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Wednesday, June 12, 2024


By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 12, 2024.

TOURGELIS, Elia “Louis” TOURGELIS, Elias (Louis) January 17, 1938 – June 3, 2024 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our father, grandfather (Pappou), and great-grandfather, Elias “Louis” Tourgelis, on Monday, June 3, 2024, at the age of 86 in Lethbridge, Alberta.
Louis was born on January 17, 1938, in Paradisi, Korinthias, to Nikolas and Vasiliki Tourgelis, the youngest of seven children. In 1961, at the age of 23, he decided to join his sister, Kassiani, embarking on a new life in Calgary, Alberta.
Two and a half years later, he brought his fiancée Katina to Canada, and they were married in 1964. They had two daughters, Kiki and Dina. They stayed in Calgary until 1968 and then moved their young family to Lethbridge, Alberta, to open their first restaurant, Top Pizza & Spaghetti House.
Over the years, he brought many family members over from Greece and helped them start new lives in Canada. His generosity to his family, friends and to helping his beloved village in restoring the churches will never be forgotten.
He loved being around his friends, his “Parea” His happy place was Duck Lake, Montana. Many weekends, he would bring his friends for fishing trips there, and every fall, they would gather in Lethbridge to go pheasant hunting. He also loved supporting the St. Demetrios Greek Community in Calgary.
Louis is survived by his daughters, Kiki (Anastassios) Alepoudeas and Dina (Joseph) Bahhadi; grandchildren Haralabos (Petia), Stavroula, Joseph, and Elea; and a great-grandson, Anastassios. He is predeceased by his parents, siblings, and his loving wife, Katina (Kathy), of 52 years.
We would like to give our deepest thanks to Diza Jaranillo for taking great care of our father over the past five years. and our heartfelt thanks to our cousin, Angela D’Agnone, for being by his side when we couldn’t be.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers on Wednesday, June 12, at 7:00 pm at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 13, at 1:00 pm at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, (1 Tamarac Cres SW, Calgary, AB), with Father Thomas Sandberg officiating. Interment will follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Louis’ family through http://www.evanjstrong.com.
JENSEN, Linda JENSEN In loving memory of our sweet Wife, Mom, Grandma, Sister, Aunt, Friend, Teacher, and Coach LINDA KING JENSEN who passed away on June 5, 2024.
Linda was born on December 9th, 1948, in Lethbridge, Alberta. loving wife of Phil Jensen and the youngest daughter to Shirley and Dora King. Linda was predeceased by her parents and parents-in-law, Raymond and Hope Jensen. She is survived by her husband Phil of 50 years and her sister Barbara Nalder. She will be greatly missed by her children and grandchildren; Rob and Chelle Jensen, (Abby, Tanner, Logan, Daicey), Dana and Rylan Schaffer, (Ty (Camrie), Halle (Zach), Kamree, Skye, and Grady), Mike and Amy Jensen, (Aaron and Saige), Mont and Dawna Jensen, (Kinlee and Jaxon).
Linda was passionate about the many roles in her life, such as Coach, Teacher, Sister, Daughter, Community Advocate, but best of all, Wife, Mother and Grandmother.
Linda lived for her family, especially her children, there was nothing more important to her. She taught us all by example how to work hard, have fun, and share with others. One of her greatest attributes was how generous she was with her time, knowledge and possessions. She had a way of bringing people together with food, sports, and a good time. We have been blessed by her example. The legacy she leaves behind is one of hard work, playing hard, and dedication to her church callings, her family, and friends.
We miss you, Mom, we love you.
We as a family would like to express our gratitude for the professional and compassionate care she received for the last year at Good Sam’s Garden Vista.
The Funeral Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Raymond, Alberta at the KNIGHT STREET CHAPEL (260 E 200 N, Raymond, AB) on Friday, June 14 at 12:00 pm.
Friends may meet with the family ONLY on Thursday, June 13, 2024 from 7:00-8:00 pm at the church.
The interment will take place at the Temple Hill Cemetery, in Raymond Alberta.
To send a condolence, please visit http://www.salmonandsons.ca
BARNETT, Patricia “Pat” BARNETT PATRICIA “PAT” BARNETT, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Bruce Barnett, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday June 6th, 2024 at the age of 74 years.
A Prayer Service will be held at ST. MARTHA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd. West, Lethbridge, AB, on Monday, June 17, 2024 at 7:00 P.M. with Deacon Michael Pollard officiating.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. MARTHA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. with Father William Monis celebrating. The Funeral Mass will be live-streamed and may be viewed through Pat’s obituary on the Cornerstone website.
Following the Funeral Mass, Pat will be laid to rest in Royal View Cemetery.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com
TRACE, Arthur “Art” ARTHUR “ART” TRACE 1934 – 2024 On a sunny morning on June 6th, 2024, Art did “it” his way once more. Art peacefully passed with loved ones by his side in Calgary Foothills Hospital at the age of 89 years.
A Celebration of Art’s Life will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at FOREMOST COMMUNITY HALL, 801 1 AVENUE W, Foremost, Alberta.
A private family Interment will follow at the Foremost Cemetery, followed by a reception at the Foremost Community Hall.
Memorial donations may be made in Art’s name to the Foremost Community Hall, or the Diabetes Association.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.
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