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VICKERY: Margaret Jennis Vickery, formerly of the family farm north west of Rivers, MB, passed away at the Assiniboine Centre in Brandon on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the age of 67 years. Margaret Vickery (née Russell) was born on March 12, 1938 to Mary (née Dankewich) of Brandon, MB and John Russell of Justice, MB, formerly of Scotland in Brandon, MB. She was predeceased by her parents John and Mary Russell, her sisters Cornelia, Betty, Charlotte, her brother Robert “Bobby” and step-brother Myron Young of Calgary, AB. Margaret is survived by her husband of 52 years, Wrey Vickery and their sons Garth (Nadine) and Guy (Lana). Brother William “Billy” (Audrey) and their family, nephew Terry Russell of Peace River, AB, nieces Sharon, Caroline and Vivian of Isle of Man, cousins Patt (John) Louchuk of Buffalo Point, MB, Sonia-june Hill of Kenora, ON and Michael Malyk of Winnipeg, MB. Margaret also leaves to mourn her five grandchildren and six great grandchildren, plus many friends and relatives near and far. A service to celebrate Margaret’s life was held at the Rivers United Church on Thursday, December 18, 2014 with Rev. Glenna Beauchamp officiating. Her cousin Patsy Louchuk read a touching eulogy to Margaret. Interment was held prior to the service at the Rivers Cemetery. Pallbearers were her two sons Garth and Guy Vickery, Tyler Spring, Terry Russell, Jason Vickery and Jarett Plewes. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Margaret may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Room ON1160, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0V9.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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WILLSON: Estella Willson, 1921-2014. After a brief illnes Estella formerly of Whitewater, MB, passed away at Esterhazy Hospital on December 17, 2014. In accordance with her wishes a graveside service will be held at a later date.
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SWAIN: Earl Gordon Swain Surrounded by his loved ones, Earl Swain passed away peacefully at Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the age of 74. Earl was born at St. Boniface Hospital on July 20, 1940.  He was predeceased by his parents, Ella and Andrew Swain and brother James. He is survived by his sons, Ian and Ryan, and daughter-in-law Allison (whom he called “daughter”).  He was so proud of his grandson, Anderson (“Andy”), who gave him much happiness and joy.  He also leaves his brothers: Larry (Carole) and Clare (Betty), and cousin Bob (Linda), along with many nieces and nephews. He will be remembered for his dry sense of humour, his passion for sports, his love of reading (especially Zane Grey westerns), and his enjoyment of word puzzles and sudoku. He was happiest in a boat with a fishing rod in his hands, the annual fishing trip to Lake of the Prairies with his sons and brothers being a highlight of his year. Earl’s entire career was spent with the Royal Bank of Canada giving him the opportunity to live, work and play in many towns across Manitoba and Ontario. After retiring, he spent many years in Deming, New Mexico.  There he cared for his walnut and pecan trees, always sharing his bounty of nuts with family and friends.  The last few years were spent in his hometown of Boissevain where he had good friends. Cremation has taken place and he will be interred close to his parents and brother. A celebration of his life will be planned for the summer of 2015.
Rest in peace and breathe easy.
Sobering Funeral Chapel & Crematorium Beausejour, 204-268-3510 or MB Toll Free 1-877-776-2220. www.soberingfuneralchapel.com
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SIGURDSON: Warren Lyngard Sigurdson of Glenboro, MB, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the Glenboro Personal Care Home at the age of 76 years. Left to mourn Warren’s passing are his wife Rosalie (nee Gudnason), daughters Barbara Sigurdson (Sylvain Desaulniers) of Saskatoon, MB, Stacey Sigurdson (Joseph Roy) of Cumberland, BC, Jenifer Sigurdson of Neepawa, MB, and Vivian Sigurdson (David Joni Alexander) of Winnipeg, MB, grandchildren Andre (Kelli), Marc, Rachel (Brian), Tristan, Ceilidh (Chris), Brendan, Tyler, Braden, Brent and Brooklyn, great-grandchildren Lucas, Kane, Riker, Mason and Maverick. Also left to mourn Warren’s passing are his sister Joyce Grant of Portage la Prairie, MB, sisters-in-law Lorelie Mitchell (Piet van Dijken) and Sigried (Laurie) Johnson and brother-in-law Bill (Rosario) Gudnason, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Warren was predeceased by his parents Bjorn and Clara (nee Stephenson) Sigurdson, sister Margret (Merle) Gunnlaugson, and brother-in-law George Grant. A celebration of Warren’s life will be held in the Willmor Chapel, Glenboro, MB at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 20, 2014, with Pastor Laurel Seyfert officiating. Interment to follow in the Bru Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Warren’s memory to the Glenboro Area Foundation, Box 147, Glenboro, MB, R0K 0X0, or to the Glenboro Personal Care Home Enrichment Group, Box 442, Glenboro, MB R0K 0X0.
