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ASH: Wilfrid “Wilf” Reginald of Brandon, beloved husband of Kathleen, father of Bob, Gene and Eucilla, passed away peacefully with family surrounding him at the Assiniboine Centre on Monday, February 7, 2011 at the age of 90 years. A service to celebrate Wilf’s life will take place at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Paul Sakasovof St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Wilf may be made to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church – Memorial Fund, 361 Russell Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5H6 or to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 7A3. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolencemay be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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SAWATZKY: Gwendoline Florence passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the High River Hospital on February 4th, 2011 at the age of 68 years. Gwen is survived by her loving husband Henry; daughter Janna; son Doug; daughter in law Alison and her loving grandchildren Jacob and Megan. Gwen was born and raised in Brandon, Manitoba and married Henry in 1965. Together they spent many years working and travelling throughout western Canada. Gwen was not only a Registered Nurse for 40 plus years, but a talented seamstress who loved music and stitching. She was a loving wife and mother and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, February 9th at 2:00 p.m. at the Evangelical Free Church in Okotoks. A Graveside Service will be held at the Brandon Municipal Cemetery in Brandon, Manitoba on Monday, February 14th at 11:00 a.m. The family would like to thank the staff at the High River Hospital for providing such wonderful care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tom Baker Cancer Center (www.cancerboard.ab.ca).
To email condolences to the family please visit
www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Homes (Okotoks) 403-938-3111. Brandon arrangements in care of Brockie Donovan Funeral Home (Brandon) 204-727-0694.
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LECKIE: Marie “Jeanne” Leckie (nee Gratton) of Treherne, Manitoba passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 6th, 2011, at the Tiger Hills Health Centre in Treherne, Manitoba at the age of 96 years. Left to mourn Jeanne’s passing are her daughters Cecelia (Dennis) Chimuk of Beausejour, Manitoba and Shirley (Larry) Hammond of Brandon, Manitoba, grandchildren Brian (Elizabeth) Chimuk, Douglas (Jennifer) Chimuk, Shannon (Joe) Langan, Michael (Cheryl) Clark, Melissa (Chris) Allen and Sean Hammond, and great grandchildren Desmond and Kiera Langen and Colin and Emily Clark. Also left to mourn Jeanne’s passing are her sister-in-law Margaret Leckie of Treherne, Manitoba and numerous nieces and nephews. Jeanne was pre-deceased by her husband Neil in 2005, her parents Ferdinand and Marie (nee Gagné), sisters Angeline and Hortense Gratton and Denise Girardin, and brothers Ferdinand, Hilare (Arcelie) and Noel.Liturgy of the Word will be held from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Treherne, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 11th, 2011. Interment will follow in the Bethel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tiger Hills Health Centre, Box 130, Treherne, Manitoba, R0G 2V0, or a charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.willmorchapel.com
Budz Funeral Service of Holland, Manitoba in care of arrangements. (204)526-2380 or (204)827-2480.
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GREER: It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Verna Jane Greer (Hourie) on February 7th, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Hospital at the age of 68 years. She was born and raised in Portage la Prairie. She moved to Goodlands, Manitoba where she married Bill Greer, and raised their 8 children together. They then moved to Deloraine where she worked as a nurse’s aide, till her retirement. They then moved back to Goodlands. Verna was a generous, joyful and easy going person who enjoyed doing crafts, knitting, and family gatherings. She leaves to mourn her loving husband Bill Greer, and her children, Reta (Len), John (Donna), Brant (Cathy) Garry, Debbie, Lance (Christine) ,Richard(Marie) and Colleen (Jim), sister Hilda, brothers Roy and Murray, 18 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren, and numerous cousins. Predeceased by her, Mother (Rose), Father (John), and sisters, Joyce, and Lorna. Celebration and memory service will be held at the Deloraine United Church on Thursday February 10, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. With burial to follow at the Goodlands Cemetery. Donations in memory of Verna may be made to the I.C.U. at the Brandon Regional Health Center; Brandon, Manitoba.Messages of condolence may be made at www.wheatlnd.comSmith Funeral Home, Deloraine Manitoba. www.wheatlnd.com (204) 747-2088.
