Classifieds / Obituaries
McCOMB: The death of David Samuel McComb (formerly of South BrandonDistrict) occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, May12, 2010. A private family graveside service will be held in the Brandon Cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory of David may be made to Dinsdale Personal Care Home, 510 - 6th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 3N9. Completeobituary to follow. Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
THIESSEN: Henry. Henry went home to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. Funeral Service will be held at McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church, 635 McDiarmid Drive on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. with viewing one half hour prior to the Service. Pastors Dan Pope and Earl Ricalton officiating. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire donations in memory of Henry may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for Palliative Care, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, B - 727 - 10th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 4G7. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
LAMB -HOFFMAN: (1922-2010) Isabel (nee Garden) was born in Brandon, Manitoba on February 28th, and spent most of her childhood in Bunclody, Manitoba. She moved to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan where she worked at Prairie Airways. It was there she met The Love of Her Life Bob Lamb. She and Bob bought a half section of land at Moline, MB. They farmed and raised their three sons Keith (Marg), Ken (Nettie), and Dennis (Harriet). Isabel enjoyed everything life had to offer and never stopped learning new things! She was a life member of W.I. and a foster mother to nine children. Isabel was predeceased by husband Bob, second husband Ross, her youngest son Dennis, three sisters, and seven brothers. Isabel is survived by her sons Keith and Ken, youngest brother Victor (Ruby), nine grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. Isabels greatest wish was to live to see her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved and was very proud of all of them! Isabel passed away on January 3, 2010 at Hillcrest Personal Care Home, Brandon, Manitoba. A celebration of Isabels life will be held in Rivers United Church, Rivers, Manitoba on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Glenna Beauchamp officiating. Interment to follow at Rivers Cemetery. A reception will complete the services at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall, Rivers, Manitoba. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota in care of arrangements. (866)- 620-2744
Those we love dont go away,They walk beside us every day,Unseen, unheard, but always near,Still loved, still missed,And ever dear.
CHAPPELL: Phyllis Mae Chappell (nee Strickland); passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, Manitoba on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 in her 90th year. A service to celebrate her life will be held at the Hamiota United Church, Hamiota, Manitoba on Friday, May 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with interment following in the Hamiota Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made to the Hamiota United Church Building Repair Fund, Hamiota, Manitoba, R0M 0T0.
Messages of condolence to the family can be sent at campbellfuneralhome.ca.Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of arrangements. 866- 620-2744
VANGHELUWE: Harry J. VanGheluwe, age 79, died May 8, 2010 at the Evergreen Personal Care Home, Boissevain, Manitoba. Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2010, Deloraine Cemetery, Deloraine, Manitoba, 10:00 a.m. Donations may be made to Evergreen Personal Care Home. Interment Del-Win Cemetery, Deloraine, Manitoba.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlnd.comSmith's Funeral Home Ltd. (204)747-2088. www.wheatlnd.com
RAY: Adriana Geertruida Ray, beloved wife of the late Marcus Kinloch Ray, formerly of Pipestone, Manitoba passed away at WestMan Nusring Home, Virden, Manitoba Saturday; May 8, 2010 at the age of 88 years. Private Funeral Arrangements. By family request, interment will take place in Pipestone Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to WestMan Nursing Home Remembrance Fund or to Virden and Area Palliative Care in memory of Adriana.
E-mail messages of condolence or sign the on-line Book of Condolences at carscadenfuneralchapel.comG.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
DeGROOT: In loving memory of David John DeGroot who tragically and unexpectedly passed away on May 6, 2010. David was born on April 9, 1970 in Trenton, Ontario, and was raised in Thompson, Manitoba. He attended the University of Manitoba and since then has dedicated an enormous amount of time to the students and communities of Gillam and Roblin. His incredible energy and spirit has touched many people, and the family asks that you keep him alive in your heart. Visitation was held Monday evening, May 10 from 7:00 9:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Nairn-Chyz Funeral Home. Funeral Service was held Tuesday, May 11 at 1:30 p.m. from the Evangelical Mission Church, Roblin. Memorial Service was held Tuesday, May 11 at 4 :00 p.m. the Roblin Community Centre, Roblin. Memorial gifts in memory of David may be given to the David DeGroot Memorial Fund, care of Roblin Credit Union, Box 1023, Roblin, Manitoba, R0L 1P0.
Notes of condolence may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.orgNairn Chyz Funeral Home Roblin, Manitoba entrusted with arrangements, (204) 937-2111.
CHARLES: Earl, age 71 years, died in the Souris Health Centre, Souris, Manitoba on Saturday, May 8, 2010. Funeral service will be held at the Lauder United Church, Lauder, Manitoba on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at the Lauder Cemetery. In memory of Earl, donations may be made to the Lauder Cemetery Fund or to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements.
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CARÊME: Joseph Carême of Brandon, beloved husband of Stella and dear father of Darlene and Ron, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, May 10, 2010 at the age of 90 years. Prayers will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Augustines Roman Catholic Church, 327 4th Street, on Friday, May 14, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in the Veterans Section of the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Joseph may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, 4B-457-9th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 1K2. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
PHILLIPS: Mrs. Vera Bunny Phillips, beloved widow of David Phillips, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, May 8, 2010 at the age of 90 years. Funeral arrangements are pending with Brockie Donovan (727-0694).
