September 26th, 2016

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on September 21, 2015.

BAD ARM

It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of TAKALA ROSE PEARL BAD ARM. She leaves to mourn her father Darcy (Dallas); her siblings, Justine, Montana, Sadie, Patrick, Tayshaun, Dee, Darious, Dalilah; grandparents Craig and Linda Fox; adopted parents David and Beverly Tailfeathers-Maiers; adopted mother Marie Soosay; adopted siblings Dana, Tuffy, Dakota, Colt; uncles Cordelle, Thomas (Kirsten), Joey, CJ (Carlyn), Zack; aunts Emilia, Marlene, Sheryl (Les), Germaine (Greg), Brandi (Bryce), Tamari, and Tina; great grandpa Reggie White Man; great uncles Dennis, Purnell; great aunt Lillian. She is predeceased by her mother Cynthia Bad Arm and her great grandmother Pearline Bad Arm.

Takala attended Cardston school throughout her schooling. Takala had a great passion for horses and also long distance running, a passion that she shared with her brother Montana. Takala was given the Blackfoot name Apookaasii “long distance runner.” Takala shared a special bond with her brother “Monte” and they would trade t-shirts and wear them when they weren’t together. They also finished each other’s sentences. Takala showed her kindness and love through her smile, which will be forever missed by all who knew her.

The Wake Service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Blood Reserve on Sunday, Sept. 20 from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church on Monday, Sept. 21 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Paul’s Cemetery.


Muriel Bond

1924 – 2015

Mrs. Muriel Bond of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Carlos Bond passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the age of 90 years.

A Private Visitation Service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, September 21, 2015 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 St. S. Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4P3. All family and close friends are welcome. With respect to Muriel’s wishes, no funeral service will be held.

Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.


DALKE

CAPTAIN DON DALKE C.D., of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Marjorie Dalke, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the age of 84 years.

He proudly served over 16 years of military service. His career started at age 14 in the local Army cadets, then joining the local Militia at age 16 with the 20th Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery. While as a Sergeant during a Command Contingent Course in Camp Shilo, Manitoba, Don took his commission during summer training 1949 as a Survey Officer with 2nd Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery.

When the Korea War broke out in 1950 he volunteered for the Special Force serving in Korea. He remained in the service for 12 years for a total of 16 years taking him to serve in many countries.

Don was involved in many areas of the community and organizations. With his strong entrepreneurial spirit and work ethic he established Southland Ford Equipment Sales Ltd in 1970. With his overall experiences, he was a driving force as the General Manager for the Lethbridge Centennial Society. He was instrumental in helping to start many new businesses while being the first Executive Director of the Lethbridge and District Business Development Centre Association. In his later years he was in demand as a speaker as a Business Management and Training consultant.

His passion laid with the various military groups in town. He was primarily responsible in getting the members of the Korea Veterans Association branch #53 their medal and was proud to recently coordinate the 60th anniversary celebrations in Lethbridge.

He was instrumental in raising funds for the Korea War Veterans National war monument in both Ottawa and Korea. He also published a book detailing his experiences entitled The Korea War.

He was the only Korea War Veteran who provided evidence 11 February 2013 to the Senate Committee on National Defence and Security in support in creating Bill S-213: An Act Respecting a National Day of Remembrance in Honour of Veterans of the Korean War. The Act creates Korean War Veterans Day to be held each year on July 27.

Most recently he was heavily involved as a director with the Lethbridge Military Museum responsible for the setup of the Korea War display.

Don is survived by his beloved wife Marjorie and his daughter Suzen Dalke (Greg) and a grandson Ron Crowe.

A Memorial service will take place at the ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 1:30 P.M.. Don will be interred at the family plot Union Cemetery, Calgary at a private ceremony.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Ladies Auxiliary of the General Stewart Branch No. 4 Royal Canadian Legion, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 3L7

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


FRANK TONIUTTI

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Frank on Sept. 12th, at St Micheal’s Palliative care. Survived by the love of his life, Doreen and numerous famiy and friends. A Celebration of life to be held at the Italian Canadian Club, 1511 St. Edward Blvd. N. Lethbridge, AB on Sept. 21, 2015 at 11a.m.


FREDRICK

It is with heavy hearts the family of SHARON ARLENE FREDRICK announces her passing on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015, at 72 years of age after a brief but valiant battle with cancer.

