Classifieds / Obituaries
BROWN: With family by his side, Charles David "Dave" Brown passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Dave was born in Brandon on October 21, 1948. He was a long time barber in Brandon and enjoyed visiting with his customers. Dave loved music and spent many years playing in a local band. His favourite pastime was fishing and spending time with family and friends at the cabin at Oak Lake Beach. Dave is survived by his wife Connie; daughter Pam; grandson Carter; son Craig (April); brother Bob (Val), Karli and Jared; father-in-law Cam Fordyce; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Debbie and Marv LeBlanc, Bob and Debbie Fordyce, Darryl and Sharon Fordyce, as well as several aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Cal and Ruth, twin brother Danny and mother-in -law Evelyn Fordyce. A private family graveside service took place on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at the Brandon Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Glenn Ball officiating. Donations in memory of Dave 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.
LENTON: Russell George. April 24, 1947 - May 10, 2016 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Russell (Russ) Lenton on May 13, 2016 at Capitalcare Norwood Care, Edmonton, AB at the age of 69. Russell was born in Winnipeg, MB to Elaine and Elmer, the second oldest of thirteen children. He was raised in the Neepawa, Gladstone area. He ventured to Vancouver then returned to Brandon to work at Brown Steel. Russell worked at Burns Meats for many years, he was also a representative for UFCWmembers and as a Steward and plant chairperson. Upon closure of Burns Meats, Russell moved to Edmonton, AB working at Alsask Meats, then for Inovta Food until his retirement. Russell loved to tinker in the garage, restoring older vehicles and whatever needed fixed. Russell is survived by his wife Lorraine; Sons, Lorne (Robin), Shawn (Carla). Stepchildren, Gerald (JoAnne), Gregory (Lynette), Kim (Wayne), Brent, Tannis (Stephane). Brothers, Brian (Diana), Daniel (Shannon), Dennis (Melanie), Chris (Sandra), Glen and Drew. Sisters, Barbara (Dennis) Foster, Tracy (Mel) Kelly. Sisters-in-law Darlene Lenton and Jo-Anne Lenton. Grandchildren, Meghan (great-grandson Ryder), Brock, Makenna, Harper and Emily, many nieces and nephews. Step grandchildren, Brittany and Taylor, Courtney and Parker, Messina and Jharrid and Joel, Brandon and Breille, Jhorden. Russell was predeceased by his parents, Elaine and Elmer, brother Barry. Sisters, Brenda (Dennis) Lehman and Margaret Pottinger. Cremation has taken place. Service will be held on May 18, 2016 at Trinity Funeral Home, Edmonton, AB. Donations in memory of Russell may be made to Canadian Cancer Research University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB or Canadian Diabetes Association. There will be a Ceremony and interment at the Brandon Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 27, 2016. Lunch to follow at the Legion Hall 560-13th Street East.
NAY: Ferne Anne (nee: Maloney). Peacefully, on May 9, 2016, Ferne (age 86) passed away at Silverthorne Care Community, Mississauga, Ontario. Ferne was born on July 11, 1929, in Kaleida, Manitoba. While living in Brandon, Manitoba, she was employed as a sales clerk at Eatons and the Brandon Co-op. In 1950, Ferne married Robert (Bob) Nay. They had two sons, Dallas (deceased 1998) and Darrell. Left to cherish her memory are daughter-in-law Lynda Nay Kamaan (Brandon), granddaughters Ashley and Kelsey, son Darrell (Cori) (Mississauga), and grandsons Curtis (Sylvia), Kevin, and Cameron. Fernes surviving siblings are John (Dulcie) (Manitou), Bette (Ray) Tait (Kelowna), Sharon McDougald (Boissevain), sister-in-law Helen Maloney (Baldur) and brother-in-law Len Hink (Morden). She was predeceased by brother, Gerry (Betty); sister, Lillian Sotheran (Elwin); brother, George; sister, Ruth Hink; and brother-in-law Allan McDougald. Ferne enjoyed spending time with all her family, particularly her grandchildren. Her interests included enjoying music, reading, gardening, and sewing. Her friends were also dearly important to her. Arrangements have been made through Tranquility Burial and Cremation Services in Mississauga. Cremation has taken place and there will be a celebration of life and memorial to be announced at a later date in Mississauga and Brandon, Manitoba. A special thank you to the staff of Heritage House, Silverthorne Care Community for their constant and thoughtful care. Those who wish, may make donations to the Alzheimers Society or St. Marys Anglican Church, Kaleida, Manitoba.
RIDDELL: Jared Loyd Jerry Riddell passed away on February 17, 2016 in Victoria, B.C., at the age of 74 years. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Minnedosa Funeral Chapel, Minnedosa, MB. Interment will take place in the Minnedosa Cemetery. Donations in Jerrys memory may be made to Campbell River Genealogy Society, 621 Island Hwy, Campbell River, B.C., V9W 4C7 or a charity of choice. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
WAUGH: Helen Agnes Waugh passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016. A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Baldur Cemetery, Baldur, MB. Fellowship to follow at the hall.
