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CALDWELL: Elizabeth (Betty Ann) Caldwell, April 9, 1931 – July 22, 2015. Surrounded with love of family and friends, Betty Ann Caldwell died serenely on July 22, 2015 at Grace Hospital in Winnipeg. Betty Ann is survived by and will live on in the hearts of her eldest brother Elwood Caldwell (Flossie) and younger sister Phyllis Leslie, as well as by her goddaughter Shaunna Morgan Siegers (Don) and her ‘grandson’ James. She is also survived by Helen and Bob Orr, Agnes and Clive Morgan, John and Naomi McLeod, Bev and Karen Ridd, and many cherished nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her father Charlie, mother Marion, brother-in-law Bob Leslie and in March 2015 by her elder brother Keith Caldwell. Betty Ann was born in Dauphin, MB and raised in Gilbert Plains. She remembered her childhood as a wondrous time, filled with family, community, church, education, sports and music; through out her life summers were spent at the family place at Clear Lake in Riding Mountain National Park, where she worked at the golf course clubhouse in her teenage years. Betty Ann graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Education (1953) before returning to Gilbert Plains to teach science at Brickburn High School, and then in Souris High School for two years. While in university she was chosen by Crossroads Africa to participate in a summer work project in Kenya. Following her tenure in Souris, Betty Ann furthered her studies at the United Church Training School in Toronto.Upon her return to Manitoba, Betty Ann gained employment as a guidance counsellor with the Department of Indian Affairs in Portage la Prairie and Winnipeg. While furthering her education later in life she was awarded a gold medal for highest standing in education (1966). Upon post graduate work in library sciences, she ended her education career as a teacher librarian at RB Russell Vocational School in Winnipeg. Betty Ann was an adventurer. She especially loved hiking, biking, canoeing, and cross-country, downhill and telemark skiing. She travelled the world and thrilled in trips to many remote reaches of Canada. She was a charter member of the Grey Hares and enjoyed their activities. Betty Ann loved books, learning and was an accomplished musician and clown. Her love of the outdoors was rooted in her summers spent at Clear Lake where she was an integral part of the community since the 1930’s and she continued to venture to the family cabins until last year. She also made lasting contributions to her community through teaching, photography, music, speaking and volunteer work, touching many lives. We remember and rejoice in Betty Ann’s long life, filled with love and pride in family and friends. Betty Ann’s family and friends extend their gratitude to nurses, aides and doctors on the 5th floor north of Grace Hospital for their skill, dedication and compassion. More thanks go to every one of the wonderful and caring staff at Sturgeon Creek 1 Retirement Residence. There will be a memorial service held at Sturgeon Creek United Church 207 Thompson Drive at 2:00 Friday August 7th. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Plan International Canada or the United Church of Canada two charities Betty Ann supported faithfully.
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BURTON: Violet Julia was born to William and Stella Halliday on October 5, 1930. She was one of seven children raised on the family farm near Minto, Manitoba. Vi received her grade 12 in a one room school in Fairfax. She shared many stories about her neighbour friends and her travels to and from school in a horse drawn wagon. She moved to Brandon to attend college and received her Stenographers Certificate. She worked at Yaegar's Furs until she married Lloyd Burton in May of 1954. Together they raised four children in the family home. Vi enjoyed gardening and had a lovely vegetable garden and many beautiful flower beds. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy. Abbey, Sarah and Erik enjoyed stopping by on the way to and from school for special moments and a treat. She spent many hours playing Barbie dolls with Jordan. She taught Jessica and Emma how to make her famous buns. Vi was a grandma to all the neighbourhood children, often sending them home with bouquets of her garden flowers. She loved to gather her family around the dining room table for great food and great company. Card games and board games created many hours of laughter after her wonderful meals. Everyone was always welcome at her table and in her home. Vi was predeceased by her parents Bill and Stella; daughter Mavis; sister Doris; brothers-in-law: Melvin, Alvin, Alex, George, Russ, Noel, and Bev; sister-in-law Sally; and her son-in-law Peter. She is survived by her husband Lloyd of 61 years; children: Barbara Harpe, Glen (Kathy), and Diane; son-in-law Jason; her precious grandchildren Abbey, Sarah, Erik (Jillian), Jordan, Jessica and Emma (Tanner). Her loving and kind spirit will be missed. We will find comfort in our special memories of her. To Celebrate Vi's Life, a Come & Go Memorial Reception was held at Memories Chapel on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Vi may be made to a charity of choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
