October 24th, 2020

SATURDAY, September 24, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on September 26, 2016.

Audrey Bell

1928 – 2016

Audrey Rose Bell, age 88, died at St Therese Villa in Lethbridge, Alberta on September 22, 2016. She was born January 5, 1928, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to John and Cecelia Guenther. She courageously battled illness in her later years and will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Before settling in Lethbridge she lived in Grassy Lake, Taber, and Australia. When Audrey was 2 years old her family moved to Grassy Lake (1930) where they farmed for around 12-14 years. Brothers Harlan was born in 1933, and Arlo in 1936. Audrey was 9 years old when her mother passed away at age 46. John’s sister Louisa came to live with them and be the housekeeper and she died 5 years later. Not long after this John moved the family to Burdett where he worked for a gas company. Audrey loved school and had lots of friends. She played baseball, loved riding horses, and having snowball fights. Audrey married Gerald Massong and had 4 sons Reg, Ray, Colin, Kim and she now has 10 grandchildren. She became passionate with gardening and painting, loved to play crib, was a great cook and collector of antiques. In her senior years she became a member of a senior’s club and played carpet bowling and shuffleboard. Audrey is survived by her 3 sons Ray (Leeuwarden, Holland), Colin (Perth, Austraila), and Kim Massong (Calgary), her sister Muriel (Drumheller) and brother Harlan (Toronto). Audrey was preceded in death by her son Reg, her husband Ron Bell and her brother Arlo.

A Private family service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the YWCA Harbour House women’s shelter in Lethbridge (403-320-1881, 604 8 St S, Lethbridge, AB)

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


DAY RIDER

CARMEN ASHLEY DAY RIDER, beloved wife of Fabian North Peigan, passed away in Calgary on September 19, 2016 at the age of 29 years.

A Wake Service will be at the Brocket Community Hall, Brocket on Sunday, September 25th from 5:00 – 11:00 p.m. Also, a Wake Service will be at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Monday, September 26th from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Tuesday, September 27th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Pioneer Cemetery.

Send condolences to:

http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca.


Dorothy Dick

1922 – 2016

Mrs. Dorothy Dick of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Jack Dick, passed away at the St. Therese Villa in Lethbridge on Friday, September 16, 2016 at the age of 93 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at the ST. AUGUSTINE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411 11 Street S., Lethbridge, AB., with Canon James Robinson, officiating. Cremation will follow.

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EDMUNDSON, KIMBERLY DAWN (nee Crosswhite)

Passed away with family by her side following a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at the age of 45.

Beloved wife of Perry for 23 years. Loving daughter of Linda and Fred Crosswhite. Dear sister of Mike and his wife Natalie and their son Tyson.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort, located at 185 Canyon Blvd. W in Lethbridge, Alberta. Reception to Follow.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Samaritan’s Purse would be appreciated by the family.


Glennis May Schiffman

1950 – 2016

Mrs. Glennis Schiffman of Coaldale, beloved wife of Mr. Don Schiffman, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the age of 66 years. Besides her loving husband Don Schiffman, Glennis is survived by her daughter Renae (John) Morin Sr.; and grandson John (Jordan) Morin Jr.; her sisters Donna (Bill) Quayle and family and Lee Phillips and family; her brothers Ron (Cheri) Brown and family, Gerritt (Irene) Brown, and Kent (Nancy) Brown; her sister-in-law Charlene (Dave) Phillips; brother-in-law Larry (Angie) Jack and family. Glennis was predeceased by her son Wade Schiffman, as well as her parents J.R. & Marie Brown; and her in-laws Harold & Ethel Jack.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, September 26, 2016 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 Street S., Lethbridge, AB, with Dr. Bill Calderwood, officiating.

A Graveside Service will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.

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Haftom Kasa

1961 – 2016

Haftom Kasa passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 16, 2016. Haftom was born on December 21, 1961 in Adigiat tigray, Ethiopia. He came to Canada 26 years ago where he settled into an unknown land and culture and began working at Munton & Co where he remained a faithful, loyal staff member and was a dearly loved member of Doug and Valerie Munton’s family. He also cared deeply and cherished his daughter, Helen, and granddaughter, Helina; Haftom had a deep faith and relationship with our Lord and Saviour. He was a much respected and loved member of the Ethiopian community in Lethbridge. Haftom is survived by his daughter, Helen Haftu Girmay, his granddaughter Helina Gebrethadik, his son, Henok Gebremichael and their mother Negesti Gebremichael all from St. Paul, Minnesota. Haftom’s mother, Goey Domez remains in Ethiopia along with his other family members. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4th St. S., Lethbridge, AB with Reverend Ron Gartly, officiating. Interment will take place in the Coaldale Community Cemetery (21st St., Coaldale, AB. A luncheon will follow at the Exhibition Park – West Pavilion (3401 Parkside Drive S.)

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HUTTON

ARNOLD LEWIS HUTTON, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Alice Hutton, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at the age of 78 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


LAZARUK

ELEANOR JOYCE (HANSEN) LAZARUK, beloved wife of William Lazaruk, passed away in Cardston on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the age of 87 years.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge.

The Graveside Service will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the TEMPLE HILL CEMETERY, Raymond.


