October 26th, 2020

TUESDAY, November 15, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 15, 2016.

Randall Baines
1952 – 2016
Randall Martin Baines, passed away in Lethbridge on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at the age of 64 years.
A private burial service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery on Saturday, November 19, 2016. 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.


BLAIR

John Stanley Blair of Picture Butte, beloved husband of Pearl Blair, passed away peacefully at St Michael’s Palliative Care on November 10, 2016 at the age of 74 years.

Besides his loving wife of 47 years, Pearl, John is survived by his two daughters, Tammy (Neal) and Cindy (Scott), two sons, Kyle and Derek (Petra) and grandchildren, Zane, Mykelti, Brydon, Stephanie and Colton. He is also survived by his sister, Ivy Allison as well as several nieces and nephews

John was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Noel Blair and brother, Gerald Blair.

Flowers are gratefully declined, those who wish may make memorial donations to the Picture Butte Cancer Society.

No funeral service at John’s request. Cremation.


BROWN

ROBERT WAYNE BROWN, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Legacy Lodge in Lethbridge, AB on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the age of 70 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. with Maureen Condon-Horon officiating.

In Memory of Wayne, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, PO Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K7.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


BUCKMAN

1942 – 2016

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

In memory of our Dad, donations may be made to the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation, c/o Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960 – 19 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1W5.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the ELKS HALL, 112 4 Street South, Picture Butte, AB, on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 1:00 P.M.

Cremation entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


HARDY

DAVID L HARDY, passed away in Calgary on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at the age of 66 years, beloved husband of Rita (Navratil) Hardy of Raymond. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, RAYMOND STAKE CENTRE, 16 N 200 W, Raymond. Friends may meet the family ONLY prior to the funeral service at the church from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Interment to follow in the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.

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


Joshua Hofer

1933 – 2016

It is with great sadness that Mr. Joshua (Andy) Hofer of Deerfield Colony, Montana; a loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle, passed away suddenly at the East Raymond Colony surrounded by his family. He was taken into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at the DEERFIELD COLONY in Lewistown, Montana.

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


KATONA

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

A Funeral Mass will be held at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12th Avenue South, Lethbridge, on Tuesday, November 15th at 1:00 P.M., with Father Lukas Drapal as Celebrant.

Interment will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Lethbridge.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Patricia Kingston

1942 – 2016

Mrs. Patricia Kingston of Coaldale, beloved wife of Dr. Robert Kingston, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016.

A Private Family Service will be held. No flowers by family request.

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to send a private condolence.


Ronald “Ron” Legge

1930 – 2016

Ronald Horace Legge of Coaldale passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, November 11, 2016.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a Memorial Service at 10:30am on Saturday November 19, 2016 at the CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS COALDALE, 2216- 21st “A” Ave, Coaldale, Alberta. A private family inurnment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the nurses at St Michael’s Palliative Care, Dr. Hawes & Dr. Shukoor for taking such good care of our dad.

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


PATRICIA “PAT” POSTMAN

1945 – 2016

PAT POSTMAN went to be with her Lord and Saviour on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at the St. Michaels Health Center – Palliative Care Unit at the age of 71 years.

Pat is survived by her daughter, Carmen (Robert) Bogress of Ladner, BC, son Keanan (Glenda) Postman of Lethbridge, AB, 5 grandchildren; Carley, Jordan & Madison Bogress, Cassidy (Stuart) Mitchell, and Noah Postman. Pat is also survived by her mother Johanna Konynenbelt, brother Ron (Tina) Konynenbelt, sisters Sharon (Clint) VanderWoude, Carol (Ron) Haveman, Cindy (Derrick) Bruin and Glenda (Walter) Dunnewold and sister-in-law Paulette Konynenbelt as well as many nieces and nephews.

Pat was predeceased by her husband Tony, her brother Randy Konynenbelt and an infant granddaughter Eden Grace Postman.

Pat was born on November 11, 1945 in Lethbridge to Joe and Johanna Konynenbelt of Nobleford, AB. She attended school at Noble Central School and then went on to study English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Tony and Pat were married in August of 1966 and Pat assumed the life of a farmer’s wife. She spent numerous hours throughout her years volunteering for many different ministries and causes. International ministries were always near to her heart as she poured into the lives of countless people.

