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Wednesday, November 5, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 5, 2014.

BLOUDOFF
NICK BLOUDOFF, beloved husband of Tena Bloudoff, of Coaldale, passed away peacefully at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at the age of 81 years. Besides his loving wife, Nick is survived by his two sons Layne (Dorothy) & Gord (Marla), his daughter Lori (Rob), as well as two other daughters and sons in law, five step children: Tena (Don), Ann (Martin), Pete (Lisa), Bill (Ivy), Margaret (Don), as well as 23 grandchildren, 11 great -grandchildren and his sister Vera (Tony) Rosen and numerous nieces & nephews. Nick was predeceased by his first wife Shirley in 1997, brothers Mike & Larry, sister Catherine as well as his parents Tom & Pauline and his great-granddaughter Marissa. Nick was born in Canora, SK. to Pauline & Thomas Bloudoff. At the age of 6 years he came to Lethbridge where he was raised & educated. Nick drove truck for many years and enjoyed working at the Salvation Army. He was a spiritual man who loved music. Nick played in many bands and was very familiar to many people. He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. A Funeral Service will be held at the CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST – 716 23 Street North, Lethbridge, AB. on Friday, November 7, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Harold Cooper & Pastor Jim Chapman officiating.
Interment will be held at the Coaldale Cemetery. In memory of Nick, memorial tributes may be made to St. Michael’s Health Centre Palliative Care Unit, 1400 – 9th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 2S1.
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

BROWN, WILLIAM (BILL)
It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my beloved husband, Bill, on October 30, 2014. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Linda, of thirty-seven years; daughter Robyn (Dale) Barnett; son Cameron and friend Lana; daughter Kerry and her friend Gerry; five grandchildren; two sisters; two brothers; and four sisters-in-law. Bills family is extremely grateful to the nurses and doctors in the ICU at the Foothills Hospital for the excellent care given to him. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. Air Ambulance (Box 570 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, T2E 8M7) A celebration of Bill¹s life will be held on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Strathmore Royal Canadian Legion Hall from 1:00-3:00 p.m. To send condolences, please visit Bill¹s obituary at http://www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca.

DARREN ENGSTROM
1968 ~ 2014
Mr. Darren Engstrom passed away in the Surrey Memorial Hospital on October 27, 2014 at the age of 45 years. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

ENTZ
ELIAS J. ENTZ, born September 14, 1936, passed away peacefully in the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at the age of 78 years. A Message of Hope Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. with message being given by Joe Clark.
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

HAZEL PRYSIAZNY
1922 ~ 2014
Mrs. Hazel Prysiazny of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Stanley Prysiazny, passed away on November 3, 2014 at the age of 91 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, November 7, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4P3. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

LIDDELL
Mar. 26th, 1947 – Oct. 26th, 2014
After a long battle with illness, GAIL LIDDELL passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Sunday, October 26th in Calgary.
Gail was born and raised in Blairmore, AB. There she had the benefit of being close to a large family and developed many family values early. The Crowsnest Pass is also where she met her lifelong love and husband of 41 years, Wayne Liddell. As well as her husband, Gail is survived by her daughter Vicki, her son Jordy, grandchildren Tre, Joel Tenille and Connor, sisters Claire Facette and Billie Morton and uncle Larry Gilmar. She is predeceased by her parents William and Leah Stewart as well as many dear extended family members and cherished friends. The family moved to Lethbridge in 1981, where Gail was able to fulfill her love of travel as a travel consultant. She was able to visit many of her dream spots, most recently with Wayne in Costa Rica. Gail was most passionate about helping animals and volunteered her time with local rescue groups. She was also passionate about helping children and opened her home to them as a Foster Parent for a number of years. She will be missed for her loving heart, sense of humor and generosity. Please join us for a Service of Remembrance that will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. Friends and family are invited (In lieu of flowers) to donate to the Lethbridge PAW Society (People for Animal Welfare) – P.O. Box 255, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 3Y5. Gail’s family would like to thank the nurses and doctors who showed her such care and compassion at the end.

