The Brooks Bulletin would like to extend its heartfelt condolences to those in our community who have recently lost loved ones.
The Brooks Bulletin is now publishing obituaries daily on our Web site. While we do our best to keep our information as up-to-date as possible, sometimes mistakes occur. Please contact us immediately to correct any inaccuracies or omissions.
Woodman – Douglas Owen Woodman, beloved husband of Vivian, Rolling Hills, passed away on May 26th, 2004 in Bow Island at the age of 69 years. Doug was born in Ellershouse, Nova Scotia on August 23rd, 1934 and came west to Purple Springs at the age of 17 years. He and Viv were married in Winnipeg on November 14th, 1958 and farmed in Purple Springs until moving to Rolling Hills in 1966. He was an avid outdoorsman.
Worms – Alexander Michael Worms of Brooks, passed away in Brooks on Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at the age of 40 years. A full obituary and funeral service information will be made available when finalized.
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Worsfold – David John Worsfold, beloved husband of Violet Worsfold of Brooks, passed away peacefully on January 31st, 2005 at the Brooks Health Centre, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer at the age of 64 years. Born on October 24th, 1940 in England, David was a kind, gentle man who always made time to stop and chat with friends, he will be missed. He was predeceased by his mother Jessie, father Frank and granddaughter Bridget.
WORSFOLD – Violet “Vi” Ethel
1918 – 2007
Violet “Vi” Ethel Worsfold, beloved wife of the late David Worsfold of Tilley, AB, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, June 15, 2007 at the age of 88 years.
Vi is survived by a sister, Betty Newham of England; daughter-in-law, Maureen; grandchildren, Caroline (Reid), Virginia (Doug), and Simon (Melissa); and great-grandchildren, Britt, Amanada, Logan, Cole, Austin, Jessica, and James. Besides her husband, David, Vi was predeceased by her first husband, Harry; granddaughter, Bridget; and most recently, her only child, Jim Beardsley in December of 2006.
Wortel – Jim (Jacobus) Wortel, beloved husband of Mary, passed away in Brooks, Alberta on November 9th, 2007 at the age of 84. He was born in Bussum, Holland on April 24th, 1923. Jim was raised on a farm and trained to become a premier athlete in track and field. Jim and Mary Grim were married on April 16th, 1952 in Holland and immigrated to Canada that same year. They worked for several farmers in the Duchess area until 1959 when they purchased their first farm along the Duchess highway.
Wutzke – Mary Adele Wutzke of Brooks, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away peacefully at her home on June 4, 2007. Adele was born on June 20, 1922 in Millicent, Alberta, eldest daughter of Raymond and Elsie Nugent. She received her schooling in Haig district south of Bow Island, it was there she met and married the love of her life Ernest Henry Wutzke. In the early years they lived several different places, until they settled and farmed in the Bow Island and Burdett areas.
WOYCIEHOUSKI – NELS
Mr. Nels Woyciehouski of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Leona Woyciehouski, passed away on Monday, July 16th, 2007 at the age of 74 years. Nels leaves to cherish his memory two sons, Nels and Roger (April); five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four brothers; one sister; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Nels was predeceased by his wife, Leona in December 2002; his parents, Stanley and Clara; and one sister, Fay Dunne.
WRIGHT -With great sadness, the family of BRYCE ROGER WRIGHT announces his passing on June 26, 2003 at the age of 58. Bryce is survived by daughter and son-in-law Laurena and Darcy Newman of Valleyview, Alberta, daughter Cheri Lynn of Peterborough, Ontario, mother and father Margaret and Leroy Wright of Cardston, Alberta, brother and sister-in-law Lynn and Glenda Wright, of Milk River, Alberta, sister and brother-in-law Carol and Poul Blindback of Enchant, Alberta, and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. He was predeceased by his sister Arlene and brother-in-law Llyn Hippard. Bryce was born in Lethbridge, Alberta on December 9, 1944 and spent his early years in and around Brooks, Alberta.
Wright – Coral LeRoy Wright of Brooks, beloved husband of Margaret, passed away peacefully in Brooks on January 15th, 2005 at the age of 90 years. Born in Beazer, Alberta on January 12th, 1915 LeRoy received his education there and later worked in the lumber industry in Claresholm and British Columbia. He married Margaret Patterson on March 19th, 1941 in Cardston and resided in Claresholm.
Wright – Ronald Lynn Wright, beloved husband of Glenda Wright of Taber, Alberta, passed away peacefully in Taber on September 25th ,
2006 at the age of 60 years. Born in Lethbridge on March 19th , 1946 Lynn received his education Brooks, post secondary education at Rick’s College, Rexburg, Idaho on a track Scholarship and also attended Vermillion College in the electrical field. Lynn and Glenda Coombs were married on October 18^th , 1969 in Brooks and resided in Calgary, Lethbridge, Pincher Creek, Cavendish, Princess, Brooks, Slave Lake, Vegreville, Stettler, Taber and Milk River. He was employed at Nova Corporation for 22 years and 5 years with Plains Marketing of Canada.