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NICHOL: Iris B. Nichol. Iris Berthena passed away peacefully with her family at her side at Tri-Lake Health Centre on December 5, 2011 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Iris was born on a farm north of Killarney to Clifford & Aileen Bridges on December 25, 1931.  Iris worked at Coleman Drug Store before marrying Russell Nichol on December 29, 1956.  They then moved to Russell’s family farm. They raised one son, James and twin daughters, Shelley and Sherri. Iris and Russell continued to reside on the farm until moving into Killarney in November of 1995. Iris enjoyed working on the farm, and hauling the grain in the fall.  Iris also enjoyed being around the cattle.  She enjoyed and loved being with her grandchildren. Mom enjoyed travelling especially her trip to Nashville with her husband, daughter and son-in-law. Iris will always be remembered by her excellent cooking, love of playing cards, dancing, going uptown for coffee with the ladies, watching her grandchildren play hockey and other sports. Mom will also be remembered by her sparkling eyes, wonderful smile and amazing strength. Iris was predeceased by her father Clifford and mother Aileen, sister Enid and Iris’s husband Russell. She leaves to mourn her children son James (Colleen) of Killarney, daughters Shelley (Ken) McKay of Brandon and Sherri (Darcy) Fluker of Brandon. Grandchildren, Conner (Brooke), Brett (Brooklyn), Tanner and Shayna.  Also her sisters Muriel Lyons of Portage, Shirley (Bob) Bachinski of Brandon, and brother-in-law Stewart Archibald of Killarney as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. The funeral service was held at the Killarney United Church on Friday December 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Cole Grambo officiating. Pallbearers were:  Conner Nichol, Brett Nichol, Tanner Fluker, Jim Cobbledick, Kim Kemp and Harvey Sorensen.
“Mom,you are going to be missed”.
KLYWAK: Olive Klywak (Wilson), wife of the late Julian (Joe) Klywak, passed away on December 17, 2011 at the age of 81 years. In accordance with her family’s wishes, cremation will take place and services will be private.
MacDEARMID: It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Mavis Joyce MacDearmid. Mom passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Friday December 2nd, 2011 with her daughter by her side. Joyce was born in Carberry Manitoba on June 3rd, 1929, one of seven children born to William and Eva Udey of Carberry. She was raised on the family farm East of Carberry. In 1953, she married Glen MacDearmid and together they raised three children, Susan, Rob, and Roger. She had several hobbies including knitting, crocheting and her most passionate being quilting. She was an excellent baker and cook as well. She was a caring and loving Mom and her grandchildren always brought a smile to her face. Joyce was pre-deceased by her parents, brothers Stan and Ernie, and sister Grace. Mom is lovingly remembered and will always be missed by her daughter Susan Cameron (Larry), sons Rob (Margaret), and Roger (Jacquie), grandchildren Christine Hartung (Kelly), Jason and David Cameron, Robbie and Pam MacDearmid, Chris, Drayson, Blair, Kent and Miranda MacDearmid, as well as Great Grandchildren Mackenzie Cameron, and Matthew and Torrie Hartung. She will be sorely missed by her sisters Maureen Meyers, Doreen Boak and brother Irwin, all of Carberry. A celebration of Mom’s life was held on Tuesday December 6, 2011 at Carberry United Church with internment at Carberry Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Susan, Rob, and Roger and their families sincerely thank all our friends and relatives for all your support during this time. A special thanks to Mom’s sisters Maureen and Doreen for standing by us all during her illness. Thank you to Dr. Mollar, Betty and staff at Hillcrest Place, Rev. Peggy Reid from Carberry United Church and Brian James from White’s Funeral Home in Carberry. Thanks to Aunt Maureen and Doreen for the tasty supper.
