Classifieds / Obituaries
HIGGINS:Rosemary Elizabeth Higgins (nee McPhaden); beloved wife of Bill Higgins; of Crandall, MB; passed away at home on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 65 years of age. A family graveside service will be held at the Crandall Cemetery, Crandall, MB, on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 4:30 PM. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Rosemarys memory to the Hamiota Food Bank, c/o Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, Manitoba, R0M 0T0. Messages of condolence to the family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of arrangements.(204) 764-2744
JACKSON: Passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday June 29, 2010 at the age of 92 years, Margaret Maxine Jackson, of Wawanesa, Manitoba. Maxine leaves to mourn her passing her son James Henry (Patricia) Wilton of Wawanesa, daughter-in-law Audrey Wilton also of Wawanesa, seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Mildred Couling of Nanaimo B.C. and by a sister-in-law Ida Perkins of London, Ontario. Maxine was predeceased by her first husband George Wilton (1945), husband Bain Jackson (1994), sons Bill Jackson (1968) and Hugh Wilton (1987) and by a daughter Betty Jean Masson (1993). Funeral services will be held on Saturday July 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Wawanesa United Church with Rev. Carolyn Rushton officiating. Interment to follow in the Wawanesa Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Maxines memory to the Wawanesa United Church, Box 298 Wawanesa or to the Wawanesa & District Swimming Pool Inc., Box 427, Wawanesa, Manitoba, R0K 2G0 or to a charity of choice.
On line condolences can be made at www.willmorchapel.com.Jamiesons Funeral Services, Willmor Chapel, of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 827-2480.
WORTH: Jean Jane Worth of Brandon passed away at her residence, Fairview Home, on Sunday, June 27, 2010 at the age of 76 years. A private family graveside service will be held at the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Jean may be made to a charity of choice. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
McCONNELL: The death of Wallace Laverne (Verne) McConnell, beloved husband of Jean and dear father of David, Chris and Marla, occurred peacefully in Brandon on Sunday, June 27, 2010. The Funeral Service honoring Verne's life will be held at Memories Chapel on Friday, July 2, 2010 at 2:00 pm. Mr. Lawrence McInnes will officiate. A private interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery Columbarium. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Verne to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, #3 - 824 -18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7. Complete obituary information will follow. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
KRELLER: Marion Jean. On Wednesday, June 23, 2010, Marion passed away peacefully at the age of 65. She is survived by her husband of 42 years Glen; her son David; and her daughter Alison (Lorne). She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Ella and Adam. She leaves to mourn her mother Doris Kidd, her father-in-law Orval Kreller; Glen's brothers: Wayne (friend Ronelda), Doug (Beverley), Brad (Debbie) and their families in Manitoba. She will be missed greatly by long time friend and "sister" Penny (Jim) and their family who considered Marion to be such an important part of their lives. Marion was predeceased by her father Alvin Kidd, her brother Gord Kidd, her mother-in- law Jean Kreller and sisters-in-law Gail Kreller and Lynn Kidd. A Celebration of her life will be held at St. Albert Funeral Home, 9 Muir Drive, St. Albert, Alberta on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend James Ravenscroft officiating.
To send condolences:www.connelly-mckinley.com In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation in memory of Marion (which has been specified for research on her rare form of cancer). Connelly-McKinley Ltd., St. Albert. Funeral Home, 9 Muir Dr., St. Albert, Alberta , 780-458-2222.
