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CALVERT: Ronald Reginald Calvert, beloved husband of Phyllis Calvert of Carberry, MB, entered into rest on April 2, 2014 at the age of 82 years. A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carberry United Church, Carberry, MB. Interment in Carberry Plains Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Carberry Ag Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Manitoba. White’s Funeral Home, Carberry, MB in care of arrangements. 1-204-834-2629.
ARMSTRONG:Ethel Mary Armstrong, nee Carter- Squire died on March 31, 2014 at Westview Lodge Personal Care Home in Boissevain, Manitoba at the age of 99. She is predeceased by her husband Robert, children Bobbie, Marjorie, and Betty and is lovingly remembered by daughters Janet and Marilyn. In accordance with Ethel's wishes cremation has taken place and a private service will be held at the Boissevain Cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory of Ethel may be made to Westview Lodge; Box 819 Boissevain, MB R0K 0E0 or Boissevain and Morton Foundation; Box 1075 Boissevain, MB R0K 0E0.
Messages of condolence may be made online at www.wheatlandfs.comWheatland Funeral Service204-523-7791
BIRNIE: Jean Viola, April 2, 1922-April 1, 2014. Peacefully at rest at the Assiniboine Centre one day short of her 92nd birthday. Jean is survived by daughters Gwen (Lyle) Westlock, AB, Eileen (Andy) Cochrane, AB, sons Jim (Carolyn) Neepawa, MB, and Ross (Cindy) Whitehorse, YT, seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren, sister Helen Poole, Neepawa, sister-in-law Rowena McCracken, Westlock, AB and numerous relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents Boyd and Jessie McCracken, brother Wib, son-in-law Rick and grandson Jeffrey. She lived her whole life in Birnie, Riding Mountain, Brandon, and Clear Lake, her summer cabin. Jean’s wish was a family graveside service at Riverside Cemetery, Neepawa at 11:00 a.m. on April 29, 2014 and sharing of memories will take place at Leisure Centre Colonial Estates in Brandon at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations to a charity of their choice.
BAYLISS: Marlene Eleanor Bayliss (née Dubyts), of Brandon, beloved mom of Erica, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the age of 62 years. A service to celebrate Marlene’s life will be held at Central United Church, 327-8th Street, on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Marlene may be made to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information to follow.
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ARGUE, Gerry. Retired Corporal, R.C.M.P. Passed into the arms of Jesus on April 1st, 2014 age 67 years. Predeceased by his parents James and Thelma. Lovingly remembered by his wife Isabella, daughters Colleen and Rebecca, brother Brian, sisters Valerie and Janice and families. Brother-in-law Collin, mother-in-law Mary and families in Manitoba and Northern Ireland. Gerry will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday April 8th at Valley View Memorial Gardens, 14644 72nd Avenue, Surrey. Pastor Foy Spivey officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Lymphoma & Leukemia Agency would be appreciated. Avalon Surrey 604-581-4401.
WITTEVRONGEL: Marguerite Maria Wittevrongel (Lombaert) (nee De Wiele), formerly of Treherne, MB, passed away with family at her side at the age of 89 years on Wednesday April 2, 1014 at the Assiniboine Centre in Brandon MB. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday April 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm in the St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Swan Lake MB, with Father Chris Nwosu as Celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Martin of Tours Parish Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those wishing may make donations in Marguerite’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society 415-1st St. Brandon MB R7A 2W8 or the Heart & Stroke Foundation 824-18th St. Brandon MB, R7A 5B7 or the Tiger Hills Community Foundation, Box 342 Treherne MB R0G 2V0 or to a charity of choice.
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Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Holland in care of arrangements. 1-204-526-2380.
SWAENEPOEL: Andrew. Andy passed away peacefully at the Souris Hospital March 4, 2014 in his 89th year. Andy was raised and educated in Carroll, MB where he was one of fifteen children working on the family farm. Andy married Barbara Yeo of Winnipeg in 1950 and they resided on the family farm until 1954 when they moved to Souris. Dad worked for the Souris Creamery for over 20 years. He then went to work for the Souris School as custodian and bus driver until his retirement in 1990. Dad was an avid outdoorsman enjoying many hunting, fishing, and camping trips with family and friends. He loved working in his shop and puttering in his garden. Andy is survived by his wife of 63 years, Barb, and his six children Dennis (Tina), David (Linda), Ann, Albert (Dianne), Paul (Christine), Todi (Harley), 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, as well as brother Bob (Rose), sister -in-law Peggy, and brother- in-law Rusty Yeo (Jean). He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Andy was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Silvie, nine brothers, four sisters, and his mother and father-in-law Dennis and Clara Yeo. The funeral service was held in St. Paul’s United Church in Souris on March 8th, and Andy was laid to rest in the Carroll Cemetery. The pallbearers were Andy’s six grandsons, Jason, Bryan, Matthew, Linden Swaenepoel, Dallas and Jordan Foote.
