Classifieds / Obituaries
WELLS:Ed, 82 years old, beloved husband of the late Janette Wells, father of Clint, Kim and the late Georgia, died in the Souris Health Centre on Thursday, December 13, 2012. Funeral service will be held at the Hartney United Church on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Riverside Cemetery Hartney, Manitoba. In memory of Ed, donation may be made to the Hartney Golf Course or to the Hartney Fairground Fund. Kowalchuks Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements.
Expression of sympathy may be made at www.kowalchuks.net
VILLERS: Daphne Villers, beloved wife of John and dear mother of John, Mike, Tim and David, passed away at the Assiniboine Centre on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at the age of 76 years. Funeral arrangements are pending with Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, (204)-727-0694.
ROBERTSON: Dorothy Robertson (nee Haithwaite), age 84, formerly of Boissevain, beloved wife of the late Grant Robertson, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2012 in Calgary, Alberta, with her family at her side. She is survived by sons Jim (Tasha) and Bruce (Alina), grandchildren Taylor and Kyle, all of Calgary; Grants sister, Margaret Bailey; niece Janice (James) Borin, great-nephews Adriano and Angelo, all of Elmira, Oregon; sister-in-law Dorothy Haithwaite of Wawanesa; brother-in-law Lloyd McDonald of Brandon; and many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; and several cousins in England, Manitoba, and British Columbia. She was predeceased by husband Grant (January 2012), father and mother Jim and Nellie Haithwaite of Brandon (formerly of Wawanesa); brothers Bob and Jack (Vi) of B.C., Melvin of Wawanesa; sister Eleanor McDonald of Brandon. A graveside service in memory of Dorothy and Grant will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the Boissevain Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Dorothy and Grant may be made to the charity of own choice.
Messages of condolence may be made to Killarney Boissevain Funeral Home 204-523-7791 or www.wheatlandfs.com
JURY: Lois Jury. Lois passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Place on Sunday December 9, 2012 at the age of 60. Funeral Service will be held at the Yellowhead Hall Neepawa, MB. at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 15th. Lois touched the lives of many and will be dearly missed by her Family, Health Care Workers, and Friends. Arrangements in care of Whites Funeral Home, Neepawa, 204-476-2848.
WHITE: Mitchell James White of Brandon, MB, beloved husband of Vickie White, dear father of Dustin and Michael (Lesley) and beloved grandfather of Riley and Brooklynn, passed away in Brandon, MB on Monday, December 10, 2012 at the age of 55 years. A memorial service will be held at Central United Church, 327-8th Street, on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Joe Ball officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. Flowers are gratefully declined, donations may be made to Central Plains Cancer Care Services, 318 Saskatchewan Avenue East, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0K8. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
CHESTER: John A. Chester beloved husband Shirley Chester died on December 10, 2012 at the Tri Lake Health Centre in Killarney, Manitoba at the age of 86. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the Wheatland Chapel in Killarney, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Peter Van der Leelie officiating. Private interment will take place at the Killarney Cemetery following the service. Donations in memory of John may be made to the Elks & Royal Purple Childrens Fund; 100-2629 29th Ave. Regina, SK S4S 2N9, or to the Canadian Diabetes Association 727B 10th St. Brandon, Manitoba R7A 4G7.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.comKillarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd. 204-523-7791 www.wheatlandfs.com
GOURLAY: Frederick Gleason Gourlay, formerly of Oak River, MB; passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. He was born November 23, 1924 at the Brandon General hospital and raised on the farm in the Oak River District. He was predeceased by his father Andrew (1952) and mother Catherine (1988); brother Allisdair (1930) and brother Robert (1960). He is survived by brother George (Helen) of Ottawa, ON; niece Donna Hawkes (Terry) of Dunrobin, ON; brother Douglas (Audrey) of Brandon; nieces Diane Martel (Mike) of Brandon, Joan Nemetchek (Ed) of Swan River MB; nephews Gerald (Darlene) of Regina SK, Robert (Cheryl) of Moosomin SK; and numerous grand nieces and nephews. He is also survived by Marie Dereniwsky, 95, who came to help on the family farm in 1932 from Seech, MB and continued to do so for over 77 years, retiring to OakDale Home in Oak River, MB in 2008. Fred attended White Bank Lea country school and then helped on the farm while his older siblings went off to World War II. Subsequently he took over the family farm following the death of his father in 1952 and also his brother Roberts Cardale farm following his accidental death in 1960. Fred enjoyed farming until 2008 when he was forced to retire due to failing health. He moved to Victoria Landing Brandon in 2009 and subsequently Hillcrest Personal Care Home, January 2012. A service to celebrate Freds life will be held at the Cardale United Church, Cardale, MB on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 11:00am with interment to take place at White Bank Lea Cemetery at a later date. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Freds memory to the Cardale United Church Memorial Fund, Cardale, MB, R0K 0J0; Hamiota District Health Centre Foundation, Box 671, Hamiota, MB, R0M 0T0 or to a charity of ones choice.
