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Harold Ray

December 18, 1928 – January 15, 2018

On Monday, January 15, 2018, Mr. Ray Hardy of Strathmore passed away peacefully at the age of 89 years. He is survived by his four children,
Syliva (Paul) Arduini of Clearwater, B.C., Walter (Norma) Hardy of Strathmore, Joedy (Lorraine) Hardy of Strathmore,
Shane Hardy (Frank) of Estevan, SK; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; two sisters, Pat and Pearl; as well as numerous other relatives and many friends. Ray was predeceased by his wife, Sue in 1997; infant daughter, Suzanne in 1970; as well as three siblings, David, Eva and Chuck. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 11:00 am at Hope Community Covenant Church, 245 Brent Boulevard in Strathmore. To send condolences, please visit Ray’s obituary at



William Earl

May 30, 1946 - January 14, 2018

William Earl Davidson of Drumheller beloved husband of Barbara passed away on January 14, 2018 at the Drumheller Health Centre at the age of 71 years. Bill was born May 30, 1946 in Fairview, Alberta to Jim and Ella Davidson. He married Barbara Gilbert on July 3, 1971. The couple resided in Hardisty until their retirement in Drumheller. Bill worked for Gibson Energy for 35 years. Bill loved to spend his time with his family, no one enjoyed family time more than Bill. He also loved fishing, hunting, golfing, curling, baseball, hockey and puzzles. Besides his loving wife
Barbara, Bill leaves to cherish his memory three daughters Angela Baldry, Tammy Junker, Terra (Brett) Adams, one son Darcy (Dana) Davidson, grandchildren Amy, Jack, and Samuel Adams, Brayden and Taylor-Anne Davidson, Katrina, Victoria and Adam Junker, two sisters Betty Kaiser and Bernice (Lynn) Schultz, one brother Bob (Val) Davidson, one brother-in-law Fred Gilbert, numerous nieces, nephews, and a lifetime of friends. Bill was predeceased by his parents Jim and Ella Davidson, and brother-in-law Walter Kaiser. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Munson Community Hall with Reverend Mac Jones officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in loving memory of Bill to the Drumheller Area Health Foundation (Community Cancer Clinic) or to the Charity of ones’ choice. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the funeral arrangements.



Emma Ann

January 19, 2001- January 8, 2018

It is with broken hearts that we announce the tragic passing of our beloved 16 year old angel, Emma Armstrong. Emma was born on January 19, 2001 in Strathmore,
Alberta to proud parents Clay and Colleen Armstrong, excited big brother Cort and proud grandparents Ben and Terry Armstrong and Jack and Judy Hoglund. Emma was raised in Hussar, Alberta and attended playschool to grade 6 in Hussar School. She then went to Crowther Memorial Junior High in Strathmore and then on to Strathmore High School. Emma was involved in many sports such as hockey, curling, figure skating, baseball, badminton and one of her all time favorites was water skiing, surfing, knee boarding and tubing. Emma started playing hockey in Hussar at the age of 4 and continued playing in Hussar until she was 10 years old. She also figure skated in Hussar for many years. Emma played girls hockey in Strathmore from the age of 11 to 16. Emma was a fierce competitor, a natural leader and the best chirper on her hockey team! Emma was loved by everyone that came in contact with her, from young children to older people, she had a world of patience. She had the kindest heart and many young kids, cousins and classmates looked up to her. Three of her great grandparents had the pleasure of spoiling Emma, Great Grandma GG (Dorthy Smith), Great Grandma Olive Leslie and Great Grandma Annabelle Armstrong. A celebration of Emma’s life was held at Our Saviors Lutheran Community Church in Hussar, Alberta on Saturday January 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Emma Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of
the Hussar Branch of Chinook Financial, Box 40 Hussar AB T0J 1S0.