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THURSDAY, May 24, 2018

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on May 24, 2018.

William Dennis Butterwick

1931 – 2018

William D (Bill) Butterwick of Foremost, Alberta, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on May 21, 2018 at the age of 86.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Delores and two sons Dan (Donna) and Randy (Norma); daughter-in-law Cynthia; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 2 great- great grandchildren; sisters-in-law Myrna (Bob) Kuhl, Vivian Butterwick; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; his son Bev; and a daughter-in-law Sam; sister Nora and husband Bill Ferris; and brothers George and wife Alice, and Bernard; step-sister Bernice Riley; and step-brother Jerry Cooke and nephew Darrel Kuhl.

Bill was born in Nemiskam, Alberta on June 4th, 1931 to Ashley and Jeanette Butterwick. He attended grade school in Nemiskam and high-school in Foremost and upon graduation in 1949 he married his high-school sweetheart Delores and settled down in Nemiskam. They moved to the Manyberries area when Bill accepted a job with Montana Power in 1951 and to Foremost in 1983. He started working on the drilling rigs during his high school years part-time and had a long and distinguished career in the energy industry.

Bill will be remembered for his love for his family, friends and his community.

A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at 2:30pm on Monday, May 28, 2018 at the FOREMOST COMMUNITY HALL, 802 1 Ave. W., Foremost, AB.

Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Olga Dawson

1925 – 2018

It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Olga Viola Dawson on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Chinook Regional Hospital.

Olga will lovingly be remembered by her children, Reg, Jim (Nancy), and Judy; her precious grandchildren, Libby (Trevor), Jeff (Abby), Tim (Ally), Jamie (Kim), Krista (Vince); dearest great grandchildren, Hailie, Tighe, Briley, Quinn, Lucas, Rowan, Brady, Brodie, Maggie, Ezra and dog, Trixie. She will also be missed by her siblings, Marie, Goldie (Andy), Austin (Edith), Linda, Diane (Erik), brother-in-law Wayne and her extended family.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband John, her parents Peter and Kirstine Jorgensen; sisters Virginia, Loretta, Erna, and Elsie; and her special neighbour and friend, Helen Schuler.

Olga was born on November 20, 1925 at the family farm in Iron Springs. In 1950, she left the farm life to settle in Lethbridge. Here she met John and shortly thereafter, they married and started their family; whom she devoted her life to.

She was the proud daughter of Pioneers, learning the value of hard work, honesty, and fairness. She devoted her entire life to her family; passing down cherished family traditions and love of family.

In accordance with Olga’s wishes, there will be no funeral. Her family will hold a private Memorial in Celebration of her Life. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial donations to Wood’s Homes, 312 3 St S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1Y9.

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Sad news has been received of the passing of DR. EDWARD H. MIKHAIL while he was visiting the island of Rhodes, Greece.

He was the loving father of May (Thea) and Carmen Mikhail, dear grandfather of Kai and Spiery, brother of the late Michel (Sophie – deceased) Mikhail, uncle of Brad (Liz) Mikhail and Ron (Etha) Mikhail and beloved companion of Joy Jones.

Edward was Professor Emeritus of the University of Lethbridge.

At Edward’s request, no formal funeral service will be held.

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1937 – 2018

RONALD BERNARD SCHERLOSKI, beloved husband of the late Marjorie Scherloski, passed away peacefully with family by his side at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the age of 80 years.

A Celebration of Life will be held at SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, 1011 – 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Eva Stanley officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 119 – 14 Street N.W. #200, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1Z6.

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EILEEN TOTH passed away unexpectedly at the Good Samaritan Garden Vista in Magrath, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the age of 96 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 82 North, 2nd Street West, Magrath, AB on Thursday May 24, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Jeremy Richert officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Eileen may be made to the Good Samaritans Garden Vista, Box 550, Magrath, AB, T0K 1J0

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