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Wednesday April 23, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on April 23, 2014.

ALICE BITANGO
1926 ~ 2014
Mrs. Alice Bitango of Lethbridge passed away at Good Samaritans Park Meadows on Monday, April 21, 2014 at
the age of 88 years.
Funeral arrangements to 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

ANITA MARGARET ROURKE
1945 ~ 2014
Mrs. Anita Rourke of Picture Butte, beloved wife of Mr. Glen Rourke, beloved mother to Heather (Donald)
Desautels & Stephen (Sandra) Rourke, beloved grandmother to Nicole, Derian, & Shelbie Desautels and Heath
& Kiarra Rourke, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014 at the age of 69 years.
Vigil Rites will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at ST. CATHERINE’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH,
762 Crescent Ave North, Picture Butte, AB.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, April 25, 2014 at ST. CATHERINE’S ROMAN CATHOLIC
CHURCH, Picture Butte AB, with Father Tomy Manjaly, celebrating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317-10th Street South,
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 9Z9.
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

BERRY
MYRON LOWTHER BERRY, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the age of 85 years, beloved husband of
the late Roma Maxine Low Berry.
Friends may meet the family at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Friday, April 25th, 2014 from 7:00 to
8:00 p.m. or at the Church from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the Service.
The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Temple Street Chapel
on Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Cardston Cemetery.
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

CARCAMO
December 15, 1938 –
April 19, 2014
BASILIO CARCAMO, of Stirling, AB, passed away at home on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the age of 75 years.
“Jesus said, I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies.”
As per Basilio’s request, no funeral service will be held.
Rest in Peace. You will be Forever Remembered.
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

DELIA DODD
1930 ~ 2014
It is with great sadness in our hearts to announce the sudden passing of our mother Rosalie “Delia” Dodd.
She leaves to mourn Margaret Dodd (Dave Bowman), Kathy Dodd, Lori Dodd- Soucy (Robert Soucy) and Bob
Dodd. She also leaves to mourn Wallace Henes (Diane), Ken Henes (Carol), Vi Mikilak, and Jerry Henes; she
leaves numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great- great-grandson.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 1:00pm – 2:00pm on Wednesday, April 23, 2014
at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610- 4th Street South, Lethbridge, AB; a Funeral Service will follow
at 2:00pm. A private family graveside will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Box 2211,
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K7.
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

ELLIOTT
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of EVELYN AGNES ELLIOTT wife of the late Raymond
Elliott of Picture Butte, at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at the
age of 90 years.
Evelyn was born in Foremost, AB on October 6, 1923. She is survived by her children Wendy Peterson
(Special Friend Gordon Roberts), Peter Elliott, Jackie (Morris) Zeinstra, son-in-law Larry Nolan, Jim
(Soo) Elliott; grandchildren Richelle (Trevor) Seitz, Kris Peterson, Jason (Mandy) Zeinstra, David
(Jolynn) Zeinstra, Shawn Nolan (Special friend Theresa), Jennifer (Todd) Quinn, Travis Nolan and Jesse,
Alyssa, & Haley Elliott; and 11 great grandchildren.
She is also survived by 5 sisters; Phyllis Huff, Nellie Trottier, Catherine Brown, Odell Stephenson,
Florence Forrer, one brother Mike Degenstein, numerous nieces and nephews, and a wide circle of friends,
especially those in Piyami Manor in Picture Butte.
She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years Raymond, parents Peter and Agnes Degenstein, beloved
daughter Mary Nolan, brothers Walter, Tony, Peter, and sister Betty Arrowsmith.
Even in death, as in life, Evelyn was always thinking of others and has donated her body for research to
the University of Calgary.
A Celebration of Life will be held at THE ELKS HALL, 112 4th Street South, Picture Butte, Alberta on
Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 2:00 P.M.
In Memory of Evelyn, Donations can be made to the University of Calgary – 3330 Hospital Drive N.W,
Faculty of Medicine, RM B723 HSC, Calgary Alberta, T2M 4N1 or Prairie Tractor and Engine Museum Society,
Picture Butte, AB T0K 1V0.
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

GIACCHETTA
THOMAS JOSEPH GIACCHETTA, formerly of Coaldale, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital at the age
of 88 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

HERAUF
After a courageous battle with cancer, Maria Barbara Herauf (nee Schmidt) passed away on April 15, 2014.
She was surrounded by her family including her loving husband of 56 years, Peter.
A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South,
Lethbridge on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback, Celebrant.
Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
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

PARKINS (CRANE CHIEF)
SHERRY PARKINS (CRANE CHIEF), beloved wife of Blaine Parkins, passed away in Cardston, Alberta on April
16th, 2014 at the age of 45 years.
A Wake Service will be held at Street‚s Alive, Lethbridge on Friday, April 25th, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
and continue at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve from 7:00 p.m. continuing all night. The
Funeral Service will be held at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Saturday, April 26th at
11:00 a.m. with Pastor Joshua Curly Rider Officiating. Interment in the Pioneer Cemetery, Blood Reserve.
Email 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

