October 31st, 2020

FRIDAY, August 31, 2018


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 31, 2018.

ALLEN

VIVIAN ROSE DAVIS-ALLEN

“Naatoyihpiyi’aakii”

(Holy Dance Woman)

Vivian was born February 16th, 1940 at the Blood Indian Hospital to Edward and Jane Davis. She passed away Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 in the Cardston hospital at the age of 78 years.

She is survived by her daughter Trudie; son Elliot; brother Wesley (Jeannie) Davis; sisters, Thelma Brothen and Karen Smith; numerous nieces and nephews; granddaughter Kayla Craig; grandsons Usini and Owen Collins; and the apple of her eye Jaxon Davis.

Vivian was predeceased by her maternal grandmother Mary Many Fingers; paternal grandparents Charlie and Rosie Davis; maternal grandparents Tom and Cecile Russell; parents Edward and Jane Davis; siblings, Juanita Melting Tallow, Chester Davis, Wilbert Davis, and Olive Davis; brother-in-law Evans Melting Tallow; nephew Lloyd Davis and niece Anita Melting Tallow.

A Wake Service will be held at the Moses Lake Gym, Blood Reserve on Friday, August 31st from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the Moses Lake Gym on Saturday, September 1st at 11:00 a.m.

Condolences may be sent at:

http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


ARSENE Mar 25, 1924 – Feb 3, 2018

Rene Arsene, aged 93, passed away peacefully and comfortably in her home at Cedar Creek, Lethbridge. She was predeceased by her husband George, and survived by her three children, April, Colly (Chuck), George Harris, granddaughter Amy, and great grandson Adam. The family would like to thank all the special staff and caregivers at Cedar Creek for their kind and devoted care of Rene during her 4 years with them. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Anglican Church, 411 – 11 Street Street South, Lethbridge with The Rev. Canon James Robinson celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Patrick’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta would be appreciated.

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


BISSETT

GEORGE FREDERICK BISSETT, beloved husband of the late Vivian (Russell) Bissett, passed away peacefully in Raymond, Alberta on August 27, 2018 at age 91. George was born to Aubrey and May (Burrows) Bissett. The second of four children and grew up in Lethbridge. He joined the Sea Cadets of Canada and later served as president of the Lethbridge branch of the Navy League of Canada. George was trained as an automotive electrician and attended what was later known as SAIT and served as student body president. George married the love of his life, Vivian Russell and they enjoyed nearly 69 years together until she passed away February 1, 2017. George operated “Bissett Electric” in Lethbridge and could fix anything. He later worked as an owner/operator in long haul trucking. His CB handle was “Silver Fox”, as he was known to many across North America. George was best known for his kindly patience, integrity and service to others. He was eager to help all he met and was friends with everyone. George served faithfully in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in various callings including Scout Leader, Bishop and in the Cardston Temple. George loved the gospel and loved to serve his fellowman. He fulfilled faithfully and with abiding love, his role as father and grandfather. His family meant everything to him and they knew it. George will be deeply missed by his two children, Robert (Mary) Bissett of Raymond and Cathy (John) Stansfield of Casa Grande, Arizona, as well as by 15 grandchildren and 53 great grandchildren. He will be missed by his two surviving sisters, Phyllis Slovak and Audrey Jean Kesler, numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. The world has been diminished by the passing of this loving, gentle man. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, LETHBRIDGE EAST STAKE CENTRE, 4105 Forestry Avenue South, Lethbridge. Friends may meet the family prior to the service at the church from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Interment in the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond, following a family luncheon.

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


Carole Harris (nee Hierath)

Carole passed away peacefully at her home in Vancouver, Wash. on July 4, 2018 at the age of 73.

She was predeceased by her husband Ralph, her parents Harold and Violet Hierath and Brother-in-law Warren Brower.

At school in Masinasin and Milk River, she excelled in both track and basketball. After attending the Banff School of Fine Arts and SAIT, Carole graduated from the University of Calgary where she received a Bachelor of Education. Beloved by her students, she taught in Calgary for over 20 years and later moved to Vancouver where she continued to teach until she was 70. This dedication extended to her gardening, as evidenced by her beautiful yard in Calgary and her acreage in Vancouver.

Carole will be forever remembered by her brothers Phillip (Wanda), Michael (Caryl-Sue), Brian (Wendy) Hierath, her sisters Lynne Brower and Kathy (Burke) Russell, her many nieces and nephews, her Thielen and Hierath relatives as well as the many friends and students whose lives she touched.


HECK

CARL DANIEL “BUD” HECK, beloved husband of Margaret, of Coaldale, formerly of Hays, passed away following a brief illness and surrounded by his loving family, at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at the age of 92 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, August 31, 2018 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

A Funeral Service will be held at the VAUXHALL MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH, 320 – 9 Street North, Vauxhall, AB, on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Blair Stretch officiating. Interment to follow in the Field of Honour, Vauxhall Cemetery.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Paul Thomas McCuaig

1969 – 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death in Trail, BC of our much-loved son Paul Thomas McCuaig on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the age of 48 years.

