Gone but not forgotten
CREECH, Barney: on April 20, 2013 at Lloydminster. Barney was a past president of the CAA. Service held April 26. Notice HERE.
FRAZER, Roberta May: on Feb. 19 at Lafleche, SK. Condolences to the family at Six Mile. Service notice HERE.
JENSEN, Robert W: Long-time Angus breeder and promoter Bob Jensen who operated Prosperity Stock Farm, Ferintosh, AB on Jan. 12/13 at age 87. He was predeceased by his wife Phyllis in 2008. Memorial service notice HERE.
JAHNKE, Neil: Former President of the Canadian Cattlemen's Association, Agribition Director and inductee into the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame died suddenly on Nov. 26/12 at age 70. Details to be announced. News story HERE. Funeral notice HERE.
MUTCH, Frank: Long time Prince Edward Island Angus Breeder Frank Mutch passed away Nov. 12, 2012 at the age of 80. Frank was inducted into the Atlantic Agriculture Hall of Fame in 1991. The Mutch Family from Ernscliffe, PE received their 50 year CAA pin in 2011. Read the obituary and honours received on the PEI Angus website.
COPELAND, Timothy Glenn: The family of Timothy Glenn Copeland, son of Glenn Copeland and the late Shirley, regret to report his passing of pancreatic cancer on Oct. 18/12 at 51 years of age. In the 1980's, Tim was the owner of the Timco Angus herd and a member of the Ontario Junior Angus Association and the Canadian Angus Association. Tim loved showing and participating in Angus activities. His father Glenn was manager for Tweedhill Farm, Terra Cotta, ON. A celebration of his life Oct. 24th in Collingwood, ON. Funeral notice HERE.
VARGO, Bobby A: Sept. 22/12 at the age of 27 years in a tragic car accident. Son of Glen & Lynn Vargo of Kipling, SK, Bobby showed at many Junior Hereford Bonanzas and Angus Showdowns. Read the obituary
MOWBRAY, Willa: Sept. 3/12 at the age of 86. Willa was the faithful wife of Jimmy Mowbray, farm manager at Windfields Farm at Oshawa ON. Owned by industrialist, E.P. Taylor, they had an outstanding herd of Angus cattle, as well as some pretty decent Thoroughbred horses, including the famed Northern Dancer . . . illustrious race winner and sire of sires. Notice HERE.
NOAD, Fred: We were sad to hear of the passing of Freeway Angus founder Fred Noad of Alix, AB, husband of Maxine. Services July 31 in Alix. Funeral notice HERE.
LEAVITT, Ryan: Condolences to Eric & Sid Leavitt & Family of Coyote Lake Cattle Co. (& Coyote Publishing) on the sudden loss of son Ryan July 4, 2012.
PRYLOR, Bill: William Frank Pryor, 72, of Centreville, NB, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at his residence after fighting a battle with ALS. Read the obituary.
BOAKE, Edith: Condolences on the passing of Edith Boake (Alta Cedar Shorthorns) on May 13 , 2012 at the age of 87. She is survived by husband Bill, son John & Millie Slezina & their family, Peter (Christine) & Rosslynn. Funeral services were held May 17. Read the obituary.
HORTON, Margaret (Peggy): Condolences to Bob Horton & Family on the passing of wife Peggy on April 9/12 after a battle with cancer. Bob was a familiar face to many as part of the crew at Mountain View Farms, Swan River, MB for many years. Funeral notice HERE.
LEMAIRE, Shauna Rose (nee Palmer): Condolences to Jim & Rose Palmer & Family of Delacour, AB on the passing of daughter Shauna on April 2/12. Calgary Herald obituary HERE.
SCOTT: William Alexander "Bill". Bill was a "master" at growing and grooming market steers, and won many prizes at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto in live and carcass steers. Read the obituary.
KOHLER: Condolences to Chris Kohler and Bruce Stewart & family of Russell, MB on the passing of Chris' mother Lorraine Kohler on Dec. 30.
FOX, Jay: Sincere condolences to the entire Fox family on the sudden passing Dec. 23 of Jay Fox of Eddystone, MB in a tragic farming accident so close to Christmas. A former president of the Manitoba Beef Producers, Jay, wife Angela and family were also winners of the Manitoba Outstanding Young Farmer Award. Read the obituary :: Read the news article.
CAREY, Florence: Condolences to the Brent Carey family and the rest of the Carey family on the passing of mother Florence Patricia Marie on Sept. 16. Funeral notice HERE.
BAILEY, Ross: Ontario Angus director, breeder and promoter Ross Bailey of Port Perry passed away suddenly on Sept. 11 after spending the day doing what he loved - attending a cattle event and visiting with friends. Read the obituary.
