Roos, William (Bill)

January 2, 1935 – March 20, 2022William (Bill) Roos passed away March 20, 2022, at the age of 87 with his family by his side.Bill was born on January 2, 1935, in Brunssam, Limburg, The Netherlands. Bill and Ann immigrated to Red Deer in 1957 on their honeymoon. They moved to Claresholm in 1967 when Bill obtained his Steam Engineering … Read more

Kelly-Hopkins, Doreen Alberta (nee Ryan) ‘Auntie Dewey’

April 23, 1926 – March 13, 2022It is with much love and special memories that we share the passing with of our dear daughter, sister, wife, mom, aunt, grandma, cousin and friend. Surrounded by the love of her family Doreen passed away peacefully into God’s arms on March 13, 2022, at the Willow Creek Continuing Care Centre where she lived … Read more

Smith, Marlene Lavern

August 20, 1949 – March 4, 2022It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Marlene Lavern Smith of Claresholm, Alberta. Marlene passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Willow Creek Continuing Care on March 4th, 2022.Marlene was born on August 20, 1949, to Viola and Vern Hartley of Calgary. Her childhood was spent with family and … Read more

Fredbjornson, Albert

Albert Fredbjornson passed away on February 26, 2022at the age of 89.Out of respect for his wishes, there will be no funeral service.A special thank you to all the doctors, nurses and support staff at the Claresholm General Hospital for the excellent care provided to Albert.

Driscoll, Gordon

August 27, 1934 – March 24, 2022Gordon was born on August 27, 1934 in Medicine Hat, Alberta and passed on March 24, 2022, in Claresholm, Alberta.Gordon is lovingly remembered by his wife Joan Driscoll to whom he was married on May 25, 1968. He was employed by Dominion Glass Co. in Redcliff and Burnaby for nearly 20 years. Later, he owned … Read more


January 23, 1928 – February 22, 2022Sam Schlaht of Claresholm, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Willow Creek Continuing Care Centre on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at the age of 94 years.Sam is lovingly remembered by his wife, Ila, of 70 years; daughters, Darlene (Ben) Hoglund and Cheryl; four grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.Sam served the community … Read more

Ball, Reta Rae

March 16, 1937 – February 19, 2022It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Reta “Rae” Ball on February 19, 2022, after a long, unfortunate losing battle with Alzheimer’s. On March 16, 1937, Rae was born in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. Her loving husband, Warren Ball, survives Rae. She was preceded in death by her son Brent Chimko.Warren would … Read more

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