Posted: March 15th, 2013

1969 – 2013 Kimberly Ann Harkness, an angel taken from us far too soon, passed away peacefully in Lethbridge on Monday, March 11, 2013 at the age of 43 years and has gone on to be with her mother Diane, her beloved Dee Dee.

Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Friday, March 15, 2013 between 7:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.  The Funeral Service will be held at the Knox United Church, 4929 – 50 Avenue, Taber on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at www.southlandfuneral.com . Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband Rob; her beloved sons Ryan and Evan Harkness; stepson Allan Schumacher of Vermilion; father Matt Schebel of Lethbridge; siblings Jacqueline (Ian) Lowe of Lethbridge and their daughter Ashley, Mark (Lonnie) Schebel of Calgary and Marcia (Dylan) Harris of Calgary and their children Talia, Mia and Nicholas. Kim is also survived by her mother-in-law Noni Harkness of Edmonton; sister-in-law Heather Harkness (Vaughn Draper) of Sherwood Park as well as numerous aunt, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her mother Diane Schebel (nee Goddard); father-in-law Harold Harkness; maternal grandparents Al and Marni Goddard; paternal grandparents Alex and Mary Schabel. Kim was born in Medicine Hat on December 7, 1969. The Schebel family relocated to Lethbridge where she received her schooling. After high school, Kim attended the University of Lethbridge, graduating with a Bachelor of Management in Finance degree in 1993. Following graduation, Kim gained employment with the TD Bank and transferred to Oyen where she met the love of her life, Rob Harkness. They were married June 30, 1995 and started their family. In August of 1999 they moved to Taber where Kim has resided until the time of her passing. Kim¹s greatest enjoyment in life was her boys and she was very involved with all their interests, including hockey, soccer and beavers. She also enjoyed scrapbooking in her spare time. Kim was most happy when planning events for her family, whether it be birthdays or weddings, she made sure every detail was taken care of and everything was perfect. She will be lovingly remembered by her family and many friends. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Kim¹s name may be made directly to Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2E 6Z3. Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


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