Innisfail AB Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Helping hand from Good Samaritan ends in death on side of Alberta road - CBC.caWednesday, July 5, 2017
Alberta highway.RCMP said a northbound truck and trailer crossed the median and ended up in the west ditch of the Queen Elizabeth 2 Highway in the Innisfail region early Thursday morning.They said the driver and a motorist who had stopped to offer assistance were standing outside the rig when a southbound semi ran into debris from the first accident and ended up striking both people.Two people were killed early Thursday morning when a semi-truck hit them as they stood outside another truck that was stuck in the ditch on Highway 2. (RCMP)The victims — who were Calgary residents — have been identified by friends, social media posts and GoFundMe fundraising campaigns.Calgary firefighter Brian McAsey wrote on Facebook that his sister, Heather McAsey Anderson, was the Good Samaritan who had just driven his niece to Edmonton and was returning home.He says he's proud of the way his sister lived and died. Friends of McAsey Anderson hope to raise funds for funeral expenses.Friends of Elayarajas Balasundrum, the stranded driver, are trying to raise money to return his body to India for a traditional funeral.The highway's southbound lanes were closed for several hours for an investigation.Speed, alcohol and road conditions have been r...
Friends of trucker killed in fatal crash crowdfunding for funeral expenses - Calgary HeraldFriday, June 2, 2017
Elayaraja Balasundaram (pictured here) and Heather McAsey Anderson were killed on the QE II near Innisfail after a semi-truck crashed into the pair.After an early-morning crash Thursday claimed the lives of a stranded truck driver and the Good Samaritan who stopped to help, friends are donating to send the driver’s body to India to be with his family.Elayaraja Balasundaram and Heather McAsey Anderson were killed on the QE II near Innisfail after a semi-truck crashed into the pair. McAsey Anderson had pulled over to help Balasundaram after he lost control of his semi-truck and went into the ditch.Balasundaram was born in India before moving to Canada, and friends have started a GoFundMe page to send his body to India “for the final rites, funeral costs and the unexpected expenses that come with a sudden loss like this.”So far, the campaign has raised $14,755 of the $30,000 goal.“At just 36 years old, this was a sudden and heartbreaking loss for his friends and family and anyone that’s ever come in contact with Elayaraja,” read a statement on the GoFundMe page. “Any excess money wil...
Scandia cowboy wins bull riding crown - Brooks BulletinFriday, November 4, 2016
Jenna Shearer of New Dayton 4.1 seconds, Trey Broderson of Vauxhall 4.3 seconds and Walker Long of Irvine 4.4 seconds.Junior bull riding: Owen Berreth of Airdrie 74 points, Riley Gagnon of Innisfail 70 points, Tyler Gagnon of Innisfail 69.5 points and Kaydunn Henry of Raymond 65 points.Steer wrestling: Jeff Heggie of Cardson 5.9 seconds, Dax Eagle bear of Standoff 7.9 seconds, Mike Trautman of Lethbridge 14.6 seconds and Matt Klatt of Foremost 15.1 seconds.Saddle bronc: Kolby Wanchuk of Sherwood Park 70.5 points, Kole Ashbacker of Arrowwood 70 points, Tyson Ulrich of Climax, Saskatchewan 68 points and Ricky Warren of Hudsons Hope, B.C. 64 points.Team roping Jason Schmidt and Clint Schriener and Mike Powelson and Scott Siemens split top spot with times of 6.4 seconds.Bull riding: Colten Schuett of Scandia 71.5 points, Jeff Hudson of Nanton 71 points, Buck Moen of Elrose, Saskatchewan 69.5 points and Ron Hunt of Nanton 67 points.Round TwoSteer riding: Season leader Blake Smith of Abby, Saskatchewan 71.5 points, Dickston Tattrie of Youngstown 71.5 points, Kole Dolgopol of Irvine 71 points, Tyler Mitchell of Bow Island 69 points.Bareback bronc riding: Strawbs Jones 76 points, Carson Stevenson of Strathmore 73 points and Buck Moen of Elrose 52 points.Novice bronc riding: Lane Ferguson of Granum 67 points, Kale Hughson 65.5 points and K’s