October 26th, 2020

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 8, 2016.

ARCHIBALD

JUDY LEE (TOLLEY) ARCHIBALD, beloved wife of Leon Archibald, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 in Lethbridge, Alberta. Besides her loving husband Leon Archibald, Judy is survived by her children: Kelly (Keith), children Kelcee, Keldon & Russell (great grandchildren) Boehmer; Clark Archibald; Cole (Brandy), children Grayson & Hayden Archibald; Chris, children Tristan & Brooke Archibald; Cory (Amanda), children Owen, Aspen & Baby Archibald; Cary Archibald; by her brothers Elroy Tolley and Norman Tolley. Also, Mable Tolley, Marion Tolley and numerous nieces and nephews. Judy was predeceased by her son, Craig Archibald (1996); her parents Ralph and Vonda Tolley (1998) and her nephew, Mike Tolley (2007) Judy was born on December 25, 1944 in Lethbridge, AB. She was raised on a farm west of Milk River, AB. Growing up Judy spent her time participating in many different activities including dancing, piano lessons, talent shows, horse back riding, bowling and enjoying the life of a country girl. After graduating from high school in Milk River, AB, Judy had numerous jobs including a telephone operator for AGT in Lethbridge, AB and working in Waterton, AB. On June 4, 1966 Judy married Leon Archibald in the Cardston, AB LDS Temple. Soon after they both attended Utah State University in Logan, Utah. Judy graduated in June, 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education. Judy and Leon started a family with their only daughter Kelly, in 1970 and continued growing with 6 sons: Clark, Craig, Cole, Chris, Cory and Cary. Judy and Leon lived in Pincher Creek for a few years until moving to Fort Macleod in 1974 to begin farming operations with Leon where she spent the rest of her life. Her church jobs, community involvement and farm wife “duties” kept her on her toes along with bussing her children to activities from A to Z. Later in life when farming operations slowed, Judy kept busy with different jobs in Fort Macleod. Throughout her life Judy was never one to turn down the chance or request to bake cookies, pastries, bread and making homemade jam and jelly. Friends may meet the family between 6:30-8:00 pm on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at the Fort Macleod LDS Church, 643-20 St. and Tuesday Feb. 9, 2016 from 10-10:45 am prior to the service. The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FORT MACLEOD CHAPEL, 643-20 St. Fort Macleod. Interment will take place at the Glenwood Cemetery following a brief luncheon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204-2323-32 Avenue NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3.


DEVINE

FRANCIS “HOMER” DEVINE, passed away suddenly at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at the age of 62 years.

A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Ken Kissick officiating.

Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Blood Reserve, Alberta.

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


Averil Fraser
1930 – 2016
Grace Averil Fraser (nee Keates) of Coaldale, formerly of London, Ontario died peacefully at St. Michael’s Health Centre in Lethbridge on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the age of 85 years.
A private burial service will be held at the Coaldale Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Mom will be dearly missed by her son Wayne (Janice) Fraser of Coaldale and Lynn Harding (Andrew Morgan) of Kingston, Ontario; loving gramma to Sandra, Jeffrey, Steph and Raeanne; great gramma to four and great great gramma to one. She will also be missed by her dear friends Fran and Roy Peters of Lethbridge.
She was predeceased by her father Frederick Keates, mother Gwen Keates and brothers Don, Jack and Fred Keates and her husband Thomas Fraser.
Averil was a kind and caring person who was employed with Community Living London for twenty years. She transported children with love and care to services they depended on. Averil held a leadership role in Girl Guides and Girls Little League Baseball.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Averil’s name made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 4K7 or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Room 1A129, Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960 – 19 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1W5, would be appreciated.
Special thanks to Alison Gourley of Calgary, Dixie McCarley of Coaldale, Dr. Low, Dr. Oviatt and the entire staff at St. Michael’s Health Centre.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


 Jim Rutherford
1939 – 2016
James Robert Rutherford, passed away in Taber with his niece Patti by his side on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the age of 76 years.
Jim will be privately remembered by his family and friends. To view the complete obituary or to forward condolences, visit our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

JOHNSON

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our father and grandfather, GERALD “Gerry” MELVIN JOHNSON, beloved husband of the late Frances Johnson, in Lethbridge at the age of 72 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


KESLER

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of GREG KESLER, on Monday, February 1st, 2016 at his family’s ranch in Magrath, Alberta at the age of 70 years.

He is survived by his loving Wife Judy, Son Duane (Margo), Daughter Berva Dawn (Roy) and his two very special Grandsons Kurtis and Chase.

He was the son of the late Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame inductee Reg Kesler. Greg worked in the family business until he branched out on his own at age 29 to found Kesler Rodeo in 1974.

Greg, a second-generation PRCA stock contractor, achieved 10 World Championship Titles with his horses; Cool Alley, Painted Smile, Alley Ways and Alley Cat during his career. In 1994, Greg and his son, Duane Kesler, bought Reg’s card and continued running Kesler Championship Rodeo (founded by Reg in 1950) with Duane at the helm while Greg remained as the owner/operator of Kesler Rodeo. The family has bucking stock in Helena, Montana and Magrath, Alberta.

This past December, Kesler Rodeo sent five bareback horses, one saddle bronc horse and one bull to the Wrangler NFR in Las Vegas.

