October 24th, 2020

FRIDAY, October 25, 2019


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on October 25, 2019.

CAHOON

It is with great sorrow that CAROLINE ANNA CAHOON, daughter of the late Herman & Elsie Aldridge, passed away peacefully at the Cardston Hospital on October 19th, 2019.

A Family Graveside Service will be held starting at Legacy Funeral Home on Friday, October 25th at 10:00 a.m. followed by the interment at the Leavitt Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. In honour of Caroline, there will be a light luncheon and gathering of family and friends at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Leavitt, AB beginning at 12:00 p.m.

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


Mary Ellen Crabb (1915-2019)

Mary Ellen Crabb passed away peacefully in Lethbridge, Alberta on October 24, 2019 at the age of 104 years. Mary was born in Bow Island on February 26, 1915 to Henry and Ellen Housley as the only daughter with four brothers. She was raised in very small towns in Southern Alberta and learned the value of hard work and family closeness. She married Daniel J Crabb, October 7, 1939, in Lethbridge. Together with their daughter, Linda, they joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on March 10, 1962. Mary and Dan served an LDS Church mission in Hawaii and later became snowbirds, spending the winters in Arizona. They enjoyed life; loved to dance, play cards, travel and were always together.

Mary will be remembered for her love of her family and her positive attitude. She loved cooking, knitting, crocheting, and quilting for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Even at the age of 90 she was a quick learner, mastering email to keep in touch with her daughter and family. At 104 she loved to play solitaire on her IPad. She enjoyed people, especially her friends at Garden View Lodge, Lethbridge 2005-2016. On Mother’s Day 2016, Mary moved to Good Samaritan Park Meadows in North Lethbridge.

Mary will be dearly missed by her daughter Linda (Richard) Cox of Herriman, Utah; grandchildren Candice Wickliffe of Muncie, Indiana; Clayton (Nancy) Cox of San Antonio, Texas; Ryan (Jessica) Cox of Wasilla, Alaska; and David (Heidi) Cox of Herriman, Utah; and her 14 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Dan of 64 years, her parents Henry and Ellen Housley, and brothers, John, Bill, George and Ernest Housley.

The family express sincere appreciation to Dr. Cal Stewart and Dr. David Stewart as well as the nurses and staff at Garden View Lodge and Good Samaritan Park Meadows.

Family and friends may pay their respects from 10:00 – 10:45 am prior to the service at 11:00 am on Monday October 28, 2019 at Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home 703-13 Street North Lethbridge. Interment will follow the service at Archmount Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Good Samaritan Society Canada, Park Meadows Village, Lethbridge.

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


Vicki Gardner
1959 – 2019
Victoria Elizabeth Gardner (nee Williams), beloved wife of Ray Gardner, passed away in Calgary on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the age of 60 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Monday, October 28, 2019 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. and at the church prior to the funeral service on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 between 10:00 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 Tuesday, October 29, 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.
Besides her beloved husband Ray, Vicki is survived by their children James (Tiana) Gardner of Taber and their children Ben, Asher and Jett; Jessie (Edwyn) Ellingson of Taber and their children Christian, Liam, Bergen and Westin; Braden (Siobhan) Gardner of Taber and their children Zuri, Phoebe and Marley; Jeff (Kelsey) Gardner of Lethbridge and their children Luke, Eden and Jemma. She is also survived by numerous other beloved family members.
She was predeceased by her parents Vernon and Doris Williams.
Vicki was born on March 23, 1959 in Brampton, Ontario. She moved to Lethbridge at the age of sixteen. Vicki met Ray at a church function in the winter of 1978 and they were sealed for time and all eternity in the Cardston Alberta Temple on July 13, 1978.
Vicki started working at Saunders Insurance in September of 1989. She met many life long friends there. Some of the things that brought Vicki joy were travelling, musicals, board games, family history and making quilts for loved ones, but most of all spending time with her grandchildren.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Vicki’s name may be made directly to Ovarian Cancer Canada, 831 – 470 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 1V5 (www.ovariancanada.org).
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


MAZZUCA

MR. GIOVANNI “JOHN” MAZZUCA passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the age of 86 years.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years, Ermelinda “Linda” Mazzuca (Salfi), as well as his two sons, Frank and Domenic (Candice), his daughter, Barbara (Tim) Brown, and his four grandchildren, Caitlyn & Kristen Mazzuca and Robert & Cassandra Brown.

He was predeceased by his parents, Francesco (d. 1981) & Giuseppina (née Lavorata, d. 1984) Mazzuca, his sister, Barbara (d. 1932), and one granddaughter, Spencer Lynn Brown (d. 2002).