MADGE

WILLIAM “PAUL” MADGE, of Milk River, beloved husband of the late Nola Madge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the age of 90 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


PHILLIPS, HAZEL

November 16, 1915

– September 18, 2016

Hazel passed away peacefully on September 18, 2016 with her daughter Janice by her side.

She was a long-time resident of Edmonton and Lethbridge.

Hazel was born in Birch Hills, Sask. and graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing in 1940. She practiced nursing and cared for many patients until retiring in Lethbridge.

Hazel was predeceased by her husband Doug, her son Brian, and son-in-law Dick Johnston. She is survived by her daughter Janice, eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

As per Hazel’s wishes, there will be no services.

Friends who wish may make memorial donations directly to The Alzheimer Society of Alberta, 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5H 4K1, http://www.alzheimer.ca/ab.

To send condolences please visit: http://www.connelly-mckinley.com

Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home

ST. ALBERT FUNERAL HOME

9 Muir Drive, St. Albert, Alberta, 780-458-2222


QUITTENBAUM

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of MR. BRIAN FREDERICK QUITTENBAUM, beloved husband of Karren (Willoughby) Quittenbaum, of Lethbridge, at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the age of 74 years.

Brian is survived by his wife, Karren; his son, Bruce Quittenbaum; and his daughter, Raegan (Ned) Grizelj; his granddaughters, Jacqueline Quittenbaum (Charles Scott) of Edmonton, Nicole Quittenbaum and Kiana Grizelj of Lethbridge; his great-granddaughters, Eloise Scott and Isabelle Scott of Edmonton; his sister, Pat (Dan) Peters of Lethbridge; Karren’s brother Jim (Bunny) Willoughby of Oliver, BC; as well as many nieces and nephews and cousins, and their beloved mini dachshund, Laci.

Brian was predeceased by his father, Fred Quittenbaum (1998); his mother, Mary (Storey) Quittenbaum (2004); his sister, Gael (Quittenbaum) Lepp (2016); and brother-in-law, Don Lepp (2008).

Brian was born in Taber, AB on May 25, 1942 to Fred and Mary Quittenbaum. The family moved to Lethbridge in 1948 when his father, Fred, went into business in 4 Square Lumber Co., and later Crestline Builders Market Ltd.

Brian graduated from the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute (LCI) in 1961 and then went on to Montana State University in Missoula, MT. He graduated from MSU with a BSC in Business Administration in 1965.

He and Karren were married in Missoula, MT in 1962. Upon Brian’s graduation in 1965, he and Karren returned to Lethbridge and Brian entered into the family business at Crestline Builders Market Ltd. In 1977, Brian purchased the business from his father. Brian retired from the business in 2002. In 2016, their son Bruce and daughter Raegan purchased the business from Brian.

Brian had several hobbies he was interested in. He had a machine shop and a wood working shop. He enjoyed having his cars; a 1928 Model A Ford Tudor and a 1934 Chevrolet 2-door sedan. He also enjoyed photography. His greatest pride and joy was his family.

Brian was involved with the Alberta Construction Association, the Lethbridge Construction Association, chairman of the Lethbridge Construction Development Council, a member of the LeBaron’s Car Club and the Lethbridge Curling Club. He was also a 50 year member of the Independent Order of Oddfellows #2 of Lethbridge.

A Come-and-Go Reception will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Please dress casual as Brian wouldn’t have wanted it any other way.

A Private Family Graveside Service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery at a later date.

The family wishes to thank all of Brian’s doctors for the care and compassion given to him and the family; it will never be forgotten.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Brian’s memory may be made to the Lethbridge Humane Society – 2920 16 Avenue North, Lethbridge, AB T1H 5E9.

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


Ronald McTavish

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Ron McTavish on Sunday September 18, 2016. Ron will be greatly missed by his wife of 26 years Frauke Ahrens her daughter Michele (Don) along with his nephew Brent(Patty) his nieces Lorrie(Kirk) and Shelly(Lloyd) and their families as well as all his close and dear friends. Ron is predeceased by his father Fergie, mother Margaret, sister Jean and brother Billy. Ron was born and raised in Lethbridge Alberta, but spent most of his life in British Columbia. His love of family and friends will always be remembered. A tribute in his honour will be held on

Date: Thursday, September 29

Time: 11:00 – 3:00,

Location: Firefighters Public House

http://www.barburnabybc.ca

6515 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby BC V5H 3E8

604-437-4347

Donations: For those who wish, donations can be sent to the Canadian Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.ca/

Condolences may be offered at http://www.victoryfuneralcentre.ca


YOUNG PINE

SIDNEY YOUNG PINE, passed away on the Blood Reserve, AB, on Monday, September 19, 2016 at the age of 63 years.

A Candlelight Vigil will be held at Sydney Young Pine’s Residence, on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 3:00 P.M.

A Family Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 4:00 P.M.

A Wake will be held at MOSES LAKE GYM, Blood Reserve, AB, on Monday, September 26, 2016 from 6:00 to 11:00 P.M.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, Blood Reserve, AB, on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Pawel Andrasz O.M.I., Celebrant.

Interment to follow at Blood Band Cemetery.

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

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