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SCHARF: Ralph Scharf beloved husband of Gladys dad to Greg & Reg died at the Tri Lake Health Centre in Killarney, Manitoba on September 9, 2014 at the age of 93. A Memorial Service will be held at the Blair Morrison Hall in La Riviere, Manitoba on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Private Interment will take place at the Riverside Cemetery in La Riviere, Manitoba. Donations in memory of Ralph may be made to the La Riviere and Community Recreational Association, Box 29, La Riviere, Manitoba, R0G 1A0 or to a charity of one's choice.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.comWheatland Funeral Service(204) 825-2848
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HELGASON: Our beloved Gudmunder "Helgi" Helgason, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 with his family at his side. He is survived by loving wife Irene, children Wayne (Margaret), Faye (Doug), Jo-Ann (Rae) and Sherri (Chris) and adoring grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family wish to extend their appreciation to the staff at Brandon Regional Health Centre. No formal ceremony will be held. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Helgi may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 3 - 824 - 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7. Helgi wished to leave us with his personal message to his family and friends. "I will leave this world successful. I have a loving wife of decades, four wonderful children, many adoring grandchildren and great-grandchildren. I am happy. I have helped others through their trials. I will leave this world loved. I'll leave this world remembered in the thoughts of friends and family. Who could ask for more? When you remember me, it means you have carried something of who I am with you. It means that you can summon me back to your mind even though countless years and miles may stand between us. It means that if we meet again, you will know me, and that even after I die, you can still see my face and hear my voice and speak to me in your heart."
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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COOPER: Sheila Louise Cooper was born on June 10th 1937 in Ste Boniface M.B, she is the eldest child of Robert John and Gertrude McNutt. Sheila’s father and grandfather managed the stores her younger years were spent in Abernethy and later in Spy Hill Saskatchewan. After graduation in Spy Hill, Sheila moved to Calgary Alberta. She married and have seven children (Heather, Patti, Valerie, Trevor, David, Megan, Michael). In 1973 Sheila moved to Birtle Manitoba where she met George Cooper. In 1976 they were married and had two daughters Kathy and Georganne. Sheila was a stay at home mom and later worked in the Pioneer Lodge as a cook. At the time of her death she was a resident of Dauphin, M.B. Sheila was a very active community member and involved with a variety of service groups. She belonged to the Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion for over 20 years and held position including District Commander. Sheila’s faith was strong even in the face of her illness. She was a member of the UCW and recently held the position of Past President of Conference for the United Church of Manitoba and North Western Ontario. Sheila was predeceased by her parents Robert John and Gertrude, her step father Hartley McKnight, her sister Beverly Matthews, her husband George, and partner Russell Secord. She leaves to mourn her passing her children Heather Miller, Patti (Nik) Kolba, Dr. Valerie Lloyd, Trevor (Mae) Lloyd, David Lloyd, Megan Lloyd, Michael (Wendy) Lloyd, Kathy (Peter) Bohac, and Georganne (Matt) Helash. Brother Robert McNutt, step brother Franklin McKight, 17 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild; nieces and nephews, and cousins. Sheila was remembered in a service officiated by Rev. Steve Wilson at the Dauphin First United Church on Aug 11th. A final service will be held on Saturday Sept 13th at 2 pm at the Isabella Community Church and interment at the Birtle Cemetery officiated by Rev. Dwight Rutherford. Rae’s Funeral Service was in care of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers a donation could be made to Ovarian Cancer or a charity of one’s choice.
God saw her getting tired, a cure was not to be.He wrapped her in his loving arms and whispered ‘Come with me.’She suffered much in silence, her spirit did not bend.She faced her pain with courage, until the very end.She tried so hard to stay with us but her fight was not in vain,God took her to His loving home and freed her from the pain
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BAKER: Mabel Olive, beloved wife of the late Richard Baker, mother of Sam and Brent, passed away at the Souris Health Centre on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the age of 79 years. No funeral service at this time, details will be announced at a later date. In memory of Mabel, donations may be made to the Arthritis Society or to Cancer Care Manitoba. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at www.kowalchuks.net
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CALDWELL: Kathleen (Kay) Ada Caldwell; beloved wife of the late “Pick” Caldwell; mother of Bob (Vicki), Rick (Linda); grandmother of Kelly (Jon) Morrison and Ryan (Teresa) Caldwell; great grandmother of Alec Morrison; passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, MB on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 92 years of age. A service to celebrate Kay’s life will be held at the Hamiota United Church, Hamiota, MB on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 2:00pm followed by a time of fellowship and refreshments in Chumah Hall, Hamiota United Church. A private family interment will take place at the Hamiota Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Kay’s memory to the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, MB, R0M 0T0 or to a charity of one’s choice.
