September 20th, 2017

FRIDAY, September 1, 2017


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on September 1, 2017.

BOON

PHILIP HENRY BOON, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the age of 97 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


CHIPMAN

IRIS FULLMER CHIPMAN passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 85 years of age. She was born on March 1, 1932 in Cardston, Alberta, the fourth child of Heber Melvin Fullmer and Alice Linnie Hartley. She married Mark Duane Chipman on June 30, 1955. Mark and Iris have 5 children, 13 grandchildren and 6 great- grandchildren.

She leaves behind her children, Shauna (Brent) Clifton, Robert (Shari) Chipman, Drew (Shiela) Chipman and Gillian French, and her loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her husband Mark and daughter Sheila Maureen.

She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days of Saints. Although she held many callings in the church, her most cherished experiences and memories are of teaching gospel doctrine classes and giving service by playing the piano and organ on many occasions.

The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday September 4, 2017 at THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, RAYMOND STAKE CENTRE, 2N 200W, Raymond, Alberta.

Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family from 12:30 – 1:45 pm prior to the funeral service at the church.

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


CLARK

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Diane Lynn Clark on August 23, 2017. Born August 19, 1954 in Lethbridge, Diane was known for her love of gardening, music, baking, and card games. She is survived by daughter Aurora (Amanda), sister Shirley, and brothers Wayne (Dawn) and Brent (Bev), as well as nieces and nephews. Diane was predeceased by her parents Marie and Doug. A private service will be held to celebrate Diane’s life on Saturday, September 2. Donations may be made in honour of Diane to the Canadian Mental Health Association.


HERMAN

EARL HERMAN, of Magrath, passed away peacefully at the Good Samaritan Society Garden Vista, on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the age of 97 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


HINMAN

Scott Hinman, beloved husband of Kathryn Hinman of Calgary, passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017 at the age of 66 years. Scott was a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Calgary from 1983-2016, and had also been a licensed motor mechanic from 1971-1975. He loved playing and collecting acoustic and electric guitars, rebuilding tube amplifiers, riding and collecting motorcycles, woodworking, walking the paths of Calgary, wildflowers, and cooking. Scott obtained his B.Sc. in 1980 from the University of Lethbridge and his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry in 1983 from the University of Alberta. Scott is survived by his wife Kathryn Hinman; daughters, Pamela Hinman (Garrett Knecht) of Toronto, and Patricia (Derek) Groves of Medicine Hat; son Schuyler Hinman (Landis Golding) of Calgary; brother Philip (Diana) Hinman of Lowbanks, ON; sisters, Narda (Stephen) Dudley of Salt Lake City, UT, and Lori (Larry) Leavitt of Lethbridge, AB; brother-in-law Mark Nelson of Lethbridge, AB; and numerous nephews and nieces. Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through http://www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Scott’s honour may be made directly to Bladder Cancer Canada, https://bladdercancercanada.akaraisin.com/bccwalk2017/hinman. The family would like to thank all of the wonderful medical professionals at Unit 47 of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and in particular, Dr. Ted Braun, Dr. Emily Love, Dr. Nimira Alimohamed, and a very special RN, Lily. In living memory of Scott Hinman, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. CALGARY, AB T3G 2T3 Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.


MARUNO

Katoye “Kay” Maruno of Lethbridge, passed away on August 31, 2017 at the age of 89 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, September 4, 2017 at the BUDDHIST TEMPLE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA, 470 40 St. S, Lethbridge, AB.

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


OBRIGEWITCH

MARGARET LORRAINE OBRIGEWITCH (nee Bolander) passed away on August 25, 2017 at the age of 80 at the St. Michaels Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit.

A Celebration of Margaret’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


PAYNE

RHONDA ISABEL PAYNE, of Lethbridge, passed away on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017, at the age of 55 years.

A Service of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:00 A.M., at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


POMAHAC

GUY ANTHONY POMAHAC, of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the age of 61 years, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB with Father Kevin Tumback, Celebrant.

A Reception and Celebration of Guy’s Life will follow at 1:00 P.M. in the Assumption Church Hall.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


SHANKLAND

1938 – 2017

The Final Strikeout

It is with heavy hearts that the family of MERVIN SHANKLAND announce his peaceful passing, surrounded by his family at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the age of 79 years.

