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By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on June 22, 2024.

MATHESON, Lawrence “Clyde” MATHESON LAWRENCE “CLYDE” MATHESON passed away with his family next to him on May 22, 2024.
Family & friends are invited to join us as we celebrate our husband, father, Papa, brother, uncle and friend at his and Dorothy’s residence on Saturday, June 29, 2024 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. We are honoured to celebrate Clyde in the way he asked us to – casually, joyfully and together.

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CHRUPKA, Rose CHRUPKA, Rose 1933 – 2024 Rose Chrupka, age 90, passed away on June 11, 2024 at Chinook Regional Hospital surrounded by loving family.
Her legacy will be cherished by her children, Gail (Doug) Kirkman of Coleman AB, Randy Chrupka and Kelly (Terri) Chrupka both of Turin AB; as well as her seven devoted grandchildren: Mat (Jacklynn) Elfring, Stacey (Tyler) Olsen, Kerby (Pat) Pyne, Kelsey (Nic) Chrupka, Kevin (Tanya) Chrupka, Ian (Jalene) Chrupka, and Eric Chrupka. Rose is also survived by ten great- grandchildren, whom she treasured dearly.
She was predeceased by her husband Louis in 1989: and her siblings: Frank (Emily) Bilcik, Arnie (Bob) Kemmet, Agnes (Dennis) Dudley, Helen (Tony) Mikula, and Marie (Eric) Smith.
Rose was born August 3, 1933 in Tilley, AB to Michael and Mary Bilcik. Michael later purchased a farm in Turin and the family made Turin their home. Rose and her 5 siblings worked hard on the family farm. Rose, being the youngest, spent a lot of time with her mother in the kitchen. She became an excellent cook, as anyone who had a meal at the farm will attest to.
In 1954, she married Louis Chrupka and became a Farmer’s Wife. She loved life on the farm and was proud of this fact to the very end. Farm life brought with it long winters, where Rose and Louis spent countless nights playing cards with their many friends. Rose was an excellent poker player, and she was proud of getting a “perfect hand” in crib.
Rose and Louis retired to Coaldale where they expanded their circle of friends. After Louis passed in 1989, Rose spent time travelling with friends. She enjoyed visiting family and taking long walks. She loved her walks and was disheartened by bad weather when she couldn’t get outside. She also loved going back out to the farm – farming always stayed with her.
Our mother was a beautiful woman, both inside and out. We will remember her by her quiet strength and dignity.
She rests forever in all our hearts. A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. For those who wish to share condolences, please visit http://www.generationsfh.ca
TORSHER, Sheila TORSHER, Sheila Marie October 26, 1932 – June 14, 2024 Sheila Torsher passed away on Friday, June 14, 2024, in Calgary, after a life well-lived and more recently, a struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.
She was born in Southern Alberta in 1932, growing up on a farm in Bow Island, Alberta, as a proud farm girl. She attended school in Bow Island, Medicine Hat, Pincher Creek, and Calgary. She was recognized for having the highest scores in the Government of Alberta Grade 12 departmental exams, winning both the Governor General’s medal and the Calgary Separate School medals for her achievement. She went on to graduate with a BSc in Food Science and Home Economics from the University of Alberta, and completed internships in Toronto, Spokane, and Vancouver, before starting work in Calgary, and later in Bow Island, as a dietician. The arts were always important to Sheila, earning her Royal Conservatory Grade 9 piano, singing in the University of Alberta Mixed Chorus, embracing new skills such as weaving (she was a founding member of the Celebration Weaver’s Guild), and encouraging a love of music in all her children.
She met her future husband, Edward Torsher, as a child in Bow Island, but they didn’t start dating until they reconnected in Calgary, in the mid-1950s. They were wed in 1958, and when Sheila’s father died suddenly, they moved back to take over the family farm. They farmed successfully for 38 years. In addition to her years as a partner to Ed on the farm, she was as dedicated musician, Canada census worker, and a dedicated volunteer serving as a 4-H Sewing Club leader, a member of the University of Lethbridge Senate, and on the Alberta Health Long-Term Care Review Committee. In her later years, she retired to Calgary, where she enjoyed new friendships, playing golf, bridge, and travel. She was an extensive world traveler both before marriage and later in life.
Family, friendships, and her faith were very important to her. She was a devout Catholic, a lifelong member of the Catholic Women’s League, a member of the St. Bonaventure Parish Bereavement Committee, and a longtime supporter of the Sisters of the Faithful Companions of Jesus. She and Ed always valued education and a broad international outlook.
She was predeceased by her husband, Ed Torsher (1996), and sister Sr. Patricia Halpin (FCJ) (2023). She is survived by her children, Laurence (Lynn), Daniel (Marie-Hélène Côté), Maureen (Laurent Dumaine) and Kevin (Lynn Wright); and grandchildren, Alexa, Camille, Eric, Evelyn, Guy, Hugo, Jill, Luke (Kayla), and William. She is also survived by brothers, Roger (Gayle) and Tim (Evi).
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Catholic Church (1113 – 1st Street East, Bow Island, AB), on Saturday, August 24, 2024, at 12:00 p.m. Graveside service to follow at the Bow Island Cemetery.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and the Northwest Territories at http://www.alzheimer.ab.ca or to the charity of your choice.
Condolences and memories may be shared with Sheila’s family at http://www.MHFH.com. In living memory of Sheila Torsher, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes.
ROBERTS, Phyllis ROBERTS It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Phyllis Ann Roberts of Lethbridge on June 15, 2024, at the age of 82. Phyllis married the late Joseph (Clark) Roberts in 1962, living together throughout Alberta until 1976 when they put down roots in Lethbridge.
