September 29th, 2016

Saturday, February 14, 2015


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 17, 2015.

ALYRE THERRIAULT
Alyre Therriault beloved husband of Jackie Therriault passed away on February 11, 2015 at the age of 94 years. Besides his loving wife Jackie, Alyre is survived by his children Marie (Jim) Cameron, Audrey (Robert) Jackson, Jackie (Frank) Marsh, Tim Therriault (Jan Robertson), nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. A Prayer service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday February 19, 2015 at St. Michael¹s Catholic Church 958 Christie Avenue, Pincher Creek, AB. A memorial mass will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday February 20, 2015 at St. Michael¹s Catholic Church 958 Christie Avenue, Pincher Creek, AB, With Father Silvano Vargas Celebrant. Donations may be made to the Windy Slopes Health Foundation (Palliative Care Unit), PO Box 2554, Pincher Creek, AB, T0K 1W0

GERARDINA BROBBEL
Gerardina Brobbel of Fort Macleod, beloved wife of the late Klaas Brobbel Sr. passed away on February 11, 2015 at the age of 82 years. Gerardina is survived by her children: Kees (Nel) Brobbel, Bill (Janny) Brobbel, Ali Vroegindewey, Nanja (Dirk) Struck, Koos (Gerda) Brobbel, Klaas (Sara) Brobbel, Geraldine (Henk) Vandenberg, Lodewyk (Rena) Brobbel, Esther (Ken) Smit, thirty-eight grandchildren and thirty-eight great grandchildren. Besides her loving husband Klaas, Gerardina was predeceased by her grandson-in-law Adrian Veldman (2002). She is survived by one brother and numerous relatives in The Netherlands.
Thank you to Dr.Beekman, Fort Macleod Home Care and LFS staff, Palliative Care Team, Community Support Bed staff and the Fort Macleod Extendicare staff for all the personal, professional, loving care she received during her illness. At Gerardina’s request there will be a private burial. In Gerardina¹s memory donations may be made to Fort Macleod Extendicare, Box 189, Fort Macleod, AB T0L 0Z0. Please forward condolences to http://www.edensfuneralhome.com.

HELEN NEWTON
1915 ~ 2015
Mrs. Helen Newton, beloved wife of the late Mr. Ed Newton, passed away on February 12, 2015 at the age of 99 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, 1011-4 Ave. S., Lethbridge, AB, with Reverend Glenda Wert, officiating. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

JACOB SIEMENS
1925 ~ 2015
Mr. Jacob Siemens of Coaldale, beloved husband of Mrs. Regina Siemens passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at the age of 89 years. A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00pm at the Coaldale Cemetery ­ Mennonite Section, Coaldale, AB. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at COALDALE MENNONITE CHURCH, 2316-17 St., Coaldale, AB.
Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

LESLIE DAWN (SLEIGHTHOLM) HAGAN
June 13, 1949 – January 27, 2015
Psalms 121 ” The Lord is your Keeper….
He shall preserve your soul”
Leslie Dawn (Sleightholm) Hagan of Medicine Hat Alberta, passed away on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at the age of 65 and is finally at peace and at rest in the arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ. Leslie is survived by her mother, Shirley Sleightholm, her siblings, Bill Sleightholm, Gail Nikkel and Peggy McKitrick and their spouses and extended families. She was predeceased by her father, William J. Sleightholm in 1994.
Leslie’s memory was cherished at a Graveside Service celebrated at Medicine Hat Hillside Cemetery on Monday, February 9th, 2015. Our deepest appreciation to Loni and her family and Arnold for their friendship, love and care, shown to Leslie. Sincere thank you to Major Murray Jaster, from the Medicine Hat Salvation Army Church, for his kindness, his meaningful message, and the music he sang at the graveside service and for David and the staff at the Medicine Hat Cook Southland Funeral Chapel for their assistance and honoring service given to the family and friends of Leslie. Sincerely,
The Sleightholm Family
The Nikkel Family
The McKitrick Family

MARY PERKOVIC
1927 ~ 2015
Mrs. Mary Perkovic of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Joseph Perkovic and mother of the late Katherine Perkovic, passed away peacefully at the Edith Cavell Care Centre on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at the age of 87 years. Mary was born on February 23, 1927 in Radikovci, Croatia to Michael and Elizabeth Sisjulak. In April of 1950, she immigrated to Canada with her husband Joseph and infant daughter Katherine. They settled in the Lethbridge area and in 1955 purchased a farm north of Picture Butte. They moved to the city of Lethbridge in 1974, and Mary took a position with the Federal Government in Housekeeping. She took early retirement at the age 60 to enjoy time with her grandchildren. From simple things to like going to the playground, to family trips to Disney World, she thrived on time spent with her grandchildren. Her favorite fridge magnet from the Tyrell Museum expresses it all: “Dino-Mite Grandma”.
Mary is survived by her two daughters Julie Kraft and Mary Pederson; her son Steve Perkovic; grandchildren Jon and Kara Megella, Aaron Kraft, Laurie-Ann, Ryan and Sean Pederson; her sister Julia Romanchuk; great-grandchildren Alexandra and Devon Monroe, and great-great-grandson Cyrus Monroe; sons-in-law Steve Kraft and Bob Pederson; daughter-in-law Ute Perkovic. She was predeceased by her loving husband Joseph Perkovic; her parents Michael and Elizabeth Sisjulak; her brother Stephen Sisjulak; and her daughter Katherine Megella. A Visitation will be held at 7:00 pm, on Monday, February 16, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at ST. BASIL¹S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604-13 St. N., Lethbridge, AB with Father Nathan Siray, officiating. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

