October 29th, 2020

MONDAY, December 30, 2019


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on December 30, 2019.

BALDWIN

MARGARET JEAN BALDWIN, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at the age of 72 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Vern Beck
1928 – 2019
Vernon Albert Beck, beloved husband of Mildred Beck, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at the age of 91 years.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Evangelical Free Church, 214 – 4 Avenue West, Bow Island on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. Burial to follow at the Bow Island Cemetery. 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.


CJ “Jim” WILLIAMS 1950 – 2019

C.J. “Jim” Williams of Red Deer passed away on December 20, 2019 at the age of 69 years. Jim will be lovingly remembered by his wife Roxine; son Bill; daughter Dallas; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren; mother Betty; sister Donna and brother David. Also, to cherish Jim’s memory are numerous extended family members and many friends. A service to honor Jim’s life will be held at the Lutheran Church of The Good Shepherd, 40 – Holmes St., on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Due to health concerns, flowers are gracefully declined and regretfully will not be able to be present for the service. For those wishing to do so, memorial donations may be made to the STARS Foundation Box 570, 1441 – Aviation Park NE, Calgary AB T2E 8M7, the Central Alberta Humane Society, 4505 – 77 St. Red Deer AB T4P 2J1 or to the Edmonton Firefighters Burn Treatment Society, Suite #1, 7024 101 Ave. NW, Edmonton AB T6A 0H7.

Condolences to Jim’s family may be emailed to meaningful@telus.net. Meaningful Memorials Funeral Service Red Deer 587-876-4944


CONSTANT

DENIS CONSTANT, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Nicole Constant, passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the age of 76 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Edward “Ed” Cook

1940 – 2019

Mr. Edward “Ed” Cook of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Agnes Cook, passed away at Taber Hospital on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the age of 79.

Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.

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


Sally Ann Cunningham

1947 – 2019

Mrs. Sally Ann Cunningham of Lethbridge passed away at St. Michaels Palliative Care on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the age of 72 years.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

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


DE BOER

DENNIS DE BOER, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Linda De Boer, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the age of 75 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


de GRAAF

PIETER de GRAAF, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Tetje “Teresa” de Graaf, passed away peacefully at Legacy Lodge on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at the age of 94 years.

A Funeral Service will be held at GRACE REFORMED CHURCH, 1402 – 8 Avenue North, Lethbridge, AB, on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Wybren Oord officiating.

Pieter will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife at Royal View Cemetery.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


EVERSON

DOROTHY EVERSON, beloved wife of the late Roy Everson, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the Fairmont Extendicare on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the age of 82 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Thomas Getty

1921 – 2019

Mr. Thomas Getty of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Mabel Getty, passed away peacefully at St. Therese Villa on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the age of 98 years.

Tom married his wife Mabel in 1945 and they enjoyed 74 happy years together prior to her passing in early 2019. He served as an air force mechanic during the second world war from 1943 to 1945. They farmed in Pelly Saskatchewan for 28 years before moving to Alberta to tackle new adventures. They bought and operated a grocery store with daughter Janet and Tom continued to work on the farm with son Ken. Even after “retirement” it was a rare day that Tom wasn’t helping on the farm. He was able to fix just about anything and continued to be a valuable asset to the farming operation well into his 70’s.

In their spare time Tom and Mabel enjoyed travelling in their motor home and camping with family. Tom and Mabel were also avid curlers in their younger years and enjoyed many bonspiels with family and friends. After retirement they were able to enjoy many trips to the Southern US.

Tom will be deeply missed by his three children, Janet (Bill) Vucurevich, Ken (Linda) Getty, and Shannon (Richard) Kleibrink; grandchildren, Rachel (Jamie) Selk, Jason (Tine) Getty, Julia (Lance) Doyle, Torri Kleibrink and Kyler Kleibrink; 5 great grandchildren, Thomas Andison, Emily Selk, Colten Selk, Makayla Doyle and Kaitlyn Doyle. Tom is also survived by 2 sisters, Shirley Spratt, and Donna Johnson.

A private family Graveside Service will be held at the Mountain View Cemetery, where Tom and Mabel will be laid to rest in the Field of Honour. Together Forever.

Cremation has been entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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


KITTINGER

JOYCE SYLVIA KITTINGER, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Earl Kittinger and devoted mother to Ryan Kittinger, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the age of 66 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Harvey Martin
1939 – 2019
Harvey Martin, beloved husband of Annie Martin, passed away in Taber on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the age of 80 years.
Further information including service details will follow once arrangements have been finalized.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


NILSSON

GARTH DELMAN NILSSON passed away December 28, 2019. He is survived by his wife Nellie and children Robert (Michelle) Nilsson, David (Tammy) Nilsson, Mary Ann (Greg) Rolls, James (Margaret) Nilsson, Patty (Scott) Duncan, Joan (Al) Guimond, Judy (Matt) Sundal and 24 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Garth will be forever known for his kindness, generosity and his tender heart. He is also known for his love of curling, farming and most of all his family.

Garth was born and raised in Wrentham, it was there he met the love of his life, Nellie. They married and raised their family on the farm. In later years he retired and moved to Lethbridge.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday January 3, 2020 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FAIRMONT CHAPEL 205 Fairmont Blvd S, Lethbridge.

Friends are welcome to meet with the family from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, Thursday January 2, 2020 at SALMON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 433 Stubb Ross Road South, Lethbridge (entrance to the airport) or from 10:00 to 10:45 am prior to the service at the Church.

To send a condolence, please

visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca


SAZALSKI

MR. DAVID SAZALSKI, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Bev Sazalski, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital following a long battle, on Monday, December 23, 2019 at the age of 62 years.

He was surrounded by his loving wife, Bev, brother Jim Sazalski and sister-in-law Sabina Sazalski. He had a brave fight for over 18 years, but the last month was too taxing for him. He went on his own terms and is now free from his prison.

Dave is predeceased by his father, Ignac “Chris” Sazalski and mother Patti Edwards.

He is survived by his brother, Jim (Sabina) Sazalski, nephew Jason (Tara) Sazalski, niece, Kim (Scott) Stubbings, great-nieces Kourtney and Ashley Sazalski and Kayla Stubbings as well as by Hunter and Quinn. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Before his accident, Dave was a longtime employee of Atco Gas. Dave had many friends that were with him on this 18 year journey and he wanted to say good-bye and their friendship was very much enjoyed and appreciated.

Special thanks to all the doctors and nurses in ICU. They cared for him like family, making his last days comforting.

A Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. with Sharon Hagel officiating.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge, AB, on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback celebrating. Following the Mass, Dave will be laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery, with a Reception held at St. Basil’s Basement Hall.

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


Trudy Vonkeman

1934 – 2019

Mrs. Trudy Vonkeman of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Willem “Wim” Vonkeman, passed away peacefully with her family by her side in her home on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the age of 85 years.

A Celebration of Trudy’s Life will be held in the summer of 2020.

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


WATMOUGH

Mrs. Joanne Watmough, beloved wife of Trevor, mother to Nathan, Ryan and Tyson, and grandma to Jed, passed away December 27, 2019 in Lethbridge.

Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 from 9:30 to 10:50 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lethbridge East Stake Centre, 4105 – Forestry Ave S. The Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 a.m.

Interment in the Stirling Cemetery.

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


Mavis Weatherhead
1936 – 2019
Mavis Jean Weatherhead, beloved wife of Larry Weatherhead, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the cabin that she loved on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at the age of 83 years.
Further information including service details will follow once arrangements have been finalized.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

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