October 28th, 2020

MONDAY, May 9, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on May 9, 2016.

FEDYNA

LYDIA FEDYNA, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Good Samaritan Society – West Highlands, on Sunday, May 8th, 2016 at the age of 97 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


GROSS

JUANITA GROSS, beloved wife of Shawn Gross, and beloved mother of Samantha & Brett, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at the age of 50 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


HUNN

DARLENE STELLA “DENE” (nee KIRK) HUNN, beloved wife of Graham “Gerry” Robert Hunn, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at the age of 81 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Prayer Service at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta, on Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. with Deacon Bill Young officiating.

A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at ST. MARTHA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd. West, Lethbridge, Alberta, on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Salvadore Ahumada, Celebrant. Cremation.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Dene, please make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317-10th St. South, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 2M7

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


KOLESAR

With deepest sadness, we announce the passing of EDMUND PAUL KOLESAR on May 6, 2016.

He is survived by his loving wife Shirley, his two children Ward (Cathy) Kolesar and Kelly (Dave) Mankow and his grandchildren, Alanna (Richard) Kowbel, Jayden Kolesar, Riley Dooper, Megan and Ryan Mankow, Brad (Cathy) Cook, and Nicole (Arthur) Cook and great grandchildren, Jaxon and Rikelle Kowbel and Casey Cook.

Edmund is also remembered by his sisters Sandra Wilson (Noel Doherty), Brenda (Matt) Van Gaalen, plus numerous friends and neighbors whose friendship he cherished.

He was predeceased by his parents, Louis and Irene Kolesar.

Edmund was born Sept. 9, 1943 in Lethbridge. He was raised on the family farm and was honored to continue with the legacy for the rest of his life. He prided himself in being a farmer and raising a very successful black Angus herd. Edmund loved waterskiing, boating, fishing and went on many family vacations. He made lots of great memories with his children and grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral Services for Edmund will be held at the GRAIN COMMUNITY HALL, Aden, AB on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. with Mr. George Henline officiating.

Interment to follow in the Aden Cemetery.

In memory of Edmund, memorial donations may be made to the Milk River & District Health Centre or Milk River Ambulance P.O. Box 90, Milk River, AB. T0K 1M0

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


Joe Milder
1926 – 2016

Joseph Milder, beloved husband of Katie Milder, passed away in Taber on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the age of 90 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


RACZ

RONALD RACZ, beloved husband of Brenda Racz, passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at the age of 61 years.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the WARNER EVANGELICAL MISSIONARY CHURCH, 301 – 5th Avenue, Warner, AB., on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 1:00 P.M.

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


SWANSON

M. ANITA SWANSON, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Sunday, May 8th, 2016 at the age of 77 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


VANDERBEEK

1936-2016

Joseph (Joe) VanderBeek husband of Frances Graham VanderBeek passed away suddenly at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the age of 79.

Joe is survived by his wife of 56 years Frances VanderBeek, children Tim VanderBeek of Lethbridge and Gail (Rod) Schultz of Lethbridge as well as his two dearly loved granddaughters Sarah Schultz and Alyssa Schultz, both of Lethbridge.

Joe is also survived by his brother Tony (Ann) VanderBeek of Lethbridge and his sisters Nolda Smeding of Lethbridge, Joan (John) Antonides of Penticton and Nettie (Lloyd) Westra of Edmonton.

Joe was predeceased by his parents Jan VanderBeek and Everdina Spiering VanderBeek and his oldest brother Bert VanderBeek.

Joe was born in Dubbeldam, Netherlands on May 10, 1936 and immigrated to Canada in 1952. He found employment at Sick’s Lethbridge Brewery in 1958 and stayed when it became Molson’s Brewery working in the brewhouse and shipping department until the brewery’s closure when he retired.

He loved gardening and working in his yard and was a familiar face around the neighbourhood.

After retirement he became an avid golfer. He was always ready to help anyone whenever they needed it.

When the brewery closed, Joe became one of the organizers of the Golf Tourney and Steakbake that his former brewery coworkers hold every year and often met his friends for coffee and breakfast.

Joe was also very active in the local Ham Radio community, serving as President of the Lethbridge Seniors Centre Ham Radio Club. He was always willing to share his expertise and knowledge with fellow Ham Radio enthusiasts as well as volunteering to provide communications at any event or function that needed it.

A Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 from 9:30 A.M. until 10:55 A.M.

The Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 A.M. Following the Funeral Service, a time of fellowship & refreshments will be held at Cornerstone. The Interment Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. at Mountain View Cemetery.

In memory of Joe, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317-10th Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2M7, or the Heart & Stroke Foundation, PO Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 4K7

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


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