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Obituary – Katherine Strebchuk

Katherine Strebchuk passed away peacefully early in the morning of Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. She would have been 95 years old on Sept. 5. Katherine will be remembered and sadly missed by her children: Willard Strebchuk [Elizabeth], Laurence Strebchuk [Juanita],…
Obituary – Gerda Krohn

On Sept. 7, 2020, Gerda Krohn, of High Prairie, passed away at the age of 79 years. She was born in Germany in 1940, and emigrated to Canada in 1982. She lived in the Rocky Mountain House area until 1990…
Obituary – Ethel Helma Kuefler

With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Ethel Helma Kuefler [nee Sjorlund], our loving and devoted mother and friend to all whose lives she touched. She died on July 28, 2020, at 94 years old, in High Prairie, after…
Obituary – Madeleine Marie [née Brochu] Hébert

Madeleine Marie [née Brochu] Hébert was a long-time resident of Guy, High Prairie, McLennan, and Grande Prairie, with the last residence at the J.B. Wood Continuing Care in High Prairie. She passed away on Aug. 7, 2020 at the High…
Obituary – Leonard Milbert Burback

The family of Leonard Milbert Burback sadly announces his passing on Aug. 16, 2020, at the age of 89 years. At the time of his passing, he was a resident at the J.B. Wood Continuing Care Centre in High Prairie.…
Obituary – Lorraine D. Jaeger

Lorraine D. Jaeger passed away peacefully August 5, 2020 at the age of 75 years. She will be remembered and sadly missed by her loving husband James Jaeger; children Cynthia Frenette (Donald), Martin Jaeger (Susan Jubien), and Nina Sawan (Duane);…
Obituary – Maurice Joseph Duchesneau

On April 3, 2020, Maurice passed away at the age of 56 years in Slave Lake, Alberta. Maurice battled a long fight with Thymoma cancer and said in the last days of his life “I want this to be done;…
Obituary – Gayso Matula

Gayso Matula, was born the youngest child of Jan (John) and Anna Matula on December 28, 1924, in Liptovska Osada, a village in Czechoslovakia (now the Slovak Republic). Times were tough in the late 1920s and early 30s as work…
Obituary – Jessica [Jessie] Kirbach

Former High Prairie area resident, Jessica [Jessie] Jane Kirbach peacefully passed into eternal everlasting July 2, 2020 with family beside her. She was born on Jan. 6, 1923 in Mission City, B.C., to Annie [Borgert] and Fred Fisher. When living…
Obituary – Kevin Richard Boulanger

Kevin Richard Boulanger, of High Prairie, passed away suddenly on June 19, 2020 in High Prairie at the age of 23 years. Kevin was born on April 08, 1997 weighing 8 lbs, 14 ounces and was the youngest of our…
Former councillor Holmberg dies

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Former Town of High Prairie councillor Brian Holmberg has died.Long-time friend Barry Sharkawi passed along the news of Holmberg’s death on Saturday, July 4.Holmberg served the public his entire life, mainly in the hotel service industry…
Obituary – Don Lorencz

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Don Lorencz on June 5, 2020, at the age of 73 years in West Kelowna, B.C. Don passed away quietly with his wife at his side. Don was survived…
Obituary – Irene Carlson

It is with heavy hearts, that we announce the passing of Irene Carlson, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, neighbour, and friend, on May 25, 2020 at the J.B. Wood Continuing Care Facility in High Prairie at the age of 81…
Obituary – Gerald Abe Doerksen

On Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Gerald Abe Doerksen, of Kinuso, passed away at the age of 84 years. He will be forever remembered by: his wife of 58 years, Dianne; his son, Dean; his daughter, Tracy; his six grandchildren, Amanda…
Obituary – Elizabeth Anne Reade

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elizabeth Anne Reade on May 1, 2020, at the age of 80 years. Beth was born on Nov. 24, 1939 in the High Prairie Hospital to Tom and Edith…