September 30th, 2016

Friday February 7, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 7, 2014.

ALBERT KOOY
1926 ~ 2014
“Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.” Ps. 95:1
Albert John Kooy of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Alice (nee Pilon), passed away peacefully to be with
Christ, his Rock, at the age of 87 years.
A family interment will be held at the Monarch-Nobleford Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, February 7,
2014 followed by a Celebration of Albert’s Life at 2:00 pm at MARANATHA CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 260 McGill Blvd West, Lethbridge to which friends and acquaintances are welcome.
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

Autumn Eve Possin
September 23, 2012 ~
February 4, 2014
Autumn Eve Possin, beloved daughter of James and Christine Possin passed away on February 4, 2014.
A Visitation will be held between 7:00 P.M., and 8:00 P.M. on Friday February 7, 2014 at The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Fort Macleod, 643-20th St.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints – Fort Macleod, 643-20th St.
Eden’s Funeral Home and Crematorium
2424 – 5 Avenue
Fort Macleod, AB
Phone: 403-553-3772
Email: condolences@edensfuneralhome.com
http://www.edensfuneralhome.com

BAIRD
MERLE DALE BAIRD passed away at St. Michaels Health Center, Lethbridge, Alberta on Wednesday, February 5,
2014 at the age of 73 years.
A Celebration of Life will be held at THE MACKENZIE CONFERENCE CENTRE, 5745 – 45 Avenue, Drayton Valley,
Alberta on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 2:00 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

CAHOON
BETH ANDRUS CAHOON, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at the age of 83 years, beloved wife of
Edwin Thomas Cahoon.
Friends may meet the family at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Friday, February 7th, 2014 from 7:00 to
8:00 p.m. or at the Church from 1:00 to 1:45 a.m. prior to the Service.
The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Leavitt, Alberta on
Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Leavitt Cemetery.
Due to ALLERGY CONCERNS – Please send no real flowers or wear strong scents.
Email your condolences to:
legacyfh@telus.net
Legacy Funeral Homes Ltd.
P.O. Box 208
Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0
Phone (403) 653-3222
Fax (403) 653-3677
legacyfh@telus.net

DEB HLADY
1964 ~ 2014
Mrs. Deb Hlady, beloved wife of Mr. Bruce Hlady, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the age of 49 years.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, February 10, 2014 at the COALDALE MENNONITE CHURCH,
2316 17th Street, Coaldale.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at the Celebration of Life to cancer research.
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

DIANE HAMILTON (FLEMING)
December 15, 1950 –
February 4, 2014
Diane passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital after a lengthy battle with illness.
She is survived by her loving husband of 40 years Larry and siblings Len (Denise) Fleming of Ottawa,
Shirley (Ted) Nichols of Denver, Jack (Marilyn) Fleming, Ron (Shirley) Fleming, Brian Fleming, mother -in
-law Fay Dietzen, brother – in – law Ken Hamilton of Kelowna as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents John and Jenny Fleming and sister Doreen (Robert) Kemp.
A special thank you to Dr. Aron Low and the staff (especially Randy) at unit 5B of the hospital.
Those who wish to pay their final respects may do so, as Diane’s ashes will be resting in the Martin
Brothers Memorial Wall, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, AB.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the 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

DOROTHY “EILEEN” CARTER
1923 ~ 2014
Mrs. Eileen Carter of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Bud Carter, passed away on Thursday,
February 6, 2014 at the age of 90 years
Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.
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

DUNN
MRS. BEATRICE DUNN, beloved wife of the late Mr. Clio Dunn of Lethbridge, passed away at the St.
Michael’s Health Centre on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the age of 94 years.
Funeral Arrangements to be announced when completed
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

