July 23rd, 2019

WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on March 13, 2019.

AKROYD

We are deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of DEE ANNA LEE AKROYD, on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the age of 60 years.

Dee Anna will be deeply missed by her mother Liz Akroyd of Lethbridge, AB; fur babies Maddie and Mia; and her sisters Cindy (Rick) Walton of Lethbridge and Wendy (Kerry) Hunka of Calgary; four nephews David, Matt (Macy), Mike (Laura) and Paul (Jackie) and niece Lisandra (Matt).

Dee Anna was predeceased by her father Reg Akroyd.

She was a loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend who will be missed and fondly remembered.

Dee Anna was born on December 1, 1958 in Lethbridge, AB. She worked for the Royal Bank for over 40 years. Dee Anna had a love of the outdoors and spent countless time at her second home in Coram, Montana. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, knitting, needle point and going on walks with Maddie and Mia.

Dee Anna and her family would like to express special thanks to staff of the Foothills ICU Unit C, Dr. Krumm, Dr. Shaw and the nursing staff.

A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 1:00 P.M.

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


BEANE

EARL DOREN BEANE, passed away peacefully on March 8, 2019 in Lethbridge, Alberta at the age of 88 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Muriel Elizabeth “Bette” (Chalker) Beane; his father Charles Frederick Beane and his mother Gladys Phyllis (Palmer) Beane and twin siblings who died at birth.

Earl was born in Magrath, Alberta on November 20, 1930. In his youth, the family moved to Sherbrook Quebec where Earl grew up graduating from high school in 1948. When seventeen he was thrown from a horse, hit his head and suffered severe damage to his vision. After 9 surgeries and 10 months in hospital his vision was improved but the thick lenses in his glasses became a defining characteristic throughout his life. He began working for the Dominion Textile Company and eventually a career with the federal government as a civil servant, retiring after 37 years of service.

He met the love of his life Bette in Victoria, BC and they were married Fort St. John, BC in June 1972. Their time spent in the Yukon was a highlight in his life and he loved sharing his experiences working with the pilots in Canada’s north. He enjoyed travelling, music, golf and the great outdoors. He valued his friendships and lived life his way.

We express our appreciation to the nurses and staff at Park Meadows Good Samaritans, especially cottage 3, for their love, care and attention to Earl as his health declined and for Nick and Max Salmon at Salmon and Sons Funeral Home for their assistance.

At Earl’s request, a private graveside service will be held at a later date.

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


DAVIS

ROSE MARIE DAVIS passed away peacefully in Cardston, AB on Monday, March 11th, 2019 at the age of 80 years.

A Wake Service will be held at the Tanner Senior Center, in Cardston, AB on Thursday, March 14th from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

The Funeral Service will be held at the Tanner Senior Center, in Cardston, AB on Friday, March 15th at 11:00 a.m.

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


Alberta Havinga

1930- 2019

Alberta Johanna Havinga (nee deKoning), born January 23, 1930 went home to be with her Savior and Lord, while surrounded by family on March 7, 2019 at the age of eighty-nine. Born in Iowa, USA at the family home; Alberta moved to Canada where she met and married Arthur Havinga on February 2, 1959. After 60 years of marriage, Alberta is survived by her beloved husband Arthur, and will forever be remembered by her children Adrianna (Dyce) Bolduc, Jennie (Brian) Cherniwchan, Walter (Theresa) Havinga, and Elza Bouwman. She will also be missed by her 15 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She is further survived by her sister’s husband, Ralph Poelman, and her brother and sisters-in-laws and various family members in the United States of America. Alberta was predeceased by her parents Albert and Mary deKoning, sister Wilma Poelman, her son and his wife Sid (Margaret) Havinga, and one grandson, and one great grandson. Also predeceased by in-laws John and Jennie Havinga, Dena Titsing-Havinga, Marie (John) Sterenberg, Bill Titsing and Rocky Robinson. Alberta dedicated her life to her raising her children and helping on the family farm at Granum. She could be found helping out milking the cows, driving tractors, feeding chickens, or gardening throughout their farm life. In the early ‘70s Alberta spent some time working at the Claresholm Care Centre. With time Alberta and Arthur chose to retire to Lethbridge where they stayed active in the Church. Alberta enjoyed being an active member of the church. This included teaching Sunday School; playing the organ and piano for church services; being a member of the Golden Hour and Ladies Aid Society; and custodian for the Granum Christian Reform Church. Alberta’s support of the Ladies Aid society led her to creating many crochet and sewing projects. She continued these hobbies making presents for various family members until her health no-longer permitted her to. Alberta’s many talents and strong faith will be greatly missed. A Funeral Service will be held 10:00am, on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the at the MARANATHA CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 260 McGill Blvd. W, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Pastor Paul Van Stralen officiating. She will be laid to rest at the Granum CRC Cemetery at 2:00 pm. Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Jack Ady Cancer Centre 1A129, 960 – 19th Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 1W5. or the Canadian Diabetes Association, 204, 2323- 32 Avenue N.E, Calgary, AB, T2E 6Z3.