Thomson 64 points.Ladies barrel racing: Bailey O’donnell of Lethbridge 14.63 seconds, Mardi Yarashenko of Maple Creek 14.71 seconds, Lindsay Beach of Cochrane 14.91 seconds and Dana Lovell of Medicine Hat 15.03 seconds.Junior barrel racing: Rylee Wilson of Gleichen 14.91 seconds, Jenna Urasaki of Coaldale 14.96 seconds, Kelby Keeley of Claresholm 15.09 seconds, Janae Wilson of Maple Creek 15.2 seconds.Lil Rascals barrel racing. Lucy Smith of Raymond 15.15 seconds, Kodi Ralph of Raymond 15.34 seconds, Lily Wilson 15.4 seconds and Tynell Schooten of Vulcan 15.53 seconds.Breakaway roping: Walker Long of Irvine three seconds, Cammie Fox of Cardson 3.7 seconds, Carla Olstad of Medicine Hat 4.6 seconds and Trey Broderson of Vauxhall 4.7 seconds.Junior bull riding: Owen Berreth of Airdrie 68 points and Tyler Craig of Crossfield 64 points.Steer wrestling: Matt Klatt of Foremost 5.2 seconds, Mike Trautman of Lethbridge 6.2 seconds, Jeff Heggie Cardston 6.9 seconds and Arlan Minue of New Dayton 14 seconds.Saddle bronc: Kolby Wanchuk of Sherwood Park 78 points, Ricky Warren of Hudsons Hope, B.C. 77 points and Kole Ashbacher 74 points.Team roping: Jeff Heggie and Justin Kraft 6.8 seconds, Travis Kellett and Mike Smith 20.6 seconds and Rob Haig and Blake Newton 21.1 seconds.Bull riding: Colten Schuett of Scandia 73.5 points, Ron Hunt of Nanton 68 points and K’s Thomson of Lundbreck 66 points.Round ThreeSteer riding: Blake Smith 71.5 points, Quade Hughson of Foremost 67 points, Lucas Dunand of Claresholm 66.5 points and Trayden Hoffman of Scandia 65.5 points.Calf roping: Mace Perozak 10.5 seconds, Danny Finnerty of Duchess 10.9 seconds, Lyle Kathrein of Claresholm 13 seconds and Justin Hatch of Magrath 13.8 seconds. Season leader Danny Finnety was the only tie down roper to place in all three rounds.Bronc riding: Strawbs Jones 74 points, Brett Williams 73.5 points, Buck Moen 70 points and Carson Stevenson 69.5 points.Novice bronc riding: Lane Ferguson 69 points and K’s Thomson 67.5 points.Lad...
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Albert Frank Czapski - Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteSaturday, March 2, 2019
Albert L. Czapski (Michele) of Brooklyn Park, Minn., and two grandchildren, Kelly Reid (Dan) of Fridley, Minn., and Kyle Czapski of Brooklyn Park.
He was preceded in death by a twin sister, Alberta Dorsey.
Albert was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Westville. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed remote fly-fishing trips to Ontario, Canada, and golfing. He was a graduate of Westville High School, where he played football. He owned and operated Flip's Tavern for 35 years. He worked at Allied Chemical for 35 years and Thirion Glass for five years. He was on the Westville Fire Department and was former president of Westville-Belgium Sanitary District.
Private services and entombment were held at Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum, Danville, with Fr. Robert Hoffmann officiating.
Memorials may be made to Westville Public Library.
Rortvedt Funeral Services, Tilton, assisted the family. Online condolences at rortvedtfuneralservices.com.
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Baysville, Ont., woman’s humorous obituary, has readers laughing and crying - Global NewsSaturday, March 2, 2019
The 82-year-old spent her last years at the Pines Long-Term Care Home in Bracebridge. Brian, who now resides in Devon, Alberta, got emotional while expressing gratitude for the men and women who looked after his mother.He said ultimately, Sybil would have been tickled by the attention.“The line about her finally having the smoking hot body that she’s always wanted — it’s something that certainly made most people in the comments laugh out loud," he said."One of the comments today was, ‘She definitely made an ash of herself.’"—With files from Shallima MaharajWatch: More noteworthy final notes
Woman pens funny obit for grandmother, just as she would have wanted it
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