September 25th, 2016

TUESDAY MAY 26, 2015


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on May 26, 2015.

BECKNER
JUNE BECKNER went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 23, 2015 at the age of 90. June leaves to mourn; her daughters Bettie Orchard, Bonnie (Tom) Bateman, daughter-in-law Sandra Beckner Pizzingilli (Lou), 7 grandchildren, 16 great -grandchildren, 1 great great grandson, 4 brothers. June was predeceased by Everett (Tom), her husband of 64 years, son Cliff, her parents and 2 sisters. A Memorial Service will be held at the MILO COMMUNITY HALL at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday May 28, 2015 In lieu of flowers, tributes in June’s memory can be made to missionaries, Brian and Mary Cummins at David & Jonathan Inc. 2115-5 Avenue NW Calgary AB T2N 0S6 or Parkinson Alberta 1254-3 Avenue S Lethbridge AB T1J 0J9.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.
703-13 Street North
Lethbridge, AB T1H 2T2
Phone: (403) 382-3601
Fax: (403) 320-1492
Email: condolences@generationsfh.ca
Sign guest book: http://www.generationsfh.ca


BUTCHER, MICHAEL JOHN
Dec. 13, 1980 – May 15, 2015
Mike passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in Mission BC.
He is survived by his mother Karen, brother Clint, grandparents Majors Ron and Vera Butcher of BC, aunts, uncles & cousins. He is also survived by his godmother Lori and many many friends. Those that knew him, loved him and will never forget him. A service will be held May 30th at 11:30 at the Lethbridge Salvation Army,
officiated by Major Ron Butcher.


Harold “Lorne” Hall
1917 – 2015
Mr. Harold “Lorne” Hall of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Kaye Hall, passed away on May 21, 2015 at the age of 97 years.
A Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


JENSEN
RONALD WAYNE JENSEN beloved husband of the late Mary Jensen, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre on Monday, May 25, 2015 at the age of 78 years.
Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.
703-13 Street North
Lethbridge, AB T1H 2T2
Phone: (403) 382-3601
Fax: (403) 320-1492
Email: condolences@generationsfh.ca
Sign guest book: http://www.generationsfh.ca


LAVALLEE
CHRISTINA GENEVIEVE LAVALLEE
, beloved wife of the late Raymond Lavallee, passed away at the Good Samaritan Society – Park Meadows Village on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the age of 83 years.
Christina is survived by her daughter Anne Langlois of Lethbridge, grandchildren Chrissy (Gregg) Langlois-Petryga of Lethbridge and Michael (Miriam Quiroga) Langlois of Lethbridge, great-grandchildren Caden, Celeste, Xander, Scarlette, Gatlin and Logan. She is also survived by three sisters; Helen, Katherine and Connie.
A Private Family Service will be held at a later date.
Our thanks to all the staff of Good Sams and Lethbridge Home Care for their care and consideration.
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


 MASAMI (SAMI) TASHIRO
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Masami (Sami) Tashiro announces his passing at the Chinook Regional Hospital during the early hours of May 21, 2015 at age of 83 years.
Sami is survived by his wife Amy; his five children: Kevin (Margarete) Tashiro, Darren Tashiro, Deanne Tashiro, Arden Tashiro, and Alayne (Leon) Fiedler; and eight grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters: Lil Kamachi of New Westminster, BC and Yumi Saka of Medicine Hat, AB; six nieces and nephews. Respecting Dad’s wishes, there will be no funeral services. A private family interment will follow at a later date. The family kindly requests privacy during this very difficult time and greatly appreciates your understanding. The family requests that in lieu of flowers and koden, memorial donations may be made to S.T.A.R.S. Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8M7.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.
703-13 Street North
Lethbridge, AB T1H 2T2
Phone: (403) 382-3601
Fax: (403) 320-1492
Email: condolences@generationsfh.ca
Sign guest book: http://www.generationsfh.ca


MEDICINE CRANE
BRITTANEY MEDICINE CRANE
, daughter of Dorothy Medicine Crane and Ronald Cutter, passed away in Stand Off on May 22nd, 2015 at the age of 23 years.
A Wake Service will be held at the Old Saipoyi Gym, Stand Off on Thursday, May 28th from 7:00 p.m. continuing all night. The Funeral Service will be held at the Old Saipoyi Gym, Stand Off on Friday, May 29th at 1:00 p.m.
Email condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com


