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RUSSELL: In loving memory of Verna R. Russell beloved wife of the late Orville Russell of Deloraine, Manitoba. Verna died on May 21, 2011 at the Deloraine Health Centre in Deloraine, Manitoba at the age of 90. Funeral Service will take place on Friday May 27, 2011 at the Deloraine United Church at 2:00 p.m. Interment will take place at the Del-Win Cemetery in Deloraine, Manitoba. Donations in memory of Verna may be made to a charity of own choice.
Messages of condolence may be made online at
Smith Funeral Home Ltd. (204) 747-2088.
DANYLUK: Nicholas Danyluk, age 82 years of Brandon and formerly of Roblin, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2011, at the Dinsdale Personal Care Home, Brandon, Manitoba. Surviving are 1 Son, Michael (Kim) Danyluk, 1 Daughter, Shauna Danyluk (Harry Pod), 1 Grandson, Landen Danyluk , all of Brandon, Manitoba. Also surviving are; 4 sisters, Mary Hadway of Dauphin, Annie Kumka of Winnipeg, Nellie Dzman of Gilbert Plains, Doris Skarba of Gilbert Plains, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. Nicholas was predeceased by his Parents, Michael and Tikla (nee Manchur) Danyluk, wife Marge (nee Cyca) Danyluk in 1982, brothers, John (Eva) Danyluk, Steve (Tillie) Danyluk, Anthony (Olga) Danyluk, Sisters, Lena (Harry) Yakimishyn, Bessie (Cliff) McPhil, Olga (Walter) Kzanoski, Elsie (John) Huculak and brothers-in-law, Bill Hadway, Alex Kumka, John Skarba, and Walter Dzman. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday May 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Roblin, Manitoba, with Rev. Fr. J. Cabral officiating and Interment will follow at Roblin Catholic Cemetery. Memorial Gifts may be given to Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Box 1026, Roblin, Manitoba, R0L 1P0
Notes of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting
Nairn-Chyz Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 204-937-2111.
KRETCHMAN: Oscar Kretchman of Brandon, beloved husband of Erna and dear father of Lori and Eric, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at the age of 86 years. A Funeral Service to honor Oscar will be held at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 114 Ashgrove Blvd. on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Jason Zinko officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Oscar may be made to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at
NYSTEDT: Anna Nystedt. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anna Theresia Nystedt on May 18th, 2011 at the Norquay Health Centre at 91 years. Anna is survived by her two sons: Dennis (Joan) Nystedt, Vernon (Faye) Nystedt both of Brandon MB; her six grandchildren; Todd and Treena, Theresa (Ken) Abrahamson, Robert (Gail) , Ken (Dana) and Kathy; Her six great grandchildren Kody, Stacy, Ty, Hayley, Megan and Ryder. She is also survived by her Nelson family. A Graveside Service was held on Tuesday May 24th, 2011 at the Norquay Community Cemetery, North of Norquay. Those wishing to make expressions of sympathy may make donations to the Norquay Health Centre or Charity of Donor’s Choice as tokens of remembrance in memory of Anna. Arrangements were entrusted to Leson’s Funeral Home, Canora (306-563-5671).
TODD: Florence Olive “Bunny” Todd passed away at the Tri Lake Health Centre, Killarney, MB, on Monday, May 16, 2011, at the age of 89 years, Florence Olive “Bunny” Todd (nee Harmer) of Killarney, formerly of Baldur, MB. Bunny leaves to mourn her passing her son Rick Todd of Baldur, daughters Sandra Lockerby of Killarney, Deb (Marcel) Robidoux of Cypress River, MB, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren as well as numerous extended relatives and friends. Bunny was predeceased by her husband Stan (2007), son Russell (1976) and by son-in-law Garth Lockerby (2004). A Celebration of Bunny’s life will be held on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Baldur United Church with Elizabeth Goodson officiating. Interment will take place in the Baldur Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made to the Killarney Palliative Care, Box 5000, Killarney, MB, R0K 1G0 or to the Baldur Palliative Care, Box 128, Baldur, MB, R0K 0B0.
