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GILBERT: Florence Kathleen Gilbert passed away peacefully on Monday, December 12, 2011 at her residence, Fairview Home, at the age of 87 years. Florence was born on August 29, 1924, to Fred and Kate Gilbert. Florence was the only daughter of six children. She spent most of her life on the family farm. Florence enjoyed cooking, gardening and visits with family, friends and neighbors. Her favorite holiday was Christmas. She loved spending time with family. Left to mourn her passing is her brother Alec, sister-in-law Wilma, nieces Ruby (Norm), Bev (Allan), nephews Fred (Alice), Ed (Sheri), great nieces Wendy, Shawna, Jamie Dee, great nephews Derek, Ronald and families. Florence was predeceased by her parents, brothers More, Stan, Clarence and Don, sisters-in-law Isobel and Ann, and special friend, John Watson. A Funeral Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Chris Arthur officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Florence may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, Unit 3, 824 – 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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BAREFOOT: Wilfred Robert “Bob” Barefoot of Brandon, formerly of Boissevain, passed away peacefully at his residence, Fairview Home, on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at the age of 92 years. A graveside service will be held at the Boissevain Cemetery on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. John Oldenkamp officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bob may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, Unit 3, 824 – 18th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 5B7 or to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Manitoba Branch, Unit 1-452 Dovercourt Drive, Winnipeg, MB, R3Y 1G4. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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THORNE: On Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Joseph Thorne, age 85 years passed away at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre. Funeral arrangements are pending. Announcement with service information will follow. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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SCHESNUK: The death of Peter John Schesnuk occurred in the city on Monday, December 12, 2011. Peter was born in Brandon on April 22, 1933 and received his education in the city. He was employed with CP Railway and worked at Manco Dairies. Peter then joined the Fire Department with the City of Brandon where he was employed for thirty-five years, retiring as a lieutenant. He married Lillian Navid in Brandon on October 21, 1955. They raised four children. His favourite hobbies were fishing and hunting. Peter is survived by his children: Pat Schesnuk of St. Albert, Alberta, Rick Schesnuk of Lloydminster, Alberta and Helen St. Germain (John) of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; grandchildren: Brandon and Vanda, Desirae and Jacquelyn, Jason and Mark; great granddaughter Khloe. Also surviving are brother Alex Schesnuk and sister Darlene Colquhoun. Peter was predeceased by his wife Lillian and son Michael. Funeral Service will be held at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Shannon McCarthy will officiate. Interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. If friends so desire donations in memory of Peter may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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MCINNIS: Gordon. The death of Thomas Gordon McInnis of Brandon occurred Sunday, December 11, 2011. Celebration of Gordon's Life will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Gordon may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 114 Ashgrove Boulevard, Brandon, Manitoba, R7B 1E1 or a charity of choice. Complete obituary to 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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ANDERSON: Passed away at Hillcrest Place PCH, Brandon MB, on Saturday December 10, 2011 at the age of 43 years, Shelley Lynn Anderson, of Wawanesa, Manitoba. Shelley leaves to mourn her passing her father Les Anderson of Wawanesa, sisters Sandra (Norm) Jenks & Karen Anderson of Brandon, nephew Tyler Rolfe of Brandon as well numerous extended relatives & friends. Shelley was predeceased by her mother Patricia (nee Jackson) in 1999. A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday December 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Wawanesa Cemetery with Rev. Carolyn Rushton officiating. Memorial donations can be made in Shelley’s memory to The MS Society of Manitoba, Brandon & District Chapter, Unit 203-1570 18th St. Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5C5.
On line condolences can be made by visiting www.willmorchapel.com
Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
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WIKSTROM: Ethel Irene passed away Saturday, December 3, 2011 in Nelson, B.C. with family by her side. She was predeceased by her husband Peter in 2010. She is survived by daughters Phyllis (Bob), and Beryl (Blake), son Terry (Debbie) and their families. A celebration of Ethel’s life is being planned for the Spring of 2012.
