MARILYN LOXTON (nee BOHNE)
1949 - 2008
It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing our dear mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, MARILYN JUNE (BOHNE) LOXTON, after a courageous battle with cancer at St. Michael’s Health Care Centre surrounded by her loved ones on Monday, December 15, 2008 at the age of 59 years.
She leaves behind her son, Justin (Karla) Leleux and her daughter, Amber Leleux; grandchildren Beau and Jordan Tremblay and Mackenzie Leleux. Marilyn is survived by her brothers, Duane (Brenda) Bohne of Sherwood Park, AB and Marvin (Claire) Bohne of Lethbridge. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family.
She was predeceased by her father, Hugh Bohne in 1981 and her mother Zelma (Broadbent) Bohne in 1982.
Marilyn was born in Lethbridge on February 28, 1949. She was raised in Aetna, AB and Lethbridge. She chose to work in the hospitality industry where she was valued as a “people person”. She was very independent, selfless and positive. Marilyn’s grandchildren were the joy of her life. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.
The family wishes to thank the caring staff at St. Michael’s Palliative Care, the cancer unit and the palliative care team at the Chinook Regional Hospital, the LDS Elders for administering a blessing, and to everyone who supported Marilyn and her family during her illness.
Respecting Marilyn’s wishes, there will be no funeral.
A Celebration of Marilyn’s Life will be held at the WESTMINSTER HALL, 411 – 16 Street North, Lethbridge, on Friday, December 19, 2008, from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Please dress casually.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
1911 - 2008
JOSEPHINE LEROHL, beloved wife of the late Christopher Lerohl, of Lethbridge, Alberta, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2008 at the age of 97 years.
Josephine was born March 21, 1911 on the farm north of Foremost, Alberta. Josephine was one of nine children born to Phillip and Maria Bechthold. She married Chris on July 9, 1931 and they farmed in the Knappen, Aden area, before moving to Lethbridge in 1945. Since August 1999 she has resided at the Golden Acres Lodge, Lethbridge, until her passing. Josephine crocheted over 3,000 blanket squares for Canada Blankets while living in the lodge. Josephine was hard working, gentle and a very caring lady.
Josephine is survived by her two daughters, Frances (Roy) Kinsey and Bertha Pierson; four grandchildren, Donna Marie Madge, Garry Mercer, Brenda (Doug) Beer, and Cheryl Pierson; seven great grandchildren, Roxann (Dave) Fontaine, DJ Mantler (Dustin Rarick), Crystal (Justin) Smith, Aaron (Leanne) Pierson, Christine Pierson (Colby Virostek), Breana and Kris Beer; three great great grandchildren, Brok and Quinn Fontaine and Brelyn Smith; a granddaughter-in-law, Karen Pierson; and a sister-in-law Margaret Bechthold, all of Lethbridge, Alberta.
Josephine is also survived by two half-sisters, Elice Schipper and Viola Goss; one half-brother, Ludwig Bechthold in the U.S.A.; and many nieces and nephews in the U.S. and Canada.
Josephine was predeceased by her husband Chris in 1978; her granddaughter Joanne Mercer in 1962; her grandson Brian Pierson in 2000; her grand-son-in-law, Randy Madge in 2008; her son-in-law, Arthur (Smokey) Pierson in 2008; her mother; her five brothers, Henry (Ora), George (Myrtle), John (Margaret), and Richard (Gerda) Bechthold; Baby Karl #1; her sister Esther (Charlie) Beattie in Canada; her father and stepmother, her sister, Helen (Henry) Shuch; Baby Karl #2; her two-half sisters, Mary and Elizabeth; and her four half-brothers, Phillip, Clifford, Ernest and Charles in the U.S.A.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #207, 542 7th Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2H1 or a charity of one’s choice.
1926 - 2008
It is with great sadness that the family of Edna Langemann announces her passing on Saturday, September 28, 2008 at the age of 82 years.