MACHIELSE
JOHANNA FRANCESCA MACHIELSE, beloved wife of John Machielse, o¹f Lethbridge, AB. passed away at the Edith Cavell Care Centre on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at the age of 82 years. Funeral Arrangements will 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

PRICE
MR. RONALD GERALD PRICE, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at the age of 82 years. As per his wishes, a Funeral Service will be held in Thunder Bay, ON.
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

REICH-SANDER
IRMGARD SUSANNE REICH-SANDER passed away at St. Michael¹s Health Centre on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at the age of 79 years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

ROMAN JOHN ANDRON
FEBRUARY 15, 1968 ~ OCTOBER 29, 2014
Roman John Andron passed away suddenly on the morning of October 29, 2014 at the age of 46 due to a heart condition while in the care of the University of Alberta Hospital. Besides his mother, Teresa, he is survived by his brother, Mark, his partner Lois Punton and her son, Jackson as well as an uncle, aunts and cousins. Born in Lethbridge, he graduated from the University of Lethbridge and then went on to graduate from the University of Victoria. After working with several firms in either a legal or accounting capacity in Edmonton and then Calgary, he returned to Lethbridge in 2003 to begin work closer to home. With hobbies ranging from writing to art to technology and more, he was a gentleman, a scholar and a true renaissance man to those who loved him. In 2010 Roman was fortunate enough to meet the woman who became the love of his life, Lois Punton, and her son Jackson. He will be greatly missed.
Vigil Rites (prayers) will be held at 7:00 pm, on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St., S., Lethbridge, AB. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am, on Friday, November 7, 2014 at ST. MARTHA¹S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd. W, Lethbridge, AB, with Father Roque Pereira, celebrant. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

ROSA HORVATH
1925 ~ 2014
Mrs. Rosa Horvath, beloved wife of the late Mr. Frank Horvath Sr., passed away peacefully at Legacy Lodge on Monday, November 3, 2014 at the age of 89 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, November 14, 2014 at ST. BASIL¹S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604-13 St. N., Lethbridge, AB, with Father Nathan Siray, officiating. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

TOTH
James Allen Toth of Fort Macleod, husband and sweetheart of Carmen Adair Toth passed away peacefully at Foothills Medical Centre on October 30 at the age of 62 years. Jim and Carmen have three wonderful children that have amazing spouses – Jared Toth (Lindsay), Niki Olsen (Chris) and Talon Toth (Jocelyn). Eight incredible grandkids­ Jacob, Abby, Oliver, Boston, Oaklee, Ashlyn, Leo, and Scarlett­ all idolized him as the best Œpapa¹ in the world. Jim was raised in Lethbridge by a loving family. Many family trips to Waterton started his love of the outdoors and the mountains. He loved hiking, fishing, kayaking and archery. He was passionate about life and constantly learning. He could build a smoking computer, act as soundman or play a mean bass guitar in the band. If something new was on the horizon for the family, Jim did the research to decide which direction to go. This kind, gentle man influenced many. As a young man he served a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nagoya, Japan and has filled many church positions since. Many scouts enjoyed his leadership for years. He worked on the railway, Canada Post and Bouvry Exports. He loved his entire family dearly. He is survived by his parents, Joseph and Verna Toth, his siblings Jeanette Viola (Ray), Jolayne Banack (Barry), Wayne Toth (Susan), Dennis Toth (Cindy), Terry Toth (Debbie) and a large extended family. Friends may meet with the family and pay their respects on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 9:30 a.m., to 10:30 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 11 A.M. at the FORT MACLEOD STAKE CENTRE OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS (643-20 Street, Fort Macleod).

