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Workshop teaches good

community the key to success

by Deanna Mitchener S a s k a t c h e w a n , a "In my practice I've coaching from as far
farming community witnessed firsthand the away as Saudi Arabia,
Mark Marcynuk with about an hour northeast challenge teams face Ireland, Connecticut,
Dynamite Coaching of Yorkton". w h e n t r y i n g t o and many provinces
from Edmonton was in "My class is built on a communicate with each across Canada.
E d s o n c o a c h i n g simple premise –every other especially in If you would like more
i n d i v i d u a l s o n day you communicate meetings and I've seen information about these
communication at the with someone. How well their frustration go up workshops call Shanaz Mark Marcynuk with Dynamite Coaching spoke
G a l l o w a y S t a t i o n or poorly you do so will when communication at 780-725-1818. about the importance of communication at the
Museum and Travel d e t e r m i n e h o w goes poorly. This can be Galloway Station Museum on January 31.
Centre on January 31. successful, satisfied, and costly in revenue and in
The workshop was engaged you are in your staff engagement. OBITUARY
brought to Edson p e r s o n a l a n d According to the latest
through Shanaz Iyer, a professional life. In statistics from the FOSSHEIM, Einar Andrew
former math teacher addition, how well or international research
t u r n e d p e r s o n a l poorly you communicate organization, Gallup It is with great sadness that we have
trainer/group exercise will determine how Poll, overall engagement announced the passing of Einar Andrew
instructor. successful, satisfied, and among the employed Fossheim in Edson, Alberta on January 8,
Mark said, "I was born engaged those that work population in 142 2015 at the age of 96 years.
in Edmonton and it's with you or for you will countries worldwide is He is survived by his loving wife Ruth, to
where my wife Sandy be too. This has deep only 13%. This means whom he was married for 72 years.
and I and our two implications in all that a full 63% are not Also left to mourn are their five children:
teenage boys call home. aspects of our lives but engaged and another Allen Fossheim (Suzanne) of Barriere, British
I've also lived in Grande specifically is of interest 2 4 % a r e a c t i v e l y Columbia; Karen (Rick Danielson) of
Prairie and in a small to those in the business disengaged," said Mark. Sudbury, Ontario; Edwin Fossheim (Denise,
town named Arran in world," said Mark. "It is my belief that a predeceased) of Edson; Gordon Fosshein
large reason for this (Sandra) of Edson; and Patrick Fossheim
disengagement in the (Barbara, predeceased) (Dawn) of Edson,
OBITUARY w o r k f o r c e i s o u r plus many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
FERGUSON, Janice i n a b i l i t y t o Einar was predeceased by his parents, Andrew (1896-1984) and Kaia
Lorraine communicate. During (Arseth) Fossheim (1901-1974) and his sister Inga (1924-2009)
this course participants (Harold Schaeffer).
It is with great sadness that we begin to explore and Einar was born in Askim near Olso, Norway on the 3rd of January,
announce the passing of Janice immediately learn how 1919. The family moved back home to the beautiful village of
Ferguson of Edson, Alberta on to start using the same
February 7, 2015 at the age of 63 Vassenden, Jolster when he was very little. In 1927 when he was eight
years. coach like approach years old, the family moved to Edson, Alberta along with other
Left to mourn her loss and methods companies relatives. Einar farmed in the Drostan area and worked as a carpenter.
cherish memories, her loving around the world are When the community school was closed, Einar received the contract to
husband Wayne Ferguson of Edson, employing in their
Alberta, her son Ron Ferguson and his children Jayden, Ronan workplaces to support own and operate the bus route to Edson, which he did for fifty years.
and Cohen of Spruce Grove, Alberta and her daughter Tracey He enjoyed baseball during his early years and excelled at training
(Darin) Nelson and their children Morgan and Madison of t h e i r t e a m s i n horses and dogs. For several years he served on the provincial
Edson, Alberta. communicating more advisory board for roads. More recently, he served on the Sacred Heart
Also surviving is her sister Lynn Peffer of Calgary, Alberta. effectively," said Mark. Parish Council in Edson. Well into their senior years, Einar and Ruth
There are numerous other relatives and a host of friends M a r k h a s h e l d
left to mourn. continued to participate in the Edson area square dancing club.
Janice was predeceased by her parents, father Lorne Peffer coaching classes all Einar and Ruth enjoyed any opportunity to host family and friends in
in 2008 and mother Marion Peffer in 1979 as well as her across Alberta, including the log house they built for that purpose. They worked hard to keep
sister Elaine Mustoe in 2004. G r a n d e P r a i r i e , everyone in touch by hosting travelers and organizing gatherings.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held on Lloydminster, Edson, Einar’s greatest pleasure was to welcome children for games in the
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Royal Canadian S t o n y P l a i n , a n d
Legion in Edson with Pastor Ann Salmon officiating. yard or perhaps for some sliding on the snow.
In lieu of other tributes, donations if desired may be made Edmonton. In addition to During the last four years, Ruth visited Einar daily at the Healthcare
to The Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 47 Squire M a r k ' s g r o u p Centre in Edson. She would like to express her deepest gratitude to
Bakers Lane, Markham, Ontario, L3P 3G8 in memory of Janice communication courses everyone involved during this time. Einar was able to sustain his kind,
Lorraine Ferguson. he will also work with
To send condolences online, visit our website at peaceful manner and spontaneous good humor throughout his stay, individuals one on one thanks to the loving and professional support they received.
The Foothills Memorial Chapel supporting them towards A funeral Mass was held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the Sacred
“Serving West Central Alberta for more than 65 years” achieving their stated Heart Catholic Church. Cremation followed this service and a private
“Semper Fidelis” goals and aims. internment will take place later in the year.
Mark has even done
s o m e w o r l d w i d e

