Classifieds / Obituaries
COLLYER: In loving memory of Richard Francis Collyer, beloved husband of Deb, father of Danyel, and Dana. Richard died at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 3, 2010 at the age of 53. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday June 8, 2010 at the Killarney United Church in Killarney, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire donations in memory of Richard may be made to; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Societywww.leukemia-ymphoma.org, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada- www.jdrf.ca, or to a charity of own choice.
Messages of Condolence may be made online at www.wheatlnd.com.Killarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd. 523-7791.
BULL: Dorothy Mary Louise "MaryLou" Bull passed away peacefully with her family at her side at the Assiniboine Centre on May 5, 2010 at the age of 69. MaryLou was born to Richard and Jessie Creber of Strathclair, Manitoba on October 28, 1940. She was predeceased by her parents and brother, Bill Creber. MaryLou married Ken "Jim" Bull in 1962. They moved to Rapid City, Manitoba in 1964, where they farmed and raised their family. Over the years, MaryLou worked as a telephone operator, a cashier at the Peavey Mart store in Brandon and a home care worker. She especially enjoyed working on the farm with the animals and took great pride in her garden. She had severalinterests, including music, knitting and crocheting, cooking, baking and canning and country living in general. MaryLou was known for hosting many marvellous meals for family and friends. She is survived by her loving husband Ken of 47 years; son Rob (Val) and grandchildren, Rick, Lisa and Erin of Killarney, Manitoba; daughter Laurel (Charlie) Clark and grandson Mike (Cheryl) and great grandchildren Colin and Emily, all of Brandon, MB; and daughter Lorna (Brian) Kacsmar and grandchildren Bailey and Justin of Esterhazy, Saskatchewan. She also leaves to mourn her brother Jim Creber, sister Daisy Robertson, Bull brothers-in-law Howard, Larry (Jean), Don (Marg) and Bob (Marg), sister-in-law (Earl) Pearl and several nieces and nephews. A private family graveside service was held at the Rapid City Cemetery on May 11, 2010, officiated by Reverend Elwood Fawcett. The pallbearers were the six grandchildren. A ceremony to celebrate MaryLou's life followed at Memories Chapel in Brandon. The family extends sincere gratitude to Dr. Butler and his staff of the Brandon Clinic; Dr. du Plooy, the nurses and staff at the Cancer Program in Brandon; and the many nurses and aides on A3 at the Assiniboine Centre. Thank you also to family and friends for their support, cards, flowers and generous gifts of food received. In memory of MaryLou, donations may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for CancerCare Project at 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
BRENNAN: Cecil E. (1917 2010). Mr. Cecil E. Brennan passed away peacefully at his residence, Dinsdale Personal Care Home, on Thursday, June 03, 2010. Cecil is survived by his sister Agnes and many nieces and nephews. By his request, a private family graveside service will be held. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
ALLEN: George Earl. It is with deep sorrow that the family announces that Mr. George "Earl" Allen lost his courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Earl was the second of four sons born to Marjorie and Harry Allen in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia on January 27, 1950. Earl's father Harry was in the Armed Forces and Earl spent his early years moving from base to base until the family moved to CFB Shilo in 1963. In 1969/70 Earl joined the Air Force as a Firefighter, and it was at CFB Southport where he met and married his loving wife of 38 years, Merna. In August of 1975 Earl and his family moved to CFB Shilo to resume his career as a Firefighter until his early retirement in 2002. Earl spent many summers with his family camping and fishing at the Lake. He also looked forward to hunting in the fall. Earl could also fix anything that was broken. He loved taking on carpentry projects and fixing cars. Earl will be lovingly remembered by his wife Merna, son Gilbert (Tammy), two grandsons Caleb and Eric and granddaughter Hannah of Saskatoon, daughter Cairn (Sean) Mitchell of Calgary; three brothers Ken of Deloraine and daughters Tracy and Tanya (Kevin) Williamson, Gerald (Janice) and their son Aiden and daughter Kirstin (Ryan) O'Donnell, Gordon (Sabrina) and their daughter Nakita all of Brandon, sisters in law Mavis Joynt, Sharon (Bob) Taylor and their son Rob (Shelly), and four great nieces and 3 great nephews. He was predeceased by his mom Punky in 1998, dad Harry in 2002, mother in law Dorothy in 2004, father in law Verne Joynt in 2005 and sister in law Kathy Allen in 2008. A service of remembrance was held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel on Friday, May 28, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be held at a later date. In memory of Earl, donations may be made to the BRHC Foundation, "Palliative Care", 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 3X4. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.corn.
