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PERRIER, Harry

 

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PERRIER, Harry

July 6, 2012

 

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Harry Perrier from Edmonton on July 6, 2012 at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, whom he referred to everyday as “my love”, Marion; daughter, Brenda (Lou) Lastiwka; son, Darwin; granddaughter, Krystal Currie, Sharlene (Ian) Folkerts; great-grandchildren, Zachary and Hailey Folkerts, and Sister Marjorie (Jim) Patterson; as well as many relatives and friends. Harry was predeceased by two sons, Darrell, 1969 and Randy 1984; parents Albert and Mary Perrier; three brothers, Lloyd, Frankie and Vernon. He was a man of great integrity and lived his life to the fullest. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Memorial Services were held Saturday, July 14 at Chalmers-Castle Downs United Church, 12315 - 132  Avenue, Edmonton. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute, Alberta Cancer Foundation, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT & Nunavut, 10985 - 124 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5M 0H9. 

 

Sloan, Lillian (nee Langer)

 

Sloan, Lillian (nee Langer)

October 18, 1927 – July 5, 2012 

 

Lillian passed away July 5, 2012 at age 84 at the Drumheller hospital with her children and niece (Joan Mestinsek) by her side.  Lillian, a longtime resident of the valley, was born in Evansburgh and moved to Drumheller at age six.  After completing school, Lillian took a job at the Crown-Western Monarch mine where she worked for many years.  In 1948, she married John Sloan and they had two children.  In 1972, when her children were older, Lillian started work at the Drumheller Institution and retired in 1993. Lillian was fiercely independent, yet caring and thoughtful, always putting family first.  She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles; she was a wealth of knowledge and loved learning.  Lil will be loving remembered and dearly missed by her children Pat (Lodja) and Donna (Gilles); grand daughters Stacey and Kim; and sister-in-law Marcella as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  She was predeceased by her husband John; two sisters Avis and Elfride; nine brothers Bill, Herb, Fred, Emil, Rob, Gordon, Karl, Harry and Art; and her parents Karl and Hedwig Langer.  

Cremation has taken place and a private family service will follow at a later date.  Memorial tributes can be made to STARS, or the charity of one’s choice.   

PLUMB, Dolores Whipple (nee Mitchell)

 

PLUMB, Dolores Whipple 

(nee Mitchell)

 

November 2, 1919 - July 16, 2012

 

Dolores Whipple PLUMB (nee Mitchell) peacefully went to her heavenly home July 16, 2012. Born November 2, 1919 in Kamsack, SK, the middle child of five. She moved to Drumheller as an infant and never left. Whip met the love of her life at a ‘dance’ and in 1943 married Fred PLUMB with whom she shared 48 wonderful years. She was an active member of her bridge club, Good Tyme (dance) club, Kinettes, Drumheller Golf Club and Curling Club, and St. Magloire’s Guild. Being physically active was  very much a part of who she was and that gave our family a remarkable role model. We all loved and respected her so very much. She leaves to mourn Sharon and Alex Dyball, Trudy Plumb, grandchildren Heather Dyball, David (Willow) Dyball, Heidi (Alton) Gowen, great-grandchildren Connor, Alyssa, Kristin, Brynn and Ashtyn, and many nieces and nephews. Whip was predeceased by husband Fred, mother Sarah Mitchell, sisters Royal, Alverna, Shirley and brother Ben. A private family service will be held to celebrate her life. In lieu of flowers, a donation to St. Magloire’s Church (176 -2 St. SW, Drumheller T0J 0Y4), would be appreciated or a charity of your choice.