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DE ROO: Laurie De Roo, beloved husband of Kathy, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Funeral arrangements are pending with Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, 204-727-0694.
BOLACK: Alice Isabel Bolack of Carberry, MB entered into rest on May 28, 2013 at the age of 93 years. A funeral service will be held at Carberry United Church, Carberry, MB on Friday May 31, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in Carberry Plains Cemetery. Friends may make donations to the Gazebo fund at the Carberry Care Home, Box 2000, Carberry, MB, R0K 0H0. White’s Funeral Home, Carberry, MB in care of arrangements. 1-204-834-2629.
CHARLES: Graveside service will be held for family and friends of Paul and Carolyn Charles at the Grande Clairiere Cemetery, Grande Clairiere, Manitoba on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. followed by a time of fellowship and refreshments at the Grande Clairiere Hall. In memory of Paul and Carolyn, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at
UNRAU: Helen Unrau age 62, beloved wife of Dave died May 24, 2013 at the Boissevain Health Centre in Boissevain, Manitoba. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday May, 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mennonite Brethren Church in Boissevain. Interment to follow at Boissevain Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Helen may be made to the Boissevain Health Centre Palliative Care Fund; Box 899 Boissevain,Manitoba, R0K 0E0.
On-line condolences may be made at
Killarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd. 204-523-7791
TATARYN (née EPP): Vera Tataryn, age 84, of Brandon, MB, formerly of Winnipeg, MB, died peacefully on Friday, May 24, 2013, at Fairview Home, with three of her children by her side. Vera was born July 22, 1928, in Winnipeg to Gerhard and Luise Epp. She was the eldest of four sisters. After a brief residence in Niverville, MB, the family moved to the area near Petersfield, MB to homestead and farm with some of Vera's grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. As a teenager, Vera moved to Winnipeg and attended Kelvin High School. She attended normal school and taught in Winkler, MB, where she first met Paul Tataryn, whom she married at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church in Winnipeg in 1954. Vera and Paul lived briefly in St–Boniface and eventually settled in East Kildonan. Vera was by this time working for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, where she enjoyed working for many years. She and Paul became members of John Black Memorial United Church, a fellowship that supported and sustained Vera for nearly five decades and which she came to describe as "family". Vera and Paul had two children, John Paul born in 1959 and Louise Joy born in 1961. In 1990 and 1992, they became grandparents to first Christopher and then Cameron, sons of John and Shelley. Vera lost her beloved husband Paul in 1997. In the last seven years of her life, Vera moved to Brandon, MB, to be near her son and his family. Vera is survived by son John Tataryn (Shelley) of Brandon, MB; daughter Joy Tataryn (Ellee Ancheim) of Aldergrove, BC; grandsons Christopher Tataryn (Jennifer Stadler) and Cameron Tataryn (Becca Numrich) of Brandon, MB; sisters Louise Thomas (formerly Thiessen) of Winnipeg and Katherine Booth (John) of Surrey, BC; brother-in-law Henry Schroeder of Winnipeg (Erika); sister–in–law Edith Tataryn of Victoria, BC; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and their families. Vera was predeceased by her husband Paul Tataryn (1997); daughter–in–law Catalina De La Cuesta (2003); sister Edith Schroeder (2002); sister–in–law Maria Kicak (née Tataryn) (1966); and brother– in–law Walter Tataryn (2005). A memorial service for Vera will be held at John Black Memorial United Church at 898 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg, MB, on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. to be followed by a reception at the church. Vera's cremated remains will be interred with her husband's at a private ceremony. Donations in Vera's name may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba. Grateful thanks to the staff of Victoria Landing and Fairview Home for their loving attention to Mom in her final years.
"A welcoming heart"
SMITH: Dorothy "Dot" Christena, beloved wife of the late Lloyd Smith passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, May 25, 2013. In accordance with Dorothy's wishes no formal service will be held. Complete obituary information will follow.
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Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-PlanningCentre, 204-727-0330.
MURRAY: Kelly Laura Murray of Otter Lake, Manitoba tragically passed away at Portage La Prairie, MB at the age of 21 years on May 22, 2013. Kelly was born October 9, 1991 at High River, AB. She attended school in Brandon, MB and graduated from the Neelin Off Campus School. She worked in Alberta for a year and returned to Manitoba to pursue a career in Hair Styling. Kelly is survived by her parents Shaun and Elinor Murray of Otter Lake, brother Alex Murray and fiancé Krista Mills of Alexander, MB; sister Allison Scullion and husband Matthew; nephews Nathan, Matthew Jr. and Nicole of Black Diamond, AB. A Celebration of Kelly’s life will be held on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Erickson Legion Hall, 30 1st Street SW, Erickson, MB. Interment will take place in the Fairmont Cemetery at a later date. The family would appreciate that in lieu of flowers donations can be sent to The Friends of Education Fund (Brandon School Division 1031 – 6th Street Brandon, MB R7A 4K5) in memory of Kelly Murray. All donations will go directly to the Neelin Off Campus School. Minnedosa Funeral Service in care of arrangements. Messages of condolences may be sent to
McMILLAN: Enid Levine April 3, 1928- May 24, 2013. Mrs. Enid McMillan of Brandon, Manitoba passed away peacefully at the age of 85 years. Enid will be sadly and lovingly missed by her family; husband of 60 years, Murray; sons: Vaughn and Graham (Susan) McMillan; daughters: Sheree (Paul) Weisenberger and Nancy McMillan; four grandchildren: Jason McMillan, Andrew Weisenberger, Rachel (Michael) Swanberg and Angela (Eric) Franck; one brother, Walter (Marvel) Lawrence as well as numerous relatives and friends. Enid was predeceased by her parents: Sydney and Olive. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday May 29, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Beaumont Community Church, 5423-55 Street, Beaumont, Alberta. Interment to follow in Leduc Community Cemetery, Leduc, Alberta. Memorial Tributes may be made to Mel Miller Hospice, 9Y, 11111- Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alta. T5K 0L4. Hainstock & Son Funeral Chapel in charge of all arrangements. 4802 - 47 Avenue, Leduc. Phone 780-986-2151.
