Classifieds / Obituaries
FLEURY: Muriel Jean Fleury, born November 16, 1945 in Virden, Manitoba, to Gerald and Christine Haskett, passed away at BRHC on August 11, 2010. She was raised on a farm in the Springvale district, where she attended school at Springvale until she went to Virden Collegiate. It was in high school that she met and began dating her husband Leonard Fleury. They married on June 1st, 1963. They had three children, Shiela, Myles and Chad, all reside in Brandon where they have lived for the past 47 years. Muriels favorite hobby was her flowers, where she spent hours and hours all summer caring for them. She did home care for elderly people and whoever else wanted her. She cared for family members whenever someone got ill. Her family was most important to her. She is survived by her husband Leonard, daughter Shiela (Gerry), sons Myles (Renee), and Chad (Crystal). Five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Predeceased by one grand daughter Haley. Also surviving are one brother Bill Haskett and sister Fran. Interment at Brandon Cemetery.
JOHNSTON: Jessie May Johnston of Brandon, passed away at her residence Fairview Home on Monday, August 16, 2010 at the age of 95 years. Jessie was the daughter of the late Joseph and May Fletcher. Mom was born October 29, 1914 in the county of Bradford, sub district of Horton and raised in the small community of Otley, England. Immigrating to Canada shortly after WWII, Jessie found employment at the Brandon General Hospital and through mutual friends found her lifes soul mate of 59 years, Donald James Johnston. Predeceased by her husband Don, Jessie is survived by her son George (Susan), Lower Sackville, NS and daughter Diane (Peter) Boychuk, Elliot Lake, ON; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Mom will be lovingly remembered for her determination to overcome lifes hardships, her devotion to her family and her love for her husband Don. We love you Mom. Special thanks to Carol Vogt and her crew at Fairview they all provided Mom with outstanding care. A time of visitation will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street on Friday, August 20, 2010 between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held at Brandon Cemetery, section 53 (far east side of cemetery) on Monday, August 23, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Shannon McCarthy of Central United Church officiating. Family flowers only, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fairview Home Foundation, 1351 13th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4S6. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
SMITH: Kelvin William Smith passed away in Lloydminster, Alberta on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at the age of 52 years. Kelvin will be sadly missed by his loving wife Shaunda Smith; children: Carissa Smith, Geoff and Tobi Smith; grandmother: Ella Elliott; parents: Ken and Kay Smith; siblings: Kathy and Laurie Smitzniuk, Kim and Mike Rey, Kevin and Monica Smith; father & mother-in-law: Cliff and Gloria Sholdice; brothers and sisters-in-law: Teressa and Jason Krueckl, Ken and Patsy Sholdice, Trevor and Liza Sholdice as well as many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. The funeral service will be conducted from the Southridge Community Church, 5701-41 Street, Lloydminster, Alberta on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Kelvin may be made to the Alberta Lung Association. McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., of Lloydminster, Alberta will be administering the funeral arrangements.
DANDRIDGE: Deborah Ann Dandridge. On May 31, 2010 Deb passed away peacefully at Russell and District Hospital with family at her side after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Deb was born March 14, 1949 in Crystal City to Lawrence and Clarissa Clarke. The family moved to Oak Lake and then Hartney where Deb received her education. Deb worked in Melita and Deloraine as a telephone operator. In 1970 Deb married Ralph Warwick and had two children, Cliff and Kerri. Deb moved to Birtle in 1976 and worked many different jobs, as waitress in Birtle Pub, the post office, and Home Care. In 1986 Deb married Orville Dandridge and they had two children, Clayton and Clarke. Deb enjoyed camping and fishing and holidays in Alberta with family. Many happy hours were spent playing cards with friends and family where Debs competitive nature really came through. Deb was always there to support her family and friends in any of their endeavors. Deb accepted her fate with dignity and courage. She never complained and never gave up. Deb was predeceased by her parents Lawrence and Clarissa Clarke, brothers Rick, Fran, and Chris Clarke and an infant niece Jasmine Clarke. Left to mourn her passing are her husband Orville, children Cliff (Susan), Kerri, Clayton (Whitney), Clarke (Denise), her siblings Linda (Barry), Shirley, Cathy (Randy), Jackie (Mark), Wally, and Rob. If friends so desire donations to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation may be made in Debs memory.
