1956 - 2013
Chris is survived by his seven children and their families, Blaine (Jasmina) Carlsen and their two children Lejla and Aidin; Aaron Carlsen; Dana Carlsen; Amanda Carlsen and her fiance Russell Matthews; Bob Szoradi and his children Tristan and Rylan; Jordean (Dayna) Ward and their children Haley and Evangalina; Michael (Jennifer) Ward and their children Anden Tessa and Jaxen. Chris is also survived by his brother Frank (Phyllis) Carlsen and their sons Trevor and Bryce (daughter Talaina); sister Celia Palmer and her family Lynette Fortin and her family, Yvonne Wilson and her family, David Palmer and his family, mother in law Vilma Szoradi, and numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Donna and Carl Carlsen and brother-in-law Lloyde Palmer.
All are welcome to join us for a celebration of his life at a visitation which will be held at the Taber Curling Club Lounge 4712 - 50 St. Taber on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 2:00-4:00pm.
A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at ST. MARYS IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Pawell Andrasz Celebrant O.M.I.
Interment to follow at ST. CATHERINES CEMETERY.
Cherishing her memory are her daughters; Laura (John) Prins of Lethbridge and Joan (Rob) Freeman; grandsons, Neil (Stephanie) Freeman and Bradley (Cara) Freeman; Great-grandson, Rylan, all of Edmonton; her sister, Helen Gunderson of Black Diamond, AB and a large extended family.
She was predeceased by her husband Gus; her parents, Stanley and Grace Robinson and her brother, Glen Robinson of London, Ontario.
Evelyn worked for many years as a receptionist and secretary, retiring from Lethbridge School District #51 as secretary at Westminster School. She was a life-long member of First United Church in Lethbridge. Her greatest joy came from family, including numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and their families.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 - Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with cremation to follow.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the FIRST UNITED CHURCH, 502 - 13 Street North, Lethbridge on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 2:00 P.M., with Rev. Brenda Kersell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to First United Church, the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.
He will be dearly missed by his loving daughters Hannah Rae and Mackenzie Paige, his parents Bunny and Tex Mortimer, his brother and sister-in-law Spencer and Colleen Mortimer and his niece and nephew Thomas and Justine. His mother & father-in-law Audrey and Philip Moore, his brother-in-law Tyler Moore, his many aunts, uncles and cousins grieve his loss. Shane was predeceased by his loving wife, Natasha.
Shane was born November 21, 1966 and grew up in Calgary, Alberta. He attended St. Vincent de Paul School and Bishop Carroll High School. He enjoyed playing football in the autumns and downhill skiing in the winters. Shanes strong sense of family was nurtured through loving parents and countless family gatherings with the Mortimer and Glas families. On several occasions, he spent summer holidays helping out on the Glas family farm in Odessa, Sask.
He graduated with a Masters in Endocrinology from the University of Calgary in 1992, and then attended the University of Alberta Medical School, graduating with distinction in General Surgery in 1996.
While in Edmonton he met Natasha and they were married on October 6, 2001. They moved to Lloydminster that same year where Shane began his surgical practice. While in Lloydminster they had their first child, Hannah Rae. After 3 years, they relocated to Lethbridge, Alberta, where Shane continued his surgical practice and their second daughter, Mackenzie Paige, was born.
Shane enjoyed spending quality time with his daughters. He shared a passion for life including diving, photography and teaching. He will be missed by his family, friends, and those whose life he impacted as a dedicated and compassionate Surgeon.
It is for his generosity, love of family, belief in people and passion for medicine, diving and teaching that we deeply grieve for him.
Vigil Rites (Prayers) will be held at 7:00pm on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 Street South, Lethbridge.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30am, Monday, May 27, 2013 at ST. MARTHAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 355 Columbia Blvd West, Lethbridge, with Father Kevin Tumback celebrant. Interment in the Mountain View Cemetery.
