January 24th, 2021

MONDAY, June 11, 2018

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 11, 2018.

Kenneth Ronald Coutts

Kenneth Coutts of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Dorothy Coutts. Passed away suddenly on 8 June 2018 at the age of 86 years.

Ken was born in Lethbridge on 22 September 1931 to parents Charles and Mary Coutts. He went to primary school in Lethbridge before the family relocating to Vancouver BC due to health concerns of his father. At he age of 19, Ken enlisted in the Canadian Military and was first posted to Shilo Manitoba. He would ride his Harley Davidson motorcycle back and forth from Shilo.

Ken has led a full and interesting life. He is a Korean War Veteran. During the 26 years of loyal service to Canada, Ken has been posted to some interesting places such as Washington DC and CFS Fort Churchill Manitoba. He retired from the Military in 1975 at Victoria BC.

After a brief stay in Winfield BC, Ken moved to Saskatoon to work for the School Board. After 36 years he moved back to Lethbridge until his passing.

He is a member in good standing with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4.

Ken is survived by a daughter, Nancy (Wayne) Boone of Conception Bay Newfoundland and a son Colin (Mary) Coutts of Lethbridge. One granddaughter Amanda (Matthew) Parsons and two great grandchildren Ryan and Sadie Parsons.

Also survived by a sister Elaine (Keith) Robertson of Prince George BC. Ken was pre-deceased by his parents and 4 brothers.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 7:00pm and 8:00pm on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4th Street South, Lethbridge, AB.

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


MARGUERITE “MARGE” ROSE GARNER (formerly Derksen, née Turski), wife of Royston Garner of Lethbridge, fought but lost her brave battle against cancer at the St. Michael’s Health Centre on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the age of 78 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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KAETHLER, Luella Helma

(nee Penner) November 18, 1941 –

Coaldale, Alberta June 5, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Luella Helma Kaethler of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the age of 76 years.Besides her loving husband, Rudy, Luella is survived by her three sons and two daughters-in-law, Neil, Richard and Judy and Stanley and Kirsty; four grandchildren, Alexandra, Daniel, Andrew and Sonya; and her four brothers, Wilfred, Victor, Waldo, and Harold. Luella was predeceased by her oldest brother Ernest. Condolences may be forwarded through

http://www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Luella Kaethler, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.


ROBERT “BOB” KENNEDY, beloved husband of the late Mary Christine Kennedy, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home in Lethbridge on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the age of 74 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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Frances Simek
1930 – 2018
Frances Simek, passed away in Taber on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the age of 88 years.
Further information including service details will follow once arrangements have been finalized.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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