HACHKOWSKI: The death of Alice Hachkowski occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, June 28, 2010. Prayers will be said at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North, on Thursday, July 1, 2010 at 7:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, 327 - 4th Street on Friday, July 2, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Celebrant will be Fr. James Ahaneku. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Alice may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, #3 - 824 - 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7 or to a charity of one's choice. Complete obituary information will follow. Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
LAND: Peacefully on Friday, June 25, 2010, Ryan Christopher Land passed away at his home, with family by his side, at the age of 52 years. Ryan was predeceased by his grandma Margaret McNevan, father-in-law Lawrence Skeavington, brothers-in-law Albert Skeavington, Bob McFarlane and Doug Skeavington. Ryan will be lovingly remembered by his wife Diane of Brandon, his children Jeremy (Erika), Courtney (Tim), Joel (Chatelaine) and Leeann. His memory will be cherished forever by his grandchildren Tierra, Jessica, Destiny, Teighan and Mason. Also surviving are his mother Yvonne (Angus), brothers Terry (Sheila), David (Karen), Joel (Tammy) and his dad, Bob. Mother-in-law Hazel, sisters-in-law Jean, Margaret, Elizabeth, Ruth (Alex) and Rose, brothers-in-law Murray (Joann), Bill, Jason (Marie) and several nieces and nephews. Ryan enjoyed his place of employment and many things in life, but his grandchildren were his main focus. A time of visitation for family and friends will be held at Brockie Donovan Funeral Home, 332-8th Street, on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. with Rachelle Wilk officiating. A reception will follow at the Ukrainian Reading Hall, 1005 Assiniboine Avenue. Donations in memory of Ryan may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2W8.Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
STOCKS: It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Daryl Roy Stocks on June 25, 2010 at the age of 39 years. Daryl leaves to mourn his loving parents, Roy and Helen Stocks, his sister Cory Stocks and his precious niece, Amari Stocks, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A private family service will be held in his memory.
TAYLOR: Ross Charles. A celebration of Ross life will be held Saturday, July 3, 2010, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Lions Manor, 35 Victoria Avenue East (corner of 1st Street & Victoria Avenue), Brandon. Please drop in and share a memory or a Remember When.
WALLACE: The death of Jack Wallace occurred in the city on June 21, 2010 atthe age of 68 years. The Funeral Ceremony will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street on Monday, June 28, 2010 at 1:00 pm. Donations in memory of Jack may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
MOIR: M. Mildred Moir 1904-2010. After a very long, happy and healthy life, Mildred Moir passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at the age of 105. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Jean Smith, and her grandchildren Carol Ann Smith, Shannon and Lyle Kinnaird, Kerry and Mary Smith and Sandy and Louise Smith. Jay and Kris Kinnaird, Shane, Torrie and Carly Smith, Corey and Charlie Smith all have fond memories of their GG. At her request a private service is taking place on Saturday, June 26th, in Virden. Donations will be gratefully accepted at Virden & Area Palliative Care, Box 400, Virden, R0M 2C0 or a charity of your choice.
McGUIRK: James (Jim) H. of Minnedosa, Manitoba passed away peacefully on June 16, 2010 at the Minnedosa and District Hospital after a prolonged illness at the age of 81 years. Jim was born and raised in Dauphin, Manitoba and attended the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg where he graduated in 1953 with a degree in Civil Engineering. During his time there, he met his wife to be, Lydia Kolodinsky and they were married May 6, 1954 in The Pas, MB. Jim and Lydia took up residence in Winnipeg, as Jim started his long career with the Manitoba Department of Highways and Transportation. With the birth of sons Bryan in 1960 and Collin in 1962, Lydia gave up her career and became the devoted wife and mother. Jim and family then transferred to Selkirk in 1968 and then again to Minnedosa in 1971 where Jim eventually retired. Upon arriving in Minnedosa, Jim became active in the community, coaching minor hockey, taking up golf and being instrumental in designing the original 9' of the Minnedosa Golf Course. Among his other passions was the love of the outdoors, birdwatching, and electronic gadgets, to the point of learning how to use a computer while in his late 70's. Jim was predeceased by his father Owen, mother Jessie, father and mother-in-law Steve and Julia Kolodinsky, and wife Lydia. He is survived by his son Bryan of Minnedosa, son Collin and partner Barry of Calgary, brother John (Jack) and wife Phyllis of Salt Lake City, UT, sister Willeane of Kamloops, BC, sister Patricia (Pat) and husband Paul of Pritchard, B.C.; as well as numerous brother and sister in laws, nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Dr. G. Roche and the staff of the Minnedosa and District Hospital for their excellent care and for keeping Dad comfortable during his final days. In respecting his wishes, no formal service was held. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Manitoba Lung Association. Minnedosa Funeral Service in care of arrangements, 204-867-3868.
