January 18th, 2021

FRIDAY, March 30, 2018

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on March 30, 2018.


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of BARRY BROWN, with his family by his side at the St. Michael’s Health Centre, on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the age of 84 years.

He leaves behind his wife Thelma, children Lance and Stacey (Scott); and grandchildren Jessica (Mitch), Simon, Brittany (Mark), Tyson and Jeremy.

Barry spent much of his life in many different cities, eventually settling in Lethbridge where he retired from Trans-Alta. He spent his life with family and friends, enjoying golfing, camping and attending Hurricane games as a season ticket holder for many years. He will be fondly remembered by those who knew him and his memory will be cherished for years to come.

A Viewing will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. with the Celebration of Life to begin at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Andrew Horne officiating. A reception will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Diana M. Williams (nee Tooth)

1936 – 2018

Mrs. Diana Williams of Lethbridge, beloved wife of nearly 60 years to Dr. Eric (A.R.F) Williams, passed away at the Good Samaritan’s Society Park Meadows Village, with complications associated with Dementia on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the age of 81 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, April 6, 2018 at ST. AUGUSTINE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411 – 11 Street South, Lethbridge, AB., with Canon James Robinson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Saint Augustine’s Memorial Fund, 411 – 11 Street South, Lethbridge, AB., T1J 2N9.

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MARY ELIZABETH MACFARLANE, passed away peacefully with family at her side, at Legacy Lodge, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the age of 95 years.

Mary trained as an RN in Guelph, Ontario, graduating in 1945. After moving to Lethbridge, she worked at the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital and at Southland Nursing Home where she worked until her retirement in 1980. She loved her career and even recently could recall details and side effects of medications she had administered.

Mary enjoyed watching hockey and baseball, attending the horse races and the Casino (only on Thursdays) with friends or going to Las Vegas with her sisters. She loved nothing more than following all of her grandchildren in their numerous sports and other activities and attending family celebrations and events, always bringing her sense of humor.

She was a kind and caring friend and neighbour, always giving possessions and time to those she believed were needier than her.

Mary was the loving mother of Paul Lowrie (Tweela Houtekamer), Mark Lowrie, Heather MacFarlane, Debbie Kerbers (Udo), Judy Legge (Laurie) and Dan MacFarlane (Kathy). She is also survived by 23 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, sisters, Nora (Dave) Enchin, Vera Ferraro, and Eva Sutton, brother Brian Nadalin as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her son David MacFarlane, her daughter, Wendy Lipinski, sisters, Rosie Nichols, Betty Malet and Dolly Gard and brothers, Joe and Ed Nadalin.

At Mary’s request, there will be no funeral service. A private family Celebration of Mary’s Life will occur at a later date.

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


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.

A Funeral Service for Barry is set for Tuesday April 3, 2018 at the Blackfoot Lodge, 830 7th Street North, Lethbridge, Alberta commencing at 11:00 am. Feast to follow Celebration of Life.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Barry’s charity of choice, PLAN INTERNATIONAL: http://www.plancanada.ca. Condolences can be sent to http://www.evergreenfh.ca

Charles “Glen” Rourke

1938 – 2018

Mr. Charles “Glen” Rourke of Picture Butte, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Anita Rourke, passed away at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the age of 79 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at ST. CATHERINE’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 762 Crescent Ave., N., Picture Butte, Alberta.

Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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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.
Besides his loving wife Connie, Dean is survived by his son James (Krista) Waddle of Medicine Hat and thier children Alexander, Nicholas, Amera and Aries; daughter Sheila (Robert) Stemberger of Mundare, Alberta and their children Mya, Owen and Adam. He is also survived by his mother Patricia Waddle; brothers Lyle Waddle (his son Shawn), Lane Waddle and Keith Waddle;  in-laws Robert and Arlene Smith and by numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his father Harlan Waddle.
Dean was born in Taber on April 18, 1954. He married the love of his life, Connie Smith on August 24, 1974. Together they lived in Scandia where they raised their family. He loved to travel and go on adventures. He especially loved to scuba dive, sail and enjoyed being outdoors. Dean loved spending time with his friends and family telling stories and having a drink of tequila.

When Dean worked, he worked hard and when he played, he played hard. He lived life to the fullest. Although we will miss him dearly he will no longer suffer from chemo cold and he can finally have a good steak and a drink. We want to raise a glass and toast your amazing life.
Love you darling, Adios, til we meet again.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Dean’s name may be made directly to the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation, Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960 – 19 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1W5.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


GAIL DIANE WILSON of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully, after a lengthy illness at St Michael’s Health Centre on March 20, 2018 at the age of 69 years.

Gail would like to thank the life-long friends, as well as those who became good and caring friends through her final years.

At Gail’s request, there will be no service. Her ashes will be joining her parents’ in Wolseley, Saskatchewan. Condolences can be sent to http://www.evergreenfh.ca

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