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HICKEY, Inez (nee Contenti)

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December 16, 1921
- September 29, 2009


With great sadness we say good-bye to our beloved Mother and Nona.  Inez was born at “The Sunshine”, near Wayne, Alberta, the only daughter of Antonio and Guistina Contenti.  Inez was raised in Drumheller where she met and married Windle in 1951.  Together they raised six children in Calgary: Liana Graham, Joanne (Pat) McMillan, Pat (Peggy), Mary-Lou (Rob) Mullin, Michael and Windle (Jr.).  Inez will be missed by her fourteen grandchildren: Jacquie (Darrell), Chris (Janice), Shawn (Carrie), Dan, Tom, Travis (Rimini), Tyler, Amy (Brian), Riley, Shane, Randy (Anina), Christy, Alyssa and Kayla; ten great grandchildren; and three sisters-in-law Bernadette Vatin, Madge Contenti and Addy Contenti.  Inez was predeceased by her husband Windle in 1981; parents Guistina and Antonio; step-father Nick Fresu; and brothers Aldo and Florio “Dud”.  Prayers and Tributes were held at Holy Name Catholic Church in Calgary on Monday, October 5, 2009 at 7:00 pm.  Funeral Mass was celebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church in Calgary on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 11:00 am with The Rev. Bob Dielissen, Presider.  Graveside Service followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.commemorativeservices.ca.  Mom had a special place in her heart for children.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Inez may be made to a children’s charity of your choice.  Special thanks to Dr. Bunting and nursing staff at Ponoka General Hospital.  Arrangements in care of
EVAN J. STRONG
COMMEMORATIVE SERVICES. 
(403)265-1199
Family Owned and Operatedwww.commemorativeservices.ca

LEMAL, (Ryning) Agnes Jean

 

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May 10, 1929
- October 1, 2009

With great sorrow the family of Agnes (Aggie) wish to inform you of the untimely passing of our Mother. Mom passed away with loving family members by her side after a short but courageous battle from a broken heart. Agnes is survived by her children, Wendy Richardson, Corinne (Bob) Pugh, Doug, Al (Jacquie), Bev (Willie) Edwards, Tracey (Brian) Robinson and families, two sisters Edith (Howard) White, Mona Humphries, brother-in-law Henry Budenski, sisters-in-law Louise Craig, Rita Redpath, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Agnes was predeceased by her loving husband Henry, September 27, 2003, her first born son, Dale, June 9, 2002, parents Walter and Ruth Ryning, brother Wally Ryning, sister Shirley Budenski and many more too numerous to mention. Memorial service to be held at the Midland Hall, Thursday, October 8 at 11:00 a.m. Luncheon to follow, private family inurnment at Sarcee Butte Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke fund, STARS or the donor’s choice. Personal Alternatie Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.

WARKENTIN, Jacob

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Jacob Warkentin passed away suddenly on Sept. 10, 2009 in Victoria B.C, at the age of 81.  Jake was born in Delia, Alberta on Sept 4, 1928 and worked as a driller and mechanic in the area before venturing overseas. Working for a number of oil companies, he had contracts from Arctic Ocean to the tip of South America and everywhere in between.  His travels also took him to Africa, the Middle East, China and the many exotic islands of Indonesia.  Jake’s working life was one big adventure on a grand scale. He was greatly admired and respected by his peers in the Oil Patch for his work ethic. Everyone who knew Jake will surely remember his good nature, kindness and empathy towards others. Jake spent his last few years in BC, and enjoyed spending his time with family and friends in Vancouver and Victoria, and lending an experienced hand with household projects.  He will be greatly missed by his daughter Pamela, son Jay, daughter-in-law Ronda and treasured grandchildren Katharine and Paige.  Predeceased by his sisters Kay Dosier, Heidi Krasman, Anne McLean (Pete), brother Irvin Warkentin and brother-in-law Joe Gerodo. Survived by his siblings Liz Gerodo, Nick Warkentin (Jean), Betty Sandulak (Sam) and Ed Warkentin (Shirley), brothers-in-law Joe Dosier and Doug Krasman and the many nieces and nephews he was so proud to speak of.  Many thanks to all of the friends and family members who have expressed their support and condolences.  A Celebration of Life will be held at the Newcastle Hall on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm for Jake’s family and friends.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association in Jake’s memory.