October 26th, 2020

THURSDAY, March 29, 2018


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on March 29, 2018.

Ernie Karl
1930 – 2018
Ernest Karl, beloved husband of Joyce Karl, passed away in Medicine Hat on Monday, March 26, 2018 at the age of 87 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 between 6:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M.
A private burial service will be held at the Foremost Cemetery on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Besides his loving wife Joyce, Ernie is survived by his sons Floyd Karl of Foremost and his son Troy Rarick; Carey Karl of Foremost and his children Matthew (LeAnna) Karl (their daughter Kaidence Karl) and Nicholas Karl. He is also survived by his brothers George (Carol) Karl and Reinhold (Isobel) Karl; sisters Irene Lynes, Kate Black, Doris (Ron) Wolfe and Pauline (Marvin) Hougen as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Carl and Katherine Karl;  brother Floyd Karl; brothers-in-law Ted Lynes, Bill Black and Otto Krumes.
Ernie was born in Foremost on October 3, 1930. He married  the love of his life, Joyce Garner on March 12, 1954. Together they farmed at Foremost where they raised their family. He was a member of the local Fish and Game Association as well as the golf club. Ernie was a jack of all trades, however his passion was fishing and hunting. Ernie’s favorite quote was that he was “Finer Than Frog’s Hair”.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Ernie’s name may be made directly to the Bow Island and District Health Foundation, Bag 3990, Bow Island, Alberta T0K 0G0.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


MAC FARLANE

MARY MAC FARLANE, beloved wife of the late Peter Mac Farlane, passed away peacefully at Legacy Lodge, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the age of 95 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Martha Liebregt

1935 – 2018

Ms. Martha Liebregt of Lethbridge, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the age of 82 years. A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, 1210 Scenic Drive South, Lethbridge, AB., with Pastor Al Litchfield officiating.

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


MORRISON

MR BARRY GORDON MORRISON of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Deborah Kelman, passed away surrounded by his family, in Calgary, Alberta on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at the age of 58 years.

Service arrangements will be announced when finalized. Condolences can be sent to http://www.evergreenfh.ca


PARKINS

BLAINE FRANKLIN PARKINS

July 21, 1957 – March 24, 2018

It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our father, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend Blaine on March 24, 2018.

He will forever remain in the hearts and memories of all those he leaves behind: his daughter Kelly Rae and Steve Guminy and their children Ryder, Stevie Rae and Koston, his son Douglas, stepchildren Jason and Brenda, his brothers Gary, Raymond, Rick, Rob, Eugene and Philip and sisters Bernice Stanyar, Connie Hildebrandt and Marjorie Krizsan and their families.

He was predeceased by his wife Sherry on April 26, 2014, his parents Verne and Frances Parkins and his brothers Ron and Wally.

Blaine loved life and family and enjoyed a long and happy career in the Irrigation Industry in southern Alberta where he has made many long and lasting friendships and associations. His family was his greatest treasure and he will truly be missed and forever loved.

The Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Saturday, March 31st at 11:00 A.M., with Eugene Parkins officiating. A time of fellowship & refreshments will follow. Blaine will then be laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery.

Flowers are gratefully declined. In memory of Blaine, contributions may be made to Kelly Parkins via Cornerstone Funeral Home.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


STALLARD

THE REVEREND RON STALLARD, beloved husband of Molly Stallard, of Lethbridge, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit, on Monday, March 26, 2018 at the age of 94 years.

A Celebration of Ron’s Life will be held at ST. AUGUSTINE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411 – 11 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. with Canon James Robinson officiating.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


STEWART

FLOYD J. STEWART, passed away peacefully in the Lethbridge Hospital surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 26, 2018 at the age of 83.

Floyd is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Betty Jo Jensen Stewart; his children, Robert (Dana), Rosalee (Don) Chisholm, David (Martha), Donald (Tracy), Troy (Sue), and Vicki (fiance- Doug Neidigh); daughter-in-law, Carol; 36 grandchildren, 64 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his mother and father, Lena and Bert Stewart; sister, Bernice Orcutt; brother, Stan Stewart; son, Ken Stewart; son-in-law, Gene Powlesland; and grandsons Darren and Jaydn Powlesland.

Floyd was raised on a farm and loved farming and ranching which he continued until his death. He was a self taught man who tried many avenues to make a living for his family. He assessed land for taxes, installed telephone poles and lines, did D8 caterpillar work, welded, built and dismantled buildings, sheared sheep, hauled hay and ran a herd of cattle for more than sixty years.

Floyd was always eager to volunteer in his community. He was always there to help friends, family and strangers that crossed his path. Floyd had a very strong work ethic and taught this to his family. He influenced and taught many young men the same good values. He loved to hunt, hike, ride horses, swim in the river, camp and quad at the family cabin. Travel became a highlight as he toured around the world with friends and family. He was never too old for new adventures like ziplining in Mexico, deep sea fishing and parasailing.

Floyd was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and participated by giving service in many areas of which scouting was one of his favorites.

The most important thing to Floyd was his family. He was a friend to all.

Friends may meet the family on Friday, March 30th, 2018 at Legacy Funeral Home in Cardston from 7:00 to 8:00 p m or at the church on Saturday 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, South Hill Chapel, in Cardston, AB on Saturday, March 31st, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Interment to follow in the Kimball Cemetery.

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


Dean Waddle
1954 – 2018
Dean Harlan Waddle, beloved husband of Connie Waddle, passed away in Lethbridge on Monday, March 26, 2018 at the age of 63 years.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Vauxhall Community Hall, 417 – 4 Street North, Vauxhall on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


 

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