Messages of condolence and/or photos can be shared at www.campbellfuneralhome.caCampbell Funeral Home, Hamiota in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
WADDELL: Kenneth (Ken) John Waddell of Newdale, MB; predeceased by his parents Gordon and Edith Waddell and survived by his partner Joanne Boyd and her children Justin and Sasha Boyd; and by his brothers Doug (Connie) and Duncan (Audrey); and by his sisters Marj (Blair) Patience and Jean (Wendell) Wight; passed away at the Minnedosa District Health Centre, Minnedosa, MB on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 51 years of age. A service to celebrate Kens life will be held at the Newdale United Church, Newdale, MB, on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 1:00pm followed by a private interment at the Newdale South Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Kens memory to a charity of ones choice.
Messages of condolence and/or photos can be shared at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca.Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
ROBERTSON: Dorothy Robertson, age 84 beloved wife of the late Grant Robertson passed away peacefully on December 6, 2012 in Calgary, AB with her family at her side. She is survived by her two sons: Jim (Tasha) and Bruce (Alina); two grandchildren: Taylor and Kyle; sister Margaret Bailey of Elmira Oregon; niece Janice (James) Borin and two great nephews: Adriano and Angelo. A Graveside Service in memory of Dorothy and Grant will be held on Saturday December 15, 2012 at the Boissevain Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Dorothy and Grant may be made to a charity of own choice. Messages of condolence may be made at www.wheatlandfs.comKillarney Boissevain Funeral Home, 204-523-7791 www.wheatlandfs.com
LANGE: It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Geraldine (Dean) Ann Lange on December 5, 2012 in Calgary, Alberta, after a brief illness. Geraldine will be lovingly remembered by her mother, Marion and by her siblings Ken, Cheryl and Joyce. She was predeceased by her father, William and her grandparents. Geraldine was born and raised in Brandon. After finishing high school she went on to complete an undergraduate degree at the University of Manitoba and later a Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology from Minot State College. She moved to Calgary to pursue her career. She had a strong sense of justice and was forever advocating for equal rights for the disabled. She had served on the Access Calgary Appeals committee as the chairperson for the past several years. Geraldine was also very creative; she could knit, sew, crochet and make jewelry. She was especially proud of the several 1st place ribbons she won after entering the craft competition at the Calgary Stampede. A time of visitation for family and friends will take place at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 7-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustines Roman Catholic Church, 327-4th Street, on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Kevin Smith as Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Canada, Calgary Chapter, 200-8944 182nd Street, Edmonton, AB, T5T 2E3.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
BIRIN: Richard Birin passed away December 10, 2012 At Victoria Hospital, on Pembina Highway. Cremation has taken place. Memorial Service pending in Brandon. Full obituary to follow.
CREBER: Fred Creber beloved husband of Irene of Newdale, MB entered into rest on December 10, 2012 at the Minnedosa Health Centre at the age of 89 years. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Newdale United Church, Newdale, MB with Rev. Jen Dresser officiating. Interment will follow in the Newdale South Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Newdale United Church, Minnedosa Health Centre or The Heart and Stroke Foundation of MB. Minnedosa Funeral Service in care of arrangements. 204- 867-3868.
LANGE: Geraldine Ann Lange of Calgary, Alberta, formerly of Brandon, Manitoba, passed away after a brief illness at the age of 50 years. A time of visitation for family and friends will take place at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 7-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustines Roman Catholic Church, 327-4th Street, on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Kevin Smith as Celebrant. Complete obituary information to follow.