Online condolences may be made at www.willmorchapel.com
Jamieson’s Funeral Service of Glenboro, MB in care of arrangements. (204)827-2480.
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STEWART: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 4:25 am, Howard Andrew Stewart, age 58 years, died in the Brandon Hospital as a result of cancer. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, December 20th at 2:00 pm in Oak River, Manitoba at the United Church on Limit Street. A reception to follow at Oak River Inn. For info contact jbones3@shaw.ca Kevin Bones 204-226-8881 or Derek Bones 204-297-2271. Longer story to follow.
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EVERATT: Garry Albert Everatt of Oak Lake, Manitoba beloved husband of Linda Everatt, loving father of Tracy (Darren) Wareham and Darren (Teresa), grandfather of Peyton and Gavin Wareham and Paige, Monica and Ethan Everatt, passed away at Virden Health Centre, Virden, Manitoba Monday; December 15, 2014 at the age of 69 years. Funeral service will be held from Oak Lake Community Hall, Oak Lake, Manitoba Saturday; December 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Don Sellstad officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Lake Cemetery. If friends do desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba in memory of Garry.
E-mail messages of condolenceor sign the on-line Book of Condolences at carscaddenfuneralchapel.com
G.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
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RUCKLE: Vivian Isabel Ruckle (nee Steen) beloved wife of the late Allan Ruckle, mother of Drew, grandmother of Keaton, passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Valleyview Personal Care Home, at the age of 91. A graveside service will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Vivian may be made to the Carberry United Church. Arrangements in care of White's Funeral Home, Neepawa, MB.
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CARBNO: William “Clifford” Carbno, beloved husband of Charlotte and dear father of Collin (Shirley) and grandfather of Christine and Steven, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the age of 84 years. The Funeral Service will be held at Faith Fellowship Baptist Church, 4 Willowdale Crescent, on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Gordon Brown officiating. Interment will take place at Riverside Memorial Park in Regina at a later date. Donations in memory of Clifford may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 2W8, the Brandon Lions Club, #2 Mockingbird Drive, Brandon, MB, R7C 1B2 or to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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BERGSON: Kevin Wayne Bergson of Virden, Manitoba, beloved father of Kraig Bergson and cherished son of Loretta Bergson passed away at Virden Health Centre Monday; December 15, 2014 at the age of 51 years. Interment service will take place at Bield Cemetery, near Roblin, Manitoba at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or to Virden and Area Palliative Care in memory of Kevin. E-mail messages of condolenceor sign the on-line Book of Condolences at carscaddenfuneralchapel.comG. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
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PUNTON: Barbara Helen Punton, of Rivers, beloved wife of Greg occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, December 12, 2014. The Ceremony Celebrating Barb's Life will be held at the Rivers United Church on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Glenna Beauchamp will officiate. A private interment will take place at the Rivers Cemetery, prior to the ceremony. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Barb to the Riverdale Community Centre, P.O. Box 365, Rivers, MB R0K 1X0 or to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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STOBERT:Justeen Allana, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the age of 29 years. Justeen is survived by her father Randy, mother Tracy and her brother Landon. Funeral service will be at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. In memory of Justeen, donations may be made 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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VICKERY: Margaret Vickery of Rivers, beloved wife of Wrey and dear mother to Garth and Guy, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the age of 76 years. A service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held at the Rivers United Church, 339 Main Street, on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Glenna Beauchamp officiating. Interment will be held prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Margaret may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Room ON1160, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0V9. