Classifieds / Obituaries
LACQUEMENT: Marie Lacquement of Brandon, beloved mother of Ron (Dorothy) Kalinchuk and Dianna Kalinchuk, passed away at Rideau Park Personal Care Home on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at the age of 91 years. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Complete obituary information to follow.
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JEREMIC: Nickolas Jeremic passed away peacefully at the Assiniboine Centre after a length illness, on August 17th, 2011 at the age of 75 years.
WORTHINGTON: (Hanula), Gladys. The family wishes to announce the sudden passing of Gladys on August 11, 2011, at Brandon Regional Health Centre. Gladys was born September 6, 1928 in Brandon. She was predeceased by her loving husband Frank, parents John and Mary, sister Olga and brother Walter. She is survived by her sister Stella Hanula, Toronto; brothers-in-law Stan and Percy Worthington, (Vancouver and Winnipeg); nephews John (Patricia) Nearing, Scarboro; George (Sharon) Nearing, Sault Ste. Marie, Mark (Regina) Worthington, Australia; nieces Teri (Kevin) Worthington Coombs, Toronto and Tanya (Bob) Worthington-Mitchell, Carman, as well as her great nieces Mikila and Alexa Mitchell. Aunt Gladys was very involved in her community and donated her time tirelessly. In addition to volunteering at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (singing both in the choir and acting as treasurer), she gave her time to the Brandon YWCA (winning the Woman of Distinction Award in 1987), The Royal Purple of Canada (National President 1963/64) as well as the Brandon Royal Purple both at a District and Provincial Level. In the past she was President of the Manitoba Organization of Business and Professional Women and President of the Brandon Branch UWAC. Her latest accomplishment was being one of the founding members of the Womens Resource Centre in Brandon where she still served on the Board of Directors. We will all miss her (and her great cooking!!) Funeral Services were held Tuesday August 16, 2011 with Rev. Fr. Michael Skrumeda officiating. The Ladies of the Royal Purple also gave a tribute to Aunt Gladys at the service. Interment was at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Should friends so desire, donations may be made to The Womens Resource Centre, 800 Rosser Avenue, Brandon.
WALLACE: James A. Wallace, beloved husband of Doreen, passed away Monday, August 8, 2011, at the Brandon Regional Health Centre at the age of 76 years. James was born in Brandon on September 9, 1934. After taking his schooling in Brandon, he went on to work as a heavy duty mechanic for the Department of Highways for 38 years. James enjoyed camping and fishing, and loved to cook for his family and friends. He spent summers at the family cottage at Clear Lake. He and Doreen enjoyed many winters in Arizona following retirement. He took special interest in his grandchildren's activities. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Doreen; son Jim and wifeAnita, grandsons Brent, Blair and Brock of Calgary; son Earl of Edmonton, grandchildren Sarah and Eric; daughter Judy Turner (Bill), grandchildren Tyler and Teighan, and brother Dave and wife Bev of Brandon. He was predeceased by his parents Samuel and Evelyn Wallace of Brandon. Funeral Service was held on Friday, August 12, 2011 at Memories Chapel with Rev. Dr. Dong-Ha Kim officiating. Pallbearers were Brent, Blair, Brock Wallace, Eric and Sarah Wallace, Tyler and Teighan Turner. Interment followed at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Special thank you to the nursing staff on A2 and A3 of the Assiniboine Centre for the kindness and caring during Dad's 3 years there. If friends wish, donations in James' memory may be made to a charity of choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
WADHAM: Brian Keith Wadham. On August 15th 2011, Brian passed away at Concordia Hospital after a valiant fight against cancer. Peacefully and pain free with his family by his side. He left to mourn his Mom (Lil) and Dad (Keith) Wadham of Virden, Manitoba. His Soulmate Kat Cass and her daughter Meagen Cass of Winnipeg. Sister Patricia Hole (Howard), Brother Kevin (Candice), Niece and Nephews; Riley and Kaleigh Hole, Dustin and Kaden Wadham, all of Virden, Manitoba. Stepson Dan (Chris) Roy of Garson, Manitoba. And all of his Millwright Union brothers of 1443. Friends whose lives he touched, please come and celebrate Brians life with us at ``Beer, B.S. & Bonfire`` memorial day. Saturday, August 27th at the Oakbank Bar, 520 Main St, Oakbank, Manitoba, 2pm-5pm. Arrangements entrusted to Seasons Funeral Chapel, Oakbank, Manitoba, 444-5444.
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VALLAEY: The death of Louise Vallaey occurred at Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, August 17, 2011. Louise is survived by her husband Jules, sister Margaret Payjack (William) and sister- in-law Brenda VanDeWeghe of Winnipeg, as well as numerous relatives and friends. Predeceased by her sons Dennis and Randy, brother Marcel VanDeWeghe and parents John andGeorgina VanDeWeghe. No service will be held. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Louise to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, Palliative Care, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.A special thanks to the staff of Palliative Care.
Expressions of sympathymay be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
NORRIE: Cyril Colin Norrie, April 19, 1930 June 17, 2011. Cyril Colin Norrie died Friday, June 17, 2011 at the Hamiota Health Centre at the age of 81 years, following a brave battle with cancer. Cyril was the beloved husband of Doreen and father of Angus, Chris, Neil and Ryan. Cyril was born April 19th, 1930 and grew up on the farm four and one half miles southwest of Decker on the west half of 34-14-25. Cyril was the ninth child in a family of ten born to John and Helen Norrie. Cyril started school at Decker. When he was in grade seven the family moved to the farm two and one half miles south of Isabella on 4-15-25. Cyril remained in school until grade 10 and farmed the home farm with siblings Thelma, Archie and Gordon. On October 8th, 1952, Cyril married Doreen Angus of Hamiota. They purchased the William Miller farm and resided there to the present. In 1975 they acquired the Adams farm and later in 1979, the Finkbeiner farm. Cyril participated in the community when called upon and enjoyed the many community activities when he could visit with friends and neighbours. He enjoyed coaching his boys hockey and frequented many square dances. He was predeceased by his parents John and Helen, brothers George (killed in WWII), Bill (Lois), Gordon, Charlie (Phyllis and Eunice), Archie and sisters Thelma (Don) Carnegie, Eleanor (Mel) Begg, Cora (Ted) Shier, nephews Don Norrie, Ron Norrie, and niece Lauren Kennedy. He was also predeceased by Doreens parents, Clifford and Eva Angus and brother-in-law Elgin Angus. Cyril is survived by his loving wife Doreen of 58 years, his sons, Angus (Pat) of Hamiota, Chris of Isabella, Neil (Michele) of Isabella, Ryan (Janice) of Hamiota. Left with many cherished memories of Grandpa Cyril are his grandchildren Michelle (Alan) Knight, Brett (Beth) Norrie, Sawyer, William, Caleb, Holden and Layne, and great-grandchildren Kyia, Carter, Karli, and Jaeda. He is also survived by his brother Frank (Ruth) of Surrey, B.C., last surviving member of the Norrie family, sister-in-laws Jean Norrie of Virden, Gloria Norrie of High River, Alberta, and Audrey Angus of Chilliwack, B.C. as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A private burial for family and close friends was held at Crandall Cemetery on Saturday, June 25 with Reverend Heather Robbins officiating, pallbearer, son, Chris Norrie, and piper, nephew, Ernie Carnegie. Following this, a celebration of Cyrils life was held in the Isabella Community Church with Linda Clark as organist. Michelle, granddaughter, shared special memories and a photostory of Grandpa and son, Ryan gave the eulogy. The choir consisted of friends from surrounding communities. A reception was held in the Isabella Hall served by ladies of the community. Campbell Funeral Home of Hamiota, Manitoba was in care of arrangements.
NICHOLLS: Ruth 'Doreen' Nicholls, (nee Parker) of Brandon, passed away at Rideau Park Personal Care Home on August 11, 2011, at the age of 83. Doreen was born May 5, 1928, at Rivers Manitoba; the youngest of 11 children of Walter and Sophia Parker. After leaving school, she began work at Brandon General Hospital, at the Rivers Training Centre, and again at Brandon Hospital. Doreen and Jim Nicholls were married in 1947. They had two children, Cheryl and Bill. They lived in Brandon and Thunder Bay, Ontario. Doreen and Bill returned to Brandon and Doreen took up an active life of volunteering, helping and supporting other seniors, and competitive bowling. She provided full time care to Bill's two boys, worked with the Auxiliary of the A.N.A.F., and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and on the residents committee at Grand Valley Place. An avid sports fan, she loved wrestling, hockey, curling and baseball, reading, and a good game of cards. She turned out beautiful baked goods in her tiny kitchen. She spent her final years at Rideau Park Personal Care Home; where she received meticulous and loving care. Doreen is lovingly remembered by her daughter Cheryl (Howard) Love, son Bill (Jane) Nicholls, grandchildren Keith (Valyne Craig) Nicholls, Debbie (Jerry) Lesage, Andrew and Anthony Wright, six great grandchildren, and two great- great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her sister Vera Burchell, and best friend and sister-in-law Rowena Lelond. Doreen was predeceased by her parents, nine siblings, Jim Nicholls, and grandson Kevin Nicholls. A Celebration of Life was held on Wednesday, August 17, at Brockie Donovan Funeral Chapel, with Arlene Robertson officiating. All attending were considered honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st St., Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2W8.