Psalm 27:4 One thing I ask of the Lord, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to seek Him in His temple.


Gerrit “Garry” Houthuys

1940 – 2019

Mr. Gerrit “Garry” Houthuys of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Jo-Ann Houthuys, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the age of 78 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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


HUIZING

ELIZABETH HUIZING, beloved wife of the late Jan Huizing, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit, on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the age of 87 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


JENSEN

FOREST ‘DEANE’ JENSEN, beloved husband of Zina Jensen, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 in Raymond at the age of 84 years. His Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KNIGHT STREET CHAPEL, Raymond, Alberta. Friends may meet with the family prior to the service at the church from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

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


MARY NAGO

96 years

March 2, 1922 – February 27, 2019

After a long and full life, MARY MATSUKO NAGO, of Lethbridge, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the age of 96 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at the LETHBRIDGE CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE, 1805 – 9 Avenue North, Lethbridge, AB, on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. with a luncheon to follow.

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


NALDER

RUTH NALDER, beloved wife of William Wilcox Nalder, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the age of 93 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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


NORTH PEIGAN

JULIANNA NORTH PEIGAN, of the Peigan Nation, beloved wife of the late Fred North Peigan, passed away peacefully at the Good Samaritans Park Meadows Village, on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the age of 82 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


VOTH

PHYLLIS BERNICE VOTH, beloved wife of the late William R. Voth passed away in Lethbridge, Alberta on March 9, 2019, at the age of 90 years.

Bernice was born on August 21, 1928, in Kimberley, British Columbia. She resided in Blairmore, Alberta before moving to Lethbridge, Alberta with her parents in 1941. She attended Westminster School and graduated from the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute.

Bernice and Bill were married on August 23, 1949. She was employed as a travel consultant at various travel agencies from 1965 until her retirement in 1983.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, quilting projects for her children and grandchildren, golf, playing bridge with her friends, camping, and her many trips to England, Europe, Asia, Bermuda, Mexico, Hawaii, and the Caribbean Islands.

Bernice is survived by her daughter Valerie (Rob) Clifton of Lethbridge, Alberta and her son Robert (Janet) Voth of Coaldale, Alberta; five grandchildren Charlene Voth, Chantel (Kevin) Rosenthal, Matthew Voth, Jennifer Low, Kari (Chad) Ivie; four great-grandchildren Calee Parkins, Marcus Allison, Kole Archibald, and Arayah Voth.

Bernice was predeceased by her parents Albert and Jean Gale, sister Marjorie Eleanor Gale, and loving husband William R. Voth.

She was a loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Friend who will be dearly missed and fondly remembered.

Honouring Bernice’s request, no formal services will be held. Cremation with private family graveside service at a later date.

Bernice and her family would like to express a special thank you to all the Alberta Health Services Homecare Staff, CBI Home Health Staff, Doctor Mark Horne, and Alisa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation, 1011 – 2 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0C8.

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


WILSON

March 20, 1931 – February 8, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of CHARLES DONALD WILSON on Tuesday, February 8. He is survived by his three sons Darrell of New York and Ed and Kevin, both of Lethbridge. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 69 years, Colleen Hazel Wilson their son Craig.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, March 15 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1912 – 10th Avenue South, Lethbridge.

Friends are welcome to meet with the family from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. prior to the service.

To send a condolence, please

visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca

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