Classifieds / Obituaries
BEEVER: Hilda Emily Beever passed away peacefully on March 15, 2010. She was born on August 28, 1916 in Wheatland, Manitoba, to George and Florence Perrett. Hilda attended a one-room school in Wheatland and by age 16, was out on her own working as a home helper at the Bill Connor and Harold Westwood homes. On November 11, 1939, she married Samuel Beever. Sam joined Royal Canadian Air Force and they spent the war years at various air bases. They had one daughter, Beverley. At the end of the war, Sam got a job at Rivers Air Base and they moved back to Wheatland where her dad was postmaster there. Hilda later became postmistress at Wheatland until she retired at age 65. After Sam passed away, she moved to Rivers where she lived in her own home until her death. She was a member of St. James Anglican Church and liked gardening, bowling, reading and various hobbies. Hilda is survived by her: daughter Bev (Lanny) Westwood; granddaughters Joanne Baker and Meran Higgins; great-grandchildren Johnathon, Mathew, Sydney, Britney and Jade; sisters Evelyn and Margaret; brother Jack; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, husband Sam, sisters Vera and Dot and brothers Eric and Charlie. A funeral service was held Friday, March 19 at St. James Anglican Church with Rev. Nigel Packwood officiating. Pall bearers were George Baker, Johnathon Baker, Dale Beever, Marlin Beever, Larry Beever and Ches Sheppard. Interment followed at Rivers Cemetery. Donations in memory of Hilda may be made to Hamiota Health Centre or a charity of choice.
She will be sadly missed.
AVERY: Ina Rowena Avery passed away peacefully at the Assiniboine Centre, Brandon, on Wednesday, April 7, 2010. Ina was born in Roland, Manitoba on November 13, 1920. Ina was a loving, kindhearted woman and very active in the communities in which she lived over the years, including Carman, Medora and Brandon. Following the death of her loving husband Howard in 1997, to whom she was married for 55 years, Ina resided at Hobbs Manor in Brandon, where she made some wonderful friends and enjoyed participating in several activities. Ina really loved to dance with her friends at Central Community Club. Ina leaves to cherish her memory son Dennis, daughter Janet and husband Ove Olesen, and daughter Gail and husband Grant Cassils; five granddaughters: Kerry (Mark) Furlan, Kelly (Dan) Murray, Kim (Paul) Murray, Dana (Conrad) Kelm and Tara (Darryl) Albrecht; and 15 great-grandchildren: Jessica and Grant Furlan, Mitchell, Doug, Brynn and Grayson Murray, Logan, Madison, Kelly and Eden Murray, Jack, Hayden and Hilary Kelm, and Andrew and Avery Albrecht. Ina is also survived by her loving brother Kline and wife Hilda Virtue. Ina was predeceased by her husband Howard, sister Eileen Raymer, and brother Morley Virtue. A private graveside service was held at the Brandon Cemetery on Friday, April 9, 2010. As an expression of sympathy, if friends so wish, donations may be made in Inas memory to The Lung Association of Manitoba, 8-940 Princess Ave., Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 0P6 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 3-824 18th St., Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
BEARE: Edna Jean Beare, beloved wife of Gordon Beare of Lions Manor, Brandon, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, March 15, 2010 at the age of 89 years. Edna was the youngest of eight children, born Edna Jean Carson, in Teulon, Manitoba on January 22, 1921. She grew up and attended school in Teulon and Fraserwood, Manitoba. She took her grade 12 in Winnipeg and Teachers Training in Gimli, Manitoba. Edna taught in Nesbitt and then Delton, a little one room school house in 1946. She met Gordon in the fall of 1946 upon his arrival home from the War. They were engaged on Valentines Day 1947 and were married July 12, 1947 in Winnipeg. Edna enjoyed a very busy farm life from 1947 to 1973 raising their three children, Linda (Fisher), Bruce and Ed. She was a talented seamstress, sewing for the family and her culinary skills were beyond compare. Edna was very active in a number of groups and organizations in the many communities she lived in. In 1973, she moved with husband Gordon to Camp Wannakumbac at Onanole where they lived very happily for nine years as caretakers of the camp. 1982 found them living in Wawanesa surrounded by family and good friends as well as spending many summers in Killarney at the campground and winters in Texas until 2002. In 2002, Edna and Gordon moved into Lions Manor where she has enjoyed the last eight years "in paradise" as she would often say. Edna started painting when they moved to Onanole at age 50 and it was here she found her love for painting which soon became her passion. She was very proud of every picture and enjoyed