- Published on Friday, 04 July 2014 00:00
Folden, Larry Alfred
1944 - Drumheller, AB - 2014 - Calgary, AB
Larry passed away on June 29, 2014 at the age of 70 years. Larry grew up in a family of bricklayers, working on many projects throughout Alberta. He graduated with honors from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. During his later career years he worked for several prominent companies in Calgary and area. Larry is survived by his son Grant of Calgary, his daughter Paula (Larry Phillips) of High River; grandchildren Kayne, Peyton and Quade Astra all of High River. His sisters; Kathy (Al) Sweet of Red Deer, Gaye Boe of Drumheller, brothers; Fred and Ross Langford, of Drumheller. Larry was predeceased by his mother Edith (1944), his father Irvine (1981), his adoptive mother Telma Langford (2004), and his adoptive father Roland Langford (1997). His sisters; Carmen Pattison (2001) and Geraldine Pickering (2011). Please forward condolences through www.hffs.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6. Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. Larry’s family would like to thank the nursing staff at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre for the care they provided for Larry during his final years.
- Published on Friday, 04 July 2014 00:00
Stuber, James (Jim)
November 10, 1930 - July 1, 2014
It is with great sadness that we wish to announce the peaceful passing of James (Jim) Stuber, at the age of 83, on July 1, 2014 at the Drumheller Health Centre. Jim was born November 10, 1930 in Medicine Hat, Alberta and has resided in Drumheller for the past 55 years. James leaves to mourn his loving wife of 61 years, Loretta, his eldest son Stan (Janet) of Fort Saskatchewan, his only daughter Debora (James) Oranchuk of Edmonton, his youngest son Ken (Louise) of Edmonton and 6 grandchildren - Steven Stuber of Fort Saskatchewan, Kurtis and Scott Oranchuk of Edmonton, Tiana and Sara Stuber of Edmonton and Kyndra Stuber of Drayton Valley. James also leaves behind 6 sisters, numerous nieces and nephews, relatives and many wonderful friends and neighbors. James was predeceased by his only brother. Our family wishes to extend their gratitude and appreciation for the compassionate care given to Jim by Dr. Graham, the nurses, staff and volunteers of the Drumheller Continuing Care unit. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Drumheller and Area Health Foundation (Continuing Care) 351 9th Street NW, Drumheller, AB, T0J 0Y1. Memorial service to be held on Saturday July 5, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Elim Pentecostal Tabernacle Church, 245 3rd Street West with Pastor Daniel Dannhauer officiating. Jim will be deeply missed by all.
- Published on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 00:00
Ferguson, Fay Martha
January 23, 1927 - June 25, 2014
Fay Martha Ferguson passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at the Drumheller Health Centre at the age of 87. She was born January 23, 1927 in Regina, Saskatchewan. She moved with her family to Alberta as a child. She attended elementary school at Church Hill with teacher Gordon Taylor and the rest of her schooling was completed in Drumheller. She worked as a Clerk Stenographer for the Provincial Government until she met husband Ken Ferguson. She married him after the harvest of 1947. They farmed 61+ years in the Orkney District. She was well known in the local area for her involvement in the community, church and sports. They have four children; Pat (Tim) Frayn, Ron (Cheryl) Ferguson, Blaine (Crystal) Ferguson and Kylee (Darcy) Haining, nine grandchildren; Wendy (Peter) van Tol, Ken Frayn, Shaun (Shannon) Ferguson, Danielle (Chuck) Plett, Christa (Jason) Tucker, Ryan (Kristine) Ferguson, Alisha Ferguson, Derrick Ferguson, Katrina Haining and ten great grandchildren. Fay has one remaining sibling Adabelle Morrow and she was predeceased by siblings; Marg Lindsey, Robert Goodfellow and Morris Goodfellow. She was loved and will be missed by her family, her friends and her neighbours. She had a joy for life and left special memories with all who knew her. She will be laid to rest beside husband Ken at the Sarcee Butte overlooking their Hill quarter. A celebration of life will be held at the Knox United Church in Drumheller at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 5, 2014. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sunshine Activities Attn: Marcel Augey 698 – 6 Avenue East, Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y5.