VAN DER MARK, Patricia Eileen

Patricia Eileen Van Der Mark passed away on April 27, 2021. We thought it was her MS that was giving her trouble, but instead it was a nasty and aggressive brain cancer (glioblastoma) that quickly stole her from us. Our only solace was that she was pain free and restful in her final days. Pat was born on November 14th, 1947 in Sidney, British Columbia to Nancy and Stewart Arnold. As the middle child of five children, she grew up surrounded by playmates, confidantes, and love. On August 3rd, 196

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SHEA, Shirley Jean

Shirley Jean Shea passed away peacefully on May 10, 2021 at the age of 88 years after a two year struggle with cancer. Shirley was born June 5, 1932 at Trochu, AB and spent the first few years of life at Ghost Pine where her parents owned and operated the Ghost Pine Store. She was the oldest of three children born to Claude and Martha Davidson. Shirley was predeceased by her loving husband of 66 years, Dan, in 2015 and by her sister Maureen Mc Cracken in 2019. She is survived by her brother Ger

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FERGUSON, Karen Elizabeth

Karen Elizabeth Ferguson (Gray) passed away suddenly on May 5, 2021 at the age of 78. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years Thomas Ferguson. Her daughter Wendy & Paul, grandchildren Owen, Rory, Noah & Malia Van Doren of Three Hills. Son Michael Ferguson of Calgary, grandchildren Vanessa and Andrew. Sister Nancy & Wayne Dickie of Gabarus Nova Scotia, Brother Albert and Marilyn Gray of Kingston Nova Scotia. Sister in law Kay and Chris Maynes of Strathmore, Brothers in law

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THURN, Douglas Allen

Douglas Allen Thurn passed away early in the morning Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Westview Care Community in Linden after a long, hard battle with cancer at the age of 58. He was the husband of Victoria Thurn (nee Falk) they had just celebrated 31 years of marriage. Doug was born June 22, 1962 in Calgary, AB to Norman and Elvira Thurn. He grew up and worked on the family farm outside of Beiseker, attended school in Beiseker and Acme where he graduated as class valedictorian. After high school he

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