October 20th, 2020

SATURDAY, June 23, 2018


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 23, 2018.

Alma Severtson

1920 – 2018

Mrs. Alma Severtson of Lethbridge, formerly of Enchant, beloved wife of the late Mr. Harry Severtson, passed away at Good Samaritans Park Meadows on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at the age of 98 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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Delia Plantinos

1945 – 2018

Delia Parcon Plantinos, 73, of Barangay Dapitan, Pototan Iloilo, Philippines passed away on June 10, 2018 in Olds, Alberta due to a tragic accident. Delia was born in Bgy, Dapitan, Pototan, Iloilo, Philippines to Martin and Rosalie Parcon. (deceased). She grew up in Pototan where she met her loving husband Florencio “Nono” Plantinos (deceased). “Nanay Del” and “Nono” were blessed with three children, Mae (Steven Aparri), Allan (Shielamae) and Ellen (Leo-deceased). Delia was a dedicated housewife to her husband and caring and dedicated mother to her children. She loved cooking and was very hospitable; countless people enjoyed the delicious meals and fellowship/visiting in her home. Her strong sense of family influenced her to come and visit her daughter, Ellen and family in Lethbridge, AB. During her visit, a tragic accident occurred that ended her life and her son-in-law at the same time. Delia was predeceased by her late spouse, “Nono”. She is survived by her three children: Mae, Allan, and Ellen; son-in-law, Steve; daughter-in-law, Shielamae; and grandchildren: Kate, Aliesha Mae, Theo, and Tristan. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM on Thursday, June 28, 2018 and Friday, June 29, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 AM, Saturday, June 30, 2018 at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, with Father Kevin Tumback, presider. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Ellen personally, or to the GoFundMe page set up for Ellen and her two children, Theo and Tristan. The family would like to thank everyone, especially the Lethbridge Filipino Community, who in one way or another have come to help us during this sorrowful time.

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Evan Easthope
1932 – 2018
Evan Dawn Easthope, beloved husband of Kaye Easthope, passed away in Taber on Friday, June 22, 2018 at the age of 85 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.


GILLIS, Edith 1934 – 2018

Mrs. Edith Aileen Gillis, beloved wife of the late Mr. William ‘Mac’ Gillis of Lethbridge, Alberta passed away, surrounded by her family and friends, in Red Deer, Alberta on Monday, June 18, 2018 at the age of 83 years. Edith’s short time in Red Deer led to some very nice friendships with other residents and staff at Extendicare Michener Hill. Edith completed her schooling in Lethbridge, Alberta and later served in the Royal Canadian Air Force, in many different locations in Canada. After marrying Mac in 1959, she lived in many places including Outlook, Saskatchewan, Hudson’s Hope and Mica Creek, British Columbia, Radisson, Quebec and then returned to Lethbridge, Alberta. Edith was actively involved for fifteen years, as the Akela, with the First Mica Creek Wolf Cub Pack and the Eighteenth Wolf Cub Pack. She was also a long time member of fifty-five years with Laurel Chapter #43, Order of the Eastern Star, and was Worthy Matron five times, a member of Sakkara Temple #115 Daughters of the Nile, and Past President of Iras Nile Club #4 in Lethbridge, Alberta. She was also a member of the General Stewart Branch #4, Royal Canadian Legion and an Honorary Member of Chinook Unit #53, Korean Veteran’s Association of Lethbridge, Alberta. Edith had many friends and sisters of the Chapter, that she thought very highly of and thank them for being there for her. Edith will lovingly be remembered by her sons, Allan of Durham Bridge, New Brunswick and Robbie (Doris) of Red Deer, Alberta; and her grandson, Conrad Flynn. Edith was predeceased by her loving husband, Mac in 2007. Upon the request of Edith, there be no Funeral Service. Instead, her family will be having a Private Gathering to scatter her remains. If desired, Memorial Donations in Edith’s honour may be made directly to a charity of the donor’s choice. We would like to thank all for the welcome and care received during her stay at Extendicare.

Condolences may be sent or viewed at http://www.parklandfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.


FARN

GEORGE FREDERICK FARN, beloved husband of the late Lorraine Alice Farn, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018 in Lethbridge at the age of 74 years.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home, 703 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge with Reverend Aldeen McKay officiating.

