January 23rd, 2021

MONDAY, December 23, 2019

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on December 23, 2019.


On December 20, 2019, NANCY YOSHIYE (NÉE TANAKA) ADACHI passed peacefully after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s at the age of 77 years.

Nancy was born in Lethbridge on July 31, 1942.

She is survived by her husband, Roy Adachi; her two sons, Brad Kimura and Mark Kimura; her daughter-in-law, Mariko Kimura; her grandson, Noah Kimura; her brother, Art Tanaka, and her sister, Helen Mori, and sisters-in-law Fumiko Adachi and Kiyo Adachi as well as all of their families.

A private service will be held. Flowers and koden are gratefully declined.

In memory of Nancy, donations may be made to the Southern Alberta Buddhist Temple (470 – 40 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 3Z5) or the Alzheimer Society (#40, 1202 – 2 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0E3).

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


Mr. John Faithfull Edwards, beloved husband of Linda Stemerick, passed away peacefully at Chinook Regional Hospital on December 19, 2019 at the age of 65 years.

John is survived by his sons; Donavan Edwards (Julie), Jarrid Edwards, his daughter; Katheryn Thompson, son; Christopher Doucette (Nina), daughter; Lisa Doucette, and his grandchildren; Tyler, Austin, Grace, Preston, Anthony and Claudia. He will also be missed by his sister Salley Pryor who resides in Australia.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday December 28, 2019 at 2:00pm at Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home, 703 – 13 St. North, Lethbridge Alberta

Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society in John’s name are greatly appreciated

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

Margaret Lovin

1929 – 2019

Mrs. Margaret Lovin of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. William Lovin, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at the age of 90 years.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


DEBBIE RED CRANE passed away at St. Michael’s Health Centre Palliative Care Unit on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the age of 43 years.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. MARY’S IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, Blood Reserve, AB, on Monday, December 23, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Pawel Andrasz O.M.I. celebrating.

Interment to follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

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

Elisabeth Hendrina (Ellie) Slingerland

July 21,1968 – December 20, 2019

The Lord in His infinite wisdom has taken from our side, Elisabeth Hendrina (Ellie) our loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister (in-law) and friend at the age of 51 years on December 20, 2019 at the St. Michael’s Palliative Care Facility. She passed away at peace after a 9 month battle with cancer.

After 31 years of loving service, she leaves to mourn her husband Willem Slingerland (Wim) and their children Heidi & Piet Heger (Jayden, Justin, Ryan, and Bradley), Caroline, Martina & Abe den Hollander (Jacob), John & Henriët (Eric), William & Janita, Joshua, Elsa and friend Larry Kleinsasser, Nathan, Martin, Louise, Lynette, Ezra, Allen, and Lydia; parents Jan & Corrie Groenendijk; siblings Jannie & Pete Van Waardhuizen, Wim & Brenda Groenendijk, Jos & Judy Groenendijk, Corine & Tim Hunt, Gerard & Henrieke Groenendijk; in-laws Gerie & Bas de Peuter, Jannie & Jaap Stouten, Jacob & Nellie, Aris, Gonnie & Kor Vanden Hoek, Martin & Jeanette, Case & Rose, Adam & Annie, Hank & Arlene, Tony & Lisa, Diane, Judy & Chris den Hertog, Marinus & Wilma; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and their families.

Ellie was predeceased by her parents-in-law Maarten (2012) & Hillegonda (2005); infant sister Theodora (1985); sister-in-law Margaret (2003); brother-in-law John (2016); infant children Pauline (1999) & Rebecca (2003) and infant grandchild Jonathan (2018).

Ellie is the oldest child born to Jan & Corrie Groenendijk on July 21, 1968 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She immigrated to Canada in 1981 with her family. Wim & Ellie were married in 1988 and resided at their farm till her passing.

Ellie was guardian of Roxene and Sandra. She was active in community service, church, school, and mission.

Condolences may be offered from 7:00pm to 8:00pm, on Monday, December 23, 2019, at the NETHERLANDS REFORMED CONGREGATION, on Howe Road (48-90022 Rge Rd 211), Lethbridge, Alberta.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am, on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at the NETHERLANDS REFORMED CONGREGATION, on Howe Road (48-90022 Rge Rd 211), Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend E.C. Adams officiating. An Internment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eventide Care Home, 48-90022 Rge Rd 211, Lethbridge County, Alberta, T1J 5N9.

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


PATRICIA ANN WHITNEY, beloved wife of Gordon Whitney, passed away peacefully at home in Lethbridge, on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the age of 77 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

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

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