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VAN LOO: Wilfred, beloved husband of Dale Van Loo, father of Grace Ross and the late Gerald Van Loo, died in the Fairview Personal Care Home, Brandon, Manitoba on Monday, June 4, 2012. Private family funeral service will be held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba followed by interment in the Virden Cemetery. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements.
Expression of sympathy may be made at dkowalchuk@mts.net
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STINSON: It is with great sadness that the family of Doug Stinson announce his passing on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at the Virden Health Centre. A Graveside Service will take place on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 12:00 pm (noon) at the Rivers Cemetery with Rev. Glenna Beauchamp officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Rivers Royal Canadian Legion. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Doug may be made to The Canadian Diabetes Association, B - 727 10th Street, Brandon MB R7A 4G7. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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RICHTER: With great sadness and sorrow we announce the passing of Grant Richter on Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at the age of 57. His death occurred in Winnipeg, MB due to an unexpected brain aneurysm. Grant was predeceased by his mother, Wilma Richter (nee Dyck); and his sisters, Wendy Burnett, and Janet Laing. Grant will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his wife Joanne Richter (nee Kruk) of Brandon; daughter Pam (Derek) Johnson of Winnipeg; son Dustin Richter of Nelson, B.C.; son Cory Richter of Brandon; father Lorne Richter of Melita; mother-in-law Katherine Kruk (nee Posterski) of Portage la Prairie, and many cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws. Grant was born in Portage la Prairie on February 7, 1955, and he grew up in Melita, MB. He attended Assiniboine Community College (ACC) and Brandon University. He was employed with Corrections Canada for 30 years, and absolutely loved his job. Among his many awards, Grant received the Lieutenant Governor Generals Award/Medal from ACC, and he received an Exemplary Service Award/Medal from Corrections Canada. He married his wife, Joanne, on August 16th, 1980. Grant loved spending time with his family, and he lived his life with extreme passion and to the fullest. He loved hunting, travelling, sports, music, cooking for his family, Toyota vehicles, and the HABS. In keeping with Grant's wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be a Celebration of His Life on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, Brandon, MB. Pastor Michael Kurtz of First Lutheran Church, Winnipeg will officiate. Reception to follow at the Trails West Motor Inn, 210-18th Street North, Brandon, MB followed by a gathering at Grant and Joanne's home. Flowers are accepted, however, donations may be made in Grant's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba - Brandon Office, 3-824 18th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 5B7. Grant's family has asked that family and friends please write a memory of Grant with your name and how you knew him to be placed in a Memory Box at the service or at the reception. For those unable to attend the funeral, memories can be shared and sent to his wife Joanne's email address smo@mts.net or at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel &
Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
Grantwill be truly missed.
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HANLON: John Hanlon, December 17, 1921 – June 3, 2012. A very good man left us this past Sunday and we will truly miss him….his wife and partner of 66 years, Audrey, sons Ward (Marlene), Glen (Keri), grandchildren Trace (Ali), Jackson and great granddaughter, Avery. John was born in Rivers, Manitoba. After a tour of duty with the Canadian Navy in World War II, Audrey and John married and moved to Brandon in 1949. He worked for the Canadian National Railway his entire career. However, his real passion in life was his family, friends and community. His community involvement was diverse. President of the Brandon Minor Baseball Association, President of the Brandon Credit Union, President of the Brandon Circle 8 Square Dance Club and President and Life Member of the Brandon Kiwanis. Along the way, he developed a huge gathering of friends and acquaintances. He was a curler, a golfer, a barber shop singer, and a sports fisherman. To Audrey’s joy, he loved to dance and as such, they were always the first on the dance floor. John’s Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 7th at the Central United Church, 327-8th Street, Brandon. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of John may be made to Central United Church, 327-8th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 3X5.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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COMMER: It is with great sadness that the family of Julie Commer, age 90 years, announce her passing at Fairview Home on Monday, June 4, 2012. Prayers will be said at St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 7:00 pm led by Deacon John MacKenzie. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 8, 2012 at 10:30 am also at the Church with Rev. Fr. James Ahaneku officiating. Committal will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Julie may be made to Fairview Home, 1351 - 13th Street, Brandon MB, R7A 4S6.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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DAVIES: The death of Sheila Rose Davies of Brandon, widow of Thomas Davies and dear mother to Maureen, Michael, Mark and Tom occurred in the city on Friday, June 1, 2012. A Graveside Ceremony will be held at the Brandon Cemetery on Friday, June 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm. Rev. Chris Arthur will officiate. Donations in memory of Sheila may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 3 - 824 18th Street, Brandon MB, R7A 5B7. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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CAREFOOT: Gladys Isabel Carefoot of Virden, Manitoba, beloved wife of the late William Talmage Carefoot and loving mother of Colleen, Jim and David passed away peacefully at her home in Virden Sunday; June 3, 2012 in her 91st year. Friends are invited to join with the Carefoot Family for a time of fellowship and refreshments at Virden Legion Hall, Friday; June 8, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Virden Auditorium Restoration Committee, St. Mary's Anglican Church (Virden) Parish Centre or to the charity of your choice in memory of Gladys. 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.
