Donalda mourns two longtime residents

.

Donalda Diary

Donalda has lost two longtime residents in the past week. Though they have not lived in the village for years, they were still considered part of our community.

Our sympathy is extended to the Matheson family, who mourn the loss of Ruth. Ruth had lived in Edmonton in recent years. A memorial service was held for Ruth last Wednesday at the Donalda Cemetery.

Sympathy also goes to the Marcel Blouin family. A memorial service was held for Marcel at the Donalda Community Hall on Friday. Marcel had been residing in the Stettler Extended Care facility.

The community of Donalda is busy working on its centennial, which will happen June 30, 2012. Anyone wishing to provide ideas or expertise in event planning can attend the next meeting Sept. 27 at the Drop-in Centre. Your input is appreciated.

Birthday wishes go out to Katie Carlow, Loverna Dahl, Sheldon Donald, Joshua Martz, Sheryl Van Haga, Amber Standage, Janine Dalueg, Janet Bergstrom, Jared Berry, Trena Helfer-Thomas, Ava Leigh Lovelace, Kasen AnneMarie Smith, Nolan Shepherd, Paul McKay, Ward Salmon, Carl Nordahl, Kirby Cassidy, Ryan McMurray and anyone else celebrating a birthday this week.

Just Posted

Let the Games begin!

Team Alberta takes home gold and silver in speed skating on day one

WATCH: Historic night in Red Deer as 2019 Canada Winter Games kicks off

Star-studded Opening Ceremony features athletes from across Canada

Athletes’ medals unveiled at the official kick-off of 2019 Canada Winter Games

Medals depict Central Alberta landscape and pay tribute to First Nations

WATCH: Canada Winter Games are finally here

Final leg of torch relay kicked off at Fort Normandeau

Furever Ours dance coming to Botha

Tickets still left for “Furever Ours” dine and dance

Trudeau’s principal secretary, Gerald Butts, resigns amid SNC-Lavalin furor

Butts categorically denies the accusation that he or anyone else in the PMO improperly pressured former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls for public inquiry over SNC-Lavalin questions

Vancouver member of Parliament Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned from cabinet last week

Body found after apparent house explosion in Calgary, police investigating

Sgt. Dwayne Lepchuk declined to say whose remains were found

Canadian airlines waiting for guidance from Ottawa over X gender option

Major U.S. airlines said they will change their process so passengers can identify themselves along non-binary lines

Deported B.C. man who came to Canada as a baby granted chance at return

Len Van Heest was deported to the Netherlands in 2017

Sex abuse survivors to meet with Vatican summit organizers

Pope Francis has urged participants to meet with abuse victims before they came to Rome

Ex-FBI official: ‘Crime may have been committed’ by Trump

Andrew McCabe said FBI had good reason to open a counterintelligence investigation into whether Trump was in league with Russia

Most Read