September 29th, 2016

Tuesday July 29, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on July 29, 2014.

BEVERLY JEAN PASHUK
1933 ~ 2014
Mrs. Beverly Jean Pashuk of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Walter Pashuk passed away at the Chinook
Regional Hospital on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the age of 81 years.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, August 1, 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

HARRISON
RICHARD WESLEY HARRISON, beloved husband of Luella Harrison, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health
Centre on Monday, July 28, 2014.
Funeral Arrangements to be announced when completed.
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

HENK WILLEM VAN EGTEREN
JUNE 11, 1922 ~ JULY 25, 2014
It is with sadness but relief that we say goodbye to the patriarch of our family. Henk had been in poor
health for a number of years and passed away in his 92nd year.
A private family celebration of life will be held at a later date.

LUCILLE NEYRON
1930 ~ 2014
Ms. Lucille Neyron, formerly of Calgary, passed away in Lethbridge on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the age of
83 years. Lucille was predeceased by her husband Mr. Emile Neyron, and is survived by her beloved brother
Louis Lirette of Lethbridge.
A service will be held for Lucille in Calgary, funeral details to follow.
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

MARTENS
January 3, 1944—July 26th 2014
With loving memory the family of JOHN MARTENS announces his passing on July 26th 2014 at the age of 70
after a courageous battle with cancer.
He will be forever loved and remembered by his wife Audrey, daughter Rhonda Martens (Trevor Campbell) and
grandsons Cole and Dawson of Lethbridge, son Wade (Jenni) Martens and grandsons Tanner and Josh of Red
deer and a special granddaughter Cassea and her family.
John will also be remembered by his brothers Bill (Bonnie) of Sydney BC, Ed (Linda) of Coaldale, Stan
(Cath) of Coaldale, his sister Shirley Martens of Victoria BC and their families. He is also remembered
with fondness by Audrey’s family.
So missed, so loved, so very dear.
A Celebration of John’s life will be held at MCKILLOP UNITED CHURCH – 2329 15 Avenue South, Lethbridge,
AB, on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at 1:00pm 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

OLSEN
MRS. JOAN OLSEN of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Gene Olsen, passed away on Saturday July 26, 2014
at St. Michael’s Health Centre, at the age of 87 years.
A Family Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Evergreen Cremation Services
327 – 10 Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta
Phone: (403) 329-4934
Send condolences: http://www.evergreenfh.ca

RAPSON
PAULINE RAPSON, beloved wife of the late Charles Rapson, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook
Regional Hospital on Monday, July 28, 2014 at the age of 86 years.
Pauline is survived by her three children Ron (Marlene) Rapson of Lethbridge, Judy Matlock of Lethbridge
and Laura (Don) Harker of Devon, AB, five grandchildren, Tracey (Greg) Johnson of Lethbridge, Tyler
(Brenda) Matlock of Calgary, Kristy (Trevor) Hatfield of Lethbridge, Charles Lee Harker of Devon, AB and
Nicole (Alejandro) Alvrez of Chia, Columbia, one great-granddaughter Blaire Coates of Lethbridge, one
great-grandson Ryan Meggison and family of Lethbridge and a soon to be born great-granddaughter in
September. She is also survived by her brother John Jr. (Sidonia) Liska of Raymond, sister Ann Busch of
Lethbridge and sister-in-law Ruth Liska of Lethbridge, a special friend Al Frohlick of Lethbridge as well
as numerous nieces and nephews.
Pauline is predeceased by her parents John and Katarina, husband Charles and one brother Paul.
A Celebration of Pauline’s Life will be held at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 20 Rocky Mountain Blvd. West,
Lethbridge on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Richard Brown officiating.
In memory of Pauline, memorial donations may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 20 Rocky Mountain
Boulevard West, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 8E1
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 John Charlton
Aug 31, 1932- Jul 27, 2014
Mr. Robert Charlton, beloved husband of Malie Charlton, passed away on July 27, 2014, at the age of 81.
Bob was born in Lethbridge to loving parents Robert and Margaret (Pearl) Charlton. He was raised in Fort
Macleod and remained there his entire life, working at the family businesses, Charlton Motors and
Charlton transport until his retirement.
His life centered around his family, motorcycles and planes. He was a pilot, as well enjoyed building and
flying intricate model airplanes. He also loved travelling to his favorite places, Hawaii and Nevada
where he went as often as he could.
He leaves to mourn his devoted wife of 30 years, Amalia (Malie), children Diane, Robert (Karen) and
Leslie, 5 grandchildren( Sheena, Kayla, Amanda, Aaron and Andrew), 1 great-grandchild (Alexis), brother
Brian, sister Marlene and niece Alexandra.
Mass and Prayers will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at HOLY CROSS ROMAN CATHOLIC
CHURCH, 2604 – 3rd Ave Fort Macleod, AB.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at HOLY CROSS ROMAN CATHOLIC
CHURCH, 2604 – 3rd Ave Fort Macleod, AB with Father Angelo D’Costa Officiating and Reverend Hugh Jack,
Co-Officiating
Memorial Donations may be made to S.T.A.R.S, Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park, N.E., Lethbridge, AB, T2H 2L2.
Eden’s Funeral Home and Crematorium
2424 – 5 Avenue
Fort Macleod, AB
Phone: 403-553-3772
Email: condolences@edensfuneralhome.com
http://www.edensfuneralhome.com