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HABOK: John Habok, lifelong Brandon area farmer, passed away the morning of Monday, July 27, 2015 at the Assiniboine Centre. He was 86 at the time of his passing. John, son of Fred and Mary (Mushey) Habok, was born February 28, 1929 on E1/2 18-10-19W in the Cornwallis Municipality. In 1934, the family moved to Glenvale and lived on NE 9-9-21W. John attended Glenvale School until the family relocated in 1942 to NW 12-10-21W east of Alexander. He then attended Alexander School until grade seven when he began farming with his father. John’s early years spent during and following the Great Depression instilled a strong work ethic that stayed with him throughout his life and he passed this trait onto all those who were closest to him. After Fred and Mary retired to Brandon in 1953, John farmed with his brothers Stan and Fred as Habok Brothers Stock Farm until 1985. They began with a commercial cattle and grain operation along with registered Percheron horses, which they showed in Brandon, Regina and Toronto. They made the decision to disperse the commercial cattle and registered horses in favor of raising purebred Polled Herefords. John and his brothers had lots of success with their Polled Hereford operation throughout Canada along with hosting an annual production sale at the farm. In 1971, John married Olga (Klo) of Brandon and they moved to the current farm site where they have resided for the past 43 years. Besides grain farming, John, Olga and their children Melissa and Jonathan, established Mel-Jon Polled Herefords in 1981. They raised registered purebred breeding stock until 1997 and had numerous Grand Champion bulls at the Brandon Bull Show and Sale at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair. Thereafter, John semi-retired to grain farming and raising Polled Herefords on a smaller scale until 2009. Besides his passion for farming, John also enjoyed bowling, hunting, baseball, hockey and yard work. He had a quick wit that he maintained up until the end of his life and his one-liners were enjoyed by all who knew him. John also enjoyed sharing his perspective on politics, the weather and farming with all those around him. Olga survives John along with daughter Melissa; son Jonathan; daughter-in-law Leah and grandson Hunter; sisters Nettie, Isabelle, Kay, Rose and Hazel; brother Fred and many nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his parents; sisters Mary, Ayrain and Anne, and his brother Stan. Donations in memory of John made be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, Unit 4B-457 9th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 1K2.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
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MAGNACCA: Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Finch). At the age of 80, with grace, courage and dignity, Betty went to be with her Lord and Saviour. Born in Wawanesa, Manitoba she was the beloved wife of Allan for 57 years. Incredible mother to Scott (Jill), Mark, and Elizabeth (Paul). Dearly loved Grandma, Yaya and Momma to Sean, Adam, Maximillian, Jacob, Lorenzo and Trinity. Survived by her sister Phyllis Harwood, brother in law Bill Harwood and sister in law Pat Coleman. “Bet” was a wonderful and fun loving aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Betty will be sadly missed by her many friends from Niagara-on- the-Lake, Agincourt and Clear Lake. Betty was very active in the Niagara-on-the-Lake community. She was a parishioner of St. Mark’s Church for 35 years, an enthusiastic member of the archives committee and carried on the tradition of the cherry pie ladies with humour and leadership. She spent over 25 years with the Shaw Guild. Betty also was a member of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital Auxiliary and a Board Member of the Hospital Foundation. Betty enjoyed a good game of golf and celebrated a hole in one in her 70’s. Her love of music and dancing will always be remembered. The family would like to acknowledge the compassion and care given to Betty and her family by Dr. Radhika Yelamanchili and her oncology team, the nurses in 3-B and the chemo nurses at SGH. The family will receive friends at Morgan Funeral Home,  415 Regent St. Niagara-on-the -Lake, on Wednesday July 29, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. A celebration of life will be held at St. Mark's Anglican Church, 41 Byron St, Niagara-on- the-Lake, on Thursday July 30, 2015 at 11 a.m. with a private family interment to take place at another time. The family will receive friends at Morgan Funeral Home, 415 Regent St. Niagara-on-the-Lake, on Wednesday July 29, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. A celebration of life will be held at St. Mark's Anglican Church, 41 Byron St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, on Thursday July 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with a private family interment to take place at another time. Morgan Funeral Home, 415 Regent Street, Niagara-on-the -Lake, ON L0S 1J0. Phone: 905-468-3255, fax 905- 356-9916. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Mark’s Church or to the Walker Family Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.
