Classifieds / Obituaries
HOLDER: Georgina. Born June 28, 1939, at Deloraine, MB. Died April 13, 2014, at Brandon, MB. Much loved and loving wife of Albert Holder; mother of Gordon, Jeffrey (Donna) and Kevin (Angela) Holder and Dawn (Christopher) Hagman; grandmother of Lisa and David Holder and Peter, Trent and Kendra Hagman; great-grandmother of Colton Holder and Keegan, Kamryn and Dominic Jones. She is also survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews and other extended family members. Georgina was predeceased by her parents, Irvine and Marjorie (Fawcett) Gowanlock. Funeral service will be held at Memories Chapel 330-18th Street North on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.. Rev. Wayne Sanderson will officiate. Interment will follow at the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations to Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for the Dialysis Unit, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, MB R7A 2B3 or a charity of your choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.comArrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
GREGORIO: The family of Clara Gregorio, beloved mother of Florence (Tony) Yuriy announce that her death occurred at her residence, Valleyview Care Centre on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the age of 91 years. Clara will be lovingly remembered by her five children, eleven grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at the St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 927 Assiniboine Avenue, Brandon on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Michael Tkachuk, celebrant and Mr. Tony Yuriy as cantor. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Clara may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, 150 McTavish Avenue Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3 or to a charity of one's choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
USICK: Steve Usick passed away on April 14, 2014 at the Minnedosa Personal Care Home at the age of 90 years. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Minnedosa Funeral Chapel, Minnedosa, MB. Donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba or the Minnedosa Palliative Care Service. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
WRAY: Mr. Robert "Bob" Wray Sr. of Reston, formerly of Tilston, passed away peacefully at the Willowview Home, Reston on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the age of 94. A private family graveside service will be held from the Tilston Cemetery on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Dwight Rutherford officiating. Friends and members of the community are invited to join the family at the Tilston Hall at 11:00 a.m. for a time of lunch and visiting. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bob may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements in care of Redpath Funeral Home, Melita (204-522-3361), Neil Redpath & Kurt Ardron.
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TAYLOR: Eugene Garry Taylor, beloved husband of Sherry and dear father of Chris, Allison and Janell, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the age of 62 years. Evening service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Traditional funeral service will be held at the Sioux Valley Veterans Hall on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Anglican Cemetery.
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SMITH: Eydthe, beloved wife of the late Ron Smith, mother of Linda, Don and Greg, died in the Souris Health Centre on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the age of 91 years. Funeral service will be held at Kowalchuks Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Edythe, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at www.kowalchuks.net
BELL: William (Bill) Roy Bell; beloved father of Catherine (Guy) Precourt, David (Leslie), Robert, Brian (Laurie); passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, MB on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 78 years of age. A service to celebrate Bills life will be held at the Hamiota United Church, Hamiota, MB on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 2:00pm with a reception following in the Hamiota Community Centre. Interment will take place at the Isabella Cemetery following the reception. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Bills memory to the Birch Lodge Personal Care Home, Hamiota, MB, R0M 0T0 or to the MS Society of Canada Westman Chapter, Unit 5B 457 9th St, Brandon, MB, R7A 4A9. Messages of condolence and/or photos can be shared at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
DUNCAN: Ola May Duncan, beloved wife of the late J.W. "Jim" Duncan and beloved mother of Larry, Bob, Judy and Murray passed away at WestMan Nursing Home, Virden, Manitoba Wednesday; April 9, 2014 in her 105th year. Funeral service will be held from St. Paul's United Church, Virden Wednesday; April 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Mrs. Joyce Marsh officiating. Interment will be in Virden Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Ola.
E-mail messages of condolenceor sign the on-line Book of Condolencescarscaddenfuneralchapel.comG.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
RINN: Neil Livingstone Rinn, husband of the late Isabel Rinn passed away peacefully on April 7, 2014 at Hillcrest Place in Brandon, Manitoba. Neil was born on October 25, 1922 in Snowflake, Manitoba to Leslie and Myrrha Rinn. He lived in Snowflake until he enlisted in the army. He served with the Winnipeg Rifles in both England and Holland during WWII. After the war he worked building annexes and elevators along the rail line in South Western Manitoba. He and his brother Milt also played baseball with the Snowflake Baseball Club from 1948-1953. Their team was inducted into the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame in June of 2006. Neil started employment at the Stony Mountain Penitentiary in December 1954 and was employed there as a correctional officer until his retirement in December 1981. He was married to Isabel in 1960 and moved to Stonewall where they lived until 2002. He and Isabel enjoyed camping and fishing so much that they went to Kenora and fished on their honeymoon. They spent many summers in their trailer always opening it up on Mothers Day weekend and not shutting it down until Thanksgiving. They also enjoyed travelling and managed to tour Canada from east coast to west as well as large parts of the US. They travelled to Ireland in their 70s, and Neil was able to see the area his family had immigrated from. Neil and Isabel moved to Brandon in 2002. Neil is survived by his daughter Kristy Tufts (Leonard) and by his son Kelly; grandchildren James Rinn (Amber), Trevor Rinn, Warren Rinn (Christine), and Kira and Lane Tufts; as well as great grandchildren Charlie, Jackson, Maya, Serena and Kate Rinn and his sister Doreen. He was predeceased by his wife Isabel and son Jim, as well as his parents and siblings George, Vernon, Milton, Muriel and Orval. Funeral service for Neil will be held at Mackenzie Funeral Home, 433 Main Street, Stonewall on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Association for Community Living, Interlake Branch, Box 1222, Stonewall, Manitoba, R0C 2Z0.