1949 ~ 2013
Faye Marie was born on May 18, 1949, in Lethbridge to hard-working parents, Inger and Max Tetzlaff. Her and her only sister, Carole, were raised on the family farm with strong morals and strong family ties and a belief in hard work.
She attended school in Warner and took her nursing training in Lethbridge and excelled in her career.
On October 23, 1971, Faye married the love of her life, Gary Beckman. A young man who had moved out west from Nova Scotia, to work on her grandparents farm.
Together they farmed east of Warner and Faye pursued her nursing career at the Milk River Hospital. They enjoyed their married life together for ten years and then to their delight on, April 14, 1981, their first-born son Matthew was born. How Faye and Gary enjoyed their new family! On February 26, 1985, their dreams were fulfilled when their 2nd son Tyson was born. Their family was complete.
Through the years Faye was the boys most avid fan in whatever sport or activity they pursued. How she loved to watch them grow up. Hockey games were at the top of the list.
Faye loved to see the signs of spring and enjoyed seeing the new-born calves and loved their family pets which included many cats and dogs over the years. She enjoyed annual trips to Whitefish, Waterton, and in recent years, train trips to Lacrosse, Wisconsin to visit uncle Teddy and Amy.
Faye enjoyed her roles as nurse, mother and wife. Her gentle spirit and strong faith and character were an inspiration to everyone who knew her. She fought a courageous battle with cancer for over 22 years.
Faye was predeceased by her parents Inger, and Max Tetzlaff; her sister Carole and brother-in-law Steve Lucas; her mother and father-in-law Ada and Donald Beckman; as well as other family members.
She leaved to mourn her loving husband of 42 years Gary, her sons Matthew (Karen) and Tyson, nephew Jim Lucas, and many cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and her many dear friends.
A Celebration of Fayes life will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, May 24, 2013, at the Warner Evangelical Church, with Pastor Jason Carroll and Pastor Brian Magee officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Fayes Memory to the Milk River Health Centre, Box 90 Milk River, AB T0K 1M0, Warner Evangelical Church, Box 36, Warner, AB T0K 2L0, or to the Warner Fire & Ambulance, Box 88, Warner, AB T0K 2L0.
He is the loving father of Ryan & Dan of Coaldale, son of Marina Gannon of Lethbridge, brother of Gary (Jacqueline) of Edmonton and Neil (Patti Ann) of Wetaskiwin, nephew of Gilbert Gannon of Montreal, uncle to several nieces and nephews, and survived by his first wife Helena MacPhee.
A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Friday, May 24th, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. with Canon James Robinson Officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Oct 28, 1938 ~ May 17, 2013
Born in St. Boniface, Manitoba, RJ resided in Nanaimo for the last 10 years, close to his children and grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his father Stephen, mother Elphie and brother Norman.
RJ will be lovingly remembered by his children Stephanie, Amy, Kevin, Christian, and Anthony, siblings Robert Ludwig, Douglas Love and Jane Campbell, grandchildren Kyle, Christine, Marrin, Miles, Paige, Benjamin, and Jamie as well as numerous extended family and friends.
A champion for all children, RJ enjoyed his trips to the family home in Tofino, fishing, was an avid reader, and enjoyed many sunny afternoons in his garden, surrounded by family.
Flowers are gratefully declined. For those so desiring, donations may be made to RJs favourite charities: The Red Cross or the Christian Childrens Fund.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:30 am, May 23, 2013 at St Peters Catholic Church, 301 Machleary Street, Nanaimo.
A heartfelt thank you to all RJs friends and family who have provided such kindness and support to our family in this difficult time.
A Celebration of Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge on Saturday May 25, 2013 at 9:00 A.M. with Reverend Trevor Potter officiating.
Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317 - 10 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 2M7 or a charity of your choice.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the ARMY, NAVY & AIR FORCE VETERANS CLUB, 517 5th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, May 24th, 2013 from 1:00 - 5:00 P.M.