BROWARNY, Walt: Sincere condolences to Marie, Allan, Shannon & families on the passing of legendary photographer Walt on Aug. 24 after a courageous battle with cancer. Walt devoted more than forty years specializing in livestock photography, doing more to promote the subject of purebred beef cattle than any other artist in the history of the genre. Watch the "I am Angus" video on Walt HERE.
Sincere condolences to the Cooper family of Saskatchewan on the sudden loss of Wade and Cam Cooper in a tragic plane accident on June 30 after a fishing trip. Three others also died in the crash, Danny Mantyka, Max Clunie and the pilot Andre Gagnon. Wade Cooper was the manager of Heartland Livestock, Prince Albert and the pair were brothers to well-know rodeo clown Ash (Crash) Cooper. Double funeral service July 8 in Unity, SK.
HALSTEAD, Keith: Condolences to the family of Keith Halstead of Carbon, AB, who passed away June 29. Keith was a familiar and friendly face at many auction marts and bull sales across Alberta and Saskatchewan. Service July 13 in Carbon - read the obituary.
BROWN, Andrew: Andrew Gibson Brown of Lethbridge passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at the age of 98 years. Andy was an avid Angus promoter, respected cattle judge and operated Brown's Meat Market. He was inducted into the Lethbridge & District Exhibition Association Hall of Fame in 1990. Services June 28 - read the obituary.
Condolences to Lee & Laura Brown of LLB Angus along with their entire family on the passing of Laura's father, Harlan Turville on May 5.
Condolences to Brian and Lynanne Good on the tragic accidental death of Lynanne's younger brother in a work place incident in Fox Creek, AB on April 30.
HAGGERTY, Torey: Condolences to the family of Torey Haggerty, 23, of Hamiota, MB who was tragically killed in an auto accident on icy roads in Manitoba on May 1. Torey was a familiar face in Angus circles working with the Mountain View Farms show and sale crew over the past few years. His calm manner, sense of humour and expertise will be missed. Services at 2 pm on May 7 at the Oak River Arena, Oak River, MB.
GLASMAN, Larry: Larry Glasman, of the famed Black Eagle Farms, Russell, MB, passed away March 3, 2011. Black Eagle was operated by C.E. Glasman and Sons, Larry and Marshall (father of Miles) and was a strong Angus force in Mantoba during the 50's 60's & 70's, showing across Canada and in Denver. In 1969 they exhibited Boniagra Ankonian 306122 known as 'Northern Giant' at the Chicago International, standing second to 'Great Northern'.
Zenchyshyn, Boris: Condolences to Scott & Orycia Anderson & family of Mountain View Farms, Swan River, MB on the passing of Orycia's father Boris on Feb. 26, 2011. Services March 8-9.
CONWAY: Condolences to the family of former Canadian Director and well-known Red Angus breeder Don Conway of Eckville, AB, who passed away Feb. 17, 2011. The Red Eagle Acres prefix is recognized around the world - read the obituary
LATIMER: Our heartfelt condolences to the family and extended families of Louis Latimer, of Olds, AB who passed away Dec. 21, 2010. Louis was born in 1923 and he and his wife Jean recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Family was always a priority for Louis and breeding great cattle was his passion - read the obituary
SMITH: Condolences to the family of Allen Smith of Mankota, who passed away on November 9, 2010 at the age of 65 years. He is survived by his three children, daughter Nikki (Steven) Henderson, grandson Arlen, son Clint (Suzanne) Smith (Breed Creek Angus), grandsons Eric & Luc, daughter Naomi (Travis) Greenwood, granddaughter Laramie - read the obituary.
SERA: Alex Sera, owner of Coalbridge Farms located at Coaldale, AB passed away Oct. 28, 2010 in Lethbridge. In the 1970's the Coalbridge prefix enjoyed great success across North America, especially with progeny of Marshall of Southolm 54W, a 1967 purchase at the Lethbridge Bull Sale from Southolm Angus. A son, Coalbridge Marshall 15th, topped the Cross-Country Sale in 1970 and was a sire of the year award winner on several occasions. He later sold the family farm and pursued a career in real estate until his reitrement. Services Nov. 4 in Lethbridge - read the obituary.
LONGSHORE: The Angus community was saddened to hear Sandy Longshore of Bar-E-L Angus, Byemoor, AB, passed away Sept. 15, 2010. Services were held Sept. 21 in Byemoor. Read the obituary.
PEAKER: Condolences to the family of Jack Peaker, former General Manager of the Canadian Angus Association. Services held Sept. 10, 2010 in Guelph - read the obituary.
TURNER: Well known and liked Angus icon Dick Turner of Lethbridge, AB passed away July 21, 2010 at the age of 80 years. Funeral home announcement HERE. Memorial service held Aug. 5, in Lethbridge. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society (details in the announcement). The Canadian Angus Foundation has also established a Dick Turner Scholarship fund in his memory, with details on the CAA website.
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