By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 12, 2014.
HELEN BOETTCHER, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 at the age of 81 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.
We are sad to announce the sudden passing of DAVE HEALY at home on February 5, 2014 at the age of 74 years. Dave was born August 6, 1939 at the Blood Indian Hospital on the Blood Reserve. Dave was survived by his loving wife Shirley of 54 years. He is survived by his children, Ivan (Patsy), Geoff (Tracy), Delcy (Russ), Lynn (Mark), Lorin (Joyce), and Joyce (Frank), Leon (Pam), Linda Fox (Joe), Gordon Plain Women (Leona) and Delray (Nadine) Wadworth. He was predeceased by his son Darwin (Rusty) Healy, grand children Tawny Jo Healy and TJ Healy. Parents, David and Gwen Healy, brothers Fred, Richard, Merle Healy and sister Dorothy Ward, and brother in laws Oliver Ward and Alphonse Eagle Bear. David was survived by his brothers Les Healy (Evelyn), Wilfred Soop, his sisters Nora Eagle Bear and Carmen (Gilbert) Black Water. The family would like to acknowledge his special friend and cousin Herbert Many Fingers. Dave took over his fatherÂ¹s haying operation and became a major contributor of hay in Southern Alberta in the late sixties and the seventies. Dave was one of the original members who started the Blood Reserve Bus Co-op on the Blood Reserve and was a member till his passing. In 1971 Dave purchased his first race horse and became one of the original members of Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association in the Province. Dave became a very successful owner, trainer and won several major races and awards for his accomplishments on the track, he raced successfully in both the USA and Canada. During the winter in his youth he enjoyed playing hockey and riding horses which brought on his interest in the American Quarter Horse to which he raced and bred till his passing. The family of Dave would like to thank all those who showed there support and kindness during our time of need. A Wake Service will be held at St. PaulÂ¹s Anglican Church, Blood Reserve on Thursday, February 13th from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at St. PaulÂ¹s Anglican Church, Blood Reserve on Friday, February 14th at 12:00 Noon. with Canon Allan McCuaig and Reverend Michael Tipper Officiating. Interment in St. PaulÂ¹s Cemetery, Blood Reserve. Email condolences to: email@example.com
Infant Bane Vitor Grier (Provost)
January 29, 2014 Â
February 7, 2014
It is with great sadness, that the Parents Dawn Provost & Shawn Grier announce the passing of their infant son Bane Vitor Grier, at the age of 9 days on Friday, February 7, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta.
How very softly
You tiptoed into my world.
Only a moment you stayed.
But what an imprint
Your footprints have left
Upon my heart
A Private Family Service will be held. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations directly to the family. To email condolences, please visit http://www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangement entrusted to Snodgrass Funeral Home, Pincher Creek, AB (403) 627-4864
1928 ~ 2014
Mrs. Irene Chiste, beloved wife of Mr. Lino Chiste, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2014 at the age of 85 years. A Prayer Vigil will be held at 7:00pm on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge, AB. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00am on Friday, February 14, 2014 at ST. BASILÂ¹S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 13th Street North, Lethbridge, AB, with Father Kevin Tumback celebrant. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
1957 ~ 2014
Mrs. Johanna Wilson, beloved wife of Mr. Larry Wilson, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2014 at the age of 56 years. Family and friends are invited to a Come and Go reception in honour of Johanna from 1:00pm- 3:00pm on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge, AB. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
1954 ~ 2014
Mrs. Julie Patenaude-Dowson of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Russell Dowson, passed away surrounded by her family and friends on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the age of 59 years. Besides her loving husband Russell, Julie is survived by her children Donald Ewing, Gordon Ewing (Kayla Osmond); one sister Dorothy (Shane) Wright; 2 brothers Victor (Carol) Bergmann and Ernest (Connie) Bergmann; 3 nieces, 3 nephews, 6 great nieces and 5 great nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, February 14, 2014 at COLLEGE DRIVE COMMUNITY CHURCH, 2249 27 Ave South, Lethbridge, AB. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Society, 317 10th Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 9Z9 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation Box 2211 Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K7. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
MR. FRANCO JAMES MILLS, beloved husband of Mrs. Della Mills of Lethbridge, passed away at home on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at the age of 70 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.
