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FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 21, 2013.

BEATRICE KIDD
1928 ~ 2013
Beatrice Lewis Kidd was born on December 2nd, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario. She passed away peacefully at 84 years of age in Lethbridge, Alberta.
“Our Wonderful Mom”
A life well-lived is a precious gift
Of hope, strength, and grace
 From someone who has made our world
A brighter, better place.
It’s filled with memories sweet and sad, With smiles and sometimes tears With friendships formed And good times shared And laughter throughout the years.
A life well-lived is a legacy
Of joy, pride and pleasure,
A loving, lasting memory
Our grateful hearts will treasure.
It is with joy and admiration that we celebrate the life of our dear mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Beatrice attended St. 
Clements Private Girls School while growing up in Toronto. She was a devoted wife who was married to Gordon Kidd, the “love of her life” 
for forty-nine memorable years. She cherished family times at Wasaga Beach in Ontario and enjoyed taking her children to the Canadian National Exhibition. After moving out west to Edmonton with her family, she worked for Grand & Toy as an Office Manager. She supported and encouraged her children and grandchildren in their many activities, clubs, sports, educational, and career endeavors. She was a passionate hockey fan who relished the opportunity to cheer on her team. Many of her most fulfilling moments were attending family celebrations and sharing precious time with her family in Kananaskis Country or as she often reiterated, “God’s Country”. She relished her travel adventures and experiences to Greece, England, Scotland, Alaska, Hawaii and the Caribbean. Bea had friendships that spanned the globe! She could simply “light up a room” with her smile, charisma, and bubbly personality. Her “love of life” embraced by her caring ways, humor, and compassion for others were her greatest gifts. She left a lasting legacy for family and friends to forever treasure.
Beatrice’s family would like to express their appreciation to her dear friends at Martha’s House, the doctors and nurses at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital, and staff at St. Michael’s Lethbridge PARP Center, for the special care and attention given to our mother.
Beatrice will be lovingly remembered by her son, William Kidd (Elaine
Ford) of Sherwood Park, Alberta, two daughters, Linda Solomon
(Sheldon) of Lethbridge, Alberta and Karen Dumontel (Joe) of Brooks, Alberta; five grandchildren, Nicole, Stuart (Tina), Danielle (Robin), Michelle (Greg), Ryan (Hailey), great grandchild Dominick; brother-in- law Jim Kidd and many nieces and nephews. Beatrice was predeceased by her husband Gordon, parents Jim and Laura Duncan, sister Dorothy, brother Norman, and niece Gloria.
Upon her wishes, a Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 6th, 2013 at MARTIN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Big Brothers and Big Sisters, 622-6 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 2C7, or Coastal Missions, P.O. Box 77, Chemainus, British Columbia, VOR 1K0.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623 Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901 http://www.mbfunerals.com

GAIL MALCOMSON
1952 ~ 2013
It is with heavy hearts we inform friends and family that Gail Louise Malcomson loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grand mother and daughter passed away at 2:05 AM Wednesday June 19 2013.
Gail is survived by a loving husband Robert Malcomson, (Bill Malcomson, Ken Malcomson Shirley Kultgen, James Malcomson Noelle, Will Malcomson, deceased Marge Malcomson) of Lethbridge, daughters Kara Lynn Malcomson (Lethbridge), Kylie Marie Kennedy (Innisfail), grandsons Kyle Malcomson 19 years old (Lethbridge), Carter Kennedy 2 years old (Innisfail), granddaughter Payton Louise Kennedy 3 months old( Innisfail), great grandson Anthony Sookocchoff 2 years old (Calgary), mother Phyllis Hedberg (Warner) and countless cousins, nephews and nieces. Gail was predeceased by her father Harold Hedberg (Warner).
Gail fought dementia from 2004 until her passing; she passed peacefully in the Lethbridge Regional Hospital with her family at her bedside with many thanks to the staff and nurses of 4C who took such good care of her in her final days…
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL | 610- 4th Street South, Lethbridge, with Glenda Wert officiating.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623 Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901 http://www.mbfunerals.com

GRANITZ
JOSEPH ‘JOEY’ GRANITZ born May 10, 1938 in Hungary, passed away in Lethbridge on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the age of 75 years.
A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at TEMPLE HILL CEMETERY, Raymond.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.
703-13 Street North
Lethbridge, AB   T1H 2T2
Phone: (403) 382-3601
Fax: (403) 320-1492
Email:  condolences@generationsfh.ca
Sign guest book:  http://www.generationsfh.ca

IRON SHIRT
JANE MARIE IRON SHIRT, of Browning, MT, passed away at Kalispell Regional Medical Centre on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the age of 17 years.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. MARY’S IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, Blood Reserve, on Friday, June 21st, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Pawel Andrasz O.M.I. Celebrant.
Honoured to Serve
Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematorium
2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1
Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777
Fax ~ (403) 381-3128
Toll Free ~ 1-(888)-381-7778
care@cornerstonefh.ca

JOHN NEDZA
John Nedza of Coaldale passed away peacefully at the Coaldale Health Care Centre on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at the age of 91 years.
John is survived by his wife of 68 years, Anastasia, and their children Paul (Avis), and Edward (Delaine) and grandchildren Fallon
(Mike) and Renae.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, June 24, 2013 at ST. AMBROSE CATHOLIC CHURCH | 1513 23 Ave, Coaldale with Father Thomas Vadassery, celebrant.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623 Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901 http://www.mbfunerals.com

