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WAITE: Patrick Allan Waite. It is with profound sadness and devastation that we mourn the passing of our father Patrick Waite. He died in Virden Hospital on 5 June 2015. His cancer returned to his remaining lung that was pressing on his windpipe making it difficult to breathe. Patrick Allan Waite was born on March 17, 1942 (73), Temagami, ON. He worked as a heavy duty diesel mechanic at INCO in Thompson for 30 years. He retired in 1992, then moved to the town of Oak Lake, MB. He enjoyed carpentry, electrical, plumbing, mechanics, and was most well known for his talent in machining. Many asked his assistance in making something for them, or fine tuning a piece. He also played the guitar, and wrote songs. Patrick is survived by his son Allan and his children, Dallas, April, Brandin, and Patrick’s great-grandson Kaiden. Also survived by his daughter Shelley and son-in-law Keith Ruenholl. He had two sisters and a brother: Doreen (Jones), Edna (Leblanc), Terrance (Mike); all living in Ontario. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Glennys (Mault), grandson Allan Waite Jr. (AJ), his mother Leona (Perry). A memorial service will be held 14 August 2015 at Oak Lake Berean Church in Oak Lake, MB at 7:00 pm with Pastor Matthew Enns officiating. Coffee, and dessert to follow. Patrick’s wishes were for cremation, and so have been fulfilled.
RABE: Marion Rabe. There will be a graveside memorial Saturday, June 27th, at 3:00 p.m. at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Please join our family Bob Rabe and Linda Overmann (Bruce), grandchildren Bob (Sarah), Lisa (Josh), Jackson, and great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Ethan, Addison, Aliana and Oliver.
WOTTON: The death of Ralph Wotton, beloved husband of Irene, age 87 years, occurred on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will be held at the Brandon Cemetery at a later date. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Ralph may be made to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information will follow.
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WIERER: Joyce Wierer of Birtle, MB passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Birtle Health Centre at the age of 87 years. Joyce is survived by her son Tim (Lindsay) Wierer of Isabella, 2 grandchildren Shawn Wierer, Samantha Wierer, sister Elsie Evenson of Gladstone, and sister-in-law Ann Laird of Brandon. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. from the Birtle United Church, Birtle with Linda Clark officiating. Interment will follow in the Isabella Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Birtle Foodbank or the Canadian Red Cross Society.
Remembrances and condolences may be emailed to
Braendle-Bruce Funeral Service of Russell is in care of arrangements. (204) 773-2747.
EWASIUK: Peter Ewasiuk C.D., age 87 years, passed away with family at his side, on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Peter was born and raised in Sandy Lake, Manitoba. As a young man, Peter joined PPCLI, and became a paratrooper. His travels took him to the Belgian Congo, and Korea. Upon returning home, Peter met his wife of 55 years, Marion. Together they raised three children. Peter was employed at the Brandon Mental Health Centre until his retirement. Peter could be found hanging out at The Clay Pot, or Shilo, or other local hang outs about Brandon. As you know, Peter always had something to say. He enjoyed his time with his family and friends. Peter was also President of KVA. Peter was predeceased by his parents, one sister and one brother. Left to cherish Peter's memory are his wife Marion; children Terry, Heather (Kevin), Michael (Christine); grandchildren Anson, Erica, Trevor, Lance, Derek, and Jessica as well as nieces, nephews and cousins. The Funeral Service will take place at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Michael Tkachuk officiating and Tony Yuriy as Cantor. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Peter may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9.
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McLARTY: Sarah Elizabeth McLarty. October 26, 1918 – June 20, 2015. Sarah McLarty passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the age of 96 years. She was predeceased by her husband John (Jack), sister Violet Baker and brothers John and Elmer Black. Mom is survived by children Donald (Sandra), Murray (Debra) and Sharon (Garry) Dirr; grandchildren Ryan (Jolene), Corey (Jennifer), Shaun (Danielle), Colin (Lisa), Tasha (Tobin) and Jordan (Karly); great-grandchildren Theron, Kalan, Ryker, Cadence, Asher, Kaylee and Conner. Sarah is also survived by her brother Ernest (Verna) Black, sister Etta Tutthill, sister-in-law Hazel McLarty and many nieces and nephews. Mom was a very creative person doing crafts, sewing and quilting for many years. She enjoyed living at the Lions Manor for the past 15 years and took part in many activities there including the kitchen band, choir, quilting and playing cards. The Funeral Service will take place at Knox United Church, 451 18th Street, on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Craig Miller officiating. Due to construction, parking is available south of the church in the MTS parking lot. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of Sarah may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 3-824 18th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 5B7.
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WHITE: Lance Hollis White Jr. “Petey” (Mato Najin – Standing Bear) of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the age of 24 years. Traditional wake will be held at the Sioux Valley Veterans’ Hall on Thursday, June 25, 2015 commencing at 5:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Pratt Cemetery.
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THOMPSON: Earl C. Thompson, beloved husband of Phyllis Thompson of Miniota, Manitoba passed away at Virden Health Centre, Virden, Manitoba Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the age of 86 years. Earl's Family invites friends to join with them at Miniota Community Hall for a time of fellowship and refreshments, Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in Miniota Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in memory of Earl may be made to Westman Dreams For Kids, 2 - 37 11th St. Brandon, MB, R7A 4J2.
