GRONNESTAD Mr. Ray Gronnestad of Red Deer, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 7, 2005. He is survived by many loving family members and many dear friends. Left to mourn are his daughter, Marilyn Smith and her husband, Rollie and their children, Rae-Ann and Ryan, and Ryan’s girlfriend, Tania; his step-daughter, Darlene Pullen and her husband, Bob and their children, Kim, Kelly and Tim; his step-son, Richard Nordstrom and his wife, Georgina and their children, Will, Jason, Heather and Chris and six great grandchildren. He is also survived by his mother, Emma, sister, Margaret Stephens, brother, Roy and his wife, Margaret and sister-in-law, Pat Gronnestad, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends. Ray was predeceased by his first wife, Virginia, second wife, Frances, his father and two brothers. A Public Memorial Service will be held at Eventide Funeral Chapel, 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation entrusted to the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Ray’s honour may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 4730A Ross Street, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 1X2, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 101, 5208 – 53rd Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5K2 or to S.T.A.R.S., 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 9Z9. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at Service and Cremation Providers: EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer. Phone 347-2222. “DOWNTOWN RED DEER”

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