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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2015


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 16, 2015.

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BEANE

SHIRLEY YVONNE BEANE (nee HELMER), beloved wife of the late Oren Beane, passed away peacefully at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit after a brief but courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 at the age of 79 years.

Funeral Arrangements to be announced when completed.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


BENGRY

LORAINE RUTH BENGRY passed away in Cardston, Alberta on November 11th, 2015 at the age of 71 years.

The Funeral Service will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, Cardston on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. with Reverend Eva Stanley Officiating. Interment in the Cardston Cemetery.

Email condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com


Norman “Norm” Edgar Bullied

1923 – 2015

Norman “Norm” Edgar Bullied of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Anne Doreen Bullied, passed away at Lethbridge on November 10, 2015 at the age of 92 years.

Born June 15, 1923 to parents William and Eva Bullied near Cadillac, Saskatchewan, Norm spent his early life on the family farm and attending school at Beaver Valley Saskatchewan.

After graduating Norm joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1942, where his passion for flight was ignited. After he was discharged in 1945, he came home to begin his career as a salesman, clerk, and accountant for various firms in Saskatchewan and Alberta, including Perlich Bros. Auction in Lethbridge. In 1958 he founded Reliance Agencies Real Estate and Insurance, which continues today as Schwartz Reliance Insurance.

Over the years Norm served on many committees and boards under many titles such as the #11 Lethbridge Air Cadets Squadron, R.C.A.F 702 Wing, Lethbridge Flying Club, Royal Canadian Legion Gen. Stewart Branch, the Southminster United Church, and many, many others.

He enjoyed camping, gardening, golf, and ice skating but his life-time passion was aviation; accumulating over 2000 hours of flight time. He will be missed.

Norm is survived by his daughter Susan Sorensen and stepdaughter Dixie Gray; son Grant Bullied; grandchildren David Bullied, Nathan Braun, Michael Braun, and David Braun; as well as step grandchildren Tracey Driscoll, Brad Erickson, and Greg Erickson.

Besides his loving wife Anne Doreen, he was predeceased by his parents William and Eva, sister Lois, and stepdaughter Judy Erickson.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at 2:00PM on Monday, November 16, 2015 at Mountain View Cemetery – Field of Honour, with Rodger Halvorsen officiating.

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


CANNON

MARJORIE ROSE CANNON (CORRAINI), passed away peacefully at the Edgement Retirement Centre, Calgary on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the age of 98 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at the CALGARY CREMATORIUM AND FUNERAL SERVICES, 3219 – 4th Street N.W., within the valley of Queen’s Park Cemetery, Calgary on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Terry Shillington officiating.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


COLE

1925-2015

DINI COLE, passed away peacefully at Extendicare Fairmont Park in Lethbridge on November 12th, 2015, sixteen days short of her 90th birthday.

A private family service will be held at a later date with burial in the Field of Honor beside her husband.

In memory of Dini, memorial tributes may be made to Alzheimer’s Society, 740-4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0N9.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Dirk de Graaf
1953 – 2015
It is with heavy hearts that Dirk de Graaf’s family announces his sudden passing at his home in Vauxhall on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.
A celebration of Dirk’s life will take place at the Vauxhall Legion, 217 – 5 Street North, Vauxhall on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Ken Easterbrook officiating. A private family burial will be held prior to the service. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


Rose Coombes
1937 – 2015
Rose Coombes, beloved wife of the late Larry Coombes, passed away in Taber on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the age of 78 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. A private burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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GRAYSON

PHYLLIS GRAYSON, beloved wife of the late Kenneth W Grayson, passed away in Raymond on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the age of 86 years.

She is the loving mother of Ken (Marline) Grayson of Coaldale; Richard (Carmen) Grayson of Beaumont; Tonya Grayson of Raymond; and Mark Grayson of Lethbridge.

Phyllis is also survived by 11 grandchildren; her brother Darrell Piepgrass of Spanish Fork, Utah; and her brother in laws Matt Manchur of Fort Assiniboine, Alberta; and Keith Nelson, of Saint George, Utah.

She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth W Grayson (1967); parents Henry and Theora (Pack) Piepgrass; sisters Gail (Piepgrass) Nelson, and Maxine (Piepgrass) Manchur; brother Evan Piepgrass; and sister in laws Maureen Piepgrass and Sandra Piepgrass.

Born on September 23, 1929, at the Lethbridge Galt Hospital to Henry and Theora Piepgrass. Phyllis was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She had numerous callings in Primary and the Relief Society. Her first mission was to the North Western States, and the second was to the Washington D.C. Temple. Her hobbies included her children, genealogy, reading books, quilting, movies and music. She was friendly to all she met, and won the “Mother of the Year” award 55 years in a row.

We would like to thank the Prairie Ridge Good Sams for the excellent care our mom received during her stay at your facility in Raymond.

The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, RAYMOND STAKE CENTRE, 2N 200W, Raymond.

Friends may meet the family prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at the church.

Interment to follow in the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.


