September 26th, 2016

Wednesday, October 1, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on October 1, 2014.

Crowshoe, Louisa Anna Rose
³Matsowamoniisaaki¹
(Beautiful Otterwoman)
1947 – 2014
Louisa Crowshoe, beloved wife of Leo Pard, Brocket, passed away at the Pincher Creek Hospital on Sept. 29th, 2014 at the age of 67 years. A family prayer service will be held at Snodgrass Funeral Chapel, Pincher Creek on Thursday, Oct. 2nd at 1:00 P.M. followed by wake services at the family home at Brocket about 2:00 P.M. A funeral service will be held at the Brocket Community Hall on Friday, October 3rd at 11:00 A.M. The Ven. Archdeacon Sidney Black officiating. Interment will follow at Brocket Cemetery. Snodgrass Funeral Home, Pincher Creek (403) 627 4864, directors.

GLOVER
MURIEL ROSALIE GLOVER, beloved wife of the late Charlie Glover, of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the age of 86 years. Tributes & Memories will be shared at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on October 4, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. with a light lunch to follow.
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

Isaiah 40: 11b
“He shall gather the lambs with his arms, and carry them in His bosom”
Johanna Maria “Annemieke” Weststrate
1959 ~ 2014
With deepest sorrow we announce the passing away of our dear wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and aunt, Annemieke Weststrate from Fort Macleod, after a serious disease, on September 28, 2014, in the age of 55 years. Annemieke was born in Oegstgeest, the Netherlands on January 20, 1959. She moved to Alberta in 2008, together with her family, where she lived until her passing. Annemieke leaves behind her beloved husband Jan Weststrate, her dear children Hilde (Martijn) Burggraaf, Rien (Geraldine) Weststrate, Pieter, Robert and Kees; and her dear grandson Jason Burggraaf. She is survived by her beloved parents, Pieter & Diny de Mooij; her sisters Elly (Peter) Hasselman, Diny (Jan) Korsuize, Esther (Wouter) de Pater; her brothers Bert (Sjanie) de Mooij, Wim (Nelleke) de Mooij; her parents in-law- Marinus & Hendrika Weststrate; her sisters-in-law Eline (Ben) Dubbeldam, Karin Weststrate, Ans (Jan) Tijhof; her brothers-in-law Rien (Betsy) Weststrate, Ad (Arja) Weststrate, Chris (Hennie) Weststrate, Henk (Anjo) Weststrate, Chris (Petra) Œt Gilde, Bert (Tineke) Weststrate; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister-in-law, Els Œt Gilde. Condolences will be held at 7:30pm ­ 9:00pm, on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at EDENS FUNERAL HOME, 2424 5 Ave, Fort Macleod. The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm, on Friday, October 3, 2014, at THE NETHERLANDS REFORMED CONGREGATION, 2608 ­ 7 Ave, in Fort Macleod. Interment will follow at the Union Cemetery of Fort Macleod.

JOHN GILLAM
1950 ~ 2014
Mr. John Gillam, beloved husband of Mrs. Patricia Gillam, passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014 in Lethbridge at the age of 64 years. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 7:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge, AB. A Celebration of John¹s Life will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, October 3, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

KNOX
It is with great sadness that the family announce the passing of ANNA KNOX, on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at the age of 92 years at the Chinook Regional Hospital. She was the loving wife of William Knox for 62 years. Anna was a stay at home hard working mom who took great pride in raising and loving her family, looking after the house and tending to her garden which she cherished so much. She was also a great cook. Many family Christmas and Thanksgiving dinners were enjoyed throughout the years thanks to mom’s magic touch. Family was everything to mom but she especially enjoyed her time with her grandson Patrick (Rachel) and her great granddaughter Audrey. She is survived by her son Gary, her sister Ella Wilk of Calgary, and nephew Gerry (Glenda) of Calgary.
Anna was predeceased by her loving husband William in 2009, her brother Michael and her parents Peter and Anna Kalita.
At Anna’s request no formal funeral service will be held. A private family Inurnment was held.
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

