Russell "Gordon" Thompson February 22, 1921 - July 20, 2007

"Gordon" Thompson, long-time resident of Bezanson, Alberta passed away on July 20, 2007 at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie at the age of 86 years. Gordon was born, raised and schooled at Kleskun Hills until he moved to the Bezanson area in 1945. He took on his lifetime partner, Julia Podulsky, on October 25, 1947.His family came first, always. A hard worker, his motto was "early to bed, early to rise."Gordon will be sadly missed by "his better half" Julia; daughter Marlaine (Gary) Hessler; son, Murray (Shirley) Thompson; grandchildren and great- grandchildren: Darren (Tammy) Hessler, Darienne and Brayden; Kim (Don) Fix, Logan, Kennedy and Camryn; Heather Hessler (Kurt); Stephen (Lindsay) Thompson and Emma; Jeffrey (Lindsey) Thompson and Kaitlin; and sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews cousins, and friends. Gordon was predeceased by: his son Laurence "Laurie," his father and mother Ashley and Agnes; brothers Chester Nile and Donald Ashley; father and mother-in-law Paul and Mary; brother -in-law Alex. A prayer service will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. at Oliver's Funeral Chapel Funeral service will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Bezanson, Wednesday July 25, 2007 at 1 p.m. with Father Julien Benedict officiating. Interment will follow in the Glen Leslie Cemetery. At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the QEII Hospital Foundation Cancer Clinic, Grande Prairie, or the charity of one's choice. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.oliversgrandeprairie.comOliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel & Crematorium(780)532-292911167531

THOMPSON, Julia Jean: March 22, 1925 - April 21, 2017
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune • Thursday, April 27, 2017 • Obituary
Julia Jean Thompson resident of Bezanson, AB passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017, at Bezanson, at the age of 92 years.
Julia was born in Grande Prairie on March 22, 1925, the eldest of eleven children born to Paul and Mary Podulsky. She was raised at Bezanson and attended school at East Kleskun to Grade 9, and then attended high school in Grande Prairie and resided at the academy. After completing high school she taught school at Mountain Side.
Julia and Gordon were married October 25, 1947.
Julia will be sadly missed by her children: Marlaine (Gary) Hessler, and Murray (Shirley) Thompson and their children and grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her son Laurence (Laurie), her husband Gordon, her parents Paul and Mary Podulsky, and brothers Alex and Tony Podulsky.
A Prayer service will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 7:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.).
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, April 28, 2017, at 2:00pm, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Bezanson, with Father J. Paul officiating. Interment to follow in the Glen Leslie Cemetery.
At the request of family, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Catholic Women’s League in Bezanson c/o Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (General Delivery, Bezanson, AB, TOH 0G0) or the Charity of one’s choice.
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THOMPSON, Tarri Dale: October 16, 1964 - June 8, 2015
Tarri Thompson, of Gibsons, BC passed away June 8th, 2015 in Vancouver at the Lions Gate Hospital. Tarri is survived by her common-law spouse Duane Hodberg, parents Berniece (Cliff) Sydbo and Wendell (Mon) Welander, sisters Sandy Seewalt, Jody (Dave) Matwichuck, Lorna Welander, step-sisters and brother Shirley (Jimmy) Gayes, Shane (Carla) Sydbo, and Joan Sydbo, as well as several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Tarri resided in Gibsons BC, as well as in Grande Prairie AB. Celebration of Tarri’s Life will be held at the Bezanson Senior Centre on June 19th, at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society www.gphospice.ca Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home Grande Prairie 780-830-7742 www.bearcreekfuneral.com


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