January 20th, 2021

FRIDAY, June 7, 2019

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 7, 2019.

Muriel Alder

1933 – 2019

Mrs. Muriel Alder of Champion, beloved wife of the late Mr. Bruce Alder passed away at the Oxford Seniors Care Centre in Abbotsford, BC on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the age of 86 years.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at 12:00pm, on Friday, June 7, 2019 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, June 7, 2019 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta, with interment to follow at Champion Cemetery, Champion, Alberta.


ISABELLE ROSE BATSFORD, passed away peacefully at Legacy Lodge, on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the age of 86 years.

At Isabelle’s request, no formal funeral will be held.

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GERALDINE “GERRI” GULLAGE (née Vander Linden), beloved wife and friend of Lorne Gullage, of Coalhurst, passed away at St. Michael’s Health Centre Palliative Care Unit, on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the age of 56 years.

Besides her loving husband, Gerri is survived by her son Jesse (Samantha) and granddaughter Alayah of Caronport, SK. She is also survived by Hennie Vander Linden; Gary, Janet, Jared and Alyk Vander Linden; Jean Gullage; Linda & Jim Derksen and family; Gary Gullage and family; Richard Gullage and Lori & Joe Wevers and family.

Gerri was predeceased by her father Gus, father-in-law Ed, brother Roger, grandparents, three nephews, one niece and aunts and uncles.

Gerri was born in Lethbridge, raised in Coalhurst, lived in Lethbridge for a while and returned back to Coalhurst. She was married for 36 years to Lorne, worked at Safeway for 40 years, was a believer in Christ since 1986 and attended Park Meadows Baptist Church. Her great delights in life were her family and friends, her work in youth ministry, camping and above all, her faith in God. She requests that your funeral attire be “personal”. Have a T-shirt from a conference / concert / retreat we went to? Ethnic outfit? Camping clothes? Volunteer? Dress up if you want, but as little black as possible. Except for Lorne, because that’s his colour.

A Celebration of Life will be held at PARK MEADOWS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2011 – 15 Avenue North, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Ryan Thacker officiating. Cremation entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home.

In memory of Gerri, donations may be made to Jesse and Sammy’s Go Fund Me Page https://www.gofundme.com/dk2vc-getting-to-mom or to Park Meadows Baptist Church (toward Youth Ministry), 2011 – 15 Avenue N, Lethbridge, AB, T1H 5J4.

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

Earle Herbert

1928 – 2019

Mr. Earle Thomas Herbert of Lethbridge passed away at Legacy Lodge on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the age of 91 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

MINTY, Rodrick “Rod” Charles

1950 – 2019

Minty, Rodrick “Rod” Charles, beloved husband of Irene, passed away suddenly at home on June 3, 2019 at the age of 69 years.

Besides his loving wife Irene, Rod is survived by his children – Rod R., William and Teresa, five grandchildren – Dannea, Brandon and Tyrone Minty, Robin and Jasmine Kral, 3 beautiful step granddaughters and 2 amazing step grandsons, sister Josephine Ziegler and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Roderick W. and Josephine Minty, daughter-in-law Brooke Morelli (William) and grandson Harley.

Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 2 pm at the Carmangay Seniors Centre (415 Grand Ave), Sue MacDonald, D.M. officiating. Inurnment Archmount Cemetery, Lethbridge, AB at a later date.

Any tributes in Rod’s memory can be made to Cystic Fibrosis Canada, in honour of his great- granddaughter Hunter, 2323 Yonge Street, Suite 800, Toronto, ON, M4P 2C9.

Arrangements in care of

Vulcan Funeral Home.

Telephone 1-403-485-2633.

E-mail condolences through http://www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca.


It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, great great grandfather, brother and uncle, CHARLIE (Omh’sawaatsis) MOSES Jr at the age of 77, who left peacefully in the early morning hours of May 30, 2019, surrounded by his loving family, friends and nursing staff at the Kalispell Regional Medical Center in Kalispell Montana.

