Doris Wichers Tribute Fund
1939 ~ 2017
Mrs. Doris Wichers of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late John Wichers, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the age of 77 years.
Doris was born in Calgary to Sven and Emma Ericksen. The family moved to Lethbridge in 1948 when Sven opened Lethbridge Caterers. John and Doris met in Lethbridge and eventually married in 1965. In 1969 they joined Sven in opening Sven Ericksen’s Family Restaurant. When John passed in 1998, Doris enjoyed having young children come through her home to see her Christmas, doll and Beanie Baby displays. Doris was extremely proud of her collections and the ability to see joy on over 5000 children’s faces. Doris was happiest with her family, her home, and garden.
Doris is survived by her children Harvey (Jo-Ann) Wichers, Brian (Stacey) Wichers, Lisa Wichers, son-in-law; Mitch Diaper, grandchildren; Lindsay (Andrew), Ashley (Jeff), Jenelle (Justin Sugimoto), Sarah, Easton, Brittany, Paige, Taylor, Ren, Conor, great-grandchildren; Kaden, Kaylee, Elias, brothers-in-law; Dennis (Barb) Wichers, Cyril (Anne) Wichers, sisters-in-law; Bev (Arie) Korver, Leida (Herman) Salomons, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
Besides her loving husband John, Doris was predeceased by her parents Sven and Emma, daughters; Carol-Ann and Tanya, as well as a brother-in-law Herman.
Please join the family at the LETHBRIDGE COUNTRY CLUB101 Country Club Rd. S., Lethbridge, AB on Monday, January 16, 2017 between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM, to share memories and fellowship in honoring Doris’ life.
A Private family graveside was held in the Mountain View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (317 10th St. S., Lethbridge, AB T1J 2M7) or the Pediatrics Ward of the Chinook Regional Hospital (960 19th St. S., Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5)
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