Classifieds / Obituaries
FUHR: Roland John Fuhr of Kemnay, passed away at the Assiniboine Centre in Brandon on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 on his 81st birthday. Funeral arrangements are pending with Brockie Donovan Funeral and Cremation Services, Brandon, Manitoba, 727-0694.
KIRKWOOD: Norman Harold Kirkwood, beloved husband of Lloys, age 80, died on October 13, 2009 at the Deloraine Health Centre, Deloraine, Manitoba. In accordance with his wishes a Graveside Service will be held Friday, October 16, 2009 at the Del-Win Cemetery, Deloraine, Manitoba, 2:00 p.m. A luncheon will follow at the Deloraine Legion Hall. Donations in memory of Norman may be made to Deloraine Health Centre Palliative Care Unit, Deloraine, Manitoba or the Humane Society
Messages of condolence may made onlineat www.wheatlnd.comSmith Funeral Home, Deloraine, Manitoba entrusted with arrangements.
CUMMINS: Grace Margaret Cummins of Shoal Lake and formerly of Strathclair passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, at the Morley House Personal Care Home, Shoal Lake, at the age of 81 years. Grace is survived by her husband Graydon Cummins of Shoal Lake; children: Diane Robertson of Strathclair, Theresa (Dennis) Wareham of Brandon and Randy Cummins of Winnipeg; four grandchildren, four great grandchildren; brothers: Clarence (Jean) Church of Winnipeg, Don (Joyce) Church of Brandon and Gerald (Donna) Church of Calgary; sister Phyllis Hayhurst of Minnedosa. The funeral service will be held on Friday, October 16, 2009, at 2:30 p.m. at the Strathclair United Church, Strathclair. Interment will follow in the Strathclair Cemetery. Rev. Tim Crouch will officiate. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society of Manitoba, Morley House Personal Care Home, Shoal Lake, or the Strathclair United Church Memorial Fund.
Remembrances and condolences may be emailed to email@example.comComplete obituary to follow. Raes Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson are in care of the arrangements. (204)759-2160.
BURGESS: Lila Ethel Burgess. It is with great sadness, we announce that Lila Ethel Burgess (nee Grieve) passed away peacefully, October 6, 2009, at Grace Hospital. Lila was predeceased by her parents, Oliver and Ruby Grieve and two brothers, Alvin and Elmer Grieve. Lila leaves her adoring family: devoted husband Albert, and four children; Caroline (Glenn), Bob (Debbie), Garry (Michelle) and Kathy (John). Her grandchildren, who always put a smile on her face: Heather, Dianna, Julia (Justin), Joni (Jeffrey), Jessica (James), Bernie, Stephen, Victoria and Shawna. Her life was blessed with six great-grandchildren: Isabella, Lucas, Clover, Alexandra, Kaylee and Hannah. She is also survived by two sisters, Vivian (Ike) Prokaska of Ottawa and Edna (Gordon) Kennedy of Forrest, Manitoba, many nieces, nephews, cousins and cherished friends. Lila was born May 29th 1930 and grew up in Lauder, Manitoba. She married Albert Burgess, her beloved husband of 59 12 years, settling and raising their family in St. James. Lila had a life long passion for horses and as a teenager had her own horse, Bud. She was keenly interested in genealogy and along with her close cousin Myrtle Grieve, spent years tracking family history. More recently, she enjoyed solving the daily Jumbles. Lila was cheerful, loved life, and cherished living in her own home despite the enormous challenges of being afflicted with MS for over 50 years, a remarkable tribute to the loving care provided by her soul-mate, Albert. Lilas true joy was her family. She really enjoyed each family gathering and visit. Her smile would light up the room whenever she was with her loved ones. She will be sorely missed by all who loved and knew her. Thank you to her special Homecare providers; Deanna, her volunteer helper; and Alicia for her ongoing friendship and help. The family would like to thank the Grace ICU staff for their compassion and humane care. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Suite 100 1465 Buffalo Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 1L8 or a charity of your choice. Funeral service will be held Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. with viewing one half hour prior at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 4000 Portage Avenue. Chapel Lawn 204-885-9715.