Edna was born to Nick & Catherine Salahor on June 2, 1926. She grew up in Lethbridge and also spent several years in Victoria, B.C., a place she often spoke of with fondness. In 1969 she married Peter Langemann and moved to the farm near Coaldale, where she has resided ever since. In the 39 years of their marriage, Edna worked alongside of her husband, planting and harvesting the crops on the land she loved. The city girl appreciated her acceptance in a predominately farming community. Her love of gardening ensured her family and friends were always well supplied with vegetables from her bountiful garden and flowers from her yard. Edna was a member of several craft and pottery clubs and created not only many beautiful objects but life-long friendships as well. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and was always interested in the life experiences of her beloved nieces and nephews.
Although Edna endured many periods of illness and physical difficulties in her life, she always appreciated and counted on the medical personnel she dealt with over the years. The doctors and nurses who treated her became her friends and she always had a cheerful word for them. The family would like to thank the staff of the Chinook Regional Hospital for their compassionate care of Edna, especially during her last days.
Edna will be sadly missed by her husband, Peter Langemann; her sister Maxine Vogt (George Griffith); two brothers Ron (Betty) Salahor and Russ (Connie) Salahor; many nieces and nephews; and many friends and neighbours.
Edna was predeceased by her parents Nick & Catherine Salahor; two sisters, Helen Williams and Anne Duval; her brothers Alex Salahor and Peter Salahor; and her sister-in-law, Anne Salahor.
Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 from 7:00-8:00 P.M.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Cornerstone Funeral Home, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Gerald Klassen officiating.
A private interment will take place prior to the service at the Mountain View Cemetery in Lethbridge.
1928 - 2008
Henry, beloved husband and best friend of Earlene for 53 years, went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 13, 2008, at the age of 79 years.
He is lovingly remembered by his two daughters Cathy Newman (Vic) of Lethbridge, Janis (Bill) Greschuk of Calgary, and cherished grandchildren Jeremy and Jodi Newman, and Melanie and Christopher Greschuk. Henry is also survived by two sisters Helen West and Dagne (Stan) Maertz, two sister-in-laws Marj Marks and Bea Thomson, two brother-in-laws Dr. Charles (Ruth) Anderson, Wally Anderson, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, three brothers, two sister-in-laws, and three brother-in-laws.
Henry was born (December 10, 1928) and raised in Lomond, where he and Earlene farmed until 1969. They settled in Nobleford in 1973 where Henry worked in construction, served as a village counselor and mayor, and was actively involved in the community. They moved to Lethbridge in July 2006.
Memorial Service on Thursday, September 18th, 2008, at 2:00 p.m., Park Meadows Baptist Church, 2011 – 15 Avenue N, Lethbridge.
Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, donations in Henry’s name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. Michael’s Health Centre (Palliative Care Unit), Lethbridge.
SYLVIA LONG TIME SQUIRREL (Soopatsi)
1941 - 2008
Aa Sootsiki Staki - 2 offerings
Sylvia passed away suddenly on July 23, 2008 in Lethbridge at the age of 67 years. Sylvia was born on March 23, 1941 at the Blood Indian Hospital in Cardston. Predeceased by her husband Dennis Steele, Survived by her companion Leonard Bull Child. Her siblings were Lynden L.T.S (deceased), Ditty (Wilma) L.T.S, Leonard L.T.S, Marie L.T.S (deceased), Adopted son Husky Wells. Grandchildren Nathan (Jonah) L.T.S, Nicole (Weston) L.T.S, Keith L.T.S, Illdiko L.T.S. Great Grandchild, Alia Shahid. Sylvia’s parents were Nelly and Tom Long Time Squirrel. Her brother and sister were Mary L.T.S (deceased), Blondine L.T.S(deceased), Thomas L.T.S, Darius (pearl) L.T.S, William (Mary) L.T.S, Theresa L.T.S(deceased), Clearance L.T.S, Conrad L.T.S(deceased), Marlon L.T.S(deceased), Deanna L.T.S(deceased), Bonita (sugar) L.T.S. Sylvia welcomed everyone into her home, she was a very humble person. She grew up in bull horn area, in which later on moved to fort whoop up where she lived. She enjoyed riding horses as well as barrel racing. She attended St. Mary’s Residential School. Sylvia met her beloved Husband Dennis Steele whom she lived with over 20 years. On free time she liked to go berry picking, beading and making quilts. She use to cut hay with her grandpa George Long Time Squirrel as well as much other ranch work. She also raised her younger sister Bonita L.T.S. Sylvia attended Bible School in States in the early 1960’s.