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WEEDMARK: James K. "Jim" Weedmark, age 83, Died on December 10, 2011at the Bayside Personal Care Home, Killarney, Manitoba. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday December 14, 2011 at the New Life Assembly Chruch Killarney, Manitoba 2:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Jim may be made to the Alzheimer Society, or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.com
Wheatland Funeral Home Ltd.
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SHWALUK: Eleanor Kathleen Shwaluk (nee Riddle). It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Eleanor Kathleen Shwaluk (nee Riddle), on Friday, December 9, 2011 at the age of 66 years. She will be deeply missed by her husband, Ernie, her three sons Trevor (Maureen) and their daughters Kiera, Maddie, and Paige of Portage la Prairie; Trent (Maureen) and their son Max of Calgary; and Tyson of Winnipeg. She will also be remembered by brother Bob (Wilma) of Wawanesa, sister Gayle Francis of Saskatoon and numerous nieces and nephews. Eleanor was predeceased by her mother Gladys Annie Riddle (2010) and father Robert Jameson Riddle (1995). Eleanor was born on May 23, 1945 in Wheatland, Manitoba. She graduated from high school in Wawanesa. After attaining her teaching certificate from Brandon University, she taught grade 1 and 2 in Napinka, where she met her future husband, Ernie. Following their marriage in 1967, their teaching careers brought them to Portage la Prairie where they settled and raised their family. Eleanor will always be remembered for her generosity and selflessness. This same sense of giving carried over into her career and positively influenced the lives all those who entered her classroom. She balanced her teaching career with the responsibilities of raising three boys together with her loving and devoted husband. Family was everything to Eleanor. The time she spent with them was what she treasured most. She adored her grandchildren and after her retirement her life centered around their happiness. She touched the lives of many and she will be sadly missed by all those who had the good fortune of meeting her. In lieu of flowers, her family requests that donations be made in Eleanor’s memory to one of the following: North Memorial School Breakfast Program (cheques made out to North Memorial Trust Fund), Portage Community Foundation, or Trinity United Church. If anyone has a special photo of Eleanor that they would like to leave with the family, please bring it to the service. A memorial album will be available at the reception. A celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. at Trinity United Church in Portage la Prairie. Friends and family are also welcome to attend the viewing on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Omega Funeral Home. A tribute DVD in memory of Eleanor will be produced by the Omega Funeral Home, condolences may be sent to the family c/o Omega Funeral Home, 83 Royal Road South, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, R1N 1T8, 1-800-303-4621 or friends may leave a message of sympathy on our web site
www.omegafuneralhome.com “Dedicated to those we serve”.
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McINNIS: Gordon. It is with great sadness that the family would like to announce the passing of Thomas Gordon McInnis on Sunday, December 11, 2011. Obituary and funeral arrangements to follow.
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RINN: Jim Rinn passed away at the Souris Health Centre on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at the age of 64 years. A Memorial Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with Mr. Jamie Berry, Brockie Donovan Funeral Celebrant, officiating. Donations in memory of Jim may be made to the Souris Health Centre, Box 10, Souris, Manitoba, R0K 2C0. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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McCANN: Edith May McCann, beloved wife of the late Roy McCann, formerly of Carberry, Manitoba, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at the age of 91 years. Cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service will be held at the Carberry Plains Cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory of Edith may be made to the Carberry & District Health Centre, P.O. Box 2000, Carberry, Manitoba, R0K 0H0. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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MANZUIK: On December 9, 2011, at her residence at Hillcrest Place Personal Care Home, Anne Manzuik (nee Shakotko), beloved wife of the late Joe Manzuik, passed peacefully on to her Heavenly Home with her family by her side. Anne was born at Lizard Lake, SK on February 24, 1916, to Reverend Eli and Anastasia Shakotko. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 57 years, Joe, her parents Reverend Eli and Anastasia Shakotko, brothers John, Jack, Steve, and Paul, and sisters-in-law Vera and Violette. Left to cherish her memory is her daughter Debbie (Bruce) Curtis; grandchildren: Jacquie (Paul) Bergman and Beckie (Steve) Cherewyk; and great-grandchildren; Nate and Silas Bergman and Amy and Ella Cherewyk. Her sisters Emma (Jack), Gillespie, Zeena (Peter) Naydiuk, Ruth (Steve) Maksymchuk, sisters-in-law Lena and Francis Shakotko and numerous nieces and nephews. Anne got her schooling at Roland Hills School at Cando, SK and moved with the family to Manitoba in 1938. Her early years were filled with hard work, fun, and some mischief. At an early age, she personally received Jesus as her savior and this relationship was very meaningful and evident. While working in Durban, MB, she met Joe Manzuik and they were married on November 1st, 1950. They had one daughter, Debbie and in 1969, this family made their home in Brandon. Anne was a wonderful homemaker who loved to cook, bake, knit, garden and can. Her cooking abilities got her jobs at the Sanitarium in Saskatoon, the hospital in Benito, Fairview Home in Brandon, 4-H Home Ec. and Madge Lake Bible Camp. Mom was a beautiful woman with a kind, gentle and quiet spirit. She was an extremely patient person and an incredible listener. She thought carefully before she spoke and shared her opinions if asked. She was a gracious and caring person who touched many people throughout her lifetime and had friends wherever they lived. Her special delight was her family and spending time with them, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Anne had a positive attitude that stayed with her right to the end. The family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the exceptional staff at Hillcrest Place Personal Care Home for the wonderful care, compassion, and kindness given to Mom throughout the past years and also extended to our family. We warmly acknowledge those who when they had time, would sit on Mom’s bed and “visit” with her, we’ve all been blessed by your compassion. The family of Anne Manzuik would like to thank Pastor Dan Pope, Pastor Darryl McAuley, and Pastor Earl & Mona Ricalton for their compassion and comfort shown to Mom and our family. Also, to Ken Gold from Brockie Donovan for the kindness and guidance. Thank-you to our family and friends for their ongoing support during this difficult time. A Celebration of Anne’s Life will be held at the McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church, 635 McDiarmid Drive, on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Dan Pope officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Anne may be made to The Gideons, P.O. Box 3619, Guelph, ON, N1H 7A2.
Those we hold most dear never truly leave us,They live on in the kindness they showed,The comfort they shared,And the love they brought into our lives.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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BIRCH: Irene Birch beloved wife of Ron Birch of Minnedosa, MB entered into rest on December 11, 2011 at the Minnedosa Health Centre at the age of 84 years. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Minnedosa United Church, Minnedosa, MB. Interment to follow in the Minnedosa Cemetery. Donations may be made to Minnedosa Handi Van, CNIB or Canadian Blood Services. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
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ARMSTRONG: Roy (Spud) Armstrong. On Friday, December 9th Roy (Spud) Armstrong passed away peacefully at Bayside Care Home in Killarney at the age of 97. Spud was born on August 12th, 1914 in Brandon, Manitoba to George and Georgina ( Isaac) Armstrong and was one of three children. Roy grew up in Brandon and as a young man enjoyed playing hockey and baseball. In 1936 he started working at the Brandon Mental Hospital and was employed there until he retired in 1979 after 43 years of service. Spud also served during the second world war as a medic in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. In 1940 he married Aileen Muirhead, and they had four children, Evan, Gay, Al, and Shayne. Spud and Aileen enjoyed travelling during their 63 years of marriage. They visited Hawaii and Victoria, B.C. more than a dozen times each. They also spent their summers at their cabin in Killarney. He was predeceased by his brother Archibald, his father George, his mother Georgina, his brother Victor and his wife Aileen. Spud leaves to mourn his passing Evan (Karen) of Henderson, Nevada, Gay (Bob) of Killarney, Manitoba, Al (Karen) of Calgary, Alberta, and Shayne ( Dorothy) of Brandon, Manitoba. He also leaves 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make a donation to the charity of your choice. As per Spud’s wishes there will be no funeral service.Wheatland Funeral Service Killarney in care of arrangements. www.wheatlandfs.com
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