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SALLOWS, Marjorie Pauline

SALLOWS, Marjorie Pauline

SALLOWS, Marjorie Pauline
February 27, 1919 - September 18, 2011


We are sad to announce that Marjorie Sallows passed away on September 18, 2011 in Drumheller at the age of 92 years. Marjorie is survived by her two daughters, Lynn (Don) Nutter, Karen (Pete) Crawley, five grandchildren, Robb Crawley (Stacey), Lori (Derek) Torringa, Angie (Jeff) Grant, Krista Crawley and Sara Nutter.  In addition she has seven great-grandchildren, Michael, Christopher, Carli, Darion, Rowan, Max and Finn.  Marj is also survived by her sister, Ellen Hoy, brothers-in-law, Ian (Gerda) Sallows and Garnet (Maureen) Sallows, many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends. She was predeceased by her husband Bill of fifty-five years in 1996 and her dear friend Max MacCrimmon in 2003. She touched all our hearts. A memorial Service will be held at Knox United Church, Drumheller, AB on Thursday October 6, 2011 at 2:00 PM.  Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.  If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to CNIB Calgary, 15 Colonel Baker Place N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 4Z3, Phone: (403) 266-8831. In living memory of Marjorie Sallows, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB  T2E 2V6 Telephone:
1-800-661-1599.

STOKALKO, Sarah

STOKALKO, Sarah

STOKALKO, Sarah

It is with much sadness we announce the peaceful passing of long time valley resident Sarah Stokalko. Sarah was born January 19, 1917 in the County of Tyrone, Ireland. Sarah has resided in the Drumheller valley since 1948. Sarah enjoyed crocheting, and had spectacular skills in the growing of her flowers and incredible cooking talents. Sarah is survived by her three children; Dale (Carol) of Spruce Grove, Alberta, Sherry of Fort Myers, Florida and Tom (Patsy) of Drumheller, Alberta. Four grand children: Kym, Sean, Tom and Bob, along with four great grandchildren. Sarah was predeceased by her husband Tom Stokalko on November 25, 1992 along with her daughter and caregiver Beryle Freill on January 1, 2008. Special thanks to Dr. Olfert and the incredible staff at the Drumheller Regional Health Centre in the Continuing Care facility. The Funeral service for Sarah will be Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Courtney-Winters Funeral Chapel, Drumheller, Alberta. Courtney-Winters Funeral Chapel entrusted with arrangements (403 823 2666).

WATTS, Edith May

WATTS, Edith May

WATTS, Edith May
May 15, 1933 - September 7, 2011


We are saddened to announce the passing of our wife, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend.  Edith was born in Drumheller and raised in the Michichi and Rumsey areas.  She married the love of her life on June 7th, 1950 and they raised four children while farming in the Scollard area.  She worked hard on the farm beside her husband until they semi-retired, building a new home in Big Valley in 1976.  Mom & Dad spent lots of time camping at Rochon Sands where she always caught more fish than any of the rest of us.  Mom and Dad started going to Arizona in about 1981 where they took up the game of golf and made such good friends.   They moved from Big Valley to Rochon Sands in the fall of 1993.  Mom loved watching the birds in her garden and the wildlife wander through the yard.  In 2005 they moved to their condo in Stettler.   Wherever their home was it was a central point for many a family gathering.  There was always good food on the table and lots of laughs to be had. Edith is survived by her loving husband Loren, one son Lyle (Lorna),  children Dana (Sandy) Clancy, Clint (Denise) Watts; three daughters Carol (Doug) Bryson, children Kyle, Kent (Shantel), Mark, Lisa (Ryan) Legere; Marie (Rusty) McLean, children Jennifer and Jessica; Kathy Campbell (Harvey Jochelman), child Heather (Chris) Tomkins; along with 15 great grandchildren; two sisters Joyce (Gordon) Primrose, Marjorie (Orville) Olsen along with numerous nieces and nephews.Special thanks to Dr. Scot Dowden and nurses Charlene and Wendy along with all the chemo nurses of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre that Edith came to know during her five year fight with cancer.  Thanks also to Dr. Lockhat and the nurses at the Stettler hospital and the Homecare staff for their care and support. A celebration of Edith’s life was held on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in the Heartland Chapel of Stettler Funeral Home with Reverend Susan Bowyer officiating. Son Lyle Watts and family friend Wes Spencer gave loving tributes in memory of Edith. Grandson Mark Bryson as pianist and granddaughter Lisa Legere as soloist and leader of song shared their beautiful gift of music. Granddaughter Heather Campbell presented a touching poem that she had written in memory of gramma.  Following the service family and friends joined together to share fond memories and a luncheon prepared and served by Linda Hall Ladies. If friends desire memorial donations may be made to Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331-29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2 or a charity of choice c/o Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium, Box 1780, Stettler, Alberta T0C 2L0, who were entrusted with the care and arrangements.