October 23rd, 2020

TUESDAY, August 21, 2018


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 21, 2018.

BARE SHIN BONE

TARA ANN BARE SHIN BONE, passed away on August 10th, 2018 at the age of 52 years.

A Wake Service will be held at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Tuesday, August 21st from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. continuing at Tara’s residence. The Funeral Service will be held at the Senator Gladstone Hall on Thursday, August 23rd at 11:00 a.m.. Interment in the Blood Band Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent at:

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Julia Bochenko

1919 – 2018

Mrs. Julia Bochenko, beloved wife of the late Mr. Nickifor Bochenko, passed away in Nanaimo, BC on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the age of 98 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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CROP EARED WOLF

OTAHKOINISSKIM “JAYNE” CROP EARED WOLF, beloved daughter of Margaret Crop Eared Wolf and the late Alvin John Heavy Runner, passed away in Lethbridge on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018, at the age of 35 years.

The Wake will be held at the White Calf Hall in Stand Off on Tuesday, August 21st starting at 6:00 P.M. and will continue all night.

The Funeral Service will be held at the White Calf Hall on Wednesday, August 22nd at 1:00 P.M.

Interment will follow at the Crop Eared Wolf family plot.

To send a condolence, please visit

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CROSS CHILD

TYSON CROSS CHILD, beloved husband of Jenna Whitstone, passed away suddenly in Onion Lake, Saskatchewan on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the age of 28 years. A Funeral Service will be held at SENATOR GLADSTONE HALL on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow in the Day Rider Family Cemetery.

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DIESER

JOHN DIESER, beloved husband of Mary Dieser of Lethbridge, AB, passed away peacefully at St. Therese Villa on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the age of 80 years.Along with his wife Mary, he is lovingly remembered by his daughter Norma (Ed) Miles of Utah and their children, Tiffany and Aaron; son Lloyd (Sherry) Dieser of Lethbridge and their daughter Grayson; son Rod (Ricki) Dieser of Iowa and their children Chayce, Jonas and Zachary; stepson Scott (Heather) Haggins of Abbottsford, BC; his sisters, Marie (Glen) Perrault, Erika (George) Nemeth, Monika (John) Stoten and Rose Gadomski; his brother, Leo (Mary) Dieser, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws.John was predeceased by the mother of his children, Helen, his parents, John and Elizabeth Dieser, sister Liz as well as several in-laws.John was born in Minsk, Russia and immigrated to Canada in 1952, settling in Coaldale, AB. He became a talented carpenter and known for his unique wooden gadgets, especially walking canes. John worked for Dorigatti Construction for over 30 years, then Southern Stationers before retiring at age 65.He loved the outdoors and enjoyed camping and fishing. John was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humour. He will be deeply missed.A Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive, Lethbridge, AB on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7:00 P.M.An Interment will be held at MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY on Friday, August 24th at 2:00 P.M. (Meet at the front gates at 1:45 P.M.) followed by a Celebration of his Life at CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST, 716-23rd Street North, Lethbridge, AB at 3:00 P.M. with Pastor Harold Cooper officiating. In memory of John, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, #40, 1202 – 2 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0E3.

To send a condolence, please visit

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EVANS

PERCY M. EVANS, of Fort Macleod, passed away in Lethbridge on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at the age of 82 years. At Percy’s request, there will be no formal funeral service but a casual Come-and-Go Reception will be announced at a later date. In memory of Percy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #200, 119 – 14 Street N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 1Z6.

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FABBRI

JOSEPH VINCENT FABBRI, beloved husband of Grace Fabbri, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully in Lethbridge on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at the age of 88 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

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Gloria Graham

1932 – 2018

Gloria Graham nee Ostby of Lethbridge, formerly of Warner, passed away at Edith Cavell Care Centre on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the age of 86 years. Family and Friends are invited to pay their respects between 5:00 – 7:00pm on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street S., Lethbridge, Alberta. A Celebration of Gloria’s Life will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, August 24, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street S., Lethbridge, Alberta. A private family graveside service will be held prior in the Warner Cemetery, with Pastor Tim Seim officiating.

