September 26th, 2016

Tuesday, April 7, 2015


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on April 8, 2015.

BAFF

JANICE BEVERLY BAFF, beloved wife of Frank Baff, passed away in Cardston, AB on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the age of 54 years. The Funeral service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cardston Alberta West Stake Center (Waterton Hi-way) on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm. Friends may meet the family from 1:00-1:45 pm prior to the service. Interment in Nelson, B.C. Email your condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com


GOGO

JOHN A. GOGO, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Joyce Gogo, passed away at the St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the age of 83 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced once completed.
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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


Leonard Jansens

1918 – 2015

It is with sorrow that we announce the passing away of our dear father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Leonard Jansens, at the Bethesda Care Home in Picture Butte, AB on April 5, 2015, at the age of 96. He leaves to mourn his passing his sons Marvin (Nellie) of Coaldale, Karl of Calgary, Leo (Donna) of Winnipeg, MB, 9 grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Job, and sister, Karien, of the Netherlands, as well as 2 brothers-in-law and 5 sisters-in-law. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Toni, his father, mother, 6 brothers, 3 sisters and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law. An opportunity for condolences will be held between 7:30 – 8:30 pm on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in the NETHERLANDS REFORMED CHURCH, Meeting Room, Highway 3 East, Lethbridge. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 in the NETHERLANDS REFORMED CONGREGATION, with Reverend P Bazen officiating. Interment to follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


Doug Macfarlane

1952 – 2015

Mr. Doug Macfarlane, beloved husband of Mrs. Alana Macfarlane, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 6, 2015 at the age of 63 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


MITCHELL, AGNES MACGREGOR (FREEBAIRN) 1917 – 2015

Our beloved mother passed away peacefully at her home in Vista Village, Pincher Creek, with family by her side on April 4, 2015. She was predeceased by her parents (Scotty and Laura Freebairn), her four siblings, and by her loving husband of 66 years Dr. Lorne Mitchell in 2009. Agnes is survived by her eight children; Robert (Maureen), John (Dana), Joan (Wulf), Mary (Walter), Gordon (Lola), Lorna (Ken), Phil (Bette), and Carol as well as 20 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Agnes was born and raised in Pincher Creek. She graduated as an RN at the Calgary General Hospital. In 1943, she met and married dad when they were both in the armed services, and they settled in Calgary. By 1955 when mother had five children, they purchased a ranch north of Pincher Creek, a life-changing event. For the next 34 years the family split their time between Calgary and Pincher Creek. In 1989, mother and dad retired to the ranch and lived there for 15 years until they moved to Vista Village where they received exceptional and caring assistance by all of the staff. Mother’s warm, caring and positive spirit, as well as her lovely dry wit will always be treasured. A memorial service was held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday April 9, 2015 at the PINCHER CREEK UNITED CHURCH. 972 Police Ave, Pincher Creek, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Good Samaritans Society Vista Village, P.O. Box 1510, Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0, or a charity of choice.


Mary Peequaquat
1941 – 2015
Mary Peequaquat, passed away in Taber on Friday, April 3, 2015 at the age of 73 years. A wake will be held at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 beginning at 7:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. Burial to follow at Taber Memorial Garden. 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.


Annie Regier

1925 – 2015

Mrs. Annie Regier of Coaldale, beloved wife of Mr. Peter Regier passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at the age 89 years. Family and friends are invited to pay their final respects from 7:30pm – 8:00pm on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610- 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the COALDALE MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH, 2114-18 Street, Coaldale, Alberta, with Pastor Gary Burke, officiating. A graveside service will precede the memorial at 1:00pm in the Coaldale Cemetery, Mennonite Section. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Gideon’s Lethbridge Camp, c/o John Regier, 2225 – 27 Ave South, Lethbridge, AB T1K 6K5. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


SASAKI

MAE SASAKI passed away on April 3, 2015 at the age of 87 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Jiro, her daughter, Janice Sasaki, son-in-law Rob Luck, her brothers Takeshi (Ted), Isamu (Isam), sisters Toshiko and Fumiko. She is predeceased by her father Takejiro and mother Isa, as well as brothers Minoru (Min), Shoji (Shorn) and Hikoza (Hik) and her sister Natsuko (Nerts). Mae was born on the Milk River ridge southeast of Raymond. She was the youngest girl in a family of nine children. Growing up on the Yama (ridge), left Mae with many lasting memories. In 1950, Mae married Jiro Sasaki and they were rarely seen apart for the next sixty-five years. For the first seven years of marriage, they lived in Barnwell. Mae and Jiro then moved to Taber where they made their home and grew exceptional gardens until recently when they moved to Lethbridge. Mae spent over forty years working in health care with most years spent at the Taber Clinic. She was an avid curler, golfer and reader and enjoyed doing crosswords and gardening. She also took up skiing and made many trips to the mountains with family and friends. Her brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and especially Jiro, Janice and Rob (Steve) were greatly valued as were her many friends. For the last few months, Mae had resided with Jiro at Garden View Lodge in Lethbridge. The family’s sincere thanks go to all of the wonderful, thoughtful staff there for the kindness and caring they showed Mae. Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 St. N, Lethbridge on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am at the BUDDHIST TEMPLE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA, 470-40 St. S, Lethbridge on Friday, April 10. Memorial donations may be made to the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta.


Frances Vaselenak

1915 – 2015

Mrs. Frances Vaselenak of Coaldale, beloved spouse of the late Mr. Leonard Michael Vaselenak, passed away on March 31, 2015 just shy of 100 years. A Graveside service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the COALDALE CEMETERY, Coaldale, AB with Pastor Gerald Klassen, officiating. Immediately following the graveside service, lunch will be served and all are invited to attend a time of fellowship & socializing at the COALDALE MENNONITE CHURCH, LOWER LEVEL 2316-17 Street, Coaldale, Alberta. The family encourages anyone in attendance to bring any family photographs or memorabilia pertaining to the Vaselenak or Boguski families. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


Lawrence “Larry” Veres

1951 – 2015

Mr. Lawrence “Larry” Veres, beloved husband of Mrs. Elaine Veres, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at the age of 64 years. A private family service will be held at a later date. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


Lilian May Wakelin

1919 – 2015

Mrs. Lilian May Wakelin, beloved wife of the late Mr. Bernard Wakelin, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at the age of 95 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed. Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


WEBB 1931 – 2015

CLAUDE GRANT WEBB, beloved husband of Shirley Webb, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, April 6, 2015 at the age of 84 years. Cremation entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home. A Private Family Burial will be held at a later date in Tillsonburg, Ontario.
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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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Herbert Wagner
1935 – 2015
Herbert Wagner went to his eternal home on Monday, April 6, 2015 to be with his Lord and Saviour. The Funeral Service will be held at Peace Lutheran Church, 4619 – 56 Avenue, Taber on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. Private burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com <http://www.southlandfuneral.com&gt; . If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Herbert¹s name may be made directly to the charity of one¹s personal choice. Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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