January 15th, 2021

SUNDAY, January 15, 2017

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 16, 2017.


GEORGE BAJNOCZI, beloved husband of Deidre Bajnoczi, of Taber, passed away at the Taber & District Health Care Complex on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the age of 61 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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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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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 the opening of Sven Ericksen’s Family Restaurant. When John passed in 1998, Doris opened her home to Lethbridge children to tour her Christmas, doll and Beanie Baby collections. Doris was extremely proud of her collections and loved seeing the joy in over 5000 children’s faces. Doris was happiest with her family, in 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, 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 and numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Sven and Emma, daughters; Carol-Ann and Tayna and brother-in-law Herman.

Please join the family at the LETHBRIDGE COUNTRY CLUB, 1722 – 15 Ave. S., Lethbridge, AB between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM, to share memories and fellowship in honoring Doris’ life.

A private family graveside was held in 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)

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

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