FARRELL, Robert Douglas

August 12, 1943 - February 28, 2019 - Robert (Bob) Douglas Farrell was born in Toronto, Ontario to Eleanor (nee Browe) and John Farrell (Originally of Paisley, Scotland). Bob was raised in London, Ontario. He enjoyed playing baseball and Boy Scouts, which developed into a love for the outdoors. He played the trumpet in the London Police Boys Band and appreciated Big Band Jazz music. His initial relationship with Jesus started while he and his sister Beverley attended church with their Mom in Lo

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HUGHES, Margaret Elizabeth

Margaret was born June 26th, 1932 at the Trochu Hospital. She was the oldest daughter of Fred and Nell Schmierer. She was raised in the Elnora area where she attended school until high school. At that time, the family moved to Carbon where she finished her formal education. She returned to the Elnora area when she married Fred Higginbottom in 1952. Together they farmed and raised five children. Fred passed away in 1974. She joined the staff at the Elnora Hospital where she worked for 20 years a

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SMITH, Frank Andrew

Frank Andrew Smith was born on Jan. 02, 1927, the fourth of five children to Andrew Gordon and Ethel (Dolly) Smith. He grew up on the family homestead near Pine Lake (west of Elnora) with four brothers and one sister. He attended school at Fairbanks School where he excelled at track and field as well as hockey and hardball. After graduation he continued to operate the family farm under the direction of Mrs. E. Smith, and in partnership with his brother Stan. In June of 1960 Frank married Audrey

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ARVIDSON, Hazel Iva

The family of Hazel Iva Arvidson is sad to announce her passing just one month shy of her 100th birthday. Hazel was born in Trochu, AB, on March 7, 1919, to Glenn and Emma (Schneider) Farrow and spent her childhood on the family farm northeast of town where she attended Harrow School. She often spoke with pride about riding various horses to and from the one-room school house. She later attended high school in Spokane, WA, before returning to Trochu to help her dad and step-mother on the farm.

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