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THURSDAY, February 22, 2018

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 22, 2018.


JACK HARRINGTON, beloved husband of Diane Muma, loving father of Karen (Ryan) and proud Papa to Finley, passed peacefully in Lethbridge on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at the age of 68 years, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Jack will be remembered as a jack of all trades, fixing things at home or helping out a friend. He was happiest when he was out walking in the coulees or on mountain trails. He cycled or walked to work at the U of L almost every day for 35 years. Jack is now free to roam once more.

Memorial tributes may be made in Jack’s name to the Alzheimer Society of Lethbridge, #40, 1202 – 2nd Avenue South, T1J 0E3.

At Jack’s request, no formal funeral service will take place.

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It is with profound sadness that the family announces the sudden death of Donald Robert Mills, age 62 of Berwyn, Alberta, February 13, 2018, in a motor vehicle crash in Peace River, AB. Born in Lethbridge, AB to Kenneth and Evelyn Mills, Don grew up in a loving home with his three siblings. As a young man, he was active with his friends, baseball and archery. Don attended Gilbert Paterson Public School, Lethbridge Collegiate Institute, and Lethbridge Community College where he studied Wildlife Conservation. At LCC he met a spitfire named Merna Pittman whom he married in 1978. Don and Merna lived and raised their family primarily in Berwyn, AB. As a family they enjoyed many outdoor activities: canoeing, building projects, birding, and archery. Don was a man of strong faith, who led and sang often in his church. He was a great storyteller and his children/grandchildren fondly remember him reading to them at bedtime. Don worked in Wildlife Conservation and for a short time with Cargill Grain. After an industrial injury he changed careers. Don combined his interest in wildlife, especially birds, and taxidermy hobby into a livelihood – Boreal Taxidermy. Predeceased by his mother Evelyn Alice Mills, Don is survived by his loving wife Merna, daughter Aarin [Myles Gillespie] of Lacombe, son Matthew [Brandi] of Lacombe, son James [Annette] of Ryley, father Ken Mills of Lethbridge, sister Ruth Mills [Todd Smaridge] of Ottawa, brother Glenn Mills [Eleanor] of Lethbridge, sister Janice Blumhagen [Lyle] of Drumheller, precious grandchildren Alice, Wolfric, Olivia and Barrett. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, February 23, 2018 at First Baptist Church, 8602 98 St, Peace River, AB. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alberta Birds of Prey Foundation. Go online to http://www.burrowingowl.com/support/ or call 403-345-4262 to donate.

Kathleen “Gill” Anderson

1930 – 2018

Mrs. Kathleen “Gill” Anderson, beloved wife of Mr. Lloyd Anderson, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the age of 87 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm, on Monday, February 26, 2018 at ST. AUGUSTINE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411- 11 Street South, Lethbridge, AB., with Reverend Steve Bateman, officiating. Inurnment was held in the Bowville Cemetery.

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

Henry Wickenheiser
1928  ~  2018
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Mr. Henry Anthony Wickenheiser, beloved husband of Daisy, announce his peaceful passing at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Friday, February 16, 2018, at the age of 89 years. Henry will be greatly missed by his wife, Daisy of 59 years; his children, Blaine (Les) Wickenheiser of Hays, Grace (Eric) Hansen of Dunmore, Ryan Wickenheiser of Sylvan Lake, Kathy Villemaire of Medicine Hat, Michelle Melnychuk (Rob) of Rolling Hills, Barb Wickenheiser (Roger) of Medicine Hat; 19 grandchildren as well as 23 great-grandchildren.  Henry was pre-deceased by twin granddaughters, Jenna and Abbey; parents, Michael and Grace Wickenheiser; 12 siblings, numerous brother and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.  Vigil Prayers will be recited at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta on Friday, February 23, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.  The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish, 1451 Strachan Road S.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Father Philip Le celebrant. The Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Henry’s name may be made directly to the Prairie Gleaners at http://www.prairiegleaners.com or to a Food Bank of your choice.  (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cooksouthland.com)  Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Home
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