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BOWEN: It is with sadness the family of Douglas Horton Bowen, age 91, beloved father of Susan Richards, Diane Tighe, Richard Bowen (deceased), Christopher Bowen, Patrick Bowen and Karen Bowen, announce that his death occurred on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at the Assiniboine Centre. Funeral Service will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North, on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Lydia Glawson, Funeral Celebrant will officiate. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Douglas may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for Brandon RHA Cancer Services, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 2B3.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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PAREDES: Jaime Ernesto passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the age of 52 years. Prayers will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Hedwig’s Roman Catholic Church, 227-11th Street, on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. with Fr. Philip Malayil as Celebrant.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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NICHOL: Jennie P. Nichol nee Regner, died peacefully surrounded by her family on October 19, 2013 at the Tri Lake Health Centre in Killarney at the age of 91. She is survived by her husband of 66 years Merton, sons Barry (Lyle) & Garth (Cheryl), grandchildren Matthew (Kaitlyn), Stefan, Dillon and great-granddaughter Drew, her sister Carol Kilfoyle as well as many other family members. A funeral service will be held on Thursday October 24, 2013 at the Killarney United Church at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Maria Szabos Berces officiating. Interment will follow at the Killarney Cemetery. Donations in memory of Jennie may be made to the Killarney United Church Building Fund; Box 9 Killarney, MB R0K 1G0, or to the Tri Lake Health Centre Palliative Care Fund; Box 5000 Killarney, MB R0K 1G0.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.com Wheatland Funeral Service (204) 523-7791 www.wheatlandfs.com
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LEWIN: Elva Doreen Lewin (Madill) of Oak Lake, passed away peacefully October 19, 2013 at the Souris Personnel Care Home at the age of 75 years. She leaves behind her husband Cyril, daughter Mary (Kerry) Smith, grandchildren Shane (Cyndie) with great grandson Zachary, Torrie (Maggie Brace), Carly (Jordan Mitchell), daughter Connie (Michael) Colpitts. Funeral service will be held on Saturday November 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm at the Oak Lake United Church, Oak Lake, MB. A private family celebration of Elva's life will take place. Internment will follow at a later date. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Elva's memory to the Prairie Mountain Health Region, c/o Souris Personnel Care Home, Box 10, Souris, MB R0K 2C0, or a charity of your choice.
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KUFLOWSKI: Edward Zigmond “Ziggy”, 87 years, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013 in Brandon. Ed will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his children Daunna (Ralph) Sommerfeld, Leanne (Shaun) Dudman and Edward; his grandchildren Drew and Deena whom he adored and by his special friend and companion Audrey Brown. He was predeceased by his wife Yvonne, brother Ludwig and sisters Mary, Anne, Stella and Helen. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Fairview Home, 4th floor, for the exceptional care provided to Dad during his illness. A Come and Go reception will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North, on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Ed may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 2W8.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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JOHNSTON: Wendell Franklin Johnston, beloved husband of Mavis, passed away at the Minnedosa Health Centre on October 20, 2013 at the age of 88 years. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in the Erickson Lutheran Church, Erickson, MB. Interment will take place in the Minnedosa Cemetery, Minnedosa, MB. Donations may be made to a charity of choice. Minnedosa Funeral Service in care of arrangements.
