Classifieds / Obituaries
GRIFFIN: Ronald Alfred Griffin of Brandon passed away peacefully at his residence, Valleyview Care Centre, on Monday, January 4, 2010 at the age of 93 years. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 339-12th Street, on Friday, January 15, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Dong Ha Kim officiating. Interment will be held prior to the service at 11:00 a.m. at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ron may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, Western Manitoba Cancer Care Project, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com
MAUNULA: Elsie Maunula of Brandon, beloved wife of Allan, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at the age of 77 years. In keeping with Elsies wishes, cremation will take place. A time of sharing will be held at the family home on 538-24th Street, on Friday, January 8, 2010 between 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Elsie may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, Western Manitoba Cancer Care Project, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
MEADOWS: Mr. Cecil Thomas Cec Meadows, beloved husband of Jean, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, January 4, 2010 at the age of 79 years. A Memorial Service for family and friends will be held at the Central United Church, 327-8th Street, on Friday, January 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Barb Jardine and Mona Franklin officiating. Interment will take place at the Humesville Cemetery at a later date. If friends so wish, memorial donations in memory of Cecil may be made to the Arthritis Society, Suite 105-386 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3R6, the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of Canada, P.O. Box 20009, 3310 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3K 2E5 or to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
WARREN: Edna A. Warren, age 92, beloved wife of the late Ken Warren, beloved Mom to Reg, Murray and Terry died on January 3, 2010 at Deloraine Health Centre, Deloraine, Manitoba. Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 8, 2010 at the Medora Hall Medora, Manitoba, 2:00 p.m.If friends so desire, donations may be made to the charity of own choice or Medora Cemetery Fund. Interment Medora Cemetery, Medora, Manitoba.
Messages of condolence may be made at www.wheatlnd.comSmith Funeral Home, Deloraine Manitoba, 747-2088.
CASSAN: The death of Rodney Roy Cassan of Alexander, occurred Sunday January 3, 2010 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
COOPER: Mary Harriet Cooper of Glenboro, Manitoba, formerly of Basswood and Minnedosa, passed away peacefully at the Glenboro District Hospital at the age of 84 years. Mary was born in the Basswood area on March 19, 1925, the 3rd daughter of Charles and Mary Cooper. She received her education at the Basswood School. She farmed with her brother Tom until his death in 1964, at which time she moved to Minnedosa where she worked and cared for her mother until her death. Mary worked in Brandon at various jobs until her retirement. In 2003 she moved from her home in Minnedosa to live at Glen Haven Manor in Glenboro until her passing on December 31, 2009. She leaves to mourn her sister-in-law Edna Cooper Gibbons and husband Jack of Minnedosa, nephews Wes (Erica) of Regina, Gerald (Linda), David (Cheryl), both of Minnedosa, Edward (Kim) of Consort Alta., Jim (Kim) of Winnipeg, John Whitmore of Glenboro and niece Sheila (Ellis) Drinkwater of Glenboro, nine great nephews, three great nieces and two great great nephews. Mary was predeceased by her parents Charles (1955) and Mary (1967), brothers Tom (1964), Alex (1996), Harry (2003) & George (1987); sisters Edith Whitmore (2001), Margaret Hayes (1996), Irene Murray (1998); sister-in-law Ady Cooper, brothers-in-law John Whitmore (1967), Jack Hayes (1979) and Bill Murray (1993). As per Marys request, a graveside service for family only will be held at a later date. Friends that so desire, memoriams may be made in Marys memory to a charity of choice.
