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Condolences to the family of DAVID WAYNE POWELL

David Wayne

September 21, 1968
- July 22, 2016

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of David Wayne Powell, much loved husband of Lori, and much loved dad of Tyson and Kassidy at Pine Lake, Alberta on July 22, 2016. Dave was born on September 21, 1968 in Morden, Manitoba to Wayne and Iris Powell.  Dave took his schooling in the Drumheller Valley, graduating from D.C.H.S. in 1986.  Dave excelled in the Valley, he dabbled in the insurance industry briefly, he then took on the assistant manager position of the Dinosaur Valley Golf and Country Club at a young age.  In 1990, Dave found his niche in life, he became the owner manager of the Sports Room, he and his wife and family worked diligently, making it a success.  He always had the time to help and visit with people in this capacity.  As Dave and Lori’s family grew, he became involved in many volunteer jobs, President and Founder of Badlands Lacrosse, Drumheller Valley Ski club, Founder of Dinofest, VP of Drumheller Chamber of Commerce, Drumheller Slow Pitch Association, he also could be found coaching various activities that his children were in, Drumheller Minor Hockey coach for 6 years, Badlands Lacrosse for 7 years, Junior B Lacrosse for 3 years, coached and instructed downhill skiing for 7 years and varsity basketball.  Dave was a community minded man, his quick wit and infectious laugh will be missed. Dave was predeceased by his parents, Wayne & Iris Powell, his brother-in-law Greg Reitze, and two uncles, Ken Powell and Garth Powell. Dave leaves behind, his wife Lori, his son Tyson, his daughter Kassidy, his sister Kim Reitze, nephew Jeremy Reitze, niece Kendahl Reitze, Lori’s family, father and mother in-law Tim & Marg Ewing, brother-in-law Jason (Alisha) Ewing, nephews Kobe Ewing, Grayden Ewing, niece Morgan Ewing, billet sons, Justin Ruggiero and Josh Kluck, and a lifetime of friends. A Service of Remembrance will be held Friday, July 29, 2016 from the Rosedale Community Hall at 2:00 P.M., if friends so desire memorial donations may be made in Memory of Dave to A.L.S. or the Canadian Diabetes Association.  Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements

Condolences to the family of ART GRENIER



September 29, 1921
- July 23, 2016

Art Grenier, a long time resident of Balzac, passed away quietly in his home on Saturday July 23, 2016 at the age of 94, surrounded by his family. Special thanks to niece JoAnn Braunberger and nurse Norah Mubika for the angelic care they provided which allowed him to live out the rest of his life in the comfort of the home he built. We ask that you join us to celebrate the life of this amazing man in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home (1605 100 Street S.E. Calgary, AB) on Thursday July 28 at: 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow.  To express condolences, please visit:

Condolences to the family of RAYMOND JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM


CUNNINGHAM, Raymond Joseph

December 16, 1949 - July 16, 2016

Raymond passed away suddenly July 16, 2016 at the age of 66 years in Drumheller. He is survived by his companion of many years Sheila. He is also survived by his brothers Jim (Lynda), Gordon (Judy), Cecil (Veronica), his sisters Gail (Ron), Debbie (Brent), Donna (Rob), Laurie, Mary Jane (Gilles), and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Alice and Phil, sisters Marion, Valerie, Barbie, and brother David. Raymond was born in Drumheller, raised in Wayne and Rosedale. He left the valley in his late teens to get work in Red Deer then moving to Calgary until his return to the valley where he resided until his passing. Ray travelled a rough and difficult path at times but always remained a kind and generous man with a gentle soul. He will be missed by all who knew him. Remembering you is easy, we will do it every day, but missing you will always be a heartache, that will never go away. A celebration of life will be held at Rosedale Community Hall, Monday, July 25 at 11:00 am Courtney - Winter’s, Funeral Home in care of arrangements.