December 14th, 2017

WEDNESDAY, November 1, 2017


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 1, 2017.

Phil Abell
1950 – 2017
Phillip Abell, passed away in Lethbridge on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the age of 66 years.
The Funeral Service will be held at Knox United Church, 4929 – 50 Avenue, Taber on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. To view the complete obituary notice or to send condolences, please visit our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


BARRUS

DUANE WORLEY BARRUS, beloved husband of Laura Williams Barrus, passed away in Cardston on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

Friends may meet the family at the Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston ONLY on Sunday, November 5th, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cardston Alberta West Stake Center, 846 1st Ave W, Cardston, Alberta on Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

Interment to follow in the Woolford Cemetery.

Send condolences at:

http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


BIRD

WILLIAM “Wee Boy” BIRD, 41, passed away in Lethbridge on October 22, 2017. He is survived by his daughter Angela Bird, son Jayden, mother Maureen Bird, brother Waylon, numerous relatives.

A Family Service will be at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Wed., Nov. 1st at 5:00 p.m. followed by the Wake Service at the Moses Lake Gym, Blood Reserve from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be at the Moses Lake Gym on Thurs., Nov. 2nd at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Blood Band Cemetery.

Send condolences at:

http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


Charles “Charlie” Ziefflie

1924 – 2017

Mr. Charles “Charlie” Ziefflie of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Marion Ziefflie, passed away at Legacy Lodge on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the age of 93 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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


Doris Heitman

1933 – 2017

Mrs. Doris Heitman, beloved wife of the late Mr. Ralph Heitman, passed away at The Good Samaritans Lee Crest, in Cardston, on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the age of 84 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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


Ettienne Wauters

1931 – 2017

Mr. Ettienne Wauters of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Dorothy Wauters, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the age of 86 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


JENSEN

MILDRED JENSEN, beloved wife of the late Brent Jensen, passed away in Raymond on October 30, 2017 at the age of 87 years. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday November 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KNIGHT STREET CHAPEL, 260 E 200 N, Raymond Alberta. Friends may meet the family on Friday November 3, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the church, or prior to the service on Saturday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

Interment to follow in the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.

To send a condolence, please

visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca


JOHNSON, Barry Richard July 30, 1953 – October 30, 2017

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Barry Richard Johnson. Barry was born in Claresholm, Alberta and resided his entire life in Stavely, Alberta. Left to mourn his passing is his wife Connie and his beloved daughter Kristina; he is also survived by his brother Bernie Johnson; sister Wendy McAuley – niece Susan and family, nephew Noel (Lindsay) and family; mother- in- law Carol Bonetti; brother-in-law Tony Bonetti; and sister-in-law Brenda England (Dean) and niece Emma.

Barry was pre-deceased by his parents Evereth and Evelyn Johnson; brother Brian Johnson; great-nephew Bryce Bosma; and father-in-law Frank Bonetti. A Celebration of Life will take place Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Stavely Community Hall at 2:00 pm with Pastor Stefan Ulrich presiding. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Claresholm and District Health Foundation (Box 2638, Claresholm, Alberta T0L 0T0) or the Heart and Stoke Foundation Alberta NWT & Nunavut (100-119 14 Street, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1Z6). Arrangements and cremation entrusted to Willow Creek Funeral Home, Claresholm. Tel: 403-625-3212. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at http://www.willowcreekfuneralhome.com


Madeline Mary Smith (Wutzke)

February 18, 1934 – October 27, 2017

After a courageous battle with cancer, Madeline Mary Smith will be remembered and remain in the hearts and memories of those she leaves behind: Husband and best friend Gerald “Jerry” Smith, brother Wayne Johnston (daughter Jennifer), daughter Mona, and sons Darrell and Dean (Angie). She will be dearly missed by her six grandchildren: Dana, Michael (Jennifer), Sean, Taylor (Allie), Danielle (Rick), and Nadean (Kyle); Step-grandchildren: Ryan (Janice) and Bradley (Becky); As well as great granddaughter Fleurie, great step-grandchildren Keira, Avery, Casey, and Lauren; And many nieces, nephews and friends.

