September 27th, 2016

Tuesday June 10, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 10, 2014.

BERT NILSSON
1926 ~ 2014
Mr. Bert Nilsson of Lethbridge, formerly of Warner, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Muriel Nilsson, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the age of 87 years.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M., on Friday, June 13, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4th St. S., Lethbridge, AB, with Pastor Brian Magee, 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

WALTER KOYANAGI
1920 – 2014
Walter (Wataru) Koyanagi, beloved husband of Kiyo Koyanagi, passed away peacefully in Taber on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the age of 93 years.
A private family service will be held at Knox United Church on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 with Reverend Arij Langstraat officiating. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com <http://www.southlandfuneral.com&gt; .
Walter will be deeply missed by his wife  of sixty six years,  Kiyo,  sister Misao (Koji) Kadonaga of St. Albert, brother Chikara (Kay) Koyanagi of Calgary, sister in-law Catherine Koyanagi of Lethbridge, sister in-law Grace Adachi of Taber, former business partner and best friend George (Pat) Meyer of High River and numerous nieces, nephews and their families.  
He was predeceased by his parents Sakumatsu and Shio Koyanagi, sister Suzumi Uyeda, brother in-law Go Uyeda, brother Tadashi Koyanagi and brother in-law Kenji Adachi.
Walter grew up in Acme Cannery, British Columbia and was relocated with his family to southern  Alberta during the mass evacuation of Japanese Canadians in 1942. Despite humble beginnings, Walter became an active and successful member of the Taber community as partner-owner and publisher of the Taber Times, a weekly newspaper and printing company. In 1980, Walter received the Silver Quill Award from the National Community Newspaper Association for ³outstanding service to weekly newspaper journalism². Walter served on the Town of Taber Recreation Board, Library Board and Archive and Museum Society. He also spent many years as executive secretary of the Alberta  Japanese Canadian Community Association (JCCA) and was a member of the JCCA national council. Walter will be remembered as a loyal and kind husband, brother, uncle and friend.
If friends so desire, in lieu of koden and flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Taber and District Health Foundation, 4326 – 50 Avenue, Taber, Alberta T1G 1N9.
 Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

DELL JONES
1933 ~ 2014
Dell Jones of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Evan Jones, passed away peacefully on June 7, 2014 at the age of 81 years.
Dell was born on March 28, 1933 in Lac Vert, SK. She was an active member of the Eagle’s and spent a lot of time volunteering for the Cancer Society. She enjoyed playing cards, camping, being outdoors and spending time with her daughter, granddaughters and great grandchildren.
Dell is survived by her daughter Linda (Wayne) Janzer of Lethbridge, AB. She leaves behind four grandchildren Leigh (Troy) Bruntjen of Lethbridge, Jill Janzer of Lethbridge, Pamela (Ben) Dunn of Kimberley, BC, Holly (Derek) Odland of Kindersley, SK. Great grandchildren Nicolas, Emily, Morgan, Cash, Brooke, Ty and Olivia.
She was predeceased by her parents Mike and Henrietta Steep; brothers Ray Steep, Les Steep, Pete Steep; sisters Fay Cunningham and Lois Christianson; sisters-in-law Marie Steep, Carrie Steep, and nephew Gordie Steep.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 St South, Lethbridge, AB
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

GASQUE
BARBARA GASQUE, beloved wife of David Gasque, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, June 7th, 2014 at the age of 73 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

JAKE WILLMS
1949~ 2014
Jake L. Willms of Lethbridge, AB beloved husband of Eleanor Willms, passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on June 9, 2014 at the age of 64 years.
Funeral Arrangements to be announced once 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

LANZ
It is with the deepest sorrow that Dave and Sheri Lanz announce the passing of their beloved son LIAM ISAIAH LANZ shortly after his birth on Monday, June 2, 2014.
Anyone who knows Dave and Sheri are invited to a very special service for Liam to be held at the VICTORY CHURCH – 1 Mile East of Lethbridge on Highway 3, on Tuesday, June 10th 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

