June 17th, 2019

WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 12, 2019.

AGNEW

It is with sadness we mourn the peaceful passing of ELEANOR A. AGNEW, on May 31, 2019, surrounded by her family. She had celebrated her 96th birthday, 6 days earlier with family and friends.

Eleanor is lovingly remembered by her sons, David and Robert Agnew, daughter, Margaret Halvorson, daughter-in-law, Betty Lou Agnew as well as eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Rev. Lloyd R. Agnew, son Kenneth Agnew and daughter, Catherine Agnew.

Eleanor was born in Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia and was immensely proud of her maritime heritage.

She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her intuitive nurturing presence and quiet strength for family and friends will be treasured by all.

A special thank you to the staff at Fairmont Extendicare for their love and care of Eleanor in her final years.

A Celebration of Eleanor’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Eva Stanley officiating.

In lieu of flowers please donate, in Eleanor’s memory, to a charity of your choice.

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


Anne Atkinson

1927 – 2019

Mrs. Anne Atkinson of Lethbridge, formerly of Hardieville, beloved wife of the late Mr. Gordon Atkinson, passed away at her home on Monday, June 10, 2019 at the age of 92 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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Marian Craig

1931 – 2019

Mrs. Marian Craig of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Kenneth Craig passed away peacefully at Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, June 10, 2019 at the age of 87 years. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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Roddy Field

1967 – 2019

Mr. Roddy Field of Lethbridge, formerly of Coleman, Alberta, beloved partner of Deanna Fleming, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the age of 51 years. Roddy is survived by his father Terry (Gina) Field; mother Yvonne Rosner; daughter Danica Field; grandchildren Payton and Paisley Field, Brittnie Fleming; stepbrother Shane Earl as well as numerous extended family members. Roddy was pre-deceased by his brother Rick Field. Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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Lena Harder

1924 – 2019

Lena Harder passed away peacefully at the age of 94 years on June 7, 2019 at the Sunny South Lodge in Coaldale, Alberta. Lena was born in Grigorowka, Russia on June 21, 1924. At 2 years of age she immigrated to Canada with her parents Henry H. Penner and Kathrina Braun, as well as her older sister Tena. The family originally farmed in Saskatchewan, then moved to Alberta in 1935 to continue farming. Lena met Jake Harder when she was 15 years old and he was 26. They met at a church social where Jake taught Lena to dance, and so began a lifelong love. They married on November 15, 1942 in Coaldale. Through the years Jake was a mechanic, a farmer, and then worked in the Maintenance Department at the Research Station. Mom worked as a housewife, farm worker, and later a store clerk at Zeller’s and Sears. Most importantly together they raised four boys and enjoyed every minute. Through the years they made sure that their boys had every opportunity to follow their dreams and they supported them however they could. The children, grandchildren and great grandchildren have always enjoyed the warmth and love so evident in their home. Jake died in 2009. Two years later Lena moved into the Sunny South Lodge in Coaldale where she enjoyed the wonderful loving care provided by the staff. Lena is survived by her sons James (Joyce), John (Jelena) and Harry (Sheryl); daughter in law Faye; 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Edward; husband Jake, and grandson Tim. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 12:00pm to 1:00pm on Friday, June 14, 2019 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, June 14, 2019 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Pastor Doug Klassen, officiating. For those who wish, donations may be made in Lena’s name to the Mennonite Central Committee, 210, 2946-32 Street N.E, Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6J7.


HUNT

ERNEST BYRDE BERTIE HUNT, 82, passed away in Cardston on June 8th, 2019. A Family Service will be held at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Thursday, June 13th at 5:00 p.m. followed by the Wake Service at the White Calf Hall, Stand Off from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be at the White Calf Hall on Friday, June 14th at 11:00 a.m.

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


Christopher Keith

1956 – 2019

Mr. Christopher Keith of Lethbridge, formerly of St. Albert, beloved husband of Mrs. Retno Keith, passed away at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre on Monday, June 10, 2019 at the age of 62 years. Chris was born in Olds, Alberta on December 25, 1956 to Elva and Donald Keith and he grew up in St. Albert, Alberta. He enjoyed many activities including hockey, baseball and swimming. He loved motorcycles and he was also involved in a Harley Club in Indonesia. He grew up in working in the oil patch on service rigs, starting as a rough neck and worked his way up to becoming a consultant and half owner in a rig. Not only working in Alberta, but Jakarta, Indonesia as well, which is where he met his wife Retno. He stayed in Indonesia for the next twenty years and raised 4 children while there. Besides his loving wife Retno, Chris is survived by his 3 daughters Galuh (Luke) Patterson, Shinta Keith and Jessica Keith; son Payden Keith; granddaughter Kaiana Patterson; sister Sandra (Don) Sikora; brother Ron (Christine) Keith; sister-in-law Maureen Keith as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Chris was predeceased by his parents Elva and Donald Keith as well as his brother Kevin Keith. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 3:00pm and 4:00pm on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street S., Lethbridge, Alberta. A Celebration of Chris’ Life will be held at 4:00pm on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the ARMY NAVY CLUB OF LETHBRIDGE, 517 – 5 Avenue S., Lethbridge, Alberta.

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


METZ

RICHARD “DICK” A. METZ, beloved husband of Olive Metz, of Coalhurst, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the age of 71 years.

A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 1:00 P.M.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com

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