Classifieds / Obituaries
PIUKKALA: Bryce Leonard Piukkala - Warrant Officer, 2 PPCLI - Passed suddenly at the age of 31 in Manitoba on Monday, July 25, 2011 as the result of a traffic collison. Loving son of Linda and Rod Piukkala of Oakville. Proud father of Tyler and Ryan. Brother of Jeff (Melinda). Uncle of Ella and Claire. Survived by his grandparents Kay and Jean Roy of Bellwood, and Leonard and Grace Kuenzig of Georgetown. Fondly remembered by Jill Piukkala of Winnipeg and missed by Amber Dodds of Shilo. Predeceased by his uncle Dwayne. He will be sadly missed but forever remembered by many close friends, extended family and colleagues across Canada. Bryce was a decorated thirteen year veteran of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry based in Shilo, Manitoba fulfilling his dream of joining the military after school. He served three tours overseas, two in Bosnia and one in Afghanistan. Outside of his profession he enjoyed many outdoor activites and sports. Bryce has returned home to his family in Ontario. Friends will be received for visitation at the Glen Oaks Chapel and Reception Centre, 3164 Ninth Line, (Dundas//403) Oakville 905- 257-8822 on Sunday, July 31, 2011 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 1, 2011 in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at Glen Oaks. If so desired, in lieu of flowers, a memorial donation in his memory can be made to a charity of your choice.
Online condolences and memories can be shared through www.glenoaks.ca
MAWBY: Passed away at the Tiger Hills Manor, Treherne, Manitoba, on Monday, July 25, 2011 at the age of 93 years, Jessie Euphemia Mawby (nee Garvie) of Cypress River, Manitoba. Jessie leaves to mourn her passing her daughters Kathleen Mawby (Mike Hutlet) of Winnipeg Manitoba, Dianne Mawby of Knoxville TN, granddaughters Bethany and Linnea, sister Alice Blixhavn of Killarney, sister-in-law Dorothy Mawby of Treherne as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Jessie was predeceased by her husband Arthur (1991) and by brothers Douglas (1998) and Nelson (1999) Garvie. Funeral services will be held on Friday July 29, 2011 at 2:00 pm in the Cypress River United Church with Sandra Rex officiating. Interment to follow in the Glencoe Cemetery. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Jessies memory to the CNIB West District Office, 354-10th St. Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G1 or to the Cypress River & Area Foundation, Box 86, Cypress River, Manitoba, R0K 0P0.
On line condolences can be made by visiting www.willmorchapel.comJamiesons-Budz Funeral Services of Holland, Manitoba in care of arrangements. 204-526-2380.
McGIBNEY: Sam McGibney, beloved husband of Marlene and loving father of Kathy, Colleen and Scott, of Virden, Manitoba passed away at Virden Health Centre on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at the age of 85 years. Funeral services will be held from St. Pauls United Church, Virden at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 29th with Reverend Janice Van Aertselaer officiating. Interment will be in Virden Cemetery at a later date. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, the Virden Health Auxiliary or the charity of your choice in memory of Sam.
E-mail messages of condolence or sign the online Book of Condolence at carscaddenfuneralchapel.comG.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
DARROCH: Elizabeth "Beth" Anne Darroch. September 26, 1958 - July 24, 2011. The happy little girl we knew growing up in "Old St. Vital", surrounded by truly loving parents, family and friends, has been called away to a place where blessings will be hers. Beth grew up on Victoria Crescent with her loving parents until her mother's passing. At that time she took up residence at St. Amant, spending weekends and holidays at home with her devoted father. Later, Beth moved to Portage La Prairie, Ninette and finally to her "home away from home" at 10 Neepawa Drive in Brandon. Beth is survived by her sister Pat (Doug); brother Herb (Janet); nephew Tyler; nieces Lauren and Lisa; aunts Pauline and Muriel; cousins Lynn (Jeff), Norm, Neil, Rob (Eadie), Gail (Irv), Kay, Vernon (Linda), Linda (Ron), Norm, Gar (Anne) and Susan (Scott) and numerous extended cousins. Beth was predeceased by her beloved mother Muriel and dear father Herbert; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A truly heartfelt thank you to everyone involved over the years with Beth's care at 10 Neepawa Drive. Special thanks to Tracy, Brenda, Karen and the team at her home and the day service. AMemorial Service will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North. The Ven. Noah Njegovan will officiate. Should friends wish, in lieu of flowers, donations in Beth's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
FINDLAY: Elizabeth Jean Findlay (nee Reid), of Shoal Lake passed away on Monday, July 25, 2011 at the Morley House Personal Care Home in Shoal Lake. Jean was predeceased by her husband Oscar William Findlay. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at the Westminster United Church, Shoal Lake. Interment will follow in the Shoal Lake Municipal Cemetery. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Shoal Lake-Strathclair Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit. Remembrances and condolences may be emailed to email@example.comRaes Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson are in care of the arrangements. 759-2160.
