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MOORE James

MOORE, James “Jim”
February 21, 1955 - July 1, 2013


Jim passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on February 21, 1955 in Stettler and raised on the family farm at Rumsey, attending school in Rumsey and then Morrin. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 39 years Ellen; son Neil; daughter Tracey (Chris) MacFarlane; grandchildren Avalea Enzie, Alyx, Peyton, Jaxon, and Jordyn MacFarlane; brother John (Betty) Moore; sister Bonita (Weldon) Miller; brother and sister-in-laws Bev (Brian) McIntosh, Harvey (Wendy) Hildahl; Penny Hildahl (Gordon England); Frances Avramenko, and Peter (Hazeline) Hildahl; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.  He was predeceased by his father Raymond in 2005; mother Laurine in 2007; and brother-in-law Bob Avramenko in 2010. Jim met the love of his life, Ellen Hildahl, in high school and they were married on May 4, 1974. Jim was skilled in many different areas. He worked as a journeyman electrician in the early 1980’s, then joined the health care system in the maintenance department in 1986 where he worked his way up to manager of Accomodation Services. Jim loved to play golf and slow pitch, camp with his family and friends, and, in general, to enjoy life. He loved his family above all else and his grandchildren were the light of his life. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.  Jim’s family would like to thank the staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Strathmore Hospital for all their excellent care, love, and support. Donations in Jim’s memory may be made directly to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada (#301 - 620 Colborne St., London, ON, N6B 3R9). A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Lord of All Lutheran Church (Strathmore) at 2:30 p.m.  To send condolences, please visit www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca.

CHAPMAN Lloyd Wallace

CHAPMAN, Lloyd Wallace
June 4, 1944 -  June 22, 2013


Lloyd Chapman of Carbon, beloved husband of Laura, passed away peacefully with family by his side after a lengthy battle with cancer on June 22, 2013 at the age of 69 years. Lloyd is survived by; his loving wife Laura Chapman of 49 years, brother Roger (Kathy) Chapman, brother Robert (Margerie) Chapman, brother Bert (Helen) Chapman, sisters Barbara Bets and Marie Joudrey, daughter Patsy (Allan) King as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and their families. Lloyd was predeceased by; his parents Edith and Wilson and stepson Joey Taylor. Lloyd will be sadly missed by his family and all that knew him. A private family service will be held for Lloyd.   

MORROW Maureen

MORROW, Maureen (nee Priest)
formerly Peters
December 30, 1932 - June 23, 2013


Please join us in remembrance of Maureen this Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 2 o’clock at the Royal Canadian Legion, 295 Centre Street, Drumheller, Alberta. Maureen passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Red Deer Regional Hospital at the age of 80 years. She was born in Drumheller and lived most of her life in the valley, first in Bankview, then Midland and Nacmine. She is survived by her children Annette Robertson (nee Peters) of Calgary, Kimorie (Doug) Rogers (nee Peters) of Bentley and Bill (Anna) Morrow of Red Deer. Grandchildren Brittany and Katilin Robertson, Daniel and Jayce Rogers, Brad Christensen and Aimee Thomas. Great grandchildren Jackson and Anderson Thomas. One sister, Jeannine Kovacs, and numerous nieces and nephews.