RAYMOND “RAY” JOHN FELDMAN
1928 ~ 2014
Mr. Raymond “Ray” Feldman beloved husband of Mrs. Irmgard Feldman, beloved father and grandfather, passed
away peacefully at the St. Michael’s Health Centre on Monday, April 22, 2014 at the age of 86 years.
A Celebration of Ray’s life will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 in Leduc, Alberta.
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

TAJIRI
DR. NOBBY TAJIRI, beloved husband of Lily Tajiri, passed away peacefully in his sleep the morning of
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the age of 84 years.
Nobby is survived by his wife Lily and children: Joanne (Leon) Durand, Michele (Kevin) O’Riley, Alan
(Ivania), Mike (Debbie); grandchildren: Naomi (Brent), Caolin, Evan, Erin, Erik, Brien, Blake and great
granddaughter Lyla.
A private family service will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made
to the Alzheimer Society of Lethbridge, 402-740-4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0N9.
Koden is graciously declined.
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

VEENKAMP, Thelma Grace
June 6, 1950 – April 17, 2014
Thelma passed away peacefully in the Claresholm General Hospital on April 17, 2014. She will be dearly
missed by her sisters, Hermina Veenkamp, and Corrie (Gerry) Winter and her extended family, Michelle &
Gerald Anderson and their children Canyon and Aniela, and Scott & Colette Winter and their children
Aiden, Conrad and Brandon and numerous relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her father, Tom
Veenkamp in 1985 and her mother, Gertie Veenkamp (Konynenbelt) in 1997.
Thelma was born on June 6, 1950 and lived on the farm formerly owned by Klaas Poelman, Sr., until the age
of 6. In 1956, the family moved to a farm two miles north of Granum until 1978 when she moved to
Claresholm. In November of 1969, she obtained employment with the Town of Claresholm as receptionist and
later became Assistant Secretary-Treasurer. She retired in 2005 after working 36 years for the Town of
Claresholm. She was a member of the Granum Christian Reformed Church. She loved travelling with her
sister to Europe and North America. Her favourite place to go was Waterton, where she often went with her
family and friends. She enjoyed her retirement and also volunteered at the Claresholm Public Library. She
will be remembered by everyone who knew her as a wonderful sister and friend.
Thelma’s family would like to thank all the wonderful staff of the Chinook Health Unit and the Claresholm
General Hospital for their kindness and caring over the past few months. We would also like to thank
Thelma’s friends for all the offerings of friendship shown to Thelma during her illness. Your love and
support meant so much to her.
Visitation will be held at Leyden’s Funeral Home (4079-1st Street West, Claresholm) on Tuesday, April 22,
2014 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Burial will take place at the Granum Christian Reformed Cemetery, prior to the
service, on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 12:30 pm. The funeral service will be held at the Granum
Christian Reformed Church on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Henry Veldboom officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Terry Fox Foundation (c/o Ms. Rhonda Risebrough,
Provincial Director, The Terry Fox Foundation, Suite D 10 – 6115, 3rd St SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 2L2) or
at http://www.terryfox.org, as Thelma supported the run for many years.
Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting http://www.leydens.com. Arrangements entrusted to
LEYDEN’S FUNERAL HOME, Claresholm. Tel: 403-625-3212.
WILSON
MRS. RENAE CHRISTY WILSON, beloved wife of Mr. Kim Wilson, of Lethbridge, passed away suddenly in Kigali,
Rwanda, Africa on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the age of 38 years.
A Celebration of Life will be held at VICTORY CHURCH, 1 mile east of Lethbridge on Highway #3, on
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 1:30 P.M. with Pastor Kelly Stickel officiating.
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

Hans Skretting
1922 – 2014
Hans Skretting, passed away in Taber on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the age of 91 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Burial Service will be held at the Enchant Cemetery on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Ken Easterbrook officiating. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com <http://www.southlandfuneral.com&gt; .
Hans is survived by one brother, Edwin Skretting and sisters-in-laws Anne G. Skretting, Ionne Skretting, Irene Skretting, Anne L. Skretting, Carol Skretting and numerous nieces and nephews.
Hans was predeceased by his parents Gustav and Jorgine Skretting; two sisters and their spouses Mary (Harry) Key and Judith (Peter) Braun; his brothers Torsten, Gust, Gudmund, Arnold, Jimmy and Sven Skretting. He was also predeceased by his nieces and nephews Selmar Skretting, Allyson Skretting, Jennifer Peters, Greg Braun, Robert Ostafichuk and Cindy Skretting.
Hans was born in Varhaug, Norway on June 17, 1922. Along with his family, he immigrated to Canada in 1928. He attended school at Kinnondale and Adler, located north east of Lomond. Hans, along with his brother Torsten, took over the homestead in Circle Hill, north west of Vauxhall, after their parents passing. Hans will be sadly missed by his family and friends.  
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Hans¹ name may be made directly to the charity of one¹s personal choosing.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.   

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