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By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on July 14, 2014.

DENNIS TAYLOR
1940 ~ 2014
Mr. Dennis Taylor, beloved husband of Mrs. Bonnie Taylor, passed away on July 9, 2014 at the age of 74
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

MEDVE
September 17, 1922 – Turulung, Romania
July 1, 2014 – Lethbridge, Alberta
MRS. MARY BERTHA MEDVE, of Lethbridge, Alberta, passed away July 1st, 2014 at the Chinook Regional
Hospital at the age of 91 years.
She is predeceased by her husband Bert Medve (1991) and her sister Helen Ramias (1963).
Mary is survived by her sister Erma Peters of Lethbridge and her brother Bert Schwartzkopf of Coalhurst.
Our mother will be greatly missed and always remembered by her sons; Albert (Pat), Douglas (Rita)
daughters; Margaret (Mel) Jones, Joyce (Bill) Erickson, Marlene (Jim) Juris, and Betty Lou (Bob) Riewe,
as well as her 14 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces and
nephews.
Mary immigrated to the Coalhurst area at age 16 along with her mother and 2 younger sisters. Her father
had arrived 10 years prior and worked hard to purchase land and build a home for them.
At age 19, she married Bert Medve and settled on a farm just outside of Picture Butte. They farmed there
until retiring to Lethbridge in 1972. Raising 6 children, growing a huge garden working in the fields
along with other chores occupied much of Mary’s time. However she still managed to sew her 4 daughters
all their pretty dresses whenever a special event came up, crochet beautiful creations of all shapes and
sizes and finish large needlepoint pictures of Blue Boy and Pinky. Her talents as a cook were well
recognized by neighbors and friends. Her delicious crispy fried chicken and amazingly deep lemon meringue
pie graced the family table for many memorable meals.
Mary was a member of the former Order Of The Royal Purple Picture Butte Lodge #76.
Her retirement in Lethbridge was filled with gardening, socializing and grand-mothering. Humorously she
developed such a passion for baseball and the Blue Jays that no outside intrusion was acceptable during a
game.
A Private Family Interment will be held on Monday, July 14, 2014, followed by a reception for friends and
family at COUNTRY KITCHEN CATERING, 1715 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge from 1:00pm-4:00pm
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

ROBERT DIXON
1969 ~ 2014
Robert Dixon of Lethbridge passed away suddenly on July 10, 2014 at the age of 44 years.
Robert was born in Calgary, Alberta on August 4, 1969 to Tom and Linda Dixon. He attended Senator
Buchanan School, Wilson Junior High and Winston Churchhill High School and graduated in 1987. He worked
at Logic Lumber, starting part time in high school and continuing in sales and estimating. For the last
few years, Rob spent his time maintaining the trucks and working on his dad’s classic cars. He also had a
few of his own vehicles which he was restoring. He enjoyed the outdoors – camping, fishing and gardening.
He was the family “Fix and Build” man; he kept everything in working order for his parents, brother and
many others.
Rob is survived by his parents Tom and Linda Dixon, his brother Kevin and his wife Sandie, nephew Ren and
niece Marley; his grandmother Frances Dahl; his stepdaughters Jamie Hunter and Tammy Kiemele and her
sons; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins from the Dahl, Dixon and Wiste families. Rob was
predeceased by his cousins Brad and Barry Dickson, Travis Cooper and Russell Cummins.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL,
610 4th Street South, Lethbridge; **please note, due to construction access to Martin Brothers Funeral
Chapels has been limited to 6th Avenue via Scenic Drive.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorial donations may be made in memory of Rob to the Autism Society at
http://www.alberta.org.
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
 

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