KALVIN ODLAND
1964 ~ 2014
Kalvin Eric Odland of Vauxhall, beloved husband of Pamela Odland, passed away suddenly on Monday,
February 3, 2014 at the age of 49 years.
Besides his loving wife Pamela, Kalvin is survived by his three children Brendan, Jaden (Nikki Kress) of
Lethbridge and Karlee (Brendan Hendriks) of Vauxhall; his brother Bradley and Doris Odland of Oyen, AB
and their children Lexi (Devin) Declercq of Medicine Hat, AB, Larissa (Jeremey) Kenyon of Lethbridge, AB;
great-nephews and niece Jaxen, Connor, and Apiphany of Medicine Hat; his father and mother-in-law Donald
and Donna Virostek of Lethbridge, AB; brother and sister-in-law Trevor and Paula Virostek; nieces Rylee
and Amber of Mountain View, AB. Kalvin was predeceased by his parents Alfred and Faye Odland,
grandparents Erik and Abigail Odland and George and Mary Gillespie.
Kalvin was born on May 6, 1964 to Alfred and Faye Odland. He grew up in the Vauxhall area where he
attended school and graduated in 1982. He attended the Lethbridge Community College for one year taking
Mechanics before returning to farm with his dad and brother. Kalvin married his high school sweetheart
Pamela Virostek on April 6, 1985; they raised their family and farmed in the Stone Hill area until 2001
then returned to the original homestead in Vauxhall area where he was raised. For the past 8 years he has
been working for AgCom Petroleum in Enchant.
Kalvin was active in sports growing up playing minor baseball, hockey, and Vauxhall Spurs Baseball. He
was also active in 4H. He has continued his dedication to sports as being President for 9 years and later
director for Vauxhall Minor Hockey and President of Vauxhall Spurs Baseball for 4 years. His current role
of General Manager of the Southeast AAA Tigers Midget Female Hockey. He also serves as a Director for the
Alberta Major Midget Female Hockey League and a member of Vauxhall Spurs Alumni. Kalvin has also coached
hockey and baseball for many years and has done countless hours of volunteer work associated with sports.
Kalvin has touched and left a lasting memory with everyone he knows especially with his “laugh”. His
passion and love were his family.
He will be deeply missed by all.
Family and friends are invited for a visitation between 4:00-6:00pm on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at MARTIN
BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, February 10, 2014 at MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH of
Vauxhall, 320 9 Street North, Vauxhall with Pastor Jeff Frostad and Pastor Jakob Pillibeit, 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

LANGEN
Do not delay me, since the Lord has prospered my way. Send me away, that I may go to my Master.
1 Moses 24:56
WILFRED LANGEN, P.ENG
Born: 16-08-1930 in Koeln, Germany
Passed Away: 03-02-2014 in Raymond, Alberta
In the name of all relatives
Ursula M. Lange
A Memorial Service will be held in the St. John’s Lutheran Church, Magrath, Alberta on Saturday, February
8th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Brian Amison officiating. In lieu of flowers, friends may make
donations in memory of Wilfred to the Humane Society of Lethbridge, P.O. Box 783, Lethbridge, Alberta
T1J 3Z6
E-mail your condolences to: legacyfh@telus.net. Arrangements entrusted to Berry Gorham.
Legacy Funeral Homes Ltd.
P.O. Box 208
Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0
Phone (403) 653-3222
Fax (403) 653-3677
legacyfh@telus.net

MACDONALD
MALCOLM “MAC” DUNCAN MACDONALD of Lethbridge, AB passed away at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Unit on
January 24, 2014 at the age of 86 years, following a lengthy and hard fought battle with cancer.
A Celebration of Mac’s life will be held from 5:30. to 9:30 p.m. with a Ceremony beginning at 6:00 p.m.
on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the VIEWING GALLERY, GALT MUSEUM, 502-1st St. S., Lethbridge, AB.
Memorial Donations may be made in Mac’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317-10th St. S.,
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2M7 or http://www.cancer.ca.
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

MATTHEWS, CONSTANCE
CONNIE MATTHEWS, beloved wife of the late Kenneth Matthews, passed away at the Edith Cavell Care Centre
on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the age of 91 years.
She is survived by her three children, Lynne (Al) Kinch of Lethbridge, Connie McPherson of Surrey and
Maureen (Andy) Catherwood of Calgary, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Cremation and a private family service to be held at a later date.
Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to The Calgary Poppy fund at #1, 4539 – 6th Street N.E.,
Calgary, Alberta, T2E 3Z6.
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

