By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on January 13, 2021.
FREDERICK “FRED” EDWARD CHAPMAN, beloved husband of Phyllis Martin, of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at the St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at the age of 79 years.
At Fred’s request, no formal Funeral Service will be held.
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ROBERT HASLAM, 77, passed away peacefully after a battle with ALS on Thursday, January 7, 2021.
Devoted husband of 45 years to Lydia. Father to Lisa Trentham, Sarah (Kade) Holladay, Cory Pappenheim, and Steve Haslam. Grandfather to Sydney, Matthew, Brody, Ryan, Ethan, Kaylee, Morgan and Isaac.
Siblings, Kent, Patti, Bruce, Jerry, and Jay.
Born in Santa Monica, California then moved to Taber. Served three years in the U.S. military, where he served two tours in Vietnam. He graduated from Utah State University with a teaching degree and then taught math and science for 5 years in Weippe, Idaho, and for 25 years in Morrin Alberta. Bob was also a volunteer fireman in Morrin for many years. Moved to Lethbridge in 2001. An active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Many thanks to the ALS Clinic in Calgary and the Home care and palliative team in Lethbridge for their amazing kindness and service, along with our family and friends who have been a great support.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday January 16, 2021 at 11:00am at SALMON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME. To watch the live stream of the Service please visit the Salmon and Sons Website.
A Visitation will be held at SALMON AND SONS FUNERAL HOME on Friday January 15, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:00pm. Due to Covid Restrictions, attendance will be limited to 10 guests at a time. Please register by calling Salmon and Sons Funeral Home. Facemasks are mandatory.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Society (www.alsab.ca/donate)
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1927 – 2021
Rose Lorraine Meyer, affectionately called Lorraine, beloved wife of the late Casper Meyer, passed away in Taber on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at the age of 93 years. Due to the Covid restrictions there will be a private burial service at the Highwood Cemetery, High River, where Lorraine will be laid to rest next to Casper. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com. Lorraine is survived by her only daughter Judith Rose (Harold) Jensen of Taber; grandsons Jack Thomas Evans Jr. (Jackie), Randall Scott Evans (Randy, the Cow Pie Kid); granddaughters Tamara Rose Paris (Tambones) and Kristie Lynn Clewes (Kristie Pooh). Cass and Lorraine adopted a baby girl they named Debra Gail and her half brother Robert Ernest when they were newborn babies. Due to unfortunate circumstances, and through no fault of their own, the whereabouts of Deb and Bob are unknown. She was predeceased by her soul mate and eternal companion Casper Hendrik Meyer who died September 15, 2015, a brother Ernest Virgil Anderson and a sister Shirley Ramona Ross. Lorraine was born May 10, 1927 in High River, Alberta. She was born ten hours earlier than Cass who was born in Calgary. Lorraine was born to Ernest LeRoy Anderson and Juanita Rose (nee Platt). Lorraine loved to do crafts, go dancing with Cass, snowbird to Yuma and was a huge collector of porcelain dolls. She was an excellent cook and a great house-keeper, not to mention she was a wonderful doting wife and loving, caring mother and grandmother. Lorraine partnered with Cass and together they owned and operated Cass’s Family Restaurant in Taber during the mid 70’s. She would get up early in the mornings and make pies for the restaurant and then spend the rest of the day working there. Lorraine was a life-long faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many positions to include Primary President, Ward and Stake Relief Society President and by Casper’s side in many other callings. She served a senior’s couple mission in South Africa with him and as an ordinance worker in the Cardston, Alberta Temple. Lorraine has spent the last six years as a resident of the Taber Hospital Long Term Care, suffering with dementia. Prior to that she was a resident of the Good Samaritan’s Linden View for three and a half years. She spent her formative years in Calgary and then upon marrying Casper, she spent the next twenty plus years moving from state to state in the United States while Casper worked in retail sales. Lorraine will greatly be missed by her daughter, Judy and her four grandchildren. However, she is dancing once again with the love of her life, Cass. Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.
MONTY LORETTA LOW NEILSON our beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Lee Crest in Cardston, Alberta at the age of 88. She is survived by her loving, devoted husband Harold of 71 years and their seven children: Ginny (Ken deceased) Williams of Raymond, AB; Lorretta (Mac) Reeder of Beazer, AB; Lynda (Arnold) Pitcher of Cardston, AB; Barbara (Lynn deceased) Nish of Cardston, AB; Haroldine Neilson of Magrath, AB; Dorie (Wendell) Shaw of Cardston, AB; Paula (Jason) Hartley of Aetna, AB. Along with 29 Grandchildren, 57 Great Grandchildren, and 1 Great Great Granddaughter, all whom she loved dearly. She also leaves to mourn her passing: sisters, Blanche (Guy deceased) Bowlby and Erva (Louis deceased) Armsworthy. Monty was predeceased by her parents, William Ervin Low and Doris Elizabeth Taylor Low; her brother, Andrew Gordon Low; her grandson Harold Scott Mannarino; and her great granddaughter Elizabeth Lorretta Fields. Monty was born July 16, 1932 in Cardston, AB. She lived in Jefferson for 3 years and then the family moved to Aetna where she attended grades 1-5. Their next move was to Cardston where she attended grades 6-9. Their final move as a family was to Mountain View where she attended grades 10-11. Monty also met the love of her life Harold Neilson in Mt. View and they were married on December 14, 1949 in Cardston. They lived for 66 happy years on the ranch in Mt. View. Monty enjoyed being a homemaker and excelled at baking, home decorating, knitting, sewing, crocheting, cross stitching, writing poetry, and planning family gatherings. She will be remembered by many for her beautiful nativity collection which she displayed each year in her home for all to enjoy. She was a woman of beauty, humility, and love. She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served diligently in many callings. Monty loved the temple where she and Harold served as ordinance workers for many years. Family meant everything to Mom. Oh how we love and miss you! Families are Forever. Love you more! Due to Covid-19 restrictions a Private Family Graveside Service will be held.
Condolences may be sent to: http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca
1920 – 2021
George Albert Wilson of Lethbridge, Alberta was promoted to Glory January 5, 2021 surrounded by family, at the age of 100 years.
George was a respected hard working World War II veteran, and a long-time member of the Lethbridge Royal Canadian Legion. He was a long-time member of the Lethbridge Salvation Army. George’s work was a gas station attendant. He was a member of the Lethbridge Fish and Game, and a councilor to the Junior Forest Wardens.
George was predeceased by his son George; granddaughters Melissa and Brianna Wilson and great granddaughter Joslyn Webb.
George is survived by the love of his life, wife of 72 years Barbara (Pallett) Wilson; brother William (Alf) Johnson; 9 children Barbara and Walter Den Hoed, Mary Wilson (widow of George Wilson jr.) Marie Wilson, Brenda (Wilson) Webb, Ken and Anita (Tina) Wilson, Sandra (Sandy) Wilson, Donna Wilson, Dale and Dawn Wilson, Arnold Wilson; 12 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren
A private family service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, January 15, 2021. The family invites you to watch the service via livestream by visiting https://www.mbfunerals.com/ obituary/George-Wilson-1 and then scrolling to the bottom of George’s obituary.
Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Lethbridge Salvation Army, 1302 4 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0R4.
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