January 17th, 2021

WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2020

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on July 15, 2020.


It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Gary Moffat of Lethbridge at the Royal University Hospital Saskatoon on Monday, July 6, 2020 after a severe stroke. Gary was in his 75th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Jean Moffat (nee Bristowe).

Loving father of Kirk Moffat with wife Sherry, Chad Moffat and wife Robin Kreutz and proud grandfather to Megan Moffat and Dustin Moffat.

He was the son of the late Bruce and Patrica Moffat (nee Church) of Prince Albert/Marcelin, Sister Grace Lund, and predeceased by brother Gordon Moffat.

Fondly remembered by his many brother & sister in laws, nieces, nephews, cousins extended family and many good friends.

Gary alongside Jean and son Chad owned & operated Specialized Spray Systems for over 25 years. He was a kind gentleman holding the highest integrity in business and in family life and was known for his desire to help everyone.

Gary loved going Camping, Fishing, & Hunting with friends and family in the early years as well as his many hot rods and show cars. He always enjoyed hockey and valued the many wonderful friendships he was fortunate to have in playing old-timers hockey. In recent years he truly enjoyed watching and attending Nascar races with his family & friends whenever possible and being able to bench race whenever possible.

Due to current conditions we will be scheduling a Celebration of life when it safe to allow all his wonderful friends to attend.

In lieu of flowers or other thoughtful items to the family we ask that instead you make a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Gary’s Memory.


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of CLARA HAMMERSTEDT, beloved wife of Ole Hammerstedt, at St. Therese Villa on Monday, July 13, 2020 at the age of 91 years.

A Private Family Service will be held at a later date.

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MARLENE VIRGINIAN RANDALL, beloved wife of Garfield Randall, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Friday, July 10, 2020 at the age of 73 years.

At Marlene’s request, no funeral service will be held.

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Candi-Jo Van Ryn

1979 – 2020

Mrs. Candi-Jo Van Ryn of Coaldale, beloved wife of Mr. Jason “Jake” Van Ryn, and beloved mother of Jo-Lynn and Jaiden Kenney, passed away in Coaldale on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at the age of 40 years.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta.

A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 pm, on Monday, July 20, 2020 at MAGRATH CEMETERY, Magrath, Alberta with Pastor Mark Dyck, officiating.

Due to the restrictions in place from the Chief Medical Officer of Health – Funeral Services are now limited to 100 attendees. Including family and Funeral Home Staff.

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Ella Woolf

1921 – 2020

Mrs. Ella Woolf of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Glen Woolf, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 13, 2020 at the age of 99 years.

Ella was born August 25, 1921 at Twin River, Alberta on the family homestead. She lived and worked there until she met and married a nice young teacher named Glen Woolf. They raised their family on the farm at Whiskey Gap. After retiring, they moved to Lethbridge and resided in their home until Glen’s passing. She spent the last 3 years of her life in the West Highlands Centre where she received excellent care.

Ella is survived by her 2 daughters, Lynda (Keith) Barker and Arlene Dyer; 2 sons, Terry (Gayle) Woolf, and Kevin (Angela) Woolf; grandchildren, Ben (Rachel) Dyer, Mark (Emily) Dyer, Kathryn (Tom) Gaudet, Tristan Woolf, Elaina Huggon (Owen), Carl (Mary) Barker, Lance (Sandra) Barker, and Rodney (Sheila) Barker and numerous great grandchildren.

Besides her loving husband Glen, Ella was predeceased by her parents, Agatha and Reinald Jorgensen; brothers, Carl (Helen), Ray and Einar (Helen) Jorgenson.

A private family Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Archmount Cemetery.

Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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