October 26th, 2020

TUESDAY, November 29, 2016


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 29, 2016.

Aubrey Borley

1937 – 2016

Mr. Wilfred “Aubrey” Borley of Lethbridge, passed away suddenly at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the age of 79 years. Aubrey was born March 24th, 1937 in Swan River, MB to parents Cecil James and Edith Doreen Borley. He spent many years in Magrath, Alberta where he raised his family before moving to Lethbridge in 1994. Aubrey worked many years at Tanco in Magrath and worked at the Exhibition Grounds in Lethbridge for several years until he retired. Aubrey was a beautiful dancer and was a member of the South Country Jamboree Society at the Legion. His passion was finish carpentry & wood working creating projects big and small. He also enjoyed sewing and upholstery. Aubrey Borley is survived by his 1 daughter Shelly Ann Kramer (Rod Kramer) of Cochrane, AB and 1 son Richard Wayne Borley (Manuela Borley) of Victoria, BC; grandchildren Mason Fredrick Kramer, Cole Aubrey Kramer & Victoria Paige Kramer; his special friend Ruth Liverseed; 3 sisters Muriel Bettger, Iris Ramsay & Irene Kusz; 3 brothers Robert Borley, Wayne Borley & Ben Borley; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families. He is pre-deceased by his son Eric Daniel Borley; his parents Cecil James and Edith Doreen Borley; and his sister Myrtle Bilodeau. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 11:30am and 12:30pm on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 St. S, Lethbridge, AB A Funeral Service will be held at 12:30pm on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, with Reverend Glenda Wert, officiating.

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Bert Baker

1939 – 2016

Mr. Bert Edward Denholm Baker of Lethbridge, formerly of Edmonton, beloved husband of Mrs. Heidi Baker, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016 at the age of 77 years. Bert was a proud member of several Masonic Lodges and affiliate groups. Besides his loving wife Heidi, Bert is survived by his beloved daughter Cathy Livingstone and husband Art; and his wonderful grandchildren Connor, Devin, Amelia, and Benjamin; as well as his beloved son James Baker; sister-in-law Brigitte; mother- in-law Margot Sziegaud; niece Loree Lehanky; nephews Jim Jr, Garry, Kenny and Bobby Baker, Brent Lehanky, Hardy and Christopher Hall; as well as many cousins and dear friends. Bert was predeceased by his parents Bill and Franes Baker; his sister Barbara (Paul) Lehanky; and brothers Jim (Connie) Baker and Alex Baker. A Celebration of Bert’s Life will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at THE COAST HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTRE, 526 Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 3M2. Donations may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children Canada (1003 Decarie Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H4A 0A9)

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CALVIN COLUMBUS HIATT Dec. 26, 1928 – Nov. 26, 2016

CALVIN COLUMBUS HIATT, cherished husband of Peg (Johnson) Hiatt, peacefully passed away on Saturday November 26, 2016 in the Taber hospital at the age of 87 years and 11 months. Calvin was predeceased by his son Craig Hiatt, parents Lunie and Sarah Hiatt, in-law’s Leith and Myrtle Johnson. He leaves to mourn his wife Peg, Children Alan Hiatt, Karen Bergeson, Kathy (Kevin) Thompson and James Hiatt. Also leaving his grandchildren Casandra Hiatt, David (Emily) Hiatt, and Daniel (Rebecca) Hiatt, children Abby and Ellie. Karlee (Steven) Christensen, children Isaac and James. Jamie (Todd) Bruce children Owen, Connor, Enoch, and Nathan. Brittany Bergeson, K.C. (Jessika) Thompson children Elsa, Leith. Klayton (Kelsie) Thompson. Karson Thompson. Kamryn Thompson. Dustin Hiatt, Savannah Johnston, Jared Hiatt, Emma Hiatt, Kristi Hiatt, and numerous extended family in Canada and the United States. Calvin was born at home December 26, 1928 in Surry County North Carolina, the second child of 15. In his youth Calvin and his brother where allowed to roam the hills hunting possum, rabbits and raccoons, with his dog Trailer. Creating their own entertainment with stories and tall tales, joking, pranking, singing Blue Grass music. This was at the core of his personality, his sense of humor was ingrained in him at a young age. When he joined the army at 17, Cal was assigned to the second armored Division, called Hell on Wheels, where he rose to the rank of corporal and drove a 20 ton tank. After the war Calvin attended BYU, majoring in Physical Education, and educational counselling. Here he met and married Peg (Johnson) June 13 1956. He followed his career to Canada where he loved to teach, coach, and referee. Cal’s career spanned 32 years in Alberta education, where he made many lifelong friends. Calvin was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, emulating many callings, he found much joy in the service of others. Above all he loved his family, facilitating many gatherings over the years where he was able to express his youthful humor. Calvin, a very much loved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, and friend. The family wishes to express much appreciation to the Doctors, Nurses and staff at the Taber Hospital for the exceptional care received over the last 3 months. Funeral to be held Thursday December 1st at the BARNWELL LDS CHAPEL, 498 S Ave. S. Barnwell Alberta. Meet the family from 9:45 am to 10:45 am with the service starting at 11. Burial at the Barnwell cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the Taber Municipal Hospital or the charity of your choice.