October 14, 1961 – September 25, 2014
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing ofJIMMY ³Aakahkoo² MILLS/CHIEF CALF on September 25th, 2014 at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his children: Christy (Blaine) Tailfeathers, Lance (Dixie) Jerry, Charles Tex Mills/Red Crow, Virginia Susan Red Crow; grandchildren: Shaliya Jamie Tailfeathers, Jenna Jerry, Jeremy Jerry and Brenden James (Little Man) Tailfeathers; siblings Alvin/Jake Mills, Connie (Bob) Fox, Anita Joyce Demarsh, Cheryl (Louis) Beebe; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; maternal aunt Emma Red Gun,; paternal aunt Irene McHugh, Mary Twigg; adopted brothers and sisters: Calvin/Red Chief Calf, Joanne (Brian R) Healy, Carma (William) Crow Chief, Corolla Bruised Head, Lena Small Legs and Lloyd (Karen) McHugh, Geraldine Shade. James attended St. Paul¹s Indian Residential School and graduated at St. Mary¹s High School; James accepted a scholarship to Grant McEwan College in Edmonton, AB – always an athlete, James excelled in many sports, primarily boxing and basketball. As a member of the Poor Boys Boxing Club, James won: The Outstanding Boxer, Kainai Gloves Championship. He attended a Boxing Tournament in Missoula, Montana. Upon playing basketball with his teammates, he received the nickname ³Crimson² by Bill Shade. Jimmy was predeceased by his parents, Jimmy Chief Calf and Virginia Mills; loving daughter, Jamie Lee Red Crow; sisters Bonnie Mills, Bernice White Man, Teresa Mary Mills; brother Derek Tall Man; maternal grandparents Buster and Eva Mills; paternal grandparents Albert and Mary Chief Calf; maternal aunts Loretta Manyfingers, Gloria Shade, Maryrose Manyfingers, Edith Little Child, Liza Mills; maternal uncles, Christopher Mills, Richard Mills, Franco Mills; paternal aunts, Maude Knife, Helen (Frank) Eagle Tail Feathers; paternal uncle John (Christine) Chief Calf, Leo McHugh; special cousins, Curtis Mills, Ken Knife, Bill Knife, Marlene Mountain Horse, Debra Healy and Charlie Twigg. Jimmy enjoyed being in the presence of his children and grandchildren and loved being in the company of his extended family and friends. A Wake Service will be held at St. Paul¹s Anglican Church, Blood Reserve on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul¹s Anglican Church, Blood Reserve on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Paul¹s Cemetery, Blood Reserve. Email condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com

OWEN
MEGAN FRANCES OWEN, beloved wife of John Owen of Lethbridge, Alberta, passed away peacefully at St. Michael¹s Health Centre on September 27, 2014, at the age of 68 years. She is the loving mother of Sian Owen (Sterling) of Calgary, David Owen (Claudia) of Okotoks and Geraint Owen of Lethbridge. She is also a grandmother to Elsa and Nia. Megan is also survived by sisters: Mair (Mike), Enid (Philip) and Dilys; brothers Gwyn (Janet) and Cyril as well as numerous loved nieces and nephews in Wales and the USA. Megan is predeceased by her mother Elizabeth Mills and her father Cyril Mills. Megan was born in Cymsyfeog, Wales, meaning Strawberry Valley where she grew up to love life and the beauty of nature. She loved to travel and emigrated to Canada with her husband and best friend John in 1981, raising their three children in Lethbridge. She had a full and creative life. Megan was very active in the community, running a day home and was a girl guide leader for many years, where she shared her love of the outdoors, camping and nature. Megan worked at the Lethbridge Public Library for 22 years making lifelong friends and being surrounded by another love, books. She was an avid reader, talented knitter, passionate gardener and a great cook. Megan loved watching her two boys play hockey. One of her great joys in life was spending time with her granddaughters Elsa and Nia. Before her passing, Megan¹s fighting spirit enabled her to overcome many health issues. She will be sadly missed by her loving family and friends in Wales and Lethbridge. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge with Reverend Aldeen McKay officiating. Viewing will be available one hour prior to the service. Memorial Donations may be made to the St. Michael¹s Health Centre, 1400-9th Avenue South, Lethbridge, T1J 4V5.

PENDER
IRENE DOROTHY PENDER, beloved wife of the late David Hugh, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the age of 83 years. Irene was born in Gull Lake, SK, raised and schooled in Medicine Hat where she met and married Hugh, eventually moving to Lethbridge. Following Hugh¹s untimely death in 1970, Irene honourably raised her three sons. After Hugh¹s passing she returned to work at AGT until her retirement. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She will be loved and missed by all. She is lovingly remembered by her three sons: Lee, Greg (Cindy), Gordon (Carla); grandchildren: Stephanie (David) Eliuk, Matthew, Bryce (Krista), Shanelle, David, Thomas, Joshua; great grandchildren Sydney and Henry Eliuk, one brother Dale (Jan) Simpson, and one sister Doris Oughton. A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at a later date. The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at CRH and in particular, Dr. Morley Wong, for the attentive care over the years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, #408, 740-4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0N9.