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MARSH

Irene Marsh passed away at the Pincher Creek Hospital on August 18, 2018 at the age of 64 years. Irene is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Roger. She is also survived by her father Bert Damgaard, brothers Paul (Darlene) Damgaard, Peter (Colette) Damgaard, sister Susanne Damgaard, brother -in-law Ron Marsh, sisters-in-law Deb Hopkins and Deb Green, as well as two nephews and six nieces. Irene was predeceased by her mother, Karen. Irene enjoyed camping, fishing, and country drives but most of all she had a passion for black powder shooting. As many a man will attest, she could kick ass with a rifle. Irene was a kind soul who touched the hearts of everyone she met and will be truly missed. A private family service will be held in Irene’s memory.


O’BRIEN

MARTHA ELIZABETH O’BRIEN, beloved wife of the late Clarence Delman O’Brien, passed away surrounded by family at St. Michael’s Health Centre on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the age of 106 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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TOTH

FRANK JOSEPH TOTH passed away peacefully at Cedar Creek Adaptacare on Friday, August 17, 2018 at the age of 95 years following a short illness. Frank was predeceased by his father, Mathias Toth, his mother, Julia Horvath and his sisters, Elizabeth Hando of Kelowna and Helen Mag of Hungary. He was also predeceased by his wives, Priscilla Szabo, Pat Melvin and Lucielle Fievet. Frank is survived by his sister, Matilda Takacs of Hungary, his three daughters, Myra (Gene) Briggs Keller of Coaldale, Susan Colwell of Lethbridge and Gloria (Fritz) Fransted of Michigan, as well as his step-daughter, Carol Templeton of Colorado and his brother-in-law, Paul Szabo of Lethbridge. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Michael (Nique) Briggs, Keri (Jake) Colwell, Joseph Fransted and Chet Keller, his step-grandchildren, Veronica Dunner and Mike (Aimee) Dunner as well as his great-grandchildren, Katie and Alister and his step-great-grandchildren, Blair, Angelena, Amanda and Justin. Frank will also be dearly missed by his close friend, Margaret Peto of Lethbridge. Frank was born in Etes, Hungary on March 8, 1923. His parents immigrated with their family to Canada in 1930. As a youth, he worked in the coal mines in Rosedale, Alberta with his father. Frank become a member of the RCAF in 1942 and later married Priscilla Szabo. They raised their three daughters in the Lethbridge and Calgary areas. Frank has a great love of music and composed songs on the piano in those early days. He also played the violin and mandolin. At the age of 95, he would still play his violin each day when he woke up. Frank then held various positions including Brakeman for the CPR, Department Manager and Safeway stores, Sales Manager for car dealerships in both Lethbridge and Calgary and Sales Manager for Vulcan Machinery in Calgary and Vancouver. In retirement, Frank wintered in Yuma, Arizona where he met and married Lucie, who shared his love of music. They volunteered many hours of music there, receiving numerous honours and eventually forming a band. They performed at multiple senior homes, cancer clinics and veteran’s hospitals in Yuma and in southern Alberta. Frank was very active in civic politics in the Lethbridge area, as well as community affairs. He spent time supporting the United Nurses’ Union, even to the extent of volunteering on their picket lines. He also worked tirelessly in supporting the mining community in Alberta. He worked to distribute miners’ flags in various small communities to be flown on May Day in an effort to recognize the miners and their contribution to the history of southern Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Frank was an avid writer well into his 90s and he had many articles published in the Lethbridge Herald and other publications. This was something that provided him with great joy. He will be forever missed by all. A Service of Remembrance will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, Alberta on Friday, August 24, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. with his daughter, Myra Briggs, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #200, 119 – 14 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1Z6 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, #200, 325 Manning Road N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 2P5.

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

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