VERA FAZIO
1923 ~ 2014
Mrs. Vera Fazio of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Arthur Fazio, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2014 at the age of 91 years. Vera lived in Lethbridge her entire life. She loved to go out for a meal, and follow it up with a good game of bridge. She was a member of the Lethbridge Bridge Club, LSCO, and Legion. She was a faithful member of St. Augustine¹s Church and the Evening group. She enjoyed hosting teas and dinners and appreciating the company of family and friends. She was blessed with many dear friends throughout her life. She bowled with the same team for several years. Vera also loved to go to the Girl Guide Camp. In her later years, she worked at the Tea Room and U of L daycare. She met and enjoyed many interesting people in her time there. Vera had a deep love for animals, especially dogs. Vera is survived by her daughter Chris (Dennis) Burton of Lethbridge; granddaughters Bev and Tracy Burton of Pincher Creek, of whom she was very proud; brother Norman (Anne) Fullylove, and Nicola, of Sherwood Park. Besides her loving husband Arthur, Vera was predeceased by her parents Ernest & Lena Fullylove; sister Frances; and brother Ed (Bud). The family would like to thank the staff at Extendicare Fairmont for their kind and compassionate care. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at ST. AUGUSTINE¹S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411-11 St. S., Lethbridge, AB, with Canon Allan McCuaig, officiating. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial donations to Girl Guide Camp ­ C/O Girl Guides, 217-12 A St. S., Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2S9. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

WEASEL HEAD
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, husband, grandpa, brother, uncle, and nephew, FREDERICK ³FRED² WEASEL HEAD ³Saa¹poh on Thursday October 30, 2014 at his home on the Blood Reserve at the age of 66 years. Fred was survived by the love of his life, his wife of 38 years Delores S.A. His children: Joyce E.P aka Bunny (Gilbert), Edna Bird, Monica B.W, Michelle (Preston)Bird, Rochelle (Raymond), Patti (Lee Oler), and Ryan S.A, Daisy P. His Grandchildren: Desmond, Meghan, Amber, Lance, Craig, Lacey, Kelsey, Billi, Jessi, Tre, Marlee, Trenden, Darryl, Tyran, Mason, Shea, Dasius, Dean, Emily, Martina, Stryder, Straduss, Nahlah, Phobe, Brennan, Taylor, Carter, Shadi. His Great Grandchildren: Julius, Kasey, Landon, Eli, Hayley, Karissa, Chester, Colten, Bevin, Emma, Zaden, Paisley, Lily Anna, Kerri, Izabella, Karmin, Chipper, Damon, Kyus, Max. His Brothers: Tyrone, Charlie (Rhonda), Mike (Mary), Godfrey (Francis), Marcel (Verda), Jim (Darlene) Plume. His Sisters: Marilyn (Charlie Moses), Randa (Danny), Puncho Weasel Head & Tina W.M, Donna P, Gloria Ann, Carrie, Erna, Mary (Cory), Verna & Joann B.T, Bella D.C, Martha (Winston Sr.) D.C. His Sister In-Law: Jennifer W.H. And numerous nieces and nephews. His Uncles: Frank (Sylvia) W.H, Peter (Wonda) W.H, Wayne (Dianne) P, Ben (Mary) R.C. His Aunties: Martha (Winston Sr.) D.C, Theresa (Tony) Fox, Celestine T, Theresa P. His Adopted Mother: Lena Russell. His Adopted Siblings: Tom, Norma, Marie, Huskey, Rose, Carl Russell. His Adopted Children: Shane Ramsey, John B.T. Fred had a huge heart and he had numerous adopted brothers, sisters, uncles, aunties and children, we apologize if we missed any names. Fred is predeceased by his parents Annie Plume and Patrick Weasel Head Jr. His Children: Darcy & Lenny W.H, Alton & Leland S.A His Grandson: Justin E.P. His Brother and Sisters: David W.H, Marlene W.H, Loretta E.S. His Grandparents: Pat & Paula W.H. Sr, Laurie & Minnie Plume. His Uncles: Charlie W.H Sr, Moses W.H, Dean P, Mike Steele, Barney D.R, Wallace S, Jack M.B, George D.R His Aunties: Rosie D.R, Florence S, Iione P, Albertine P, Margret M.B, Helen M. His Great Uncle: Jack P. His In-Laws: Mary S.A, Gilbert S.A Sr. His Adopted Brothers: Clarence B.W Sr, Bryan M.B, Bryan M.G.H, Calvin D.C. His Adopted Son: Gilbert B.S.H Jr. His niece and nephews: Murdis, Gina, Justin. His Step Father, Francis H.H. A Wake Service will be held at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Wednesday, November 5th from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary¹s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Thursday, November 6th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Catherine¹s Cemetery, Blood Reserve. Email condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com

