January 18th, 2021

TUESDAY, July 18, 2017

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on July 18, 2017.


GREGORY “GREG” ALLEN BOESSENKOOL, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at home, on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the age of 56 years.

Greg will be lovingly missed by his son Levi Hopkinson, father Gerry Boessenkool, sisters Cindy Boessenkool and Lorraine (Ken) Tyerman and nephew Devon Tyerman, all of Lethbridge. He will also be remembered by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was predeceased by his mother May Boessenkool and numerous aunts, uncles and all four of his grandparents.

Greg was the eldest child of Gerry and May Boessenkool. He was a lover of ALL sports with hockey and the Chicago Blackhawks as his favourite team. He spent endless hours watching any and all sports from the comfort of his room. Greg also played many sports including: hockey, baseball, football and golf. He became a coach and umpire with the Softball Association. If you asked him for any hockey stat, he could rattle it off in a second. His dream was to become a sports commentator and he would have made a GREAT one. Unfortunately, a knee injury would curtail his love of participating in any of the sports he so enjoyed.

For many years in the past, Greg was employed as a cook and manager in many restaurants here in Lethbridge and surrounding areas. He took great pride in all of his accomplishments. He will be sadly missed by family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Visitation at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M.

In memory of Greg, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, #200, 119 – 14 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 1Z6.

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



JOAN PATRICIA CHRISTENSEN, 65, of Lethbridge, AB, went to be with her Lord on July 7, 2017. She was a wonderful wife, loving Mother, special Grandma, and dear friend. Joan passed away suddenly and peacefully in her sleep. She will be truly missed. Joan was born September 1, 1951, and was one of seven children born to George and Mary James. She married the love of her life Robert in Lethbridge, AB, on June 17, 1977. Joan was well known in her community and a passionate member of The Miz City Church. She raised four children and was a proud homemaker. Joan possessed a true fondness for life, a love and concern for many, and was an incredible friend to all. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. After her children had grown, Joan’s true devotion were her dear grandchildren. Joan is the beloved wife of Robert Christensen, mother of Dennis (Miranda), Jennifer (Kevin), Mandy, and Patricia (Robert). Her pride and joy, were her grandchildren – she loved seeing all of their successes and achievements: Alex, Sean, Conroy, Gabriel, Noah, Isaiah, Lucas, Matthew, Mya, Oliver, Arjan, and Trinity. Joan is survived by her loving sisters Lil “Babe” Bolokoski, Dianne (Brian) Knight, brother Jack (Ruth) James, sisters-in-law Kerri (Ross) Potvin, Cindy (Gordon) Rombough, brother-in-law Ken (Katie) Christensen, and many nieces and nephews. Joan was predeceased by her parents George and Mary James, her sisters Bet (Mack) Westwood, and Marie (Ted) Pitt, her brother Fred (Rita) James, her sister-in-law Karen Brown, and her brother-in-law Bill (Donna) Christensen. A memorial celebration of Joan’s life will take place at 2:00 pm on Saturday July 22, 2017, at THE MIZ CITY CHURCH, 1303 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge, AB.

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


CODY ALLAN JAMES PFEIFFER, October 28, 1991 – July 10, 2017. Cody was born in Lethbridge, Alberta. He was raised in Barons and the Picture Butte area. Cody: you were tragically taken from us and from this world too soon. We will remember your big beautiful smile forever and your caring heart will live on. You are sadly missed and forever loved. Your heart was too big for this world. “Family over Everything.” – Rest In Paradise. There will be a Celebration of Life for Cody to be announced at a later date. We would like to thank family, friends and everyone for their love, compassion and support.

WOBICK, Marvin Robert

July 23, 1925 – July 12, 2017

Marvin Robert Wobick passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at South Health Campus in Calgary at age 91. He was born in Warner, South Dakota to Robert and Mary (Grohnke) Wobick. They moved to Barons in 1927 to farm in the district. Marv was a very hard worker and a man of many talents. He drove semi in the states, worked at a tire factory, built his own house, climbed telephone poles in stormy weather; but he was always committed to farming from well before sunrise to well after sundown. Marvin met his perfect mate in 1949, Alice Huff from Shaughnessy. Alice and Marvin were married March 29, 1950 and lived in a cute little bunk house on his parents land. They were blessed with three children; Brenda Lynn, Patricia Dawn and a son Kevin Robert. In 1963, Marv finished building his house and they moved in. Marv also loved to curl and did so into his eighties and golfed up until last year.

Marvin is survived by his son Kevin (Donna); grandsons Jason (Michelle), Jordan Wobick, Robert McPherson and Lindsey McPherson; great-grandchildren Kenna (Wobick) Demaere, Klara and Brady Wobick, Bryan and Amara McPherson; his sister Beverly Perry; and numerous nieces and nephews. Marvin was predeceased by the love of his life, wife Alice; daughters Brenda and Patty; grandson Jared Wobick; his mother and father; and older sister Arlowene Steedman.

A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Claresholm Cemetery for family. At 1:30 PM, family and friends are welcome to join in a time of fellowship at the Claresholm Community (North) Hall (5920-8th Street West, Claresholm). In lieu of flowers, if desired, memorial donations for Marvin can be made to the Claresholm & District Health Foundation (P.O. Box 2638, Claresholm, Alberta T0L 0T0), or the charity of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Willow Creek Funeral Home, Claresholm. Tel: 403-625-3212.

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