Vejvoda, Jaroslava (nee Stará)

January 5, 1928 – June 29, 2024.Jaroslava “Jerry” Vejvoda passed away in Claresholm on Saturday, June 29, 2024 at the age of 96.Jaroslava was born on the family homestead in Třemšín near Prahatice in former Czechoslovakia. Growing up in rural Bohemia showed her how to survive in difficult situations with hard work, perseverence, and making the most out of what … Read more

Hanson, Janice

Janice Karen Graham Hanson passed into the loving arms of Jesus, surrounded by her husband Dick, and three daughters on June 22, 2024, at the age of 91. Janice was the youngest, and only daughter of four children born to Myron and Jeannette Graham at the family farm north of Beresford, South Dakota.At age 18, Jan moved from the farm to … Read more

Bennett, John & Mary

John Charles Bennett was born August 27, 1939, in Calgary, AB, to Charles Vincent Bennett, Jr., & Mary Winnifred (Bell) Bennett, and died October 29, 2023, of Covid, in Elk Point, AB.Predeceased by his baby brother Arthur (1947), wife Mary (1988), father (1999), mother (2007), and brother Ralph (2019). Survived by niece Elaine Bradshaw (husband Andy, children Stephen, Julie, Nathan, … Read more

Darch, Douglas Brian

March 28, 1941 – June 20, 2024Douglas Brian Darch, 83, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and respected community member, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2024, at the Willow Creek Continuing Care Centre in Claresholm.Doug was born on March 28, 1941 in Claresholm to Fred and Beatrice Darch. He remained a lifelong resident of the Claresholm community.Doug is survived by his … Read more

Gladstone, Irene

December 18, 1947 – April 25, 2024On April 25, 2024, just after 7:00 p.m., Irene Gladstone slipped quietly away.Right then, the world lost a bunch of thingsSome of its happinessSome of its welcoming friendlinessOne if its better read mindsAnd an awful lot of its love for booksIrene’s passion for books will live on. She donated her books and bookshelves to … Read more

Huculak, Mitch

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Michael “Mitch” Huculak on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at the age of 64, surrounded by his loving family at the Claresholm General Hospital. His battle with a brain tumor for the last 19 years showed his courage in facing life challenges with a smile. Despite the pain, Mitch came … Read more

Kubica, Jean Kathleen

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Jean Kubica at the age of 97. Jean passed peacefully, surrounded by family at the Willow Creek Auxiliary Hospital in Claresholm, Alberta June 10th, 2024.Jean Kathleen Sullivan was born August 13, 1926 in Pincher Creek, Alberta. Jean moved to the Crowsnest Pass as a teenager and after completing High School … Read more

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