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Thursday, December 8, 2022

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on December 8, 2022.


VAN DEURZEN Albert Van Deurzen, beloved husband of Faye (nee Goeson), passed away at home on December 3, 2022 at the age of 80. Albert was a good and loving husband and father. He is survived by his wife, Faye, daughters Nancy(Jamie) and Amy, as well as brothers John (Myrna), Gerard (Jean), Frank (Marlene), and Tony, and sister Wija of the Netherlands. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Albert was born July 15, 1942 in the Netherlands and came to Canada with his family in May 1953. He grew up in Barnwell and Lethbridge, and worked on a sugar beet farm in his early teens. Later he worked for the PFRA, Purity Dairy and farmed with his brothers near Lethbridge. He and Faye married on July 1, 1972 and moved to Tyrell Lake (Warner) in 1973. From 1978-1992 Albert farmed/ranched south of Raymond on the Milk River ridge. He and his family moved to Lethbridge in 1992 where he worked in the dairy/beef section of the Agriculture Canada Research Centre and drove semi-trailer trucks until 2002. Since then he contended with Type 2 diabetes and heart and kidney problems. Albert always worked hard at any job he did. One of his favourite pastimes was watching various sporting events on TV particularly football, basketball, hockey and soccer if the Netherlands were playing. Albert also loved animals especially cows, horses and dogs which were a large part of his life throughout his farming career and even afterwards.
Albert was predeceased by his parents Hubertha and Antonius; his sisters Mary and Tonni (brother-in-law Albin), and brothers Joe and Cor (Carol).
At Albert’s request no funeral will be held. Cremation. Martin Brothers are in charge of arrangements. A viewing with the family is open to family and friends on Thursday, December 8th from 5:00-8:00 pm at Martin Brothers Funeral Chapel at 610 4th St S.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Diabetes Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

HODGSON, William

HODGSON WILLIAM “BUD” HODGSON, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Cheryl Hodgson, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at the age of 92 years.
Arrangements will be announced once completed.

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

FIORNA, Pietro

PIETRO “PETE” MAURIZIO FIORINO Sept. 22, 1929 – Dec. 2, 2022 Pietro Maurizio Fiorino (Pete) of Lethbridge, Alberta, passed away after a short illness at St. Michael’s Health Centre on December 2, 2022, at the age of 93 years.
Pete will be laid to rest at a private family ceremony. Family and friends are invited to a reception in memory of Pete on Thursday, December 8, 2022, between 1 and 4 pm at the Rocky Mountain Turf Club (Centennial Room), 3401 Parkside Dr. Lethbridge, AB.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.


COREY CHADWICK MADSEN 1967 – 2022 Mr. Corey Madsen of Medicine Hat passed away suddenly in his home after many health issues, with his devoted dog Tika, by his side.
He is survived by his loving parents, Maurice and Anna; his children, Terry Jolene (Chris) Hagel, and her children Nate and Melina; his son Darcy; sister Pamela (David) Lockett and their children Mackenzie and Delainey.
Corey spent many hours laying carpets and other jobs. He loved the outdoors, especially camping & fishing.
He will be lovingly remembered by his family and dearly missed.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.


IDA KUHN 1940 2022 Mrs. Ida Kuhn of Coaldale, beloved wife of Mr. Willie Kuhn, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at the age of 82 years.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, December 9, 2022 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610, 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta.
A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 pm, on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610, 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta.
A private family Interment will be held prior in the Coaldale Cemetery.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.

CRYING HEAD, Charlotte

CRYING HEAD CHARLOTTE MIRANDA CRYING HEAD, passed away on December 3, 2022 in Lethbridge, AB at the age of 29 years. A Wake Service will be held at Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Friday, December 9 from 6:00 – 11:00 pm. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Saturday, December 10 at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Stand Off, AB.
To send a condolence please visit http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca

Maggie Tamtom

1927 – 2022

  Magdalena Tamtom, beloved wife of the late John Tamtom, passed away in Taber on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at the age of 95 years.

  The Funeral Service will be held at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.

  Maggie is survived by her children Maggie (Jim) Lorence of Taber, Steve Tamtom of Taber and George Tamtom of Medicine Hat; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren; brother-in-law Joe (Helga) Tumpek.

  She was predeceased by her husband John Tamtom; brother John Tumpek and sister-in-law Mary Tumpek.

  Maggie was born in Paks, Hungary on January 28, 1927 to John and Magdalena Tumpek. She immigrated to Canada in 1949 where she met John Tamtom and they were married on November 20, 1950. Maggie was a hardworking farmers wife, she always had a big garden. She loved to cook and can, but was happiest when she had her whole family around her. We many great memories of us all sitting around a table full of food for the holidays, using her good china and crystal glasses.

  If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Maggie’s name may be made direclty to the Good Samaritan Society, Linden View, 4700 – 64 Avenue, Taber, Alberta T1G 0C6 (http://www.gss.org/locations/linden-view).

  Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone:

(403) 223-8778.

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