October 23rd, 2020

TUESDAY, May 16, 2017


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on May 16, 2017.

Ada Emard

1925 – 2017

Ada Ruth Emard, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital, at the age of 91 years. Ada was predeceased by her husband of over 50 years, Clarence, in 2005; her brothers Raymond and Elmer Miller; and her sisters Linda Johnston and Irene Thielen. She is survived by her sister Marion Angyal. She will be dearly missed by her daughters Terri (Brett) Bowen and their children Kelsie (Steven) Preete and their daughter Kiera and son Colter (Camille) and their daughter Charlotte; Barb (Jeff) Haskett and their daughter Danielle and son Kyle; and her youngest daughter Claire (Stan) Jack and their daughter Jacinda Larson (fiancé Leanne Finch); and son Garrett Larson; and her numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Besides being a stay-at-home mother, Ada was an enthusiastic primary teacher in Alberta, a competent badminton player and later she was a sewer, golfer and camper, but most of all, she was “the best mom ever” according to her daughters. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at ST. MARTHA’S CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd. W., Lethbridge, AB. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha’s Church. 355 Columbia Blvd. W, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 5Y8.

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BURKE

1930 – 2017

BRENDA BURKE, beloved wife of the late Fred Burke, of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Therese Villa, on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at the age of 87 years.

Arrangements will be announced once completed.

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Henry Waldermann

1939 – 2017

Mr. Henry Waldermann of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Rosaline Waldermann, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the age of 79 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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HVIZDOS

1927-2017

ELEANOR M. HVIZDOS (nee CIZEK), of Lethbridge, AB, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the age of 90 years.

Eleanor was born in Blairmore and raised in Frank, Alberta. She is survived by her son John (Jacalyn) Hvizdos of Lethbridge her grandson Michael (Deniz) Hvizdos of Newmarket, ON, granddaughter Lisa Pitt (Andrew Ratajszczak) of Melbourne, Australia, great- grandchildren Jamie, Matthew and Eric Hvizdos of Newmarket, ON, great-granddaughter Emily Ratajszczak of Melbourne Australia and her sister Evelyn Biegun of Lethbridge, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and very special friends.

Eleanor was predeceased by her parents Frank and Emily Cizek, her husband John and daughter Maureen.

Eleanor will be remembered for her wonderful hospitality and great cooking. She loved reading and was a longtime volunteer of the Bellevue library. She was an active member of the Bellevue CWL and enjoyed being a member of her weekly Whist group.

A special thank you goes out to the amazing staff of St. Therese Villa 1East. Your compassion and loving care for Eleanor was much appreciated and will always be remembered.

As per Eleanor’s request, there will be no funeral. A Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. with moments of remembrance being shared at 11:15 A.M.

This is a chance for people to say goodbye and share their fond memories of Eleanor. A light luncheon will follow.

A Private Interment will be held at a later date at the Blairmore Union Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest beside her husband and daughter.

In lieu of flowers, Eleanor and her family request that donations be made in her memory to a charity of your choice.

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Mary Cerney

1930 – 2017

Mrs. Mary Cerney of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late, Mr. Orly Cerney passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the age of 86 years. Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Home. An inurnment will be held at a later date.

A beautiful heart has gone home.

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Melvin Armour

1948 – 2017

Mr. Melvin Armour of Lethbridge passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the age of 69 years. A visitation will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th St., S., Lethbridge, AB. A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th St., S., Lethbridge, AB with Pastor Al Litchfield, officiating.

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TOTH

MRS. CAROL TOTH, beloved wife of Mr. John Toth of Lethbridge, passed away after a lengthy illness on Thursday, May 11th at the age of 69. Carol was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on December 14th, 1947.

She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 33 years John, son Steven Gracey (Asheley Ondrik), step-daughters Barb (Ken) Wolosiuk, Lisa (Terril) McMurray as well as 4 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and nephew Ralph (Darlene) Kowal and family.

She is now reunited with her beloved daughter Vera.

Carol’s family is grateful for the loving care she received from all the first responders, nurses and doctors over the last few years. A sincere thank-you to Dr. J. Geers and to the staff at St Michael’s.

A “Come and Go” Reception will take place on Saturday, May 20th at the Moose Hall, 1401-5th Avenue North, Lethbridge from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. A private family interment will follow at a later date.

Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations in Carol’s name may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Unit 220 6223 2nd Street SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H-1J5

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


Berendina Van Hell

1927 – 2017

Mrs. Berendina Van Hell of Picture Butte, beloved wife of the late Mr. Steven Van Hell, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the age of 89 years. A Graveside Service will take place at 11:00am on Tuesday May 16, 2017 at the HUNTSVILLE CEMETERY, 2 kilometers south of Iron Springs, AB. A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00pm on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, Iron Springs, AB with Pastor Frank deBoer, officiating.

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WANDLER

RALPH WANDLER, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit, on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the age of 83 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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Abigail Van Es
1997 – 2017
Abigail Greet Van Es, beloved daughter of Gerald and Renske Van Es, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the age of 20 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.

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