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Saturday, January 3, 2015


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 5, 2015.

ANNA NEUFELD
1945 ~ 2014
Mrs. Anna Neufeld of Coaldale, beloved wife of Mr. Abraham Neufeld, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at the age of 69 years. Besides her loving husband Abraham, Anna is survived by her two daughters Annie Procunier and Trudy Hildebrand; son Willy Neufeld; grandchildren Crystal, Marlena, Vanessa, Andrew, Jesse, Austin, Samantha and Bradley; father Peter Friesen; sisters Helen, Tina and Sarah; brothers Abe, Aaron, John, Cornie, Jake, Henry, and Dave; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her mother Anna Friesen and brothers Nick and Peter. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm, on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at WESTMINSTER CHAPEL, 329 – 19 Street North, Lethbridge, with Pastor Ian Crooks, officiating. Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.

BRENNAN WINDRUM
1987 ~ 2014
Brennan Windrum of Coaldale, beloved son of Donna Windrum and Larry Batalden, passed away on January 1, 2015 at the age of 27 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.
Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

CLARK, IRENE ELEANOR
(NEE LUKACS)
March 1, 1922 – December 30, 2014
Irene Clark was called home to the Lord December 30, 2014 after a wonderful 92 years. She passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge, Alberta after a short hospital stay. A Celebration of Irene¹s life will take place at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday January 3, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. with burial to follow at Mountain View 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

DAY RIDER
JOYCE DEANNA (Baby Joyce) DAY RIDER passed away in Cardston on December 23, 2014. She was born on November 30, 1970 to Agnes Day Rider & Wilfred (Ike) Chief Moon along with her twin Janice Day Rider who was born first. Joyce is survived by her beloved husband of 28 years, Michael Mountain Horse; 4 children – Tabitha, Renae (Blake), Miley, Aliyah; grandson Cachis; brothers Wilfred and Brian Day Rider; sisters Carol (Bruce), Cindy (Wesley, twin Janice (Frank), Patty Crying Head; uncle Gilbert Day Rider; aunts Bertha and Virginia Chief Moon; great uncles John, Ed (Elaine), Jordan (Rosette), Daniel (Priscilla), Keith (Karen) Chief Moon, Raymond (Hazel) Black Plume; great aunties Janette Bear and Lucy Black Plume; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents Irene & Albert Day Rider; great grandparents Bob & Suzette Black Plume; paternal grandparents Dan & Philomena Chief Moon. Joyce was raised in the Levern area with her many cousins from the Black Plume¹s and Chief Moon relatives. She attended school at the Levern Elementary School, St. Mary¹s and Red Crow College. She later worked at the Bay Shore Inn in Waterton Lakes Park and for the Chateau Isabella southwest of Cardston. A Wake Service will be held at the Moses Lake Community Hall, Blood Reserve on Sunday, January 4th from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the Moses Lake Community Hall, Blood Reserve on Monday, January 5th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Pioneer Cemetery, Blood Reserve. Email condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com

DONALD ELWOOD BEHRENS,
82, passed away December 31, 2014 at Chinook Hospital in Lethbridge, AB. He was born on February 24, 1932 in Pierre, SD, USA to parents Frederick and Dessie Behrens. He married Joyce Lou Ann Christenson on September 2, 1955, Riverfalls, WI, USA. He is survived by his six children, Fred (Louisa) Behrens, Jodi (James Jacquez) Behrens, Frank (Jackqueline) Behrens, Janice (Bill Pollett) Behrens, Terry Behrens, and Traci (Bob) Frank. Twelve grandchildren: Caleb, Stephanie, Daniel, Shayla, Tess, Derek, Dylan, Tahnee, Jessie, Emma, Mahogany, and Maggie and six great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents Frederick and Dessie Behrens, and siblings, Wendell Behrens, Bonnie (Harry) Shaw and Kenneth Behrens. He passed away with his wife Joyce of 59 years, family and beloved friend Reverend Larry Hankinson were at his bedside. A Memorial Service will be held at the United Church in Cardston, AB on Saturday January 3, 2015 at 12 noon. Condolences may be forwarded to bobtrac@telus.net

DOREEN (LILLY) WILKIE
1928 ~ 2014
Mrs. (Lilly) Doreen Wilkie of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Donald Wilkie, passed away on December 17, 2014 at the age of 86 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB, with Canon Allan McQuaig, officiating. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

