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HUNT: Olive May Hunt; beloved wife of the late Stan Hunt and mother of Richard, Ken (Barb), Chris (Elaine), Charlene (Bill) Schafer, Gwenda Skayman (Kelvin Tiller); passed away on Monday, March 12, 2012 at Birch Lodge Personal Care Home, Hamiota, MB at 92 years of age. A service to celebrate her life will be held on Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Hamiota United Church at 11:00am. A family interment service will be held at 10:00am at the Hamiota Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Olive’s memory to Birch Lodge PCH, Hamiota, MB, R0M 0T0.
Message of condolence and photos can be sent via the obituary at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca.
Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
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FINDLAY: The family of Robert (Bob) Stanley Findlay is deeply saddened to announce the passing of our husband and father after a courageous battle with cancer at the Assiniboine Centre in Brandon, MB on Tuesday; March 13, 2012. Bob was predeceased by his father Robert, his mother Margaret, his brothers Tony and David, as well as his nephew Danny-Lee. Mourning his loss: his loving wife of 38 years, Renee; children: Jason (Amelie), Stephen, Laura (Jason), Cynthia (Roland) and Heather (Nathan); grandchildren: Justice, Ayva, Avery and Owain; siblings: Francis (Bob), Jan (Rob), Timothy (Suzanne) and sister-in-law Jackie. Bob was born on August 2, 1945 in South Seaford, Sussex, England, the 2nd of 5 children of Robert and Margaret. He came to Canada at the age of 8 to live in Edmonton, Alberta before the family moved to CFB Shilo, MB. In 1967, Bob moved to Oak Lake to work at the Co-op, where he met the love of his life, Renee, whom he married in 1973. Together with his wife, Bob took an active role in the upbringing of their five children. In 1972, Bob received his electrical degree. He worked as a journeyman electrician before taking work with the Department of Defense at CFB Shilo in 1980. In 1985, he took on the position of Maintenance Supervisor for the Fort La Bosse School Division and retired as Supervisor of Operations in 2008. Well known for his sense of humour, Bob was always ready to joke and laugh and was gifted at making people feel at ease. He would not miss a chance to play cards or games, nor would he turn down an opportunity to extend his construction expertise to family and friends. He had a generous spirit and loved to spoil his family, most of all his grandchildren. He had a strong faith and was active in the Catholic Church. Prayers will be held at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Virden, Manitoba, Friday; March 16, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held for Bob Saturday; March 17, 2012 at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Virden, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in Oak Lake Cemetery, followed by a reception at the Oak Lake Community Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for Cancer Services at the Western Manitoba Cancer Centre at 150 MacTavish Avenue East, Brandon, MB, R7A 2B3 in memory of Bob.
E-mail messages of condolence or sign the on-line book of condolences at www.carscaddenfuneralchapel.com
G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
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TURNER: Richard “Dick” Turner, passed away at the Carberry Hospital on Sunday, March 11, 2012 at the age of 79 years with loving family by his side. Dick was born on November 3, 1932 in the R.M of Clanwilliam. He worked for many years in the plumbing trade, owning Summit Mechanical in Brandon. He retired from business to pursue his dream of raising purebred polled Hereford cattle in Alexander, MB. He retired a short while to Brandosa Beach then to Plumas, MB for 11 years before settling in Carberry in October 2008. Dick was predeceased by his father William, mother Rose, brother Francis and sister Betty. He is survived by his loving wife Jane; step-son Rick (Tammy) and grandsons Tyler, Matthew and Christopher as well as son Blaine and family; daughter Cheryl and family; daughter Maureen and family and daughter Glenda and family of a previous marriage; older brother Gordon and younger brother Robert. Out of respect for Dick’s wishes, cremation has taken place with no Service to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Assiniboine ARHA, Box 2000, Carberry, MB R0K 0H0.Clarke’s Funeral Home, Gladstone in care of arrangements.www.clarkesfuneralhome.com
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MANSFIELD: Jessie Dickinson Mansfield, beloved wife of Ed and loving mother of Donna, Lyle and Les, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at her residence, Fairview Home. A celebration of Jessie’s life will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Barb Jardine officiating. Interment will take place at the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Jessie may be made to the Douglas United Church, Box 24, Douglas, MB, R0K 0R0. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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LAURSEN: Torbin Laursen of Virden, Manitoba, husband of Gloria and father of Craig and Jim passed away at Virden Health Centre, Virden, Sunday; March 11, 2012 at the age of 69 years. Arrangements will be private, by family request. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, the Kidney Foundation or to the charity of your choice in memory of Torben. E-mail messages of condolence or sign the on-line Book of Condolences at www.carscaddenfuneralchapel.comG. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
