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Wednesday June 17, 2015


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 17, 2015.

Patrick Boyle
2005 – 2015
Patrick Boyle of Lethbridge, beloved son of Bill & Debbie Boyle, adored brother of Austin passed away at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at the age of 9 years.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, June 19, 2015 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610- 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. Interment to follow in the Royal View Cemetery.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


DE GROOT
DORIS JEAN DE GROOT
(nee Moore), beloved wife of the late Edward De Groot, of Lethbridge, AB., went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the age of 92 years.
She is survived by her children Jack (Emily), Gloria (Michael), Darlene and Greg (Melody), grandchildren, great-grandchildren and brothers Ken (Lori) and Vernon (Margaret).
She was predeceased by husband Ed, parents John and Jean Moore, sisters, Eileen and Edith and her twin brother Wesley.
Doris was born October 16, 1922 on the family farm near Ryerson, Saskatchewan with her twin brother Wesley. They were surrounded by love with two older sisters and two younger brothers. Brother Vernon has fond memories of going to school with Doris, walking, riding a horse or perched on the handlebars of her bicycle. She never learned to read music but Doris taught herself to play piano and loved to play and sing her favourite hymns.
Doris later moved to Winnipeg where she was involved with the Union Gospel Mission, worked at Hudson’s Bay and married Ed De Groot. Together, they raised four children, loved to travel, visiting relatives in B.C., Louisiana and California. Doris also visited Northern Ireland (where her parents were from) and loved to entertain Irish relatives visiting Canada.

In 1980, Ed and Doris moved to Lethbridge, where they made many friends and enjoyed spending time with kids and grandkids. Doris attended the Salvation Army, women’s bible study and generously supported missionary endeavors.
Doris made many friends and will be greatly missed by all she knew, especially staff at the Edith Cavell Care Centre. We will not know, this side of heaven, how many lives were blessed by knowing Doris.
“Trust in the
Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
Proverbs 3:5-6
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at PARK MEADOWS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2011 – 15 Avenue North, Lethbridge, on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Ryan Thacker 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


HOPKINS
DANA LYNN HOPKINS
, passed away in Monarch on June 14, 2015 at the age of 57 years.
Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.


Randy Konynenbelt
1949 – 2015
Randal “Randy” Howard Konynenbelt passed away peacefully at Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at the age of 66.
Randy is survived by his loving wife Paulette; his mother Johanna Konynenbelt; six siblings Pat Postman, Ron (Tina) Konynenbelt, Sharon (Clint) Vander Woude, Carol (Ron) Haveman, Cindy (Derrick) Bruin, and Glenda (Walter) Dunnewold; as well as numerous nephews, nieces and their families; and Paulette’s mom Phyllis (Clarence) Janke and her siblings. Randy was predeceased by his father Joe Konynenbelt, a brother-in-law Tony Postman, nephew Dan Konynenbelt, and Paulette’s dad Donald Glynn.

Randy was born on March 21, 1949, grew up on the family farm south of Nobleford, and attended Noble Central School. He helped on the farm, was a service station attendant and trucker. He married Paulette Glynn in 1977; they lived in Nobleford and took over the agency of Nobleford U.F.A. in 1986. There he was a familiar, friendly, helpful businessman until they retired in 2004. For many years Randy was a valued member of the Nobleford Fire Department. He and Pauly enjoyed golfing, curling, camping, travelling around in their trailer, bicycling, and gardening. He spent many hours mowing grass and assisting his elderly mom in Nobleford and Phyllis and Clarence in Medicine Hat. Even as his own health was being compromised he continued to help others who needed a hand with one thing or another. Randy was a good-natured man and could be counted on to tell a story or recount an incident from the past with his usual jovial humour. He will be greatly missed.
A Celebration of Randy’s life will be held from 2:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the Nobleford Community Complex. A private family graveside will be held in the Nobleford Monarch Cemetery.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


Ella Rhodes
Ella Helena Rhodes (Magel) passed away June 10th, at Kelowna General Hospital with her daughter by her side. She was 85. Ella was born February 1st, 1930 in rural Saskatchewan. Ella spent most of her life living in Lethbridge Alberta, where her husband John (Jack) Rhodes is currently buried. She moved to Kelowna in 1998 to be near her two brothers Gerry and Bill. Ella is survived by her daughter Susan Adams and her brother Gerald Magel. Memorial service for Ella will be held in Lethbridge in late July. A loving Mother and Grandmother, Ella will always be remembered by her friends and family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting http://www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

Linda Rosenberg
1964 – 2015
Linda Rosenberg of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Cliff, passed away after a lengthy illness surrounded by family on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at the age of 51 years.
Linda was born May 15, 1964 in Isherlon, Germany to her parents Midge and Chico Mackenzie
Linda graduated from Princess Elizabeth High School in Shilo, Manitoba. She bartended on military bases and was a maintenance planner at Cavendish Farms in Lethbridge, AB.
Linda’s main interest were her grandchildren, and her hobbies included riding her motorcycle and camping.
Besides her loving husband Cliff Rosenberg, Linda is survived by her Daughter Ashley; Son John; Grandchildren Shayla, Mekhail, Austin, Brooklyn, and Mattie; Brothers James, Dale, and Murdock.
Linda was predeceased by her parents Midge and Chico Mackenzie.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, June 20, 2015, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, Pastor Ralph Molyneux officiating.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com  to send a private condolence.

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Jack Schweitzer
1927 ~ 2015
Mr. Jack Stewart Schweitzer, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Mary
Schweitzer, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the age of 88
years. A Celebration of Jack’s life will be held at Cook Southland
Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, on Saturday, June
20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., with Life Celebrant Gerry Getz officiating.
(Condolences may be expressed by visiting http://www.cooksouthland.com [1])
Honoured to serve the family is COOK SOUTHLAND FUNEAL CHAPEL, 901 – 13
Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Toll free 1-877-528-6455.


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