February 23rd, 2018

MONDAY, February 5, 2018


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 5, 2018.

Maria Antulov

1934 – 2018

Maria Antulov passed away peacefully on February 3, 2018. Beloved aunt, friend and compassionate soul to those whose lives she touched.

Maria was born in Sepurine Croatia and travelled to Italy with her parents during the war. Maria and her family immigrated to Canada in 1950 and moved to the prairies, then chose to live in Lethbridge where they adapted to their new life and grew to love their adopted country. Maria settled into the dental lab technician field and enjoyed a bit of travelling all the while developing her social groups and friendships. Maria grew up in the Catholic faith, developed a close network of friends and chose to devote time, openly sharing her deep faith through volunteering with her various church ministries including Visiting the Sick, Rosary Groups, Choirs, the Legion of Mary, Faith and Bible Sharing. Maria enjoyed life, was independent, intelligent and comfortable to talk with anyone, even strangers, on a broad range of topics. She enjoyed gardening, travelling, cooking, reading, music and conversation. She continued to travel and knew how important it was to be a good friend and human being.

Maria was predeceased by her father Ivan, mother Simone, brothers Kristoforo and Daniel, sister in law Rosaria.

Maria is survived and loved by her nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Daniela (Edward; Dylan, Natalie), Dora (Gary; Garret, Justin), Chris (Teresa; Matia, Christina & Sophia), Bruno (Kathy; Katie), Angelo (Cindy; Lise, Alec), Lily (Eddie; Daniel, Adam, Tessa), John (Monika), and many dear friends.

During Maria’s last months, her deep roots of community and friends supported Maria and her family to ease the burden of failing health. Sincere thanks are extended to the many friends and caregivers who gave of their time and love to Maria during the past year.

A Visitation and Prayer Service will be held at 7:00pm on Friday, February 9, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge Alberta.

A Celebration of Life will begin with a Funeral Mass at 12:00pm on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Father Kevin Tumback officiating. Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetary.

Flowers gratefully declined.

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CROW EAGLE

DEBBIE CROW EAGLE was born June 16, 1969 in Pincher Creek. She was called home to the Creator on January 29, 2018 surrounded by family and friends.

A Wake Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback, celebrant.

Interment will follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery, Blood Reserve, AB.

After the Interment, the Feast will be held at White Calf Hall, Blood Reserve, AB.

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Donald “Don” Mercer

1930-2018

Mr. Donald “Don” Mercer of Lethbridge, passed away at Good Samaritan Society Park Meadows Village on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the age of 87 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta.

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HORAK

EDWARD HORAK SR., of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Wilma Horak, passed away peacefully at the St. Therese Villa on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the age of 86 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


June Cowie

1925 – 2018

Mrs. Iris June Cowie, beloved wife of the late Melvin Floyd Cowie, passed away peacefully in Picture Butte Piyami Place on February 1, 2018 at the age of 92 years. June was born on December 13, 1925 to Ira Doyle Gray and Josephine Amelia Hanson. June was the eldest of three children. June, along with her two younger brothers Roland and Dennis, grew up on a homestead west of Rocky Mountain House. June completed her education in Rocky and in 1944 married Melvin Floyd Cowie. Eventually settling in Barons, AB with husband Melvin and two sons, Terry and Robert, June settled into life in Southern Alberta. June became the Post Mistress of Barons, a position she held for 25 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Barons Legion, Barons Senior Centre and the Barons United Church where she played the organ for many years. June was predeceased by her husband of 70 years on February 7, 2015. Surviving June are her sons Terry (Yvonne) and Robert (Lynn); grandchildren, Jeff (Laureen) Haedyn and Madelyn Cowie, Greg (Asheley) Liam and Grayson Cowie, Jocelyn (Darcy) Doyle, Jennifer (Justin) Giles, Clara and Brielle and Bryan (Katie) Cowie, Ryle. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. An interment will immediately follow the service in the Archmount Cemetery.

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Larry Lehto

1952-2018

Mr. Larry Lehto of Picture Butte, passed away surrounded by family at Piyami Place on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the age of 65 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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ODEGARD

ELAINE PHYLLIS ODEGARD, of Picture Butte, beloved wife of the late Arnold Odegard, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the age of 74 years.

A Public Inurnment Service will be held at the BOWVILLE CEMETERY on Monday, February 5th, 2018 at 11:00 A.M., with a Celebration of Elaine’s Life to follow at the MCKILLOP UNITED CHURCH, 2329 – 15 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend Trevor Potter officiating.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Mildred Piper

1939 – 2018

Mrs. Mildred Piper of Foremost, beloved wife of Mr. Douglas Piper, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, January 29, 2018 at the age of 78 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, February 5, 2018 at the FOREMOST COMMUNITY HALL, 802 – 1 Avenue West, Foremost, AB., with Reverend Terry Shillington, officiating. Interment will be held in the Foremost Cemetery

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