September 29th, 2016

Wednesday August 27, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 27, 2014.

ANNE VAN DELLEN
1927 ~ 2014
Mrs. Anne Van Dellen of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Roger Van Dellen, passed away on
Monday, August 25, 2014 at the age of 87 years.
Funeral arrangements will 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

GILL
EUVADA NALDER GILL was born in Raymond on February 26, 1926 the eldest of seven
children born to Roy and Verona Nalder, and passed away in Lethbridge on Saturday,
August 23, 2014 in her 89th year.
She was predeceased by her parents Roy and Verona Nalder, her husband Harold, Harold’s
parents Reg and Martha Gill, Harold’s sister and her husband Marge and Ben Rasmussen,
daughter Linda Birley, brothers Theron and Gene, brothers-in-law Murray Passmore, Owen
Selk, Robert Hanna, son-in-law Dennis McCollum, daughter-in-law Nancy Gill and great
granddaughter Ashley Sills.
Euvada is survived by her daughter Rita (Dan) Tolley and their five children: Karen
Tolley (Al Heninger) and her son Brian; Michael (Michelle) Tolley and sons Grant and
Cameron; Richard (Roxane) Tolley and children Matthew and Sarah; Beverly Tolley and
children Danielle and Austin; Kimberly (Dave) Lawlor and children William, Lauren, and
Nicholas.
Euvada is survived by her daughter Brenda McCollum and her two daughters Debbie (Bob)
Sills and children Kelsie, Lindsay, Tyler, Zachary, and Andrew; and her daughter Donna
McCollum.
She is survived by her son Reg and his son Scott.
She is survived by Linda’s five children: Barbara (Kelly) Leonard and children Bella
and Angel; Wendy (Chris) White and children Carah, Mark, Megan, Rebekah and Kirstin;
Patrick (Heather) Birley and children: Sarah, Rachel and Josh; John (Kelly) Birley and
children Christian and Isaac; Robin (Olivia) Birley.
Euvada is also survived by her sisters Velda Passmore, Carlene (Ken) Culler, Fonda
Hanna, brother Gordon (Lorraine) Nalder; sisters-in-law Lucille and Marjorie and their
families as well as Ben and Marge Rasmussen’s family.
Euvada lived most of her life in Picture Butte until moving to Lethbridge two years ago
due to ill health. She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
day Saints, accepting callings in many of the church organizations.
The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
PICTURE BUTTE CHAPEL, 404 Willow Avenue, Picture Butte on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at
2:00 p.m. Friends may meet the family prior to the service at the church from 1:00 to
1:45 p.m.
Interment to follow at the Archmount Cemetery, Lethbridge at 4:30 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

GOLDIE SNOWDEN
1921 ~ 2014
Mrs. Goldie Snowden of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Ernest Snowden, passed
away on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the age of 93 years.
A private family service is being arranged to accommodate members of the family who
have travelled to be here at this time.
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

HAGE
Kaye Kirstine Hage passed away August 21st, 2014 at the age of 73 years.
A ‘Celebration of Life’ will be held Friday August 29th, at Country Kitchen Catering in
Lethbridge: 1715 Mayor Magrath Drive (below the Keg). Starting at 11 am we will have a
program, followed by lunch at noon.
Evergreen Cremation Services
327 – 10 Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta
Phone: (403) 329-4934
Send condolences: http://www.evergreenfh.ca

HALMRAST
ELIZABETH INGRAM “ELSIE” HALMRAST,passed away peacefully at the Edith Cavell Care
Centre on Sunday, August 24th, 2014 at the age of 91 years.
Elsie was born the daughter of George & Eleanor Russell in Dalmuir, Dumbartonshire,
Scotland on April 22nd, 1923. She came to Canada, moving to the Picture Butte area with
her parents and an older brother, Roy, in 1924. After 13 years there they moved to the
Masinasin area east of Milk River. It was here she met Ernest Halmrast. They were
married on November 4th, 1954 and they farmed and ranched in the Kippenville area until
they retired to Lethbridge in 2008.
There will be a private family service at a later date.
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

IMAHASHI
AYAKO IMAHASHI passed away peacefully at the Raymond Health Center on August 24, 2014
at the age of 100 years.
Ayako was born on Bowen Island, BC on July 19, 1914 to Naotaro and Yuki Sunada. In 1927
Ayako moved to a farm in Surrey BC where she met Tanekichi Imahashi and married in
1934. The family was relocated to Raymond AB in 1942.
Ayako is survived by her children: Haruko Ikeda, Yoshiko Imahashi, Bob (Sharon)
Imahashi, Doris (Grant) Jeffery, Judy (Robert) Takaguchi and Carolyn (Ken) MacDonald.
She also leaves grandchildren: Bonnie, Debbie, Craig and Pam Ikeda; Todd, Dean, Kevin
and Kristy Imahashi’ Jody (Steve) Janz, Scott (Lindy) Takaguchi and great grandchildren
Miyo Sunada. She is predeceased by her parents Yuki and Naotaro Sunada, brothers Ken
and Masato Sunada, son-in-law Roy Ikeda, brother-in-law Jack Ito and granddaughter Lori
Takaguchi.
Ayako was involved with the Raymond Buddhist Church and enjoyed ballroom dancing, Tai-
Chi, fishing, singing and trips with her husband. Later she enjoyed Casino trips with
heart warming thoughtful friends.
Friends may meet the family on Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at
CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME 703 – 13 St. N., Lethbridge as well as
prior to the service at the BTSA on Friday, August 29, 2014 from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m.
The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the
BUDDHIST TEMPLE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA, 470 – 40 St. S., Lethbridge, Alberta with
Rev. Y. Izumi officiating.
In lieu of flowers and koden, donations may be made to the Raymond Health Center, Box
599, Raymond, Alberta, T0K 2S0 or to the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta.
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

