October 26th, 2020

THURSDAY, November 10, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 10, 2016.

Glen Hallahan
1936 – 2016
Glen Eugene Hallahan, passed away in Taber on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the age of 79 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, November 11, 2016 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. To view the complete obituary notice or to send condolences, please visit http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


BIG THROAT

It is with great sadness to announce the sudden passing of RUSSELL JAY MAXWELL BIG THROAT on Saturday, November 5, 2016 in Standoff, AB. He leaves to mourn his mother Pamela Margaret Big Throat; step dad, Colin Many Fingers; his boyfriend (partner) Robert Provost.

The Wake Service will be at the Old Saipoyi Gym, Standoff, AB on Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 7:00 pm continuing all night. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

Send condolences to:

http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


BUCKMAN

BILL BUCKMAN, of Picture Butte, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the age of 74 years.

He is lovingly remembered by his daughter, Shelly (Rob) Barclay of Lethbridge, and their children Cayli (Chris) and Brendan, and son, Brian (Robin) Buckman and their daughter Holly of Nobleford.

Funeral arrangements to be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


HEREFORD

MARGARET BROWN HEREFORD, beloved wife of the late J.W. Hereford, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at St. Michael’s Health Care Centre, at the age of 93 years. She is survived by her son; J.D. Hereford of Lethbridge, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. in the Park Meadows Baptist Church, 2011 – 15 Ave. N., Lethbridge.

To send condolences, please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


HOFFMAN

KATHLEEN VIOLET ALICE HOFFMAN, beloved wife of the late Henry Hoffman, passed away with her family at her side on Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at the age of 87 years.

Besides her husband Henry, Kathy was predeceased by her husband Dennis Perry, her husband Bernard Breland, brothers Cyril Bedford and Robert Bedford and her sister Monica (Bedford) Waller, and step-daughter Jenny Michaud.

She is survived by her sons, Alfred (Sharon) of Niagara Falls, Michael (Lila) of Lethbridge; step children Wayne (Karen) of Jasper and Valarie (Jack) of Eagle River, AK; 12 grandchildren & 10 great- grandchildren; one sister, Bobby (Alf,

deceased).

Kathy was born and raised in England, where as a girl she endured WW2. She began her career as a seamstress in England before immigrating alone to Canada in June of 1950. She lived in Toronto and Banff before settling in Calgary. She married Bernard Breland in 1960, had one son, Alfred, and was widowed 3 years later. She then married Dennis Perry in 1965 and had another son, Michael, and step-daughter Valerie. Widowed again in 1972, she found love one more time with Henry Hoffman in 1973 and were married for 40 years. Henry had two children, Jenny & Wayne.

Kathy loved the out-doors, animals and her hobbies included baking, knitting, crocheting, quilting and crafts. Henry & Kathy spent a lot of time at the Senior’s Centre carpet bowling, where they made good friends. Family was everything to Kathy, especially her grandchildren. Kathy was a dedicated volunteer with the Lethbridge Humane Society. She was quick to dance or laugh but her ability to fully enjoy life was hampered in her later years by Alzheimer’s disease.

The Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 11:30 A.M., with Reverend Terry Shillington officiating. Reception and interment will follow.

In memory of Kathy, please make a contribution to the Alzheimer Society, #402, 740 – 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0N9.

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


HOFFMAN

KATHLEEN VIOLET ALICE HOFFMAN, beloved wife of the late Henry Hoffman, passed away with her family at her side on Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at the age of 87 years.

Besides her husband Henry, Kathy was predeceased by her husband Dennis Perry, her husband Bernard Breland, brothers Cyril Bedford and Robert Bedford and her sister Monica (Bedford) Waller, and step-daughter Jenny Michaud.

She is survived by her sons, Alfred (Sharon) of Niagara Falls, Michael (Lila) of Lethbridge; step children Wayne (Karen) of Jasper and Valarie (Jack) of Eagle River, AK; 12 grandchildren & 10 great- grandchildren; one sister, Bobby (Alf,

deceased).

Kathy was born and raised in England, where as a girl she endured WW2. She began her career as a seamstress in England before immigrating alone to Canada in June of 1950. She lived in Toronto and Banff before settling in Calgary. She married Bernard Breland in 1960, had one son, Alfred, and was widowed 3 years later. She then married Dennis Perry in 1965 and had another son, Michael, and step-daughter Valerie. Widowed again in 1972, she found love one more time with Henry Hoffman in 1973 and were married for 40 years. Henry had two children, Jenny & Wayne.

Kathy loved the out-doors, animals and her hobbies included baking, knitting, crocheting, quilting and crafts. Henry & Kathy spent a lot of time at the Senior’s Centre carpet bowling, where they made good friends. Family was everything to Kathy, especially her grandchildren. Kathy was a dedicated volunteer with the Lethbridge Humane Society. She was quick to dance or laugh but her ability to fully enjoy life was hampered in her later years by Alzheimer’s disease.

The Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 11:30 A.M., with Reverend Terry Shillington officiating. Reception and interment will follow.

In memory of Kathy, please make a contribution to the Alzheimer Society, #402, 740 – 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0N9.

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


HYDE

DAVID DOUGLAS HYDE passed away in Raymond on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at the age of 72 years. The Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at TEMPLE HILL CEMETERY, Raymond. The Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge.

