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Friday, March 6, 2015


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on March 6, 2015.

BUELLA HILDA TUDOR
1914 – 2015
BUELLA HILDA TUDOR , beloved wife of the late Elza Tudor, passed away in Lethbridge on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the age of 100 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced once completed.

CHABAY
1923-2015
It is with heavy hearts and also with thanks for a long and healthy life, the family of IRENE CHABAY announce her passing after a brief stay at the Chinook Regional Hospital and St. Michaels Palliative Care Centre from complications following a number of heart attacks at the age of 91 with her children nearby.
Cremation at her request. A Memorial Service will be held at ST. ANDREW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 1818 ­ 5th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend L. Hankinson officiating. Interment will be a private family Service. In memory of Irene, If so desired, donations may be made to the St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre, 1400 9 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4V, or to a charity of choice.
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

DICKINSON
In the afternoon on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, LOIS DOREEN DICKINSON fell asleep peacefully in death at 81 years. From a young age, Lois had strong faith as one of Jehovah¹s Witnesses and it was this that brought her great comfort in her last days. Lois was born in Prince Albert on October 6, 1933. It was here that Lois met the love of her life, James William Dickinson. In grade one, James pushed her down the stairs because he liked her so much, and they never parted again. They were married on August 30, 1952, surrounded by friends and family. Lois was a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a friend to many. She is survived by her daughter Jan Rolston (Douglas Rolston); her grandchildren Chantelle Linnea Bowie (Mark Bowie), Chayney William Rolston (Melissa Rolston), Scott Douglas Rolston (Katelynn Rolston) and great-grandchildren Éilidh Niamh Bowie, Finn Jackson Ian Bowie, Soloman Kerry Rolston and soon to be baby boy Rolston. She is also survived by her daughter Dodi Trowbridge (Darcey Trowbridge) her grandchildren Brittany Lynne Fox (Jeffery Fox) Bryce James Trowbridge (Anielka Trowbridge) great-grandchildren Afton Ryder Fox and Krew Hendrix Fox, as well as sister Verna McCandless (Darwin McCandless), niece Merlynn (Randy) King and nephew Brad McCandless. She is predeceased by her loving husband James William Dickinson, her son James (Jimmy) William Dickinson and her parents Louis and Doris Larock. Lois had confidence and faith from the bible that there will be a time when all can live in peace. Psalms 37:11. She loved sharing this message with others. Lois requested that there be no funeral service held, however memorial donations can be made to the WATCH TOWER BIBLE AND TRACT SOCIETY OF CANADA, P.O. Box 4100, Georgetown, Ontario, L7G 4Y4. She will be missed by many; we love you grandma.
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

GAEHRING
James Allen Gaehring of Lethbridge passed away peacefully at St. Michael¹s Health Centre on March 1, 2015 at the age of 76 years. James was born in Faith, Alberta on October 12, 1938 to Albert and Mary Gaehring. He was the youngest of four children and was raised on farms in the Foremost and Turin areas.
In his adult years, James worked at National Salvage and Vazari Steel before operating his own business, “Jim¹s Concrete and Fencing” for over forty years. Jimmy was happiest in the Porcupine Hills where he enjoyed hunting, fishing and being in the outdoors with his friends and family. James is survived by three sons, Darren, Bill (Maureen) and Terry (Cindy) all of Lethbridge; Grand-children, Tyson and Jack Gaehring and Jared Gaehring, all of Lethbridge, one brother, Norman Gaehring of Calgary as well as his sons¹ mother, Karren Gaehring of Rimbey and sister-in-law Pat Cook of Airdrie. He was predeceased by his parents Albert and Mary Gaehring, sister Lorraine and brother Donald. A celebration of Jim¹s life will take place in the fall in the Porcupine Hills. Donations may be made to a charity of one¹s choice. The family would like to thank the staff at Chinook Regional Hospital and St. Michael¹s Palliative Care and Dr. Mona Cassis for all their care for James. “The beer clouds have rolled in for the final time boys so have a cheers and think of Jimmy.”

