October 30th, 2020

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 21, 2018.

Anne Chiswick

1923 – 2018

Mrs. Anne Chiswick of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Les Chiswick, passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Health Centre, on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the age of 95 years.

Family and friends are invited to pay their final respects from 6:00pm – 7:00pm on Wednesday June 20, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta.

A Funeral service will be held at 1:00PM on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at ST. AUGUSTINE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411- 11 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta with Canon Allan McCuaig, officiating. Cremation will be entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapel. Anne will be laid to rest beside her husband the late Mr. Les Chiswick in the Mountain View Cemetery, Field of Honour.

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BEATON

OLIVE BEATON, of Lethbridge, passed away at St. Michael’s Health Centre on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the age of 71 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


EVANS

NELSON LAVERNE EVANS passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at the age of 81 years.

In honour of Nelson, a Service of Remembrance will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 1:00 P.M., with Pastor Lorne Willms officiating. A reception will follow.

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Helen Jorgensen

1920 – 2018

Mrs. Helen Jorgensen, beloved wife of the late Mr. Carl Jorgensen passed away peacefully on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the age of 98 years. Helen was born April 6, 1920, daughter of the late Mr. William and Edith Peterson. Helen was the 10th child of a family of twelve. She moved to Canada in 1928 from North Dakota, farming at Twin River, Alberta for a number of years. Helen met the love of her life Carl Jorgensen and they were married in 1939. Helen and Carl raised two sons Fred and Gary; and in 1959 left the family farm, moving to Del Bonita. In 1975 Carl and Helen moved to Lethbridge, following their retirement. Carl passed away in 1982; Helen remained on her own until her passing. Helen volunteered at the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen for many years and at the LSCO, and in 2011 Helen retired from her volunteer work. In 2013 Helen moved to the Black Rock Terrace, where she resided until present. She is survived by her sons Fred and Gary; daughter-in-law Betty; grandchildren Michael (Liisa), Tammy (Eric), Grant (Esther), Ian (Jaye), and Lesley (Chris). Also left to mourn are several great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend Glenda Wert, officiating. A private family burial will take place in the Archmount Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, charitable donations may be made in Helen’s name to the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen, 802-2A Avenue North, Lethbridge, Alberta T1H 0C9, or to the charity of your choice.

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Lydia Bakowski

1931 – 2018

Mrs. Lydia Bakowski of Coaldale, beloved wife of the late Mr. Hannes Bakowski, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the age of 86 years.

Family and friends are invited to pay their final respects from 10:00AM – 11:00AM on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00AM on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. Interment will follow in the Coaldale Community Cemetery.

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to send a private condolence.


Al McNiven
1951 – 2018
Allister Joseph McNiven, beloved spouse of Marcy Huntley, went into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, June 16, 2018, swiftly and unexpectedly at the age of 67 years. Cancer was not about to lose a second time.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 324 – 2 Avenue North, Vauxhall on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 11:30 A.M. Burial to follow at the Vauxhall Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
He will be lovingly remembered by Marcy Huntley, his best friend of thirty six years; his son Jason McNiven and two granddaughters Taylor and Jayden. He is also survived by his older brother John (Carol) McNiven of Vauxhall, nieces Wendy and Laura, nephew John and all their babies and grand babies; his favorite sister Heather (Reider) Odland of Enchant and nieces Patricia Odland, Betty Dick, Jacelyn Thompson and their children; his younger brother Joe (Roxzana) McNiven and nieces Mackenzie and Brooke; youngest brother Donald McNiven of Lethbridge and nieces Jessica and Stephanie and grandnephew Griffin.
He was predeceased by his father Joe McNiven in 2000 and his mother Ellie McNiven in 2010. He was also predeceased by his dogs Skunk, Tattoo and Lucky. He loved them dearly and they him. Tattoo’s ashes will be taking this journey with him.
Al was born in the Taber hospital on April 11 1951. He completed high school in Vauxhall. Al started into sports playing baseball, curling and his powerful performance on the high school basketball team. Following high school, he went to work in the family business, McNiven Excavating Ltd., retiring in 2013.
Al was a golfer for most of his life and for twenty five years played a strong game. When he wasn’t golfing, he was often found volunteering to improve the course. For the last six years, golfing gave way to camping and fishing. His final days were spent getting his fishing gear ready for his next trip to the pass.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


Siebe Ypma
1939 – 2018
Siebe Ypma, beloved husband of Martha Ypma, went to be with his Lord on Monday, June 18, 2018 at the age of 79 years following a battle with cancer. He was a loving, generous, hard-working, family man with a steadfast faith in God.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Sunday, June 24, 2018 between 4:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M.
A private burial service will be held at the Taber Memorial Garden prior to the funeral service.
The Funeral Service will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church, 3902 Heritage Drive, Taber on Monday, June 25 at 2:00 P.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Besides his loving wife Martha, Siebe is survived by their children Albert (Carol) Ypma of Lacombe and their family Samantha (Joseph) Jeung, Austin and Brett; Florene Ypma of Athabasca and her family Sebastian and Andrea Woudstra; Mary Ann (Laurence) Stassen of Ottawa, Ontario and their family Tegan, Nia and Phoebe; Sid (Brenda) Ypma of Ottawa, Ontario and their family Anna, Abram and Eben. He is also survived by his six siblings Patsy Linker, George (Aafke) Ypma, Jake (Pia) Ypma, Louis (Sheila) Ypma, Liz (George) VandeKuyt, Cathy (Mike) Wind and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Siebe was born on June 11, 1939 in Lollum, Friesland, the Netherlands and immigrated to Canada with his family in 1948. His family immigrated to Ontario, where they resided in Chatham, moving later to Strathroy and then settling in Thunder Bay.
In a visit to the Netherlands, Siebe met the love of his life, Martje “Martha” Visser, a woman he often described as golden. She moved to Canada, and they were married on November 3, 1967. In 1975, Siebe and his family moved to Taber to begin a new farming operation. He farmed with his brother Louis Ypma and his brother-in-law, Mike Wind for many years in the Taber area. Upon “retirement”, he moved into the Town of Taber and began building houses to occupy his time.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Siebe’s name may be made directly to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Box 767, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2L4 (http://www.foodgrainsbank.ca) or to World Renew, 3475 Mainway, Station LCD 1, Burlington, Ontario L7R 3Y8 (http://www.worldrenew.net), charities dear to Siebe’s heart.
2 Timothy 4:7 & 8: I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


Dan Rigby
1972 – 2018
Daniel Aaron Rigby, passed away in Lethbridge on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the age of 45 years.
The Funeral Service will be held at the University Drive Alliance Church, 55 Columbia Boulevard West, Lethbridge on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


MICK

ROBERT LORNE MICK, beloved husband of Carolyn Mick of Picture Butte, AB, passed away, surrounded by family, at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the age of 84 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Mildred Johnson

1921 – 2018

Ms. Mildred Louise Johnson of Lethbridge, formerly of Barons, loving mother to Christel Makishi, passed away at Edith Cavell Care Centre on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the age of 96 years. Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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


Mon On Chow

1927 – 2018

Mr. Mon On Chow of Lethbridge, loving husband to Mrs. Din Hoi Chow, passed away at St. Michael’s Health Centre on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the age of 91 years. Family and friends are invited to pay their final respects from 6:00pm – 8:00pm on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610- 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.

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


 

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