Left to mourn his passing are his children Jolie (Fagan), Lydia (Emerson), Sherri (Mike Jr), Sheila (Paul): Grandchildren Tay Lynne (Jc), Shalaine, Jadelyn, Branson, Heidi (Drake), Madison, Griffin, Chaliss, Lexus, Jovena, Lil Man, Valerie, Blake Jr B.F.H. Kyzer Bird (Cheyenne). Great granddaughter sweet Ophelia

Charlie Moses was born on December 20, 1941 on Sauk-Suiattle Indian Reservation in Washington. Throughout his younger years he was raised by his grandparents in the mountains of Washington, growing up with his siblings and cousins. His grandparents taught him their traditional ways of life. These teachings would later bring him to pursue his traditional path.

Charlie would go on to attend boarding school in the states of Washington. This would bring him to numerous sporting events, sporting awards, and would also push Charlie to further his educational career. This is where he received his degree in Social Work and Counselling. Charlie took advantage of his Educational opportunities as much as possible. His welding talents would bring him employment throughout America and in Southern Alberta. His endeavours would include working on various projects such as the World Trade Centres to working on various welding projects in Southern Alberta that are still being utilized to this day. He was a real go getter, his motto was always “when there is a will, there is a way.” There was no project too small or too large in his eyes. He gave his 200% at everything he put his mind to. Charlie had many artistic abilities which include; drawing, painting, carving, and also pursued his trade certificates.

Charlie’s true passion was playing stickgames throughout Indian country, which took him throughout America and Canada this is where he met the love of his life the late Marilyn Weasel Head. Together they raised Wade, Jolie, Lydia, Sherri and Sheila. Family was the most important thing in his life, he always went above and beyond for his wife, his children, his grandchildren, and his family. His all-time favourite thing was supporting his children and grandchildren in their sports, pow wows and stickgames. Charlie adored his grandchildren and loved to play jokes on them. Charlie supported Marilyn on her spiritual path. He did everything he could to help her at the Sundance, which gave him the opportunity to experience a lifetime at the Sundance. He had the tremendous opportunity to get an understanding of various aspects of the Sundance. Charlie was always respectful of people’s way of prayer and never looked down on a person. He had a kind soul. He loved to travel; he had a big heart. Because of his friendly, joking ways, this opened the door for Charlie make many friends and family throughout Indian Country. He will be sadly missed by everyone he knew and loved.

He is also survived by: his uncle Neil Moses and numerous relatives from Washington. His Sister-in-Laws: Randa (Danny) W.H, Brenda (Tina) W.H. The Weasel Head Family, The Plume Family, The Many Bears Family, The Mcdougall Family and The Day Rider Family, Milton and Dina Nomee and Family and The Nick Family.

He is Predeceased by: His Beloved Wife Marilyn (W.H) Moses. Son: Wade W.H. His Daughters and Son from Washington. Parents: Adeline and Clarence Moses Sr. Brother: Joseph Moses. Sisters: Charlotte and Jeanie Moses, Charlotte Wahpat. Mother-in- \Law: Annie Plume. Brothesr-in-Law: Fred W.H, David W.H, Tyrone W.H. Sisters-in Law: Loretta E.S, Marlene W.H. Adopted Parents: Hy and Katie Nick.

We would like to apologize for not going into great detail with names, as our father had a generous heart. We understand he had numerous family and friends and we did not want to leave any names out. Thank you for loving our dad!!

A Family Service will be held at Legacy Funeral Home on Friday, June 7th from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m followed by the Wake Service at the White Calf Hall, Standoff on Friday, June 7th from 6:00 – 12:00 a.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the White Calf Hall on Saturday, June 8th at 12:00 p.m.

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


ELSIE REGIER passed away peacefully with family at her side on June 5, 2019 at the age of 85 years.

Elsie is survived by her children, (Ron, deceased) and daughter-in-law Cheryl Regier, Joyce (John) Vermeer, Shirley (Dave) Wiens, Marilyn (Bruce) Beaton, Dave and Art (Bonnie Neufeld). She also leaves behind eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. Elsie was predeceased by her husband William “Bill” and oldest son Ron.

For many years Elsie enjoyed selling Tupperware, health products and helping many people through massage and reflexology. We celebrate with Elsie as she has gone to be with her beloved Savior and Lord. We wish to thank the staff at Fairmont Extendicare for their care of Elsie the last five years.

There will be a private burial service. A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 – Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. Donations may be made to The Gideons, https://gideons.ca/donate/

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Jennifer Sopal of Raymond, beloved wife of Ragbir Sopal, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the age of 72 years. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, RAYMOND STAKE CENTRE – 2N, 200W, Raymond. Friends may meet with the family prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

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

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