By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on October 14, 2014.
1927 – 2014
Norma Anne Cleland, beloved wife of the late Walter Cleland, passed away in Lethbridge on Friday, October 3, 2014 at the age of 86 years. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, 139 – 2 Avenue West, Bow Island on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Sheila McLeod officiating. A private family burial will follow at the Bow Island Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com <http://www.southlandfuneral.com/> . If friend so desire, memorial tributes in Norma¹s name may be made directly to St. Andrew¹s United Church, Box 36, Bow Island, Alberta T0K 0G0. Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.
Laurel Lee Kalvi
1956 – 2014
Laurel Lee Kalvi (nee Knibbs), passed away peacefully in Lethbridge, surrounded by her family on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the age of 58 years following a courageous two and a half year battle with cancer. Laurel Lee is the beloved wife of Joseph and mother of LeAnna Lee; daughter of Sylvia (nee Haynes) and the late Gerald H Knibbs and sister to the late Charlene, Carol Lee and Cheryl Lee (Matt). Laurel Lee was raised with her sisters on a farm east of Grassy Lake but was a city girl at heart. In 1974, she moved to Taber where she discovered her love for accounting and for Joe. After marrying in 1977, they moved to Lethbridge and built their dream home and life together. In 1991, they were blessed with a daughter. The birth of LeAnna brought her immense joy and added lots of new opportunities and experiences to her life. Laurel Lee was most recently employed at TD Canada Trust. Her spirit will live forever in the hearts of her family. A celebration of Laurel Lee¹s life will be held at the Italian Canadian Club, 1511 St. Edwards Boulevard North, Lethbridge on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Laurel Lee¹s name may be made directly to the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation 960 – 19 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1W5 (www.crhfoundation.ca). Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.
On Thursday morning, October 9, 2014, MAXINE DUDLEY BRIDGE passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the Raymond Hospital. Maxine is survived by Jack, her loving husband of 65 years, their eight children: Grayden (Claudia); John (Bonnie); Kaye (Phil) Merrill; Alan (Colleen); Dianne (Dave) Jardine; Barbara (Ron) Fromm; Bob (Julie); Becky (Marc) Rompain; their 39 grandchildren; and 59 great grandchildren; her sister Mary Tanner; her brother Dennis Dudley; and her brother Alan (Patricia) Dudley. She was predeceased by her parents Wallace and Mary Dudley, her sister Phyllis Kaye Dudley, her grandsons Paul Bridge and Locke Arrington, and her granddaughter Kaitlyn Bridge. Maxine was born on April 21, 1926 in Magrath, Alberta. She was the third daughter of five children. Her young life was spent on the farm in Magrath where she was blessed to develop the solid foundation for a life of service to her family, friends, neighbors and church, as evidenced by her wide circle of friends. Maxine¹s and Jack¹s lives have been blessed by their membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The highlight of their church service was a mission that they served in the Seoul Korea Temple in 1995. No tribute could be more eloquent than the overwhelming love and respect which we as a family have for our Mother. We are very grateful for the exceptional care Mom received from the Staff at Prairie Ridge Lodge and the Raymond Hospital. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints, TAYLOR STREET CHAPEL, 221 North, 400 West, Raymond, with Bishop Craig Palmer officiating. Friends may meet the family prior to the service at the church from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Interment to follow in the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.
Ronnie “Buddy” Bullshields of Calgary, AB beloved husband of Juanita Bullshields passed away on October 7, 2014 at the age of 57 years. A Family Service will be held at 5:00 P.M., on Sunday October 12, 2014 at the EDEN¹S FUNERAL HOME 2424 5th Ave Fort Macleod, AB, then to continue at the Piikani Lighthouse in Brocket, AB. A wake service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Monday October 13, 2014 at the CARDSTON SENIOR CENTRE at 260 1st W, Cardston, AB. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the CARDSTON SENIOR CENTRE at 260 1st W, Cardston, AB. Interment to follow at St. Paul¹s Cemetery.
SYLVIA JANE EDWARDS, beloved wife of Clarence Edwards, passed away peacefully in Taber on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the age of 73 years. Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family prior to the service at the LDS Barnwell Chapel, on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BARNWELL CHAPEL, on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Bishop Scott Nelson officiating. Interment to follow at the Barnwell Cemetery.
