October 31st, 2020

THURSDAY, July 16, 2020


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on July 16, 2020.

BRANDEN, Richard Wayne

1960 – 2020

Branden, Richard Wayne, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Deb, passed away suddenly at home on July 9, 2020 at the age of 59 years.

Born Sept. 14 1960 in Ottawa, Ontario, Richard traveled with his parents until landing in the Lomond area where the family farmed for many years. He then made his way to Vulcan where he started work with the CP Railway. He met and married Deb and they moved to Lethbridge to raise 2 beautiful children, Lukis & Jazmin.

Richard was very, very passionate about not only the railway, but perfecting the railway. He was so proud of his career and his workplace – 35 years of memories with amazing men, many who became life long friends.

Richard spent many hours with Beau, his four-legged best friend and loyal companion and many cherished moments with his granddaughter Izabel and family gatherings weekly. He will be truly missed by all.

Richard is survived by his wife Deb (Lerohl), son Lukis, daughter Jazmin (Jordan) Branden-Lemay, granddaughter Izabel, brother Dan Branden, sister Lori Branden, Beau (his loyal companion and best friend), nieces and nephews – Trumanda, Skylar, Ryker, Cheyanne & Cody and a host of extended family and friends. He was pre-deceased by his parents Leroy & Ann Branden

Family Graveside Service will be held Friday, July 17, 2020 at 1 pm at the Vulcan Cemetery.

Any tributes in Richard’s memory can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #220,6223-2nd Street SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 1J5.

Arrangements in care of

Vulcan Funeral Home.

Telephone 1-403-485-2633.

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


Cote, Roland Conrad

June 30, 1934 – July 9, 2020

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Roland Conrad Cote in Pincher Creek, AB, on July 9, 2020. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His family was a great source of pride and joy. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary, and their five children, Jeannette Wilson (Lee), Raymond Cote (Beatrix), Colette Jones (Steve), Denis Cote (Loretta) Jocelyn Nelson (Cory), sixteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He also leaves to mourn his brother Rene Cote (Claudette) and sisters, Suzanne Viens and Carmen Belhumeur (Bernie).

Roland was an avid sports fan and extremely active in the community. He will be fondly and forever remembered as that bass singing, golf loving, hockey loving, games night hinting, joyful, happy man by his family and friends.

Roland was predeceased by his parents, Conrad and Blanche Cote, sisters, Judith Lamoureux and Josephine Babin, and brothers, Edmond Cote and Gerard Cote.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Linden View, Taber Hospital, Lethbridge Hospital GARU and Pincher Creek Hospital for their exemplary care of Roland and his family.

In Roland’s memory, if you wish, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada (20 Eglinton Ave. W., 16th Floor, Toronto, ON M4R 1K8). Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Funeral Mass and Interment will be a private family gathering. A family and community Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be sent through: http://www.edensfuneralhome.com


FORSYTH

April 1, 1936 – July 13, 2020

It is with deep love and humility that we announce the passing of our dear beloved mother, ROSE (ROSIE) MARIE FORSYTH. A dear, loving, and loyal lady, devoted to family, friends, and the Lord. She has impacted many lives and will be greatly missed.

Friends are welcome to meet with the family on Sunday July 19, 2020 from 7:00 to 8:00pm at SALMON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME (433 Stubb Ross Road South, Lethbridge). Due to the restrictions on public gatherings, please wait in your vehicle until a staff member comes to get you. Masks will be provided and required.

A Graveside Service will be held at the Mountain View Alberta Cemetery, for those who have been asked to attend. Friends and family may view the Service online by visiting http://www.salmonand sons.ca Monday evening.

To send a condolence, please

visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca


HAMMERSTEDT

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.

Besides her loving husband Ole, she is survived by her children, Ken (Judy) Hammerstedt, Ron (Kim) Hammerstedt, Peggy (Kim) Cockerill and Lori (Scott) Noble; grandchildren, Eden (Kim), Kyle (Kristen), Kristi (Scott), Josh, Amy (Chris), Tess (Demi), Candace (Luke), Lindsey (Kyle), Grace, Ben (Shannon) and Emily (Peter); and great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Josie (Josh), and Jax.

Clara was predeceased by her oldest daughter Nancy, brothers Fred, Alf, Len and Ron, and sister Winnie.

Clara was the daughter of Agnes and William Nicholls, born on April 28, 1929 in Richard, Saskatchewan. She attended school in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Clara met Ole through her girlfriend Audrey and they married on September 3, 1949 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They moved to Lethbridge in November 1966 and then spent a few years in Taber, before moving back to Lethbridge where she resided until her passing.

Clara loved to camp, fish and gather with family and friends. She was a wonderful cook, especially when she made her roast beef and Yorkshire pudding dinners.

The family would like to thank the staff of St. Therese Villa for all their kindness and support during Clara’s time there.

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

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


VELMA HAUSERMAN

1934 – 2020

Velma May Hauserman of Lethbridge, beloved wife of John Hauserman, passed away peacefully at Fairmont Extendicare on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at the age of 86 years.

A private family service will be held.

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


HOFER

In loving memory of PETER K HOFER. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear loving father, brother, uncle, PETER K HOFER who passed away on July 14, 2020 peacefully at home with his daughter Christina and with family by his side. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Katie Katharina Hofer, and son Micheal Peter Hofer. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday, July 17 at 10:00 am at East Cardston Colony.

To send condolences please visit http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


Andrew “Andy” Krohn

1987 – 2020

Mr. Andrew “Andy” Krohn of Lethbridge passed away at home on Monday, July 13, 2020 at the age of 33 years.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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


McCLAIN

KENNETH LYALL McCLAIN, beloved husband of Monica McClain of Lethbridge, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at the age of 76 years.

At Ken’s request, no funeral will be held.

To send a condolence, please visit

http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com


SPEAR CHIEF

ZAN RENEE SPEAR CHIEF passed away in Lethbridge, AB on July 5, 2020 at the age of 48 years. A Wake Service will be held at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Thursday, July 16th from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. A Funeral Service will be on Friday, July 17 at 11:00 am also at Legacy Funeral Home with interment at St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

To WATCH the service Online or to send condolences please visit http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


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.

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

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