Classifieds / Obituaries
MCBURNEY: Shirley Annabelle, age 85 years, beloved mother of Sharon (Paul) Wedderburn, Doug (Russella) McBurney and Carla (Ed) Rempel, died in the Hillcrest Place Personal Care Home, Brandon, on Saturday, December 25, 2010. Funeral service will be held at Kowalchuks Funeral Chapel, Souris, on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Private interment in the Riverside Cemetery, Hartney, Manitoba. In memory of Shirley, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Kowalchuks Funeral Home, Souris, in care of arrangements.
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LITKOWICH: Peter Litkowich of Brandon, beloved husband of Beverley, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Friday, December 24, 2010 at the age of 87 years. Prayers will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. The Divine Liturgy will be held at St. Marys Ukrainian Catholic Church, 927 Assiniboine Avenue, on Friday, December 31, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Michael Tkachuk officiating and Stella Fedeniuk as Cantor. Interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. Complete obituary information to follow.
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JUCE: Adam. It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Adam Joseph Juce on December 22nd, 2010 after a lengthy illness at the age of 88. Adam was born December 24th, 1921 to Joseph and Anna (nee Mushumanski) at Rossburn, Manitoba. Adam grew up in and around the communities of Rossburn and Angusville with his parents and his brother and sisters. Adam received his teacher training in Winnipeg and started teaching in Rorketon, Manitoba where he taught all of the subjects in grades 9, 10 and 11. On August 8th, 1950, he married the love of his love, Mary Rehaluk, at the St. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Rorketon. After their marriage, Mary and Adam moved to Basswood where Adam was the school Principal and their first son Brian was born in 1955. They moved to Dauphin in 1957 where Adam taught at the DCTI and their second son David was born. When he first came to Dauphin, he taught Math, Science, and French, and went on to become the head of the Science Department at the DRCSS until his retirement in 1981. In 1977, when Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary, she honoured Adam with a medal for the work he did in Education. Adam was an active member of the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection, The Knights of Columbus, and the Dauphin Country Club. Adam had several hobbies. He enjoyed carpentry, reading, singing, playing the harmonica and listening to all types of music. Adam really enjoyed the outdoors from picking morels and berries to hunting and fishing. He especially liked listening to the calls of wild geese as they lifted off from some lake or pond. Adam was an avid sports fan and he enjoyed playing various sports from curling and fastball to bowling. The sport he enjoyed most was golf. Adam was a passionate golfer who not only had two holes in one to his credit, but he also won many tournaments and could shoot his age or better right up to the time of his illness. He shot his last par round of golf at the age of 76, at the Dauphin Golf Course. He is survived by his son Brian and wife Irmgard (Janzen) and their children Michael McEwen (Dawn Askin) and Andrea McEwen. Also surviving him are his son David and wife Karen (Bergner) and their children Michael, Marian and Eveline. Adam also has many nieces, nephews, cousins, and brothers and sisters in-law who will all mourn his passing. Adam was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Anna Juce, his sisters Nellie Stanchuk, Victoria Labba, Bertha Callins, Mary Russell, and his brother Mike. His beloved wife Mary passed away in March of 2009 after being his soul mate for almost 60 years. A Rosary for Adam will be held on Tuesday December 28th at 6:30 p.m. followed by prayers at 7:00 p.m. in the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection in Dauphin. Father Oleg Bodnarski will celebrate the funeral liturgy on Wednesday December 29th at 10:30 a.m. from the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection in Dauphin. Cantor will be Ernie Sirski and Epistle readers will be Irmgard and Karen Juce. Pallbearers are Michael Juce, James Juce, Eugene Callins, John Pshebniski, David Rehaluk, and Howard Engel. Gus Powaschuk will be the Cross Bearer. Adam wanted to have all of his golfing, hunting, and fishing companions as well as his retired teaching and Knights of Columbus friends to be his Honorary Pallbearers. If friends and family so desire donations in Adams memory may be made to the Alzheimers Society of Manitoba or the Dauphin Personal Care Home.
DRUMMOND: Dr. Keith Drummond (1933-2010) passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Thursday, December 23, 2010 at the age of 77 years following a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Regina where he received his elementary and secondary education before entering medical school at the University of Saskatchewan. He graduated in 1959, completing his internship at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon. Following his internship, he entered a partnership in family practice in Oxbow, Saskatchewan in 1961. He married Violet Hehn BScN; whom he met during medical school, on June 2, 1956. Keith and Vi had two children, Dale and Heather. Keith practiced in Oxbow for 28 years before moving to Brandon in 1989 where he practiced at the Brandon Clinic until 1999. While in semi retirement, he also did surgical assists at the Brandon Regional Health Centre until 2009.Keith was predeceased by his mother Florence, his father David and his brother, Allan. He is survived by his wife Vi, his son Dale (Linda), grandchildren Rhyan and Randi; and his daughter Heather, grandchildren Matthew and Joshua. He is also survived by sisters-in-law Gail Drummond, Helen Krozser, Loreen Irwin, and brother- in-law Lorne Hehn (Beth) and numerous nieces and nephews. Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. conducted by Rev. David Cathcart of Knox United Church. Interment of ashes will take place at Wheatwyn, Saskatchewan at a later date. In memory of Dr. Drummond, donations may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, "Western Manitoba Cancer Care Project" 150 McTavish Ave. East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.