Phyllis is survived by three children, Clark Roberts (Rosalind) and their daughter Tianna of Sherwood Park, Alberta, Traci Lengyel (Richard) and their children Richard and Kendyl of Lethbridge, Troy Roberts of Lethbridge; son-in-law Darcy Sherman and grandson Levi (Jordyn) Barry of Lethbridge, a sister Sharon (Myles) Pyne of Black Creek BC, two brothers, Doug (Eveline) Heinzlmeir and Jim (Barb) Heinzlmeir, of Red Deer, AB, a sister-in-law, Bev Ursan of Maple Ridge, BC, and life long friend and cousin Bill Borgen of Vancouver, BC; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Phyllis was predeceased by the love of her life Joseph (Clark) Roberts, her eldest daughter Terry Lynn Sherman, her parents, John and Lucille Heinzlmeir, mother-in-law Winnifred Severinson, her brother Marvin Heinzlmeir, sisters Doreen Wallace and Patricia Forsythe, nephew Kelly Pugh, sister-in-law Arlene Heinzlmeir, brother-in-law Bobby Hales, sister-in-law Marj Hales, brother-in-law Dave Forsythe, and special aunt and uncle Eva and Bill Borgen.
Phyllis was born in Calgary, Alberta on June 14th, 1942 and resided with her family in the Rockyford and Rosebud areas until her family relocated to Red Deer in 1954. In 1956 Phyllis met her future husband while attending school.
Phyllis was a loving wife and mother. She instilled in her children that family comes first, both in times of celebration and tribulation. A visit to her home was always filled with amazing meals and an array of baked goods. Grandchildren, nieces, and nephews would be known to visit the “storage” room to survey the bounty found within the giant freezer and pantry. Never shy of hardwork, countless hours were spent making costumes, fixing sports uniforms, caring for her garden and home and supporting the community by working at local elections. Phyllis made inumerable friends through her many years at Persnickety. Phyllis and her husband enjoyed spending time with their friends, travelling across Canada and the US, attending countless sporting events and taking the occasional trip to Las Vegas. In her later years, Phyllis’ love of travel continued, she was able to visit 34 countries over the course of her travels. Cruises, Hawaii, and Australia were among her favorite destinations. A trip to England and France with her 4 children is one that she cherished as it held many special moments.
Phyllis enjoyed life to the fullest and she will be greatly missed by those she has left behind. We take comfort in knowing she is once again with her husband, daughter, and other loved ones she so eagerly wanted to see in her last few months.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you donate to a charity of your choice. A private family interment service will be held at a later date.
LOHUES, Mary “Maria” LOHUES MARY (MARIA) THERESIA LOHUES, of Coaldale, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away peacefully at Sunny South Lodge, on Sunday, June 16, 2024, at the age of 90 years.
Mary is survived by her children John (Shelley) and their children Shaun (Christina), Katie (Lance) Rosen, James (Basia), and Isabelle; Mary-Ann (Ward) Gajdostik and their children Megan (Clayton) Martineau, Caitlin, and Rianne; George (Angela) and their children Connor (Krysten), Natasha, and Miranda; Laura (Gord) Elliott and their children Josh, Carissa (Mitch) Brummelhuis, and Kody (Natalie); Mark (Patricia) and their children Jessica (Cody) Nelson, Christopher (Grace), and Zachary. She is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren and her siblings Riek Vercammen, Ann Janssens, Fenny Vanden Dungen, John Stroeve, Joe Stroeve, Ria Pickering, and Wilma Gerlock, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws including Jerry Lohues.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Hank, her infant granddaughter Annie, and her siblings Ben, Herman, Jerry, Theresa, and Diane and other special Lohues and Stroeve relatives.
Mary was born to John and Anna Stroeve in Gramsbergen, Holland, on March 12, 1934, becoming the eldest of eventually 13 children. Mary was an excellent student and she was sad to have to leave school at the age of 12 to help take care of her siblings and her mother since she had wanted to become a nurse. The war years left an indelible mark on Mary in the need to be discreet and private. She was devoted to her family, and her sisters became her best friends throughout life. In 1956, she married Hank Lohues and they emigrated to Canada with all of Mary’s family. Life was hard as a farm labourer’s wife in Picture Butte and Coaldale since there were wood stoves for cooking and heat, little insulation, and no running water in the shacks they lived in, but that changed for the better once they rented a farm in McNally with a beautiful old home. John, Mary-Ann, George, and Laura were born in these years. Uncle Jerry Lohues emigrated to Canada in 1960 to farm with Hank and became part of the family. In 1969, Mary found an ad in the paper for the farm in Chin and, with Uncle Jerry, they were able to fulfill their dream of owning their own farm, where their last child Mark was born. As her mother aged, Mary became very involved in caring for her and her sister Diane in addition to the cooking, cleaning, gardening, and preserving that was required of a farm wife. In 1991, they retired to Coaldale, where they hosted their growing family every Sunday after church. She was so happy to become a grandmother to 16 precious grandchildren.
After Hank and Diane died within weeks of each other in January, 2001, Mary became a relatively young widow, and, for the first time in her life, she was without someone to take care of. It was a novel situation for her. She took solace in reading, arranging the flowers at church, hosting the family on Sundays after mass, and, above all, immersing herself in her Catholic faith, which had always been the center of her life. Mary’s unwavering devotion to God and her very rich prayer life gave her so much peace. Her beautiful spirit shone in her and many of the healthcare assistants who devotedly took care of her at Sunny South Lodge where she lived for the last two and a half years of her life often remarked on it. Although she could be tenacious about receiving the best healthcare possible for herself, she also had an amazing ability to accept with complete grace whatever situation God had planned for her.
Mary was a true example of someone who devoted her life to the service of family and God.
A Prayer Vigil will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32 Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Monday, June 24, 2024 at 7:00 P.M. with Deacon Peter Lilienthal officiating.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2405 – 12 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 1:00 P.M. with Father Santiago Torres celebrating. The Funeral Mass will be live-streamed and may be viewed through Mary’s obituary on the Cornerstone website.
Mary will be laid to rest in the Coaldale Community Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to your local food bank.

