de BEAUDRAP, Pierre Xavier

October 27, 1924 – September 28, 2019 - Pierre (Pete) de Beaudrap, son of Xavier and Marguerite de Beaudrap of Trochu, AB, beloved husband of Phyllis (née Milan), father and grandfather of our large family, went peacefully home to Christ on 28 September 2019. He is fondly remembered by those who knew and loved him. His family will keep him in our hearts and remember him as an example of a good, caring, and humble man who lived true to his faith, while caring for his family and his

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STANKIEVECH, Verna Kathleen

1943-2019 - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Verna Kathleen Stankievech of Trochu, Alberta on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Verna was born in High River and spent her adult life in the Trochu area. She will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her children and grandchildren: Glen & Clare Stankievech (Jordan), Clint & Deb Stankievech (Chase), Debbie & Norm Silberstein, Andrew & Nicole Stankievech (Gavin), and Terrie & Darcey Steeves (Brady, Cassi

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BALKWILL, James Gibson (Jim)

James Gibson (Jim) Balkwill passed away suddenly at home in Trochu, Alberta on September 16, 2019 at the age of 88 years. Jim was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on May 21, 1931 to James Hessie Balkwill and Olive Cavaghan. Six months later the family moved to Calgary. Jim spent his early years in the community of Rosedale and attended Calgary Normal School and Balmoral School. The Balkwill family moved to Trochu in 1944 where Jim attended Trochu Valley School and made many lifelong friends. After hi

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HOWLETT, Ethel Louise (Gibbons)

March 7, 1941 - August 29, 2019 - A golden leaf has fallen off of the Howlett family tree. Ethel Louise Howlett (Gibbons), cherished wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, age 78, of Stettler, Alberta quietly passed surrounded by her family on August 29, 2019. Ethel, the eighth child of Harley and Jennie Gibbons was born on March 7, 1941 in Blackfalds, Alberta. She grew up in the Blackfalds area and attended Blackfalds School for Grades 1-8, and the Nelson School in Lacombe for Grade

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