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LANDRY, Gary Wayne

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 LANDRY, Gary Wayne

Gary Wayne Landry passed away suddenly after a brief battle with cancer on Friday, September 10, 2010. He was born October 30, 1950 in Vegreville, Alberta to Dorene and Joseph Landry and was raised in the Erskine-Stettler area. Gary will be missed by his loving wife Tracy, daughter Nicole (Chris) and son Casey as well as sons Cody and Christopher. He will be missed by his brothers Terry (Lynn) of Cobble Hill, BC, Lonnie (Gail) of Leduc, Randy of Westlock,  Stacy (Belinda) of Illinois and Sister Shannon (Ron) of Calgary and also by his many nephews and nieces. Gary worked in the oil and gas industry of Alberta for more then 30 years and will be fondly remembered by his many friends and co-workers who will remember him for his dedication to his work and his great sense of humour. A graveside service will be held in the Lake View Cemetery, Stettler AB on Friday September 17, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.  Followed by a Memorial gathering at the Erskine I.O.O.F. Hall at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of
your choice.   

POLYCH, Stanley

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POLYCH, Stanley

Stanley Polych was born at Drumheller on August 27, 1930 and passed away at the age of 80 years on September 12, 2010. He resided in Drumheller most of his life leaving Drumheller at a young age to seek work in various places around Alberta returning in the late 1960’s and staying ever since. Stanley worked as a mechanic in Calgary before returning to Drumheller where he was later employed as a cement worker. Stanley was a fun loving bachelor who loved to joke with his nephew, nieces and great nieces and nephews. He was very social and enjoyed visiting while having meals and coffee breaks at various local restaurants. Stanley loved to collect stuff and often was seen somewhere around Drumheller picking up worldly treasures. Stanley spent his last years living at Drumheller Continuing Care and loved the attention and great personal care he received while there. He could always be found out in the lunch room drinking coffee and talking with the staff and other residents. Stanley is survived by his brother Walter and various nieces and nephews.  Stanley was predeceased by his father Carl, mother Phyllis, step-father Percy, brother Frank, nephew Allen and great-nephew Stephen. Funeral services will take place on Friday, September 17th, 11.00 a.m. at Courtney-Winters Funeral Home with Interment to follow at the Drumheller Cemetery. Flowers are declined. Donations if desired may be made to the Drumheller Continuing Care or any charity of choice. Courtney- Winters Funeral Chapel entrusted
with arrangements.

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SHERRING, Frank

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SHERRING, Frank
January 21, 1917 - September 10, 2010


Frank Sherring of Carbon Alberta, beloved husband of Hilda, passed away peacefully on September 10, 2010 at the grand age of 93 years. Frank was born at home on the farm, near Grainger Alberta, on January 21, 1917. After attending the country school of Simco, his life long career was being a heavy-duty mechanic for Garrett Motors/Big Country Farm Centre of Carbon. Frank proudly served our country overseas in WWII from 1942-1946 where he met and married his English war bride. Frank was a member of both the Legion and Masonic Lodge of Carbon and a founding member of Pioneer Acres Plowmen & Threshermen’s Club of Alberta. Dad’s passions were camping, farming, and collecting antiques. His proudest restorations being his 1911, 25-45 Model B Rumely Oil Pull; 1927 Chev One Ton; and 1917, 490 Chev. Besides his loving wife, Hilda, he is survived by his daughter, Debbie (Glenn) Knoll of Winfield BC and son, Ted Sherring (Kim) of Medicine Hat AB; Grandchildren: Holly (Todd) Schnell, Chad (Angela) Oram, Blaine (Jill) Sherring and Colleen Sherring; Great Grandchildren: Kathleen, Alexei & Berlin Schnell; Owen & Tracy Oram, and Fiona Sherring; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and their families in Canada and England. Frank was predeceased by his father, Edward (Ted) & mother, Winnifred Sherring; younger brother, Dick Sherring; and younger sisters Eileen (Don) Morrison & Margaret (Jules) Ancelet. A Memorial Service will be held at the Carbon Community Centre, Carbon, AB on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Memorial Donations, may be made to Pioneer Acres, Box 58, Irricana, AB T0M 1B0 or Carbon Legion Branch #161, Box 539, Carbon, AB T0M 0L0.  Courtney-Winters Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements.   403-823-2666.

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