FRERE, Pete

May 12, 1926 - September 23, 2016 - It is with great sadness that the family of Pete Frere announces his passing on September 23 at the age of 90. Pete will be fondly remembered by his sons Roger (Donna), Pokey (Cara), Mish (Fran), his daughters Paulette (Blair), Elaine (Alan), Rinky (Norman), son-in-law Bruce Pennock as well as 20 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by his brother Lou and sister Theresa. Pete was predeceased by Helen, his wife of 41 years, his so

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KOPJAR, Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin Kopjar passed away peacefully at Three Hills, AB on September 4, 2016 at the age of 89. Andy was the third child in a family of six, born February 13, 1927 on his great-grandfather’s homestead near Bounty, Saskatchewan. When he was two, his family returned to Czechoslovakia, where they lived for four years before coming back to Canada. Andy grew up on the farm in Saskatchewan and attended Bonnie Doon School. In 1943, his family moved to Ghost Pine and Andy stayed behind to f

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WEISENBURGER, Fred

March 19, 1919 - September 4, 2016 - Fred passed away peacefully September 4, 2016 at the age of 97 at Bethany Collegeside, Red Deer with his wife and soul mate Ruth and son Earle by his side. Born at Youngstown, AB to Daniel and Elizabeth Weisenburger, he was the 2nd youngest in a family of seven: Adam, Otto, Emil, Eli, Alma, Fred and Irene. In 1923, at the tender age of four, Fred experienced the true covered-wagon experience. Full of pioneer spirit, the Weisenburger family moved from Youngst

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WALKER, Jerry

1953 - 2016 - Mr. Jerry Dale Walker passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on Monday, August 29, 2016 at the age of 63 years. Jerry was born on May 5, 1953 to Wes & Bertha Walker, a little brother for Archie and Doug. Jerry grew up on the farm west of Trochu and went to school grades 1-12 at Trochu. After high school he went to SAIT in Calgary and took one year of power engineering that was not to be, Jerry then got a job at Guards Implements in 1972 where he apprenticed to be a Heav

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