Madeline was predeceased by her parents James Oliver “Oli” & Ina Bell Johnston and her first husband John Robert Wutzke.

A celebration of life will be held at the Lethbridge Legion on Saturday November 4th in the NE Hall from 2-4pm.

Memorial donations may be made to the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation. Please address contributions In memory of Madeline Smith C/O Chinook Regional Hospital, 960 19 St South, Lethbridge AB, T1J 1W5.


OOMS

ALBERT JOHN OOMS, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Ria Ooms, passed away peacefully at the Coaldale Health Centre on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the age of 86 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


ROBINSON

BETTY ANNE ROBINSON (née Chomicki), beloved wife to Garry, passed away at St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

Betty is survived by her dear children Carey (Dwight) Yanke and Rochelle (Kevin) Kasperski and grandchildren Jon and Sarah. She is also survived by her sisters Gladys (John, deceased) Orich and Judy (Ray) Bouchard, brother John (Laura) Chomicki, sisters-in-law Joan (Walter, deceased) Carthen and Donna (Don, deceased) Robinson, brother-in-law Darrel (MaryAnn) Robinson, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her mama Mary and daddy Steve Chomicki, mother-in-law Ruby and father-in-law Fletcher Robinson, as well as sister-in-law Bert (Roy) Ellis, both deceased.

Betty Anne was born December 19, 1941 in Lethbridge where she spent her entire life. She and Garry recently celebrated 55 years of marriage on September 15, 2017. She loved working in her beautiful backyard garden, cutting the grass in the summer and shoveling the snow in the winter.

At Betty Anne’s request, no formal funeral service will be held.

In lieu of flowers of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Betty Anne to St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, 1400 – 9th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4V5.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


WADSWORTH

MELVIN MARIUS WADSWORTH, “Sow wa tsi kii ma” passed away in Cardston on October 27, 2017.

The Wake Service will be held at the White Calf Community Hall, Standoff, on Friday, Nov. 3rd from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve, on Saturday, Nov. 4th at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

Send condolences at:

http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


WENSVEEN

MARGARET LUDMILA WENSVEEN, beloved wife of John Wensveen of Lethbridge, passed away at St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the age of 81 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Prayer Service at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. with Father Ian Gagne officiating.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. AMBROSE PARISH, 1513 – 23rd Avenue, Coaldale, AB on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 12:00 Noon with Father Ian Gagne, celebrant.

Following the Funeral Mass, Margaret will be laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery.

Following the interment, relatives and friends are invited to further share this day with the family for a complimentary luncheon and refreshments in the Memorial Hall at the ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, through the north entrance. Music will be provided by Rich Wensveen.

In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to Streets Alive, 323-4th Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1Z9.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


ZAYCHUK

NICK ZAYCHUK, beloved husband of Barbara Zaychuk, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the age of 90 years.

Nick is survived by his loving wife Barbara, daughter Nancy (Robert) Pike of Calgary and son Ken (Starr) Zaychuk of Coalhurst as well as three siblings, Bill (Ila) Zaychuk of Coalhurst, Steve (Marilynn) Zaychuk of Calgary, Mary (Wally) Mysyk of Winnipeg MB, as well as nieces and nephews.

Nick is predeceased by his parents, Anthony & Katherine, brothers George, Michael, John “Jack” and sister Nina.

Parastas will be held at the UKRAINIAN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, 643-13 Street North, Lethbridge, AB, on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. with Reverend Taras Krochak officiating.

The Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. with Reverend Taras Krochak officiating.

Interment will follow at the Mountain View Cemetery.

Nick was a lifetime blood donor, at the request of the family, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross, 335 Columbia Blvd. West, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 5Y8.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


 

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