KRAJEWSKI
On Sunday, March 1, 2015 heaven got a little brighter! Our amazing and beautiful mother, grandmother, and great-grand mother ROSELLA “ROSE” KRAJEWSKI, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital with her family by her side. A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 4:00 P.M. with Deacon Bill Young officiating. A Private family interment was held prior to the Funeral Service.
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

LINDA MAE WIEST
1954 ~ 2015
Linda Mae Wiest of Lethbridge, formerly of Enchant, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the age of 60 years, leaving behind her boyfriend, Ed Adams. Linda lived most of her life in Enchant, moving to Lethbridge a year ago, to reside at Columbia Assisted Living. In Enchant, Linda always enjoyed spending time with the seniors and loved nothing better than going for coffee to the local restaurant or to someone¹s home for a visit. She loved family gatherings and holidays and was famous for her chocolate chip and Dad¹s cookies. “Missy” was Linda¹s pride and joy and she dearly loved her little dog. Linda faced many challenges throughout her life, things were not always easy for her, but she always faced each new challenge with a positive attitude. Her big smile, hugs and kisses will sadly be missed by all who knew her, or even to those who had just met her. She was a people person! Besides her boyfriend Ed, she is survived by her dad Cecil (Louise) Wiest; sister Judy (Duff) Dunsmore; brother Ken (Judy) Wiest; nieces and nephews Tracy (Jessica), Joline and Paxton Dunsmore, Steve (Kim), Pierce, Tyra and Jadyn Dunsmore, Craig (Bobbie) and Mikayla Dunsmore, Jeff (Kim) Wiest, and Kimberly Wiest (Sean Merkl). Linda was predeceased by her mom Olivia Wiest and grandparents Clarence and Edith Wiest and Rasmus and Rakel Hobberstad. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 ­ 4 Street South, Lethbridge.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm, on Monday, March 9, 2015 at the ENCHANT COMMUNITY HALL, with Pastor Jeff Frostad officiating. Interment to follow in the Enchant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a donations to the Enchant Community Association, Box 1921, Enchant, AB T0K 0V0, to STARS 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, AB T2E 8M7, or to a charity of one¹s choice.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.

MABEL KJELLOGE JORDAN
1920 ~ 2015
Mabel (Vaage) Jordan of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Bernard Jordan, passed away on March 2, 2015 at the age of 94 years. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10:00 am at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South. Lethbridge, AB. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.ca) 204 ­ 2323 ­ 32 Ave. NE, Calgary, AB, or the charity of your choice. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.

MARIA SCHNITZER
1918 ~ 2015
Mrs. Maria Marta Schnitzer (Pazniakova) of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Kazimierz Schnitzer, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the age of 96 years. Maria was born in Kalmykow, Russia on August 12, 1918. At the age of 6 months her father, an officer in the Czar¹s Cossack Guard, was executed by the Bolsheviks. Her mother Paula Broskowiak died from pneumonia when Maria was 2 years old. Her brother Bogdan died in 1928 at the age of 14 by accidental drowning. Raised by her grandparents, she left home at 16 and worked as a cook and waitress in the mining town of Dundas. Moving to Stalingrad (Moscow) in 1938, she escaped during the German siege of 1943. She was captured and taken for slave labour at a German farm where she met her husband Kazimierz, also a captive slave labourer. At the end of the war they were sequestered at a refugee camp in the French quadrant of occupied Germany this is where their son Joseph was born. After 4 years they were allowed to immigrate to Canada in 1950, landing in Halifax in May and carrying on to Lethbridge, AB by CP rail. 1950 was and is the coldest winter on record in Western Canada and this is when they began their two year contract as farm workers to pay for their passage. For 26 years Maria worked as a custodian for the Public School Board, mostly at the old Westminster Elementary school, until her retirement in 1983. Mary was predeceased by ŒKaz¹, her husband of 65 years. She is survived by her daughter Helen Soucie; sons Edward and Joseph (Gayle); also left behind are three grandchildren Christina, Janine and Jason (Sonia); and 3 great-grandsons Kaz, Boden and Kaleb. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at 11:00 am on Monday, March 9, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 ­ 4 Street South, Lethbridge, followed by a Graveside Service at 11:30 pm in the Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Maria asked that a donation may be made to the Hearts and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211 Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K7 or http://www.heartandstroke.ac.ca. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.

