Alexandre Caron "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 ...
https://www.vermilionstandard.com/news/national/convoy-evokes-canadian-pride-in-north-bay-2