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Monday, January 5, 2015


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 5, 2015.

BRENNAN EVERETT WINDRUM
1987 ~ 2015
Brennan Everett Windrum of Coaldale, Alberta, beloved son of Donna Windrum and Larry Batalden, passed away peacefully at home on January 1, 2015 at the age of 27 beautiful years. Brennan was born in Lethbridge but spent many months at the Children’s Hospital in Calgary. His happiest place to be was home with his mom and dad. Brennan’s favourite people were grandma and grandpa Reading who spent many cherished times together. Some of Brennan’s favourite years were attending Kate Andrews School being taught by Trudy and Terry. Brennan’s favourite things to do were swimming, gym class, field trips, long walks and especially the Handi-Bus. Brennan had the gift to put a smile on everyone’s face who greeted him. Brennan will always be loved and remembered by all who knew him. Many thanks to Linda and Leigh-Ann and all the other caregivers who cared for Brennan throughout his life. Brennan is survived by his mom and dad, Uncle David and cousin Paul Reading, and numerous loved aunts, uncles and cousins. Brennan was predeceased by his sister Nicole, grandma and grandpa Reading, grandma and grandpa VanderHulst and Grandpa Lawrence and great grandmas and grandpas and numerous other family members. Heaven now has another special angel. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday Jan. 7, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th St. S., with Glenda Wert, officiating. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

HARPER
July 23, 1931- January 1, 2015
The family announces the passing of our loving wife and mother Gladys Harper (Odenvald) at the age of 83 at the St. Michael¹s Health Care Centre. Gladys is survived by her husband Roy and children Margaret Hardy (Andy), Norma Kaustinen (Ed), Roy Harper and David Harper (Tracy) as well as 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters Jean Cherniwchan, Liz Romivak, Mary Kowal, Florence French and 1 brother John. Gladys was predeceased by 1 brother and 1 sister. Gladys enjoyed crafts, gardening, sewing and spending time in the outdoors. She was an avid watcher of curling, baseball and hockey. What she enjoyed most though was spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren sharing lots of laughs and good times. The family would like to thank the team at St. Michael¹s Palliative Care. As per Gladys¹ wishes, no funeral will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317- 10 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2M7.
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Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1 Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777
Fax ~ (403)381-3128 Toll Free ~ 1(888)381-7778 care@cornerstonefh.ca

JOHN HENRY CARNEY
Feb 1, 1921- Dec 30, 2014
Dad was born in Bellevue, Alberta and raised in Pincher Creek. Over the years he was a rancher, coalminer, police officer, business owner (Westwind Taxi), husband, son and grandfather. On April 10, 1943 he married Edna Mary Lewis. John is survived by two sons Barry (Sophie) Carney of Cowley and Dennis (Ann) Carney of Red Deer as well as 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Dad was predeceased by Edna, his parents James and Mary (Petiot) Carney, Harold and Ivy (Goodwin) Lewis and a daughter-in-law Angela (Bruder) Carney. Since 2011, dad has resided at Vista Village under the care of the many special care givers and Lovi Scott and her extensive team with AHS.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Friday January 9, 2015 at the COWLEY COMMUNITY HALL, Cowley; Alberta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Vista Village Residence Fund, Box 1510, Pincher Creek, AB.

JOYCE HOSACK
1932 ~ 2014
Mrs. Joyce Evangeline Catherine Hosack (nee Perrich) of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Ross Hosack, passed away at the Calgary Foothills Hospital on Thursday, December 25, 2014 at the age of 82 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, January 10, 2015.at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.

MANY FINGERS
Manikapi (Bachelor) – Pistsata (Cut Bank)
August 2, 1929‹December 28, 2014
FLOYD MANY FINGERS passed away in Lethbridge on December 28th, 2014 at the age of 85 years. Floyd was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Mrs. Marjorie Many Fingers (Goodstriker). Floyd was the only surviving member of Morris and Annie (nee Pace) Many Fingers, and was part of the Mamioyiiksi (Fish Eater Clan). His siblings were: Albert (Margaret) Soop, Frank (Kate) Red Crow, Margaret (George) Fox, Wallace (Helen) Fox, Christine (Rufus) Goodstriker, Agnes (William) Little Bear, Dennis, and an Infant. Floyd and Marjorie raised their six children, Bob (Late Ann), Randolf (Marjorie), Cynthia (Harris), Carol, Jennifer, Eugene (Glenda). They had 16 grandchildren, 38 great- grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Adopted Children were Wilton Goodstriker, Leonard Little Bear, Greg Smith, Henry Creighton, Hugh Healy, Peggy Big Throat, Norman Many Fingers, Darryl Little Bear, Donald Little Bear & Shawn Little Bear. Floyd was a lifetime Minor Chief of the Blood Reserve. He served on council for fifteen years. Floyd continued to be politically active until his passing. Floyd spent his formative years competing in the sport of rodeo as a calf roper. He also excelled in the team roping and breakaway event. When speaking of ropers and roping, Floyd Many Fingers needs no introductions. His contribution to rodeo in calf roping is known to all. His numerous championships attest to his personal skills and ability and a tribute to his sportsmanship is a willingness to pass along his knowledge to others. His athletic potential, however, wasn’t limited to calf roping. He also excelled in riding race horses and playing semi-pro hockey, as a feared high scoring defenseman. Floyd rodeoed professionally. He won numerous trophies, buckles and saddles. Just to name a few of his many championships he has put under his belt: in 1960 Floyd won the All Indian Rodeo Association five times in a row from 1963-1967 in the Calf Roping event. Floyd won the first United Indian Association Calf Roping in Browning, Montana. In 1977, Floyd won the title of Canadian Champion Team Roping Header. In 1985, he won the Southern Alberta Roping and Riding Club Champion Calf Roper of The Year. In 1989, he was the Champion Calf Roper 60 & Over Category at Kainai Rodeo & Indian Days. In 1997 he was the Champion Breakaway Roper at the Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo Association. Floyd has also held positions as President and a Director in the I.R.C.A. Floyd was also instrumental in forming the I.R.C.A. and in the Canadian Senior Pro Rodeo Association.
A Wake Service will be held at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Monday, January 5th from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Mary¹s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Tuesday, January 6th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Family Cemetery, Blood Reserve.
Email condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com

