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Saturday, October 18, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on October 20, 2014.

BOWDEN
1930 ­ 2014
DOROTHY ELAINE FLEXHAUG BOWDEN beloved wife of William Clarence Bowden, passed away peacefully in Lethbridge on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Dorothy will be greatly missed by Bill, her loving husband of 64 years, her seven children and their spouses, 34 grandchildren, 58 great grandchildren and all her extended family. This beautiful lady followed and supported her husband as they travelled from the Arctic to the South Pacific. She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served six couple missions with her husband after he retired. She is dearly loved by all who met her and she is a perfect example that true love really exists. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, LETHBRIDGE EAST STAKE CENTRE, 4105 Forestry Avenue South, Lethbridge. Friends may meet the family on Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge, or prior to the funeral service on Monday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at the church.

CLUFF
With sadness we announce the passing of CLARENCE REGINALD CLUFF, Sgt. (Rtd.) of Coaldale, at the Coaldale Health Centre on Saturday 11 October at the age of 99 years. A Funeral Service with Military honours will be held at the Anglican Church of the Ascension on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Canon Erin Phillips 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

EVAN GUSHUL
1916 ~ 2014
Mr. Evan Gushul of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Hazel Gushul, passed away on October 7, 2014 at the age of 98 years.
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.

HERMAN KASTNER
1945 ~ 2014
Herman Kastner, 69, passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014 following his lengthy illness. Born February 10, 1945 in Marktredwitz, Bavaria, Germany, he immigrated to Canada with his family in 1957 where they settled in Coaldale. After apprenticing at Kustom Autobody, Herman decided to follow his own path learning the upholstery trade and starting his own business in 1972, Herman¹s Upholstery. After several years he expanded into flooring and his thriving business eventually became today¹s Herman¹s Carpets. After 40 years, Herman decided it was time to retire. Herman had a passion for horses his entire life. He raised and trained cutting horses and eventually became Canadian Amateur Champion with his horse, Sam. He loved playing golf and tennis with his many friends. He was also a passionate follower of the Calgary Stampeders and Bayern Munich soccer team. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 49 years, Marlene Kastner; son Darryl (Lorraine) and their children Braedan and Matthew; son Kevin (Piera) and their children Marco and Mattea; sister Elke; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law; as well as many close friends. He was predeceased by his father Hermann, mother Frieda and brother Uwe. Herman will be deeply missed by his family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, October 20, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB, with Pastor Harold Cooper, officiating. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 1A 129, 960 ­ 19 St. S., Lethbridge, AB, T1J 1W5. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.

IRONSIDE
Freda Ironside (nee Gurr) passed away peacefully in Edmonton on October 13, 2014. Freda was born in Lethbridge on June 7, 1921. She met and married her husband Bob in 1941 and they lived in Calgary before relocating to Red Deer. Besides loving her Calgary Flames, Freda was an avid bowler and baker. She loved camping, and she excelled in knitting and crocheting. Freda was predeceased by her husband, Bob; son Gordon; parents Alfred and Chrissie; brothers Harry (Joan, 2nd wife Vicky); Bill (Marguerite); Alfred (Elsie); brother-in-law Vern Hobson. Freda is survived by sisters Chrissie Hobson; Vera (Gordon) Ball; as well as all of her nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at Queen¹s Park Cemetery, 3219-4th Street NW, Calgary, Tuesday October 21, 2014 at 2:00pm.
A special thank you to the staff of the Dr. Gerald Zetter Care Centre for the compassion shown to Freda during her time with you.

JORDAN
Mary-Anne “MJ” Jordan, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the age of 52 Years. Mary-Anne leaves to mourn her three Children, Cayton Jordan, Krystal Jordan and her special daughter Martina Wilson. As well as many grandchildren, nieces and nephews and siblings, and her special companion Walt Wallpole. The family would like to acknowledge all our special family and friends for their love and support. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday October 21, 2014 at EDEN¹S FUNERAL HOME 2424 5th ave Fort Macleod, AB. A reception will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion., 159 23rd St, Fort Macleod. AB following the service and MJ¹s family ask that in lieu of flowers please bring in something for a potluck dinner.

