Obituaries

Ralph Arnold Pike of Rimbey, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the age of 84 years.

Ralph was born on December 30, 1935 to Frank and Marjorie Pike.  He completed Grade 5 in school at Leedale and Faraway, after which time he went to work at a sawmill in the Faraway area at the age of 12 years.  Ralph’s other jobs during his career included; truck driver, oilfield operator, and...

Doris Jean Garries of Bentley, Alberta passed away at the Bentley Care Centre on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the age of 97 years.    

Doris was born in Loverna, Saskatchewan on October 23, 1922.  The family moved to New Brigden, Alberta, and in September, 1933 her father purchased the Co-op General Store in Bentley.  Doris married Ralph Henry ‘Red’ Garries on September 4, 1950.  Her family was her whole life, and her pride and joy....

Rhoda E. McDougall (nee Armstrong) of Rimbey, Alberta, formerly of Victoria, B.C., passed away at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.  She passed away peacefully in her 91st year.      

Rhoda’s roots were in Kinistino, Saskatchewan, and after graduating from the University of Saskatchewan, she went on to raise her family in Edmonton with their dad, Bruce.  Rhoda shared her passion for learn...

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