CYR, Terry Ann CARROLL, LAWRENCE, Margaret

It is with deep regret and Romeo Wilfred “Jean”
profound sadness that we It is with great sadness that we
announce the passing of our Romeo Wilfred announce the passing of Margaret
beloved Terry Ann Cyr of Edson, “Jean” Lawrence of Edson, Alberta on
Alberta at the age of 64 years. Carroll passed away February 8, 2015 at the age of 86 years.
Terry Ann is survived by her February 4, 2015 in “Jean” is survived by her loving
loving husband Louis Cyr of Edmonton at the age husband Jim of Edson, Alberta, her
Edson, Alberta and her daughter family, son Jack (Charlotte) Lawrence of
Cindy (Mitch) Iwanciwski and of 75. Edson, Alberta, daughter Wendy (Roger)
their children Chelcie and Kyle all Survived by his Huitema of Whitecourt, Alberta, son Ron Lawrence of Houston,
of Edson, Alberta. Texas and son-in-law Walter Arndt of Peers, Alberta.
Also surviving are her siblings: Rick Mullin and family of loving wife Shirley and Also surviving are 27 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren
Kitchener, Ontario, Larry McWhirter and family of Greenfield children Jackie as well as numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
Park, Quebec, Joan Clark and family of Gaspe, Quebec, Judy Marshall (Duane), “Jean” was predeceased by her daughter Shirley Arndt,
McWhither and family, Betty Patterson and family, Diane grandson Raymond Arndt and great grandson Jonathan Stad as
well as her parents, her father Raymond Massam in 1970 and her
McWhirter and family, Patsy Gallant and family all of Calgary, Normand Carroll (Donna), Patricia Carroll (Carter) mother Pearl Massam in 1984 and her brothers Robert, James
Alberta and Peggy McWhirter and family of Gaspe, Quebec. Julie Carroll (Kevin), Jean Carroll, eight and John Messam.
There are numerous other relatives and a host of friends grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and Prayer service took place on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 7 p.m.
left to mourn. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edson, Alberta followed by a
Terry Ann was predeceased by her parents Mabel and numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Father Josilito Cantal on
Simpson McWhirter and siblings Kathy, Ramona and Ruby. He was predeceased by his sister Jeanne Carroll, Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic
In keeping with Terry Ann’s wishes, cremation has taken his brother Earnest and mother Ida Paquette Carroll Church, Edson, Alberta.
place and no services are planned at this time. Interment will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery, Edson,
In lieu of other tributes, donations if desired may be made and father Henri Carroll. Alberta.
to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta and NWT, He will be lovingly remembered and cherished In lieu of other tributes, donations if desired may be directed
10986 124 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5M 0H9 in memory of to The Cross Cancer Institute, Care of The Alberta Cancer
Foundation, 11560 University Ave., Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1Z2 in
Terry Ann Cyr. forever by his family and friends. memory of Margaret Jean Lawrence.
To send condolences online, visit our website at Cremation has taken place and there will be no To send condolences online, visit our website at service at this time.
The Foothills Memorial Chapel The Foothills Memorial Chapel
“Serving West Central Alberta for more than 65 years” There will be a Celebration of Life held at a later “Serving West Central Alberta for more than 65 years”
“Semper Fidelis” date. “Semper Fidelis”
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