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JOHNSTON: Jessie Mabel Johnston (Hasiuk). On March 26, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre, Jessie Mabel Johnston passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Jessie was predeceased by her loving husband, Gordon, and brothers Peter and Jack. Left to cherish her memory aredaughters Elizabeth (Charter) Smith and Dianne (David) Graham; grand-daughters Janelle (Trenton) Zazalak, Courtney (Peter) Roberts, and Jill (Brent) Falk; great-grandchildren Keirnan, Skylar, Tatyanna, Lexi, McKenna, Carter and Julie. She is also survived by her brother Norm Hasiuk, and sisters Allyson Ford and Isabelle Paul, sister-in-law Nancy Hasick, several nieces and nephews, and her Hobb's "family". Jessie was born on January 18, 1923 in the McConnell district to parents John and Mary Hasiuk. She attended Marney school then later took a secretarial course in Winnipeg. While in Brandon, she met the love of her life, Gordon Johnston. They were married in 1945 and Jessie moved to the Beresford community where they farmed until their retirement to Brandon in 1974. She was an active member in her community, serving in the Beresford United Church, teaching Sunday School and leading CGIT. Jessie served on the executive of the Beresford UCW and was a dedicated participant in the annual Beresford Bake sale and Tea. She was honoured with a Life Membership in 1975 for her faithful service. In Brandon Jessie volunteered at Central Park Lodge and the Brandon Hospital. She was a member of Knox United Church and Chapel Fellowship Group making many new friends. In 2005, Jessie moved to Hobb's Manor where she enjoyed a very involved and happy lifestyle. Her compassion, caring, and affection to family and friends, was only surpassed by her gentleness. She made lifelong friends during all stages of her life and her devotion to her family remained constant. She had a loving and caring heart which was evidenced by all who knew her. Some of her favourite pastimes included baking, gardening, knitting, reading, crossword puzzles, Scrabble, Tile Rummy, watching "Jeopardy" and curling. Jessie experienced dreams of a lifetime when she twice travelled to Europe. Her family was the most important part of her life. She loved unconditionally and was an encourager and mentor to her girls. She was always generous with her gifts of baking and knitting to each family member and her treasured recipes were passed down to each granddaughter. A celebration of Jessie's life was held at Memories Chapel on Wednesday, March 30 with Rev. David Cathcart officiating. Donations in Jessie's memory may be made to "Tatyanna's Hope" in care of Westoba Credit Union, 3300 Victoria Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, R7B 0N2.
Expressions of sympathy maybe made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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DUBYTS: It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of Ernest Fredrick Dubyts on March 26, 2011 at the Tri-Lake Health Centre in Killarney, with his family by his side. Ernie was born on July 15, 1931 on the Dubyts farm in the Belmont district. He married Joan (Matheson) of Belmont on March 26, 1955. Ernie and Joan farmed south of Belmont where they raised their three children: Kerry, Laurieand Scott. Ernie was a man of integrity and was highly respected by all who knew him as a man and as afarmer. He had a wonderful sense of humour and was always willing to lend a helping hand. He had a strong belief in his faith and put his trust in God. Ernie will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 56 years Joan, his son Kerry (Arlene) and their children Brendin (Terry), Shellsey (Steve), Janna (Justin) and Kendle; his daughter Laurie (Michael Oster) and their daughters Madeline and Rachel; his son Scott (Claire) and their daughters Brittney and Shayna; his great-grandchildren Jenna, Austin, Gaven, Emma and Oliver. He also leaves his two brothers Harry (Shirley) and Lawrence (Lorraine), three sisters Olga Bosada, Lena (Ralph) Lumb, Iris (Merlin) Hammond, sisters-in-law Rene Gordon and Shirley Matheson, brother-in-law Gordon (Janet) Matheson as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Ernie was predeceased by his parents Fredrick and Nellie Dubyts, sister Anne and husband Cecil Staples, sister Irene and husband Peter Ledarney, brother-in-law Bill Bosada, father and mother-in-law Norman and Effie Matheson, brothers-in-law Babe Gordon and Jim Matheson, sister-in-law Pat Matheson. A celebration of Ernie’s life was held on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Knox United Church, Belmont with Elizabeth Goodson officiating. Urn bearer was Brendin Dubyts. Friends, who so desire, may make memoriams in Ernie’s memory to the Knox United Church Memorial Fund, Belmont, Manitoba, R0K 0C0 or to Killarney Palliative Care c/o Tri-Lake Health Centre, Box 5000 Killarney, Manitoba, R0K 1G0.
