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Wednesday, October 11, 2023


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on October 11, 2023.

HOUGEN, Marvin

MARVIN HOUGEN 1929 – 2023 Mr. Marvin Hougen of Foremost, beloved husband of Mrs. Pauline Hougen (nee Karl), passed away at the Bow Island Long Term Care Centre on Sunday, October 1, 2023, at the age of 94 years.
Besides his loving wife, Pauline of 67 years, Marvin is survived by his sister Myrtle Allison of Lethbridge; sisters-in-law Dolores (Charlie), Delores (Arne), and Isabella (Magnus); as well as numerous special nieces and nephews.
Marvin was predeceased by his mother Esther and father Charles; son Lorn; brothers Palmer, Engwald (Steva), Tryve (Peggy), Magnus, Arne and Charlie; nephew Larry; and brother-in-law Stu Allison.
Marvin and Pauline spent many winter months in Arizona enjoying the sunshine and always attending the National Rodeo Finals in Vegas. He enjoyed farm life and truly loved the land as shown in his gardening. Many hours were spent in his garden, growing the largest watermelons, strawberries, and pumpkins.
His generosity was second to none. Marvin’s humor and story telling will be missed by many.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 pm, on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at the Foremost Community Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Foremost Community Hall, 802 1 Ave W, Foremost AB T0K 0X0.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.


MANY FINGERS, Cynthia

MANY FINGERS Cynthia Gail Many Fingers, passed away on October 7, 2023 in Lethbridge, AB at the age of 71 years.
A Wake Service will be held at Senator Gladstone Hall, Blood Reserve on Monday, October 16 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. The Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 pm. Interment will take place in Many Fingers family cemetery.
To send a condolence please visit http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca


JACOBSON, Ronald “Ron”

RONALD “RON” JACOBSON 1935 – 2023 Mr. Ronald ‘Ron’ Jacobson of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Mariette Jacobson, passed away at St. Michael’s Health Centre on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at the age of 87 years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.
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PARK, Joseph “Joe”

JOSEPH “JOE” PARK 1945 – 2023 Mr. Joseph “Joe” Park of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Linda Park, passed away Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, October 8, 2023, at the age of 78 years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.
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GOUW, Adrian “Ed”

ADRIAN “ED” GOUW 1933 – 2023 Mr. Ed Gouw of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Marion Van Peer-Gouw, passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Unit on Sunday, October 8, 2023, at the age of 90 years.
A Viewing will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, on Friday, October 13, 2023, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610, 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am, on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at ST. ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 1818 5 AVE S, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend Daniel Surya, officiating.
Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
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MADSON, Effie

EFFIE LILLIAN MADSON 1944 – 2023 Effie Lillian Madson of Coaldale, beloved wife of Waine Madson, passed away on September 29, 2023, at the age of 79 years.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00PM, on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at Coaldale United Church.
A private family interment is to follow at the Coaldale Cemetery.
Flowers are gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada 306, 10430 – 61 Avenue, Edmonton AB T6H 2J3.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.


MCKNIGHT – HOGAN, Jax

MCKNIGHT – HOGAN JAX MCKNIGHT-HOGAN, of Lethbridge, cherished son of Shanda McKnight & Ken Hogan, passed away at home on Sunday, October 1, 2023 at the age of 14 years.
A Celebration of Jax’s Life will be held at SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, 1011 – 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 4:30 P.M. with Pat Siedlecki officiating.

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


BOUCHER, Margaret “Marg”

BOUCHER MARGARET “MARG” BOUCHER (nee Armstrong), beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away peacefully at Good Samaritans Park Meadows Village in Lethbridge, Alberta on Sunday October 8th, 2023 at the age of 73.
A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL CHAPEL – 2825 32nd Street South, Lethbridge, AB on Saturday, October 14th, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. with Pat Siedlecki officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta by mail at #306 10430 61st Avenue, NW Edmonton, AB T6H 2J3 or online at https://alzheimer.ca/ab/en/take-action/ways-donate.

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


THOM, Marvin

MARVIN THOM 1941 – 2023 Mr. Marvin Thom of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Barbara Thom, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Monday, October 9, 2023 at the age of 82 years.
Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.
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ANTONIUK, Carol

Carol Antoniuk
1964 – 2023
Carol Lynn Antoniuk (née Shimbashi), beloved wife of Brad Antoniuk, passed away in Lethbridge on Sunday, October 8, 2023 at the age of 59 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the church prior to the funeral service on Saturday, October 14, 2023 between 9:00 A.M. and 10:30 A.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, October 14, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Barnwell Cemetery. 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 Carol’s obituary page on our website and clicking on the livestream link that will be available at 10:45 A.M. on Saturday, October 14, 2023. The livestream will begin at 11:00 A.M.
Besides her beloved husband Brad, Carol is survived by their children Ryan (Lindsey) Antoniuk of Oswego, Illinois and their children Tanner, Brylee, Grayson, Camden and Emmett; Joshua (Marci) Antoniuk of Taber and their children Adam, Miles and Alaya; Carlynn (Todd) Bullock of Lethbridge and their children Parker, Tatum and Brock. She is also survived by her parents Pat and Dianne Shimbashi; siblings George (Kim) Shimbashi, Dave (Alicia) Shimbashi, Jacqui (Dale) Nielsen, Cassandra (Jeff) Den Hollander and Chris (Beth) Shimbashi and their families.
Carol was born September 11, 1964 in Taber to Pat and Dianne Shimbashi. She met her high school sweetheart Brad at the age of sixteen. After one year of University in Calgary she married Brad on September 8, 1984. They moved to Brooks where they were blessed with their first son Ryan. Twenty one months later they were blessed with their second son Joshua. From there they moved to Fox Creek and Cochrane while Brad worked in the oil and gas industry. They then moved back to Taber in 1991. In 1992 they were blessed with a daughter Carlynn. They have continued to reside in Taber until the time of Carol’s passing.
Carol was very active in her children’s activities. The boys played baseball, soccer and hockey and Carlynn in dance. Carol was very talented with her hands, she could knit, crochet, sew and create almost anything and make it look fantastic. She was a talented cook known for her perogies and buns. Carol was active in her church serving in many callings, but most of all spending time with her grandchildren.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


BLOOD, Wilfred

BLOOD WILFRED BLOOD, of the Blood Reserve, beloved husband of the late Martina Blood, passed away peacefully at Cardston Auxiliary Hospital surrounded by family, on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at the age of 81 years.
A Wake will be held at OLD AGENCY HALL, Blood Reserve, AB, on Friday, October 13, 2023 from 7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.
A Funeral Service will be held at OLD AGENCY HALL, Blood Reserve, AB, on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. with Rocky Brave Rock officiating.
Following the Funeral Service, Wilfred will be laid to rest in One Spot Cemetery.

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


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