November 20th, 2017

Thursday August 10th, 2017


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 10, 2017.

BAISCH

LYNETTE YVONNE BAISCH, 71, of Lethbridge, AB, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

A Memorial Service will be held at Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home, 703 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with Deacon Michael Pollard ofiiciating.

To send condolences, please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


BRIDGE

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the Raymond Hospital on Sunday, August 6th, 2017, JOHN HENRY “JACK” BRIDGE, at the age of 93 years. Beloved husband of the late Maxine Dudley Bridge

The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints, RAYMOND STAKE CENTER, 2N 200 West, Raymond. Friends may meet the family prior to the service at the church from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

To send condolences, please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


Mr. Fredrick “Fred” Ginther

1961 – 2017

Fredrick John Ginther of Lethbridge, Alberta passed away peacefully at home on July 11, 2017 at the age of 56 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, followed by a celebration of life reception at the Royal Canadian Legion, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive S, Lethbridge, AB.

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


Simon Kalau

1932 – 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Simon Kalau announce his passing on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


LONG TIME SQUIRREL

ADONIUS ROY “THOMAS” LONG TIME SQUIRREL, of Stand Off, AB, beloved husband of the late Nillie Crying Head, passed away suddenly at home, on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the age of 68 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


MCDONALD

SHEILA MCDONALD, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday July 29th, 2017 at the age of 65 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Eyrland Nelson
1945 – 2017
Eyrland Albert Nelson, beloved husband of Diane Nelson, passed away in Taber on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the age of 72 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, 5205 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Besides Diane, his loving wife of forty two years, Eyrland is survived by their two sons Kent (Susan) Nelson of Edmonton and their family Genevieve and Gianna and Eyrin (Charmaine) Nelson of Barnwell and their family Alexandra, Austan and Anastyn. He is also survived by their two adopted sons Wojciech (Marta) Zuber of Taber and their son Ian and Rafal (Krystyna) Kleczek of Taber and their family Aleksandra and Alicja. He will also be remembered by his father-in-law Ken Brooks of Calgary; sisters-in-law Donna Downs (Doug) and Devra (Joseph) Drewniak of Calgary; brother-in-law Wilbur Card of Nova Scotia and by numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents May (nee Salmon) and Percy Nelson, sister Linda Grey-Card, mother-in-law Lorraine Brooks and brother-in-law Les Gray.
Eyrland was born in Rimbey on June 18, 1945 and was raised in Canmore. He attended military school where he participated in the golden gloves boxing and after graduation, attended culinary school at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He later worked in Construction in Kelowna and Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canmore and Calgary, Albertan. Eyrland met Diane Brooks in Calgary and they were married on December 5, 1975. In 1979, they moved to Taber where he worked in Oil & Gas.
Eyrland loved hunting, fishing and camping. He always had an answer no matter what the question was. Eyrland loved to interject with his opinion, regardless of whether or not you wanted his advice.
He took pride and joy in being a grand dad or as the little grandchildren called him, “dad dad”. He enjoyed watching Alex’s volleyball, basketball and rugby games; baseball with Austan (Eyrland made him a special bat cover and ball bucket) and watching Anastyn sing and dance to the music on the computer. He enjoyed teasing Genevieve and Gianna by calling the “boys”. He loved to cuddle and squish the babies beside him and all the grandkids got the special belly nap. He was a big man with a big heart for his family.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Eyrland’s name may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4K7 (http://www.heartandstroke.com) or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 204, 2323 – 32 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 6Z3 (http://www.diabetes.ca).
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


PASSET

VERNON PASSET, of Saskatoon, husband of Trudy Passet, passed away peacefully at the Lethbridge Adaptacare on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at the age of 90 years.

At Vern’s request no formal Funeral Service will be held. A Private Family Interment will take place at a later date where he will be laid to rest with his first wife Gwen in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Saskatoon, Sask.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


PLAXTON

ELIZABETH ANN PLAXTON, a strong, active Roman Catholic, a loving mother and wife of 51+ years, passed away on July 27, 2017 surrounded by her husband, three sons and their wives. The grandchildren and daughter and husband were able to participate in the Vigil, Funeral Mass and Internment in Kelowna, BC.

A Memorial Celebration of her faith, life, caring and respect for others will be held in the OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION HALL – 2405 12th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


SCOUT

KENNETH CLEMENT SCOUT passed away in Cardston on August 7th, 2017 at the age of 74 years.

A Wake Service will be held at the Old Saipoyi Gym, Stand Off on Sunday, August 13th from 7:00 p.m. all night. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Monday, August 14th at 11 a.m. Interment in the Blood Band Cemetery.

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


Alvin Scramstad
1928 – 2017
Alvin Lawrence Scramstad, beloved husband of Gladys Scramstad, passed away in Lethbridge on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the age of 88 years.
The Funeral Service will be held at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Besides his loving wife Gladys, Alvin is survived by their three daughters Cheryl (John) Peleskey of Taber, Denise (Kevin) Keenan of Brooks and Lorrie Lynn (Don) Bowman of Lethbridge; nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Daphne (Lee) Anderson of Brooks and son-in-law Darrel Marose and their families.
He was predeceased by his parents Leah (nee Northcutt) and Gustav Scramstad; daughter Bonnie Marose and brother Maurice Scramstad.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


SIMONS

GLADYS HELEN SIMONS, beloved wife of Frank Simons, passed away in Lethbridge on Friday June 30, 2017 at the age of 70 years.

Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held on August 12th at the LETHBRIDGE MULTICULTURAL CENTRE located on the corner of 6th Avenue and 5th Street South from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Service starting at 2:00pm.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca


SOKALSKI

FRANK SOKALSKI, of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Therese Villa, on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the age of 86 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


STOVEL

1947 – 2017

MR. MELVIN “MEL” ALLEN STOVEL, loving husband to Mary-Claire Stovel, passed away peacefully in the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the age of 69 years.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at ST. ANDREW’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 1818 – 5 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Larry Hankinson officiating. A Private Family Burial will precede the service.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


TRISKA

STANLEY WILLIAM TRISKA passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017.

He is survived by his two sons; his brothers and sisters Steven Triska, Wendy Gamracy (Glen), Rita Dwyer (Owen), Ritchie Triska (Tammy) and Pam Triska (Ed); numerous nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father Stephen, mother Ruby, sister Judy, and nephew Wayne.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Ken Kissick at Streets Alive.

A service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the scattering gardens at Mountain View Cemetery.

To send condolences, please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


TROTTER

TERRY TROTTER, beloved husband of Diane Trotter, of Lethbridge, AB, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the age of 68 years after a courageous battle with cancer.

A Celebration of Life Reception will take place at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 P.M.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


WESTSTEIJN

EWOUD WESTSTEIJN, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Sophia Weststeijn (nee Marbus), passed away at the Fairmont Extendicare on Saturday, August 5th, 2017 at the age of 87 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


 


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