Online condolences can be made by visiting www.willmorchapel.com.
Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements.
In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same. Rest in peace.
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BORIS: Michael John Boris passed away peacefully on Monday, March 28, 2011 at his residence, Fairview Home. Mike was born June 5, 1913 to John and Kathleen (née Sklar) Boris in Brandon, the oldest of four siblings. Times were hard growing up in the 1930’s, and he quit school early to go to work to help put food on the table. He was a good son and looked after his parents their whole life. In 1935, he was hired by the CP Rail Company where he worked his way up to conductor. Mike served overseas in WWII and luckily came home unscathed, where he returned he resumed his job with the CPR. He made many good friends during his years with the railway, and finally retired in 1979. He was an avid fisherman in his younger days, and there were many family fishing trips. He also loved to play music and took up the violin in 1979, playing with numerous groups over the years. He met and married Elva Gilchrist and they spent many years together, until her passing in 2006. Mike was a life member of the Brandon Elks Lodge No. 14. Mike was predeceased by his parents; John and Kathleen; brother Peter; sisters Irene and Anne Burns; sister-in-law Mary; brother- in-law Leighton Burns and his wife Elva. Mike is survived by nieces; Joan Rae (Rob), Bonnie Mitchell (Tom), Bev Hillman (Ken); nephew Bob Burns (Teresa); step-son Larry Gilchrist (Donaleen); step-daughter Judy Fulton (Winston); as well as many great nephews, nieces; step-grandchildren and special friend Marguerite Reid. A funeral service to honor Mike’s life was held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, on Friday, April 1, 2011 with Father James Ahaneku officiating. Interment followed at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mike may be made to a charity of choice.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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SUSKI: Donna Marie Suski. Peacefully, in the arms of her two sons, Donna passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2011, at the age of 70 years. She was predeceased by her husband Elmer in October 2004. Donna is survived by her children Mark (Andrea) and Jeff (Denise); brother Barry Prentice (Eleanor) as well as many brothers-in-law, sisters-in- law, nieces, nephews and cousins. Donna was especially close to her cousin Linda (Bob) Wilson. Donna was employed for many years at the Brandon Clinic in the X-Ray department where she made many friends. She was a long time member of Trinity United Church and particularly enjoyed the Bible study group. Donna’s favourite times were spent with her family, especially at Sandy Lake. She was a gentle, loving woman who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Donna’s funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday April 2, 2011 at Trinity United Church in Brandon followed by a luncheon in the church hall. There will be a private family interment in Rosewood Memorial Gardens. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions in Donna’s memory be made to Trinity United Church or a charity of one’s choice. Donna’s sons would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the caring staff of the Assiniboine Centre and to family and friends who have been so supportive during a very difficult time. Special thanks to our friends at Bardal Funeral Home, Memories Chapel, and Kotaska Cremation Services for their kindness and professionalism. Email condolences can be sent to suski.memorial@gmail.com.