MIKLA
STEPHEN MATTHEW MIKLA, beloved husband to Dolores and father to: 
Randy Mikla, Marsha Graveland, Laurie Hirsch, Jerry Mikla, and Brenda Dillabough, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at the age of 80 years.
A Private Family Service will be held on a later date.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.
703-13 Street North
Lethbridge, AB   T1H 2T2
Phone: (403) 382-3601
Fax: (403) 320-1492
Email:  condolences@generationsfh.ca
Sign guest book:  http://www.generationsfh.ca

RON CHIZMAZIA
1940 – 2013
Ron Chizmazia, born on November 9, 1940, beloved husband of the late Judy Chizmazia, sadly passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013.
Ron is survived by his daughter Jodi (Allen) Klassen and their children Blaine (Andrea), Reid, Jeff and Robyn, and his son Mike
(Charity) and their children Brayden, Brodi, Keegan, Jade and Harlee, his mother Vilma Chizmazia; sisters Beatrice (Glen) Steele, Eileen
(Stewart) Ford, Peggy and Jamie (Reg) Kucey, brother-in-laws Ron
(Donna) Siemens, Rick (Dorothy) Siemens and all of his nieces and nephews. Ron was predeceased by his father Jim Chizmazia, mother and father-in-law Jake and Kathy Siemens and sister-in-law Jean Sampert.
His kids called him Upya and his grandkids called him Granpa. It was evident that his grandchildren held a special place in his heart. In his younger years Ron traveled the rodeo circuit. He was a bull rider and rode bareback. While in Texas, he went to school to become a farrier.
Ron grew up in Readymade where he farmed and fed cattle for many years. He worked hard and had a tremendous amount of respect for people who did the same. Ron was well known for the size of his hands. When he would give someone a handshake they often did a double take.
Ron loved sports, whether he was participating in them or just watching them on TV, when the Calgary Stampede was on, you knew not to phone or stop by in the evenings because he was glued to the TV, watching rodeo highlights.
In the past year, Ron enjoyed travelling to Brazil and Argentina on Farm tours. Ron will truly be missed by his family and friends.
The family would like to thank Dr. Winder, Dr. Zielke, Dr. Low and the nurses for their excellent care of Ron.
A Celebration of Ron’s life will be held at the READYMADE COMMUNITY CENTRE, Readymade, Alberta at 2:00pm on Friday, June 21, 2013. A private family graveside service will be held prior to the Celebration of Ron’s Life.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623 Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901 http://www.mbfunerals.com

RONALD LEROY JONES
July 11, 1929 – June 19, 2013
Ronald passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the age of 83 years.
He is survived by his loving wife Mae, son Philip (Kelly) Jones and family from Nova Scotia, daughter Debbie (Dean) Coughlin, Beloved grandchildren Cody and Jade Coughlin, sister Florence Tucker and several nieces and nephews from New Brunswick, along with his beloved cat “Jack”.
At Ron’s request, no funeral service will be held.

SHOUTING, EDDIE JR. “LOBOY”
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Eddie Shouting Jr. “Loboy” on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at the age of 46 years. Loboy was born in Cardston, Alberta on October 3, 1966 to Odile and the late Eddie Shouting Sr. He will be sadly missed by brother, Marvin (Sandra); sisters, Georgette (Danny), Kathy, Melanie
(Malcolm) and Tamara; his adopted children Freed and Bebe; and nieces and nephews whom he loved unconditionally and vice-versa – Arlene (Cleve); Troy (Skye); Kandyce; Gina (Nathan); Daisy (Alec); Tyne; Joe; Tasha (Zachary); Velvet, Kristal, his Lil’ Man “Ed” and his great nieces and nephews. Uncles Brent (Sherry) Chief Body, Charles
(Linda) Shouting; aunts, Lorraine Chief Body, Jennifer Chief Body & Yvonne Shouting.
Loboy received his education in Cardston, Fort Macleod, Saipoyi School and St. Mary’s. When he was younger he assisted his dad in the plumbing and heating trade; and later developed a niche for the carpentry trade and at the time of his passing was a self-employed contractor. He also worked as a firefighter with Alberta Forestry and Wild Land Firefighters, a skill he enjoyed as it allowed him to spend time with friends. In his past time, he enjoyed listening to rock and roll music, especially AC/DC; in addition to listening to music he enjoyed going to rock concerts and enjoyed reminiscing about the ones he attended. We will all surely miss Loboy and although he used this quote to remember a very good friend of his, we want to remember him by using his own quote, “We are going to miss you Loboy, go fight that fire in the sky, till we meet again!”
A Family Service will be held at 5:00 P.M., on Friday, June 21, 2013 at EDEN’S FUNERAL HOME – 2424 5th Ave, Fort Macleod, AB, followed by a wake service at Eddie’s residence at 7:00 P.M.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Saturday June 22,
2013 at ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, Stand Off AB, with Father Pawal Andrasz Officiating. Interment to follow at St. Catherine’s Cemetery.
Eden’s Funeral Home and Crematorium
2424 – 5 Avenue
Fort Macleod, AB
Phone: 403-553-3772
Email: condolences@edensfuneralhome.com
http://www.edensfuneralhome.com

WILLARD ALBERT
1932 ~ 2013
Mr. Willard Albert, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Phillipa Albert, passed away at the Raymond Hospital on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the age of 80 years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623 Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901 http://www.mbfunerals.com

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