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Last updateWed, 08 Apr 2020 5pm

Condolences to the family of Ross K. Doner



Ross K.

1917 - 2020
Lived 102 Years

Ross Doner went to be with His Lord on January 20th, 2020 at the age of 102 years.
He is survived by his daughter Laura (Larry) McDonald and his son, Keith Doner as well as 5 step-children: Nettie Karg, Butch Hunter, Dianne Beck, Rick (Nancy) McKenzie and Carol (Tony) Manger, and their extended families.
A Private Family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In Lieu of flowers, and if one so desires, donations can be made directly to The Mustard Seed Red Deer, 6002 54 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 4M8.
Hanna Funeral Services Ltd., entrusted with the care and arrangements; 403-854-5956,

Condolences to the family of Garry Alvin Swayda



Garry Alvin

January 24, 2020

Mr. Garry Alvin Swayda of Nacmine beloved husband of Margaret Swayda passed away peacefully on Friday, January 24, 2020 at the age of 71 years at the Drumheller Health Centre.
Garry loved animals in particular dogs, he loved walking and hiking with them. He loved the outdoors, doing yard work, gardening, and sitting in front of a roaring fire just relaxing. Garry’s love of family and the simple things in life will be remembered forever. His sense of humour lightened the lives of all who knew or worked with him. He is now at peace.
Garry leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Margaret, his son James (Amberlee) Swayda, grandchildren; Hunter, Harrison, Antoine, Gabriel, and Lily, one sister Sharon (Barry), one brother Edward (Anita), numerous nieces, nephews and a lifetime of friends.
A Celebration of Garry’s Life will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Nacmine Community Hall, please come and share your memories.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in memory of Garry to the Drumheller District Humane Society.
The family wishes to thank all the medical and support staff at the hospital for all your care and help.
Courtney-Winters Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Condolences to the family of Carol Ann Vogstad



Carol Ann

July 24, 1935 - January 26, 2020

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of beloved wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Carol Ann Vogstad at the Drumheller Health Centre January 26th, 2020 surrounded by loved ones.
She was born in Drumheller, Alberta on July 24th, 1935 to Carl & Essie Nelson. She is survived by her husband Edward Vogstad, four daughters; Marilee Allerdings (Erwin), Rosemary Rosin (Larry), Jardi Clark (Neil), Virginia Redel (Alan), son; Carl Vogstad (Tresa), grandchildren; Colton Clark (Rosalie), Lacey Bellerive (Trevor), Layton Rosin (Melissa), Evan Allerdings, Dustin Clark (April), Cori Black (Kirby), Leah Allerdings (Chris), Dione Rosin, Randy Redel, Tanner Redel (Shannon), Bailey Vogstad(Brad), Braedyn Vogstad and great grandchildren; Kylie, Lena, Abby, Ciana, Chloe, Emma, Liam, Mairi, Sabella, Vanessa, Charlee, Mataeah, Arlen, Sykes, Thayne and Abigail. Carol was predeceased by her parents; Carl and Essie, Sister; Mona and Uncle Bill.
Carol was all that most of us aspire to be in life, kind, clever, compassionate with a great sense of humor.
Carol’s calls to loved ones on birthdays and anniversaries will be especially missed, as she never forgot a date, a constant reminder of the love Carol had for her friends and family. The family thanks the staff in the Continuing Care Department for their wonderful care and support throughout Carol’s illness.
A funeral service for Carol Vogstad will be held at the Dalum Church 2 p.m., Friday, January 31, 2020 followed by a luncheon at the Dalum Community Hall.
Courtney-Winters Funeral Home in care of arrangements. 403-823-2666.