October 23rd, 2020

FRIDAY, August 7, 2020


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 7, 2020.

Maureen Bailey

1943 – 2020

Mrs. Maureen Bailey of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Bruce Bailey passed away peacefully at Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the age of 77 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm, on Friday, August 7, 2020 at PARK MEADOWS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2011 15 Ave N, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Steve Phypers, 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. Those who wish to attend, please call Park Meadows Baptist Church, (403) 327-4422. The service will also be available on a livestream by visiting YouTube.ca and searching Park Meadows Baptist Church. A Memorial Service will be held in Calgary at a later date for Calgary family and friends.

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Agnes Brooks

1933 – 2020

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs. Agnes Lillian Brooks, nee Ernest. Beloved wife of the late Mr. Dennis A. Brooks, on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the age of 87 years. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am, on Friday, August 7, 2020, at ST. BASIL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604-13 Street North, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Father Kevin Tumback officiating. Interment to follow in Royal View Cemetery.

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Cecile Chute

1927 – 2020

Mrs. Cecile Chute of Coaldale, beloved wife of the late Mr. John Chute, passed away in her home in Coaldale surrounded by her family on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at the age of 93 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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Tregan “Piikani” Crow Eagle

(2003-2020)

Tregan Lyle Cruz “Piikani” Crow Eagle of Brocket, Alberta was suddenly and tragically taken from his family and friends on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Tregan was 16 years old. Prayer Service at 5:00 PM on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at Snodgrass Funeral Homes (1101 Main Street, Pincher Creek) followed by the two-day Wake, which will also take place at Snodgrass Funeral Home. The Wake will continue on Sunday, August 9, at 1:00 PM. Due to current restrictions re: inside gatherings, only 50 participants are able to attend.

The Funeral Service will be held at Snodgrass Funeral Home on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM with Fr. Roy Jayamaha, Celebrant. The interment to take place at the Piikani Nation Cemetery in Brocket immediately following the funeral service.

To email condolences, please

visit http://www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com Snodgrass Funeral Homes assisting the Crow Eagle/Many Fingers Families with funeral arrangements (403) 627-4864.


FEHER

IRENE FEHER, of Drumheller, passed away peacefully at the Drumheller Health Centre, on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at the age of 83 years.

Irene was laid to rest in a private family graveside service at Mountain View Cemetery.

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


HAMILTON

Mar. 26, 1931 – Aug. 4, 2020

The family of MARGARET A. HAMILTON announces her peaceful passing away at Fairmont Extendicare on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at the age of 89.

Margaret’s life will be celebrated during a Funeral Mass at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Ave. S, Lethbridge, AB on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Father Derek Remus celebrating. If you’d like to attend, you may RSVP to Cornerstone at 403-381-7777 or

care@cornerstonefh.ca. For the safety of us and our community, hand sanitizer and facemasks will be available at the door and masks must be worn in the church at all times.

A Private Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.

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DOROTHY JOANNE (SUDO)

