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HOOVER Arthur Murray

HOOVER Arthur Murray

HOOVER, Arthur Murray
August 3, 1952 - December 2, 2013


It is with sad hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Art Hoover on December 2, 2013. Arthur Murray Hoover was born August 3, 1952 in Hanna, Alberta. He lived and farmed north of Delia all his life, excluding Grade 12 in Red Deer and 2 years of Engineering at the University of Calgary. Art was a Journeyman Water Well Driller and operated his own Water Well Pump Service. The past few years Art rented out his crop land but continued a cow/calf operation. He was an active member and director of the Alberta Surface Rights Board for 35 years. Rural communities thrive because of volunteers and he tried to do his part by serving on many local boards and committees. Art was very active on the Delia Agricultural Society as a director, treasurer and president. A true believer in the 4-H program, Art was a leader for 30 years, as well as a very proud 4-H parent.
Art leaves to mourn his beloved wife Pat, stepson Marcus (Stacey) of Coleman, AB, daughter Stephanie (Jeff) of Calgary, AB, daughter Melissa of Edmonton, AB, Granddaughters Sloan and Hadley and Faithful dog Emma. Sister, Karen (Geoff) of Lethbridge, AB, brother Stephen (Linda) of Delia, AB, brother Barrie (Janice) of Delia, Aunts and Nieces and Nephews. Pre-deceased by his parents Helen in 2002 and Howard in 2012. A Memorial Service was held on Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Delia Community Hall. Courtney-Winters Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements (403 823 2666).

ARVIDSON Margaret Elizabeth

ARVIDSON Margaret Elizabeth

ARVIDSON, Margaret Elizabeth
July 1924 – November 2013


Margaret passed away peacefully on Sunday, 24th November at the Linden Nursing Home at age 89 years. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Oscar of 69 years. She was the second child of Austin and Alma McKibbin and grew up on a farm just south of Three Hills with her siblings: Mabel (Parker), Donald (Shirley) McKibbin and Katherine (Len) Brookwell. Margaret attended school in Three Hills and then earned a certificate in hairdressing at the Marvel Hairdressing School in Calgary in 1941. She owned and operated a hairdressing shop in Trochu and continued to “do hair” throughout her life. She enjoyed going to peoples’ homes, having clients at her farm home and especially enjoyed “doing hair” for seniors in the Golden Hills Lodge in Three Hills for many years.  She married Oscar Arvidson in 1944 and farmed in the Mount Vernon school district area until they retired and moved into Three Hills after 50 years of farming. She had two sons: Gordon and Wayne. Gordon is married to Judy and has two children, Candace (Jean) Roux and Ryan (Anne) Arvidson. Wayne is married to Donna and has two children, Vincent (Cristina) Arvidson and Heather Arvidson (Chelsea Jennings). Margaret has six dearly beloved grandchildren: Paige and Sydney Roux (Candace), Liam and Jake Arvidson (Ryan) and Cora and Marin Arvidson (Vince). Margaret was a founding and active member of the Ghost Pine Community Group. She was also active in various church activities and Mount Vernon school community activities. She was an avid seamstress and loved knitting, needlework and crocheting. She also enjoyed the activities of Gordon and Wayne as they were growing up, especially baseball, skating and Boy Scouts. Funeral services will be held in Knox United Church in Three Hills at 1 pm on Saturday, 7th December 2013. Kneehill Funeral Services will be handling all arrangements. Remembrance donations may be directed to the Linden Nursing Home.

DANIELS Annette Madeline

DANIELS Annette Madeline

DANIELS, Annette Madeline
October 6, 1942 - November 30, 2013


It is with great love and sadness that we say goodbye to Annette, wife, mother, grandma and sister. Born in Hagar, Ontario October 6, 1942 to Alma and Victor Gervais. She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Barry, her children Claire (Bill), Rick (Kim), Nicole (Derek), Victor (Crystal) and Shannon (James).  Nine grandchildren, Sara, Donna, Daniel, Brandon, Michael, Eric, Maklay, Austin, and Danielle. Four great-grandchildren, Matthew, Baxter, Felix and Ella. Nine siblings and numerous nieces and nephews. Annette loved being around her family, playing bingo and being out at the lake these past few years. Service to be held at a later date in Ontario.
You will never be too far away as you will always be in our thoughts and heart.
Love always, Your family