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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Births, Deaths, Funerals, Cards Of Thanks, In Memoriams DEATHS f FUNERALS JOHNSON - Passed away in the city on Thursday, July 1, 1971, following a lengthy illness Mr. Avie August Johnson, at the age of 60 years, of Barons. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. Martin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service. C6024 SCHNEIDER - Brian Derail, beloved husband of Carol, passed away in Calgary on June 30, 1971, aged 30 years. He leaves to mourn his loss besides his wife, his daughter Robin; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Schneider and three brothers, Warren, Wayne and Colan. Funeral services will be held in Calgary, July 3 at 10:00 a.m in St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church., Foster Garden Chapel in Calgary officiating. 2437 KOENTGES - Thursday, July 1, 1971, William A. J. (BUI), aged 64 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Irene May Koentges, 308 8 Street S. W., Calgary, passed away at the General Hospital, Calgary, following a lengthy illness. Besides his beloved wife, he is also survived by one son, Richard, Blairmore; one daughter, Mrs. Alvin (Rita) Bjornsoh, Calgary; four grandchildren; bis father, Joseph Koentges, Blairmore, and one brother, Henry, Calgary. He was predeceased by his mother, Mrs. Louise Koentges in 1969. Born in Belgium, he came to Canada^ in 1910 to the Crowsnest Pass, where he resided until moving to Calgary ill 1958, residing at Calgary since. Mr. Koentges was a member of the Army, Navy, and Air Force Veterans Club. . Services at Leyden's "Chapel of Remembrance", Calgary, Saturday, 11:30 a.m., Rev. John D. McKenzie of Wesley United Church officiating. Interment Queen's Park Cemetery, Calgary. C6022 HAMLING - Passed away suddenly in the city on Wednesday, June 30, 1971, Mr. Les-lie Hamling, at � the age of 47 �w_-�-^ years, beloved :husband of Mrs. Emily Ham-ling of Foremost. Born in New Dayton in 1924, the late Mr. Hamling was raised and educated, in Wrentbam. He served with �e Canadian. Armed Forces in the Second World War and has famed in the Foremost sn-ea since 1946. He was a member of the Foremost - Elks Club. Besides his loving wife, he is survived by four daughters, Mrs. E. G. (Janet) Ehnes, Coalhurst, Miss Karen Hamling, Lethbridge, Glenda and Bonnie, at home; his father, Mr. James Hamlin?. Lethbridge; one sister, Mrs. R, (Helen) Ludwig, Font Macleod find two brothers, Mr. Howard Hamling, Warner and Mr. Donald Hamling, Toronto. He was t predeceased by his mother .in 1969 The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday in the L.D.S. 10th Avenue Chanel, Lethbridge. with Elder Fred L. Wutske officiating. In terment will follow in the fam ily plot, Archmount Memorial Gardens. Friends may pay their respects from 1:15 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service, in the Relief Society Room of the 10th Ave. Chapel. Martin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service. C6023 BERGLUND - Funeral service for Oliver Dewey Berg-lund, beloved husband of Mrs Florence Befglund of 821 12th St. A N. who died in the city Saturday, June 26, 1971, after a brief illness at the age of 73 years, was held at 3:30 p.m Wednesday, June 30, 1971, in Martin Bros. Memorial Chapel 703 13th St. N., with Rev. R. L Orisfield officiating. Pallbearers were Alex McLeod, George Armitt, Fred Basedo, Abe Wall Jim Urban and George James Interment was in the Field of Honor in Mountain View Cemetery. Martin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrangements, BRINDLEY - Funeral ser vice for Mrs. Alice Louisa Brindley, beloved wife of the late Mr. John Brindley who died in the city Monday, June 28, 1971, after a brief illness at the age of 73 years, was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, 1971, in Martin Bros. Traditional Chapel, 812 3rd Ave. S, with Rev. R. L. Crisfield officiating. Pallbearers were Bill Romsdale, Matt Handsaeme, Gordon Clarke, Ernie Snowden Bud Boulton and Jacob Dog-terom. Interment was in the family plot in Mountain View Cemetery. Martin Bros. Ltd Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrange ments O'MEARA - Funeral service for Mrs. Florence Madeline O'Meara, beloved wife of the late Mr. George W. G, O'Meara who died in the city Thursday; June 24, 1971, after a brief illness at the age of 94 years, was held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26, 1971, in St. Augustine's Anglican Church with Rev. R. L. Crisfield, Rev, E. R. Doyle and Archdeacon Cecil Swanson of Calgary officiating. Pallbearers were W. A, Nelson, Jack Foster, Ernie Malacko, T. O. Ives, E. W. Thurston and W. O. Mills. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery. Martin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrarige-ment<\, FUNERAL DOUCET -- Funeral service for Gerald Doucet, Taber resident and former assistant postmaster at Beaver Brook, N.B., who died at Taber Tuesday, June 29, 1971, at the age of 50 years, as held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 1971, in St, Augustine' Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Burke Hosch-ka the celebrant. Pallbearers were Ado Bertie, Dennis Ness-man, Charles McFhee, Peter -Kish, Joe Miyada and Joe Klemowiocz. Interment was in the Taber Memorial Gardens. Hump hries Funeral Home, Taber, was in charge of the arrangements. Dead man named SWIFT CURRENT. Sask. (CP) - RCMP identified Richard Patrick Skelly, 35. of no fixed address but recently of Vancouver, as the man shot and killed in connection with a bank robberv at Eastend, Sask. Police said nearly $23,000 was found on the body of the dead man who was shot in an exchange of gunfire with police near Ravenscrag 15 miles west of Eastend. The incident followed the robbery of a branch of the Bank of Montreal by a masked man armed with a sawed-off shotgun. CARD OF THANKS WHITNEY - I would like to thank all the people who took the time to visit me, some of you many times, while I was in the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital. I have tried to remember all the names but if I have overlooked someone in the following list, please forgive me. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Allen; Mr. IJjH Maier; Mr. and Mrs. Byron Nilsson; Mr. Garth Nilsson; Mrs. Pearl Nilsson; Mr. and Mrs. Dean Nilsson; Mr. 01 e Olson; Rev. and Mrs. Ken Morris; Rev. Kathryn Hurlburt; Mr. Harold Jaffary; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kemper; Mr. and Mrs. Don Munro; Mr. Hugh Teskey; Mr. Fred Pritchard and Mr. Smith; Mr. and Mrs. John Malinsky; Mr. and Mrs. Alf Sloane; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Jenkins; Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Young, Sheila, Douglas and Ricky; Mi', and Mrs. J. Millar; Mr. and Mrs. Rex Cahoon; Mrs. C. Cunningham; Mr. Alf Stuart: Mr. and Mrs. Bert Keeling; Mr. and Mrs. Stem Keeli""; Mr. and Mrs. Sid Price; Mr. �and Mrs. Russell Schonert; Mr. Clarence Brown; Mr. Gordon Oddie; Mr. John Jorstad; Mr. Wallace McDonald. Special thanks also to all the wonderful nurses, and doctors. I have now been transferred to the Auxiliary Hospital. Ray L. Whitney 2418 IF/ M. Water export aired REGINA