January 23rd, 2021

THURSDAY, January 17, 2019

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 17, 2019.


ROBERT MURRAY DUECK, beloved husband of Linda Dueck, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the age of 62 years.

A Come-and-Go Reception will take place at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 2:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Robert, donations may be made to the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative: 200 – 1350 Railway Avenue, Canmore, Alberta, T1W 1P6, or online at http://www.y2y.net.

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


ANNIE KNIFE FOX, Iittsitaatapaatism, wife of the late Jonas Fox, passed away suddenly in Cardston, AB on January 10, 2019 at the age of 72 years. Born on August 8, 1946 to the Late Jim & Maude Knife.

Annie is survived by her children Jessica and Adam; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers Pete (May), Joseph (Margaret), Ed (Tammy), John (Jackie), Richard (Yvette), and George; she was raised with and very close to all her cousins, and her numerous nieces and nephews; Extended families: Knife – Pottstakiiksi and Naamopiisii clan, Chief Calf, Wolf Child, Shot Both Sides, Macdonalds, Spear Chief, Eagle Tail Feathers, Eagle Bear, Sweet Grass, Twigg, Plume, Big Swallow, Young Pine, Prairie Chicken, Day Rider, Crane Chief, Hind Bull, Wings, Allen Wells Family; and all her Bingo Buddies. The family apologizes to family and friends whose names were missed.

Annie attended the St. Mary’s Residential School and Standoff Day School, she went on to Business College to complete her Administrative Assistant program in Edmonton, AB. Annie was a hard worker starting at a very young age, her jobs included: farming, ranching, working in orchards and warehouses, as a custodian, a Restaurant supervisor/manager, and prior to her retirement she worked for the Blood Tribe Recreation Department. She lived in Lethbridge, Calgary, Edmonton, Yakima WA, and resided in Kelowna, BC where she raised her nieces Pam and Wanda for a short time. Upon her passing she was residing in her mother’s home on the Blood Reserve.

Annie’s favorite past time was playing Bingo and going to Casino with her friends and family. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, knitting, and crocheting; she travelled a lot with her husband Jonas throughout Canada and the United States. It was not uncommon for her cousins and nieces to pick her up and accompany them on short trips. She cherished her pet cat – Silver whom she spoke to in Blackfoot and he understood her, and her latest companion was a rabbit living under her doorstep. She loved to listen to the Old Agency I Drum Group, whom her uncles Jimmy and John Chief Calf were a part of.

Annie was Pre-deceased by her children Reginald (Big Man) and Kenneth (Piiksinii), grandson Clint Knife; husband Jonas Fox, her sister Teresa Knife, her brothers Jim, Alec, George Sr. Dan, and Bill Knife; her parents Jim & Maude Knife; grandparents Albert & Mary Chief Calf, Knife, Uncles Jimmy and John Chief Calf, Louis and Louise Knife, and Aunts Isstootookmii, Helen Eagle Tail Feathers, Irene McHugh, and Katie Wells.

The Family Service will be held at Legacy Funeral Home on Thursday, January 17th from 5:00-6:00 p.m. followed by a Wake Service at White Calf Hall, Stand Off from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Friday, January 18th at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in St. Catherine’s cemetery. The family would like to invite you all to a feast at the White Calf Hall.

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

Mary O’Connor-Coutts

1928 – 2019

Mary O’Connor-Coutts, beloved wife of Mr. Colin Coutts of Lethbridge, died peacefully in the company of family on Monday, January 14, 2019, after a lengthy illness. A service for family and close friends will be held at a later date. Flowers are gratefully declined.

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


THERESA ROSE RABBIT – RED CROW passed away in Lethbridge, AB on January 11th, 2019 at the age of 58 years.

A Wake Service will be held the White Calf Hall, Stand Off on Friday, January 18th from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Saturday, January 19th at 11:00 a.m.

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

Scott Reiter

1963 – 2019

Mr. Scott Reiter of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Ruth Reiter, passed away at home on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at the age of 55 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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

Elisabeth Reuter

1924 – 2019

Mrs. Elisabeth Reuter of Coaldale, beloved wife of Mr. Alfred Reuter, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Coaldale Sunny South Lodge on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the age of 94 years.

A Celebration of Elisabeth’s Life will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 20 Rocky Mountain Blvd. West, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Pastor Lee Loveridge, officiating. Burial will be held prior at 11:00am in the COALDALE COMMUNITY CEMETERY, all are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 4K7. Kidney Foundation of Canada, Suite 408, 740 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0N9, or to the Alzheimer Society Lethbridge Chapter, #40, 1202 2 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0E3.

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

Henry Unruh
1933 – 2019

Henry Dave Unruh, beloved husband of Susan Unruh, passed away in Lethbridge on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 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.

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