October 28th, 2020

MONDAY, January 16, 2017


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 16, 2017.

Bajnoczi

On Thursday, January 12, 2017 in Taber, George Stephen Bajnoczi beloved husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather, passed away with his family at his side at the age of 61 years.

George will be forever remembered by his wife and best friend Deirdre, and his children, daughter Stephanie (Jesse), son Daniel (Kristan), and daughter Jennifer (Randi), his five grandchildren, Caira, Satariah, Tayven, Ravenna, and Presley, and by his sisters and brothers Maryanne Hynes, and Cheri (Wyatt) Brown, Frank (Rhona) Bajnoczi, Mike Bajnoczi. George was predeceased by his Grandparents John Frank and Mari Bajnoczi, mother Helen and father George Sr. and two infant sons. George will also be forever remembered by his numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and dear friends.

A Celebration of George’s Life will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at 1:00 P.M. at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta.

Those who so desire may make memorial donations in memory of George to the Canadian Liver Foundation PO Box 950 Stn K, Toronto, ON M4P 9Z9

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Myra Evanson
1922 – 2017
Myra Gwyneth Evanson (nee Griffin), beloved wife of the late Ray Evanson, passed away in Taber on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the age of 94 years.
Further information including service details will follow once arrangements have been finalized.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


KINNIBURGH, Margaret

At 94 years, Margaret Millie (Nicoll) Kinniburgh died peacefully on Friday, January 13/17 at the ECCC in Lethbridge.

She is lovingly remembered as mother to Catherine & Dale Sazwan (Grande Prairie), Janet & Bob Richardson (Stettler), Wendy & Les Hilliard (Lethbridge); and seven grandchildren. Margaret was predeceased by husband, Dave Kinniburgh; daughter, Heather and brother, Francis.

Margaret’s life and faith will be celebrated at Airdrie United Church, 1604 Summerfield Blvd, Airdrie, AB on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at http://www.myalternatives.ca.

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Jean Kropinak

1935 – 2017

Mrs. Jean Kropinak of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Lorne Kropinak, passed away at the age of 81 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, January 16, 2017 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4th St. S., Lethbridge, AB, with Pastor Rodger Halvorsen, officiating.

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VAN NISTELROOY

1960 – 2016

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the passing of SHERI JANET MARIE VAN NISTELROOY, beloved wife of Albert and cherished mother to Samantha, Braden and Stephanie. The lord took her to be with himself on Friday, January 13th, 2017 at the young age of 56 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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Hildegard “Hilda” Pickering

1936 – 2017

Mrs. Hildegard “Hilda” Pickering of Coaldale, beloved wife of the late Alvin Pickering, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the age of 80 years.

Hilda was born December 1, 1936 in East Prussia, Germany. Facing the hardships of war, the family immigrated to Canada in 1952. Always a hard worker, she married, and with the early passing of her husband, raised two children. She worked at many jobs until her employment at Canbra Foods, later retiring for health reasons. Through the years, she volunteered for such organizations as the CNIB.

Hilda is survived by her two sons Wyatt (Dixie) Pickering & Carey (Teri) Pickering; grandchildren Andrew (Teri) Pickering and their two daughters Aaliyah & Lilith; Jason (Debbie) Pickering and son Jeramy, and Kaleigh Pickering (Pete); sister Ingrid Siegmund; brother Gunther (Pat) Siegmund.

Besides her loving husband Alvin, she was predeceased by her parents Erich & Klara Siegmund; her brother Udo Siegmund; sister Brigitte Davidson.

Cremation has taken place.

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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.

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THERRIAULT

Jacqueline Marie (Bechtel) Therriault passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Pincher Creek on January 11, 2017 at the age of 85.

A celebration of her life will take place on Friday January 20, 2017 at 2:00 in the Pincher Creek Community Hall (287 Canyon Drive, Pincher Creek).

If friends so desire, memorial tribute may be made to S.T.A.R.S. (1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570 Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M7), or Pincher Creek Municipal Library (Box 2020, Pincher Creek, Alberta T0K 1W0).


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.

Doris was born in Calgary to Sven and Emma Ericksen. The family moved to Lethbridge in 1948 when Sven opened Lethbridge Caterers. John and Doris met in Lethbridge and eventually married in 1965. In 1969 they joined Sven in opening Sven Ericksen’s Family Restaurant. When John passed in 1998, Doris enjoyed having young children come through her home to see her Christmas, doll and Beanie Baby displays. Doris was extremely proud of her collections and the ability to see joy on over 5000 children’s faces. Doris was happiest with her family, her home, and garden.

Doris is survived by her children Harvey (Jo-Ann) Wichers, Brian (Stacey) Wichers, Lisa Wichers, son-in-law; Mitch Diaper, grandchildren; Lindsay (Andrew), Ashley (Jeff), Jenelle (Justin Sugimoto), Sarah, Easton, Brittany, Paige, Taylor, Ren, Conor, great-grandchildren; Kaden, Kaylee, Elias, brothers-in-law; Dennis (Barb) Wichers, Cyril (Anne) Wichers, sisters-in-law; Bev (Arie) Korver, Leida (Herman) Salomons, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

Besides her loving husband John, Doris was predeceased by her parents Sven and Emma, daughters; Carol-Ann and Tanya, as well as a brother-in-law Herman.

Please join the family at the LETHBRIDGE COUNTRY CLUB 101 Country Club Rd. S., Lethbridge, AB on Monday, January 16, 2017 between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM, to share memories and fellowship in honoring Doris’ life.

A Private family graveside was held in the Mountain View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (317 10th St. S., Lethbridge, AB T1J 2M7) or the Pediatrics Ward of the Chinook Regional Hospital (960 19th St. S., Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5)

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