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Monday December 9, 2013


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on December 9, 2013.

ALICE VANDER WOUDE
1927 ~ 2013
The Lord is near to all who call on him. ~ Psalm 145:18
With family at her side, Alice Vander Woude, left to be with her Lord and Savior on December 3, 2013 at the age of 85 years.
An interment will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Nobleford Monarch Cemetery followed by the Memorial Service held at 2:00 pm at the CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH OF NOBLEFORD, 522 Highway Ave, with Pastor Kevin Jordan and Pastor Pete VanderBeek officiating.
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

ANNA PAULA SCHEFTER
1923 ~ 2013
Mrs. Paula Schefter, beloved wife of the late Karl “herman” Schefter, passed away at Prairie Ridge Care Centre on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the age of 90 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

BARBARA BANFIELD
1922 ~ 2013
Barbara Adeline (Babs) Banfield of the City of Lethbridge, beloved wife of 71 years to John J. Banfield, passed away peacefully on the 23rd of November, 2013, at the age of 91 years.
A Memorial Service marking the long and joyous life of Barbara – wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend – will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, the 9th of December, 2013, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4th Street South, Lethbridge, a private inurnment to follow.
Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, 271 – 339 50 Avenue SE Calgary AB T2G 2B3, or to a charity of your choice.
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

HAGE
MR. KENT HAGE of Picture Butte, beloved husband of Willa Hage, Best Dad Ever to Leeon (Leah) Hage, Tracey Hartley (Michael), and Kelly (Jon) Atwood, passed away suddenly Sunday December 01, 2013 while on vacation.
A Celebration of Life will be announced when arrangements are completed

KAS KOSTEK
KAS KOSTEK, beloved husband of Pauline Kostek, left this world peacefully with his family at his side, on Thursday, December 5, 2013, a few short months after his 65th birthday.
A Celebration of Kas’ life will be held Monday, December 9th, 2013, at Cornerstone Funeral  Home – 2825 32 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta at 1:00 P.M.
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

KENNETH “KEN” BUXTON
1927 ~ 2013
Kenneth Joseph Buxton passed away on December 5, 2013, at age 86 years.
Ken is survived by his wife of 63 years, Anne; his son Jody (Vicky); grandchildren Jeannine, Graydon and Darby; his sisters Elsie, Mary and Sheila; and numerous extended family members.
Ken was predeceased by his parents Susan and George Buxton.
In 1926, Ken’s family immigrated from Derbyshire, England to take up a “promised” Soldier’s Settlement. Ken was born in 1927 near Innisfail, Alberta and at the age of 13, while his Dad served in the war, he helped his Mother run the farm, and then later trained in the Canadian Militia. Ken played hockey for the Drumheller Miners, later coaching Peewee and Intermediate hockey at Gleichen, Alberta.
At the famed Calgary Stampede, Ken met Anne – beginning a full partnership of racing and training thoroughbred horses that lasted nearly 70 years. Several New Track Records were set during this time, including a world record with Tango King which still stands today. He also enjoyed many years as a Chuckwagon Outrider and was a member of Hank Willard’s 1951 championship team.
After “retiring” in 1998, Ken, together with his wife Anne, raised some of their most successful horses and in October 1998, they were inducted into the Lethbridge Wall of Fame by the Thoroughbred Breeders of the Northern United States and Western Canada. Ken’s name is still well known and respected in the horse world.
God’s Blessings, Ken – you will be greatly missed by all.
Ken’s cremation has been entrusted to Martin Brothers with a memorial service to be held at a later date.
Flowers are gratefully declined; however, if desired, donations may be made in Ken’s memory to St. Michael’s Health Centre, 1400 – 9 Avenue S, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 4V5.
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

