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By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on November 28, 2023.

BAREMAN-HALL, Cora Cora Ann Bareman-Hall March 2, 1956 – November 22, 2023 “Come to Me all you who labor and are heavy laden and I will give you rest.’ Matthew 11:28 Cora was born in Taber, AB to the late Jack and Catherine Bareman and spent her life in southern Alberta. She passed away at the age of 67 leaving behind her husband Jerry Hall, daughter Chantal Bareman, stepson Andrew Hall, grandchildren Telaine and Evan, plus “grand dog” Rolo. She is also survived by her siblings John Bareman, Marion Bareman, Ann (Wayne) Veenstra, Debbie (Derk) Daniels, and Jim (Stephanie) Bareman, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Cora grew up on the farm; in 1983 she went to Calgary to get a nursing diploma at Alberta Vocational College and then started a family.
Cora always loved being outdoors; she liked animals of all kinds, especially birds. Summer was her favorite time of year, and she enjoyed many camping and fishing trips with Jerry.
Cora made wonderful meals for special occasions and liked trying new recipes. She was an amazing cook who had a kitchen stocked with every gadget a chef could possibly need.
Cora worked for many years as a Health Care Aide on the Long Term Care unit. She worked hard and provided excellent care. She will be remembered for the speed at which she moved through the hallways during a shift. She loved her work and only stopped when her health made it too difficult to continue.
Cora remained a faithful wife and caregiver to Jerry after he sustained a serious brain injury.
Cora was forthright in her manner and took delight in young children, appreciating their authenticity.
Cora will be missed, and her memory cherished by family and friends. Plans for a memorial will be shared when completed.

MELLING, Dr. Michael Thomas DR. MICHAEL THOMAS “TOM” MELLING 1932 – 2023 Dr. Michael Thomas “Tom” Melling of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Teresa Melling, passed away peacefully at St. Therese Villa, on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023, at the age of 91 years.
Flowers are gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to a charity of your choice.
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SHANKLAND, Geraldine SHANKLAND GERALDINE “GERI” VICTORIA MARIE SHANKLAND, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mervin Shankland, passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit, on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at the age of 81 years.
A Prayer Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Sunday, December 3, 2023 at 7:00 P.M. with Deacon Jim Manzara officiating.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, on Monday, December 4, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Kevin Tumback celebrating. The Funeral Mass will be live-streamed and may be viewed through Geri’s obituary on the Cornerstone website.
Geri will be laid to rest with her husband in Mountain View Cemetery in Spring 2024.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com
WEVERS, Gerrit GERRIT JAN WEVERS 1933 – 2023 On Saturday, November 25, 2023, Gerrit Jan Wever, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Wemeltje Wevers, passed away in Lethbridge, Alberta at Chinook Regional Hospital at the age of 90 years.
Gerrit was born in Marienberg, Overijssel, Netherlands.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, December 1, 2023, at MARANATHA CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 260 McGill Blvd. West, Lethbridge, Alberta. A private family interment will be held prior in the Mountain View Cemetery. Pastor Jim Zondervan, officiating.
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