sharing them with many of her friends and family. Edna's personality just bubbled with fun and charm. She loved to curl, enjoyed music and dancing, as well as games of all kinds. Edna loved to entertain with lots of family, friends and good food. Besides the love of her life Gordon, her husband, Edna will fondly be remembered and missed terribly by her children: Linda (Mark) Fisher of Nesbitt, Bruce (Janie) of Wawanesa, Ed (Myrna Myers) of Nesbitt; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and sister Bessie Anderson of Hobbs Manor, Brandon and all of her many friends. Edna was predeceased by her parents, three sisters, four brothers and daughter- in-law Trishie (Ed) Beare. The funeral service was held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. with Mr. Lawrence McInnes, Brockie Donovan Funeral Celebrant, officiating. Interment was at the Minnewawa Cemetery and a time of fellowship and refreshments followed at the Nesbitt Hall. Donations in memory of Edna may be made to the New Horizons, Box 384, Wawanesa, Manitoba, ROK 2GO or to a charity of your choice. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
PERCIVAL: George Allan Percival, age 93, beloved husband of Margaret Percival, died on April 6, 2010 at the Deloraine Health Centre, Deloraine, Manitoba. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 10, 2010 at Smith Funeral Home, Deloraine, Manitoba, 2:00 p.m. Donations may be made to the charity of own choice. Interment Del-Win Cemetery Cemetery.
Messages of condolence may be made at www.wheatlnd.comSmith Funeral Home Deloriane.
HARDY: Allan (Barney) Hardy, age 82, beloved husband of Polly Hardy, died April 6, 2010 at Delwynda Court Personal Care Home, Deloraine, Manitoba. In accordance with family wishes a private graveside service will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to the Delwynda Court Personal Care Home or a charity of own choiceMessages of condolence may be made at www.wheatlnd.comSmith Funeral Home Deloraine entrusted with arrangements.
COOLEY: Evelyn Cooley of Birtle, Manitoba passed away at her residence on Sunday, April 4, 2010 at the age of 89 years. Evelyn is survived by her children: Murray (Wendy) Cooley of Brandon, Val Cooley of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, three grandchildren, three great grandchildren and two sisters. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Georges Anglican Church, Birtle with Rev. Laura Marie Piotrowicz officiating. Interment will follow in the Birtle Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba. Remembrances and condolences may be emailed to email@example.com Braendle Bruce Funeral Service of Russell are in care of arrangements. (204) 773-2747.
SPEERS: The death of Ralph Speers of Alexander, Manitoba occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Tuesday, April 6, 2010. Ralph was born at Alexander, Manitoba July 2, 1939. He will be remembered as a caring husband, father, grandfather and friend. Ralph leaves his wife Joyce, daughter Sherri and sons Warren (Kim), Darryl (Celia); grandchildren: Sarah-Jane, Kevin, Garnett and Emily. Also surviving are brothers: Dan (Marg), Gordon (Marion); brother and sister-in-law Bernie and Peggy Meek; mother-in-law Frances Gamley as well as nieces and nephews. Ralph was predeceased by his parents Scot and Ethel Speers and father-in-law Alf Gamley. A Graveside Service will be held at the Alexander Cemetery on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. with a Memorial Service held at the McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church, 635 McDiarmid Drive at 1:30 p.m. Joe Ball, Hospital Chaplain will officiate. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Ralph to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for Palliative Care, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, R7A 2B3. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
GRAY: Wallace (Wally) Stanley Gray; beloved husband of Dora; father of Don (Susan) and Murray (Catherine); father in-law of Brian Stewart; grandfather of Jesse, Joshua, Chelsea, Courtney, Lindsey, Kelly, Todd, Seana, Carley-Jane; passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, MB on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 87 years of age. A service to celebrate Wallys life will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at the Kenton Memorial Hall, Kenton, Manitoba at 12:00 p.m. followed by a reception. A private family interment will take place prior at Rosewood Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Brandon, Manitoba. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Wallys memory to CancerCare Manitoba, P.O. Box 2248 Stn Main, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 9Z9 or to Kenton Community Enterprises, Kenton, Manitoba, R0M 0Z0.