To send a condolence, please visit http://www.cornerstonefuneralhome.com
SMALL, Ronald SMALL It is with profound sadness that the Family of RONALD JAMES EMERSON SMALL, must announce his passing on 13th of June 2024, in Cardston, Alberta at the age of 86. Ron was the much beloved Husband of Julee and very cherished Father to Jeffrey Ronald, and daughter Deb (Darwin) Anderson.
A private celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
To send a condolence please visit http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca
KOOLE ITCHIE, Pearl and Roger Interment of Ashes Pearl Koole and her son Roger (Allen) Ritchie Interment of the ashes of Pearl Koole (Ritchie) and her son Roger Allen Ritchie, will be held at the Fort Macleod Cemetery on Sunday, June 30, at 2 p.m.
Pearl was the second daughter of Peter and Opal Koole of Pierce AB. After Pearl’s death her ashes were lovingly kept by her son Allen Ritchie until his death on November 7, 2023.
It was Allen’s wish that their ashes be buried over the grave of his Grandmother Opal’s grave, which is next to Peter Koole’s grave site.
There will be a short graveside service.
Anyone wishing to share a memory of the Koole family are invited to contact Dennis Orr at dennis.orr@mac.com.
They are both survived by Allen’s stepdaughter Kim Bork, his niece Dori Olsen and many cousins, sons and daughters of May Koole (Orr) and Ruth Koole (Jorgenson).
There will be a reception held at the Fort Macleod Legion following the internment. All who remember Peter and Opal Koole of Pierce AB, or their children May, Pearl and Ruth, are welcome to attend.

