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HOOVER Howard John

HOOVER Howard John
September 7, 1925 - August 23, 2012


It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Howard J Hoover of Delia, aged 86 years, on August 23, 2012 in the Drumheller hospital. Howard was born on the farm September 7, 1925 to Art and Alma Hoover. He was the third child of seven attending school in the Majestic area, Big Valley, and then completed his electrical technology in SAIT. He farmed all his life, loved life and people.  Howard was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 66 years.  He spent a great deal of time researching and writing Hoovers Through the Ages. He married Helen McNeill and have four children – Arthur (Pat), Karen (Geoff), Stephen (Linda) and Barrie (Janice). Howard and Helen have nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He is survived by his sisters Irene Williams, Marion McNeill, Lorna Mueller, Verna McNeill and sister in law, Charlotte Hoover. He was predeceased by his parents, wife Helen, brothers Arthur and Cecil, brothers-in-law Norman Nelson, Don McNeill, Neil McNeill, Leigh Williams and Harold Mueller. Please join us in a Celebration of Life on Saturday,  September 22, 2012 at the Delia Community Centre at 2:00 pm. If so desired, memorial tributes may be made to the Drumheller Health Centre, through the Drumheller Health Foundation.


SHADLOCK (David) Walter

SHADLOCK (David) Walter
February 15, 1930 - September 10, 2012


(David) Walter Shadlock of Hanna AB passed away at the FMC, Calgary AB on Monday, September 10, 2012 following complications of heart surgery. Walter was born February 15, 1930, eldest son of William and Muriel Shadlock of Verdant Valley AB. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Anna Elizabeth (McArthur) of 60 years (Oct.4, 1952) and their surviving children, Joanne (Mike Haworth) and Lawrence (Margaret Weaver). Walter was a loving and gentle soul, a hard working farmer, and an excellent gardener. He was especially proud of his 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Walter is survived by 5 brothers and sisters and their families who will all have fond memories of his stories and great sense of humour. Anna and Walter lived in many rural communities in southern Alberta and made strong bonds with friends that have lasted over the years. A Celebration of Walters’  life was held on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the First United Church in Hanna AB. The memorial was officiated by Walter and Anna’s nephew, Lyle McArthur. In lieu of flowers his family would appreciate memorial contributions to the Cardio Vascular ICU - Unit 94 at the Foothills Medical Centre. Walter received excellent care at the FMC by the many nurses and doctors. Arrangements entrusted to Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services of Airdrie, Alberta.

Chapelski, Wendy

 Chapelski, Wendy (nee Wilinski)

A graveside service will be held for Wendy Chapelski on Monday, September 17 at 1:00 p.m. at the Drumheller Cemetery. The service will be followed by a eulogy, photo tribute and lunch at the Knox United Church, 195 3 Avenue East, Drumheller at 1:30 p.m.