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Ronald Charles, beloved husband of Lorraine and father of Becky, Amy and Jenny passed away at Brandon Regional Health Centre on June 3, 2010. Ron was born to Jack and Freida Hackenschmidt on July 21, 1946. Ron met Lorraine, fell in love, and were married August 31, 1974. They moved out to their acreage near Alexander with their oldest daughter and later the other two girls were born. During his work career Ron worked at Acklands, NAP Auto Parts and in 1981 he started at Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd. (presently Canexus). Ron retired in November 2006 at the age of 60. In his own quiet way Ron was always willing to lend a hand to friends and family and others in need. Throughout the years, many enjoyed his dry sense of humor and Ron’s good natured teasing. He took pleasure in doing jigsaw puzzles, golfing, bowling, and he was always willing to play a game of cards. Ron was very family oriented and looked forward to spending time with all members of his family. Ron is survived by his wife Lorraine, their daughters Becky (Peter) Fleming, Amy (Eric) Olson, Jenny (Tyler) Stephens, grandchildren Keira, Ethan, Jordyn, and numerous brothers-in-law, sisters- in-law, nieces, and nephews. The funeral service will be held at Calvary Temple, 620 34th Street on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. The family wishes to thank all those that blessed them during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Westman Youth for Christ, 4-1228 Rosser Ave. in Brandon.
BROOKS: The death of Angela Joan Brooks occurred in the city on Saturday, June 5, 2010. Angela was the beloved partner of Keith Moffatt and the dear mother of Chad and a beloved sister to her family. The Funeral Ceremony willbe held at St. Matthew's Cathedral, 403 13th Street on Friday, June 11, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. The Very Rev. Robin Walker will officiate. Friends who wish maymake a donation in memory of Angela to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, #3,824-18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 5B7. Complete obituary information will follow. Expressions of sympathy may be made at are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
BERRY: E. L. Garth Berry of Cartwright, Manitoba, passed away June 5, 2010. He leaves to mourn his daughter Bev Henderson (James) of Winnipeg, his son Paul Berry (Barb) of Brandon, and their families. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Cartwright United Church. Internment will be at a later date. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Garth may be made to the Cartwright United Church Memorial Fund. Messages of Condolence may be made online at's Funeral Service Ltd. (204) 825-2848.
WALKER: Ellen Walker of Brandon passed away May 2, 2010 at the age of 81 years. A graveside service will be held at Brandon Cemetery on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Messages of condolence may be placed at
STOUFFER: It is with sadness that the family of James "Jim" Stouffer, beloved husband of Joyce, announce that his death occurred at the age of seventy-six years on Monday, June 7, 2010 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Family and friends are welcome to attend a graveside service which will take place at the Rosewood Memorial Gardens on Thursday, June 10, 2010at 1:00 p.m. Mr. Marvin Beaumont will officiate. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Jim may be made to the Brandon Regional Health Centre Foundation, for Palliative Care, 150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 2B3. Complete obituary information will follow. Expressions of sympathy may be made at Arrangements are with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.
McCULLAGH: Ellen Lilian (Harper). Lilian, beloved mother of Enid and Lucille, grandmother (6), great grandmother (17) and great great grandmother (1), passed away on, June 6, 2010, at the age of 106. Lilian was born in Minnedosa, Manitoba August 3, 1903 to Minnie and Arthur Harper. She attended Hazelwood School and teacher training in Dauphin and Winnipeg. She taught throughout southern MB for 10 years before marrying John Floyd McCullagh July 11, 1934 (predeceased Lilian in 1993). Lilian resided in Killarney, Manitoba until 1944 when they moved to Brandon where she lived an active life. She taught for the Brandon School Division and was a correspondent for the Winnipeg Free Press. Lilian sang in the Knox United Church choir for 30 years and was active in the First Presbyterian Church. In 1990, at age 87, Lilian’s book, On Wings of a Dove, was published. In 2008 it won an award in the Canadian National Poetry Contest. In 2000, Lilian moved to Edmonton to be with her family and she continued her active lifestyle, including weekly pool games, hymn sing, rhythm band and Chair Yoga, which was featured across Canada by Cdn. Press in 2007. Her latest accomplishments included participating in a televised baseball game for her 106th birthday, modeling in a fashion show in May, 2010, and meeting Dr. Roberta Bondar (Cdn. astronaut and neurologist) where they visited and exchanged books this past March during a special presentation at the Northern Institute of Technology in Edmonton. She will be sorely missed by her entire family but will be welcomed in Heaven by all her friends and family. Funeral will be held Thursday, June 8 at 2:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 339-12th Street, Brandon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church.
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
Smith Funeral Home, Deloraine, Manitoba 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
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 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 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 Don’s 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 Don’s 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
Campbell 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:
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