October 26th, 2020

FRIDAY, January 13, 2017


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 13, 2017.

BOWES

March 17, 1941 to January 11, 2017

GARRY GEORGE BOWES, beloved husband of Sharon Bowes of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Health Centre Palliative Unit in the early hours of Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at the age of 75 years after a lengthy battle with Cancer.

Garry is survived by his loving wife Sharon, children Steven (Tracey) of Okotoks, Kristyn (Bob) of Virginia, USA, Rick (Robyn) of Saskatoon and Greg (Kendall) of Lethbridge plus his grandchildren Ashley, Mackenzie, Jackson, Isabelle, Luke, Aubrey, McKinley and Paisley. He was predeceased by his first wife Lois, father George and mother Edna.

Funeral Service will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church – 1818 5th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.

A special thank you to the doctors and staff at Jack Ady Cancer Centre, Chinook Regional Hospital staff, Home Care staff and the staff at St. Michael’s Health Centre Palliative Unit.

Your care and support is great fully appreciated by the family.

In lieu of flowers please feel free to make a donation, in your name, to a charity of your choice.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Doris Wichers

1939- 2017

Mrs. Doris Wichers of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late John Wichers, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the age of 77 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


Peter James Evans Olive Rose Evans

February 20, 1922 – January 3, 2017 June 2, 1923 – January 4, 2017

Peter and Olive, formerly of Medicine Hat, AB, resided in Cranbrook, BC at the time of their passing. They were a wonderful example of perseverance, strength and partnership, and passed away as they had lived – together – having recently celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary.

Both leave to mourn their daughters Bev (Bob) Rempel and Diane (Howard) Pickering, grandchildren Jay Pratte, Jake Pratte, Jodie Pickering (Warren Ford), Wade Pickering and Sean Pickering, great grandson Hunter Ford and nieces and nephews in Canada and overseas.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in their names (Peter & Olive Evans) to the: East Kootenay Regional Hospital, 3rd Floor, 13 – 24th Avenue North, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 3H9 or Streets Alive Mission, 323 – 4th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 1Z9.

A family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.

Condolences for the family can be offered at:

http://www.mcphersonfh.com


KARSTEN, Koen (Ken)

Ken (Koen) Karsten of Edmonton, Alberta passed away late Sunday evening January 8th, 2017 at the age of 85. He was a kind and generous man with a big heart who walked his Faith. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Theresa; son, Ron (Madeline); daughter, Brenda (Wayne); 8 grandchildren; and (so far) 14 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers John and Pete, and sisters Grace, Ann, and Hillary.

Ken was predeceased by his son, Ken, and brothers John, Ralph, and Ted.

A Visitation will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017 at Foster and McGarvey Funeral Home, 10011-114 Street NW, Edmonton. Ken will be buried on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at Westlawn Cemetery, 16310 Stony Plain Road, at 10:30 a.m. followed by a 1:00 p.m. Memorial Service at Covenant Christian Reformed Church, 19010-87 Avenue, Edmonton.

Special thank you to the staff on 8th floor East at the Misericordia Hospital; your professionalism and compassion is treasured.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The King’s University (Edmonton).

To send condolences, please visit: http://www.fostermcgarvey.com

Foster and McGarvey

Funeral Home

Downtown Chapel

10011-114 Street NW, Edmonton

(780) 428 6666


KEMP

MARGARET KEMP, beloved wife of the late Frederick D.V. Kemp, passed away peacefully in Coaldale on Monday, January 9, 2017 at the age of 78 years. She is predeceased by her daughter Shannon (Mark) Stockton. She is survived by her daughter Cynthia (Wilfred) Giles; a son Shaun (Wendy) Kemp; 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. A private inurnment will be held at a later date.

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


GIRDWOOD

Mr. W.K. (Bill) Girdwood of Lethbridge, Alberta.

passed away On December 17th at the age of 84 years.

He leaves behind his loving wife Marg,daughter Susan, grandchildren Nicholas and Alexandra. His memory will live on in our hearts.


NICKEL

LORRAINE NICKEL, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Good Samaritans West Highlands on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at the age of 58 years.

Those left behind to cherish Lorraine’s memory are her father, Stewart Douglas; daughter Yvonne and granddaughter Bailey; daughter LeeAnne (Jeff); and her siblings: Glenn, Linda, Lyle, Cheryl, Alan and their families.

A Celebration of Lorraine’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 1:00 P.M.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Raymond Piskor

1948 – 2017

Mr. Raymond “Ray” Piskor of Lethbridge, beloved companion of Mary Ott, passed away at the St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the age of 68 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


SWANSON

SYBIL SWANSON, of Milk River, beloved wife of the late Bert Swanson, passed away peacefully at the Milk River Health Centre, on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at the age of 92 years.

A Funeral Service will be held at ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 321 Main Street N.W., Milk River, AB, on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Marion Martin officiating.

Interment will be held in the Milk River Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Sybil, donations may be made to the Milk River Resident Council or to the Milk River Health Centre – Continuing Care, Box 90, 517 Centre Avenue, N.E, Milk River, AB, T0K 1M0.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com

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