October 22nd, 2020

WEDNESDAY, August 15, 2018


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 15, 2018.

DYCK (Willms) 1921-2018

Mrs. Martha Dyck (Willms) of Coaldale, beloved mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend passed away at the Coaldale Health Care Centre on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the age of 97 years.A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the COALDALE MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH- 2114-18 Street, Coaldale, Alberta.At Martha’s request, her ashes will be placed in her late husband Aron Willms’ grave during a private interment.In memory of Martha, donations can be made to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (http://donate.foodgrainsbank.ca or at the funeral service).

To send condolences, please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca


Wayne Giesbrecht
1980 – 2018
Wayne Allen Giesbrecht, beloved husband of Nicole Giesbrecht and loving father to Harley, passed away in Taber on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the age of 38 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, August 17, 2018 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.
The Celebration of Wayne’s life will be held at the  Taber Civic Centre, 4720 – 50 Street, Taber on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. A committal service will follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. 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.



Marie Heidinger
1936 – 2018
Marie Katherine Heidinger, beloved wife of the late Derry Heidinger, passed away in Raymond on Monday, August 13, 2018 at the age of 81 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, August 16, 2018 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. and at the church prior to the funeral service on Friday, August 17, 2018 between 12:00 P.M. and 12:40 P.M.
The Funeral Service will held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Taber Stake Centre, 4709 – 50 Avenue, Taber on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. 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.


Audrey LeRoy

1927 – 2018

Audrey LeRoy passed away in Lethbridge on August 12, 2018 at the age of 90. Audrey was born in Leeds, England on December 21, 1927 and met Herbert LeRoy in 1944 while he was recovering in Leeds from an injury suffered while with the Calgary Highlanders during the Battle of Falaise Gap. Audrey immigrated to Canada as a war bride landing at Pier 21 and made her way by train to meet up with her new husband Herb. They resided in Lethbridge from 1946 to 1965 and raised 3 girls: Laraine, Susan, and Valerie. The family moved to Taber while Herb worked for Taber Irrigation from 1965 to 1992. After retirement Herb and Audrey moved back to Lethbridge. Audrey was an immaculate housekeeper and her house was her castle. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was an active member of the War Brides association of Lethbridge. She enjoyed crafts and telling stories of England. Audrey is survived by her daughters: Laraine Hamman (Bill) of Lethbridge, Susan Kane of Westlock, and Valerie LeRoy (Sheldon Wiens) of Lloydminster; grandchildren: Darren Hamman (Shianne) of Calgary, Stephanie Slee (Chad) of Fort McMurray, Jennifer Kirsch (Ken) of Edmonton, and Krystal Keane of Fort Saskatchewan. She is also survived by 8 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Herb in 2007; mother, Ivy and sister, Joan in England. The family wish to thank the staff and caregivers of St. Therese Villa for their dedicated care over the last 4 years. At the request of Audrey and her family, a private graveside service will be held in September. Cremation has been entrusted to MARTIN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS.

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


MERRITT

DIANE MAE MERRITT, beloved wife of Mike Merritt, of Lethbridge, passed away in Lethbridge on Monday, August 13th, 2018 at the age of 75 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


MOORE

ROBERT COLEMAN MOORE, beloved husband of the late Frances (McMullen) Moore, passed away in Cardston, Alberta on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the age of 85 years.

The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cardston Alberta Stake Center (338-5 Ave E), in Cardston, AB on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in the Aetna Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


Ed Uyesugi
1940 – 2018
Edward Takeo Uyesugi, beloved husband of Louise Uyesugi, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Taber Hospital on Friday, August 10, 2018 at the age of 77 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the Royal Canadian Legion, 5205 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, August 16, 2018 between 2:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. A brief program will begin at 2:00 P.M. and an opportunity to share your memories of Ed will be offered following the tribute. 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.


Elisabeth Velthuis

1942 – 2018

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing away of our dear wife, mother, oma and sister Elisabeth Maria (Bep) Velthuis, nee Hayes. Condolences will be held from 7:30pm to 8:30pm on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at NETHERLANDS REFORMED CONGREGATION, 601 3A St., Picture Butte, AB. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at NETHERLANDS REFORMED CONGREGATION in Picture Butte with Rev. H.D. den Hollander, officiating. Interment to follow in the Picture Butte Memorial Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Bethesda Care Home, 701 3A St. S., Picture Butte, AB T0K 1V0

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


Beverley “Bev” Joy Yantz

1939 – 2018

Mrs. Beverley “Bev” Joy Yantz nee Gerlock of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Ed Yantz, passed away at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Monday, August 13, 2018 at the age of 78 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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

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