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Condolences to the family of IVAN SIEPPERT


Sieppert, Ivan

January 10, 1940 - November 9, 2016

The family of Ivan Sieppert of Drumheller, AB. are saddened to announce his passing on November 9, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer and kidney disease. Ivan leaves to mourn his loss wife Gail, children Jackie (Shirley), Rick, Brian (Arlene), Mike, Jodie (Randy), Jacqueline (Dirk), Greg (Wendy), twelve grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by father Jacob, mother Elsie and brothers Roland, Lester and Elmer. Born January 10, 1940, Ivan was a simple man whose greatest joys were spending time with family and exploring the many wonders of nature. His favourite moments were spent on walks in the Drumheller valley or viewing wildlife around his childhood home in the Hand Hills. His family will forever treasure Ivan’s joy at finding a unique antique, arranging a campfire for the whole family, or his remarkable smile when his family was present. At his request Ivan will be remembered in a small, private ceremony by his immediate family only. In lieu of flowers the family would welcome donations to the Canadian Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

Condolences to the family of THERESA DIANE BROPHY



December 12, 1947 - October 29, 2016

Theresa Brophy of Rumsey, Alberta passed away October 29, 2016 at the age of 68 years. She is survived by her loving husband Chuck of Rumsey, son Kelly (Monica) Brophy and grandsons Cale and Jackson Brophy all of Calgary. A private family service will take place at a later date. Donations in Theresa’s memory may be made to the SPCA. Kneehill Funeral Services Ltd., Trochu, entrusted with arrangements. 403-442-2123.

Condolences to the family of JOHN ALBERT MACY



February 25, 1929 – November 4, 2016

John was born in Drumheller, Alberta. He was married to the Late Mary Macy for 61 years, she passed in 2007. Dad worked at the Star Mine for 8 years, then the Whitehouse Hotel for 13 years, he owned and operated Macy’s Taxi, and after 22 years of service to Corrections Canada he retired. John just celebrated a 50 year reunion for Corrections Canada as being one of the first hired as an Officer. Dad spent the last four years at Brian and Linda’s acreage, he loved gardening, cutting grass, feeding all the animals and keeping supplies for the cherry jug for the gang! John was everyone’s SANTA all year round. He was the most caring and generous man to all he knew. John was predeceased by his parents, Harry and Doris Macyshyn, brother, Walter (Slugger) (Mary), Olga (Andy) Dropko, Bill (Kay) Janswick, and numerous nieces and nephews. John leaves to mourn his two daughters, Carol (Brian) Flinn, and Linda (Brian) Zacharuk, granddaughters, Mary (Randy) James, Marnie Zacharuk, Tina (Phil) Maleshaytis, great grandsons, Dustin and Ryan, great granddaughters, Amarah and Danaya. John requested no funeral services. If friend so desire memorial donations may be made to the Drumheller District Humane Society. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes were in care of the arrangements.