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.
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DAVIES: Colleen Davies of Brandon, passed away peacefully at her residence, Hillcrest Place, on Monday, September 8, 2014 at the age of 59 years. A celebration of Colleen’s life will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Chris Arthur officiating. Donations in memory of Colleen may be made to the Huntington Society of Canada, 151 Frederick Street, Suite 400, Kitchener, ON, N2H 2M2. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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ADAIR: William “Brock” Adair of Shilo, passed away peacefully at the Assiniboine Centre on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the age of 74 years. A celebration of Brock’s life will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with Funeral Celebrant, Kim Lewarne officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Brock may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 2W8. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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WALKER: Jean Binnie (née Murray). Passed away at the Perley Rideau Health Care Centre on Sunday, September 7, 2014 with her daughter and her son-in-law at her side. Born in Bo'ness, Scotland proudly served in the World War II with the Canadian Women Army Corps (1943-1946). Jean outlived all her family and widowed twice from Clarence Walker (1979) and Max Fitzwater (1993). She is survived by her daughter Janice Nadeau (Fred) of Orleans, her son Gordon Walker (Beth) of Port Alice, BC, her stepsons Marlin Fitzwater (Melinda) of Deale, MD and Gary Fitzwater (Lois) of Abilene, KS. She is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her favorite quote by Dr. Seuss: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind". Special thanks to all the staff at the Perley Rideau Health Care Centre (O2W), the Queenswood Villa Retirement Home and the Kelly Funeral Home-Orleans. “For He will give his angels charge over you, to guard you in all your ways” Psalm 91:11. In Jean’s memory, we are respecting her wishes for no funeral service. Interment of her cremated remains in the military section of the Brandon, Manitoba cemetery will take place at a later date. In memoriam, please do a kind deed for someone as that is what Jean would have done.
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EVELYN MARY HAGGERTY
A Celebration of her Life will be held at Knox United Church lower level on Saturday, September 13th, 2014 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Reminisce with stories about her and mingle with family and friends.
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CLISBY: Passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday September 5, 2014 at the age of 90 years, Fredrick James “Fritz” Clisby, of Ninette MB. Fritz leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife Yvette (nee Van Mol), sons Wayne (Andrea) of Vancouver B.C., Rick (Julie) of Ninette, Deryle of Ninette, daughter Kim (Greg) Mackie of Vancouver, daughter-in-law Darlene Clisby, 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews & friends. A Graveside service will be held on Saturday September 13, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Ninette Cemetery with Sharon Hamilton officiating. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Fritz’s memory to Cancer Care Manitoba, 675 McDermot Ave. Winnipeg MB R3E 0V9, or to a charity of one’s choice.
On line condolences can be sent by visiting www.willmorchapel.com.
Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
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WHEELER:Murray Cyril Wheeler died September 6, 2014 at Evergreen Place Personal Care Home in Boissevain, Manitoba at the age of 68. In accordance with Murray’s wishes a private family graveside service will be held at Boissevain Cemetery. Donations in memory of Murray may be made to the Boissevain and Morton Regional Library Box 340 Boissevain, Manitoba, R0K 0E0.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.com.Wheatland Funeral Service204-523-7791 www.wheatlandfs.com
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WIEBE: On Friday, September 5, 2014, Abe Wiebe, age 87 years, passed peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre with his family by his side. Abe was born in Schoendorf, Ukraine on October 15th, 1926 and emigrated to Germany during World War II. While in Germany he met his future bride, Mary. He immigrated to Canada in 1947 at 21 years of age. The terms of his immigration required him to work for 10 months in northern Ontario in forestry. From 1948-1952, he worked in Eyebrow, Saskatchewan on a farm. In 1952, he moved to Manitoba to marry the love of his life, Mary. The remainder of his working career was spent in Brandon, working for Cumming and Dobbie as a heavy equipment operator. Abe is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Mary, children Henry Wiebe (Margaret), Susan Wardrope and Don Wiebe, grandchildren Ryan, Jessica, Stephen, Curtis, Stacie, Devin and Alexa; family in Germany including sister Anna Janzen (Bernhard) and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Katharina and Abram and his brothers Kornelius and Peter. His passions, at which he excelled, included fishing and gardening. He embraced computer technology including photography in his retirement years. He enjoyed his friends, especially coffee with the Burger King “Most Wanted Gang”. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Richmond Park Church, 1525-26th Street, Brandon. Pastor Ken Quiring will officiate. Interment will take place at Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Abe may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, unit 4B-457 9th Street Brandon, Manitoba R7A 1K2.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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SHINSKI: Eva (nee Lugofett)1939 – 2014. Eva Shinski passed away at the Red Deer Hospice with her loving husband and children at her side on September 4, 2014 at the age of 75. She will be deeply missed by her husband, Ross; children, Garth (LeeAnne), Murray (Carol), Blair and Barb; grandchildren, Derek, Tyler, twins Zachary and Samuel, Kristy (Jeff), Dennis, Brett and Steven; and great grandchildren, Melodie, McKennah and Ethan. Eva is also survived by her sister, Ann and her family. She is predeceased by her parents, one brother, two sisters and an infant sister. Eva and Ross had 43 happy years of marriage. She enjoyed motherhood and being a grandma and great grandma. Eva was a great cook, making a meal to feed an army at any given time. She had many pastimes which included bowling, camping, patio parties and just being with her beloved friends of 20th Street in Brandon, Manitoba. Eva also had a passion for the VLTs, calling them her piano, and for which she had a horseshoe. Another great love was for her pets. A private family service was held for Eva in Red Deer, Alberta. If friends desire, donations may be made in her honour to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Red Deer Hospice Society. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com. Arrangements in care of Ashley Paton, Funeral Director at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta. 403-340-4040.
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PHILLIPS: Surrounded by family Robert "Bob" John Phillips passed away at Valleyview Care Centre in Brandon on Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at the age of 104. Robert was born on May 31, 1910 in Rapid City, Manitoba. Bob attended Mount Vernon school. He left school to help on the family farm. He farmed north of Forrest and did various jobs until he began working at CFB Rivers, and subsequently CFB Shilo where he received his carpenters designation, and retired at age 65 after 18 years of service. As a young man he attended Glanton Church and later served on the board at Zion Church in Rivers. In later years he attended, and was actively involved in the construction of Bethel Christian Assembly. In retirement Bob was involved in numerous construction and welding projects for friends and neighbours. He enjoyed these projects as it was an opportunity to visit. Bob had a big garden and large raspberry patch, and he shared the fruits of his labour with his family and many friends. Bob is survived by sons Delmer (Carol) of Victoria, Wayne (Marilyn) of Brandon, Gerald (Shawna) of Killarney, sister Rena Cornish of Rapid City and brother John (Margaret) Phillips of Steinbach. Grandchildren Bradley Phillips, Byron (Jodi) Phillips, Tracy (Dan) Masse, Jason (Sarah) Phillips, Stephanie Phillips, Eric Phillips, Amy (Simon) Ryan, and six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Eva (Burch) in 1963, his parents Jack and Laura (Lobb) Phillips, sisters Mabel and husband Irwin Lang, Pearl and husband Frank Shelvey, brother Gilbert and wife Ruth Phillips, and brother in-law Victor Cornish. The Ceremony to Celebrate Bob’s Life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North on Tuesday (TODAY), September 9th, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Rev. Bruce Nehring will officiate. A private interment will precede the memorial service at Carberry Plains Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Bob may be made to the Valleyview Personal Care Resident Van Fund, 3015 Victoria Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, R7B 2K2 or to a charity of choice. A very heartfelt thank you to all of the staff at Valleyview Care Centre for their wonderful loving care, and for the talks that the staff had with him to make his stay enjoyable. He really appreciated all of the staff. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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HALL: Mary K. Hall, beloved wife of the late Arthur “Bud” Hall died September 5, 2014 at the Tri Lake Health Centre Killarney, Manitoba at the age of 91. A Memorial Service will be held at Wheatland Chapel Killarney, Manitoba today Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Private family interment to take place at Killarney Cemetery. Donations in memory of Mary may be made to the Ninga Presbyterian Church Ninga, Manitoba R0K 1S0.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.com.Wheatland Funeral Service204-523-7791 www.wheatlandfs.com
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