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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NORBERG: George Victor Norberg, of Brandon, formerly of Winnipeg and Meadows, Manitoba passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Thursday, December 11, 2014. George was born to Maria and Julius Norberg on May 24, 1939 in Winnipeg. He was the youngest son in a family of eleven children. Farm life was good, being surrounded by five brothers and five sisters and lots of animals. He attended Meadows School up to grade eight and then went on to Mulvey School in Winnipeg. He later received his GED. George’s first job was with CN. He loved trains and that didn’t change in his lifetime. He spent 26 months up north on the Dew Line, climbing a lot of poles for CN and the Dew Line. George began his electrical courses at Red River Community College, shortly after marriage. Upon graduation from Red River, George worked as an electrician in the Griffith Mine in Northern Ontario. He returned to Winnipeg for another electrical course and was hired on at the Red River Community College as part of the maintenance staff. He worked for the Provincial Government in Brandon at the Brandon Mental Health Centre, Assiniboine Community College and on the district. He worked for them for 30 years. In 1999, he retired but became bored, so he took on a part-time job as a security guard and later as a driver for Hallcon for the next 11 plus years. He was still active with the company at the time of his death. George really loved driving for Hallcon especially because he was once again around trains. George belonged to and was active in Civil Air Search and Rescue Association and the Brandon Flying Club. He loved flying and everything pertaining to it. His first pilot's licence was for an ultralight plane and later earned his recreational pilot’s licence. George flew as much as possible and enjoyed the opportunity to take family and friends for a ride. He loved trains, planes and vans. George enjoyed travelling which included trips to Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, Australia, South America, the United States as well as several times across Canada. George also loved camping, gardening and working in his yard. The sparrows were special and feeding them was important to him. He was the only one we know who made sure the bird bath had water – not ice. George's family was very important to him and he felt blessed by his wonderful grandchildren, Heather, Julia and Kai. George is survived by his wife, Olive, of 48 years; daughters Dianne (Roy Norris) and Carole (Doug Learning); grandchildren, Heather and Julia Norris and Kai Learning; a brother Gunnar (Delphie); two sisters Regina Taylor and Ruth Nordstrom (Lawrence) and a sister-in-law, Kay Norberg, plus numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Maria and Julius Norberg; siblings Eric (Dorothy), Sam Taylor, Freda (Stan Woods), Em (Bob Farmer), Ron Norberg, Len (Elaine) Norberg, Ed (Joy) Norberg, Vi (Ralph Shields), nephew Brian Woods, niece Karen Smart, nephews Darryl Norberg, Arnie Norberg, great-nephew Patrick Smart and great-niece Daphne Smart. The Funeral Service will be held at First Baptist Church, 3881 Park Avenue on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Paul Stade officiating. Pallbearers are Rick Norberg, Bryce Norberg, Harvey Laluk, Tom Czerkawski, Ken Fox, and Garry Gerrard. Interment will take place at Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Winnipeg. Donations in memory of George may be made to First Baptist Church, 3881 Park Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, R7B 3Y6 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 3 - 824 - 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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BEAM: Thomas "Tom" Charles, husband of the late Frances Beam passed away at the Assiniboine Centre on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the age of 87. Dad was born on the family homestead farm in Oakville, Manitoba on March 16, 1927 – the youngest child of William & Alice (Sedgley) Beam. Tom was predeceased by his parents, his wife Frances, son Gerry, brothers Bill & Ron. He is survived by his sister Elsie, sons Rick (Gwen), Ed (Karen), and daughter-in-law