October 24th, 2020

TUESDAY, May 31, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on May 31, 2016.

DERRICOTT

Brent Ray Derricott, beloved father to Bank (Khatlyn), Ray, and Belle, husband to Joee-Varntakarn and cherished son of Rena Derricott, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital Friday May 27, 2016 at the age of 64.

He is also survived by his children Erin (Mark), Liisa (Corey), Clayton (Erica), Kristi (Matthew), Michael (Brittany), Matthew (Nicole), 15 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and his siblings Deborah (Rick), and Rick (Carolyn).

He was predeceased by his father, Elmer Derricott.

Brent was born in Lethbridge AB, on December 6, 1951. Brent spent his youth in Fort Macleod. He was called to serve a mission for the LDS church in the Finland Helsinki mission and became fluent in the difficult Finnish language. An avid athlete, he was an integral part in growing Little League Baseball in Fort Macleod. He enjoyed umpiring for many years, highlighted by a trip to the Little League World Series.

Brent followed in his fathers’ footsteps and became a journeyman carpenter; they worked on many projects together. His creativity and love of building was evident in every venture he pursued.

His love of music led to many opportunities to share his talent. He was a member of a band and entertained at many weddings and gatherings. He was a charismatic individual who made friends easily and could strike up a conversation with anyone.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 3 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Northside chapel; 2213 6A Avenue North Lethbridge at 1:00 pm. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow in the Orton Cemetery. Arrangements handled by Generations Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, an account has been set up for Ray and Belle at ATB Financial Account # 00623201900 Transit #792.


GUMINY

1947 – 2016

EDITH JEAN GUMINY (nee Brown), beloved wife of the late David Guminy, mother of Brandon, Steven (Kelly) and Scott (Rohit), grandmother of Ryder, Stevie and Koston passed away at the age of 69 years on Thursday, May 26, 2016.

A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at 2:30 P.M. with Elder Leonard Morton officiating. Following the Funeral Service Edith will be laid to rest, alongside her husband David, at Mountain View Cemetery.

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


Irene Ganne

1924 – 2016

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Irene Joan Ganne on May 29, 2016, at the age of 91 years. Irene was born on Nov. 11, 1924 in Markinch, Saskatchewan. She was predeceased by her husband Leonard, first husband Arthur, her parents George and Efrusina Staruiala; brothers George, Nick and Danny; sisters Mary Duduman, Anne Bogdan, Vicki Algera, Helen George, Evelene Haatvedt, Violet Pauly, Kitty Kyle and Connie Sweeney. Irene is survived by sisters Florence Neimor of Winnipeg and Frances Borrebach of Calgary, and many nieces and nephews. Irene specialized in retail sales in Regina and Saskatoon, and for several years joined her sisters at the Glo Uniform Co. and the newsstand at the Hotel Saskatchewan. She was very outgoing, and had a keen eye for fashion and style. Family and friends were Irene’s passion and delight. She loved to host and entertain, and was a wonderful cook. Dancing was always a part of her life, and in later years she developed such a passion for golf that she won multiple awards. In keeping with Irene’s wishes, no service will be held. Arrangements entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels, Lethbridge, Alberta.

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


JOHNSON

Ronald K. Johnson, beloved husband of Janet, passed away peacefully at Edith Cavell Care Centre on Sunday, May 29, 2016.

Service details will be announced once completed.


LANDRY

It is with sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of MAURICE CONRAD LANDRY, of a massive stroke while vacationing in Budapest, Hungary, just short of his 83rd birthday.

Maurice is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 58 years, Esther; children Teresa, John (Lisa), Charles, Paul (Lisa), Mary Lynn (Jim), Lorraine (Martin), Keith (Karine) as well as grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, one sister and one brother.

A Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB., on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. with Deacon Cliff Bogdan officiating.

The Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB., on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Lukas Drapal, Celebrant with Deacon Frank Peta serving.

In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, PO Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 4K7 or to the All Saints Parish Building Fund, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB., T1K 0P4

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


LUBBERS

MRS. ANTONETTA LUBBERS passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at the age of 97 years.

Relatives and friends are welcome to offer their condolences to the family at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

A Memorial Service will be held at TRINITY REFORMED CHURCH, 1100 – 40th Avenue North, Lethbridge, AB., on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Hank VanderWoerd officiating. A Private Graveside ceremony will take place in the Coaldale Community Cemetery.

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


McKee, Helen Jean

June 8, 1935 – May 28, 2016

Helen McKee (nee Laughton) passed away in Claresholm, Alberta on May 28, 2016 at 80 years of age. She was predeceased by her husband Alan. She is survived by her three children, Shannon McKee (Marcelo Sumook), Maureen (Tom) Aherne and Ken (Allison) McKee; as well as 5 grandchildren Kyley Aitchison, Kent Aitchison (Carlee), Cale McKee, Kendra McKee and Liam McKee; and various cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Helen was born in Granum, Alberta. She left high school early to teach at Meadow Creek and west of Nanton while completing her grade 12. She married Alan McKee in 1959 and spent most of her life living on a ranch west of Claresholm before moving to town. She was a fantastic cook and neighbors just seemed to know when it was donut day.

Helen taught for 35 years, mostly in Claresholm. Teaching was more than a career for her; she was devoted to her students and kept in touch with many long after they graduated. Helen was especially honored to sit on the University of Lethbridge Senate.

Helen instilled her love for fishing, sewing, baking, reading and music (singing and playing piano). She was loving and kind to her family, friends, co-workers and students. She will be remembered fondly and missed by all.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Willow Creek Funeral Home (4079- 1st Street West) in Claresholm with Pastor Darryl Wicks presiding. Interment will follow at the Claresholm Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Helen’s name may be made directly to Muscular Dystrophy Canada (2345 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M4P 2E5) or the Alzheimer Society of Alberta (14925 – 111 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 2P6).

Arrangements entrusted to WILLOW CREEK FUNERAL HOME, Claresholm, Alberta. Telephone: 403-625-3212. You may forward condolences at http://www.willowcreekfuneralhome.com


MORIYAMA

MICKEY MORIYAMA, beloved husband of Jackie Moriyama, of Lethbridge, Alberta passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the age of 84 years.

A Funeral Service will be held at the CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE, 1805 – 9 Avenue North, Lethbridge, Alberta on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 1:00 P.M., with Barb Roycroft officiating. Interment to follow at the Raymond Cemetery.

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


SINCLAIR

VIRGINIA SINCLAIR, beloved wife of the late David Sinclair, passed away in Taber on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the age of 94 years. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5314-54 Street, Taber. Interment to follow in the Taber Memorial Gardens.


VAN ESVELD

KEN VAN ESVELD, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the age of 55 years.

A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 10:30 A.M., with Reverend Terry Shillington officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

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


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