CLARKE, Muriel “Jean” CLARKE MRS. MURIEL “JEAN” CLARKE, beloved wife of the late John H. Clarke, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Friday, June 14th, 2024 in Lethbridge, AB, with her family by her side, just 16 days short of her 98th Birthday. She was born June 30, 1926 in Radville, SK.
She leaves to cherish her memory her sons: Garry (Denise), Bill (Amy) and Norm (Yvonne) Clarke all of Lethbridge, AB; her daughter: Bonnie (Jim) Rohatynsky of Yorkton, SK; her grandchildren: Shannon Clarke (Ryan) of Leduc, AB, Jennifer Stierle of Grande Prairie, AB, Jeff (Lisa) Clarke, Tanya (Chad) Jackson and Tyler (Bridgitte) Clarke of Lethbridge, AB, Michael (Alicia) Clarke of Fernie, BC, Gregory Clarke of Lethbridge, AB, Renee (Chase) Gibbon of Okotoks, AB, Joshua (Tori) Rohatynsky of Yorkton, SK and Madison Rohatynsky of Medicine Hat, AB; her great grandchildren Lacey, Riley (Monica), Bailey, Alexis, Kale (Abi), Chase, Ty, Jared, Zachary, Nathan, Taya, Jayda, Tyson, Arya, Arlo, Henry, Monty, Teddy, Lucy, Juliet, and Levi; her great-great grandchildren: Ryan and Reign. She is also survived by her sister Fran Cardiff of Moose Jaw, SK.
Besides her loving husband John, she was predeceased by her son: Allan; her parents: Alof & Edith Anderson; her brother Leonard; and a great granddaughter: Angel Stierle.
Jean loved to sew, bake, play cards, and spend time with her family. She will be missed by all who knew her.
A Celebration of Jean’s Life will be held at MCKILLOP UNITED CHURCH – 2329 15th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, on Wednesday, June 26th, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Terry Shillington officiating. The Celebration of Life will be live-streamed and may be viewed through Jean’s obituary on the Cornerstone website.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial donations in Jean’s name to Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation, Lethbridge, T1J 1W5.

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WENSVEEN, George WENSVEEN, George Peter November 13, 1938 June 19, 2024 George Wensveen of Calgary, AB, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at the age of 85 years.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church (10 Prestwick Drive SE, Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at the Church.

Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with George’s family at http://www.MHFH.com.
SMITH, Betty BETTY SMITH Prayer Service: Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 12:30pm at Snodgrass Funeral Home, Pincher Creek, AB.
Prayer Mass: Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 1:30pm St. Pauls Catholic Church, Brocket, AB.
2-Day Wake: Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 3:30pm Betty Smith’s residence Piikani Nation, AB.
Traditional Funeral Service: Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 11:00am The AUBOUR, Brocket, AB.
To email condolences, please visit http://www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com
KOWAL. Ralph KOWAL Leaving a hole larger than his big personality; RALPH ALLEN KOWAL, husband to Darlene, passed away in Lethbridge on Friday, June 14th, 2024 at the age of 65 years.
Ralph was born on August 10th, 1958, in Lethbridge to Mary Kowal and Ralph “Bud” Remington. He was the first child of what would later become a large, blended family of nine siblings.
Ralph grew up in Lethbridge, a mischievous, humorous kid. He attended Galbraith Elementary, Wilson Junior High and Winston Churchill High School. At age 18, he met the love of his life, Darlene while working at Canbra Foods. Together they journeyed almost five decades side by side, reaching their 47th anniversary on June 11th. Two souls blurred into one, happily trying each others last nerve until the end with Ralph passing the day before they needed to trim the hedge. Their proudest legacy, raising five children and welcoming twelve grandchildren.
Ralph was a social butterfly, floating daily amongst loved ones. His personality was too large to be alone; to meet him was to make a new friend. He enjoyed the simple things; good food, fast cars, a belly laugh and making an honest living. He worked as a class 1 Truck Driver for decades, operating his own trucking company and also worked for Ken French Livestock, Randa Transport and RCS Cartage. His favourite place was on the road with the radio on. When the kids were young, they often found themselves along for the ride; their favourite place to sleep. As they got older, they became accustomed to Dad’s late-night phone calls warding off the highway blues. He loved drag racing, cruising and the smell of the track. If missing, he could be found in a garage, tinkering, building and mostly bs’ing. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, here, there and everywhere. Ralph loved to join family for coffee that he didn’t drink simply because he loved “the tea”. As Grandpa, he was always there to give the kids a last-minute ride, cheer on their activities, take them to scary movies or sneak them away for a drive thru treat. He was the best Santa Claus.
Along with Darlene, he is lovingly remembered by his five children: Jennifer Kowal (Dallan Brooker), Jason Kowal (Nicole), Catherine Kowal (Jason Whitmore), Breanne Kowal and Bailey Kowal. He will be especially missed by the joys of his life, grandchildren: Hannah, Kaylee, Declan and Ember Ellerman, Brynnley, Callie and Emslea Kowal, Kaleb and Alexis Venhuis, Parker Whitmore and Carter Pemberton (his dad, Max).
Also left to mourn, his mother Mary Kowal, father Ralph (Laurie) Remington and siblings, Wendy Milligan (Dave Martin), Patricia (Alvin) Mainzer, Doug Kowal, David (Amy) Kowal, Shannon Remington, Derek Remington, Timothy (Bobbi) Remington and Angie Olsen; numerous nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his siblings-in-law, Diane (Don) Tedesco, Violet Knox, John Nagy and families.
Ralph was predeceased by his stepfather John Kowal, his special uncle John (Carol) Toth, father-in-law, Alex (Ethel) Nagy, mother-in-Law Mary Nagy, and brothers-in-law, Leslie Nagy and Dennis Olsen. The family feels peace knowing he is reunited with his precious granddaughter, Madison Pemberton.
Join us for a celebration of Ralph’s life at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2825 – 32nd Street South, Lethbridge, AB, on Tuesday, June 25th, 2024 at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations would be warmly welcomed to the Ronald McDonald House, Calgary (rmhcalberta.org).

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TAYLOR, Dennis TAYLOR DENNIS ALEXANDER TAYLOR, of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Lori, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Friday, June 21, 2024 at the age of 64 years.
A private Family Service will be held at a later date.

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HOLBERTON, Isabella HOLBERTON It is with heaviest of hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of ISABELLA ROSA MAINZER HOLBERTON, aka “Izzy” or “Chick” of Lethbridge, AB, at St. Michael’s Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit, on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at the age of 73 years, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Isabella will lovingly be embraced by her father William Leslie Holberton; mother Elizabeth Mable Mildred Harrison; stepfather Colin Preece; sisters, Hazel Ulvestad and Georgia Ajtai; twin brother Thomas Holberton (who loved to point out he was 15 minutes older); and granddaughter Brianna Wiskerke. Isabella sadly leaves to mourn her passing, her son Sean (Amanda) Mainzer; daughter Tammy (Trevor) Millward; grandchildren, Devin Millward (Courtney Galenzoski), Nash Millward (Kirby Stevenson), Triston McMillan (Rachel Vavrik), Cloe Millward (Randy Teeple), and Jada and Addison Mainzer; great-grandchildren, Axton, Huxton, Hartlen Millward and Ledger Lowry; and sister-in-law Kathy Holberton of Edmonton, along with many nieces, nephews and friends.
Isabella dedicated her life to her family and friends, and absolute love of helping others as a Health Care Aide. She loved swimming competitively in her youth alongside her siblings. Mom had a deep passion for the sport of hockey and was known for her unwavering love of her team, the Calgary Flames, and for the game.
Special thanks to Mary Bartell for being the best conversationalist and entertainer to Mom, Sean and Tammy, for the hours of stories and laughter in our time of need.
At Mom’s request, a Celebration of her Life will be held at a later date for family and close friends.
In lieu of flowers and in memory of Isabella, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (cancer.ca), Canadian Red Cross (redcross.ca) or charity of one’s choice.