BROESKA: The death of Jean Delee Broeska (nee Pope) beloved sister of David Pope and Shawna Bertone, occurred suddenly, Saturday, October 10, 2009 in the city. Delee was born October 7, 1952 in Broadview, Saskatchewan to parents Marj and Ed Pope. At an early age the family moved to Brandon. Delee attended school at George Fitton, Earl Haig and Brandon Collegiate Institute. Over the years she worked at the International Nursing Home and the Colonial Inn as well as having various child care jobs. Delee had a special love for all animals and she shared this by volunteering at the Humane Society. She loved watching sports, especially baseball and hockey, with her favorite teams being the Blue Jays and Maple Leafs. Delee enjoyed outings such as bingo, playing cards with friends as well as family get together's and any and all activities of her nieces and nephews. Delee is survived by her brother David (Karen) Pope and their children: Rob (Lori), Jennifer (Stewart), Trent, Derek (Amy) and Justin; sister Shawna (Tony) Bertone and their children Nicole, Drew and Brayden as well as her "little man" Bailey. She will also be missed by great niece and nephews Emily, Aiden, Ryler and Keegan as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Delee was predeceased by her parents Marj and Ed Pope and by her children Deanna Delee and Kevin James Edmund in infancy. The Funeral Service will be held at Memories Chapel on Monday, October 19, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Mike Waddell will officiate. Urn bearer will be Delee's youngest nephew Brayden Bertone. Interment will be in the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in memory of Delee may be made to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200 17th Street East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 7M6.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
"Time changes many thingsBut love and memory ever clings."
WILKINSON: George Leslie Wilkinson, beloved husband of Billie and dear father of Lauree (Kerry), passed away suddenly at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at the age of 90 years. A Service of Remembrance will be held at Central United Church, 327-8th Street, on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Laird Russell-Yearwood and Rev. Shannon McCarthy officiating. A private family interment will take place at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of George may be made to the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, Box 3, Group 520, R.R.#5, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5Y5 or to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
OROURKE: Helen I. The family of Helen wish to announce her peaceful passing on October 12, 2009 at the age of 90 years. Predeceased by her husband, Bob, she is survived by her seven children: Pat (Lloyd) Jorgensen, Terry Malley, Joann (Ray) Sauve, Connie (Bob) Oliver, Don (Mary Jo), Jim (Cathy), Dianne (Mark) Kolesar. A time of remembrance will be held Friday, October 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Reston Al-Stone Drop-In Centre, Reston, Manitoba. Full obituary to follow.
STARKELL: The death of Murray Allan "Smiley" Starkell, age 68 years of Brandon, beloved husband of Eileen, dear father of Marty and Murray Jr. occurred in the city on Monday, October 12, 2009. The Funeral Ceremony will be held at St. George's Anglican Church, 5th Street and Southern Avenue on Friday, October 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. The Rev. Jim Brown will officiate. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Murray Sr. to a Charity of Choice. Complete obituary information will follow. Expressions of sympathymay be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
GRASBY: Melvin Robert Grasby passed away on October 11, 2009 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre at the age of 76 years. Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 16, 2009 at 1:00 pm at the Minnedosa Funeral Service Chapel, Minnedosa, Manitoba. Interment will follow at the Moore Park Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Manitoba Lung Association. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba is in care of arrangements. 867-3868
KIRKWOOD: Norman Harold Kirkwood, beloved husband of Lloys, age 80, died on October 13, 2009 at the Deloraine Health Centre, Deloraine, Manitoba. In accordance with his wishesa Graveside Service will be held Friday, October 16, 2009 at the Del-Win Cemetery, Deloraine, Manitoba, 2:00 p.m. A luncheon will follow at the Deloraine Legion Hall. Donations in memory of Norman may be made to Deloraine Health Centre Palliative Care Unit,Deloraine, Manitoba or the Humane Society.