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HOGELAND: Melvin (Mel) Munro Hogeland passed away peacefully with his family by his side on December 23, 2010 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Celebration of Mel's life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, 560 - 13th Street East on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment will be held at the Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of Mel may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, #3, 824 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 5B7. Complete obituary information will follow.Expressions of sympathymay be made atwww.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
DROZDA: Evelyn (beloved wife of the late Peter Drozda) of Shoal Lake passed away on Friday, December 24, 2010 at the Shoal Lake-Strathclair Health Centre at the age of 81 years. Evelyn is survived by her daughter Marlene Drozda of Brandon. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Josaphats Ukrainian Catholic Church, Shoal Lake, with interment to follow in the parish cemetery. Father Mykhaylo Khomitskyy will officiate. Remembrances and condolences may be emailed to email@example.com. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Shoal Lake-Strathclair Health Centre, Palliative Care Unit, or the Shoal Lake Drop In Centre. Raes Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson are in care of the arrangements. (204) 759-2160
HEAL: Reginald Thomas Heal of Brandon, passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 23, 2010 at the age of 62 years. A Service of Remembrance will be held to honor Regs life at Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Reg may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association (Westman Office) 23- 12th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4L6. Complete obituary information to follow.
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DUNN: Clark Dunn of White Rock, BC beloved son of the late Stanley and Evelyn Dunn passed away on December 14, 2010 in White Rock, B.C. A graveside funeral service will be held at the Rosewood Memorial Gardens, Brandon on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. David Cathcart officiating. Braendle-Bruce Funeral Service of Russell is in care of arrangements. (204) 773-2747.
KIRK: Gladys Edna Kirk (nee Worden); beloved wife of the late Wilmot Kirk and the late Ivan Fleming; mother of Norah Gray, Shirley (Derek) Murray, Sheila (Mike) Paddon, Wayne (Lorae) Fleming, Wilma (Evan) Bell, Francine (Dave) Goodheart; passed away at Birch Lodge Personal Care Home, Hamiota, Manitoba on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 97 years of age. A service to celebrate her life will be announced and held at a later date. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Gladyss memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 727B 10th St, Brandon, MB, R7A 4G7. Messages of condolence to the family can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca. Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
SOWIAK: Rudolf (Rudy) Sowiak passed into Gods loving embrace surrounded by all of his family on December 15, 2010 at the age of 77 years. Rudy is survived by his loving wife Ruth of 46 years, son Todd (Michelle) and daughter Caroline (Tom Roy). He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren Kendall and Matthew, brothers Bill and Ernie (Dit), and sister Marjorie. Remaining to mourn his loss also are his Aunt Olga (John) Kostelnyk, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Anne and sister Olga. Rudy was born on January 6, 1933 in St. Martin, Manitoba. The Sowiak family moved to Armstrong, ON and then to Rama, Saskatchewan to farm. The family chose to relocate to Manitoba and farmed North East of Nesbitt. Rudy attended Chesley School, where he received his education. The family farm was purchased south of Nesbitt and is proudly known as Fairview Farms. Rudy began farming with his father Sam as well as working on the oilrigs in Waskada, Manitoba. He was a proud member of the local Nesbitt Pool Elevator Board for many years. In the fall of 1964 on October 24th, Rudy married the love of his life, Ruth Gartz in Rush Lake, SaskatchewanK. They built their new home at the family farm where Rudy worked the farm until he became ill in the spring of 2010. Rudy enjoyed travelling, camping, fishing, hunting, baking and cooking. Woodworking was a hobby that produced many beautiful pieces, which his family cherishes and proudly display. He taught woodworking in the Nesbitt 4-H Club to community children. He loved making maple syrup, sausage, and many visitors enjoyed his homemade wines. Rudy was able to fix and repair anything that needed fixing, and loved the challenge. Many hours were spent through the years going on sightseeing drives in the family car, and while he was very ill, he still enjoyed being able to go with his family on these outings. Often his comment was he was going Crop Inspecting or Around the Block. Rudy was well known for his gentle manner, easy smile and humor. He loved all of the pets he had through the years and had a special way with each one. His dedication and love was always for the farm and his family. His grandchildren brought him so much joy and happiness. We will miss his guidance and never ending love. From heaven he will be watching over all of his family. Special heartfelt thank yous are extended on behalf of the Sowiak family to Dr. Stone, Marlene Cory, and the nursing staff at the Souris General Hospital. Thank you to Muriel Boake for her visits and loving guidance when Rudy was able to be at home. Thank you to all the neighbors and friends who offered their support during this difficult time. The kind thoughts and words were deeply felt and appreciated by the family. A private service was held on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 and the interment took place at the Minnewawa Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Unit 3-824-18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7.