A Family service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Tuesday, July, 29th 2008 at 4:00 P.M..
A Wake service will be held at WHITE CALF CHAPEL, Standoff on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 from 7:00P.M. to 11:00 P.M..
A Funeral Service will be held at WHITE CALF CHAPEL, Standoff on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at 11:00am.
Interment to follow at the Blood Band cemetery.
WALTER LYCHOWID of Lethbridge passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at the age of 82 years.
He is survived by his loving children Donna (Darryl), Judy (Terry) and Debbie (Richard), grandchildren Paul (Rita) and Christine (Jason) and five great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Julie and brother Steve.
He was predeceased by his loving wife Monica and grandson Ryan.
Dad worked hard all of his life to take care of his family. We love him dearly and he will be forever missed.
At dad’s request, a private family service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #207, 542 - 7th Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2H1.
1919 - 2008
MRS. DOROTHY M. LACEY, beloved wife of the late John Lacey of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, February 1, 2008 at the age of 88 years.
She is survived by her children Patricia Lacey (Rick Burley) of Lethbridge and Catherine (Wayne) Petersen of Pollock Pines, California, grandchildren; Nicole (Keith) Anderson of Calgary, Joey Petersen of Las Vegas, Nevada, Danyelle Petersen (Ryan Lopez) of Huntington Beach, California and Kelly Petersen of Orlando, Florida as well as 1 great grandson Tyler Lopez. She is also survived by her brother Dick Gruenwald of Lethbridge and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband John in 2004, siblings Marguerite, Irene, Mildred, Ben, Evelyn and Wilfred.
Dorothy was born November 13, 1919 in Warner where she was raised and educated. She met and married John in 1946 and together lived in Lethbridge their whole lives. Dorothy worked in the China Department at Hoyt’s Hardware for over 30 years. She was a long time member of St. Patrick’s Church as well as the CWL. She will be missed.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. PATRICK’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 917 – 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge on Friday, February 8, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. with Reverend Tim Boyle Celebrant.
Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
In memory of Dorothy, donations may be made to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 26 Canyon Blvd. W., Lethbridge, AB, T1K 6X6.
DR. LAURENCE EVERETT LUTWICK, beloved husband of Mildred “Millie” Lutwick of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at the age of 86 years.
Besides Millie, he is survived by his children; Gerald Lutwick of Lethbridge, Janice Pawlak of Lethbridge, Blaine (Marilyn) Lutwick of Bentley, Richard (Susan) Lutwick of Lethbridge, Myrna (Al) Doktorchik of Drumheller and Carol (Jake) Kuyten of Calgary as well as 10 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his son James Laurence in 1951.
Larry grew up on the family farm in Macadam, New Brunswick. After serving in the Royal Canadian Navy, Larry attended McGill University and the University of Saskatchewan, graduating with a PhD in soil science. While at McGill, Larry met his sweetheart Millie and they were married on May 8, 1948. A career with Agriculture Canada took the family to Vauxhall in 1956 and Lethbridge in 1959. Retiring in 1979, Larry and Millie moved to Powell River, B.C. where they lived until 2002 before returning to Lethbridge. “Mr. Wonderful” will be remembered for his captivating sense of humour and his winning personality. His loving wife and 7 children were always first and foremost in his life.
A Funeral Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Monday, January 28, 2008 at 1:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317-10th Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2M7 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #207, 542 - 7th Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2H1.
PAUL LOW HORN
1953 - 2007
Paul Stanislaus Low Horn
“Iikiinapowawani” Gentle Flying
PAUL LOW HORN, beloved father of Marie, Olivia and Paul Jr., of the Blood Reserve, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2007 at the age of 54 years.
Paul was born on November 13, 1953 in Cardston, AB to James (Jim) and Mary Rose Low Horn. Paul was raised in Bull Horn and later spent most of his life in Moses Lake. He received his education from St. Mary’s High School and Bow Island College as well as taking various training programs to assist him in his career pursuits. When he was younger he was actively involved in various sports including the Senators family volleyball team. Paul was a devoted and committed member of the Catholic Church. His faith and belief was shown in various church activities and gatherings such as his joyful participation in the Church choir and providing music for the Ultreya at the time of his eldest daughter’s completion. Paul also participated and completed his Cursillo and continued to support others pursuing their Catholic faith. Later in life, Paul’s faith led him to complete 4 years of the piercing Sundance with Morris Crow. Paul was also actively involved in other religious gatherings such as the Gospel festivals, travelling as far as Washington and British Columbia with his siblings to attend.
