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Condolences to the family of Ita Jeanette Bulechowsky



Ita Jeanette

September 5, 1941 - June 23, 2020

It is will heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, Ita Jeanette Bulechowsky of Drumheller, Alberta. She passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 23, 2020.
Ita’s childhood was spent swimming and exploring the local hills. She attended the Drumheller Composite High
School. Ita raised four boys on her own and was a great provider, sometimes working three or four jobs, or hunting for food to make ends meet. She enjoyed a successful career for Corrections Canada and received awards for her dedication and 30 years of service. Ita was one of the first female living unit officers in Canada in an all-male institution. In her later years Ita enjoyed reading, travelling and spending time with family and friends. All of her grandchildren fondly remember summers with Grandma.
Ita will be lovingly remembered by family and friends. Her four sons; David, Rick, Corey and Heath. Grandchildren; Michael (Mary), Ryan, Nichole (Arkadiusz), Brandy (Tyson), Jordan, Christopher (Jessica), Melissa, Michelle, Matthew, Bryanna (Robert) and Brandon, great grandchildren; Peyton, Olivia, Elias, Kazius, and Julianna, sister May (Bill) Anderson as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family.
Ita was predeceased by her husband Billy Bulechowsky, parents Harry & Eva Coyle and sisters Ellen Hansen and Patricia Olsen.
There will not be any funeral services at this time, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alberta Children’s Hospital or the charity on ones’ choice.
Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements. 403-823-2666.

Condolences to the family of Florence Jeanette Neilsen



Florence Jeanette

June 20, 2020

Florence Jeanette (Jan) Neilsen passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020. She is lovingly remembered by her son, Bradley (Michelle); granddaughter, Katie; and grandson, Chad. She was predeceased by her husband, John “Jack”; parents, Margaret and George Fuller; sister, Lorraine; and brother-in-law, Fred. She graduated from the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute where she enjoyed being on the student’s council and being involved in the band, drama club, and various sports activities. She was active in volunteer work serving many years on the Drumheller Public Library Board. After a long career as a legal secretary, she became involved in a successful sales career in Tupperware sales and considered many of her hostesses her best friends. She will always be remembered for her pleasant demeanor and kind generous nature. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and current AHS regulations will be followed. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

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Condolences to the family of Albert Raymond Herman



Albert Raymond

February 23, 1926 - June 6, 2020

Albert Herman passed away peacefully of natural causes in Tucson, AZ on June 6. Bert was born on February 23, 1926, and lived many of his 94 years on the family farm near Delia.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Anne, and his two stepsons, Eric and Julian Duerksen and their families. A brother, Don Herman, and sister, Grace Gauthier, predeceased Albert. Surviving relatives are his sister-in-law, Joan Herman of Drumheller, and nieces and nephews – Sharon Gauthier, Charles Gauthier (Karen), Deb Herman, Shelley Herman, Doug Herman (Tracey), Kim Pliva (Tony).
Bert was a longtime resident of Drumheller who graduated from Drumheller High School and was a member of the Elks. In retirement he and his wife, Anne, lived in their home on the river and at their winter home in Tucson, Arizona. Bert always had a smile and consideration for others, had a great sense of humor, and was very much an Albertan who loved the land.
A celebration of life may be held at a future date.
Donations in remembrance of his life can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.