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STRACHAN:Dallas Garth Strachan; beloved husband of Nancy; father of Tyler (Serena) and Joel (Michael); son of Jean Strachan; passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, Manitoba on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 50 years of age. Funeral service will be held at the Hamiota District Sports Complex, Hamiota, Manitoba on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. with interment following in the Scotia Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Dallas’s memory to the ALS Society of Manitoba, 493 Madison St, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3J 1J2; the Hamiota District Sports Complex, Box 100, Hamiota, Manitoba, R0M 0T0; or to the Hamiota Baseball Diamonds, Box 100, Hamiota, Manitoba, R0M 0T0. Messages of condolence can be sent to the family at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
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McDONALD: Eleanor Irene McDonald (née Haithwaite) of Brandon, beloved wife of Lloyd and mother of Greg and Glen, passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at the age of 75 years. A funeral service will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Monday, April 4, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Shannon McCarthy of Central United Church officiating. A time of viewing will be held immediately prior to the service. Memorial donations may be made to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200-17th Street East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 7M6 or the Canadian Diabetes Association, 727B-10th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G7. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolencemay be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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KALMAKOFF: John James “Jim” Kalmakoff, beloved husband of Charlotte and dear father of James (Claudine) and Dwayne, passed away suddenly at his residence on Monday, March 28, 2011 at the age of 63 years. A time of visitation will be held at Brockie Donovan Funeral Home, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, March 31, 2011 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service to honor Jim’s life will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. with Rachelle Wilk officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jim may be made to the Diabetes Association, 727B – 10th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G7. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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FREDRICKSON: Barb Fredrickson of Rideau Park Personal Care Home, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, March 29, 2011. A funeral service will be held at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Laird Russell-Yearwood of Central United Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, Manitoba,, R7A 2W8. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
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KAMAROUS: The death of Doreen Kamarous beloved wife of Victor occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, March 28, 2011. The Ceremony to Celebrate Doreen's Life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Laird Russell Yearwood of Central United Church will officiate. Interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. Complete obituary information will follow. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Doreen may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, #3, 824 - 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415 - 1st Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2W8.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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ARTHUR: Maureen Jean Arthur, beloved wife of the late Philip Arthur and mother of Sandra, Donna, and Cathy; passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, Manitoba, on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 86 years of age. A private graveside service will take place at the Hamiota Cemetery at a later date. Complete obituary to follow. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Maureen’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.Messages of condolence to the Arthur family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
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SUSKI: Donna Marie Suski. Peacefully, in the arms of her two sons, Donna passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2011, at the age of 70 years. She was predeceased by her husband Elmer in October 2004. Donna is survived by her children Mark (Andrea) and Jeff (Denise); brother Barry Prentice (Eleanor) as well as many brothers-in-law, sisters-in- law, nieces, nephews and cousins. Donna was especially close to her cousin Linda (Bob) Wilson. Donna was employed for many years at the Brandon Clinic in the X-Ray department where she made many friends. She was a long time member of Trinity United Church and particularly enjoyed the Bible study group. Donna’s favourite times were spent with her family, especially at Sandy Lake. She was a gentle, loving woman who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Donna’s funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday April 2, 2011 at Trinity United Church in Brandon followed by a luncheon in the church hall. There will be a private family interment in Rosewood Memorial Gardens. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions in Donna’s memory be made to Trinity United Church or a charity of one’s choice. Donna’s sons would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the caring staff of the Assiniboine Centre and to family and friends who have been so supportive during a very difficult time. Special thanks to our friends at Bardal Funeral Home, Memories Chapel, and Kotaska Cremation Services for their kindness and professionalism. Email condolences can be sent to suski.memorial@gmail.com.
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SMITH: It is with great sadness the family of Evelyn Smith, (nee Earl), age 89 years, announce that her death occurred peacefully on Monday, March 28, 2011 at the Hillcrest Place Personal Care Home. Funeral arrangements are pending and announcement of funeral service information will follow. Arrangeme ts are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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REYNOLDS: J. Edna May Reynolds, formerly of Miniota, Manitoba, passed away at Fairview Personal Care Home, Brandon, Manitoba on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 96 years of age. A service to celebrate Edna’s life will be held at Miniota United Church, Miniota, Manitoba, on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with interment following in the Miniota Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Edna’s memory to Miniota United Church Memorial Fund, Miniota, Manitoba, R0M 1M0.
Messages of condolence to Edna’s family can be sent to www.campbellfuneralhome.ca.
Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
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MENARD: Juliette, 63 years, beloved wife of Albert Menard, mother of Cindy, Leonie, Gerald, Shawn and Jamie, loving grandmother of 15 and great grandmother of one, died in the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, March 25, 2011. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Souris, Manitoba on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Viewing for family and friend will be held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Private interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery at a later date. In memory of Juliette, donations may be made to the Lupus Society of Manitoba 105 – 386 Broadway Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3R6. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at dkowalchuk@mts.net.
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MAGWOOD: In loving memory of Doris N. Magwood of Killarney, Manitoba. Doris died on March 25, 2011 at the Bayside Personal Care Home in Killarney, Manitoba. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at the Killarney United Church in Killarney, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Killarney Cemetery in Killarney, Manitoba. Donations in memory of Doris may be made to a charity of own choice.
Messages of Condolence may be made online at www.wheatlnd.com
Killarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd. (204) 523-7791 www.wheatlnd.com
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