Classifieds / Obituaries
McDONALD: Mary S. McDonald of Brandon, passed away peacefully in her residence at Dinsdale Personal Care Home on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at the age of 90 years. A service to celebrate Marys life will be held at St. Matthews Cathedral, 403-13th Street, on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with The Rt. Rev. Njegovan and The Very Rev. Robin Walker officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mary may be made to St. Matthews Cathedral, 403-13th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 4P9 or to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street E., Brandon, MB R7A 7M6. Complete obituary information to follow.
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CANART: Dan (Digger) Canart of Elkhorn, Manitoba, beloved husband of Mildred and loving father of Mark, Ron, Claudia and Barry, passed away at Virden Health Centre, Virden, Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the age of 83 years. Funeral Service will be held from Trinity United Church, Elkhorn, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Mrs. Irene Cousins officiating. Interment will be in Elkhorn Cemetery. Viewing for family and friends will be at Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden, Thursday, March 24, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Dan.
Email messages of condolence or sign the on-line Book of Condolence at www.carscaddenfuneralchapel.comG. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden, in care of arrangements.
RAMSDEN: Walter Sydney Sid Ramsden of Brandon, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the age of 80 years. Arrangements are pending with Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, 727-0694.
McDONALD: Mary McDonald of Brandon, passed away at the Dinsdale Personal Care Home on Tuesday , March 22, 2011 at the age of 90 years. Arrangements are pending with Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, 727-0694.
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. Jeans 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. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at firstname.lastname@example.org
POSTON: Evelyn Poston of Virden, Manitoba beloved wife of the late Claude Poston and loving mother of Gaye, Faye, Penny and Wendy passed away at WestMan Nursing Home, Virden Sunday; March 20, 2011 at the age of 88 years. Funeral service will be held from G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. M. Dwight Rutherford officiating. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Virden Health Auxiliary Remembrance Fund in memory of Evelyn.
E-mail messages of condolence or sign the on-line Book of Condolences at www.carscaddenfuneralchapel.comG. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
LIPSCOMB: Betty Doreen Lipscomb (Waldbauer) passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, MB on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 71 years of age. Betty is survived by husband Walter; daughters Annette Lipscomb (Shaun Zaborowicz), Jeanette (Lorne) Hiebert, Lynette (Chris) Thomas; granddaughters Jessica and Erica Thomas; sister Berniece Graham (Flipsen); two nieces, three nephews and their families. Betty was predeceased by her son Pat; parents Fred and Anna Waldbauer; brother in-law Ed Flipsen. Funeral Service will be held at the Hamiota United Church, Hamiota, Manitoba on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with interment following in the Scotia Cemetery. Following the interment, a time of fellowship and refreshments will be held at Chumah Hall, Hamiota United Church. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Bettys memory to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200 17th St., Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 7M6 or to CancerCare Manitoba, P.O. Box 2248 Stn. Main, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 9Z9. Messages of condolence to the Lipscomb family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca.Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
KOTELNISKI: Bert Kotelniski of Russell, MB passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the Russell District Health Centre at the age of 79 years. Bert is survived by his sons; Dale (Margaret) Kotelniski of Birtle, David (Charlene Sabeski) Kotelniski of Russell, grandchildren; Brittany, Dalene and Nancy. Bert is also survived by his brother Marion (Rose) Kotelniski of Winnipeg. The funeral mass will be held Friday, March 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Josephs Roman Catholic Church, Russell with interment following in the Russell Memorial Gardens. Prayers will be said Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. from St. Josephs Roman Catholic Church, Russell. Fr. Leo Fernandes will officiate. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Remembrance and condolences may be emailed to email@example.comBraendle-Bruce Funeral Service of Russell is in care of arrangements. (204) 773-2747.
