October 24th, 2020

FRIDAY, June 1, 2018


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 1, 2018.

AITKEN

Neva Elsie Aitken, beloved wife of the late Ronald Aitken passed away on May 28, 2018, at the age of 88 years. Neva was born in Carbon, AB on May 24, 1930. She met her life-long partner Ron while training to be a nurse in Lethbridge, AB. After she graduated they married in 1953, lived for a short while in Calgary, AB. and then moved to the farm at Carbon, AB. She was a nurse at Three Hills and on the Farm. They also lived in Langley, BC, Jumping Pound, AB., High River, AB. and Pincher Creek, AB. Her last few months were spent in Claresholm, AB Besides her Loving Husband she was predeceased by her Daughter Julie, and her sisters Elma and Delphine. Neva is survived by her daughter Marie (Rocky), brother Bob White, and her grandchildren Tyrell, Jaycee(Justin), Jade(Corey) and Zane. The family has requested that no flowers be sent. A family gathering will take place at some time in the future. Condolences can be sent to condolences@edensfuneralhome.com


Barry Carlson

1954 – 2018

Mr. Barry Carlson passed away at the Pincher Creek Hospital on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at the age of 63 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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Darrel Carpenter

1933 – 2018

Mr. Darrel Carpenter of Lethbridge, passed away at St. Michael’s Health Centre on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the age of 85 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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CARTER

MR. JOHN “JACK” CARTER, beloved husband of the late Irene Carter, and father, grandfather and friend, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at St. Therese Villa on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the age of 83 years.

A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 12:00 Noon with Reverend Eva Stanley officiating.

Jack will be laid to rest with his wife Irene in a Private Graveside Service.

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Ivy Corrigan

December 16, 1929 – May 16, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Ivy Noeline Corrigan of Lethbridge announces her passing on May 16, 2018 at the age of 88 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30pm on Friday, June 1, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4th Street South, Lethbridge, AB.

For those who wish, memorial donations in Ivys’ honour can be made to ARNET Alberta -a trust fund for Nursing Students: 11620 168 St. N. W., Edmonton, Alberta T5W 4A6 or any charity of your choice.

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MEED

DONNA ELAINE MEED, beloved wife of Gary Meed, of Monarch, passed away suddenly at home surrounded by her family, on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the age of 75 years.

Besides her loving husband, Gary, Donna is survived by her daughter, Sherrie Meed of Tidewater, Oregon, her brother, Norman Cowley, of Lethbridge, as well as numerous uncles, nieces and cousins.

She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Irene Cowley.

Donna was born on July 10, 1942 in Oshawa, Ontario. She was a healthy and active child growing up in a WW2 military environment, followed by frequent family moves which placed her in numerous school settings. She eventually settled in the Saskatoon area, participating in figure skating, softball and IOJD (Job’s Daughters). She relocated to southern Ontario where she was employed in various factory settings ranging from Kaiser-Roth (clothing) to Northern Electric (telephones) to Wellwyn Electronics (resistors for the Apollo Space Program).

Donna married Gary in 1970 in White Rock, BC, and her moves soon continued across the country once again, including, Ottawa, Edmonton, and finally the Lethbridge area, retiring in Monarch.

Her artistic talents flourished in her paintings, her needlework and her ceramics. She was also a Master 5-pin bowler and she loved to cook. During her active years, she often practiced Tai Chi. Her garden was always a thing of beauty and her three Maltese dogs were spoiled rotten! Donna loved camping and traveling far and near, and many trips produced fond memories.

A Come-and-Go Memorial Reception will be held at the MONARCH COMMUNITY HALL – 330 Kipp Avenue, Monarch, Alberta on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 between 1:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M.

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


MELTING TALLOW

FRANKINA COREEN MELTING TALLOW “FRANKIE”, beloved wife to Joe Wiley of Calgary, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the age of 56 years.

