By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 21, 2014.
1937 ~ 2014
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mom Edna Brown of Lethbridge who passed away Peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital surrounded by her family on Monday, February 17, 2014 at the age of 76 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am on Friday February 21, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, AB. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Lethbridge & District Humane Society, Box 783 Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z6, http://www.humanehaven.ab.ca. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Elva Doreen Holm (Stewart) of Vulcan, formerly of Champion, passed away peacefully on February 19, 2014 at Vulcan Extendicare with her daughter Lynda by her side. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the Champion Community Hall (106 – 2 St. Champion) with Sue MacDonald D.M. officiating. Inurnment Champion Cemetery. If friends so desire, tributes in DoreenÂ¹s memory can be made to Champion Community Hall, Box 179, Champion T0L 0R0 or Vulcan Extendicare Auxiliary, Box 810, Vulcan T0L 2B0. Arrangements in care of Vulcan Funeral Home. Telephone 1-403-485-2633. E-mail condolences through http://www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca
GLADYS ELIZABETH CLAY
1920 ~ 2014
Gladys Elizabeth Clay of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Don Clay, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2014 at the age of 93 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30pm on Friday, February 21, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610, 4th Street South, Lethbridge, with Canon James Robinson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Good SamaritanÂ¹s- Park Meadows Village, 1511, 15th Avenue North, Lethbridge, AB T1H 1W2. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
Hyslip, Amond Hazen, of Vulcan, beloved husband of Mary, passed away at the Vulcan Community Health Centre February 16, 2014 at the age of 84 years. Celebration of Life will be held February 21, 2014 at 2 pm at Vulcan United Church with Rev. Gordon Cranch officiating. Inurnment Vulcan Cemetery. Tributes in AmondÂ¹s memory can be made to either the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation c/o Vulcan Kinsmen, Box 248 Vulcan, AB T0L 2B0 or S.T.A.R.S., 1441 Aviation Park Ne, Box 570, Calgary, AB T2E. Arrangements in care of Vulcan Funeral Home. Telephone 1-403-485-2633. E-mail condolences through http://www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca.
1922 ~ 2014
John Andrew (Johannes Andreas) of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Antonia Boon-Kok, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2014 at the age of 91 years. John was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands on March 21, 1922 to Pieter Boon and Hendrika H. Boon- Kropp. He was the eldest of 3 brothers (Pieter, Hendrik). Until the Second World War broke out, John had planned a degree in Geology, and had structured his education accordingly. Gifted in languages, he obtained his translation papers in French, German and English, which eventually led to his position as translator for the war crimes tribunals in the Netherlands at the end of World War II. Eighteen when the war started, John spent 5 years underground in the Nord-Oost Polder and as a runner for the underground newspaper “Trouw”. In 1947, he met and fell in love with Antonia (Toni) Kok. They married and had 5 daughters Hendrika (Harold) Beaulieu, Antonia Thomson (deceased), Lidy (Maurice) Dekwaadsteniet, Ellen (Gary) Goffman, and Joanne (Curtis) Lazar. Together with their 3 oldest daughters, John and Toni immigrated to Edmonton, Alberta in April of 1957. John accepted many jobs to ensure his familyÂ¹s success and succeeded quickly. He became Assistant Director of the Belmont Rehabilitation Centre, worked as an officer of adoption services, and in 1967 he moved to Lethbridge to set up Family Community Support Services. Shortly afterward he became the first Director of Barons Eureka-Warner. He remained in that position until he retired in 1986. Upon retiring, John and Toni relocated to BC, first to the Fraser Valley where he consulted in social work, then to Vancouver Island and Oregon. In 2001, they came back to Lethbridge to be closer to children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren. John was predeceased by his wife Toni in 2008 and his daughter Antonia (Anne) in 2011. He is survived by his 4 remaining children, 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, February 24, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
JOSEPH LEO WACHTLER
1950 ~ 2014
Joe passed away in his home in Mexico. Joe is survived by his loving wife Joye of 42 years, his son Lorne and his wife Alissa, daughter Kerri and her husband Duane, 3 grandchildren Bryce, Logan, and Mikayla. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday February 22, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge. Send condolences at http://www.mbfunerals.com.
ROY FLOYD NELSON, beloved husband of Carol Nelson, passed away in Lethbridge on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Roy is survived by his sons Dan, Ed, Rod (Shirley), Bill, Gerry (Heather) and Carol’s children Dan (Carol), Barb (Mark) and Ken (Wendy). He is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Mildred Nelson, parents Leo & Gladys Nelson, sister Elda Mueller (Ken) and Nephew Dickie. Roy was raised on a family farm near Wrentham, AB, where he farmed until the age of 79. Roy retired on the farm and he and Carol enjoyed living there until due to his failing health, they moved to Lethbridge, AB. Visitation for family and friends will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Friday, February 21st from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Bob Wallace officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation, 271, 339 – 50 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 2B3 or The Kidney Foundation, 400, 740 – 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0N9
PEARLIE JEWEL HUBBARD MURRAY TAKS, beloved wife of the late Arnol Murray, passed away in Lethbridge on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the age of 89 years. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2104 at 11:00 a.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge, AB. Friends may meet the family prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:55 a.m. Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery, Lethbridge.
CAROL ANN THOMPSON, beloved wife of Dennis Thompson, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 at the age of 72 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced next week.
1935 – 2014
Netta Huvenaars, beloved wife of Peter Huvenaars, passed away in Taber on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the age of 78 years. Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. AugustineÂ¹s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. with Reverend Vincent TuanHa, Celebrant. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in NettaÂ¹s name may be made directly to the Arthritis Society, Suite 300, 1301 – 8 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 1B7 or a charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.