MAGUIRE: After a life well lived, and surrounded by her family, Sheila (Acorn) Maguire passed away peacefully at the Claresholm General Hospital on Tuesday, December 21, 2011 at the age of 78 years. She was born on, April 2, 1933 in Virden Manitoba, and was the third child of Jack and Mary Fitzpatrick. She attended Harmony School and was a graduate of St.Michael’s Academy Brandon Manitoba. Out of school, she married Fredrick (Ted) Acorn and lived in southern Saskatchewan before moving to Claresholm in 1967. She worked at the Claresholm Care Center until they opened T&S Home Service, then later in the administration office of the Claresholm General Hospital. In 1980 she moved back to Brandon Manitoba to care for her ailing father. During that time she worked for Children’s Aid, she met and then married George Maguire of Elgin Manitoba. In her later years she returned to Alberta, first in High River, then settling in Claresholm to devote all of her energies to her growing family. Sheila was predeceased by her parents Jack and Mary; husbands Ted then George; brothers and sisters Gerald, Blanche, Theresa, Marion, Frank; and son Jackie Acorn. She is survived by her brother Eugene (Gene); children Colleen (Chris) Caron, and Phyllis Wright (Brian McKinnon). Stepchildren Cherilyn (Darryl); Myrna (Cliff); and by her two grandchildren Jason (Kelly) and Shauna and step grandchildren Grant; Mark and Gracy Caron; one great grandchild Logan; numerous nieces and nephews as well as grand nieces and nephews. Before being diagnosed with Macular Degeneration she had a passion for golf, sewing and quilting. While she was legally blind she continued to be an amazing cook and was revered as the family’s iron chef. Her wit and sense of humor will always remain a treasure even into her final days. At Sheila’s request, a private Family Service will be held. Sheila and her family would like to acknowledge the extraordinary care and compassion of Dr. Smith and the nursing staff at the Claresholm General Hospital. If so desired, donations could be made to the Claresholm Public Library. Arrangements entrusted to Leyden’s Funeral Home 4079 - 1st Street, W
HAMEL: Bernadette Therese Hamel of Virden, Manitoba beloved wife of Ulric Armand Hamel and loving mother of Rose, John, George, Jocelyn and Anne passed away at Virden Health Centre, Virden Tuesday; December 20, 2011 at the age of 86 years. Funeral Mass will be held from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Virden Friday; December 23, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Father Geoffrey Angeles and Deacon Wifrid Barre officiating. Interment will be in Virden Cemetery. Evening Prayer Vigil will be held at Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden Thursday; December 22nd at 7:30 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba or to the Canadian Diabetes Association in memory of Bernadette.
E-mail messages of condolence or sign the on-line Book of Condolences at
G.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
KNIGHT: Betty May, 55 years, died in the Souris Health Centre, on Tuesday, December 20, 2011. Betty will be missed by her husband Lenard Giles, daughters; Chasidy Wassink and Charity Doerksen, grandsons; Robbert and Jordan, sisters; Ann (Burt) Green and Bobby (Allen) and several nieces, nephews and extended relatives. Funeral service will be held at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel, Souris, on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be held in the family cemetery plot in Alberta at a later date. In lieu of flowers, in memory of Betty, donations may be made to Cancer Care Manitoba. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at
LAMB: In loving memory of Gordon Lamb beloved husband of Dawn. Gordon died at the Tri Lake Health Centre in Killarney, Manitoba on December 19, 2011 at the age of 76. A memorial service will be held on Thursday December 22, 2011 at the Killarney United Church in Killarney, Manitoba at 1:00 p.m. Private interment will take place at the Mather Cemetery. Donations in memory of Gordon may be made to the Killarney United Church; Box 9 Killarney, Manitoba R0K 1G0, or to the Tri Lake Health Centre Palliative Care Fund; Box 5000 Killarney, Manitoba R0K 1G0.
