Classifieds / Obituaries
DAILEY: Dorothy Elizabeth Dailey, age 96, beloved wife of the late Mell Dailey, died peacefully June 5, 2010, Bren Del Win Lodge, Deloraine, Manitoba. Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, June 9, 2010, Del-Win Cemetery, Deloraine, Manitoba, 2:00 p.m. Interment Del-Win Cemetery, Deloraine, Manitoba. If friends so desire, donations may be made to a charity of own choice.
Messages of condolence may be made at www.wheatlnd.comSmith Funeral Home, Deloraine, Manitoba www.wheatlnd.com 1-204- 747-2088.
GRAY: Mr. Albert William Gray passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at the age of 93 years. The Funeral Service will be held at the Brockie Donovan Chapel, 332-8th Street, on Monday, June 14, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Shannon McCarthy of Central United Church officiating. Interment will take place at Rosewood Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of Albert may be made to the Central United Church, 327-8th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 3X5 or to Hillcrest Place Personal Care Home, 930-26th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7B 2B8. Complete obituary information to follow. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
ADAMS: Teena-Joy Adams. On May 31, 2010 Teena was taken from us suddenly at the young age of 35 years. Teena leaves to mourn her partner of 9 years, Louis Poirier, and their 3 children, Louis Jr (6), Claude (4) and Oceane (2). Also left to mourn are Teena's other children Jason, Jesse James and Cora as well as many family members and friends. Teena was laid to rest in Swan River, Manitoba on Saturday, June 5, 2010.
WOOD: Jean Elizabeth Wood of Brandon, Manitoba passed away peacefully, May 25, 2010 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Jean was born to Lizzie and Charlie Turner on July 7, 1926 in Lauder, Manitoba. She grew up on the family farm going to Berry Hill and Truro Schools. Jean worked at Huffman's Store in Lauder as a teenager and following the war, she met Roy Wood. They were married on June 26, 1948. Jean chose to stay at home and be a full time Mom to their three children. After Roy passed away in 1976, Jean decided to enter the work force for the first time since she was a teenager. She worked as a cook at the International Nursing Home and then found employment at Muntz Music in the Brandon Shoppers Mall and worked there until she moved to Shirley's Card Shop where she remained until her retirement in 1991. Following Roy's death, she volunteered as a contact for the Bereavement Support Group in Brandon. Jean was a member of Trinity United Church and for several years volunteered to coordinate the church pie sale at the Summer Fair. She was a member of the Centennial Ladies Bowling League and coordinated the spare list. Jean loved her flowers. Her gardens displayed as many flowers as it did vegetables and once she moved into her apartment, the balcony was filled with beautiful blossoms. Jean was predeceased by her husband, Roy, her parents Elizabeth "Lizzie" Turner and Arthur Willis "Charlie" Turner, her sister Florence and brothers George, Norman and Arthur. Jean leaves to mourn her three children: Howard Wood, Brandon; Kathy (Ken) Watson, Vernon, BC; Norm (Joan) Wood, Pitt Meadows, B.C. Grandchildren: Chris Wood, Edmonton, Alberta; Heather Wood, Calgary, Alberta; Brad Wood, Calgary, Alberta; Andrew (Celine) Watson-Alme of Jakarta, Indonesia; Jennifer (Luke) Watson-McMillan and great grandbaby Calen of Ottawa, Ontario; Alex, Scott and Grayson Wood, Pitt Meadows, B.C. Also left to mourn her passing is her brother Howard Turner, Lauder, Manitoba and her loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Family was the most important thing in her life and her presence at family gatherings will be greatly missed. A private family service, arranged by Memories Chapel, was held at Brandon Cemetery on May 31st with Rev. Ralph Clark officiating. Active Pallbearers were: Norman and Howard Wood, Bruce Timms, George Turner, Chris Wood and Ken Watson. Messages were read from Jean's children and her grandson and flowers laid in remembrance of her. A time of food and fellowship was held at Memories Chapel following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 3 - 824 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7.
