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MAGEE: Bradley “Brad” David Magee, aged 55 died March 3, 2015 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre in Brandon. Brad was born on November 3, 1959 in Drayton Valley, Alberta.  After a lengthy battle with liver disease, Brad passed away peacefully with his long time friend & his family at his side.  He was predeceased by his mother Laverne; father Edwin; and brother Charles. Brad leaves to mourn his three brothers Darcy (Betty), Dwight (Brenda), Dale (Delores) and his three sisters Brenda (Lyndon), Barbara (Norman) and Bonnie (Stephen) along with numerous nieces & nephews, great-nieces & nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins & a special friend Josephine Knoll. Brad was great with children even though he had none of his own. He loved living life to the fullest & adored his dogs Molly & Relic, which he called his kids. Brad will be sadly missed & fondly remembered by those who knew him best. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the Rapid City Legion Hall with Barb Jardine officiating. Clarke’s Funeral Home, Gladstone~MacGregor. www.clarkesfuneralhome.com
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MILLIKEN: John Glen Milliken, beloved husband of Margaret, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Glen was born on August 2, 1920 at Sinclair, Manitoba. His early school years were in Sinclair, Reston, and Virden. He took his grade nine at Earl Oxford School in Brandon and completed high school at Brandon Collegiate. On March 1, 1941 he started with the Manitoba Power Commission (later known as Manitoba Hydro) prior to enlisting in the Royal Canadian Artillery 70th Battery. Upon returning from the war he resumed work with Manitoba Hydro. In July, 1966 he became an instructor in appliance repair and motor rewind at ACC and retired from there in 1984. Glen was a member of the Boy Scouts and Royal Canadian Legion. He had lead roles in many Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas performed by the Schubert Choir, and eventually directed some of the performances. Glen served as an elder at First Presbyterian Church from 1952 until the time of his death and was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Chancel Choir for over seventy years. Baseball was a passion and he also enjoyed golf and curling, being a member of the Brandon Curling Club. But most of all, Glen's main interest and love was always his family. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of sixty-eight years, Margaret; son Peter (Pat) of Georgetown, Ontario; daughter Laurie (Brian) Canart of Brandon; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Jean Graham of Brandon and brother Bruce Milliken of Taber, Alberta. Glen was predeceased by his parents George and Mary Milliken and brother Peter Milliken. The Celebration of Glen's Life will take place at First Presbyterian Church, 339 12th Street on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Dong-Ha Kim officiating. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Glen may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Foundation, 339 12th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4M3 or to a charity of choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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MORRICE: Lloyd Morrice, age 82 years, beloved husband of Lilliss, dear father to Ian and Bonnie, passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Lloyd was born, March 31, 1932 and was raised on a dairy farm in North Russell, Ontario. He attended a one room public school in North Russell. He also attended Russell Continuation School and then graduated from Kemptville Agricultural College. Lloyd was employed with Imperial Oil for 34 years. He transferred from Ottawa to Thunder Bay and then to Brandon in 1980 as a Field Auditor. During his many years in Brandon, Lloyd was a board member of First Presbyterian Church, served as P.D.G. with Lions International, receiving the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award (Highest Award). Lloyd adored his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed square dancing for many years, loved singing at Senior Homes and Lions Manor and playing euchre with Doug and Helen. Lloyd enjoyed pencil art from an early age and also writing memories of family and school days. He leaves his beloved wife Lilliss; son, Ian (Kathleen) of Dartmouth, NS; daughter, Bonnie (Bruce) Leflar of Brandon; granddaughter, Brooke and grandson Robin of Lethbridge, AB. A brother, Douglas (Helen) of Edmonton; brother-in-law, Mervin Graham of Calgary; sister-in-law Verla Graham of Ottawa and many nieces and nephews also survive. Lloyd was predeceased by his father, Robert, mother Nellie (Ross) and brothers: Erskine (Betty), Edward (Marjorie), sister- in-law Cecilia, brothers-in-law: Willard (Dorothy), Eldred and Bevis. The Funeral Ceremony was held at First Presbyterian Church on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Dr. Dong-Ha Kim officiated. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Lloyd may be made to the First Presbyterian Church (for Roof Fund), 339 - 12th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 4M3.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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MORRISH: In loving memory of our baby boy, Raef Thomas Morrish, born Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 6:07 pm at St. Anthony’s Hospital, The Pas, MB. Raef was baptized December 1, 2013 by Archbishop Murray Chatlain and Father Jack Herklotz at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral. Our beautiful baby boy Raef filled our life with love, laughter, and joy in the short time we had him in our lives. You were a little boy with such a wonderful big personality that brightened our every day. With intellect and ability beyond your years, along with a wonderful smile and sense of humor, you charmed all those you met. You were so playful and loving, showering us with hugs and kisses without reserve. You had the ability to make anyone you met feel like they had a special place in your heart. You were so enthused about life, and couldn’t wait for the next adventure with your big sister Sophia. She will always miss her playmate, partner