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HILLESTAD, Roger: Roger Carl Hillestad (Ebon Hill Angus) passed peacefully on Sunday, July 31, 2022, surrounded by his devoted family. Sincere condolences to Jo, Cara & Lana & families. Ebon Hill was recognized as a CAA 50 Year Member in 2013; named Alberta Angus Association as Purebred Breeder of the Year on two occasions as well as an Alberta Hall of Fame Breed Builder (AAA story). A Celebration of Life will be held in the spring after the 2023 calf crop hits the ground, announcement HERE.

GOOD, Brian: Brian Good, lifelong resident of the Red Deer area passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 in Red Deer, AB at the age of 68 years. Condolences to Lynanne & family, Canada's "Mr. Angus" & his knowledge of the beef industry will be missed; he was certainly raised right, thanks Dot & Glenn. Service Aug. 4 in Red Deer, announcement HERE.

PRESTAGE, Bob: Robert Abraham Prestage of Camrose, AB, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2022 at the age of 85 years - sincere condolences to Margaret & family (Arklow / Wicklow Angus). An extraordinary presence, Bob was inducted into both the Alberta and Canadian Agriculture Halls of Fame, as well as the Alberta Angus Hall of Fame in 2007 as a Breed Builder. (Hall of Fame links: Alberta; Canadian). Service May 4, Camrose, AB - announcement & tributes HERE.

SPADY, Margaret: Margaret D. Spady was born to Johannah and Emil Kirschman on October 17, 1941. She left us on March 25, 2022. Condolences to Tom & family at Rivercrest, Valleyemere & River Valley Angus & beyond. Celebration of life April 1st in the United Church in Castor, AB. Announcement & condolences HERE.

HAMILTON, Grace: Condolences to the extended Hamilton family on the passing of 'Grandma Grace' on March 15, 2022 at the age of 96. A celebration of her life will be held at the Belvin Angus Farm on April 14. Announcement & condolences HERE.

MONEO, Barbara: It is with profound sadness the family announces the passing of Barbara Moneo on January 29, 2022, at age 75. A celebration of Barb's life February 5 at Peak Dot Ranch, Wood Mountain, SK. Announcement & condolences HERE.

TAYLOR. Fredrick: Fred Taylor (Taylor Made Research) of High River, AB sadly passed away on Christmas Day 2021 at the age of 69 years. Many in the cattle industry owe their carcass knowledge due to Fred's enthusiastic ability to pass on his expertise. We will miss his wry humour & incomparable prime rib. Sincere condolences to Connie & family. Private family service, announcement & condolences HERE.

WENSTOB, Norman: Norman Wenstob (Section One Angus) passed away November 28, 2021 at the age of 74. Raised on the family farm, where he resided for more than 70 years, north of Strome, AB he devoted his life to agriculture and had a special place in his heart for raising purebred Angus cattle. Announcement & condolences HERE.

BUTTIMER, George: George William Buttimer of Red Deer, Alberta, formerly of Edberg, passed away peacefully with his wife Val by his side on June 8, 2021 at the age of 59. George served as past president of the Alberta Angus Association - and Val was Alberta Secretary for many years - familiar, friendly faces at Angus events both before and after the Clonabreem Angus Dispersal in 2008. Clonabreem was recognized as a 50 Year Award recipient by Canadian Angus in 2003. Announcement & condolences HERE.

GROENEVELD, Charles: Chuck Groeneveld, of Calgary, AB, passed away on October 30, 2020 at the age of 83 years. He was a tireless advocate for the beef industry and spent many years as barn boss for events at the Calgary Stampede. Announcement HERE.

OLASON (BROWARNY), Corbin: Condolences to Allan Browarny & family on the loss of son Corbin on Oct. 21, 2020 at the age of 21 years. Celebration of life Oct. 30 in Calgary. Announcement HERE.

LEWIS: Jack: It is with great sadness that the family of John William Royal Lewis announce the passing of Jack (Lewis Farms) on Saturday May 16, 2020 at the age of 88. A private family service will be held with Celebration of Life to follow after harvest, announcement HERE.

FRETZ, Murray: Murray G. Fretz passed away April 15, 2020 at the age of 88. He had a remarkable journey and long career in the livestock industry spanning over seven decades; including Secretary-Manager of the Ontario Angus Association, General Manager of the CAA and General Manager of the Aberdeen Angus Journal. Read the tribute HERE.

PRICHARD, Gordon: Gord Prichard of Kelowna, BC passed away April 13, 2020. Born in 1923 in Camrose, AB he moved to Millarville & later BC - his life encompassed careers in dairy farming, as a realtor, and Aberdeen Angus purebred breeder for the rest of his farming life (Spruce Ridge Farms; Glenrose Ranches). Gord's Dad Sam was one of the first breeders of Angus in Alberta in 1916. Gord was perhaps best known for his astute purchase & use of "Canadian Revolution" Harrogate Revolution 2nd - 321664-. Notice HERE, service in Millarville at a later date.

COPELAND, Joseph "Glenn": Glenn passed away peacefully at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, ON, on Friday, February 28, 2020 at the age of 84. A well-respected Aberdeen Angus cattle breeder, he served as President of both the Ontario and Canadian Angus Associations. Service March 4 in Collingwood, ON. Notice HERE.

FOX, Lyal Peter Sr.: Condolences to the family of Lyal Fox Sr. who passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at the age of 78 years. Due to Lyal's deep roots in the Lloydminster, SK community and his strong connection with the area of Ste Rose du Lac and Dauphin, MB, where he spent the last 21 years of his life, there will be two funeral services - March 4 in Dauphin and March 14 in Lloydminster. Notice HERE.

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