January 23rd, 2021

WEDNESDAY, December 23, 2020


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on December 23, 2020.

Horst “Harry” Busse

1938 – 2020

Mr. Horst “Harry” Busse of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Ilona Busse, passed away suddenly at Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, December 20, 2020, at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn his wife of 59 1/2 years, Ilona Busse, three daughters Diann Fender (David), Peggy Busse, and Carol Busse; grandsons Kai and Sam; eldest sister Marga Jaegli of Westlock, AB; youngest sister Christa Van Ee of Vauxhall, AB; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents Friedrich and Frieda Busse of Vauxhall, AB.

Harry enjoyed fishing, coffee with friends, a “sweet tooth” with his friends and collecting unique curios from his travels. He was a longstanding member of the International Union of Operating Engineers for over 50 years. He took pride in “running crane”, and worked on numerous oil and gas construction projects throughout AB. Before retiring at 64, Harry finished his last “gig” on the oil sands in Fort Mac, AB. In addition to this, he also worked as an independent gravel truck operator.

Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish memorial donations may be made to the Lethbridge and District Humane Society, 2920 16 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 5E9.

Due to current Alberta guidelines regarding COVID-19, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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


Horst “Harry” Busse

1938 – 2020

Mr. Horst “Harry” Busse of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Ilona Busse, passed away suddenly at Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, December 20, 2020, at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn his wife of 59 1/2 years, Ilona Busse, three daughters Diann Fender (David), Peggy Busse, and Carol Busse; grandsons Kai and Sam; eldest sister Marga Jaegli of Westlock, AB; youngest sister Christa Van Ee of Vauxhall, AB; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents Friedrich and Frieda Busse of Vauxhall, AB.

Harry enjoyed fishing, coffee with friends, a “sweet tooth” with his friends and collecting unique curios from his travels. He was a longstanding member of the International Union of Operating Engineers for over 50 years. He took pride in “running crane”, and worked on numerous oil and gas construction projects throughout AB. Before retiring at 64, Harry finished his last “gig” on the oil sands in Fort Mac, AB. In addition to this, he also worked as an independent gravel truck operator.

Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish memorial donations may be made to the Lethbridge and District Humane Society, 2920 16 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 5E9.

Due to current Alberta guidelines regarding COVID-19, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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


Goulding, Penny Elizabeth

Penny Goulding (nee Heinonen) of Spruce Grove, AB passed away from cancer on Friday, December 18, 2020 at the age of 63 years.

Penny is survived by her loving spouse Perry Franks, mother Helen, siblings – Rhonda (Conrad), Leonard, Susan (Stephen), plus niece and nephews – Crystal, Kevin and Eric.

She is also survived by Perry’s family – children Dale, Lindsay and Shelby (5 grandchildren), mother Simone (Shorty), siblings – Joe (Arlene), Bev (Clayton), Audrey (Larry), Barb (Grant), Darlene (Ron), Wally (Trudy), plus numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her father Leo Heinonen and Sister-in-law Bev.

Penny loved dogs and had several over the years, leaving her latest fur baby Harley with Perry. After changing careers several times, she found her calling selling Gold Canyon candles. Her favorite Farmer’s Markets were at Leduc and Wetaskiwin, where she made many friends. She missed them once she could not go anymore.

Memorial service arrangements by Trinity Funeral Home http://www.trinityfuneralhome.ca

In lieu of flowers those who wish may make a memorial donation in her name to https://www.albertacancer.ca/


GERARD HOLMES

July 1, 1953 – December 15, 2020

Gerard Henry Holmes, of Coaldale, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at the age of 67 years.

A private family service was held in Archmount Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Gerard’s name to the Lethbridge & District Humane Society, 2920 16 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 5E9.

To send a message of

condolence please visit

http://www.generationsfh.ca.


PAYNE

Keith Leonard Payne, beloved husband of Priscilla Payne passed away on Saturday December 19th, 2020 after a very short but intrusive bout with cancer.

Keith was born on Sept. 5, 1941 to Leonard and Naida Payne. He was the 2nd of 5 sons.

He is survived by his wife Priscilla, children Bruce, Michael (Jack), Clark (Dana), Susan (Sean) Clarke, Lori (Bob) Wood and Jeff (Laura), and his 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his 4 brothers, Glenroy, Nolan, Gary, and Brent.

Keith was born in Lethbridge and spent his life in Southern Alberta. He was raised on a farm and enjoyed the outdoors. He worked in Sales the majority of his career and later owned the Pro Hardware in Cardston. He loved his family and was very supportive of their many activities. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served in numerous capacities. Once he retired, Keith and Priscilla spent the winters for about 12 years in Mesa Arizona, where he made many friendships from Canada and the US.

Keith will be missed by his family and friends who knew him.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, please donate to the Canadian Cancer Society, http://www.cancer.ca, in the name of Keith Payne.

Friends may meet with the family on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home, 703 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Due to Covid-19, we ask those wishing to attend to please call

the funeral home and book a time to visit. Masks are mandatory.

A Private Family Service will be held on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m.

Live streaming of the service will be available on Christensen Salmon Generation’s Funeral Home, page https://www.csgfh.ca/ and clicking the link below Keith’s obituary.

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


Lewis Raiche

1933 – 2020

Mr. Lewis Raiche of Cardston, husband of the late Mrs. Shirley Raiche, passed away at Good Samaritan Lee Crest in Cardston, on Monday, December 21, 2020, at the age of 87 years.

Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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


Anita Thompson

1940 – 2020

Ms. Anita Thompson of Coalhurst, passed away at home on Sunday, December 20, 2020, at the age of 82 years.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Cremation has been entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.

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

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