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EISLER: Nellie, 97 years old, beloved wife of the late John Eisler, mother of Elsie, Alice, Teenie and the late Margaret, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris, Manitoba on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Nellie, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements.
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DUTHIE: Donald James Campbell Duthie. Don (“Duff”) passed away peacefully at the age of 61 on April 1, 2013 in Glenboro Hospital after a long battle with COPD. A Celebration of Don’s life will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Knox Zion Presbyterian Church, Carberry, MB with Rev. Minho Yoo officiating. Donations in memory of Don can be made to Winnipeg Inner City Mission Box 2444 Stn. Main Winnipeg, MB R3C 4A7 or to a charity of your choice.
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Jamieson’s Funeral Service of Glenboro, MB in care of arrangements. (204)827-2480.
MAYBERRY: Olive Mayberry, beloved wife of the Late Sam Mayberry of Reston, Manitoba, passed away at Reston Health Centre on Sunday; March 31, 2013 at the age of 89 years. Funeral Services will be held from Reston United Church on Monday; April 8 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend M. Dwight Rutherford officiating. Interment will be in Reston Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Olive.
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G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden and Reston in care of arrangements.
ANDREY: Ruby Irma Andrey, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the age of 96 years. Ruby was predeceased by her first husband, Corntine Hemery in 1980, her second husband, Lloyd Andrey in 1998, sons Frank Hemery and Corntine Jr. Hemery and daughter, Yvonne Gross. Ruby is survived by her son-in-law, Walter Gross, grandchildren Cory, Kevin and Sandra, as well as numerous relatives and friends. A graveside service will be held at the Brandon Cemetery on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
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MOGGEY: Dr. Doreen Elaine Moggey, age 83 died at Fairview Home in Brandon, Manitoba on March 30, 2013. In accordance with Doreen's wishes cremation has taken place and interment will take place at the Ninette Cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory of Doreen may be made to a charity of own choice. Online condolences may be made at www.wheatlandfs.comKillarney Boissevain Funeral Home 204-523-7791
OWEN: Evelyn Alice Owen, beloved mother of Barbara Owen, entered into rest March 30, 2013 at the age of 88 years. A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Neepawa United Church, Neepawa, MB with interment at the Riverside Cemetery, Neepawa, MB. Donations may be made to the Neepawa District Palliative Care Service, Box 1240 Neepawa, Manitoba, R0J 1H0 or the Central Plains Cancer Care Services, 318 Saskatchewan Avenue East, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, R1N 0K8. White’s Funeral Home Neepawa, MB in care of arrangements 204-476-2848.
MASON: Mabel (nee Gudbranson), beloved wife of Charlie passed away suddenly at her home on March 8th, 2013. Mabel was born in Minnedosa, Manitoba to John and Lillian Gudbranson. Mabel was predeceased by her parents and her siblings Jack, Gerald, Mae, Sarah, Gilbert and Thelma. Her sisters Emma and Alma reside in Rivers. She leaves behind to mourn her loss her husband Charlie, sons Hugh (Heather), Jim (Donna), John (Lara) and daughter Kathy (Roger) as well as grandchildren, Eric, Jodie, Matthew, Ben, Nicole, Andrew and Tyler and great-grandchildren, Haley and Avery. Mabel had an incredible work ethic and enjoyed nature. All summer she could be found out in the country cutting and hauling wood in the morning and swinging on her porch swing in the afternoon keeping track of her neighbours and townfolk. In the winter she sewed blankets for family and friends. Watching over her family and keeping everyone busy was the joy of her life. A funeral was held March 13, 2013, in Souris, Manitoba.
BIRIN: Richard James. Born in Brandon October 6, 1936, passed away December 10, 2012 at Victoria Hospital, Winnipeg. Involved in bowling, golf, hockey, curling. Moved to Calgary in 1972, employed as a car salesman. Before moving to Brandon in 2007 Rich held the position as Business Manager for an Auto Dealership. Then Rich and Paullet moved to Winnipeg in April 2012. Rich was predeceased by his father, May 1977, Mother, December 2011. Rich is survived by loving wife Paullet of 33 years, daughter Raeshell, step sons Eric, Keith, three granddaughters, brother Don (Bartz), nieces, nephews, cousins and relatives. Service will be held April 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm with Fr. Jerzy Urbanski of St. Joseph’s Polish National Church officiating, 1111 Assiniboine Avenue, Brandon, R7A 0G9. Following the service a private interment will take place at the Brandon Cemetery. We will join you all at the Sokol Hall, 11th Street, upper floor. In lieu of flowers a donation in memory of Richard may be made to the mentioned Church or a charity of your choice.
KACHAN: Lois “Ellen” (nee Ackroyd) September 28, 1945 - March 28, 2013. Ellen Kachan beloved wife of John of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the age of 67 years. Ellen was born in Brandon, MB on September 28, 1945. She married John on August 19, 1967. Besides her loving husband John, Ellen is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Nancy and Terry McNeill; two grandchildren Jared and Cayley; mother Margaret Ackroyd; siblings Jack (Maureen) Ackroyd, Gregory (Sheri) Ackroyd, Susan Slawson, Brian (Jackie) Ackroyd; and nieces and nephews, Stacey, Brianne, Cari, Connor, Regan, Donna, Melvin; and Sandra. She was predeceased by her father Brant Ackroyd. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E. Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to Southwood Hospice, 211 Heritage Drive S.E. Calgary, AB T2H 1M9. The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at Southwood Hospice for the care provided to Ellen. In living memory of Ellen Kachan, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 Bannister Road S.E. Calgary, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.