John was born in Piane Crati, Cosenza, Italy on March 7, 1933 and moved to Lethbridge in 1953. John married Linda in Italy in 1961 and they raised their family in Lethbridge. He worked as an electrician. He was an active member of the community and president of the Italian Canadian Club for about 30 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Prayer Service at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. with Deacon Bill Young officiating.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. with Father Albert Sayson celebrating.

The family kindly asks that those who attend the services do not wear perfume, cologne or any harsh scents.

In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.ca/donate) or Diabetes Canada (www.diabetes.ca/donate).

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Christine Mensch

1947 – 2019

Christine Lynette Mensch (formerly Harms) of Lethbridge passed away on October 19, 2019, at the age of 72 years, at the Palliative Care Unit at St. Michael’s Health Centre after a valiant battle with cancer (multiple myeloma). A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm, on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at ROC CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, 1220 – 23rd Avenue, Coaldale, Alberta.

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


MILROY

Apr. 2, 1926 – Oct. 19, 2019

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, LUCILLE “LOU” LILLIAN MILROY (née Hill) at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the age of 93 years.

Friends and family are invited to a Celebration of Life honouring our mother with tributes for our father at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Harold Cooper officiating with a Reception and Interment to follow.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Wayne D. Sheppard
February 7, 1958 – October 19, 2019

Wayne D. Sheppard passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Care Centre in Lethbridge.
He moved to Lethbridge in his early 20’s from Burford, Ontario after which he started his trade as an Iron Worker / Welder. He loved camping, fishing and hunting in Alberta’s Great Outdoors!
Wayne is survived by his mother; Evelyn (Dave) Bailey of Kelowna, his father; Roy (Lia) Sheppard of Nanaimo, his brother; Keith, sister-in-law; Karen Sheppard, a niece; Angie (Blake) Taylor, a nephew; Aaron (Callie) Sheppard, along with great nieces, nephews and numerous relatives in Southern Ontario.
Cremation will take place and a Memorial Service will be held in the Spring. Please contact Wayne’s Brother Keith for details.

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


Robert Smith

July 14, 1949 – October 9, 2019

Mr. Robert Smith of Lethbridge passed away suddenly in Lethbridge on October 9, 2019, at the age of 70 years.

He is survived by his brother Raymond Smith.

Robert was predeceased by his father Sylvester J. Smith; mother Rose Smith and his brother Richard Smith.

A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

Cremation has been entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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


STOLTE

MICHAEL WALTER STOLTE, of Lethbridge, passed away from a sudden heart attack at home on Friday, October 4th, 2019 at the age of 56 years.

Family & friends are welcome to a Celebration of Life service at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, on Saturday, October 26th at 11:00 A.M.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


TOSHIKO (TOSH) TAKEDA 1923 – 2019

Tosh Takeda (nee Sameshima), beloved wife of the late Muneo (Mun) Takeda, passed away peacefully in Lethbridge on Sunday October 20, 2019 at the age of 96 years. Tosh was born on March 19, 1923 in Kelowna, BC – the eldest of 9 children. Tosh was talented, caring and compassionate. She loved to golf, swim and travel. She found the 13 years as a Girl Guide leader very rewarding but she was proudest of her family. Tosh was a loving mother to her children Hisako (Brian), Richard (Dawn), Donna (John), Jerry -deceased (Laurie), Kenneth (Lila), Jane (Garry), and Susan (Chris) along with 17 adoring grandchildren and 18 great- grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband along with children, Ronald, Constance and Jerry. Those wishing to pay their respects can meet the family on Friday October 25, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home – 703 13 St N, Lethbridge. A Celebration of Tosh’s Life will be held on Saturday October 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta – 470 40 St S, Lethbridge. Flowers and koden are gratefully declined. In lieu, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice. A private interment will be held at the Raymond Temple Hill Cemetery.

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


Leon Tam

1958 – 2019

Leon Tam passed away peacefully at the University of Alberta Hospital, on Wednesday October 16, 2019 at the age of 61 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 26 years, Amber Chan.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, on Friday, October 25, 2019, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm, on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

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


Sheila Urban

1942 – 2019

Sheila Marilyn Urban of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the St. Michael’s Palliative Care Unit, on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at the age of 77 years, after a lengthy battle with cancer.

To respect her wishes she will be privately remembered by her family. She will be spending her next journey within Mountain View Cemetery nestled throughout all the beautiful flowers within the scattering gardens, which was one of her passions.

Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Jack Addy Cancer Centre, 960 19 St S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5, St. Michaels Palliative Care Unit, 1400 9 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4V5, or Norbridge Seniors Centre, 1904 13 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 4W9.

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

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