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ARNIT: Mary Rose Armit passed away in Calgary, Alberta on November 17th, 2011, very peacefully and surrounded by much love. Mary was born on the family farm outside Weyburn on April 11, 1919. Mary and her sisters were taken to school in a horse-drawn sled, though she later developed a love for motoring. Mary enjoyed curling, bridge, and gardening, though perhaps not as much as she enjoyed her Seagramís and Rothmanís. She was a life member of the Brandon Ladies Curling Club and a life member of the Weyburn Order of the Royal Purple. She was unflappable and funny; ever feisty, always gracious and grateful. Mary was predeceased by her first husband, Edward H. Phillips, second husband, Louis L. Armit, her father, Frank Hammer, daughter Mary Lynn Howell, mother Genevieve Hammer, son Thomas Phillips, granddaughter Diane Phillips, and sister Bette Mitchell. Mary is survived by her sister, Annie (Mike) Legin, brother Peter (Karol), brother-in-law Ron Mitchell, daughter-in-law Pat Phillips, grandson David Phillips (Dana Hings), great-granddaughter Jennavieve, great- grandsons Blade and Cruize; grandson David (Karen) Agopsowicz, great-granddaughter Danielle, great-grandsons Adam and Zachary; son-in-law Bill (Betty) Howell, granddaughters Karen Howell and Catherine Howell. Memorial services took place on Tuesday, November 22, 2011.
Condolences may be forwarded through
www.mcinnisandholloway.com In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.
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ARNIT: Mary Rose Armit passed away in Calgary, Alberta on November 17th, 2011, very peacefully and surrounded by much love. Mary was born on the family farm outside Weyburn on April 11, 1919. Mary and her sisters were taken to school in a horse-drawn sled, though she later developed a love for motoring. Mary enjoyed curling, bridge, and gardening, though perhaps not as much as she enjoyed her Seagramís and Rothmanís. She was a life member of the Brandon Ladies Curling Club and a life member of the Weyburn Order of the Royal Purple. She was unflappable and funny; ever feisty, always gracious and grateful. Mary was predeceased by her first husband, Edward H. Phillips, second husband, Louis L. Armit, her father, Frank Hammer, daughter Mary Lynn Howell, mother Genevieve Hammer, son Thomas Phillips, granddaughter Diane Phillips, and sister Bette Mitchell. Mary is survived by her sister, Annie (Mike) Legin, brother Peter (Karol), brother-in-law Ron Mitchell, daughter-in-law Pat Phillips, grandson David Phillips (Dana Hings), great-granddaughter Jennavieve, great- grandsons Blade and Cruize; grandson David (Karen) Agopsowicz, great-granddaughter Danielle, great-grandsons Adam and Zachary; son-in-law Bill (Betty) Howell, granddaughters Karen Howell and Catherine Howell. Memorial services took place on Tuesday, November 22, 2011.
Condolences may be forwarded through
www.mcinnisandholloway.com In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.
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ARNIT: Mary Rose Armit passed away in Calgary, Alberta on November 17th, 2011, very peacefully and surrounded by much love. Mary was born on the family farm outside Weyburn on April 11, 1919. Mary and her sisters were taken to school in a horse-drawn sled, though she later developed a love for motoring. Mary enjoyed curling, bridge, and gardening, though perhaps not as much as she enjoyed her Seagramís and Rothmanís. She was a life member of the Brandon Ladies Curling Club and a life member of the Weyburn Order of the Royal Purple. She was unflappable and funny; ever feisty, always gracious and grateful. Mary was predeceased by her first husband, Edward H. Phillips, second husband, Louis L. Armit, her father, Frank Hammer, daughter Mary Lynn Howell, mother Genevieve Hammer, son Thomas Phillips, granddaughter Diane Phillips, and sister Bette Mitchell. Mary is survived by her sister, Annie (Mike) Legin, brother Peter (Karol), brother-in-law Ron Mitchell, daughter-in-law Pat Phillips, grandson David Phillips (Dana Hings), great-granddaughter Jennavieve, great- grandsons Blade and Cruize; grandson David (Karen) Agopsowicz, great-granddaughter Danielle, great-grandsons Adam and Zachary; son-in-law Bill (Betty) Howell, granddaughters Karen Howell and Catherine Howell. Memorial services took place on Tuesday, November 22, 2011.
Condolences may be forwarded through
www.mcinnisandholloway.com In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.
