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Condolences to the family of Albert Nelson Clark



Albert Nelson

December 3, 2018

Albert Nelson Clark of Drumheller, Alberta passed away on December 3, 2018 at the age of 89 years. He is predeceased by his wife Joan Clark. He is survived by his daughters Becky (Andrew Smith), Mille (Doug Whitechurch), and Lois (Ralph Klassen). He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Albert and Joan moved to the Rosebud area in the early 60’s. Over the next half century, Albert and Joan raised their family in Rosebud, and in the 70’s Albert became manager of the Rosebud Seed Cleaning Plant. Albert retired from this career and opened Akokiniskway Golf Course, which has been in operation since. A celebration of Albert’s life will be held this Friday, December 7th, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Courtney Winters Funeral Home in Drumheller, Alberta. There will be a light lunch and fellowship to
follow. Condolences can be made through the Courtney Winters Funeral Home website and their Facebook page.

Condolences to the family of Lisette Ford




July 29, 1934 - November 28, 2018

Lisette De Nil was born in Antwerp (Belgium) on July 29, 1934. She grew up with her mum and aunt and uncle through the war years after her father died at the beginning of WWII. Later, a young soldier, in the Canadian Army, Gordon Ford, was posted to Belgium in 1950, where they met and later married. For many years they travelled happily back and forth to Canada, Germany and Belgium with their daughter Linda. After making many good friends in Europe, they finally decided to retire in Drumheller in 1993. They spent many happy years together. Daughter Linda and her husband Jeff, married and settled in Antwerp. Lisette passed away November 28, 2018 after a brave battle with cancer. With appreciation to all family members who helped my mother through her illness. A special thank you to Dr. Olfert, all Continuing Care staff and Charlotte Chernoff.

Condolences to the family of Marcel Deschenes




November 27, 2018

On the morning of November 27, Marcel Deschenes of East Coulee, Alberta passed away peacefully at 71 years of age. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Beverly and his two daughters Selene (Jim) Wray of Regina and Claire (Kyle) Wade of Langdon. He was also blessed with four grandchildren, Amos, Oliver, Brynn and Vaughn. Marcel was born in Provost, Alberta. He spent most of his childhood in Bonnyville and later in Edmonton where he met Bev. He graduated from the Alberta College of Art in Calgary and spent most of his life following his passion for creativity. This creativity led to a diverse career which included instructing a variety of art programs as well as painting dinosaur bone casts, murals, museum exhibits and working as a scenic painter in the movie industry. With his eye for beauty, he inspired others with his talents. He was a deeply caring humanitarian who always put his family and friends first. He will be lovingly remembered by family and friends near and far. A celebration of Marcel’s life will be held at the East Coulee School Museum on Saturday, December 15 at 6:30 p.m. Since Marcel had a deep passion for music and loved community radio music, memorial donations can be made in lieu of flowers to CKUA radio, the East Coulee Museum or a charity of your choice.