October 28th, 2020

MONDAY, February 24, 2020


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 24, 2020.

John Gergel

1925 – 2020

John Gergel, beloved husband of the late Jean Gergel, passed away peacefully in Lethbridge, Alberta on February 18, 2020 at the age of 94 years.

A Celebration of John’s life will be held at 11:00am on Monday, February 24, 2020 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend Trevor Potter, officiating.

Friends may visit with the family at 10:00 am prior to the service. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

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


MARILYN GURNEY

1953 – 2020

MARILYN EHLERT GURNEY, age 66 years, of Magrath AB, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children, on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The baby of 7 children, Marilyn was born in Lethbridge on July 8th, 1953 to Henry and Margaret (McBride) Ehlert. Marilyn is survived by 11 children: Aaron (Rosa), Tenille (Dan), Jamey (Tracey), Maegan, Hayley (Gary), Brandon, Kyle, Raymond, Ryan (Jillian), Tyler and Brian; Step-daughter: Crystal; Brothers: Richard (Karen) and Jim (Sharon); Sisters: Joanne (Ferrin) and Monte (Roger), and numerous grandchildren and family. She was predeceased by her husband Wayne, daughter Loren Brianne Harper, sister Kathryn Wilson, brother Robert “Buster” Ehlert, and both of her parents. Marilyn will be remembered for her compassion, generosity, vibrance, always putting others before herself, and always with a smile. Her tender spirit, loving heart, intelligence and wit will leave a lasting impact on so many. Marilyn’s world famous home cooking, including “mom’s buns” and her talent for crafting were just some of the many ways she was always caring for others. Winning at her weekly card nights with her siblings was something Marilyn always looked forward to. Her beautiful life will be forever cherished in the lives of her many children, family, friends and dachshunds.

The Funeral Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Garden Place Chapel, Magrath, Alberta on Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Friends may meet the family ONLY at the Church on Monday, February 24th from 7:00 to 8 p.m. Interment in the Magrath Cemetery.

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


Marie Hicke

1925 – 2020

Mrs. Marie Hicke of Lethbridge, previously of Regina, and beloved wife of the late Mr. Wenzel Hicke, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the age of 95 years.

Cremation has been entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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


KILMER

SHIRLEY “JOAN” KILMER (née Silverthorn), beloved wife of Ken Kilmer, passed gently from this life to the next at St. Michael’s Health Centre Palliative Care Unit, on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.

A Funeral Service will be held at ONE LIFE CHURCH, 501 – 40 Street South, Lethbridge, AB on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 12:00 Noon with Pastor Wayne Boersma officiating. Interment and lunch to follow.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


Theresa Papworth

1927 – 2020

Mrs. Theresa Papworth of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Richard “Dick” Papworth, passed away at Good Samaritans West Highlands on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the age of 92 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, February 28, 2020 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610- 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend Glenda Wert, officiating.

A Private Family Interment will be held prior in Archmount Cemetery.

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


Bruce Van Raalte

1949 – 2020

Mr. Bruce Van Raalte of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Gwen Van Raalte, passed away at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Unit, on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at the age of 70 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30pm on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, 1011 4 Ave South, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend Trevor Potter, officiating.

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


Eileen Watt (Osmond)

1920 – 2020

Mrs. Eileen Watt of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. James “Jim” Watt, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the age of 99 years and was welcomed into heaven.

Family and Friends are invited to pay their respects between 1:00pm and 2:00pm on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Canon James Robinson, officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.

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

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