TRUAX: Earl Gordon, 56 years, beloved father of Melanie, Jeffery and Tracy, died in the Souris Health Centre on Thursday, March 17, 2011. Funeral Service will be held at the Hartney Centennial Centre, Hartney, Manitoba on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney. In memory of Gordon, donations may be made to the Manitoba Lung Association or to the Souris Hospital Palliative Care Fund. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHOEMAKER: On March 19, 2011 Kathleen Isabella Shoemaker at age 88 died peacefully, at Fairview Personal Care Home. Kathleen (Kay) was born in Wellwood, Manitoba on August 10, 1922. She was the eldest daughter of David and Ann Smith, both originally from Scotland. Kay attended school in Sidney, from grade one to eleven. She then went on to Carberry to complete grade twelve, continuing her education in business college in Winnipeg, and Gimli for teacher training. Kay taught school in Firdale, Woodnorth, Vogar, Virden and then in Brandon. She married George Shoemaker of Woodnorth, Manitoba. Their son, Ron was born in Portage la Prairie and the family lived in Sidney, Winnipeg, Virden and then in Brandon, where George was Branch Manager for Sun Life of Canada. Kay enjoyed playing the organ and entertained at many functions and family gatherings. While living at Victoria Landing in Brandon, Kay and friend Jim Corey kept the sing songs a happy and lively event. In her earlier day, she enjoyed playing in a band for dances, curling, golfing, playing bridge and singing in the church choir. George and Kay loved to travel and had many wonderful adventures. Her family and friends were very important to her and she shared many stories about the special fellowship shared at the First Presbyterian Church. Kay was predeceased by her husband, George on August 29, 1991, after 46 years of marriage. She is survived by her son, Ron (Elaine); grandchildren Lori (Alan), Mark (Esther); great- grandchildren Carter, Ella and Aleah; her sister Helen McLean; her nieces and nephew; Gwen (Don) Dempster, their children Drew and Bryce; Morris McLean and Shirley (Kelly) Mitchell. She touched the lives of many and will be remembered with love. The family wishes to acknowledge the professional and caring attention of the staff of Fairview Personal Care Home. A Memorial service will take place at the First Presbyterian Church, 339-12th Street, on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with The Rev. Dr. Dong-Ha Kim officiating. In keeping with Kays wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family interment will take place at a later date. All those in attendance will be considered as honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a donation to the Alzheimers Association, 4B-457-9th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 1K2 or to a charity of their choice in her memory.
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NICCOLLS, Elna C. Elna died at Kinvillage Care Home in Delta on the evening of March 17, 2011 at the age of 92. Born in Brandon, Manitoba on September 23, 1918, she grew up in Nesbitt and then moved to Brandon. She met my father, Frank Niccolls, a vacuum cleaner salesman and later married him on October 19, 1938. She gave birth to two sons, Barry in 1939 and Boyd in 1941. While Frank went off to serve in the war, Elna took her sons to Brandon to live with her family until her husband came home. After the war she moved her family to Regina, living in two different homes there. Eventually my Dad sold his income tax business in Regina and moved with Elna to Nanaimo where they purchased a trailer and enjoyed the Islands good weather. Also Elna was close to the homes of her brother and two sisters. After Frank passed away in 2000, Mom soon moved to a nursing home in Delta for her final ten years. Elna was predeceased by her parents John and Margaret Brodie, brother Bud Brodie and sister Oriole Breen. She was greatly loved by sons Barry and Boyd and their children. She is survived by sisters Olive Salmond and Hazel Britton and her twin sister Eileen Harris. She will be very sadly missed. A Celebration of her Life will be held at the Nanaimo Alliance Church, 1609 Meredith Road, Nanaimo, B.C. on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 1:00 pm followed by a reception, then interment at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens, 2347 Cedar Road, Nanaimo, 1 (250) 722-2244. On-line condolences may be placed at www.deltafuneral.ca Delta Funeral Home (604) 946-6040.
LIVINGSTONE: Sheila Anne Livingstone, beloved wife of Jim, dear mother of Mitchell and Alexa, loving daughter of Loraine Woodward, passed away suddenly at her residence on Friday, March 18, 2011 at the age of 46 years. Sheila was always very cheerful and she enjoyed sitting around the fire-pit and swimming in the pool. She was an extremely hard worker and a very devoted wife and mother. She loved to be at home with her four dogs, Smokie, Elmo, Chico and Ziggy. Sheila was predeceased by her father Alexander Gorombolyi and by her step-father, Gary Woodward. She is survived by her husband Jim, children Mitchell (Chelsea) and Alexa, mother Loraine Woodward, brother Alexander Gorombolyi and nephew Devlin, as well as numerous relatives and many friends. A Memorial Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Sheila may be made to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, MB, R7A 7M6.
