October 23rd, 2020

TUESDAY, November 22, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 22, 2016.

William “Bill” Bilesky

February 3,1922 –

November 16, 2016

William “Bill” Bilesky passed away peacefully in Lethbridge on November 16, 2016 at the age of 94 years. A Graveside Service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery at 2:00pm on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 with Pastor Rodger Halvorsen, officiating.

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BROWN

May 22nd, 1929

– November 21st, 2016

ANNE PATRICIA BROWN, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late William “Bill” Brown, passed away at the Edith Cavell Care Centre on Monday, November 21st, 2016 at the age of 87 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.


CHISTE

March 7, 1925 – November 14, 2016

BRUNO LUIGI CHISTE passed away peacefully on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the age of 91. Bruno is survived by his beloved wife, Maria (Marie) and their three children Adele (Clarke) Hunter, Karen (Dave) O’Dwyer and Gary (Diane) Chiste. He is also survived by nine granddaughters, Andrea (Mike), Diana (Komie), Renae (Casey), Paula (Adam), Erin (Mike), Lauren, Leah, Sarah, and Michaela. Bruno loved to laugh and play with his eleven great grandchildren, Emmett, Haddie, Sydney, Graham, Dylan, Ellie, Norah, Aida, Russell, Rhys, and David. He is also survived by his cousin, Lino Chiste and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Adamo and Elena, his brother Joe, and his sisters Lillian and Mary.

Bruno was born on March 7, 1925 in Commerce, Alberta and was raised on a farm outside of Diamond City. He married Marie on November 15, 1952. In addition to farming in Diamond City, Bruno worked as a steam engineer at Purity Dairy and later at Palm Dairy. He ended his career on a tractor working on the grounds crew at the University of Lethbridge.

While Bruno was hardworking, he was always young at heart and loved to have fun sometimes at the expense of those around him. He had many creative talents that allowed him to play any instrument he could get his hands on, sing or whistle any tune, or share secret messages with his family with his dazzling ability to mirror write. Throughout his life he was resourceful and was able to fix or build anything. His creations will be treasured by his family.

A prayer service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. with Teresa Grice officiating.

A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH – 2405- 12th Ave. South, Lethbridge, AB on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. with Father Jack Bastigal celebrating. A Private Family Graveside Service will follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories or a charity of your choice.

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


CHMELYK

EUGENE CHMELYK, beloved husband of Tilly Chmelyk, of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit on Monday, November 21st, 2016 at the age of 66 years.

Besides his loving wife, he is survived by Germaine Collett of Brooks, Jaimy (Nathan) Sawatzky of Langley, B.C. , Kody Chmelyk of Wetaskawin, Carrie Lortie of Brooks, James (Sylvia) Stroeve of Lethbridge, Dennis (Tracey) Stroeve of Lethbridge and Kathy (Jeff) Skretting of Lethbridge. Eugene is also survived by 12 grandchildren and one brother Rudy Chmelyk.

He was predeceased by his parents Yakym & Nancy.

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Thursday, November 24th, 2016 from 12:00 – 12:45 P.M. A Graveside Service will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

A Memorial Service will be held at the MIZ CITY CHURCH – 502 13th Street South, Lethbridge, AB on Thursday, November 24th, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Daniel Zapoula officiating.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Bridges of Hope – 2825 F 2 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0G8.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


CRAZY BOY

CANDACE CRAZY BOY, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the age of 33 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


JOHN DAYKIN

Mar. 10, 1955 – Nov. 19, 2016

“May John’s memory be a

blessing to all who knew him.”

John is survived by his father, sister, nephew and cousins.

A private family gathering will be held at a later date.

Many thanks to staff at Chinook Regional Hospital, at Good Samaritan Prairie Ridge in Raymond, at Sasha House in Lethbridge, and at Claresholm Care Centre who assisted John to live well.


HAMLING

EMILY CHRISTINE HAMLING, beloved wife of the late Leslie Hamling, passed away at the Bow Island Hospital on Sunday, November 20th, 2016 at the age of 88 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


HARKER

GEORGE ROBERT HARKER, passed away suddenly but peacefully on Saturday November 19th, 2016 at the age of 79.

George was born on Oct 2nd 1937 and raised in Magrath. He was educated at Ricks College and BYU. George was married to Celia (Carley) in 1961. He spent his career working in Edmonton and Calgary in various government positions and finished his career as a Director with the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.

George was predeceased by his parents Nephi Clyne Harker, Alice Larene (Clifton) Harker, and his sister Karen (Arnold). He is survived by his siblings LaRene (Norris) Jackson, Marvin (Marion), Merlin, Jean (Fred) Hayner, and Roy (Kathy). George leaves behind his wife Celia (Carley) and his five sons, Zane, Quinn (Kristen), Nathan, Cory (Kristin), and Levi (Becky).

George retired to Magrath in 2000 and spent the rest of his life as a committed member of the community, with particular interest in the Magrath Museum in preserving the history of Magrath.

The funeral Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Garden Place Chapel, 170 North Center Street, Magrath, on Saturday November 26, 2016 at 11:00 am.

Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the Church, Friday, November 25, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm or prior to the funeral service on Saturday from 10:00 to 10:45 am at the church.

In lieu of flowers George would have appreciated a donation to the Magrath museum.

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


Alice Heynen

1936 – 2016

Mrs. Alice Heynen, beloved wife of Mr. John Heynen, passed into the presence of her Lord on November 20, 2016 at the age of 80 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 1614 5 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB, on November 30 at 1:00pm with Pastor Bruce Martin, officiating.

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


KOPE

Ervin Ernest Kope passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the age of 75 years, beloved husband of Joanne Kroeker of Redcliff. He also leaves to cherish his memory two children, Mary (Lynden) Elgin of Grande Prairie and Ervin (Debbie) Kope of North Carolina; three step children, Paige Letkeman of Redcliff, Melanie Letkeman of Lethbridge and Carolyn Letkeman (Jaret Moorehead) of Redcliff; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents Mary and Peter Kope; his first wife Carol Kope and two brothers, Allen and Vernon Kope. The funeral service will be held in the (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1865 Division Ave. NE, Medicine Hat) on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with Bishop Dale Anderson officiating. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: pattfh@telusplanet.net subject heading: Ervin Kope, or you may visit http://www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.

Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 2V6. Please call 1-866-526-2214 for further information.


LARSEN

RICHARD (DICK) JOSEPH LARSEN, beloved father and grandfather, passed away Friday November 18, 2016 following a car accident. Friends may meet the family at the LDS – Raymond Stake Centre on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. or prior to the funeral service on Wednesday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. All are welcome to attend the Funeral Service which will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, RAYMOND STAKE CENTRE, 2 North – 200 West, Raymond, Alberta. Interment to follow at the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that we continue Dick’s legacy of service and donations be sent to the Southern Alberta Society for High Andes Relief (sharperu.org). To send condolences, please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


LAYCOCK

HUGH LAYCOCK, beloved patriarch of the Laycock family, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Lethbridge, Alberta at the age of 93. He was the beloved husband of the late Audrey Laycock. Friends may meet the family on Friday, November 25 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge, or prior to the funeral service on Saturday from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. at the Church. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 12:00 noon at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FAIRMONT CHAPEL, 205 Fairmont Blvd. South, Lethbridge. Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery, Lethbridge.

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


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.

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


Mason Eli Kons

1977 – 2016

Mr. Mason Eli Kons of Lethbridge, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the age of 39 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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Tamara Barber

1982 – 2016

Miss. Tamara Barber of Lethbridge, beloved daughter of Wayne & Patricia Barber, passed away at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at the age of 33 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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