in crime, and best friend. Having the honor to be your parents has been one of the greatest blessings in our life. Raef was called home to Jesus on the morning of Monday, February 16, 2015. Our little angel will be dearly missed by all those who were privileged to have known him. Left to cherish Raef’s memory are his mommy Gaylynn Morrish (Kennedy) and daddy Patrick Morrish, and big sister Sophia; his grandparents Wayne and Geraldine Kennedy, Bruce and Barbara Morrish; Great grandparents Gary Morrish, Amanda and Tom Burke-Gaffney; aunts and uncles, Matthew Morrish (Brianne Dech); April and Darren Baker and their children Kellie, Mackenzie, Matthew, Alexandra, Olivia; Janine and Scott Bromley and their children Thomas, Isaac, Bronwyn; Merrill and Joel LeSann and their children Owen, Justin, Nathan, Eli, Maeve; Bradley Kennedy, Neil Kennedy, (Tafadwa Gomre), Ryan Kennedy and many loving relatives and friends. Mass of Christian burial to celebrate the life of Raef, was held Monday, February 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral, The Pas, Manitoba, with Father Jack Herklotz presiding. Music Ministry was provided by Rochelle Rydberg. Altar servers were Justin and Owen LeSann and Mackenzie Baker. Scripture readings were proclaimed by Merrill LeSann and Cole Williams. Eulogy was delivered by Patrick and Gaylynn Morrish. A private family interment followed at Lakeside Cemetery, The Pas, Manitoba. Pallbearers were Grandfathers Bruce Morrish, Wayne Kennedy, Great, Grandfathers Gary Morrish and Tom Burke-Gaffney. A reception for family and friends was held at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall. If friends so desire, donations to The Pas Minor Hockey Association, Box 794, The Pas, Manitoba, R9A 1K8, would be appreciated by Raef’s family. “We would like to thank everyone for all your love and support through this difficult time.”Hemauer Funeral and Cremation Services, The Pas, were in care of arrangements. For online condolences visit www.hemauerfuneralhome.com
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RUSSELL: Passed away at the Glenboro Health Centre on Tuesday March 3, 2015 at the age of 71 years, James Alvin “Jim” Russell of Glenboro MB.Jim leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife Heather (nee Ross), four children Gloria (Steve) Nikkel, Tina (Brian) Kauste, Chris Russell (Cindy) & Pamela (Enoch) Lee all of Winnipeg; grandchildren Jaymie, Emily, Liam, Ethyn & Elijah & by foster children Solomon & Katrina. Jim was predeceased by his parents Tom & Florence Russell, both in 2002. A Celebration of Jim’s life will be held in the Willmor Chapel, Glenboro, on Saturday March 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm. Interment will take place at a later date in the Glenboro Cemetery.Friends that so desire, memorial donations can be made in Jim’s memory to the Brandon Humane Society, 2200 17 Street East, Brandon, MB R7A 7M6.
On line condolences can be made by visiting www.willmorchapel.com
Jamieson’s Funeral Services of Glenboro in care of arrangements. 1-204-827-2480.
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ZWARITCH: Steve Zwaritch of Newdale, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the Minnedosa Health Centre at the age of 87 years. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Rae’s Funeral Chapel, Shoal Lake. Interment will follow in Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, Newdale. Father Emil Kardasinec will officiate. If friends so desire donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Rae’s Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson are in care of the arrangements. 204- 759-2160.
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ROBERTSON: On Saturday February 28th with his family by his side, our loving husband/father Boyd Robertson passed away peacefully after a long happy life. Boyd was born in Palmer, Saskatchewan on March 26th, 1932 and grew up in the Riding Mountain area and finished his schooling in McCreary. He met his lifelong mate Barb (nee Ross) while working at the Royal Bank in Melita, Manitoba. They have been happily married for 61 years and enjoyed life to the fullest. Boyd spent 39 years with the Royal Bank, where he had 26 different positions in 14 different locations. He left them twice, once to go to University and then again to go and work for a US Bank in Montana. He was lured back to the Royal bank and retired from there in 1989. He was a former Director of the CNIB and also the Canadian Special Olympics, as well as many other organizations. He was also very proud to have been the President of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce for many years. His retirement was spent trying to bring down his golf handicap; he had a real passion for the sport. He was fortunate enough to have made it to the Canadian Seniors more than once and to have worked the Bob Hope Classic on several occasions. Retirement allowed him to fulfill a life time dream of developing and building an 18 hole Championship golf course. This dream came true in 2009 with the opening of Poplar Ridge Golf Course in Onanole, Manitoba. Boyd was pre deceased by his parents Russell and Frances Robertson, his daughter Janice Steeves and his Great Granddaughter Hope Steeves. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Barb (Ross), his daughter Cheryl (Bill), son Ian (Sue), Son In law Gord as well as 8 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren. Also left to mourn are his brothers Garth (Lorraine), Lyle (Adeline) and many Nieces and Nephews and our adopted Myers family. The Family would like to thank the Doctors involved in Dad’s care as well as friends and family. We have a special thank you to the incredible staff at the Minnedosa Health Centre. Our hearts are filled with gratitude for the amazing care that he received in his final days. The kindness and compassion shown by everyone will never be forgotten. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Terry Fox Foundation or a charity of your choosing. Funeral services to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Minnedosa United Church, Minnedosa, Manitoba. Reception to follow. Minnedosa Funeral Service in care of arrangements, 1-204-867-3868. Messages of condolence can be emailed to minnfs@mymts.net.