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ASH: Wilfred “Wilf” Reginald of Brandon, beloved husband of Kathleen, father of Bob, Gene and Eucilla, passed away peacefully with family surrounding him at the Assiniboine Centre on Monday, February 7, 2011 at the age of 90 years. A service to celebrate Wilf’s life will take the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Paul Sakasov of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Wilf may be made to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church – Memorial Fund, 361 Russell Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5H6 or to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 7A3. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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BICKNELL: Mary Marguerite Bicknell, died February 6, 2011 at Rideau Park Personal Care Home. . Prayers will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 327– 4th Street, on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:30 a. m. with Fr. Dominic Yuen as Celebrant. Interment will follow at Brandon Cemetery. Marguerite was born to Ozzie and Madge Bicknell on December 31, 1924 in Dana, Saskatchewan and moved to Brandon with her family in 1928. She is survived by sisters; Iris Souliere and Noreen, brothers Ken (Vivianne), Terry (Judy), Ted (Mary Ann) and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters Madeleine and Joan James. Marguerite will best be remembered in Brandon for her professional nursing career, which culminated as Assistant Executive Director in charge of patient care at Brandon General Hospital. She also served as the President of M.A.R.N. and on a number of provincial health committees. The family will remember Aunt Muggieas a caregiver to her mother and sister Joan, and all her nieces and nephews who loved and admired her. The family wishes to thank Dr. Egan and the staff of Rideau Park Personal Care Home for the loving, tender care that they gave to our sister Marguerite. If so desired, donations in memory of Marguerite may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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SPEED: Suddenly on February 3, 2011 Glenn Speed passed away. Leaving to mourn his passing are his loving wife of 56 years, Jean; daughters Millie (Brian), Michele (Dan), Brenda (Collin); as well as grandchildren. Glenn was a very loving and caring man. He was always there for his family and friends when they needed him. Glenn had many wonderful neighbors and friends. We’ll all miss you and love you always. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at Blessed John XXIII Roman Catholic Church, 3390 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice.
Chapel Lawn 204-885-9715.
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BICKNELL: Mary Marguerite Bicknell of Brandon, passed away at Rideau Park Personal Care Home on February 6, 2011 at the age of 86 years. Prayers will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church, 327 – 4th Street, on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:30 a. m. with Fr. Dominic Yuen as Celebrant. Interment will follow at Brandon Cemetery. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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SAWATZKY: Gwendoline Florence passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the High River Hospital on February 4th, 2011 at the age of 68 years. Gwen is survived by her loving husband Henry; daughter Janna; son Doug; daughter in law Alison and her loving grandchildren Jacob and Megan. Gwen was born and raised in Brandon, Manitoba and married Henry in 1965. Together they spent many years working and travelling throughout western Canada. Gwen was not only a Registered Nurse for 40 plus years, but a talented seamstress who loved music and stitching. She was a loving wife and mother and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, February 9th at 2:00 p.m. at the Evangelical Free Church in Okotoks. A Graveside Service will be held at the Brandon Municipal Cemetery in Brandon, Manitoba on Monday, February 14th at 11:00 a.m. The family would like to thank the staff at the High River Hospital for providing such wonderful care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tom Baker Cancer Center (www.cancerboard.ab.ca).
To email condolences to the family please visit
www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Homes (Okotoks) 403-938-3111. Brandon arrangements in care of Brockie Donovan Funeral Home (Brandon) 204-727-0694.
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DAILEY: Tommy Darrell Johnson Dailey. Suddenly on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at the Carberry Hospital, Tommy Dailey, beloved infant son of Matthew Dailey and Savannah Malyon, of Sidney, Manitoba, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 2 months. A private family service will be held. Left to cherish his memory are his older brothers Matthew Jr. and Nathaniel; his grandparents Sandra Malyon, Alec Mowatt, Patricia Dailey, and Darrell (Audrey) Dailey; Great Grandparents Anne (George) and Pat (Earl); his Uncle Ken and Aunts Carissa and Kaitlin; and numerous great Uncles, Aunts and Cousins. Tommy was dearly loved and his smile will live on in all of our hearts forever. Condolences may be sent to the family, c/o Omega Funeral Home, 83 Royal Road South, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, R1N 1T8, 1-800-303-4621 or friends may leave a message of sympathy on our web site
www.omegafuneralhome.com “Dedicated to those we serve”.
