NELSON, Howard Nelson

Howard Raymond Nelson was born in Willowbrook, Saskatchewan on January 26, 1915 to parents Carl and Johanna Nelson who had come from Sweden. He was predeceased by three brothers and five sisters. In 1926 his family moved to farm in Norquay, SK district. Howard was a very good student who finished grade eight before working on the farm.  He always had a love for horses and dressed as a cowboy. In his mid-twenties he attended Covenant Bible School at Norquay whe

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John Harold Isaac, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and great great grandfather, was born September 15, 1920 at Echron, Manitoba.  At the age of 5 he lost his father and shortly after, moved to Swalwell.  From the ages of 11 to 16 he spent a lot of time at the Claude Toews home at Allingham.  Dad went to Fertile Valley school up to grade 4, and from there to New Hope School.  At Claude Toews he helped with chores, etc.  One time when he was in the Allingha

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DAU, Raymond Woodrow

1911
 - 2010
Raymond Woodrow Dau was born on September 15, 1911, in Idaho to George and Bertha Dau. Together with older brother Donald, the family of four immigrated to Canada in 1914, settling in Three Hills, AB. Ray would call Three Hills home for the next 95 years. From his earliest years, Ray had a strong connection with prairie land and farming. He remembered playing with his brother in the fields - splashing through the spring run-offs, hiding among the tall prairie grasses or runnin

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Anderson, Frederick Geoffrey: (1919 – 2010) Geoff was born at the Calgary General Hospital 90 years ago, the 2nd child and only son to G. Fred and Violet Anderson.  He was educated in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.  Geoff moved to Drumheller with the family in the mid 1930's when they purchased a jewelry store and opened G. Fred Anderson Jewelry.  When his father died suddenly of a heart attack in 1955, Geoff suddenly became the sole watchmaker, diamond expert and merchant.

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