October 22nd, 2020

THURSDAY, August 31, 2017


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 31, 2017.

BOYES

JOHN PETER BOYES, beloved husband of Nancy Boyes passed away on Sunday, August 27th, two days before his 80th birthday. John was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland, the only child of Bridget and John Boyes. He married Nancy in July 1958 and together they had seven children. John was the loving father of Gerard, Thomas, Frances, Dominic, Peter, Allison (Jeff Vucurevich) and Lee. He has five grandchildren, Scot, Calum, Clark, Brae and Tavish. John and Nancy immigrated to Canada in 1975 spending 25 years in Regina Saskatchewan where he worked as a Heavy Duty Mechanic. In 1996 John retired from Saskatchewan Power and he and Nancy moved to Lethbridge. John continued to work part time at Charlton Hill as he always liked to keep busy. John was a man of strong faith, always involved in his church and helping others. His humour and good nature will be remembered and cherished by family and friends who loved him dearly. He loved spending time with his grandsons, golfing, Scottish Country Dancing, traveling and was known for his meticulous attention to everything he owned, especially his car and RV. A Prayer Service will be held at ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 -12 Avenue South, Lethbridge on Monday, September 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM. A Memorial Mass will be held at ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405-12 Avenue South, Lethbridge on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10:00 AM with Reverend Kevin Tumback Celebrant. Inurnment to follow in Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Vincent De Paul Society, 2405-12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, T1K 0P4.  To send condolences, please visit http://www.evergreenfh.ca


HANSEN

MARY ANN GLADYS HANSEN, born December 26, 1940 in Paris Ontario, passed away on February 11, 2016 in Grande Prairie, Alberta at the age of 75 years. Beloved wife of the late Ralph Hansen and mother of Lloyd (Linda) Hansen, and Michael (Paulette) Hansen.

A graveside service will be held at the Cardston Cemetery on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


HEPPLER

Mr. GLENN HEPPLER beloved husband of Leona Heppler of Warner, passed away at the Milk River Health Centre on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the age of 70 years, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. A Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 321 Main Street, Milk River at 7:00 PM. A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 321 Main Street, Milk River at 11:00 AM. Inurnment to follow in the Warner Cemetery. Reception to follow the Graveside service at the Warner Elks Hall. Donations may be made in Glenn’s name to the Warner Cemetery Improvement Association. Condolences can be sent to: http://www.evergreenfh.ca


HIND BULL

CHRISTOPHER JAMES “CJ” HIND BULL, 29, passed away in Lethbridge on August 25th, 2017.

A Wake Service will be at STREETS ALIVE, LETHBRIDGE on Friday, Sept. 1st from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. continuing at the Cardston Seniors’ Center, Cardston from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be at the South Hill Chapel, Cardston on Saturday, Sept. 2nd at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Hind Bull Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


HINMAN

Scott Hinman, beloved husband of Kathryn Hinman of Calgary, passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017 at the age of 66 years. Scott was a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Calgary from 1983-2016, and had also been a licensed motor mechanic from 1971-1975. He loved playing and collecting acoustic and electric guitars, rebuilding tube amplifiers, riding and collecting motorcycles, woodworking, walking the paths of Calgary, wildflowers, and cooking. Scott obtained his B.Sc. in 1980 from the University of Lethbridge and his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry in 1983 from the University of Alberta. Scott is survived by his wife Kathryn Hinman; daughters, Pamela Hinman (Garrett Knecht) of Toronto, and Patricia (Derek) Groves of Medicine Hat; son Schuyler Hinman (Landis Golding) of Calgary; brother Philip (Diana) Hinman of Lowbanks, ON; sisters, Narda (Stephen) Dudley of Salt Lake City, UT, and Lori (Larry) Leavitt of Lethbridge, AB; brother-in-law Mark Nelson of Lethbridge, AB; and numerous nephews and nieces. Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through http://www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Scott’s honour may be made directly to Bladder Cancer Canada, https://bladdercancercanada.akaraisin.com/bccwalk2017/hinman. The family would like to thank all of the wonderful medical professionals at Unit 47 of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and in particular, Dr. Ted Braun, Dr. Emily Love, Dr. Nimira Alimohamed, and a very special RN, Lily. In living memory of Scott Hinman, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. CALGARY, AB T3G 2T3 Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.


JOHNSON

BOYCE KENDALL JOHNSON passed away on August 18, 2017 in Calgary, AB, at the age of 57.

Boyce was born on March 31, 1960 in Lethbridge, AB, where he lived until moving to Calgary in 2009.

He is survived by his father, Grant; his brother, Arlan; his sisters Ramona (Bruce) Easthope, Jeanelle (Jim) Livingston, and Melanie (Rod) Hillam.

