Venice Friesen Baerg was a precious Wife, Mum, Grammi, Sister, Aunt, Anchor, Prayer Warrior and Confidante. She filled so many roles to so many of us, in her steady, quiet way. Mum was born in Matsqui, British Columbia on October 16, 1955 to Benjamin and Rozella (Toews) Friesen. She often told us of her memories of the fields of daffodils, of picking fruit and the rain in BC - things she missed so much when she moved to the prairies of Alberta. As a child, her family moved to Edberg, Alberta for

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Gloria Lillian Paton nee Burgoyne, of Three Hills, Alberta formerly of Trochu and Edmonton Alberta passed away on January 21, 2020 at the age of 86 years. Gloria was born and lived in Trochu until she married Andrew Paton in December of 1951. They lived in a number of places until 1960 when they settled in Edmonton with their son Steve. They were there for 30 years before returning to Trochu for retirement. Gloria finally relocated to Three Hills in 2004. During her years in Edmonton, Trochu, an

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WHITFORD, Frederick Lavern

Frederick Lavern Whitford passed away peacefully on January 18, 2020 in the presence of his guardian Gaylene Archibald and several of his care givers from Rehoboth Christian Ministries. Fred was born August 11, 1948 to Leon and Ardelle Whitford in Trail, BC. Early in Fred’s life it became clear that he had developmental disability. At age 4, under the recommendation of his doctor, he was placed in Woodland Institution in Burnaby, BC, where he resided until the age of 21. He then lived in

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COTTON, Ronald

Ronald Cotton passed away after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family, on January 24, 2020. He was 78. Ron was born in Calgary in April, 1941 the middle of three boys. He met his future wife, Esther Burgess, in Edmonton. They were married for 45 years and had two children, Floyd and Crystal. Esther passed away in 2018. In Ron’s final years he wintered in the Philippines, and loved every day of it. Ron is survived by his son, two grandchildren from his daughter, Kalista and Kory

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