Classifieds / Obituaries
SWAENEPOEL:Mary, 98 years old, beloved wife of the late Archie Taylor and the late Louis Swaenepoel, mother of Jack Taylor, Marlene Kruger and Janice Martin, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. A Private graveside service will be held at the Virden Cemetery. In memory of Mary, donation may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home c/o ARHA Box 10 Souris, Manitoba R0K 2C0. Kowalchuks Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements.
Expression of sympathy may be made at www.kowalchuks.net
STRATH: Russell, 92years old, beloved husband of Grace Strath, father of Donna and Gary, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Funeral service will be held at St. Pauls United Church, Souris, Manitoba on Monday, January 7, 2013 at2:00 p.m. Private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Russell, donation may be made to the Souris & Glenwood Foundation. Kowalchuks Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements.
Expression of sympathy may be made at www.kowalchuks.net
SCHARFF: The death of William Gardener Scharff, beloved husband of Liza, occurred on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Funeral Service will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North, on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Shannon McCarthy will officiate. If friends so desire, donations in memory of William may be made to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330
HUNTER: W. J. C. Jim Hunter age 93, beloved husband of the late Alice Hunter died on January 2, 2013 at Delwynda Court Personal Care Home in Deloraine, Manitoba. Funeral Services will be held Saturday January 5, 2013 at St. Matthew's Anglican Church in Boissevain, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Chapel Lawn Cemetery in Winnipeg, Manitoba at a later date. Donations in memory of Jim may be made to the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association c/o SMD Clearinghouse 2nd floor, 825 Sherbrook Street Winnipeg, MB R3A 1M5, or to a charity of own choice. Messages of condolence may be made at www. wheatlandfs.com. Killarney Boissevain Funeral Home 204-523-7791 www.wheatlandfs.com
SHULE: Stephen Brent Shule, 44 years of age, of St.Vital Mb, passed away on December 29, 2012 as a result of health complications. Brent was born May 24, 1968 to Frank and Pat Shule (nee Walterson) in Killarney, Manitoba, the eldest of their four children. He was pre-deceased by his mother Patricia in 2010 and is survived by his father Frank Shule of Killarney; his brother Jamey, Jamey's wife Sheryl and their children, Taylor and Brennan of Killarney; his brother Todd, Todd's wife Shannon and their children, Graeden and Griffin, of Vermilion, Alberta; his sister Stacey and her partner Quentin of Winnipeg. Brent loved his family dearly and was especially proud to be an uncle to his four nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a large extended family who, along with his immediate family, mourn the loss of a beloved and kind family member. Brent was raised in Killarney on his family's farm and attended school in Killarney where he was awarded the Governor General's medal upon graduation from grade 12. He furthered his education at the University of Manitoba, achieving a Master's degree in Actuarial Mathematics. Brent had a great love of sports and as a child and teenager, he played hockey, baseball and football. As an adult he continued to be involved in all these sports. He served as the equipment manager for the St. Vital Junior Victorias hockey team for the last eight years and and was an umpire in city baseball leagues. But his greatest love was football, the CFL and his beloved Blue Bombers. Brent had a heart of Blue and Gold, never missed a home game and rarely missed a Grey Cup game. He loved attending the Grey Cup all across Canada and developed lifelong friendships with other fans of the CFL. He was excited about the new Bomber stadium and already had his tickets for next season. Brent touched many lives and will be sadly missed by his family and all with whom he worked and cheered. A memorial service will be held at the Wheatland Chapel in Killarney, Manitoba on Friday, January 4, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Brent may be made to Kid Sport Manitoba; 145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2Z6 http://www.kidsportcanada.ca.