GOULD: Louise Mildred Gould (Baldwin). October 20, 1912 December 7, 2012. Louise was the second born of fourteen children in Warren, MB. After graduating high school she received her R.N. degree. She worked at Winnipeg General, Gypsumville and Virden Hospitals. Louie as her family called her also did private nursing and that is where she met her husband Ross of 67 years. Lou and Ross were married in June of 1943 and moved into their new house south of Reston. They farmed with the help of their three boys until the fall of 2001. They spent the winters in the Melita Lodge and summers at the farm until 2007 when their health forced them to move to the Hartney Community Health Centre. Lou was predeceased by her husband Ross (Feb. 2010); son Mark (Dec. 1999); parents, Joe and Agnes (Jones) Baldwin; sisters, Olive and Bernice; brothers, Ron, Keith, Wilbert, Robert and Lyal. She is survived by sons, Dennis (Shannon) and Gary (Aleta); daughter-in-law Janice; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Opal, Norine and Reta; three brothers, Cam, Kev and Gary; also many nieces and nephews (174). She played accordion and piano. She enjoyed writing letters, skiing and her woodstove. She also enjoyed walking, nature, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. The Hartney Community Health Centre was her home for five years. She thought of everyone as family and received excellent care from the entire staff. A private family graveside service will take place at the Napinka Cemetery, Napinka, MB. in 2013. Donations in memory of Louise may be made to the Hartney Community Health Centre, Box 280, Hartney, MB. R0M 0X0. Arrangements in care of Redpath Funeral Home Melita, MB. (204-522-3361), Neil Redpath & Kurt Ardron.
To send condolences or special memories to the family, please visit: www.redpathfuneralhome.com
FARDOE: Emma Elizabeth Fardoe (nee Nyquist), beloved wife of the late Russel Fardoe, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the Assiniboine Centre. Emma was born in Hilltop, Manitoba in the Rural Municipality of Clanwilliam on September 13, 1923 (a triplet daughter), youngest of seven daughters born to Axel and Ester Nyquist. She attended school at Hilltop and Minnedosa, Manitoba. She came to Brandon in 1942, and worked at Brandon General Hospital, then took a business course at Wheat City Business College in 1943. After graduating from the College she worked at Western Grocers Wholesale Company, and then went to work for the Federal Government for many years. While in Brandon she took an active part in First Baptist Church and other organizations. In 1953, she married Russel Fardoe of the South Brandon district where she took an active part in the church and community. Together they farmed in the community until 1970, during which time a son Ronald and a daughter Ronaele were born, also in 1953, nephew Brian Broomhall came to live with them. Together they raised him and he became like a son to them. In 1970, they moved to Brandon where she spent the next 19 years working for the Federal Government as a receptionist and clerk, retiring from Canada Employment Centre in 1989. On her return to Brandon, she attended and supported Trinity United Church. During her retirement, many enjoyable years were spent together with Russ RVing in the Prairie Provinces, but mostly in the Provincial Parks. During these years she met and made many new friends. Emma leaves to mourn her passing her daughter Ronaele Fardoe; son Brian Broomhall (Darlene Kraemer), Carol Fleetham; nieces, nephews and many cousins. Also surviving are daughter-in-law Shari Sanderson and son-in-law Kent Sanderson. She was grandma to Vanessa Fardoe, Reed Sanderson, Brandie Broomhall and Leanne Broomhall, who were very dear to her. She was predeceased by her husband Russel Fardoe; son Ronald Fardoe; parents; two triplet sisters, Eva Nyquist in infancy and Lillie Broomhall; sisters Ivy Nyquist, Edna Magnell, Anna Wark and Hilma Birch; brothers-in-law Russell Birch, Herbert Magnell, Hayden Broomhall and Mack Wark. Ceremony to Celebrate Emmas Life will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North, Brandon on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Wayne Sanderson will officiate. Flowers are gratefully declined. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Emma may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society Manitoba Division, 415 1st Street, Brandon, MB R7A 2W8, the Canadian Diabetes Association, Unit A1 800 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, MB R7A 6N5 or a charity of choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330
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