LUSHAW: Lillian Lushaw (nee Miller), born January 8, 1933 Lil passed away peacefully from cancer at home in the early hours of May 24, 2013 with her family by her side. She is survived by Walter her husband of 61 years, daughters Shelley (Michael) and Kimberley and her “Sweetie” grand dog Sasha. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Sophie Miller, sister Pauline Czuy, and sister in law Myrt Miller; also by her little dog of 19 years, Tuffy. Surviving her are brothers Fred Miller and George Miller (Gail), sisters Margaret Miller and Marion Hamilton (Rick) and brother in law Steve Czuy, as well as nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Lil resided in Brandon until 1972 when she and her family moved to Winnipeg. She worked for several years at both McKenzie Seeds and Winnipeg Photo, but was primarily a homemaker. She was an excellent cook and baker and produced many memorable holiday meals. Lil also enjoyed gardening and feeding all wild animals and strays that found their way into the yard. The family sincerely thanks the Home Care Team that supported her during her illness, especially Angela and Amber. Thanks also to friend Helen for her emotional and spiritual support. A private family service will take place on May 28, in Brandon. Father Michael Tkachuk will officiate with interment at Brandon Municipal Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, R3E 0V9.
LEPLA: Lillian V. Lepla of Brandon, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. A Memorial Reception will be held in the George Brockie Fellowship Centre of Brockie Donovan, 332-8th Street, on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Special thanks to the caring staff of Fairview Home.
KOENSGEN: Mary Koensgen of Brandon, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, May 24, 2013 at the age of 93 years. A private family service will be held. Donations in memory of Mary may be made to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, MB, R7A 7M6, or to Grace Lutheran Church, 3101 Victoria Avenue, Brandon, MB, R7B 3P3. Complete obituary information to follow.
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ENGELHARDT: It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that the family of Makaja Engelhardt, age 20, beloved daughter of Jasmeen Stahl and Uwe Engelhardt and sister of Samantha Stahl, announce her tragic death on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. A time of visitation will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 (TODAY) from 3:00 p.m – 4:00 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at Central United Church, 327 – 8th Street, on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Edmund Mielke of Grace Lutheran Church will officiate. A time of refreshments will follow at Alexander Community Hall, Alexander, Manitoba. In memory of Makaja donations for a scholarship bursary may be made in her name to: Friends of Education, c/o Brandon School Division, 1031 6th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4K5.
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Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
COLLINS: Gerald “Ross” Collins passed away peacefully at the Minnedosa Hospital, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the age of 80 years. Ross is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Shirley; children: Jo-Anne (Roberto) Pachenco of London, ON, Donna (Tad) Hoyak of Rivers, Geraldine (Richard) Allen of Rivers, Gerald Ross Collins of Rivers, Valerie (Tom) Northam of Rapid City; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; sister Hazel Wilbend of Nova Scotia; special niece Donna Hynes of Alberta and numerous nieces and nephews in Nova Scotia. A Celebration of Ross’ Life will be held at the Evangel Worship Centre, 355-3rd Avenue, Rapid City, on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Cliff Paul officiating. The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the Minnedosa Hospital staff, pastors and friends for all their support and visits to Ross through this difficult time. Donations in memory of Ross may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, #3-824-18th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 5B7.
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ALLEN: The death of Kimberly Allen, age 62, of Brandon occurred on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Ceremony to Celebrate Kim's Life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Services conclude at the Chapel. Flowers are gratefully declined. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Kim may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415 - 1st Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2W8. Complete obituary information will follow.
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Arrangements with Memories Chapel &Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
THORNBOROUGH: Passed away at the Glenboro Health Centre on Friday May 24, 2013 at the age of 67 years, Margaret Pearl Thornborough (nee Lyall), of Glenboro MB. Margaret leaves to mourn her passing her loving husband Henry, sons Kevin (Leila) of Calgary Alta., Trent (Lisa) of Glenboro, Glen (Bonnie) of Boston Mass., daughter Connie (Scott) Reid of Winnipeg, nine grandchildren Erik, Megan, Kayla, Dylan, Mitchel, Haidyn, Spencer, Max & Dexter as well as numerous extended relatives & friends. Margaret was predeceased by her parents Ed & Vi Lyall. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday May 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Glenboro United Church with Beth Clark officiating. Interment will take place in the Glenboro Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Margaret’s memory to the Glenboro & Area Foundation, Box 147 Glenboro, MB R0K 0X0, Cancer Care Manitoba, 675 McDermot Ave. Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences can be made by visiting
Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Glenboro-Holland in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
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