HUTTON: Harvey Hutton (aka Jerry Suski) passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, July 25, 2011 at the age of 64 years. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Augustines Roman Catholic Church, 327-4th Street, on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Dominic Yuen as Celebrant. Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery in Neepawa, Manitoba. Memorial donations may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, "Palliative Care", 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3 or the Canadian Mental Health Association, 23-12th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4L6.Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
JUDSON: Rosie (Fiedler) Judson. October 11, 1910 - November 7, 2010. On July 30th at 11:00 a.m. a graveside service will be held at Rosewood Memorial Gardens west of Brandon. Following the service the family invites you to share memories and lunch at Cecil Judsons, 358-25th Street.
NIXON: Eva Helen (nee Rogers) of Margaret, Manitoba died July 24, 2011 at the Assiniboine Centre in her 90th year, beloved wife of 69 years of Howard and mom to Alan, Gordon, Billy and Jean. Eva was predeceased by her son Alan, infant son Billy, her parents and all her siblings. In addition to Howard, Eva will be sadly but lovingly missed by her son Gordon and daughter-in-law Joan of Russell; daughter Jean MacDonald and son-in-law Leo of Regina, SK; very special grandchildren Terri Johnson (nee Nixon) and husband Ron, Kyle Nixon, Brock Nixon, Mitch MacDonald, Geoff MacDonald, and Stephanie MacDonald; and two delightful great grandchildren, Liberty and Maverick Johnson. Eva was also a special aunt to nieces and nephews from both the Rogers and Nixon side and a cherished friend to many. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at the Minto United Church, Minto, Manitoba at 2:00 pm. Interment at the Margaret Cemetery. Donations may be made to Juvenile Diabetes or the Cancer Society.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlnd.comKillarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd.
OSBORNE: Stanley Francis Osborne beloved husband of Marjorie, of Newdale, MB passed away on July 25, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre, at the age of 82 years. Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 29, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. in the Newdale United Church, Newdale, Manitoba. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation of Manitoba or The Canadian Diabetes Association. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
OTOOLE- Kyle James, 18 years, beloved son of Carolyn OToole and Brian OToole, brother of Micheal, Alisha and Jessica, died in the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, July 23, 2011. Funeral service will be held at the Souris & Glenwood Community Hall, Souris, Manitoba on Friday, July 29, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. A time of viewing for family and friends will be held at Kowalchuks Funeral Home on Thursday, July 28 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Private interment at a later date. In memory of Kyle, donations may be made to the Childrens Wish Foundation or to a charity of your choice. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARKINSON: Beth, 92 years, beloved wife of the late Joe Parkinson ant he late Baden Hathaway, mother of Neil and Flora, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Friday, July 22, 2011. Funeral service will be held at Kowalchuks Funeral Chapel, Souris on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Interment for family and friends will be held at the Deloraine Winchester Cemetery, Deloraine, Manitoba on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. In memory of Beth, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at email@example.com.
