October 21st, 2020

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 21, 2016.

Barton “Bart” Kesler

1933 – 2016

Mr. Bart Kesler of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Shirley Kesler, passed away at the Legacy Lodge on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at the age of 83 years.

Friends and family are invited to pay their respects from 6:00pm – 7:00pm on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at the COAST HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTRE, 526 Mayor Magrath Drive, Lethbridge, AB T1J 3M2. A private family interment will be held in the Royal View Cemetery.

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


BOYCE

LINDA GAYLE BOYCE of Lethbridge, passed away surrounded by those who loved her, on Friday, June 17, 2016 at the age of 55 years.

She is lovingly remembered by her children, Devin (Amanda Williams-Freeman) Gergel, Lindsay (Cam Koerselman) Gergel and Dustin Gergel, as well as her grandson, Mylo Gergel, all of Lethbridge.

Also left to cherish Linda’s memory are her special friends, Karen (Jim) Ostrup, John Austie and Holly Baier.

Linda was extremely positive, lived life to the fullest and gave a lot of joy to many people. She believed that “it is what it is” and demonstrated great strength, bravery and courage during her life with Multiple Sclerosis. Her acceptance of her diagnosis meant she made peace with the end of her journey and she was looking forward to being free from her discomfort and pain.

At Linda’s request, there will be no formal Funeral Service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Linda’s memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Lethbridge District Chapter, 724-13 Street North, Lethbridge, AB., T1H 2T1.

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


Colleen Jones

1953 – 2016

Ms. Colleen Jones of Lethbridge passed away at Good Samaritans Society on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the age of 62 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, June 27, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, AB., with Pastor Al Litchfield officiating.

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


ESTHER YOLAN MOSA

It is with much sadness of heart we announce the passing of Esther Yolan Mosa, our beloved great grandmother, grandmother, mother, aunt, sister and friend on June 16, 2016 at the age of 92 years in Lethbridge, Alberta.

In keeping with her wishes, family and friends are invited to a Tea in Esther’s remembrance on Saturday June 25, 2015 in the Fireside Room at the First Baptist Church at 1614 5th Avenue, Lethbridge, Alberta from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Your presence is your gift.

The Family of ESTHER MOSA would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Oviatt and the nursing staff of 4A and 5B at LRH.

If you have claim against this estate, you must file your claim by July 19, 2016 with the Knox family, Attention: Connie Knox, 32 Fairmont Terrace South, Lethbridge AB, T1K7W8


GILLETT

EDNA “GRACE” GILLETT, beloved wife of Joseph Gillett Sr. of Lethbridge, AB, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the age of 86 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


Leo Kress
1922 – 2016
Leo Kress, beloved husband of Henrietta Kress, passed away in Taber on Friday, June 17, 2016 at the age of 94 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 7:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, June 24, 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.
Besides Henrietta his loving wife of seventy years, he is survived by their children Jerome Kress of Vulcan, Marcel (Irene) Kress of Taber, Georgette (Jerry) Sauvé of Taber, Bill (Janell) Kress of Barnwell and Steve (Wilma) Kress of Taber; daughter-in-law Pat Derksen of Taber; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; brothers Benjamin (Margaret) Kress and David (Eva) Kress; sisters-in-law Mary Kress and Shirley Kress; brother-in-law Eugene Mehlhaff as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Paul and Barbara Kress; two sons Chris Kress and Samuel Kress; five sisters Angeline (Andrew) Bolen, Aggie (Paul) Proust, Cecilia (Dan) Weisgerber, Leona Mehlhaff and Teddy (George) Wolosuk; four brothers Dan (Alarine) Kress, Jack Kress, Edward Kress, Barney Kress and John (Cleofae) Kress.
Leo was born March 27, 1922 in Malta, Montana. He was raised on the farm. On May 14, 1946 he married Henrietta Matt. He continued farming before later working in construction.
Leo enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening and doing puzzles. He loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren and will be sadly missed by all.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


MANY SHOTS

ROLANDA MANY SHOTS passed away in Lethbridge on June 10th, 2016 at the age of 39 years.

A Wake Service will be at the Old Saipoyi Gym, Stand Off on Tuesday, June 21st from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be at the Old Saipoyi Gym, Stand Off on Wednesday, June 22nd at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Blood Band Cemetery.