Besides her loving husband, Frankina is survived by her children, Naomi Melting Tallow (Nacanieli), Daina Melting Tallow (Gilbert), Melissa (Levi) Little Moustache, Jason Melting Tallow, her 14 grandchildren, six brothers and sisters, Floyd (Sharon) Melting Tallow, Frieda Melting Tallow, Melinda Melting Tallow (Arthur), Philomena Melting Tallow (Rusty), Francine Melting Tallow and Charlene (Radford) Brewer, mother-in-law Connie Poor Eagle “GG”, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins too numerous to list.

She was predeceased by her parents, Frank and Josephine Melting Tallow, her brothers, Guy and Francis Red Crane and Tim Brown Weasel, her sister, Vera Melting Tallow and her nieces, Jolene and Christina Melting Tallow.

A Funeral Service will be held at PARK MEADOWS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2011 – 15 Avenue North, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. with Pastor Lorne Willms officiating.

Interment to follow at St. Catherine’s Cemetery in Stand Off, AB.

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SOKVITNE, (Martha) Florence

It is with sadness that Florence’s family announce her peaceful passing at the Vulcan Community Health Centre on May 25, 2018 at the age of 91 1/2 years.

Florence will be lovingly remembered by her son Dwain (Dennette), daughter Carol and goddaughter Kathy, sister Claire Annear and two brothers Melvin and Harold Magnuson and sister-in-law Muriel Sokvitne, numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews and cousins in Canada, U.S. and Norway as well as many, many good friends. Florence was predeceased by her husband Kenneth Sokvitne, parents Ingvald and Tilla Magnuson and brother Ing.

A Celebration of Florence’s Life will be held on Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Vulcan Cultural Recreation Centre, 321 – 2nd Street South, Vulcan. Inurnment will be at the Vulcan Cemetery preceding the service.

Tributes in Florence’s memory can be made to the Vulcan Health & Wellness Foundation, Box 28, Vulcan, AB T0L 2B0, 1-403-485-3147.

Arrangements in care of

Vulcan Funeral Home.

Telephone 1-403-485-2633.

E-mail condolences through http://www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca


THOMSON

COLIN RICHARD THOMSON, beloved husband of Marion Thomson for 55 years, passed away unexpectedly at Legacy Lodge on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the age of 85 years.

Colin is survived by his children Cindy (Craig) Watson, Darin (Sarah) Thomson, Keri Brooks and James (Hayley) Thomson; grandchildren Jason (Kiersten) Watson, Ryan (Maria) Watson, Chris (Edina) Thomson, Devon Merkovic-Riley, Keegan, Iain and Warren Thomson, Tyland (Brittany) Brooks, Veronica (Kagan) Brooks and Jett and Cole Thomson; as well as great-grandchildren Sophia, Grace and Wyatt Watson, and Daecin, Dazyk, Jaxon and Myah Thomson.

Colin was born on the family farm at Duperow, SK, on September 12, 1932 to William Henry and Marion Day Thomson, and grew up with one brother and six sisters. He attended grade school in a country school and high school in Biggar, SK. He sang in the Presbyterian Choir in Biggar, SK, and enjoyed playing his saxophone. He worked on the farm for several years, sold farm machinery for Co-op Implements, purchased the Lethbridge Furnace and Duct Cleaning business and was a school bus driver for 16 years.

Colin will be remembered for his love of family and friends, and enjoyment of meeting new people.

A Celebration of Colin’s Life will be held at COMMUNITY OF CHRIST CHURCH, 425 – 11 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 2:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to Canadian Diabetes Association, 210D – 12A Street North, Lethbridge, Alberta T1H 2J1.

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


VAN KEULEN

JOHN VAN KEULEN, beloved husband of Jenny Van Keulen, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family on Tuesday, May 30, 2018 at the Chinook Regional Hospital at the age of 80 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at MARANATHA CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 260 McGill Blvd. West, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Paul VanStralen officiating.

John will be laid to rest at a Private Family Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, c/o Chinook Regional Hospital, 960 – 19 Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1K 1W5.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com

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