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MILLIKEN: John Glen Milliken, beloved husband of Margaret, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. The Celebration of Glen's Life will take place at First Presbyterian Church, 339 12th Street on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Dong-Ha Kim officiating. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Glen may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Foundation, 339 12th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 4M3 or to a charity of choice. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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RIENDEAU: Wilfred Gustav Riendeau, June 1, 1915 – February 27, 2015. On February 27, 2015, Wilfred passed away peacefully in the Westman Nursing Home, where he had been living since April 2010. Wilf lived a long happy life until the last few years when his health deteriorated. He was born and raised on a farm near Belleview, MB. He was the oldest of seven children and learned at an early age the importance of hard work as his parents and five of his siblings moved on to the United States. Wilf acquired a farm and in 1937 married Rosine Gonty and together they had three children. They began farming in the Belleview area and then moved the farm to the Scarth area situated South of Virden. They raised cattle and hay for many years and then transitioned to grain farming. They divorced in 1974. During Wilf’s lifetime, he drove a school van with horses, and served as a Councilor of Sifton Municipality. Wilf enjoyed showing his team of horses in many Agricultural Fairs as he was very proud of his horses. After selling the farm, Wilf moved to Virden where he became an active member of the Legion; served as a volunteer driver for the Virden Ambulance for nine years and was superintendant for the last four years. He was caretaker of the Virden Park for five years. He was also involved with the annual Virden Fair. He married Yvonne Debaar Renard on July 23, 1980. Twice they were the recipients of first prize for their yard in Virden. Wilf loved being with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. His family were all important to him. He loved to dance and had a laugh that could be heard throughout a room. Wilf was predeceased by his parents, Frank and Palmyre, brothers Joe, Albert (and Betty), Rene, sisters, Yvonne, Rose (and Hilton) Attridge, Ida (and Jim) Seymour; grandson, Robert Riendeau, step-son, Marcel Renard, and his children’s mother, Rosine Riendeau. Wilf is survived by his loving wife, Yvonne; sons Henry (Sheila), Leo (Devona); daughter Louise (Don) Edwards; stepsons, Rick (Donna) Renard, Gil (Grace), Dwayne (Terri), Brian (Lynne), and step-daughter in law, Susan Renard. He is survived by numerous grand-children and great grand-children; also sisters-in-law, Audrey Riendeau and Ruby Riendeau. The family sincerely thanks the very dedicated staff at the Westman Nursing Home for the wonderful care that was given to Wilf. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Wilf’s memory to: Westman Nursing Home, Box 1630, Virden MB R0M 2C0 or to a charity of your choice. Funeral service will be at G.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, 383 Wellington St. W., in Virden on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 10:30 am. With Fr. Eric Zadji officiating. Inurnment will be in Virden Cemetery Columbarium. G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden in care of arrangements.
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GREALEY: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Christine Grealey (formerly of Brandon, MB), age 77 years of Ocean Man First Nation, located 18 kms north of Stoughton, SK. Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Arcola Health Centre with her family by her side. A traditional wake will be held on Friday, March 6 at Ocean Man First Nation band hall, services to follow on Saturday, March 7. Interment will take place in Brandon, MB at a later date. Friends who wish, may make a donation in memory of Christine to your local animal charity of choice. Complete obituary will follow.