TOMES: Gerald Lefty Walker Tomes beloved partner of Freda Wills of Carberry, MB entered into rest on May 7, 2010 at the Carberry Personal Care Home at the age of 88 years. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carberry United Church Carberry, MB. Interment to follow in the Carberry Plains Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Carberry and Area Community Foundation.Whites Funeral Home Carberry in care of arrangements. (204) 834-2629
MUNDAY: William Henry Bamforth. Dad was born October 17, 1923 in Kamsack, SK and passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 in his residence in Brandon. He was predeceased by his loving wife Lena on February 10, 2008. Dad will be sadly missed by his son Bob, daughter-in-law Bonnie (Balkwill), both of Okanagan Falls, B.C., granddaughter Dori of Penticton, B.C., and grandson Rob of Vancouver, B.C. He is also survived by his brother Charlie of Dauphin. Dad proudly served in the Army during the Second World War. He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed all sports, in particular, golf and bowling. In 1982, Dad was voted the Outstanding Volunteer in Community Sports by the Manitoba Sports Federation. He was inducted into the Bowling Hall of Fame of Manitoba in October 1992. Dad worked as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse and was a Ward Supervisor at the Brandon Mental Hospital for many years. The family would like to thank all those who assisted Dad over the last couple of years from the Brandon Regional Health Authoritys Home Care Program to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Both organizations helped Dad immensely. A very special thanks to Dr. Mary Egan for her excellent care over many years as well as a heartfelt thank-you to good family friend Wally Garlinski. Dads request for a private family service will be respected. In lieu of flowers, friends may make a donation, if they please, to a charity of their choice.Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
KYLE: E. John Jack Kyle of Brandon, beloved husband of Betty and dear father of Keith and Glen, passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Place on Monday, May 10, 2010 at the age of 89 years. In keeping with Jacks wish, cremation will take place with a private family service to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jack may be made to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
JOHNSON: Ellen Ingeborg Johnson age 92 years of Victoria, B.C., (formerly from Minnedosa, and then Brandon, Manitoba) passed away peacefully with her son by her side on April 12 th, 2010. Ellen had been a resident at The Cridge Centre for the Family, in Victoria for the past 2 12 years. Left to mourn her passing are son and daughter-in-law Dennis and Stacy Johnson, Victoria, grandchildren Stephanie Johnson, Kamloops BC and Cameron Johnson, Victoria, brother Roy Nelson of Mesa Arizona, sister in-law Mabel Martin (Nelson), Gresham, OR and many nieces and nephews. Ellen was born on August 7th, 1917 to Gustav and Anna Marie Nelson in Erickson, Manitoba. The family soon thereafter moved to the homestead farm 7 miles southeast of Minnedosa, were Ellen grew up and took her schooling. On October 17 th, 1933 Ellen and Gustav Johnson were married in Winnipeg then in 1945 Dennis was adopted becoming part of the family. Gus and Ellen farmed on two separate quarter sections of land very near to where Ellen grew up as a child, then in 1958 moved into the town of Minnedosa. There Ellen and Gus worked at various jobs until 1964 when they became the keepers of the Minnedosa Lake Campgrounds. In 1976, after moving to Brandon, Ellen was one of the head cooks at the Fairview Home until retiring in 1982. In 1994 Ellen moved to Victoria, B.C. to be near her son Dennis and family. Ellen was predeceased by husband Gustav in 1988, sister in-law Connie Nelson, and brothers and sisters Olga Nelson, Alma Walton (Bill), William (Bill) Nelson (Alma), Theodore (Ted) Nelson, Mildred Walton (Jim), Gideon (Jiggs) Nelson (Dorothy), Ebba Barnes (Les), and Hjalmar Nelson (Betty). Ellen enjoyed baking, sewing, tatting, crocheting, crafts, and she was a very good sketch artist, which she kept mostly to herself. Her family and her many friends meant the world to her as she cared a lot for them all. She was always there for them whenever they needed her. Ellen always gave of herself, a caring person who will be sadly missed by her family and friends. The family would like to thank Dr. Donna Doyle, the staff at the Cridge Seniors Centre, and also the care givers from Beacon Community Services who gave Mother excellent care over the years, and especially these past few weeks. Thanks to all of you from the bottom of our hearts. Internment: Smoland Cemetery, Minnedosa, Manitoba. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at the Minnedosa Funeral Services, on Saturday, May 15th, 2010. Flowers gratefully declined.
STONE: The death of Vernice Marie Stone (nee Bremner) beloved wife of the late Mr. Albert Stone, loving mother to Gary, Edmonton, Alberta, Glenn, Red Deer, Alberta occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, May 5, 2010. Vernice is also survived by her sisters Lois Philip, Tilston, Manitoba, Fay Hewins, Brandon, Manitoba. Cremation has taken place. Funeral arrangements are pending. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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