September 27th, 2020

THURSDAY, February 6, 2019


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 6, 2020.

ANTON

FRIEDA ANTON of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the Edith Cavell Care Centre, on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the age of 76 years.

Frieda is the loving mother of Terence (Leona), Ken (Bonnie) and James (Jan), all of Lethbridge; and Oma to her cherished grandchildren: Nicole, Christopher, Rachel, Julia, Daniel and Adam, all of Lethbridge. She is also survived by her brother, Willie (Ida) Kuhn, sister Irm Kuhn and nieces, Lily (J.C.) Chameroy and Lorraine (Adrian) Kaufmann; and nephew, John (Sofia) Kuhn as well as numerous special relatives on the Anton side.

Frieda was predeceased by her father, Wilhelm Kuhn, mother, Eleanor Kuhn and sister-in-law, Ilse Kuhn.

Frieda worked at the Lethbridge Herald for 21 years, followed by employment at Charm Diamond Centre in semi-retirement. Once retired, she volunteered at the Chinook Regional Hospital. Frieda was an avid gardener and baker and enjoyed bowling and bus trips. Her greatest love was spending time with family and friends, especially her beloved grandchildren, attending the many activities and sporting events they were involved in over the years. Frieda also cherished visits and fun times with her closest friends.

A Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

A Funeral Service will be held at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 20 Rocky Mountain Blvd. West, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Lee Loveridge officiating.

In memory of Frieda, donations may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church General Fund (c/o Immanuel Lutheran Church).

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


Mary Helen Chambers

1935 – 2020

Mary Helen Chambers of Vulcan, beloved wife and best friend of Ross, passed away surrounded by her family, at 3:45 on February 3, 2020 at the age of 84.

Besides her loving husband Ross, Mary is survived by her children Helen Ann (Stan) Liebreich, Vicky (Mark) Koenig, Patti (Ted) Stokes, Debra (Ron) Magnuson, Michael (Roberta) Chambers, and daughter-in-law Sherry Chambers, 12 grandchildren, 16 great- grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Michael and Helen Megella, and beloved sons Les and Tim Chambers.

Funeral service February 8, 2020 at 1pm at Vulcan United Church, Pastor Sue MacDonald officiating. Interment Vulcan Cemetery

Arrangements in care of

Vulcan Funeral Home.

Telephone 1-403-485-2633.

E-mail condolences through http://www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca


Diane Dubé

1955 – 2020

Mrs. Diane Dubé of Coalhurst, beloved wife of the late Mr. Jocelyn Dubé, passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Health Care Centre on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the age of 64. Diane was born on October 7, 1955 to Victor and Aline Pitre. Diane and Jocelyn were married in 1979 and raised 2 children together Wayne and Christian. Diane was a dedicated mother and took great pride in caring for them. She had a love of cats, shopping, vacationing and family. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Wayne and Christian (Miyuki); grandchildren Zachery, Aiden and Alyssa; brothers Alphonse, Michael, Richard; sister Linda. Besides her loving parents Victor and Aline; Diane was pre-deceased by her husband Jocelyn; brother Wayne. Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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James L. George

1927 – 2020

Mr. James L. George of Lethbridge, beloved husband of 67 years to Mrs. Mary George, passed away at St. Michaels Palliative Care Unit on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the age of 92 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.


JENSEN

HAROLD KELVIN JENSEN, beloved husband of the late Avon Jensen, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the age of 90 years.

He is survived by five of his children, Doug (Wendy) Jensen, Wendy (Gibb) Schaffer, Jack (Sandra) Jensen, Mike (Lisa) Jensen, Billy (Laurie) Jensen; 20 grandchildren and 45 great grandchildren. Kelvin is predeceased by his son Wayne Jensen; his daughter-in-law Shelley Jensen; his granddaughter Danica Schaffer; and his great grandson Thomas Jensen.

The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cardston Alberta Stake Center (338-5 Ave E), in Cardston, AB on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

Friends may meet the family at the church from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. prior to the Service. Interment to follow in the Aetna Cemetery.

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


ORCHARD

1922 – 2020

The last hand has been dealt and the cards put away.

With heavy hearts, the family of RUTH BARBARA ORCHARD wishes to announce her passing. Ruth passed away at Fairmont Extendicare with her daughters at her side on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at the age of 97.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Ruth’s Life at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Harold Cooper officiating.

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


PENNER

WALTER ABE PENNER, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Velma Penner, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the age of 79 years.

A Celebration of Walter’s Life will be held at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 1614 – 5 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Dr. Bruce Martin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Walter’s memory to The Gideons International at http://www.gideons.ca/donate.

