Henker (Sharples), Carol Barbara

1940-2024 We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved mom and grandma Carol Henker on March 9, 2024 at the age of 83. Carol passed peacefully in the arms of her children, following a brief illness.Born and raised in Claresholm, Carol was proud of her pioneer heritage as the granddaughter of Charles Sharples, who homesteaded west of Claresholm … Read more

Long, Jeanette (Jean)

On Mar 8, 2024, Jeanette (Jean) Long passed away at the age of 89 years.Jean was born near North Battleford, SK. Her family moved to the Claresholm, AB region where she went to school and married Donald Long in 1950.She and Don moved to Calgary in 1964 and then settled in Olds in 1966. After Don passed in 2009, Jean … Read more

Hartley, Ryan Adam

July 22, 1980 – March 2, 2024 It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Ryan Adam Hartley, who tragically lost his life in a snowmobiling accident near Thorsby, AB, at the tender age of 43.Ryan’s journey began in Claresholm, AB, where his love for the countryside, dirt biking, and mechanics blossomed during his time at WCCHS. … Read more

Hart (nee Miller), Margaret Alexander

April 11, 1932 – March 4, 2024 Margaret Hart passed away peacefully, at the Willow Creek Continuing Care Centre, with her family at her side, on March 4, 2024 at the age of 91, just one month shy of her 92nd birthday.Margaret was born April 11, 1932 on the family’s Haysmuir Farm, Stewarton, Ayershire, Scotland. She was the first born … Read more

Jones, James Garner

(aka Jim, Jonesy, Jamie, Jimmy)1950-2024Jim was born November 3, 1950 in Lethbridge, AB to Jim and Hazel Jones. He is survived by his wife Eileen (ne Barry)Jones, his two sisters, Gerry (Slim) Scharff and Lynn (Art) Dyck, and his sons Chris (Yolanda) and Jesse (Dana).  The family moved to Calgary in 1957, and Jim graduated from Ernest Manning H.S. andUofC with … Read more

Wintoniak, Michael D.

June 7, 1959 – February 25, 2024 It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Michael D. Wintoniak. Words can’t describe how much we will miss him. Rest in Peace.

Leeds, Charles

1945 – 2024Charles Eric Montagu Leeds, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and respected member of the community, passed away on February 23, 2024, at Claresholm General Hospital. He was born on January 26, 1945, to proud parents Hildyard and Merran Leeds, who instilled in him a strong work ethic and a deep love for the land.On July 3, 1971, Charles married … Read more

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