January 25th, 2021

JULY 10, 2013

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on July 10, 2013.

ISOBEL BURROWS of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Arthur Burrows, passed away on Monday July 8, 2013 at the Edith Cavell Care Centre at the age of 83 years.
A private, family memorial gathering will be held at a later date.
Evergreen Cremation Services
327 – 10 Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta
Phone: (403) 329-4934
Send condolences: http://www.evergreenfh.ca

MARVIN SAMUEL HARKER, beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2013 in the loving embrace of his wife of 52 years, Alice Harker.
The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Glenwood, AB on Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., with Bishop Doug Smith officiating.
Friends may meet the family at the Church from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the Service. Interment in the Glenwood Cemetery. Email your condolences to: legacyfh@telus.net
Legacy Funeral Homes Ltd.
P.O. Box 208
Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0
Phone (403) 653-3222
Fax (403) 653-3677

1919 ~ 2013
Irene Frances Reed of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Lindsay “Slim” Reed, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the age of 94 years.
Irene was born on April 21, 1919 to William and Martha Angell of Rose Valley, Saskatchewan. Irene married Lindsay in 1936. They lived in Springside, Saskatchewan where Lindsay worked for Enerson Motors as an auto mechanic. Elsie and Frances were born. In 1948, Enerson Motors moved to Lethbridge and the Reed family followed. They started a new chapter in their lives. Judith was born and the family established a great love for Lethbridge and the Alberta landscape. This was to be Irene and Lindsay’s home for the rest of their lives.
Irene was known for her generosity and willingness to help in any way she could. She was an avid vegetable gardener and great cook. She would feed anyone in her home at mealtime. She loved children and cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She baked dozens of cookies over the years which she served to family and friends with soothing cups of hot tea. She was in charge of the cradle roll for Southminster Church for several years. She was also a volunteer hairdresser for Extendicare Nursing Home. In 1986, Irene started knitting finger puppets for sick children at Chinook Regional Hospital. She lovingly created 33,441 puppets in her volunteer career and donated 50,498 volunteer hours. Many children in Lethbridge have a finger puppet in their memorabilia that was earned as a badge of honour for bravely facing a hospital procedure that would make them well.
Irene was predeceased by her husband Alfred Lindsay “Slim” Reed (1995), her father William Angell, mother Martha Angell, step-mother Jessie Angell, brothers George Angell (1967), Norman Angell (1967), sisters Maybelle Opheim (2001), Marion Anderson (2006), son-in-law Eric Lyon (1978), daughter Elsie Stoeckel (1991) and son-in-law Feri Stoeckel (2012). Irene is survived by daughters Frances Lyon and Judith Reed (James Campbell), grandchildren Lawrence Stoeckel, Gwen Reimer (Harv), Charlene Lyon (Daryl Lindgren), and Jennifer Tiffin (Stanley), great-grandchildren Tasya, Lauren, Alexa and Paige, sisters Phyllis Stratford (Ken) and LaVerne Munson (Jack), brother Gary Angell (Yvonne).
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South with Rev. Jim Lindemann officiating. A family graveside service will be held prior to the Memorial Service.
Flowers are respectfully declined. Those who wish, may make memorial donations to Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation, 960 – 19 St. S., Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5.
Send condolences at
Martin Bros. Funeral Chapels Ltd.
610 – 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3
Phone: (403)328-2361  Fax: (403)382-3623 Toll Free: 1-800-382-2901


MR. IRVIN LEISHNER, beloved husband of Mrs. Lyla Leishner, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at the age of 83 years.
Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.
Honoured to Serve
Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematorium
2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1
Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777
Fax ~ (403) 381-3128
Toll Free ~ 1-(888)-381-7778

MR. LEONARDUS STEYNEN, loving and caring husband of Hannah Steynen-Rijpstra, died early Friday morning, July 5, 2013, at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre, after a brief illness. He was 70 years old.
Leo was born in Bandoeng, Java, Indonesia (Former Netherlands East Indies), on October 16, 1942. His family returned to the Netherlands in 1952. He was certified as a Journeyman Machinist and Draughtsman at the age of 17. After 2 years in the military, during a trip to Switzerland, he met his sweetie and future wife. Leo and Hannah were married August 11, 1965 in Amersfoort, Netherlands and immigrated with their twin daughters to Alberta, Canada, in April 1968.
Leo leaves behind his wife Hannah of 48 years, 2 daughters Leona and Kim, 2 sons Marc and Quintin each having their own families as well as a proud legacy of 12 grandchildren. He also leaves extended family in the Netherlands. Leo is predeceased by an infant son, Bart and 2 sisters, Anneke and Trees.
The Celebration of Leo’s life is significant in that it will occur exactly 50 years after meeting his beautiful wife, Hannah. The Memorial Service, led by Pastor Steven Reynolds will be held Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH – 1614 5 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB.
Because of the tender care Leo received at St. Michael’s Care Centre, donations may be made to the ST. MICHAEL’S UNIT – 1400 9th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4V5, instead of flowers.
Honoured to Serve
Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematorium
2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1
Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777
Fax ~ (403) 381-3128
Toll Free ~ 1-(888)-381-7778

MR. LOVERNE (VERN) WILFRED WESSNER, beloved husband of Mrs. Freda Wessner, passed away suddenly at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday, July 5, 2013 at the age of 87 years.
Vern was born on October 27, 1925 in Morse, Saskatchewan to Edmund and Emilie Wessner.
During his childhood Vern and his Brothers and sisters grew up on a farm with good Christian values, hard work, dedication, honesty and integrity.
His working life began at theCo-op in Hodgeville with his Uncle Alfred Seibel, the manager. He continued his career with the Beaver Lumber Company which took him to Maple Creek and Kindersley, Saskatchewan as a Beaver Lumber Manager. While in Kindersley he began purchasing his own farmland and starting his cattle business.
Vern was known as being a man of hard work, and only a handshake was needed to close many business deals.
On March 4, 1978 Vern married his loving wife Freda which took them to Leduc, AB for two years. In 1980 Vern retired from Beaver Lumber and then moved to Lethbridge, Alberta. This allowed Vern more time to manage his farmland and cattle business throughout Saskatchewan and southern Alberta.
In Vern’s later years he enjoyed camping, fishing, checking crops and checking his cattle at local feed lots. Vern always had time for a good cup of coffee and a piece of apple pie, while reminiscing about the old days, price of crops and cattle with his friends and business partners at auction sales and custom feed lots.
Besides his wife Freda, he is survived by his brother, Walter (Betty), and sisters; Adeline (Ken) Ratcliffe, Jean (Ben) Anderst. As well, Freda’s three sons, many nieces, nephews and their families.
Vern was predeceased by his parents, Edmund, Emilie and his older brother, Harvey.
A Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 7:00 -8:00 P.M.
A Memorial Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, on Friday, July 12, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Joe Repetski officiating.
In Lieu of flowers, family has asked that donations be made to the Red Cross Flood Relief for Southern Alberta.
Honoured to Serve
Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematorium
2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1
Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777
Fax ~ (403) 381-3128
Toll Free ~ 1-(888)-381-7778

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