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By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on October 18, 2013.

CLARK
RONALD BIDE CLARK (83), of Magrath passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013 in Raymond, Alberta. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 34 years, Helene Clark; his children: Kim (Cindy), Karen, Gloria (Tim), Rhonda (Lou), David (Karla), and Tammy; stepchildren: Roselyne (Daniel), David (Alice), Christopher (Tonya); 34 grandchildren; 28 great grand children; his siblings: Ross (Myrna), Brent (Judy), Kay (Bob), Paul (Janice) and Garnet (Heather). He was predeceased by an infant brother, William, his first wife Yvonne Matthews and sister Loretta Brown. Ron was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many positions. He served 3 missions, the first as a young missionary to South Africa, followed by 2 missions with his dear wife Helene, the first to South Africa, and then the Church Employment Office in Lethbridge. He taught school in Stirling, Waterton, and then 29 years as teacher/counsellor as well as 14 years as an early morning Seminary instructor while in Calgary and 10 years as driving instructor for AMA. He also served 28 years for Scouts Canada, the last 5 years with Helene. Ron received his PhD in psychology and marriage counselling in 1981 from BYU. He loved sky diving, scouting, camping and canoeing. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 12:00 noon at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, GARDEN PLACE CHAPEL, Magrath. Friends may meet the family on Thursday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the church. Interment in the Magrath Cemetery.

DAVID BOSCHMAN
1924 ~ 2013
Mr. David Boschman, beloved husband of Helen Boschman went to meet his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the age of 89 years. David will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his son, Ron (Ursula) Boschman and grandchildren Ryan and Carrie Boschman (Benjamin and Hannah), and Tyler and Carissa Boschman; son, David and grandson Anthony and Sandra Frois (AJ and Ryleigh); daughter, Ruth (Reny) Vermeer and grandchildren Rachel (Jamie) Ingram and Megan. Dad, who worked for many years at CP Rail, lived in Coaldale most of his life and was loved by many family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm, on Friday, October 18, 2013 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge. A graveside service will be held prior to the service at 1:30pm at the Coaldale Cemetery for family and close friends. In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family requests that you make a donation to the Gideon¹s Lethbridge Camp c/o John Regier, 2225 27 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB T1K 6K5, or a charity of your choice. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P6
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623 Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901

IVY ROBERTA KNIBBS
1930 ~ 2013
Ivy Roberta Knibbs passed away peacefully at St. Michael¹s Health Centre on Monday, October 14, 2013 at the age of 82 years. Ivy was born December 16, 1930 in Lethbridge to George & Mary Knibbs. She trained at St. Michael¹s Hospital to become an X-Ray Technician dedicating her working life to the Cancer Clinics in both Edmonton and Vancouver. Ivy will be lovingly remembered by her children Linda Havens and Donald Livingston; grandchildren Bonita (Dale) Callahan and their children Melissa, Ashley, Rachel and David, Sherry (Brendin) Emslie and their children Rebecca and Kaylee. Ivy was predeceased by her parents; son in law Frank Havens (2004) and her beloved daughter Michelle (2004). Following Michelle¹s passing, her close friend Jade Webb became Mom¹s “surrogate” son whom she held close to her heart until her passing. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday October 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, AB with Reverend Stephen Reynolds, officiating. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P6
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623 Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901

LAPAINIS
MARTHA LAPAINIS, beloved wife of the late Gunner Lapainis, passed away at the St. Therese Villa in Lethbridge on Monday, October 14th, 2013 at the age of 86 years. She is survived by Lija (John) Bane of Nanaimo B.C., Peter (Wendy) of Airdrie AB. Grandchildren Melissa (John), Alison (Darien), and Gregory Bane Travis (Kristy) and Jeremy (Carly) Lapainis, Ben (Laura) and Sarah Ethier. Martha was predeceased her daughter Daina (Dan) Ethier. Martha immigrated with her husband Gunner from Latvia in 1949. Together they worked hard and built a good life in the Lethbridge area. Martha was an exceptional seamstress. She was employed as a drapery seamstress for many years. Her greatest love was gardening. She also enjoyed walking and riding her bicycle. Cremation, with a private interment at a later date.
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

RAMONA GENIEVA SPEAR CHIEF
1978 ~ 2013
Ramona Genieva Spear Chief, beloved daughter of Gloria Marie Spear Chief and Larry Vielle, was welcomed home by her parents on October 10, 2013. She is survived by her children, Brandon Spear Chief, Paula Vielle, Lakota Vielle, and Burton Vielle, grandson Lassandro Vielle, her brothers Jarvis (Shastina), Waylon, Roger (Markie), Junior, Lamont, her niece Aaliyah, nephews Alex, Abel, Nathaniel and Cyrus, uncles Melvin Spear Chief and Mark North Peigan and biological father Dominic Crow Shoe. She was predeceased by her grandparents Robert North Peigan, Maryann Mills, Lawrence Eli, Alberta Vielle, her parents Gloria and Larry, niece Chloe, aunts Sally, Anna Harriet, cousins Aletha, Lonnie and Tristan. A Wake will be held from 7:00pm to 10:00pm on Friday, October 18, 2013 at STREETS ALIVE, 323 4th Street South, Lethbridge. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at STREETS ALIVE. The burial will follow at the St. Mary¹s Cemetery in Standoff, Alberta. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P6
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623
Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901

SHEILAH MAY CONVERY
APRIL 5, 1932 ~
OCTOBER 11, 2013
Sheilah passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday October 11, 2013 at the age of 81 years. She was born on April 5, 1932 on the farm near Ernfold, in Southern Saskatchewan. She was the eldest of 5 children born to James and Katherine Convery (Jim & Kate). Sheilah is survived by her husband Gerald Peterson, daughter Diana Fuhrmann (Arnie), son Keith Duncan (Sandra) and grandchildren Shantel Lyons (Kevin), Nathan & Seth Duncan, Ryan Fuhrmann (Jacki) & Kyle Fuhrmann as well as great-grandchildren Wyatt & Sienna Lyons, Lainie & Ryder Fuhrmann, Kyleigh Tytula, sister Stella Wendel (Cliff) and brother David Convery (Mary) as well as numerous nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, her brother Jim Convery, her sister Loretta Williams and her grandson Cody Duncan. A celebration of her life will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW
CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge. Send condolences at
http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P6
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623
Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901

STEVE RIVET
1956 ~ 2013
Mr. Steve Rivet, beloved husband of Mary Rivet, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013 at the age of 56 years. Besides his loving wife Mary, Steve is survived by his son Eric Rivet and daughter Jenny (Geoff) Mazaline. At Steve¹s request, a private family service will be held. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P6
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623
Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901

Patti Valgardson
1937 – 2013
 Patricia Ann Valgardson passed away in Lethbridge on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the age of 76 years.  A private funeral service will be held at Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber on Saturday, October 19, 2013. A private burial service will follow at the Taber Memorial Garden.
 Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the Lethbridge Country Club, 101 Country Club Road South, Lethbridge (access is adjacent to the main entrance of Mountain View Cemetery at Scenic Drive South) on Saturday, October 19, 2013 between 2:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.  Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

Ron Jonker
1967 – 2013
Ronald Jeffrey Jonker, passed away in Lethbridge on Monday, October 14, 2013 at the age of 46 years. Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, October 18, 2013 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. A private burial service will be held at the Taber Memorial Garden prior to the funeral service with Pastor Brian Kuyper officiating. The Funeral Service will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church, 3902 Heritage Drive, Taber on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Jim Zondervan officiating. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com. Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.  

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