MCDONALD
ROBERT BRIAN MCDONALD, passed away suddenly at home, on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at the age of 60 years. He is the beloved father of three daughters and grandfather to eight grandchildren. Bob was predeceased by his parents Hector & Macey, brother Ron, sister Pat and a daughter Tara McDonald.
A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, February 14, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Andrew Horne 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

MICHALKOW
LEONA THERESA MICHALKOW, beloved wife of the late Josef (Joe) Michalkow, passed away in Cardston, Alberta on Friday, February 13th, 2015 at the age of 85 years. Friends may meet the family at the Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Wednesday, February 18th from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Theresa¹s Catholic Church, Cardston, Alberta on Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.with Father Angelo D¹Costa Officiating. Interment in the Cardston Cemetery. E-mail your condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com.

PALMER
JERALD LEON PALMER passed away peacefully in Raymond on Thursday, February 12, 2015, at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his children: Dorothy Ann (Derek) Hoare and Jerald Whitney (Dawn) Palmer, and his wife Barbara. He was predeceased by his eternal companion Elaine. Jerald leaves a posterity of six grandchildren: Chelsee Clements, Tanner Clements, Jordyn Clements, Dustin Palmer, Brandon Palmer and Colton Palmer. Dad was born in Kanab, Utah on September 7, 1934. He served in the U.S. Army for three years before fulfilling a two year LDS mission to the Great Lakes. He was a teacher and Guidance Counsellor at the Raymond High School for 31 years. He was a multi-sport athlete, including being a golden gloves boxing champion. He was one of the founding fathers of Raymond football. He coached football, basketball, and refereed for many years and was known to many as ŒCoach¹. He served faithfully in many capacities for his church and a highlight for him was being a temple worker. Words will never express the void his passing will bring. As a family we would like to express our utmost gratitude to the Doctors and Staff at the Raymond Health Centre. Friends may meet the family on Sunday, February 15, 2015 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the LDS Raymond Stake Centre, or prior to the funeral service on Monday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.
The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, RAYMOND STAKE CENTRE, 2 North, 200 West, Raymond, with Bishop Noel Smith officiating. Interment to follow in the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Raymond High School, Box 240, Raymond, AB T0K 2S0.

ROY LEONARD
1939 ~ 2015
Mr. Roy Leonard of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Marge Leonard passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on February 12, 2015 at the age of 75. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00PM, on Thursday, February 19, 2015, at St. Augustine¹s Anglican Church, 411 ­ 11 Street South, Lethbridge, AB., with Canon James Robinson, officiating. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

TURNBULL
Passed away at Pincher Creek Hospital on February 3rd, 2015, Rodney William Turnbull at the age of 65 years. He was the beloved husband of Carol-Ann (Opperman) and loving father of Curtis (Nanette) Turnbull and Shannon (Graham) Scherger all of Pincher Creek. He was dearly loved by grandchildren Tyler and Tomas Scherger and Kimberly, Kelly and Dyllan Turnbull. Also surviving Rodney are siblings, Alice (Richard) Chase of Lethbridge, Beverley (Ed) Potter of Monarch and Gordon Turnbull of Pincher Creek. He was predeceased by parents Bill (W.J.) and Annie Turnbull. A Service of remembrance will be held at Foothills Community Church, 1200 Ken Thornton Blvd., Pincher Creek AB at 2:00 pm, Monday, February 16th with Reverend Trevor Potter officiating. Edens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

VERA QUINTON
1922 ~ 2015
Mrs. Vera Quinton of Lethbridge passed away suddenly after a lengthy illness at West Highland Good Samaritans on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at the age of 93 years. A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at GLENWOOD CEMETERY, Glenwood, AB. Send condolences at
http://www.mbfunerals.com

Guinivere Torrie
1920 – 2015
Guinivere Torrie (nee Redd), beloved wife of the late Marvin Torrie, passed away in Taber on Friday, February 13, 2015 at the age of 94 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.

George Wallace
1931 – 2015
Alexander George Kasper Wallace, beloved husband of Frieda Wallace, passed away in Taber on Friday, February 13, 2015 at the age of 83 years. Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. The Funeral Service will be held at the Vauxhall Mennonite Brethren Church, 320 – 9 Street North, Vauxhall on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Hays Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com. Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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