March 24th, 2017

TUESDAY, March 14, 2017


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on March 14, 2017.

DUELL

ELTON J. DUELL, of Lethbridge, beloved spouse of Norma Duncan, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, March 12th, 2017 at the age of 92 years.

A Celebration of Elton’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Brian Magee officiating.

A Private Family Interment will be held prior to the Celebration of Life.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Frederic “Fred” Burton

1923 – 2017

Mr. Frederic “Fred” Burton of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Molly Burton, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the age of 93 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


HANLON

TIMOTHY PATRICK HANLON, beloved husband of Nicki, of Lethbridge, passed away at home after a brief illness on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the age of 66 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


KRYSA

WIESLAWA KRYSA, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at the age of 68 years.

A Prayer Vigil will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:30 P.M. with Deacon Isaac Driedger officiating.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


LEONG

PHYLLIS MARIE LEONG, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the Edith Cavell Care Centre on Sunday, March 12th, 2017 at the age of 84 years.

A Memorial Reception will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


PRAIRIE CHICKEN

CECILLE PRAIRIE CHICKEN passed away in Cardston, AB on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the age of 95 years.

Funeral Arrangements will be announced when completed.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


SCHUMERS

LOUIS SHIELDS SCHUMERS, passed away on Thursday March 9, 2017 at the age of 91 years.

He is survived by his loving wife Donna and 8 children. Christine (Wilf (deceased)) Sparkes, Pat Schumers, Shirley (Steve) Ogle, Rebecca (Peter) Christensen, Chriss (Ruth) Milner, Bart (deceased)(JoAnne) Milner, Melanie (Brett) Hansen, James Milner, Paige (Herb) ZoBell, with 28 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by parents Clarence and Jenny Schumers (Housley), stepfather John Housley, wife Mary Heninger Schumers, son-in-law Wilf Sparkes, son Bart Milner and grandsons Tyler Hansen and Leland Christensen.

He served in the Canadian Navy during WWII and fulfilled church callings, including a mission to Victoria, B.C. with Donna.

Being a homebody, Lou loved making his home beautiful and comfy for family and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 11:00am, at the CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS, Highway 5, Welling, AB.

Friends may meet the family Tuesday March 14th from 7:00 to 8:00pm at the Church, or prior to the funeral service on Wednesday from 10:00 to 10:45am.

To send a condolence, please

visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca


SHERRINGTON

PATRICIA SHERRINGTON passed away in Lethbridge on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the age of 84 following a battle with cancer. Pat is survived by her beloved family – daughters Doreen Anton (Blaine Sandau), Linda Seitz (Mervin), Holly Morris, Gailene Morris, and Roxanne Naismith; eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren, as well as stepdaughter Jackie Patey and family of Calgary. She was predeceased by husband(s) Eldon Morris (1962), Percy Sherrington (1977), and Jack Patey (1991), brother Samuel Elford (2011), grandson James Anton (1992), and sons-in-law Steve Naismith (2012) and Donald Rollack (2014). As per Pat’s wishes, no formal funeral service will be held. A family gathering and celebration of life will take place at a later date.


SOOP

EDWARD NOEL (NOADE) SOOP Jr. passed away in Calgary on March 9th, 2017 at the age of 78 years.

A Family Service will be at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Thurs., March 16th at 5:00 p.m. followed by the Wake Service at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be at the Senator Gladstone Hall on Friday, March 17th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


SPIESS

BARBARA ANN SPIESS, beloved wife of Larry Spiess, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge, AB on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Susan Tashiro

1967 – 2017

Ms. Susan Tashiro of Vauxhall, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the age of 49 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


WELZEL

LYDIA ELFRIEDA WELZEL passed away on March 9, 2017.

Lydia was born in Germany on May 20, 1927 and was the oldest of eight children. On March 22, 1952 Lydia married Bernfried Welzel and in the fall of 1955, they moved to Coaldale with their young daughter. Their twins, a son and daughter, followed later that year. In 1967, the family moved to Lethbridge.

Lydia enjoyed gardening, playing board and dice games, but reading was her greatest passion. She also took pleasure in afternoon socials, playing cards with the neighbourhood ladies. Camping and fishing were activities that Lydia and her family loved to do together. Lydia always had a positive outlook on life and was known for her cheerful attitude and friendly smile.

In 2009, Lydia retired to The View in Lethbridge. The activities and new friendships made it a lovely place she called home. Thank you to Lydia’s friends and family at The View who made her later years so pleasurable.

Lydia now joins her late husband Bernfried.

She is lovingly remembered by her 3 children; Lydia (Byron) Freel, Ralph (Loretta) Welzel, Rita (Wayne) Weiland; 12 grandchildren and 3 great- grandchildren.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to a charity of choice.

A private family Memorial Service will take place at a later date.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Gerald Fraser
1955 – 2017
Gerald Alvin Fraser, beloved husband of Brenda Sanders of Enchant, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the age of 61 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the Vauxhall Mennonite Brethren Church, 320 – 9 Street North, Vauxhall on Thursday, March 16, 2017 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Vauxhall Mennonite Brethren Church, 320 – 9 Street North, Vauxhall on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. Burial to follow at the Vauxhall Cemetery. 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.


Tillie Merkl
1933 – 2017
Odilia Merkl, beloved wife of Frank Merkl, passed away in Taber on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the age of 83 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.


Richard Pitre
1936 – 2017
Richard Joseph Pitre, beloved husband of Patricia Pitre, passed away in Taber on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the age of 80 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. To view the complete obituary notice or to send condolences, please visit http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


 


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