Messages of condolencemay be made online at www.wheatlandfs.comKillarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd. (204) 523-7791 www.wheatlandfs.com
PETERS: It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our wife, mother and grandmother, Barbara Jean Peters, on December 30, 2012 at the Hamiota District Health Centre. She was born Dec. 14, 1944, the eldest child of Rodney and Velma Woods of Binscarth, MB. She attended school in Binscarth until the age of 16 and then lived in the Oak River area with her aunt Nettie and uncle Theron Smyth until 18. She then moved to Morden to work as a nurses aide. There she met her future husband, Benjamin Peters. They married Sept. 19, 1964, in Binscarth, but resided in Winnipeg, where their 3 children were born. In 1972, they moved to the Ken Clubb farm, at Oak River, MB. Besides doing dairy work, she was a bartender and manager at the Blanchard waste site until she retired. She enjoyed gardening and yard work until lung cancer made it harder to manage. She fought hard and became cancer free for almost 14 years. She loved her children and grandchildren fiercely and enjoyed being a part of all they did. She leaves to mourn, her husband of 47 years, Ben; daughter Patricia and kids Rachel and Chase; son Michael (Mandy) and kids Rodney, Amelia and Melodee (and their mother April); daughter Tabatha (John) and kids Brandi, Kendra and Benjamin. She is survived by her sisters Glenda (Brian Parker) and Kim; brothers Garth (Debbie) and Jim (Noreen); brothers-in-law Victor Guspodoric and Tom Reiter. Sister-in-law Nettie Peters (Jake), Ann Enns (Bill), Susan Friesen (Abe), Tina Holenski (Joe), Mary Penner (Dave), Esther Peters (Bill), Trudy and Dave Derksen. Brothers-in-law Pete Peters (Lydia), Abe and Barb Peters, Cornie and Lynda Peters, Fred and Gloria Peters, John Peters (Ruth), Henry & Lydia Peters and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Rod and Velma Woods; sisters Bonnie Guspodoric and Lea Reiter; son-in-law William Anderson; mother-in-law Susan Peters; Ken and Helen Clubb who were like parents to her. Barb was surrounded by loved ones when her maker came to take her home. She will be greatly missed for her speak your mind attitude! A service to celebrate Barbs life will be held at the Oak River United Church, Oak River, MB on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with interment following in the Oak River Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Barbs memory to CancerCare Manitoba, P.O. Box 2248 Stn Main, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 9Z9 or to the Oak River United Church Memorial Fund, Oak River, MB, R0K 1T0.
Messages of condolence and/photos can be shared at www.campbellfuneralhome.caCampbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
HAMILTON: Robert Charles Hamilton was, and will always be in our hearts. After having a great Christmas filled with family, friends, laughter and turkey dinner, Bob passed away with his loved ones at his side on Sunday, December 30th from complications caused by cancer. He was a compassionate man with a very genuine devotion to friends, family, students and any one who crossed his path, never thinking twice to lend his wisdom or a helping hand. Bob was born on November 15th, 1950 to Beryl and Robert J. Hamilton. He grew up in Brandons east end with his sister Jane, and spent his summers working, building life long friends and crafting his wonderful character and love of the outdoors at Clear Lake. In his youth, Bob was very active in many sports including basketball, tennis and volleyball. After receiving a scholarship to study at the University of North Dakota, Bob completed his bachelors degree in education with a major in physical education and a minor in English in 1973. It was during his university years that he met the love of his life, Joy Donnelly at Clear Lake in Riding Mountain National Park. The two were wed in 1975, after spending countless nights talking under the magical stars of the old campground and on midnight canoe rides. After 6 years of marriage their first son Blake was born in 1981, followed by Joel in 1985 and finally Gareth in 1989. Bobs family life was immensely important to him. He lived life to the fullest taking his wife and three boys on unforgettable road trips, camping excursions and exploring the outdoors. In his professional life, Bob was a dedicated teacher, guidance counselor and coach for over three decades. He began his teaching career in Rosenort, Manitoba, moving to Thompson, where he taught phys Ed for 3 years and renewed his interest in basketball. In 1977, he returned to Brandon and began teaching at Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School, where he spent the next 31 years of his career. Here he taught phys Ed and English, coached numerous basketball and volleyball teams and provided council and support to students and staff alike. After retirement from the Brandon School Division in 2008, he continued to council those in need through his work at the John Howard Society. Bobs kindness, generosity and compassion will be forever missed by many of those whose lives he touched. He will be deeply missed and cherished by his beloved wife Joy, his three sons, Blake, Joel and Gareth, his sister Jane, niece Jana from Atlanta, Georgia; Sisters and brothers in laws Clark & Mary, Pat & Patti, Chris & Danette, parents in law, Marjorie and Jack Donnelly and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held in Bobs honor to celebrate his life at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Knox United Church, 451-18th Street.In lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to the John Howard Society on their website at http://www.johnhoward.ca/ or to Elspeth Reid family resource centre http://www.cfswestern.mb.ca/default.aspx.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.Lastly, as a memento to Bob and his family, we encourage anyone who wishes to share a memory they have of Bob to bring it to the service on Saturday or feel free to email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
DAVIS: James Redford, 93years old, beloved husband of the late Ann Davis, father of Jim and John, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Monday, December 31, 2012. Funeral service will be held at Kowalchuks Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at1:00 p.m. Private interment in the Pipestone Cemetery followed by a time of fellowship and refreshments for family and friends at the Pipestone Hall at 2:30p.m. In memory of James, donation may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba. Kowalchuks Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements.
