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SAGE: Rose Anne Sage. Rose was born in Boissevain on November 24th, 1916, the eighth child of Fred (Teddy) and Julia Brown. Rose received her schooling in Boissevain and worked for various families in the area, helping with the cooking, cleaning and looking after the children. Rose married Harry Sage of Ninga on October 11, 1936. They had two sons, Bill born in 1937 and Don born in 1941. Harry and Rose farmed north of Ninga until selling their farm in 1949 and moving to Deloraine where they had purchased the Jubilee Theatre. In 1959, they also purchased the Bus Depot in Deloraine and renamed it The Rendezvous. In 1968, Harry and Rose sold The Rendezvous and left Deloraine for the warmer climate of BC. They managed apartment blocks in the greater Vancouver area until their retirement in 1979. Harry and Rose were strong supporters of the Anglican Church, both in Manitoba and B.C. In her younger years, Rose enjoyed curling and watching every sport that Harry enjoyed, be it baseball, football or hockey. After moving to B.C., Rose joined the Burnaby Lawn Bowling Club and enjoyed many years of lawn bowling. She loved to play cards with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially cribbage, which had been taught to her by her father. Harry passed away in 1995 and Rose remained living BC until January 2002 when she felt it was time to return to her roots and family in Manitoba. Upon her return, she lived in Killarney for a short time and then relocated to Westview Lodge in Boissevain. In November 2006 she moved to Evergreen Place. She remained at Evergreen Place until the time of her passing on December 22, 2009. Rose is survived by one sister Mabel Scott; daughter-in-law Marion Sage; granddaughters, Deb Merritt (Dale), and Kelly Sage; grandsons, Shawn Sage (Tracy), Darrin Sage; great grandchildren, Amanda, Cam and Jen Merritt, Scott, Kain and Sharra Sage, Riley, Sullivan and Connor Sage. She is also survived by special nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, brothers, three sisters, all of her brothers and sisters-in-law, daughter- in-law Lorna, sons Bill and Don. Following interment at Del-Win Cemetery on January 12, 2010 a memorial service was held at Smith Funeral Home in Deloraine with Reverend Rick Reed officiating. If friends and relatives desire, donations in memory of Rose may be made to the Boissevain Beautification Project - Arts Park or St. Matthews Anglican Church, Boissevain. Arrangements were in care of Smith Funeral Home, Deloraine, Manitoba.
SCARROW: The death of Orville Garnet Scarrow, formerly of Rivers, Manitoba, occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at the age of 90 years. Garnet was born on November 23, 1919 in Arcola, Saskatchewan the son of Edward and Margaret (nee Hay) Scarrow. Garnet attended school at Spy Hill and Crosby. He was in the Services for fiveyears with the Fort Garry Horse through France, Belgium, The Netherlands andNorthwest Europe. Upon his return he started farming west of Binscarth in early 1946. Later that year he married Muriel White of Binscarth. He drove the school van for about two years, while they were in Binscarth. Sons Brian and Wayne were born there. They then moved to Brandon where Garnet worked for the C.P.R., then the City of Brandon. Daughter Kim and son Ross were born in Brandon. In 1961 they moved to Rivers where he worked at the Canadian Armed Forces base as a stationary engineer. Dad was a baseball coach for many years, while Wayne and Ross were growing up and we were forever going out of town for a baseball tournament, Dad liked his curling. Dad and Mom loved to go out to the Rivers Legion on a Saturday night dancing and spending time with their friends. Before Mom took sick, there were manyfamily get-togethers with aunts, uncles, cousins (Grandparents in Winnipeg) in Binscarth, Foxwarren and Brandon. They also would come to Rivers where we lived at different farmhouses. We all spent time at the lake swimming, fishing and barbecuing. Dad was predeceased by Mom who fought hard and lost her battle to cancer in 1968. We remember that day; either by her side at the hospital, or were home for Thanksgiving supper when the phone call came. In April, 1969, Garnet married Ilene Matheson (Robinson) of Binscarth and she had three sons, Grant, Glenn and Robert. In 1971 the Rivers base closed at which time he was then employed at the B.M.H.C. and ACC as a stationary engineer. He was then employed at the Canadian Forces base in Portage while residing at Rivers, coming home on his days off until his retirement. Dadand Mom would take their camper down to the lake and park it for the summer,there