GROSS – Shannon Darcy ~ April 15, 1962 – January 6, 2011 ~ With much sorrow we announce the sudden passing of Shan D. Gross at the age of 48 years, at his home due to complications from Marfan Syndrome. Shan was born and raised in Calgary.  He enjoyed music, the written word, cycling, rollerblading and spending time with family and friends.  He made many close friends through his socializing, work and volunteer efforts. He is survived by his sister Pamela Deines, her husband Lyle, and

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GARSON, Victor

GARSON~The family of Victor Garson announce his peaceful passing on Friday January 7, 2011 at the farm. He was born August 16, 1934 along with his twin brother Hector, both having rheumatic fever. While Victor's fever broke, Hector was not so lucky. He passed away at 3 weeks. Victor grew up on the family farm and took his education at Orkey. He has lived on the same quarter section since 1935 so it was so fitting he passed away here. After schooling, he stayed home and worked for his dad raisin

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ALBRECHT, Helena

Helena Albrecht (nee Gebhardt) passed away on January 2, 2011 in Olds, Alberta at the age of 94 years. She was born in Beiseker , Alberta on March 10, 1916. Helena married Gottfried "Fred" Albrecht in 1941 and the family grew to four more – Dianne, Marjorie, Glen and Donald. Helena loved music, especially choirs, quartets and family sing-a-longs. She also enjoyed bingo, TV game shows and word searches. Her hands were always busy doing sewing, crocheting or knitting. She loved to cook and bake b

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COOPER, Francis Albert ~ Albert Cooper passed away peacefully on December 27, 2010 at the age of 93 at St. Mary's Health Care Centre, Trochu, Alberta. Albert was born in England in 1917 and emigrated to Canada with his parents Francis Allan and Clara Cooper and his sister Betty when he was eight years old. The family settled in the Belgrove district where he went to school. Albert later moved to a farm a few miles west in the Pine Lake district. In 1942, Albert joined the RCAF, training as a wir

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