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SCOTT: Dorothy Gladys Bobbie Scott of Neepawa, Manitoba, entered into rest on December 22, 2010 at the age of 85 years. The funeral service will be held on Monday, December 27, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Neepawa United Church, Neepawa, Manitoba. Officiating clergy will be Rev. Mark Satterly. Interment will take place in the Riverside Cemetery, Neepawa, Manitoba. In lieu of flowers friends may make donations to Neepawa & Area Health Auxiliary. Whites Funeral Home Carberry/Neepawa in care of arrangements 204-476-2848.
SINGLE: The death of Alvin Reinhold Single occurred on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Al was born September 24, 1944 at Waldersee, Manitoba and grew up on the family farm. Al attended Cory School for grades one through eight and then attended high school inGlenella. He helped his parents with the farm until moving to Brandon in the 1960's. Al worked at a few places when he first moved to Brandon and then he worked at Simpson Sears for several years. In 1975, Al took over from Jack's Delivery and started Al's Delivery Service for the next 35 years. Al had many interests. He loved bowling, golfing, fishing, hockey, football and baseball. Al's greatest joy was coaching bowling for YBC. He helped kids achieve goals in lots of tournaments all over the place. We had a good life together. Al is survived by his wife of 38 years, Pat; daughters: Sharon (Dallas) Lemaire, Tricia Single (John Alexander); grandchildren: Anita, Eric and Jennifer Lemaire; mother Elizabeth Single; sister Diane (Perry) Allanson; mother and father-in-law Charlie and Ann Miller; brother-in-law Gordon Motz; nephew Chris (Jenn) Allanson. He was predeceased by father, Reinhold Single. The Funeral Ceremony was held at Memories Chapel on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 with Pastor Jason Zinko of Redeemer Lutheran Church officiating. Urn bearer was Chris Allanson. Honorary Pallbearers were all those in attendance. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Al to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Manitoba Branch, 42 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B2, or the Canadian Cancer Society, 193 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 2B7, or Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for CancerCare, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
McKENDRY:Peggy May (Campion) in her 87th year passed away peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital on Saturday, December 18, 2010. Loving wife of the late Roy McKendry and the late Aurele Martineau. Beloved mother of Brenda (Gordon) Hansen of Brandon, Manitoba; David (Diana) McKendry of Morrisburg, Ontario; Kenneth (Carmen) Martineau of Aylmer, Quebec; Carol Ann "Sue" (Peter) Best of London, England; Roger Martineau, Judy Martineau (Lynn Childs), and Ronald McKendry of Metcalfe, Ontario; and the late Maureen Martineau, Michael Martineau, and Jim McKendry. Cherished grandmother of Angie (Lawrence) Williamson, Jim Hansen, Brandon McKendry, Kathleen McKendry, Philip Best, Andre Martineau, Darlene Martineau, and Michael Martineau. Proud great-grandmother of Megan, Natalie, and Kate Williamson; Shane and Camille Martineau. Predeceased by two brothers and two sisters in England. Funeral service was held on Wednesday December 22nd at Daley Family Funeral Home in Metcalfe, Ontario. Spring Interment at Springhill Cemetery. In memory of Peggy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of choice.
Always ready to do her best,With a heart so true and tender,She devoted her life to those she loved,And those she loved remember.
McMILLAN: Russell Stuart, January 11, 1923 - December 16, 2010. Russell Stuart McMillan passed away in Gimili Hospital on December 16, 2010 after a brief illness. Russ is survived by his children Rick, Don and Linda and their families in Los Angelos, California. Also surviving is brother Crawford (Ellma) of Selkirk and sister Yvonne Williams of Brandon. A memorial service will be held for Russell at a later date with burial in Griswold Cemetery.
McBETH: The death of Sadie McBeth, widow of the late George Grey McBeth, occurred at the Vista Park Personal Care Home, Winnipeg on Wednesday, December 22, 2010. The Ceremony to Celebrate Sadie's Life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Michael Skliros will officiate. Interment will follow in the Brandon Cemetery. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Sadie to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for CancerCare, 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.
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