LEPKO
LOIS ELAYNE LEPKO, beloved wife of Henry Lepko of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the age of 64 years. Besides her loving husband, she is survived by her son Michael Lepko of Lethbridge and daughter Jaime Lepko (Trevor Hahn) of Calgary. She is also survived by her parents Delbert and Laureen Kiemele of Lethbridge, three brothers and one sister; Don (Colleen), Darlene (Ford) Nelson, Dean (Wendy) and Brian (Peggy), numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and one brother in law Frank Lepko. She was predeceased by her good friend, Georgia Ajtai.
Lois was born June 20, 1950 in Cardston and raised in the Carway area. She moved to Lethbridge to attend Lethbridge Community College for Business Administration. Lois met Henry and they were married in 1971 and had two children. She was very involved in the P.T.A. and as her children got older, she returned to work at Laura Secord at Park Place Mall. Lois went to work at the College in the finance department where she worked for the last 14 years. She loved to travel with Henry and their close friends. Lois was a caring, compassionate person who always thought of others first. She was a pillar to many, never said a bad word about anyone and had such grace and dignity. She enjoyed social occasions and always had time for her friends. Lois will be sadly missed by her family and many, many friends. A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. In memory of Lois, memorial donations may be made to the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 2A, #101, 960-19th Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5.
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

MacAulay
Evelyn MacAulay, of Pincher Creek, Alberta and formerly of Winnipeg, wife of the Late Rev. Rod MacAulay, Passed away on October 16, 2014. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

SHEER
May 26, 1952 – October 6, 2014
GREGORY PHILIP SHEER, passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014 at the age of 62 years. A Graveside Service will be held at the Magrath Cemetery, Magrath, AB on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Email your condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com

TAYLOR
THORDIS TAYLOR, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Gordon Taylor, passed away at the St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the age of 94 years. She is survived by her two daughters; Marilyn McKinlay of Lethbridge, and Carole (Jim) Olson of Palm Desert, CA, Four grandchildren Donald (Cindy) McKinlay, Ronald (Kim) McKinlay of Atlanta, GA, Syri (David) Martinusen of Lethbridge and Krista Olson of Fontana, CA, great grandchildren; Jasmine, Cody, Avie, Tyler, Eli, Addison, Brooke, Adam and Claire. Nieces, nephews, numerous cousins, and many dear friends in Canada, England, and Norway. She came to Canada with her parents, five brothers and one sister in 1922, and settled in the Sedgewick, Alberta area where her parents farmed. In 1942 she married Gordon Taylor and they had two daughters; Marilyn and Carole. Thordis was predeceased by her parents, husband and seven siblings. She was a member of Bethania Lutheran Church and served faithfully for many years until she moved to Lethbridge in 2000 to be closer to her family. She was an active member in the community and her friends meant a lot to her. She was devoted to her family and spent as much time as possible with them. She spent her last years in the Pemmican Lodge and enjoyed her home there very much. Most recently she lived at Legacy Lodge. She worshiped at Christ Trinity Lutheran Church and made many wonderful friends there, but missed her relatives and friends in Sedgewick and area. A Memorial Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. A Celebration of Life will be held in Sedgewick at a later date. If desired, memorial donations may be given to a charity of one’s choice; Diabetes, Multiple Sclerosis, or the Lung Association. An Online Guestbook can be signed at http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.ca
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

ZECH, Marg Ellen
August 16, 1935 – October 16, 2014
Marg Zech passed away in Calgary, AB on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the age of 79 years. She is survived by her loving son Doug (Sami), daughter Colleen; four precious grandchildren: Jessica, Deana, Martine and Josh; sister Shirley, and her lifetime friend Madeline. She was predeceased by her husband Ted; brothers Don and Dave as well as her sisters Mary and Kay. Mom¹s zest for an honest life, her humour and her work ethic will always live in each of us, as everyday reminders of the life she lived. Special thank you to the loving staff at Bowcrest Nursing Home for their care and support during her stay. Memorial donations may be made directly to the Alzheimer¹s Society of Calgary (#201, 222-58 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2H 2S3) or the Alberta Diabetes Foundation (244, 708-11 Street SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 0E4). A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. To express condolences, please visit: http://www.mountainviewmemorial.ca. Arrangements entrusted to Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home, Reception Centre & Crematorium, 1605 – 100 Street SE (GPS: 242013 – 100 Street SE), Calgary, AB (403) 272-5555.

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