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DITCHFIELD: Violet Blossom Ditchfield (Jones) passed away at Rideau Park Personal Care Home on Monday, February 7, 2011. Violet was born November 22, 1918 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent England. She came to Canada with her family when she was two and was raised in Simcoe, Ontario. Violet was predeceased by her husband Robert Ditchfield (1984) and daughter-in-law Pauline Ditchfield (2011). She will be sadly missed by her children Jim of Cold Lake, AB, Wayne (Michaela) of Brandon, Glenn (Vicki) of Winnipeg, Darlene (Alan) of Brandon; her grandchildren Kevin, Brian, Jeff (Sheila), Jason (Tracy), Jennifer (Colin), Ryan (Lisa) and great-grandchildren Ariel, William, Seth, Cassandra, Abigail, and very special friend Norma Benson. Mum's passion was knitting and sewing. She loved to bowl and watch curling. Most of all she loved watching the extracurricular activities of the grandchildren who lived near her. The family wishes to thank Dr. Egan and the staff of Rideau Park Personal Care Home for the special care that they gave to Violet. The Ceremony to Celebrate Violet's life will be held at Trinity United Church on Saturday, May 14, 2011 (today) at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Wayne Sanderson will officiate. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Arthritis Society, Suite 105-386 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3R6. or Trinity United Church, 1515-6th St. Brandon, MB, R7A 6B3.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com Arrangements are withMemories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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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.
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COMBS: Herbert Henry Combs, age 93 passed away April 1, 2011 at the Deloraine Memorial Hospital. Herb was born December 31, 1917 on the home farm in Winchester Municipality. He attended Thirlstane School. In March 1942 Herb enlisted with the South Saskatchewan Regiment. Before leaving for Shilo, where he would be in training until he went overseas, he and Margaret McGee were married in Deloraine United Church. Following his return from overseas in 1945, Herb purchased the Charlie McDonald farm north of Deloraine. Herb farmed with his brother Lloyd and his nephews Murray and Clark. Herb and Margaret built a cabin at Lake Metigoshe where they spent several enjoyable summers with friends and family. Margaret suffered a lengthy illness and passed away July 9, 1976. Herb moved to Deloraine in 1980 where he resided until his passing. Herb was involved in many community efforts. He was a member of Deloraine Untied church and served on session. He belonged to the Masonic Lodge and was also a member of the Deloraine Lions Cub. He also served a term as councilor for the RM of Winchester. He was well known for the treats he made and gave away to all of his friends and family. We will all miss the annual birthday/New Year’s Eve party he held every year since he turned 65. Herb was predeceased by his wife Margaret (1976), father John (1976), mother Nellie (1986), brother-in-law Al McKenzie (2005), brother Lloyd (2006) and brother Ken (2007). He is survived by his sister Kathleen McKenzie of Winnipeg, niece Alana and nephews Don, Brian, Scott McKenzie and their families. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Isobel Combs, nephews Murray, Clark, John Combs and their families. Funeral service was held April 9 at the Smith Funeral Chapel, Rev. Alan Gairns officiated. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Interment was at the Deloraine-Winchester Cemetery.
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DITCHFIELD: The death of Violet Ditchfield, widow of the late Robert Ditchfield occurred at her residence, Rideau Park Personal Care Home on Monday, February 7, 2011. A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity United Church, 1515 6th Street, on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Wayne Sanderson will officiate. A private interment will be held at Brandon Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Friends who desire may make a donation in memory of Violet to the Arthritis Society, Suite 105 - 386 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3R6 or Trinity United Church Memorial Fund, Trinity United Church, 1515 - 6th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 6B3.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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HORN: Judy R. Horn, beloved wife of Lee Horn, age 64, died on May 8, 2011 at the Tri Lake Health Centre Killarney, Manitoba. Memorial Service will be held Saturday May 14, 2011 at the Killarney Unted Church Killarney, Manitoba, 3:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Judy may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9. www.cancercare.mb.ca.
Messages of condolence may be madeonline at www.wheatlnd.com
Killarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd.
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HORN: Judy R. Horn, beloved wife of Lee Horn, age 64, died on May 8, 2011 at the Tri Lake Health Centre Killarney, Manitoba. Memorial Service will be held Saturday May 14, 2011 at the Killarney Unted Church Killarney, Manitoba, 3:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Judy may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9. www.cancercare.mb.ca.
Messages of condolence may be madeonline at www.wheatlnd.com
Killarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd.
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MEYERINK: Laurie Elizabeth Meyerink nee Braund (McKay). It is with great sadness that the family of Laurie Elizabeth Meyerink nee Braund (McKay) passed away May 8th, 2011 in Salmon Arm, B.C. Laurie is survived by her loving husband Fred, her daughter Jennifer (Adam) Blair and granddaughter Avery of Salmon Arm as well as her mother Dora Langlois of Virden, Manitoba and her sister Marya (Garry) Gardiner and special nieces Alleesha (Karey) and Latisha (Chris). A Celebration of Life service will be held on May 17th at 11:30 a.m. at Living Waters Church, Salmon Arm, B.C.