HEGGIE

Our sweet Joanne, wife, mom, and grandmother, returned to her heavenly home on Tuesday August 4, 2020. Joanne was a loving and supportive wife to her husband, Ron, mother to 4 children: Susan (Greg) Peterson, Linda (Dallas) Sherwood, Karel-Lyn (Gary) Snedden, and Darcy (Shanda) Heggie. Joanne was a grandmother to 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren (12 in October). Her grandkids all thought they were gramma Jo Jo’s favorite because she made them each feel so special. Joanne was born August 30, 1940 to parents Cestton and Dorothy Sudo. Joanne was proud of her Japanese and Belgian heritage. Joanne was the oldest of 5 children and took her role as the oldest very seriously. She felt a lifelong love and responsibility for her younger siblings. She was blessed with great aunties and loved them all dearly. Joanne was the oldest child on the farm and worked from a young age alongside her little brother, Donny, moving hand pipes, hoeing beet rows, and stacking pea vines and hay. This hard work and responsibility served Mom well for the rest of her life. Through her fine example, she showed her children and grandchildren the value of a great work ethic. She married Ron and gained 2 wonderful supporters and mentors, in-laws Avilda and Bob. Aside from her exemplary homemaking role, Mom was an equal partner to Dad in founding R.K. Heggie Grain Ltd. in 1959. Mom was the original office manager, the backbone of this business, and as it grew she was always the voice of reasoning. She tirelessly supported Ron as he expanded his business and developed other successful ventures. She supported Ron as he became the co-founder and integral part of getting the following businesses started: Hiway 52 Feeders, Transmark Ltd, Lethbridge Inland Terminal Ltd., and Alberta Midland Railway Terminal Ltd. Together they 2 built homes, the last being a beautiful acreage west of Raymond. Joanne and Ron spent thousands of hours in their yard, and their kids and grandkids spent many happy times together as a family in their beautiful yard. They had immaculate flower, fruit, and vegetable gardens. At the end of the growing season Joanne would can and preserve all the fruits of their labors. Joanne loved to camp and downhill ski, hike in Waterton, and walk or ride her bike on the country roads in the early morning hours. She was able to do all of these things until well into her 60s. She enjoyed the company of many good friends and family. Laughter was always present. Joanne served in many callings in the LDS Church and grew to know, love, and serve many people this way. She loved all the Young Women she served over the years and had a special place in her heart for them. Joanne and Ron were called as Stake Missionaries and served in the Del Bonita Branch. There, they also made many lifetime friends. Joanne was called to serve as an ordinance worker in the Cardston Alberta Temple and although initially nervous about this new calling, Joanne was blessed to be able to accomplish all that she needed to serve in this capacity. Joanne had the humble privilege to provide support and guidance to so many beautiful brides on their special wedding day. She always kept a special place in her heart for these women, and over the years the family has enjoyed hearing how much her love and guidance helped these brides on their special day. Gramma Jo Jo always remembered her grandkids’ birthdays, her kids always enjoyed an angel food cake with her special fondant icing for their birthdays, and we are pretty sure she kept Carlton Cards in business. Joanne had an amazing sense of humor and kept this until the end. She was a loving, compassionate, and humble daughter of God. She served a divine mission during her time on earth. She will go on now to renew her acquaintances with those who passed on before her: her parents, Cestton and Dorothy; Ron’s parents, Bob and Avilda; her beautiful granddaughter, Kenzie; and Ron’s brothers, Alan and Ray. We are blessed and comforted beyond measure to know that families are forever. We are grateful for all those who provided loving care for mom during her years at home, and for the wonderful care she received from the doctors and nurses of Raymond hospital. A Private Family Service will be held at a future date. Her funeral service may be viewed online following the service.

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


KING-HUNTER

Edna Florence (Drake) King-Hunter, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 27, 2020, with her family surrounding her. Edna grew up in Calgary, attended school at Balmoral and Crescent Heights and received a BSC of Nursing from University of Alberta. She will be lovingly remembered by her four children Dale King-Hunter (Corinne Willis), Dawn King-Hunter (John Savill), Kelly Rylander (Darcy), Coral King-Hunter and Edna’s eight grandchildren (Mackenzie and John-Paul Savill, Darius and Dylan Rylander, Shelby, Garnett, Luke and Carsten Bergeron). She was predeceased by her husband Bruce King-Hunter. She left this world as she lived it, with grace and determination to do it her own way. A family memorial service will be held once Covid restrictions have been lifted.


Jannetje Klok

1939 – 2020

With deep sorrow we announce the passing of my dear wife, our loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Jannetje Wilhelmina (Janet) Klok, at the age of 80 years. Janet was born on October 24, 1939, in Ede, the Netherlands, and passed away in the Bethesda Care Home in Picture Butte after a short battle with cancer. She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, John; 8 children, Peter (Marianne), Betty (Cornell) de Kok, Janey (Henry) de Kok, Henrietta (Andre) de Kok, John (Cheri), Jannette (Andrew) Beusekom, Nelly (Adrian) Sinke, Ed (Marieke); 56 grandchildren; 110 great grandchildren; sisters Teunisje (Willem) Slingerland, Hennie Van Hierden; sisters -in-law Corrie Ouwendorp, Eefje Ruiter, Maasje (Isaac) Kruijt, Cootje van Beek and Bertha Klok. Janet was predeceased by her parents Hendrik and Beertje Vandenberg and great grand -daughter Alysha Roth; brother Hendrikus (Henry) Vandenberg; sister Eefje Van Eck and numerous in laws. A Private family service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at the NETHERLANDS REFORMED CHURCH OF PICTURE BUTTE, 601 – 3A Street, Picture Butte, Alberta. A Private family interment will follow in the Memorial Cemetery in Picture Butte. Reverend E.C. Adams, officiating.

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RIDER-LITTLE MAN

IDA MAY RIDER-LITTLE MAN (Aapaiiai-piita-akii) passed away in Cardston, AB on August 1, 2020 at the age of 82 years. A Wake Service will be held at Legacy Funeral Home, Cardston on Monday, August 10 from 3:00 – 8:00 pm. A Viewing will be held on Tuesday, August 11 from 9:30 – 11:00 with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 am. Interment to follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Standoff, AB.

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


NORRIE

DONALD NORRIE, beloved husband of Denise Norrie, passed away surrounded by family at Home in Lethbridge on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at the age of 72 years.

