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Condolences to the family of Mavourneen (Bernie) Heck



Mavourneen (Bernie)

July 18, 1940 - February 3, 2020

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Mavourneen (Bernie) Heck after a brief battle with lung cancer. She passed away peacefully in the Hanna hospital with family by her side.
Bernie is survived by her 4 children Bruce (Crystal), Debbie, Brian (Kim), Wes (Tammy); 5 grandchildren: Leanne, Holly, Lindsey (Jason), Kyle, Breanna and 4 great grandchildren: Lydia, Ellie, Madilynn, Hazel and her much YOUNGER twin brother Emmet (Roberta) Meehan of
Vulcan as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mom was predeceased by her loving husband Leonard in 2018, her mother Elizabeth, and father James Meehan, sister Dorothy and brother Ken.
Mom was born in Leader, Saskatchewan and grew up in the Hanna, Youngstown area where she met and married Dad in 1960. She was an avid sports enthusiast and enjoyed watching her children curling and playing hockey which took her and Dad to Sweden, Finland and Russia. She also enjoyed watching a good baseball game as well. Mom really liked spending her winters in Yuma, Arizona and most recently a trip to Hawaii. She also had a passion for bingo, playing cards (especially crib) and bird watching. Mom recently watched a family of owls growing up at the farm.
The Heck Family would like to express their sincere thanks to Dr. Mdawe and all the wonderful nursing staff who cared for Mom during her time at the Hanna Hospital. Your patience, kindness and care was truly above and beyond.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: The Hanna Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, Box 23, Hanna AB T0J 1P0.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 1 p.m. at the Delia United Church, Delia, Alberta. Interment at the Delia Cemetery.
Hanna Funeral Services Ltd., entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. Condolences can be sent or viewed at, 403-854-5956.

Condolences to the family of Ian Wayne Degiano



Ian Wayne

August 7, 1968 - January 28, 2020

It is with great sadness we advise you of lan’s sudden passing. He died of a heart attack in the Grande Cache hospital on January 28th.
He was the second son of Wayne and Marlene DeGiano of Craigmyle, AB.
lan is survived by his best friend and partner Carmelita of Grande Cache, his daughter Kacey of Hanna, his dad and stepmom Wayne and Lorraine of Drumheller, his older brother Michael (Sheila) and stepson Alan of Fort McMurray, his younger brother Gordon (Victoria) and sons Christopher and David of Calgary, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was predeceased by his mom Marlene in 1991.
lan graduated from Delia School and later went to NAIT and DeVry Calgary where he obtained his millwright certificate.
Growing up, he was active in Cubs & Scouts, and liked to help with the farm work after school. He eventually sought employment in the oil patch, where he was still employed at the time of his death.
lan was known for his sense of humor, which was appreciated by family, friends and co-workers. He enjoyed fishing and camping, and did very well at being the social convener at the ball games. Snowmobiling in the mountains was a favorite activity; getting out with his friends, and always coming back with a great tan. He liked dogs and had several over the years. He loved spending time with his little girl Kacey. In the last few years he enjoyed riding on his big blue Harley.
A private family memorial will be planned for a later date.

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,