Thomas “Tom” Mitsunaga of Lethbridge passed away at the Good SamaritanÂ¹s Park Meadows Village on February 8, 2014 at the age of 84 years. In keeping with family wishers, there will be no funeral service.
1921 ~ 2014
Nancy Rutt, beloved wife of the late Byron Rutt, died at home surrounded by her family on February 10, 2014 at the age of 92 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
PETER WILLIAM (BILL) MOULD
Mr. Peter William (Bill) Mould, passed away peacefully, after a lengthy illness. He leaves to mourn a son (Peter) and a daughter (Andi) and a brother (Joe). At BillÂ¹s request, there will be no formal funeral service. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
MRS. MARTHA MARY POTTS, beloved wife of the late Mr. Tyrone Potts Sr. of Brocket, AB, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at the age of 70 years. A Wake Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 6:00 to 10:00 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held at PIIKANI COMMUNITY HALL, Brocket, AB, on Saturday, February 15, 2014, at 11 am, with Arch Deacon Sidney G. Black officiating. Interment to follow at Brocket Cemetery.
1921 ~ 2014
Mrs. Rose Aitken of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Earl Cameron Aitken passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the age of 92 years. Rose was born December 26, 1921 to John & Mary Chorm in Seech, Manitoba. She attended the Oakburn School in Brandon, Manitoba. Rose was a devoted and loving wife, mother and homemaker. Rose enjoyed spending time in her garden caring for her flowers and had a keen interest in all kinds and species of birds. She had a special gift for needlework, knitting and crocheting. She will be deeply missed. Rose is survived by her daughters Margaret Aitken, Beverly (Gorden) Cargill, Shirley (William) Barnowich, Judy (Jim) May, Connie Koncz and Michele (Lyle) Taylor; her grandchildren Angela Cable, Greg Cable, Warren Cargill, Wesley (Kari) Cargill, Jeanette (Mike) Phelan, Jon Barnowich, Jeremey May and Jenny May as well as numerous great-grandchildren. Besides her loving husband Earl, Rose was predeceased by her parents; her parents in law William & Eliza Aitken; daughter Cecelia Aitken; brothers Pete, Mike and Bill Chorm; sisters Lena Sherb, Annie Ferby, Nellie Poole, and Stella Chorm; 2 infant daughters; 1 infant son and her grandchild Lisa Maria Cable. Family and friends are invited to pay their final respects between 6:00pm and 8:00pm on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS, 610- 4 Street South, Lethbridge, AB. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South. Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
STANNARD, MURIEL VIOLET (NEE REAY)
1924 Â Hillsdown, Alberta
2014 Â Calgary, Alberta
Muriel Stannard passed away peacefully at the Rockyview General Hospital on Sunday, February 9, 2014 surrounded by her family. Mom was born at Hillsdown, AB, married dad in 1944 and raised her family near Lomond, AB. Her family was always the most important thing in her life. She lived for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dad left us in October 2002 and she missed him everyday thereafter. Mom leaves a lifetime of memories to her children Bill, Heather, Jack (Carol), Bonnie (David) and Debbie (Michael); her grandchildren Joe, Trish (Dean), Nicholas, Gregory (Melanie), Nathan and Jason (Jenna); and her great-grandchildren Kane, Taylor and Calla. In accordance to momÂ¹s wishes no service will be held. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 Â 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, http://www.heartandstroke.ca. Our thanks to Unit 59 at the Rockyview General Hospital for their compassion towards mom and our family. From our hearts, a very special thank you to Nathan for his unrelenting vigil. We shall miss her very much. In living memory of Muriel Stannard, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. CALGARY, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.
1941 – 2014
With heavy hearts the family of Jan Vanden Berg announce his passing while in the St. MichaelÂ¹s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit at the age of 73 years following a valiant and courageous battle with his health. A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback, Celebrant.