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Memorial services will be held Sunday in Claresholm, Alta. for LeRoy Fjordbotten, the farmer and consultant who served as Alberta’s agriculture minister from 1982 to 1986. Fjordbotten, who died June 8, farmed northeast of Granum, about 60 km northwest of Lethbridge, and was a member of Flying Farmers of Alberta before running for the Progressive Conservatives in 1979 in the Macleod riding. Fjordbotten served as minister of agriculture from 1982 through to 1986 under then-premiers Peter Lougheed and Don Ge...