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Condolences to the family of Robert (Bob) McHugh



Robert (Bob)

July 4, 1979 - December 6, 2018

Robert (Bob) McHugh of Drumheller beloved husband of Krystin passed away suddenly on December 6, 2018 at the age of 39 years. Bob was born July 4, 1979 to Patrick & Jolayne McHugh of Blackfalds, Alberta. Bob’s helping and giving spirit touched many people, from a stranger needing help in the Canadian Tire parking lot to neighbours and family. Bob was predeceased by his parents; mother Jolayne (2001), father Pat (1989). Bob leaves to mourn his wife Krystin, his daughter Aspen, his sons Everest, Rundle and Zion, his brother Cory (Edmonton), nephew Mike (Red Deer), father-in-law Brian Russell (Drumheller), mother-in-law Audrey Russell (Drumheller), brother-in-law Joshua Russell (Ponoka), numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and his special canine friend JoJo. Bob will be missed by all his family and friends. Celebration of Life will be held for Bob on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at the Drumheller Alliance Church, 670 7th Avenue East Drumheller, with Pastor Brent Rushinka officiating. Interment will be held at a later date. If friends so desire memorial donations may be made in memory of Bob to Alberta Mental Health or to the Drumheller District Humane Society. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements.

Condolences to the family of Albert Nelson Clark



Albert Nelson

December 3, 2018

Albert Nelson Clark of Drumheller, Alberta passed away on December 3, 2018 at the age of 89 years. He is predeceased by his wife Joan Clark. He is survived by his daughters Becky (Andrew Smith), Mille (Doug Whitechurch), and Lois (Ralph Klassen). He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Albert and Joan moved to the Rosebud area in the early 60’s. Over the next half century, Albert and Joan raised their family in Rosebud, and in the 70’s Albert became manager of the Rosebud Seed Cleaning Plant. Albert retired from this career and opened Akokiniskway Golf Course, which has been in operation since. A celebration of Albert’s life will be held this Friday, December 7th, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Courtney Winters Funeral Home in Drumheller, Alberta. There will be a light lunch and fellowship to
follow. Condolences can be made through the Courtney Winters Funeral Home website and their Facebook page.

Condolences to the family of Lisette Ford




July 29, 1934 - November 28, 2018

Lisette De Nil was born in Antwerp (Belgium) on July 29, 1934. She grew up with her mum and aunt and uncle through the war years after her father died at the beginning of WWII. Later, a young soldier, in the Canadian Army, Gordon Ford, was posted to Belgium in 1950, where they met and later married. For many years they travelled happily back and forth to Canada, Germany and Belgium with their daughter Linda. After making many good friends in Europe, they finally decided to retire in Drumheller in 1993. They spent many happy years together. Daughter Linda and her husband Jeff, married and settled in Antwerp. Lisette passed away November 28, 2018 after a brave battle with cancer. With appreciation to all family members who helped my mother through her illness. A special thank you to Dr. Olfert, all Continuing Care staff and Charlotte Chernoff.