DELEURME: Passed away at the Baldur Personal Care Home on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at the age of 88 years, Marie Mary Anne Mathilde Deleurme (nee Bourrier) of Ninette, MB. Mary leaves to mourn her passing, sons Jules (Jean) of Ninette, Manitoba, Alec of Ninette (Myrna) of Brandon; daughter Denise (Bob) Ford of Minnedosa, Manitoba, daughter-in-law Audrey Deleurme of Ninette, Manitoba, 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Mary is also survived by her sister Beatrice Weicker of St. Boniface, Manitoba and by a sister-in-law Theresa Bourrier of Notre Dame De Lourdes, Manitoba as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Mary was predeceased by her husband Edward in 1996 and by a son Victor in May 2010. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Felix Parish Catholic Church, Dunrea, MB. with Father Philip Malayil officiating. Interment will follow in the Ninette Cemetery, Ninette, Manitoba. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Marys memory to the Ninette Cemetery Fund, c/o Gloria Way, Ninette, Manitoba. R0K 1R0 or to a charity of ones choice.
On line condolences can be sent towww.willmorchapel.comJamiesons Funeral Services, Willmor Chapel, Glenboro in care of arrangements. 204-827-2480.
PEACH: Evelyn Ethel Peach, 1912-2010. Born in Nanton, Alberta, the fourth child in a pioneer family of four boys and two girls. Her parents died in the 'flu pandemic following World I and the family was raised by her Grandmother in Elkhorn, Manitoba. She completed her education there and trained as a Registered Nurse in Virden where she met and married Archie Grant before moving to Pipestone, Manitoba where they had Jim and Marilyn. She was predeceased by her brothers, dear sister Dorothea, and her beloved daughter Marilyn, as well as Kenn Jasper, her second husband. She leaves to mourn her husband, Jack, son Jim and his wife Mary, of Tisdale, SK and an extended family from coast to coast in Canada and overseas. Ev was a contributing member of every community in which she lived as a caregiver, curler, golfer, community and senior centre member and worker, wherever her skills and energies were needed. Cremation. No service by request. A memorial gathering will be held in the Magnolia Room at the Wellesley, 2800 Blanchard Street, Victoria on June 8 at 2:30 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Victoria Hospice, 1510 Fort Street, Victoria would be greatly appreciated.
JOHNSON: Charles Henry Johnson Charlie; beloved husband of the late Gladys Johnson and father of Don (Janet), Lynda (Murray) Mathison, and the late Dale Johnson; passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, Manitoba, on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 91 years of age. A service to celebrate Charlies life will be held at the Hamiota United Church, Hamiota, Manitoba on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.with interment following in the Hamiota Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Charlies memory to the Hamiota United Church Building Repair Fund, Hamiota, Manitoba, R0M 0T0; Hamiota Community Foundation, Box 100, Hamiota, Manitoba, R0M 0T0 or to a charity of ones choice.
Messages of condolence to the Johnson family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.caCampbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of arrangements. 866- 620-2744
BAKER: Passed away at her home in Cypress River, Manitoba on Sunday, May 30, 2010 at the age of 93 years, Violet Mary Baker (nee Black). Violet leaves to mourn her passing, son Jim (Jean) Baker of Benito, Manitoba, daughter Jeanette Baker of Cypress River, Manitoba and son -in-law Bob Olson of Gladstone, Manitoba, ten grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Violet is also survived by her sisters Sarah McLarty of Brandon, Manitoba, Etta Tutthill of Elkhorn, Manitoba and by a brother Ernest (Verna) Black of Dauphin, Manitoba, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Violet was predeceased by her husband Llewellyn, daughter Linda Olson, grandson Brian Keller and by brothers Elmer and John Black. Cremation has taken place and a family service will be held at a later date. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Violets memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 727-B-10th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G7 or to a charity of ones choice.
On line condolences can be sent to www.willmorchapel.comJamiesons Funeral Services, Willmor Chapel, Glenboro in care of arrangements. 204-827-2480.