would be lots of fishing, boat rides and grandchildren could be found hanging out. In years past, Dad could be found down at the Legion variousnights playing crib with his friends and until as late as this summer, taking on Brandon and Bradley trying to beat Grandpa at a game. Dad enjoyed a good "game of crib". Dad was a life member at the Royal Canadian Legion #75 Rivers for 65 years where he volunteered for the weekly bingo for over 20 years. Garnet continued to attend Fort Garry Horse reunions until age began to take its toll. He saw his Regiment for the last time in November of 2005 where he was the Guest of Honour. Sixty five years ago, Garnet was one of more than 15,000 Canadians who stormed June Beach in Normandy, France on D-Day. On August 31, 1946 Garnet received the "Belgian Croix Du Guerre with Leaf" for Bravery in the operation north of the Antwerp-Turnhout Canal on 28th of September, 1944. The citation reads "In every action this Non-Commissioned Officer gave evidence of not only considerable fighting ability and skill but complete disregard for his own safety in his efforts to get the job done." Special thanks to the Honour Guards who attended, we appreciate all the kind words and memories you have shared with us. You have made us even more proud of our father, grandfather and great- grandfather. Viewing for family and friends was held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, Tuesday, January 5, 2010. The Ceremony to Celebrate Garnet's Life was held at Memories Chapel, on Wednesday, January 6, 2010. The Venerable Paul Curtis officiated. Interment followed in the Brandon Cemetery, Kim Gero (daughter) was the Urn Bearer. The family wishes to express their gratitude and thanks to the staff of Victoria Landing, doctors, nurses for their compassionate and professional care. We would also like to thank Craig Hayward (friend of the family) and staff at Memories Chapel. Fellowship and refreshment was at the A.N. & A.F. following the graveside service. Many thanks to Lori Olenick for providing the lunch. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Garnet to the Canadian Cancer Society, 193 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 2B7. Thank you to family, friends and neighbours for the generous donations in memory of Dad. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Rest in peace, you will always be in our hearts, especially mine "Daddy's Little Girl". Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
ST. PIERRE: Our beloved Jason Troy St. Pierre was taken from us on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 near Fort St. John, British Columbia. The Ceremony to Celebrate Jasons Life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North, on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Glenna Beauchamp will officiate. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. Complete obituary information will follow. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
SUNAERT: Kenneth G. It is with great sorrow we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, dad and grandpa on December 4, 2009 at the age of 59. Ken was born October 26, 1950 in Deloraine, Manitoba to parents; Roger and Aileen (Schoonbaert) Sunaert. He attended Bidford school grades 1 8 and finished his schooling in Deloraine. Ken married Darlene Teetaert October 22, 1969. We celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary in Brandon the weekend of November 7, 2009 with our children and grandchildren. Family photos and swimming being the main highlights of our weekend. Ken and Darlene farmed with Kens dad, Roger, later with brother, Barry and his son, Wes. In 2001 we moved to Deloraine but continued farming until 2007 when we completely retired. After a few months of gardening and lawn mowing, Ken decided to take on a new challenge; driving a semi for Vandaele Logistics of Medora. We saw a lot of beautiful country-side, which we enjoyed very much. Ken made a lot of good friends while working at Vandaeles. Ken had many hobbies; as a young teen he and his sister Judy raced snowmobiles. While attending Bidford school, Ken and a long time school friend; Greg Maynard began their curling career in Hathaway (1 sheet) curling rink. Ken loved competitive curling; throughout the years he and his team mates had much success and a lot of fun. Another keen interest was hunting; deer, elk and moose where many stories were told after these trips. Ken enjoyed golfing with his son Wes; spending many hours at the Deloraine Golf Course, teaching each other this frustrating sport. He thoroughly enjoyed golfing in the Big Rock Classic, every July for the past 21 years and nervously watching Wes