Palmer, Cecilia “Ellen”

December 8, 1936 – June 14, 2021 With great sadness, the family of Ellen announce her passing on June 14th, 2021. Ellen Palmer was born in Wilkie, Saskatchewan. She started school in Wilkie, but moved to Alberta and finished school in Claresholm, and later, she married Fred Palmer. For 44 years, she was the best wife. Ellen worked at Woodwards … Read more

Towler, Frances Sharon

In celebration of her life, her family announces the passing of Frances Sharon Towler. Frances, or Fran as she was known to all, was born January 16th, 1933, on her parent’s farm in Manson, Manitoba. She was the youngest of six children, a sister to and predeceased by Ron, Tim, Ernie, Annie and Ethel. After graduating from high school in … Read more

Elder, Philip

May 4th, 1936 – June 4th, 2021 Heartbreakingly and unexpectedly Philip Bernard Elder passed away on Friday, June 4th, 2021 at the age of 85 years. He lived this life amongst dear friends and family, and he left this life amongst dear friends and family. There is great solace in knowing that Philip is reunited with his parents Magdalena and … Read more

Moyer, Lee-Ana

May 1, 1946 ~ June 8, 2021 (Mary) Lee-Ana Moyer, beloved wife of Mr. Elwin Moyer of Calgary, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on June 8, 2021 at the age of 75 years. Lee-Ana passed peacefully with her husband and children at her bedside, surrounded by love. She was the devoted mother of Sonya VanGelderen of Progreso, Mexico; Darcy … Read more


Ruby Amundsen passed away on May 26 at her home in Lacombe. She was proud to have achieved the age of 95 years. Ruby was born in Ontario and came to Claresholm when her husband Owen decided to return to the farm in 1952. She lived a long life as a reluctant farm wife, an involved community member and especially … Read more

Partridge, Randy William

June 4, 1976 – May 15, 2021 Randy Partridge passed away on May 15th, 2021. He fought his cancer like he was in a prize-winning fight. Unfortunately, after a very long hard battle, cancer won. While Randy was not a long-time resident of Claresholm, he served alongside other volunteers at the Claresholm Food Bank and made many friends. Randy had … Read more

Judith (Jude/Judy) Van Amerongen

July 12, 1962 – May 13, 2021 Jude Van Amerongen passed away just two months shy of her 59th birthday, after a courageous battle with cancer. Described by many as feisty, she will be remembered for her candour and for facing challenges head-on with passion and perseverance. Those closest to her will miss her heart-on-her-sleeve compassion and witty sense of … Read more

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