January 22nd, 2021

THURSDAY, May 3, 2018

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on May 3, 2018.

Arny Holcek
1956 – 2018
Arnold Roy Holcek, passed away unexpectedly in Taber on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the age of 61 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, May 3, 2018 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at Knox United Church, 4929 – 50 Avenue, Taber on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. To view the complete obituary or to send condolences, please visit our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

Edward “Ted” Malinsky

1952 – 2018

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce Ted William Malinsky, passed away suddenly at his home, in Coalhurst, AB., on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the age of 65 years.

He was born September 18, 1952, in Taber, AB., to Bill and Gladys Malinsky.

He is survived by his loving wife Val of 29 years, his children, grandchildren, his brother in-law Cyriel, and nephew Victor (Shannon) and family. He’s the proud father of Shawn Malinsky (Tabatha), Darcy Malinsky (Jodi), Brett Malinsky (Kortnee) and their families; step father of Jayson Bacho (Kara), Janis Jodoin (Matt), and their families. He was an extremely proud grandfather, they were the light of his eyes.

Ted was predeceased by his parents, his sister Dorothy and her son Jeremy, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and nephews.

A Celebration of Ted’s Life will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, May 4, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street S., Lethbridge, Alberta. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 1:00pm to 1:45pm.

Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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

Willard Penner

1924 – 2018

Mr. Willard Penner of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Erika Penner, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the age of 93 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF LETHBRIDGE, 4717 24 Avenue S., Lethbridge, Alberta, with Pastor Dave Acree, officiating.

A Private Family graveside service will be held in the Grassy Lake Cemetery.

For those who wish, memorial donations in Willard’s name may be made to the Gideon’s Lethbridge Camp, c/o John Regier, 2225 27 Avenue S., Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 6K5.

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Leonard Piotrowski of Manyberries, beloved husband of the late Mary Jane Piotrowski, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the age of 73 years. Leonard leaves to cherish his memory his children, Tim (Tannis) of Manyberries and Sue (Gord) Wudrich of Bow Island; two grandchildren, Barrett Piotrowski and Taylor Wudrich (Shandi Balog); two brothers; two sisters; numerous nieces and nephews; and Marilyn Ross. Leonard was predeceased by his wife, Mary Jane; his parents, Stanley and Cecilia; and seven siblings. Leonard was born on January 25, 1945 in Preeceville, Saskatchewan. He grew up with a love of ranching owning and operating the Lost River Ranch. Leonard enjoyed rodeo, hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. His yard was immaculate, and he was always on time. He was a Past Director of the Chinook Rodeo Association and an Honourary Director of the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede. The Funeral Service will be held at the CYPRESS CENTRE, 2055 – 21 Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with Dr. David J. Carter officiating. Memorial gifts in Leonard’s memory may be made to HALO, 12 – 49 Viscount Avenue SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5G4.

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JOANNE SMALL LEGS, beloved wife of the late Jimmy Small Legs, passed away at the Fort Macleod Extendicare on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the age of 74 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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Brenda Wieland

1952 – 2018

Mrs. Brenda Wieland of Lethbridge, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the age of 66 years, wife of the late Brian Wieland.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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