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Last updateMon, 19 Aug 2019 12pm

Condolences to the family of Donna Sinclair




December 19, 1939 - July 3, 2019

It is with great sadness and much love that we say goodbye to our beloved Mom and Grandma, Donna Sinclair, who passed away on July 3, 2019, at the age of 79 years.
She will forever be remembered by daughter Brenda
Sinclair, daughter and son-in-law Laurel and Wesley Pierce, six grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren; brothers Erick and Tom Hatt and many nieces and nephews.
Donna was predeceased by her husband Warren Sinclair, her parents Lavina and George Hatt, and sister Betty McDowell.
Donna was born December 19, 1939, in Drumheller, AB, and was raised in Rumsey where she and Warren farmed until they
retired and settled in Linden, AB.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Rumsey Community Hall.
Condolences may be sent to the family at

Condolences to the family of Elbert Beekman




March 11, 1938 - June 25, 2019

Elbert Beekman passed away peacefully surrounded by family at the Three Hills Continuing Care Centre on June 25, 2019. Left to cherish his memory are his children: Daryll (Jamie) Permann, Randy Permann, Gerrit (Laurie) Beekman, Elbert (Lisa) Beekman, KariLynn (Vince) Gerritsen, Pamela (Robert) Grabinsky, and Desiree (Jerry) Ziegler. His grandchildren: Jamie-Lee (Tyler) Drake, Cathy (Jeff) Ulriksen, Chris (Jocelyn) Permann, Josh (Chandra) Permann, Emily Beekman, Andrew Beekman, Darlene (Erik) Vandekamp, Elisabeth (Brendon) Van Hierden, Elbert John (Kaylee) Beekman, Tyler (Dianna) Gerritsen, Karly (Chance) Bertsch, Conner, Kagen, and Willem Grabinsky, Elise and Coulton Ziegler. He also leaves to mourn 23 great-grandchildren and many extended family members. Elbert was born on March 11, 1938 on the family farm in Uddel, Netherlands and after completing 2 years of Agricultural College in Putten, he immigrated to Canada at age 17 with his family. He spent his life doing what he loved, farming in the Carbon area until his retirement. Throughout his life he enjoyed many hobbies, including hunting with his boys, woodworking, photography, reading, building his own boat and tractor, but especially enjoyed coffee and a visit with friends and family. Dad will be remembered for his kind and gentle spirit no matter the circumstances, and how his faith and his family were of the utmost importance to him.

Celebration of Life for Brian Zacharuk



Saturday, June 29
1 - 5 p.m. at
Brian’s Shop.

Come and have a
Black Label or BYOB
to honour and
share memories.

Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.
Drive home service will be available. Please do not drink and drive.

Call 403-823-6468 or
403-820-0427 if needed.