win the horse race of which he was very proud. Ken took a special interest in watching Dahna and Vanessa compete in Horse Club, Curling and Ringette. He took pleasure in watching Hayden play hockey, golfing with Wyatt and trying to teach the two boys and Dustin to play pool. The last nine winters; golfing was enjoyed with friends in a warm climate. He was enormously looking forward to leaving January 4th for our winter home in Magic Valley, Weslaco, Texas. Ken was very involved as a Co-op board member; this being his 32nd year. He was also president of the Deloraine Curling Club and an avid Legion member enjoying a Canadian with friends. Ken was predeceased by his father; Roger and father-in-law; Cesar Teetaert. Left to cherish his memory; his loving wife Darlene, two daughters; Dahna (Craig Crofton), Vanessa (Kelly Vandoorne) and son Wes. Grandsons; Hayden and Dustin Vandoorne, Wyatt Sunaert and Nikolaus Crofton. Mother; Aileen Sunaert, siblings; Judy (Ed Missinne), Linda (Wayne Jones), Barry (Kim) and Karen. Mother- in-law; Nora Teetaert, Garrie, (Jackie), Donnie, (Myrna), Donna, (Wayne Gilson) and many nephews and nieces. Funeral service was held December 8th at St. Antoninus Catholic Church with Father Nowosu officiating. The Eulogy was given by Lorne Sambrook. Pallbearers: Tylor and Kelsey Sunaert, Brad Minssinne, Dale Goethals, John Park, Lorne Percival. Interment in Del-Win Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. We would like to thank everyone for phone calls, cards, visits, food and flowers sent to us during this difficult time. lene and Family
WATSON: Ronald Kenneth passed away suddenly Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at his residence in Winnipeg in his 68th year. Ron was born and raised at Napinka, Manitoba where he received his education. He was the eldest child of Harry William and Evelyn Eleanor (Brownie) Watson. He graduated from MIT in Winnipeg as a radio/television technician, despite a birth defect that handicapped the use of his left side. He worked at his trade in Winnipeg, before returning home to work at Snyders Electric in Melita and Virden Television. His handicap did not interfere with Rons ability to curl, golf, play ball or any other endeavor he wished to attempt. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting. He had a keen mind and excelled at chess and could outwit most contestants at Jeopardy. Ron moved to Winnipeg after retirement to be closer to his sister. He was predeceased by his parents and is survived by twin siblings, Donald (Linda), and Betty (Hugh) Tribe, nephews Andrew and Christopher (Sandra) Watson and Christophers children Ami and Alexander. Arrangements by Wojicks Funeral Chapel of Winnipeg. A celebration of Rons life will be held at a later date.
When I come to the end of the road, And the sun has set for me. I want no rites in a gloom-filled room. Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a littlebut not too long, And not with your head bowed low. Remember the love that was once shared. Miss me, but let me go.McGILL: Betty Faye nee McCutchin of Belmont Peacefully, on January 7, 2010, Faye passed away at the Glenboro Hospital at the age of 64 years. She leaves to mourn her passing, husband Donald McGill of Belmont, daughter Cheryl Battersby and husband Brent and grandchildren Brynne and Mitchell of Brandon, son Kerry McGill of Edmonton, mother Darlene McCutchin of Belmont, brother Dennis McCutchin and wife Marie of Brandon, sister Barbara Raison of Winnipeg, sister-in-law Helen Heaman and husband Keith of Carman, brother-in-law Keith McGill and wife Carol of Killarney. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, aunts, an uncle, cousins and friendsespecially Donna Myers of Belmont and Hilary Bell of Ladysmith, B.C. Faye was predeceased by her father, Earl, in 1995, her brother, Marvin, in 2009, and by her parents-in-law, Herb McGill in 1989 and Florence McGill in 1997. Faye was born May 4, 1945 at Blaines Nursing Home in Glenboro in the middle of a snowstorm. She was the eldest of four children born toEarl and Darlene (Vrooman) McCutchin. She and her mother had to spend fourteen days in the nursing home as the roads to Belmont were impassable. At the age of 7, Faye contracted polio and was sent to the Shriners Hospital in Winnipeg. She was joined by her brother Dennis and they spent many months together recuperating. She and Dennis sharedmany memories of that time together. Faye returned to the Shriners Hospital over the course of many years to undergo furthertreatments and procedures. She made many friends during her stays there. Faye attended school in Belmont. In 1965, she moved to Winnipeg where she worked at McLeods