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Condolences to the family of Douglas Edmund Vogstad



Douglas Edmund

April 27, 1933 - July 11, 2018

Edmund Vogstad passed away at the Red Deer Hospital on July 11, 2018 at the age of 85 years, surrounded by his family. He was a loving father of Ruth (Glenn) Murphy, Treacy (Paula) Vogstad, Byron (Marla) Vogstad, Cameron Vogstad, and Roger (Shannon) Vogstad and brother to twin Edward (Carol) Vogstad, and younger siblings Kenneth Vogstad & Edith Colton. Edmund will also be dearly missed by his 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family. He is predeceased by his wife Joy Vogstad. Edmund was born in Atmore, AB on April 27, 1933 and moved to Burnaby, BC during WWII. Given the choice of a bike or a horse, he chose horse and ended up in the Wintering Hills, at the Bryant Place. In 1948, the family moved to the homestead where he has resided ever since. Edmund farmed most of his life but also enjoyed woodworking, metal working, and was active in the Dalum and church community. A Celebration of Life was held at Mountain View Funeral Home in Calgary on July 17, 2018. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edmund’s memory to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, 710-10123 99 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3H1. To express condolences, please visit:

Condolences to the family of Marion Perrier



In Loving Memory

1931 - 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marion Perrier on June 26, 2018, at the age of 86 years. Marion is predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Harry; and is survived by her daughter, Brenda (Lou) Lastiwka; son, Darwin (Lindsay); granddaughters, Krystal Currie and Sharlene (Ian) Folkerts; great grandchildren, Zachary, Hailey and Benjamin; sisters, Norlene (Bob) Hudgeon and Arla Nelson; and brother, Orman (Gloria) Thomson; sister-in-laws Marjorie (Jim) Patterson and Barb Thomson; as well as many relatives and friends. Marion was also predeceased by two sons, Darrell (1969) and Randy (1984); parents, Gladys and Roy Thomson; sister, Everna Corry; and brothers, Manley and Norris Thomson. Marion was a patient, caring and loving wife and mother. She always put others first and will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her. In lieu of other tributes, donations may be made to The Cross Cancer Institute, Alberta Cancer Foundation, 11560 University Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2 or Capital Care Norwood Palliative Hospice, 10410 – 111 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5G 3A2. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared through The funeral service was held on Tuesday, July 3rd at Chalmers Castle Downs United Church, 12315 - 132 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5L 3P6

Condolences to the family of Melvin Lee Cragg



Melvin Lee

April 18, 1960 - July 7, 2018

It is with great sadness the family of Melvin announces his sudden passing Saturday, July 7, 2018. Mel was born April 18, 1960 in Drumheller, he was the youngest child of Robert & Nora Cragg. Raised in the Munson area, later moving to Drumheller, where he attended school, while in High School, he was very involved in Drama, Theatre, acting in many plays, he really enjoyed this. After graduation he went to Edmonton for schooling to become a tailor. He worked many years at Bill Cross Men’s Wear as a tailor and selling clothing. In 2001 he purchased the store and ran it along with his wife Maureen until 2016. Mel leaves to mourn his loving wife of 40 years, Maureen (nee Moar) and their “only child” lovingly called Willow. He is also survived by his sister Carol (Tom) Hampton, their children and families, mother-in-law Alice Moar, brother-in-law John (Wanda) and their family. Mel was predeceased by his parents, two brothers, father-in-law and brother-in-law. Family members will remember his love of giving flowers. Mel was very generous and loving and he will be greatly missed. A private family service will be held at a later date, memorial donations may be made to the charity of ones’ choice. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements.