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BROWN: Flora Jean Brown of Virden, Manitoba beloved wife of Dr. Roy Brown and beloved mother of Bonnie, Joanne, Brenda, Robert and Shirley passed away at Virden Health Centre Tuesday; May 31, 2011 at the age of 88 years. Private Arrangements by Family Request. In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Flora may be made to “WestMan Courtyard Project” c/o WestMan Nursing Home, Assiniboine Regional Health Authority, P.O. Box 1630 Virden, Manitoba, R0M 2C0.
E-mail messages of condolence or sign the online Book of Condolences at www.carscaddenfuneralchapel.com
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MOSSOP: Mary Isabel, 90 years, beloved wife of the late George Mossop, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Friday, May 27, 2011. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris, Manitoba on Friday, June 3, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney, Manitoba at 11:00 a.m. In memory of Mary, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home Sunroom Fund or to a charity of your choice. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at dkowalchuk@mts.net.
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CLARK: Alma Enid Clark. On September 22, 2010, Alma Clark of Boyle, AB, passed away at the age of 92 years. Alma is survived by her 2 sons: Robert (Donna) Clark of Boyle, AB and Doug Clark of Ancastor, ON; 4 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; daughter- in-law, Barbara of Ottawa, ON. Alma was predeceased by her husband, Bill Clark, her son Lee Clark, and her brother Ken. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church with Pastor Dan Pope officiating. Cremation has taken place and interment of the urn will follow at the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Athabasca Community Chapel in care of arrangements (780) 675-3996.
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BAWTINHIMER Ron Bawtinhimer, age 69, died on May 30, 2011 at the Health Science Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba. In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial reception will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Ron may be made to the Cancer Society or charity of own choice. Messages of condolence may be made at www.wheatlnd.com
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CLARK: Alma Enid Clark. On September 22, 2010, Alma Clark of Boyle, AB, passed away at the age of 92 years. Alma is survived by her 2 sons: Robert (Donna) Clark of Boyle, AB and Doug Clark of Ancastor, ON; 4 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; daughter- in-law, Barbara of Ottawa, ON. Alma was predeceased by her husband, Bill Clark, her son Lee Clark, and her brother Ken. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church with Pastor Dan Pope officiating. Cremation has taken place and interment of the urn will follow at the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Athabasca Community Chapel in care of arrangements (780) 675-3996.
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HISCOCK: Passed away at the Baldur Health Centre on Sunday May 29, 2011 at the age of 79 years, George Austin Hiscock, of Baldur, Manitoba. Austin leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife Bernice (nee Bramwell), daughter Joyce (Lawrence) Gagnon & son Garry (Tracey) Hiscock of Baldur, grandchildren Jennifer (Jason), Crystal (Robert), Teresa (Dan), Stephen (Melanie), Karlee- Lynn and Branden, great grandchildren Emerson and Edison, brothers Jim, Glenn (Vivienne) and Dale (Carol), sister Betty (Ken) Brooks, sisters-in-law Doris Hiscock, Myrna Thomson and Linda Overton, and brother-in-law Allan Bramwell as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Austin was predeceased by his parents John and Doris (nee Davis), brother Bob, sister-in-law Georgina Hiscock and brothers-in-law George Thomson and Don Overton. A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday June 2, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Baldur Cemetery with Rev. Mike Williams officiating. Following the service, a reception will follow in the Baldur Memorial Hall. Everyone is welcome. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Austin’s memory to the Baldur & Area Endowment Fund, c/o R.M. of Argyle, Box 40, Baldur, Manitoba, R0K 0B0. For information & online condolences, please visit www.willmorchapel.com. Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
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SMITH: It is with great sadness the family of Charlotte Emily-Hope Smith, mother of Neale, Cheri, and Dean, announce her passing on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. The funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at St. Matthew's Anglican Cathedral, 403-13th Street, Brandon. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Complete obituary information will follow. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Emily may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2W8.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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MUNRO: Sadie Natalia Munro of Brandon, beloved wife of the late Clifford Munro and mother of Bev, Barb, Ken and Murray, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at the age of 94 years. A funeral service will be held at the McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church, 635 McDiarmid Drive, on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Dan Pope officiating. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to HCJB Global, 3-44 Saltsman Drive, Cambridge, ON N3H 4R7. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolencemay be placed atwww.brockiedonovan.com.
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KIRK: Marion Edith Kirk (nee Watt). On Thursday, May 26, 2011, Marion Kirk passed on peacefully in the presence of her family at the Douglas Campbell Lodge in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, (formerly from Hamiota, Manitoba) at the age of 83 years. She was predeceased by her husband Wilmer Kirk and her parents Robert and Edith Watt. Marion is survived be her loving son Greg of Portage la Prairie; daughter Glenda Kingsbury (Gary); granddaughter Amber Clark (Chad); granddaughter Kristy Kingsbury (fiancée Troy Lang); great-grandchildren MacKenzie and Ryan Clark all of Regina; sister Roberta Purdey (Donald) of Winnipeg; nephew Brian Purdey (Jill) and their sons Robert and Michael all of Vancouver; nephew Douglas Purdey (Lorraine) of Winnipeg and their children Dianna of Winnipeg and Matthew Purdey (Trisiana) of Jakarta, Indonesia. A Memorial Service will be held in Hamiota, Manitoba later this summer. As expressions of sympathy, if friends so wish, donations may be made in Marion’s memory to Canadian Diabetes Association, 200 – 310 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0S6 or Suite B-727 10th Street Brandon, MB R7A 4G7. A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel 857-4021.
A message can be left in the on-line guest book at
mckenziesportagefuneralchapel.com
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MOSSOP- Mary Isabel, 90 years, beloved wife of the late George Mossop, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Friday, May 27, 2011. Funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church, Souris, Manitoba on Friday, June 3, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney, Manitoba at 11: 00 a.m. In memory of Mary, donations may be made to the Souris Personal Care Home Sunroom Fund or to a charity of your choice. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at dkowalchuk@mts.net.
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VIDNES: Haakon Vidnes, beloved husband of Doris Vidnes entered into rest on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at the age of 102 years. A funeral service was held on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the Carberry United Church with interment in the Carberry Plains Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Carberry Personal Care Home or the Carberry Community Foundation. White’s Funeral Home Neepawa-Carberry in care of arrangements 204-834-2629.
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CRIPPS: Delmar Bruce Cripps, born March 10, 1935, passed away in Mission, BC on Friday, May 20, 2011, after a three year battle with a debilitating illness.
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EKHOLM: Helen (Baudais) Ekholm passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Place with her daughters at her side on Thursday, May 5, 2011. Helen was born in Prince Albert, SK on April 12, 1927. She grew up on the family farm in Domremy, the third youngest of nine siblings born to Pierre and Josephine (Roslinsky) Baudais. Helen was an industrious and motivated young woman who left home at the age of 17 to work in Cudworth, SK and later moved to Saskatoon to work as a chambermaid at the Bessborough Hotel. She met her first husband, John Carniato during the war years and at age 19 married in Port Arthur (now Thunder Bay), ON. One year later she gave birth to her only child Marnie Carniato Hemmings. After a brief marriage she met Carl Ekholm and they married in 1969. In 1960 Helen became a Licensed Practical Nurse and nursed at the Port Arthur General Hospital for ten years. Mom was a kind and compassionate soul who always treated her patients with dignity and respect. The remainder of her career was spent working in a doctor’s office. Helen moved to Brandon in 1993 to be closer to her daughter Marnie, son- in-law Jerry and her grandchildren Jordan and Ashley Hemmings. In her spare time Helen enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and doing crossword puzzles. She knitted many sweaters and baby blankets and crocheted many afghans for family and friends. Helen is survived by her husband Carl, daughter Marnie (Jerry) Hemmings, step-daughter Elaine Ekholm, Vancouver, treasured grandchildren Jordan and Ashley Hemmings, Teri Desrosiers, Laurel Villa and Karianne Ekholm, sisters Mary Nelson, Saskatoon, Judy Ball, Lewiston, Idaho, Fran Myers (Bill) Thornton, Colorado and brothers Joe, Wakaw, SK, Albert and Edward, Edmonton and many nieces and nephews. Helen was predeceased by her parents Pierre and Josephine Baudais, sister Pauline, brother John and step-daughter Diane Ekholm.MARNIE HEMMINGS invites all her friends to join her in the celebration of her mother’s life at Grand Valley Community Church on Friday, June 3, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. If so desired, donations may be made to Grand Valley Community Church, 1620 Braecrest Drive, Brandon, MB, R7A 0B3 or the Brandon Humane Society.