NEAL QUENTIN MELLAFONT
December 12, 1954 –
January 31, 2014
Neal Quentin Mellafont passed away surrounded by family at the Lacombe Hospital & Care Centre on January
31, 2014 after a short battle with cancer.
Neal is survived by his son Casey (Bonnie) of Calgary, daughter Sarina (Mitch Davidson) of Lethbridge,
grandsons Gavin and Jonah Mellafont, brothers Fred (Daryl), Bill (Marie), Max (Deb), Harry (Thelma),
sisters Darlene Les Strange (David), Dawn Gordon, Denise Bardics as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Neal was predeceased by his Father, Charles in 1992 and Mother, Minnie in 2013 and brother in law Larry
Gordon 2014.
Neal was born in Lethbridge, AB and lived on the family farm east of Coutts. Neal was a self-taught
carpenter and cement finisher. His last job before his illness was building log homes in Red Deer.
In his younger days Neal enjoyed volley ball, golf, curling and racquet ball. He loved the outdoors and
camping and was the King of the Barbeque.
Neal will always be remembered for his infectious laugh.
A private celebration of life will be held for the family at a later date. Donations can be made in
Neal’s name to The Calgary Dream Center at http://www.calgarydreamcentre.com.

SELK, SHALAYNE SARAH
November 28, 1986 –
February 2, 2014
Shalayne Sarah Selk slipped from this life on February 2nd in the arms of her angel mother and surrounded
by family and friends. Shalayne was a ray of Heavenly Father’s light and grace that we were allowed to
borrow for a time. Shalayne was kind, caring and warm, and she had the heart of an angel and touched many
souls throughout her 27 years. Shalayne will be remembered with love by her parents, Robert and Jackie;
her grandparents John and Jessie Taylor; many aunts, uncles and cousins; her siblings Danaka (Ron
Dougherty), Ryan, Virgil and Taylor (Dani); nieces and nephews Jacquelyn, Zayne, Preston, Olivia and
Julia. She was predeceased by her grandparents Virgil & Marjorie Selk.
” We Love You a Bushel and a Peck and a Hug around the neck!”
A Funeral Service was held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Diamond Valley Chapel,
600 Country Meadows Street, Turner Valley on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, http://www.childrenshospital.ab.ca, the
Children’s Wish Foundation, http://www.childrenswish.ca, or the Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Foundation of
Canada, http://www.sbhac.ca. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family at http://www.piersons.ca.

SHAWN SIBBET
1985 ~ 2014
Shawn Sibbet of Lethbridge, beloved partner of Christopher and brother to Natasha, passed away on
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at the age of 28 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

SOPHIE MIKHAIL
1928 ~ 2014
Sophie Mikhail beloved wife of Michel Mikhail passed away peacefully on February 4, 2014 at the age of
85.
Sophie was born on May 25, 1928 in Cairo, Egypt. She grew up in Port Said where she attended school to
become a seamstress. She married Michel in 1958 and lived in Port Said where both of their sons were
born. Sophie, Michel and their sons immigrated to Canada in 1968. Sophie was quickly employed as a
seamstress at Woolco, it was soon after she was hired at Black’s Men’s Wear and it was there she worked
passionately until retirement. She enjoyed swimming and league bowling but her true joy came from feeding
and spoiling her family.
Besides her loving husband Michel, she is survived by her sons Adly (Elizabeth) and grandson Nicholas and
Ramy (Etha) and granddaughter Mandy (Shawn) and their children Aiden and Damien, grandson Cory and his
children Logan and Alexis and grandson Jay.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH,
604 13th Street North, Lethbridge with Deacon Frank Peta officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Samaritans Society – Park Meadows Village, 1511 15th
Avenue North, Lethbridge, AB T1H 1W2 for their loving care of Sophie.
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

WEBB
FRANCES T. WEBB, of Lethbridge, passed away on Saturday, February 1st, 2014 at the age of 95 years.
She is survived by her sisters Helen Byrne, Alice Thom, Geraldine Parfitt and Jock Carpenter.
A Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 5:00 P.M. with Prayer Leader Maureen Condon-Horon officiating.
A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback, Celebrant.
Interment will follow the Funeral Mass at Mountain View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, at Frances’ request, donations may be made to St. Michael’s Foundation, 1400 – 9th
Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4V5.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

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