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WILKINSON: Garry Norman Wilkinson of Brandon, beloved husband of Susan and dear father of Sara (Brandon) Price, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. A service to celebrate Garry’s life will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, December 2, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Barb Jardine officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Garry may be made to the Westman Dreams For Kids Foundation, Unit 2, 37-11th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4J2. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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SCOTT: Craig, 56 years, beloved father of Andrew and Mathew, died in the Winnipeg Health Science Centre on Friday November 25, 2011. A celebration of Craig’s life will be held at the Souris Legion Clubroom on Thursday December 1, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment will be in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery at a later date. In memory of Craig, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at dkowalchuk@mts.net.
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SANDO: In loving memory of Lorne James Sando, beloved husband of Margaret Sando. Lorne died on November 25, 2011 at his home in Deloraine, Manitoba at the age of 91. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at the Deloraine United Church in Deloraine, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. Private interment will take place at the Medora Cemetery. Donations in memory of Lorne may be made to the Deloraine Health Centre Palliative Care.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.com.
Smith Funeral Home Ltd. (204) 747-2088.
www.wheatlandfs.com
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PHIPPS: Hazel Eileen passed away at Dinsdale Personal Care Home in Brandon on November 18, 2011. Born and educated in Brandon, the second daughter of the late William and Emma Phipps, she has resided here all her life. In 1928, she joined the firm of D. A. Reesor (Jeweler 1882-1940) during which time she studied gemology under the mentorship of the late Mr. Reesor, later becoming a buyer and in 1946 as Manageress. Then in June 1954, she established her own business known as Phipps Jewellers (the Store of Personal Service) retiring in 1970. Hazel was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. Predeceased by her parents, three sisters and a brother, she is survived by sister, Mrs. Vera Twitchell, Brandon, four nieces and a nephew. A funeral service for family and friends will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 3101 Victoria Avenue, Brandon on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor E. Mielke and Pastor R. Long officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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LEWANDOSKI: Roderick Scott Lewandoski. It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Scott. A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at Glen Lawn Funeral Home, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd. In lieu of flowers, donations to the trust fund which is being set up for Scotts children would be greatly appreciated. A full obituary with more details will follow. Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolence at www.glenlawn.ca. Glen Lawn Funeral Home 982-7550.
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WILSON: Roland (Roly) Alexander Wilson, September 28, 1923 - October 10, 2011. With sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Roly Wilson at Boissevain Hospital on October 10, 2011 after a short stay in hospital. The youngest son of John and Emma Wilson, Roly was born at Whitewater, attended Petersburg School and stayed to farm the home farm which has been in the family since 1911. Roly was predeceased by his parents John and Emma, five sisters: Gertie, Nellie, May, Mary and Hazel. Four brothers: Bill, Harry, Ted, and Joe and their spouses. Hunting, snowmobiling and hockey were some of his interests in younger years and he always looked forward to his weekends of fellowship with his friends and buddies in Boissevain and Deloraine. Roly will be missed by his neighbors and near-by family and friends who gave the support that enabled him to live out his strong desire to remain in his home to the end. Also, he will be missed by his many nieces and nephews and their families, who have kept in contact over the years. A special thank-you to Dr. Nell and the hospital staff for the kind care Roly received in his final days. A celebration of Roly’s life at a graveside service was held on October 14, 2011 with Rev. John Oldenkamp officiating. Interment in the Wilson Family plot at the Boissevain Cemetery. Donations in memory of Roly may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Killarney and Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd. were in care of arrangements.
