October 31st, 2020

WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 1, 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.


Nancy Mabel Brown

1934 – 2016

Nancy Mabel Brown, beloved wife of Harold Brown, passed away at the Pincher Creek Health Centre on May 29, 2016 at the age of 82 years.

Besides her loving husband of 55 years, Harold, Nancy will be lovingly remembered by her four children Robbie (Sharon) Brown, Patti Mackenzie, Suzanne (Dave) Magnus and Peter (Sophia) Brown. Nancy had nine grandchildren, Scott (Chandelle) Mackenzie, Tyler Mackenzie, Shawn (Jessica) Mackenzie, Nathan Pettersen, Hayley Pettersen, Caitlyn Brown, Rachel Brown, Jessica Brown and Brooklyn Brown; two great grandchildren Pria and Lucia Mackenzie as well as a brother Jerry Brown and sister Joan Brown. Nancy was born in Lethbridge Alberta to Myrle and Mac Brown.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Pincher Creek United Church on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Llyod Nyarota officiating.

Memorial donations in Nancy’s name may be made directly to Parkinson Alberta (102, 5636 Burbank Crescent SE, Calgary, AB T2H 1Z6) or to the Pincher Creek United Church Memorial Fund (PO Box 667, Pincher Creek, Alberta T0K 1W0)


Mr. Donald “Don” Funk

1945 – 2016

Mr. Donald “Don” Funk of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Funk passed away at the St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Monday, May 30, 2016 at the age of 70 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


HAULTAIN

TONYA HAULTAIN passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at the age of 58 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


Dora Kinzell
1918 – 2016

Dora Ruth Kinzell (nee Buckley), beloved wife of the late Bud Kinzell, passed away in Taber on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the age of 97 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. and also at the church prior to the funeral service on Thursday, June 2, 2016 between 1:00 P.M. and 1:40 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Taber Stake Centre, 4709 – 50 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. 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.


Dan Kress
1927 – 2016

Daniel Kress, beloved husband of the late Alarine Kress, passed away in Medicine Hat on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at the age of 88 years.
Further information including service details will follow once arrangements have been finalized.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


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


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


Mrs. Doreen Musk

1939 – 2016

Mrs. Doreen Musk of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Chad Musk passed away at the St. Therese Villa on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at the age of 77 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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SCHIMANSKI

JOHANNES “JOHN” SCHIMANSKI passed away at his home at Roberts Creek, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver, B.C. on Sunday, May 15th, 2016 at the age of 62 years.

John was predeceased by his parents Herman and Marianne Schimanski, brothers Hank (Liane), Horst (Eva-Gene), Herman Jr., sisters Ursula (Franz-Josef) Op De Laak, Barbara (Horst) Kipnik, Ingrid (Reinhold) Gron, Doris (Steve) Gfrerer, sister-in-law Diane (Gary) Shimanski, brothers-in-law Horst Kipnik and Reinhold Gron, nephew Jim Hillyer Jr. and great-nephew Mathew Kipnik and beloved dog Tia.

John is survived by Gary (Ellie) Schimanski of Lethbridge, Ellen (Joe) Gfrerer of Coleman, Rose Wenzel of Lethbridge, Marianne (Jim Sr.) Hillyer of Stirling, and Brigitte (Ron) Van Dyk of Lethbridge and numerous nieces and nephews.

John was known to many as “Jon-Jon”, Hanzel, Old Boot & Johnny.

John was born on October 1, 1953 at St. Michael’s Hospital in Lethbridge, and grew up on the family farm in Picture Butte. As well as farming, he worked on the oil fields in northern Alberta and eventually became the Parks and Recreation Manager for the town of Coaldale. He retired to the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia with his brother Herman and their faithful dog, Tia, in September 2014. He loved the mountains, forest and ocean just as well as the prairie of southern Alberta as a compassionate, thoughtful and honourable man who loved his family, animal companions, and nature. We will always remember him.

A Celebration of John’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB., on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Ian Gagne, Celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 4K7

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


SULLIVAN

PHYLLIS SULLIVAN passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, May 30th, 2016 at the age of 84 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


Cliff Williams

1940 – 2016

Mr. Cliff Williams of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Brenda Williams, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at the Edith Cavell Care Centre on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the age of 76 years. Cliff loved to golf, camp, go for walks and read western books. He was a member of the Tumbler Ridge and Coalhurst Legions which he very much enjoyed. Cliff was one of the sons of Violet Williams. He lived on the north side most of his growing up years, with his two brothers and three sisters. In May of 1976, Cliff married his wife Brenda and they had two daughters which he was very proud of. Cliff worked for the coal mines as a janitor and a haul truck driver. He worked in Grande Cache, Hinton, and Tumbler Ridge, BC. He enjoyed that life. He was a very special person to each of us. We will miss you. We love you. Besides his loving wife Brenda, Cliff is survived by his 2 daughters Jolene (Joe) Scafe of Dawson Creek, BC and Amanda (Jeff) Schimpf of Lethbridge; 5 grandchildren Shelby, Alex, Isabelle, Mischa, and Kenny; 3 sisters Dorothy Rodominski of Lethbridge, Joyce Babcock of Amherst, NS and Gail Lee of Surrey, BC; 2 brothers George Williams of Lethbridge and Leonard Williams of Calgary; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00PM, Saturday, June 4, 2016 at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 20 Rocky Mountain Blvd. West, Lethbridge, AB. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Lethbridge Heart & Stroke Foundation, P.O. Box 221, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K7.

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


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