Edson AB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Minor hockey game in Edson, Alta. to honour child killed in crash - CTV NewsSaturday, March 02, 2019
The Western States Hockey League will honour the six-year-old killed in a collision between a truck and a snow plow on a highway west of Edmonton last Friday.
The Edson Aeros and the Cold Lake Wings will remember Cooper Pennoyer at Repsol Place Friday night.
Pennoyer died after a GMC pickup truck struck a snow plow stopped on the shoulder of eastbound Highway 16 near Edson.
Doors open at 7 p.m. and puck drop for A Game for Cooper is at 8:15 p.m.
Players that wear an Edson Minor Hockey jersey will get in for free, and a donation box will be available for Pennoyer's trust fund.
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Marlborough Park murder suspect shot dead by police west of Edmonton - Calgary SunThursday, April 12, 2018
Evansburg around 5:15 p.m. Thursday, an attempt to stop the vehicle he was driving was unsuccessful, leading to a chase involving RCMP members from Evansburg, Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, Edson, and Drayton Valley.The man led police back and forth multiple times on Highway 16 between Evansburg and Entwistle, RCMP said.The driver managed to avoid multiple spike belts deployed by RCMP but police successfully deflated the fleeing vehicle’s tires near Nojack as it was travelling east.The vehicle rolled eastbound for a time before it came to a stop on Highway 16 near Highway 22.At that point gunfire was exchanged, killing the driver, police said. He was the lone occupant of the vehicle.Investigators were still at the scene Friday, although no further details of Thursday’s events have been released.The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, the province’s independent police watchdog that investigates police-related shootings and deaths, has also been called in to investigate.The El-Dib family expressed their appreciation to the Calgary Police Service and the community.“We just know that we’re going to be at peace and we’re going to move on from this,” Racha El-Dib said.A GoFundMe campaign created in Nadia’s name has raised $34,00o in two days, exceeding the $30,000 goal. The money is to be used to help cover the family’s funeral costs and other expenses.RRumbolt@postmedia.comOn Twitter: @RCRumboltCommentsShare your thoughtsLet's block ads! (Why?)...
Mountie killed by suspected drunk driver was former Victoria reservist - Times ColonistThursday, December 14, 2017
An off-duty Alberta Mountie killed by a suspected drunk driver was a former Victoria police reserve constable and volunteer. Const. Austin MacDougall was cycling Wednesday night near Edson, Alta., when he was struck by a vehicle.
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Trending StoriesJustin Lyle Jensen, 35, of Yellowhead County, has been charged with impaired driving causing death and refusing to comply with the demand of a peace officer.Victoria police lowered their flags to half-mast on Friday in honour of MacDougall, who was a crime watch volunteer for the department in 2011 and 2012 and a reserve constable from 2012 to 2015. “By all accounts, he served the Town of Edson with the same dedication and enthusiasm that he brought to his work here with us,” said a statement from the Victoria Police Department. “Our thoughts are with Austin’s family, friends, RCMP colleagues and with those of us here at VicPD who knew Austin and served with him.”MacDougall gave hundreds of hours over the years to Victoria police, said department spokesman Bowen Osoko. The town of Edson also lowered its flags to half-mast to mark the loss.“You know in a small town, the RCMP is a part of your comm...
Capital Voices: RCMP commissioner's unforgettable case: 'The murderer sent me a Christmas card' - Ottawa CitizenWednesday, July 05, 2017
And she says that Dave leaves for the evening and doesn’t come back til the early morning. But he does have a trunkful of marijuana, and they go on this big spree. They buy a truck in Edson, Alberta, and go around selling marijuana and having a big time living off the proceeds. And so far we have a very strong foundation to suspect Dave, but we don’t have any real evidence.“But McCarthy calls us back the next day to say ‘I forgot to tell you something. There’s a little berm out of a rise coming out of Edson where we stopped one day and threw the trunk, because we had all the pot in the truck.’ So off to Edson we go, where we recover the trunk, and we’re able to take the plastic wrapping there that had been cut from the same roll – and there was a physical match to the plastic that’s at the stash site back at the Skolos farm.“So it’s coming together. But do you think I could get anybody to take this on as a murder trial? Because we don’t have a body and we’ve got a lot of work to do. And in fairness, it is a stretch.
Convicted murderer David Pritchard in 2014, when, due to his terminal cancer, he was granted parole from prison. He was 51. He died last year.“I’d run a wiretap on this guy, but it wasn’t getting us anything. Whoever put the microphone in the place put it right by the furnace, and it was wintertime, so about every three or four minutes, whatever you were listening to was gone.“But Dave is mad at McCarthy, and we hear on the wire that he’s trying to figure out how he can kill her, because she’s a witness and a liability, she’s a loose end. So I do a search warrant on his house to get his firearms. I knew that would make him crazy, plus it’s in the public interest that he not have weapons because he wants to kill McCarthy. And he comes home and we’re listening to him on the wire, and he’s going nuts.“So he pages me, and I call and he says ‘I understand you and the boys were by the house today.’ I said, ‘Yeah, we were. You weren’t there. Were you hiding, Dave?’...
MJ Hatzenbihler - Bismarck TribuneWednesday, July 05, 2017
M.J. will be deeply missed by his daughters, Jill (Steve) Bosch, Strasburg, Arliss (Joseph) Mahrer, Garibaldi, Ore., Gail (Jim) Morton, Edson, Alberta, Canada, Denise (Jim) Brorby, Beulah, and Raylene (Ernie) Vettel, Caledonia; his sons, Neal (Linda), Pinehaven, Wyo., Dean (Crystal), Salem, Ore., Kevin (Kimberly) Gillette, Wyo., and Brian (Leia), Alvord, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Trudy Hatzenbihler, Billings, Mont.; 24 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; a sister, Elizabeth Haag, Center; brother, Ralph (Louise), Mandan; his sisters-in-law, Barbara Hatzenbihler, Frances Kary, and Beverly Moonl; along with numerous nieces and nephews.M.J. was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Cecelia; his sons, Scott and infant son, Keith; his sisters, Mary (Martin) Emineth, Beata (John) Haag, and Rose (Bill) Jahner; his brothers, Jack (Magdlyn), Matt (Adeline), John, Pete (Betty), and Frank (Darlene); a brother-in-law, Jake Haag, George Kary; his sisters-in-law, Viola (Mike) Himmelspach, and Jeanette (Myron) Brown.In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery or the Golden Age Club in Center.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
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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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...