GINTER: It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Carole Ann Ginter. Carole passed away at the age of 66 on Monday, May 31, 2010 at the Brandon Assiniboine Centre. Left to mourn is her beloved soul mate, Fred; Caroles sons Jeff (Brenda) of Dawson Creek, B.C. and Duane of Portage la Prairie. A Service of Remembrance for family and friends will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, June 4, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Shannon McCarthy of Central United Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, donations may be made in Caroles memory to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, Palliative Care, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3. Complete obituary information to follow.Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
BRADSHAW: Evangeline Vange May Bradshaw beloved partner of Bob Redlin, of Wellwood, MB entered into rest on May 30, 2010 at the Neepawa Health Centre at the age of 60 years. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Brookdale Community Hall Brookdale, MB. Interment to follow in the Brookdale Cemetery. Donations may be made to Neepawa Health Centre, CancerCare MB or Central Plains Cancer Care re: Driving Program. Whites Funeral Home Carberry-Neepawa in care of arrangements. (204) 476-2848.
STONE: Vernice Marie Stone (nee Bremner) passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. She is survived by her two sons Gary (Karen) of Edmonton, Alberta and Glenn of Red Deer, Alberta. She also is survived by her five grandchildren Trina, Corey (Elita), Travis (Elysia), Alyssa and Caitlynn. Her sisters Lois Philip of Tilston, Manitoba and Fay Hewins of Brandon, Manitoba also survive. Vernice was born in Tilston, Manitoba to Mabel (nee Miller) and Wilfred Bremner. Vernice first moved to Flin Flon, Manitoba, then Calgary, Alberta and after the passing of her husband returned to Brandon, Manitoba. She was an avid quilter. Vernice was predeceased by her husband C. Albert and sister Phyllis. Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will be held in Boissevain Cemetery. A Come and Go Memorial Reception will be held at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North on Friday, June 4, 2010 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. She will be greatly missed and forever remembered by her family and friends. "Special thanks to Fay and Ken Hewins for all of their help". Donations in memory of Vernice may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, 304, 1 Wesley Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 4C6.Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
HALE: Gordon George Hale passed away on May 21, 2010 at the Souris Personal Care Home at the age of 78 after a lengthy illness with Alzheimers. Gordon was born in Souris, Manitoba on May 30, 1931. He leaves behind wife, Judith (Janz) of 53 years; children, Ellen Hale (Roy Palmer), Brenda (Duane) Swaenepoel, Kathy Flikweert (John, deceased 2001), Ken (Corrine) Hale; eight grandchildren, Jill (Stu) Boreyko, April (Derick) Marville, Mark (Amy) Swaenepoel, Karla (Scott) Alexander, Jason Flikweert, Lindsay (Dan) Lang, Jordan and Tyson Hale along with two great grandchildren, Rylan Marville and Jesse Boreyko. Gordon also leaves behind siblings, Hilda, Bill, Dorothy, Pearl and Walter. He was predeceased by brothers, Lorrie and Harold.
LENNOX: Neil H. Lennox of Strathclair, Manitoba, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2010 at the age of 88 years 9 months. Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. at the Municipal Hall in Strathclair, Manitoba. Raes Funeral Home, Shoal Lake in care of arrangements.
COLLETT: Grace Collett of Brandon, beloved mother of Vivian (Lloyd) Grierson of Carberry, passed away peacefully at her residence, Rideau Park Personal Care Home, on Saturday, May 29, 2010 at the age of 88 years. Grace was born on August 15, 1921 in Hungary. She moved with her family to Mankota, Saskatchewan and then to the Justice area where they farmed. She received her education in a small schoolhouse in Mankota, SK. Grace worked as a farmwife for many years. After her husband died, she moved to Brandon and worked at several places including Grand Valley Eggs, Copperhead Restaurant and Stylerite Department Store. She was a member of the Womens Institute in Justice and the Army & Navy in Brandon. Grace loved sewing and knitting. Her afghans were her pride and joy. She loved gardening while on the farm and always had an abundance of veggies. Grace is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Vivian and Lloyd Grierson, granddaughter Pat Grierson (Harold Eide), several sisters-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Bob in 1966, brothers Joe, Frank and Ernie, sisters Rose and Theresa and brother-in-law Larry Knight. In keeping with Graces wishes, cremation will take place and a private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Grace may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Unit 3-824-18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7 or to a charity of choice. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
BLACK: Debra Sarah (Debbie) Black, beloved wife of Dennis Black and loving mother of Candace and Shane, of Oak Lake, Manitoba, passed away at Virden Health Centre on Friday, May 28, 2010 at the age of 55 years. Funeral services will be held from Oak Lake United Church, Oak Lake, Manitoba at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, with Reverend Craig Miller officiating. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Virden and Area Palliative Care in memory of Debbie.
E-mail messages of condolence or sign the online Book of Condolences atcarscaddenfuneralchapel.comG. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden, in care of arrangements.
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