"You will forever be in our hearts. We will miss you and we will love you always.Expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements were with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
WICKHAM HOOPER: Grace Selina Wickham Hooper, age 90, beloved wife of the late Walter Hooper died peacefully May 30, 2010, at Tudor House Selkirk, Manitoba. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2010, Waskada United Church, Waskada, Manitoba, 11:00 a.m. Interment Waskada Cemetery, Waskada, Manitoba.
ROBERT: Joan Robert of Russell, Manitoba passed away on May 31, 2010 at the Russell District Health Centre at the age of 76 years. Prayers will be said Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. from the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Russell. The funeral mass will be held on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. from the George P. Buleziuk Centre, Russell. Interment to follow in the Russell Memorial Gardens. If friends so desire donations may be made to the Sunroom Project, Russell & Area Palliative Care or the Russell & District Regional Library.Messages of condolence may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.Braendle-Bruce Funeral Service of Russell, Manitoba are in care of arrangements. (204) 773-2747.
McLEAN: Wayne Albert McLean. It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Wayne Albert Mclean on June 1, 2010. After many years of diabetic complications, his Heavenly Father has called him home for ultimate healing. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Lisa and their 14-year-old son Adam. Wayne is also survived by his parents, Albert and Mary McLean of Brandon; sister and brother -in-law Marlene and Don Jury (Stephanie, Michael) of Minnedosa; sister and brother-in-law Donna and Al Keffen (Darien, Brynn) of Innisfail, Alberta; his in-laws, Peter and Anne Penner of Winnipeg; Gerri and Jack Kirby (Nathan, Sara, Katie) of Winnipeg and Richard and Debbie Penner (Joshua, Riley, Tyler) of Altona; Agatha Dueck of Altona and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Wayne was born in Minnedosa and was raised on the family farm near Rapid City, MB. He graduated from Elton Collegiate in 1974 and Herzing College in 1998. His variousemployers included KMart in Brandon; Valley Royal Travel in Minnedosa, CAA Travel in Brandon and Convergys in Winnipeg. Wayne was a quiet, gentle man who above all, loved to laugh. His hobbies included golfing, 5-pin bowling and watching the Brandon Wheat Kings, the Montreal Canadians and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Thank you to the medical teams at the Health Sciences Centre and the St. Boniface Hospital for your expertise and care over the years. Thanks to the Home Care workers for aiding Wayne at home. Lastly, thanks to our many, many family members and friends for your support. Interment will take place on Monday, June 7, 2010 at Chapel Lawn, 4000 Portage Avenue at 1:00 p.m. with viewing one half hour prior. A Celebration of Life will begin at 2:00 p.m. at Westwood Community Church, 40l Westwood Dr. Donations in memory of Wayne may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association 200-310 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0S6 or The Kidney Foundation, Manitoba Branch, Unit 1- 452 Dovercourt Dr., Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3Y 1G4. Chapel Lawn, 204-885-9715.
McCONNELL: Alymer Donald Don McConnell; beloved husband of the late Eleanor McConnell and father of Stuart (Tammie) and Dean (Dienna) and the late David McConnell; grandfather of Michael, Adam, Jennifer, Amy (Ben); great grandfather of Emma and David; passed away at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, Manitoba, on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 81 years of age. A service to celebrate Dons life will be held at the Hamiota United Church, Hamiota,Manitoba on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. with a private family interment in the Hamiota Cemetery. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Dons memory to Park Residence, Hamiota, Manitoba, R0M 0T0; the Hamiota Cancer Treatment Program, c/o HDHC, Hamiota, Manitoba, R0M 0T0; or to the CNIB, 354 10th St, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4G1.
