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By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on September 20, 2023.

RIRIE, James “Jim” RIRIE James (Jim) Allen Ririe passed away on September 12, 2023 at his home in Deweyville, Utah.
Jim was born in Magrath, Alberta, Canada on December 13, 1934 to Morris Elmer Ririe and Margaret Annie Watson.
Friends may visit Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N 100 E- Tremonton) on Friday, September 22, 2023 from 6-8 P.M. There will be a graveside service held on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Noon at the Deweyville Cemetery.
Online condolences may be found at http://www.ruddfuneralhome.com
RICHARDS, Vivian “Jean” VIVIAN “JEAN” RICHARDS 1930 – 2023 Mrs. Vivian “Jean” Richards of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Norman Richards, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, September 17, 2023 at the age of 93 years.
Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.
HOPKINS, Gordon GORDON HOPKINS 1931 – 2023 Mr. Gordon “Gord” Hopkins of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Leona Hopkins passed away at St. Michael’s Health Centre on Friday, September 15, 2023, at the age of 91 years.
Further arrangements will be announced when completed.
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PREIKSCHAS, Eva EVA PREIKSCHAS 1935 – 2023 It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Eva Preikschas. Eva passed away at the age of 87 at the Chinook Regional Hospital and lived a full life.
She was born to Georg and Marie Preikschas in Medseden Lithuania and fled to Schneidemuhl Germany with her family during WW II. Later, they moved to West Germany eventually immigrating to Canada in March of 1954.
Eva loved the Lord, was an avid church goer no matter the weather and loved to play with children. She liked to do jigsaw puzzles and was a very hard worker. She knew the value of a hard-earned dollar yet was very generous as well.
Eva is predeceased by her parents as well as her siblings; Michael Preikschas (age 2), Hans Preikschas (age 3) Edith (Werner) Lesch, Heinrich Preikschas, Georg Preikschas, Ann (Horace) Spiegelberg, Jakob Preikschas, Marie (Gordon) Wilson, Martin (Julia) Preikschas and Friedrich Preikschas.
She is survived by her sister-in-law, Verna Preikschas who was married to Friedrich, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am, on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610, 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Pastor Olivier Ravelojaona, officiating.
Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.
EPP, Olga OLGA EPP 1930 – 2023 Mrs. Olga Epp, of Coaldale, Alberta, passed away on September 14, 2023, at the age of 93 years. A Funeral Service will take place at 1:00 PM, on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at the Coaldale Mennonite Church, 2316-17th St. Coaldale, AB. Interment will take place prior to the Funeral at 12:00 PM in the Coaldale Mennonite Cemetery.
Donations in Olga’s memory can be made to MCC Alberta, 210-2946, 32nd Street, N.E. Calgary, AB. T1Y 6J7
Please visit http://www.edensfuneralhome.com to access the Livestream Link that will be provided for Olga’s Funeral Service.
Condolences may be sent through http://www.edensfuneralhome.com
THIESSEN, Katherine KATHERINE THIESSEN 1931 – 2023 Ms. Katherine Thiessen of Lethbridge, passed away in her home in Lethbridge on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at the age of 92 years.
Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.
EMERSON, Robert “Bob” EMERSON ROBERT “BOB” GEORGE EMERSON, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Joan Emerson, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at St. Michael’s Health Centre, on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at the age of 90 years.
As per Bob’s wishes, there will be no funeral service. Cremation entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com
JENSEN, Connie Connie Jensen
1927 – 2023
Connie Olis Jensen (née Bennett), passed away peacefully in Taber on Sunday, September 17, 2023 at the age of 96 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the church prior to the funeral service on Saturday, September 23, 2023 between 12:00 P.M. and 12:40 P.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Taber Stake Centre, 4709 – 50 Avenue, Taber on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. Burial to follow at Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Those who are unable to attend and wish to view the service online may do so by visiting Connie’s obituary page on our website and clicking on the livestream link that will be available at 12:45 P.M. on Saturday, September 23, 2023. The livestream will begin at 1:00 P.M.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

KVAME, Lloyd KVAME LLOYD INGE KVAME, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of the late Marion Kvame, passed away peacefully at Fairmont Extendicare, on Sunday, September 17, 2023 at the age of 88 years.
A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Daniel Surya officiating.
Lloyd will be laid to rest with his beloved wife Marion in the Fort Macleod Cemetery.

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