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COWLTHORP: Clare Arnett Cowlthorp of Brandon, MB passed away in Brandon, MB on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the age of 73 years. Clare leaves to mourn his passing his wife Esther (nee Clemmensen) of Brandon, MB, sons Doug (Sherri) of Winnipeg, MB and Carmen (Lois) of Noble Lake, MB, step-children Wendy (Tim) Graham of Miami, MB and Rick Shalala of Dunrea, MB, and grandchildren Carlee, Ryan, Brooke, Michael, Janessa and Meghan. Also left to mourn Clare’s passing are his sisters Lorna (Garth) Sampson and Audrey Wilton of Wawanesa, MB, mother-in-law Isabella Clemmensen and brother-in-law David Clemmensen, as well as numerous extended relatives. Clare was predeceased by his parents Arnett and Helena “Lena” (nee Campbell) Cowlthorp, father-in-law Swain Clemmensen, brothers-in-law Hughie Wilton, Frank Clem mensen and Jim Clemmensen, sister-in-law Betty (Wesley) McDonald, and cousin Raymond Cowlthorp. A celebration of Clare’s Life will be held on Saturday March 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the St. Felix De Valois Catholic Church, Dunrea, MB. Rev. Harvey Hurren officiating. Interment will take place in the Wawanesa Cemetery at a later date. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Clare’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society Manitoba Division, 415 1st St, Brandon, MB, R7A 2W8.
Online condolences may be made at www.willmorchapel.com
Jamieson’s Funeral Service of Glenboro, MB in care of arrangements. (204)827-2480.
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TREMAINE: Percy Raymond Tremaine of Brandon, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at the age of 91. Percy will be lovingly remembered by his children Bob, Ron, Jean, Valerie and Garnet and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Percy was predeceased by his wife Annabelle and son Barry. Family memorial to follow at a later date.
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STUART: Audrey Doreen Stuart, beloved wife of Bill Stuart of Oak Lake, Manitoba passed away at Virden Health Centre, Virden, Manitoba, Friday, February 27, 2015 in her 74th year. Funeral service will be held from Oak Lake United Church, Oak Lake, Manitoba Friday, March 6, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with Mr. Don Sellsted officiating. Interment will be in Virden Cemetery, Virden, Manitoba. Viewing for family and friends will be at Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden, Thursday, March 5 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Virden and Area Palliative Care, P.O. Box 400, Virden, MB, R0M 2C0 or to Virden Cemetery Remembrance Fund, P.O. Box 310, Virden, MB, R0M 2C0 in memory of Audrey.
E-mail messages of condolenceor sign the on-line Book of Condolences at carscaddenfuneralchapel.com
G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapel, Virden, in care of arrangements.
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ROBERTSON: On Saturday February 28th with his family by his side, our loving husband/father Boyd Robertson passed away peacefully after a long happy life. Boyd was born in Palmer, Saskatchewan on March 26th, 1932 and grew up in the Riding Mountain area and finished his schooling in McCreary. He met his lifelong mate Barb (nee Ross) while working at the Royal Bank in Melita, Manitoba. They have been happily married for 61 years and enjoyed life to the fullest. Boyd spent 39 years with the Royal Bank, where he had 26 different positions in 14 different locations. He left them twice, once to go to University and then again to go and work for a US Bank in Montana. He was lured back to the Royal bank and retired from there in 1989. He was a former Director of the CNIB and also the Canadian Special Olympics, as well as many other organizations. He was also very proud to have been the President of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce for many years. His retirement was spent trying to bring down his golf handicap; he had a real passion for the sport. He was fortunate enough to have made it to the Canadian Seniors more than once and to have worked the Bob Hope Classic on several occasions. Retirement allowed him to fulfill a life time dream of developing and building an 18 hole Championship golf course. This dream came true in 2009 with the opening of Poplar Ridge Golf Course in Onanole, Manitoba. Boyd was pre deceased by his parents Russell and Frances Robertson, his daughter Janice Steeves and his Great Granddaughter Hope Steeves. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Barb (Ross), his daughter Cheryl (Bill), son Ian (Sue), Son In law Gord as well as 8 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren. Also left to mourn are his brothers Garth (Lorraine), Lyle (Adeline) and many Nieces and Nephews and our adopted Myers family. The Family would like to thank the Doctors involved in Dad’s care as well as friends and family. We have a special thank you to the incredible staff at the Minnedosa Health Centre. Our hearts are filled with gratitude for the amazing care that he received in his final days. The kindness and compassion shown by everyone will never be forgotten. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Terry Fox Foundation or a charity of your choosing. Funeral services to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Minnedosa United Church, Minnedosa, Manitoba. Reception to follow. Minnedosa Funeral Service in care of arrangements, 1-204-867-3868. Messages of condolence can be emailed to minnfs@mymts.net.
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REY: Dustin. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Dustin, surrounded by family, on Monday, March 2, 2015 at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Loving partner of Michelle, beloved father of Piper, son of Kim and Mike Rey. A Ceremony to Celebrate Dustin's Life will be held at Central United Church, 327 8th Street, on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Mr. Mike Waddell will officiate. If friends so desire, donations in memory of Dustin may be made to CancerCare Manitoba 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9. Complete obituary information will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.memorieschapel.com.
Arrangements with Memories Chapel & Pre-Planning Centre, 204-727-0330.
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