1916 ~ 2014
Mr. Evan Gushul of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at Edith Cavell on October 7, 2014 at the age of 98 years. Evan was born July 28, 1916 to parents Thomas and Lena Gushul in Coleman, AB. During his life, his two main passions were photography and music. As a photographer, he worked for the Government of Canada Research Station in Lethbridge. As a musician, he was one of the founding members of the Lethbridge Symphony, where he played violin and viola for some 14 years. Evan is survived by two step sons, Wallace & David, and their families, which include six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; as well as three nephews and one niece.
He was predeceased by his wife Hazel, his parents, and his three sisters; Nadia, Paraska and Polly. To all that knew him, he was a kind and generous man. We know he will be playing his violin in Heaven, or taking pictures of the fall colours or next sunset. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. South, Lethbridge, AB, with Reverend Trevor Potter, officiating. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Edward Patrick Healy (Tiny Man) of the blood reserve passed away on October 4 2014 at the age of 58. A Family Service will be held at 5:00 P.M., on Tuesday October 14, 2014 at the EDEN¹S FUNERAL HOME 2424 5th Ave Fort Macleod, AB, followed by a wake service at 7:00 P.M. at Old Agency Hall, Stand Off, AB. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the ST. MARY¹S CATHOLIC CHURCH, Stand Off AB, with Father Pawel Andrasz Officiating. Interment to follow at Healy Family Plots.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of ROBERT “BOB” HUESKEN, of Edmonton, passed away at the Edmonton General Hospital on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the age of 62 years, after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. Bob was a hard working man throughout his whole life, but at the end of the day he was a husband, father, and grandfather, his top priority was his family.
Nothing brought Bob more joy than his three grandchildren and his dog Yogi. In recent months, he got to enjoy all their company daily — laughing, teasing, and cuddling. Bob is survived by his wife Florence, daughter Diana (Matt) Fenwick, son Adam (Laura), and grandchildren Cam, Josh, and Abby. He was predeceased by his parents Herman and Minnie. He will be missed dearly. A Memorial Reception will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta, on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Lawrence (Larry) Bouck
With deep sorrow we announce the passing of Larry, aged 66, of Fort Saskatchewan, AB on Tuesday, 07 October 2014. He is survived by his wife, Jane, his sons, Stephen (Lacey) , Warren , Josh (Tessa) and Brent (Stacey); daughters Penny and Krystal (Kelly), and 8 grandchildren. Also surviving are his mother, Kathleen Bouck-Otto of Winnipeg; brothers, Jim (Donna) of Lethbridge, and Dan (Lucille) of Magrath; and sister, Joan (Albert) Patenaude of Winnipeg, as well as several nieces and nephews and their families. He was predeceased by his father, Lyle Bouck. Larry was born and raised in Lethbridge and attended LCI. He has resided in Fort Saskatchewan and the Edmonton area for many years. A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 1-4 p.m. at Legion #27, 9964-93 Ave, Ft Saskatchewan , AB.
1923 ~ 2014
It is with deep sadness to announce that Mrs. Marjorie Miller of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Frank Miller, passed away on October 8, 2014 at the age of 91 years. Marjorie was born to Hoarse & Ethel Gentleman on February 14, 1923 in Pathlow, Saskatchewan. She later moved to Lethbridge and married Frank Edwin Miller on March 30, 1946. Her greatest joy in life was raising her five children. Along with caring for her family, she enjoyed quilting, knitting, bowling, and she loved her cats. Marjorie is survived by her three sons Edwin, Larry & Don; daughter Shirley; three grandchildren Kelly, Randi, and Kadi. A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, Lethbridge, AB with Canon Alan McCuaig, officiating. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 4K7.
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MARJORIE ELAINE LITCHFIELD, beloved wife of the late Melvin Mulholland, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Claresholm, Alberta. She is survived by daughter Kathy (Dr. Ralph Oler), sons Brian (LeeAnn), David (Elaine) and daughter-in-law Betty-Jean. She is predeceased by her husband Melvin, son Larry, and parents Floyd and Ethel Litchfield. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.
HELEN CHRISTENSEN THUR beloved wife of the late Reinhold Thur, passed away at the Good Samaritan¹s Society, Park Meadows Village on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the age of 94 years. A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge followed by a Graveside service in the Magrath Cemetery at 2:00 pm.
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