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KASELKAT, Uwe “Mike” 1967-2013

Mike PHOTOKaselkat, Uwe “Mike”, passed away suddenly on Friday, February 1, 2013, at the age of 45 years. Memorial Service will be Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 1:30 pm at the Vulcan Evangelical Missionary Church (529 Centre Street,...


ANDREWS, Margery Joan 1922-2013

Joan cropped2Andrews, Joan of Vulcan, passed away peacefully February 1, 2013 at the age of 90 years. Joan was predeceased by her husband C.H.”Budd” in 1985, a daughter Kathryn in 1968 and her parents. Joan is survived by her loving...


LEPPKY, Justina 1933 – 2013

Justina Leppky,of Vulcan, formerly of Nipawin, SK, passed on to her eternal home on January 25, 2013 at the Vulcan Community Health Center the age of 79 years. She was surrounded by her loving family. Cherishing her memory is Peter, her loving husband of 61years , her 3 children, daughters Caroline (Jim) Fry and Connie(Wayne) Dickman, son Clinton, her 6 grandchildren, Jason (Michelle) Fry and their family Lucas and Abigail, Jaret Fry and his son Taten, Jesse (Kelly) Fry and their family Gabrielle, Milla and Eli, Josh Fry, Deanne Leppky, Angie (Martin) Fehr and their family Anya, Asher and Levi. She is also survived by 10 brothers and 4 sisters, 44 nieces and nephews and 58 great nieces and...


ZILKE, Mary 1931 – 2013

Mary OVALMary (McLean) Zilke, beloved wife of the late Ed Zilke of Vulcan, passed away at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the age of 81 years. She...


BEXTE, Hubert Anton 1940 – 2013

Hubert Anton Bexte born Jan 29, 1940 and passed away Jan 16, 2013 in Vulcan with his family near him. He is fondly remembered by his wife, Nadine and his children David (Lorelei), Cody (Lisa), and Mardi (Murray) and 9 grandchildren, Erica, Kyle, Julia, Keean, Devon, Colin, Tracey, William and Annalise, his “rental son” Claus (Carrie) Sandhack and his faithful four-legged friend Patch. He is also survived by his siblings Adolph (Dorothy), Clem, Sylvia, and Reno (Lydia) and in-laws Charlotte Bexte, Edna Bexte , Monica Huculak, Linda Barnes and Gerald Armey and all his numerous...


GOOCH, Laura Jane 1924 – 2013

Laura Jane (Williams) Gooch, of Okotoks, formerly of Arrowwood, passed away January 2, 2013 at High River Hospital at the age of 88 years. Laura Jane, daughter of John and Oral Williams, was born on May 3, 1924 in Cove, Oregon. She moved to the Arrowwood area with her parents and two brothers, Jack and Dale, in 1928 where they made their home and started farming 5 miles SE of Arrowwood. They were also avid gardeners and Laura Jane often spoke of her mother’s huge garden. Jack, Dale and Laura Jane all belonged to the Jr. U.F.A. and enjoyed many Saturday night dances in the old U.F.A. Hall on Main Street. She would reminisce about traveling by horse and sleigh, skiing down Little Axe Hill...


MARONDA, Ronald Frank 1942 – 2012

Maronda, Ronald Frank, formerly of Lomond, passed away December 1, 2012 at the Fort Macleod Health Centre at the age of 70 years. Beloved brother of Darrell (Joyce) Maronda, sister Donna (Jim) Teasdale and three nieces. Ron will be laid to rest at Archmount Cemetery, Lethbridge, surrounded by his family, at a later date. Tributes in Ron’s memory can be made to the Lomond Bethany Lutheran Church, Box 238, Lomond, AB, T0L 1G0. Arrangements in care of Vulcan Funeral Home. Telephone 1-403-485-2633. E-mail condolences through www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca.

HARTUNG, Vera Esther 1931 – 2012

Vera Esther Hartung (Maetche), age 81 of Calgary, passed away with family by her side November 27, 2012 at the Prince of Peace Manor, Calgary, Alberta. Funeral service Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 10:30 am at the Vulcan Cultural Recreation Centre (504 – 4 Ave. South, Vulcan, AB) with Dr. Henry Schorr officiating. Private family Interment at Vulcan Cemetery with Pastor Peter Campbell officiating. Vera was born in the locality of Mayton, near Torrington, Alberta to Fredrick and Emma Maetche on March 28, 1931. She attended school both in Torrington and Calgary. She met Emil Hartung while he was visiting Hillcrest Bible College, Medicine Hat, where Vera was a student. They were married...


CROSBY, Patricia Anne 1931 – 2012

Patricia Crosby of Vulcan, passed away suddenly on November 23, 2012 at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary at the age of 81 years. Memorial service Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 1 pm at the Vulcan United Church with Sue MacDonald, D.M. officiating. Private family inurnment Vulcan Cemetery Columbarium. Tributes in Pat’s memory can be made to the Vulcan Municipal Library, Box 1120, Vulcan, AB T0L 2B0. Arrangements in care of Vulcan Funeral Home. Telephone 1-403-485-2633. E-mail condolences through www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca.

HOWERTON, Nora Gladys 1930 – 2012

Nora (Reid) Howerton of Vulcan, passed away on November 23, 2012 at Vulcan Community Health Center at the age of 82 years. Nora is survived by her son Paul (Charlotte) Wald of Vulcan, granddaughter Melissa (Darren) Williams of Strathmore, grandson Preston (Kaillie) Wald of Medicine Hat, great-grandchildren Thomas, Danica and Michaela Williams, Drayton and Reid Wald, a sister Frances Hagg and numerous nieces and nephews. Nora was predeceased by her parents Alex and May Reid, husband Dahl Howerton,and brother-in-law Jiggs Hagg. Funeral service Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 1:30 pm at the Vulcan Legion Hall with Sue MacDonald, D.M. officiating. Casket bearers were Roy Elmer, Jim Patterson,...