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MONDAY, March 19, 2018

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on March 19, 2018.


It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of LIANE ELISABETH BEYER (née Klein) of Lethbridge, beloved wife of George (Juergen) Beyer, passed away surrounded by her family at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at the age of 83 years.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive, Lethbridge, on Saturday, March 24th, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Ralph Molyneux officiating.

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JIMMY D. CAHOON passed away peacefully in the Cardston, Alberta Hospital surrounded by family and his loving wife on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at the age of 87.

He was predeceased by his father Lloyd D., his mother Laura, brothers George and Bryce and son Jimmy Richard. He is survived by his wife Kathleen and his children Debbie (Joseph) Cherrington, Patti (Lorry) Pitcher, Cheri (Darcy) Kerr, Mark (Karen) Cahoon, Brent (Cathy) Cahoon, Shauna (Earl) Jarman, and 33 grandchildren and 55 great-grandchildren.

Jim attended University in Logan, Utah as well as in Provo, Utah at BYU. Jim enjoyed fishing, hunting, and hiking in the outdoors. He worked with his brothers at Cahoon Lumber and later began the ranch life working with cattle and all livestock but he especially loved riding horses. Some of his cherished memories were working at the Birdseye Ranch and riding into the Belly River lakes. He was especially good at woodworking and he worked at many of the LDS chapels in Southern Alberta but what held a great importance in his life was being able to do woodwork in the Cardston, Alberta Temple during the renovation in the 1990s. He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served a full time mission in Samoa, served as a Scout Master, Bishopric Counselor, High Councilor, and taught Temple Preparation for many years, and was able to serve as a Temple Officiator. Anything to do with the Temple was very special to his heart.

Friends may meet the family on Monday, March 19th, 2018 at the Legacy Funeral Home in Cardston from 7:00 to 8:00 p m or at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 to 10:45 am prior to the service.

The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cardston Alberta Stake Center (338-5 Ave E), in Cardston, AB on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Interment to follow in the Cardston Cemetery.

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

DALEY, Rosemary

February 27, 1940

– March 16, 2018

Rosemary (Wuotila, Hummel, Paquette) Daley lived her life with passion and optimism, and she shared her smile with everyone on her journey with cancer. Her parents, Andrew and Gladys Wuotila, a brother, Bud, a sister, Lois (Phil) and two nephews, are awaiting her arrival in eternity. Her children, Calvin (Diana) Hummel, Laureen (Jason) Dionne, Kerra (John) Baradoy, Layne (Jana) Hummel, Darren (Karen) Hummel, 12 grandchildren, a growing number of great grandchildren, as well as Fred (Yvonne), Joyce, Larry and (Gail), all mourn her passing.

Rosemary loved her 35 year Real Estate career and was always active; from rope spinning, sports, love of horses, dancing, golf and family history.

Her family thanks all those involved on the Southern Alberta hospital tour and Tudor Manor in Okotoks for their kindness.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday March 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,

300 Woodgate Road, Okotoks. Interment to follow at Okotoks Union Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation 1331 29 St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 (403) 521-3723

Arrangements in Care of Snodgrass Funeral Home Okotoks 403-938-3111.

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James (Jim) Kulka

1933 – 2018

James (Jim) Kulka, of Picture Butte, beloved husband of the late June Kulka, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2018 at the age of 84 years.

Jim is lovingly remembered by his two daughters, Shirley Gibb, and Eleanor (Russell) Fornataro, his four grandchildren; Troy (Michelle) Gibb, Corrie Gibb, Nathan (Kelly) Fornataro, and Matthew (Meghan) Fornataro, his eight great-grandchildren, Patrick, Camden, Drew, Faith, Austin, Bo, Brooklyn and Leo, his brother and sister in-law, Allan (Barbara) Kulka of Nixa, Missouri, his brothers and sisters in-law; Ruth (Jack) James, Betty Moriyama, Pat (Harold) Adair, and Eugene (Betty Ann) Stauffer, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

Besides his loving wife, Jim was predeceased by his parents George and Nancy Kulka, his mother and father in-law, Earl and Alberta Stauffer and his brother in-law Harpo Moriyama.

After spending his youth in Vancouver, Jim and his family moved to Lethbridge where in high school, he met his wife June and they were later married in August of 1953. He worked for over 40 years at Revelstoke Home Centre, starting in Acme, then to Picture Butte for 35 years, and finally retiring from the Lethbridge Store in 1998.