Details surrounding Donald’s Celebration of Life will be announced once completed.

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


QUIRING

It is with tremendous sorrow and broken hearts that we, the family of ANDREW “ANDY” JOHN & STACY JO-ANN (née Csabay) QUIRING of Scandia, announce their sudden passing from a motorcycle accident. Andy passed away on Sunday July 5, 2020 at the age of 52 and Stacy passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at the age of 49 as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. They are survived by their three children: Dalton, Cassidy and Laci, all of Scandia.

Andy and Stacy are survived by their parents, Al & Lily Quiring and Jim & Marlies Csabay, and their respective siblings: Andy’s include Charlene (Glen) and Jackie (Don), and Stacy’s include Barb (Emilio), Alisa (Dan), and Jeff (Ruby). They are also survived by numerous nephews and nieces.

Andy grew up on a farm in the Strathmore area. He was adopted at the age of nine months by Al & Nettie Quiring. Andy learned to work at a young age and drove tractor on the farm like many farm children did at that time. His interest/love of animals started early which eventually led him to custom wrangling and roping. In his school years, he was involved in school sports and worked as a wrangler at Camp Evergreen.

Stacy grew up on a farm in the Readymade district living next to the old Readymade school, and was lucky enough attend school there for six years; she was part of the last group of students who attended the old school. From there, she attended RI Baker, Kate Andrews and Caronport High School for two years. After high school, she went to Provo, Utah to obtain her dental assisting credential. She lived in Slave Lake for a number of years, working at a local dentist’s office. Upon her return to Southern Alberta she became reacquainted with someone she met when she attended Camp Evergreen many years ago.

The journey of Andy and Stacy’s life together began on June 26,1999 when they were married at Stacy’s parents’ farm. They were blessed with three beautiful children who always made their parents happy and filled their hearts with joy. The early years of their marriage were spent working as a team on parcel of land on the Rolling Hills road. Eventually they outgrew it, and went on to purchase their current location where they built their dream home. As all parents do, they watched their children move from toddlers to children who participated in 4-H, school sports, and community events. They were always there cheering and supporting the many teams that Dalton, Cassidy and Laci played on. Stacy was always willing to volunteer for numerous events at the schools the children attended.

Andy started his sales career with Southland International Trucks 27 years ago and was employed there at the time of his passing. Prior to that, he was on the road hauling cattle for Vanee Livestock for several years. Andy was a great salesman, believing in a firm handshake and taking great pride in remembering his client’s names.

Stacy worked as a dental assistant in Slave Lake and Lethbridge. When she moved to the Scandia area she drove school bus for the Grasslands School division until her passing. She took numerous students on field trips and was a conscientious driver. Stacy was the full time farm hand in the Quiring operation. There was nothing that she wouldn’t try, from pulling calves to priming a pump to driving a tractor or quad.

For many years, Andy and Stacy would spend their summers camping and boating at the Rolling Hills reservoir and other favorite locations in Alberta, BC and Montana. They enjoyed weekend getaways with their friends in the Corvette club. Their favorite place was Mexico where they spent many happy days on the beach in Nuevo Vallarta making friends with local vendors and fellow vacationers. In recent years, Andy took up the game of golf and Stacy would happily ride the cart when on holidays.

How do you capture what these two people meant to not only their children but their families and the many and numerous friends that they had? Words are not going to suffice. There will forever be two holes in our lives. We would like to thank the First Responders who attended the accident scene, STARS Air Ambulance, the HOPE Organization and the many doctors and nurses who have been on this journey with the family. We would also like to thank the Scandia community for their support of Dalton, Cassidy and Laci; the food, donations, calls and outpouring of love and concern have been overwhelming.

A private celebration of their lives and church service will be occurring by invitation only due to COVID-19 restrictions.

In memory of Andy and Stacy, donations may be made to STARS Air Ambulance (www.stars.ca/ways-to-donate/ab), Southern Alberta Organ & Tissue Donation Program (c/o Foothills Medical Centre, 403 – 29 St. NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9), or Human Organ Procurement & Exchange “HOPE” Program (#9423, Aberhart Building, 11402 University Ave., Edmonton, AB T6G 2J3).

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


ANNIE JOSEPH WALDNER

Dec 8th, 1942 – August 5th, 2020.

Annie went to the Lord, not unexpectedly, she peacefully passed on Wednesday August 5th, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Waldner. Our loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister and Aunt, Annie is survived by her son Joe (Julia), Daughters Gloria (Peter), Hannah (John), Ida (Fred), 18 Grandchildren and 1 great Grandchild. Service will be held at Clear Lake Colony on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 11:00 A.M.

Condolences may be made at http://www.zentnerfuneralhomes.com

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