Warehouse Office for four years. On July 26, 1969 she married Donald McGill, and returned home to Belmont. They began married life on the Elmer McGill farm. Their daughter Cheryl Lynne was born on July 7, 1970 and son Kerry Dale followed on September 8, 1972. In 1975, the family moved to the former Morris Durham farm. During those years, Faye and Donald enjoyed attending many dances, ball games and bonspiels. Many good times were had with friends and neighbours. In 1990, Faye and Donald moved to the McGill home farm and then to Belcrest Manor in 1999. In her younger years Faye was active in the Neelin UCW, the Belmont Figure Skating Club, and Belmont United Church, where she taught Sunday School and servedas Sunday School Superintendent. In her later years, Faye cherished spending time with her grandchildren, visiting and playing cards with friends, and participating in the social activities of the Adult Day Program. She enjoyed visits with her sister, Barbara, and going for long drives in the country. Faye faced many health struggles throughout her life and braved each one with courage and strength. She can now rest in peace. Funeral services were held on Tuesday January 12, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Knox United Church, Belmont with Elizabeth Goodson officiating. Interment followed in the Hillside Cemetery, Belmont. Friends that so desire, memoriams may be made in Fayes memory to the Manitoba Lung Association, #8-940 Princess Ave Brandon MB R7A 0P6 or to the Knox United Church Memorial Fund, Belmont Manitoba, R0K 0C0
On line condolences can be sent firstname.lastname@example.org. Jamiesons Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 827-2480. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7.
WILEY: Arley-Bly Wiley of Brandon, beloved mother of Arlene Wiley, Karen (Emmett) Elves and Lorne (Gay) Wiley; grandmother to Michael (Michelle), Robert (Andréa) and Andrew (Duncan Frater) Elves; great grandmother to Archer Klimczak-Elves, passed away at her residence, Hillcrest Place on Friday, January 29, 2010 at the age of 85 years. A Memorial Service will be held at Central United Church, 327 8th Street, on Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Interment will take place at Workman Cemetery in Carievale, Saskatchewan at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Central United Church Building Fund, 327 8th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 3X5. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
WILL: Sharon Victoria Will (nee Lucas). It is with great sorrow and disbelief that we had to say goodbye. Mom went to be with the Lord, December 21, 2009 after a brief illness. She passed away at the St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg. Mom will be greatly missed by her five children and their families: son Lloyd (Gail) and grandsons Jared and Justin; daughter Heather Closen (Ken) and grandson Shawn and great- grandson Kade, step-grandson Kelly Closen and step-great granddaughters Sage and Eve; son Kevin (Norma) and grandson Colby (Christina) and great grandson Aiden, granddaughter Kaleigh and grandson Chaz; daughter Dianna-Lee Fraser (Dean) and granddaughters Kaitlyn, Madison Lane, Sydney and grandson William; son Bradley (Cathy) and grandson Isaiah, granddaughter Breanna. Sharon was predeceased by her parents Johhny and Hazel Lucas and her husband of 52 years Earl Will. She leaves to mourn her brother Edwin (Loretta) Lucas of Penticton, Brithish Columbia, brother Wayne (Yvonne) Lucas of Spokane, Washington, and sister Sandra Daku of Carroll, Manitoba and many nephews and nieces and cousins and her Aunt Helen Gold of Calgary. Sharon was born in Swan River, Manitoba on September 20, 1938. After completing her education and her hair dressing training she married Earl Will on February 10, 1957. Mom dedicated her life to raising her children and providing a caring and loving home to all that entered her doors. She always instilled the value of home and family. After many years of moving throughout the province with the Hydro, mom and dad settled in Carroll in 1969. The farm is home for the children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many friends. Mom was a very unselfish person and the well being of her family always came first. We thank her with all out hearts for her loving guidance and direction in life. Mom, you will be dearly missed by all near and far. Service was held at the United Church in Souris on December 29, 2009 and a summer interment of her ashes will take place in Carroll, Manitoba and Swan River, Manitoba. Donations in Sharons memory can be made to the Childrens Hospital in Winnepeg or Souris Hospital Foundation.
