October 24th, 2020

THURSDAY, May 12, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on May 12, 2016.

Neil Friesen
1976 – 2016

Cornelius Buhler Friesen, beloved companion of Arlene Sakebow, passed away unexpectedly near Taber on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the age of 39 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family during a two night wake held at the Youth Centre, 7211 – 50 Street, Taber starting Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. and concluding on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 8:30 A.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Evangelical Mennonite Church, 5001 – 64 Avenue, Taber on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. To view the complete obituary notice or to send condolences, please our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


GROSS

JUANITA GROSS, beloved wife of Shawn Gross, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the age of 50 years.

A Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. with Deacon Frank Peta, officiating.

A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at ST. MARTHA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH – 355 Columbia Blvd. West, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 1:00 P.M., with Father Salvador Ahumada, Celebrant. Cremation.

In memory on Juanita, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society – 317 – 10th Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2M7.

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


HEWITT

ARTHUR GEORGE HEWITT, beloved husband of Joyce Hewitt, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, on Sunday May 8, 2016 at the age of 86 years.

A Celebration of Art’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB., on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 3:30 P.M. with Canon Allan McCuaig officiating.

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


Mrs. Margaret Hewlett

1921 – 2016

Mrs. Margaret Hewlett of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Les Hewlett, passed away at Good Samaritan’s Park Meadows on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the age of 95 years. Margaret is survived by one daughter Carol Johnsrude of Lethbridge; one son Leslie Hewlett of Drayton Valley; six grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.Besides her loving husband Les, Margaret is predeceased by her six sisters and three brothers. Margaret was born and raised in Lethbridge. She served with the RCAF during World War Two and was honorably discharged in November 1945. During her lifetime, she was an active member of the Catholic Woman’s League, Eagles Lodge and the Canadian Italian Club. Vigil Rites will be held at 7:00pm, on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 Street S., Lethbridge, Alberta. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am, on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 13 Street N., Lethbridge, Alberta, with Father Kevin Tumback celebrant. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.

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


LONG TIME SQUIRREL

GEORGE WARRICK LONG TIME SQUIRREL, passed away at The Edith Cavell Care Centre, on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the age of 49 years.

A Family Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB., on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 4:00 P.M. followed by the Wake at OLD SAIPOYI SCHOOL, Stand Off, AB., from 6:00 – 11:00 P.M.

A Funeral Service will be held at OLD SAIPOYI SCHOOL, on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Rocky & Susan Brave Rock officiating.

Interment to follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

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


LOUGH

It is with great sadness, Clare William George Lough passed away in his home on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the age of 73 years. He will be dearly missed by his four children: Shawn of Trenton; ON, Dale of Medicine Hat, AB; Dawna (Jerry) McInroy of Lethbridge, AB and Sandra of Lethbridge, AB; 7 grandchildren: Krista (Ray), Steven, Melissa, Beth, Shayna, Dale Jr., Star, and one great grandson Hunter. He is predeceased by his wife Susan and both his parents Percy Lough and Vera Mucallam. Clare was an outspoken, no-nonsense, jovial person. He loved having family and friends around for coffee and chuckles. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. At Clare’s request no service will be held. Friends and family are welcome to attend a memorial tea at Dawna’s home, 3509 Lakewood Road South, Lethbridge, on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


MAGUIRE

WALLACE “WALLY” MAGUIRE, beloved husband of Jean Maguire, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 at the age of 86 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


Mr. Sheldon Kirk Heppner

1976 – 2016

Mr. Sheldon Kirk Heppner of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Brenda Heppner-Webb passed away in Lethbridge on Monday, May 9, 2016 at the age of 39 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


SVENNES

DOROTHY IRENE SVENNES, (nee Ledoux) of Lethbridge, passed away at the Fairmont Extendicare, on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 at the age of 93 years.

Dorothy was born in southern Saskatchewan. She married John Obert Svennes and together they raised three children; Peggy, Daniel and Sherry.

She worked for many years as a care giver at Edith Cavell Nursing Home and the Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital. She prided herself for a job well done and was always there when someone needed help. Her most cherished things in life were her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was famous for her cooking and baking skills, especially her cinnamon buns and lefse. She was a member of the Vasa Lodge and Sons of Norway. Dorothy became an accomplished bowler as she won many trophies and gained many friends. Dorothy was a person of strong faith and was a devoted member of the Lutheran Church of The Good Shepherd; she especially enjoyed the Ladies Group and Creative Fingers.

Dorothy is lovingly remembered by her children; Peggy (Ed) Zalesak, Sherry (Syd) Hall, and her grandchildren; Dawn (Craig) Trapp, Jaci Zalesak, Destiny (Tom) Svennes, Jennifer (Kenny) Merkel, Jolene, Sarah and Stephen Svennes and by her great-grandchildren; Colton, Isabelle, Demi, Ryan, Kyle, and Brooklyn.

She was predeceased by her husband John Svennes and her son Daniel (Adell).

The family would like to extend thanks to the staff of Garden View Lodge, Coaldale Hospital and recently Fairmont Extendicare for their care and compassion.

A Celebration of Dorothy’s Life will be held at the LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD, 2406 – 11 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB., on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. with Pastor Tom Peterson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, P.O. Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 4K7 or a charity of your choice.

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


SWANSON

(MARY) ANITA SWANSON of Lethbridge, Alberta passed away with her family at her side on May 8, 2016.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor David Sheridan officiating. A time of fellowship & refreshments will follow. Cremation, with a private interment at a later date.

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


WEST

WEST, ARLINE L. ZAMBETTI, born October 13, 1927 in Stavely, Alberta and passed away in Cardston, May 7, 2016 at the age of 88.

She is survived by her husband, Frank Zambetti; siblings, Jack (Marj) Derochie, Jeanette Schuler, Merle (Yvonne) Derochie; children, Rick (Wendy) West, D’Arcey (Janice) West, Cindy (Dennis) Baker, Marni (Eric) Anderson, Norine (Gene) Pierson, Steve & Susan Ruda; 27 grandchildren, 71 great grandchildren.

Arline is predeceased by husband, Norris John West; daughter and son-in-law, Shelley (Wayne) Jensen; daughter-in-law, DaVeeda West. Our mother was beautiful inside and out. She was kind, loving and creative.

She led a life of service in her community, church and as a devoted mother, grandmother, neighbor and friend. Arline had a zest for life and lived it to the fullest. She loved music and instilled that love in her family. The family wish to thank the caring staff at Lee Crest.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cardston Health Foundation.

The Funeral service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mountain View, AB on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., with Bishop Dennis Baker Officiating.

Friends may meet the family at the Church from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the Service. Interment to follow at the Mountain View Cemetery.

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


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