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Marie Rose Alma Lorraine Berglund (nee Bilodeau)

November 18, 1939 – July 1, 2017

 

In loving remembrance of Lorraine, her laughter, generosity and family spirit will be held by her children, Elaine (Elgar), Allen (Mary), Mandy (Jane), Michelle and Monique; her mother in-law, Madeline Berglund; grandchildren, Cody, Nigel, Simon (Brittney), Haley (Derrick), Magdelaine (Gavin), Christopher (Michelle), Sophia, Ruegan and Loren; great grandchildren, Isabella, Gavin, Alexis, Felix, Maeve, Edixon, Hudson; and her loving siblings, extended family members and dear friends. Lorraine was predeceased by her husband, Melvin; her son, Kelly; and her grandson, Matthew. Lorraine was the first of Armand and Gertrude (nee Chalifoux) Bilodeau's seven children.

The family lived in Beaumont until Lorraine was seven. When the French-speaking family moved to Edmonton she did not speak a word of English. She quickly learned.

As a young woman she was always up for an adventure and a laugh, loving trips to the lake and family gatherings and taking care of children. She met Mel when she was 12. They married in 1958, after she turned 18.

Together with their six children, and anyone else who showed up, they had a rich and varied life, raising a family while in Edmonton, farming in Morinville, facilitating a group home in Westlock, and trucking around North America. Her resourcefulness and ability to handle any task that presented itself was something that she perhaps didn't recognize as remarkable in herself. Using her talents of cooking, crocheting, sewing, bookkeeping, babysitting, knowledge of astrology and truck driving, she stepped side by side with Mel through thick and thin until his passing in 2013.

She was devoted to her family and she always had open arms and a special gift for making every person feel warm, welcomed and special, like one of the family. You couldn't go anywhere without her sharing her ready smile and striking up a conversation with the person next to her. She was a wealth of information about the family and kept loving track of every family member, which is no small feat in a family the size of hers.

The many blankets she crocheted are embracing family and friends around the world. Her ‘favorite thing' were her each of her precious grand and great grandchildren She would talk about them and go through photos of them for hours.

 

 

Louella Jean Hines

January 25, 1960 ~ June 30, 2017

With deep sadness we announce that Louella has passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 57 years. Louella is survived by her husband, Stephen Hines; her daughter, Renee (Stephen) Isley; step-daughter, Nikka Hines; brothers, Lawrence Dyck, Raymond (Naomi Quevillon) Dyck, Richard Dyck and Adrian (Alisha Stevenson) Dyck; several special nieces and nephews, Trevor, Ryan, and Ashley to name a few; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family, and friends. Louella was predeceased by her father, Eric Jacob Dyck of Glenbush, SK; mother, Evelyn Maureen Larsen (nee Sawyer) of Armley, SK; and her younger brother, Eugene Lloyd Dyck of Wabamun, AB.

Louella was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on January 25, 1960, at the Saskatoon City Hospital. She lived in Saskatoon for several years before her family moved to an acreage in Clavet, SK. Upon her parent's separation Louella moved with her father to Stony Plain, AB.

Years later she came back to Saskatoon where she met her 1st husband Hubert Georget and had her one and only child Renee, Hubert and Louella divorced in 1991. Louella met Bob Rayner, they married in 1994, together they moved to Red Deer, AB, and started a new life together. Louella and Bob later divorced and she moved to Edmonton in 2002, where she met Stephen Hines in 2005.

Louella and Stephen moved to Stony Plain in 2006 and married in 2015. Louella easily made new friends wherever she went and kept old friends all the way back to childhood. She had a bubbly easy going nature, a heart of gold, a genuine smile, and a contagious laugh.

Louella loved to play games on her iPad, and catching up on Facebook. She liked to be outside in the sun, visiting with friends, traveling to hot destinations, enjoyed camping, and spoiling her little baby (Shih Tzu) Bailey rotten!! Louella will be sorely missed by her extended family and her very many friends in many places.

Cremation has taken place as per Louella's wishes.

Hazel Patricia Fowler (nee House)

July 22, 1948 ~ May 31, 2017

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Hazel Fowler on May 31, 2017 at 68 years of age. Hazel will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Arnold Fowler; daughters, Sherry Fowler, Wendy (Peter) Locke, Sandi (Kevin Tharp) Fowler, and Shannon (Andre Picard) Fowler; grandchildren, Breanne Fowler, Kelsie Spurvey, Shelby Fowler, and Austin Locke; brothers, Allan (Karen Jensen) House, Gerald (Verle) House, and Randall House; sisters, Joanne (Brian) Fraser, Brenda Lane, Cindy Wenz and Naomi Michek; as well as numerous extended family and friends. Hazel is predeceased by her parents, Alfred and Hilda House; grandson, Evan Fowler; and brothers, Charles House and Dale House.

 

 

Marni Lynne Neveu

May 24, 1972 ~ May 31, 2017

Marni is lovingly remembered by her mother, Brenda; her children, Matthew, Chelsi, and Dylan; sisters, Lori, Cheryl, and Cara; brother, Jamie; grandparents, Kent and Rosalie Law; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends. Also left to mourn her passing is her significant other of many years, Lance Redmon. Marni was predeceased by her father, Armand (Bisco) Neveu; and Dylan's father, David Mah.

 

 


Brian Joseph Paruk

May 8, 1952 ~ April 6, 2017

The family sadly announces the passing of Brian on April 6, 2017 at the age of 64 years. He is survived by his mother, Olga Paruk (nee Stefura); son, David (Kathrin); daughter, Regan (Patrick); five grandchildren, Michaela, Madison, Ethan, Evan, and Ryland; two brothers, Dale (Nayda), and Jeffrey (Nancy); as well as extended family and friends.

 

 

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