Burk, Ruth It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Ruth Burk on Saturday, March 12th, 2005. Ruth passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Regional Hospital at the young age of 56 years. Ruth was born January 24th, 1949 in Olds, the third child of Jake and Esther Driol. She resided in Olds until 2002 when she moved to Red Deer where she resided until her death. Ruth was predeceased by her parents. Ruth is survived by her children, daughter Debra Rowland (Bart) and their children Shawn and Haley of Sylvan Lake , son Darcy Burk (Tracy) and their children Brook and Tyson of Sundre. Ruth is also survived by her sisters Georgina Chilcott (Bruce) and family of Calgary, Barbara Wilton (Willard) of Surrey, BC and her brother, Ron Driol (Teri) and family of Abbotsford, B.C., and her very special friend Ray Ponto, of Olds. Memorial Services were held at the Olds Legion on March 15th, 2005. Internment will be held on a later date at the Olds Cemetery where Ruth will be laid to rest with her mother, Esther. Donations in Ruth’s memory can be made to the Charity of your choice. The family would like to extend its deepest appreciation to the staff on Unit 33 and Dr. Parrington at the Red Deer Regional Hospital. PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES 4779 – 49th Street, Red Deer 341 – 5181 and Calgary 216 – 5111 entrusted with arrangements.

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