JACKS: Dorothy Elaine Jacks (Nee Macleay). It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our beloved mother, gramma and great-gramma, Dorothy Elaine Jacks on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Grace Hospital, at the age of 90 years. A longer obituary will follow in Saturday, May 21 edition. The Coutu Family in care of arrangements:
E.J. Coutu & Co. Funeral Directors680 Archibald Street204-253-5086.
SYVERSON: Passed away at the Glenboro Personal Care Home on Tuesday May 10, 2016 at the age of 92 years, Daisy Margaret Syverson (nee Lockhart) of Glenboro, MB. Daisy leaves to mourn her passing her son Gilbert & wife Leah of Antler Sask., two grandchildren Christine & Don (Emily), five great grandchildren, Darren, Tray, Ocean, Kevin & Hayden; brother Cliff (Lil) Lockhart of Winnipeg, sister-in-law Ruth Lockhart of Glenboro as well as numerous nieces, nephews & extended family members. Daisy was predeceased by her husband Donald in 1975, parents James & Ena Lockhart & by brothers Jim, Jack & Bud Lockhart. A graveside service will be held on Friday May 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Hilton Cemetery with Pastor Harry Friesen officiating. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Daisy's memory to the Glenboro Personal Care Home, Box 310, Glenboro, MB R0K 0X0.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.willmorchapel.com.Jamieson's Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements.
MCKAY: Zade Canté McKay, Wakinyan Hokshida - Thunder Boy, beloved son of Aimee Antoine and Ryan Hayes, and brother of Israel and Landon, passed away at the Winnipeg Childrens Hospital on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the age of 14 months. Funeral Service will be held at the Sioux Valley Veterans Hall on Monday, May 16, 2016 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Sioux Valley Anglican Cemetery.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
LAXDAL: Jane Elizabeth Laxdal; of Miniota, MB; beloved wife of Sid; mother of Bill (Trudy), Cindy (Ronny) Chartier, J.R. (Brigitte), Janine (Alan) Walker, Michelle (Scott) Greer; passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 73 years of age. Friends are invited to join the family at 2:00pm on Friday, May 13, 2016 a t the Miniota Community Hall for a reception. A private family graveside will take place at the Miniota Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Janes memory to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 3 824 18th St, Brandon, MB, R7A 5B7 or to CancerCare Manitoba, PO Box 2248 Stn Main, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 9Z9.
Messages of condolence can be shared at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca.Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
HALAMANDARIS: Helga Halamandaris, beloved wife of Pandelis, and mother of Peter and Yorgo, passed away suddenly at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the age of 85 years. A Funeral Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, May, 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. A time of viewing and visitation will be held prior to the service at 1:00 p.m. The Rev. Fr. Konstantinos Tsiolas will officiate. Donations in memory of Helga may be made to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, MB, R7A 7M6. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com
HUGHSON: Isabelle Mae (Craig) Hughson better known as Jane Hughson passed away May 6, 2016 at Fairview Home. She was born July 17, 1919 on the family farm at Sinclair, Mb. She was one of 13 children of Dick and Bertha Craig. She left Sinclair as a young child and went to schools at Sunrise (near McCreary, MB) and Norfolk (at Pine Creek). It was in the Pine Creek district where she met and married Harold Hughson on November 11, 1941. They farmed in the Pine Creek district until 1972 when they moved to Gladstone, MB. They raised five children while in that area. Mom was always involved in every community she lived in. The Ladies Aide at Pine Creek, quilting, sewing and knitting for service personnel during the war years. She was a 4-H leader for many years, teaching sewing and helping her sons in the beef and swine clubs. Many hours were spent practicing marching in the farm yard at Pine Creek prior to fair days at Portage and MacGregor. When Mom and Dad moved to Gladstone she became involved in the Legion #110 Ladies Auxiliary, taking most of the executive chairs throughout the years. She was also instrumental in establishing the Gladstone Museum in the Old Train Station House, plus she was involved with the erecting of the Happy Rock on the outskirts of town. Mom moved into Legion#110 apartments after Dad passed away and she could often be found in the Common Room working on one of her infamous quilts. She was very generous with her quilts, giving each of her children one or two and all 8 grandchildren received a quilt as a wedding gift or just because she loved them. If she wasn't quilting she was knitting afghans which she gave away readily for raffles or gifts. Mom was also a great seamstress, sewing for many people in the community plus her family especially grandkids. She sewed wedding dresses for her daughter, her daughter- in-law and a niece. She also sewed numerous bridesmaid dresses. Mom will be remembered for her baking skills, especially her butter tarts and her Delicious Pickle rightly named by her grandkids. Mom moved into Hobbs Manor in Brandon in 1996, where she continued quilting for a few more years. At 93 she was walking around a city block, weather permitting. In October 2013, Mom moved into Fairview Care Home where she enjoyed her many outings for ice cream and lunches or just van rides. Music was always a big part of Mom's life and could be found dancing at most of the music events at Fairview if she got a chance. Mom was predeceased by her husband Harold in 1998 and eldest son Roy in 2015. She is survived by sons Lloyd of Edmonton, AB., Hal, wife Debbie, Squamish ,B.C., daughters Anne husband Dwayne, Brandon, MB and Jean husband Garry, White Lake, B.C. She has 8 grandchildren, Quentin, Dhru, Sean, Taryn, Jeff, Pam, Anthony and Becki plus numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A celebration of Jane's life will be held May 13, 2016, at 2:00 pm at Memories Chapel, Brandon. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Diabetes Association or Alzheimer Society.
