January 22nd, 2021


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 11, 2016.

Henrietta “Retta” DeMeyer

1917 – 2016

Retta DeMeyer beloved wife of the late Neil DeMeyer passed away peacefully at the Good Samartians Vista Village on January 6, 2016 at the age of 98 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Pincher Creek United Church (972 Police Avenue, Pincher Creek) on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm.

Memorial Donations in Retta’s name may be made directly to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (724 13th Street North, Lethbridge, Alberta T1H 2T1) or to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation (PO Box 2211, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4K7).


FRANK NAVRATIL, beloved husband of Grace Navratil, of Magrath, AB., passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the age of 83 years.

Besides his loving wife, Frank is survived by his daughter Connie (Jake) Barendregt of Magrath and son Lynn (Cheryl) Navratil of Coaldale, grandchildren Nicollette Navratil and Dylan (Alea Steinborn) Navratil as well as sister Annie Hufnagel of Lethbridge.

A Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. with Reverend Jeremy Richert officiating.

The Funeral Service will be held at ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, Magrath, AB., on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Jeremy Richert officiating.

Following the Funeral Service an Interment Service will take place at the Magrath Cemetery.

In memory of Frank, donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, P.O. Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 4K7

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com

Robert “Bob” Ober

1938 – 2016

Robert “Bob” Ober of Coaldale, AB, passed away peacefully at home on January 6, 2016 at the age of 77 years.

Bob was born on October 6, 1938 in Coaldale to Lela and Ben Ober. He attended school in Coaldale, and SAIT in Calgary where he learned Mechanics and Welding. On the family farm, he grew various crops, raised cattle, and remained active with cattle brokering. He was a horseman who enjoyed rodeos. Bob was an avid golfer, and golfed U.S. courses in the winter months. In 2004, his company received the Farm Family Award from Alberta Agriculture.

Bob is survived by his daughter Raina Henriksen, son Darren Ober, grandchildren Dena Henriksen and Justin Ober, sister Faye Ward, and brother Doug Ober.

Bob was predeceased by his loving wife June, on January 8, 2010. He was also predeceased by his parents, Lela and Ben.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, 1011 – 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, with Reverend Dr. Austin Fennell officiating.

Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.

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