When Im GoneWhen I come to the endof my journey and I travelmy last weary mile,Just forget if you can,that I ever frowned andremember only the smile.Forget unkind wordsI have spoken,Remember some goodthat I have done.Forget that I everhad heartache,and remember that Ivealso had fun.Remember I have fought some hard battles and won,ere the close of the day,Then forget to grievefor my going,I would not have you sadfor a day,But in summer just gather some flowers and remember the place where I lay,And come in the shadeof evening when the sun points the sky in the west,Stand for a few momentsbeside me and rememberonly my best.
BARNES: The death of Henry Barnes, beloved husband of Mary Lou occurred on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Funeral arrangements are pending. Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
CRAMPAIN: Douglas Clare Crampain passed away suddenly at his residence in Arden, MB January 14, 2010 at the age of 62. Doug was born and raised at his residence in Griswold, MB January 2, 1948. He was employed in 1965 with Dept. of Highways and in 1989 served as the grader operator in Souris, MB until retiring in 2003. Doug was blessed with a daughter, Stacey, in 1970 and married Colleen Buchanan in 1988 and lived in Souris from 1989 to 2006. Doug spent many years working on the small and big steam engine along side, with the late Gerry Bilton, at the Austin Reunions. Doug was a member of the Souris Legion for many years and was always up for the challenger of shuffleboard games with members and friends. Doug and Colleen then moved to Arden where he enjoyed his retirement. Doug not being one to ever sit still, took on the job of mowing at the Lansdowne Centennial Park for the last three years; not only the grass but 3 coats, a pair of overalls, his wallet, numerous t-shirts and countless caps. He spent countless hours driving the old tractor and enjoying the heat of the sun, one of his friends, here in Arden, started calling him his little Mexican friend. He enjoyed meeting family and friends for coffee times and keeping in touch with them on the phone. Doug had the ability of memorizing many phone numbers after hearing the number once. Doug also enjoyed his time at the cabin in Oak Lake in which he spent doing many projects with his twin brother Don and later excited about camping in new surroundings with family and friends. He was proud of teaching his grandchildren how to fish. Doug grew up playing hockey and baseball and loved watching his family enjoy the sports as he did. Doug enjoyed fixing small motors and doing many renovations with his wife Colleen. He was known as the handiest handyman but was often fooled with the measuring tape. Doug loved to share his stories of his mishaps, like screwing a nut on his finger with a impact wrench and having to go to the doctors office to get it off; and not letting the doctor go home to get his camera so he could have a picture of it, falling off roof tops, getting jolts of electricity and his inventive ideas like moving dirt with a snowblower. Colleen often said theres never been a dull moment, I could write a book! Doug also loved to share his stories of the mischief he and his brothers and sisters would get into as children; like Bob, Donnie and Doug hanging little Norma on a coat hook; leaving her to dangle there, and canning 100 live chickens; thinking he was helping Mom out. He loved to help his family and friends and playing jokes and pranks was a great pastime for him. He also loved animals and his many pets and enjoyed music and learning to dance the polka, in which he called the highlanders two-step. Doug enjoyed meeting new people and often became their friend. Although Doug was not a large man, he had the strength of protecting the ones he loved and was strong in his beliefs of right and wrong; and for that we will never forget him and always hold our love for him in our hearts. Doug was predeceased by two infant sisters, Lorraine and Sharon, brother Garry, father Raymond, mother Doris, and nephew David. Left to mourn are his wife, Colleen, daughter Stacey (Pogie Ann) her husband Boyd and two grandchildren Courtney (Corky) and Kyle (Boomer), brothers Ivan (Nora), Terry (Debbie), Bob (Judy), Don (Leona), sisters Darlene (Bill), Norma (Vic), many nieces and nephews. Funeral service was held on January 20, 2010 in Arden Community Center with Rev. Alan Armstrong officiating. Interment followed in Arden Cemetery. Everyone considered as honorary pallbearers. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
