November 27th, 2020

TUESDAY, September 10, 2019

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on September 10, 2019.

Reindert “Rein” Bakker

1931 – 2019

It is with great sorrow, but in the Lord’s time, we announce the passing of our father Reindert “Rein” Bakker, beloved husband of the late Jacomina Bakker, at the age of 88 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am, on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at THE NETHERLANDS REFORMED CONGREGATION OF LETHBRIDGE, 90022 Range Rd 211, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend E.C. Adams, officiating. Flowers are gratefully declined.

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Edna Irene Campeau

1926 – 2019

Edna Campeau of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late John Campeau, passed away at St. Michael’s Care Facility on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the age of 93 years.

Edna was born on June 23, 1926 at the Van Haarlem Hospital in Lethbridge.

Edna was predeceased by her husband John Campeau; parents Isaac and Edna Emmerson of Lethbridge, as well as her sister and brother-in-law Hazel, Brian Rossiter of Richmond, BC and her cousin Marjorie Farmer of Houston, Texas.

Edna is survived by her cousin Robert Rammard of Lethbridge; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

A Private Family inurnment will be held at a later date in the Mountain View Cemetery.

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Hennie Van Hierden

April 8, 1928 – September 6, 2019

“She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.

HER CHILDREN ARISE UP, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all. Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates”

Proverbs: 31:26-31 (KJV)

Surrounded by her loving family, Mrs. (HEINTJE) HENNIE VAN HIERDEN mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior, whom she loved so dearly, at the age of 91 years, on Friday, September 6, 2019. She will be sadly missed by her loving children Antonia Indenbosch, Jennie (Jack) Indenbosch, Bert (Carolin) Van Hierden, Peter (Janet) Van Hierden, Henriette (Maurice) Indenbosch, Evelyn (Gerrit) Beekman, Rita (Albert) Boon, John (Martina) Van Hierden, Edward (Els) Van Hierden, Jane (Gerrit) Bezooyen, Margaret (Neil) Slingerland, Henry (Jane) Van Hierden, Elbert (Tanya) Van Hierden; 86 grandchildren and 136 great-grandchildren; sisters Corrie Ouwendorp, Eefje Ruiter, Maasje (Isaac) Kruijt, Cootje van Beek, and brother John (Jans) Klok; sisters-in-law Hennie Van Hierden and Bertha Klok. She was predeceased by her loving husband John Van Hierden; granddaughter Joselyn Bezooyen; great-grandchildren Gabriel Poole, Andrew Indenbosch and Liam Lanz; 6 sisters; 5 brothers, and numerous in laws. Condolences will be held from 7:00pm to 8:30pm on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the NRC of Picture Butte, 601 3A Street, Picture Butte, Alberta, with Reverend A. Geuze, officiating. Burial will be held in the Archmount Cemetery. Refreshments will be served at Bethel FRC in Monarch following the interment. Please join us, all are welcome.

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WILLIAM BRETT HOLLADAY of Lethbridge, AB, beloved husband of Maridel Holladay, passed away peacefully Sept. 7, 2019 at the age of 68 Years. Brett is survived by his wife, daughter Rayla (Jason) Janisko, and his two sons, Kade (Sarah) and Kyle (Connie); his sister Patty (Ken) Perry and his two brothers Jack (Kerri Ann) and Jim (Carol) and numerous nephews and nieces. He is also survived by 11 precious grandchildren: Taylor, Halle, Kody, Brady, Brody, Max, Ryan, Piper, Adam, Mason, and Morgan. He was predeceased by his parents Howard and Joyce Holladay.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 205 Fairmont Boulevard South Lethbridge. A special thanks to St. Michael’s Palliative Centre for the outstanding care given to Brett and also to Home Care for their dedicated care.

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Peggy Lane

1923 – 2019

Mrs. Peggy Lane of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Roy Lane, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at the age of 96 years. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610, 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta with Pastor Rodger Halvorsen, officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

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It is with gentle relief but broken hearts that we announce the passing of our precious Mom, Nana and G.G., LORENE ANNETTE McCREADY at Extendicare Fairmont on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the age of 98 years.

Mom will be dearly missed by her daughters Brenda (Jim) Clark, Laurie Michelson and Gayle (Murray) McCready Ridgway; grandchildren Erin (Warren) Span, Jill Campbell, Heather (Sam) Gazes, Michelle (Darryl) Jarina and Ryan Clark. She was also the proud G.G. of ten great-grandchildren, Brylan and Hayden Span, Avery and Olivia Jarina, Harper Clark, Hayley and Alyssa Campbell, and Brooklyn, Elias and Lexi Gazes. Mom is also survived by her sister Jeanne Lougheed, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many wonderful friends.

Mom was predeceased by her loving husband Tom, parents Estelle and Dr. Lawrence Rogers, son-in-law Barry Michelson and her brother Bob Rogers.

Mom was born in Forestburg, Alberta on June 23, 1921. She was delivered at home by her dad who was a country doctor. She followed in her father’s footsteps and graduated from the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton as an RN in 1944. The career she loved took her from Edmonton to Vancouver and then to Lethbridge.

Mom lived a long, full life. Her passions were family, friends, sewing, painting, golf, gardening and travelling. Mom travelled the world with the Friendship Force, many dear friends and her children. She visited every province in Canada, but particularly loved British Columbia and the Maritimes. What adventures she had and what stories she told.

No matter what challenge Mom was presented, she handled it with strength, grace, positive attitude and a touch of sass. Mom always had a smile on her face.

We love you to pieces “M.L.T.T.C.T.” xo

A Celebration of Lorene’s life will be held at McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH, 2329 – 15 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Trevor Potter officiating.

In memory of Lorene, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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ELIZABETH THIESSEN, beloved wife of the late John B. Thiessen of Lethbridge, went home peacefully to be with her Lord on September 6, 2019.

Her garden grew to accommodate her growing family: Edna (Larry), Arnold “Ziff” (Kathy), Lawrence (Kelly), Albert “Mic” (Nancy) and Norma. Elizabeth and John also enjoyed their 19 grandchildren and 15 great- grandchildren. Participation in church activities was a big part of her family through the years and they shared much time skiing, swimming, golfing and traveling.

Elizabeth was the last living sibling in her Poettcker family. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Henry, Abe, Mary, John and Anne.

A Funeral Service will be held at LAKEVIEW BIBLE CHURCH, 1509 – 29 Street South, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Dr. Nigel Wheeler officiating.

In memory of Elizabeth, donations may be made to Our Daily Bread, Day of Discovery at their website: or to Hospital Chaplaincy, c/o College Drive Community Church: 2710 College Drive South, Lethbridge, AB T1K 7L6.

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Richard Tilley

1943 – 2019

Mr. Richard Tilley of Lundbreck, Alberta, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Shirley Tilley, passed away at the Crowsnest Pass Health Centre, on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the age of 76 years. Richard is survived by his daughter Charlene Mintz and son Gene Tilley. Besides his loving wife Shirley, Richard is predeceased by his son Rick Tilley. Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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