April 24th, 2019

SATURDAY, February 2, 2019


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 2, 2019.

Dr. Gerhard Driedger

MD, FRCPRSC, FACS

21 July 1925 – 23 Jan 2019

Funeral Service — 11:00 am at Christ Trinity Lutheran Church, 416 12 St S, Lethbridge, on 4 February, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Christ Trinity memorial fund.


Gloria Anderson

February 1, 1942 – January 20, 2019

On January 20, 2019 Gloria Jean Anderson of Picture Butte passed away in Lethbridge, Alberta. Gloria is survived by her brother-in-law Ben of Edmonton; sister-in-law Terry of Shaughnessy; nieces Laurie (Rainer), Linda and Lisa (Brian) all of Edmonton and her nieces Paula (Marcus) and Karen (Joe) of Seattle as well as several great-nephews and nieces. Gloria was predeceased by her husband Edgar; her parents Paul and Anna Trapp; her siblings Maxine, George and Pauline and her nephew Philip. Gloria enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces as a young woman and served at several bases in Canada as well as the Canadian base in Lahr, Germany. Gloria loved animals and was “owned” by numerous dogs and cats throughout her life. Gloria was also an avid reader. Her vast collection of books covering diverse topics brought her much joy. Many thanks to Terry Finley for the many kindnesses shown to Gloria throughout the years. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00AM, on Monday, February 4, 2019, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. For those who wish, memorial donations in Gloria’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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Willis “Dale” Howey

1932 – 2019

Mr. Dale Howey of Magrath, formerly of Ponteix, Saskatchewan, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Diamond Willow Lodge in Magrath, at the age of 86 years. A Service will take place in Saskatchewan in the Spring. Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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Kienzle, Wayne Elwood

May 11, 1949 – January 20, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Wayne Kienzle of Nanaimo, B.C. formally of Foremost, AB. He is survived by his loving wife Jane, and 6 children- 4 sons Jamie, Jeremy, Clinton and Christopher as well as 2 daughters- Tamara (Joel) Raegon along with 14 grandchildren. Wayne also leaves behind his mother Dorothy, 2 brothers- Gerry (Doreen), and Kevin (Betty), and 3 sisters- De Etta (Andy), Sharlene (Bob), Marilynne (Reg) and 1 sister in law-Marlys and numerous nieces& nephews as well as his Aunts and uncles whom he loved dearly. Wayne was predeceased by his Dad-Elmer, 2 brothers- Daryl and Darcy, 2 sisters- Gloria and Beverly, 1 sister in law Marilyn and 1 brother in law-Dave. Wayne and Jane retired to Nanimao 4 years ago where he was at his happiest with fishing and the ocean out his back door. He will be missed dearly by all.

A celebration of life will be announced in June.


Jean Marczuk
1939 – 2019

Genowefa Marczuk, beloved wife of the late Marian Marczuk, passed away in Lethbridge surrounded by her family on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at the age of 79 years.
The Funeral Service will be held at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Jean is survived by her son Rick (Jennifer) Marczuk of Lethbridge and grandsons Blake and Karsen Marczuk. She is also survived by her extended family Wally and Bernie Trieber, Robin (Justin) Embury and their daughter Emilie as well as numerous relatives in Poland.
She was predeceased by her husband Marian; parents Pawal and Anna Caryk; mother-in-law Maria Budzicsh as well as numerous relatives in Poland.
Jean was born in Poland on September 28, 1939 to Pawal and Anna Caryk. She immigrated with her parents to Canada in the early fifties, settling in Taber where she has resided until the time of her passing. Jean married Marian Marczuk on November 21, 1960. Jean enjoyed gardening, flowers and visits with her “coffee friends”. These special friends were always there to take her to her appointments and help out whenever Jean needed them. Jean was especially proud of her family and loved spending time with her grandsons Blake and Karsen. She will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Jean’s name may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4K7 (www.heartandstroke.ca).
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses on Unit 4C at the Chinook Regional Hospital for the care shown to Jean the last few weeks.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


MILLER

DERALD EUGENE MILLER, beloved husband of the late Irene Miller, passed away peacefully in Magrath, Alberta on January 29, 2019 at the age of 98 years.

The Funeral Service will be held Friday February 8, 2019 at 11:00am, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, TAYLOR STREET CHAPEL, 221 North 400 West, Raymond, Alberta.

