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HARDY Charles (Chuck) F.

HARDY Charles (Chuck) F.

HARDY, Charles (Chuck) F.

Mr. Charles (Chuck) Hardy of High River, AB passed away September 9, 2013 at the High River Hospital. He was 92 years of age. He was predeceased by his parents, two brothers, two sisters, wife Sybil, and sons Daniel and Kenny. He is survived by numerous members of his family. Chuck was born in Drumheller, AB and worked the Handhills/Drumheller district as a young man. He spent a little time in the military and after his discharge he worked at numerous jobs all over Alberta and British Columbia. Most of his jobs centered around his love of cattle and horses. He had lived in the High River area for over forty years and was always seen at dances with his wife having a good time. Mr. Hardy was cremated and will be buried in the Drumheller Cemetery. At his request there was no service. Donations can be made to the Alberta SPCA.

STEVENSON Elizabeth Cordiner

STEVENSON Elizabeth Cordiner

STEVENSON, Elizabeth Cordiner
April 23, 1938 - October 14, 2013


Elizabeth Cordiner Stevenson, beloved wife of Ronald Stevenson, passed away peacefully on October 14, 2013 with her family by her side, at the age of 75. Betty was born April 23, 1938 in Falkirk, Scotland moving to Craigmyle, Alberta from Scotland in 1947, at the age of 9. Betty attended Craigmyle School from 1947 to 1954. Following this, Betty attended school in Hanna at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Commercial School in 1955 taking a secretarial course. From 1955 to 1957, she worked in the office at Holy Cross Hospital in Calgary. She married Ron Stevenson on November 9, 1957 in Craigmyle. At that point, she moved to the family farm located near Delia, Alberta where she devoted herself to being an amazing farm wife and mother. Betty was very family oriented and attended many of her children and grandchildren’s sporting events, Christmas concerts and awards ceremonies. She loved sewing, knitting, cooking, gardening and also developed a passion for genealogy later in life. She taught 4-H Sewing and was a devoted member of the Royal Purple in Delia for many years. Betty was predeceased by her mother, Liz Smith; her birth mother, May Ross; her brothers, Robert and John Ross; and her granddaughter Kyla Stevenson. Betty is survived by her devoted husband, Ron; her four children, Joni (George), Robbie (Cheryl), Douglas (Cathy) and Janet (Dave); her eight grandchildren, Trista (Chris), Kirsten (Ryan), Dalyn, Ryley (Allison), Meghan, Shane, Kirby, Kaeleigh; and sister, Sandy (Will). We will all miss her wonderful family dinners and loving, kind nature. She will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered every day. At Betty’s request, there will be no service.

BUSHELL Lonnie (Larry)

BUSHELL Lonnie (Larry)

BUSHELL, Lonnie (Larry)
March 16, 1948 - September 28, 2013


Lonnie (Larry) Bushell went to be with the Angels on September 28, 2013. Lonnie was born on March 16, 1948. He is survived by his loving wife Marian, daughters, Pam, Suzy, Katie and son Chris as well as Kerri-Lynne and Shannon. Lonnie is also survived by sister Pat, 8 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, nieces and a nephew. Those wishing to pay their respects, a casual service - The Dash 1948 - 2013, Lonnie’s life will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Gaetz United Church basement, in Red Deer, AB, 4758 Ross Street at 2:00 p.m. Cremation has been entrusted to Howard & McBride, West Lawn Funeral Home, Edmonton. Memorial donations in memory of Lonnie can be made to Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre Hospice, 11111 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB. T5K 0LW.