JOHNSTON

ALAN JOHNSTON passed away in Lethbridge on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the age of 72 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.


KRYSA

MIKE KRYSA, beloved husband of Mary Krysa, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully surrounded by love at the Foothills Hospital, Calgary, AB, on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the age of 59 years.

He is the loving father of Helena (Jason) Eremenko (Adriana and Cain) of Medicine Hat, AB; Adam (Megan) Krysa (Benjamin and Zander) of Lethbridge, AB. Brother Alex (Eva) Krysa – Slawek Krysa (Darnell), Andre (Edyta) Fraczek (Christopher & Sebastian) of Lethbridge, AB. Sister, Stania (Jerry) Slomkowski – Beata & Travis North (Kasha & Michael); Derek (Tara) Slomkowski (Jordan & Jillian) of Calgary,AB. Brother, Charlie (Rosemarie) Krysa – Laura & Junior Olivier (Wyatt & Tiana) of Calgary, AB; Cheryl (Josh) Boyer of Lethbridge,AB. Sister in law Irene (Joe) Ramotowski – Christina (Scott) Marta, John (Pam) Ramotowski (Jackson & Maxim), Irena (Todd) Jackson (Emily& Liam) of Calgary, AB; Tony (Carie) Ramotowski (Brooklyn) of Lethbridge, AB. Sister in law Ella (Tadek) Wac (Sebastian & Adrian) of Poland, brother in law Andrzej (Wanda) Gardocki – Justyna (Lukasz), Emily (Wojciech) of Poland. As well as many cousins and relatives in both Canada and Poland.

Mike was predeceased by his parents Genowefa and Ben Krysa, sister Marianna and husband John Kapalka and sister in law Kristina Staniurska.

Mike came to Canada in1969 from Poland with his parents, one sister Marianna and one brother Charlie. Working as an electrician at Triple M Homes for over 25 years, he gained many friends and earned the love and respect of colleagues. On December 11th, 1979, he met the love of his life and nine days later she became his wife. Over 35 years together they raised an amazing family and welcomed four beautiful grandchildren. Along the way, Mike mastered the art of fishing and camping, all the while utilizing his big heart to bring everyone around him closer. His presence will be eternally felt by all those who loved him.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayer Services at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 7:00 P.M.

A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604-13th Street North, Lethbridge on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. with Father Lukas Drapel, Celebrant.

Cremation to follow.

In memory of Mike, donations may be made to the charity closest to your heart.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Helen Petker

1931 – 2015

Mrs. Helen Petker of Coaldale, beloved wife of the late Mr. Peter Petker, passed away at St. Michael’s Palliative Care on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the age of 84 years.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00am, on Monday, November 16, 2015 in the COALDALE MENNONITE CEMETERY. A Memorial Service will follow at 1:00pm, at the COALDALE MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH, 2114 18 St. Coaldale, AB, with Pastor Gary Burke, officiating. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sandy Regier of Martin Brothers.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Gideon’s Lethbridge Camp, c/o John Regier, 2225- 27 Ave S. Lethbridge, AB, T1K 6K5.

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


Jerry Pokarney

1937 – 2015

Mr. Jerry Pokarney of Lethbridge, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the age of 78 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


RAJCIC

JOSIP RAJCIC, beloved husband of Antonia Rajcic of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, on Monday, November 9, 2015 at the age of 77 years.

A Prayer Service will be held at ST. MARTHA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd. West, Lethbridge, AB., on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 7:00 P.M.

A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at ST. MARTHA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 11:00 A.M with Father Roque Pereira officiating.

Cremation to follow.

In memory of Josip, donations may be made to the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960-19th St. South, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 1W5

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Selk, Jacqueline “Jackie” Lee (nee Taylor)

July 16, 1947 – November 11, 2015

Jackie Selk passed away in Black Diamond, AB on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at the age of 68 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 47 years Robert Selk; children, Danaka (Ron) Dougherty, Ryan Selk, Virgil Selk and Taylor (Dani) Selk; grandchildren, Jacquelyn, Zayne, Preston, Olivia and Julia; father John Taylor; sisters, Marilyn (Brian) Tetzloff, Donna (Don) Douglas, Gloria (Bob) Shessel; and many more family and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Shalayne and mother Jessie Taylor. Jackie was born and raised in Calgary. She met and married the love of her life Robert Selk and they eventually settled in Black Diamond, AB where they have lived ever since. Jackie always kept herself busy, mostly in the service of her family and friends. They were her life, especially her children and grandchildren. She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. A Funeral Service will be held for Jackie at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Crystalridge Chapel (384 Banister Drive, Okotoks) on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in Stirling Memorial Cemetery (Stirling, AB). Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family at http://www.piersons.ca. Arrangements are in care of PIERSON’S FUNERAL SERVICE. Telephone 403-235-3602.


Jose Afrodicio Solano

1927 – 2015

Mr. Jose Afrodicio Solano of Lethbridge, passed away on November 12, 2015 at the age of 87 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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

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