Messages of condolence can be sent to the McConnell family at www.campbellfuneralhome.caCampbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are in care of arrangements. 866- 620-2744
MCCALLUM: Stan passed away at home in Melita on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at the age of 82. He was predeceased by his parents Bill & Minnie McCallum; brothers: John (Ariel), Frances, Harvey, Russ (Violet), Cleve (Steina), Byron, Raymond and Hugh; sisters: Margaret (Harold) Shannon, Shirley (Doug) Wren, June, and Marion (Frank) Bailey. Stan is survived by his sister-in-law Bonnie McCallum and numerous nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Stan's life will be held on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 2:00 pm from the Melita Presbyterian Church, Melita, Manitoba with Reverend Barb Alston officiating with interment to follow at the Melita Cemetery. Donations may be given to the Melita Swimming Pool Box 364 Melita, Manitoba, R0M 1L0 or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of Redpath Funeral Home Melita 522-3361. To send condolences or special memories to the family, please visit: www.redpathfuneralhome.com
HACKENSCHMIDT: The death of Ronald Charles Hackenschmidt, beloved husband of Lorraine, of Alexander, Manitoba, occurred at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Thursday, June 3, 2010. The Funeral Service will be held at Calvary Temple, 620-34th Street, on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Gary Jennings will officiate. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Ronald may be made to Westman Youth for Christ, 1228 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 0L9. 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.
LARSEN: Judith Anna Larsen (née Nielsen). It is with deep sorrow that we announce that our dear mother, wife, grandmother, and sister passed into eternal rest with her family by her side on May 22, 2010 at 4:50 a.m. at the young age of 54 years. Judy was born to the late Jarl and Adele Nielsen on February 23, 1956 in Brandon, Manitoba. Until the age of two she lived in Souris, before moving to a small acreage in Kemnay where she lived a happy childhood. She attended elementary school in Kemnay before moving to Brandon where she attended J. R. Reid School. At the age of 16 years, Judy started her career of 30 years at Fairview Home, where she worked until her daughter Cristina was born. She was a stay at home mom for four years before returning to work at Fairview Home in 1984. After a brief first marriage, she married her first love Phillip Farmer, father of Cristina. In 1989, her second daughter Melissa was born to Jack Larsen, who she lived with until becoming his wife on February 23rd, 2006. Judy lived and loved with all of her heart and was known by her family as a master chef as she frequently cooked feasts for upwards of 30 people. Some hobbies and past-times that she took great joy in were arts and crafts, sewing, camping, fishing, swimming, horseback riding in her youth, dancing, cards, darts, movies, croquet, mini golf, and most of all spending time with family and friends. As the eldest of her nine brothers and sisters, she was like a second mother to them. She loved her three grandchildren and treasured every moment with them. Sam shared her love and talent for art. Before her passing, she was able to spend time with her grandchildren, dancing with Leah and Jessie, and drawing with Sam. She shared many of her favorite recipes with Crissy, and enjoyed every minute she had with her family and friends. A beautiful woman inside and out with an incredible sense of humour, she touched many lives and will be fondly remembered and greatly missed. Judy was predeceased by her mother and father; Jarl (2001) and Adele Nielsen (1985), and her nephew David (1985). She leaves behind her husband Jack, two daughters Melissa Larsen, and Crissy McGregor née Farmer (Doug), grandchildren, Sam, Jessie, and Leah. Her nine brothers and sisters Wayne Nielsen (Debbie); Andy Nielsen (Kim), Gary Nielsen (Norma), Donna Coburn née Nielsen, Kelly Nielsen, Sheila Darvill née Nielsen (Derek), Jeff Nielsen, Tim Nielsen (Brenda), as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She showed incredible courage and strength through her hospital stay and never missed an opportunity to put a smile on someones face. A graveside service was held at the Brandon Cemetery on Friday, May 28, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with Arlene Robertson officiating. Donations in Memory of Judy may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation, Box 1943, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3R2. Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
KUHARSKI: Rose Mary Kuharski, beloved wife of Henry of Neepawa, Manitoba entered into rest on June 2, 2010 at the Concordia Health Centre at the age of 80 years. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Dominics Roman Catholic Church, Neepawa, MB. Prayers will be said on Sunday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. from the Church. Interment to follow in Riverside Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Polonia Cemetery Fund. Whites Funeral Home Neepawa in care of arrangements.