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GUSTAFSON: Robert “Bob” Gustafson, beloved husband of Lori, died Friday, October 18, 2013 at Bren-Del-Win Lodge, Deloraine, MB at the age of 79 years. Prayers will be said at St. Antoninus Catholic Church, Deloraine, MB, Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. Funeral mass will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at St. Antoninus Catholic Church, Deloraine, Manitoba at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Deloraine Catholic Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial donation in memory of Bob may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.com
Smith’s Funeral Home 204-747-2088 www.wheatlandfs.com
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ANNIS: Passed away at the Glenboro Health Centre on Thursday October 17, 2013 at the age of 48 years, Kristie Dee Annis, beloved wife of Paul Wilton of Glenboro MB. Left to mourn Kristie’s passing are her husband Paul Wilton of Glenboro, MB, daughter Ricki (Christopher) Cline of MacGregor, MB, son Ian Wilton of Glenboro, MB, parents Dianne (Cyn) Lodge of Baldur, MB and Kenneth Annis (Colleen) of Seattle WA, sister Erin (Bruce) Sholdice of Cypress River, MB, and brothers Travis Lodge of Airdrie, AB and James Annis (Fran) of Seattle, WA. Also left to mourn Kristie’s passing are nieces & nephews Riley, Amy, Tyson, Jack, Vivica and Vanessa, as well as numerous extended relatives and friends. Kristie was predeceased by her brother Roy Annis, grandparents Margaret & Everett Young and Milton & Corene Annis. A private family interment will take place in the Glenboro Cemetery on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Friends are invited to a memorial reception at the Glenboro Kinsmen Community Hall at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Memorial donations may be made in Kristie’s memory to The Canadian Cancer Society, 415 – 1st St. Brandon, MB R7A 2W8.
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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REID: Leslie “Les” Alexander Reid passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Ceremony to Celebrate Les’ life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North, on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Mr. Joe Ball will officiate. Private family interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Les may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for the Murray House Cancer Treatment residence, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, MB R7A 2B3. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel &Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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SHOEMAKER: Kristen Evelyn Finna Shoemaker (Brandson). Finna was born on July 24th, 1937 in Dauphin, Manitoba. She attended school in Minnedosa, and as a young adult met and later married Morris Shoemaker, the love of her life. Together they worked hard and purchased a building in Minnedosa and successfully ran Minnedosa Furniture for many years retiring in 1996. Although they were not blessed with a family of their own, Finna delighted in time spent with nieces and nephews. She kept in close contact with them and her sisters right up until her passing. Finna belonged to the Royal Purple for many years and more recently enjoyed outings with the Red Hat Ladies. Always a determined woman; Finna recently battled cancer and won. Finna passed away suddenly on October 13th, 2013 at St Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg. She was predeceased by husband Morris, Father and Step Father, Mother and Niece Jenny. Left to mourn her loss are her sisters: Betty Komher, Joyce and husband Lucas Pacey, Haroldene and husband Henry Zacharias. Nephews: Spencer Ready and Mark Pacey. Nieces: Jackie Silverthorn, Melody Erskin, Nicole Stasiuk, and Robin Candia. A service to celebrate Finna’s life was held at the Minnedosa United Church on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with interment in the Minnedosa Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice Minnedosa Funeral Service in care of arrangements.