Kesler Rodeo’s Alley Cat was the 1988 PRCA Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year and Painted Smile won that award three consecutive years (2001-03). Country Cat, Order Up, Painted Smile, Cool Alley, and Polka Dot, were all voted the top horses at the WNFR.

A Funeral Service will be held at EXHIBITION PARK – WEST PAVILION, 3401 – Parkside Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. with Wayne Brooks officiating.

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


Lambertus FredrikusKonynenbelt

1931 – 2016

“I know in whom I have believed…” – 2 Timothy 1:12b

Lambertus Fredrikus Konynenbelt (Bert F.), beloved husband of Patricia (Visser) passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on February 2, 2016. He was 84 years of age.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 3:00pm and 5:00pm, on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4th Street South, Lethbridge.

A Graveside Service will be held at 12:00pm on Monday, February 8, 2016 at NOBLEFORD MONARCH CEMETERY with a Memorial Service to follow at 1:00pm at NOBLEFORD CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 522 Hwy Ave, Nobleford AB, with Pastor Jim Zondervan officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to a charity of your choice.

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


McGLENN

HELEN MAY MCGLENN, beloved wife of the late Gerry McGlenn, passed away on Feb. 4, at the age of 86, after a courageous battle with cancer. Helen was born Feb. 12, 1929 to Mildred and Owen “Bus” Selk. She was the eldest of seven children. Helen attended Wrentham School graduating in June 1947. She married the love of her life, Gerry McGlenn in Jan. 1948. They both loved dancing and attended dances whenever they could enjoying the two-step from the Big Band Era. Helen and Gerry lived on the family farm north of Stirling, raising their three children – Nancy, David and Bob – and enjoying farm life. During those years, Helen was on the Stirling School Board, taught Boy Scouts and chauffeured Little League baseball players. Helen attended church regularly and had a strong testimony. She enjoyed being a member of the church choir. Helen and Gerry moved to Lethbridge in 1977. They enjoyed spending winters in Arizona and camping in Waterton with their family. She loved her children, grandchildren and her great grandchildren and spent as much time as they could attending their special events, taking them camping and having sleepovers. She will be in their hearts forever. Helen was predeceased by her husband, Gerry, and her son, David. She is also predeceased by her brothers Melvin, Owen and Roy and her sister Lila. She is survived by her daughter Nancy (Roger) and son Bob (June) and nine grand children and 14 great grandchildren and sisters Viola and Elaine, and sisters-in-law Merlye and Carlene. We wish to extend our deepest appreciation to the staff of St. Therese where she was affectionately called “Grandma” and to the doctors and nurses who helped care for her and make her last weeks as comfortable as possible. Friends may meet the family on Monday, February 8 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge, or prior to the funeral service on Tuesday from 1:00 to 1:40 p.m. at the church. The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FAIRMONT CHAPEL, 205 Fairmont Blvd. South, Lethbridge. Interment in the Stirling Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, she has requested that donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317-10 Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2M7.


Edna Milroy

1918 – 2016

It is with sorrow, but a host of wonderful memories that we mark the passing of our dear mother Edna Milroy!

We celebrate the extraordinary 97 year old journey in the life of our mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, friend and matriarch!

Edna is survived by her two children John Milroy and Sheila (Gord) Wirun of Lethbridge, her adored grandchildren Edward, Shad, Todd, Wesley and Jeff and her great grandchildren Tyson, Cole, Sierra, Kye, Shay, Brooklyn, Benson, and Vincent. She also leaves to mourn her cherished sister Iva Beck of Cardston.

Edna was predeceased by her husband Jock and daughter in law JoAnn Milroy.

Edna was born in Unity, Saskatchewan on October 8, 1918. After she completed her schooling she moved to Lethbridge and eventually put herself through Business School in the evenings, as she worked during the day! She met her husband Jock Milroy from Lethbridge in 1947 and they married shortly after. Edna excelled as a homemaker and enjoyed raising her children and cooking homemade meals for her family. Her baking is still famous in our family! Edna worked in retail sales in Lethbridge for many years and managed dress shops where she formed life long friendships! When Edna was 60 she took up golf and joined the Henderson Lake Golf Club where she enjoyed playing with her friends for 20 plus years! She was active in her church (LDS) and was always helping out in any way she could.

She loved her children unconditionally, taught them gently, gave unceasingly and forgave readily. She will be dearly loved and deeply missed by her family and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, February 8, 2016 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, AB.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Edna’s name may be made to the Alzheimer Society, Alberta and Northwest Territories, 14925-111 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T5M 2P6.

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


 

 


SCHENTOWSKI

GERARD RAYMOND SCHENTOWSKI, of Stirling, AB, passed away at the Raymond Health Centre, on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at the age of 82 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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


Alice Schuld

1936 – 2016

Mrs. Alice Schuld of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Peter Schuld, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at the age of 79 years.

A Private Family Service will be held.

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


Scott Shillington

1970 – 2016

Scott Shillington of Lethbridge, beloved son of Terry & Mary Shillington, passed away suddenly at the Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the age of 45 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at MCKILLOP UNITED CHURCH, 2329-15 Ave. S., Lethbridge, AB with Trevor Potter, officiating.

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


SOMMERFELDT

ORA SOMMERFELDT, beloved husband of Rose Sommerfeldt, of Magrath, passed away at home after a lengthy illness, on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the age of 82 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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

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