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By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on February 13, 2024.

COULSON, Irene

IRENE COULSON Feb 18, 1942-Feb 8, 2024 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Irene Coulson.
Irene was born in Leeds, England to Alfred and Alice Dunn.
She met the love of her life Jim at age 15 and married at 20. They traveled Europe together on a motorcycle tour twice, loving every minute. Three children followed: Jacqueline Maerz (Terry), Christine Mykytiw (Murray) & Tony Coulson (Keri). The family moved to Taber, Alberta in 1975. Mom and dad moved in the 90’s making Lethbridge their home. Mom spent her last few years in Coaldale at the Sunny South Lodge.
She will be forever loved and missed by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren: Kurtis Maerz (Megan), Kirstie Maerz (Brett Mason). Alica Whalen (Jeff Jacober), Mitch Mykytiw (Nicole O’Neill), Jordyn Mykytiw, and Maddy Coulson. Great grandchildren Sam Sasse (Caitlin), Jax and Hunter Mason, Gwenn and Gracie Jacober.
Mom and dad are together again. As Mom would have said: love is everlasting!
We will have a private family service at a later date.


JENSEN, Wendy

WENDY LOU JENSEN 1958 – 2024 Mrs. Wendy Lou Jensen of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Mr. Dale Jensen, passed away at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Unit, on Friday, February 9, 2024, at the age of 65 years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.
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HANEY, Robin

ROBIN ALLEEN HANEY (née Reich) May 20, 1951 – January 10, 2024 We are devastated to announce Robin’s death. Sister, wife, mother, teacher, gardener, friend, Robin lived her life nurturing, nourishing.
Robin’s days were marked by giving, humour, beauty and grace. We will miss her, every day.
A Celebration of Robin’s Life will be held from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm, on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at THE GALT MUSEUM & ARCHIVES VIEWING GALLERY, 502, 1st STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta.
Flowers are gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Jack Ady Cancer Centre (CRH), 960, 19 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 1W5, or Habitat for Humanity, 20 Rocky Mountain Boulevard West, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 8E1, or other charities serving all people.
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DORAM, Ray

DORAM The family of RAY CARL DORAM, are deeply saddened to announce his passing at Edith Cavell Care Centre, on Friday, February 9, 2024 at the age of 74 years.
Ray leaves behind his loving family: beloved wife Joy Doram; daughters: Tenille Doram, Mandi (Ryan) Parker, and Shannon (Quintin) Seitz; and four grandchildren: Gage & Owen Parker and Paige & Evan Seitz. He is also survived by his brother Frank Doram and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; sister Joan Arelis; and brothers: Norman, Melvin, Roy and Ken.
Born on June 29, 1949 in Lethbridge, Ray was the youngest son of Elenora Robinson and Joseph Doram. He grew up on the family farm near Stafford Lake and attended Readymade School and Kate Andrews High School. In high school, he did well at track and field and won many blue ribbons. As the youngest of the seven siblings, he travelled with his parents and was later able to go to Barbados and other tourist destinations as a young man. He enjoyed farming and gardening and had a great knowledge of flora, fauna and soil. As a mature student, he graduated from Lethbridge College and not surprisingly, he studied agriculture. At the college, he won the Louise McKinney Award. He taught agriculture at the Kainai Agricultural Center and worked at the Agriculture Agrifood Canada Research Center as a Crop Sciences technician for many years. Ray was a farmer at heart. He purchased four acres of land in the late 1990’s and together with Joy, created a very comfortable acreage that he was very proud of. The acreage housed three horses that his daughter, Tenille, and Joy were very passionate about.
When he was able, he enjoyed riding his motorcycle and liked the summer rides into the mountains. He took his family camping and on a trek to EXPO 86 in Vancouver. A trip to California included Disney Land, Universal Studios and Knotts Berry Farm, with a quick stop in Vegas. Later, he was able to travel to Arizona, Kansas and Hawaii. He taught his daughters to drive and change the oil and tires. He was handy with his tools and built sheds, barns, playhouses, and could fix almost anything. He loved his dogs Penny, Rocky, Jessie and Cooper. He always talked about hiking the West Coast Trail. His grandkids enjoyed overnighters and he cooked a mean spaghetti sauce, chili, and stew. Grandpa Ray would tickle them to sleep and wake them up in the middle of the night to sneak pumpkin pie. Ray was nostalgic and loved to talk about the good ole days with his father-in-law Doug Oliver and kept a few mementos over time. Who doesn’t love a good 1940’s tractor? Musical favorites included Merle Haggard, Kenny Rogers, Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson and Charlie Pride but there was a time or two that C&C Music Factory disappeared from the girls’ CD player and made its way into his – Everybody Dance Now. Most important was his sense of humour – he was a jokester who was lighthearted and loved to laugh.
Ray was an incredibly generous, patient and kind man. He was always willing to help and lend a hand when needed and so often put others ahead of himself. He leaves a void in his family and will forever be missed. He made an impact, more than he ever could understand.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Colin Walsh and the staff at the Edith Cavell Care Center for their support during this difficult time
At Ray’s request, there will be no funeral. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please plant something in your garden or flower bed for him.

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KUCHKA, Michael “Mike”

KUCHKA MICHAEL “MIKE” KUCHKA passed away at Good Samaritans Park Meadows Village, on Sunday, January 28, 2024 at the age of 87 years.
A private Graveside Service will be held.

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CROP EARED WOLF, Louise “Angie”

CROP EARED WOLF LOUISE MARIE “ANGIE” CROP EARED WOLF, of Lethbridge, passed away at home on Monday, February 5, 2024 at the age of 65 years.
A Wake will be held at SENATOR GLADSTONE HALL, Blood Reserve, AB, on Friday, February 16, 2024 from 7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.
A Funeral Service will be held at SENATOR GLADSTONE HALL on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. with Wilton Good Striker officiating.
Following the Funeral Service, Angie will be laid to rest in the Crop Eared Wolf Family Plot.

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


GODFREY, Kiah

KIAH JANE GODFREY 2002-2024 Miss. Kiah Jane Godfrey of Lethbridge passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at the age of 22 years.
A Visitation will be held at 10:00 am, on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am, on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Pastor Geoff Heth, officiating.
Interment will follow at Royal View Cemetery.
To watch the service via livestream, please go to https://www.mbfunerals.com/obituary/Kiah-Godfrey to find the link.
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