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PHILLIPS: Gillian Rosemary Joy Phillips of Brandon, died Monday, October 14, 2013 in her 80th year. Joy was born and raised in Gloucestershire, England. She first experienced life in Canada working at Union Station in Toronto and travelled throughout Canada and the U.S. with her friend Pam. Upon returning to England, Joy met her future husband, Canadian engineering student Don Phillips. They married in 1959 and started a family before moving to Canada. It was a long train ride from Montreal to meet Don’s family in remote northwestern Ontario. The further they travelled, the deeper the snow got and Joy wondered what she had gotten herself into! She eventually embraced the long winters, enjoying downhill skiing, snow-shoeing, and tobogganing. Settling first in Ajax, and then Thunder Bay, where she lived for thirty years, Joy later moved west to be closer to her grandchildren in Brandon and Calgary. She enjoyed socializing with her neighbours and friends from bowling and her Live Y’ers group. Summers were spent with family at the cottage on Lake Superior and she frequently travelled to the U.K. and Toronto. Joy was pre-deceased by her husband Don, and brothers Garth and Ken. She leaves behind her three children, Karen Phillips, Kim Sutherland (Don), and Ian Phillips (Alexx Boisjoli), six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren, as well as her brothers Tony and John, her sister Shirley, and numerous other friends and family in the U.K. and Canada. An informal gathering for friends and family will take place at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, on Monday October 21, 2013 from 4 to 6 pm. Interment will follow at a later date in the U.K. Joy loved animals, especially dogs; in lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200 17th Street East, Brandon, MB R7A 7M6, would be gratefully appreciated.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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O’SULLIVAN:  Rita Mary O’Sullivan, 1922-2013. Rita died peacefully on October 16, 2013. Born June 29, 1922 she was the daughter of Patrick and Marie Louise (Poirier) O’Sullivan. She was predeceased by her siblings: Marguerite, Mary (Peter Sharkey), John, Gerard (Bernice), Anne (Michael Hanniman), Patrick (Edith) and Joseph who was her closest friend. She is survived by her sister Teresa Egan, sister-in-law Adele O’Sullivan, 15 nieces and nephews and their families, and many cousins and friends. Rita lived in Brandon for 89 years, almost 70 of them on Percy Street then on Princess. Her Catholic faith was the foundation of her life. She attended St Augustine’s and St Michael’s schools. She worked for several decades at Imperial Life, where she retired as Office Manager, then she and Joe operated Reader’s Choice Bookstore. She was active in the Catholic Women’s League, the Council of Women, the Liberal Party, the Legion of Mary, Challenge Magazine, several bridge and Scrabble groups, and numerous other organizations. After a bad fall which confined her to a wheelchair, she moved to West Park Manor, Winnipeg in 2011 where she received exceptional care and support. Rita and Joe travelled the world, often stopping to visit cousin John O’Sullivan and family in Ireland. They treated many relatives and friends to vacation experiences which will never be forgotten. Rita was so happy when cousin James O’Sullivan lived with her while going to University. Rita loved to entertain and her home was always open. She lived her Catholic faith by sponsoring and welcoming people from around the world into her home. Very special in her family life were Nang, Mai and Lan Hong who she sponsored as the first Vietnamese boat people in Brandon. They lived with Rita on Percy for many years, and when John Hong was born Rita was so excited. Ted Parzyjagla and Chris Westfalewski were part of her family. She had so many friends, her Christmas list was pages long, and she valued the times she spent with each of them. A special thank you to Msgrs Jaworski and Comeault and Fr. Yuen for praying with Rita in her final hours. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Augustine’s Church on Monday, October 21 at 11:30 a.m. with prayers and viewing immediately preceding at 10:45 a.m. in the Church. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to St. Augustine's Church, 327-Fourth Street, Brandon, MB, R7A3H1 in Rita’s honour.
May her soul and the souls of all the faithfully departed rest in peace.
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McMILLAN:Robert “Bob” Angus McMillan passed away peacefully at the age of 81 years with his loving family by his side at the Dinsdale Personal Care Home on Sunday, September 29, 2013. Left to mourn his passing, his beloved wife Margaret “Elaine” (nee Galloway) of 58 years; son Richard (Debbie); daughters Heather (Guy) Van Teeling and Trina (Blaine) Cochrane; grandchildren Ryan (Laura), Rebecca, Mitchell, Reagan as well as many nieces, nephews, their families and his dog, Lily. Bob was predeceased by his parents Neil and Mary (nee Stott); siblings Neil John “Jack”, Margaret Lillian Wilson, and Duncan William “Bill”. Robert was born on November 23, 1931 in the McMillan family home in Souris, Manitoba. In 1949, Bob attended the School of Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan. After graduating in 1952 he started his plumbing apprenticeship with Stein Plumbing and Heating of Assiniboia Saskatchewan in hopes of financing a farm. This is where Bob met his love, Margaret “Elaine” Galloway. Moving back to Brandon in 1954 he continued his apprenticeship