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ROBERTSON: Garnet Austin Robertson of Brandon, passed away on November 12, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre – Assiniboine Centre. Garnet was born June 12, 1925 in Winnipeg, MB. He was the son of Jack and Eva Robertson. He was predeceased by his parents, wife Della, baby daughter Marsha Lynn, brother Ross and sister-in-law Yvonne. Garnet spent most of his growing up years in Isabella and took his schooling there. His dad showed hackney horses and this is where Garnet developed a love for horses. He went on to show horses himself. Garnet joined the Royal Canadian Air Force at the age of 17 and completed 32 missions. Although he returned to Canada physically unscathed, the war years defined him for the rest of his life. He didn’t talk much about the war, but he was able to write about his memories and shared them with his children in a booklet called Ghost Squadron. Garnet married Della Lints in 1946 and began his career as a station agent. This career resulted in many moves within Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Two communities became “home” to Della and Garnet– Wawanesa and Maryfield (where they made a home for over twenty years). Garnet had many interests over his lifetime including curling, fishing, carpentry and gardening. All through the years, Garnet had a green thumb. Everywhere he moved his yard became a showpiece. Garnet is survived by his children Terry (Alma), Harvey (Cheryl) and daughter Donna (Ed). He will also be greatly missed by his grandchildren Troy (Dani) Robertson, Ryan (Krista) Robertson, Jarrod (Christine) Robertson, Rhonda (Mike) Hunter, Justin (Nashly) Epp and James Epp. A Celebration of Garnet’s life was held at Brockie Donovan Chapel on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Interment was at the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Garnet may be made to a charity of choice.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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PHIPPS: Hazel Eileen passed away at Dinsdale Personal Care Home in Brandon on November 18, 2011. Born and educated in Brandon, the second daughter of the late William and Emma Phipps, she has resided here all her life. In 1928, she joined the firm of D. A. Reesor (Jeweler 1882-1940) during which time she studied gemology under the mentorship of the late Mr. Reesor, later becoming a buyer and in 1946 as Manageress. Then in June 1954, she established her own business known as Phipps Jewellers (the Store of Personal Service) retiring in 1970. Hazel was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. Predeceased by her parents, three sisters and a brother, she is survived by sister, Mrs. Vera Twitchell, Brandon, four nieces and a nephew. A funeral service for family and friends will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 3101 Victoria Avenue, Brandon on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor E. Mielke and Pastor R. Long officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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LYTYWN: It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mom, mom-in-law, grandma, sister, sister-in-law and aunt, Hazel Margery Lytywn, on November 9, 2011. Mom was the eldest daughter of Bert and Reba Laminman. She was born May 1, 1927 in Deloraine and grew up in a family of five: Charlie, Bill, Lloyd and Florence. They farmed in the Brock and Regent districts. Growing up mom was said to be her father’s shadow and acquired much of her knowledge of building, fixing, and repairing things from him. In 1958 mom married our dad, Alex Lytywn and lived in Virden for a short time until they returned to our family farm at Regent. Mom loved the farm - everything from milking cows, raising chickens, turkeys and pigs to gathering and selling eggs (The Egg Lady), gardening and painting anything that needed. She could do all of this while waiting for the combine to fill so she could pick up a load of grain in harvest time - her favorite time of year. There were also A LOT of haircuts and perms given in her kitchen. There was never a task mom would not attempt. During the winter mom loved to curl. It has been told to us often, Hazel never worried about her rink winning, the game was only for fun. With some crazy shot making and absurd game plan, they surely had a lot of fun. Mom cherished her friends, neighbors and their families. She was always happiest when she had the kitchen full of neighbors and as many children as she could fit in our house! They were all so very important to her and even in failing health she would ask about her Regent friends. Rest assured, the coffee pot or whatever you wished was always on at “Razzel Dazzel’s” house. Mom will be lovingly remembered by her husband Alex, her daughter Karen and son-in-law Murray Combs and their children Lauren (Hazel’s little girl), Nicolas and Joshua. Her son Dale and daughter-in-law Nikki (Keir) and their children Dyson and Katryna. Her children were her pride and joy - Her love will remain in our hearts forever. Mom will be sadly missed by her sister and best friend Florence Brigden and her husband Gerald and their sons Gord (Robin) and their family and Kevin (Colleen) and their family. Sister-in-law Phyllis Laminman (deceased Nov. 14, 2011) and her family Brenda, Randy, (Jean), Ron (Jen), Bobbi (Rick), and families. Sister-in-law Alice Laminman and her family Linda, Shari (Kelly Lee), Brent (Yolanda) and Darren (Crystal), and families, and Robert (Linda) Laminman and family. Moms nieces and nephews and their families held a very special place in her heart. Mom is also survived by a special cousin Evelyn Pearen and the Kirkwood and Webster families. She will also be missed by Mary Emily Paterson and John Smith who were like family to her. Mom was predeceased by her parents Bert and Reba Laminman, her in-laws John and Gunvor Lytywn and her much loved brothers Charlie, Bill and Lloyd. Mom loved her family, friends and neighbors. She always had a joke or story to tell, a prank to pull, a twinkle in her eye and that wonderful smile we will never forget! She loved life and all it had to offer! A celebration of mom’s life was held at the Deloraine United Church on November 14, 2011. Interment at the Deloraine Cemetery. Her precious nephews and great-nephews acted as pallbearers. Her nephew Gord Brigden gave a very fitting tribute to mom. Arrangements were made by Wheatland Funeral Services. Donations in memory of Hazel may be made to the Parkinson’s Society or own choice.
