By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 8, 2016.
MANN, Gloria Leona 1935 â€“ 2016
Leona passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. She is survived by her son David, his wife, Cindy and stepson, Kenneth; and her beloved granddaughter, Jessica. Leona was predeceased by her loving husband of 43 years, Gerry; her brother, Walter; and her sister, Edna. Leona was born and raised on her familyâ€™s farm in Luseland, Saskatchewan. After college she left Saskatchewan, her path then took her to Edmonton, Los Angeles, Lethbridge, and Calgary where she ultimately settled to raise a family. She joined the Royal Bank of Canada in 1954 and stayed with RBC for much of her working career, retiring in 1995. Leona loved to explore life â€“ her past through her work in genealogy and her present through her avid travelling. Mom was proud of her work with the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, where she served as a Trustee and then Director for over 12 years, and was presented with their Distinguished Service Award in 2015. Her travels took her throughout Europe, Russia, South America, Africa, and most places in North America, where high-lights included finding her ancestral home in Germany, watching Polar Bears in Canadaâ€™s arctic, climbing to the Sun Gate atop Machu Picchu, standing in the mists of Iguazu Falls in Argentina, and many hilarious trips with her family, from Cuba to the United Kingdom to Alaska and beyond. A kind and wise woman, her counsel was sought by many and the examples she set and the memories she leaves behind stand as an inspiration to all who knew her. A Celebration of Leonaâ€™s life will be held at FOSTERâ€™S GARDEN CHAPEL, 3220 â€“ 4 Street N.W., Calgary, AB (across from Queenâ€™s Park Cemetery) on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception to follow at the Calgary Winter Club. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to charities of their choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website http://www.fostersgardenchapel.ca.
KELLY LISA RABB, loving daughter of Doug and Lynda, passed away on August 4, 2016 at the Chinook Regional Hospital. Sheâ€™s in the arms of the angels and not suffering anymore. We will miss you always, Kel! Your Mom and Dad Lynda and Doug. A private family graveside will be held.
1944 – 2016
Harley Kerry Seward, long time resident of Welling area, passed away peacefully at the Edith Cavell Care Centre on Friday, August 5, 2016 at the age of 71 years.
At his request, a funeral will not be held.
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â€œ…Well, I have finally slipped to the other side of the grass.â€
It is with great sorrow that the family of BASIL WOODARD announce his death on the evening of August 3rd. He passed away peacefully and surrounded by family members at St. Michaelâ€™s Palliative Care.
A Prayer Service will be held at ST. MARTHAâ€™S CATHOLIC CHURCH â€“ 355 Columbia Blvd. West, Lethbridge, AB. on Sunday, August 7th, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. with Deacon Michael Pollard officiating.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. MARTHAâ€™S CATHOLIC CHURCH, on Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Fatherâ€™s Dennis McDonald and James Hagel con-celebrating.
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