December 6, 1939 – June 4, 2021 Thomas Chapman, known to his friends and family as Tom, Tommy and sometimes Little Tom, passed away June 4th, 2021 at the age of 81. Tom was the youngest of three boys growing up in the mining town of Cadomin, Alberta, west of Edmonton and south of Hinton. Before residing in Claresholm, Tom … Read more

Anderson, Lawrence Kenneth

September 17, 1928 – June 17, 2021 Lawrence Kenneth Anderson, known as Ken to his friends and family, passed away on June 17, 2021 at the age of 92. Oldest son of Lawrence Anderson and Addie Hendry Anderson; brother to Freida (Mickey-dec’d) Kovac, Norma (Ed-dec’d) Firth, Ted-dec’d (Sally) Anderson, Jean (Craig-dec’d) Watson, Sharon (Mark) Wood, Richard (Gloria)  Anderson, and Monty … Read more

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

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