GIBBONS: Lottie Gibbons formerly of Neepawa, Manitoba entered into rest at the Portage District General Hospital on August 15, 2010 at the age of 89 years. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 20, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Neepawa United Church, Neepawa, Manitoba. Interment to follow in the Riverside Cemetery. Officiating clergy will be Rev. Mark Satterly. Donations may be made to the Portage District General Hospital Foundation. Whites Funeral Home Neepawa in care of arrangements. 204-476-2848.
PLAISIER: The death of Doreen May Plaisier occurred in Brandon on Sunday, August 15, 2010. Announcement of Funeral Service details will follow. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
SOROKA: Dr. Morrell Soroka (1930 2010). Dr. Soroka passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at the age of 80 years. He was born in Lampman, Saskatchewan where he received his elementary and secondary education before entering medical school at the University of Manitoba. He graduated in 1956 and set up in general practice in Estevan, Saskatchewan. In 1959, he married Lois Entwistle of Estevan and their sons Peter and Gregg and daughter Laurie were all born in Estevan. After 12 years of practice, Dr. Soroka returned to the University of Manitoba to achieve his specialist degree in general surgery. In 1973, he and his family moved to Brandon, Manitoba and he joined the Brandon Clinic where he remained until his retirement in 1991. Morrell and Lois spent much of their retirement travelling, including a ten-month stay in Europe and numerous winters in Arizona. The grandchildren were very much a focus in Morrells life until he died. They were the centre of his attention and he looked forward to time spent with them. Dr. Soroka was predeceased by his father Peter (1960) and his mother Polly (1994). He is survived by his wife Lois and his three children: Peter (Sarah) Soroka, Nicholas, Alyssia, Tom and Serena of London, England; Gregg (Jessie) Soroka, Tamire, Thelma and Gabriel of Kelowna, B.C.; Laurie (Peter) Tauriainen, Mekko and Matti of Wichita Falls, Texas. Brother Alex (Leona) Soroka, Vancouver, B.C.; sister Olga Lafrentz, Estevan, Saskatchewan; sister-in-law Cheryl Entwistle (Kerry), Vancouver, B.C. Prayers will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Augustines Roman Catholic Church, 327 4th Street, on Friday, August 20, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Dominic Yuen as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Cannington Manor Historical Park, Saskatchewan at 3:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. Saskatchewan time). In memory of Dr. Soroka, donations may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, Western Manitoba CancerCare Project 150 McTavish Ave. East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
HEDLEY: Beverly Sharon Hedley passed away at the Minnedosa Hospital on August 14, 2010, with her family at her side. A Memorial Reception will be held at the Rapid City Legion Hall, Rapid City, Manitoba on Tuesday, August 17 at 2:00 p.m. The family welcomes anyone who knew Bev to attend and visit. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Bev to the Minnedosa District Hospital for Palliative Care, Minnedosa, Manitoba, R0J 1E0. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
HOWELL: Frederick Donald (Don) Howell, May 30, 1930 - August 15, 2010. With his family's love and support, Don passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at St. Boniface Hospital. Remaining to forever cherish Dons memory are his children Debra (Howard), Sharon (Al), David (Jodi) and Barbara (Doug); grandchildren Chris (Kathy), Jennifer (RJ), Michael, Rebecca (Matt), Stephanie, William, Jacob and Iain; great grandchildren Allyson, Danika, Reid and Amy; brothers Art, Jim (Anne); sisters Joyce and Ruth, sisters-in-law Norma and Betty; brothers-in-law Wes (Eunice), Bud (Louise), as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Norma in 2001; parents Wilfred and Cecilia; brothers George and Russ; mother and father in-law Myrtle and Harry Sherris; brothers-in-law Clifford and Lionel. A Tea in Dons memory will be held on Friday, August 20, 2010 from 2:30 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Memories in Wojciks Funeral Chapel, 1020 Main Street @ Manitoba Avenue. Don will be laid to rest with Norma in Odanah at a later date. If anyone should wish to honor Don's life, the family asks that donations be made to a charity of their choice in Don's name. Wojciks Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 1020 Main Street, 204-586 - 8668. www.wojciksfuneralchapel.com
REID: Kenneth John of Brandon, Manitoba, passed away peacefully in the Assiniboine Centre on August 6, 2010. He will be missed by son John (Melissa) Reid, Justin, Deserie and Farmer Celeste; son Clayt Royce (Cindy) Reid, Alex, Jayden, Kytrina and Brendan; daughter Carrie Joyce Reid, Michael and Fry Cassandra; brother Bruce (Sheila) Reid and family; sister Donna Bonneau and family. Ken was predeceased by his brother Bev Reid. A private family service was held at the Methven Cemetery on Wednesday, August 11, 2010.
