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Condolences to the family of Rhona Ann McIver


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Rhona Ann McIver died on February 26th, 2023, surrounded by family and friends at Drumheller continuing care.
At six months, Rhona and her brother Alistair (Scottie), and war bride mother Anne travelled from Scotland to join father Alex McIver in Wayne, Alberta.
Rhona attended Newcastle school and later St. Anthony’s school. She started working at an early age at the Corner Café. At the age of 18 Rhona accompanied her mother to Scotland to visit relatives and with a new friend toured Europe. After working in California and Banff, she settled in Drumheller where she worked at the Drumheller Mail as a press operator. She married Jim Goudy and together they established Sun Valley Farms. They participated in Farmer's Markets all over southern Alberta. Many young people spent their summers working there. She loved the outdoors whether romping in the hills with her dogs, rafting down the river with family and friends, or just being with people. Rhona was a member of the C.W.L. and involved with Grace House from its beginning.
Rhona leaves to mourn her niece Anna (Sean) Murphy, their children Pearce, Keira, her niece Sarah McIver (Brandon Vallet), their baby Benhson, nephew John (Kendra) McIver, sister in-law Maria McIver, stepdaughter Tracey-Lee (Jim) Shannon, Jessie, Melissa.
Rhona was predeceased by her parents Ann & Alex McIver, her brother Alistair, Jim Goudy and stepson Greg Goudy.
Prayer Vigil will be held Friday, March 10, 2023 at 7 P.M. at St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 11 A.M. at St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church with Father Lukas Drapal as celebrant, interment to follow in the Drumheller Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Drumheller Area Health Foundation (Palliative Care or Recreation), or the charity of donor’s choice.
Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements.

Condolences to the family of Vincent "Gary" Jacobsen


Gary was born in Calgary, Alberta and passed away in Hanna, Alberta.
Gary is survived by brother Greg, two children, three grandchildren and other family.
Gary was predeceased by parents Dodie and Harry Jacobsen, brother Roderick and sister Patricia (Wentzell).
At Gary’s request there will be no service.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or Parkinsons Canada. Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements.

Condolences to the family of Blaine Honish



January 12, 1954 - February 24, 2023

Blaine Honish born January 12, 1954, of Drumheller, Alberta left us February 24, 2023 at the Drumheller Health Centre surrounded by his family.
Blaine is survived by his wife Joyce Patterson, daughter Susan Heald (Darrell), step daughter Cindy Leonard (Bob), his special “adopted” son Rodney Leblanc, his brother Curtis Honish (Linda), his sisters Marlene (Al) Brown, Rosemarie (Rod) Bage, Agnes (Dennis) Terhove, Joyce (Barry) Nixon, sister-in-law Dawn Honish, grandchildren Brayden & Brooklyn Heald, Scott & Brent Leonard, many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and many friends.
Blaine was predeceased by his father Wilfred Honish, mother Jean Honish, step mother Alice Honish, grandparents John and Magdaline Honish, Joseph and Katherine Paradis, brothers Louis Honish, Kelvin Honish, sister Mary Honish, step sister Fern Jackson, nephews Kelvin Jr. Honish, Kevin Honish and Trevor Honish.
A celebration of Blaine’s life will be determined at a later date this summer in Toutes Aids Cemetery, Manitoba.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements.