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Condolences to the family of Kenneth Terrance (Terry) John Simmons

Terry Simmons Celebration of Life

Kenneth Terrance (Terry) John

February 25, 1958 - May 4, 2022

It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Kenneth Terrance (Terry) John Simmons on May 4, 2022. Terry was born in Assiniboia, Saskatchewan
February 25,1958. He is survived by his partner Cheryl Hyland, Daughter Nicole (Nancy) Easton, Grandson Mackenzie, brothers Don (Cathy) Simmons, Brad (Dawn) Simmons, and sister Laurie (Kevin) Mitchell along with numerous nieces and nephews. Terry was predeceased by his parents Barbara Simmons, and
Kenneth Simmons. Terry worked on many farms throughout Saskatchewan during his early years, and finally settled in Drumheller, where he worked as an
instrument technician for Pronghorn, and Encana, and as a control room operator with Ember Resources for the past few years. Terry’s passion was golfing,
travelling, gardening, boating, fishing and being a Grandpa! Terry will be deeply missed by his close neighbors, family, co-workers, friends, and many others he met along the way.

Condolences to the family of Roberts Allen (Bob) Naegeli


Robert Allen

September 3, 1931 - June 17, 2022

Peacefully on June 17, 2022 with his wife, Lynn by his side, Bob passed away in the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, MB. He was born September 3, 1931 in Midlandvale, AB (Drumheller), the sixth son of Otto and Elsie Naegeli. He was one of 10 children!
Bob leaves behind his wife, Lynn and faithful dog, Mandy. Lynn’s brothers Art (Joyce) Morrow and Cal (Lois) Morrow; four children from a previous marriage: Johann (Michel Henri), Pierre (Debbie), Diane, and Stephanie. Two sisters, Elsie Pickering and Rita Bouvier as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and brothers Gordon, Jim, Frank, Don, Ben, Victor, and George; as well as several nieces, nephews, and in-laws.
Bob spent his early years working in the Midland Coal Mine before joining the Air Force in 1951. He spent 25 years as an automotive mechanic, retiring in 1975. That same year he married Lynn and they resided in Oakville, MB, then Arden, MB, and finally Hamiota, MB.
Never one to sit around he spent time fishing, hunting, golfing, camping, curling and visiting family and friends in Drumheller. He made friends easily and would often learn a complete strangers life story over coffee.
Cremation has taken place and his ashes will be returned to his beloved Drumheller. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Bob’s memory to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 452 Dovercourt Dr, Winnipeg, MB, R3Y 1G4 ( or to the Hamiota District Health Centre Palliative Care Program, c/o Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, MB, R0M 0T0.
I would like to thank all the nurses and doctors at the Hamiota Hospital for their wonderful and compassionate care of Bob! It certainly made the ordeal a lot more bearable! God bless you all!
Messages of condolence may be shared at

Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of the arrangements.  (866) 620-2744.

Condolences to the family of Jonathan Hayford David


Jonathan Hayford David

May 13, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the sudden passing of Jonathan Hayford David Fong, on May 13th, age 41 years old.
He was loved by many and the loss of his light and his love for life will be felt by those who loved and knew him. Jonathan was the loving partner of Jolene Crone (Drumheller, Alberta) and a loving step parent to Haylea and Bradyn. He was also deeply connected to and cherished by Haylea’s three daughters Spencer, Bryler and Sawyer. Leaving to mourn him with cherished memories are his parents Joan Dicks and Arthur Fong ( Michelle) as well as his siblings Judi (Bengt), Abbigayle (Brad) and Arron Chalker (Christine). He will also be greatly missed by his niece Annika and nephew Bo and grandmother Oio Hi Fong as well as his many cousins, aunts and uncles.
Jonathan had a love of the outdoors and enjoyed hiking and fishing in the Badlands and rivers of Drumheller where he resided.
“I choose to listen to the river for awhile, thinking river thoughts before joining the night and the stars.” (Edward Abbey)
Donations in Jonathan’s memory will be gratefully accepted at Stella’s Circle, St John’s, NL