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Condolences to the family of Dennis Herbert Epp


Dennis Herbert

January 23, 1948 - October 6, 2021

Dennis’s wait to meet his Savior came to an end on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. He was born to Fred and Elizabeth Epp on January 23,1948 in Carrot River, Saskatchewan. He was the youngest of 4 children. He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Sheila, of 34 years; brother, Gerald (Eleanor); sister, Lois (Jerold Koop); as well as many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his parents; infant brother, Walden; sister, Elsie; and brother-in-law, Jake Bergen.
His favorite job, of the several he had, was working as an assistant to an electrician. He enjoyed working with wood building numerous items for our home. Camping at a quiet lake and evening campfires at home were some of his most treasured activities.
A Celebration of his Life will be held at a later date.
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Condolences to the family of John (Ben) Harty


John (Ben)

November 21, 1931 - October 2, 2021

It is with deep sorrow we announce the passing of John(Ben) Harty on October 2nd, 2021.
He was predeceased by his wife Margaret, his brother Frank and sister Rose, as well as his beloved granddaughter Chelsea.
For his sons and all the daughters, Dad will be always in our memories, Tim; Terry (Toni); Jordan; Jocelyn (Dean); Mitch (Jen). His grandchildren, Brock; Dylan; Danielle; John; Samantha; Keith; and Janessa. Grandpa will be held in their hearts. Remembered by his brothers, Matt (Dorothy); and Lawrence, his sister Barb; and sister-in-law Joyce, along with many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends who have the memories to go with the many stories they have about Ben.
Ben lived a full life on the family farm in Rumsey, AB. He enjoyed grain, pig and cattle farming, working on the Oil Rigs for many years, camping and fishing with his family and friends. Ben had a wonderful ability to pick up music and played in many jam sessions that each of the kids remember well. He loved to dance and talk about things, past and present, to anyone who would listen.
Ben and Margaret retired and moved into Red Deer, they spent their time with family, church, Senior Mystery tours and cruises.
The family is very grateful to the staff of Michener Center for the care he received while he was there.
A graveside service will be held at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Red Deer, Alberta, on October 15th, 2021 at 12:00 pm.

Condolences to the family of Russell Glenn Fraser


Russell Glenn

August 9, 1945 - October 2, 2021

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. Psalm 116:15

Glenn, son of Russell and Mary Fraser, arrived in heaven and waits for his family...
Beloved wife Lydia Fraser; Brothers Brian Fraser (Deb), Allan Fraser (MaryLynn); Children Rick Fraser (Mishelle), Kari-Lynn Fraser-Farthing (DJ), Tammy Kraweic (Mark), Joe Wallace, Rosca Adshade (Jarrett), Aaron Fraser (Steph), Tamara Ans (Tyler), Kayla Marie; Grandchildren Carson, Thaine, Kerrissa (Shane), Corrinne, Christian, Dakoda, Ryder, Karianne, Jennifer, Desiree Jean, Margaret Rose, Miranda Monroe, Hudsyn, Everlie, Jevan, Lilah; Great-grandchildren Samuel.
Many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, all who are an integral part of the Fraser family heritage of faith.
Glenn was deeply loved and will leave a huge void but we celebrate that he lives in joy and peace with his Saviour and Lord, Jesus Christ.
Glenn will be celebrated by close family and friends in a private graveside ceremony. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary.
Courtney-Winters Funeral Home in care of arrangements. 403-823-2666