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Obituary – Donald “Don” Hewko

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Donald “Don” Hewko, a longtime resident of the High Prairie area.Don passed away peacefully at home with his family surrounding on Jan. 14, 2022 at the age of 85…
Obituary – Irene Ann Cook

“In life we loved you dearly, in death we love you still.In our hearts you hold a place no one else will fill.” The world lost a beloved mother on Dec. 20, 2021.Irene Ann Cook battled cancer, but it didn’t…
Obituary – Bob Langenhahn

It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Robert “Bob” Langenhahn of High Prairie, AB on Nov. 2, 2021, at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton, at the age of 78 years.Bob was…
Obituary – Gordon May

Peacefully, on Dec. 24, 2021, Gordon May passed away at the Barrhead Hospital at the age of 81 years.He will be remembered by his loving wife of 58 years, Elaine; his children, Mark [Nicole], Vincent [Sheri]; his sisters, Janet, Jessie…
Obituary – Clover Simoneau

It is with great sadness that the family of Clover Marilyn Simoneau announce her passing on Oct. 15, 2021 in Valleyview, with her family by her side at the age of 72.Clover will be lovingly remembered by: her spouse of…
Obituary – Gérard Béland

Gérard Béland died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at the Edmonton General Hospice five days shy of his 88th birthday.Gérard was born on Nov. 26, 1933, in McLennan, the fourth of five children to Blanche Gravel and Jean- Baptiste…
Obituary – Alfred “Alfie” Urban

It is with broken hearts that the family of Alfred “Alfie” Urban announces his passing on Nov. 3, 2021 at his home in Whitecourt, AB.Born in Bornheim, Germany, Alfie made his way to Canada in 1971 to pursue a new…
Obituary – Ernie Kruggel

Ernie Kruggel passed away quickly and peacefully on the evening of Oct. 30, 2021 at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton. He was 76 years old.He is survived by: his two sons, Vincent and Devon; daughter-in-law Debbie Smith-Kruggel; grandson Hayden…
Obituary – Keith Senkoe

It is with great sadness that we, the Senkoe family, announce the passing of Keith Senkoe.Keith was born to Mike and Marjorie Senkoe Dec. 16, 1947 in High Prairie. Keith was raised on the family farm east of High Prairie.…
Obituary – Edwin McDermott

Edwin McDermott went home to be with the Lord Oct. 25, 2021, at the age of 90 years.Edwin was born in Fort Vermilion, AB and came down the Peace River by river boat with livestock and supplies to homestead in…
Obituary – Adele Dietterle [Overend]

Adele: the dancer, the storyteller, the listener and the learner!Clara Adele Overend was born in September 1925, the youngest of three daughters, to Sarah and George Overend.She described, with pride, the entrepreneurial spirit of her mother, widowed young, as her…
Obituary – Harold C. Poole

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a long-time resident of High Prairie.Harold Poole – loving, and beloved husband, father, grandfather, great- grandfather, and friend – passed away on Oct. 3, 2021, in High Prairie at…