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PERRIN: Alexander Perrin. A celebration of Als life will be held at St. Georges Anglican Church, 5th Street and Southern Avenue, Brandon, MB on Saturday, April 19th, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. with reception to follow.
REEVES: The death of Austin Neil Reeves occurred at Riverdale Health Centre, Rivers, Manitoba on Sunday, March 23, 2014. Austin was born and spent his childhood at Oak Lake where he attended Oakwood School, playing baseball and hockey (the team won provincials in 1955 - 56), working with his Dad, going to movies, working on the Taylor farms and helping at his sister's ranch in northern Saskatchewan. He took a meat cutting course and worked at Safeway. In 1963, Austin married Carole Gordon and moved to Rivers, Manitoba. In 1965, he gained employment with the Department of Highways which lasted for thirty-three years. Austin played baseball with the Rivers Comets (a team that was inducted into the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame in 2012) and he later was a player/coach with the Rivers A's. Austin was a faithful member/volunteer of Rivers Curling Club and also the golf club. His competitive nature was evident in all sports but especially in curling. He curled in super leagues and was challenged in every game. In his senior years he played hockey with Rivers Gators and Cardale Cougars who went to tournaments in Saskatoon and Red Deer many times. Austin is survived by his wife Carole, as well as his sister-in-law Pat Gordon, nineteen nieces and nephews, forty great and twenty-five great, great nieces and nephews. Neil had an outgoing personality and was friendly to all. His surviving friends of various ages will miss him dearly. Neil was predeceased by his parents, John and Faith, his nephew Bill MacDonald, brothers Harold and Bob, sisters Gwen, Betty and their spouses, as well as in-laws Wilfred, Velma, and Ron Gordon. For those who wish to attend, a Graveside Ceremony will take place at Oak Lake Cemetery on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will follow at 2:00 pm at the Oak Lake United Church. Rev. Glenna Beauchamp and Rev. Don Sellsted will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Austin may be made to Rivers and Area Palliative Care Committee, c/o Riverdale Health Centre, Box 428, Rivers, Manitoba, R0K 1X0 or to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9 or to a charity of choice.
Expressions of sympathymay be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
PARK: Leonard (Len) Park, beloved husband of Sonnia and loving father of Rick, Dana and Candace, of Virden, Manitoba passed away at Virden Health Centre on Monday; April 7, 2014 at the age of 67 years. Funeral Services will be held at Tundra Oil and Gas Place Virden on Monday; April 14th at 2:00 p.m. with Father Don Bernhardt officiating. If friends so desire, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba in memory of Leonard.
E-mail messages of condolence or sign the online Book of Condolence at carscaddenfuneralchapel.comG. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel Virden in care of arrangements.
OSLUND: John Harry Oslund, beloved husband of Randy Oslund of Neepawa, MB entered into rest April 9, 2014 at the Neepawa Health Centre at the age of 84 years. Friends are invited to a memorial luncheon on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Neepawa Legion Hall, Neepawa, MB. Donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Air Cadets or the Neepawa Lions Club. Whites Funeral Home, Neepawa, MB in care of arrangements. 1-204- 476-2848.
JONES: Donna Mae Jones passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 at the age of 67 years. Donna was born on February 13, 1947 in Austin, Manitoba. She lived in both Bagot and MacGregor, MB, where she attended school. She also lived in Wainwright, Alberta for a brief period, before moving back to Bagot. She met Gerald in 1960, and they were married in 1964. They had three children, two boys and a girl. Donna worked in a number of nursing homes until she opened a Residential Care Home for mental health. She ran the home for 27 years, and had up to seven residents at a time. Donna was a member of Seniors for Seniors. She enjoyed her weekly supper out with Gerald, and going for coffee with her friends. Donna will be lovingly remembered by her husband Gerald, children David (Colleen), Vincent (Holly), Angela (Shawn) Berkshire, grandchildren Carrie, Ryan, Mitchell, Marisa, Beth, Dawn, Nicholas and numerous great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her mother, Evelyn in 1997 and grandson, Christopher in 2013. Funeral service was held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel on Thursday, April 10, 2014 with Captain Rhonda Smith of The Salvation Army officiating. Pallbearers were Ryan Jones, Mitchell Berkshire, Wayne Kopichanski and Shawn Berkshire. Donations in memory of Donna may be made to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, MB, R7A 7M6.
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