September 29th, 2016

Monday, August 18, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 18, 2014.

BRADEN
VERA FAITH BRADEN (nee Saunders) of Lethbridge passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday,
August 14, 2014 at the age of 84. She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 57 years, Al;
her children Doug (Lori) Braden, Ray Braden and Brenda (Kevin) Griffiths; 4 grandchildren Amy Griffiths,
Becky Griffiths, Denyse (Matt) Welsch and Andrew Murney as well as 2 great granddaughters Peyton and
Avery Welsch. She is also survived by her sister Fern (Bill) Forester, brothers Wilmer Saunders and
Frelan (Donna) Saunders, numerous nieces and nephews as well as Al’s family.
Vera’s priorities were God, family and friends. Vera and Al travelled all over the world in their
retirement years and were fortunate to experience all 7 continents. She was very active within McKillop
United Church and loved nothing better than taking walks with her coffee group. She took pride in her
children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She always looked forward to planning the next family
event.
A visitation will be held on Monday, August 18, 2014 at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME,
703 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH, 2329 – 15 Avenue
South, Lethbridge at 2:00 PM with Reverend Aldeen McKay officiating. Interment to follow in Mountain View
Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lethbridge Therapeutic Riding Association, RR 8-24-6,
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4P4 or the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, Alberta Cancer Foundation, 960 19 Street
South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 1W5.
The family would like to express its sincere gratitude for the warmth and compassion provided by Dr.
Benke and all of the staff of the Chinook Regional Hospital.
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

HARRY COX
1927 ~ 2014
Harry William Cox, beloved husband of Mildred Cox, passed away on Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at the age
of 86 surrounded by his loving family.
Harry was born on December 4th, 1927 in Plunkett Saskatchewan where he completed his schooling. Harry
began his working life with Swift’s in Saskatoon; from there he was transferred to The Pas Manitoba where
at a dance, he met the love of his life Mildred Madsen. This past August 9th marked their 62nd wedding
anniversary. In 1952 Harry and Mildred moved to Lethbridge Alberta where Harry worked for Swift’s for
four more years while Mildred taught at Allan Watson School. In 1956 Harry began working with London Life
Insurance, a remarkable career that lasted more than 37 years. Today his sons Brad and Geoff and grandson
Jared continue on his legacy with Cox Financial Group.
Harry was a tremendous sports enthusiast. Hockey and golf were his favourite sports, Harry played hockey
as a youth in Plunkett and if what he said was true, he was an “AMAZING” hockey player. Harry passed on
his love of sports to his entire family.
Harry was known well for his extreme competitiveness and quick wit, personality traits that followed him
throughout his entire life. He passed on these particular traits to every one of his children and
grandchildren.
He was particularly known for his involvement with the Lethbridge Y’s Mens Club where Harry and Mildred
met many of their lifelong friends. Harry was also very proud of his community involvement with the
United way, Lethbridge Community Foundation, University of Lethbridge – Board of Governors, and Harry was
a founding member of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team.
He is survived by his wife Mildred (Millie); his sons Brad (Claire) and their children Kailey (Brance)
and Connor, Geoff (Andrea) and their children Jared (Jaime), Kennedy (Dallin), and Courtney, and daughter
Karen (Todd) and their children Matthew and Megan. He is also survived by his sister Kathy Ballentine
(Jim, deceased) and their children Scott (Joanne), Kim (Joe) and his sister Joan’s children Todd
(Carolyn) and Brent (Raelene); as well as all of the Madsen family.
Harry was predeceased by his parents Charles and Elizabeth and sister Joan (1999).
A Visitation will take place between 7:00pm – 8:00pm on Monday, August 18th, 2014, at MARTIN BROTHERS
FUNERAL CHAPEL, 610 4th St S, Lethbridge Alberta.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014, at MARTIN BROTHERS FUNERAL
CHAPEL.
Those who wish, may make memorial donations in memory of Harry to the U of L Pronghorns Men’s Hockey
Program or to Parkinson’s Research at the University of Lethbridge. Please call 403-329-2582 or donate
online at http://www.uleth.ca/giving/make-gift
Cheques can be mailed to University Advancement, A735 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 3M4 or a
charity of one’s 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

HILDA COCHRANE
1941 ~ 2014
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs. Hilda Cochrane of Lethbridge, beloved wife
of the late Mr. Leonard Cochrane, passed away on August 11, 2014 at the age of 73 years.
Hilda was a very generous lady. She was a caring friend and a lover of all animals; cats being her most
precious. She will be greatly missed by all the people who had the privilege of knowing her.
A private interment will take place in Watrous, Saskatchewan at a later day.
Those who wish, may make memorial donations to a Humane Society of one’s 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

MILAN CUPRIC
1923 ~ 2014
Mr. Milan Cupric passed away at St. Michael’s Palliative Care on Friday, August 15, 2014 at the age of 90
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

REGINA BARKER
1929 ~ 2014
Mrs. Regina Barker, of Lethbridge, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014 at the age of 85 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

ROSE ARNOLD
1921 ~ 2014
Mrs. Rose Arnold of Lethbridge, passed away on Wednesday, August 13 2014 at the age of 93 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

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