Obituaries

MCLEOD

Barbara Helen McLeod of Buck Lake, Alberta, most commonly remembered and always treasured as “Granny Barb”, passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Rimbey on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the age of 90 years. Granny Barb will be forever remembered and sadly missed by her five loving children: Bob (Mariam) McLeod of Drayton Valley; Linda (Doug) Goltz of Winfield; Brian McLeod of Winfield; Sandra (Wally) Glenn also of Winfield; and Lyle McLeod of Buck Lake; as well as fifteen grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren. She will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by two sisters, Maryann Payne of Winnipeg, Manitoba; and Maxine Bowles of Toronto, Ontario; in

NAGY

Laura Emily Nagy of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the age of 87 years. Laura will be forever remembered and sadly missed by her loving children: her three sons, Len (Doreen) Nagy of Calgary; Ken (Shirley) Nagy of Busby, Alberta; and Ron (Pat) Nagy of Edmonton; and her daughter, Lue-Ann (Dieter) Lohmann of Hoadley. She will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by two brothers, Lucien (Verna) Le Roy, and Paul (Rita) Le Roy; one sister, Betty (Ken) Doyle; and a special brother-in-law, Francis (Julie) Nagy, all of Saskatchewan; in addition to several treasured grandchildren and great grandchildren; many niec

ANDERSON

G. Bruce Anderson of Rimbey, Alberta passed away suddenly, but peacefully, at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the age of 65 years, following an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Bruce was born on July 20, 1952 to Forbes and Mary Anderson in Bowness, Alberta. He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Sharon. From a young age, Bruce’s parents instilled a love of nature in him that lasted his whole life. He held a deep passion for the outdoors; and loved camping, hunting, and fishing. Bruce also enjoyed being kept busy in the community, and could be found volunteering for the Fish and Game Association, and was past president of the Blindman Valley Rod and Gun

WHEALE

Gwenne Joyce Wheale of Winfield, Alberta passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the age of 88 years. Gwenne will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her loving children: Terry (Karen) Wheale of Winfield; Sharron (Ed) VanderVelden of Lacombe; Allan (Linda) Wheale of Spiritwood, Saskatchewan; and Robin (Charlene) Wheale of Winfield. She will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by fourteen cherished grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many close friends. Gwenne was predeceased by her beloved husband, Sam in 1998; her brother

ALBACH

Gerald "Jerry" H. Albach of Rimbey, Alberta passed away at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Area Two on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the age of 80 years. The eldest of eight children to Henry and Lily Albach, Jerry was born at home on the farm near Parkside, Saskatchewan. After receiving his High School Diploma, he heard the calling of Alberta to join the work force in the oilfield. Very quickly he gained employment with Pembina Pipeline in Buck Creek where he lived in the Pembina bachelor quarters. It was at the curling rink in Buck Creek where he first set eyes on a young woman named Priscilla Doyle. (Jerry's version of the story was that she was "hanging off the bumper" and wanti