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RIOPEL: February 9, 1942 - April 2, 2014. Alice Rhoda Riopel (McCrae) nee Mears, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2014 in Edmonton, AB with her family by her side. A memorial service will be held at Extended Care Eaux Claires Home in Edmonton. Private burial will take place at a later date in Brandon.
CAPPELLE: Martha Cappelle beloved wife of the late Gerard Cappelle, mom to Linda, Gordon, Henry & Deborah died peacefully at the Bren Del Win Lodge in Deloraine, Manitoba on April 2, 2014 at the age of 87. Mass will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the St. Antoninus Catholic Church in Deloraine, Manitoba at 10:30 a.m. Interment will take place at the Deloraine Catholic Cemetery in Deloraine, Manitoba. Donations in memory of Martha may be made to the Bren-Del-Win Lodge; Deloraine, MB R0M 0M0, or to a charity of own choice.
Messages of condolence may be made at Funeral Home Ltd.(204) 747-2088
HASLETT: Walter George Haslett, age 68 years, beloved husband of Leona, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, March 31, 2014. Funeral Service will take place at Memories Chapel, 330-18th Street North on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Sinclair Cemetery, Sinclair, Manitoba at 2:30 p.m. Donations in memory of Walter may be made to Brandon Humane Society, 2200 17th Street East, Brandon, MB R7A 7M6 or to the Sinclair Cemetery, Box 71, Sinclair, MB ROM 2A0. Complete obituary information will follow.
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Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
GUTSCHER: Greta EvelynGutscher (nee Lauritsen), beloved wife of Lorne Gutscher, of Swan Lake, MB, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the Pembina Manitou Health Centre in Manitou, MB at the age of 81 years. Left to mourn Greta’s passing are her husband Lorne of Swan Lake, MB, son Brian (Michelle) of Winnipeg, MB, grandchildren Victoria, Austin & Harrison, brothers Bent (Doris) Lauritsen of Redvers, SK, Laust (Rosemarie) Lauritsen of Redvers, SK in-laws Wayne (Adeline) Gutscher of Killarney, MB, Melvin Gutscher of Leader, SK, Dorothy Van Achte of Brandon, MB, Howard Hope of Kelvington, SK, nieces & nephews Karen (Ken), Kevin (Kelly), Kristie (Shawn), Charlene (Jeff), Erica (Cory), Linda (Niall), Lisa, Rory (Joanne), Cecil (Bonnie) and their families. Greta was predeceased by her parents Antoine & Kristine (nee Kristiansen) sister Ruth Hope and in-laws Norman Gutscher and Charlotte Gutscher. Viewing will take place at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Swan Lake, MB at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014. Funeral service will be held in the St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Swan Lake, MB at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014. Rev. Allison Halstead officiating. Interment to follow in the Swan Lake United Church Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Greta’s memory to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 6 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB R3L 0K6.
Online condolences may be made at
Jamieson’s Funeral Service of Holland, MB in care of arrangements. (204)526-2380.
SUMNER: Mervin Sumner beloved husband of Janice Sumner entered into rest on March 31, 2014 at the age of 77 years. A funeral service will be held on Friday April 4, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Neepawa United Church, Neepawa, MB. Interment will take place in the Riverside Cemetery, Neepawa, MB. Friends who so desire may make donations to the Central Plains Cancer Care or Neepawa District Palliative Care Service. White’s Funeral Home Neepawa, MB in care of arrangements 204-476-2848.
HASLETT: Walter George Haslett, age 68 years, beloved husband of Leona, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Monday, March 31, 2014. Arrangements are pending with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
PETERS: Matthew Peters, 1993-2014. It is with great sadness that the family of Matthew Nicholas Peters, son of Mark and Marilyn Peters of Swan River, Manitoba and grandson of Orley and Adele McLauchlin of Brandon, Manitoba announce his passing on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba at the age of 20 years. A memorial service will be held from the Swan Valley Regional Secondary School on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Donations in Matt’s memory may be made to CancerCare Manitoba, A Port in the Storm or to the Ronald McDonald House. Arrangements are entrusted to Swan Valley Funeral Services Ltd. 363 Kelsey Trail, Swan River, MB, R0L 1Z0 (204)734-5775.
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