RAPHAEL
DR. JULIAN RAPHAEL, beloved husband of Karen Raphael of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at the age of age of 58 years.
Dad checked the paper everyday to see if he was in the obituaries, so Dad, we hope you are reading this and think we did a good job.
We hope you’re off ice fishing now, Jules, like you loved to do on winter weekends with your best friend Phil Browne. Perhaps, over the holidays, you’ll be riding the chairlift at Castle Mountain with Fergus, a flask in the pocket of your red ski suit. In the spring, you’ll be putting fish on John Marriner’s fly-fishing lines in the Crowsnest Pass, where you often went together, or helping your best fishing buddy, Barry Thienes, catch Walleye at the annual fishing derby at the Simmie Dam. You’ll be golfing with Phil and Elaine next summer and taking all of the mulligans you please. In the evenings, you’ll join us for a curry and a beer, and maybe some live music in town.
These are the things you loved to do in Canada, Dad, where you emigrated from England in 1990 to fulfill your father’s wish of practicing medicine in the birthplace of socialized medicine, Saskatchewan. In Shaunavon, you enjoyed working at the Avon Medical Clinic for ten years with mom (Karen) and your good friend Sharon Crockett, taking care of all of your little “sausages”. You left Shaunavon in 2000 for Lethbridge, AB, where you joined the Haig Clinic, and finished your career in Lethbridge at the Campbell Clinic where your colleagues also became your dear friends. As a family doctor for over 30 years, you provided the most compassionate care to your patients, who we know will truly miss you.
You were a wonderful dad, making it to Bruce’s hockey games, Daisy’s dance recitals, and Fergus’s football games, all despite your hectic schedule. We don’t know how you did it! We are grateful you took us to Shaunavon from Northampton, England when were just little kids, because you knew it would be a good place for us to grow up. Thanks to you, we have a Canadian family too – the Thieneses, the Crocketts, the Van Raaltes, the Monettes, and the Rices will all miss you so much, as will our English-Canadian family, the Brownes, the Braithwaites, and the Marriners. The parties won’t be the same without you – but we will drink whiskey in your honour!
Your brothers Jeremy and Jonathan, your sister Jane, your sisters-in-law Sue and Kathy, and your nieces and nephews Meaghan, Paige, Jenny, Gerard, and Olivia already miss you and your unique sense of humour – even all of the jokes you seemed to tell over and over again. Mom reckons the secret to your 34-year marriage was that she never could remember the punch lines!
You definitely kept your love, Karen, on her toes. You met her when you were nineteen, and you two were head-over-heels straight away. She loved living with you in Dublin while you trained at the Royal College of Surgeons, and is so glad she followed you on your adventure to Canada. Her family has become like your own. Granny Marie, Auntie Dena, Helen, Micky, Jon, Rachael, Penny, Jeremy, Orlanda, Asia, and Evan will miss you at our family dance parties.
You were as joyful and passionate about life in your illness as you were in health. Your bravery since your diagnosis of pancreatic cancer in October of 2012, just days before your 57th birthday, was astounding. You persevered with dignity, humor, kindness and compassion until the very end, and we love you even more for that. We’ll miss you, Dad.
Lots of love,
Fergus, Daisy, and Bruce
A Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta on Friday, December 13, 2013 from 6:00 P.M – 8:00 P.M.
A Service Of Thanksgiving will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at COLLEGE DRIVE COMMUNITY CHURCH – 2710 College Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta at 1:00 P.M. with Bernadette Schneider officiating.
Dr. Julian Raphael died of pancreatic cancer on December 4th at 2:20 pm at St. Michael’s Health Centre in Lethbridge. He was 58 years old. Karen requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made in his memory to the Palliative Care Unit c/o St. Michael’s Foundation, where they hope to develop a new family area.
Honoured to Serve
Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematorium
2800 Mayor Magrath Drive SouthLethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1
Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777
Fax ~ (403) 381-3128
Toll Free ~ 1-(888)-381-7778
care@cornerstonefh.ca

WILLIAM “JIM” MUNRO
1932 ~ 2013
Mr. William “Jim” Munro, beloved husband of Mrs. Ida Munro, passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at the age of 81 years.
Jim was born and raised in Toronto, ON. He joined the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada in 1951 and was part of the Nato peacekeeping forces in Germany. After his discharge from the military in 1960, he worked in various positions starting with being a constable in the Camrose Police Force for 10 years. This was followed by Director of Preventive Social Services in Wetaskiwin, Camp Manager of Camp He Ho Ha for the Handicapped at Lake Isle, AB, and Claims Investigator for WCB in Edmonton. He was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Jim and Ida moved to Lethbridge in 2000 where he carried on with his woodworking hobby building arbors, benches, and swings. He was an avid garage sale shopper who loved looking for bargains. Jim was a generous man with a unique sense of humor who enjoyed company and would welcome anyone into his home.
He is survived by his wife Ida, sons Barry and Guy Munro of Edmonton, four grandchildren Cody and Chad Munro of Calgary, Breanna and Julia Cavanagh of Sherwood Park, brothers Richard and Robert Munro of Toronto, sisters Dorothea Harkin of Aurora, ON, Mary (Frank) Auffrey of Westmorland, NB, Brenda (Ken) Brown of Owen Sound, ON, and Sharon Laughlin of Barrie, ON, sister-in-law Sharon Munro of Churchbridge, SK as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Jim was predeceased by his parents William and Dorothy Munro of Toronto, brother John (Jack) Munro of Churchbridge, SK, and brother-in-law Tony Harkin of Toronto.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge with Reverend Terry Shillington officiating. An interment will be held at the Mountain View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation, 960 19 Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5.
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

Brenda Henline
1949 – 2013
Brenda Maureen Henline (nee Pickles), beloved wife of George Henline of Coutts, passed away at the Raymond Hospital on Friday, December 6, 2013 at the age of 64 years.
Further information including service details will follow once arrangements have been finalized.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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