SOROKA: Dr. Morrell Metro Soroka of Brandon, beloved husband of Lois, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at the age of 80 years. Prayers will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustines Roman Catholic Church, 327 4th Street, on Friday, August 20, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Dominic Yuen as celebrant. An interment service will follow at Cannington Manor Cemetery, Saskatchewan at 3:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. Saskatchewan time). Memorial donations may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, Western Manitoba Cancer Care Project 150 McTavish Ave. East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.Complete obituary information to follow.
WYATT:Florence May (Flin), May 1, 1926 - August 13, 2010. It is with much sadness we announce that our beloved mom, grandmother, aunt and friend passed away on August 13, 2010. Flin was born on May 1, 1926 in Brandon, Manitoba to John and Mary Matthew. She grew up in Brandon with her sister Peggy. After schooling in Brandon, Flin married Glen Wyatt and they moved to Edmonton, AB. Together they had four children. Flins children were of utmost importance in her life, and she enjoyed staying home and raising her family. In 1967 the family moved to Calgary, and it is here that she became an active member of St. Giles Presbyterian Church for the past forty-three years. After raising her family, Flin worked at Alberta Motor Vehicles for 15 years, retiring in 1993. She was involved in numerous church groups and enjoyed volunteering her time always to help others in need. She was a baker extraordinaire and in her later years enjoyed baking cookies for Inn From the Cold. Flin had fun travelling, especially to Scotland in 1979, and again in 1990 to Europe with her sister Peggy. Flin is survived by her children, John Wyatt (Debby), Lois Russell (Jim), Mark Wyatt (Brandy Borley), and Glenda Tetreau (Rudy). She greatly loved and adored her grandchildren, Matthew Wyatt, Kirby Wyatt, Michael Dumenko (Liz), and Brittany Wyatt; and her step-grandchildren, Ryan and Jennifer Page, Annelie Russell (Ryan Williams), and Carter and Gavin MacKenzie. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, and a large circle of friends, and extended family. She was predeceased by her parents and sister. Flins family would like to thank the staff of Unit 81 at the FMC especially nurses Marilyn, Amanda and Paulette. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Florence Wyatt can be made to the Alberta Lymphedema Association, 55 Brookpark Cres. SW, Calgary, T2W 2W6 or the Scleroderma Society of Canada, 1240 Tara Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K2C 2H5. A celebration of Flins life will be held at St. Giles Presbyterian Church (1102 - 23rd Avenue N.W. Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev David Vincent officiating. You may forward condolences through
mcinnisandholloway.comIn living memory of Florence Wyatt, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W., Calgary, Alberta. Phone 1-800-661-1599.
FLEURY: Muriel Jean Fleury, beloved wife of Leonard and dear mother of Sheila, Chad and Myles of Brandon, passed away suddenly at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at the age of 64 years. A time of visitation will take place at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Monday, August 16, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. The Celebration of Muriels life will follow in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. with Funeral Celebrant Mr. Jamie Berry officiating. Interment will be held at the Brandon Cemetery. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
JOHNSON: John Fredrick Johnson, of Minnedosa, Manitoba passed away on August 12, 2010 at the Minnedosa Health Centre at the age of 86 years. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the Minnedosa Funeral Service Chapel, Minnedosa, Manitoba. Interment will take place at Minnedosa Cemetery. Donations may be made to Minnedosa Palliative Care Service. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
JONES: David L. Jones, beloved husband of Mabel Jones, of Reston, Manitoba passed away at Reston Health Centre on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at the age of 90 years. The funeral service will be held from Reston United Church, Reston, Manitoba at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 16 with Reverend Dwight Rutherford officiating. If friends so desire, donations may be made to Reston Palliative Care or the Reston Area Foundation in memory of David.
Email messages of condolence or sign the on-line Book of Condolences atcarscaddenfuneralchapel.comG. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Reston in care of arrangements.
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