To send condolences, please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


HANCOCK

CALVIN ALMA HANCOCK, beloved husband of Lynn B. Hancock, passed away in Raymond on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. Friends may meet the family on Monday, November 14, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church. The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KNIGHT STREET CHAPEL, Raymond, Alberta at 11:00 a.m. with Bishop Darren Bevans officiating. Interment will follow in the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.

To send condolences, please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


JORGENSEN

KEITH ERWIN JORGENSEN, beloved husband of Beverley, of Coaldale, passed away in Lethbridge on Wednesday, November 3, 2016 at the age of 70 years. Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Salmon and Sons Funeral Home 433 Stubb Ross Road South, Lethbridge (entrance to the airport) on Thursday, November 10 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm or prior to the funeral service on Friday from 12:00 to 12:45 pm at the church. The funeral Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lethbridge East Stake Center, 4105 Forestry Avenue, Lethbridge, on November 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca


KATONA

PAUL KATONA, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Isabel Katona, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the age of 92 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Marlene Salamon

June 4, 1948 – November 7, 2016

Ms. Marlene Salamon passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the age of 68 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4th Street South, Lethbridge, AB.

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


RIRIE

WATSON ELMER RIRIE passed away surrounded by his family on Sat., Nov. 5, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Barbara Thelma Jacobs and children Carolyn Flexhaug (Miles), Edmonton, AB, Robert (Tiffany) of Boise, ID, and Donald (Kari) of Oregon City, OR. He is also survived by his siblings: Ruth Rice (Wes), Norma Woolley (Donald), Joan Karren (Tom), Jacqueline West (Allen), and Jimmy Ririe (Toni). He is predeceased by his parents Morris Elmer Ririe and Margaret Annie Watson and sister Mary Margaret Blumell (James). Watson and Barbara have 17 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Watson was born on March 17, 1929 in Magrath, AB. Watson was raised in Magrath and after graduating from High School he served a mission for the LDS church in Holland.

On October 25, 1957 he married Barbara Thelma Jacobs in the Cardston Temple. Watson subsequently graduated earning his Masters Degree in Industrial Education from BYU.

He taught school in Cardston and at Magrath High School where he worked for 26 years. He was a sports fan and avid supporter of the Magrath Zeniths and BYU sports teams. Watson loved to farm and had a passion for growing and maintaining a beautiful yard and garden. He served his church in various capacities, as a Bishop, in a Stake Presidency and as a temple ordinance worker.

The family would like to thank Dr. Ken Dahl, Dr. Aaron Low and the staff of the Raymond Hospital for the generous and kind service given to Watson. Friends may meet the family at the Church on Friday, November 11th, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. or from 10:00-10:45 a.m. prior to the service.

The Funeral Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Magrath Stake Center, on Saturday, November 12th at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in the Magrath Cemetery.

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


SEXSMITH

WINIFRED JOYCE SEXSMITH beloved wife of the late John James Sexsmith passed away at the Cedar Creek Lodge in Lethbridge on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the age of 90 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

To send condolences, please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


VIRGINIA BELLE WESLEY SLOAN (PETERSON)

The Family of VIRGINIA BELLE WESLEY SLOAN (PETERSON) said good bye to their 95 year old cherished mother on November 6, 2016. Mother went to join her eternal companion Kenneth Leon Peterson who left us so early in 1982. Mom is also predeceased by her second husband Frank Sloan, sons Dwight and Brian, son-in-law Myron Eaves. She is survived by children Kenneth (Maxine); Susan (Leonard); Janet; Mary-Ellen (Mont). Mom left this world in the comfort of her own home in Cardston surrounded by those who loved and cared for her. She also leaves to mourn her 33 grandchildren and her 52 great grandchildren.

Mom was born in Orion, Alberta to Frank and Ruth (Hayes) Wesley and was later raised by Frank and Ruth (Pelham) Wesley. She attended school until grade 9 in a one room school house in Owen, AB. At an early age she worked as a domestic helper for various individuals and cooked for large harvest crews. She met and married Kenneth Peterson in 1941. They farmed together at Craddock until Dads’ passing in 1982 after which she rented the farm. She married Frank Sloan of Cardston in 1984 and spent many happy years together until his passing in 1998. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her crowning achievement was being a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. Mother had many talents and abilities among which were sewing, painting, needle work , raising beautiful gardens and flowers and most of all being a great homemaker. She and dad shared many passions including curling, baseball, dancing and going to Arizona in the winters. She influenced many people in her life and was always willing to extend a helping hand to help those in need. She was a special person to many.

Special thanks to the amazing caregivers who have attended to mother through the years especially Liezel and Marsha.

The Funeral Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Temple Street Chapel, on Saturday, November 12th at 1:00 p.m. Friends may meet the family from 12:00-12:45 p.m. prior to the service. She will be laid to rest in the family plot at Stirling at 4:30.

Send condolences at: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


VAN SLUYS

PETER VAN SLUYS, passed away peacefully at the Providence Care Centre in Calgary, on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at the age of 91 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


William “Bill” Liggett

1925 – 2016

Mr. William “Bill” Liggett, beloved husband of Mrs. Molly Liggett, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the age of 91 years. Family and Friends are invited to a Celebration of Bill’s Life at 1:30pm on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, 324 Mayor Magrath Dr. S., Lethbridge, AB.

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

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