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MCNEILLIE: Gladys McNeillie of Brandon, passed away on April 7, 2011 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre at the age of 87 years. A graveside service in her honor, along with the interment of Alexander McNeillie, will take place on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. LOGO
MOSBY: Mrs. Maisie Mosby, beloved wife of the late Mr. Harvey Mosby, passed away at Valleyview Care Centre, Brandon, on Saturday, August 13, 2011. Maisie Lorena Mosby was born on April 21, 1913, on the family farm, 31-5-23, near Hartney, Manitoba, the second daughter of John and Emily ("Bessie") Thomas. She attended Melgund School through Grade 8, then Hartney High School. Hartney did not teach Grade 12 at that time so she completed Grade 12 in Dauphin. She attended Winnipeg Normal School and obtained her First Class Teachers Certificate in 1933. As it was the depression of the "Dirty Thirties" she was without a teaching position for two years. Later she taught at Whitewater near Hartney, at Egilson and Little Woody near Swan River and at Alcester near Minto. While at Egilson she met the love of her life, Harvey Mosby. Harvey and Maisie were married in 1941, and lived at Flin Flon where Harvey worked in the smelter of the Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. At the request of her father, they returned in 1942 and farmed with him at Hartney. They bought land but lived with her father until he passed way in 1968 at the age of 90 years. They had three children Myrna, born in 1944, Ewen, 1948 and John, 1952. Maisie was interested in every aspect of the farm, throughout her entire life. Harvey and Maisie lived on the farm until they retired to their new house in Hartney in 1978. A member of Melgund United Church and later Hartney United Church, she taught Sunday School, was President of the United Church Women, Worthy Matron of Victoria Chapter #5 Order of the Eastern Star, and president of the Hartney Horticultural Society. After the devastation of Harvey's passing in 1979, she took courses at Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College, and later instructed classes in "Systematic Training for Effective Parenting" for young parents. Later she took a leadership training course through the Arthritis Society, and helped with arthritis self- management courses. Her greatest loves were her husband, her family, her church and her flowers. She was strongly determined and straightforward, with a deep faith. She was very proud of her children and grandchildren and their achievements, and was delighted to have been blessed with three great-grandchildren in the past year. She was predeceased by her husband Harvey, her parents John and Bessie, her only sister Myrtle and husband Ross Delmage, three brothers-in-law, Orville, Edgar, and Bob Mosby, and her dear friend Mary Thomas. She leaves to mourn her passing, daughter Myrna (Larry) Adolf of Brandon, son Ewen (Amy) Mosby of Hartney, son Johnny (Karen) Mosby (former daughter-in-law Dianne) of Calgary, grandchildren Wendy Jo (Kurt) Ardron of Melita, Lisa (Adam) Howes of Calgary, Brittany (Mark) Walker of Stonewall, Juli Mosby and Dana Mosby of Calgary, and great-grandchildren Kadence Howes, Elena Ardron, and Alexander Walker. Maisie is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The funeral service was held from the Hartney United Church, Hartney, Manitoba on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Margret Kristjansson officiating. Interment followed at the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney, Manitoba. In lieu of flowers, donations in Maisie's memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of Redpath Funeral Home, Melita, Manitoba. (522-3361) Neil Redpath & Kurt Ardron - Funeral Directors. To send condolences or special memories to the family, please visit: www.redpathfuneralhome.com
McKIBBON: Calvin Brook McKibbon, born October 26, 1959, died accidentally in Seattle, Washington, August 18, 2011. Funeral services to be held in White Rock, B.C. Full obituary and funeral details to follow.
