Obituaries

WALDNER

Garnet P. Waldner of Bluffton, Alberta passed away suddenly, but peacefully, at his home on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the age of 64 years. In the hearts of Garnet’s loving family, he will always be remembered with many precious memories, especially all the fun times they had together in the meat shop, Rimbey Meat Processing, which he ran with his father for many years. Garnet was also known for being the local Scouts leader for several years, and took great pleasure in many family camping trips. He treasured every opportunity to be surrounded by his family and friends; whether it was when moving cattle or branding them, or just enjoying a simple card or board game. Garnet also appre

HUNT

Marion Lauraine Hunt of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the age of 93 years. Marion will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by her family: her daughter, Pat Annable of Rimbey; and her cherished grandchildren: Marion (Shawn) Schultz, Dona Annable, Richard Kuffner, Dan Hunt, and Rhoda (Pete) Willburn; as well as ten precious great grandchildren. She will also be lovingly remembered by her siblings: her brother, Glen Wright of Meyronne, Saskatchewan; and her sister, Vera Thom of Calgary; in addition to several nieces and nephews, other family members, and many friends. Marion was predeceased by her belo

KEITH

With sadness we announce the passing of David Michael Keith of Drayton Valley, Alberta on Saturday, September 21, 2019. He passed away peacefully at the Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre at the age of 61 years. David will be sadly missed and his memory forever cherished in the hearts of his loving family: his father, Herb Keith (Joyce) of Rimbey; his two sisters, Linda (Ray) Babiuk of Innisfail; and Patty Keith of Red Deer; and his sister-in-law, Linda Keith of Airdrie; in addition to several nieces and nephews, other family members, and many close friends. David was predeceased by his mother, Maxine in 2006; and his brother, Randy in 2011. A Special Gathering of Family and Friends in

GORDON

Linda Ann Gordon (nee Dahms) of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the age of 63 years. Linda will always be remembered and greatly missed by her loving family: her husband and best friend, Charlie; and her brother, Allen (Laine) Dahms of Rimbey; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, other extended family members, and many close and cherished friends. Linda was predeceased by her parents, Dorothy and Raymond Dahms; one brother, Calvin Dahms; one sister, Barb Nashiem; and her nephew, Lee LaPeare. An Informal Gathering of Family and Friends in Celebration Of Linda’s Life was held at the Leedale Community Centre,

BEAULIEU

Ronald ‘Ron’ W. Beaulieu of the Gull Lake, Alberta area passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the age of 77 years. Ron will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his beloved wife, Shirley; and his two children: Raquelle Pilon, and Stephen Beaulieu and their spouses, both of the Vancouver, B.C. area; as well as six grandchildren. He will also be lovingly remembered by three sisters: Janet, Betty, and Kathy; in addition to several nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many friends. Ron was predeceased by his parents, Arlene and William; the mother of his children, Gwen; two sons; and one sister, Janey. With respect for Ron

CONWAY

Larry L. Conway of Rimbey, Alberta passed away suddenly, at the age of 74 years, at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Saturday, September 7, 2019 - ten years to the day of the passing of his son, Rodney. Larry will be forever remembered and greatly missed by his beloved wife of 48 years, Colleen; his son, Greg Conway (Brenda Lewis) of Rimbey and their family: Cody Lewis (Rhea Frank) and their children, and Dustin Lewis; and his daughter, Carla Conway of Red Deer. He will also be lovingly remembered by three brothers: Frank (Doreen) Conway of Boissevain, Manitoba; Everett (Lorraine) Conway of Vulcan, Alberta; and Myles (Bonnie) Conway of Leduc; as well as one sister, Gloria Ventnor of

CECH

Carole Ann Cech of Bluffton, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at the age of 77 years. Carole Ann Sutherland was born on May 23, 1942 in New Westminster, B.C. to Dave and Ella Sutherland. She was their first born. The young family did not stay long in B.C., moving into a small general store near Unity, Saskatchewan when Carole was very young. Her parents, along with Carole and her four siblings, ran the general store for many years. When she was about ten years old, the family packed up again, this time relocating to Alberta. They bought a farm and became new farmers in Bluffton, where Carole attended school alongside h