An outdoor enthusiast who loved golf and most of all his family; enjoy the next 18 holes - We love you forever.
MAYO: Evelyn Mary (née Parker), beloved wife of Stuart Mayo, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at the age of 75 years. At Evelyns request, cremation has taken place and no formal funeral service will be held. Instead, a Celebration of Life Memorial Tea will be held on Sunday, June 27, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. at the Seniors for Seniors Hall, 311 Park Avenue East (north entrance), Brandon. Please drop in and spend time with the family and share a memory or two. If friends so desire, a memorial tribute may be made to a charity of their choice. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
KRAM: Passed away at the Wawanesa Personal Care Home on Wednesday June 23, 2010 at the age of 95 years, Freda Mary Kram (nee Nicholls) of Wawanesa, Manitoba. Freda leaves to mourn her passing her daughter Marie Waldron of Brandon, sons Bill and Herb Kram of Wawanesa, brothers Fraser Nicholls & Edward (Marion) Nicholls and sisters Evelyn Rourke and Florence Perks all of Brandon, Manitoba as well as numerous extended relatives and friends. Freda was predeceased by her husband Joseph in 1978, four sisters & two brothers. Funeral Services will be held on Monday June 28, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Wawanesa United Church with Rev. Carolyn Rushton officiating. Interment to follow in the Wawanesa Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Fredas memory to the Wawanesa Personal Care Home, Box 309 or to the Wawanesa United Church Memorial Fund, Box 298, Wawanesa, Manitoba, R0K 2G0.
For online condolences, visit our website at www.willmorchapel.com.Jamiesons Funeral Services, Willmor Chapel, Glenboro in care of arrangements. 204-827-2480.
HUMPHRIES: Gordon Humphries beloved husband of Lorraine and father to Karen and Greg passed away suddenly at the cabin on June 11, 2010 at the age of 64 years. He was born on December 26, 1945. Gord began working at Burns Meats in 1965 and was employed there for 25 years until its closing in 1990. He then took a Carpentry and Woodworking course at ACC in 1991. In 1992 he began his work at The Brandon Clinic as the building Superintendent and was still employed there at the time of his passing. Gord enjoyed hunting and fishing, spending time at the cabin at Clear Lake with family and friends. You could often find Gord and Lorraine drifting along in their boat catching pickerel. When his children were younger Gord supported them in their activities and helped to coach Greg in hockey and Karen in softball. Gord was a proud grandfather and had a huge soft spot for his four "little darlings", his grandchildren. Gordon is survived by: his wife of 42 years Lorraine; daughter Karen (Rick) Cameron and their children Brock and Kaitlyn; son Greg (Kim) and their children Ally and Graysen. Also surviving are: his brother Sid (Gail) Humphries and five sisters; Peggy Agnew (Bill Breach), Elaine (Albert) Therrien, Barb (Wayne) Lindberg, Lil (Gary) Denbow, Susan Humphries as well as special Uncle Don McLean. Mother- in -law Julia Kelor, brother -in-law Bob Kelor, sister- in-law Arlene Kelor (Ron Rogowski) and several nieces and nephews are also left to mourn. The Ceremony to Celebrate Gordon's Life was held at Central United Church, on Friday, June 18, 2010. The Rev. Shannon McCarthy officiated. Urn Bearers were: Karen Cameron and Greg Humphries. All in attendance were considered honorary pallbearers. A private interment service was held at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Gordon to the Westman Dreams For Kids Foundation, Unit 202, 37-11th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4J2 or to a charity of choice. Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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