Posted: July 9th, 2014

FEBRUARY 23, 1945 ~ JULY 6, 2014
Mr. Morris Dean Lagler, treasured father and grandfather and beloved husband of Val Lagler, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014 in the Raymond Hospital surrounded by his family. Morris was the loving father to Douglas Lagler (deceased), Linda (Robert), Anthony & Michael Thompson, Darren (Jill), Jordan, James & Jacie Lagler, and Jodi (Casey), Rylan Lippa. Morris was born in Lethbridge, Alberta to Alois and Marie Lagler. He received his schooling in Warner and furthered his education in Edmonton taking Ag Mechanics. Morris married the love of his life Val Paulsen on June 4, 1966; they resided east of Warner until March 2002 when they moved to Warner. Morris’ passion was farming. He loved everything about life on the farm. He was always willing to help anyone. Morris loved his family dearly; his grandchildren were his pride and joy. He never passed up a chance to brag about each one of them. The past 12 years Morris was a long-haul truck driver. He made many friends along the way. Morris is also survived by his brother Dennis (Glennda) Lagler, mother-in-law Hazel Paulsen, sisters-in-laws Melva (Gene) Pytel, Judy Brantner, Wendy (Ken) Elliott, Betty Jo Thomas and brother-in-law Bill (Kari) Paulsen. He was predeceased by his parents, brother Marvin, father-in-law Norman Paulsen and brothers-in-law Jerry Brantner and Barry Thomas. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 7:00pm- 9:00pm on Friday, July 11, 2014 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the WARNER EVANGELICAL CHURCH, 301 5th Avenue, Warner, Alberta. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 317 10th Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2M7 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4K7. Send condolences at

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