October 28th, 2020

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 22, 2016.

BRANDLEY

CATHERINE MARIE BRANDLEY passed away peacefully at 90 years old in Raymond, Alberta on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, after living a life full of unconditional love, service and joy.

She is predeceased by her loving husband, Robert Louis Brandley, and son, James Brandley. She is lovingly missed by eight children; Diane Dunn, Becky Beazer (Heber), Susan Stanford (Frank), Sylvia Torrie (Richard), Rob Brandley (Tammy), Richard Brandley (Louise), Brenda Brandley and Bill Brandley (Melanie), thirty-five grandchildren and fifty-two great grandchildren.

There will be an opportunity to greet the family on Friday, January 22, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the LDS – Raymond Knight Street Chapel, or from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service.

The Funeral Service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KNIGHT STREET CHAPEL, 260 East 200 North, Raymond.

Interment to follow at the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.

More of her story will be included on the Christensen Salmon Generation website.


CHAMBERS

ALLAN LESLIE CHAMBERS, beloved husband of Joanne Chambers of Lethbridge, passed away at St. Michael’s Health Care, Palliative Care Unit on Monday January 18, 2016 at the age of 80 years.

Allan leaves behind his wife Joanne Chambers of nearly 55 years, his son Brad (Teresa) Chambers, Kelly (Melanie) Chambers, and Laurie (Gordon, and his son Daniel) Branden, and his grandchildren Brayden and Kaylee Chambers, Chelsea and Larissa Chambers, and Sadie and Madison Branden; his sister Grace (Stan) Marks, Ronnie (Renie) Chambers, and Ross (Mary) Chambers as well as many extended family, nieces and nephews and friends that will miss him dearly!

Allan was predeceased by his parents Annie and Stancil Chambers, his brother Virgil (Edith) Chambers, his sisters Pat (George) Mehalko, Sis (Frank) Stokes, Gladys (Pat) Measton.

Allan was born in Vulcan on January 21th, 1935. He was passionate about his farm and the lifestyle it offered. Allan was very active in his community in Lomond. He will lovingly be remembered by his family and friends as a man who loved to laugh and to tease. His laughter was contagious and he enjoyed so many wonderful times with his family, neighbours and friends.

Allan and his family are so grateful for the care he received from the Lethbridge Heart Function Clinic and the staff at St. Michael’s, especially the wonderful Nurses and Doctors who cared for him in the palliative unit.

Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation with the family at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, Sunday January 24, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 pm.

The Celebration Of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive, South, Lethbridge on Monday January 25, 2016 at 11:00 am.

Interment to follow in the Vulcan Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Allan can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

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


NALDER, Lucile

(nee Ursenbach)

November 9, 1927 – Calgary, Alberta

January 19, 2016 – Calgary, Alberta

Lucile, beloved wife of the late Theron R. Nalder of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the age of 88 years.

Lucile is survived by five sons, and five beloved daughters-in-law, Brad and Gloria of Calgary, Scott and Christine of Okotoks, Craig and Deb, Jay and Lorraine, Keith and Darcy, all of Lethbridge. She has 25 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mountain Height Chapel (175 Rocky Mountain Blvd West, Lethbridge, Alberta) on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. A more complete obituary may be found at http://www.mcinnisandholloway.com.


 Pauline Horton

1928 – 2016

Mrs. Pauline Horton of Lethbridge passed away Saturday January 16, 2016 in Castlegar, BC at the age of 87.

A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday January 22, 2016 at ARCHMOUNT CEMETERY, LETHBRIDGE, AB.

Mom I’m sure will be telling jokes and forever clogging up a storm.

Condolences/flowers may be sent to MARTIN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P3

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


Esther How

1925 – 2016

Esther (Kwai Shin) How (nee Yue) passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 16, 2016.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB, with a reception to follow at the Park Meadows Baptist Church. Interment will take place in the Taber Memorial Gardens.

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

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JENSEN

RAYMOND ANDERSON JENSEN, beloved husband of Hope (Harker) Jensen, passed away in Raymond on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the age of 93 years. Friends may meet with the family at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, RAYMOND STAKE CENTER, 2 N 200 W, on Sunday, January 24, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. or at the church prior to the funeral from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the RAYMOND STAKE CENTER on Monday, January 25, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.


The family of the late Anne Wai Kuen Quon would like to thank the many family and friends for all their support received during this difficult time.

The visits, calls, cards, flowers and food were greatly appreciated.

Thanks to the staff at Family Medical Centre and Chinook Regional Hospital for taking such good care of Anne.

Thanks to Chris Martin Jong and the staff at Martin Brothers Funeral Home for the professional service they provided.

Thank you to Wayne Kwan for being the MC and Pallbearers: Kevin Wong, Ken Mah, Jim Wong, Bill Wong, Tang Lam Tran, and Richard Loo.