McBURNEY: Howard Russell, beloved husband of Gloria and dear father of Leisa (Terry) Halloran and son, Sean (Jordan LaRoche) and papa to Abigail Halloran passed away peacefully on August 4, 2011 in the Brandon Hospital with his family by his side. He was born to Russell and May (Buckley) McBurney of Glenwood Souris District Manitoba July 26, 1930. Howard received his schooling at Forbes and Souris schools and Brandon Agricultural College before he returned to his parents farm. In 1966 he married Gloria Knight of Erikson, together they had a very successful Thoroughbred-breeding farm. Along with his passion for horses, Howard collected antiques and worked with leather, carving many belts and wallets and repairing many a bridle. In 1997 Fairlane Farm was sold and they moved to Souris. Howard was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Les of Burnaby, BC and sister, Eileen of Edmonton, Alberta. He is survived by his wife ,Gloria; daughter, Leisa (Terry) and Abigail (granddaughter) Halloran, of Boissevain; son, Sean (Jordan) of Arlington, WA; his brother Keith (Gwen Bomford) and family of Cobbelhill, BC, nieces Kim and Heather Mills, Edmonton, Alta and sister in law, Lil (McKenzie) and family of Burnaby, B.C. Memorial service was held at St. Pauls United Church, Souris on August 9, 2011 with Rev. Wendy Rankin officiating and Kim giving the eulogy. Interment was in Rosewood Memorial Gardens, Brandon. Kowalchuks Funeral Home of Souris was in charge of arrangements. In Howards memory donations may be made to the Souris Hospital Palliative Care, c/o ARHA, Box 10, Souris, Manitoba, R0K2C0.
LUCKINS: On Sunday, August 7, 2011 at the Wawanesa Personal Care Home in Wawanesa, Manitoba, Larry Charles Luckins passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer at 73 years of age. Larry was born in Sarnia, Ontario on October 29, 1937. Upon completing his high school education in Southern Ontario, he moved to Comox, BC, to join the Air Force for a few years as a Military Police Officer. On September 18, 1964, Larry married Mabel and they lived mainly throughout Ontario and Manitoba. He was a successful retail manger for such places as 7-11, Co-op and Economart. Larry enjoyed nature watching, gardening, and fishing, but his love of music was a constant from a young age. He was the drummer and band manager for the self named band, Lucas McCain and the Fire Strings. The band started out at the LaSalle Hotel in Winnipeg. Larry is survived by Mabel, wife of 44 years; his children Deena, Richard (Deena), Jody (Diane) and William (Talea); grandchildren Daniel III, Katherine, Bryndal, Dillon, Sienna and Jorja; great grandchildren Ava and Isabella as well as his sisters, nieces and nephews. Larry was predeceased by his parents, William and Alice, brothers Daniel I and Darold Pete, and son Daniel II. A Service of Remembrance to honour Larrys life took place at Brockie Donovan Chapel on Friday, August 12, 2011 with Pastor Jason Zinko officiating. A private family interment followed at the Brandon Cemetery. Donations in Larrys memory may be made to Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation Palliative Care, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon Manitoba, R7A 2B3 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 727B 10th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G7.
Messages of condolence may be placed atwww.brockiedonovan.com.The family wishes to thank the caregivers at Brandon Assiniboine Centre, Glenboro Hospital and Wawanesa Personal Care Home for their care and support. Also a warm thank you to Brockie Donovan staff for their guidance and professionalism at this difficult time. A sincere thank you to the family and friends who supported us in so many ways on this journey.
LOGEOT: Gertrude (Gertie), 92 years, beloved wife of the late Rene Logeot, mother of Jim and the late Gary and Gerry, died in the Souris Health Centre on Friday, August 19, 2011. Funeral Service will be held at St. Pauls United Church, Souris on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Gertie, donations may be made to the Hartney Community Health Centre. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KERR: Gladys Kerr (nee Saseniuk) passed away on August 18, 2011 at the age of 69, following a long and courageous fight with cancer. Beloved wife of Doug Kerr, and revered mother of Leslie and Tracy Kerr. Gladys leaves behind a wonderfully supportive and warm family. She will be missed by her sisters Jean Dunthorne, Vickie Davidson (Bob), Ronnie Atamanchuk (Nestor), Leona Bosch (Ken), Dianne Saseniuk, and Karen Scouten (Bruce) and her brothers, Alvin (Linda), Billy and Gerry. She was predeceased by her brothers, Ernie and Michael. She will be especially missed by her Uncle Michael Sasyniuk and Aunt Elsie and cousin Tedd Griff. The family would like to thank the members of First Christ of Christ Scientist (Ottawa) for their support and prayers. Gladys was a gardener and an artist. Her house was always surrounded by her beautiful flowers and bushes. She loved painting and a number of her paintings hang in family and friends homes. Her last project was making origami earrings to be sold and all proceeds sent to Japan to aid the disaster victims. A Memorial Service to celebrate Gladys life will be held at Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario on Friday, August 26th, at 2:00 p.m. She will be interred in the National Military Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please contribute to a charity of your choice.
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