A Celebration of Mervin’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback officiating.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


THOMAS

MARY THOMAS, beloved wife of Cliff Thomas, passed away peacefully in Lethbridge on August 31, 2017 at the age of 76 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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


VREDEGOOR

MARTIN G. VREDEGOOR, beloved husband of Dora Vredegoor, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the age of 84 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Elizabeth (Betty) Jeanne Rose (Cunningham) Waldern

1931 – 2017

Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) Jeanne Rose (Cunningham) Waldern, a long and faithful soldier of The Salvation Army, was “Promoted to Glory” to be with God on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Born on July 26, 1931 in the Galt Hospital, the sixth and youngest child of Leo and Harriet Cunningham. The family originally lived on an acreage in Coaldale and at the age of five months moved to an acreage on the outskirts of Lethbridge, in what is now the Lakeview area. At two years of age, they moved “to the city” and Lethbridge has been home ever since. Mom gave of herself in service to others, whether it be to family or community. Seniors and senior concerns were a passion for her. She was instrumental in a number of senior organizations: the Lethbridge Pensioners and Senior Citizens, later the Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens, the Alberta Pensioners and Senior Citizens and the National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation. She served in leadership roles of these organizations, often as Secretary or President. For a great number of years, she was instrumental in church ministry to senior’s lodges and nursing homes. In our community, she served on the Landlord and Tennant Advisory Board and was the founding President of Lethbridge Lifeline Association. Having a special needs daughter, she became involved as a volunteer and coach with Special Olympics. In 1980, she was presented a certificate by the City of Lethbridge in appreciation for her generous and unselfish way in which she had rendered valuable service for the betterment of our community. She will be remembered as a loving Mother who was always there for her family. As the grandchildren and great grandchildren arrived, she became known as Nana and was instrumental in their young lives. Elizabeth was predeceased by her mother Harriet and father Leo; brothers, “Slim”, Leslie and John Cunningham; sisters, Verna Moe and Josephine Cunningham; and daughter Donna Waldern. As well, by a very dear and special friend Norma St. Dennis. She is survived by her son Gerald and daughter-in-law Pamela Waldern; grandchildren Jerry (Pam) Waldern and Bonnie Wilson; great-grandchildren, Wesley, Justin and Marcus Waldern; and Grace Wilson, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and Friends are invited to a Visitation at 7:00pm on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street S., Lethbridge, Alberta. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at THE SALVATION ARMY COMMUNITY CHURCH, 1302 – 4 Avenue S., Lethbridge, Alberta, with Captains Ben and Isobel Lippers officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army in Lethbridge.

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


WALSHE, PETER

1945 – 2017

Mr. William ‘Peter’ Walshe of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away at Extendicare Michener Hill on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the age of 72 years, two days after his birthday. Peter was born on August 25, 1945 at Fort McLeod, Alberta. He worked for twenty-four years in the Financial Industry, retiring his career at AFSC January 1, 2012. Peter married Lila Miller October 3, 1970 in Wainwright, Alberta. Peter will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Lila Walshe of Red Deer, Alberta; his children, Tami (Rod) Johnson of Sylvan Lake, Alberta and Sean (Heidee) Walshe of Lethbridge, Alberta; and five grandchildren. He will also be sadly missed by his sisters, Margaret Ann Holmes of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and Fran (Joseph) McLellan of Devon, Alberta; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends. Peter was predeceased by his parents, Francis and Margaret Walshe, a sister, Jean Vandewark and a granddaughter, Christina Walshe. A Funeral Service will be held at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. with Deacon Mike Whalen officiating. Cremation entrusted to Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Peter’s honor may be made directly to Diabetes Canada at http://www.diabetes.ca or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation http://www.heartandstroke.ca. Condolences may be sent or viewed at http://www.parklandfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.


WILDE

ERIC JAMES WILDE, dearly loved husband of Marie, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, with his family by his side, on August 29, 2017 at the age of 84 years. He was the beloved Father of Steven (deceased), Ed (Sandy), Sandy (Nelson), Andy (Jolene). Also, a loving Grandfather to eight Grandchildren, and Super Grandpa to ten Great-Grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, September 4, 2017 at SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, 1011 4th Ave. South, Lethbridge, AB. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Southminster United Church.

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


Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.