Paul is survived by his parents Canon Allan and Muriel McCuaig, his beloved children Alexia and Chase; and their mother Colene; sister Cynthia; brother Max; godmother Sylvia Tailfeathers; partner Robyn of Trail BC; and aunts, uncles and cousins in both Canada and England.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, August 31, 2018 at ST. AUGUSTINE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411 – 11 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta with Canon James Robinson, officiating assisted by Reverend Steve Bateman.

Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to St. Augustine’s Anglican Church or to the charity of your choice.

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


MOFFATT

MICHELLE BARBARA MOFFATT, beloved friend of Derek Larson, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the age of 59 years.

She was the loving mother of Brandon Hammond of Lethbridge, AB and Thorin Moffatt of Sudbury, Ontario. She was predeceased by her parents, Helen Lachance, Albert Lachance and Johnny Gage and by her sister Monique Rudd.

Michelle will be sorely missed by her friends and all of her extended family.

Friends and family are invited to a Celebration of Michelle’s Life at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 10:00 A.M.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


MOORE

PHYLLIS MOORE (née Pharis) passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit, on Monday, August 27, 2018 at the age of 84 years.

Phyllis is survived by her husband Kenneth, children Carol (Irv) Quan, Ken (Jennifer), Keith (Lisa) and Lyle (Alecia), and grandchildren Lauren and Taylor (Erin) Quan, Mattson and Makalya Moore, Carson and Brendan Moore, and Brady Moore, as well as her brother Hilton (Alta) Pharis, sister-in-law Barb Pharis and many nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her parents Wilbur and Helen Pharis and her brother Max Pharis.

Phyllis was born in Pincher Creek on December 27th, 1933 and raised on the Elkhorn Stock Ranch by the Livingstone Range NW of Pincher Creek. Phyllis graduated from the Henderson School of Business and worked at Moskovich Law, then CJOC and CHEC Radio as a continuity writer until she retired in 1987. She was a long time member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and was an avid volunteer with many organization, especially the Lethbridge Community Bingo Association.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses in Emergency, ICU and especially unit 3C at the Chinook Regional Hospital and the staff at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Unit for their compassionate care. Special thanks to Dr. K Frick and Dr. E Wilde for their years of care.

At Phyllis’s request, no memorial service will be held. A private family function will occur at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alberta Lung Association, 17430 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton, AB, T5S 1L9 or to a charity of your choice.

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


Mildred C. Ouellette

(nee Murphy)

Mildred Ouellette, formerly of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully in Vancouver on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at the age of 92. Mildred was the beloved mother of Tina Alcock (Bruce), Allan Ouellette (Satski), Eric Ouellette (Corinne), Gail Thorne (Peter), Gary Ouellette (Jackie), Jackie Speakman (Roy), Jan Papp (Lou), Maurice Ouellette (Jacquie), Deb Preston (Rob), Tim Ouellette (Joanne) and Joyce Assen (John). She is also survived by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren; her sisters: Josephine, Sister Irene and Madge; as well as her brothers: Bud (Bernie) and Dennis (Helen). She was predeceased by her husband, Edgar in 1998; sisters: Isabelle and Hetty; and brothers: Wilfred and Pat. Mildred trained as a teacher in Saskatoon and taught at various communities in Saskatchewan until her marriage to Edgar in 1951. As one of her brothers remarked, “She was the best teacher he ever saw”. She and Edgar raised their family of 11 in Calgary, Hussar and Lethbridge. Mildred was a wonderful mother and grandmother, who made numerous sacrifices for her children, for which they are eternally grateful. Interment will take place in Lethbridge with a Celebration of Mildred’s Life in Saskatchewan at a later date.

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


TESHIMA, Robert (Bob) Kazuo

June 15, 1937 – Vancouver,

British Columbia August 27, 2018 – Calgary,

Alberta

Robert Kazuo Teshima of Calgary, AB, passed away on August 27, 2018 at the age of 81 years. Robert worked at the University of Alberta until he moved to Calgary in 2014. He enjoyed playing duplicate bridge and was an avid sports fan, supporting the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns and Edmonton Eskimos.Robert is survived by his brother-in-law, Mike Kitagawa; niece, Susan Kitagawa of Calgary; nephews, John and Carmen Teshima, Paul and Tammy Teshima, and Nikolai and Anita Teshima, all of Toronto. The family would especially like to thank Roger Teshima for looking after all of Robert’s medical appointments. Robert was predeceased by his brother and sister-in-law, Ted and Ikuko Teshima and sister Amy Kitagawa.A private family service will be held. In Lieu of Koden and flowers, the family would appreciate if you kept them in your thoughts. Condolences may be forwarded through

http://www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Robert Teshima, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.


WEASEL MOCCASIN

DELORES WEASEL MOCCASIN, A’paissaapiaakii, passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband Peter Weasel Moccasin and her children, as the sun dawned, in Lethbridge, AB on August 27th, 2018 at the age of 63 years. Delores was born in Cardston and was raised and resided on the Blood Reserve, AB.

A Wake Service will be held at the Old Agency Hall, Blood Reserve, AB on Wednesday, September 5th from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the Old Agency Hall on Thursday, September 6th at 11:00 a.m.

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

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