For online condolences, Jamieson’s Funeral Services, Willmor Chapel, of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480
RODGERS: Sheila Anne, (nee Bulger), July 29, 1941 - May 17, 2011. Sheila passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 17th at the age of 69. She was born in Rhyl, N. Wales into a military family. She lived in many places, including Germany, before coming to Canada with her family in 1955. They settled in Virden, MB where she completed her high school. She made many lifelong friends there. Then it was on to Business College to become a secretary and work in Winnipeg. She married her husband Robert in 1962. Sheila stayed home to raise her sons in their early years before returning to her secretarial career. She worked in a few places, but most enjoyed her time at Brandon University where she worked as a secretary in the Faculty of Science and later in Athletics and the Faculty of Education. After that, she worked as a secretary at St. George’s Anglican Church. In retirement, she and Robert moved to Parksville, BC in 2001. Sheila was an intelligent, happy, outgoing and loving person. She liked to help others and was an active member in Grandmothers to Grandmothers, being their “Sunshine Lady”. Sheila loved knitting Teddy Bears for the Caring Canadians Group. She was actively involved with PGOSA, TOPS, the UCW and Sisters United as well as giving some of her time to the Breast Cancer Group in Qualicum and the Osteo Arthritis Group in Parksville. She also had past involvement with Pastoral Care Lunches and the Altar Guild at St. Edmund and St. Anne’s and the Parksville Lioness Club. There was much enjoyment from golfing and the Generals hockey games. Sheila is survived by her husband Robert, son Daniel (Valerie), son Allan (Cynthia), special son Brent (Lori), granddaughter Jessica (Cayle) and grandson Brennan and her brother-in-law Dennis Molloy. She was predeceased by her infant son Andrew, her parents James and Josephine Bulger and her sister Patricia. There will be a celebration of Sheila’s life at Knox United Church, 345 Pym St. in Parksville, BC on Tuesday, May 24th at 1:00 p.m. Those who so wish may send a donation in memory of Sheila to The Stephen Lewis Foundation, 260 Spadina Ave. Suite 501, Toronto, ON, M5T 2E4.
MAcDONALD: Alma Regina MacDonald of Treherne, MB, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2011, in Treherne, MB at the age of 92 years. Alma leaves to mourn her passing, son Rod MacDonald of Spring Lake, AB, daughter Patricia Metcalfe of Treherne, MB, grandchildren Ryan (Angie) MacDonald, Kristin (Greg) Sowak, Jennifer MacDonald (Kris Algrem), Brad (Erin) MacDonald, Neil (Tammy) Metcalfe and Dena (Norm) Viallet, great-grandchildren Myles, Matthew, Abby, Eric, Brett, Danica and Jack, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Alma was predeceased by her husband Barry, her parents Nils and Anna (nee Karlsson) Sideen, brothers Karl, Charles (Eleda), Eric (Edythe), Oscar (Thelma) and Albert (Margaret), sisters Mary (Tony) Berglund, Emy (Raymond) Glavish and Ellen (Robert) Jones, and by her son-in-law Jack Metcalfe. Cremation has taken place and a family service will be held at a later date. The family gratefully declines flowers. In memory of Alma, please send flowers to someone you love, or make a donation to a charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be made at Jamieson - Budz Funeral Service of Holland, MB in care of arrangements. (204)526-2380 or (204)827-2480.
JONES: Mary Christina (Nelin), passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on May 13, 2011 at the age of 89 years. Mary is survived by loving husband Les, son Phil (Vivian), daughter Sheila (John), four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Mary was born in 1921 on a farm near Boissevain to Flora and John Nelin, the youngest of five children. She completed her high school in Boissevain and graduated from Normal School in Brandon in 1940. She taught at Underhill, West Hall and later kindergarten at Elgin and Deloraine, and Beginnings Preschool in Brandon with Bev Klassen. During the war, Mary was employed at TCA (now Air Canada). She married Les when he arrived home from RCAF overseas, and they farmed at Regent for 30 years and then moved to Brandon in 1976. They also lived in Calgary for eight years, returning to Brandon in 1998. A memorial service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Laird Russell-Yearwood of Central United Church officiating. Interment will take place at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Foundation, 150 McTavish Ave. E., Brandon, Manitoba, R7A-2B3.