On line condolences can be sent to email@example.comJamiesons Funeral Services of Glenboro were in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
ROURKE: Mary Louise Rourke of Brandon, beloved wife of the late Gordon Rourke, passed away at the Valleyview Care Centre on Friday, January 1, 2010 at the age of 89 years. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
ASSELSTINE: It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Beryl Asselstine on December 31st, 2009 at the Hamiota District Health Centre. Beryl slipped away peacefully at night with family by her side. Beryl was born at the Hamiota Hospital on October 29, 1931. On October 14th, 1950 she married the love of her life Allan Asselstine. Together they lived on the farm at McConnell until 1953 when they moved to Beulah to farm. In 1959, they moved to the farm in Hamiota where they farmed until 1986 when they moved into the Town of Hamiota. Beryl worked at the golf course from 1982 to 1984 and then in the Hamiota Hospital kitchen from 1984 until 1995. To her children Doug (Kim) Asselstine and Kerry (Darrell) Kowalyk she was the best mother anyone could ask for. To her grandchildren Candace (Brian) Ford, Gerry Asselstine, and Melyssa and Chantal Kowalyk, she was amazing and her cookies and hugs will never be forgotten. She leaves behind to mourn her loss her devoted husband Allan, her children, her grandchildren, as well as numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceases by her sister Joyce (Chandler). Beryl will be lovingly remembered by all that knew her. She was a constant source of love. A family graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Beryls memory to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, 1-613 10th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 4G6. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota in care arrangements. (866) 620-2744
BOLES: Foster Allen Boles 1934-2009. Foster passed away December 28, 2009, in hospice at Surrey, B.C. after a long battle with cancer. He is mourned and lovingly remembered by sons and daughters-in-law Vaughan and Kathy of Brandon and Todd and Kristal of Surrey, grandchildren Allen, Kimberley and Adam of Brandon, brother-in-law Garry Miller (Colleen) of Brandon, sisters-in law Darlene Hadland (Gary) of Brandon and Shaunene Bishop (John) of Black Diamond, AB, niece Eryn Ancelet (Matt) of Crossfield, Alberta and countless other family and friends. A graveside service will be held later this spring at Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Cancer Society would be appreciated.
CLEARWATER:Andrew, age 93 years, beloved husband of the late Sadie Clearwater, father of Clint, Brent and the late Craig, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Thursday, December 31, 2009. Funeral service will be held at Kowalchuks Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba, on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Elgin Cemetery. In memory of Andy, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home Sunroom Fund c/o ARHA Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0.
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DESROSIERS: Harvey Joseph Desrosiers of Birtle, Manitoba passed away January 1, 2010 at the Birtle Health Centre, Birtle, Manitoba at the age of 87 years. Harvey was pre- deceased by his wife Hilda on September 14, 2006. He is survived by his daughter Juliette (Rosario) Huberdeau of Wetaskiwin, Alberta, son Reme Desrosiers of Winnipeg and daughter Georgette (Rodney) Ashcroft of Birtle as well as grandchildren and their families, one brother Alcide (Audrey) of B.C. and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The public graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. from the St. Lazare Cemetery, St. Lazare, Manitoba with Father Michel Nault officiating. Reception to follow at the St. Lazare Parish Hall. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba. Remembrances and condolences can be e-mailed to email@example.com.Braendle-Bruce Funeral Service of Russell, Manitoba (204) 773-2747 in care of arrangements.
MCMURACHY: Gladys (formerly of Shoal Lake, Manitoba) passed away at Concordia Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba on Friday, January 1, 2010 in her 85th year. A service will be held in the Strathclair Baptist Church on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will take place in Strathclair Cemetery. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744
ROTHNI: Wayne Rothnie, of Oak River, Manitoba, beloved husband of Ann and father of Shawn (Theresa), Jason, Tammie (Kirk) Hauck and grandfather of Haile and Eric; passed away at the St. Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 59 years of age. A graveside service will be held at the Oak River Cemetery, Oak River, Manitoba at a later date. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Waynes memory to a charity of ones choice. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744
SCARROW: The death of Garnet Orville Scarrow, formerly of Rivers, Manitoba, occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, December 30, 2009. Viewing for family and friends will be held at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North, Tuesday, January 5, 2010 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. The Ceremony to Celebrate Garnet's life will be held at Memories Chapel, on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 1:00 pm. The Venerable Rev. Paul Curtis will officiate. Interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Garnet to the Canadian Cancer Society, 193 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 9Z9. Complete obituary will follow. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
STEPHENS: Herbert John Stephens, beloved husband of the late Laura Stephens and father of Barb (Wayne), Mavis, Bruce (Vicki), Melva (Wayne), Cherri (Ryan); passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, Manitoba, on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 91 years of age. A family graveside service will be held at Oak River Cemetery, Oak River, Manitoba, on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. A reception open to friends and family will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Hamiota Community Centre, Hamiota, MB. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Herbs memory to a charity of ones choice. Complete obituary to follow. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744
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