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March 20, 1918
- June 4, 2009

Shirley passed away at the Drumheller Hospital at the age of 91. She was predeceased by her husband John Steward, son Leslie (Louise) Steward, granddaughter Melisa Steward and second husband Ron Hodgson.
She is survived by her children – Fay (Ed) Hnetka, children Rena  (Les) Lafferty their children (Kiara, Deklen, Klay), and Becky Hnetka; Elmer (Illona) Steward, children Maralee and Angela; Don Steward, children Steven and Jason (Lindsay Mcleod) Steward; Sheila (Ken) Marquardt, children Jonathan (Jen) Marquardt, Michelle (Adam Kline) Marquardt; Vern (Donnerene) Steward, children Jeremy Steward, Janell (Darryl) Caravan, and Joel (Elizabeth) Steward; One brother William Steedsman (Lois),  and sisters-in-law, Helen, Dawn, Hilda Steedsman, and Gertie Chambers.
Shirley grew up in Foam Lake, SK, was one of eleven siblings (4 boys and 7 girls) whom she was the remaining daughter.
Funeral arrangements by Courtney-Winters Funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Drumheller Health Center Palliative care. Memorial service was held June 8, 2009 at the Drumheller Church of the Nazarene.



1923 - 2009

Bill passed away on June 11, 2009 at the Drumheller Hospital with his loving family by   his side. He was born in Nienowice, Poland on October 2, 1923. A son for Frank and Kataryna  Soboleski. Bill is remembered and cherished by his daughters, Kate (Mel), Carol (Richard), Christina (Kyle), his sons, Don (Carol), Mike, Rob, John (Ginette). Bill will be remembered by his grandchildren; Charmaine, Vanessa, Sean, Hayden, Austin, Indiana, Katelyne, Kaillie- Ann and Emillie –Ann, and his great grandchildren; Tristan, Logan, Cole and Grady. Bill was predeceased by his loving wife Irene of 54 years and their  two sons Doug and Bill. On behalf of the family we wish to express our gratitude for your many kindnesses evidenced in thought and deeds in Bill’s life. A funeral service for Bill will be held Wednesday, June 17th at Knox United Church at 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.



1922 - 2009

Mildred E. Rasmussen of Red Deer passed away at the Peter Lougheed hospital in Calgary on June 12, 2009. She leaves to mourn her sons Harvey (Cindy), Gordon (Joyce), grandson Kurtis (Lisa), brothers Glen (Leona), Chester (Grace), and sister Vivian (Wilbur). She is predeceased by her loving husband Holger, her brothers Mearl (Lois), Ronnie, and sister Evelyn (Bob). Funeral services will take place at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Red Deer at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 18. Inurnment will take place at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Dalum (near Drumheller) at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.    24p