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KRAHN: Freda Krahn, late of Brandon, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 9, 2012 at the age of 67 years. Freda is survived by her stepsister, Agnes (Jake) Funk, two sisters-in-law, Lydia Krahn and Anita Krahn and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at the McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church, 635 McDiarmid Drive, on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Earl Ricalton officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Freda may be made to F.L.N. Ukraine Missions Trip 2012, 225 Riverton Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R2L 0N1 or to Gideons International, P.O. Box 3619, Guelph, ON, N1H 7A2.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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de GOBEO: Lt. Col. (Ret.) R.P.L. de Gobeo, 19th June 1925 - 6th March 2012, 86 years. Roger was born in Birmingham England to Jessie Eckersley and Richard de Gobeo, on June 19, 1925. Roger was attending Monmouth College, an extension of Oxford University when England went to war. He joined the British army and was commissioned as an officer in the Worcester Regiment - from there he joined the parachute regiment and became a glider pilot and saw action in Europe during WWII. After the war Roger married Rita Beach of Worcester, England and resided in Birmingham, England where he had his first two children Philippa and Clifford. He owned and operated a senior complex. In 1951 Roger & Rita sold their business and moved to Ohio in the U.S.A. Roger found employment in Ohio but missed the military life, so in 1952 he moved the family to Canada, joined the 2nd Battalion "Royal Canadian Regiment" and his third child Christopher was born. In 1954 Roger was stationed in Germany until 1955 when he was sent to Shilo and was officer in charge of the parachute jump towers in Rivers. At this point Roger's marriage to Rita ended. Roger was ordered to Korea where the conflict was just wrapping up. Roger then returned to Canada where he remained until he was sent to Vietnam in 1958 to aid the international commission for supervision and control of Vietnam. He spent time in both Hanoi and Saigon respectively. While in Vietnam, Roger met his soon to be second wife, Claire Miquelon. Roger had his fourth child, Nancy, in 1960 when he returned to Canada and was stationed in Halifax. Then from 1961 - 1963 Roger was stationed in London, Ontario. Roger was again returned to Germany in 1964 where his fifth child Anne was born and returned to Ottawa in 1966 where his sixth child Genevieve (Gigi) was born. In 1968 Roger was sent to Cyprus where he was a peacekeeper with the United Nations. In 1969 Roger was sent to be Base Commander at Rivers where he presided over the closing of the Base in 1971. By 1972 Roger and the family were sent to Ghana, Africa where they remained until 1976 when Roger retired from the Military and decided after living in so many places all over the world, that Brandon was the place to be. He purchased a McDonald's Franchise and was the Owner/Operator for 15 years until he retired again in 1991. During his time back in Brandon Roger's marriage to Claire ended and in 1989 he remarried, this time to Pamela Heath and in 1996 Roger had his seventh child, Richard. This marriage ended in 2002 and Roger resided in Brandon until 2004 when he relocated to Souris where he stayed until relocating to Kelowna, BC in 2011. His lastyear at home and in Texas was filled with visits from most of his family. He passed away peacefully in his home in Kelowna on March 5th, 2012. The Ceremony to Celebrate Roger's life will be held at Memories Chapel on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Padre Chris Arthur will officiate. Interment will follow in the Veterans' section of the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Roger may be made to the Westman Dreams for Kids Foundation, Unit 202-37 11th Street, Brandon MB R7A 4J2.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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BICKNELL: Vivianne Bicknell, née Maguet, of Brandon, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 9, 2012 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Vivianne was born to Jean-Pierre and Marie Louise Maguet in Dauphin, MB on June 7, 1928. She spent her early years on the family farm at Ste. Rose du Lac and at the cottage at Clear Lake. A graduate of St. Mary’s Academy in Winnipeg, and the University of Manitoba, Vivianne spent her early career as a home economist with the Canadian Department of Fisheries in Ottawa. After her marriage to Ken in 1953, she made Brandon her home. Over the years, Vivianne used her talents as a restaurateur, realtor, interior design instructor, co-owner of the Specialty Shop with her sister-in-law Noreen, and Chair of the Unemployment Insurance Board of Referees. Many long-time Brandon residents will remember enjoying Vivianne’s pecan pie at the Suburban Restaurant. She was a member of Kinettes and K-40, and was active in the Francophone community in Brandon. Vivianne had a deep appreciation for art, music, literature and fashion. Creative and stylish, she prided herself in providing her family with a beautiful home. She will long be remembered as a wonderful hostess, a gourmet cook and for her beautiful gardens in Brandon and Clear Lake. Viv and Ken enjoyed many vacations in Mexico, trips to Europe and a trip around the world. The highlight of their travels was their visit to Vivianne’s father’s birthplace in Bretagne, France.Vivianne is survived by her husband Ken, children Monique (Brian Danaher), Michelle (Gordon McFadden), Ken (Laurie), Catherine (Martin Nelson) and Vivian (Darcy Lynne) and ten grandchildren who were the joy of Mémère’s life, Kendra, Kyle, Nicole, Danielle, Marcia, Sydney, Bridget, Drew, Audrey and Eric. Prayers will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 328 - 8th Street on Thursday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 327 – 4th Street, at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 16, 2012, with Fr. Dominic Yuen as Celebrant. The family deeply appreciates the loving care provided to Vivianne by ER and ICU staff at the BRHC. If so desired, donations in memory of Vivianne may be made to the CNIB, 354 10th St., Brandon, MB R7A 4G1 , or the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, MB, R7A 2J7.