OLER
Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend
ANNE OLER, 64, of Lethbridge Alberta, past away peacefully in her home on Saturday June 7th 2014.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years Blair Oler, beloved sons Jade Oler and Lee Oler and brother William Riehl.
She was born to the late David Riehl and Elizabeth Riehl on
September 19th 1949. Anne is predeceased by her daughter; Michelle Oler and a brother; Karl Riehl.
Anne’s spirit lives on through her grandchildren Amanda Oler and the family’s new miracle Emily Anne Oler. Anne will be remembered for her unconditional love, incredible strength and passion for cooking.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 12th at 11:00 a.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703 – 13 Street North, in Lethbridge. A viewing will be held prior to the service, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
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

PESZNEKER
ANNA ELIZABETH PESZNEKER, beloved wife of Tony Peszneker of Lethbridge, passed away at home on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the age of 91 years. Besides her loving husband, Anna is survived by her children and grandchildren. She was predeceased by one brother.
A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. with interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
In memory of Anna, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317-10th Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2M7.
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

SNEDDEN
MARTIN DAVID SNEDDEN, beloved husband of Wanda, of Nobleford passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the age of 67 years.
A Celebration of Martin’s life will be held at the ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, 324 Mayor Magrath Dr. S. Lethbridge on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
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

STEWART
It is with great sadness that the family of Betty Mae Stewart announce her passing on
Thursday June 5, 2014 at the age of 81 years.
A Funeral Service will be held at MCKILLOP UNITED CHURCH – 2329 15 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM with Reverend Trevor Potter 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

KATHY EGELAND
1938 – 2014
Kathleen Edith Egeland of Coaldale, beloved wife of the late Art Egeland and dearest companion of Edwin, passed away unexpectedly at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the age of 75 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Enchant Community Hall, Enchant on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Jeffery Frostad officiating. Burial to follow at the Enchant Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com <http://www.southlandfuneral.com&gt; .
Kathy will be lovingly remembered by her children Brenda (Clarence) Severtson of Enchant, Mark Lindstedt of Lomond, Brian (Peggy) Egeland of Gibbons, Randall (Tanya) Egeland of Bow Island and Galvin (Christine) Egeland of Milo; six grandchildren Jennifer (Gord) Pittman, Brad (Paige) Severtson, Kolin (Jill) Lindstedt, Kevin (Naomi) Lindstedt, Jamie (Stephanie) Lindstedt and Jesse (Kelly) Egeland; eleven great grandchildren Aaron, Cheyenne and Desiree Pittman, Carson, Grady and Lila Severtson, Koral and Alaya Lindstedt, Noah Lindstedt, Elizabeth and Myles Lindstedt. She is also survived by her brother Roy (Shirley) Taylor; Art¹s siblings and spouses Taletta Dorchak, Olai (Suzy) Egeland, Magnus Egeland, Otto Egeland, Alma (Ray) Osberg, Gordon (Carol) Egeland, Gladys Hagen (Edwin Aanestad), Butch (Wendy) Egeland and Gloria Schwehr as well as many nieces, nephews and special friends.
She was predeceased by her husband Art, daughter Marlene, parents Albert and Edith Clark, brother Fred and his wife Agnes Clark, sister Jean and her husband Elmer Tayes, mother and father-in-law Anne and Oscar Egeland, brothers-in-law Carl Egeland and Orville Dorchak and niece Yvonne Sadek.
Kathy was born in England on June 10, 1938 and immigrated to British Columbia in 1946 with her mother. She married Arthur Egeland in 1954. They farmed for many years in Enchant before retiring to Coaldale. Above all else, mom loved her family and always went above and beyond to ensure everyone¹s needs were met. She enjoyed gardening, playing music, family gatherings and was the very best cook.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Kathy¹s name may be made directly to the Coaldale and District Emergency Services, P.O. Box 1571, Coaldale, Alberta T1M 1N3.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

HAZEL JENSEN
1918 – 2014
Hazel Louise Jensen, beloved wife of the late Weste Jensen, passed away in Taber on Monday, June 9, 2014 at the age of 96 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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