To send condolences,

please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


HOUGH

MERYL RUTH HOUGH (NEE JOHNSON), beloved wife of the late Arthur Hough, passed away in Raymond Alberta, surrounded by family, on June 22, 2018 at the age of 87 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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Leo Palencia

1978 – 2018

We are sad to announce the sudden passing of Leo Palencia, on June 10, 2018 at the age of 39. Leo will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Ellen; sons: Theo and Tristan; his mother, Hildreth, father Leonardo (deceased); siblings: Glenn (deceased), Jun, Allan (deceased), Louella and Franklin. Leo was born in Iloilo City, Philippines to Leonardo Palencia and Hildreth Masna Palencia on October 31, 1978. He went to Iloilo City National Highschool, and to the University of San Agustin earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Marketing. His first employment was at Procter and Gamble Philippines as a distributor. He met the love of his life, Ellen through his best friend Porferio Porras; whom he married on June 21, 2004. They were blessed with their first born, Theo. In 2008, Leo was offered a job in Canada. He didn’t have any second thoughts accepting it as he knew it would be a good opportunity for himself and his family. After 5 years, he was reunited with his family here in Canada, and their youngest child, Tristan was born. Leo enjoyed playing basketball, surf boarding and airsoft in his spare time and his strong sense of family was nurtured by his parents. He is very handy to everything at home and outside the home. On several occasions, he would extend help to his fellow Filipinos in the community in every way he could. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM on Thursday, June 28, 2018 and Friday, June 29, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 AM, Saturday, June 30, 2018 at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, with Father Kevin Tumback, presider. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Ellen personally, or to the GoFundMe page set up for Ellen and her two children, Theo and Tristan. The family would like to thank everyone, especially the Lethbridge Filipino Community, who in one way or another have come to help us during this sorrowful time.

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ROBERT “LORNE” MICK

July 30, 1933 – June 19, 2018

With weighty sadness, our family announces the passing of our Lorne. Husband of Carolyn, father to Bob, Janeal, Casey and Heather, adored grandpa to Erin. He was a lover of dogs, an ice cream devotee and a good man. Lorne is predeceased by his cherished daughter, Heather and sister, Marjorie, as well as his parents, Robert and Dorothy. He is forever loved and will always be in our hearts.

For those who wish to pay their respects, a Public Visitation will take place at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

A Memorial Service will be held at TRINITY UNITED CHURCH, 528 Maple Crescent, Picture Butte, AB on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. Reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to any of the following non-profit organizations: Windy City Canine Rescue, 2122 – 18 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB T1K 1C6; Lethbridge Area Search and Rescue Association, P.O. Box 30015 Park Place, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4X3; STARS (online), http://www.foundation.stars.ca/AB–donatenow, or to a charity of your choice.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


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.

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Paul Harding

1925 – 2018

The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want. Psalm 23.

Paul Harding passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018 at the age of 93 after less than a year in the capable care of Alberta Health Services and the Edith Cavell Care Centre. He was born on April 9, 1925 in North Sydney Nova Scotia, son of Fred and Mabel Harding. After completing grade twelve, Paul joined the RCAF with surplus air crew recruits, he then joined the army. After the war Paul studied Civil Engineering at Nova Scotia Technical College in Halifax. He graduated in 1952 and worked with the Department of Transport, the City of Lethbridge and the University of Lethbridge. With the support of his loving wife Ina, Paul enjoyed a long healthy and active retirement doing the things he loved, which included skiing, tennis, curling, cycling, skating, table tennis and spending time with his family and friends. In 1953 Paul and Ina were married at First Baptist Church in Calgary. Then they moved to Lethbridge where they raised three children: Linda Broderson (Rick), Alice Paradis (Jean) and Derek (Yolayne Jang). His legacy continues through his seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren: Dustin Gould (Katrina), Colette Rhodes (Thomas and their son Adam), Michael Paradis (Claudia), Julie Kiew (Justin and their children Eliana and Matteo), Daniel (Christina and their children Benjamin and Lucas), Kimberly, and Trevor. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday June 27, 2018 at the FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 1614-5 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta with Dr. Bruce Martin, officiating. Cremation will be entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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PETERS

STANLEY FRASER PETERS, 84, of Lethbridge passed away June 20th, 2018, at St. Michael’s Health Centre in Lethbridge after a battle with cancer. He leaves his sons Evan (Sharon) Peters and Bill (Fran) Peters, his daughter Dianne (Colin) Noble, nine grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren, and his special friend Heidi Oishi. He is predeceased by his daughter Susan and his dear wife Anne Racz.

