Obituaries

Murray A. Odenbach of Bentley, Alberta passed away suddenly at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the age of 66 years.

Murray will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife and best friend of 47 years, Trudy; and his two daughters, Marsha (Stephen) Lush of Bentley; and Janet Odenbach of Red Deer; as well as four cherished grandchildren:  Hayley (Alex) Hiscocks, Ian, Andrew, and Tanner.  He will also b...

It is with the heaviest of hearts that our family announces the passing of Joseph Raymond “Ray” Durette.  Ray passed away with his family by his side at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the age of 51 years, after a very short and aggressive, but courageous battle with cancer.  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Ray was born in Campbellton, New Brunswick to Maurice and Kathleen Durette.  He...

With great sadness we announce the passing of Charlotte Sena Makowski (nee Brockman) of Red Deer, Alberta who passed away at her home on Monday, June 19, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

Charlotte was born on October 6, 1941 in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta to Dan and Helen Brockman.  She grew up in Rocky Mountain House where she obtained her schooling, moving to Calgary as a young adult where she trained as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  Charlotte...

Norman Francis Jean Langlois of Rimbey, Alberta passed away suddenly at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the age of 78 years.

Norm  was  born  on  August  21, 1938 in  Sudbury, Ontario, one of fifteen children.  He was a man with a multitude of job experiences.  Having worked for many years for the Ontario Northland Railroad in North Bay, Norm ventured far and wide with his skills of trade.  Anyone who knew h...

Fred “Freddie” Beelby of Winfield, Alberta passed away suddenly on the farm on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

Fred was born in Biggar, Saskatchewan and moved to Winfield in the late 1950s. His life was spent working in construction, the oil field and moving rigs. Fred’s passion was his Percherons, trucks, his grandsons, and his great grandson. He was a very kind, loving, and generous husband, father, grandfather, and great gra...

Iva M. Graham of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the age of 64 years.

Iva was born on February 12, 1953 in Edmonton and moved to Rimbey in 1959.  Raised in the country, her love for farming continued throughout her life and was demonstrated by her avid participation in many agricultural organizations, including:  4-H, the Ponoka Stampede, the Rimbey Ag Society, Farmer’...

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