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McKEE: Allan Gordon McKee of Neepawa, Manitoba entered into rest on March 22, 2011 at the age of 90 years. Funeral service will take place on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Neepawa United Church, Neepawa, Manitoba. Interment will take place in the Riverside Cemetery, Neepawa, Manitoba. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba or a charity of choice. White’s Funeral Home Neepawa-Carberry in care of arrangements 204- 476-2848.
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MISCAVISH: Melvin Larence Miscavich (Mel). It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we announce Mel’s passing on the evening of March 5, 2011 at the Neepawa Health Centre, with his loving niece, Joanie, at his side. Mel passed away at the age of 75, after a three and a half year struggle from a debilitating stroke, and finally, pneumonia. He resided in Minnedosa for over 30 years, and after his stroke he moved to East View Lodge, and Country Meadows Personal Care Homes in Neepawa. Mel was predeceased by his parents, Lou and Jessie, and brother, Dave. He is survived by his daughter, Melody (Len) Dreveski of Lethbridge, Alberta, and grandchildren, Shawn of Brandon; Ryan (Bonnie) of Medicine Hat, Alberta; and Brittany (Glen) Hurl of Portage La Prairie, as well as six great-grandchildren. Also mourning his passing are sisters, Bernice (Michael) Saj, and Margaret (George) Hazelwood; brothers, Jack (Pat), and Joe (Darlene); along with 12 nieces and nephews and their spouses; 16 great-nieces and nephews, and 3 great-great nieces and nephew, along with many longtime, faithful friends. Mel was the eldest son of Lou and Jessie, born on June 19, 1935, on the farm near Polonia, Manitoba He started his working career with Canadian National Railway in October 1956, retiring in 1991 with 35 years service. Mel worked long, hard hours as a Diesel Electric Crane Operator, and was very proud of his accomplishments. He remained interested in CNR operations, and was in contact with his friend’s right to the end. Mel was known for his sense of humour (unusual at times), his “quick wit” and his incredible memory, he truly was one of a kind. He also had a passion for fishing, boating, camping, playing cards, daily coffee with “his buddies”, and frequent drives in the country to check the crops. We would like to thank Dr. Owen White for his exceptional care, and all the Neepawa Hospital staff who took such good care of Mel all the times he needed them. We are especially grateful to the dedicated staff in all departments at East View Lodge, and Country Meadows. We appreciate your daily care, compassion, and understanding. A celebration of Mel’s life will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. at the Viscount Cultural Centre, 293 Mountain Avenue, Neepawa, with Fr. Vincent De Paul Tchaoule officiating, followed by interment of cremated remains at Riverside Cemetery in Neepawa. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mel’s memory to the Manitoba Heart and Stroke Foundation, or a charity of one’s choice.
Do not mourn his death, smile, and thank God for the time you had with him.We will truly miss our daily visits.“Take care, see you tomorrow”.
White’s Funeral Home, Neepawa, Manitoba, in care of arrangements.
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McDONALD: Mary S. McDonald of Brandon, passed away peacefully at her residence, Dinsdale Personal Care Home, on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at the age of 90 years. Mary was born on March 15, 1921 at Brandon. She lived at 430-12th Street for many years and she enjoyed spending her summers at the cottage at Clear Lake. Mary received her education at Park Elementary School, Brandon Collegiate, the University of Manitoba and Brandon Business College. In approximately 1941, she started working for the Bank of Montreal in Brandon. In 1964/65, she worked for the Bank of Montreal in Victoria, BC for about a year, and then moved back to Brandon. Mary retired from the Bank in 1976. Mary was a member of the Mardi Club and she took great pleasure in gardening, her dogs and traveling. She is survived by her brother Angus G. McDonald and sister-in-law, Gloria McDonald. Mary was predeceased by her father Angus K. McDonald and mother, Hazel Marie (Alguire) McDonald. A service to celebrate Mary’s life was held at St. Matthew’s Cathedral on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with The Rt. Rev. Jim Njegovan and The Very Rev. Robin Walker officiating. Interment followed at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mary may be made to St. Matthew’s Cathedral, 403-13th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4P9 or to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 7M6.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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McCAHON: Fred McCahon, beloved husband of the late Eunice McCahon; father of Catherine (Wayne) Harvey, Mary, Julie, the late Hugh and the late Irene; passed away at home, Harding, Manitoba, on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 87 years of age. A service to celebrate Fred’s life will be held at Campbell Funeral Chapel, Hamiota, Manitoba on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with interment following in the Greenwood Cemetery. Charities to follow in complete obituary.
Message of condolence can be sent at
www.campbellfuneralhome.ca. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
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MacKAY: Lorna May MacKay of Carberry, Manitoba entered into rest on March 23, 2011 at the age of 92 years. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. in the Carberry United Church, Carberry, Manitoba. Interment will take place in the Carberry Plains Cemetery, Carberry, Manitoba. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba. White’s Funeral Home Neepawa-Carberry in care of arrangements 204-476-2848.