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


Robert Sidney Potvin

1957 – 2020

With great sadness but peaceful hearts, the family of Robert (Rob) Potvin share the news of his sudden passing on January 29, 2020. Freed from cancer, he is home with Jesus in heaven. Born in Lethbridge, AB on October 18, 1957, his exuberant personality captivated everyone he met. Rob was a beloved husband of 28 years to Dianne, devoted father to Robert (Anita) Potvin, Aaron (Maia) Potvin, Gerry-Lynn Horlings, and Shaun (Michelle) Cook, and adoring Grandpa to his seven grandkids. Rob worked for 30+ years at Coca-Cola, before finishing his career with City of Lethbridge Transit, recently retiring from driving school bus. Rob enjoyed many interests and hobbies, especially camping, fishing, and oldies music. An avid sports fan, he passionately cheered for the Boston Bruins! He loved playing board games with friends, and outings with his grandkids. Rob is survived by his siblings, Shan (Ed) Pruett, Carol (Charlie) Nordquist, LaReine (Dan) Risling, Janice (George) Hubbard, Ross (Kerri) Potvin, and Rick (Karen) Potvin, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his loving parents, Robert and Doreen Potvin, and sister Linda Russell. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm, on Saturday February 8, 2020 at THE MIZ CITY CHURCH, 502 13 Street North, Lethbridge, Alberta. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, 960 19 St S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5 or Bridges of Hope, PO Box 81 Stn Main, Lethbridge, AB T1J 3Y3.

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Andy Procee

1955 – 2020

Mr. Andy Procee of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Donna Procee passed away surrounded by family at Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the age of 64 years. Family and Friends are invited to pay their respects at 10:00am on Monday, February 10, 2020 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, February 10, 2020 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, with Pastor Paul Van Stralen, officiating. Burial will follow in the Royal View Cemetery.

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RICHARDS

EDWARD G RICHARDS, beloved husband of Marilyn Richards, passed away on February 3, 2020 at the age of 78 years.

A Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, COALDALE CHAPEL (2216 – 21a Ave, Coaldale), at 1:00 pm Saturday February 8, 2020, with Bishop Ken Pitcher officiating.

Friends are welcome to meet with the family prior to the service from 12:15 to 12:45 pm, or on Friday February 7, 2020 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at the COALDALE CHAPEL.

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


Alvena “Winnie” Rodowitz

1928 – 2020

Alvena “Winnie” Rodowitz of Lethbridge passed away peacefully on February 1, 2020 at the age of 91. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta.

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SPEAR CHIEF

ISABELL DEMITRI DON SPEAR CHIEF, 24, passed away in Lethbridge on February 2nd, 2020.

A Wake Service will be at the Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Friday, Feb. 7th from 7:00 p.m. all night. The Funeral Mass will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Saturday, Feb. 8th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

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


David Thiessen

1919 – 2020

Mr. David Thiessen of Coaldale, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Susie Thiessen, was welcomed into his heavenly home on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Chinook Regional Hospital, reaching the age of 100 years. David was born in Orenburg, Russia on June 5, 1919 to parents David and Helena Thiessen. At the age of 11 years in 1930 he immigrated to Canada with his parents and 4 younger siblings. Coaldale, Alberta was chosen as his earthly home where he resided until his passing. David lived a long and fulfilling life; he was disciplined, dependable, uncomplaining and courageous until the end. He was a man of integrity and faith, who exemplified a positive outlook on life. Beginning at a very young age he developed an exceptional work ethic which stood him in good stead throughout his lifetime. He tried his hand at numerous and various jobs ranging from farm labourer to eventually retiring from Inland Concrete as a trucker. Upon his retirement, having led an active lifestyle, David took up golf and curling. He already enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, cycling, camping as well as yearly trips to visit his parents and family. He loved ushering at numerous church and community events; meeting and greeting people of all ages. Many years were devoted to custodial work at his church which he excelled at. By meeting up with “The Senate” (his coffee friends) many of the world’s problems were solved!! It was imperative this took place weekday mornings…socializing was a must! On March 27, 1942 David married Susie Harder. They celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary in 2017, quite a milestone!! Left to cherish his memory are his sons Victor and Verner; daughters Edna and Wanda (Bill) Clarke; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson. Surviving him are his brothers John (Helen), Frank (Mary-deceased) and Peter (Verna); sisters Kathy Thiessen, Betty (Peter) Friesen, and Hilda (Cornie) Goertzen. He was predeceased by his parents; brother Leonard; sisters Mary (Ben) Wall, Anne (Henry) Buhler and Helen (John) Harms. David will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered.

“Auf Wiedersehen, Lieber Papa.”

Family and Friends are invited to pay their respects between 10:00am and 11:00am on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the COALDALE MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH, 2114 – 18 Street, Coaldale, Alberta. A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00pm, on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the COALDALE MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH, 2114 18th Street, Coaldale, Alberta., with Pastor Gary Burke, officiating. A private family Graveside Service will be held prior at the Coaldale Mennonite Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations in David’s name may be made to the Canadian Food Grains Bank, Box 767, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 2L4.

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Doris Winsor

1930 – 2020

Ms. Doris Winsor of Lethbridge, formerly of North Vancouver, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at Chinook Regional Hospital at the age of 89 years. Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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