November 22nd, 2017

TUESDAY, November 7, 2017

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 7, 2017.


Patricia “Pat” Katherine Brosz-Cook (nee Hendel), beloved wife of the late Harold Cook, passed away peacefully on November 2nd, 2017 at the Father Lacombe Care Centre in Calgary. Pat leaves to cherish her memory her children: Kathryne (Bryant) Laboret, Patricia (Gordon) Worobec, Betty (Charles) Sanden, Margaret (Harvey) Robertson, David Brosz (Karen), Theresa (Marvin) Ruggles, Doug Brosz (Bianca), and Susan Brosz; twenty-six grandchildren; and thirty-five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Elroy Lynn Brosz in 1999; her second husband, Harold Cook in 2017; and two sons, John “Jack” Elroy Brosz in 1980 and Victor Charles Brosz in 1988. Pat was born on May 30th, 1925, the daughter of Casper John Hendel and Elizabeth Bernadette (Homan) Hendel. After going to school in Rosalind and Edmonton, she joined the RCAF, Women’s Division, and served at Vulcan, Calgary, Aliford Bay and Vancouver over a period of three years. Pat attended the U of A where she received her first year of her B. Ed. She met Elroy Brosz while at the U of A and shortly after, they were married and moved to Herronton before then moving to Bow Island and completing their family. Pat managed a local grocery store for many years and then received her Bachelor of Education in 1977. She taught school for eighteen years. Pat had two great passions. Firstly, she loved her family fiercely and always wanted the very best for them. She watched the growth of her family with great interest and pride. Secondly, she loved playing sports. At the age of 42, she won the Female Athlete of the Year at Medicine Hat College. She belonged to the Softball Association and played until 1986. She also enjoyed basketball and golf. Pat was a Girl Guide Leader for many years, belonged to the Golden Age Society and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Bow Island Hospital. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at ST. MICHAEL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1101 – 1st Street East, Bow Island, on Friday from 6:00 to 6:55 p.m. Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Father Marino Infante, Celebrant. A Private Interment will take place at Bow Island Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Pat’s memory may be made to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 8E8, or to the Bow Island Auxiliary Hospital, 938 Centre Street, Bow Island, Alberta, T0K 0G0. Condolences may be sent through or to subject heading Pat Brosz-Cook.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM, “The Chapel in the Park”, Medicine Hat, Alberta. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone 1-800-317-2647.

ENNS: Margaret Evelyn

Dec. 31, 1922 – Nov. 2, 2017

The death of Margaret Evelyn Enns, aged 94 years, formerly of Coaldale, AB, occurred peacefully on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Watrous District Health Complex, Watrous, SK.

A Memorial Reception for Family and Friends will be held in Philadelphia Mennonite Brethren Church, near Watrous, Saskatchewan on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Private Family Interment in Philadelphia Mennonite Cemetery.

For online condolences, tributes or to make a donation “In Memory of Margaret Enns” to the Palliative Care Unit c/o Watrous Hospital, Box 130, Watrous, Saskatchewan S0K 4T0 please visit


Linda Ada Marie Hewlett, passed away peacefully on November 5, 2017 at St. Michael’s Health Centre in Lethbridge, at the age of 67 years. Linda is survived by her loving children, son Michael; daughter Di (Lisa) Ryder; grandson Declan James; brother Greg (Maxine) Morton; mother-in-law Mary Hewlett, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Linda was predeceased by her husband and best friend Kelly, mother Marie (Jones) Morton, father Charles Fredrick Morton Jr., and father-in-law James Hewlett. Linda committed her life to her family, career, friends and community. Her artistic nature was showcased through her passion of sewing and crafting. She made everyone’s life brighter through her dedication for work at Colour Your World / Glidden ICI Paint. Her superior skill in colour matching paint was only outmatched by her humour and quick wit. Linda will be dearly missed as a devoted wife, loving mother, loyal friend and fun spirited grandmother. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, November 10, 2017 at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703 13th St. N., Lethbridge, AB In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial donations to St. Michael’s Health Centre, 1400 9 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4V5

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MARTHA LANGEMAN passed away peacefully at the Coaldale Health Centre on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at the age of 91 years.

Arrangements will be announced once completed.

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PHYLLIS MARGARET MACAUSLAND of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Donald MacAusland, passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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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.

A Funeral Service will be held at the TRINITY REFORMED CHURCH, 1100 – 40 Avenue North, Lethbridge, on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Thomas Albaugh officiating.

Prior to the Funeral Service, a Private Family Interment will be held at Mountain View Cemetery.

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MR. FRANK SERA, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Justine Sera, of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the age of 82 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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Susie Thiessen

1916 – 2017

Mrs. Susie Thiessen of Coaldale, beloved wife of Mr. David Thiessen, passed away at the Coaldale Health Centre on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the age of 100 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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Samuel Hofer
1920 – 2017
Samuel S. Hofer, born August 14, 1920, beloved husband of the late Sarah Hofer, passed away peacefully at his home on the evening of Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the age of 97 years.
Samuel was a well loved and respected leader in the community.  All who knew him will treasure the memory of his kindness, dignity and positive outlook in life.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Cameron Farms Colony, Turin on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Cameron Farms Colony Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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