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Joanne De Heer
1939 – 2016
The Lord in His infinite wisdom, took to His eternal home Joanne De Heer (nee Vandersteen), beloved wife of Dick De Heer, on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the age of 77 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
A private burial service will be held at the Taber Memorial Garden prior to the funeral service.
The Funeral Service will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church, 3902 Heritage Drive, Taber on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Besides Dick, her loving husband of fifty five years, she is survived by their three daughters Caroline (Darrell) Pauls of Coaldale, Angela (Joe) Strojwas of Taber and Sylvia (Wayne) Klok of Taber; nine grandchildren Mandy (Tim) Konynenbelt, Denita (Jesse) Penner, Jessica (Devon) Alexander, Richard (Tessa) Hogan, Jamie (Robert) Turner, Stephanie Hogan, Kaleigh Wolgen, Justine (Riley) Rombough and Christine Jensen; fourteen great grandchildren Leah and Elijah Konynenbelt; Kara, Kevin and Ryan Penner; Emily Alexander; Hunter, Prezlie and Beuxy Hogan; Piper Turner; Kash and Jack Rombough; Taiya and Cole Jensen. She is also survived by her brother Harry (Verna) Vandersteen, sister-in-law Vena (Gerrit) DeJong, four brothers-in-law, three sisters-in-law and numerous extended family.
Joanne was predeceased by her parents Hugh and Audrey Vandersteen, brother Jerry Vandersteen, son-in-law Allan Wolgen, two brothers-in-law, four sisters-in-law, one niece and one nephew.
Joanne was the middle child of Hugh and Audrey Vandersteen. She was born September 20, 1939 in Holland. Joanne immigrated to Canada in 1952 with her parents and two brothers. She met Dick in 1955 in Picture Butte and they were married in Taber on July 29, 1961. Dick and Joanne lived in Taber all their married life. Joanne was a stay at home Mom and looked after her parents for thirty years as well as many senior ladies.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Joanne’s name may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


KLUCZNY

ROBERT KLUCZNY, beloved husband of Patricia, of Lethbridge, AB, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the age of 82 years.

Besides his loving wife, Robert is survived by their children: Kelly Kluczny (Larry Ivan), Scott Kluczny and Bryan (Stacey) Kluczny, all of Lethbridge; grandchildren: Chanelle and Adam (Katie) Clampitt , Nicholas and Alexander Kluczny as well as one great-grandchild, Avarie.

Also left to cherish Robert’s memory are his sister Lois Kluczny of Lethbridge, nephew Gerry (Dee) Bardock of Delta, BC, numerous extended family, members of Pat’s family: Eileen and Frank Peta, Barb and Mac MacLean; as well as special friend, Lorraine Paskuski.

He was predeceased by his parents, Hazel and John, brother Eldon, sisters Donna and Joan and nieces, Sherry and Juanita.

Robert was born and raised in Lethbridge. He left home at age 19 to join the Canadian Army then upon return, worked as a surveyor. Robert met Patricia Chisholm shortly after returning home from the Army in 1958. They were married in 1960 and started their family in 1961. He joined the Canadian Army Reserves for a brief time then did various work until becoming self employed with his own business in the early 70’s. In 1983 he worked at College Ford and remained there until his retirement in 2003. During his time there he became famous for his “scoopisms” which earned him the nickname “Scoop”; an endearment which stayed with him his entire life.

As a young man he enjoyed playing hockey and progressed to fastball into adulthood. Robert loved cars, especially Ford-built vehicles with his favourite being his Lincoln, and took great pride in cleaning and polishing them. During the summers he liked sitting on his deck with a beer, listening to music by Floyd Cramer. Robert liked to golf and was a Hurricanes hockey fan. During his retirement years, he enjoyed taking “Buffy” for walks, watching his grandkids play their sports, watching classic Clint Eastwood and Charles Bronson movies and visiting with his great-granddaughter Avarie. He was a spiritual man and an active member of his Knights of Columbus Council.

Robert will be remembered by his family and friends for his sharp wit and great sense of humour. He was a devoted husband, father, loved brother, uncle, grandfather and great-grandfather.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604-13th Street North, Lethbridge, AB on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback, Celebrant.

In memory of Bob, donations may be made to the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, 1400-9th Ave. South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4V5.

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KURZE

MAX RICHARD KURZE, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Kathryn Kurze, passed away peacefully at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, on November 27, 2016 at the age of 88 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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LAMB

GLEN MURRAY LAMB, beloved husband of Elaine Lamb, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the age of 80 years.