Lizanne, grandchildren: Richard (Alison), Angela (Blair) Charlton, Michael (Samara), Jennifer Beam (Jason Andries), Megan (Jason) Goudie, Robin (Rejean) Tetrault, Robert, John, Natasha and Jeremy, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Tom married Frances Melvin (McCrae) on August 18, 1979 adding a stepdaughter Georgina (Edwin) Kimber and a stepson Jim (Evelyn) Melvin as well as step-grandchildren: Genene (Rob), Norma Kimber; Mathurin, Gaelan & Morgan Melvin; and Gerry’s step-children: Tyler (Michelle) & Amanda Blakley. He loved the farm, developing a life-long love of animals while working with the farm animals, especially with horses. Tom left the farm when he was a young man and worked several jobs: setting telegraph poles in Ontario along the rail track; for the B & B on the CNR which brought him to Brandon in 1948 to work in the CNR maintenance yard; the Brandon Armories Canteen while he was in the Reserve Army; General Bakeries and later McGavins; and for the City of Brandon as the Animal Control Officer. Tom enjoyed his job with the bakeries delivering bread, meeting lots of people and making lots of new friends – especially while delivering bread in the East End and Green Acres areas. He also enjoyed his position as Animal Control Officer and had lots of interesting and adventurous days where he learned “how-to” and “hands-on” along with his working canine companions – Maya, Mini, Princess and Cleo. Tom participated in sports: curling with the CNR team in the Wheat City Curling Club, bowling in the men’s league at Thunderbird Bowling Alley, and curling with Frances at BMHC in various bonspiels. They had many great times and made many friends. In later years, Tom and Frances enjoyed travelling abroad. In the 1980’s, he got a fur buyer’s license from Conservation and started buying fur, and learned, from Dominion Sudack, how to grade the furs. He met and enjoyed the company of First Nations, Metis and many others who trapped and hunted. Tom took Rick, Ed and Gerry fishing and camping in many places in Manitoba when they were young. Over the years he found time to go fishing with his sons, grandsons, granddaughters and friends known as the “Fish 4 Ever” group on the Assiniboine River. There were a lot of good times and stories to tell! The Funeral Ceremony took place at St. George’s Anglican Church on Monday, December 8, 2014 with the Rev. Fr. Chad McCharles officiating. Interment followed at the Brandon Cemetery. Friends who wish may make a donation in Tom’s memory to the Brandon Humane Society 2200 – 17th Street East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 7M6 or to a charity of your choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
Dad, Rest in Peace, See you on the river!
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TEETAERT: January 8, 1927 - November 13, 2014. It’s with loving memory that we announce the death of Claudette Teetaert.Claudette, the daughter of Raymond and Celina Christiaens was born in Oostkamp Belgium. She was predeceased by her husband David Teetaert and brothers and sisters in law August and Maria Teetaert, and Lloyd and Margaret Bolduc. She is survived by her children and their families: Dolores and Wayne Howden, Kevin (Val) and daughter Noella and Darren , Dennis and Kathy Teetaert, Devin and Martine, Larry and Sharron Teetaert, Kristen (Darren) Martens and son Avery, Shanley Teetaert (David Kucbel) and daughter Alexis, and Callie Teetaert (Andrew Crump), and Lynol and Donna Teetaert, Penny (Tom) Canon and Jodie (Todd) Andrews and sons Mathew, Michael and Darcy. Upon her marriage to David Teetaert in 1947, she lived and worked on the farm near Medora where she raised 4 children. Here she spent her time gardening , help Dave on the farm and attending many sports event’s which her children participated in. After moving to Deloraine she became involved in many community organizations including the CWL, WI, Mountview Centre and Lukken Fest. Along with husband David, Claudette enjoyed the outdoors. They loved fishing, boating, camping, berry picking and travelling. Playing cards and being a member of several coffee ladies groups kept her busy on weekdays She spent her retiment njoying her grand and great grandchildren . December of 2004 she moved to the Cenntinal Apartments where she enjoyed living and visiting with the residents until her death on November 13th 2014. Funeral services were held at St. Antoninus Catholic Church on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 10:30. The Interment was at the Deloraine Catholic Cemetery.
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