LECLAIRE
LOUISE “LOU” LECLAIRE (Nee Leonard) of Lethbridge, mother of Nathon LeClaire, passed
away at home on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at the age of 43 years.
She is the loving sister of: Art, Susan, and David, and loving partner of Peter King.
Lou is predeceased by her father Ronald Leonard, mother Eileen Leonard and sister Lynda
Trarback.
She loved cats, the outdoors, camping, quadding, fishing, swimming and taking time to
‘smell the roses’.
Her pure loving heart and great sense of humor will be greatly missed by her family and
many friends.
At Lou’s request, there will be no service.
Memorial donations may be made to Lethbridge Regional Police Victim/Witness Services,
135-1 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0A1.
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

MARIE ANTAL
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of MARIE ANTAL on
August 18, 2014 at the age of 73 near Lethbridge, Ab.
A come and go reception will be held at 376 COULEE CREEK COURT SOUTH, Lethbridge,
Alberta on Thursday, August 28th, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 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

MEGYESI
PETER VANDALE MEGYESI, beloved husband of Sharon Megyesi, passed away in Lethbridge on
Friday, August 22, 2014.
For more information, please go to http://www.generationsfh.ca
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

MELVIN FRANKLIN VIERGUTZ
1931 ~ 2014
We are saddened to announce the passing of Mel Viergutz, beloved husband of Elaine
Viergutz, on Monday, August 25, 2014 at the age of 83 after a brief battle with cancer.
Mel was born on the family farm in Dahinda, Sask., on May 12, 1931, to Leo and
Christina Viergutz. Mel married his wife Elaine on July, 2nd, 1954. Mel trained as a
power lineman in Regina, and they moved to Lethbridge in 1957 where Mel trained as a
Journeyman Electrician with Parsons Electric. After 18 years at Parsons, Mel moved to
the City of Lethbridge Electric Dept., and worked for 18 years maintaining City
buildings, facilities, and substations retiring in 1991.
As a Saskatchewan farm boy, Mel was skilled in building or repairing anything. Later in
life Mel began restoring antique automobiles and became a member of the Southern
Alberta Antique & Classic Auto Club.
Mel is survived by his loving wife Elaine and children Kevin (Barb), Dale (Jan), Sharon
Walsh (Steve) and Wendy Fitzsimmons (Dustin); grandchildren Kimberly Ellen (David),
Taneal, Matthew, Olivia and Ty. He’s also survived by sister Lucille Duke, brother
Mervin (Faye), sister in law Julia, sister in law Phyl Harrison (Fred), brother in laws
Art, Steve (Pearl), Phillip (Jean) Stratulat and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mel was predeceased by his parents Christina and Leo, brother Rob, sisters Barbara,
Alvira, and Marge, and in laws John and Sophie Stratulat.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at IMMANUEL
LUTHERAN CHURCH, 20 Rocky Mountain Blvd. W, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Pastor Richard
Brown, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jack Ady Cancer Centre or the
Cardio Respiratory Centre, Chinook Regional Hospital both at the address 1A129, 960 –
19th Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5.
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

POCH
MRS. THERESA POCH, beloved wife of the Mr. Vincent Poch, of Lethbridge, passed away at
the St. Michael’s Health Centre on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at the age of 78 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

POIRIER
JOSEPH “GIL” POIRIER, beloved husband of Myrna Poirier of Lethbridge, passed away at
the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, August 25, 2014 at the age of 82 years.
A Memorial Reception will be held at The ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive
South, Lethbridge, AB on Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
A Private Family Graveside will precede the reception 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

RICHARDSON
It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of IDA “RUTH” MARION RICHARDSON
of Etzikom, AB on Friday August 22, 2014.
She will be lovingly remembered by her children: Veronica (Bryce) Fleming of Powell
River, Michael Richardson and his daughter Delanie of Lethbridge, and Jason Richardson
of Medicine Hat.
She will be sadly missed by her loving companion Harold Douglas and daughter Austrian
Graf; her sister-in-law and brother-in-law Wendy and Jim and their families, and her
many friends.
She was predeceased by her loving granddaughter Calista Fleming.
She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.
A family gathering will be held.
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

Gloria Schwehr
1935 – 2014
Gloria Leotta Schwehr, passed away in Taber on Monday, August 25, 2014 at the age of 78
years.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48
Avenue, Taber on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 7:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48
Avenue, Taber, on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. with Reverend Vincent TuanHa
Celebrant. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. To view the complete obituary
or to send condolences, please visit our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com
<http://www.southlandfuneral.com&gt; .
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.  

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