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Last updateThu, 14 Dec 2017 3pm

Condolences to the family of Doris Evelyn Potvin



Doris Evelyn

December 11, 2017


Doris Eyelyn Potvin of Drumheller, AB passed away peacefully on December 11, 2017 at the age of 91. It is with great sadness that Doris leaves behind her children, daughter-in-law, Cathy (Rodney - deceased) of Elmworth, AB, Ross (Karen) of Calmar, AB, Stephen (Joyce) of Strongfield, SK, Diane of Drumheller, AB, Sylvia (Neil) of Okotoks, AB, Lisa of Carbon, AB, Tisa (Kevin) of Carbon, AB. Doris is also survived by 20 Grandchildren, 39 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great-Great Grandchildren, 2 brothers, Raymond and Clayton of West Brome, QC and numerous nieces and nephews. Doris was predeceased by her son Rodney and great granddaughter, Maia. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 207 - 17 Street NW, Drumheller, AB. The family please requests that in lieu of flowers, donation be made to the Alberta Children’s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB T3B 6A8.



Tyler John Russell

April 22, 1984 - December 5, 2017

Tyler John Russell Bulechowsky of Drumheller, Ab passed away suddenly on
December 5, 2017 at the age of 33. Tyler will be forever loved and missed by his wife Nicole and their daughter Aleigha. Tyler was born April 22, 1984 in Calgary, Ab to Glenn Bulechowsky and DeborahTrehearne. Besides his beloved wife and daughter, Tyler is survived by sisters Kathryn and Jenny and brother Ryan as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Tyler was predeceased by his father Glenn. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Home, gathering to follow at their home.

A love like ours knows no distance
So until I see you on the other side
I will see you in my dreams.






Carolyn Elizabeth
(nee Anderson)

July 4, 1934 – Drumheller, Alberta
December 5, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta

Carolyn Skoko of Calgary, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the age of 83 years. We love you mom, you accomplished great things in your life and you were a wonderful role model. Carolyn was a great storyteller, a strong feminist, and a well respected elementary school teacher who loved teaching boisterous boys. She believed in hard work and always showed great compassion for others. She was passionate about Canadian politics and even corresponded with her favorite Prime Minister, Stephen Harper. Carolyn grew up in Drumheller with three brothers and her best friend from kindergarten, Margaret Brown. This is also where she met her dashing husband Norman. The many deep friendships she made there were maintained throughout her life, this was her “Drumheller crowd”. Carolyn has lived her adult life in Calgary, a wonderful time filled with familyadventures and great friendships, for the past 50 years where all her children were raised. Carolyn leaves behind her loving children, Mark and daughter-in-law Joylyn, Erica and son-in-law Rob, Blair and daughter-in-law Marzena, and Kevin; her seven spirited grandchildren Sébastien, Zacharie, Jonathon, Gavin, Teagan, Liam and Anika; along with her cherished pooch Daisy, all of whom brought her tremendous pleasure. Carolyn was predeceased by her beloved husband Norman Skoko (1992) and her three brothers: Freeman, Bob and Ian. A Celebration of her Life will be held at Wild Rose United Church, 1317 – 1st Street N.W., Calgary on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow at the church. Please forward condolences through
If friends and family so desire memorialtributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army Agapé Hospice at 1302 8th Ave NW, Calgary T2N 1B8.