MARION ³CURLY² PIONTEK
1928 ~ 2015
Mr. Marion ³Curly² Piontek of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Doreen Piontek, passed away on January 4, 2015 at the age of 86 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.
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MAVIS STANDING
1914 ~ 2014
Mrs. Mavis Standing of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Herbert John “Bert” Standing, passed away on December 31, 2014 at the age of 100 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 ­ 4 Street South, Lethbridge, with Pastor Mark Noonan, officiating. Interment will be held in the Mountain View Cemetery. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

Norma Bird
1924 ~ 2014
Norma Bird beloved wife of the late Bill Bird, passed away on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the age of 90 years. Norma will be lovingly remembered by her son Ron (Fran), daughters Rhonda (Ron), Charlene (Jim). A Memorial Service will be held at the Pincher Creek United Church on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend Brent Woodard officiating. Memorial Donations in Norma¹s name may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society (317 10th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 2M7).

RARICK
It is with great sadness that the family of DALLAS RARICK announces his passing at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, December 29th, 2014 at the age of 65 years. A Celebration of Life service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 ­ Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Monday, January 5th, 2015 at 1:00 P.M.
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

RICHARD TUTT
1930 ~ 2015
Mr. Richard Tutt of Coaldale, passed away at the Coaldale Health Centre on January 2, 2015 at the age of 84 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

ROBERT HUMMEL
1920 ~ 2015
Mr. Robert Hummel of Milk River, beloved husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Hummel, passed away on January 3, 2015 at the age of 94 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

TOLLEY
KENNETH DEAN TOLLEY, passed away in Cardston on Friday, January 2, 2015 at the age of 91 years, beloved husband of Thora Tolley, and the late Alice Tolley. The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mountain View, Alberta on Thursday, January 8th at 11:00 a.m..Friends may meet the family at the Church from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the Service. Interment in the Mountain View Cemetery. Email your condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com

URBAN
HELEN URBAN, beloved wife of the late Jim Urban, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at the age of 101 years. She is the loving mother of Shirley Waldner of Westlock, Vera (Ed) Woodruff of Lethbridge, and Lois (Reuben) Seaman of Lethbridge.
Helen is survived by 18 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren, 32 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. She is predeceased by her husband Jim in 1996, two sons Cecil and Alan Urban, brother Howard, sisters Edith, Marie and Dorothy, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Helen was born September 15, 1913 in Taber, Alberta where she was raised and educated. She met Jim and after a short courtship, got married. They moved to Lethbridge where they have since resided. Helen was a proud homemaker raising her five children. She loved to garden and had a large doll collection and she enjoyed making clothing for them. She enjoyed travelling and camping with her family. Her and Jim loved to dance and socialize, as well as to sing. Helen was so proud to have her whole family at her 100th birthday. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when the flowers are in bloom and the sun is shining. In memory of Helen, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta, 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5H 4K1 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200, 325 Manning Road NE Calgary, Alberta, T2E 2P5
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

Cornelius Wall
1977 – 2015
Cornelius Friesen Wall, beloved husband of Agatha Wall, passed away in Taber on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the age of 37 years 37 years. Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Monday, January 5, 2015 between 4:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. The Funeral Service will be held at the Vauxhall Community Hall, 417 – 4 Street North, Vauxhall on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. Burial to follow at the Vauxhall Mennonite Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com <http://www.southlandfuneral.com&gt; . Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

Abe Dyck
1939 – 2015
Abram Dyck, beloved husband of Susan Dyck, passed away in Coaldale on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the age of 75 years. Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
A private burial service will be held at the Taber Memorial Garden prior to the funeral service.
The Funeral Service will be held at the New Life Church, 5120 – 47 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com <http://www.southlandfuneral.com&gt; . Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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