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Condolences to the family of Daniel Thomas Richen



Daniel Thomas

March 18, 1953 - March 1, 2018

Daniel Thomas Richen of Drumheller beloved husband of Cheryl unexpectedly passed away peacefully on March 1, 2018 at the age of 64 years. Dan was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on March 18, 1953. He grew up and took all of his schooling in Winnipeg, upon completion of High School he attained his Certification in Public Health in September of 1979. Dan worked as a Public Health Inspector in the Drumheller area from October 1, 1979 until his retirement May 29, 2015. Dan also had a B.A. of Science from the University of Winnipeg, plus adding to his education a Masters of Science from the University of Calgary November 10, 1994. Dan was a kind, honest and intelligent man, he loved to read, watch sports, but his passion was playing golf. He always had some trivia or fact about people, places or things. He enjoyed his retirement, “doing nothing”, as he put it. We will miss his laugh and his smile. Dan leaves to cherish his memory,his wife Cheryl, in laws, Bob & Lorraine Knight of Ashern, Manitoba,Brad & Betty Kelso (Curtis & Pam) of Brandon, Manitoba, Blaine & Cori Kelso of Yellowknife, NWT, Allan & Brenda Kelso (Emily) of Norris Arm,NFLD, brothers, Doug & Jan Richen (Scott & Michael) of Burnaby, B.C.,Bob & Sandra Richen of Winnipeg, Manitoba, David & Lorrie Richen (Matthew & Danielle) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and a lifetime of friends. Dan was predeceased by his parents Robert & Clementine Richen, and brother Ronald Richen. There will be a Celebration of Life for Dan on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Dinosaur Trail Golf & Country Club. Memorial Donations may be made in loving memory of Dan to Canadian Diabetes Association, 220-6223 2nd Street S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2H 1J5. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements.

Condolences to the family of Robert (Bob) Adolph Pozzolo



Robert Adolph (Bob)

November 1, 1937 - February 25, 2018

It is with sadness the family of Bob Pozzolo announce his passing. Bob passed away at the age of 80 at the Drumheller Health Center. Bob was born and raised in Drumheller. Bob is predeceased by his wife Joyce Pozzolo, his daughter Jacqueline Burke, and 6 brothers and sisters. Bob is survived by his son Garfield Shane Pozzolo, niece Judy Cunningham, grandchildren Cody Pozzolo, Misty Hagerman, Amanda Chamberlain, Chris Chamberlain, and Steve Chamberlain. Bob is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren and friends. The family would also like to acknowledge John and Dora Feenstra. Bob was a general foreman in construction for many years. Bob also worked for Alberta Transportation building bridges. Bob was well known for being a dependable and hard working man. Bob raised his children in Drumheller and area. Bob maintained his sense of humour until the end. The family would like to make some special acknowledgements. Judy Cunningham thank you for spending every day possible by his side, for all your time, effort and generousity. To Raylene Ziegler, thank you for caring for him and keeping him comfortable. Thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Drumheller Hospital. Special thanks to Candice Watson and June Ibrahim. The family would also like to make special mention to: Owen and Jackie Saul of Edmonton; brother and sister-in-law to Joyce Pozzolo. To Mark and Joy Chamberlain of Red Deer. Bob will be missed deeply by his family and friends. May the wings of angels carry you home, til we meet again. As per Bob’s wish no funeral will be held. A family and close friends gathering will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to the Lung Cancer Society.

Condolences to the family of Timothy Lynn Vaisnis



Timothy Lynn

January 4, 1954 – February 25, 2018

Timothy “Tim” Vaisnis passed away at the University of
Alberta Hospital in Edmonton on Sunday, February 25, 2018 with his wife, Shawna and close family friend, Alana by his side. Tim will be forever loved and remembered by his wife, Shawna; brother, Tony; sister, Raileen; brother-in-law, Randy (Tracy) Harrison; sister-in-law, Cindy Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Tim is predeceased by his parents, Vit Vaisnis and Rae Vaisnis (nee Smith), and brother, Richard. Tim had a passion for hunting, and enjoyed camping and fishing. He will be remembered by his family and friends for his amazing beef jerkey that he enjoyed making. As per Tim’s wishes, there will be no Service held. If desired donations may be made
in lieu of flowers to the Lung Transplant Program, University of Alberta Hospital – Aberhart Centre, Suite 8201, 11402 University Ave., Edmonton, AB., T6G 2J3. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at