MANZ: Doreen (Isabel). It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, Isabel Manz (nee Hally) on January 5th, 2010 at the age of 82. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Louise (Richard) of Lumby, British Columbia, Marilyn (Pat) of Oak Bank, Manitoba and Doug (Mary) and her children, (Scott, Kara and Blair) of Brandon, Manitoba. Isabel was predeceased by her husband, Earl, in 2002, mother Charlette, father Joseph. She was born in Deloraine on November 21, 1927. Isabel married Earl Manz on August 3, 1950, where they lived and farmed in the Hathaway district until their retirement in November 1997 moving to Deloraine. Isabel then moved to Bren- Del-Win Lodge in October 2008. Over the years Isabel was an active member of the Regent W1, the Deloraine Royal Purple, and was on the board of Bren-Del-Win Lodge for 21 years. A celebration of her life was held at the Deloraine United Church on Saturday, January 9, 2010. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Bren- Del-Win Lodge for the wonderful care they provided Mum. Also to friends and relatives for their kind words, and Smith Funeral Home of Deloraine for their compassion during this time. If you so desire, donations may be made in Isabels memory to the Bren-Del-Win Lodge of Deloraine or the Parkinsons Society.
KAVANAGH: Sean Kavanagh, beloved husband of Jean, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at the age of 78 years. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustines Roman Catholic Church, 327-4th Street, on Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Dominic Yuen as Celebrant. Donations in memory of Sean may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Unit 3-824- 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7 or to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information to follow.
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RUBENIUK: James "Jim" Rubeniuk of Brandon and formerly of Rossburn, Manitoba beloved husband of Sonya and dear father of Valerie, Katherine, Robert and Kevin passed away in the city on Monday, January 25, 2010. The Service of Christian Burial will be held at Memories Chapel, 330 - 18th Street North on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Fr. Michael Tkachuk will officiate. Cantor will be Mr. Tony Yuriy. Interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Jim to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for Western Manitoba Cancer Care Project, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3. Complete obituary information will follow.Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
LOEWEN: Katie (Katherine) Loewen (nee: Heinrichs) of Brandon and formerly of Brookdale, passed away peacefully, Saturday, January 23rd, 2010, with family at her side after a brief stay at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Katie was born in Russia September 14th, 1924 and travelled to Canada with her family in 1926. Her family settled in Manitoba and she attended school in Brookdale. She married Henry Loewen on May 24th, 1947 who remained the love of her life for over 62 years. Together they raised 7 children, and spent 34 years farming as a family. Katie was a longtime member of the Justice Mennonite Brethren Church, with a strong faith and commitment to God. She was always involved in the Ladies Church Group, was an Auxiliary Member with the Gideons, and along with her husband served for several years with the Canadian Revival Fellowship Centre. Katie loved to quilt, knit, garden, and in retired years enjoyed fishing with her husband and family. Katie is survived by her husband Henry, children Hank (Grace), Ed (Edna), Elaine (Brien) Powles, Dave (Donna), Ken, Irv, Betty (Fokko) Buurma, 28 grandchildren, 9 great- grandchildren, 2 brothers, 1 sister, 7 sisters-in-law, 4 brothers-in-law, many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Jacob and Elizabeth Heinrichs, her parents-in-law David and Anna Loewen, 1 sister, 1 brother, 2 sisters-in-law and 4 brothers-in-law. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 30th, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Justice Mennonite Brethren Church, Justice, Manitoba. Pastor Gerry Harms will officiate. The Graveside Service will take place prior to the Funeral Service at 12:45 p.m. at Sparling Cemetery. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Katie to the Gideon's, 501 Imperial Road North, Guelph, ON, N1H 7A2 or the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, #1, 613-10th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 4G6.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.comArrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
McDONALD: Wesley McDonald, beloved husband of the late Betty McDonald, age 71, died January 23, 2010 at his residence in Ninette, Manitoba. Memorial reception will be held Thursday, January 28, 2010 at Ninette Community Hall, Ninette, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. Public interment will be held at the Ninette Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. If friends so desire donations in memory of Wes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
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