HORN: Beverly Lauriane (nee Kelly) Horn passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 7th, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre with her two surviving children Danielle Marie Kelly and Cody Wayne Horn by her side. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 4th, 2011 at 2:00 pm at the Central Community Hall, 529-4th Street. Donations in memory of Beverly may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at are withMemories Chapel &Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
GERMAN: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Beulah Idabell German (nee Parks) (1912-2011), January 4, 2011 at the age of 98 years at Parkview Place in Enderby, BC. Beulah was born September 8, 1912. She was predeceased by her parents, husband Stanley, brothers-in-law Frank and Len German, daughter Patricia Brooking, sister Beatrice Gould. Survived by son-in-law Ralph Brooking (Eleanor); grandson Royce Brooking (Janice), granddaughters Sheila Shadlock (Richard), Wendy Vielfaure (Pierre), great-grandchildren Rebecca and Ryan, Jennifer and Courtney, P.J. and M.J., and loving sister-in-law Marg German. Beulah will be sadly missed by David, Joyce and Jason Brooking who were most caring in her later years. Beulah resided in Brandon until her loving husband Stan became ill so moved to Edmonton, AB in 1966 to be with her mother. Unfortunately Stan passed away here. From Edmonton she moved to BC, eventually settling in Enderby. Beulah enjoyed many happy years, loved to play piano, organ, reading, socializing, clipping articles and pictures from books and papers to insert into her huge Bible. Her greatest love was Sheba, her little Pug whom she walked, talked to and spoiled every day. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. A memorial service will be held at the family site May 27, 2011 at the Brandon Cemetery.
DELARONDE: Solange (Sally) DeLaronde July 20,1923 – February 5, 2011. A Memorial Service will be held on May 28, 2011 for family and friends of Sally. The service will be at 11:00 a.m. at St Augustine’s Church, 324-4th Street in Brandon. Sally passed away on February 5, 2011 in Penticton, B.C. where she had been residing since 2007.
BIRKINSHAW: Mary Eileen "Maizie" Birkinshaw widow of Norman, beloved mother of Bill (Laurie), Sally (Ab) Fearnley, Lori (Ron) McPhail, dear grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away at the Minnedosa Personal Care Home on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Maizie was born on April 17, 1916 at Monamento, MB. Following her marriage to Norman Birkinshaw she resided in Rapid City the rest of her life. A private Graveside Ceremony will be held at the Rapid City Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made are withMemories Chapel &Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
BROOKS: James Mervyn. Jim passed away peacefully at home in Brandon, MB on May 15, 2011 in his 81st year with his family beside him after a long hard fought battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Marilyn; daughter, Karen (Danny) Nicholls, grandchildren Quinn, Cole and Seth, Winnipeg, MB; son, Scott (Carol), granddaughter Katya, Calgary, AB. Also surviving is a daughter, Wendy (Doug), grandchildren Andrea and Randi, Regina, SK; brother Cliff, Barrie, ON; sisters-in-law Lorraine Brooks, Regina, SK, Gail (Ed) Sanderson, Diane (John) Nixon; mother-in-law Iola Flanagan, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by infant brother Allan, brother Gordon, sister-in-law Beta Brooks, father-in-law Clarence Landles; brother-in-law Jim Baptie. Jim was well known in the sports community for his many years of dedicated volunteerism but more so for the passion he had for his beloved Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was a loyal friend to all he met, always had a kind word to anyone who needed his ear and will be missed by all. Flowers are gratefully declined. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Jim's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 2W8 or to the Manitoba Down Syndrome Society, 204-825 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3A 1M5. According to Jim's wishes, cremation has taken place and private burial will be held at a later date.
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IRWIN (nee Hornick): It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Violet at her residence in Fairview Home, Brandon, MB on May 17, 2011. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25 2011, at the Royal Canadian Legion in Ashern, MB with Rev Donald Gould officiating. Service will conclude at the hall with cremation to follow. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Canadian Diabetes Association, 200-310 Broadway Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3C 0S6. Arrangements by: Arnason Funeral Home, Ashern-Lundar, 204-768-2072, 1-866-323-3593.
STAWYCHNY: Sam passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, May 9th, 2011 in his 66th year. Beloved husband of Dianne for 38 years; loving father of Kevin and Darryl, brother to Nick, John, and Verna of Brandon. Also missed by other family members and friends. After moving to Brantford, he became involved in his community and was a long time volunteer and member of the Branlyn Neighborhood Association. He was always helping out the community by flooding the rinks or coaching baseball or helping out any way he could and will be missed by everyone. Services were held on Saturday, May 14, 2011 in Brantford, Ontario. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
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