Messages of condolence may be made online at
Killarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd. (204) 523-7791
HAMILTON: The Hamilton family sadly announces the passing of their beloved William Arthur "Billy" Hamilton Jr., age 40 years, on Friday, December 16, 2011. Billy is survived by his loving partner for life, Stacie, their children, Hayden, Payton, Emily and Spencer; his parents, Bill and Marg Hamilton and his sisters; Nancy, Colleen, Barb and Karen. The Ceremony to Celebrate Billy's Life will be held at the McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church, 635 McDiarmid Drive on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 2:00 pm. Pastor Darryl McAuley will officiate. A private interment will be held at the Brandon Cemetery. Friends who wish may make a donation to a passion of Billy's: Sport Manitoba, Westman Region, Rm. 146, 340-9th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 6C2. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
MORRIS: Larry Donald, 62 years, beloved son of Ivy and the late Donald Morris, brother of Lynne (Butch) Locke, died in the Souris Health Centre, on Sunday, December 18, 2011. A private graveside funeral service will be held at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, in memory of Larry, donations may be made to the Souris Hospital Palliative Care Fund c/o ARHA Box 10, Souris, Manitoba, R0K 2C0. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at
DENNISON:Allan Harold Dennison, beloved husband of Betty, formerly of Newdale, Manitoba, passed away at the Sandy Lake Personal Care Home, Sandy Lake, Manitoba; on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 89 years of age. A graveside service will be held at the Newdale South Cemetery at a later date. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Allan’s memory to a charity of one’s choice. Messages of condolence to Allan’s family can be sent through the obituary at Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
THOMSON: John Wilson Thomson, age 84 died December 16, 2011 at the Trilake Health Centre, Killarney, Manitoba. He was the second son of George and May Thomson (Wilson). He is survived by his brother Henry and numerous cousins. A private graveside funeral service will be held Wednesday December 21st, 2011 at Killarney Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be sent to & Boissevain Funeral Home (204) 523-7791
THOMAS: Ross, 86 years, beloved husband of Anita Thomas, father of Eric, Chris, David and Cathy, died in the St. Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba on Saturday, December 17, 2011. Funeral service will be held at the Centennial Centre, Hartney, Manitoba on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney at a later date. In memory of Ross, donations may be made to the Hartney United Church Memorial Fund or to the Riverside Cemetery Fund, Hartney, Manitoba. Kowalchuk’s Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements.Expression of sympathy may be made at
STOUFFER: Brian Gordon Stouffer, of Brandon, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Saturday, December 17, 2011, surrounded by his family. Brian was born October 15, 1938 in Holmfield, Manitoba where he grew up. He had a love for sports and excelled at baseball; pitching many years for Cartwright. He served with the Canadian Forces from 1958 to 1982 fromGagetown to Victoria and also Germany. He later worked with the Public Service of Canada and officially retired in 1995. His interests included gardening, cooking, politics, nature and science, travelling, sports, and his beloved Wheat Kings. He especially enjoyed our family winter holidays and the opportunity to seize new life experiences. Brian was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He had great respect for life and humanity, and cherished his friendships. Brian is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Marlene; sons Tim (Brenda) and Jeff (Julie); grandchildren: Bradley, Matt, and Sydney. He is also survived by his sisters: Ella and Jean; brothers Les (Irene), Frank (Carol); brothers- in-law Mel (Fiona), Wayne (Isabel) and his many nieces and nephews. Brian was predeceased by his parents Gordon and Lil and sisters Joyce and Robin. A Come & Go MemorialReception will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Interment will be held at the Brandon Cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory of Brian may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 3 - 824 - 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7. The family wishes to thank the ICU staff at the Brandon Regional Health Centre for their tremendous, professional, courteous and caring support through this very difficult time.
Expressions of sympathymay be made at
Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
KLYWAK: Olive Klywak (Wilson), wife of the late Julian (Joe) Klywak, passed away on December 17, 2011 at the age of 81 years. In accordance with her family’s wishes, cremation will take place and services will be private.
McLAREN: Passed away at the Bayside Personal Care Home, Killarney, Manitoba, on Thursday December 15, 2011 at the age of 80 years, Murray Edmund McLaren, of Baldur, Manitoba. Murray leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife Margaret (nee Switzer), sons Wesley (Kelly) of Baldur, Greg (Carla) of Pilot Mound, Cecil (Barbara) of Regina Sask., nine grandchildren & one great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Duncan (Bernice) McLaren of Baldur, sister-in-law Elizabeth Kehler of Calgary Alta. as well as numerous relatives & friends. Murray was predeceased by his parents William & Doris (nee Gilder) McLaren. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday December 21, 2011 at 2:00 pm in the Willmor Chapel with Rev. Herb Tiegan officiating. Following the service, a reception will be held in the Baldur Memorial Hall, everyone is welcome. A Family Interment will take place in the Neelin Cemetery following the reception. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Murray’s memory to a charity of ones choice.
On line condolences can be made by visiting
Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
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