Besides his loving wife, Glen is survived by his son Jerrold and his daughter Emerald, son Greg (Carolyn) and their son Miles and brother Robert (Kathy) as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Glen was predeceased by his siblings: Stuart (Elaine), Bill, Doreen (Bill) and Jim (Lynn), brother-in-law Bill Atkinson and nephew Joey Lamb.

Glen was born on August 19, 1936 in Russell, Manitoba to William and Grace Lamb. He served 32 years as a member of the RCMP and retired in 1989. He spent the first nine years of service in B.C., three years in Calgary and the rest of his career in Lethbridge.

Glen was a very talented handyman. He was a perfectionist and did all things well. His hobbies included upholstery, woodworking and working on cars.

At Glen’s request, no formal funeral service will be held.

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Dorothy Napper

1936 – 2016

With heavy hearts, we sadly said goodbye to our loving mom, Dorothy Grace Napper, on Saturday, November 26, 2016. Our mom left us all with laughter in our hearts and knowing the full meaning of unconditional love. Mom’s sparkle in her eyes and her courage to overcome all adversity throughout her life, made her enduring to all lives she touched. She will be sadly missed.

Mom was predeceased by her infant Son Randell; her Mother and Father; her brother and 2 sisters. She is survived by her son Dan (Lori) Napper; and 4 daughters Linda Napper, Elinor Napper, Sandra (Wade) Napper and Dorrie (Terry) St Jean; 12 grandchildren, 3 great- grandchildren; sisters Shirley Cooper (Gary), Lori Mac Indoe; as well as many nieces, nephews and their families. We extend a special thank-you to Mom’s caregivers and the staff at Legacy Lodge and the Chinook Regional Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, 2216 – 21a Ave, Coaldale, AB T1M 1H6, with Bishop Mark Sauer, officiating.

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Karl Neben

1930 – 2016

Mr. Karl Neben of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Christel Neben, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the age of 86 years. Karl was born October 8, 1930 in Germany. In 1954, he married his wife Christel and they moved to Canada the same year. After arriving in Canada, they were blessed with two children and eventually lots of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Karl will be missed dearly by his wife and family. We are thankful for the many memories to remember him by. We love our opa xoxo Besides his loving wife Christel, Karl is survived by his daughter Marita Offenbeck; his son Peter Neben and wife Michelle Neben; his grandchildren Jennifer, Andrew, Stephanie and Karla; as well as numerous great -grandchildren; his sister-in-law Elsa Lusignan and John Havlik; and nieces Bridget Lusignan and Sabrina Auer. As per Karl’s wishes, no formal service will be held. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish, memorial donations may be made to The Humane Society of Canada (120 Carlton Street, Toronto, ON M5A 4K2) or to the Canadian Diabetes Association (210D 12A Street North, Lethbridge, AB T1H 2J1)

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SMITH

HARRY CLIFFORD SMITH, passed away in Cardston on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the age of 86 years, beloved husband of Mary Alice (Perkins) Smith.

The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Hill Chapel, Cardston, AB on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Friends may meet the family from 10:00-10:45 a.m. prior to the service.

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


Olga Terleski

1941 – 2016

Ms. Olga Terleski of Lethbridge, beloved sister of the late Ms. Doris Terleski, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the age of 75 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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Margaretha “Margaret”

Van Biert

1935 – 2016

Miss. Margaretha Cornelia Van Biert passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the age of 81 years. Margaret was born January 26, 1935 in Stad aan het Haringvliet, Holland, where she was raised and educated. Margaret immigrated to Canada, arriving in Victoria, BC in 1972. She then moved to Lethbridge in 1973, where she has resided until her passing. Miss. Van Biert worked at the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital for 14 years. Since 1987 she has been a loving caregiver in her home, caring for handicapped adults. A very special relationship resulted between Margaret and those that lived with her. A relationship that led to the formal adoption of Roxene and Sandra to become her daughters. Margaret was an active member of the Lethbridge Association for Community Living and the Parents Support Group. She is survived by her 2 daughters Roxene Van Biert and Sandra Van Biert. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the NETHERLANDS REFORMED CONGREGATION (90022 Range Road 211, Lethbridge, AB). Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Lethbridge Family Services Program “DaCapo” (1107-2 Ave ‘A” N. Lethbridge, AB T1H 0E6)

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Warren Leslie Pentland

1931 – 2016

Mr. Warren Leslie Pentland of Lethbridge, passed away on November 26, 2016 at the age of 85 years. Warren was born and raised in the Fairview / Vanrena area, and was a longtime resident. Warren moved to Lethbridge in 2011 to be closer to his family. He is survived by his loving companion Kay Ek; his three daughters Sandra (Glen) Beaver, Linda (Randy) McNeil, Karen (Ross) Pentland; three sons Peter Pentland, Raymond (Bernie) Pentland, Michael (Ming) Pentland; his nine grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Warren was predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Joan Anita Pentland. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2219 14 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB with Father Lukas Drapal, celebrant. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Fairview, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K7 or the Canadian Diabetes Association, 204, 2323 32nd Ave. NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3

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