CLEMENS: John Peter, 89 years old, beloved husband of Doris Clemens, father of Jan, Dave, Ger, Richard, Molly, Jim and Donna, died in the Souris Health Centre on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Prayer service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Souris, Manitoba on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery at a later date. In memory of John, donations may be made to the Souris Hospital Palliative Care Fund or to St. Mary’s Church Memorial Fund. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements.
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SCHNEIDER, Anne (Sturko). April 24, 1929 - Nov. 3, 2012. It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Anne in Abbotsford, B.C. Hospital with loving family by her side. She was predeceased by parents Pauline and John, husband Ed, and sister Gloria Johnston. She will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by sister Irene McRae, Thunder Bay, ON; nephew Richard McRae and family, Calgary; niece Elyse McRae, Baton Rouge, LA; brother-in-law Morris Johnston, Brandon; sister- in-law Freda (Bill) Ellis, Abbotsford; many cousins here and B.C. Memorial was held in Abbotsford November 10, 2012. Interment of ashes in Brandon this summer.
PRYKE: Passed away at the Baldur Personal Care Home on Friday March 22, 2013 at the age of 94 years, Henry Charles “Harry” Pryke, of Belmont MB.Harry was born April 17, 1918 on SW1/4 4-5-15 in the R.M. of Strathcona near Belmont MB. In 1943, he married Minnie Jane Lambkin and began farming, which he treasured his entire life. Together they raised their three children of which all were fond of music. Harry played his fiddle at many dances, concerts and get-togethers throughout the years. Harry had three things in life he cherished the most, his family, his farm and his fiddle. He will be fondly remembered for his joy of music that he brought to everyone. Harry leaves to mourn his passing son Dennis (Joyce) of Belmont, daughters Bev (Barrie) McGill of Belmont and Carol (Rene) Fifi of Brandon, four grandchildren Glen (Jackie), Troy (Meagen), Lorrie (Doug) and Donna and by10 great grandchildren. Harry was predeceased by his wife Minnie in 1985, parents Percy and Elizabeth Pryke, brother Percy Jr. and by a sister Millie Matheson. Cremation has taken place. A Family Graveside Service was held on Wednesday March 27, 2013 at the Hillside Cemetery, Belmont MB with Helen Delorme officiating. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Harry’s memory to the Hillside Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund, c/o R.M. of Strathcona, Belmont MB R0K 0C0 or to the Baldur Personal Care Home, Box 128 Baldur MB R0K 0B0.
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Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements.
OPPERMAN: Wilfred "Wilf" Opperman beloved husband of the late Marguerite Opperman died on March 26, 2013 at the Boissevain Health Centre in Boissevain, Manitoba at the age of 85. A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 1, 2013 at the St. Paul’s United Church in Boissevain, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. Private interment will take place at the Boissevain Cemetery. Donations in memory of Wilf may be made to St. Paul's United Church; Box 309 Boissevain, MB R0K 0E0, or to the Boissevain & Morton Foundation; Box 1075 Boissevain, MB R0K 0E0.
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Killarney & Boissevain Funeral Home 204-523-7791
NOLAN – L. Lynn Nolan; of Kenton, MB; passed away at the Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 70 years of age. Lynn is lovingly remembered by his wife Karyn; sons Ken (Maire), Cory (Carol), Jason (Amanda); daughter Christa (Brett) Alexander; grandchildren Cody (Darby) Nolan, Courtney (Luke) Muir, Kaitlynn Alexander, Nicole Nolan, Emily Nolan, Korinne Alexander, Cameron Nolan, Ty Nolan, Caden Needham, Kolby Alexander; great grandson Jake Muir; brothers Garth (Marion) and Gerry. A service to celebrate Lynn’s life will be held at the Kenton Memorial Hall, Kenton, MB on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 2:00pm followed by fellowship and refreshments. A private family interment will take place at a later date at the Shiloh Cemetery, RM of Woodworth. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Lynn’s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association, A1 – 800 Rosser Ave, Brandon, MB, R7A 6N5; or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 3-824 18th St, Brandon, MB, R7A 5B7; or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415 1st St, Brandon, MB, R7A 2W8. Messages of condolence and/or photos can be shared at Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
BRANDON: It is with sadness the family of Larnold James Brandon, age 72, beloved husband of Jo Ann and father of Michael and Chris, announce that his death occurred on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at the Riverdale Health Centre. Funeral Service will take place at Rivers United Church, 339 Main Street, Rivers on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Glenna Beauchamp will officiate. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Larnold may be made to the Riverdale Community Complex, Box 365, Rivers MB R0K 1K0 or the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Unit 5B – 457 9th Street, Brandon MB R7A 1K2 . Complete obituary information will follow.
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Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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