Expression of sympathy may be made at www.kowalchuks.net
LIPPETT: The death of Donna Mae Lippett, age 70, beloved mother of daughter Rose Cucksey and sons Donald and Kenneth Lippett, occurred on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Funeral Service will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Mike Davis of Bethel Christian Assembly will officiate. Interment will take place at Minnedosa Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Donna may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society Manitoba Division, 415 1st Street, Brandon, MB R7A 2W8. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
KUMAR: It comes with great sadness to announce the passing of Dennis Kumar, age 68. Born in Guyana and moved to Winnipeg and then later moved to Brandon. Beloved father of Daniel and Deveeda Kumar and he also leaves behind two siblings Ray Kumar and Shelia Smith. His outgoing and loving personality will be greatly missed by his family and friends. His passing occurred suddenly on December 11, 2012. Donations can be made in honor to charity of choice.
KIEZ: Molly Kiez of Rivers, MB passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the Rivers Personal Care Home at the age of 99 years. Molly is survived by her daughter Mildred Anderson of Rivers, son Terry Mamalygo of Omaha, Nebraska, seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren and sister Kay Johnson of Vancouver, B.C. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from Memories Funeral Chapel, 330-18th St. N., Brandon with Very Rev. Fr. Michael Skrumeda officiating. Interment will take place at the Holy Transfiguration Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery, Menzie, at a later date. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Rivers Personal Care Home.
Remembrances and condolences may be emailed to email@example.comRaes Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson are in care of arrangements. (204) 759-2160.
HYNDMAN (nee Godlien) Leeann Hyndman of Hamiota, MB; passed away at the Birch Lodge Personal Care Home on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 68 years of age. Leeann is lovingly remembered by her husband Garnet; daughter Seanna Hyndman (Ian Humphries); son Kevin (Holly); daughter Kim (Brent) Moffat; grandchildren Shae and Cead Humphries, Orianna and Teegan Hyndman, Jordan, Joby, and Kennedy Moffat; sister Maureen (Earl) Milne; and brother Bruce (Angie) Godlien. A family graveside service will be held at a later date. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Leeanns memory to the MS Society of Canada (Westman Chapter), Unit 5B 457 9th St, Brandon, MB, R7A 4A9 or to the Birch Lodge Personal Care Home, Hamiota, MB, R0M 0T0.
Messages of condolence and/photos can be shared at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca.Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
EASTCOTT:Wilton John (Slim) Eastcott; of Rivers, MB; beloved husband of Phyllis; father of Wilton (Bev); Leslie (the late Erik) Houttuin; Richard (Diane); passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre, Brandon, MB, on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 97 years of age. A service to celebrate his life will be held at the Rivers Legion Hall, Rivers, MB, on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 1:00pm with interment following in the Rivers Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Slims memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 727B 10th St, Brandon, MB, R7A 4G7.
Messages of condolence and/or photos can be shared at www.campbellfunearlhome.caCampbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
THIESSEN: Diedrich (Dick) Thiessen, beloved husband of Jessie Thiessen of Virden, Manitoba passed away at WestMan Nursing Home, Virden Wednesday; December 26, 2012 at the age of 86 years. Funeral service will be held from Virden Alliance Church, Wednesday; January 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Virden Cemetery. Viewing for family and friends will be at Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden Tuesday; January 1st from 7:00 9:00 p.m. and at the Church prior to the service. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Virden Youth For Christ of Samaritans Purse in memory of Dick.
E-mail messages of condolence or sign the on-line Book of Condolences at carscaddenfuneralchapel.comG. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
MARTIN: On Thursday, December 27, 2012 Rosalind Eleanor Martin, aged 90 years of Neepawa and formerly of Inwood, MB passed away at Brandon Regional Health Centre. Arrangements pending. Mackenzie Funeral Chapel, Stonewall, (204) 467-2525. firstname.lastname@example.org
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