at Relf Plumbing and Heating. On October 15th, 1955, Bob married his young bride, Elaine, moving her to Brandon. After few years of marriage, Bob and Elaine had their first child, Richard (Rick) Jae in 1958. Still working for Relf Plumbing and Heating they transferred to Dauphin, Manitoba for two years while Bob worked on the construction of Dauphin's new hospital until its completion. A baby girl, Heather Dionne arrived part way through 1966 bringing the growing family to four. The year 1968 brought more changes, their second daughter, Trina Leigh arrived. Bob and Elaine made the decision to purchase their own firm, Harper's Heating. Over the years, the number of employees grew as did the number of trades offered. The business incorporated and the name changed to Harper's Heating and Plumbing LTD. Bob was proud when his son, Rick was hired and took up the trades. Soon a large renovation of the original business took place, Bob and Elaine added a large showroom, office and workspace. Bob and Elaine, together faced the challenges and enjoyed the rewards of running a successful small business. They jointly ran their company until their retirement in 2000. The outdoors and water was always in the forefront of Bob and his family's time. Bob enjoyed waterskiing at Rivers and Moon Lake, canoeing at Lake Catherine, the Souris River, Assiniboine River from Brandon to Spruce Woods. Boating and camping went hand-in-hand for the family. Bob and Elaine's love of travel took them both near and far in their motor home. They covered most of North America and spent many winters in Weslaco and Yuma. Whenever possible they were accompanied by one or all of their grandchildren. Their most memorable trips abroad included travelling with friends to the Bahamas and Cuba. A private family celebration of Bob’s life was held on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at the Souris Glenwood cemetery in Souris, Manitoba. Flowers are gratefully declined. In recognition of the excellent care provided by the team at Dinsdale, donations may be made for the construction of the Common Room on second floor at Dinsdale Personal Care Home, 510 6th Street, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 3N9.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
“Bob, I will miss you terribly and I look forward to joining you when it is my time. With all my love, Elaine”
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KLASSEN: Helen Klassen passed away peacefully at Rideau Park Personal Care Home on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the age of 97 years. She was predeceased by husband Henry who passed away in 2007. She is survived by her children Charlotte (Ken) Ezaki; Arthur (Janet) Klassen; Irene (Terry) Moore; Edwin (Heather) Klassen, six grandchildren: Brett (Leanne) Klassen, Amy (Brad) Slingsby, Michael (Brittany) Klassen, Graham (Kayla) Klassen, Chris Moore, and Jeff (Cheryl) Moore, as well as five great grandchildren. Helen was born in Herzenberg, Ukraine, on November 14, 1915, the youngest of the 10 Friesen children. She immigrated to Canada with her family in 1926. They settled in the Griswold area. She attended Griswold School where she attained Grade Seven by age 15, when she left to work in Winnipeg. On June 1, 1944, she married Henry Klassen, and they farmed in the Griswold area until they retired. Mom worked hard in her role as a farmer's wife, homemaker and mother. She loved to bake and cook; and prepared many holiday dinners, feeding as many as 17 from her small kitchen. Mom's hobbies were knitting, crocheting, and reading. She made crocheted tablecloths for her family, working on each for a year or more, and she knitted afghans for her children and grandchildren. Mom's faith was important to her. She read the Bible daily and attended church every Sunday. She participated in the Mennonite Brethren church community. She always willingly baked cakes, squares or buns for events in the community or the church. After retiring from farming, Mom and Dad moved to Brandon in 1990. In February 2006, due to declining health, they moved into Rideau Park Personal Care Home. Mom continued to live there until her passing. We wish to express a Special Thank you to the Staff of Rideau Park Personal Care Home and Dr. Egan. The Funeral Service was held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 with Pastor Ken Quiring officiating. Interment followed at the Griswold Cemetery. Donations in memory of Helen may be made to a charity of choice.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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HINTON: Darby Victor Hinton of Brandon, son of Victor and Judith Hinton, father to Cody, Devin, Mary Jayne and Baillie, passed away unexpectedly in the city on Thursday, October 10, 2013. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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