MOON, Donald “Neil”: December 18, 1934 – December 16, 2013
Neil was born December 18, 1934 in Grande Prairie and resided in the Glen Leslie area until his peaceful passing two days shy of his 79th birthday on December 16, 2013. Neil was active in the community and thoroughly enjoyed all of his kids, cows and critters – and there were many! Neil is survived by his wife of 40 years Gayle; children: Janice Moon of Edmonton, Dave (Mavis) Neale of Bezanson and Barbara Wieler of Saskatoon; grandchildren: Kelsey Moon of Ucluelet, BC, Myles (Sam) Neale of Bezanson and Nikki (Stephan) Therrien; great-grandson Owen Therrien of Bezanson; foster-children: Tessica, Elvina and John; sisters: Alice Valgardson of Taber and Jean Rockarts of Clairmont; in-laws: Marion Moon of Edmonton, Bryan Tink, Gwen Richards, Marlene Wales of Grande Prairie, Darrel (Colleen) Tink of Summerland, BC, and Dennis Tink of Edmonton; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and many friends. Neil was predeceased by his parents Alf and Myrtle Moon, parents in-law Roy and Rachel Tink; brother Jim Moon; brothers in-law Maurice Rockarts, Art Valgardson, Alfred Richards and Brian Boyd; sister in-law Donna Tink; and special foster-child Greg Unger. A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Crystal Creek Community Hall at 2:00pm. Interment to follow later in the Glen Leslie Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the County of Grande Prairie for the Glen Leslie Church Restoration Fund (10001 84 Ave. Clairmont, AB T0H 0W0), or to P.A.R.D.S (8202 84 St. Grande Prairie, AB T8X 0L6).
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.oliversfuneral chapel.com
Block 16, Lot 2




Parents: Robert & Jean (Craig) Moon

Plot 34 B7 4


Parents: Robert & Jean (Craig) Moon

Plot 34 B7 5




Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune
January 24, 1946
Death Claims Pioneer
Woman Of Glen Leslie
Born at Orillia, Ont. Mrs. Elizabeth Moon came to Glen Leslie in 1912 over the long trail—Played Important Part In The Material And Spiritual Development of this Country
On January 16, death claimed one of Glen Leslie's very early pioneer women in the person of Elizabeth Moon.
The funeral which was largely attended despite bad roads, was held on Sunday from Glen Leslie church, Rev J. A. Roskam of McLauren Baptist Church of Grande Prairie officiated.
The floral tributes covered and banked the casket. Burial took place in Glen Leslie cemetery.
Pallbearers were Rex Patterson, Jack Lowe, A. Christie, E. Leslie, Sam Hunter and Jack Stark.
Mr. Roskam referred to the wonderful life of Mrs. Moon, who was known in the community as "Grandma Moon." He also emphasized her wonderful contribution to her community during the long years she lived in the district. He spoke of her great Christian faith and her hospitality, her home being always open to everyone.
Mrs. Moon was born at Orillia, Ontario 81 years ago, where she was married to Charles Moon, who passed away there in 1904. In the following year Mrs. Moon moved with her family to Edmonton. In 1912 she came to Glen Leslie district over the long trail, where she established a home.
A Baptist in religion, she supported every worthwhile cause in her community.
Six sons and three daughters survive: Norman, Grande Prairie; Charles, Peter, Bob, Alfred and Fred living in Glen Leslie district; Mrs. J. A. Scott, London, Ont. Mrs. Ross Walen and Mrs. J. Mitchell, of Bezanson.
There are 37 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
With the exception of Mrs. Scott of London, all members of the family were present at the funeral.
Last fall every member of the family joined in a family gathering held at the home of Mrs. Moon.
And thus passes a pioneer woman who played her part in the material and spiritual development of this country, a woman who has left a place that will be hard to fill.





Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune - April 25, 1967
CHARLES N. MOON
Funeral services were held from St. Paul's United Church in Grande Prairie recently for Charles N. Moon of Bezanson who died in Royal Alexandra hospital in Edmonton.  He was 68.

Born in Medonte, Ont., Mr. Moon later moved to Edmonton with his mother and family. They came to the Peace River Country in 1913 over the Edson Trail, settling in the Bezanson District.
He is survived by his wife, Peari, daughter Mrs. Lorne (Leta) Goff, sons Grant and Ross and two grandchildren, all at home, a sister Mrs. Annie Wales of Glen Leslie, and brother Norman of Edmonton, Alfred of Glen Leslie and Fred of Grande Prairie.
Pallbearers included Harvey Weegar, Des Stark, Carlisle Miller, Irving Ames, Neil McLaughlin and Lawrence Parrish, Honorary pallbearers included Arnold Christie, Jack Lowe, Ira McLaughlin, Ken Patterson, Charles Ames and Robert Weegar. Interment was in Glen Leslie cemetery.



Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune - April 25, 1967
W. D. MOON
Funeral services were held from St. Paul's United Church in Grande Prairie recently for William Deryle Moon of Grande Prairie who died suddenly at Prince George. He was 23.

Born in the city, Mr. Moon is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Moon, a sister Cheryl and a brother Gurth.

Rev. Douglas Waite officiated. Pallbearers included Grant Moon, Harry Fedoriuk, Ross Risvold, Dunne Stark and Jim McLaughlin. Interment was in Glen
 Leslie cemetery.
 



Leta Jean Moon married Lorne Goff

Block 19, Lot 2


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