Thank you to: C. K. Lau, Ken Jang, Linda Lee, Dora Lee, Kay Lee, Sandy Wong, Sharon Wong, Situ Hai Quan and Rodger Halvorsen for their valuable assistance.


ROBINSON RICHARD GILBERT (DICK) 1936 – 2016

Beloved husband of 53 years to Caroline (Komm) Robinson, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Raymond, Alberta from Acute Leukemia. He is survived by his children: Heather (Bob) Shimbashi, Holly (Greg Shuh), Myrna (Todd) Purser, Richard (Leeanne Tucker), Douglas (Carmel Javos), Allan (Angela), and Nicholas as well as 18 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was a foster father to over 150 children, including Kaylene Hill, Stephanie Hunt and son Austin, Gemma (Ryan) Lynch, Nicollette Turner and son Lincoln. Oldest child of Bruce and Marion (Lyons) Robinson. His siblings include: Barbara (Jim) Appleton, and brothers Lyle (Elaine) Lloyd (Val), and Jody. He was raised on a farm in Burdett, and graduated from Bow Island High School. Richard continued his education at U of A and BYU. His teaching career lasted for over 30 years. He was a dedicated member of the LDS church in many different roles including Bishop, High Councillor, and Scout Leader. His many interests include farming, gardening, coaching basketball, genealogy, traveling, stamp collecting, and sudoku. Above all, he loved and was devoted to his wife and family. Special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff at Raymond Hospital and all who supported the family with their love and kindness. The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, TAYLOR STREET CHAPEL, Highway 52 West, Raymond, on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Friends may meet the family from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will take place following the service at the Temple Hill Cemetery in Raymond.

To send email condolences please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


SIMONS

RITA SIMONS passed away at St. Michael’s Care Centre on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at the age of 77 years.

A Memorial Service/Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 at 6:30 P.M., with Maureen Condon-Horon officiating.

A Funeral Mass will be held at ST. BASILS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 – 13th Street North, Lethbridge, on Saturday, January 23rd at 10:00 A.M., with Father Kevin Tumback, Celebrant.

Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

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


SOMMERFELDT

KARL WALDERMAR SOMMERFELDT, beloved husband of Erika (Christensen) Sommerfeldt, passed away in Lethbridge on Monday, January 18, 2016 at the age of 80 years. He is the loving father of Michael (Dorothy) Sommerfeldt, Christine (Peter) Rooyakkers and Heather (Seth) Butler. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 25, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, NORTHSIDE CHAPEL, 2223-6 A. Avenue North, Lethbridge, with Bishop Michael Burdett officiating. Friends may meet the family prior to the service at the church from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Interment to follow in the Archmount Cemetery, Lethbridge.


Fernande “Quinnell”

Speelman

1919 – 2016

Mrs. Fernande “Quinnell” Speelman of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Dr. James “Jim” Speelman, passed away peacefully in her home at Pemmican Lodge on January 6, 2016 at the age of 96 years.

A Celebration of her Life will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the UNITED CHURCH PICTURE BUTTE TRINITY, 528 Maple Cres S., Picture Butte.

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


TANAKA

Following a shockingly brief battle with cancer, RICHARD “RICK” ICHIRO TANAKA passed away peacefully in the company of family on Monday, January 18, 2016 at the age of 66 years. Richard lived in Lethbridge for most of his life and worked for the roofing department of Charlton & Hill for 40 years. After retiring, he kept busy with his roof inspection business as well as his many interests: trips to Vegas with the guys, time spent with his coffee crews, golfing, charitable work or following his love of racing and soccer. Though very humble, his generosity touched family, friends and numerous charitable organizations.

Richard is survived by his wife Marlene, sons Craig and Chris (Kristina), step-son Chris (Mandi), step-daughter Leah (Karl), grandchildren Chayse, Eden, Malachai, Bailey, Eva, Eli, Morgan, Grace and Mak as well as his brother Gordon and sisters Elaine and Pat. Richard was predeceased by his first wife Rena, father Hiroshi, and mother Akiko.

The family would like to thank the health care team for their caring support, especially Doctors Ireland and Low.

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Sunday, January 24, 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30 P.M.

The Funeral Service will be held at the BUDDHIST TEMPLE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA, 470 – 40 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Monday, January 25, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. with Reverend Yasuo Izumi officiating.

Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers or koden, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317 – 10 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2M7 or Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lethbridge, 622 – 6th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0Z3

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


Allan Ulrickson

1932 – 2016

Mr. Allan Ulrickson of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Teresa Ulrickson passed away peacefully at St. Therese Villa on Monday, January 18, 2016 at the age of 83 years.

Allan attended school at the University of Lethbridge, and later worked for the Alberta Provincial Government as a technologist. He was a member of the Henderson Lake Golf Club for many years, and enjoyed golfing, classical music, geology, and researching his ancestry.

