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Condolences to the family of NEIL EDWARD ADAM SAVOIE

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SAVOIE, Neil Edward Adam

March 7, 1971 - April 26, 2016

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son, brother, father, uncle, cousin, and friend Adam Savoie. Adam was born in Canmore Alberta on March 7, 1971 and although he lived all over Alberta, he always called Drumheller home.  He loved the outdoors, camping, and riding his Harley. Adam made his mark in the oil patch at the age of 17, starting out as a lease hand, working his way up the ranks to eventually open his own consulting company. Adam will be joining the
mother of his children Gale Kelly and his precious son Chase in heaven. He will be greatly missed by his daughter Chanteesa Savoie, mother Patricia Savoie, grandmother Ivy Yakel, sisters, Marcie (Ken) Schinnour, and Terina (Greg) Kendell, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces & nephew. Adam was the most fun loving and big hearted person you would ever meet and thoroughly enjoyed making people laugh. He touched many lives in his life and will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered forever.  A celebration of life will be held Saturday, June 11 at the Orkney Hall from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, overnight camping will be available.


Condolences to the family of RUDOLPH HENRY SHANDERA

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SHANDERA, Rudolph Henry

September 2, 1925 - May 1, 2016

Aged 90 years, 7 months. World War II veteran who proudly served with the Calgary Fusiliers branch of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment from 1944 - 1946. Rudolph returned from service abroad with his war bride Mary Ellen (Butler) Shandera of Butlerville, Nfld to the family farm in the Handhills. He left the family farm to work for CNR for 44 years, retiring in 1990. Rudolph was born in Hanna and was the last surviving child of seven born to Rudolph and Alice Jane (Ditchfield) of Handhills, AB. He was predeceased by his wife Mary Ellen on June 21, 2007, his father Rudolph (1958), mother Alice (1933), brothers William, Clarence, Raymond and sisters Elsie Emily, Annie Alice (Volb), May (Pugh) and grandson David in 1977. He is survived by his children Dr Raymond and Elizabeth Shandera (Lori, Jill, Robert); Phil and Anita Shandera (Nathan, Nancy and Natalie); Gerald and Brenda Shandera (Brad, Gary and Tina); Geraldine and Steve Racine (Bob, Bill, Barrett and Brandi); 6 foster children raised as their own and many great grandchildren. Thank you to Dr. Graham and the staff at Drumheller Hospital for the excellent care Dad received. A family service will be held at a later date. Courtney-Winters Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements (403 823 2666).

Condolences to the family of GLENN BURT

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BURT, Glenn Murray

September 5, 1950 - April 20, 2016

Glenn Murray Burt passed away Wednesday morning, April 20, 2016 at the age of 65. Glenn was predeceased by his mom and dad Ed and Hughene Burt, his son Randy and granddaughter Keoma Burt. He is survived by his children Murray, Linsey; daughter-in-law Cynthia Burt; grandchildren Haley, Kanyon, Kingston; his brother Ken; his sisters Shirley, Bernice, Bonnie (Karl); many nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral service will be held at Courtney-Winters Funeral Home at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 30, 2016. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 200-119 14 Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1Z6. Courtney-Winters Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements (403 823 2666).