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Condolences to the family of Wenda Fry (nee Van Holland)



Wenda (nee Van Holland)

June 10, 1948 - June 1, 2018

Wenda was born in Manitoba and grew up in North Vancouver as an only child to her adoring parents, Tom and Dorothy. She later met and married Peter Van Holland and they had two kids, Tracey and Tom. They spent many years in Drumheller. Wenda loved cooking, baking and horses. She also loved her crafts and made quite a few different things. She particularly loved cross stitch and sewing. Wenda later moved to Hope, BC and quite enjoyed being back in BC where she loved the mountains and scenery. Wenda was predeceased by her parents, and leaves to mourn her loss her daughter Tracey (Gord) and their children
Terry and Jamey. Her son Tom and his children Sam and Adam as well as many extended family members. In memory of Wenda, please extend a gesture of kindness to someone. Wenda wished not to have a formal service. For further information please visit or call (403) 501-1010.

Condolences to the family of Dora Mildred Greenman



Dora Mildred

September 25, 1927 - May 25, 2018

Dora Mildred Greenman passed away peacefully at the Dulcina Hospice on Friday, May 25, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta, at the age of 90. Dora is survived by her 6 children, Dennis Needham, Larry (Maureen) Needham, Duane Needham, Lorna (Terry) Harrison, Jody (Brian) DeFoor and Tim Needham; 13 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; 4 of her 10 siblings, Gordon (Ruth), Glen (Jeannie) Greenman, Joyce Dyrland and Phyllis Meyers; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by Ralph Needham (father of her children) and partner Stuart Rowe; her mother, Belle and father, Alvin Greenman; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ethelyn (Roy) Saari, Myrtle (Waldo) Raabis, Lucille (Ogden) Cole, Fern (Slim) Tolonen, Ruth (Jim) Goforth, Audrey (Charlie) Bolton, Roy Dyrland and Ray Meyers. She was born on September 25, 1927 in Granum, Alberta to Alvin and Belle Greenman. Dora had a special love of and talent for growing flowers and gardening. Dora was an accomplished dancer and enjoyed listening to and singing songs, any time and any place. The greatest joy of her life was her family and she craved their company every day. A more caring and loving mother and grandmother would be hard to find. A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Eckville Community Hall, 5305 - 5315, 52 Street, Eckville, Alberta. All are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Big Hill Lodge, 98 Carolina Drive, Cochrane, Alberta, T4C 1X5 or Dulcina Hospice, 110 Evanspark Manor NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3P 0N4. The family would like to thank all the staff and residents of Big Hill Lodge and Dr. Torrie in Cochrane. They would also like to thank the caring and compassionate staff at Dulcina Hospice in Calgary. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Condolences to the family of Sandra Irene Wolf (nee Haupt)



Sandra Irene (nee Haupt)

December 28, 1950 - May 30, 2018

Sandra “Sandy” Irene Wolf, 67 of Morrin passed away May 30, 2018 after a courageous battle with A.L.S. at the Drumheller Hospital. Sandy was
predeceased by her first husband Dave, her father and mother Gerry and Nellie Haupt and her stepson Mike Gaucher. Sandy was born and raised in Calgary, she married David Wolf of Morrin, Alberta where they raised their three boys on the farm. Sandy loved her passion of being a hair stylist, making many lifelong friends with her clientele. Her grandchildren were one of the many highlights of her life, spoiling each and every one like crazy. Mom (Grandma) will be deeply missed by her husband, Rene’ Gaucher, together with her three sons, Troy (Lisa), Darren (Tracy), Jason (Christine) and daughters-in-law, Teresa and Lynn. Sandy’s grandchildren include; Colton, Jessica, Caitlin, Nicole, Donovan, Riley, Tanner, Terri, Anthony, Beth and Connor. Along with numerous neighbours, and friends, Sandy has left behind four very close sisters, Linda, Sharron, Susan and Teena and special friends, Gary and Joanie Morgan. A Celebration of Sandy’s Life for family and friends will be held at the Morrin Community Hall, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at 2:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorial donations would be graciously accepted to the A.L.S. Society of Alberta, 7874-10th Street N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 9W1, or the Morrin Lions Club, P.O. Box 231, Morrin, Alberta, T0J 2B0. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements.