Classifieds / Obituaries
DAY: It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Isabel Day on April 30, 2013 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. A funeral service of remembrance will be held on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Killarney, Manitoba. In lieu of flowers please donate to a charity of your choice. Complete obituary to follow.
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BELL: Gladys Eloise Bell (nee Myers). Gladys was born in Belmont, MB February 1st, 1928, the fourth child to George and Mattie Myers (Campbell). She peacefully passed away on April 29th, 2013 with her family near at the Brandon Assiniboine Centre. Gladys leaves to mourn her passing her loving husband of 63 years, Fred, son Gordon (Karen) of Hamiota, son Bruce (Margo) and daughter Diane of Brandon. Grandchildren Lauren, Kelsey, Jillian and Tanner. Brothers Harvey (May), Dennis (Jessie) of Belmont, sisters Evelyn Chambers, now of Brandon, Doreen Acorn of Glenboro, Shirley (Arnie) Egge of Kimberley, B.C. Brother-in-law Jim Williamson, sister-in-law Shirley of Belmont and sister-in-law Marlene of Brandon. She was predeceased by brothers Lloyd, Calvin and sister Audrey. Gladys was born on the family farm close to Belmont. She received her education at the Belmont school and went on to attend Brandon Business College. It was during this time in Brandon she met her future husband, Fred. Gladys started her career for Anglo Oil before moving on to work for Scott National Foods and then to Clements Drug store where she retired in 1993. In her retirement, she enjoyed many rounds of golf with friends and family, watching her grandchildren participate in sports and bowling with her long time best friend, Jean Carrick, in the seniors ladies league. Gladys will be fondly remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and loyal friend with a warm heart and the patience of a saint. A Come & Go Memorial Reception will be held at the George Brockie Fellowship Centre at Brockie Donovan Funeral Home, 332-8th Street, on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Gladys may be made to a charity of choice.
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ARASON: Helen Janet Arason Passed away at the Glenboro Personal Care Home on Tuesday April 30, 2013 at the age of 93 years, Helen Janet Arason (nee Patterson), of Cypress River MB. Helen leaves to mourn her passing her four children Debbie Nordal (Barry) of Cypress River, Kerry Arason (Joe) of Winnipeg, Tryggvi Arason (Lori) of Cypress River, Janette (Joe) Desjarlais of Winnipeg; eight grandchildren, Stephanie (Alex), Vanessa, Michael, Matthew (Tina), Tiffany, Ariel (Anthony), Aslinn (Tanner) & Taylor; four great grandchildren Carter, Ariel, Trinity & Faith and by a sister-in-law Isabelle Patterson. Helen was predeceased by her husband Elmer in 1998, brothers Alex, James & David & by sisters Isabelle & Jean. Funeral services will be held on Friday May 3, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Cypress River United Church. Interment to follow in the Glencoe Cemetery, Cypress River. Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Helens memory to the Cypress River Congregate Meals Program, c/o Sherry Truelove, Box 221 Cypress River MB R0K 0P0 or to the Glenboro Personal Care Home, Box 310 Glenboro MB R0K 0X0.
On line condolences can be made by visiting www.willmorchapel.comJamiesons Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
PAGE: Edward Ed George Page of Virden, MB, beloved husband of Shirley and dear father to Donald (Janet), David (Wendy) and Cathy (Murray) Braybrook, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Virden at the age of 88 years. A private family memorial service will be held, followed by a reception for family and friends at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 530-8th Avenue South, Virden, MB on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. Donations in memory of Ed may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Unit 3-824-18th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 5B7 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 415-1st Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 2W8. Complete obituary information to follow.
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MARVIN: It is with sadness that our family announces the passing of Richard John Marvin on Monday, April 29th, 2013 at the age of 90 years. Richie passed away peacefully at Hillcrest Place, which was his home for the last four months. Born in Brandon, MB on July 26, 1922, he was the youngest child of Walter and Annie Marvin. Richie grew up on the farm in the Forrest area and resided on the same quarter section all his life until retirement when he and Gwen moved into Village Green in Brandon, MB. He attended Powerville School, but at the age of 16, he left school to take over the farming when his father passed away. He farmed until the age of 87, running a mixed, dairy and grain farm over the years. He started off with horse drawn equipment, but was very progressive and purchased newer technology and liked to keep up with the times. Richie was married October 2nd, 1948 to Gwendoline Meadows and they raised five children. Gwen and Richie did some travelling abroad, but enjoyed spending many winters in Texas where they made some lasting friendships. Richie was an extremely kind and generous man, always a gentleman and well loved by everyone. His family, grandchildren and great grandchildren were always very important to him. Left to cherish his memories are his loving wife Gwen of 64 years; children Marilyn (Garry) Pawluck of Salmon Arm, BC, David (Gail) Marvin of Forrest, MB, Doug (Judy) Marvin of Justice, MB, Lynda (Larrie) Kidd of Clear Lake, MB, Twylla (Jon) Burton of Forrest, MB. He will be greatly missed by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Walter and Annie Marvin; his older sister Muriel Snowdon and brother-in-law Wilfred Snowdon. A Celebration of Richies Life will take place at McDiarmid Drive Alliance Church, 635 McDiarmid Drive, on Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Dan Pope and Pastor Earl Ricalton will officiate. Following the reception, interment will take place at St. Georges Cemetery, Rivers, MB. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Richie may be made to a charity of choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements withMemories Chapel &Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
MARCINO: On April 28, 2013, with his family by his side, Joseph Thomas Marcino peacefully passed away at the age of 101. Joe was born in Poland on July 16th 1911, the youngest of seven children. At the age of 16 he immigrated to Canada to join his older brothers in the Erickson area. He and Mary Wojesysyn married on February 15, 1933 and began an amazing marriage that spanned 65 years. They farmed near Erickson where they raised seven children. Joe is survived by his daughters: Liz ONeil, Florence Marcino (George), Joyce Shewan, Judy Ticknor (Ken), Lorraine Nychuk (Terry); his son Zigmund Marcino (Vivian); daughter-in -law Gail Marcino, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his loving wife Mary, son Kashmir, grandson Maurice, and sons-in-law: Dick ONeil, Cass Jansen, and Keith Shewan. Joe loved the outdoors and spent many happy hours hunting, fishing and gardening. He was actively involved in his community, a devout member of the Roman Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a kind hearted man who welcomed everyone into his life and was always willing to offer a helping hand. We would like to thank the staff of Fairview Personal Care Home for the care he received in the 15 years he resided there. Funeral service will be held at St. Judes Roman Catholic Church in Erickson on Thursday, May 2, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Joe Marcino may be made to a charity of your choice.
KEYES: Arnold Keyes age 79, beloved husband of Shirley, dad to Gordon, Les, and Tammy died April 29, 2013 at Tri Lake Health Centre in Killarney, Manitoba. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday May 4, 2013 at the Killarney United Church, Killarney, Manitoba at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Killarney Cemetery. Donations in memory of Arnold may be made to the Tri Lake Health Centre Palliative Care Fund; Box 5000 Killarney, MB R0K 1G0.
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HOLM: Victor Alan Holm of Bentley, AB, formerly of Brandon, beloved husband of Joyce, passed away in Virden, MB on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the age of 61 years. A Service to Honour Victors Life will be held at Central United Church, 327-8th Street, Brandon, on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Shannon McCarthy officiating. A time of viewing for family and friends will take place prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. For those who wish, donations in memory of Victor may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Brandon & District Chapter, 5B-457-9th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 4A9, or to the Edmonton Fellowship of the Deaf Blind, 6240-113th Street N.W., Edmonton, AB, T6H 3L2. Complete obituary information to follow.
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HARKNESS: Thelma Irene, 97 years old, beloved wife of the late Bob Harkness, mother of Merv and Lola, died in the Souris Personal Care Home on Thursday, April 25, 2013. Funeral service will be held at St. Pauls United Church, Souris, Manitoba on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment in Rosewood Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Brandon, Manitoba. In memory of Thelma, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice. Kowalchuks Funeral Home Souris, in care of arrangements. Expression of sympathy may be made at www.kowalchuks.net
SLOMIANY: Helen Frances (Nee Biczak) June 17, 1934 to April 28, 2013. Peacefully after suffering a severe stroke our dearest mom, nana, sister, aunt and friend, Helen Frances passed away at Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, April 28, 2013. Our hearts are broken, but the love she had for us and the examples she set for us will sustain us. The Ceremony to Celebrate Helen's Life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 1:00 pm. Very Rev. Fr. Jerzy Urbanski of St. Joseph's Polish National Catholic Church will officiate. A private interment will be held at the Brandon Cemetery at a later date. Friends who wish may make a donation in memory of Helen to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathymay be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements withMemories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
POLLON: Ruby Eleanor Pollon passed away on April 28, 2013 at the Minnedosa Health Centre at the age of 90 years. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Clanwilliam Cemetery, Clanwilliam, MB with memorial luncheon to follow at the Minnedosa Legion Club Room. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or CancerCare MB. Minnedosa Funeral Service, Minnedosa, Manitoba in care of arrangements (204) 867-3868.Messages of condolences may be sent to email@example.com
POETS: The death of Frederick Arthur Poets, father of Bonnie, Edward and Shari, occurred on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Born October 23, 1933 at Redvers, Saskatchewan to Arthur and Florence (nee Burr) Poets, Fred moved to Brandon and lived with his grandparents on the Poets side. It was here that he met Bernice Kobialka. They married and moved to Hamilton, Ontario where Fred worked for the City of Hamilton and later operated heavy equipment, up until the time he had astroke which forced him to quit work. Fred loved stock car racing (Car #54) and was a stock car driver for many years. He won many championships; he liked speed and the challenges of out-witting other drivers and always finished in the top five. He raced against and admired Bobby Allison. Fred was a Hobby Hall of Fame Member of the Canadian Vintage Modifieds. Fred loved life and he loved to dance, he also loved animals and wanted to be a vet. He especially enjoyed taking his dog for car rides and walks in the park. Fred is survived by his children: Bonnie Poets from his marriage to Bernice Kobialka, Edward Poets and Shari Poets from his marriage to Elfi Knuth; grandchildren: Jodi, Amanda, and Justin; sister, Joyce Zalucky; numerous nieces and nephews as well as his closest friends Kevin and Sue, whom he loved and missed. Funeral Ceremony will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North, on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Joe Ball will officiate. Interment will follow in Brandon Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Fred may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 3-824 18th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 5B7.
Expressions of sympathymay be made atwww.memorieschapel.com.Arrangements with Memories Chapel &Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
DRAPER: Marlene Margaret Draper (nee Marsh) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Hamiota District Health Centre, Hamiota, MB on April 29, 2013 after a fun filled life. She is survived by her loving husband Norman of 50 years; her children: Ron (Candace) of Flin Flon, and Rhonda and grandchildren Cole and Nash of Brandon. She is also survived by 5 sisters, Hazel Wood of Birtle, MB, Norma (Andy) Bott of Grand Forks, BC, Sharon (Terry) Robertson of Sandy Lake, MB, Judy (Orvil) Hertlien of Nakups, BC, Karen (Bill) Dummett Edgewood, BC and 2 brothers Ken (Fran) Marsh of Fort St. John, BC and Keith (Marcy) Marsh of Dawson Creek, BC and several nieces and nephews. Marlene was born March 29, 1944 in Esterhazy, SK. After marrying Norman she lived on a dairy farm just north of Harding, MB for 25 years. She was a hair dresser by trade and had a shop in Kenton for many years and ended that time of her life after moving her business home for several years. Marlene and Norman sold the farm 25 years ago and moved to an acreage just south of Hamiota. She continued to do hair from home and later took up guitar in an old time band that Norman was in. They got two dogs, Cloe and Digger that became her zest for life until her fight with liver cancer took her from us. Thanks to all the staff at the Hamiota Health Centre for their wonderful care in her final days. A service to celebrate Marlenes life will be held at Campbell Funeral Chapel, Hamiota, MB on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm with interment following in the Hamiota Cemetery. A time of fellowship and refreshment will take place at Chumah Hall, Hamiota United Church following the interment. For those so desiring, donations may be made in Marlenes memory to CancerCare Manitoba, PO Box 2248 Stn Main, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 9Z9.
Messages of condolence and/or photos can be shared at www.campbellfuneralhome.ca.Campbell Funeral Home, Hamiota are entrusted with the arrangements. (866) 620-2744.
CHREST: Nicholas Chrest of Brandon, beloved father of Bill, Bob and Dana, passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, April 29, 2013 at the age of 87 years. A Service of Remembrance will be held at St. Marys Anglican Church, 401 1st Street, on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with Canon Joy Ruddock officiating. Interment will follow at the Brandon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Nick may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 204- 825 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3A 1M5. Complete obituary information to follow.
Messages of condolence may be placed at www.brockiedonovan.com.
BELL: It is with deep sorrow the family announces the peaceful passing of Winnifred Agnes Bell (Lions Manor), on Monday, April 29. Funeral service: St. Marys Anglican Church, 401 First Street, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to charity of your choice.
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