Photos, memories and condolences may be shared at www.morganfuneral.com
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LEVINS-MCLENNAN:On July 22, 2015, Christopher Robert Levins-McLennan of Brandon, formally of Whitecourt, Alberta, passed away at the age of 47.  Chris will be lovingly remembered by his partner Melanie Sleziak, step-children Monica, Mikayla and Anthony Sleziak, his mother Carol Levins, brothers Jason and Peter Levins, sister Kimberly Levins (Gino), as well as numerous extended family and friends. Chris was predeceased by his father Daniel Levins, paternal grandparents George and Lucille Levins and his maternal grandfather Oren McLennan. A Celebration of Chris’ life will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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BUCKMIRE: Marguerite Emma Buckmire passed away peacefully after a short illness at her residence, Dinsdale Personal Care Home, on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at the age of 84 years. Marguerite worked at the Brandon General Hospital for over 25 years. She enjoyed music, movies, TV, traveling, eating out, walking, hiking, humbugs and car rides. Her favorite perfume was Oscar de la Renta. She loved her church and attended faithfully. Marguerite is survived by her sisters Louise and Kathleen, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Leona and Ross and her brothers Ronald, Wally and Eddy. Prayers will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 327-4th Street, on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Michael Raj Savarimuthu as Celebrant. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Marguerite may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.
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BAILEY: Raymond Ronald June 2, 1922 - July 23, 2015. Peacefully and surrounded by his family, Raymond Ronald Bailey, aged 93, passed away on July 23, 2015 at Riverview Health Centre. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Barbara and his children Ron (Sharon Goertzen and Melissa); Ann (Gary Craven, Trevor and Sara); Mary Stanger (Ted, Margaret (Jerrimy and Aurora) and Melanie (Kyle Gluchi)); and Robert (Brigitte, Graham and Emma) and also by Barbara’s children Gloria, Michel, Janet, Roger, Marlene, Deanne and Monique and their families. Many nephews, nieces and friends near and far treasure fond memories of Ray. Ray was predeceased by his parents Ernie and Nellie Bailey and in 1988, by his first wife Joan (Pettipher).Ray was born in Brandon, Manitoba where he attained a Bachelor of Science degree from Brandon College in 1944. Following a short stint as a chemist he entered the University of Manitoba and earned a Diploma in Education (1946) and later a Bachelors of Education (1957) and a Masters of Education (1966). In 1973 he was awarded a Canada Council grant for doctoral studies in education. Ray began his teaching career at Killarney in 1946 and later held teaching and administrative positions in Melita, Morris and the Seven Oaks School Division in Winnipeg. In 1986 he retired as principal of Arthur E. Wright Elementary School. Ray was a highly respected educator who even in his 90’s was often greeted warmly by former students and colleagues. As an adjunct to his teaching career Ray was active in the Manitoba Teachers’ Society, the provincial Home & School Federation and the Manitoba Library Trustees Association. Ray had many interests outside of Education, including computers, genealogy, photography and classical music. For more than 40 years he served as a Lay Reader in the Anglican Church. For 10 years, he served on the board of Habitat for Humanity with special responsibilities for the first ReStore in Winnipeg. Ray was a proud supporter of his alma mater in Brandon and in 2005 he was the recipient of the Brandon University Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Ray enjoyed travel and did not accept the limitations that his health could have imposed. He travelled extensively with Barbara and cruised to Australia and back using his portable oxygen machine. Ray felt a strong affinity with the Cuban people and made more than 20 visits to Cuba with Joan, and then with Barbara, bringing scarce items to their Cuban friends. The Presbyterian Church of Varadero made them honorary members of their parish. Ray was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was keenly interested in everyone’s life and supportive of their educational pursuits and other endeavours. Ray was an avid fan of the Manitoba Moose, then the Winnipeg Jets and the Winnipeg Goldeyes. He was at a Goldeyes game only two weeks before his passing, rooting for the home team.In retirement, Ray became an author and published “Tadpole to Little Frog”- his memoir of growing up in Brandon during the depression and war years. At the time of his passing he was working on a second volume about his life since 1949. Ray lived independently with Barbara and despite his failing health lived life to the fullest. The family thanks Ray’s family doctor, Dr. Grobler and the doctors, nurses and aides who professionally and skilfully attended to Ray during his numerous hospital stays. In particular, they thank Dr. Garcia and the palliative care staff at Riverview Health Centre. The memorial service for Ray Bailey will be held on Thursday, July 30th at 2:00 PM at St. John’s Cathedral, 135 Anderson Ave, Winnipeg, MB. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ray Bailey may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 60 Archibald St, Winnipeg, MB R2J 0V8, Rossbrook House, 658 Ross Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3A 0M1 or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the care of Neil Bardal Funeral Centre, 3030 Notre Dame Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3H 1B9.