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DITCHFIELD: The death of Violet Ditchfield, widow of the late Robert Ditchfield occurred at her residence, Rideau Park Personal Care Home on Monday, February 7, 2011. A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity United Church, 1515 6th Street, on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Wayne Sanderson will officiate. A private interment will be held at Brandon Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Friends who desire may make a donation in memory of Violet to the Arthritis Society, Suite 105 - 386 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3R6 or Trinity United Church Memorial Fund, Trinity United Church, 1515 - 6th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 6B3.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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BARNLUND: Anne, 86 years, beloved wife of the late Russell, mother of Gail Amos, Richard and Douglas Barnlund, died in the Souris Health Centre on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Funeral service will be held at the Willowlake Baptist Church, 45 Willowlake Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 11a.m. interment at a later date in the Alexander Cemetery for family and friends. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at dkowalchuk@mts.net.
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TITUS: Mr. Geoffrey Paul Titus of Saskatoon, SK., beloved son of Mrs. Joan (Doug) Ross and Mr. Gerry (Sharon Sharpe-Titus) Titus, dear brother of Jon (Allison) Titus, Julie Titus, uncle to Ella Titus, and special grandson to Marg Olson of Brandon, passed away peacefully following a valiant and courageous battle with cancer at the Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, on Monday, May 9, 2011 at the age of 38 years. Funeral arrangements are pending. A memorial service will be held in Saskatoon. The date and time will be published when it becomes available. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, donations in memory of Geoff Titus may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Cross Cancer Institute (for Melanoma Research), 11560 University Ave. N.W., Edmonton, Alaberta, T6G 1Z2 or phone (780) 432-8500 www.albertacancer.ca Arrangements in care of Redpath Funeral Home - Carnduff and Oxbow, Saskatchewan, (306)482-3309 and Melita, Manitoba, (204)522-3361. Neil Redpath & Kurt Ardron Funeral Directors. To send condolences or special memories to the family, please visit: www.redpathfuneralhome.com
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HOTEL: The death of Glen Andrew Hotel of Brandon, beloved husband of Mary and dear father of Cameron, Joanne, and Sharon, occurred in the city on Monday, May 9, 2011. The ceremony to celebrate Glen’s life will be held at Central United Church, 327-8th Street, Friday, May 13, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. The Rev. Laird Russell-Yearwood will officiate. A private interment will be held at the Austin Cemetery, Austin Manitoba. Complete obituary information will follow. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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SYKES: Kathleen Morey Sykes (nee Normore) occurred in Brandon at the age of 92. She is survived by her son Christopher of Calgary and several nieces and nephews. Kay received her education in Newfoundland until she went to England to take her Nurses training. Following graduation and several years of post graduate studies Kay moved to Brandon in 1957. In her years in Brandon Kay was active in community affairs, serving on the board of directors for the YMCA, Hospital Auxiliary and the Brandon Flying club. Kay also earned her private pilot’s wings from the Brandon Flying Club. Kay was also National President of the 99s. She was also an active member of St. Mathews Cathedral serving on Alter Guild and Mardi Club for many years. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 12, 2011 at St Matthew's Cathedral, 403- 13th Street, Brandon. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Manitoba Lung Association, # 8-940 Princess Ave., Brandon R7A 0P6 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 415 - 1st Street, Brandon R7A 2W8 would be appreciated.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
4843
CAMPBELL: Sharon “Sherry” Campbell of Brandon, passed away suddenly on Friday, May 6, 2011 at the age of 62 years. A service of remembrance will be held for Sherry at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, May 13, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. A private interment will be held later at the Minnewawa Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Sherry may be made to the MS Society of Manitoba, Brandon & District Chapter 5B –457-9th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4A9. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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McGOWAN: Nellie Louise McGowan. It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Nellie McGowan on Mother’s Day at Third Crossing Manor, Gladstone, Manitoba. She left this world peacefully with family by her side. A Celebration of Nellie’s Life will be held Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 2:00 pm at the Gladstone United Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Third Crossing Manor Courtyard Fund, Box 1000, Gladstone, Manitoba, R0J 0T0 or the Northwest Handi Transit, Box 757, Gladstone, Manitoba, R0J 0T0. Clarke’s Funeral Home, Gladstone in care of arrangements.
www.clarkesfuneralhome.com
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SKINNER: John Leslie (Les) Skinner; beloved husband of Jean and father of Dana (Lloyd), Brent, Linda (Matthew); passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre, Brandon, Manitoba on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 73 years of age. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a reception in the Lower Hall, Oak River United Church, Oak River, Manitoba For those so desiring, donations may be made in Les’s memory to Canadian Diabetes Association, 727B 10th St, Brandon, MB, R7A 4G7 or to CancerCare Manitoba, PO Box 2248 Stn Main, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 9Z9. Messages of condolence can be sent to Les’s family at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
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