JOHNSTON Grave Stones

JOHNSTON, Douglas W.: May 22, 1926 - 2002

Douglas Johnston, 76, of Nanton, Alta.
   It is with great sorrow and loss, that we announce the passing of our Father, Soldier, Husband and Brother, Mr. Douglas Wellington Johnston of Nanton, Alta. He was born May 22, 1926 in Cliffordvale (now Morrell Siding), New Brunswick, one of four sons and three sisters of the late Henry Johnston and wife Ethel Johnston-Dube. Predeceased by daughter, Lynn Douglas Johnston-Marcy of Grande Prairie, Alta.
   Retired Canadian Armed Forces, saw service World War 11, January, 1943-1945. 1954 in Korea, 1965 in Cyprus. Past employment with Coneco Equipment and Trumpeter Pontiac, Grande Prairie, Alta.
   He is survived by his wife, Joane Johnston, son Richard Henry Johnston and his wife Nancy of Calgary, Alta.; daughter, Ivy Marie Johnston-Palmer and her husband, Danny Palmer (RCMP) of Nanton, Alta.; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Interment in the Glen Leslie Cemetery, Grande Prairie.
CLIPPED FROM - The Daily Herald-Tribune, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, 09 Oct 2002,  Wed - Page 7

Block 96, Lot 5

JOHNSTON, Mary U.: 1932 - 1994 {also on Corbin stone page}

Mary Johnston, 61, of Wembley
   Mrs. Mary Johnston, resident of Wembley, Alberta, for the past 17 years, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 1994, at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Grande Prairie, Alberta, at age 61.
   Mary was born in Kentville, Nova Scotia, on December 1, 1932.  She is survived by her husband Lewis; daughters: Jacqueline (Dave) Schweitzer, Lynne (Tim Martin), and Rose; her son Mervin (Peggy) Johnston; her brothers: Eugene, Ernie, Edgar, Vincent, Gerald, Garry, and Sidney Corbin; her sisters: Katherine Hare, Florence Doucette, Evelyn Bush; numerous nieces and nephews; grandchildren: Michael, Jay, Melissa, Tanya, Loretta, Roger, Karli, Drew, Shawn, and Charlene. She was predeceased by her father and mother, George and Alma Corbin; and her brother George.
   Funeral service for the late Mary Johnston will be held on Saturday, July 2, 1994, at 10 a.m., at Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel, 10005-107 Ave., Grande Prairie, Alberta, with Pastor Brent King officiating. Interment will  follow in the Glen Leslie Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundations.
   Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel, 10005-107 Avenue, Grande Prairie. Telephone 532-4732.
CLIPPED FROM - The Daily Herald-Tribune, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, 30 Jun 1994, Thu = Page 5

Block 95, Lot 6

JOHNSTON, Willis David: October 18, 1921 - August 25, 1995

Willis David Johnston, 73, of Bezanson
   Willis David Johnston, long time resident of Bezanson, passed away suddenly in Edmonton at the University of Alberta Hospital at the age of 73 years.
   Willis was born October 18, 1921, in Calgary to Charles and Marie Johnston. He served his country overseas in WWII. After returning from the war, he came to the Grande Prairie area, where he purchased his father's land near Bezanson. He met his wife Vivian in Grande Prairie and they were married in 1947. Vivian passed away in 1974 and Willis remained on the family farm until his death.
   Willis will be remembered for his great love for his grandchildren.
   Willis will be sadly missed by his daughter, Wanda Zenner of Bezanson; three grandchildren, Daren, Craig and Barry; sister Dorothy Doerkson; half sister Irene Belieu; half brother, Julius Steffen.
   He was predeceased by his wife Vivian, parents and brother-in-law John Doerkson.
   Funeral service for the late Willis David Johnston will be held on Tuesday, August 29, 1995 at 4 p.m. at Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel, 10005-107Ave., with Lt. Dave Grice officiating. Cremation will follow. Memorial donations may be made to the QEII Cancer Clinic.
   Arrangements have been entrusted to Grande Prairie Funeral Chape1, 10005 - 107 Ave. Grande Prairie.
   Telephone 532-4732. "To Serve As We Would Be Served"
CLIPPED FROM - The Daily Herald-Tribune, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, 28 Aug 1995, Mon - Page 5

Bio/Johnston-Willis Jr.pdf - Click for a PDF document with picture

B.ock 32, Lot 5

JOHNSTON, Vivian: 1926 - 1974

Block 32, Lot 6

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LOWE, John: 1901 - 1982 {also on Johnston stone page}

John Lowe
   John Lowe passed away at the Grande Prairie Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1982, at the age of 81 years. He was born at Murray River, P.E.I., and was a resident of Heritage Lodge, Grande Prairie, at the time of his passing. He was an elder of Forbes Presbyterian Church. He is survived by two sons: Joseph of Edmonton, and Herbert of Dawson Creek, B.C.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Manetta, in 1964; one brother, Grant; and by two sisters: Emily and Ethel.
   Funeral service for the late John Lowe will be held at Forbes Presbyterian Church, Grande Prairie, on Saturday, Sept. 11, 1982, with Rev. D'Arcy Lade officiating. Interment to follow at the Glen Leslie cemetery.
   Memorial donations to the Heart Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
   Funeral arrangements by Oliver Funeral Chapel.
CLIPPED FROM - The Daily Herald-Tribune, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, 10 Sep 1982, Fri - Page 3

Block 25, Lot 3

LOWE, Manetta: 1903 - 1964 {also on Lowe stone page}

Elsie Manetta Lowe
Funeral services for a well-known Grande Prairie woman, Mrs. Elsie Marietta Lowe, were held last week, in Forbes Presbyterian Church.
   Rev. J. H. Morris officiated at the 2:30 p.m. service December 14.
   Mrs. Lowe, born at Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, was 61 at the time of her death. Born the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Johnston she became Mrs. John Lowe in 1929.
   Besides her husband, survivors are sons Joe of Winnipeg, and Herb of Dawson Creek; brothers Charlie of DeBolt and Elmer, living in Los Angeles, and four grandchildren.
   Burial was in Glen Leslie Cemetery. Pallbearers were Rupert Weegar, Bert Ogden, Gordon Moon, Bill Moon, Magnus Evinrude and Fred Smith.
CLIPPED FROM - The Daily Herald-Tribune, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, 23  Dec 1964,   Wed - Page 5

Manetta Johnston married John (Jack) Lowe (1929)

Manetta Lowe History 

Block 25, Lot 2

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