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In Loving Memory Of

Ernest "Ernie" Howrish


Ernest “Ernie” Howrish died Monday, August 21, 2017, in Spirit River, Alberta.

Ernie is survived by his wife Annette; children: Gerald (Sherilyn) Howrish, Kenneth (Loraine) Howrish, Patricia (Darrell) Norman, Timothy Howrish, Shelly (Harvey) Werboweski, and Daryl (Nicole) Howrish; and 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mom and dad Jim and Katie Howrish; brothers: Stan, Mike, Walter, and Paul; infant sisters Olga and Elizabeth; sister Stella; sisters in-law Mary and Olga; and brother in-law Joe Komarnisky.

Ernie was born on November 29, 1933 in Viking, Alberta to Jim and Katie Howrish. He married Annette Strilchuk in 1956. After moving to Spirit River, Ernie began working for his brothers in construction, then into logging, followed by farming. Ernie was incredibly proud of his family, and extended family, and would talk highly of his children and grandchildren. He worked hard, played hard, and enjoyed life. May his soul rest in peace.

A Funeral Service will be held Monday, August 28, 2017, at the Rycroft Ag Center at 11:00am with a reception to follow. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Ernie’s life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Central Peace Palliative Committee (Box 339, Spirit River, AB, T0H 3G0), or to Heart and Stroke of Alberta (Unit 109, 10126 120 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 8H9).

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In Loving Memory of

Ernest "Ernie" Howrish


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Funeral Service
Monday, August 28, 2017
11:00 AM
Rycroft, Ag Centre
Rycroft, Alberta
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