Messages of condolence may made onlineat www.wheatlnd.comSmith Funeral Home, Deloraine, Manitoba.
LEWTHWAITE: Christina Margaret Lewthwaite (nee Brownlee) 1917 2009. After a long and full life Chrissie died on Monday, October 12 at the age of 92 in the Redvers Centennial Haven, Redvers, Saskatchewan. Chrissie was the youngest daughter of David and Evelyn Brownlee of Sinclair, Manitoba. She was one of eight children and was predeceased by brothers, David, Rankin and Cecil; and sisters, Anna, Beatrice and Jean. She is survived by her brother Archie (Sheila) Brownlee of Copper Cliff, Ontario and sister-in-law Helen Brownlee of Brandon, Manitoba. Chrissie married John (Peck) Lewthwaite in 1945. They spent their married years in Redvers, coupled with summers spent with family and friends at White Bear Lake. Chrissie and John had three boys: David of Devon, Alberta, Robert (Bob) of Redvers and Brian (Clara) of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During their married years they owned and operated a local car dealership and bus transport company. They always had time for family and friends, especially enjoying singalongs around the piano or organ. After Pecks death in 1977, Chrissie continued to work at the Redvers Centennial Haven. She made many trips to visit family and friends, including three trips to New Zealand to visit her granddaughters, Kimberly and Rhea. Family and friends are left with fond memories of a very sociable, positive and supportive woman. She treasured her many friendships and her faith in her abiding God. She encourages us in her passing, to not be judging of others and, instead, to bless others through action and deed. A sincere thanks to all the staff at the Redvers Centennial Haven that attended to Chrissie so well and in so many ways over the past seven years. We as a family, greatly appreciate your care and concern. A memorial service for Chrissie will be held in Knox United Church, Redvers, on Wednesday, October 14 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, friends may wish to donate in Chrissies memory to the Redvers Activity Centre, Redvers, SK, S0C 2H0. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.hallfuneralservices.caChrissies Note-to-self, August 1968: I make the decision to accept life as it comes, promising me comfort and freedom from worry. We are in Gods care and my life is Gods. This life is Gods most precious gift to me. I will relax and trust that God is accompanying me through every experience today. I will love and live life for better or worse without condition. Chrissie Lewthwaite. Arrangements entrusted to Hall Funeral Services, Redvers, Saskatchewan, (306) 452-6020.
COCHRANE - Louella, age 85 years, beloved wife of the late Eldon Cochrane, mother of Ruth and Don, died in the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, October 11, 2009. Funeral service will be held at Kowalchuks Funeral Chapel, Souris, Manitoba, on Friday, October 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Elgin Cemetery. In memory of Louella, donations may be made to the Special Olympics Westman Region Box 20149 Brandon, Manitoba R7A 6Y8.
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COLLINS: Rose G. Collins, beloved wife of the late Ernest Collins, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, October 9, 2009 at the age of 88 years. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Augustines Roman Catholic Church, 327-4th Street, on Friday, October 16, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Dominic Yuen as Celebrant. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
TYREMAN: Mrs. Hazel M. Tyreman of Brandon, beloved wife of the late Mr. Lawrence Tyreman, passed away at her residence, Fairview Home, on Saturday, October 10th, 2009 at the age of 93 years. Viewing will take place at Brockie Donovan on Thursday, October 15th, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. A funeral service for family and friends will also be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332 - 8th Street, on Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Laird Russell- Yearwood of Central United Church officiating. A private family graveside service will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Complete obituary information to follow.
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TEETAERT: Amiel, age 85 years, beloved husband of Jeanne Teetaert, father of Walter and the late Laura, died in the Souris Health Centre on Saturday, October 10, 2009. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Jeans Catholic Church, Grande Clairiere, Manitoba, on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney, Manitoba. In memory of Amiel, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements.
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