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STROH Marie

STROH Marie

STROH, Marie
June 2, 1922 - October 18, 2013


Marie Stroh (nee Bergos), beloved sister, aunt, great aunt and friend passed away peacefully in Calgary on October 18, 2013 at the age of 91. Marie’s vibrance and zest for life was an inspiration for everyone whose lives she touched.  Her memory will always be treasured by her sisters Jeanne of Edmonton and Margaret of Kamloops, her brother Alex (Dorothy) of Drumheller, sister-in-law Marjorie of Edmonton and many nieces, nephews and friends. Marie is predeceased by her husband, Michael, sister Barbara and brothers Donald and Peter. Marie was born on June 2, 1922 in Calgary and grew up on a farm in the Orkney area with her mother and six siblings. Marie was a CWAC during World War II from 1942 to 1945 followed by a 32 year long career with Zellers including 20 years as Personnel Operations Manager in Calgary. She loved to travel and had a passion for bowling and played on a team that won the Dominion championships in 1964. Special thanks to Corrine, Tweet, Jim, Brent and  the many neighbours and friends for their dedication and support. Marie’s spirit will live on with us as we tend our gardens, bowl, visit with friends, and watch sports. Graveside services to be held Queen’s Park Cemetery, Friday, October 25 at 1:30 p.m. Donations in Marie’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Calgary Zoo.

KORMENDY Katalin

KORMENDY Katalin

KORMENDY, Katalin
October 29, 1929 - October 12, 2013

Katalin Kormendy passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the age of 83 years. Katalin was born on October 29, 1929 in Bataapati, Hungary to Henry and Eva Lofink, and came to Canada in 1949. She married Alexander (Alex) Kormendy in 1951. Katalin and Alex moved to the Delia, Alberta area from Rosedale, Alberta, in 1962 where they farmed and raised their two sons; Alex and David. After Alex Sr.’s death, as well as due to health reasons, Katalin moved into Calgary to live with her son David, where she resided until her passing. Katalin is predeceased by; her parents, and husband, Alex. She is survived by; her sons, Alex and David of Calgary, as well as sister, Eva Diegel of Calgary and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a loving, kind and generous wife, mother and friend, and will be dearly missed by all. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Courtney-Winters Funeral Home at 2:00 P.M., with Reverend Lloyd Huber officiating. If friends so desire, instead of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation 110-1119 14 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta  T2N 1Z6 Telephone (403) 264 5549 or 1-888-473-4636. Courtney-Winters Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements (403-823-2666).


 

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.