He was an avid golfer and loved to curl and hunt. His love of fishing found him spending many years with friends and family at Duck Lake, Montana. Over his 60 years living in Picture Butte, he was very active with the Elks Club, the Picture Butte Curling Club, town activities and was one of the Founding Members of the Picture Butte Golf Club.

In his retirement Jim enjoyed all of his hobbies and in these past few years his daily morning coffee at the Cactus with his friends was a highlight of his day.

Jim will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. At Jim’s request there will be no funeral. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jim can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 4K7 or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Suite 408, 740 – 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 0N9.

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Victoria “Vicky” Linn

1927 – 2018

Be kind and find the good in one another!

Mrs. Victoria “Vicky” Linn of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. George Linn, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the age of 91 years.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, March 23, 2018 at ST. AUGUSTINE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411 – 11 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 2N9, with Canon James Robinson officiating.

For those who wish, in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 3L7.

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GARRY LORENZ (1947-2018)

Mr. Garry Dennis Lorenz of Coleman, Alberta was called to be with our Lord on March 11, 2018 at the Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge, Alberta at the age of 71 years. He lived a full life without any regrets. He will be fondly remembered and dearly missed. He is survived by his brother, Leonard (Julie) Lorenz of Lethbridge; his nieces, Kimberly White of Medicine Hat and Kristen (Carl) Scheuerman of Edmonton; his great nephews, Liam White and Nathan Scheuerman; his stray feline friend, Lookie; as well as his many friends that he made throughout his lifetime. He was predeceased by his cherished parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Lorenz and his beloved brother, Miles Lorenz. The Memorial Service celebrating Garry’s wonderful life will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Fantin’s Funeral Chapel in Blairmore (13461-20th Ave) with Rev. Renso Castellarin presiding. Donations in memory of the late Garry Dennis Lorenz may be directed towards the Canadian Diabetes Association at http://www.diabetes.ca/donate. Condolences may be registered at http://www.fantinsfuneralchapel.ca.

Fantin’s Funeral Chapel entrusted with arrangements.

(403) 562-8555.


MICHAEL J. MANDEL, beloved husband of Katie I. Mandel, of Lomond, AB passed away at the Vulcan Hospital on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the age of 77 years.

He is Survived by his son Tom (Lydia), daughters Margaret (John), Linda (Rev. Peter), and a loving daughter-in-law Martha, as well as all his grandchildren. Michael was pre deceased by his son Jacob.

A Funeral Service will be held at the ARMADA COLONY, Lomond, AB on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 11:30 A.M.

Following the Funeral Service, Michael will be laid to rest at the Armada Colony Cemetery.

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Mr. James Anthony Scott of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Gwynne Scott, passed away at Legacy Lodge on March 16, 2018 at the age of 73 years.

In keeping with James’ wishes, there will be no service.


WILLIAM “BILL” ROBERT SINCLAIR, beloved husband of the late Joan Beatrice Sinclair, passed away at the Coaldale Health Center on March 15, 2018 at the age of 84 years.

He is lovingly remembered by his children, Tracy (Heather) Sinclair, Jolayne (Sidney) Manning, Rogan (Kim) Sinclair and son-in-law, Brian Nicol, as well as his grandchildren, Stefanie (Nick Kuhl) and Brent Nicol (Brinn Lemke), Quinn Sinclair, Christmas and Mickee Sinclair and Martine and Shannelle Manning.

Along with his wife, Bill was predeceased by his parents William (Scotty) and Isabella Sinclair, his daughter Ferrol Nicol and his grandson Kyle Nicol.

Bill was born and raised in Lethbridge, Alberta where he met Joan and lived a wonderful life, raising their four children. He worked for the Lethbridge Fire Department for 32 years and made a whole new family of great life-long friends.

Bill also volunteered for Henderson Lake Golf Course for many years, helping run the tournaments that went on there every weekend throughout the summer. When Bill wasn’t busy volunteering, helping his friends with roofing, fencing or house painting, he could be found out on the golf course trying to improve his handicap. He was very social, loved to cook for the firemen at work and threw great barbecue parties at home for all his friends and family. He would save his money and take his family on trips to Disneyland every other year while the kids were growing up.

He will be remembered for his happy, positive and loving demeanour and missed by all.

Bill’s family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the caring and loving staff over the past three years at Sunny South Lodge, especially to the Coaldale Health Centre where Bill spent the last seven months.

At Bill’s request, a private family service was held.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bill may be made to the Coaldale Health Centre at 2100 – 11 Street Coaldale, Alberta T1M 1L2.

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