He is missed and loved by all who knew him. Many thanks to the caregivers at Clifton Manor (Unit 600) and Seton Senior Community for all that they did for Boyce and his family over the past several years.

Instead of flowers the family is asking that donations be made to “The Brenda Strafford Foundation” so that others, with the same needs as Boyce, can enjoy the respect and care that is available.

Funeral Services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, LETHBRIDGE STAKE CENTER, 2410 – 28 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, on Friday, September 1st, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

Interment at 4:00 p.m. Cardston Cemetery, Cardston, Alberta.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


PLAITED HAIR

LORI LEANNE PLAITED HAIR, 46, passed away at home on August 27th, 2017.

A Wake Service will be at the Old Saipoyi Gym, Stand Off on Monday, Sept. 4th from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be at the Old Saipoyi Gym on Tuesday, Sept. 5th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


POMAHAC

GUY ANTHONY POMAHAC, of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the age of 61 years, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.

Guy was a life-long educator, serving for 32 years in the Lethbridge School District, where he taught Science (Chemistry, Biology, Physics), Physical Education, Career and Technology Studies, At-Risk Alternative Education and a variety of Option Programs. He also served as a Faculty Associate in the Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge for 3 years from 2006 to 2009. He received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Education from the University of Lethbridge, and was working towards his Ph.D. in Education from the University of Calgary. His students will remember him as a teacher who genuinely cared for them, and who recognized their potential and expected their very best efforts. Guy was an internationally recognized athlete. He was a member of Canada’s national judo team, and continued to be an active coach with the Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club right up to the time of his passing. He was inducted to both the University of Lethbridge Pronghorn Hall of Fame and the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame. In addition to judo, Guy was passionate about hockey, lacrosse and golf. Guy had deep love of music, from classical to blues, and loved to dance. He was outgoing and had a knack for striking up friendships wherever he went. He touched so many lives as a teacher, an athlete, a coach and a friend, and he will be sorely missed throughout Alberta and beyond. Guy was predeceased by his parents, his brother Greg, and his sister Monica.

His loss will be most deeply felt by his son Joshua and his daughter Taylor.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB with Father Kevin Tumback, Celebrant.

A Reception and Celebration of Guy’s Life will follow at 1:00 P.M. in the Assumption Church Hall.

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


SHANKLAND

1938 – 2017

The Final Strikeout

It is with heavy hearts that the family of MERVIN SHANKLAND announce his peaceful passing, surrounded by his family at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the age of 79 years.

A Celebration of Mervin’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mervin’s name to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Alberta Diabetes Foundation, or Lethbridge Minor League Baseball.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


WALSHE, PETER

1945 – 2017

Mr. William ‘Peter’ Walshe of Red Deer, Alberta, passed away at Extendicare Michener Hill on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the age of 72 years, two days after his birthday. Peter was born on August 25, 1945 at Fort McLeod, Alberta. He worked for twenty-four years in the Financial Industry, retiring his career at AFSC January 1, 2012. Peter married Lila Miller October 3, 1970 in Wainwright, Alberta. Peter will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Lila Walshe of Red Deer, Alberta; his children, Tami (Rod) Johnson of Sylvan Lake, Alberta and Sean (Heidee) Walshe of Lethbridge, Alberta; and five grandchildren. He will also be sadly missed by his sisters, Margaret Ann Holmes of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and Fran (Joseph) McLellan of Devon, Alberta; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends. Peter was predeceased by his parents, Francis and Margaret Walshe, a sister, Jean Vandewark and a granddaughter, Christina Walshe. A Funeral Service will be held at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. with Deacon Mike Whalen officiating. Cremation entrusted to Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Peter’s honor may be made directly to Diabetes Canada at http://www.diabetes.ca or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation http://www.heartandstroke.ca. Condolences may be sent or viewed at http://www.parklandfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.


ZIMMER

Sadly we announce the passing of Paul Joseph Zimmer. Paul passed away on August 21, 2017 at the age of 44 years. He is survived by his parents, Rudy and Joan Zimmer, brother Michael (Tina) Zimmer, niece Kaitlynn, nephew Riley and his sister Laurie (Colin) Catonio, nieces Ciana and Natalia all of Lethbridge, Alberta. Paul was an excellent hair stylist for a number of years in both Lethbridge and Calgary. Eventually he hung up his scissors for a position at Westjet in Calgary. He loved his new career and the people he worked with. He enjoyed travelling to many places with his job both professionally and for personal pleasure. He will be greatly missed but his memory will forever live in our hearts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Paul’s name to Ronald McDonald House or The Children’s Hospital. A celebration of life will be held in Calgary at a time and place to be determined.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.choicememorial.com

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