Clarkes Funeral Home, Gladstone~MacGregorwww.clarkesfuneralhome.com
TITCHKOSKY: Elsie Titchkosky (Mayert), 1916 - 2016. With family by her side, Elsie passed away peacefully in the Glenboro Care Home on April 15th, 2016. Elsie celebrated her 100th Birthday in Glenboro. The hall was filled with friends and family gathered to recall the great times spent with her and how she influenced so many lives. Elsie was born in their farm house near Sinclair, Manitoba on March 1, 1916. She was tenth in a family of nineteen children of which two sisters and one brother are remaining. Elsie went to school and began her very active life in the surrounding area. In 1937 Elsie married Reynold Titchkosky of Morden. Reynold died in 1950 leaving a young family of six. She is survived by all six of her children: Dolores Ehnes, Barb Chakowski (Colin), Bev Cowan (Jim), Sharon Ehnes (Gerald), and two sons: Archie Titchkosky (Carolyn) and Gary Titchkosky. Elsie has seventeen grandchildren, twenty, two great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Elsies family always came first. It was not easy to raise six children on her own. However, she was able to enjoy many sports in her later life. She had a true passion for golf, curling, darts and bridge, and developed many long lasting friendships. She was also an active member of the Hospital Auxiliary and the Legion Auxiliary. Family, friends and relatives all contributed to her wonderful life and she was never alone. She had a strong faith in God and attended church regularly. Being raised and having lived on a farm for many years, Elsie became an avid gardener. She continued her gardening into the very late stages of her life. Elsie appreciated all the flowers she received and especially enjoyed growing them herself. Elsie Titch will be missed by many and will always be in our hearts. Special thanks to all the Caregivers at the Morden Manor and the Baldur & Glenboro Personal Care Homes as well as Wiebe Funeral Chapel for the arrangements. A Memorial Service was held at 2:00 p.m. Friday May 6, 2016 at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Morden with ash interment at Chapel Cemetery Columbarium.
Those we hold most dear, never truly leave us.They live on in the kindness they showed, the comfort they shared,and the love they brought into our lives.Wiebe Funeral Chapel, MordenIn care of arrangements, 204-822-4755.
JOHN: William Albert. Peacefully on Friday, May 6, 2016, Bill John, age 67 years, beloved husband of Doreen and father of Donna, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. A Celebration of Bill's Life will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North, on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Judith Froese-Doell officiating. Interment will be at Rosewood Memorial Gardens with a reception to follow at Memories Chapel. Donations in memory of Bill may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0V9 or the Manitoba Lung Association, Box 20029, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 6Y8. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
CAMPBELL: Mervin Campbell passed away peacefully at Dinsdale Personal Care Home with family by his side on Sunday, May 8, 2016. He was born April 7, 1938 to Milton and Millie Campbell, the oldest of three boys. Mervin lived on a farm and went to school in Harding, Manitoba. He was married for 57 years to the love of his life, Lois (nee Kent). They had one son Blake who passed away in 1979. After 43 years, he retired from driving with Grey Goose Bus Lines with three million plus accident free safe driving miles. Remaining to cherish Mervin's memory are his wife Lois, brothers Bryan (Lillian) of Brandon and Donald (Nancy) of Amarillo, Texas, sister-in-law Lynne (Elwood) English, brother-in-law Darcy (Libby) Kent as well as special nieces and their families. Mervin was predeceased by his parents Milton and Millie Campbell, son Blake, in-laws Fred and Eileen Kent, and sister-in-law Wanda (Grant) Steertz. Lois would like to thank Dinsdale Home for the loving care and consideration given to Mervin and family during his stay. A private immediate family Graveside Service will be held at Rosewood Memorial Gardens with Capt. Brenda Hammond officiating. A Come and Go Memorial Reception will take place at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. If friends so desire a donation in memory of Mervin may be made to Dinsdale Personal Care Home - "Activities Department", 510-6th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 3N9.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
WALLMAN (McQuarrie): After a brief illness and with family by her side, Sherry Maureen Wallman (McQuarrie), wife to Neil McQuarrie, mother to Shauna McQuarrie and Kerry McQuarrie Smith and grandmother to Erin Smith, Bridget Smith and Sam Kuxhaus, passed away Wednesday, May 4 2016 at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg. In keeping with her desire for those in the medical profession to be able to provide the best care possible, her love of science, and her generosity of spirit, she has donated her remains to the University of Manitobas Service After Death Program, to support the advancement of medicine through anatomical education. A full obituary, including details about the celebration of Sherrys life, will follow.
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