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RASMUSSEN, Mildred E.

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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

WERNER, Helmut

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1929 - 2009

Helmut was born to Christopher and Ottilia on January 31, 1929 in Hanna, Alberta. He passed away with his family by his side into the loving care of his Lord on June 12, 2009 at the age of 80 years. He was baptized on March 10, 1929, confirmed on March 25, 1945 and married Mildred Rosin on October 22, 1954 all taking place at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in the Hand Hills, where he has been a member all his life. Granddad will live on forever in the hearts of his wife Mildred; son Cal (Deb); daughter Patti (Kim); grandchildren Chris and Megan Werner, Kerry and T.J. Wells and great grandchildren Danielle and Kiefer Wells. Granddad was passionate about everything he did, especially family and church. He enjoyed fishing, reading, crosswords and all sports. Helmut was “Granddad” to many. He loved children and children loved him. Helmut knew his saviour, he knew the truth, and we now rejoice that he is free. Funeral service is at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in the Hand Hills Wednesday June 17, 2009 at 2:00 P.M for family only with interment in St Paul’s cemetery. The luncheon will be held at Hand Hills Lake Hall at 3:00 P.M. everyone welcome. If friends so desire donations may be made in Helmut’s name to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Cathy Watts of Heartland Funeral Services Ltd. entrusted with arrangements (403-854-2758)    24c

RAISBECK, Shane Robert Grant

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August 31, 1991
- June 14, 2009


It is with the greatest sadness that the family of Shane announce his sudden passing in a motor vehicle accident in the early morning hour on June 14, 2009 at the age of 17 years. Shane is survived by his loving parents, Sharon and Randy, his brothers, Jason and Jeremy along with his Grandma Julie, Grandpa Grumpy, Grandma J., Grandpa Don, many many aunts and uncles, great aunts, great uncles, cousins and many many many friends. Shane had a never ending zest for life, always living to the fullest. He will be forever remembered for his unforgettable smile and sense of humour. Shane was so proud to graduate with the Class of 2009 from Morrin School on June 5th wearing his white tux. “In your darkest hour my son, may you find light. In your passing may you find peace within your soul. May you find eternal love and understanding.” We love you Shane and you will be forever missed. Your family and friends. Memorial services will be held for our precious son on June 18, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in the Morrin School gymnasium. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Morrin Ag Society, (Immediate Renovation Project), or to a charity of the donor’s choice.    24p