PECKHAM, Michael Henry Hayward

July 10, 1953- March 30, 2021

Michael (Mike) Hayward Peckham was born and raised in New Waterford, Cape Breton Island, NS. He was the oldest son of 14 children born to parents Mary and Hayward Peckham. Mike later met and married Lorraine Roach, settling in Avondale Vernon River, PEI where they started their family together welcoming children Amy and Ian. Mike tried his hand at pig farming but later sold and packed up roots, moving to Alberta in the early 80’s expanding the family and welc

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In loving memory of Bernice, my Wife, our Mom, Grama, and Gramama. Bernice Ella Reimer was born to Aaron F. and Catherine Bartel Reimer on July 27, 1927 in Giroux, Manitoba. When she was 9, they moved to Crooked Creek, Alberta. Mom told us many interesting stories of homesteading days. Times were often hard, but we heard about the good memories. Seven years later, they moved to a dairy farm at Linden, Alberta. Starting at a young age, Mom enjoyed a variety of jobs to help her family make a livin

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CLOSE, Sandra Leigh

Sandra Leigh Close passed away suddenly on April 1, 2021 in Calgary, Alberta. She is survived by her partner Marcel Robichaud, daughter Laura Labrecque (Keith), brother Kelly Close (Patty), and nephew Emmersen and niece Lindi, and grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents Leonora in 2015 and Bob Close in 2017, her first husband Norman Labrecque in 2009, and daughter Sara (2017). Sandra was born in Kindersley, Saskatchewan in 1956 and lived there on a grain farm, taking all her year

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EMPEY, Larry Harvey

Larry was born at home in Swalwell to John and Mae Empey on July 28, 1942, and passed away on March 25, 2021, at the Three Hills Health Centre after a full and interesting life.

With his inquisitive mind, he invented many fascinating things and was interested in all things mechanical. He was also an artist at heart creating beautiful works of stained glass.

Larry attended school in Swalwell and Acme followed by SAIT where he began his career as a heavy-duty mechanic. He then went to work with F

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