Paul was especially known as a talented musician to his family and friends. He enjoyed singing, writing songs and participating in various bands throughout his life. The bands included Cha-coal, Low Horn Country Band, Sunrise Gospel Band and various independent solo acts. He was especially proud when his grandson Dylan developed the same passion for the love of music.
Paul’s employment history consisted of numerous occupations. These included working as an orderly at the Blood Indian Hospital, a Water Truck driver with the Blood Tribe Public Works Department, a School Bus Driver, a Handi-bus Driver for FCSS, and a Carpenter with Kainai Industries and Whisper Creek. At the time of his death he was a labourer with Temple City Housing.
Paul also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was especially proud of his grandchildren and waited patiently for the newest member to be born which would have been his first grand daughter. He enjoyed watching powwows and playing Bingo. Paul was best known for his sense of humour and his love of music.
Paul is survived by his children; Marie (Leroy) Crazy Boy, Olivia (Leonard) Crying Head and Paul Jr., grandchildren; Dylan, Kiefer, Trent and Aapinakos, siblings; Dale Sr. (Sylvia), Theresa, Robert (Genevieve), Rosaline (Thomas), James, Rose Marie (Henry) and Edward as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Paul was predeceased by his parents James (Jim) and Mary Rose Low Horn, sisters Elizabeth Wadsworth and Virginia, brothers Adrian and Patrick Low Horn, aunts Gertrude Fox, Margaret Young Pine and Philomena Hairy Bull, uncles Albert Wolf Child, Lawrence Hairy Bull, Alfred Hairy Bull and David Crane Chief, nephews Edward Holy Singer, Godfrey Wadsworth and Luke Christian Cross Child.
A Funeral Mass will be held at ST. MARY’S IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH, Blood Reserve on Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Pawel Andrasz Celebrant.
Interment to follow at the Blood Band Cemetery.
KAREN LOUISE LAING
1949 - 2007
MRS. KAREN LOUISE LAING, beloved wife of Mr. Brian Laing, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, August 23, 2007 at the age of 58 years.
Besides her husband Brian, Karen is survived by her sons John (Janice) of Medicine Hat and Jamie (Teresa) of Lethbridge as well as her pride and joy granddaughters Stephanie, Jillian and Madison. She will also be deeply missed by her mother Dorothy Young and brothers Don (Susan) and Bruce (Heather) all of Cranbook, BC. Karen is also survived by her uncle Keith Young (Janet) of White Rock, BC and uncle Dennis Falconer (Betty) of Lethbridge as well as numerous extended family members.
She was predeceased by her father Murray Young.
Born in Neepawa, Manitoba, on February 24, 1949, Karen moved with her family from Portage La Prairie, Manitoba to Cranbrook, BC in 1966. She married Brian Laing in a ceremony at the Laing family ranch near Wardner, BC on September 5, 1970.
Brian and Karen lived in Fernie, Wardner, Vancouver and Creston BC as well as Provost, Three Hills, Claresholm, Vermilion and Lethbridge, Alberta. Karen worked primarily in banking and retail. Most people will remember her as a cashier at the Home Hardware in West Lethbridge.
Karen’s love of family and friends, teddy bears (hence her nickname “Bearsy”), chocolate and Hawaiian vacations will forever be remembered. She set a wonderful example for her granddaughters with her never ending courage, her wonderful sense of humor and her always positive outlook on life. Karen was a devoted wife, mother, nana and friend.
Karen’s warm, gentle and friendly way with people was her trademark. She will be remembered by family and friends as the one to turn to for advice and support about anything you needed to talk about.
Karen fought a courageous battle against colorectal cancer. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317-10th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 2M7.
A Celebration of Life will be held at ST. ANDREW’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 1818 – 5th Avenue South, Lethbridge on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend Hugh Jack officiating.