CRAWFORD, Leslie Chester

March 24, 1931 - March 24, 2017 - Leslie Chester Crawford was born on March 24, 1931 during a severe dust storm and passed away March 24, 2017 in Red Deer. He was the third child of Clarence and Kaleida Crawford of Three Hills. Being the only boy in the family, he was quickly nicknamed “brother” by those close to him. He often reminisced about his 3 1/2 mile ride to Bethel School on horseback. In April 1952, Les met Gertrude Fowler, who was a stenographer in Calgary. On June 27, 195

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HAMILTON, Arlene

Arlene Hamilton passed away peacefully at Drumheller Health Centre on March 16th, 2017. She leaves to mourn her children, Colleena, Kevin, and John, grandchildren, Sheena (Corey), Sarah (Breadon), Stacey (Jared), Matthew (Melany), MItchell, Mary (Donovan), Isaac, and Stephanie, great grandchildren, Easton, Seth, Brooklyn, Gavin, Addison, Madilynn and Jax. She is also survived by her sisters, Ruby (Elmer), Doris, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, McGregor (Mac)

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SCHEURER (nee Rempfer), Nora

Scheurer (nee Rempfer), Nora - 1920 – 2017 - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nora at the age of 96 on March 24, 2017. She was born in Torrington on July 11, 1920 and later married Arthur Scheurer on June 9, 1940. She served as Postmistress for the town of Torrington for 26 years. Nora was treasured by all who knew her for her warm smiles and daily conversations. Her favourite past time was gardening and always had time to share a cup of tea. She was very active wi

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HOUTMAN, Petrus (Pete)

Houtman, Petrus (Pete) went to be with his Lord and Savior March 9,2017 (104 years). Pete was the oldest son of the Houtman family-born in Groningen, Netherlands-October 1, 1912. Pete worked in the family business (from the age of 12)-they were blacksmiths by trade but times were tough, so they lived by the motto “Say YES to any job and we’ll figure out how to do it later”. Pete was 29 when he married Gertrude in 1942. They survived the war but Pete’s brother Jan was kil

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