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LANGMAN: The death of Gordon Wesley Langman, beloved father of Darlene (Ron) Leslie, occurred in Brandon on Monday, March 21, 2011. A memorial service will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North on Friday, April 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm. Colleen Gareau will officiate. A private graveside service will be held at the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Gordon to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for Western Manitoba Cancer Care Project, 150 McTavish Avenue East. Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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KURDZIEL: Belma Eileen of Brandon, beloved mother of Sandra, Barbara, Susan, Phyllis and Jamie, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at the age of 86 years. A service of remembrance will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with Fr. James Ahaneku of St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church officiating. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Belma may be made to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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HARRIS: David Sheldon Harris of Forrest, Manitoba beloved husband of Charlene and father of Marsha and Angela (Trevor) passed away suddenly Friday, March 25, 2011. A time of visitation will be held at MemoriesChapel, 330 - 18th Street North on Tuesday evening, March 29, 2011 between 7:00 and 9:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at Central United Church, 327 - 8th Street on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 1:00 pm. Rev. Barb Jardine will officiate. Flowers gratefully declined. Friends who desire may make adonation in memory of David to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415 - 1st Street, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 2W8 or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, #3 -824 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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FORSYTH: Jack, 69 years, beloved husband of Phyllis Forsyth, father of Keith and Kristin, died in the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Thursday, March 24, 2011. Funeral Service will be held at the Centennial Centre, Hartney, Manitoba on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney. In memory of Jack, donations may be made to The Kidney Foundation of Canada Unit 1-452 Dovercourt Drive Winnipeg, Manitoba R3Y 1G4. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements.
Expression of sympathy may be made at dkowalchuk@mts.net
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FIELD: The death of Winifred Ivy "Winnie" Field occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. Winnie was born on February 12, 1922 and grew up in London. She was the youngest and fifth child of William and Florence Harris. At the age of 19 Winnie joined the Army during which time she met Clifford Field, a private in the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. They were married on August 26, 1944 and Winnie was discharged December 23, 1944. Clifford returned to Canada and Winnie and their daughter Susan followed. They settled in Pelly, Saskatchewan. The family moved several times before coming to Brandon in 1956. Winnie worked as a nurse's aide, raised a family of four children and still found the time to volunteer. She received the Mayor's Volunteer Service Award in 1996 and the Premier's Volunteer Service Award in 1998. A play "The Light In Winnie's Window" was written for her by Tom Kneebone and Dinah Christie. Winnie was active with the Legion and the War Brides Association. Her children remember her as being the most positive you would ever meet. No cloud could cover up the blue in her sky for very long. She was a powerfully spiritual and loving mother. A low point in Winnie's life was the time when Clifford had to be placed in a home. The family will always remember the joy she had on her 89th birthday. "Mum was a source of love and happiness. God Bless Her Soul". Winnie is survived by John Thiessen; son Bill (Ruth); daughters: Susan (Don), Janet (Paul) and Lorraine. Also surviving are grandchildren: Barbara (Reg), Tracy (Tim), Adrian and Cael; great granddaughter Siohban. She was predeceased by husband Clifford, parents William and Florence, brother Bill and sisters: Irene, Lillian and Elsie. The Ceremony to Celebrate Winnie's Life was held at St. Mary's Anglican Church on Wednesday, March 23, 2011. Rev. John Dolloff officiated. Urn bearer was Paul Moase. Interment will take place in the Veteran's Section Brandon Cemetery on August 20, 2011 at 2:00 pm. Flowers gratefully declined. Friends who wish may make a donation in Winnie's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 3 - 824 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7 or to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, 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.
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BYCZKOWSKI: The death of Terry Byczkowski, beloved husband of Carma, dear father of Tyler (Jessica) and Ashleigh occurred in Brandon on Tuesday, March 22, 2011. A time of visitation for friends will be held at Memories Chapel on Sunday, March 27, 2011 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Ceremony to Celebrate Terry's Life will be held at Central United Church, 327-8th Street on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 2:00 pm. Joe Ball will officiate. Interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Terry to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for the Dialysis Unit, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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BURR: Amelia Rose Burr (nee Borowski). Amelia passed away peacefully in her 72nd year on March 17, 2011. She is lovingly remembered by her husband of 40 years, Bill and sons, Keith (Fran), Bruce, and James; grandchildren Laura, Jocelyn, and Ian; Lisa (Chris), Kevin, Brittany and great-granddaughter Aaliyah; sister Frances (Wes) Cook of Regina and brother Stan (Barb) Borowski of Brandon and their families. Amelia was born and raised in Brandon and began her working career at radio station CKX. After moving to Winnipeg, she worked for Burns Meats and for 20 years at CJOB. In 1978 she joined Canadian Pacific Airlines, retiring from Air Canada in 2002. Amelia had many enjoyable winter travels with Bill and loved her summers at the family cottage at Victoria Beach. She was an accomplished artist and long time member of the Winnipeg Color Art Club. Her many paintings will be a lasting reminder of her talent and creative nature. Amelia will be dearly missed by her family and many friends. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service was held Friday, March 25th at Immanuel United Church in Winnipeg. The family sincerely thanks Dr. K. Coates and Dr. A. Shojania and their staff for their good care and compassion. Donations in Amelia’s name may be made to the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation, Room D, 1003-409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2H 2A6 or to a charity of your choice.
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ANDERSON: Minnie Asthore “Thory” Anderson passed away at her residence, Fairview Home, on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at the age of 100 years. Cremation will take place and a private graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Thory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 727B-10th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G7. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolencemay be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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MOREAU: EDNA Pearl, 98 years, beloved wife of the late Julien Moreau, mother of Annette, Deanna and the late Judy, died in the Souris Health Centre on Saturday, March 19, 2011. Funeral Service will be held at St. Jean’s Catholic Church, Grande Clairiere, Manitoba on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Grande Clairiere Cemetery. In memory of Edna, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at dkowalchuk@mts.net
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FORSYTH: Jack, 69 years, beloved husband of Phyllis Forsyth, father of Keith and Kristin, died in the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Thursday, March 24, 2011. Funeral Service will be held at the Centennial Centre, Hartney, Manitoba on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney. In memory of Jack, donations may be made to The Kidney Foundation of Canada Unit 1-452 Dovercourt Drive Winnipeg, Manitoba R3Y 1G4. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements.
Expression of sympathy may be made at dkowalchuk@mts.net
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