Friends are invited to meet with the family at the church, prior to the Service on Friday from 10:00 – 10:45am.

To send a condolence please visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca


Bernice Red Crow (Strangling Wolf)

1949 – 2019

At Sunrise on the day of January 26, 2019, Bernice Red Crow (Strangling Wolf) of the Blood Reserve beloved wife of the late John Red Crow was still at the presence of her Family, before Sunset she passed away peacefully at the age of 69. Surrounded by her children, siblings, family and friends. Bernice was the root of her family and will be sadly missed by her children: Melva Black Plume, Lawrence Lee (Ursula) Red Crow, Ian (Noemie) Red Crow, Shawna Strangling Wolf (Keith Bear Chief), Russell Red Crow and her adopted son Clint (Andrea) Charlie. Her grandchildren whom she adored, Aeron (Ashley), Craig, Jamaal, Natasha (Justin), Brayden, Britney (Matt), Kiana, Madison, Skye-Miss Muffins (Les), Ted (Michelle), Pacey (Justin), Shayle and Ethan; great grandchildren, Kaori, Taylor, Persia, Nikoli, Chloe, Kashtin, Eva, Coyote, Jackson, Nakai, and one on the way and godchildren Dakota Bird and Jerome Blood. Bernice is also survived by her siblings; Rosaline Weasel Moccasin, Virginia Black Plume, Barry (Lorraine) Black Plume, Larry Black Plume, Jerry (Joanne) Black Plume, Phyllis Black Plume, Nina (Lee) Smith, Deanna (Ed) Black Plume. Bernice was born in Cardston to Lawrence Black Plume and Rosaline Hoof on November 7, 1949. She grew up in Lavern, Glenwood and Saokioohtsi area. In 1954, Bernice attended St. Mary’s residential school on the Blood Reserve. She loved to play sports and was on the basketball and volleyball team. She continued her education in Calgary, AB to attend high school and, she had a part-time job as a nanny. In 1966, Bernice met and married Melvin Red Crow on March 1st, 1972. They were blessed with 5 children, she also helped raise her younger siblings and her special nieces Marcella and Jacqueline. She then met John Red Crow and together they provided a loving home for their children and grandchildren. After John’s passing, she continued to raise her grandchildren Natasha, Skye, Ted and Pacey for many years She taught valuable life lessons through her storytelling to her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In 1974, she was the first woman employed with Kainai Industries Ltd as a cleaner of completed units than later was promoted as a receptionist and then promoted to an accountant. She continued to work until the plant closed down. She then went back to school in 1992 and graduated from the Social Work Program in 1996. She did her practicum at Blood Tribe Social Development for the Social Work program. She then worked for the Government of Alberta and Blood Tribe Child Protection until she retired in 2015. In 1984, she walked with the Lord in making her Cursillo in Siksika and her theme song was “I will never forget you”. She continued her spiritual journey with the lord until her passing. 1988/89 She coached the Kainai Atoms Hockey Team and enjoyed it very much. She coached; as hockey was a big part of her boys’ upbringing. Her hobbies included playing bingo, supporting her grandchildren, nieces, and nephews in their activities, her early morning phone calls, planning family get togethers, travelling (by ground) to powwows and sporting events. She was an avid supporter to everyone in the family, she attended Hockey Games, Basketball Games, Volleyball Games, Softball Games, Rodeos and Pool Games. Bernice was predeceased by her loving parents Lawrence Black Plume and Rosaline Hoof; brothers Francis Black Plume, Randall Black Plume, and her sister Lena Black Plume. She was also predeceased by her precious loving granddaughter Jolayne Nicole Lee Red Crow The Family would like to apologize for anyone they may have missed, as mom’s family and friends were too numerous to mention. A Wake Service will be held at 7:00pm on Monday, February 4, 2019 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at ST. MARTHA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd West, Lethbridge, Alberta. Interment Service to follow at the Prairie Rose Family Cemetery (Bernice’s Homestead). For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross, 335 Columbia Boulevard West, Lethbridge, AB T1K 5Y8. The Family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the Lethbridge Regional Hospital, ICU unit, Units 4B, 4C, 3C, also to St. Michael’s Health Center. A Special Thank you to Dr. Wong and ALL the nursing staff involved in mom’s care.

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