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ASHLEY ERNEST EVANSJune 1, 1918 - March 16, 2011It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the peaceful passing of Ashley Ernest Evans on March 16, 2011 at Souris Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Bernice, family: Margaret (George) Baldwin of Victoria, BC, Marion Smart of Edmonton, AB, Bruce (Sharon) of Hartney, MB, Shirley (Dennis) LaRoque of Holland, MB, Bill (Joyce) of Airdrie, AB, and Bob (Patti)of Rossburn, MB. Grandchildren. Wayne (Gina) Solomon, Susan (Marc) Morin, Trina Anderson, Jeff Smart (Lynn), Darren (Rachel) Smart, Terry (Rebecca) Smart, Lara (Mike) Pal, Darwin (Sharon) Evans, Keith Evans, Trisha Evans, Kim (Fernando) Evans, Rick LaRoque, Rieckie Evans, Shaun Evans, BJ (Alissa) Evans, Kyle (Stephanie) Evans and Jared Evans. Great grandchildren: Timothy, Sonia, Alex and Zoe Solomon, Nicole and Jonah Smart, Sean Smart, Tyler and Morgan Evans, Justin Evans, Hannah and Megan Evans and Kyle Anderson. Ashley is survived by his brother Mervin (Betty) of Dauphin, MB, sisters in law Helen Howard, Gwen (Dave) Griffin, Louise Callewaert and brother in law Bob Gardiner. Ashley was predeceased by his parents Charles & Ester (nee Lee) Evans, brother Harold, sister in law Polly, brother-in-law Irwin Howard, and son in law Harry Smart.Ashley received his schooling at Selton School and as a young man worked and lived in the Holland area before moving to what became his farm where he married and began raising his family. He moved his family to Landseer where he and Bernice ran the store and post office later moving back to the farm and also driving a school bus for many years. On leaving the farm, Ashley and Bernice moved to Sidney, BC and began a new career working for Eatons Department Store. He and Bernice enjoyed their time camping with the grandkids and square dancing.They moved back to Manitoba to be closer to family and found a home in Hartney. While here, he enjoyed his daily trips to get the mail and take it to the Shop to see the guys. In November of 2010, a small group of family helped them to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a supper and visiting at their home. Ashley spent the last year between Souris Hospital and the Hartney Personal Care Home. Funeral Service will be held at the Holland Community Hall, Holland, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 25th, 2011. Rev. Mark Murray officiating. Interment will follow in the Brookdale Cemetery. A time of memories and celebration to follow in the Holland Community Hall. If friends so desire, donations may be made to Holland Emmanuel Friends, Box 236 Holland, Manitoba, R0G 0X0.
Online condolences may be made at www.willmorchapel.comJamiesons- Budz Funeral Service of Holland, Manitoba in care of arrangements. (204)526-2380 or (204)827-2480.
TRAUX- Earl Gordon, 56 years, beloved father of Melanie, Jeffery and Tracy, died in the Souris Health Centre on Thursday, March 17, 2011. Funeral Service will be held at the Hartney Centennial Centre, Hartney, Manitoba on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney. In memory of Gordon, donations may be made to the Manitoba Lung Association or to the Souris Hospital Palliative Care Fund. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at email@example.com.
WRIGHT: Walter Lenard Wright. Peacefully on Saturday, March 5, 2011 Walter died at Oakview Place Personal Care Home at the age of 88 years. Left to forever cherish Walter's memory is his wife Zelda (nee Maguire) of 64 years of marriage; children Valerie Maier, Janice Innes, Daryl Wright and their partners respectively Charles, Don and Anne Walker; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; as well as many relatives and long time friends. Walter was born October 25, 1922 in Rounthwaite MB. Early in his career he was a farmer, trapper, insurance and hardware salesperson. After relocating to Winnipeg, he was employed by Eaton's for forty years, retiring in 1987 as head of quality control. Walter was a founding member of the Red River Beekeeper's Association, and mentored many Manitobans in the art of beekeeping. He was a member of United Commercial Travellers for more than sixty years and served as a Grand Officer. He joined the Lion's Club in 1945 and continued to be a member all his life and was a parishioner of St. Matthew's Anglican Church for more than sixty years. By networking, coaching sports and by fund-raising, Walter worked tirelessly to support youth. Walter loved animals and the outdoors. He enjoyed cross-country skiing, baseball, boating, fishing, hunting and golfing. He treasured his time at the family cottage at Petersfield, which was frequently filled with the laughter of his children, grandchildren and his many friends. A Funeral Service is being planned to take place in St. Matthew's Church, Winnipeg in mid April. The family wishes to thank Oakview Place for their compassionate and nurturing care. If friends wish to make a donation, Walter supported many charities and in particular the Manitoba Lung Association, 629 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3A 1P6. Wojciks Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 2157 Portage Avenue 897 - 4665.www.wojciksfuneralchapel.com
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