KOMER: It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our dear father, grandfather and great grandfather Nick on May 27, 2010 at Hillcrest Place. Nick was born December 12, 1922. His childhood was spent working hard helping his family cope in difficult times. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, golfing, carpentry and Sunday drives. His meticulous carpentry skills were called upon by his children and grandchildren. Nick was a hard worker and very much a perfectionist. In 1943, Nick joined the CNR Railroad as a switchman, filling in as conductor and yardmaster. In 1948, he married Sophie Macialek and they were blessed with three children: Wayne, Fran (Jack) Jacobson and Terry. In 1979 he retired to help Sophie babysit grandchildren Jackie (John) Guthrie and Jared (Robin) Jacobson. His time spent, lessons taught, quick wit and teasing ways will be cherished by Jackie and Jared and their children Ethan, Ella, Halle and Jaxon. Nick is survived by sister Nancy and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by wife Sophie (December, 2008), parents Annie and Steve, sisters Stella and Kaye and numerous in-laws. Nick was fortunate to remain in his own home until December 2009, when his cancer complications made his move to Hillcrest a necessity. His sound mind and funny nature helped make his stay there enjoyable. Though his stay was short, he appreciated all the helpful staff and doctors that made Hillcrest his new home. For this the family isgratefully thankful. As Nick had wished, a private family burial will be held. Rev. Jim Brown of St. George's Anglican Church will officiate. Interment will be at the Brandon Cemetery Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Dad's Special Poem:"It's love that makes the sunny days a little brighter yet.It's love that makes the memories too precious to forget.It's love that makes our sorrows easier to bear.Love that makes the joys of life so wonderful to share."Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com. Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
COLLYER: In loving memory of Richard Francis Collyer, beloved husband of Deb, father of Danyel, and Dana. Richard died at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 3, 2010 at the age of 53. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday June 8, 2010 at the Killarney United Church in Killarney, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire donations in memory of Richard may be made to; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Societywww.leukemia-ymphoma.org, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada- www.jdrf.ca, or to a charity of own choice.
Messages of Condolence may be made online at www.wheatlnd.com.Killarney & Boissevain Funeral Home Ltd. 523-7791.
BULL: Dorothy Mary Louise "MaryLou" Bull passed away peacefully with her family at her side at the Assiniboine Centre on May 5, 2010 at the age of 69. MaryLou was born to Richard and Jessie Creber of Strathclair, Manitoba on October 28, 1940. She was predeceased by her parents and brother, Bill Creber. MaryLou married Ken "Jim" Bull in 1962. They moved to Rapid City, Manitoba in 1964, where they farmed and raised their family. Over the years, MaryLou worked as a telephone operator, a cashier at the Peavey Mart store in Brandon and a home care worker. She especially enjoyed working on the farm with the animals and took great pride in her garden. She had severalinterests, including music, knitting and crocheting, cooking, baking and canning and country living in general. MaryLou was known for hosting many marvellous meals for family and friends. She is survived by her loving husband Ken of 47 years; son Rob (Val) and grandchildren, Rick, Lisa and Erin of Killarney, Manitoba; daughter Laurel (Charlie) Clark and grandson Mike (Cheryl) and great grandchildren Colin and Emily, all of Brandon, MB; and daughter Lorna (Brian) Kacsmar and grandchildren Bailey and Justin of Esterhazy, Saskatchewan. She also leaves to mourn her brother Jim Creber, sister Daisy Robertson, Bull brothers-in-law Howard, Larry (Jean), Don (Marg) and Bob (Marg), sister-in-law (Earl) Pearl and several nieces and nephews. A private family graveside service was held at the Rapid City Cemetery on May 11, 2010, officiated by Reverend Elwood Fawcett. The pallbearers were the six grandchildren. A ceremony to celebrate MaryLou's life followed at Memories Chapel in Brandon. The family extends sincere gratitude to Dr. Butler and his staff of the Brandon Clinic; Dr. du Plooy, the nurses and staff at the Cancer Program in Brandon; and the many nurses and aides on A3 at the Assiniboine Centre. Thank you also to family and friends for their support, cards, flowers and generous gifts of food received. In memory of MaryLou, donations may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation for CancerCare Project at 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.
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