Obituaries

BREWSTER

James “Jim” W. Brewster of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Acute Care on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the age of 85 years. Jim was born on August 30, 1931 in Calgary, Alberta, the oldest in the family of four. He grew up in Banff, was a true cowboy, skier, and all-around athlete. Jim’s work included: horse wrangler, hunting guide, worked for Brewster Transport as a driver, and later as management. He met the love of his life, Alma, and they were married in 1955. They spent the next 23 years in the Banff/Jasper area. Jim and Alma were partners in the Brewster Guest Ranch at Seebe, Alberta. They then moved from there to a farm in Hoadley where

SNOW

Joslyn Jade Snow of Bentley, Alberta passed away peacefully in her sister’s arms and with her family by her side at the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary on Friday, July 14, 2017 at the age of 27 years. Joslyn will be forever remembered and sadly missed by her loving family: her mother, Brenda Snow of Bentley; her father, Larry Snow (Connie Johnson) of Gull Lake; as well as two treasured siblings: her big brother, Taylor Snow (Felicity Cole) of Bentley; and her little sister, Nevada Snow (Morgan Allen) of Sylvan Lake. She will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her maternal grandparents, Stan and Margaret Beddoes of Forshee; her paternal grandmother, Fern Snow of Bentley; and

HOCH

Alfred Hoch of Westerose, Alberta passed away at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the age of 82 years. Alfred was born on October 15, 1934 in Barbarówka, Poland to Helen Oëlke and Andreas Hoch. He and his mother immigrated to Canada in 1951 when Alfred was sixteen years old. They stayed with friends in Alberta, finally settling in Wetaskiwin. Alfred met Shirley Boden of Crystal Springs, Alberta and they were married on September 6, 1958. The Hoch family grew with the arrival of Karen in 1959, and Lorne in 1963. Alfred began a career as a plasterer and concrete finisher in the Wetaskiwin area and had a hand in finishing numerous houses, churches, and oth