John Kress
1918 – 2014
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of John Kress in Taber on Sunday, November 2, 2014, with his family by his side, at the age of 95 years. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine¹s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Vincent TuanHa, Celebrant. A private 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; .
John is survived by his three daughters Marlene (Roger) Hansen of Taber, Myrna Lynn (John Turnbull) of Taber and Mardel (Byron) Mitchell of Edmonton; eight grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. He is also survived by five brothers Leo (Henritte) Kress, Dan Kress, Barney Kress, Ben (Margaret) Kress and David (Eva) Kress; in-laws Mary Kress, Shirley Kress, Eugene Mehlhaff, Harland (Bertha) Brandon, T.C. Hayes, Gloria (Bob) Smith and by numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his loving wife of twenty three years, Cleofae Kress; parents Paul and Barbara Kress; five sisters Angeline (Andrew) Bolen, Aggie (Paul) Proust, Cecilia (Dan) Weisgerber, Leona Mehlhaff and Teddy (George) Wolosuk; two brothers Jack Kress and Edward Kress; in-laws Leo (Johanna) Brandon and sisters-in-law Alarine Kress and Fern Hayes. John was born December 24, 1918 in Rosefield, Saskatchewan. He met the one and only love of his life, Cleofae Brandon and they married April 12, 1944. He will be remembered as a kind, compassionate and devoted family man. ³Dad¹s generosity and kindness for his family went far and beyond what any of us could ever thank him for. Our lives will never be the same but we will stay strong as we smile, laugh and even cry as we cherish all of the memories of him. Dad will never be gone as he will live forever in our hearts. We love you dad, more than words can say and we know that somehow you will let us know you are still watching over us.²Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

Marlene McCartee
1933 – 2014
Marlene Mabel McCartee, beloved wife of the late Leo McCartee, passed away in Lethbridge on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the age of 81 years. Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. and also at the church in the Relief Society Room prior to the funeral service on Thursday, November 6, 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 Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Bishop Brock Campbell conducting. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com. Marlene is survived by her three daughters and their families, Linda (Greg) Pyne of Taber and their three children Brad (Mandy) Pyne of Taber (Brad¹s daughter Brittany, her son Zander and Brad¹s son Hunter), Jamie (Kris) Robin of Calgary (their children Carly and Tyler) and Jodie (Mark) Van Beers of Taber (their children Blake, Levi and Kinlee); Diane (Rick) Dongworth of Taber and their two children Sean (Megan) Dongworth of Taber (Sean¹s son Carson, their daughter Jacey and Megan¹s son Sam) and Devon (Moe) Fournier of Taber (Devon¹s daughter Lexi and their son Jonah); Melanie McCartee (Ron Tinordi) of Taber and her three children Lacey Schalk (Landon Nielsen) of Taber (their children Ryder and Luca), Cody (Andrea) Schalk of Lethbridge (their children Hayden and Kaliyah) and Kelsey Schalk (Kevin MacMurchy) of Taber (her son Kellon) and Lacey, Cody and Kelsey¹s father Ron Schalk of Lethbridge. Marlene is also survived by her brother Brent (Margaret) Gilbertson of Calgary, sister-in-law Zelma Gilbertson of Taber and by numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Leo McCartee; son Kelly McCartee; parents Arthur and Esther Gilbertson; in-laws Carl and Usona McCartee; sister Winogene (Paul) Luehr and brothers Dale Gilbertson and Glenn (Jeanette) Gilbertson. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Marlene¹s name may be made directly to the Taber and District Health Foundation, 4326 – 50 Avenue, Taber, Alberta T1G 1N9 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4K7 (www.heartandstroke.ab.ca). Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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