October 30th, 2020

FRIDAY, November 18, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 18, 2016.

Anne Hagen

1923 – 2016

Mrs. Anne Hagen of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Marvin Hagen, passed away at the Lethbridge Legacy Lodge on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at the age of 93 years. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 10:00am and 10:45am on Monday, November 21, 2016 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 Street S., Lethbridge, AB. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, November 21, 2016 at the MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, 1210 Scenic Drive S., Lethbridge, AB.

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William “Bill” Bilesky

1922 – 2016

Mr. William “Bill” Bilesky of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Dora Bilesky, passed away at the Lethbridge Legacy Lodge on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at the age of 94 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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CHISTE

March 7, 1925

– November 14, 2016

BRUNO LUIGI CHISTE, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the age of 91 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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Stanley “Stan” Forczek

1927- 2016

Mr. Stanley “Stan” Forczek of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Sylvia Forczek, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at the age of 89 years. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 6:00pm and 8:00pm on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL,610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am on Friday, November 18, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL with Pastor Lorne Willms officiating. Interment to follow at ARCHMOUNT CEMETERY.

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JAMES

MR. ROBERT RALPH JAMES (Uncle Bob), passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Good Samaritans Park Meadows, Lethbridge. He was born on March 2, 1930. He was predeceased by his father Harold Collier James, mother Catherine Ehlert, brother Kenneth James, sisters Sybil Williamson and Gerry Phillips. He is survived by a sister-in-law Bonnie James and numerous nieces and nephews. Robert retired from the research station in 1991 after more than 35 years! His favorite things in life were the outdoors, hunting on the Milk River Ridge, fishing, photography and his black lab dogs. A private family memorial will be held at a later date.

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John Koskewich

1951 – 2016

Mr. John Koskewich passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the age of 65 years. A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, November 18, 2016 at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY in Lethbridge. A Memorial Service will follow at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S., Lethbridge, AB. His daughter is planning a plaque dedication in Waterton Park; details will be announced next spring. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish to honour his memory are asked to make somebody smile. John always believed everyone should laugh and smile more.

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GRAY

LARRY DANIEL GRAY, 68, passed away on November 9th at the Chinook Regional Hospital.

Larry is survived by his mother, Luella Holt; his sons, Cody (Tanis) Gray and Quinn Gray; his grandson, Layne Gray; and his brothers, Dennis (Cindy) Gray and Donnie Gray.

A funeral service will be held on November 19th at 11 a.m. at the LDS Church, 643 20 St, Fort Macleod, Alberta.

Memorial donations/in lieu of flowers may be made to The Midnight Riders 4-H Club.


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.

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Lynne Carlson

1932 – 2016

Mr. Lynne Carlson of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Shirley Carlson, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the age of 84 years. A Celebration of Lynne’s Life will be held at 4:00pm on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at MCKILLOP UNITED CHURCH, 2329 15 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB.

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Maria Sipiora (Krawczyk)

1925 – 2016

Mrs. Maria Sipiora (Krawczyk), beloved wife of the late Stanislaw Sipiora, passed away at Blue Sky Lodge in Lethbridge on Friday, November 11, 2016 at the age of 91 years. Maria is survived by her daughter Barbara (Stan) Mozgala and three grandchildren Margaret (Keith), Elizabeth (Jesse) and Viktoria, and one great-grandchild Declan. Maria was born March 25, 1925 in Lany near Krzemieniec, Eastern Poland and moved with her parents, two brothers and two sisters. She was deported to Syberia for hard labour, after World War II she was back to Poland and started her own family. In 1990, Maria came to Canada and started a new life where she was very happy and her passion included gardening and flowers. Maria will be dearly missed by her family and her friends. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00pm on Friday, November 18, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St., Lethbridge, AB, led by Teresa Grice. A Funeral Mass will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CHURCH, 2405-12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB with Father Lucas Drapal, celebrant. Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.

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MILNE

THELMA SHEFFIELD MILNE, beloved wife of John Milne, passed away peacefully in Cardston on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at the age of 87. She is survived by her three children Gordon (Hollie), Robin (Blair) Goates, and Maralyn (Scott) English; her sister Maralyn Dileandro; her brother Dwayne (Janice) Hall; her son-in-law Vern (Judy) Swanson; her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter Elaine Swanson.

