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Obituary – Eva Fisher (Keay)

Eva Anna Fisher (Keay) was born to Bertha and Heber Keay on June 2, 1919, in Edmonton.Eva was the eldest of eight children. She was raised on the family homestead at a time when hard work and grit meant survival.…
Obituary – Polly Stafford

Polly Stafford, a lifelong resident of High Prairie, passed away peacefully Jan. 13, 2023 in the Peace River Hospital at the age of 91.Polly, the ninth of 10 children, was born in the Kushner farmhouse north of High Prairie on…
Obituary – “Uncle Nicky” Shybunia

It is with a heavy heart we say goodbye to “Uncle Nicky” Shybunia. He lived life to the fullest with great joy. Ask how he felt, it was always, “Super fantastic!”Nick worked from a shoe salesman, truck owner, oil rigs,…
Obituary – Melvin Albert Hill

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Melvin Albert Hill, a long-time resident of High Prairie.Melvin was born in High Prairie to Swedish parents Albert and Tensie Hill on March 20, 1934, and passed away on…
Obituary – Lennart Hubert Marx

Lennart Hubert Marx, of Calgary, AB passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, at the age of 81 years after a long decline in health. He was a remarkable man who leaves behind a legacy of accomplishments and memories.Len…
Obituary – Berthin Leon Dubé

It is with the heaviest of hearts that the family of Berthin Leon Dubé announce his passing on Jan. 5, 2023 at the age of 90.‘Bert’ was born in St. Honoré de Shenley, Quebec on Aug. 27, 1932 to parents:…
Obituary – Melvin Martinson

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, Melvin Martinson.On Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, Melvin was lovingly surrounded by family as he peacefully crossed over. He was 78 years old. He will be remembered by…
Obituary – Melvin Albert Hill

It is with great sadness that the Hill family announce the passing of Melvin Albert Hill, long-time resident of High Prairie, on Dec. 24, 2022, at the age of 88 years.A celebration of Melvin’s life will be held Saturday, Jan.…
Obituary – Christine Helen Nordin

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother on Nov. 25, 2022, in High Prairie, AB.Christine Helen Nordin was born on June 21, 1920 in Warsaw, Poland to Frank and Felica…
Obituary – George Odilon Hopkins

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of George Hopkins on Nov. 12, 2022. George was pre-deceased by his parents George Hopkins Sr. and Therese Hopkins, Brother Henry Hopkins, and daughter Judy Hopkins.George owned his own trucking…
Obituary – Arne Richard Carlson

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Arne Richard Carlson, long-time resident of High Prairie. Arne was reunited with the other half of his heart, Irene, on Nov. 29, 2022, after passing peacefully at home.Arne was…
Obituary – Donald Darcy Hewko

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Donald Darcy (Donnie) Hewko in Okotoks, Alta., Nov. 7, 2022 at the age of 60 years.He was also fondly remembered as Uncle Buck, Uncle Honkey and Huego.Donnie was…
Obituary – Mary (Mapletoft) Huculak

Mary Margaret Mapletoft was born on Sept. 30, 1926, in Lloydminster, Sask.Her parents, John and Martha Mapletoft, were dedicated Christians from whom Mary learned her love and adoration for Jesus Christ. Her only sibling, Edgar, was seven years older than…
Obituary – Lawrence (Boy) Anderson

Lawrence (Boy) Anderson was born on March 31, 1952, to Louis and Clara Anderson of Peavine. He was one of 11 children.Lawrence worked side-by-side with his father creating the family homestead, and eventually the homestead he lived with his wife,…