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TUESDAY, November 6, 2018

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 6, 2018.

Lena Klassen

1927 – 2018

Mrs. Lena Klassen (nee; Derksen) of Coaldale, Alberta, beloved wife of the late Mr. Peter Klassen, passed away at Coaldale Health Centre on Monday, November 5, 2018 at the age of 91 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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Our loving mother and grandmother, Dorothy (Paine) Muirhead, passed away in her home at Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada on Nov 2, 2018 at the age of 97. She was predeceased by her husband, Alexander Muirhead, in 1989, and by 2 grandchildren. She is survived by her sister Constance (age 100); her 6 children, Heather (Don) Johnson, Margaret (Dave) Heighton, Constance (Delvan) Ward, James (Catherine) Muirhead, Janet (Bryan) Murray, and Thomas (Orlean) Muirhead; 39 grandchildren; 91 great grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren. Viewing on Thu, Nov 8, 6-8 pm at Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home (703 – 13 St N, Lethbridge) • Viewing on Fri, Nov 9, 1 pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (4150 Forestry Ave S, Lethbridge) followed by Funeral Service at 2 pm. • Internment on Sat, Nov 10, 1 pm at Queen’s Park Cemetery (3219 – 4 St NW, Calgary – Sect M, Block 18). Additional details at http://www.csgfh.ca

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Jane Pargeter

1956 – 2018

Mrs. Jane Pargeter of Coleman, Alberta, beloved spouse of Lester Anderson, passed away at Foothills Hospital on Sunday, October 28, 2018, at the age of 62 years. Jane was born June 6, 1956, in Solwezi, Zambia. She came to Canada with her four children and her then husband, Tony Pargeter, in 1979, settling in Calgary in 1980. She attended Mount Royal College, qualified as a Registered Nurse at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, then went on to earn her Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Lethbridge. Jane had a long career in various fields of nursing, including intensive Care and Psychiatry, at the former St. Michael’s and Regional Hospitals in Lethbridge, and most recently Pincher Creek and Crowsnest Pass Health Centre’s. Her compassion, caring nature and attention to detail drove her commitment as a nurse. She will be sorely missed by patients and colleagues she touched throughout her career. Jane enjoyed travelling, the outdoors, cooking and many adventurous hikes with Les. She loved life, laughter and friendship. She was a spiritual person, always evolving and always in search of deeper meaning and purpose. By far Jane’s greatest passion was for her family, children and grandchildren for whom her love knew no bounds. Besides Lester and Tony, Jane is survived by her children Sunny Pargeter and David (Vanessa) Pargeter of Calgary, Steve (Heidi) Pargeter, Wendy Pargeter of Lethbridge, and her cherished grandchildren Angel Pargeter, Faith Degraff, Ashton Pargeter, Cassandra Pargeter and Darren Pargeter, as well as extended family in Zambia. Jane is predeceased by her parents Lazalo and Tumishi Chilongo; sister Diness; and granddaughter Isabelle Pargeter. A Celebration of Jane’s Life will be held at 11:00AM, Thursday, November 8, 2018, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend Eva Stanley officiating.

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Marie-Jose Poitras
1950 – 2018
 Marie-Jose Andree Poitras, beloved wife of Claude Poitras, passed away in Taber on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the age of 67 years.
 Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the church prior to the funeral service on Friday, November 9, 2018 between 10:00 A.M. and 10:40 A.M.
 The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 54th Street Chapel, 5314 – 54 Street, Taber on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
 Besides her loving husband Claude, Marie-Jose is survived by her son David (Wendy) Poitras of Leduc and their children Ashley and Taylor; daughter Katia (Shaun) Fajnor of Taber and their son Hunter.

 Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


GERARD “GERRY” SCHALK, beloved husband of the late Jenny Schalk, passed away peacefully at Elim Village on Monday, November 5, 2018 at the age of 85 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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Dolores Wingerter

1935 – 2018

Mrs. Dolores Wingerter of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Leo Wingerter, passed away on Saturday October 27, 2018 at the age of 83. Vigil Rights (Prayers) service will be held at 7:00PM, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 610 4 Street South, Lethbridge. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00AM, on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 13 Street North, Lethbridge AB. Cremation will be entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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