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VERPLANCHE: Cyril R. Verplanche died peacefully with his family by his side on July 25, 2015 at the Deloarine Health Centre in Deloraine, Manitoba at the age of 77. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Evonne (nee Verhelst), children Andy and Myrna and their families. Mass will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at the St. Antoninus Catholic Church in Deloraine at 10:30 a.m. Prayers will be held on Wednesday Evening at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Interment will be held at the Deloraine Catholic Cemetery. Donations in memory of Cyril may be made to CancerCare Manitoba (Deloraine), Box 447, Deloraine, MB, R0M 0M0.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.comSmith Funeral Home (204)747-2088.
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MOSKALIUK: William Moskaliuk of Mountain Road passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre at the age of 79 years. William was predeceased by his wife Sonia and is survived by two children: son Richard and daughter Denise. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, Mountain Road. Prayers will be said Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the church. Father Emil Kardasinec will officiate. Rae’s Funeral Service of Erickson are in care of the arrangements. (204) 636-7727.
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BURTON: Violet Julia "Vi" Burton, beloved wife of Lloyd and dear mother to Barbara, Glen, Diane and Mavis (predeceased), passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, July 24, 2015. A time of visitation will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Come & Go Memorial Reception will take place at Memories Chapel on Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Vi may be made to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
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BOBYK: Albert passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at the age of 94. He loved his family, the backyard, the BBQ fire pit, Christmas lights, and laughter. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Albert may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for Palliative Care, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, MB R7A 2B3.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
"Do not go gentle into that good night"
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ATAMANCHUK: It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Nestor Edward Atamanchuk, Sunday 19 July 2015. Nestor passed peacefully during his sleep while on vacation, enjoying life and surrounded by his family. He will be sadly missed by his wife Ronnie Jane, children Tanis (Bruce Lowry), Zoe and Trevor, grandchildren Gregory, Sean and Ian Lowry, extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his mother Lena Neault (Grabowski, nee Atamanchuk) and brother Perry Grabowski. He survived by his wife, children, grandchildren, sisters Adeline (Dawson) Switzer, Joyce Brown and Marcy Grice and families, his foster family Florence McKay, Bernice Myllyniemi, Bill McKay and his large extended family. Nestor was born in Dauphin Manitoba September 18, 1945. He worked as an orderly at the Assiniboine Hospital in Brandon for a period of time before working for an uncle in construction, becoming a Journeyman Carpenter.  Nestor later fulfilled his life-long goal of becoming a psychiatric nurse working with geriatrics. In 1998 he graduated with a Bachelor Science degree in mental health. He retired in 2008 while working at Rideau Park Personal Care Home. Nestor loved nature, being outdoors, fishing and spending time with his family at the cabin. He was proud of his family, and took special pride in his grandchildren. Nestor loved learning and sharing his knowledge and experiences; he’d offer advice when asked for his opinion and he would tell you “what you do with the information is up to you.” He had a quirky sense of humor that always made everyone laugh.  Beyond enjoying time with his family, in his retirement he took pleasure in Monday coffee meetings with friends at Tim Horton’s, tinkering around, watching bird activity in the yard, afternoon naps, watching the news and of course the weather channel and last but not least an occasional Extra Old Stock beer. A tea and celebration of life will occur at the River Bank Discovery Centre in Brandon, Saturday 01 August 2015 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice. We wish to express thanks to the Oliver EMS, RCMP and Nunes-Pottinger  Funeral Service and Crematorium for their assistance and services, to Bernice Myllyniemi for opening her home and providing extra support while in BC, and to Darlene Paquette for co-ordinating arrangements in Brandon while we made our way back home.
