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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,

Condolences to the family of Garry Alvin Swayda



Garry Alvin

January 24, 2020

Mr. Garry Alvin Swayda of Nacmine beloved husband of Margaret Swayda passed away peacefully on Friday, January 24, 2020 at the age of 71 years at the Drumheller Health Centre.
Garry loved animals in particular dogs, he loved walking and hiking with them. He loved the outdoors, doing yard work, gardening, and sitting in front of a roaring fire just relaxing. Garry’s love of family and the simple things in life will be remembered forever. His sense of humour lightened the lives of all who knew or worked with him. He is now at peace.
Garry leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Margaret, his son James (Amberlee) Swayda, grandchildren; Hunter, Harrison, Antoine, Gabriel, and Lily, one sister Sharon (Barry), one brother Edward (Anita), numerous nieces, nephews and a lifetime of friends.
A Celebration of Garry’s Life will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Nacmine Community Hall, please come and share your memories.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in memory of Garry to the Drumheller District Humane Society.
The family wishes to thank all the medical and support staff at the hospital for all your care and help.
Courtney-Winters Funeral Home in care of arrangements.