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By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 13, 2023.

BIRD, Michelle BIRD Michelle Veniece Bird passed away on June 4, 2023 at the age of 52 years.
A Wake Service will be held at Sik-Ooh-Kotok Friendship Society, 1709 2nd Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB from 4:00 – 6:00 pm continuing at Moses Lake Community Hall, Blood Reserve from 7:00 – 11:00 pm on Monday, June 19, 2023. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Blood Reserve on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 11:00 am. Interment to follow in Blood Band Cemetery, Stand Off.
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MIRON, Adeline ADELINE MIRON 1930 – 2023 Mrs. Adeline Miron of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Ross Miron, passed away peacefully at Edith Cavell Care Centre on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at the age of 92 years
Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.
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KOPERVAS, Johnny JOHNNY KOPERVAS 1938 – 2023 Johnny Kopervas of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Margaret Kopervas, passed away suddenly at Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at the age of 84 years.
Johnny was born and raised in Barnwell, Alberta. He moved to Lethbridge after meeting Margaret.
Johnny worked for the City of Lethbridge for 25 years. After his retirement, Johnny and Margaret had many adventures traveling in the motorhome. He was a fun-loving character that loved telling stories, dancing and playing crib.
He is survived by his children, Nicki (Jim) Alway of Kelowna, BC, Gerry (Janet) Davis of Oakville, Ontario; His brother George (Ev) Kopervas of Lethbridge. Johnny is also survived by five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. You will be missed.
A private service will be held where he will be laid to rest with his wife Margaret and son Scott Davis.
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PISKO, Stanley PISKO We wanted him to stay, but STANLEY ROY PISKO, the beloved husband of Joan Pisko, has celebrated his last days on this Earth. On Thursday, April 20, 2023 at the age of 87, Stan passed away at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Unit.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the 3rd floor Lounge in RIVER RIDGE CONDOMINIUM COMPLEX, 100 – 2nd Avenue South, Lethbridge on Saturday, June 17, 2023, at 2:00 P.M.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com
HART, Shawn HART SHAWN ERIC HART, of Lethbridge, passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at the age of 39 years.
A Celebration of Shawn’s Life will be held at a later date.
Cremation entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Streets Alive, 323 4 St S, Lethbridge, AB or the Canadian Mental Health Association (https://alberta.cmha.ca/ donate/).

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com
HOOPER, Joanne HOOPER JOANNE MARY HOOPER beloved daughter of the late Marie Caroline Howg, and the late Howard Stanley Hooper, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Monday June 12, 2023, at the age of 65 years.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
In memory of Joanne, donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation (albertacancer.ca/donate/) towards Colon Cancer research.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com
HORVATH, Angelika ANGELIKA HORVATH 1932 – 2023 Mrs. Angelika Horvath of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Anthony Horvath, passed away peacefully at St. Therese Villa on Friday, June 9, 2023 in her 91st year.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am, on Saturday, June 17, 2023 at ST. BASIL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604-13 STREET N, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Father Kevin Tumback, celebrant.
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NADEAU, Fernand NADEAU FERNAND REAL NADEAU, of Lethbridge, AB, beloved husband of Lillian, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at the age of 91 years.
Arrangements will be announced once completed.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com
YOUNG PINE, Michael YOUNG PINE MICHAEL JAMES YOUNG PINE, “Sootaina – Rainy Chief”, of the Blood Reserve, beloved common-law husband of Nellie Eli, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at the age of 46 years.
A Family Viewing will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB on Tuesday, June 13th, 2023 from 3:00 to 4:00 P.M. Following the Family Viewing, the Wake Service will be held at the residence of Mike Oka, NE 36-5-24 W4th (land location), Blood Reserve, AB from 6:00 to 10:00 P.M.
The Traditional Funeral Service will be held at Mike Oka’s Residence on Wednesday, June 14th, 2023, at 11:00 A.M.
Michael will be interred in the Mike Oka’s Family Cemetery.

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

Why are so many young people, especially first nations passing away ‘suddenly’……