September 20th, 2019

THURSDAY, September 12, 2019


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on September 12, 2019.

COOPER

H. DONNA COOPER, beloved wife of John Cooper, passed away in Cardston, Alberta on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at the age of 82 years.

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 14th, 2019 at 2:00 pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cardston Alberta Stake Centre (338 – 5 Ave East) in Cardston, AB.

Friends may meet the family on Saturday from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service.

Interment in the Kimball Cemetery, Kimball, Alberta.

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


Paul Drummond

1970 – 2019

We’re sad to announce that Paul McKenzie Drummond passed away on September 8, 2019, at the age of 48 years. Paul is survived by his son Wyatt; stepson Ethan; brother Scott (Kolleen); Auntie Kay, Auntie Marg (Sam) and many other relatives in the Drummond clan. He was predeceased by his mother Helen and father Dave. Paul was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman whose smile would light up the room. He will be missed by all. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00am, on Monday, September 16, 2019, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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


FIGENSHAU

CLARK FIGENSHAU, beloved husband of Christina, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the age of 91 years. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Christensen Salmon GENERATIONS Funeral Home, 703 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge with Rev. Trevor Potter officiating.

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


Betty Harris
1932 – 2019

Betty LaRue Harris, beloved wife of the late Garth Harris, passed away in Taber on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the age of 86 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, September 13, 2019 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. and at the church prior to the funeral service on Saturday, September 14, 2019 between 9:45 A.M. and 10:40 A.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Taber Stake Centre, 4709 – 50 Avenue, Taber on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


Fred Jorgensen

1941 – 2019

Mr. Fred Jorgensen of Warner, passed away at the Prairie Rose Lodge in Milk River, on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the age of 78 years. Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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


KARAKI, Gene Shokichi

1941-2019

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Gene Karaki in Lethbridge, Alberta on Monday, September 2, 2019 at the age of 78 years. Gene is survived by his brothers George (Geraldine), Gordon (Mihoko), Victor (Roxanne), sister-in-law Etsuko (Melvin), sisters Joy (Stewart) Lang, and Linda (Wayne) Finkbeiner. Uncle Gene is remembered fondly by his many nieces and nephews. Gene was pre-deceased by his parents Mitsuo and Sachie (Iwaasa) Karaki and brother Melvin. Gene was born April 1, 1941 in Raymond, Alberta. The family moved to Cassils, Alberta where he continued school there and in Rosemary, Alberta. He participated in many sports including football, basketball, boxing and judo. His career in the Alberta oil fields took him to many countries including Thailand, the Philippines, and the Baltic Sea in the Arctic. He retired to the Kootenay Lake area where he enjoyed fishing, quading and picking huckleberries. The Funeral will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints NORTH SIDE CHAPEL (2223 6 Ave N, Lethbridge Alberta). Friends may meet the family from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Koden is gratefully declined.

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


McCREADY

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.

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.

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


Gladys Strom
1921 ~ 2019

Gladys Pearl Strom (nee Harvey), beloved wife of the late, Walter Hugo Strom, passed away at the Bow Island Health Centre on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at the age of 98 years. Gladys will be lovingly remembered by her children; Sylvia,  Elaine, Phil (Janet), Ray (Lois), Al (Lynn), Joan (Jim) and Lori (Rick), as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the Bow Island Evangelical Free Church, 214 – 4 Avenue West, Bow Island, from 1:00 p.m. to 1:55 p.m. A Celebration of Gladys’ life will follow at the Bow Island Evangelical Free Church, Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., with interment at the Burdett Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Glady’s name may be made to the Gideons International in Canada, c/o Henry Heidebrecht, 3123 – 15 Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 8K1 or to HALO, 12 – 49 Viscount Avenue SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 5G4. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cook southland.com) Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland


THIESSEN

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

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.

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


WEBSTER

ALYSON MARIE WEBSTER, beloved wife of Brad Webster of Lethbridge, passed away suddenly near Grande Prairie on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the age of 42 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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


Joshua Wipf
1937 – 2019
Joshua Wipf, beloved husband of the late Susie Wipf, passed away peacefully in Taber on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the age of 82 years.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Hillridge Hutterite Colony, Barnwell on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Hillridge Colony Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Joshua is survived by his two beloved daughters Esther Wipf and Dora Wipf; two sons Ben (Cathy) Wipf and Jonathan (Susan) Wipf; grandchildren Benita, Shania, Avery, Jasmyn, Chelsey (Sam), Amber, Rylan, Abigail and Nathan; great grandchild Miya as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
He was predeceased by his loving wife Susie; son Paul; parents Paul and Mary Wipf; brother Paul (Annie) Wipf; sisters Mary (Dave) Hofer of Hillridge, Annie (Peter) Hofer of Fort Saskatchewan, Katie (Joe) Stahl of Etzikom and Susie (Paul) Stahl of Etzikom.
Joshua was born in Warner on September 9, 1937 and grew up at the Lakeside Colony. He moved to Hillridge Colony in 1993 and lived there till his passing.
Joshua knew his Lord, loved singing hymns and hearing them too. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and friends, who took him for walks in his wheelchair. Joshua worked with sheep for two years, the dairy for ten years and piggery for twenty five years. He was a man of many talents, always willing to lend a helping hand. Joshua will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Everyone was always welcome in his home.
Thank you to all who helped care for Joshua, especially Dr. Mona Cassis and Dr. Yawney.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


ZATYLNY

KATHERINA “KAY” ZATYLNY, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Steve Zatylny, passed away peacefully at the Sturgeon Community Hospital in St. Albert, AB. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the age of 97 years.

Kay is survived by her son Gerry (Karen); three grandchildren, Stephanie (Steve), Jason (Priscilla) and Lindsay (Justin); and her four great-grandchildren; Blake, Ethan, Helaina and Jack as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Steve, son Melvin, as well as four sisters and one brother.

Kay was born at home in Harrison, Manitoba to Jurko and Teny (Bodnar) Tymkowyd on July 7, 1922. She was the second youngest of six siblings.

Kay will be fondly remembered as a talented seamstress, who loved to cook and garden. She was a devoted and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Kay was a member of the Our Lady of Assumption Church (All Saints Parish) in Lethbridge.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback celebrating.

Following the Mass, Kay will be laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery.

Flowers are gratefully accepted. In memory of Kay, donations may be made to the All Saints Parish Building Fund, 2405 – 12 Avenue S, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 0P4.

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

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