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POOLE: With sorrow we announce the passing of Anne Poole (nee Gaber) on May 12th, 2011, at the age of 93 years. Anne, daughter of Alex and Agrapina (nee Burla), was born in 1917 in Lennard, MB. The fourth of ten children, Anne received her education in Lennard. She worked in Inglis, Binscarth and then Brandon, where she met Fred and they married in 1942. Anne travelled with Fred until he went overseas in 1943 to serve in World War II. While in Winnipeg, she was employed by the T. Eaton Company, and in Kingston she became the first female shift foreman for the Coca-Cola Company. At her 90th birthday party she was recognized by the President of the Coca-Cola Company for her contribution during the war years. Anne and Fred resided in Binscarth where daughters Linda and Meryl were born, before the family moved in 1952 to Russell. Anne worked alongside her husband in Poole’s Clothing Store, serving the public until Fred’s untimely death in 1983. She resided in her home in Russell until 2006, when she moved to Brandon to take up residence with daughter Meryl and family. Anne served as Treasurer for the Ladies Auxiliary Branch 159 for which she was awarded a life membership, and for many years, Anne volunteered for Meals on Wheels. Her hobbies and interests included gardening, berry picking, cooking, knitting, sewing, travelling and photography. She was also an avid writer, journaling her life story as well as that of Russell and surrounding area. In her youth, she enjoyed playing softball, curling and dancing. In1937, Anne and her partner were awarded first prize in the Best Waltzing Contest held at the Tennis Club Dance in Binscarth. She cherished this memory. Her competitive nature was evident while playing card games and bingo. Her sense of humour, her love of playing pranks on family and friends, and her opinions regarding current events could always put a smile on one’s face. Her natural ability to nurture was evident as she assisted numerous family members when in need and was closely involved in her grandchildren’s lives. Anne ensured the door to her home was always open and in this the family included many special friends. Her rescue dog Charlie was her inspiration until the end.Anne was predeceased by parents Alex and Agrapina Gaber, husband Fred, sister Mabel Galatiuk, brothers Peter, Jim, George, John and Gerry Gaber, sister-in-law Florence Poole and other family members.She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters Linda (Bill Archer) and Meryl (Ron Orth), grandchildren Jason, Hadley (Fiona), Rona-Lynn and Scott, and great grandchildren Gabriel, Alana and Keenan. She is also survived by her sisters Dora Storey, Maria Gaber and Margaret Threader (Bill). We will miss you. We give thanks for having you in our lives. Your spirit has left a lasting, indelible imprint. Our families would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the Brandon Regional Health Centre and Assiniboine Centre and the devoted staff from the BRHA Home Care for the care and support they provided over the years. We would also like to express our sincere appreciation, gratitude, and heartfelt thanks to our families, friends, and neighbors, for the many acts of kindness bestowed upon us for the visits, hugs, fruit and veggie trays, baking, flowers and donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of MB made in memory of our mom, grandmother, great grandmother Anne Poole. A service was held in the Russell Knox United Church on May 16th with Reverend Howell officiating. Thanks to everyone who traveled distances far and near to attend her funeral. Thanks to Braendle Bruce Funeral Home for so ably conducting her funeral arrangements.
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MAHER: The death of Lena Maher, of the Rounthwaite district, occurred at her home on May 24, 2011. Lena was born in the Rural Municipality of South Cypress on October 3, 1923. She married Earl Maher on October 18, 1958, and lived on the farm all her life. She was a member of the Treesbank New Horizons and enjoyed socializing with family and friends. She is survived by her son Colin and several nieces and nephews. Lena was predeceased by her husband Earl, parents Norman and Mabel Wilkie, sister and brother-in -law Ethel and Scotty Gaffney, brother George (Sonny) Wilkie, niece Beth Anderson, nephews Alan Gaffney and Ken Laluk. The Funeral Service will be held at the Brandon Hills United Church on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 2:00 pm. The Rev. Carolyn Rushton will officiate. Interment will follow in the Brandon Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lena may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Office B, 727 10th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G7.
Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
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