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FRIDAY, May 26, 2017

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on May 26, 2017.



PATRICIA ANN BATES nee MCTIGHE passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the age of 77.

A Come and Go Reception will be held for Pat at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Cremation entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home.

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Clarence Johannes Jockims

1935 – 2017

Clarence Johannes Jockims of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully on Sunday May 21, 2017, at the age of 81 years. Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00pm on Friday May 26, 2017 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street, S., Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend Glenda Wert, officiating, light reception to follow.

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James Roscoe “Jim” Dunstan

1927 – 2017

James Roscoe “Jim” Dunstan passed away at the age of 89 in the Fairmont Extended Care Facility, in Lethbridge Alberta, on May 24, 2017. Born on August 5, 1927 in Gilbert Plains Manitoba, Jim married Katherine (née Reinheimer) on May 25, 1949 in Melville Saskatchewan. Over the years they also resided in Ponoka, Alberta, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and Calgary, Alberta, prior to becoming longtime residents of Lethbridge for the second time, buying the house next door to the home they had built more than a decade earlier. Jim had a number of diverse occupations over his career, including management in the hardware business with Macleods Ltd., and in the investment business with Richardson Securities of Canada. He served as Development Officer and Executive Officer to the Senate at the University of Lethbridge, prior to taking the position of Chairman of the Alberta Electrical Marketing Agency. He retired from working life as a member of the Alberta Public Utilities Board. He was very civic minded, serving on numerous committees and was involved in several community service organizations over the years. These included the Gideons and the Kiwanis Club in both Calgary and Lethbridge, and he was a Past President of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce. Jim was elected to two consecutive terms on Lethbridge City Council, which included serving on the Police Commission, the Air Transport Committee, and the Lethbridge & District Exhibition Board. He is survived by his wife Katherine, sons Jim (Joanne) and Brent (Francis), grandchildren Mark (Alison), Andrea (Blaine) Bohun, and Ashley, great-grandchildren Nolan and Rylie, sisters Katherine Bassett and Donalda (Bob) Messer, sisters-in-law Shirley Phillips and Violet Reinheimer, as well as numerous nephews and nieces. He was pre-deceased by his grandparents Simon and Emily Presley, parents Edward and Maglan, and his brother Blake. A private graveside service and interment will be held in accordance to his wishes. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to the Gideons International, PO Box 3619, Guelph, ON N1H 7A2 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 200, 2424 – 4th St. SW, Calgary, AB.

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1937 – 2017

Albert Edwin Sanderson, beloved husband of Jackie Sanderson, passed away in Taber on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the age of 80 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.

A private burial service will be held at Taber Memorial Garden on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com

GRANT, Margaret “Lorraine”

July 25, 1952 – April 27, 2017

Margaret Lorraine Grant devoted daughter, professional urban planner, and devout Lay Reader in the Anglican Church passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the age of 64 years.

Lorraine was born in London, Ontario, the only child of Norman Grant (2005) and Margaret Jessie Grant, nee Ridley (2002). As a child, Lorraine lived in many different places throughout North America. After receiving a degree in Architecture from Carlton University and a Master’s in Urban and Regional Science from the University of Toronto, Lorraine headed west, to Lethbridge, Alberta where she worked for the Regional Planning Commission. In 1997, she moved to Calgary where she was an urban planner for The City until her retirement in 2010. Lorraine loved to travel. She journeyed to Kenya, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Israel and spoke with passion about the architecture and history of the places she visited. Lorraine volunteered at Calgary’s Food Bank and was active in Woman Aglow. She was an avid reader and enjoyed needlework. Lorraine succumbed to her illness all too soon. She will be remembered fondly by her cousins, colleagues and friends. Lorraine will be reunited with her loving parents in Heaven.

Thanks to the Doctors and Nurses of the Intensive Care Unit at the South Calgary Campus Hospital and Renal Care Unit 37 at the Foothills Hospital.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church (903 – 75th Avenue S.W.) on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at the church. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery.

Condolences may be forwarded through http://www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Lorraine Grant, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-256-9575.


March 20, 1964 – April 28, 2017

A Celebration of Brad’s Life will be held at the COALHURST COMMUNITY CENTRE, 527 – 50 Avenue, Coalhurst, AB, on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 2:30 P.M.

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MARGARET ISABELLE KOPERVAS, beloved wife of Johnny of Lethbridge, passed away at home on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the age of 80 years.

She is the loving mother of: Nicki (Jim) Alway of Kelowna, BC, and Gerry (Janet) Davis of Oakville, ON. Margaret is also survived by four grandchildren and two great grandchildren; sisters Mary Caburi and Joan Couillard, and brother Robert Scott.

She is predeceased by her son Scott Davis and sister Betty Bakeman.

Margaret was born and raised in Lethbridge. She worked in radio and television most of her career. She retired from CFCN in 1996 and started a new life traveling in the motorhome. Her big passion was baking. She loved to bake up a storm for her family and friends. Her Christmas baking will be missed by many, and her love of jokes and laughter by all.

Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to join her family for a Celebration of Life which will take place on Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at LUIGI’S NORTH RESTAURANT, 306 – 13 Street N, Lethbridge.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Those who wish may donate to the charity of their own choice.

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


Dan (Jesse George) Lambright of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Louise Lambright, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the age of 100 years. Dan was born in Dillon, Montana. His parents Frank Lambright and Nellie Lambright (nee Martindale) immigrated to Alberta shortly after his birth. Dan was extremely proud of his American citizenship and history. He was a veteran of the Second World War and had many different professions over his life. He enjoyed a number of different pastimes including restoration of early farm equipment and black powder pistol shooting. Dan is survived by his daughter Louise Duscharme (nee Lambright), son Charles Lambright, grandchildren Tracy Platt (nee Perrotta), Shari Koski (nee Perrotta), Amy Lambright, and great grandchildren Nathan Platt and Kadence Koski. A Graveside Service will take place at the family plot in Mountain View Cemetery. Please visit http://www.evergreenfh.ca for service date and time.


DOROTHY “IRENE” LAWSON (Waterhouse) born July 23,1928 in Cereal Alberta, passed away peacefully on May 18th,2017 at the St. Michael’s Health Centre Palliative Care in Lethbridge. Please join the family for tea and a light lunch at the COALDALE MENNONITE CHURCH, 2316 – 17 Street, Coaldale on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. With gratitude thank you to all of you who were a part of Irene’s life. Your love, friendship, time, and care given to Mom is greatly appreciated.

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Roe, Margaret

November 4,1920 – May 11, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret Roe (née Brack) at the age of 96 years. Margaret leaves behind her 3 children, Diane (John) Gunn, Jerry (Shelley) Roe and Don (Bev) Roe, along with 12 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Jean Hankins, Alice (Ken) Jaffary, and LaVerne (Vic) Kaupp. Margaret was the ultimate homemaker who welcomed everyone to her home. The coffee was on and a meal ready in no time. She was very active in her church and the communities where she lived, making many wonderful friends. Margaret was predeceased by her true love and soul mate Gerald; 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Thanks to Dr. Wong and staff of unit 72 at Rockyview General Hospital. A Celebration of Life will be held at Deer Park United Church, 77 Deerpointe Rd SE, on June 3, 2017 at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Deer Park United Church Benevolent Fund.

Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES. (403-265-1199)

Terran “Terry” Granberg

1957 – 2017

It is with great sadness the family of Terry Granberg announces his passing on May 22, 2017, at the age of 59 years, after a courageous battle with cancer. Terry was born June 21, 1957 in Lethbridge, Alberta and raised in Foremost. Terry moved to Lethbridge and married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Debbie. Terry went peacefully surrounded and comforted by family in the early hours of the morning. He is survived by his loving wife Debbie, sons; Jordan (Lauren), Tanner (Celia), and granddaughter Isla. He is also survived by his father Wally, brother Rod (Roxanne and family), sister Darla (Don Hardy and family). Terry was predeceased by his mother, Gerry. A Celebration of Terry’s Life will be held at 12:00pm on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the FOREMOST COMMUNITY HALL, 802 1 Ave. W., Foremost, AB. Flowers are gratefully declined, those who wish to make a donation may do so to the charity of their choice.

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing away of WENDELIN “WENDEL” WILLIAM WEBER. Wendel passed away on May 17, 2017 at the age of 68 at home with his wife by his side. Wendel is survived by his loving wife Brenda, daughter, Treeva Brown; son Thad Weber, granddaughter Samantha, and best friend Greg MacPherson. He is also survived by six brothers and two sisters as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Wendel was predeceased by father, Vincent Weber, mother, Magdalena Weber, two sisters Beatrice and Freida and one infant brother Anthony.

Wendel was born on October 20, 1948 in Wilkie, Saskatchewan. He was a Cub Leader for over 17 years, time which he enjoyed teaching the boys outdoor survival. Wendel later was an active Navy League Cadet Officer. He was still currently active in the Hockey Hound organization. Wendel worked for over 25 years at Kerber Floors, where he developed many friendships, especially with John and Don.

He was a kind caring compassionate man who would give a helping hand to anyone in need. His heart was as big as his size 15 shoes. Wendel was a collector of many unique objects such as liquor bottles, coins, pins, Kinder toys and antiques. Wendel also enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing with friends. He especially enjoyed the yearly camping trip to Kalispell doing bar hops and pawn shopping. Wendel loved all kinds of animals. He fulfilled his lifelong dream of taking an Alaskan Cruise with his wife and best friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Brenda’s home, 2207 22 Avenue, Coaldale, Alberta on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Cremation entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in Wendel’s name to The Hockey Hounds – 1213 Lakemount Place S, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 6R7.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com

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