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Condolences to the family of Patricia Margaret Embree

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Patricia Margaret
July 13, 1955 - March 15, 2024

Patricia Embree, of Calgary, AB, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2024, at the age of 68 years.
Patricia is survived by her daughter Jessica Potter, and son-in-law Mat Potter, of Carstairs, AB. She was a proud grandma to Denton and Cheyenne Potter. She is also survived by her son Jason, and daughter-in-law, Nicole Dickson, residing in Calgary, AB.
Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Patricia’s family at www.MHFH.com.


Condolences to the family of Kenneth Frederick Pearce

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Kenneth Frederick Pearce
July 31, 1930 ~ March 19, 2024

It is with great sorrow  we announce the passing of Ken Pearce on March 19, 2024 at Memory Lane/Continuing Care (Drumheller) surrounded by his loving family at the age of 93 years.
Ken was born July 31, 1930 in Kidderminster, England. Ken married Georgina Evans on February 11, 1967 in Kidderminster. The couple immigrated to Canada in 1968, settling in the Drumheller Valley. Their first child Sharon was born in 1969, second child Darlene was born in 1971. Ken started with Corrections Canada in 1970. He spent his working life as a Guard, then later as a Keeper. The couple cultivated their life in the valley raising their family, making many friends along the way.
Ken enjoyed spending time with his family and later on his sons-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He loved to get out camping and fishing. Ken will be remembered fondly by his loving family and a lifetime of friends.
He was predeceased by his parents in England, his granddaughter Carrie Koopmans, son-in-law John Koopmans and numerous other family members.
Ken leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Georgina Pearce, his daughter Sharon (Mark) Otto, his daughter Darlene Koopmans, his sister Doreen, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
As per Ken’s wishes, there will not be any formal funeral service. If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to the Tom Baker Cancer Foundation.

Courtney-Winter’s Funeral Homes are in care of the arrangements. 403-823-2666.

Condolences to the family of Ken Ho Mah

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Ken Ho Mah
January 4, 1938 ~ March 11, 2024
86 years of age

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ken Ho Mah, longtime resident of the Drumheller Valley on March 11, 2024, in Calgary, Alberta at the Wing Kei Care Centre with his family by his side.
Ken was born on January 4, 1938, Canton, China. He took his schooling in Canton and Alberta. Ken emigrated to Canada in 1950 settling in the Drumheller Valley. He and his partners took over the Diana Restaurant in 1960. Ken married his bride Gina Yat Kwan in 1965. Over the years they operated the Diana Family Restaurant, serving both Chinese and Western Cuisine. In 1992 Ken became the sole owner of Diana Restaurant and continued serving the Drumheller area until 2010, when Ken and Gina retired. Ken knew many people, leaving a legacy of hard work and kindness. He will be missed by his loving family, Gina’s family in Calgary and Montreal, and a lifetime of friends.
Ken leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Gina, daughter Julie (Kevin) Aulenback of Drumheller, son Danny (Phyllis) of Toronto, Ontario, and grandchildren Brandy, Spencer, Lucas (Aulenback), and Edmund, Emilia (Mah), Gina’s family in Calgary and Montreal, and a lifetime of friends.
As per Ken’s wishes there will not be any services, as he wants people to remember him while he was happy and healthy. If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to the Drumheller and Area Health Foundation (emphasis on the Ambulance Service) or the Alberta Lung Association.

Courtney-Winters Funeral Home in care of arrangements. 403-823-2666.