Email condolences to: legacycardston@gmail.com


Alex Molnar
1930 – 2016
Alex Molnar, beloved husband of the late Anne Molnar, passed away in Lethbridge on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the age of 85 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Barnwell Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Alex is survived by his sons Louis (Sharon) Molnar of Lethbridge and their children Evan and Zoe; James (Jen) Molnar of Barnwell and their children Kyle and Julianne as well as his sister-in-law Elizabeth (Tom) Drysdale of Edinburgh, Scotland.
He was predeceased by his wife Anne, parents Louis and Margaret Molnar, brother Louis Molnar, sister Helen Panczak and brother-in-law John Panczak.
Alex was born July 5, 1930 in Raymond to Louis and Margaret Molnar. Alex’s father purchased the family farm in Barnwell in 1940. He married Anne Richardson on March 30, 1970 and together they raised their sons on the family farm near Barnwell. In 1999, Alex and Anne moved to Lethbridge where he has resided until the time of his passing.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


Lorna Moores
1947 – 2016
Lorna Mary Moores, beloved wife of the late Art Moores, passed away in Taber on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the age of 69 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Taber Civic Centre, 4720 – 50 Street, Taber on Friday, June 24, 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.
Lorna is survived by her brother Jim (Elaine) Gunter and brother-in-law Austin Burns; children Barry Moores, Andrea King, Carolin (Gary) Peters, Margaret Moores and Michelle Draney; grandchildren Sarah King and Jenae King (and their father Peter King), Kyle Peters (Sara Witzke), Krystal Peters, Brad Peters, Dylan Moores and Dylan Draney as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Arthur Moores, grandson Ryan Moores, parents Thelma and Lorne Gunter, brother Tom Gunter and sister Margaret Burns.
Lorna was born March 23, 1947 in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan to Lorne and Thelma Gunter. She was a kind hearted soul who never met a stranger. Lorna cherished her family and enjoyed exploring the world. She will be dearly missed.
No flowers by request. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Lorna’s name may be made directly to a charity of one’s personal choice.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


Nicholas “Nick” Poberznick

1922 – 2016

Mr. Nicholas “Nick” Poberznick of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Clara Poberznick, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday, June 17, 2016 at the age of 93 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 12:00pm on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4th St. S., Lethbridge, AB. A private family interment will be held in Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial donations to STARS Foundation, P.O Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8M7 or the Chinook Regional Hospital 960 – 19 Street South Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5

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


SHAW

ALBERT WILLIAM SHAW passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the age of 69 years. The Memorial Service will be held at PARK MEADOWS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2011- 15 Avenue North, Lethbridge on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 2:00 PM, with Pastor Lorne Wilms officiating.


WEIGHILL

June 25, 1940-June 17, 2016

ELIZABETH “LIBBY” MARIE WEIGHILL passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at the Good Samaritan Society, Park Meadows Village, on Friday, June 17, 2016, at the age of 75 years.

Libby is lovingly remembered by her children, Lori McKeown (Kerry Marsh), Karen (Todd) Read, Marcia Takacs (John Baugh), Barry (Rita) Spark, Lee (Sue) Weighill and Norm Weighill; grandchildren, Brandon, Selina, Alexa and Kallen Weighill and Quinn Takacs.

Also left to cherish her memory is her sister, Marg (Dave) McCulloch.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Percy Weighill, in March 1995 and her son, James “Jim” Weighill, in June 1996.

Libby enjoyed keeping active and had a passion for running and swimming. She was also a very talented seamstress. Libby enjoyed watching all kinds of sports, especially when her kids were playing.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604-13th Street North, Lethbridge, Alberta, on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. with Father Lukas Drapel, Celebrant.

An Interment will follow the reception at the church, at Mountain View Cemetery, Lethbridge, AB.

In memory of Libby, donations are gratefully accepted to the Alzheimer Society, 402, 740-4th Ave. south, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 0N9

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


WILSON

September 21, 1924 to June 17, 2016

THOMAS LEROY WILSON beloved husband of Rita Wilson of Cardston, AB, passed away suddenly at his home on June 17th, 2016 at the age of 91 years.

Tom was born in Cardston to Roy and Ella (Haslam) Wilson. Besides his loving wife, Rita, of 69 years, he leaves behind six children, Jerry, Brenda (Rich) Reed, Larry, Shirleyan (Ken) Rozniak, Wendy, and Carol (Ted Alexander), 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren, 6 fur babies and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, Roy and Ella, 2 sisters, Eva (George) Sloane and Arlene (Don) Strate. He is survived by his brother Ted (Maxine) Wilson, Marie (Wayne) Crabtree, and Marilyn (Jim) Cahoon.

Tom served in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II. He returned home and purchased the family farm from his father. He met and married Rita Marie Audibert from Pincher Creek. They worked and raised their children on the farm and were still residing there upon his passing.

They raised sheep, cattle, chickens and always had horses around. He won numerous awards and trophies for his calf roping and was a mentor to many young people, including some of his own in their rodeo careers. He was a cattle buyer and livestock manager for Perlich Brothers and later worked for Alberta Hail and Crop.

Tom loved his farm and loved having his children and friends stop in for visits. He will be sadly missed.

In lieu of flowers a donation can be made at the Royal Canadian Legion of your choice.

A viewing will be held from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Legacy Funeral Homes in Cardston on Highway #5.

A Celebration of Life will be held on June 25, 2015 at the Legion Hall in Cardston, AB at 1:00 p.m.

Cremation.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


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