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MONDAY, July 25, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on July 25, 2016.

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Helen Dikun

1940 – 2016

Mrs. Helen Dikun, beloved wife of the late Mike Dikun, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the age of 76 years.

A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00pm on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at SS. PETER & PAUL UKRANIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH, 643-12 B St. N., Lethbridge, AB.

A Divine Liturgy will be held at 11:00am on Friday, July 29, 2016 at SS. PETER & PAUL UKRANIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH, 643-12 B St. N., Lethbridge, AB.

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


DOUGHERTY, Shirley Eileen

It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, Shirley Dougherty in Calgary, AB on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in her 96th year. Shirley will be lovingly remembered by her daughters Gail (John) Kruchkywich, Pat Laughlin (Gordon Bevan), son-in-law Bob Magliocco, grandchildren, Wayne (Marilyn)Dougherty, Brett Schillinger, Shari (Rick) Pierce, Rick (Angela) Maglicco, Shelley (Glen) Bridarolli, Kevin (Sara-Jeanne) Kruchkywich, Maggie Schillinger and her 11 great-grandchildren. Shirley was predeceased by her husband Charlie Dougherty, daughter Sharron Magliocco, sisters Doris MacDonald, Thelma Agar- Wrightson and her brother Harvey Gullekson. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at a Memorial Reception held at FOSTER’S GARDEN CHAPEL 3220 – 4 Street N.W., Calgary, AB (across from Queen’s Park Cemetery) on Friday, July 29, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to: The Alzheimer Society of Calgary (201, 222 – 58 Ave S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3) Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website http://www.fostersgardenchapel.ca.


Margaret Haughian

1926 – 2016

Mrs. Margaret Haughian of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Leon Haughian, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the age of 90 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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


HOLTMAN

MARGARET HOLTMAN passed away at the Fairmont Extendicare in Lethbridge on Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at the age of 101.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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


POTTS

Melvin Potts passed on July 21, 2016 at the age of 74 years. A wake service will be held between 7:00 P.M. and 11:00 P.M. on Monday, July 25 2016 AT Eden’s Funeral Home 2424 5th Ave, Fort Macleod, AB. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday July 26, 2016 at Eden’s Funeral Home, 2424 5th Ave, Fort Macleod with Sydney Black Officiating. Interment in Brocket Cemetery.


POULIN

VALERIE POULIN, of Lethbridge, passed away at St. Michael’s Care Centre on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the age of 65 years.

She was born in Toronto, Ontario, on June 14, 1951. Valerie was a gifted and passionate grandmother and scrapbooker. Her greatest love, however, was her Lord and Saviour Jesus, who she served through her beloved church as an active member of the St. Martha’s Catholic Church community.

Valerie is survived by her sister Bev (Jack) Mayes, her children, Vanessa Poulin, Lindsay (Shawn) Klein, Danny (Mel) Poulin and Jesse Poulin as well as 11 grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Prayer Service at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB., on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. with Deacon Michael Pollard officiating.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. MARTHA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd. West, Lethbridge, AB., on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Roque Pereira, Celebrant.

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


Gordon Schmitt

1931 – 2016

Mr. Gordon Schmitt, beloved husband of the late Jean Schmitt, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2016 at the age of 85 years.

A family graveside service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Milk River Cemetery.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at ST. PETER’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH in Milk River, with Rev. Marion Martin, officiating.

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


WILSON

KATHRYN EHLERT WILSON, beloved wife of Robert E. Wilson passed away peacefully on Friday, July 22, 2016 at the age of 64 in Raymond, AB.

Kathy was born in Lethbridge on December 6, 1951 to Henry and Margaret (McBride) Ehlert. She is survived by her children; Jason (Lisa) Comin of Cardston, Heather (Kevin) Schnurr of Strathmore and Otto (Megan) Comin of Katy, TX, step-children Amanda Barnbrook, Chris Sayner, Stacey Arsenault, Allyson Bradly and Jason Wilson, 37 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings Joanne (Ferrin) Killian of Magrath, Richard (Karen) of Houston, Monte (Roger) Rydalch of Rexburg, Jim (Sharon) of Lethbridge, and Marilyn Gurney of Magrath. She was predeceased by her parents, brother Robert “Buster”, brother-in-law Wayne Gurney, step- children Sheri Jensen and Shane Wilson and a granddaughter Robyn Comin.

Kathy was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved being involved in family history including serving in many family history related callings and at the Raymond Family History Centre. She will be remembered for her welcoming smile, unending generosity and sense of humour. We could not have asked for a better, more caring or loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Friends may meet the family in Raymond, Alberta at the Knight Street Chapel, ONLY on Tuesday, July 26th, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Funeral service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Knight Street Chapel, Raymond, AB on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.

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


WITBECK

Our dear uncle and favourite gardener has left us. DR. TOM O’BRIEN WITBECK passed away on July 22, 2016 in Taber, AB following a brief illness.

Born in Magrath, AB on February 15, 1926 to Hampton and Angelina (Dot), he had a happy childhood with his older sister Nadine and younger brother Alan Reid (Pete) in Raymond AB.

Tom’s sense of humour was unique. He learned the value and reward of hard work. Upon high school graduation, Tom attended the University of Alberta in Edmonton where he completed his studies in dentistry in 1949. Tom returned to Southern Alberta where he practiced dentistry for over 40 years in Lethbridge. A dentist by profession, Tom enjoyed traveling, photography and gardening. In his later years he entered his flowers, produce and photos in the Raymond & District Agricultural Society Fall Fair and took home dozens of ribbons. He was always 1st place in our hearts! His devotion belonged to Raymond where he loved serving and supporting the people of his community.

Tom leaves a legacy to be celebrated by his nephews and nieces Peter (Janice) Price of Taber AB; Richard (Mona) Price of Calgary AB; Jill Young of West Jordan, Utah; Von ( Kerrie) Witbeck of Las Vegas, NV and Anne Witbeck Jackson of Las Vegas, NV along with their children and grandchildren. The family wishes to express appreciation to the many Doctors and Caregivers who lovingly provided the care Tom needed at the Raymond and Taber Hospitals and the staff at The Good Samaritan Society ( Linden View) in Taber.

The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Taylor Street Chapel, Raymond 3rd Ward, on

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm, with Bishop Noel Smith officiating. Friends may meet the family at the church prior to the service from 12:45 to 1:45 pm.

Interment will follow in the Temple Hill Cemetery.


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