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Monday November 25, 2013


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 25, 2013.

HILDA BERGMANN
1933 ~ 2013
Mrs. Hilda Bergmann, beloved wife of the late Mr. Henry Bergmann, passed away at Edith Cavell Care Centre on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the age 80 years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.
Send condolences at
http://www.mbfunerals.com.
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

KENNETH DALE OLIVER
FEBRUARY 10, 1948 ~ NOVEMBER 3, 2013
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ken Oliver, at the age of 65 years.
Ken was predeceased by his father Bert Oliver; mother Margaret (Peggy) Oliver; brother Cordell Oliver; sister Louise Oliver.
A Come and Go Reception celebrating Ken’s life will be held from 2:00pm to 3:00pm on Tuesday, November 26, 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 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623
Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901
http://www.mbfunerals.com

WILLIAM “BILL” LOVIN
1944 ~ 2013
Bill Lovin of Lethbridge Alberta, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the age of 69 years. Bill is survived by his lovin wife, Margaret (and their two fluffy four footed children, Buddy and Babe); his mother Sadie and one brother Clarence; his children Deborah (Pierre) and Mark (Rieko); step children Wayne (Marilyn), Brian (Kimberly), Colin (Deb) and Wendy (Dwight); and numerous grandchildren, Nicholas, Shie, Koji, Richard, Kristie (Lance), Amy (Chris), Jennifer (Stephan), Sara, Adam, Candice (Jeff), Derek (Andria; and great grandchildren Starlise, Jager, Farrah, Ruby, Evan, Brock & Jessica.
Bill was born February 24, 1944 in Vanderhoof, British Columbia. He was predeceased by his father Roy and brother Kenneth.
Anyone who knew Bill, knew of his love for golf. Recently his good friend Norm got Bill interested in coin collecting and trading. Bill spent the majority of his life working as a heavy duty mechanic with various employers throughout British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. His mechanical ability was second to none. He could fix anything that he put his mind to. Bill was highly respected by his peers and employers. During the last 30 years Marg and Bill have also enjoyed their travels, adventures, family and golf!!
In the last few years Bill has found his dream job at the Taber golf course, wrenching by morning, golfing by the afternoon. Family had fun times keeping up to the golfing bug that consumed Bill & Marg.
Having been in the Taber and Lethbridge area for the last 14 years they have built a close circle of friends, we wish to extend our sincere thanks to everyone who has helped us in this period of transition. Special thanks go out to Norm, Diane, Rob, Carol, Maggie and their families.
At Bill’s request, no formal service will be held at this date, please keep his memory alive through the activities you shared in common.
Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
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

Helen Ikebuchi
1925 – 2013
Helen Ikebuchi (nee Shimbashi) beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away with family at her side in Taber on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the age of 88 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at Knox United Church, 4929 – 50 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. Burial to follow at the Barnwell Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Helen is survived by her daughter Brenda (Glen) Wada of Barnwell and their daughter Kassidy Wada; son Wayne Ikebuchi of Calgary. She is also survived by her sisters May Takahashi and Kathleen Murakami; brothers Henry Shimbashi, William (Micheline) Shimbashi and Patrick (Dianne) Shimbashi; sisters-in-law Margaret Shimbashi, Kay Shimbashi, Yo Ikebuchi, Kay (Syd) Adachi and Chiyo (Rick) Starling; brothers-in-law Tom (Barb) Ikebuchi as well numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Norman Yotaro Ikebuchi; parents Zenkichi and Teru Shimbashi; brothers Edward, Albert, George and John Shimbashi; sister-in-law Sunao Shimbashi; brother-in-law Joe Takahashi; friends Harry Ikebuchi, Aigi Shigehiro and several in-laws and extended family.
Helen, the second child of Zenkichi James and Teru Shimbashi was born on January 25, 1925 at the Prince of Wales Ranch in Peskisko, Alberta. In 1926, the Shimbashi Family moved to a small farm in Welling and then to Barnwell in 1943. Helen entered the Medicine Hat Hospital Nursing Program and after much dedication and hard work, she graduated in 1948, receiving the General Proficiency Award and RN distinction. Her forty four year nursing career was spent in the Medicine Hat,  Lethbridge and Taber Hospitals in various roles, from operating room instructor, emergency room nurse, to OR and emergency department supervisors. Even after retiring from hospital nursing in 1992, her caring ways and instincts lead her to help at Clearview Lodge.
Helen married Norman Yotaro Ikebuchi on November 14, 1953. They first resided in Lethbridge, then moved on to Taber in 1966. This is where she has made her home till her passing. Helen was involved in many organizations including but not limited to, bowling leagues, Hospital Auxiliary, local AARN, U.C.W., Tottori-Kenjin Doshikai and Kagoshima Society. She also taught oriental cooking and sushi making classes, this lead her to volunteer and demonstrate her talents to several local Grade seven classes during their studies of Japan.
Helen spent some of her free time doing things that she enjoyed, including bowling, fishing, knitting, cooking and especially spending time with family and friends. With her passion for nursing, helping others and cooking talents, Helen has touched many lives.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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