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OLMSTEAD: Anne Olmstead passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the age of 88 years. A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carberry United Church, Carberry, MB with Rev. Peggy Reid officiating. Interment will take place in the Carberry Plains Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Messages of condolences may be sent to w.f.h@mts.netWhite’s Funeral Home – Carberry in care of arrangements. (204) 834-2629.
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McFARLAND: Irene McFarland (née Cooper) of Brandon, beloved mother of Scott (Bev) Bullee and Pam (Leo) Dueck, passed away at the Assiniboine Centre at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, June 1, 2012 at the age of 79 years. A service to celebrate Irene’s life will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, June 8, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Joe Ball officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Irene may be made to the Tilston Cemetery Fund, c/o Michelle Jones, Box 54, Tilston, MB, R0M 2B0 or to the Canadian Liver Foundation, 210-375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3J3. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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KENNY: Selwyn (Sy) Kenny. Sy died after a long painful battle with prostate cancer on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. He was born May 21, 1921 in Brandon, Manitoba; he was the oldest of three children. As a teen, Sy raced homing pigeons receiving a number of first place finishes for long distance and fastest times, his other hobby was Ammeter Radio, known by his HAM license for decades of VE4YW; Sy talked with many people of different nations and made a great number of friends. During World War II, he was Flight Sergeant as a tail gunner, flying in Lancaster Aircraft serving in the RCAF. Sy worked for CP Express from just before his enlistment in 1942 till his retirement in 1982. He met and married Maude Ivey in 1949 and is survived by his two sons Dave Kenny, daughter-in-law Teri and his grandchildren Philip and Jeffrey of St. Albert, AB. As well as his son, Rod and his husband David Blue of Vancouver, B.C. Sy had a passionate interest in archeology, working on several digs with Richard MacNish and Westley Wong. He enjoyed camping and traveling throughout the United States and Canada with many adventures along the way. He taught radio classes to Air Cadets from 1957 to 1975. Sy was predeceased by his wife Maude in 2002, his brother Frank in 2003 and his sister Jean in 1969. He was a good neighbour and great friend. He shall be deeply missed. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Brandon Cemetery with Rev. Laird Russell-Yearwood of Central United Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society of Manitoba, or to the Prostate Cancer Division.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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COOPER: Edna Cooper beloved wife of Jack Gibbons of Minnedosa, MB, entered into rest on June 3, 2012 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre at the age of 86 years. Graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Minnedosa Cemetery, Minnedosa, MB with a memorial lunch to follow in the Ukrainian Hall, Minnedosa, MB. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of MB or a charity of choice. Messages of condolences may be sent to minnfs@mts.netMinnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.
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BOUCHER: Lorne Edward Boucher passed away peacefully on June 1st, 2012 at the Erickson Personal Care Home. He was born on February 15th, 1926 in Brandon, MB. He is survived by his loving wife, Margaret, of 61 years, and his three children, Charlene, Edward and Lori, his five grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Lorne enlisted in the Canadian Artillery in January, 1944 and started work with Manitoba Hydro in 1946. Lorne worked on crews until doing district work in Pipestone, Hamiota, Kenton, Melita, Killarney, Baldur and Erickson, where he worked until retiring in 1981. Lorne was an active member of Toast Masters, Masonic Lodge and the Royal Canadian Legion. Lorne enjoyed many hobbies such as golf, curling and many retirement years in Weslaco, Texas with his wife and friends. Lorne was predeceased by his parents Edward and Lilian, brother Jim (Betty), cousins Ann Syko and Evelyn Townsend and son-in-law Dennis Lavineway. The funeral service will be held Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 1:00 pm at the Erickson Legion Hall. Interment will follow in the Erickson Cemetery. Rev. Chad McCharles and Elgin Hall will officiate. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Erickson and District Personal Care Home Activity Department. Rae’s Funeral Service of Erickson is in care of the arrangements. (204) 636-7727.
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YAWORSKI: Timothy Wayne Yaworski passed away at his residence in the city on Friday, May 25, 2012. Tim was born in Brandon on December 16, 1956, son of Joseph and June Yaworski. He attended King George and McLaren Schools. He leaves his son Raymond, his parents, June and Joe Yaworski and a sister Karen (Terry) Ardron of Winnipeg. There are several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Tim was predeceased by a brother Barry and his aunt Pearl. Rev. Laird Russell-Yearwood officiated at a private graveside service held at the Brandon Cemetery. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Tim to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, #3, 824-18th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 5B7.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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WILCOX: The death of Gary Wilcox, beloved husband of Faye, occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, June 1, 2012. The Ceremony to Celebrate Gary's Life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm. The Rev. Laird Russell-Yearwood of Central United Church will officiate. Interment will follow in the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Gary to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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SMITH: The family of James Alexander "Alex" Smith, age 84 of Brandon, formerly of Swan River announce his death in Brandon on May 30, 2012. Alexis survived by his wife Marguerite Martin and his children; Charyle, Cindy, Curtis, Barbara and Harley. Alex taught junior high in Swan River for many years. He retired to Brandon where he was an active member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. The Ceremony to Celebrate Alex's life will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 114 Ashgrove Boulevard, Brandon, on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 2:00 pm. Pastor Jason Zinko will officiate. Another Ceremony will be held at the Swan Valley Funeral Chapel, Swan River, Manitoba on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow in the Birchwood Cemetery, Swan River. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations in memory of Alex be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Manitoba Lung Association.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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