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Obituary – Brian Pitcairn

The Slave Lake Regional Library Board will greatly miss the presence of recently deceased, long time board member Brian Pitcairn. Brian will be remembered fondly by the board for his dedication to and support of the library. Brian could always…
Obituary – Walter Gambler

1941 – August 28, 2020Mr. Walter Jean Baptist Gambler of Calling Lake, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, August 28, 2020 at the age of 78 years.Walter was predeceased by his loving wife Edna, parents; Francis and Mable, nephew…
Obituary – Richard E. (Rick) Kuhberg

March 19, 1945 – August 18, 2020 14 brothers and sisters.Fondly remembered by the long term care staff and the manyfriends he made in his 30 years of sobriety.There will be a Celebration of Life held at the Widewater Grounds…
Late M.D. councillor and pilot was woven into the north

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Last week, M.D. of Lesser Slave River Councillor Brian Rosche died. At 68, he just retired from a long career in Slave Lake aviation. “He, Brian, was truly weaved into the fabric of the north,” says friend…
Obituary – Benjamin Robert Cope

August 25, 1994 – July 31, 2020 It is with great sadness we announce Ben’s sudden passing on July 31, 2020.Ben is survived by his loving family: parents Ian & Elaine; brothers Michael and James; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and…
Obituary – Walter Spilak

Born March 12th, 1940 ~  left us peacefully on February 19th, 2017Walter is survived by his wife Judy, sons Brad wife Diana and Darrin wife Janelle. Grandchildren Jordynn, Dylan, Kyani & HoldenGreat Grandchild AddieService will be held at Vanderwell Place March…
Obituary – Larocque, Faye-Ann

Passed: January 17, 2017Faye-Ann Larocque On January 17, 2017, Mrs. Faye-Ann Larocque of Slave Lake, formerly of Lafond, passed away at the age of 43 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 7 years, Dave; loving parents, Nick…
Obituary – Shivak, Dennis

Passed: January 12, 2017Dennis Shivak On January 12, 2017, Dennis passed away at the age of 61. He will be lovingly remembered by his son, Ivan (Linda); grandchildren, Devin Shivak and Laila McGill; two great-grandchildren; siblings, Richard, Marcel (Arlis), Carol…
Obituary – McCotter, Richard John

Passed: December 06, 2016McCOTTER, Richard John “Rick” On Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Mr. Rick McCotter of Flatbush, AB passed away at the age of 69 years. Rick is survived by his loving wife, Joanne, of 50 years; two sons: Wade…
Obituary – Labby, Gary James

Born: November 10, 1946Passed: December 24, 2016Garry James Labby Born November 10,1946 lost his battle to cancer and joined the angels Dec 24, 2016. God saw you getting tired. When a cure was not to be, He closed his arms…
Obituary – David Borzel

March 29, 1951-January 26, 2016 He leaves to mourn him his son Paul (Sandra), daughter Deanna (Blair), his girlfriend Jennifer and numerous family and friends. The date of his Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.
Obituary – Hastie, Andrew Glenn

Born: March 06, 1995Passed: July 27, 2015Andrew is survived and loved by his parents Mary and Scott, his sister Shannon, brother Jeff, grandparents Iris and Albert Swidinski and Betty Wilson, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Andy had…
Obituary – Hunt, Marvin Lloyd

Born: April 28, 1931Passed: July 22, 2015Marvin Lloyd Hunt was born April 28th 1931 and passed away July 22, 2015. He was the youngest son of Harry and Glennie Hunt. Predeceased by his parents and In-laws Ernest and Louise Roe,…
Obituary – Strebsky, Tomas

Passed: June 30, 2015Tomas Strebsky of Smith, Alberta passed away Tuesday June 30th, 2015 at the age of 54 years. There will be a Memorial Service on Wednesday Juny 8th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Westlock Memorial Hall. Westlock…
Obituary – Delaney-Courtorielle, Jean

Passed: June 06, 2015It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Jean Delaney-Courtorielle June 6, 2015 in Slave Lake Alberta. Jean was predeceased by her Brother -William (Bill) Fraser, her Mother- Joyce Fraser, and her Father- Peter Fraser.…
Obituary – Hansen, Ronald Fredrick

Passed: May 29, 2015Long time resident of Slave Lake, Ronald Frederick Hansen, passed away at the age of 69. He will be greatly missed not only by his family, but many people in our community. Ron moved from Genesee to…