Other Articles Clipping from Winnipeg Free Press, Wed, Apr 25, 2001.

Clipped from CA, Manitoba, Winnipeg, Winnipeg Free Press, April 25, 2001

ALVIN SIGURGEIR HELGASON (PUTTS) Peacefully on April 21, 2001, after a short battle with cancer, Alvin passed away at the age of 69 years.Alvin was born April 29, 1931, in Ashern to Herman and Freda Helgason. Alvin and Olive were married May ■»,» 1961. The one trueught of his life arrived in February 1968—his son Darryl and then his granddaughter Jaimie Leigh, June 8,1993. Alvin started into carpentry with his dad at an early age and continued working on construction in Thompson, Kenora, Dry-den, Ear Falls, Vancouver and C.F.B. Gypsum-ville from 1973 to when the base closed in 1586,Besides his wife Olive, he leaves to mourn his son Darryl (Melody); granddaughter Jaimie Leigh; two brothers, Marvin and Elmo (Betty); two nieces, Heather (Brent) and their children, Mike, Tiffany, Stephanie, and Ashleigh; Robin (Bill) and their children, Leigh and Leifur; one nephew Randy (April) and their children, Cody and Shayna.The family wishes to thank Dr. Lee Isaacs and ail the staff at the Ashern Personal Care Home for all their care, love and support.A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 28 at 2:00 p.m. in the Grace Lutheran Church, Ashern, Man., with Rev. Donna Smalley officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Ashern Legion Hall. Interment in the Silver Bay Cemetery at a later date. Everyone in attendance can consider themselves as honorary pallbearers.In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or to a charity of one’s choice.Arrangements in care of by:ARNASON FUNERAL HOMES LTD.Ashern - Lundar _204-768-2072