ROADHOUSE, Jan Michele
The family of Jan Michele Roadhouse of Brantford, ON, invite her family and friends to a celebration of her life. Jan went into peace at her home in Brantford, surrounded by love, on May 12, 2014, age 51. Jan was born and raised in Lethbridge, AB. She is the beloved youngest daughter of Doug and the late Irene Roadhouse, and cherished sister of Karen (Al Fossati) and Lori (Ted Haney) of Calgary. She dearly loved and was loved by her nieces and nephew, Krystina, Joelle, Kesinee and Douglas. She was predeceased by her mother, Irene, in 1992. Jan maintained some lifelong Lethbridge friendships, especially with Norma Williams and Lori Mulholland King. The family is so grateful that Norma was able to be with Jan in her final days and moments. Jan began university at the U of L, then at Edmonton’s U of A, where she completed her training as a Speech-Language Pathologist. The friends Jan made there became her very close friends, and as they all migrated eastward, became her Ontario family: Rochelle Bouchir (Chris), Deb DeKroon (Paul), Kathy Smith (David), and Lori Janzen (Ken). These lovely women gave Jan more children who called her Auntie: Jack and Tess; Owen and Kiera; Bronwyn and Keegan; and Connor and Evan. Jan also loved Wendy and Randy Squires, and their son Stephen. After moving to S. Ontario, Jan worked as a SL-P at a number of facilities, including: Norfolk General, St. Joseph’s, and Brantford General Hospitals; and the Adult Recreation Therapy Centre. After completing her Master of Speech-Language Pathology in 1999, Jan became passionate about treating aphasia. Through this, Jan met Steve and Carol Goff, and their affinity for spreading the word about aphasia blossomed into a deep friendship. They worked together to set up the Aphasia Camp programs in the area. Jan was admired for her integrity as a respected member of her community and profession. Jan lived a life of passion, and since first discovering her favourite book, Charlotte’s Web as a child, Jan exemplified a life full of “Ordinary Miracles.” We invite you join us in a celebration of her Passionate Life on Saturday, Oct 4th, 2014, at 2:00 pm, at McKillop United Church with Rev. Trevor Potter officiating. Those wishing to do so may make donations to any of the following: Adult Recreation Therapy Centre; Juravinski Cancer Centre; Princess Margaret Cancer Centre; Brant Community Healthcare System Music Therapy Program; Stedman Hospice Foundation, or that of your choice.

SHERMAN EWING JR.
1926 ~ 2014
Sherman Ewing Jr. age 88, of Claresholm, AB, beloved husband of the late Claire Ewing, passed away peacefully on September 1, 2014 of natural causes. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at ST. AUGUSTINE¹S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411-11 St South in Lethbridge, AB, with The Reverend Andrew Horne, officiating. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

Olive Johnson
1918 – 2014
The family of Olive Eliza Johnson (nee Hall) announces her passing in Lethbridge on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the age of 96 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, October 2, 2014 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. and also at the church prior to the funeral service on Friday, October 3, 2014 between 10:00 A.M. and 10:40 A.M. The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Taber Stake Centre, 4709 – 50 Avenue, Taber on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Bishop Tyler Johnson conducting. 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; .
Olive was born May 1, 1918 to Orson E. (Ott) and Ethel (nee Evans) Hall, early homesteaders northeast of Taber. She attended Taber Central School. As a young woman she worked as an operator for Alberta Government Telephones. Except for one year working in Edmonton during WWII, and a year and a half Church mission in London, England, she spent her lifetime in Taber. Olive married Cecil Johnson on May 15, 1944 in Edmonton. He was the owner of Johnson¹s Taber Drug, and when he passed away in 1963 she assumed ownership and became a successful business woman. For fifty one years, Olive has lived as a widow, spending the last few years at Clearview Lodge. Community involvement included membership in the Taber Coin Club and the Taber Stamp Club, President of the Lady Lions and the seniors¹ Parkside Manor. She was a volunteer at the Taber Hospital, Westlake Elementary School, and Taber and District Museum. Olive was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, holding many Ward positions, including President of Primary, Young Women¹s and Relief Society organizations. She also served as President of the Taber Stake Relief Society. Of all her service, she considered Primary, working with little children, the dearest. Olive had a great love of family, and hosted many get togethers and reunions. She hand quilted over one hundred quilts for family members. Other interests included sewing, rug weaving, woodworking, collecting antiques, playing the flute in a seniors¹ orchestra, writing poetry, clogging and line dancing. She and her brother, Evan, won ballroom dancing competitions in the Alberta Summer Games. Olive is survived by her daughter, Cecily Nelson of Utah, sons Murray (Virginia) Johnson of the Cayman Islands and Graham (Lyn) of Surrey, British Columbia, foster son Jim (Ellie) Tatoosh of Ladysmith, British Columbia and daughter-in-law Bonnie Johnson of Lethbridge. She was ³Nana² to fourteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren who have innumerable treasured memories of a loving grandmother. Sisters Rae Eller of Utah and Enid Kinniburgh of Olds also survive Olive, as well as many nieces and nephews and their families. Olive was predeceased by her husband Cecil Johnson, son Cecil Eric Johnson, parents, three sisters, Marjorie, Rita and Usona and two brothers Evan and Gordon Hall.
The family extends their gratitude to the staff and residents of Clearview Lodge for the wonderful care and friendships she experienced there. Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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