Cochrane AB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
The first of 16. Funeral for play-by-play announcer of Humboldt Broncos - Surrey Now-LeaderThursday, April 12, 2018
Montmartre.Players on the Broncos were from communities across Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba.Related: Dayna Brons, trainer for Humboldt Broncos, dies in hospitalRelated: Tom Cochrane reworks lyrics to honour Humboldt BroncosBill Graveland, The Canadian PressLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Funeral held for MRU instructor killed in plane crash - CTV NewsTuesday, April 04, 2017
Johnson was one of two pilots killed on February 13 when they crashed in a small plane that was part of MRU’s training fleet. The plane went down in a wooded area northwest of Cochrane and the wreckage was found by Highway 40 near Waiparous.
MRU aviation student Taylor Jackson says Johnson's impact on the lives of his students extended beyong the classroom and cockpit.
“Growing up, I never really had a grandfather,” said Jackson. “When I came here in September that was one of the first things I actually thought about when I met Reyn.”
“He was so much more than an instructor. He was a student as much as an instructor. He was always willing to learn.”
Johnson’s career spanned more than three decades with years spent flying for Jazz Airlines and working as a private instructor before joining MRU as a flight instructor in 2016.
Luc Sinal, one of Johnson's students, has warm memories of his fallen instructor. "From the minute I met him he was immediately a friend. He was such a kind person.”
“He would always make his way (into the student room) and the first thing he would do was shake everybody’s hand and say hello. He always remembered past conversations so he would check-in on stuff that we had talked about a week or two before.”
David Docherty, MRU president, said the loss of Johnson and his fellow instructor Jeff Bird has had a devastating impact on the school and the families of the pilots.
"These are people who died following their dreams and instilling dreams in our students,” said Docherty. "It's clear the lasting mark that they made...
Frederick StewartFriday, March 17, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017, at the age of 79 years. Long time resident of Paris who moved to Waterloo 8 years ago.
Beloved husband to Janet (nee Wintermeyer), loving father to Al (Karen), Sandy Cochrane (John), and Linda Farmer (Don), cherished grandfather to Spencer, Sarah, Chad (Dani), Ben, Ryan (Jenn), Emilee (Nic), Julee (Dylan) and Natalee; great-grandchild Cassidy and Step-sons Shawn and Steven McNulty. Survived by his brother Russell Stewart (the late Mary), (Betty), as well as many cousins nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his first wife Gail (nee Johnson) of 41 years; parents Matilda and Sidney, and his 11 siblings and spouses.
Fred was an incredibly funny, talented, compassionate, hard working man who loved his family dearly. He would all want us to remember, "Keep Smilin!" ??
Friends may call at the Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 184 Grand River St. N., Paris, Ontario on Thursday March 9, 2017 from 2:30 – 4:30 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The service to celebrate Fred’s Life will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel, on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m Interment Paris Cemetery. Dr. Rev Stephen Hendry officiating.
Donations to Freeport Health Centre, 2nd floor Union Terrace, would be appreciated. Online condolences and donations may be arranged through www.wmkippfuneralhome.com or by contacting Wm. Kipp 519-442-3061.
Richard HenrieFriday, March 17, 2017
He will be missed by his family of friends, which he considered to be his brothers and sisters. Amigo will always be his favourite pooch.
“Life is a highway, I want to ride it all night long……” (Tom Cochrane)
Memorial Funeral Service in the
R.J. Barnard Chapel
Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home 233 Larch St. Sudbury
Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 4pm
(FRIENDS MAY CALL AFTER 2PM FRIDAY)
Cremation at Park Lawn Crematorium, Sudbury
To ensure compassionate and dignified end-of-life care in our community, the family welcomes donations to the Maison McCullogh Hospice (in lieu of flowers)...
Former RAC President William James 'Bill' Gillis, VE1WG SK - Southgate Amateur Radio ClubFriday, January 06, 2017
Kathie Blomsma (Paul), Patti Trites (Steve) and Michael Gillis (Janet), all of Moncton and Peter Gillis (Trina) of Leduc, AB; his adored grandchildren, Derek Prosser, Jeff Prosser (Mariel), Audrey Cochrane (Matt), Laura Frost (Brady), William Gillis, Jessica Gillis (Luc Doiron), Jim Gillis (Manon Boudreau), Kristi Hughes (Tyler), Andrew Trites (Sarah), Ben Trites, Jordan Gillis (Samantha Scribner), Tommy Gillis, Katie Gillis, Shanna Gillis; his precious great-grandchildren, Marissa Prosser, Molly Cochrane, Ruby Cochrane, James Frost, Mary Frost, five day old Liam Gillis and soon arriving Amelia Hughes; his brothers, Robert Gillis (late Janice 1999) and Ralph Gillis (Alice Marie); God-daughter, Patsy Burton; sisters-in-law, Claudette Picot (Don) and Jeannine Cochrane (late Bill 2015); brother-in-law, Jules Picot (Carol); several loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Mary Elizabeth Gillis (2016) and his beloved great-granddaughter, Hailey Amelia Hughes (2015).
Visitation at Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A Service to celebrate and honor Bill’s life will be held at Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm, with Rev. Charles Broderick presiding. Reception in the Funeral Home Reception Centre following the service. Interment will be following the service at Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeville, Westmorland Co.
In memory of Bill, donations to a memorial of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at www.fergusonsfuneralhome.com.
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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 ...
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...
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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