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Monday, November 10, 2014


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 10, 2014.

ERIN ROSS
1981 ~ 2014
Mrs. Erin Ross of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Christopher Ross, passed away on November 8, 2014 at the age of 33 years.
Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.

Kenneth Wayne Spence
August 21, 1928 ­ November 4, 2014
Ken Spence passed away at the Bethany Calgary Care Centre on November 4, 2014 at the age of 86 years. Ken is survived by son, Greg (Deborah), granddaughter Megan (Greg), and grandsons Richard, Steven, Andrew and Christopher (Kirk). Ken was predeceased by his wife Laura Berniece (nee: Chapman), son Kirk Allan Spence, father Louis Wyndam Spence, mother Muriel Elizabeth (nee: Smith), brother Robert Spence and sister Elizabeth (Betty) Gillespie. Ken was born in Regina, Saskatchewan. He attended Queens University and began his career with the YMCA in Regina. He married his beloved wife Berniece on September 4, 1954. Ken spent most of his career with the YMCA, relocating from Regina to Vancouver, where both of his sons were born. In 1963 he was named General Secretary for the Lethbridge YMCA and the building of the current Stafford Drive location was a highlight of his tenure. In 1973 Ken was appointed General Secretary for the Chilliwack YMCA , and in 1976 the family relocated to Edmonton when Ken became Regional Director for the YMCA in Alberta. He spent the last 10 years of his career as Senior Administrator for the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta, retiring in 1991. Following Berniece¹s passing in 2005, Ken relocated to Calgary. He was a passionate reader, and both Ken and Berniece enjoyed dancing as well traveling to locations including Scotland, Australia, the Caribbean and Alaska. One of their favourite pastimes was jumping in the car and seeing the sites locally in Canada. The family wishes to express its deepest gratitude to Bethany Calgary, where Ken resided since 2010, particularly social worker Shirley Smith and all of the staff on Levels 8 and 6 for their loving care of Ken and compassionate support during his end of life journey, Rolita Tang who was a bright spark in Ken¹s life during her regular visits, and Pastor Anthony Heiraas of Peace Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bethany Care Society, 1001 17th St. NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 2E5, 1.888.410.4679, http://www.bethanyseniors.com. At Ken¹s request no formal services will be held. To send condolences and view Ken¹s Tribute Page please visit http://www.lylereeves.com

MACHIELSE
JOHANNA FRANCESCA MACHIELSE, beloved wife of John Machielse, of Lethbridge, AB. passed away at the Edith Cavell Care Centre on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at the age of 82 years. A Memorial Mass will be Celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB., on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Roque Pereira, Celebrant.
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

MARGARET ETHEL ROSS
1917 ~ 2014
Our beloved Mother passed away peacefully in her sleep in her home at Fairmont Extended Care, on November 6, 2014 at the age of 97 years. A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00PM on Monday, November 10, 2014 at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, Lethbridge, AB.
Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.

SHADE
MR. GERALD SHADE, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Gloria Shade, of the Blood Reserve, AB. passed away on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at the age of 79 years. A Wake will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 5:00 to 10:00 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at ST. MARY’S IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, Blood Reserve, on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. with Father Pawel Andrasz O.M.I., Celebrant. Interment to follow at Blood Band 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

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