She has left a legacy of faith, hard work, determination, grace and kindness. She loved people and had many lifelong friends. Her children and grandchildren have been influenced by her good example. She served on Cardston Town Council and as Mayor. She lovingly served her church in many capacities including as a Relief Society President, and with her husband when he was Mission President and in the Cardston Temple Presidency.

The Funeral service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cardston Alberta East Stake Center on Saturday, November 19th at 2:00 p.m. Friends may meet the family from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow in the Cardston Cemetery.

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


PLAUSTEINER

CHRISTINE ELIZABETH PLAUSTEINER, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 14th, 2016 at the age of 36 years.

Christine is the loving mother of Alyssa May Jane, Michel Megan-Jean, and Kiarra Marie. She is also survived by her parents Frank (Stephanie) Plausteiner and Bonnie (Hank) Morin, as well as her sister; Lisa (Jason) Plausteiner.

Christine is predeceased by her grandmothers Johanna Plausteiner and Ethel Campbell.

Born on December 23, 1979, Christine came into the world a month early. She was so small that she was brought to her mom and dad in a Christmas stocking. Being born so close to Christmas, she always believed her birthday to be that much more special. Christmas was always her favorite time of year.

As a child, she had a mind for activity and adventure. Swimming, skating, skiing and a lot of camping was what she loved to do, although she also cherished quiet moments. She loved road trips with her dad and quiet snuggles with her mom most of all.

Her vibrant personality drew those around her close. She always wore a smile and encouraged others to do the same. In fact, one of her favorite sayings was “Don’t forget to wear your smile”. She repeated this to everyone. She was a kind, caring, loving person who would never hesitate to help another out.

She found her professional calling as a Health Care Aide. She worked for over ten years at two Extendicare locations. She loved the residents she worked with and they all loved her. In her work, she always showed patience, attentiveness and compassion.

Christine’s proudest accomplishment were her three beautiful daughters, Alyssa, Michel, and Kiarra. They were the light of her life. She drew strength from them and loved them with everything in her. In those girls, you can see all that was wonderful in Christine.

Christine will be missed by everyone who knew her. She was called daughter, sister, mother, and friend and wore each of those titles proudly. She loved life and loved those in her life. Although it is too soon to say goodbye, we are better to have known her for the time we did.

A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. Those that wish may come and pay their respects prior to the service between 12:00 – 1:00 P.M.

Cremation to follow Celebration of Life.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.

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


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.

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.

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LAPAK

BETTY ELAINE SLAPAK passed away in Lethbridge on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the age of 85 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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


Gaye Sleightholm

1956 – 2016

Mrs. Gaye Sleightholm of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Jack Sleightholm, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the age of 60 years. Besides her husband Jack, Gaye is survived by her mother Beryl Judd; stepson Rob Sleightholm; beloved granddaughters Grace and Robi; brother Trevor (Diane) Kinsey; niece Veronica (Joey) Dekker, as well as many extended family and friends. Gaye was predeceased by her father Roy Kinsey and stepfather Richard Judd. A Celebration of Gaye’s Life will be held between 1:00pm and 4:00pm, on Friday, November 25, 2016 at the ARMY AND NAVY AIRFORCE CLUB, 517 5 Ave S., Lethbridge, AB. For those who wish, memorial donation in Gaye’s name may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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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


WARD

RACHEL MURIEL WARD, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Alex Pahara, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the age of 86 years.

Rachel is survived by her son Gerald (Cathy) and their children Chad (Tracey) and Justin and Kim, son Ralph (Patty) and their children Shannon, Shane, Pamela (Tim) and Terrie-Dawn and son Clifford (deceased) children Sarah, Luke and Josh as well as 14 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Mary Jean, brother Peter and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Alex Pahara, son Clifford, sisters Rose and Violet and brothers Ronnie and Edward.

Rachel was born at home in Driftpile, Alberta on April 30, 1930 to Arsene and Delma Freeman. She spent her school years at the Joussard Mission, in Joussard, Alberta. There, she learned the required homemaking skills that all the young girls were taught. Rachel utilized those skills well throughout her life which have been greatly admired by her family. She was a hard worker and took pride in a job completed and well done.

A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. with Deacon Frank Peta officiating.

A Private Family Interment will be held at Mountain View Cemetery.

To send a condolence please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com

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