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RAMSEY: Janet Alberta (Bud) Ramsey (Drummond) was born on October 18,1923. She was the youngest child born to Abbie and Sadie Drummond, born on the farm 8-6-23 Hartney, MB. Janet received her education in Hartney up to grade 6 and finished her high school in Lauder when she moved with her family to Launder in 1939. On June 28,1941 She Married Arnold Ramsey in Brandon, MB. Arnold had just joined the R.C.A.F. She went with him where he was stationed. At the end of the war in 1945 Arnold and Janet bought the farm 32-5-24 West half of the river where they lived all their lives except 8 years in Lauder where they purchased the United Store. Janet loved meeting people. Besides being a Farmers wife she sold Fuller-Brush products, then Tupperware and finally Sarah Coventry jewellery as well as raising her children. She and Arnold loved to dance and loved having the family home for special events. They were together for 56 years of marriage. Bud was a member of the Lauder United Church, and taught Sunday school for many years. Served on many church offices, member of the U.C.W., hospital aid. She took and interest in Community and Church. Bud was never too busy to help or listen to friends and families concerns. When Arnold's health declined Janet took a job at Ben-Del-Win Lodge at Deloraine, MB from 1975-1981. She loved her job very much. In 1997 Arnold and Bud retired off the farm and moved to Hartney to be closer to Family. Once her husband passed away, she moved to the Cameron Lodge where she resided for 16 years. In 2013 she moved to Hartney Health Center, She enjoyed her last 2 years of her life before peacefully passing away at Souris Hospital on June 15,2015 at the age of 91. She was surrounded by her family. Janet was predeceased by her husband Arnold; Parents Abby and Sarah; brother Art; sister Merle; Grandchildren Shelly Clarke; Kevin Ramsey; Kenny and Keith Lobreau. Bud is survived by three Daughters: Arlyne Gale(Dave) Clark, Debra Annabelle(Clair) Lobreau, Teresa Nadine(Robert) Briggs; one son, Terrance Wayne(Leticia) Ramsey; nine grandchildren: Sherry & Scott Clarke, Brian(Bonnie) Ramsey, Johnnie Ramsey, Elvis(Sada) Ramsey, Derrick(Kathy) Lobreau, Dallas (Andrew) Lobreau, Cynthia (Shane) Vivier and Mitchell Briggs; eight great- grandchildren; Jeremy, Colin, Kelly Ramsey, Wyatt Ramsey, Ezekiel Ramsey, Caitlen Lobreau and Naresa & Berkley Vivier; sister-in-law Donalda Drummond, Brother and Sister- in-law, Ron and Lucy Ramsey; also numerous nieces and nephews.
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PATTERSON: Isabel Hannah Patterson (nee Richmond) Passed away at the Baldur Personal Care Home on Wednesday July 22, 2015 at the age of 101 years, Isabel Hannah Patterson (nee Richmond) of Cypress River, MB. Isabel leaves to mourn her passing her sons Keith (Janie) of Winnipeg, Neil of Cypress River, and his friend Wendy Law of Glenboro, Trudy McMillan (Archie) of Winnipeg, seven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Dave (2006), son Archie (2006), daughter Verna Lodge (2013), son-in-law Osie Lodge (2008) & by a grandson Steve Patterson (1992). Funeral services will be held on Monday July 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the Cypress River United Church with Sandra Rex officiating. Interment to follow in the Glencoe Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memoriams may be made in Isabel’s memory to the Glencoe Cemetery Fund, c/o Darwin Richmond, Cypress River Man. R0K 0P0 or to a charity of ones choice.
On line condolences can be made by visiting www.willmorchapel.com.
Jamieson’s Funeral Service of Glenboro-Holland in care of arrangements.
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NETZ: With his loved ones by his side, Hans Jurgen Netz passed away peacefully after an 18 month battle with cancer, on July 15, 2015, at the young age of 54 years. Hans will lovingly be remembered by his common-law wife Pauline and his children Casandra and Jurgen, whom he adored, his siblings Sylvia, Leonard and Bernard, his ex-wife Violet, numerous nephews and nieces, plus many more family, friends and acquaintances. Hans was born and raised in Germany.  He came to Canada and became a permanent resident in the early 1980’s. He held many jobs over the years, working his way up to Service Manager at Murray Chrysler, speaking often of how much he loved the people there. Hans would always help and see the good in people. He did not realize the impact and footprint he left on people’s lives and hearts. He also enjoyed watching sports, so much so, that he held season tickets to the Wheat Kings, speaking often of his "crew" he sat and cheered with. He traveled throughout Europe and the USA, and his favorite was a trip to Cuba with Pauline.  He loved the outdoors - boating, fishing, camping, going to the lake, and watching and listening to the crackle of a fire. He really enjoyed karaoke. His favorite songs were Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline”, Willy Nelson’s “Seven Spanish Angels” and George Straight’s “Amarillo By Morning”. He played host and organizer to poker nights at the Crystal and was known for his “pocket fours”, which were known as “the Crystal Nuts”. His work at the Crystal brought many people together and helped form a whole community. His work in the poker world introduced many people to the game and many people to each other. The friendships he helped create will last many of us our lifetime and we will be forever grateful. He truly embraced the Canadian life with his love of BBQ's hockey, poker and good times with good friends. His death will leave a void, but his life made the world a better place and his memory will live on through all of us. A Memorial Service was held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Funeral Celebrant, Kim Lewarne officiated. The family would like to thank the CancerCare staff for their wonderful care of Hans. Also, thank you to Laurie, Cindy and Yulia at BRHC Ultrasound. Donations in memory of Hans may be made to Brandon Regional Health Foundation, “Cancer Services”, 150 McTavish Avenue, Brandon, MB, R7A 2B3.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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