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SHYMANSKI, William George (Bill)

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SHYMANSKI, William George (Bill)
  February 4, 1951 – September 13, 2010


We are saddened to announce the unexpected passing of William (Bill) Shymanski, husband to Dianne, father to daughters: Carrie and Greg Sine, Lorelee Shymanski, Tracy and Duncan Keith; Papa to Evan and Brady Sine, Adam and Matthew Shymanski, Jackson and Brooklyn Keith. Bill will be remembered for his love of the outdoors. Favorite memories of camping trips, backyard water fights and fishing stories with grandchildren and good friends. Courtney – Winters Funeral Chapel entrusted with the arrangements 403-823-2666.   

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RAUCH, Colleen Lenore

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RAUCH, Colleen Lenore
(nee Luyendyk)
October 10, 1959 - September 8, 2010


Colleen Rauch of Delia, Alberta, beloved wife of John, mother of Tim, Daniel and David Rauch, went to be with her Lord and Saviour suddenly on September 8, 2010. She is survived by her parents Roy and Jean Luyendyk, numerous siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.  On John’s side she is survived by John’s brother Herman (Lorna) and their three children: Chris (Natasha, Tristan & Emily) Jennifer (Andrew & Jayme) Amanda (Vaughn& Brianna). Colleen will be remembered for her kind and loving spirit. She treasured her family and friends, loved to sing and share her knowledge with her students.  She was raised and attended school in Cremona, Alberta. She continued her education and received her Degrees in Education and Arts. She continued her teaching career while raising her family.  She loved the farm life, animals, and always thought it would have been great to be a pioneer.  Colleen had a strong faith in her Lord and committed her life to serving Him. She loved to be actively involved in her communities and schools with the productions of musicals and plays for special events. Colleen believed wholeheartedly in the education of others and had the ability to connect with each of her students. Many people were touched by her life and she will be greatly missed. A celebration of Colleen’s life was held on Thursday, September 16, 2010 in Delia, AB. In Lieu of flowers, a trust fund has been set up for the education of her children. Donations can be made either to the Elim Pentecostal Tabernacle, OR the Chinook Credit Union in Drumheller, Ab.

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NAEGELI, Rodney

NAEGELI, Rodney
May 14, 1946 - August 29, 2010

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our brother, cousin, nephew and uncle. Rod was born on May 14, 1946 in Drumheller and passed away peacefully in Coleman, Alberta on Sunday, August 29. He leaves to mourn his sister Adair (Kiki) and her husband Doug Makkonen of Hanes Junction, YT and the aforementioned nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by both sets of grandparents and his dad and mom - Gordon and Janet Naegeli. Rod attended school in Drumheller until the family moved to Canmore. He worked in construction all of his life and eventually settled in Coleman where he enjoyed a quiet life with his parents and friends. He was very proud of his heritage and had a wonderful sense of humor. He will be missed by all who knew him. At the request of the family, there will be no formal service.