SITKO: Gertrude (Gertie). It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my beloved wife. Gertrude passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on the 17th of July, 2011. Gertrude was born February 11, 1943 on the family farm at Newdale, Manitoba. Gertrude was the second daughter to Jack and Jean Dunn. Gertrude received her education at the Newdale Public School and senior years at Strathclair Public School. It was at this time when she enjoyed playing fastball with the Newdale team traveling to fastball league games and fastball tournaments. After she completed her schooling Gertrude worked for the Royal Bank in Newdale. On the 27th of October 1961 Gertrude married Gordon Sitko. Gordon was with the military. Gertrude and Gordon made homes in Rivers, Flin Flon, Winnipeg, West Germany and Calgary. On retirement Gordon and Gertrude made their home in Sprucewoods for 20 year and then moved to Brandon. While in Germany holiday time was spent traveling to places such as Italy, Spain, France, Holland, England and Scotland. Gertrude is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Gordon Sitko, sister Margaret (Gordon Froese) of McCreary, sisters-in-law Jean Matheson and Bernice (Stan Fediuk), both of B.C., Alda Sitko and Marie Sitko, both of Brandon, brother-in-law Patrick (Sandy) Sitko of B.C. as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Gertrude was predeceased by her mother and father Jean and Jack Dunn, nephews Mel Sitko and Allan Alexiuk, sister-in-law Leona Sitko, brothers-in-law Jack Sitko, Frank Sitko and Ed Sitko, father and mother-in-law John and Mary Sitko. The Funeral Ceremony was held at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th St. North on Saturday, July 23, 2011 with Pastor Michael Sitko officiating. A private intermentwill take place in the Strathclair Cemetery at a later date. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Gertrude to the Canadian Diabetes Association, B-727 10th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 4G7.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
NIXON: Eva Helen Nixon of Margaret, Manitoba, died at the Assiniboine Centre in her 90th year on July 25, 2011. beloved wife of Howard, mom to Gordon and Jean. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday July 28, 2011 at the Minto United Church Minto, Manitoba, at 2:00 p.m. Interment at the Margaret Cemetery. Donations may be made to Juvenile Diabetes or the Cancer Society.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlnd.comKillarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd.
OTOOLE:Kyle James, 18 years, beloved son of Carolyn OToole and Brian OToole, brother of Micheal, Alisha and Jessica, died in the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, July 23, 2011. Funeral service will be held at the Souris & Glenwood Community Hall, Souris, Manitoba on Friday, July 29, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Private interment at a later date. In memory of Kyle, donations may be made to the Childrens Wish Foundation or to a charity of your choice. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PACKETT: Daisy Packett, nee Taylor, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at the age of 98 years, 4 months, at Valleyview Care Centre, with her family at her side. Daisy, a lifelong resident of Brandon, grew up in the east end with 3 brothers, Bill, John, Roy and 2 sisters, Dorothy Farthing and ElsieTaylor. She learned shorthand and typing but worked in the kitchen of the Brandon Mental Health Centre until she married Albert Victor Packett in July, 1940 and welcomed daughter, Arlene in May, 1941. They moved to Franklin Street in 1942 where they welcomed another daughter Karen in July, 1944. Daisy lived in her home until August 2007 when she moved to Parkview Seniors Apartments and then to Valleyview in December 2009. Her life revolved around her family and her church. She loved baking for her extended family and was always sending care packages that included the best butter tarts. She also had a garden all her life although in later years the rows became farther and farther apart. She was predeceased by her parents, her siblings, husband Albert in April, 1980 and her daughter Arlene in Nov, 2002. She is survived by her daughter Karen Sherman and her family, husband Ray, son Richard, wife Erin and daughter Cassidy Rae, son Adrian and wife Laura, sonGreg, wife Rose and son Martin, all of Edmonton, her son-in-law, Robert Fenn, wife Betty of Stoughton, Saskatchewan, and his family, son Robin (Richmond, B.C.) and wife Catherine, sons Samuel, Jonathon and daughter, Anna, Darwin (Stoughton, Saskatchewan) and wife Shannon, sons Jonas and Nathanial, Dennice Rouse (Weyburn, Saskatchewan) and husband John, sons Dustin and Codie, Brenda Fleming (Brandon, Manitoba) and husband Ron, daughter Jesse and son Luke as well as numerous nieces and nephews, including Kathy Crocker, Dorothy Johnson (Barry), Bob Taylor (Connie) and Gerry Taylor (Rita). She will always be remembered by special friends Marsha and Aubrey Hardinge and Ann Reid as well as all her church friends at Calvary Temple of which she was a foundingmember. A graveside service will be held at Rosewood Memorial Gardens, Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Gary Jennings of CalvaryTemple officiating. Reception will follow at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North. Friends who desire may make a memorial donation in memory of Daisy to the Calvary Temple Benevolent Fund, c/o Calvary Temple, 620 - 34th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7B 2R5, or to a charity of choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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