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CAREME: Marie Careme, "Mama", beloved wife of Ed Careme of Virden, Manitoba and beloved mother of Joe, Debbie and Irene passed away at her home in Virden Saturday, February 5, 2011 in her 79th year. Funeral service will be held from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Virden Wednesday; February 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Deacon Wilfrid Barre officiating. Interment will be in Virden Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Virden Health Auxiliary Remembrance Fund in memory of Mama. 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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TURNBULL: Newton Robert (Bob) Turnbull, March 26, 1933 – January 12, 2011. It is with great sadness that we announce Bob’s passing - a boisterous, quiet, generous person who enjoyed a good time, and always had a quick smile and humour that made others smile. Born and raised in Digby, N.S., Bob joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1955, serving as a gunner for 27 ? years. He was stationed in Debert NS, Gagetown, NB, Shilo, Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba MB, and Cornwallis NS. Throughout most of his service, he was a member of 3RCHA, and trained recruits, taught courses such as defensive driving, and enjoyed his work as a drill instructor. As part of 3RCHA humanitarian missions, he engaged in flood control, fire fighting, and avalanche control. In the late ‘60’s, Bob served as Detachment Commander with Ace Mobile Forces in an Artillery Battery to support NATO for any hostilities that should erupt. He prided himself as a 155mm Detachment Commander, and attained the rank of Sergeant before retirement in 1983. He loved children, was an involved dad, and instilled an appreciation for music. He enjoyed playing baseball, golf and was an avid sports fan. In 1969 Bob was diagnosed with MS, and faced many other health challenges over the years. His determination served him well in dealing with effects of his condition. In 1989 he and Grace moved back to NS until 2002, when he settled in Rivers, Manitoba until moving to Tabor Home in Morden, Manitoba in 2006. Left with fond memories are his wife Grace, daughter Michelle (John), son Mike (Elaine), grandsons Ewan, Kyle, granddaughter Quinn, great-grandson Jordan; brothers Don (Zelda), Lloyd (Ardith) and sisters Ray Oliver (known as Sis), Lorna Cummings, Wendy Weir (Terry); many cousins, nieces and nephews; plus numerous in-laws from the Ross side. He was predeceased by his father Lloyd, mother Ruby, brother Ernie, sister Lois, and brother-in-laws Randy Cummings and Garnet Oliver; plus many army buddies. Donations can be made in Bob’s memory to Tabor Home, 230 9th St., Morden, Manitoba, R6M 1Y3; Riverdale Personal Care Home, 512 Quebec Street, Rivers, Manitoba, R0K 1X0; the MS Society or charity of one’s choice. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life service will be held later in NS.
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THROWER: Albert “Bert” Elvin Thrower of Boissevain, beloved husband of Dona, passed away at the Boissevain Health Centre on Thursday, February 03, 2011 at the age of 82 years. Cremation has taken place and the interment will be held at a later date.
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SYSLAK: Bertha Syslak of Minnedosa and formerly of Clanwilliam passed away on Monday, January 31, 2011, at the Minnedosa Personal Care Home. Bertha is survived by her husband Carl Syslak. The funeral service will be held on Monday, February 7, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. at the Erickson Legion Hall, Erickson. Elgin Hall will officiate. Rae’s Funeral Service of Erickson is in care of the arrangements. 636-7727.
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SORENSEN: Mary Sorensen (Shunewich) passed away peacefully on January 25, 2011. Mary was born in 1929 and lived with her parents and siblings in Mundare and Lamont, Alberta. When her father passed away, her mother remarried and moved to Manitoba. Mary finished her schooling in Goodlands, Manitoba. She then worked at Campbells General Store and met and married Albert Sorensen of Goodlands. They moved to Brandon to manage the 1 and 10 Motel and then the Starlight Motel. They then bought and managed the Dreamland Motel at Melita for many years. Later, Mary and Albert moved back to Brandon and Mary attended ACC to become an LPN. She worked for many years as a nurse. Mary had a love for cooking and painting. She was a member of the Brandon Palette Club until her eyesight started to fail. She then worked at the Twin Pines Motel as a cook which she enjoyed. She made lasting friendships with Cathy Ovarie and Jean Greiner. Mary was predeceased by her husband, Albert, her parents Tillie and Stephen Shunewich and sister, Adeline Scallizzi. Mary leaves to mourn her sister Phyllis Zimmerman (Paul), sister Lorraine Mandzak, her niece Tillie Lund (Robert), nephews David Zimmerman (Caroline) and Leslie Zimmerman and cousin, Tillie Rickerson. In later years Mary made her home at Kin Village where she enjoyed living and made many dear friends. She wll be greatly missed by her family and friends. Respecting Mary's wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be a private funeral at a later date in Goodlands Cemetery. Any donations may be made to the Goodlands Cemetery Fund c/o Smith Funeral Home, Deloraine, or charity of choice.
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