Pat loved to travel and experience new cultures and adventures. She was an excellent pianist and enjoyed teaching and playing for most of her life. Pat’s goal in life was to share the love of Jesus with everyone she met. She poured herself into her family and dearly loved and treasured her husband, her children and her grandchildren.

Pat will be missed by everyone who knew her. The people she knew spanned many countries, continents, faiths and ages. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Michael’s Health Center and the ALS Society of Alberta for their care and support.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Pat’s life will be held at the EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF LETHBRIDGE – Highway #4, just East of the 43rd Street Intersection, on Friday, November 18th, 2016 at 1:00 P.M.

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


POTTS

JUSTIN POTTS, passed away on October 27, 2016 at the age of 42 years.

A wake service will be held between 7:00 P.M. and 11:00 P.M. on Tuesday November 15, 2016 at Eden’s Funeral Home, 2424 5th Ave, Fort Macleod AB.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, November 15, 2016 at the Brocket Community Hall.


NEIL REID

Neil was born in Transcona, Manitoba and was the last survivor of 11 brothers and sisters. Neil was a veteran who joined the armed forces in 1950 along with brothers William(Bill), Archie(Tim) and Clarence with the Winnipeg rifles and were known as the fighting four. After leaving the forces in the 60s he resided in southern Alberta and remained there until his passing. He is survived by his son Marc (Beverley) Reid; granddaughters Angela(Marty)Pauley, Audrey (Ryan) Chappel and great- grandchildren Jesper and Tegan.

At the request of Neil, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society 325 Manning Rd N.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2E 2P5.

To email condolences please visit http://www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Homes, High River. (403) 652-2222


SLYWKA

THOMAS JOHN SLYWKA, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Alida Slywka of almost 54 years of marriage, passed away at the St. Therese Villa, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at the age of 89 years, two weeks short of his 90th birthday.

Besides being a devoted husband, he is also a beloved dad, grandpa, pa, great-grandpa, uncle and friend.

He is the loving dad of Mary Lou (Terry) Miechkota, Tom (Diane) Slywka, John (Trish) Slywka and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Tom was born in McGee, Saskatchewan, on November 28, 1926. He was the son of Michael and Eudokia (Doris) Slywka. He served in the Canadian Army in Canada from June 14, 1944 to Oct. 4, 1945. In his careers, he worked for McGavin’s Bakery, and later sold farm machinery. In his early years, Dad enjoyed camping and fishing with his family. He was a devoted Saskatchewan Roughriders fan. He was known for his great sense of humor and he shared his kindness with all who met him.

He will be deeply missed and always loved and remembered by all who knew him.

At Tom’s request there will be no formal funeral service.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


SZNERCH

MICHAEL SZNERCH, beloved husband of Irene Sznerch, passed away in Lethbridge on Sunday November 6, 2016 at the age of 95 years. A Prayer Service will be held at SALMON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME 433 Stubb Ross Road South Lethbridge (entrance to the airport), on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at 7:00 P.M., with Len and Sandy Whyte officiating. A Funeral Mass will be held at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12th Avenue South, Lethbridge, on Friday, November 18th at 11:00 A.M., with Father Lukas Drapal as Celebrant. Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

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


VAN SLUYS

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

Piet is survived by his children Dick (Lorrie) Van Sluys of Calgary, Rick Van Sluys of Lethbridge, Sophia (Warren) Bardy of Vancouver and Robert (Donna) Van Sluys of Edmonton, seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, three sisters Janny in den Bosch, Nel (Andy) DeKok and Matty (John) Vanee, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Charlotte Van Sluys, his parents, brother and sister-in-law John and Janny Van Sluys, brother and sister-in-law Andy and Francis Van Sluys and brother-in-law Morris in den Bosch.

Piet was born in ‘s-Heerenhoek, Zeeland in the Netherlands on August 3, 1925. He married Charlotte Kaat in January 1951. In June 1953 they immigrated to Canada along with their oldest son Dick. Piet became a journeyman welder; residing in Fort Macleod and later in Lethbridge.

Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.

A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Hans Overduin officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Lethbridge.

Many thanks to caring staff at Providence Care Centre in Calgary and St. Therese Villa in Lethbridge. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Providence Care Centre, 149 Providence Boulevard SE, Calgary, AB, T2X 0X2 or St. Therese Villa, 253 Southgate Blvd S, Lethbridge. AB, T1K 2S1.

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

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