October 24th, 2020

MONDAY, August 14, 2017


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 14, 2017.

Viola Francis
1919 – 2017
Viola Francis (nee Hansen), beloved wife of the late Howard Francis, passed away in Taber on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the age of 98 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.


George Griffiths

1926 – 2017

Mr. George Griffiths of Lethbridge, long-time companion of Maxine Vogt, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the age of 91 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


John Heynen

1938 – 2017

Mr. John Heynen of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Alice Heynen, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the age of 78 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


Simon Kalau

1932 – 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Simon Kalau announce his passing on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie Kalau; his daughter Ruth Hutchinson (Rod); his son Richard Kalau (Donna).

Simon was predeceased by his parents Adolf and Martha Kalau and his brother Alex Kalau.

A Funeral Service will take place at 1:00pm on Monday, August 14, 2017 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4th STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. Interment to follow at the Mountain View Cemetery, Lethbridge, Alberta.

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


KUNSMAN (Roberts),

Heather Carrington

KUNSMAN, Heather beloved wife of Byron Kunsman, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the age of 72 years, at St Michael’s Palliative Care Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer.

Heather was raised in Lethbridge, met Byron in high school and they married shortly after graduation in 1964. They worked together in the family business (Kunsman Transport) for many years and once the business was sold Heather moved on to selling real estate and then became a real estate appraiser in the mid nineties. She started her own business, Kunsman Appraisal Services Ltd. In 2001 and ran it successfully until retirement in 2012.

After retiring Heather and Byron wintered in Arizona and enjoyed travelling and camping with family and friends in the Good Sam R.V. Club. They travelled to Branson, Missouri in 2014 and that trip was the highlight of Heather’s R.V. experiences. She loved to travel and enjoyed meeting new people.

Heather is survived by her husband Byron and three daughters; Shauna(Jonathan), Tracey(Ian) and Nicole(Jason); four grandchildren, Brittany(Joseph), Colton (Alyssa), Chase and Jordyn, and one great grandson, Lincoln.

She was predeceased by her mother, Winnie, Father, Medwyn and two brothers, Kevin and Stanley.

A special thank you to the doctors and nurses on 4C at the Regional Hospital for their great care and attention. Thank you as well to Dr. Shikoor and the nursing staff at St. Michaels Palliative Care Unit and the Drs and nurses at the Jack Ady Cancer Centre. A special thank you to Dr. Frick for his wonderful care over the years.

Cremation has taken place. There will be a Funeral/Memorial service on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 1.00 p.m. at McKillop United Church, located at 2329 – 15 Ave, South Lethbridge. Luncheon and visitation will follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Heather’s name to Cancer Research.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca


LONG TIME SQUIRREL

ADONIAS ROY “THOMAS” LONG TIME SQUIRREL, of Stand Off, AB, passed away suddenly at home, on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the age of 68 years.

A Family Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Tuesday, August 15, at 5:00 P.M.

A Wake Service will be held at the SENATOR GLADSTONE HALL – Blood Reserve, AB on Tuesday, August 15 from 7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.

A Funeral Service will be held at the SENATOR GLADSTONE HALL on Wednesday, August 16, at 11:00 A.M., with Martin Eagle Child officiating.

Interment will follow the Funeral Service at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


SCHWEITZER

CURTIS SCHWEITZER, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Darka Schweitzer, passed away at home on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the age of 59 years.

A Celebration of Curtis’ Life will be held at the ROCKY MOUNTAIN TURF CLUB (3RD FLOOR) – 3401 Parkside Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Monday, August 14, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


SOKALSKI

FRANK SOKALSKI of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Janina Sokalski, passed away at the St. Therese Villa, on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the age of 86 years.

A Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. with Sharon Hagel officiating.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 12:00 Noon, with Father Lukas Drapal celebrating.

Following the Funeral Mass, Frank will be laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frank are gratefully accepted by the Canadian Cancer Society, #200, 325 Manning Road, NE, Calgary, AB T2E 2P5.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com

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