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G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
SMITH: Matt Smith of Foxwarren, Manitoba passed away at the Russell District Health Centre on Friday, June 19, 2015 at the age of 78 years. The funeral service will be held Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. from the Foxwarren Community Chapel. Interment will follow in the Foxwarren Cemetery. If friends so desire donations may be made to Russell Palliative Care, Russell Manitoba or to the B.C. Cancer Foundation.
Remembrances and condolences can be e-mailed to
Braendle-Bruce Funeral Service of Russell, Manitoba (204) 773-2747 in care of arrangements.
PERRY: Passed away at the Wawanesa Personal Care Home on Friday June 19, 2015 at the age of 101 years, Thomas Allan Perry of Wawanesa MB. Allan leaves to mourn his passing his daughters Sharon Best (Steven) of Winnipeg, MB & Lynn Sprott (Rick) of Miami MB, grandchildren Shannon (Jason) & Sean (Guida), Kerri-Rae (Lucas) & Jay, great grandchildren Beckett & Sofia; brothers -in-law Brian Beckett (Catherine) & Mansell Beckett of Port Alberni B.C., sister-in-law Grace Dailey of Parksville B.C. as well as numerous extended relatives & friends. Allan was predeceased by wife Ruth (nee Beckett) in 2008. Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the Wawanesa United Church with Rev. Harvey Hurren officiating. A reception will follow the service in the New Horizon Centre. Interment to take place in the Ninette Cemetery at approx. 4:00 pm. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Allan’s memory to the Wawanesa Personal Care Home, Box 309 Wawanesa MB R0K 2G0 or to a charity of choice.
On line condolences can be made by visiting
Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
MUNDELL: Evangeline (Eva) Marie Mundell, beloved wife of the late Charlie Mundell; mother of Linda (Allan) Mathison and Bonnie (Don) Coombs; grandmother of Tory (Adria) Coombs, Tamara Coombs, Davilyn (Travis) Cairns, Alana (Duane) Kent, Charla (Duncan) Murray, Nancy (Trevor) Toews; great grandmother of 14; passed away at Fairview Home, Brandon, MB on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 100 years of age. A service to celebrate Eva’s life will be held at the First Baptist Church, 3881 Park Ave, Brandon, MB on Friday, June 26th at 12:30 pm. A private family interment will take place at the Rapid City Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Eva’s memory to CancerCare Manitoba, P.O. Box 2248 Stn Main, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 9Z9 or to Cystic Fibrosis Canada, 2323 Yonge St Suite 800, Toronto, ON, M4P 2C9.
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Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
HODGINS: Sandra Lynn (nee Wesselman). Sandra, a strong, funny, and vibrant woman to the end, lost her battle with cancer on her 57th birthday with her family by her side, in Calgary, AB. She was a mother and wife for the last 35 years, building a loving home for her family. Sandra was known for her amazing wit and dry sense of humour; she always made those around her smile. An avid reader and horsewoman, she spent many of her days in the company of those who shared her passions. Above all, Sandra brought light, laughter, and love into the lives of those around her and will be missed beyond what words can say. Sandra is survived by her loving husband John; her sister Bev and brother-in-law Scott; her children Alanna, Laurel, and Connor; son-in-law Shea; daughter-in-law Michelle; and countless extended family members including her brother-in-law Jim, sister-in-law Laurie and her husband Colin. Please join us as we bid goodbye to our mother, wife, sister, and aunt with a celebration of life on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Wainwright Hotel, Heritage Park, Calgary AB at 7:00 p.m.
DENBOW: Bertha M. 99 years, beloved wife of the late Reuben Denbow, mother of Gail and the late Dawn, passed away in the Souris Personal Care Home on Monday, June 22, 2015. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris, Manitoba on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Bertha, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home c/o Prairie Mountain Health Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0 or to Cancer Care Manitoba. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at
GWYER: Dean Gwyer passed away on June 22, 2015 at his residence at the age of 82 years. Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Evangelical Covenant Church, Minnedosa, MB with interment to follow in the Riverside Cemetery, Neepawa, MB. Donations may be made to Operation Smile or Shining Light Ministries. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
GRABOWSKI: Perry Lee. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our “baby brother” at the Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton on Thursday, June 18th, 2015 after a short battle with cancer. He was 56. Left to celebrate his memory are his daughter Jennifer and loving sisters, Addy Switzer (Dawson), Joyce Brown (Larry), Marcelle Grice, brother Nester Atamanchuk (Ronnie) and several nieces and nephews. His special niece, Carrie Lee Klemmer and husband Russ were there to take care of Perry and his needs when the rest of us couldn’t. Perry’s sister Joyce visited him every day and conveyed our love. Thank you Joyce, Carrie and Russ for being there for Perry. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will follow at a later date.
Things that remind us of Perry:• Big Gulps • Sunflower seeds• “Grease” soundtrack on vinyl• Whitney Houston• “Nike” anything• Edmonton Oilers• Wooden cross necklaces
“I love you to the moon & back Uncle Perry.” ~ Carrie Lee
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