 PINKERTON
ROBERT “BOB” JOHNSON PINKERTON, 78, passed away May 22, 2015.
Bob had a passion for living, innovative thinking and meeting new challenges. He’s known to some as having built the first California style hot rod in Lethbridge and as an accomplished stock car racer. Beginning his career as a licensed heavy duty diesel mechanic, he pioneered most of his knowledge and experience overseas within the offshore refinement industry which allowed him (and family) to live and travel abroad. Bob was a man of many skills who loved to work and was later known as the idea guy in his handyman business that he loved. His word and reputation meant everything to him, he took pride in a job well done and in helping others.
Bob was predeceased by his mother and father Fred and Cath Pinkerton. He is survived by his children Robina Gaskell, Robert Pinkerton Jr, Sabrina (Jeff) Lolacher. Grandchildren Jay & April Gaskell, Reese Neil, great granddaughter Taylor Gaskell, sister Maureen Jackson and brother Mervin Pinkerton.
The family is forever grateful to his dedicated physician (guardian angel) Dr. Carmen Benkoczi. Special thanks to Allison and Dr. Westhauser from the Legacy Medical Clinic.
A Private Family Graveside Service will be held.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in dad’s honour to  Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, P.O. Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4K7, who he diligently canvassed for every year.
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


 SEIBEL
October 10,1960 – May 23, 2015
Donna Marie Seibel passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Saturday, May 23rd. She was an exceptional woman loved by everyone who knew her. She is survived by the love of her life, her husband, Cary, and daughters Carly (Chris Goruk) and Andrea. She is also lovingly remembered by her parents George and Rose Jarokosky, her siblings; Deanna (Tim) Harrison, Mike (Bonnie) Jarokosky, Lori (Brian) Hamilton, Joanne (Darren) Unger, Darren (Marie) Seibel, Duane (Michelle) Seibel and many nieces and nephews. Donna is also survived by countless friends who she was happy to call her family.
Any role Donna took on, she was the world’s best, whether it was mother, daughter, sister, wife or friend. She was well known and loved for her smiling face as a cashier and bakery clerk at Safeway. Donna will be greatly missed by all.
Donna’s body may have given up the fight, but she never did. She was a strong, compassionate, caring, and generous woman. The family wishes to thank all of the people involved in helping Donna with this battle. She had an endless amount of doctors and nurses in both Calgary and Lethbridge who took excellent care of her.
A Celebration of Donna’s Life will be held at the ROCKY MOUNTAIN TURF CLUB (Grandstand, 3rd Floor, Centennial Room) – 3401 Parkside Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. with a service commencing
at 6:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes to send Donations in Donna’s name directed to Cancer research to either the Tom Baker Cancer Center: 1331 29 Street Northwest, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 or to the Jack Ady Cancer Center: 960 19 St S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5, where Donna was taken care of these last five years.
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


SHOT BOTH SIDES
TOM SHOT BOTH SIDES JR, son of Christopher Shot Both Sides Sr and father of Cierra and Kellan, passed away in Lethbridge on May 15th, 2015 at the age of 31 years.
A Family service will be held at Legacy Funeral Home on Monday, May 25th at 5:00 p.m followed by a Wake Service at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve from 7:00 p.m. continuing all night. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Tuesday, May 26th at 11:00 a.m.
Email condolences to:
legacycardston@gmail.com


 WILDE
ELMER E. WILDE passed away in Raymond on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the age of 94 years, beloved husband of Beth Wilde.
He is also survived by his sons: Dexter (Lourdes) Wilde, Darwin (Susan) Wilde, Cameron (Wendy) Wilde; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother Warren Wilde, and sister Inez Gibb.
Elmer loved farming and was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Friends may meet the family on Wednesday May 27 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the LDS Welling Chapel.
The Interment will be held at the Cardston Cemetery on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
The Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, WELLING CHAPEL, with Bishop Randy Wilde officiating.
Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home Ltd.
703-13 Street North
Lethbridge, AB T1H 2T2
Phone: (403) 382-3601Dirk Wever
1943 – 2015
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Dirk Wever, beloved husband of Annamarie Wever, passed away in Taber on Friday, May 22, 2015 at the age of 71 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Dirk’s life with the family at the Heritage Inn, 4830 – 46 Avenue, Taber on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Dirk’s name may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317 – 10 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 2M7.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.
Fax: (403) 320-1492
Email: condolences@generationsfh.ca
Sign guest book: http://www.generationsfh.ca
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Olive Hay
1920 – 2015
Olive May Hay, beloved wife of the late David Hay, passed away in Taber on Sunday, May 24, 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.


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