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Condolences to the family of Gerald Wayne Loblick



Gerald Wayne

February 21, 1947 - April 1, 2019

Jerry (Gerald) Wayne Loblick, born February 21, 1947 in Calgary, AB, beloved husband of (Marcia) Lynn Hemmaway, passed away peacefully on April 1, 2019 in Drumheller, Alberta, at age 72. Jerry and his parents, Helen (Lena) Krosby and Herman Loblick moved from Calgary to Rosedale, where he resided the remainder of his life. He was known for his innovative welding skills, drywall and carpentry work, and restoring engines and antiques. Jerry loved his coffee talk and worked on the farm for many years until his health prevented him from continuing. Besides his loving wife, Lynn, he is survived by his two children: • A daughter, Tammy Loblick and her three children: Kyle, Halle and Autumn. • A son, Dennis Leanne) Svenson and their six children: Connor (Tasha), Shea (Jonathan), Gabe, Kael, Raya and Thomas. His passing is mourned by numerous cousins, relatives, friends and members of the community. A memorial gathering in memory of Jerry, will be held at the Rosedale Community Hall on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Lynn and Tammy would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to the extraordinary staff and physicians at the Drumheller Health Centre for their ongoing support, quality care and undeniable patience over these last few years. “Thank you to each and every one of you for consistently nurturing our family as a whole, and not simply the patient. The Drumheller Community is very lucky to have this hospital, made possible by teams of great individuals who sacrifice a little bit of themselves every day, to make a huge difference. It wasn’t easy, and your time and effort will never be forgotten.” Courtney-Winter's Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

Condolences to the family of Myrtle Stanger (nee McGillivray)



Myrtle (nee McGillivray)

April 28, 1913 - April 1, 2019

It is with profound sadness that the family wishes to announce the passing of Myrtle Stanger, our beloved Mother. She slipped away peacefully to join our Dad in heaven and leaves behind a family that loved her greatly and were blessed by her love. She is survived by her children Jim (Eileen), Diane, Marilynn (Allen), Brian (Nancy), 8 grandchildren, 10 great- grandchildren, her sister Joan (Lee) and many loved nieces and nephews. Myrtle was predeceased by her husband Albert, brother Earle (McGillivray), and sister Isabelle (Sandmaier). She was born in Sarnia, Ontario and came west in 1918, at age 5, to Provost, Alberta where her father homesteaded. After finishing her high school and Normal training in Camrose, she started her teaching career in one-room country schools during the depression. She met Al in Provost and they married in Edmonton in 1938. They moved to the Orkney district where they farmed and raised 4 children. She was very involved in the community and was devoted to the Orkney Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday School for over 50 years. Myrtle had a lifelong interest in learning, in family history, and in keeping in touch with extended family. She and Al travelled extensively; Scotland, and Hawaii were favourite destinations. Myrtle had a long and rewarding life, blessed with good health and long lasting friendships. The family would like to thank the staff at Continuing Care and Helping Hands for their loving and compassionate care. The burial was held at the Sarcee Butte with a Celebration of Life following at Knox United church on April 6, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Drumheller Health Foundation (Continuing Care). Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Home were in care of the arrangements.

Condolences to the family of Richard John Fair



Richard John

1944 - 2019

Rick Fair of Delia, Alberta, passed away on April 1, 2019 at the age of 75 in the Hanna Hospital. He leaves to mourn his passing: his loving wife of 50 years, Eleanor Fair, children: Corbin (Catharine) Fair, Andrea (George) Parnall, grandsons: Eric and Colin Fair and Logan and Grayson Parnall, and finally his early morning coffee and burnt toast at Luke’s Café. He is also survived by his brother Ken (Susan) Fair, sisters-in-law Vivian (Bud) Walker and Eileen (Gary) Wood and brothers-in-law Don (Connie) Hauser and Gord (Barb) Hauser, as well as cousins, nieces and nephews. Rick was predeceased by his father, James Fair, and mother, Ine (Fair) Vesey, step-father Ralph Vesey, mother and father in-law, Dorothy and Clayton Parker. Thank you for all the care that Rick received during his stays at the Hanna and Drumheller Hospitals. A Celebration of Life will be held on May 11, 2019 at 2pm in the Delia Community Hall with Rev. Heather Carlson officiating. Donations in memory of Rick may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Arrangements in care of Hanna Funeral Services Ltd., Hanna, AB, 403-854-5956.