October 26th, 2020

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on April 26, 2016.

Sarah Braun

1918 – 2016

Our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Sarah (Peters) Braun, passed away in Taber on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the age of 97 years.
The Funeral Service will be held at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com. 
Sarah is survived by her five loving daughters Lillian (Otto) Pakarno of Lethbridge and their children Laurel Pakarno, Barb (Dave) Howe and Tammy (Mike) Caswell; Noreen (Irvin) Tobler of Calgary and their children Roxanne (Scott) Dinwoodie and Sheryl Tobler; Carol (Ted) Jacob of Chestermere and their daughter Kristie (Stephan) Rota; Dorothy (Glenn) Grassl of Calgary and their children Tara (Dave) Boyer, Erin (Sheldon) Weigel, Rhonda Grassl, Janine (Grant) Giliot, Jonathan (Charlene) Grassl and Skyler (Stephanie) Grassl; Patti (Tim) Fletcher of Taber and their children Cody (Sarah), Kaylyn (Mack) Stang and Dylan (Lauren). She also leaves to mourn her passing her grandchildren Dax Peters, Sarah Peters, Sean Peters, Nina Peters and Kim Peters; thirty three great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren, sister Kaye Funk as well many nieces and nephews. 
She was predeceased by her husband and father of her children Cornelius Peters, her second and third husbands Peter Loewen and Aaron Braun, sons Gary and Norman Peters and grandson Kevin Jacob. 
If friends desire, memorial tributes in Sarah’s name may be made directly to the Taber and District Health Foundation (Palliative Care), 4326 – 50 Avenue, Taber, Alberta T1G 1N9.
The Family would like to thank the staff at Linden View for the wonderful care she received, as well as the staff at the Taber Hospital for all their help and kindness.

Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


BROWN

ELSIE BROWN, beloved wife of the late Stan Brown, passed away in Raymond on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at the age of 96 years. Friends may meet the family on Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the LDS – Raymond Stake Centre, or prior to the funeral service on Friday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at the church. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, RAYMOND STAKE CENTRE, 2 North, 200 West, Raymond, with Bishop Craig Palmer officiating. Interment to follow in the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.


Gordon Elgin

1925 – 2016

Gordon Elgin passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on April 24, 2016 at the age of 90 years. Gordon will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his community, his church and his family. A Celebration of Gordon’s life will be held at Trinity United Church on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm. with Reverend Eras Van Zyl officiating. Memorial donations in Gordon’s name may be made directly to Trinity United Church Memorial Fund (Box 100, Fort Macleod, T0K 1W0) or to a charity of one’s choice.


Isabel Jane Thomas (Nee Clarke)

1923 – 2016

Isabel Jane Thomas, beloved wife of the late W.N. (Fred) Thomas, passed away at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Unit, on April 24, 2016.

She is survived by her children Gordon (Myra Bielby) of Edmonton and Jane (George Konrad) of Lethbridge, step-grandchildren Sandra and Jennifer Woo, and many nieces and nephews.

Isabel was born in Medicine Hat on May 29, 1923 and was raised in Travers, Alberta, where she lived with her family above the Travers General Store. An Alberta pioneer, she grew up in the days before indoor plumbing and electrification. Upon graduation, she attended Garbutt Business College in Lethbridge and began a career as a bank teller in Claresholm in 1941, transferring to Champion and later to Lethbridge, where she met her future husband. Fred and Isabel were married in 1953. On Gordon’s arrival, Isabel left her career to work at home, and Jane arrived soon after. Isabel was an intelligent woman who loved sports and her little dog, Zoe, and took great pride in her home, in which she lived for almost 63 years until eight weeks before her death. A private woman, she enjoyed the companionship of many close and dear friends and family. She was a keen follower of community and political affairs and closely watched the news, always able to discuss the politics of the day. While she was good at accepting things she could not change, she was very open-minded, loved to laugh, had a great sense of humour and could gently identify the flaws in another person’s argument. She embraced her iPad, allowing her to communicate with friends and family beyond her usual letters, with emoticons and her own LOL abbreviations.

The family wishes to thank the doctors and healthcare providers at St. Michael’s for their care and support of Isabel and our family.

At Isabel’s request, a graveside service will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, Lethbridge AB at 1:00PM on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations can be made in Isabel’s memory to the St Michael’s Palliative Care Unit, 1400 9 Ave S, Lethbridge or the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960 19 St S, Lethbridge, AB

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


KITT

MITCHELL ERIC KITT of Lethbridge passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the age of 55 years.

Mitch is survived by his mother Mary Joss, children: Michelle (Greg) Erickson, Kevin (Teri) Kitt, Trevor (Charlene) Kitt and Nikki (George) Kitt; his siblings; Raymond (Cheryl) Kitt, Niels (Dorothy) Kitt and Lorraine (Perry) Armstrong of Sudbury, Ontario, Mitch also has 9 grandchildren.

Mitch was predeceased by his father Paul Kitt, brother Darren Kitt and his step father Tom Joss as well as a common-law spouse Brenda Lawrence.

Mitch was a big guy with a huge personality and loved by all who knew him.

A Celebration of Life Reception will be held at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.


O’CONNOR “DAY” (Roslyn Janet)

August 5th, 1941

– April 18th, 2016

After a lengthy illness, “Day” passed away suddenly and peacefully in her sleep.

She was the loving daughter of both the late Emmett John O’Connor and Margaret Agnes (Hartigan).

She is survived by her sister Kerry (Rosaire), along with many nieces, nephews, and many close friends.

She was predeceased by her brother Robert “Bobby”, sister Margaret Ann, brother-in-law Jack, sister Dorine and brother Dana.

Day was one of the kindest, most generous, funniest and loving people you could ever meet and was a huge and integral part of her local community. People all over were drawn to her infectious personality, and those who had the privilege to know her were blessed. She will forever be engraved in our memories and in our hearts.

A special word of thanks goes to all who cared for her during her recent illness, friends, home care and her physicians. You all

know who you are.

A celebration of Day’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at Chapter House, corner 17th A street and 10th Avenue south.

Please no flowers, donations to the Canadian Kidney Foundation or any charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.


PERVERZIFF

BLANCHE PERVERZIFF, passed away peacefully at the Good Samaritan Society West Highland Centre, on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the age of 95 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


MICHAEL RABBIT

March 12, 1967 – April 18, 2016

Sadly and sorrowfully we announce the loss of a dear husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. Michael passed away with family by his side on Monday April 18, 2016 at the Cardston Hospital. His memory will remain in the lives of his loved ones left on earth especially his Wife of 35 years Lorraine, Children; Michelle (Lee), Ashley (Bobby Morning Owl deceased), Mitchell, Emma (Colton) and MJ, Grandchildren; Latrell, Phoenix, Aaliyah, Kyra and Tyce, Brothers & Sister; Andrew (Micheline), Homer (Donna), Bruce (Trina), Wayne, Norm and Brenda; and extended family too numerous to mention.

A Wake Service will be held at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Tuesday, April 26th from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Hill Chapel, Cardston on change, Wednesday, April 27th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Rabbit Cemetery.

Send condolences to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca

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