SPEAR CHIEF
ALBERT SPEAR CHIEF passed away in Stand Off, AB on July 19th, 2014 at the age of 46 years.
A Wake Service will be held at the Moses Lake Hall, Blood Reserve on Tuesday, July 29th from 7:00 p.m.
continuing all night. The Funeral Service will be held at (a CHANGE) St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood
Reserve on Wednesday, July 30th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Blood Reserve. Email
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

SPONHOLZ
ANNE SPONHOLZ (SEITZ), beloved wife of the late Earl Carl Sponholz of Fort Macleod and Lethbridge, passed
away at Fairmont Extendicare on July 26, 2014 at the age of 93 years.
She is also the loving mother of Rose Marie (Jim) Halverson of Lumby, B.C., Dennis (Fran French) of
Vernon, B.C., Judy (Rae Edmondson) of Edmonton, Susan (Garth) Walberg of Vernon, B.C., Patricia (Tom
Nosal) of Nobleford, Edward (Caroline Hartse) of Tacoma, WA, Bruce of Lethbridge and Alison Boneham of
Wetaskiwin; 11 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. She is also
survived by her sister Viola Ashley, her brother Jack Seitz and numerous nieces and nephews.
Anne was predeceased by her parents George and Madeline Seitz, husband Earl, daughter Shirley Anne,
granddaughter Carey Anne and seven brothers and three sisters.
Anne was born on November 21, 1921 in Little Plume, AB, the seventh of 13 children. She spent her early
years on the farm, later moving to Medicine Hat. Anne was married to Earl Sponholz on April 12, 1941.
They lived in Medicine Hat, Carmangay, the Crowsnest Pass and Fernie, B.C., before settling in Fort
Macleod where she devoted her life to raising her children and caring for her home. Following Earl’s
passing in 1986, Anne continued to live in Fort Macleod until 2006 when she moved to Lethbridge. Her last
five years were in Assisted Living at the Fairmont Extendicare.
Anne will be lovingly missed by her family and friends. She will be remembered for her gentle, caring
nature and her wonderful sense of humour.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at Fairmont Extendicare for their
compassion, loving care and genuine affection for our mother.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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

VANCE
With great sadness we announce the passing of Velma Olivia Vance Bigelow Pratt on Sunday July 27th 2014
at the age of 82. She is survived by her children Lorayne (Kerry), Karen (Carol), Sharon (George), Davis
(Diana), Ammi (Tom) and Violet, as a well as 25 grandchildren and 29 great- grandchildren. She is
survived by her siblings Leo (Ollie), David (Wilma), Margie (Don), Marili (Ross), Louise (Larry) and
numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husbands Lyle Dean Bigelow and Frank Pratt, her
parents Leo and Marguerite Vance and sister Venita.
Velma was born on Aug 11, 1931 in Barnwell, Alberta. On May 30, 1951 Velma married Lyle Bigelow in
Cardston Alberta. Velma and Lyle raised their six children on the west coast of British Columbia on
Pointer Island Lightstation. They retired to Southern Alberta in 1982 where Velma served others until her
passing. She was well known for her kindnesses to those around her. She was an active member of the LDS
church and a woman of great faith.
Special thanks to the staff of Raymond Good Sams, Dr Greg Smith and the members of the Raymond 9th Ward.
Services are at the Raymond Stake Centre #2N 200St W Raymond, Alberta on Wednesday July 30th 2014. Meet
the Family 10am; Memorial Service 11am. Graveside Service 3pm at the Cardston Cemetery. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kidney Foundation of Canada.
Legacy Funeral Homes Ltd.
P.O. Box 208
Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0
Phone (403) 653-3222
Fax (403) 653-3677
legacyfh@telus.net

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