Stan was born on the family farm on July 26, 1933 in Canonto, Ontario. He was the tenth child of sixteen. Stan is survived by his sisters; Lois, Keitha and Merlin, and brother; Calvin.

He spent his childhood working on the farm. As a young boy he learned to knit socks and donated them to the young soldiers during WWII.

He got his driver’s license at the age of 14 and that started a life time of a love for cars. He won many ribbons with his 1963 Valiant. He also enjoyed driving a school bus for many years.

Stan moved to Alberta in 1976 with his family. During that time, he worked installing Propane Carburetion Systems and also was a Town Foreman in Coutts.

In his later life he enjoyed playing his harmonica (as did his mother and father) and entertaining at Senior’s Centres and St. Michael’s Health Centre. He and Heidi loved going to Jamborees and dancing.

His favourite story to tell before he passed on was how he sold 56 Electrolux Vacuums in a month and was awarded a trophy for his Salesmanship.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at SALMON & SONS FUNERAL HOME 433 Stubb Ross Road South, Lethbridge (entrance to airport) at 2:00p.m. Friends are welcome to meet the family from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the Service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960 19 Street S Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1W5 or Covenant Foundation in support of Palliative Care at St. Michaels Health Centre. Room 3C60 11111 Jasper Ave Edmonton AB T5K 0L4.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca


PHILLIPS

1936 – 2018

HARTLEY PHILLIPS, beloved husband of Marlene Phillips, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the age of 81 years.

He is survived by Marlene, his loving wife of 53 years; sons Cordell (Karen) and Carvel (Gaye); grandsons Brydon and Cameron, three special great-granddaughters Emma, Bristol and Lily. He is also survived by his sister Lucinda, three brothers-in-law and their spouses as well as many nieces and nephews and their families.

He was predeceased by his parents Ella and Walter, his brother Lewis, brother-in-law Gordon, and his grandson Keagan.

Hartley was lifelong member of Barons Elks, and had stories that would take a lifetime to hear. Hartley had a great desire for sports, especially baseball and curling. His kids spent many hours in their early years at the ball diamonds and curling rinks. Throughout these events in his life he ended it with a great variety of friends that will remember him by his great sense of humour.

Hartley will be greatly missed by everyone!

A Celebration of Hartley’s Life will be held at the BARONS COMMUNITY HALL, 210 Main Street, Barons, AB on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 1:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society: #40, 1202 – 2 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0E3.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


RICHARDSON

It comes with heavy hearts to announce the passing of our Mum Peggy Richardson. On Monday June 18, 2018 Mum was reunited with her beloved husband Cal; the ‘Love of her Life’ at the age of 92.

Left to cherish her memories are her children Dave & Gisele & family, Jim, Peggy Anne & Bruce and sister Joy & Paddy & family in England, 8 beautiful grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren she referred to as angels. Also to all of you who knew Mum as ‘Nanny’ hold on to your memories. There are so many important friends & family too numerous to mention.

Mum was predeceased by Dad, infant baby Margaret May & son Bill, and just recently by her sister Marge. Mum was born July 14, 1925 in Worthing, Sussex, England. Married Cal October 23, 1943 and came to Canada in March, 1946 as an English War Bride. They raised a good family and enjoyed their life together.

We would like to thank Dr. V Luykenaar and Dr. X Vander pol, she adored both of you! Thank-you to Mum’s “caregivers” along the way…she referred to you as her loves and darlings! Blessings to St. Ambrose Parish for including Mum in your ‘family’, Mum’s faith was her guiding light. Hugs to Uncle Carl, Shirley, Gloria and Bonnie, you really made an effort to stop by for a hug and say hello. To Remi, you made a difference in her days. A private family service and celebration of life will be held in Mum’s honor.

Please, as per Mum’s special request, no gifts of flowers or food; “Just spend a day with your children & grandchildren(little loves) and teach them how to LOVE” or make a small donation to your favorite childrens charity. Condolences can be sent to condolences@edensfuneralhome.com


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.

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