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SMITH, Lee LEE SMITH 1970 – 2024 Mr. Lee Smith of Piikani Nation, beloved husband of Mrs. Nina Smith, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, June 13, 2024, at the age of 53 years.
A Wake Service will be held from 5:00 pm, to 11:00 pm, on Sunday, June 23, 2024, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am, on Monday, June 24, 2024, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610-4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.
BYKLUM, Garry “Butch” GARRY “BUTCH” BYKLUM 1947 – 2024 Mr. Garry “Butch” Byklum of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Janet Corothers, passed away at home on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at the age of 76 years.
Butch will be privately remembered by his friends and family.
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COYNE, Loretta “Lorette” COYNE LORETTA “LORETTE” COYNE (nee Thiessen), of Coaldale, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at the age of 90 years with Bob and Verne by her side.
Arrangements will be announced once completed.

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FITZGERALD, Erika FITZGERALD ERIKA ANITA FITZGERALD, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Larry Fitzgerald, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Monday June 17th, 2024 at the age of 61 years.
Cremation entrusted with Cornerstone Funeral Home.

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LONG TIME SQUIRREL, Ditty LONG TIME SQUIRREL DITTY SEAN LONG TIME SQUIRREL, of the Blood Reserve, beloved husband of the late Wilma Hunt, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at the Chinook Regional Hospital, on Thursday June 20th, 2024 at the age of 57 years.
Funeral arrangements to be announced once completed.

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JERMYN, Stephen “Steve” JERMYN STEPHEN “STEVE” PHILIP JERMYN, of Lethbridge, AB, beloved husband of Eda Jermyn, passed away peacefully into the loving arms of Jesus at St. Michael’s Health Centre, Palliative Care, on Sunday, June 16, 2024 at the age of 84 years.
Besides the love of his life, Eda, Stephen is survived by his daughter, Suzanne (David) Knoch; grandchildren, Jeremiah (Shayla), Naomi, Samuel, Selah (Washington) Meierhofer, Joel and Isaiah; and his son Robert (Tana); grandchildren, Jesse (Mackenzie) Derksen, and Taylor Derksen. He is also survived by three sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, all of whom reside in the United Kingdom, where his story began 84 years ago.
A Celebration of Stephen’s Life will be held at MARANATHA CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 260 McGill Blvd. West, Lethbridge, AB, on Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Daniel Meinema officiating.
Stephen will be laid to rest prior to the Celebration of Life in a private Family Graveside Service.

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PAVKA, Miles Miles Pavka 1937 – 2024 Miles Charlie Pavka, beloved husband of Janice Pavka, passed away in Lethbridge on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at the age of 87 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Monday, June 24, 2024 at 6:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. A private committal service will follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at http://www.southlandfuneral.com.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.

GOUGHNOUR, Dean DEAN GOUGHNOUR 1937 – 2024 Mr. Dean Goughnour of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Maureen Goughnour, passed away suddenly at home, on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. Dean will be greatly missed by many friends, golf buddies and business associates that he has met over the years. Flowers are gratefully declined; donations may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation or a charity of your choice.
Besides his loving wife, Maureen Goughnour, Dean is survived by his brother; Rae Goughnour, and numerous nieces and nephews.
At Dean’s request, there will be no funeral, cremation has been entrusted to Martin Brothers.
Visit http://www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.
CLEMENTS, Lacey CLEMENTS LACEY MICHELLE CLEMENTS, of Lethbridge, AB, passed away at the Foothills Hospital on Thursday, June 6, 2024 at the age of 38 years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed.

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