Allan was predeceased by his loving wife Teresa. He is survived by sons Alex and Paul (Salina), grandsons Justin and Kane, as well as sister Eleanor Madill.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB.

Those who wish may make memorial donations in Allan’s name to Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT, & NU, #100-119 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6.

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


VANEE

RONALD JO VANEE, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Le-Anna Currie, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the age of 56 years.

His greatest joy were his children: sons Jonas of Lethbridge, Justin of Fort Macleod, and daughter Jordyn of Lethbridge.

Also left to cherish his memory are his sisters: Verna (Ken) Greidanus, Joyce (Ron) Sakamoto and Bonnie (Mike) Jarokosky and their families.

Ron was predeceased by his parents, Johannes “Jo” and Anneke “Anne” Vanee.

A Private Family Graveside Service and Interment will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY.

A Come and Go Reception will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB., on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 2:30 P.M – 4:30 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ron may be made to the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, 1400-9th Ave. South, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 4V5

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


Joyce Ola Walcott

1927 – 2016

Joyce Ola Walcott passed into the presence of her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ suddenly on January 19, 2016 at the age of 88.

She leaves to mourn, her children Barbie van Allen, Tedd (Vicie) Walcott, Jon (Theresa) Walcott, daughter-in-law Connie Walcott, her dear friend Merv Wallace, cherished brother-in-law Bob Gibson, 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur, sister Eileen Gibson, son David and son-in-law Ken.

Interment at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens at 11:00am Saturday, January 23, 2016. A Memorial Service will follow at 1:00pm at BETHANY CHAPEL, 3333 Richardson Way SW, Calgary, AB.

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LINDSAY

Wayne Hamilton Lindsay, 56, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loved ones, on Sunday January 17, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Kim, children Candace and Corey and his 4 precious grandchildren. Despite the hardships Wayne experienced, and at times it certainly seemed as though there were no shortages, he was a strong, beautiful, driven, happy man. He never ceased taking pleasure in life, his family, grandchildren and a good hockey game. No matter what curves life threw at him, he always remained a constant source of love and support for those around him. He will be missed dearly.

A celebration of Waynes life will be held at The Croation Centre 4410 43 Street N, Lethbridge, at 1:00pm on Monday, January 25, 2016. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Edmonton Cross Cancer Institute.


WIENS

CORNELIUS “NEIL” HELMUT WIENS, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016, after a short, courageous battle with cancer.

A Memorial Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Sunday, January 24th, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. with Major Sandra Habkirk officiating.

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


Willms

1927 – 2016

Katarina (Tina) Willms of Coaldale, Alberta, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at the age of 88 years.

She is survived by her daughter Anna Retzlaff; granddaughter Charissa Retzlaff; her son Henry (Maxine) Willms; grandsons Justin (Naphtali) Willms, Travis Willms, Brandin (Teanna) Willms; 2 great grandchildren Zander and Aveyah; sisters Susie Gietz, Neta Thiessen, Lena Fritzler, Lisa Kohn; brother Peter (Lena) Loewen, and numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

We, her family would like to thank the staff at St. Michaels Palliative Care Center for their loving care shown to our Mother. We will dearly miss being together with our Mom and Oma, but she will live in our hearts forever…

Relatives and Friends are invited to a visitation service between 7:00 – 8:00pm on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the COALDALE MENNONITE CHURCH, 2316 – 17 St., Coaldale, Alberta.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the COALDALE MENNONITE CHURCH, 2316 – 17 St., Coaldale, Alberta. A Graveside Service will be held prior at 12:00pm at the Coaldale Mennonite Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations to MCC Alberta may be made at Coaldale Mennonite Church; or directly to 210, 2946-32 St. NE, Calgary, AB, T1Y 6J7. Or to the St. Michaels Palliative Care Center 1400 – 9 Ave., S. Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4V5.

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Abram Klassen

1927 – 2016

Abe Klassen of Coaldale, AB, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday January 19, 2016 at the age of 88 years.

He was born on November 17, 1927 in Saskatchewan and in 1936 they moved to Coaldale. Abe was predeceased by his parents and siblings, his wife Mary in 1991 and second wife Audrey in 2015, as well as step daughter Sherry Wever.

He is survived by his daughter Gladys (Ron) Dyck and children Rhonda (Darcy) and Ryan (Tobi), his son Gary (Sylvia) Klassen and children Jason (Taryn), Amber (Tim), Joseph, Sylvia (Darryl), Christina (Adam), step daughters Carol (Joe) Dean, Gail Bridgewater, step son in law Jim Wever, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The Interment will be held at 12:30 pm on Monday, January 25, 2016 at the COALDALE CEMETERY, Coaldale, AB.

A Memorial Service will follow at 2:00 pm at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street S, Lethbridge, AB.

Donations may be made in Abe’s name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT, & NU, #100, 119 – 14 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6.

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

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