MILDRED LOWTHER
1930 ~ 2015
Mrs. Mildred Alice Lowther of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Tom Lowther, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the age of 84 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.

Ogden, Elizabeth “Betty” Katharine
September 1, 1933 ­ Taber, AB
March 3, 2015 ­ Calgary, AB
The sweetest woman we ever knew, Betty Ogden passed away on Tuesday March 3, 2015 at the age of 81. Betty will be reunited with Gordon her husband of 64 years who passed away just a short ten weeks ago. Betty will be greatly missed by her seven children Valerie Stevenson (Craig), Veronica Clay (John), Janie Walton (Greg), Connie Adams (Gary), Barbara Blumell (John­ deceased), Ramona Price (Richard) and Donald Ogden; 26 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren. Betty was born in Taber AB, to Arthur and Evelyn Kemper. While still in her childhood Betty experienced the loss of her father and adored younger brother, Donald. Betty was also predeceased by her mother Evelyn and step father Lyle Danforth. Betty married Gordon February 12, 1951 and devoted her life to her husband and family. Betty was the quiet nurturer and backbone of the family. Nothing was more important to her than being a good wife and mother and she was cherished by her family. Betty is adored for her kind and caring nature and unconditional love. Betty had a way of making everyone feel welcome in her home and she loved it when family and friends stopped by for a visit, which they often did. It has been an honor and privilege for her children to continuously be by Mom¹s side caring for her the past three months. Betty is also survived by her siblings June Hartley (Wayne), Roy Danforth (Karen) and Dan King (Marlene). Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McInnis & Holloway¹s Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle NW) Sunday, March 8 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ­ Bow Valley Chapel (2526 ­ 24 Ave NW, Calgary) on Monday, March 9 at 1:00pm. A Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

OLIVE ELIZABETH THOMPSON
1926 ~ 2015
Mrs. Olive Elizabeth Thompson of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side at St. Michaels Palliative Care Centre on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the age of 88 years. A private family service to be held at a later date. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

PATRICIA KASZUBA
1943 ~ 2015
Patricia “Pat” Kaszuba of Lethbridge, Alberta, beloved wife of Alf Kaszuba, passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at the age of 71 years. A fun loving, devoted wife, mother of five, stepmother of three, grandmother of twenty-one, and great friend, Pat was born in 1943 in Victoria, BC to Thomas and Dorothy Peters. After a rewarding and varied career, Pat enjoyed her retirement years with her loving husband, Alf, as well as with her beloved golden retriever, Jessie “The Golden Girl”, and pursuing her passions of travel, gardening, and sports (BC Lions). Besides her loving husband Alf, Pat is survived by three daughters Ingrid, Maureen (Bill), and Heather (Brett); two sons Wayne and Don (Bobbie); three stepchildren Ian (Heather), Jill (Al), and Glen (Janet); twenty-one grandchildren Ryan (Konya), Alex, Jared, Kyle, Josh, Trista, Kaitlyn, Scott, Mark, Blake, Jack, Michael, Brandon, Willow, Xander, Joel, Sara, Hayden, Katie, Andrew, and Nathan; three brothers Jim, Ed (Sondra), and Kelly; good friends Diann “Toodie” (Jim) Wallace and Shirley Nagourney; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families, and her many great friends. Pat was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Dorothy Peters. A private family service was held. Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to a charity of their choice. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.

SHIRLEY CORAZZA
1944 ~ 2015
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Shirley Corazza, beloved wife of Bert Corazza, on February 15, 2015 at St. Michael¹s Health Centre at the age of 70 years. A Celebration of Shirley¹s Life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com

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