DUMKA, MARY ELAINE
June 5, 1917 to December 29, 2014
Mary passed away peacefully on December 29, 2014 at Coaldale, Alberta at the age of 97 years.
Mary was born on the family homestead near Cluny, Alberta, the only child of Irene and Hubert Tabor. In 1939 she attended the Calgary Normal School and obtained her teaching certificate. After teaching several years she married Neal Dumka in 1944. As an only child she often said she would like a big family. They resided in Lethbridge, Arrowwood and Milo area before moving to Vulcan in 1953 where she taught elementary school for many years. She was very active with ACW, Royal Purple, the Auxiliary Legion and Pioneer Acres. After retiring from teaching in 1979 she lived in Standard, Strathmore, Lethbridge, and Coaldale. She is survived by her 6 children: Carolyn (Dennis) Burke of Coaldale, Linda (Willard) Peterson of Kelowna, Don (Willa) Dumka of Calgary, Marilyn of Calgary, Bob (Barb) Dumka of Vulcan and Deb (Craig) Kushner of Calgary, 14 grandchildren and 18 great -grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents Hubert and Irene Tabor of Vulcan, 2 grandchildren (Mark and Katherine), and by her husbands Neal Dumka, Sigfred Selgensen and George Risdon. Mary loved people and visiting with her family and friends gave her so much pleasure. She always said, “expect the best from people and you will get it” and she truly lived her life that way. We will miss her so. At Mary’s request there will be no service — a family gathering will take place in the spring. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Coaldale Health Centre Long-Term Care in Mary’s name. Arrangements in care of Vulcan Funeral Home. Telephone (403) 485-2633. E-mail condolences through http://www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca.

FARREL CLAYTON “CORK” KENNARD age 79 of Cardston, AB, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on December 29, 2014. Clayton was born November 1, 1935 to Nelson ³Fredrick² Kennard and Rosetta ³Rose² Leavitt Kennard in Cardston AB. After the passing of his father in 1938, a very special addition to his family was added. Adeline Beck became his second mother as his mom needed to support her little family. Dad grew up and attended school in Cardston. He went on to further his education at Utah State Agricultural College in Logan, Utah. Dad married his sweetheart and our mother, Myrtle ³ Myrt² Joyce Wescott on his birthday, November 1, 1955. Together they had 4 children and 7 grandchildren. All his pride and joy! Dad was a hard working man, he farmed, ranched, worked for Western Geophysical, ran his own Hunting and Fishing Guide Service and put in many years as Weed Inspector with the Cardston County, retiring in 2005. Dad was a avid hunter and fisherman. In his later years he took up a new hobby of Pocket Watch collecting. Clayton was predeceased by his mother Rose in 2006, his loving wife, Myrt on May 11, 2012 and son in law Rick Prince November 25, 2013.
Clayton leaves behind to continue his legacy. Valarie (Rick )Prince – children Kari and Cody. Randy Kennard (Linda Ringwald). Alan (Roanna) Kennard – children Kristyn and Cara. Greg (Melanie) Kennard – children Aaron, Amanda, Alec and his very special second mother Adeline Beck. Funeral Services will be held Monday January 5, 2015 at LEGACY FUNERAL HOME. Friends may meet the family Monday January 5, 2015 from 10 to 11:00 am with a service to follow. Burial to take place following service at the Aetna Cemetery. E-mail your condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com

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 8, 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.

LECLAIRE
1977-2014
DAMIEN LECLAIRE of Lethbridge passed away on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at the age of 37 years.
A Memorial Gathering will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the German Canadian Club, 902 6 St N, Lethbridge.

LUIGI “LOUIS” GLAVINA
1935 ~ 2014
Mr. Luigi “Louis” Glavina of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Nevia Glavina, passed away on December 27, 2014 at the age of 79 years. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at OUR LADY OF ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 ­ 12 Ave. S., Lethbridge, AB, with Father Nathan Siray, celebrant. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

LYONS
Bob (Robert) James Lyons, 72, of Pincher Creek, AB, passed away December 30th, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Karen, daughter Holly and son Clint (Nisa). He is also survived by four grandchildren Taylor, Cassidy, Delaney and Brody, sister-in-law Judy and many nephews and nieces. Bob worked as Pincher Creek’s District Agriculturalist until his retirement, and then enjoyed his second career as a beekeeper, for which he won many international awards. His greatest joy in life was traveling with Karen and pulling a fifth wheel, visiting his grandchildren and many friends, and relaxing in the desert sunshine. He will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on January 6, 2014 at EDEN¹S FUNERAL HOME 966 Elm St, Pincher Creek, AB. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Windy Slopes Health Foundation, P.O. Box 2554, Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0

MANY FINGERS
FLOYD MANY FINGERS passed away in Lethbridge on December 28th, 2014 at the age of 85 years.
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

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

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. He leaves to mourn his passing, his fiancé Susan Roth and her two children, brother Brian (Cathy) Rarick, sister, Rose (Jerry) McKinney, sister-in-law Judy Harris (Terry Haney), 3 nephews, 3 nieces as well as 12 great-nephews and great-nieces. 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 ~ 2014
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.

URBAN
HELEN URBAN, beloved wife of the late James Urban, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at the age of 101 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced once 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

WIPF
REVEREND JACOB WIPF, beloved husband of Rebecca Wipf of the Hutterville Colony, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at the age of 79 years. Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Linda (Sam), Rebecca (Mike), Clara (Mike), Susanna (Joe), Ida (Peter), Matilda (Jacob), Jack (Helen), Martha (Mike), Ed Wipf and David (Katie), as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at the Hutterville Colony on Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 at 12 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

ZOETEMAN
HILDA LORRAINE ZOETEMAN, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, January 1st, 2015 at the age of 84 years. A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 1:30 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

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. Further information including service details will follow once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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