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Fund created to help injured Granum woman

Friends have set up an account at Chinook Financial to help a Granum woman pay her bills while she recovers from injuries sustained in a car crash.
Leslie Landry and Mary Hoge set up the account where donations will be accepted to aid Tanja Murrer.
“We know that she needs help,” Landry said. “We’ve been managing the best we can.”
Murrer, 47, suffered a serious head injury April 21 in single vehicle crash on a gravel road near Granum.
A ground ambulance took Murrer as far as Nanton, where she was transferred to STARS air ambulance for the ride to Foothills Hospital in Calgary.
Murrer only recently came out of a coma and was transferred to Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge, where she will remain for an indefinite time while she recovers.
“We’ve got a major prayer group going right across Canada,” Landry said.
Landry explained Murrer has a daughter, Emily, still living at home while attending school at Willow Creek Composite in Claresholm.
Murrer’s grown children Julia and Nico, who do not live at home, are helping out, but the bills are piling up.
Landry and Hoge have signing authority for the Tanja’s Trust account and will use any donations to pay household bills.
Donations can be made at the credit unions in Fort Macleod, Claresholm and Nanton or call 403-553-4414.
Landry and Hoge are hopeful people will support their friend, who cares for rescue horses.
“She’s got a big heart,” Landry said.

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