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FORMAN: After a brief illness and with family by his side, Barry William Forman passed away peacefully at his home in Victoria, BC on November 17, 2011. His calm and courageous acceptance of the cancer that so quickly overtook his body made his last weeks a memorable time of family togetherness; sharing stories, tears, joys, and above all, love. He left us in peace. Barry was born on July 30, 1943, the only son of Lorne and Minnie Forman and was raised in Rivers, MB with his sisters Nanette, Lorna, Judy and Denyse. On June 20, 1964 he married Bette Anderson and together they raised three gifted children, Kent (b.1965), Shauna (b.1968), and Jason (b.1971). Barry and Bette also lovingly accepted the responsibility of raising Bette’s two younger sisters, Vicki and Suzan, who lived with them at their home in Rivers from 1966 until their high school graduations. Barry attended Rivers Collegiate and obtained a B. Science and B. Education from Brandon University while moonlighting on the CKX noon TV show with the band, The Country Gentlemen, and later, The Western Union. He entered the field of education as a science teacher with the Rolling River School Division at Rivers Collegiate, and soon became the division’s Science Coordinator. Music played a large role in Barry’s life. He was a skilled fiddler, bass guitarist and accordion player: a sought-after performer and recording artist who toured frequently with son Kent as a fiddling duo. Kent was, for a time, a professional violinist and Barry’s daughter, Shauna, thrives at song writing and mentoring young musical talent. Forman Motors (“Not that far from you”) was launched in 1973. Barry worked tirelessly for his fledgling business, which would eventually grow to include Forman Ford in Dauphin (1983) and Northland Ford in The Pas (1993). Barry’s passion for aviation led to his acquiring his Pilot License and first private airplane in 1976. Ever the educator, he passed on his love of flying to his youngest son, Jason, now a Senior Captain with Cathay Pacific Airways in Hong Kong, and his love of business to his oldest son Kent, owner of Forman Honda and Forman Mazda in Brandon, MB. In 2009, Barry retired from business and relocated to Victoria, B.C. Barry was predeceased by his father Lorne (1978), his mother Minnie (1991), and sister-in-law Vicki Broughton (2005). Left to mourn this great loss are his former wife Bette Anderson of Victoria with whom he had reunited, son Kent (Naomi) and their daughters Ava and Anne of Brandon, daughter Shauna and her son Joshua Graham of Calgary and son Jason of Hong Kong. He will also be sadly missed by his four sisters: sister Nanette of Victoria and her children Maureen Landa-McGavin (Doug) and Ryan Landa (Valerie), sister Lorna Short (Gerry) of Rapid City, sister Judith of Victoria and her daughter Sarah Svensson, and sister Denyse of Virden and her daughter Alexandra. He also leaves to mourn Suzan Ramsey (Don) and their daughter Lexa, nieces Brodie Anderson (Brock) and Jena Banville (Bert), step-daughters Marcia Kyle and Gennyne McCune and their mother Lesley, four great-nephews, many cousins and extended family. A memorial service to celebrate Barry’s life will be held at Central United Church, 327-8th Street, in Brandon, MB on Monday, November 28, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. In memory of Barry, please tell your loved ones over the age of 50 that a routine bi-annual colonoscopy saves lives. It would have saved his.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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BRANTH: Marie Ann Rose Branth (Dumas), a.k.a. “Baby Girl.” We are sad to announce the sudden death of our beautiful daughter and sister on November 23, 2011. A Traditional Wake will be held on Monday, November 28, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. at the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Veterans Hall. The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Marie will be laid to rest in the Anglican Cemetery.
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BARNHART: Pauline Agnes (nee. Popoff), November 4 1938-November 20 2011. Pauline peacefully passed away in her sleep November 20. She is predeceased by her son Carman, grandson Caleb, parents Bill and Pauline Popoff (Aaron SK) as well brothers Fred, Joe, Alex, and Andrew Popoff. She leaves to mourn her sons Randy (Margaret) Barnhart of Nipawin, SK and their children Randy, Albert' and Melissa and families. Earl Barnhart (Brandon, MB) and children Brian (Montreal, QC) and Kristen (Killarney, MB) and their families. Paul Barnhart (Brandon, MB) Allen (Bonnie) Barnhart of Duncan B.C. and children Benjamin (Kailee) Barnhart and Emily, Elizabeth, and Abigail. She also leaves to mourn her brothers John Popoff, (Aaron, SK), George Popoff (Swan River, MB), William Popoff (Swan River, MB), and Sam (Cookie) Popoff (Brandon, MB) and sisters Doris Stroud (Bella Coola B.C.), Katie Kosolowsky (Swan River, MB), Margaret (Pete) Woytkiw (Swan River, MB) Judy (Alec) Woytkiw) Swan River, MB (Woytkiw), and Mildred (Victor) Firomsky (Rocanville, SK) and numerous nieces and nephews. Pauline will always be remembered for her kindness. By request of the family no memorial service will be held. Please join us on http://www.facebook.com/groups/294261397261238/ In lieu of flowers and gifts donations can be made to The Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st St., Brandon, MB, R7A 2W8.
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