“Le Paradis à la fin de vos jours”
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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BADOWICH: Doreen Violet May passed away on March 12, 2012. Doreen was born in Watford Hertz, England to Charles and May Pope on December 31, 1925, their only child. Doreen met the love of her life, Charlie, during the Second World War. They were married February 21, 1945 when she immigrated to Canada as an English War Bride. They were blessed with 4 children. Mom and Dad spent many wonderful years in Palm Springs, California. Mom’s passion was the creating of her beautiful porcelain dolls. Mom was Dad’s greatest supporter in all his endeavors. Special times for Mom were having English tea with her loving grandchildren. She was loved and will be missed by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Doreen will always be loved and never forgotten by her dedicated husband of 66 years Charlie (Chuck); by her daughters, Angela (Joseph) Delorme, Darlene (Terry) Conway; sons, David Charles Badowich, Charles Dwight Badowich; her loving grandchildren, Jill Pierreponte, Travis (Tammy) Pierreponte, Christie (Graham) Garden, Brent Conway, Rebecca Badowich, Bridgette Badowich; great-grandchildren, Bauer and Ashlyn Pierreponte, Wyatt and Mackenzie Garden. A private family service will take place at a later date. The family wishes to sincerely thank all of the dedicated, wonderful caregivers on the 2nd Floor at Fairview Home. God Bless you all. Donations in memory of Mom may be made to a charity of choice.
With tender love and deepest regret, we who love you will never forget.Good-bye Mom
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BICKNELL: Vivianne Bicknell, née Maguet, of Brandon, passed away peacefully on March 9, 2012 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre, surrounded by her husband Ken and children Monique, Michelle, Ken, Catherine and Vivian. Prayers will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332 - 8th Street on Thursday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 327 – 4th Street at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 16, 2012. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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MONCRIEF: Donald Harold Craig Moncrief formerly of Rivers, MB passed away on March 10, 2012 at the Minnedosa Personal Care Home at the age of 74 years. Donald is survived by his wife Rosemary; children Amanda (Garnet) Roulette, Stephen Moncrief, William (Crystal) Moncrief & Kerri-Mae (Justin) Murray. A private service will take place in the Rivers Cemetery, Rivers, Manitoba. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba. Messages of condolences may be sent to minnfs@mts.netMinnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
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KRAHN: Frieda Krahn, late of Brandon, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 9, 2012. Funeral service information will follow in tomorrow’s newspaper. Arrangements are in care of Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, (204) 727-0694.
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KIDD: Carol Lynn Kidd of Brandon, beloved wife of Bob and loving mother of Darren (Karen Wright) and Richard (Sharon), grandmother of Eleena and Halle, passed away at the Assiniboine Centre, on Monday, March 12, 2012 at the age of 68 years, after a short and heroic battle with cancer. A "Come and Go" celebration of her life will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North, on Friday, March 16, 2012 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Carol Lynn may be madeto the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for the Residence - Western Manitoba Cancer Centre, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3 or to the Westman Dreams for Kids Foundation, Unit 202 - 37 11th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4J2.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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DYCK: Helena J Dyck, age 97, beloved wife of the late Jacob P Dyck died on March 9, 2012 at the Boissevain Health Centre, Boissevain, Manitoba. Funeral Service will be held on Friday March 16, 2012 at the Whitewater Mennonite Church Boissevain, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. Viewing will be prior to the service at the church. Donations in memory of Helena may be made to M.C.C. or the Boissevain Morton Foundation, Box 1075, Boissevain, Manitoba R0K 1G0.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.com
Interment Boissevain CemeteryKillarney & Boissevain Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
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REDDING: Florence Ivy, April 12, 1914 – March 6, 2012 With great sadness we announce the passing of our dear mother and grandmother, Ivy Redding, on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012, in Penticton, B.C. Mom was born in Liverpool, England, and immigrated to Canada with her family at an early age. She received her schooling in Manitoba before returning to England. Mom and Dad were married in Chester, England, in 1945, and Mom then returned to Canada as a war bride in 1946. Dad and Mom farmed in Ingelow, Manitoba, until moving to Armstrong, B.C. in 1959. She lived in the North Okanagan until 14 years ago when she moved to Penticton. Mom was a proud mother and grandmother, and family always came first. She treasured her family and friends, and a cup of tea and a plate of cookies were always ready for visitors. Mom was sadly predeceased by husband John, son Brian, grandson Shane, sisters Bess and Peggy, and brother Wallace. She will be remembered with great love by daughters Linda (Gordon) and Shirley Ann (Lee); son Bill (Marlene); daughter-in-law Linda; grandchildren Glenn and Jennifer, Cass (Darcy) and Sam, Erin (Darren), and Grant; great-grandchildren Brydon and Owen, and Jordan; brothers Cy (Joan) and Gary (Stella); and many nieces and nephews.
“Not dead to us that loved her, Not lost, but gone before;She lives with us in memoryAnd will forever more.”
Arrangements entrusted to Hansons' Arbor Funeral Chapels & Crematorium.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.hansonsfuneral.com
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