Sharon was born July 19th, 1943 to Ivan and Florence Livingston in Coutts, Alberta, the youngest of four children. Sharon lived with her family in Coutts until the age of 15, when the family moved into Lethbridge. She then met Bill and they were soon married. They shared married life together for fifty-five years. Together, they raised two beautiful daughters and became the proud and devoted grandparents of six grandchildren, great-grandparents of one.

Sharon’s pride and joy lay in her children and her grandchildren. Nothing brought her more happiness than knowing all her ‘kids’ were happy, safe and content. She spent countless hours with her grandchildren, watching piano and swimming lessons, Tae-Kwon Do, soccer and hockey games, attending school events. Sharon enjoyed baking for her family and teaching others her favorite recipes. Favorites included cabbage rolls, brownies and butter-horns. Sharon was also an avid reader, crocheter, knitter, and volunteer – involved with bingo and the Eagles.

She will be profoundly missed by her family – husband Bill; daughters Penny and Susan; sons-in-law Larry and Mike (she had a special place in her heart for her sons-in-law); grandchildren Casey (Chris), Nikki (Bren), Travis (Chloe) (there was also great pride in her grandchildren-in-law), Kyra, Logan, Matthew; great-grandchild Newton; sister Mardell (Bob), brother Ronald (Margaret); special friend Truda; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Sharon was predeceased by her infant daughter, Shannon Laree; her parents Ivan and Florence; and her brother Marvin – all of whom we are sure she is happily reunited with already.

The family would like to extend a deep and sincere thank you to Dr. Witharana and the Nurses of St. Michael’s Health Centre, who were so very kind and good to mom throughout her stay with them. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Sharon’s name to St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit, 1400 9th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J – 4V5.

A Funeral Service will be held at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 20 Rocky Mountain Blvd. West, Lethbridge, on Monday, September 21st, 2015 at 12:00 P.M., with a reception to follow.

Please respect the family wishes for a scent-free service, due to asthma & allergies. Refrain from perfumes/colognes, hairsprays, etc.

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


GRISMER

January 17, 1953 – September 10, 2015

KELLY DOUGLAS GRISMER passed away in Cebu City, Philippines, from heart complications at the age of 62 years.

Left to mourn his passing and miss him terribly in the times ahead are his wife Verela Plaza aka Lalang, his daughter Shannon Kaye Plaza Grismer of the Philippines, and his sister Sharon (Bill) Treber of Lethbridge, also by aunts, uncles and cousins in Canada and the Philippines.

He was predeceased by his parents Stella Grismer and his father Joseph Grismer.

Kelly led an adventurous life, leaving Canada in 1984 to sail the Pacific ocean, stopping at numerous exotic places, later settling in the Philippines where he lived for many years.

A wake was held at the home of his sister in law in Cebu City, Monday, September 14, 2015.


MOOR

MR. HENRY MOOR, beloved father, grandfather, brother and uncle of Lethbridge, AB passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at the age of 63.

Henry is survived by his daughters, Christi (Paul and son Bentley) Kingsmith, Nikki Moor, and their mother Cathy Moor; as well as his daughter Andrea (DJ, daughter Tanisha and son Ethan) Moran. He also leaves behind his sister Pat (Bill) Orritt, his brother Leonard (Jennifer) Moor, and brother Jeff (Deb) Moor, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Hank and Frances Moor, and sister Maria Campbell.

Henry was born in Turner Valley, on April 5th, 1952 and grew up in High River, AB. He completed his Nursing Orderly training and worked at St. Michael’s Hospital for approximately 20 years, and then worked as a Pen Checker at Peter Vanderheyden’s Feedlot until he was forced to retire in 2001 due to injury.

Those that worked with him at the hospital appreciated his caring and compassionate nature. He was a hard worker who enjoyed the friendships he made at both the hospital and the feedlot. In his spare time, he loved woodworking and built many keepsakes for his daughters.

Life was not always the easiest journey for Henry, but he found comfort and happiness spending time with Christi, Paul, Nikki and especially his grandson, Bentley. Bentley brought much joy to Henry over the last 3 years, and Henry made sure to spoil him any chance he got.

Henry will be remembered for his big heart, and willingness to always lend a helping hand.

Relatives and friends are invited to join A Celebration of Henry’s Life on Tuesday, September 22 at 1:00 P.M. at Cornerstone Funeral Home, 2825 32 St South, Lethbridge, with reception to follow.

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

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