Messages of condolence can be sent at www.campbellfuneralhome.caCampbell Funeral Home, Hamiota in care of arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
CLARK: Mr. P. Ron Clark, beloved husband of Kathy and dear father of Craig, Warren and Alisa, passed away at the Assiniboine Centre on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at the age of 75 years. Funeral arrangements are pending with Brockie Donovan Funeral & Cremation Services, 727-0694.
SHEARER: Passed away at the Wawanesa Personal Care Home on Monday April 5, 2010 at the age of 94 years, William John Bill Shearer of Wawanesa, Manitoba. Bill leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife Mazie (nee Diver), son Elwood (Pat) and daughter Wilma (Andy) Boulanger, both of Wawanesa, six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Bill was predeceased by his sisters Ann Malyon, Minnie Couling and Lena Bell. Funeral Services will be held on Friday April 9, 2010 at 1:00 pm in the Willmor Chapel, Glenboro, with Rev. Carolyn Rushton officiating. An interment service for the immediate family members will follow in the Glenboro Cemetery. Following the chapel service, a reception will be held in the Wawanesa Centennial Hall at approx. 2:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made to the Northfield Community Club, c/o Eileen Mooney, Wawanesa MB or to the Millford Cemetery Fund c/o Shirley Bell, Wawanesa, Manitoba, R0K 2G0 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 824-18th Street, Unit 3, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7.
On line condolences can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.Jamiesons Funeral Service, Willmor Chapel, of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 204-827-2480.
CZERKAWSKI: Walter John. It is with deep sadness that the family of Walter Czerkawski announce his passing at the age of 83 years on Wednesday, April7, 2010 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Memories Chapel, 330 -18th Street North, Brandon, Reverend Father Jerzy Urbanski presiding. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Walter may be made to a charity of choice.Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
SHIELDS: Glenn Murray Shields (Murg) September 8, 1962 to March 31, 2010. It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Glenn on March 31 at the age of 47. He is mourned by his three children, Nicole, Travis, and Devon, his mother, Joan Shields. Glenn's brothers Michael and Kendall, his sister Alissa, and their families. His dear friend Maxine Fullerton, and his extended family and friends. If he wasn't holding counsel with his buddies in his garage, he could be found mountain biking with his dog on the trails of southwest Manitoba. Uncle Murr, Uncle Fluffy, Uncle Plumber, Uncle Woodtick... are just a few of the endearing nicknames his nieces and nephews had for him. Glenn's easy nature, relaxed humour, and kind ways will be sadly missed by his friends and loved ones. In accordance with Glenn's wishes, there will be a small graveside service on April 9 at 2:00, followed by a reception in Alexander at the Whitehead Hall. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Manitoba Escarpment Trail Society, at 416 3rd Street Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 3C4.
As Glenn would say Peace, love, and Jellybeans.....
BOLDUC: Georgette Bolduc (nee Teetaert), age 84, beloved wife of the late Ken Bolduc, died on April 5, 2010 at Delwynda Court Personal Care Home, Deloraine, Manitoba. Mass will be held on Thursday April 8, 2010 at St. Antoninus Catholic Church, Deloraine, Manitoba at 10:00 a.m. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Delwynda Court Personal Care Home. Prayers will be said at the church Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Interment Deloraine Catholic Cemetery.
Messages of condolence may be made at www.wheatlnd.com
PERREAULT: Olive Louise Perreault of Birtle, Manitoba passed away April 5, 2010 at the Russell District Health Center at the age of 68 years. Prayers will be said Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. from the St. Lazare Roman Catholic Church. A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, April 9, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. from the Birtle Cemetery, Birtle, Manitoba with Fr. Michel Nault officiating. If friends so desire donations may be made to the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.
Remembrances and condolences may be emailed to email@example.com.Braendle-Bruce Funeral Service of Russell, Manitoba in care of arrangements.
HUBERDEAU: Claude Huberdeau of St. Lazare, Manitoba passed away on April 4, 2010 at the Russell District Health Centre at the age of 51 years. Prayers will be said Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. from the St. Lazare Roman Catholic Church. The funeral mass will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. from the St. Lazare Roman Catholic Church with Father Michel Nault officiating. Interment to follow in the St. Lazare Cemetery. If friends so desire donations may be made to the CancerCare Manitoba.
Remembrances and condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.Braendle-Bruce Funeral Service of Russell are in care of arrangements. (204) 773-2747.
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